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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 258 309 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.28% 21.28% 21.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.19% 43.77% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 179 215 166
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
713 706 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.53% 48.62% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 522 488 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 205 (37.48%) Finance
2 185 (33.82%) SQL Server
3 176 (32.18%) .NET
4 165 (30.16%) C#
5 140 (25.59%) Oracle
6 137 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (24.50%) JavaScript
8 127 (23.22%) T-SQL
9 126 (23.03%) ASP.NET
10 121 (22.12%) Microsoft
11 111 (20.29%) jQuery
12 105 (19.20%) Software Engineering
13 104 (19.01%) PL/SQL
14 101 (18.46%) MS Excel
15 99 (18.10%) Java
16 96 (17.55%) Degree
17 92 (16.82%) MVC
18 86 (15.72%) Windows
19 84 (15.36%) HTML
20 82 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
21 81 (14.81%) Ajax
22 78 (14.26%) .NET Framework
23 70 (12.80%) NHibernate
24 66 (12.07%) XML
25 63 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
26 62 (11.33%) CSS
27 60 (10.97%) SAS
28 56 (10.24%) Banking
29 54 (9.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
30 51 (9.32%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (10.97%) SAS
2 33 (6.03%) WebLogic
3 29 (5.30%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.75%) CMS
5 16 (2.93%) IIS
6 14 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 13 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (2.01%) JBoss
9 10 (1.83%) Apache
10 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.91%) TeamSite
14 5 (0.91%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.37%) CICS
Applications
1 101 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.75%) MS Office
3 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.73%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) FastStats
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (4.02%) Markit EDM
2 20 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (2.19%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.91%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.55%) HFM
7 3 (0.55%) FRx
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.18%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.29%) HTTP
2 17 (3.11%) FTP
3 14 (2.56%) SMTP
4 13 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 12 (2.19%) SAN
6 11 (2.01%) DNS
6 11 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.83%) Internet
8 9 (1.65%) Firewall
9 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.10%) MPLS
9 6 (1.10%) FCoE
9 6 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (1.10%) DMZ
9 6 (1.10%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.91%) Intranet
11 4 (0.73%) DHCP
12 3 (0.55%) VoIP
13 2 (0.37%) WAN
13 2 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.14%) Oracle Database
3 45 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (6.58%) Relational Database
7 34 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.66%) MySQL
9 14 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (2.38%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.38%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (2.19%) QlikView
11 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.46%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.10%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.28%) Selenium
3 7 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.73%) Ant
5 4 (0.73%) Subversion
6 3 (0.55%) JMeter
6 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.55%) JUnit
6 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.55%) Hudson
7 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.37%) JIRA
7 2 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.18%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) SilkPerformer
General
1 205 (37.48%) Finance
2 56 (10.24%) Banking
3 35 (6.40%) Retail
4 26 (4.75%) Law
5 22 (4.02%) Marketing
6 13 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.91%) Local Government
9 5 (0.91%) Back Office
9 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.55%) International Banking
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 224 (40.95%) Developer
2 151 (27.61%) Analyst
3 53 (9.69%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.32%) Software Developer
5 45 (8.23%) Support Analyst
5 45 (8.23%) Software Engineer
6 41 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 34 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (5.85%) DBA
9 30 (5.48%) Business Analyst
10 29 (5.30%) Applications Support
10 29 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (5.12%) Senior Developer
12 26 (4.75%) Programmer
12 26 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.57%) Lead Developer
14 24 (4.39%) Java Developer
14 24 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
15 23 (4.20%) Data Analyst
15 23 (4.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (32.18%) .NET
2 126 (23.03%) ASP.NET
3 111 (20.29%) jQuery
4 84 (15.36%) HTML
5 82 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (14.81%) Ajax
7 78 (14.26%) .NET Framework
8 70 (12.80%) NHibernate
9 66 (12.07%) XML
10 62 (11.33%) CSS
11 54 (9.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (5.67%) WCF
13 20 (3.66%) J2EE
14 19 (3.47%) HTML5
15 18 (3.29%) Web Services
16 17 (3.11%) XSLT
17 11 (2.01%) JSON
18 10 (1.83%) CSS3
18 10 (1.83%) WPF
18 10 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.13%) Cryptography
3 33 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.02%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.56%) Statistics
7 13 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.83%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.65%) Replication
11 9 (1.65%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.65%) Physics
11 9 (1.65%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.91%) Open Source
14 5 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.72%) Windows
2 51 (9.32%) Linux
3 42 (7.68%) UNIX
4 27 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.19%) AIX
8 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.10%) HPUX
9 6 (1.10%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.73%) Solaris
10 4 (0.73%) Debian
11 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.55%) CentOS
11 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.37%) zOS
12 2 (0.37%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (19.20%) Software Engineering
3 92 (16.82%) MVC
4 50 (9.14%) OO
5 47 (8.59%) E-Commerce
6 45 (8.23%) ITIL
7 43 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (6.03%) Asset Management
9 30 (5.48%) Analytics
10 29 (5.30%) Data Management
10 29 (5.30%) Project Management
11 28 (5.12%) Business Analysis
11 28 (5.12%) Mentoring
12 27 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (4.94%) CRM
13 25 (4.57%) Web Development
14 22 (4.02%) Workflow
15 21 (3.84%) Change Management
15 21 (3.84%) Scrum
15 21 (3.84%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (30.16%) C#
2 134 (24.50%) JavaScript
3 127 (23.22%) T-SQL
4 104 (19.01%) PL/SQL
5 99 (18.10%) Java
6 21 (3.84%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.47%) Python
8 17 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 17 (3.11%) Perl
9 15 (2.74%) C++
9 15 (2.74%) VBA
10 13 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.46%) XQuery
11 8 (1.46%) VB
11 8 (1.46%) Ruby
12 7 (1.28%) PHP
13 6 (1.10%) R
14 5 (0.91%) Lisp
15 4 (0.73%) Jython
15 4 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (17.55%) Degree
2 20 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
3 19 (3.47%) OCP
4 18 (3.29%) ISEB
5 13 (2.38%) PhD
6 11 (2.01%) MCP
7 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.10%) APMP
10 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.73%) MBA
12 3 (0.55%) MCSE
13 2 (0.37%) MCSA
13 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.37%) MCDST
13 2 (0.37%) SAS Certification
13 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.94%) QA
2 14 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.46%) SLA
4 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.37%) RACF
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.18%) Squid
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) SCCM
2 5 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.55%) Control-M
5 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.37%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) OpenView
6 1 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 140 (25.59%) Oracle
2 121 (22.12%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.29%) Sybase
4 16 (2.93%) VMware
5 14 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 13 (2.38%) IBM
7 11 (2.01%) HP
8 9 (1.65%) Cisco
8 9 (1.65%) Fidessa
8 9 (1.65%) Brocade
8 9 (1.65%) thinkFolio
9 8 (1.46%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.28%) Avaya
11 6 (1.10%) Juniper
11 6 (1.10%) Nortel
11 6 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.10%) SAP
11 6 (1.10%) Clearswift
11 6 (1.10%) BT
11 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: Pension, Bonus, Health Insurance
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago