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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 281 242 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.82% 19.92% 20.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.16% 37.12% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 208 141 183
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
777 652 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.04% 53.66% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 559 415 448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 180 (30.15%) Finance
2 179 (29.98%) Oracle
3 178 (29.82%) C#
4 162 (27.14%) SQL Server
5 159 (26.63%) .NET
6 140 (23.45%) JavaScript
7 131 (21.94%) Microsoft
8 123 (20.60%) Java
9 122 (20.44%) HTML
10 115 (19.26%) PL/SQL
11 100 (16.75%) MS Excel
11 100 (16.75%) jQuery
12 98 (16.42%) T-SQL
13 90 (15.08%) ASP.NET
14 87 (14.57%) Software Engineering
15 86 (14.41%) CSS
15 86 (14.41%) Windows
16 85 (14.24%) XML
17 84 (14.07%) Linux
18 81 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
19 77 (12.90%) UNIX
20 75 (12.56%) Degree
21 68 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 66 (11.06%) MVC
23 65 (10.89%) ITIL
24 61 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 59 (9.88%) Ajax
26 56 (9.38%) .NET Framework
27 55 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
28 54 (9.05%) SAS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 54 (9.05%) SAS
2 43 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.52%) IIS
4 21 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (3.18%) CMS
5 19 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.18%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.17%) Apache
10 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.84%) FileNet
11 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.50%) Lync
13 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 100 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.02%) MS Office
3 13 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.84%) SPSS
5 4 (0.67%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 30 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.85%) Oracle 11i
4 16 (2.68%) Markit EDM
5 14 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (2.01%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.34%) FRx
12 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.87%) Internet
2 17 (2.85%) HTTP
3 16 (2.68%) FTP
4 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.01%) HTTPS
5 12 (2.01%) SMTP
6 10 (1.68%) VoIP
6 10 (1.68%) DNS
7 8 (1.34%) Firewall
7 8 (1.34%) SAN
8 5 (0.84%) DMZ
8 5 (0.84%) MPLS
8 5 (0.84%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.84%) FCoE
8 5 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.67%) DHCP
9 4 (0.67%) LDAP
10 1 (0.17%) LAN
10 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 68 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 38 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (5.53%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (4.19%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.18%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (2.51%) MySQL
12 13 (2.18%) Big Data
12 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (2.01%) NoSQL
14 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (3.85%) Ant
1 23 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 23 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.34%) Subversion
4 8 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.17%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.01%) Toad
6 6 (1.01%) InstallShield
6 6 (1.01%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.01%) Selenium
6 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.50%) JIRA
8 3 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.34%) ProC
General
1 180 (30.15%) Finance
2 44 (7.37%) Banking
3 41 (6.87%) Marketing
4 30 (5.03%) Retail
5 20 (3.35%) Law
6 12 (2.01%) Billing
7 8 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.17%) French Language
8 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.01%) Legal
9 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.84%) Games
11 4 (0.67%) German Language
12 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.50%) International Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 221 (37.02%) Developer
2 144 (24.12%) Analyst
3 51 (8.54%) Software Developer
4 45 (7.54%) Software Engineer
5 40 (6.70%) DBA
6 39 (6.53%) Support Analyst
7 33 (5.53%) .NET Developer
8 29 (4.86%) Consultant
9 28 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 28 (4.69%) Applications Support
10 27 (4.52%) Administrator
11 22 (3.69%) Data Analyst
11 22 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (3.69%) Business Analyst
11 22 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (3.35%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.35%) Lead Developer
14 18 (3.02%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (26.63%) .NET
2 122 (20.44%) HTML
3 100 (16.75%) jQuery
4 90 (15.08%) ASP.NET
5 86 (14.41%) CSS
6 85 (14.24%) XML
7 59 (9.88%) Ajax
8 56 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 55 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (6.03%) XSLT
11 35 (5.86%) Web Services
11 35 (5.86%) WCF
12 34 (5.70%) SOAP
13 32 (5.36%) HTML5
14 28 (4.69%) NHibernate
15 27 (4.52%) Middleware
16 26 (4.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (3.69%) J2EE
18 20 (3.35%) CSS3
19 17 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.85%) Cryptography
4 16 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.35%) Replication
6 13 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.84%) Statistics
8 9 (1.51%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.51%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.34%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (1.17%) Clustering
11 6 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.01%) Blog
12 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.41%) Windows
2 84 (14.07%) Linux
3 77 (12.90%) UNIX
4 27 (4.52%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.68%) AIX
9 9 (1.51%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.51%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.84%) HPUX
11 5 (0.84%) Debian
12 3 (0.50%) CentOS
13 2 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.34%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (14.57%) Software Engineering
2 81 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (11.06%) MVC
4 65 (10.89%) ITIL
5 45 (7.54%) OO
6 43 (7.20%) Business Analysis
7 42 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.37%) Data Modelling
8 38 (6.37%) Workflow
9 33 (5.53%) SOA
9 33 (5.53%) Analytics
10 32 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 31 (5.19%) Project Management
12 30 (5.03%) Scrum
13 29 (4.86%) Information Security
14 27 (4.52%) CRM
15 26 (4.36%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.36%) TDD
16 23 (3.85%) Asset Management
17 22 (3.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (29.82%) C#
2 140 (23.45%) JavaScript
3 123 (20.60%) Java
4 115 (19.26%) PL/SQL
5 98 (16.42%) T-SQL
6 50 (8.38%) Python
7 47 (7.87%) Perl
8 30 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 25 (4.19%) C++
9 25 (4.19%) VB.NET
10 21 (3.52%) Ruby
11 19 (3.18%) XQuery
12 15 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.35%) VB
13 14 (2.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 13 (2.18%) Jython
15 11 (1.84%) VBA
16 8 (1.34%) Lisp
17 6 (1.01%) C
18 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (12.56%) Degree
2 21 (3.52%) ISEB
3 11 (1.84%) MCP
3 11 (1.84%) PhD
4 10 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.34%) OCP
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.17%) Postgraduate
7 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.84%) MBA
8 5 (0.84%) APMP
9 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.17%) MCSA
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.17%) MCITP
12 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.04%) QA
2 16 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.18%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.84%) SLA
6 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.67%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (3.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (1.01%) SCCM
4 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 179 (29.98%) Oracle
2 131 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.03%) VMware
4 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.18%) SAP
5 11 (1.84%) Cisco
5 11 (1.84%) Sybase
6 10 (1.68%) Citrix
6 10 (1.68%) thinkFolio
7 9 (1.51%) Fidessa
7 9 (1.51%) IBM
8 8 (1.34%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.34%) Talend
9 7 (1.17%) Tableau
9 7 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.17%) HP
10 6 (1.01%) Avaya
10 6 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.01%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.84%) Alterian
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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