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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 240 217 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.09% 15.94% 17.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.34% 33.44% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 166 145 173
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,900 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
507 649 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.33% 47.69% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 363 473 474
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 193 (39.71%) Finance
2 166 (34.16%) Oracle
3 137 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (25.31%) SQL Server
5 118 (24.28%) .NET
6 110 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
7 102 (20.99%) Degree
8 95 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (19.34%) C#
9 94 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (18.31%) JavaScript
10 89 (18.31%) PL/SQL
11 84 (17.28%) Java
12 79 (16.26%) Microsoft
13 78 (16.05%) HTML
14 74 (15.23%) Oracle Database
15 68 (13.99%) Banking
16 64 (13.17%) MS Excel
17 63 (12.96%) CSS
18 62 (12.76%) SDLC
19 61 (12.55%) SAS
20 60 (12.35%) T-SQL
21 59 (12.14%) ASP.NET
21 59 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
22 57 (11.73%) Windows
22 57 (11.73%) Relational Database
23 53 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
24 52 (10.70%) Scrum
25 51 (10.49%) ETL
26 50 (10.29%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (12.55%) SAS
2 22 (4.53%) Apache
3 10 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.65%) JBoss
6 7 (1.44%) ArcGIS
6 7 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.23%) IIS
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.82%) CMS
9 4 (0.82%) Node.js
9 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) SPSS
4 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.62%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.73%) Oracle 11i
2 17 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.82%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.88%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.47%) SaaS
5 11 (2.26%) Heroku
6 10 (2.06%) Office 365
7 9 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.82%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.67%) SAN
2 11 (2.26%) DNS
2 11 (2.26%) Internet
3 10 (2.06%) DHCP
4 6 (1.23%) VoIP
5 4 (0.82%) SSH
5 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.82%) WAN
6 3 (0.62%) Firewall
6 3 (0.62%) HTTP
6 3 (0.62%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) FirePass
7 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 95 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (15.23%) Oracle Database
4 57 (11.73%) Relational Database
5 53 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 47 (9.67%) RDBMS
7 42 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (8.44%) BusinessObjects
9 33 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (4.94%) Data Mining
11 23 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (4.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (4.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 19 (3.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 17 (3.50%) MySQL
15 16 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (3.29%) PowerCenter
15 16 (3.29%) Star Schema
16 14 (2.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.29%) JIRA
3 16 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.09%) JDeveloper
5 13 (2.67%) Subversion
6 12 (2.47%) Toad
7 11 (2.26%) JUnit
8 8 (1.65%) Selenium
9 6 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.03%) Ant
11 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.82%) NUnit
11 4 (0.82%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.62%) Bower
12 3 (0.62%) Grunt
General
1 193 (39.71%) Finance
2 68 (13.99%) Banking
3 22 (4.53%) Retail
4 21 (4.32%) Marketing
5 17 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.88%) Legal
7 10 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.06%) Games
8 4 (0.82%) Front Office
9 3 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (31.89%) Developer
2 126 (25.93%) Analyst
3 49 (10.08%) Consultant
4 37 (7.61%) DBA
5 35 (7.20%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 27 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.14%) Oracle Developer
8 25 (5.14%) SQL Developer
9 23 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 23 (4.73%) Oracle Consultant
9 23 (4.73%) SQL DBA
9 23 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
10 21 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
11 20 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
11 20 (4.12%) Technical Business Analyst
12 19 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 19 (3.91%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (24.28%) .NET
2 78 (16.05%) HTML
3 63 (12.96%) CSS
4 59 (12.14%) ASP.NET
5 43 (8.85%) XML
6 32 (6.58%) Web Services
7 23 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (4.73%) HTML5
8 22 (4.53%) jQuery
9 21 (4.32%) Spring
10 18 (3.70%) CSS3
11 13 (2.67%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (2.47%) Middleware
13 10 (2.06%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.85%) Ajax
14 9 (1.85%) Java SE
15 8 (1.65%) SOAP
15 8 (1.65%) SVG
16 7 (1.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.94%) Data Integration
5 21 (4.32%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.09%) Clustering
6 15 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.88%) Replication
8 11 (2.26%) Statistics
9 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.85%) Economics
11 8 (1.65%) Fintech
11 8 (1.65%) User Experience
12 7 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.03%) Data Extraction
14 5 (1.03%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.03%) Psychology
15 4 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.73%) Windows
2 47 (9.67%) Linux
3 44 (9.05%) Unix
4 10 (2.06%) Android
5 8 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.03%) Debian
7 5 (1.03%) Solaris
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (12.76%) SDLC
4 59 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (10.70%) Scrum
6 51 (10.49%) ETL
7 50 (10.29%) Data Modelling
8 48 (9.88%) Project Management
9 43 (8.85%) MVC
10 42 (8.64%) Asset Management
11 38 (7.82%) Business Analysis
12 36 (7.41%) Data Analysis
13 33 (6.79%) Dimensional Modelling
14 30 (6.17%) Software Engineering
15 29 (5.97%) Analytics
16 22 (4.53%) OO
16 22 (4.53%) Translating Business Requirements
17 21 (4.32%) Investment Management
17 21 (4.32%) ITIL
17 21 (4.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (19.34%) C#
2 89 (18.31%) JavaScript
2 89 (18.31%) PL/SQL
3 84 (17.28%) Java
4 60 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.17%) Python
6 29 (5.97%) VB.NET
7 22 (4.53%) VBA
8 20 (4.12%) C++
9 19 (3.91%) VB
10 16 (3.29%) Perl
10 16 (3.29%) PHP
11 13 (2.67%) VB6
12 9 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.85%) Ruby
13 6 (1.23%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.03%) C
14 5 (1.03%) R
14 5 (1.03%) VBScript
15 4 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 102 (20.99%) Degree
2 23 (4.73%) ISEB
3 9 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.03%) OCA
6 5 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.62%) HND
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) MCSA
7 3 (0.62%) OCP
7 3 (0.62%) PMP
8 2 (0.41%) MCITP
8 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) CFA
9 1 (0.21%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.14%) QA
2 11 (2.26%) Basel II
2 11 (2.26%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.44%) SLA
4 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.62%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.82%) NFS
4 4 (0.82%) Samba
4 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.82%) XenApp
4 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.62%) iptables
5 3 (0.62%) Postfix
5 3 (0.62%) Squid
5 3 (0.62%) Varnish
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.41%) HDFS
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.41%) zsh
7 1 (0.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) Puppet
2 9 (1.85%) SCCM
2 9 (1.85%) SCOM
3 8 (1.65%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.62%) Nagios
6 3 (0.62%) yum
7 2 (0.41%) Ambari
7 2 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.41%) Oozie
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.41%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.21%) Ansible
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 166 (34.16%) Oracle
2 79 (16.26%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.38%) Informatica
4 24 (4.94%) Teradata
5 17 (3.50%) Tableau
6 14 (2.88%) Google
7 13 (2.67%) Cognos
8 10 (2.06%) Adobe
9 8 (1.65%) Cisco
9 8 (1.65%) VMware
10 6 (1.23%) Vertica
11 5 (1.03%) Citrix
11 5 (1.03%) Symantec
12 4 (0.82%) CA
12 4 (0.82%) Charles River
12 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.82%) SAP
12 4 (0.82%) Varonis
13 3 (0.62%) Sun
13 3 (0.62%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25 - £50 per annum
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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