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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 218 211 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.62% 15.62% 19.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.30% 33.55% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 120 122 193
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,150 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
541 629 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.73% 46.56% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 321 429 538
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 28 May 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 176 (38.01%) Finance
2 166 (35.85%) Oracle
3 137 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (28.51%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (27.43%) .NET
6 114 (24.62%) C#
7 112 (24.19%) SQL Server
8 97 (20.95%) PL/SQL
9 86 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (17.71%) Degree
11 73 (15.77%) HTML
11 73 (15.77%) JavaScript
12 71 (15.33%) Microsoft
13 69 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
14 67 (14.47%) SAS
14 67 (14.47%) Java
15 64 (13.82%) ASP.NET
15 64 (13.82%) Oracle Database
15 64 (13.82%) SDLC
16 63 (13.61%) MS Excel
17 58 (12.53%) CSS
18 57 (12.31%) XML
19 56 (12.10%) Data Modelling
20 52 (11.23%) Windows
21 51 (11.02%) Scrum
21 51 (11.02%) Oracle Database 10g
21 51 (11.02%) Banking
22 46 (9.94%) T-SQL
22 46 (9.94%) Project Management
23 44 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management

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 67 (14.47%) SAS
2 31 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.38%) Moodle
5 9 (1.94%) Apache
6 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.30%) JBoss
8 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.86%) CMS
9 4 (0.86%) Node.js
9 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.22%) Drupal
12 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.16%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.86%) SPSS
5 3 (0.65%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (5.18%) Oracle Applications
1 24 (5.18%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (4.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (4.32%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (2.38%) Markit EDM
5 7 (1.51%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.43%) Line 500
7 2 (0.43%) Sage BI
7 2 (0.43%) Sonata
7 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
8 1 (0.22%) Movex
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.94%) SaaS
4 7 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.51%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.51%) Heroku
4 7 (1.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.02%) SAN
2 11 (2.38%) DHCP
2 11 (2.38%) DNS
2 11 (2.38%) Internet
3 7 (1.51%) Firewall
4 4 (0.86%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) LAN
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) FirePass
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.22%) SSH
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 86 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (13.82%) Oracle Database
4 51 (11.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (8.86%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (7.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 36 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (7.13%) BusinessObjects
9 33 (7.13%) Relational Database
10 31 (6.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 25 (5.40%) Base SAS
12 24 (5.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (4.54%) RDBMS
14 20 (4.32%) BusinessObjects XI
15 18 (3.89%) OLAP
15 18 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (3.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 16 (3.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 26 (5.62%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (5.40%) JDeveloper
3 23 (4.97%) JIRA
4 16 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.24%) Oracle APEX
6 14 (3.02%) PowerBuilder
7 12 (2.59%) Toad
8 11 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.94%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.94%) Subversion
10 3 (0.65%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.65%) Maven
10 3 (0.65%) NUnit
10 3 (0.65%) Selenium
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.43%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.43%) ProC
11 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 176 (38.01%) Finance
2 51 (11.02%) Banking
3 25 (5.40%) Retail
4 19 (4.10%) Legal
5 11 (2.38%) Marketing
6 9 (1.94%) Games
7 8 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.30%) Front Office
9 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (39.74%) Developer
2 108 (23.33%) Analyst
3 56 (12.10%) Oracle Developer
4 52 (11.23%) Consultant
5 40 (8.64%) .NET Developer
6 32 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.48%) Business Analyst
7 30 (6.48%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.83%) SQL Developer
9 26 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 24 (5.18%) C# Developer
10 24 (5.18%) SQL Analyst
11 22 (4.75%) Applications Developer
12 21 (4.54%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.54%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (4.32%) Oracle Applications Developer
13 20 (4.32%) SAS Consultant
14 19 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
15 18 (3.89%) Technical Business Analyst
16 17 (3.67%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (27.43%) .NET
2 73 (15.77%) HTML
3 64 (13.82%) ASP.NET
4 58 (12.53%) CSS
5 57 (12.31%) XML
6 28 (6.05%) Web Services
7 20 (4.32%) jQuery
8 17 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (3.67%) HTML5
9 15 (3.24%) SOAP
10 14 (3.02%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.02%) REST
11 11 (2.38%) CSS3
12 10 (2.16%) NHibernate
12 10 (2.16%) Spring
13 9 (1.94%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.73%) RESTful
14 8 (1.73%) WCF
15 6 (1.30%) Middleware
16 5 (1.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.67%) Data Integration
3 17 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.38%) e-Learning
6 11 (2.38%) VLE
7 10 (2.16%) Statistics
8 9 (1.94%) Economics
8 9 (1.94%) Fintech
8 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.94%) Physics
9 8 (1.73%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.30%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.30%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.23%) Windows
2 37 (7.99%) Unix
3 25 (5.40%) Linux
4 19 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.65%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (28.51%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (13.82%) SDLC
4 56 (12.10%) Data Modelling
5 51 (11.02%) Scrum
6 46 (9.94%) Project Management
7 44 (9.50%) Asset Management
7 44 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (8.86%) ETL
9 37 (7.99%) MVC
10 36 (7.78%) Data Analysis
11 27 (5.83%) Analytics
11 27 (5.83%) Business Analysis
12 26 (5.62%) TDD
13 24 (5.18%) Dimensional Modelling
14 22 (4.75%) Software Engineering
15 21 (4.54%) CRM
15 21 (4.54%) Data Management
16 20 (4.32%) Logical Data Model
16 20 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.62%) C#
2 97 (20.95%) PL/SQL
3 73 (15.77%) JavaScript
4 67 (14.47%) Java
5 46 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 38 (8.21%) VB.NET
7 36 (7.78%) VBA
8 23 (4.97%) C++
9 17 (3.67%) PHP
10 15 (3.24%) Perl
10 15 (3.24%) Python
11 12 (2.59%) C
12 11 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.16%) R
14 9 (1.94%) SAS Macro
15 8 (1.73%) VB
16 7 (1.51%) Ruby
17 6 (1.30%) VB6
18 5 (1.08%) Lisp
18 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (17.71%) Degree
2 14 (3.02%) ISEB
3 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.94%) PhD
5 8 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.08%) OCA
8 4 (0.86%) MCSA
8 4 (0.86%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) HND
9 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.65%) MCITP
9 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.65%) PMP
9 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) CISSP
10 2 (0.43%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.43%) MCTS
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.10%) QA
2 9 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.30%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) Basel II
4 3 (0.65%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.89%) Active Directory
1 18 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.08%) Squid
3 5 (1.08%) vSphere
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.65%) XenApp
4 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) iptables
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.22%) Postfix
5 1 (0.22%) Samba
5 1 (0.22%) Varnish
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (3.02%) SCCM
2 11 (2.38%) SCOM
3 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.65%) vRealize
4 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Ambari
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) Oozie
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 166 (35.85%) Oracle
2 71 (15.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.05%) Cognos
4 24 (5.18%) Informatica
5 20 (4.32%) Teradata
6 19 (4.10%) VMware
7 17 (3.67%) Tableau
8 16 (3.46%) SAP
9 15 (3.24%) Sage
10 7 (1.51%) Google
11 5 (1.08%) Citrix
11 5 (1.08%) Sybase
12 4 (0.86%) Netezza
12 4 (0.86%) Vertica
13 3 (0.65%) Adobe
13 3 (0.65%) Cisco
13 3 (0.65%) IBM
13 3 (0.65%) Infoblox
13 3 (0.65%) NetApp
13 3 (0.65%) ServiceNow
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