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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 184 269 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.99% 17.10% 19.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.92% 41.01% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 187 212
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
559 656 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.57% 41.70% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 411 436 565
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 September 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 143 (38.54%) Finance
2 138 (37.20%) Oracle
3 102 (27.49%) SQL Server
4 96 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (25.07%) PL/SQL
6 80 (21.56%) Microsoft
7 79 (21.29%) C#
8 78 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
9 73 (19.68%) Windows
10 70 (18.87%) Java
11 66 (17.79%) .NET
12 65 (17.52%) MS Excel
13 63 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 55 (14.82%) Linux
15 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (13.21%) Unix
17 48 (12.94%) XML
18 46 (12.40%) HTML
19 45 (12.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (11.32%) Scrum
21 41 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
22 38 (10.24%) Degree
22 38 (10.24%) Oracle Database
23 36 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 36 (9.70%) CSS
24 35 (9.43%) SAS
25 33 (8.89%) Analytics
26 32 (8.63%) Active Directory
27 31 (8.36%) Oracle Reports
28 30 (8.09%) T-SQL

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 35 (9.43%) SAS
2 20 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.43%) IIS
5 7 (1.89%) Apache
5 7 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.62%) JBoss
7 5 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.81%) Moodle
9 3 (0.81%) nginx
9 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.54%) CMS
10 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.27%) CICS
Applications
1 65 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.31%) MS Office
3 6 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Sonata
2 10 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.35%) HFM
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.08%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.08%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.43%) SaaS
3 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.58%) SAN
2 16 (4.31%) DNS
3 12 (3.23%) DHCP
3 12 (3.23%) Firewall
4 9 (2.43%) Internet
5 7 (1.89%) LAN
5 7 (1.89%) WAN
6 6 (1.62%) VoIP
7 4 (1.08%) LDAP
7 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.81%) Skype
8 3 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.54%) HTTP
9 2 (0.54%) VPN
10 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.27%) NAS
10 1 (0.27%) Network Security
10 1 (0.27%) SSH
10 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (10.24%) Oracle Database
5 36 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (8.36%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (6.47%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.93%) MongoDB
9 19 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (4.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (4.58%) Hadoop
11 17 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (4.04%) MySQL
13 15 (4.04%) RDBMS
14 14 (3.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 14 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (3.50%) NoSQL
16 12 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (5.93%) JIRA
2 19 (5.12%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (2.96%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.96%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (1.35%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.35%) FogBugz
7 5 (1.35%) JDeveloper
7 5 (1.35%) Maven
7 5 (1.35%) Selenium
8 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.08%) Subversion
9 3 (0.81%) JUnit
10 2 (0.54%) ProC
10 2 (0.54%) Toad
10 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 143 (38.54%) Finance
2 26 (7.01%) Banking
3 23 (6.20%) Retail
4 13 (3.50%) Marketing
5 9 (2.43%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 112 (30.19%) Developer
2 79 (21.29%) Analyst
3 33 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (7.55%) Applications Support
5 26 (7.01%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (5.93%) Applications Developer
8 20 (5.39%) Applications Support Analyst
8 20 (5.39%) Consultant
9 18 (4.85%) DBA
9 18 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.04%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.77%) Architect
13 13 (3.50%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.50%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (3.50%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.50%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.79%) .NET
2 48 (12.94%) XML
3 46 (12.40%) HTML
4 36 (9.70%) CSS
5 28 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 22 (5.93%) Web Services
7 18 (4.85%) HTML5
8 15 (4.04%) jQuery
8 15 (4.04%) JSON
8 15 (4.04%) RESTful
9 14 (3.77%) CSS3
10 13 (3.50%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.50%) J2EE
11 11 (2.96%) REST
11 11 (2.96%) Spring
12 8 (2.16%) SOAP
13 7 (1.89%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.89%) LESS
13 7 (1.89%) Middleware
14 6 (1.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.31%) Replication
4 11 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.70%) Clustering
6 8 (2.16%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.89%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.35%) Statistics
10 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.81%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.81%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.68%) Windows
2 55 (14.82%) Linux
3 49 (13.21%) Unix
4 27 (7.28%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.62%) Solaris
8 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.35%) Android
9 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.08%) OpenVMS
10 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.54%) zOS
13 1 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (11.32%) Scrum
4 33 (8.89%) Analytics
5 30 (8.09%) Data Modelling
6 28 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 27 (7.28%) CRM
7 27 (7.28%) SDLC
8 24 (6.47%) MVC
9 23 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (5.93%) Data Management
11 21 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
11 21 (5.66%) Project Management
12 20 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.12%) ETL
14 18 (4.85%) SOA
14 18 (4.85%) Web Development
15 17 (4.58%) TDD
16 16 (4.31%) Asset Management
16 16 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.07%) PL/SQL
2 79 (21.29%) C#
3 70 (18.87%) Java
4 63 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 30 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.47%) Python
7 19 (5.12%) C++
8 17 (4.58%) Perl
8 17 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.58%) VBA
9 13 (3.50%) C
10 11 (2.96%) Ruby
11 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.35%) PHP
12 5 (1.35%) R
12 5 (1.35%) SAS Macro
13 4 (1.08%) Scala
14 3 (0.81%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 38 (10.24%) Degree
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.89%) ISEB
4 6 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.62%) MCSE
5 4 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (0.81%) CISA
6 3 (0.81%) MCITP
6 3 (0.81%) PhD
6 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) CISSP
7 2 (0.54%) HND
7 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.54%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.54%) MCP
7 2 (0.54%) MCTS
7 2 (0.54%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.39%) QA
2 9 (2.43%) SLA
3 8 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.54%) MiFID
4 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.62%) vSphere
5 5 (1.35%) XenApp
5 5 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.54%) Squid
7 2 (0.54%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) RACF
8 1 (0.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (4.04%) SCCM
2 9 (2.43%) SCOM
3 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.81%) vRealize
5 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 138 (37.20%) Oracle
2 80 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.82%) VMware
4 16 (4.31%) Cognos
5 13 (3.50%) Informatica
5 13 (3.50%) SAP
5 13 (3.50%) Tableau
6 11 (2.96%) Citrix
6 11 (2.96%) FNZ
7 9 (2.43%) Cloudera
7 9 (2.43%) Sage
8 7 (1.89%) Cisco
9 6 (1.62%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.62%) Vertica
10 5 (1.35%) Google
10 5 (1.35%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.35%) Sybase
11 4 (1.08%) Avaloq
11 4 (1.08%) CA
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £41000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
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