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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 207 217 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.68% 15.32% 19.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.44% 36.47% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 126 142 206
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,050 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
619 595 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.87% 42.02% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 400 391 550
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 December 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 153 (40.05%) Oracle
2 148 (38.74%) Finance
3 132 (34.55%) PL/SQL
4 110 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (26.70%) Java
6 91 (23.82%) C#
7 86 (22.51%) .NET
8 75 (19.63%) SQL Server
9 71 (18.59%) Microsoft
10 67 (17.54%) Windows
11 61 (15.97%) Linux
12 59 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (14.92%) JavaScript
14 55 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (13.87%) Oracle Database
16 48 (12.57%) MS Excel
17 45 (11.78%) XML
18 42 (10.99%) HTML
18 42 (10.99%) Analytics
19 39 (10.21%) SDLC
20 37 (9.69%) Scrum
20 37 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 37 (9.69%) Degree
21 36 (9.42%) Unix
22 35 (9.16%) Active Directory
23 34 (8.90%) SAS
23 34 (8.90%) Relational Database
24 33 (8.64%) CSS
25 29 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
26 28 (7.33%) Web Services

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 34 (8.90%) SAS
2 18 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (3.14%) IIS
3 12 (3.14%) JBoss
4 10 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.36%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.31%) Apache
8 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.79%) CMS
10 3 (0.79%) nginx
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.24%) MS Office
3 8 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.88%) Sonata
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.57%) HFM
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 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.40%) SaaS
2 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.45%) DNS
2 10 (2.62%) SAN
3 9 (2.36%) Firewall
4 8 (2.09%) LDAP
5 7 (1.83%) DHCP
5 7 (1.83%) LAN
5 7 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.83%) WAN
6 6 (1.57%) VoIP
7 5 (1.31%) Internet
7 5 (1.31%) Network Security
8 4 (1.05%) HTTP
9 3 (0.79%) Skype
9 3 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.79%) SSH
10 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.26%) NAS
11 1 (0.26%) SSL
11 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.87%) Oracle Database
3 37 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.90%) Relational Database
5 29 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (7.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (6.81%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (5.76%) MongoDB
10 19 (4.97%) RDBMS
11 16 (4.19%) MySQL
12 15 (3.93%) Hadoop
12 15 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (3.40%) Big Data
14 11 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (2.62%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.62%) NoSQL
15 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (7.33%) PowerBuilder
2 23 (6.02%) JIRA
3 20 (5.24%) Oracle Forms
3 20 (5.24%) Selenium
4 13 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.14%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.31%) Maven
7 5 (1.31%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.05%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.05%) FogBugz
9 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.52%) Ant
10 2 (0.52%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.52%) JUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.52%) Selenium IDE
General
1 148 (38.74%) Finance
2 27 (7.07%) Banking
3 20 (5.24%) Marketing
4 15 (3.93%) Retail
5 9 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.57%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.05%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (33.51%) Developer
2 64 (16.75%) Analyst
3 33 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.12%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 21 (5.50%) Applications Developer
6 21 (5.50%) Consultant
6 21 (5.50%) Technical Leader
7 19 (4.97%) .NET Developer
7 19 (4.97%) Applications Support
7 19 (4.97%) Web Developer
8 16 (4.19%) DBA
8 16 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.19%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.93%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Architect
10 14 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.66%) SQL Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.51%) .NET
2 45 (11.78%) XML
3 42 (10.99%) HTML
4 33 (8.64%) CSS
5 28 (7.33%) Web Services
6 21 (5.50%) JSON
7 20 (5.24%) J2EE
8 19 (4.97%) ASP.NET
8 19 (4.97%) HTML5
8 19 (4.97%) RESTful
9 17 (4.45%) CSS3
9 17 (4.45%) Spring
10 13 (3.40%) Java EE
11 12 (3.14%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.62%) LESS
13 9 (2.36%) WPF
14 8 (2.09%) SOAP
15 7 (1.83%) REST
16 6 (1.57%) Middleware
17 5 (1.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.24%) Replication
4 14 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.62%) Clustering
6 9 (2.36%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.09%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.05%) Statistics
9 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.54%) Windows
2 61 (15.97%) Linux
3 36 (9.42%) Unix
4 18 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.14%) Solaris
7 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.62%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.09%) OpenVMS
8 8 (2.09%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.05%) Android
10 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (10.99%) Analytics
4 39 (10.21%) SDLC
5 37 (9.69%) Scrum
6 26 (6.81%) MVC
7 25 (6.54%) Data Analysis
7 25 (6.54%) Data Modelling
8 24 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (6.28%) TDD
9 23 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
9 23 (6.02%) SOA
9 23 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.50%) Project Management
11 18 (4.71%) ETL
12 17 (4.45%) CRM
13 16 (4.19%) Data Management
13 16 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.19%) Web Development
14 15 (3.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (34.55%) PL/SQL
2 102 (26.70%) Java
3 91 (23.82%) C#
4 57 (14.92%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.07%) Python
6 20 (5.24%) Perl
6 20 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.88%) C++
10 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.83%) VBA
11 6 (1.57%) C
12 5 (1.31%) Ruby
12 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.05%) Scala
14 3 (0.79%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.79%) Korn
14 3 (0.79%) R
14 3 (0.79%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 37 (9.69%) Degree
2 13 (3.40%) ISEB
3 9 (2.36%) HND
4 6 (1.57%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.05%) CCNA
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.05%) MCSE
5 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.79%) MCITP
6 3 (0.79%) PhD
7 2 (0.52%) CCNP
7 2 (0.52%) MCP
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
7 2 (0.52%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CISA
8 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) AIFMD
2 2 (0.52%) COBIT
2 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.52%) MiFID
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.83%) NFS
4 7 (1.83%) Samba
5 4 (1.05%) XenApp
5 4 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.52%) NDS
7 2 (0.52%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.52%) UAG
8 1 (0.26%) RACF
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (1.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) Ansible
3 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Ambari
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) zSecure
Vendors
1 153 (40.05%) Oracle
2 71 (18.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.97%) VMware
4 16 (4.19%) Cisco
5 12 (3.14%) Tableau
6 11 (2.88%) Cognos
7 10 (2.62%) Citrix
7 10 (2.62%) FNZ
7 10 (2.62%) HP
7 10 (2.62%) Informatica
7 10 (2.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.36%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.83%) Vertica
11 6 (1.57%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.31%) Charles River
13 4 (1.05%) Avaloq
13 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.05%) Sun
13 4 (1.05%) Teradata
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