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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 203 213 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.17% 17.16% 16.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% 39.44% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 149
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
638 540 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 60.25% 43.51% 49.12%
Number of salaries quoted 408 386 473
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 149 (39.01%) Oracle
1 149 (39.01%) Finance
2 130 (34.03%) PL/SQL
3 108 (28.27%) Java
4 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (26.18%) C#
6 89 (23.30%) .NET
7 66 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (16.75%) Microsoft
9 57 (14.92%) SQL Server
9 57 (14.92%) Windows
10 56 (14.66%) Oracle Database
11 55 (14.40%) Linux
12 54 (14.14%) JavaScript
13 50 (13.09%) XML
14 49 (12.83%) Analytics
15 46 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (11.78%) Degree
17 43 (11.26%) MS Excel
17 43 (11.26%) HTML
18 40 (10.47%) SAS
19 36 (9.42%) SDLC
20 35 (9.16%) Project Management
20 35 (9.16%) CSS
20 35 (9.16%) Python
21 34 (8.90%) Data Analysis
22 33 (8.64%) Active Directory
23 32 (8.38%) Scrum
24 31 (8.12%) PowerBuilder
24 31 (8.12%) Relational Database

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 40 (10.47%) SAS
2 13 (3.40%) Apache Pig
2 13 (3.40%) JBoss
2 13 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.36%) IIS
4 9 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.05%) Apache
8 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.79%) CMS
9 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (2.36%) Sonata
5 6 (1.57%) HFM
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.79%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.79%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.62%) SaaS
3 6 (1.57%) GitHub
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.93%) DNS
2 10 (2.62%) SAN
3 9 (2.36%) Firewall
4 5 (1.31%) DHCP
4 5 (1.31%) Internet
4 5 (1.31%) LDAP
4 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.31%) VoIP
5 4 (1.05%) HTTP
5 4 (1.05%) Network Security
6 3 (0.79%) LAN
6 3 (0.79%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.52%) SSH
7 2 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.26%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) Skype
8 1 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.66%) Oracle Database
3 31 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 30 (7.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (6.81%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (6.28%) Hadoop
7 22 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.97%) Apache Hive
9 18 (4.71%) RDBMS
10 16 (4.19%) Data Mining
10 16 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (3.93%) MongoDB
12 14 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (3.40%) MySQL
14 12 (3.14%) Big Data
14 12 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (2.36%) NoSQL
16 8 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 31 (8.12%) PowerBuilder
2 23 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
3 20 (5.24%) JIRA
3 20 (5.24%) Selenium
4 19 (4.97%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.93%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.57%) JDeveloper
9 4 (1.05%) Maven
9 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.52%) Ant
11 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.52%) JUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.26%) PVCS
General
1 149 (39.01%) Finance
2 22 (5.76%) Banking
3 18 (4.71%) Marketing
4 14 (3.66%) Legal
5 13 (3.40%) Retail
6 8 (2.09%) Games
7 6 (1.57%) Automotive
7 6 (1.57%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.31%) German Language
9 3 (0.79%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (38.74%) Developer
2 54 (14.14%) Analyst
3 37 (9.69%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.07%) Applications Developer
6 26 (6.81%) Consultant
7 22 (5.76%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.76%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.97%) Technical Leader
8 19 (4.97%) Web Developer
9 17 (4.45%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.19%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.93%) Web Applications Developer
12 14 (3.66%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.66%) DBA
12 14 (3.66%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.66%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.40%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (23.30%) .NET
2 50 (13.09%) XML
3 43 (11.26%) HTML
4 35 (9.16%) CSS
5 29 (7.59%) Web Services
6 22 (5.76%) JSON
7 20 (5.24%) HTML5
7 20 (5.24%) RESTful
8 18 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 18 (4.71%) CSS3
8 18 (4.71%) J2EE
9 17 (4.45%) Java EE
10 15 (3.93%) Spring
11 12 (3.14%) Hibernate
12 11 (2.88%) LESS
12 11 (2.88%) WPF
13 10 (2.62%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.36%) SOAP
15 8 (2.09%) WCF
16 7 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.19%) Replication
5 10 (2.62%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.09%) Clustering
7 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.09%) Data Extraction
7 8 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.31%) Fintech
9 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.52%) PMI
10 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.92%) Windows
2 55 (14.40%) Linux
3 30 (7.85%) Unix
4 15 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.62%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.36%) Solaris
9 8 (2.09%) OpenVMS
9 8 (2.09%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.52%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (12.83%) Analytics
3 46 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (9.42%) SDLC
5 35 (9.16%) Project Management
6 34 (8.90%) Data Analysis
7 32 (8.38%) Scrum
8 28 (7.33%) MVC
9 21 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.50%) Workflow
10 20 (5.24%) TDD
11 18 (4.71%) Change Control
11 18 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.71%) Infrastructure Management
12 17 (4.45%) Business Analysis
12 17 (4.45%) SOA
12 17 (4.45%) Web Development
13 16 (4.19%) Change Management
13 16 (4.19%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 130 (34.03%) PL/SQL
2 108 (28.27%) Java
3 100 (26.18%) C#
4 54 (14.14%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.16%) Python
6 20 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.66%) R
7 14 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.40%) Perl
9 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.31%) VBA
11 4 (1.05%) C++
12 3 (0.79%) C
12 3 (0.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (11.78%) Degree
2 11 (2.88%) ISEB
3 9 (2.36%) HND
4 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.05%) CCNA
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.05%) MCSE
5 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.52%) CCNP
7 2 (0.52%) MCITP
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
7 2 (0.52%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.52%) PhD
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) MiFID
3 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.57%) NFS
3 6 (1.57%) Samba
4 5 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.52%) NDS
5 2 (0.52%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.52%) UAG
5 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.40%) Ambari
2 9 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.57%) SCCM
5 3 (0.79%) Ansible
5 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.79%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.26%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (39.01%) Oracle
2 64 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.19%) VMware
4 15 (3.93%) Cisco
5 11 (2.88%) Cognos
5 11 (2.88%) HP
6 8 (2.09%) FNZ
6 8 (2.09%) Informatica
6 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.83%) Tableau
8 6 (1.57%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.57%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.57%) Vertica
9 5 (1.31%) Citrix
10 4 (1.05%) Teradata
11 3 (0.79%) Charles River
11 3 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.79%) Sophos
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