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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 290 240 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.53% 19.50% 21.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.08% 37.15% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 216 148 195
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
782 646 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.66% 52.48% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 566 418 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,410 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 195 (31.05%) Finance
2 185 (29.46%) C#
3 177 (28.18%) SQL Server
4 173 (27.55%) Oracle
5 169 (26.91%) .NET
6 144 (22.93%) JavaScript
7 139 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (21.02%) Java
9 128 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 123 (19.59%) PL/SQL
11 119 (18.95%) HTML
12 115 (18.31%) T-SQL
13 106 (16.88%) jQuery
14 102 (16.24%) Software Engineering
15 101 (16.08%) ASP.NET
15 101 (16.08%) MS Excel
16 94 (14.97%) Windows
17 89 (14.17%) XML
18 87 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (13.38%) Degree
20 83 (13.22%) Linux
21 81 (12.90%) UNIX
22 79 (12.58%) CSS
23 74 (11.78%) MVC
24 68 (10.83%) Ajax
25 66 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 66 (10.51%) ITIL
26 64 (10.19%) .NET Framework
27 63 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 63 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 62 (9.87%) SAS
2 43 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.89%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.34%) CMS
5 20 (3.18%) IIS
6 19 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (2.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 13 (2.07%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.80%) Apache
11 5 (0.80%) FileNet
11 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.48%) Lync
14 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 101 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (2.07%) MS Office
3 5 (0.80%) SPSS
3 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.71%) Markit EDM
4 15 (2.39%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.80%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 5 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Taleo
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.37%) Internet
2 18 (2.87%) FTP
3 17 (2.71%) HTTP
4 14 (2.23%) SMTP
4 14 (2.23%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.59%) DNS
6 10 (1.59%) VoIP
7 8 (1.27%) SAN
7 8 (1.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.80%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.80%) MPLS
8 5 (0.80%) DMZ
8 5 (0.80%) FCoE
8 5 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.64%) DHCP
10 3 (0.48%) Intranet
11 2 (0.32%) LDAP
11 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 43 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (5.89%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (4.46%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
11 17 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (2.55%) MySQL
13 15 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (2.07%) Big Data
15 12 (1.91%) NoSQL
16 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.34%) Ant
3 20 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.43%) Subversion
7 8 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.96%) Toad
9 6 (0.96%) Selenium
10 5 (0.80%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.64%) Hudson
11 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (0.64%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.64%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.64%) JIRA
12 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
General
1 195 (31.05%) Finance
2 52 (8.28%) Banking
3 38 (6.05%) Marketing
4 33 (5.25%) Retail
5 27 (4.30%) Law
6 12 (1.91%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.91%) Billing
7 8 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.11%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.96%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) French Language
10 5 (0.80%) Games
10 5 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
11 3 (0.48%) German Language
11 3 (0.48%) International Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 233 (37.10%) Developer
2 156 (24.84%) Analyst
3 56 (8.92%) Software Developer
4 53 (8.44%) Software Engineer
5 42 (6.69%) Support Analyst
6 40 (6.37%) DBA
7 36 (5.73%) .NET Developer
8 33 (5.25%) Applications Support
9 31 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.62%) Administrator
10 29 (4.62%) Business Analyst
10 29 (4.62%) Consultant
11 27 (4.30%) C# Developer
11 27 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
12 26 (4.14%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.82%) Data Analyst
14 23 (3.66%) Lead Developer
14 23 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (26.91%) .NET
2 119 (18.95%) HTML
3 106 (16.88%) jQuery
4 101 (16.08%) ASP.NET
5 89 (14.17%) XML
6 79 (12.58%) CSS
7 68 (10.83%) Ajax
8 64 (10.19%) .NET Framework
9 63 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (6.53%) NHibernate
11 36 (5.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 34 (5.41%) WCF
13 33 (5.25%) XSLT
14 32 (5.10%) Web Services
15 31 (4.94%) SOAP
16 28 (4.46%) HTML5
17 26 (4.14%) Middleware
18 24 (3.82%) J2EE
19 17 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 16 (2.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.98%) Cryptography
4 22 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.39%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.39%) Replication
6 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.75%) Statistics
8 9 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.43%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (1.11%) Clustering
10 7 (1.11%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.96%) Blog
12 5 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 94 (14.97%) Windows
2 83 (13.22%) Linux
3 81 (12.90%) UNIX
4 25 (3.98%) Windows 7
5 22 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.07%) AIX
6 13 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.96%) Debian
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.80%) HPUX
11 3 (0.48%) CentOS
12 2 (0.32%) Android
12 2 (0.32%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (16.24%) Software Engineering
3 74 (11.78%) MVC
4 66 (10.51%) ITIL
5 50 (7.96%) OO
6 49 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (7.48%) Business Analysis
8 39 (6.21%) Data Modelling
9 35 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 35 (5.57%) Mentoring
10 34 (5.41%) Analytics
10 34 (5.41%) Workflow
11 33 (5.25%) SOA
12 31 (4.94%) Project Management
13 30 (4.78%) Scrum
14 29 (4.62%) TDD
15 28 (4.46%) Information Security
16 26 (4.14%) Asset Management
16 26 (4.14%) CRM
17 25 (3.98%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (29.46%) C#
2 144 (22.93%) JavaScript
3 132 (21.02%) Java
4 123 (19.59%) PL/SQL
5 115 (18.31%) T-SQL
6 52 (8.28%) Python
7 47 (7.48%) Perl
8 31 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 25 (3.98%) C++
10 23 (3.66%) Ruby
11 22 (3.50%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.71%) XQuery
13 16 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 14 (2.23%) VBA
15 13 (2.07%) Jython
15 13 (2.07%) VB
16 8 (1.27%) Lisp
17 5 (0.80%) C
17 5 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (13.38%) Degree
2 22 (3.50%) ISEB
3 12 (1.91%) PhD
4 11 (1.75%) MCP
5 10 (1.59%) OCP
5 10 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.11%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.80%) MBA
7 5 (0.80%) APMP
8 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) MCITP
10 1 (0.16%) MCSA
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.85%) QA
2 15 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.75%) SLA
5 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.32%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.64%) XenApp
6 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.23%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (0.96%) SCCM
4 5 (0.80%) Puppet
4 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 173 (27.55%) Oracle
2 128 (20.38%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.98%) VMware
4 13 (2.07%) SAP
5 12 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.75%) Sybase
7 10 (1.59%) thinkFolio
7 10 (1.59%) Cisco
8 9 (1.43%) Fidessa
8 9 (1.43%) IBM
8 9 (1.43%) Citrix
9 8 (1.27%) Talend
9 8 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.27%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.11%) GoldenSource
10 7 (1.11%) Tableau
11 6 (0.96%) Avaya
12 5 (0.80%) Brocade
12 5 (0.80%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.80%) JBoss
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