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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 208 314 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.71% 19.96% 19.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.66% 40.00% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 119 194 123
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
618 785 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.68% 49.90% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 423 538 353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 152 (37.07%) Finance
2 121 (29.51%) SQL Server
3 115 (28.05%) Oracle
4 114 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (26.83%) C#
6 106 (25.85%) .NET
7 93 (22.68%) Microsoft
8 84 (20.49%) JavaScript
9 81 (19.76%) T-SQL
10 69 (16.83%) ASP.NET
11 65 (15.85%) Software Engineering
12 62 (15.12%) Degree
13 61 (14.88%) PL/SQL
14 59 (14.39%) Linux
15 57 (13.90%) HTML
16 56 (13.66%) jQuery
17 53 (12.93%) MVC
18 52 (12.68%) Windows
18 52 (12.68%) CSS
18 52 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (12.44%) Java
20 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
21 46 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (10.98%) SAS
22 45 (10.98%) Banking
23 43 (10.49%) .NET Framework
24 42 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
24 42 (10.24%) Oracle Database
25 41 (10.00%) Computer Science
26 39 (9.51%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 45 (10.98%) SAS
2 22 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.15%) JBoss
4 17 (4.15%) Apache
5 12 (2.93%) CMS
6 10 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.71%) IIS
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.22%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.98%) Lync
11 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.10%) MS Office
3 11 (2.68%) SPSS
4 5 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.93%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.73%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.49%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.24%) BPCS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) HFM
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.46%) SaaS
5 5 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.44%) LDAP
1 10 (2.44%) HTTP
1 10 (2.44%) Firewall
2 9 (2.20%) LAN
3 6 (1.46%) WLAN
3 6 (1.46%) WAN
4 5 (1.22%) SSL
5 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.98%) DNS
6 3 (0.73%) Internet
7 2 (0.49%) NAS
7 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.49%) DHCP
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (10.24%) Oracle Database
3 32 (7.80%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (5.37%) MySQL
7 15 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.20%) Base SAS
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.95%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.71%) QlikView
11 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (4.15%) Selenium
2 14 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.17%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.68%) JIRA
5 11 (2.68%) JUnit
6 10 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.71%) Maven
8 4 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (0.73%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.73%) Toad
9 3 (0.73%) Subversion
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.49%) FogBugz
General
1 152 (37.07%) Finance
2 45 (10.98%) Banking
3 17 (4.15%) Retail
4 13 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.93%) Marketing
6 7 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
8 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Front Office
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 134 (32.68%) Developer
2 105 (25.61%) Analyst
3 38 (9.27%) Test Analyst
4 32 (7.80%) Software Engineer
5 28 (6.83%) Consultant
6 25 (6.10%) DBA
7 23 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 22 (5.37%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.15%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
14 15 (3.66%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.66%) Web Developer
15 12 (2.93%) Programmer
15 12 (2.93%) AWS Developer
16 11 (2.68%) Data Analyst
16 11 (2.68%) Applications Support
17 10 (2.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (25.85%) .NET
2 69 (16.83%) ASP.NET
3 57 (13.90%) HTML
4 56 (13.66%) jQuery
5 52 (12.68%) CSS
6 43 (10.49%) .NET Framework
7 39 (9.51%) XML
8 38 (9.27%) NHibernate
9 37 (9.02%) Ajax
10 30 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (6.10%) Entity Framework
12 19 (4.63%) HTML5
13 16 (3.90%) Web Services
14 13 (3.17%) JSON
15 12 (2.93%) J2EE
16 11 (2.68%) SOAP
17 10 (2.44%) WCF
18 7 (1.71%) CSS3
18 7 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
18 7 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.39%) Cryptography
4 16 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.41%) Data Integration
6 13 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.68%) Statistics
8 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.95%) Economics
10 7 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.46%) Psychology
11 6 (1.46%) SCADA
12 5 (1.22%) Physics
12 5 (1.22%) GIS
13 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.98%) iPad
13 4 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.39%) Linux
2 52 (12.68%) Windows
3 28 (6.83%) UNIX
4 12 (2.93%) Solaris
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.71%) AIX
7 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.46%) Android
9 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.73%) Debian
10 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) OS/400
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.85%) Software Engineering
3 53 (12.93%) MVC
4 46 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (8.29%) ETL
5 34 (8.29%) SDLC
6 29 (7.07%) CRM
7 26 (6.34%) Asset Management
7 26 (6.34%) Mentoring
8 25 (6.10%) Data Modelling
8 25 (6.10%) ITIL
9 24 (5.85%) Analytics
10 22 (5.37%) Investment Management
10 22 (5.37%) Project Management
11 21 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.88%) Data Management
12 20 (4.88%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.88%) Software Testing
12 20 (4.88%) OO
12 20 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.83%) C#
2 84 (20.49%) JavaScript
3 81 (19.76%) T-SQL
4 61 (14.88%) PL/SQL
5 51 (12.44%) Java
6 23 (5.61%) Python
7 22 (5.37%) Perl
8 15 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.93%) VBA
10 10 (2.44%) C++
11 9 (2.20%) PHP
12 8 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.95%) R
13 5 (1.22%) VB
13 5 (1.22%) XPath
14 4 (0.98%) Ruby
14 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.98%) C
15 3 (0.73%) Lisp
15 3 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (15.12%) Degree
2 12 (2.93%) ISEB
3 10 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.71%) OCP
5 6 (1.46%) CISSP
5 6 (1.46%) CISA
5 6 (1.46%) CISM
5 6 (1.46%) MBA
5 6 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.98%) MCITP
6 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.98%) PhD
7 3 (0.73%) CCNA
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.49%) MCP
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.66%) QA
2 9 (2.20%) SLA
3 7 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.46%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) Basel II
5 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.95%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.71%) Control-M
2 7 (1.71%) HP SIM
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.98%) Puppet
5 4 (0.98%) SCOM
5 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.73%) SCCM
6 3 (0.73%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 115 (28.05%) Oracle
2 93 (22.68%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.07%) VMware
4 20 (4.88%) Informatica
5 15 (3.66%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.44%) HP
6 10 (2.44%) Teradata
7 9 (2.20%) Sybase
7 9 (2.20%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.95%) BMC
8 8 (1.95%) Charles River
8 8 (1.95%) Veritas
9 7 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.71%) Citrix
9 7 (1.71%) SAP
10 6 (1.46%) Cognos
11 5 (1.22%) Cisco
11 5 (1.22%) IBM
11 5 (1.22%) Tableau
12 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Solid Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £ DOE very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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