The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 169 254 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.81% 16.43% 17.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.73% 38.72% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 170 196
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
550 656 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.93% 42.43% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 414 435 545
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 147 (37.31%) Finance
2 136 (34.52%) Oracle
3 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (27.41%) SQL Server
5 100 (25.38%) PL/SQL
6 97 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (22.08%) C#
8 84 (21.32%) .NET
9 76 (19.29%) Microsoft
10 67 (17.01%) Java
11 66 (16.75%) JavaScript
12 65 (16.50%) Windows
13 57 (14.47%) MS Excel
14 53 (13.45%) HTML
14 53 (13.45%) XML
14 53 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
15 51 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (11.68%) Unix
17 45 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (11.42%) SAS
17 45 (11.42%) Scrum
18 44 (11.17%) CSS
18 44 (11.17%) Degree
19 43 (10.91%) SDLC
20 42 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 42 (10.66%) ASP.NET
20 42 (10.66%) Linux
21 40 (10.15%) Oracle Reports
22 35 (8.88%) Oracle Database
23 34 (8.63%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (11.42%) SAS
2 28 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.79%) Moodle
4 9 (2.28%) IIS
4 9 (2.28%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.78%) Apache
5 7 (1.78%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.27%) JBoss
6 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.76%) CMS
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.76%) nginx
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
1 17 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.79%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (2.54%) Markit EDM
4 10 (2.54%) Sonata
5 6 (1.52%) Sage CRM
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.76%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.51%) HFM
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.54%) SaaS
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.06%) Internet
2 15 (3.81%) SAN
3 13 (3.30%) DNS
4 11 (2.79%) DHCP
5 10 (2.54%) Firewall
6 7 (1.78%) LAN
6 7 (1.78%) WAN
7 5 (1.27%) VoIP
8 4 (1.02%) LDAP
8 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.76%) Skype
9 3 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.51%) HTTP
10 2 (0.51%) VPN
11 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.25%) NAS
11 1 (0.25%) Network Security
11 1 (0.25%) SSH
11 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (10.15%) Oracle Reports
6 35 (8.88%) Oracle Database
7 23 (5.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (5.08%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 18 (4.57%) MongoDB
11 17 (4.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 16 (4.06%) Base SAS
13 15 (3.81%) BusinessObjects XI
13 15 (3.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 12 (3.05%) OLAP
14 12 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (6.60%) JIRA
2 24 (6.09%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.06%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.81%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (3.30%) PowerBuilder
7 12 (3.05%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.79%) JDeveloper
9 7 (1.78%) Subversion
9 7 (1.78%) Toad
10 6 (1.52%) Maven
11 5 (1.27%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.27%) FogBugz
12 4 (1.02%) ProC
12 4 (1.02%) Selenium
13 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.51%) JUnit
15 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 147 (37.31%) Finance
2 33 (8.38%) Banking
3 26 (6.60%) Retail
4 10 (2.54%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.28%) Marketing
6 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Front Office
7 4 (1.02%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (35.53%) Developer
2 89 (22.59%) Analyst
3 47 (11.93%) Oracle Developer
4 29 (7.36%) Applications Support
5 27 (6.85%) Consultant
6 25 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.08%) Applications Developer
9 20 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 18 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (4.31%) DBA
12 16 (4.06%) SQL Developer
13 15 (3.81%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.81%) SAS Consultant
14 14 (3.55%) Architect
14 14 (3.55%) Oracle Applications Developer
14 14 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.32%) .NET
2 53 (13.45%) HTML
2 53 (13.45%) XML
3 44 (11.17%) CSS
4 42 (10.66%) ASP.NET
5 20 (5.08%) jQuery
6 19 (4.82%) Web Services
7 18 (4.57%) HTML5
8 16 (4.06%) AngularJS
9 15 (3.81%) REST
10 14 (3.55%) CSS3
11 13 (3.30%) J2EE
12 11 (2.79%) SOAP
12 11 (2.79%) Spring
13 9 (2.28%) JSON
13 9 (2.28%) RESTful
14 8 (2.03%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.03%) WCF
15 7 (1.78%) Ajax
15 7 (1.78%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.55%) Replication
4 11 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.79%) e-Learning
4 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.79%) VLE
5 9 (2.28%) Clustering
6 7 (1.78%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.02%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.02%) Economics
9 4 (1.02%) Physics
9 4 (1.02%) Statistics
10 3 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.50%) Windows
2 46 (11.68%) Unix
3 42 (10.66%) Linux
4 27 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.27%) Android
9 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.51%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.51%) zOS
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (11.42%) Scrum
4 43 (10.91%) SDLC
5 34 (8.63%) Data Modelling
6 30 (7.61%) Data Analysis
7 29 (7.36%) MVC
8 27 (6.85%) Asset Management
9 25 (6.35%) Analytics
10 23 (5.84%) CRM
10 23 (5.84%) TDD
11 22 (5.58%) Data Management
12 21 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.33%) ETL
12 21 (5.33%) Project Management
13 18 (4.57%) Infrastructure Management
13 18 (4.57%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.57%) Web Development
14 17 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.38%) PL/SQL
2 87 (22.08%) C#
3 67 (17.01%) Java
4 66 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.87%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.60%) VBA
7 24 (6.09%) C++
7 24 (6.09%) Python
8 23 (5.84%) Perl
9 20 (5.08%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.82%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.06%) C
12 14 (3.55%) PHP
13 11 (2.79%) Ruby
14 8 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.52%) R
15 6 (1.52%) SAS Macro
16 5 (1.27%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.02%) Lisp
17 4 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (11.17%) Degree
2 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.28%) ISEB
3 9 (2.28%) PhD
4 7 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.52%) MCSE
6 4 (1.02%) MCITP
6 4 (1.02%) MCSA
7 3 (0.76%) CISA
7 3 (0.76%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) HND
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
8 2 (0.51%) MCTS
8 2 (0.51%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.28%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.51%) MiFID
3 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (6.60%) Active Directory
1 26 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.27%) vSphere
3 5 (1.27%) XenApp
3 5 (1.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.51%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.51%) Squid
5 2 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) RACF
6 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (3.81%) SCCM
2 9 (2.28%) SCOM
3 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.76%) vRealize
4 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) Puppet
4 2 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 136 (34.52%) Oracle
2 76 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.11%) VMware
4 18 (4.57%) SAP
5 17 (4.31%) Cognos
6 14 (3.55%) Informatica
6 14 (3.55%) Sage
7 11 (2.79%) Tableau
8 10 (2.54%) Citrix
8 10 (2.54%) FNZ
9 9 (2.28%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.27%) Charles River
10 5 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.27%) Sybase
10 5 (1.27%) Teradata
11 4 (1.02%) CA
11 4 (1.02%) Cisco
11 4 (1.02%) Netezza
11 4 (1.02%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.76%) Infoblox
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
SRUC
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
SRUC
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 days ago