The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 313 208 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.34% 17.81% 17.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.40% 32.25% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 205 136 145
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
815 645 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.96% 55.22% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 554 428 408
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Scotland

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 9 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 204 (33.77%) Oracle
2 175 (28.97%) Finance
3 164 (27.15%) SQL Server
3 164 (27.15%) C#
4 153 (25.33%) .NET
5 151 (25.00%) Java
6 132 (21.85%) JavaScript
7 130 (21.52%) HTML
8 121 (20.03%) Microsoft
9 114 (18.87%) PL/SQL
10 106 (17.55%) Linux
11 101 (16.72%) CSS
12 98 (16.23%) XML
13 96 (15.89%) Degree
14 95 (15.73%) UNIX
15 93 (15.40%) Windows
15 93 (15.40%) jQuery
16 86 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
17 82 (13.58%) MS Excel
18 76 (12.58%) ASP.NET
19 69 (11.42%) T-SQL
20 66 (10.93%) SAS
21 65 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 63 (10.43%) Software Engineering
23 61 (10.10%) Python
24 60 (9.93%) Computer Science
25 57 (9.44%) MVC
26 56 (9.27%) ITIL
27 55 (9.11%) Web Services
27 55 (9.11%) Perl

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 66 (10.93%) SAS
2 51 (8.44%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.48%) IIS
4 21 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.99%) CMS
8 11 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.16%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.83%) FileNet
12 4 (0.66%) Lync
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.50%) Apache
13 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.33%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 82 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.64%) MS Office
3 11 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.32%) GIMP
5 5 (0.83%) SPSS
6 4 (0.66%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.50%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 28 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (2.48%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.99%) Oracle Payroll
6 10 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (1.32%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.66%) SaaS
2 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.62%) Internet
2 18 (2.98%) HTTP
3 16 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.99%) FTP
4 12 (1.99%) LDAP
5 9 (1.49%) VoIP
6 8 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.32%) SMTP
7 7 (1.16%) DNS
8 5 (0.83%) Firewall
9 4 (0.66%) SAN
10 3 (0.50%) DHCP
10 3 (0.50%) Intranet
10 3 (0.50%) Extranet
11 2 (0.33%) WAN
11 2 (0.33%) LAN
12 1 (0.17%) VPN
12 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (27.15%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (8.61%) Oracle Database
4 51 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 37 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 28 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (3.31%) Big Data
11 19 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (3.15%) MySQL
12 15 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.32%) OLAP
14 13 (2.15%) NoSQL
15 12 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 12 (1.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 11 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (5.63%) Ant
2 28 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.99%) Subversion
5 11 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.66%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.99%) JIRA
8 6 (0.99%) InstallShield
8 6 (0.99%) Toad
8 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (0.99%) Selenium
8 6 (0.99%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.83%) NUnit
10 4 (0.66%) Maven
10 4 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.66%) JUnit
10 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 175 (28.97%) Finance
2 49 (8.11%) Banking
3 42 (6.95%) Marketing
4 26 (4.30%) Retail
5 12 (1.99%) Billing
6 10 (1.66%) French Language
7 9 (1.49%) Games
8 7 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.99%) Advertising
9 6 (0.99%) Legal
10 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.83%) Law
10 5 (0.83%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.83%) German Language
11 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.66%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.66%) Automotive
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (39.07%) Developer
2 125 (20.70%) Analyst
3 48 (7.95%) Software Developer
4 43 (7.12%) Software Engineer
5 38 (6.29%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.13%) Java Developer
7 36 (5.96%) DBA
8 33 (5.46%) .NET Developer
9 32 (5.30%) Consultant
10 31 (5.13%) Administrator
11 27 (4.47%) Support Analyst
12 23 (3.81%) Business Analyst
13 21 (3.48%) MI Analyst
14 19 (3.15%) Data Analyst
15 18 (2.98%) Applications Support
15 18 (2.98%) Middleware Specialist
16 17 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
17 16 (2.65%) SQL Developer
17 16 (2.65%) SQL DBA
17 16 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.33%) .NET
2 130 (21.52%) HTML
3 101 (16.72%) CSS
4 98 (16.23%) XML
5 93 (15.40%) jQuery
6 76 (12.58%) ASP.NET
7 55 (9.11%) Web Services
8 44 (7.28%) Ajax
9 43 (7.12%) HTML5
10 42 (6.95%) SOAP
10 42 (6.95%) .NET Framework
11 37 (6.13%) WCF
12 34 (5.63%) XSLT
13 32 (5.30%) J2EE
14 30 (4.97%) Hibernate
14 30 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (4.80%) Middleware
16 28 (4.64%) JSON
17 27 (4.47%) Spring
18 22 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.64%) Client/Server
3 23 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.32%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 11 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (1.66%) GIS
8 9 (1.49%) Replication
9 8 (1.32%) Clustering
9 8 (1.32%) Blog
9 8 (1.32%) PKI
9 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.16%) Physics
10 7 (1.16%) Statistics
11 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.66%) iSeries
12 4 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 106 (17.55%) Linux
2 95 (15.73%) UNIX
3 93 (15.40%) Windows
4 33 (5.46%) Windows 7
5 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.48%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.49%) AIX
8 9 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 8 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.16%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.99%) Debian
12 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.50%) Android
14 2 (0.33%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.33%) CentOS
14 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (10.43%) Software Engineering
3 57 (9.44%) MVC
4 56 (9.27%) ITIL
5 53 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (8.28%) OO
7 49 (8.11%) Scrum
8 42 (6.95%) SOA
9 41 (6.79%) Business Analysis
10 36 (5.96%) Analytics
11 34 (5.63%) Workflow
11 34 (5.63%) Data Modelling
11 34 (5.63%) ETL
12 33 (5.46%) Project Management
13 31 (5.13%) CRM
14 30 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (4.80%) Information Security
16 24 (3.97%) TDD
17 22 (3.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.15%) C#
2 151 (25.00%) Java
3 132 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 114 (18.87%) PL/SQL
5 69 (11.42%) T-SQL
6 61 (10.10%) Python
7 55 (9.11%) Perl
8 32 (5.30%) Ruby
9 28 (4.64%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.47%) C++
10 27 (4.47%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.14%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.97%) VB
13 19 (3.15%) XQuery
14 16 (2.65%) Jython
15 14 (2.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 10 (1.66%) C
17 9 (1.49%) VBA
18 8 (1.32%) Lisp
19 7 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (15.89%) Degree
2 18 (2.98%) ISEB
3 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.66%) Postgraduate
5 9 (1.49%) MCP
5 9 (1.49%) PhD
6 8 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.50%) OCP
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MBA
10 2 (0.33%) MCITP
10 2 (0.33%) HNC
10 2 (0.33%) HND
10 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.13%) QA
2 15 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.82%) SLA
5 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.50%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.66%) XenApp
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.83%) SCCM
6 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.66%) Puppet
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.33%) DameWare
8 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 204 (33.77%) Oracle
2 121 (20.03%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.13%) VMware
4 17 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.65%) Citrix
6 13 (2.15%) SAP
7 12 (1.99%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.82%) SmartFocus
8 11 (1.82%) Tableau
8 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.82%) Alterian
9 10 (1.66%) Talend
10 8 (1.32%) Adobe
10 8 (1.32%) Cisco
10 8 (1.32%) JBoss
11 7 (1.16%) IBM
11 7 (1.16%) HP
12 6 (0.99%) Google
12 6 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.99%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Career Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Career Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago