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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 271 271 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 18.46% 20.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.33% 35.42% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 181 199 140
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
672 765 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.67% 52.11% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 445 544 412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 168 (35.00%) Finance
2 146 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (30.00%) Oracle
3 144 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 95 (19.79%) Java
5 93 (19.38%) .NET
6 88 (18.33%) C#
7 85 (17.71%) JavaScript
8 83 (17.29%) Windows
9 81 (16.88%) Degree
10 80 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (16.25%) Linux
12 73 (15.21%) HTML
13 70 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 69 (14.38%) PL/SQL
14 69 (14.38%) Banking
15 64 (13.33%) Relational Database
16 59 (12.29%) CSS
17 55 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (10.63%) Software Engineering
19 50 (10.42%) SDLC
20 46 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (9.17%) XML
21 44 (9.17%) T-SQL
22 43 (8.96%) SAS
23 42 (8.75%) MS Excel
23 42 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
24 41 (8.54%) UNIX
24 41 (8.54%) Python
24 41 (8.54%) Analytics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 43 (8.96%) SAS
2 35 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.04%) Apache
4 23 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.75%) IIS
6 15 (3.13%) JBoss
6 15 (3.13%) CMS
7 11 (2.29%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.04%) FileNet
11 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.04%) Captiva
11 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 42 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.13%) MS Office
3 14 (2.92%) SPSS
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (5.21%) Markit EDM
2 12 (2.50%) thinkFolio
3 8 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.04%) SAP BPC
5 5 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.04%) HFM
5 5 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.21%) BPCS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.04%) SaaS
6 5 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.63%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.13%) HTTP
2 12 (2.50%) LDAP
3 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.08%) WAN
3 10 (2.08%) Firewall
4 9 (1.88%) DNS
4 9 (1.88%) LAN
5 7 (1.46%) Internet
6 6 (1.25%) SSL
7 5 (1.04%) VoIP
8 4 (0.83%) SSH
8 4 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.63%) DHCP
9 3 (0.63%) WLAN
10 2 (0.42%) SAN
10 2 (0.42%) Network Security
11 1 (0.21%) NAS
11 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 46 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (7.71%) RDBMS
5 36 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 34 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (6.88%) MySQL
8 21 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (3.54%) DB2
12 15 (3.13%) Hadoop
13 14 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.29%) Apache Hive
14 11 (2.29%) Big Data
15 10 (2.08%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (5.21%) JUnit
2 20 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.75%) Selenium
3 18 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.54%) JIRA
4 17 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.71%) Maven
6 12 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 11 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.29%) Toad
8 10 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.25%) Subversion
10 6 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (1.04%) AccuRev
11 5 (1.04%) Hudson
11 5 (1.04%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.04%) HttpUnit
General
1 168 (35.00%) Finance
2 69 (14.38%) Banking
3 28 (5.83%) Retail
4 14 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.50%) Marketing
6 8 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (28.13%) Developer
2 129 (26.88%) Analyst
3 36 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 35 (7.29%) Test Analyst
5 30 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 25 (5.21%) DBA
8 22 (4.58%) Consultant
9 20 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 18 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 17 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
11 17 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.33%) Architect
12 16 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
13 15 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
13 15 (3.13%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.92%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.92%) Graduate
15 13 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.38%) .NET
2 73 (15.21%) HTML
3 59 (12.29%) CSS
4 44 (9.17%) XML
5 39 (8.13%) jQuery
6 38 (7.92%) ASP.NET
7 33 (6.88%) Web Services
8 21 (4.38%) Ajax
8 21 (4.38%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.75%) Spring
9 18 (3.75%) Hibernate
10 17 (3.54%) J2EE
11 16 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (3.13%) HTML5
12 15 (3.13%) SOAP
12 15 (3.13%) JSON
13 14 (2.92%) Java SE
13 14 (2.92%) JMS
14 12 (2.50%) JSP
14 12 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.54%) Data Integration
4 14 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.50%) GIS
5 12 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.08%) Replication
7 10 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.46%) Statistics
10 6 (1.25%) Economics
11 5 (1.04%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.04%) W3C
12 4 (0.83%) Clustering
12 4 (0.83%) Psychology
13 3 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.29%) Windows
2 78 (16.25%) Linux
3 41 (8.54%) UNIX
4 25 (5.21%) Android
5 14 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.25%) Debian
9 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.83%) Solaris
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.21%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 50 (10.42%) SDLC
5 42 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (8.54%) Analytics
7 38 (7.92%) ITIL
8 35 (7.29%) Asset Management
9 33 (6.88%) ETL
10 32 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 31 (6.46%) OO
11 31 (6.46%) Business Analysis
12 30 (6.25%) Web Development
12 30 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (6.25%) Scrum
13 29 (6.04%) MVC
14 28 (5.83%) Migration
15 25 (5.21%) Software Testing
16 23 (4.79%) Project Management
16 23 (4.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 95 (19.79%) Java
2 88 (18.33%) C#
3 85 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 69 (14.38%) PL/SQL
5 44 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 41 (8.54%) Python
7 37 (7.71%) Perl
8 28 (5.83%) C++
9 26 (5.42%) PHP
10 20 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.13%) Ruby
12 12 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.50%) VBA
13 10 (2.08%) R
14 9 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.46%) VB
16 3 (0.63%) Lisp
16 3 (0.63%) Korn
17 2 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (16.88%) Degree
2 13 (2.71%) CISSP
3 12 (2.50%) ISEB
4 11 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.67%) HND
5 8 (1.67%) CISMP
6 4 (0.83%) HNC
7 3 (0.63%) PhD
7 3 (0.63%) MCSE
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.63%) CISA
7 3 (0.63%) CISM
7 3 (0.63%) MBA
7 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.63%) MCITP
8 2 (0.42%) MCTS
8 2 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.63%) QA
2 11 (2.29%) SLA
3 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.83%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
5 3 (0.63%) Basel II
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
System Software
1 22 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.04%) XenApp
5 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.04%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.83%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.83%) Samba
6 4 (0.83%) NFS
7 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.21%) zsh
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 13 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.67%) Puppet
4 6 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.04%) SCOM
6 4 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.42%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.42%) SCCM
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 144 (30.00%) Oracle
2 70 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.83%) VMware
4 26 (5.42%) Informatica
5 17 (3.54%) Teradata
6 14 (2.92%) Charles River
7 12 (2.50%) Cognos
8 10 (2.08%) SAP
8 10 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.88%) Citrix
9 9 (1.88%) Tableau
10 8 (1.67%) McAfee
11 7 (1.46%) Google
12 6 (1.25%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.25%) Veritas
12 6 (1.25%) Adobe
12 6 (1.25%) Anaplan
13 5 (1.04%) Talend
13 5 (1.04%) Vertica
13 5 (1.04%) Greenplum
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus on call, bonus and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Edgar Stewart
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Edgar Stewart
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago