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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 309 326 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.59% 22.09% 21.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.92% 43.94% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 226 224 153
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
774 742 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.57% 50.27% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 568 510 410
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 212 (36.55%) Finance
2 196 (33.79%) SQL Server
3 182 (31.38%) .NET
4 174 (30.00%) C#
5 143 (24.66%) Oracle
5 143 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (23.28%) JavaScript
7 130 (22.41%) T-SQL
8 128 (22.07%) ASP.NET
9 118 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 113 (19.48%) PL/SQL
11 112 (19.31%) Java
12 109 (18.79%) jQuery
13 106 (18.28%) Software Engineering
14 105 (18.10%) MS Excel
15 99 (17.07%) Degree
16 94 (16.21%) Windows
17 93 (16.03%) MVC
18 86 (14.83%) HTML
19 81 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
20 79 (13.62%) Ajax
21 75 (12.93%) .NET Framework
21 75 (12.93%) XML
22 67 (11.55%) NHibernate
22 67 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (10.69%) CSS
24 59 (10.17%) Linux
25 58 (10.00%) SAS
26 55 (9.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 54 (9.31%) Banking

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 58 (10.00%) SAS
2 36 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 30 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.48%) CMS
5 18 (3.10%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.10%) IIS
6 16 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.55%) JBoss
7 9 (1.55%) Apache
7 9 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.69%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 105 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.79%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.69%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) FastStats
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (3.97%) Markit EDM
3 18 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (2.24%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.69%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.52%) FRx
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.52%) HFM
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.28%) FTP
2 18 (3.10%) HTTP
3 17 (2.93%) Internet
4 15 (2.59%) SMTP
5 14 (2.41%) HTTPS
6 12 (2.07%) SAN
6 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.07%) DNS
7 9 (1.55%) Firewall
8 6 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.03%) FCoE
8 6 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.03%) MPLS
8 6 (1.03%) DMZ
8 6 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.86%) VoIP
9 5 (0.86%) Intranet
10 4 (0.69%) DHCP
11 2 (0.34%) WAN
11 2 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (33.79%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (7.24%) Oracle Database
5 38 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (6.21%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.28%) MySQL
8 17 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (2.76%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.90%) QlikView
13 11 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (1.90%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (1.38%) Ant
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.03%) Selenium
5 4 (0.69%) Subversion
5 4 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.69%) Toad
6 3 (0.52%) JMeter
6 3 (0.52%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.52%) Hudson
6 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.34%) JIRA
7 2 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.17%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 212 (36.55%) Finance
2 54 (9.31%) Banking
3 32 (5.52%) Retail
4 26 (4.48%) Law
5 23 (3.97%) Marketing
6 13 (2.24%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.38%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.86%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Local Government
12 3 (0.52%) International Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Legal
12 3 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 238 (41.03%) Developer
2 155 (26.72%) Analyst
3 54 (9.31%) Software Developer
4 52 (8.97%) .NET Developer
5 48 (8.28%) Software Engineer
6 44 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 39 (6.72%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (5.34%) Applications Support
9 31 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.34%) DBA
9 31 (5.34%) Business Analyst
10 29 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.48%) Data Analyst
12 26 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 26 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (4.14%) Lead Developer
14 23 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
14 23 (3.97%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (31.38%) .NET
2 128 (22.07%) ASP.NET
3 109 (18.79%) jQuery
4 86 (14.83%) HTML
5 81 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (13.62%) Ajax
7 75 (12.93%) .NET Framework
7 75 (12.93%) XML
8 67 (11.55%) NHibernate
9 62 (10.69%) CSS
10 55 (9.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 35 (6.03%) WCF
12 23 (3.97%) Web Services
13 22 (3.79%) J2EE
14 20 (3.45%) XSLT
15 16 (2.76%) SOAP
16 15 (2.59%) HTML5
17 12 (2.07%) WPF
17 12 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (2.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.55%) Cryptography
3 35 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.93%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.41%) Statistics
6 14 (2.41%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.90%) Replication
9 10 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.55%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.38%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (0.86%) Open Source
13 5 (0.86%) Blog
13 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.21%) Windows
2 59 (10.17%) Linux
3 48 (8.28%) UNIX
4 27 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.97%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.59%) AIX
8 12 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.03%) HPUX
9 6 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.69%) Solaris
10 4 (0.69%) Debian
10 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.52%) CentOS
12 2 (0.34%) Android
12 2 (0.34%) zOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (18.28%) Software Engineering
3 93 (16.03%) MVC
4 51 (8.79%) ITIL
4 51 (8.79%) OO
5 48 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (8.10%) E-Commerce
7 33 (5.69%) Asset Management
7 33 (5.69%) Analytics
8 32 (5.52%) CRM
9 31 (5.34%) Business Analysis
10 30 (5.17%) Project Management
11 29 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 28 (4.83%) Data Management
13 27 (4.66%) ETL
14 26 (4.48%) Web Development
15 25 (4.31%) Workflow
16 24 (4.14%) Scrum
17 23 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (3.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 174 (30.00%) C#
2 135 (23.28%) JavaScript
3 130 (22.41%) T-SQL
4 113 (19.48%) PL/SQL
5 112 (19.31%) Java
6 30 (5.17%) Python
7 22 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.45%) C++
8 20 (3.45%) Perl
9 19 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.76%) VBA
11 15 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.90%) Ruby
13 9 (1.55%) XQuery
13 9 (1.55%) VB
14 7 (1.21%) PHP
14 7 (1.21%) Jython
14 7 (1.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 6 (1.03%) Lisp
16 5 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (17.07%) Degree
2 21 (3.62%) ISEB
3 18 (3.10%) OCP
3 18 (3.10%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (2.59%) PhD
5 11 (1.90%) MCP
6 10 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.03%) APMP
9 5 (0.86%) MBA
10 4 (0.69%) MCSE
10 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.34%) MCSA
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) MCDST
11 2 (0.34%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.52%) QA
2 14 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.55%) SLA
4 6 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.52%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.69%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.34%) RACF
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) Squid
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (1.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (1.21%) SCCM
3 4 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.52%) Control-M
5 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.34%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 143 (24.66%) Oracle
2 118 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.45%) VMware
4 18 (3.10%) Sybase
5 14 (2.41%) IBM
6 11 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.90%) HP
7 9 (1.55%) Cisco
7 9 (1.55%) Fidessa
7 9 (1.55%) Brocade
7 9 (1.55%) thinkFolio
8 8 (1.38%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.38%) SAP
9 7 (1.21%) Avaya
9 7 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.21%) GoldenSource
10 6 (1.03%) Fujitsu
10 6 (1.03%) Nortel
10 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.03%) Clearswift
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + (Negotiable salary)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago