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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 198 253 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.67% 16.82% 24.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.18% 35.53% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 127 170 192
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
635 712 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.04% 47.34% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 447 502 371
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 153 (34.93%) Finance
2 152 (34.70%) .NET
3 150 (34.25%) SQL Server
4 135 (30.82%) Oracle
4 135 (30.82%) C#
5 129 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (25.34%) Microsoft
7 109 (24.89%) JavaScript
8 107 (24.43%) ASP.NET
9 97 (22.15%) T-SQL
10 87 (19.86%) jQuery
11 80 (18.26%) Degree
12 78 (17.81%) PL/SQL
13 77 (17.58%) Software Engineering
14 74 (16.89%) MVC
15 70 (15.98%) MS Excel
16 67 (15.30%) Windows
16 67 (15.30%) .NET Framework
17 64 (14.61%) HTML
18 63 (14.38%) Ajax
19 62 (14.16%) Java
20 58 (13.24%) CSS
21 57 (13.01%) NHibernate
22 54 (12.33%) Oracle Database
23 53 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
24 52 (11.87%) Linux
25 50 (11.42%) SAS
26 43 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
27 42 (9.59%) Computer Science
28 41 (9.36%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (11.42%) SAS
2 18 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.42%) JBoss
6 14 (3.20%) Apache
7 13 (2.97%) CMS
8 11 (2.51%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (2.05%) IIS
11 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.91%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.68%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.46%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.46%) CICS
14 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 70 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.74%) Markit EDM
3 11 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.60%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.23%) BPCS
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.60%) SaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.28%) HTTP
2 8 (1.83%) LAN
3 6 (1.37%) WLAN
3 6 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.91%) DNS
4 4 (0.91%) Internet
4 4 (0.91%) Firewall
4 4 (0.91%) SMTP
4 4 (0.91%) LDAP
4 4 (0.91%) SAN
5 3 (0.68%) FTP
5 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) WAN
6 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) SNMP
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.33%) Oracle Database
3 43 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 32 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (3.20%) Data Mining
8 14 (3.20%) MySQL
8 14 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.05%) Base SAS
11 8 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 8 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.83%) QlikView
12 6 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.83%) Selenium
4 5 (1.14%) JUnit
4 5 (1.14%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.68%) JIRA
6 3 (0.68%) JMeter
6 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.68%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.46%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (0.46%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.46%) GitLab
7 2 (0.46%) MSTest
7 2 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 153 (34.93%) Finance
2 37 (8.45%) Banking
3 24 (5.48%) Retail
4 13 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.74%) Marketing
6 6 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.14%) Back Office
7 5 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 181 (41.32%) Developer
2 104 (23.74%) Analyst
3 40 (9.13%) .NET Developer
4 37 (8.45%) Software Engineer
5 36 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.62%) DBA
8 27 (6.16%) Consultant
9 25 (5.71%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.79%) Programmer
10 21 (4.79%) Test Analyst
10 21 (4.79%) Oracle DBA
11 20 (4.57%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.11%) Database Developer
13 16 (3.65%) Data Analyst
13 16 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (3.42%) Business Analyst
15 14 (3.20%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (3.20%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (34.70%) .NET
2 107 (24.43%) ASP.NET
3 87 (19.86%) jQuery
4 67 (15.30%) .NET Framework
5 64 (14.61%) HTML
6 63 (14.38%) Ajax
7 58 (13.24%) CSS
8 57 (13.01%) NHibernate
9 53 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (9.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 38 (8.68%) XML
12 25 (5.71%) WCF
13 24 (5.48%) HTML5
14 18 (4.11%) Web Services
15 14 (3.20%) JSON
16 12 (2.74%) J2EE
17 11 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (2.05%) CSS3
19 8 (1.83%) AngularJS
19 8 (1.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.62%) Cryptography
4 21 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.74%) Statistics
5 12 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.28%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.05%) Physics
8 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.37%) SCADA
9 6 (1.37%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.14%) User Experience
10 5 (1.14%) Open Source
10 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.30%) Windows
2 52 (11.87%) Linux
3 35 (7.99%) UNIX
4 13 (2.97%) Solaris
5 12 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.28%) AIX
8 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.46%) zOS
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.23%) CentOS
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.58%) Software Engineering
3 74 (16.89%) MVC
4 41 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.22%) OO
6 30 (6.85%) ETL
7 28 (6.39%) CRM
8 25 (5.71%) Data Management
8 25 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 24 (5.48%) Asset Management
10 23 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.02%) ITIL
11 22 (5.02%) Investment Management
12 20 (4.57%) TDD
13 19 (4.34%) Web Development
14 17 (3.88%) Project Management
14 17 (3.88%) Analytics
15 16 (3.65%) Automated Testing
16 15 (3.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (30.82%) C#
2 109 (24.89%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.15%) T-SQL
4 78 (17.81%) PL/SQL
5 62 (14.16%) Java
6 19 (4.34%) Perl
7 18 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.65%) Python
9 11 (2.51%) C++
10 10 (2.28%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.28%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.05%) VBA
12 7 (1.60%) VB
13 6 (1.37%) XPath
13 6 (1.37%) PHP
14 5 (1.14%) C
14 5 (1.14%) Ruby
15 4 (0.91%) R
15 4 (0.91%) sed
15 4 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 80 (18.26%) Degree
2 16 (3.65%) Oracle Certification
3 14 (3.20%) OCP
4 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.28%) PhD
5 10 (2.28%) ISEB
6 7 (1.60%) MCP
6 7 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.37%) CISSP
7 6 (1.37%) CISA
7 6 (1.37%) CISM
7 6 (1.37%) MBA
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.91%) MCSA
9 4 (0.91%) CCNA
9 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.91%) MCITP
10 3 (0.68%) MCSE
11 2 (0.46%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.05%) QA
3 7 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.37%) COBIT
4 6 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.91%) SLA
6 3 (0.68%) Basel II
6 3 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.51%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.28%) Control-M
2 9 (2.05%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.60%) HP SIM
4 5 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.91%) SCCM
6 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.46%) Puppet
7 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.46%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.23%) OpenView
8 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 135 (30.82%) Oracle
2 111 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.79%) Business Objects
4 20 (4.57%) VMware
5 18 (4.11%) Sybase
6 15 (3.42%) HP
7 13 (2.97%) BMC
8 12 (2.74%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (1.60%) Informatica
10 7 (1.60%) Veritas
11 6 (1.37%) Teradata
11 6 (1.37%) Cisco
11 6 (1.37%) IBM
12 5 (1.14%) Cognos
12 5 (1.14%) Citrix
13 4 (0.91%) NetApp
13 4 (0.91%) Hyland
13 4 (0.91%) SAP
13 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Generous Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £37800 per annum + 25% package bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum £40,000 - £75,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum £35,000 - £75,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package and Bens incl Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Salary: bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago