The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 251 274 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.93% 18.35% 18.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.38% 34.38% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 166 198 143
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
654 797 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.10% 53.38% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 442 553 454
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 165 (36.26%) Finance
2 145 (31.87%) SQL Server
3 144 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (29.45%) Oracle
5 97 (21.32%) .NET
6 95 (20.88%) C#
7 83 (18.24%) Java
8 81 (17.80%) Windows
9 76 (16.70%) JavaScript
9 76 (16.70%) Degree
10 74 (16.26%) Linux
11 71 (15.60%) Microsoft
12 69 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (14.29%) PL/SQL
14 64 (14.07%) Banking
15 63 (13.85%) HTML
16 62 (13.63%) Relational Database
17 53 (11.65%) Software Engineering
18 50 (10.99%) T-SQL
18 50 (10.99%) CSS
18 50 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (10.77%) SDLC
20 45 (9.89%) MS Excel
21 44 (9.67%) SAS
22 43 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
23 41 (9.01%) ASP.NET
23 41 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
24 40 (8.79%) XML
24 40 (8.79%) UNIX
24 40 (8.79%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (9.67%) SAS
2 36 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 28 (6.15%) Apache
4 21 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.52%) IIS
6 15 (3.30%) CMS
7 14 (3.08%) JBoss
8 12 (2.64%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.10%) FileNet
11 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.10%) Captiva
11 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 45 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.52%) MS Office
3 14 (3.08%) SPSS
4 3 (0.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (5.49%) Markit EDM
2 13 (2.86%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (1.10%) HFM
4 5 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.10%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.22%) BPCS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Office 365
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.30%) HTTP
2 11 (2.42%) LDAP
2 11 (2.42%) LAN
2 11 (2.42%) Firewall
3 10 (2.20%) WAN
4 9 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.76%) DNS
6 6 (1.32%) SSL
7 5 (1.10%) WLAN
7 5 (1.10%) Internet
8 4 (0.88%) SSH
8 4 (0.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.44%) SAN
9 2 (0.44%) DHCP
9 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.22%) VoIP
10 1 (0.22%) NAS
10 1 (0.22%) Network Security
10 1 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 62 (13.63%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (7.91%) Oracle Database
5 32 (7.03%) RDBMS
6 28 (6.15%) MySQL
7 19 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.74%) DB2
10 16 (3.52%) Hadoop
11 15 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (2.64%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (2.20%) MongoDB
14 10 (2.20%) QlikView
14 10 (2.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (4.40%) JUnit
1 20 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.96%) Selenium
3 17 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.08%) JIRA
5 13 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.86%) Maven
6 12 (2.64%) WebDriver
7 11 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.42%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.76%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.54%) Toad
10 6 (1.32%) Subversion
10 6 (1.32%) JMeter
10 6 (1.32%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.10%) FogBugz
11 5 (1.10%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.10%) HttpUnit
11 5 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 165 (36.26%) Finance
2 64 (14.07%) Banking
3 25 (5.49%) Retail
4 16 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.20%) Marketing
6 8 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Front Office
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (28.13%) Developer
2 122 (26.81%) Analyst
3 39 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 31 (6.81%) Business Analyst
5 30 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.71%) Consultant
7 22 (4.84%) DBA
8 20 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 19 (4.18%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (3.74%) C# Developer
11 16 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
12 15 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Architect
14 13 (2.86%) SQL Developer
15 12 (2.64%) Data Architect
15 12 (2.64%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (21.32%) .NET
2 63 (13.85%) HTML
3 50 (10.99%) CSS
4 41 (9.01%) ASP.NET
5 40 (8.79%) XML
6 39 (8.57%) jQuery
7 27 (5.93%) Web Services
8 26 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.96%) Ajax
10 16 (3.52%) JSON
10 16 (3.52%) Hibernate
10 16 (3.52%) Spring
10 16 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (3.30%) SOAP
11 15 (3.30%) J2EE
12 13 (2.86%) JMS
12 13 (2.86%) HTML5
12 13 (2.86%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.64%) NHibernate
13 12 (2.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.52%) Data Integration
3 16 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.20%) GIS
6 8 (1.76%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.54%) Statistics
8 6 (1.32%) Replication
8 6 (1.32%) Economics
9 5 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.10%) W3C
9 5 (1.10%) SCADA
9 5 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.88%) Psychology
10 4 (0.88%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.66%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.80%) Windows
2 74 (16.26%) Linux
3 40 (8.79%) UNIX
4 20 (4.40%) Android
5 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.10%) Debian
8 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (11.65%) Software Engineering
3 50 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (10.77%) SDLC
5 41 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.47%) ITIL
7 33 (7.25%) ETL
7 33 (7.25%) MVC
7 33 (7.25%) Analytics
8 31 (6.81%) Data Modelling
8 31 (6.81%) Asset Management
9 30 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (6.59%) OO
10 28 (6.15%) Migration
10 28 (6.15%) Business Analysis
11 27 (5.93%) Software Testing
11 27 (5.93%) Scrum
12 25 (5.49%) Web Development
13 24 (5.27%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.88%) C#
2 83 (18.24%) Java
3 76 (16.70%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 50 (10.99%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.13%) Python
7 35 (7.69%) Perl
8 25 (5.49%) PHP
9 20 (4.40%) C++
10 19 (4.18%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.08%) Ruby
12 13 (2.86%) VBA
13 12 (2.64%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.42%) R
15 10 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.32%) VB
18 3 (0.66%) Lisp
18 3 (0.66%) Korn
19 2 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (16.70%) Degree
2 14 (3.08%) CISSP
3 12 (2.64%) ISEB
3 12 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.76%) CISMP
6 8 (1.76%) HND
7 5 (1.10%) CISA
7 5 (1.10%) CISM
7 5 (1.10%) MBA
8 4 (0.88%) HNC
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.66%) PhD
10 2 (0.44%) OCP
11 1 (0.22%) MCITP
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
11 1 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.27%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) SLA
3 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.10%) COBIT
5 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.66%) Basel II
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) MiFID
8 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
System Software
1 21 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.10%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.10%) XenApp
5 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.88%) NFS
6 4 (0.88%) Samba
6 4 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (2.86%) Data Guard
2 11 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.10%) Puppet
4 5 (1.10%) SCOM
5 2 (0.44%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 134 (29.45%) Oracle
2 71 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.93%) VMware
4 23 (5.05%) Informatica
5 16 (3.52%) Teradata
6 12 (2.64%) Cognos
7 11 (2.42%) Charles River
8 10 (2.20%) Citrix
9 9 (1.98%) SAP
10 8 (1.76%) McAfee
10 8 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.54%) Tableau
12 6 (1.32%) Anaplan
12 6 (1.32%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.32%) Veritas
13 5 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.10%) Sybase
13 5 (1.10%) Alterian
13 5 (1.10%) Netezza
13 5 (1.10%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Life Assurance, Health Insurance, Pe
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Net Talent
Salary: £27000 per annum
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