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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 287 221 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.11% 18.29% 18.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.79% 32.64% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 201 142 157
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
802 677 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.40% 56.04% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 559 454 419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 24 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 196 (33.56%) Oracle
2 167 (28.60%) Finance
3 158 (27.05%) C#
4 156 (26.71%) SQL Server
5 144 (24.66%) .NET
6 134 (22.95%) Java
7 129 (22.09%) JavaScript
8 126 (21.58%) HTML
9 122 (20.89%) Microsoft
10 116 (19.86%) PL/SQL
11 99 (16.95%) CSS
12 97 (16.61%) Linux
13 94 (16.10%) jQuery
14 91 (15.58%) XML
15 90 (15.41%) UNIX
16 86 (14.73%) Windows
17 85 (14.55%) MS Excel
17 85 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (14.21%) Degree
19 80 (13.70%) ASP.NET
20 71 (12.16%) T-SQL
21 66 (11.30%) Software Engineering
22 62 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 62 (10.62%) ITIL
23 60 (10.27%) SAS
24 57 (9.76%) MVC
25 56 (9.59%) Python
25 56 (9.59%) Computer Science
26 52 (8.90%) Perl
27 51 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 60 (10.27%) SAS
2 47 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.48%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 21 (3.60%) IIS
6 19 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (2.05%) CMS
8 11 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.86%) FileNet
12 4 (0.68%) Lync
13 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.51%) Apache
13 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 85 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.08%) MS Office
3 11 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.37%) GIMP
5 5 (0.86%) SPSS
6 4 (0.68%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.51%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) FastStats
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (5.14%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (2.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 10 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.71%) Markit EDM
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.20%) SaaS
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.02%) Internet
2 16 (2.74%) HTTP
3 12 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.05%) FTP
3 12 (2.05%) LDAP
4 10 (1.71%) VoIP
5 8 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 8 (1.37%) SMTP
6 7 (1.20%) DNS
7 4 (0.68%) Firewall
7 4 (0.68%) SAN
8 3 (0.51%) DHCP
8 3 (0.51%) Intranet
8 3 (0.51%) Extranet
9 2 (0.34%) LAN
9 2 (0.34%) WAN
10 1 (0.17%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (8.56%) Oracle Database
5 44 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (6.34%) Relational Database
7 36 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (4.97%) RDBMS
10 26 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (3.42%) Big Data
12 19 (3.25%) Oracle ODI
13 16 (2.74%) MySQL
14 15 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (2.23%) OLAP
16 12 (2.05%) NoSQL
17 11 (1.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 11 (1.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (5.31%) Ant
2 28 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (1.54%) Subversion
7 8 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.37%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.03%) InstallShield
8 6 (1.03%) Toad
8 6 (1.03%) Selenium
8 6 (1.03%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (0.86%) JIRA
10 4 (0.68%) NUnit
10 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.68%) MSTest
11 3 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.34%) ProC
General
1 167 (28.60%) Finance
2 43 (7.36%) Banking
3 42 (7.19%) Marketing
4 25 (4.28%) Retail
5 12 (2.05%) Billing
6 9 (1.54%) French Language
7 8 (1.37%) Games
8 7 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.03%) Law
9 6 (1.03%) Legal
10 5 (0.86%) German Language
10 5 (0.86%) Advertising
11 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.68%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.51%) International Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 220 (37.67%) Developer
2 127 (21.75%) Analyst
3 50 (8.56%) Software Developer
4 42 (7.19%) Software Engineer
5 38 (6.51%) DBA
6 32 (5.48%) Senior Developer
6 32 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 31 (5.31%) Administrator
7 31 (5.31%) Consultant
8 29 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 28 (4.79%) Support Analyst
10 24 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.25%) MI Analyst
11 19 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (3.08%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.08%) Data Analyst
12 18 (3.08%) SQL DBA
12 18 (3.08%) Middleware Specialist
13 17 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.66%) .NET
2 126 (21.58%) HTML
3 99 (16.95%) CSS
4 94 (16.10%) jQuery
5 91 (15.58%) XML
6 80 (13.70%) ASP.NET
7 50 (8.56%) Web Services
8 48 (8.22%) Ajax
9 43 (7.36%) HTML5
10 42 (7.19%) .NET Framework
11 38 (6.51%) SOAP
11 38 (6.51%) WCF
12 36 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (5.82%) XSLT
14 31 (5.31%) J2EE
15 28 (4.79%) Middleware
16 25 (4.28%) Hibernate
16 25 (4.28%) JSON
17 24 (4.11%) CSS3
18 22 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.11%) Client/Server
3 22 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.88%) Data Extraction
5 11 (1.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (1.54%) Statistics
6 9 (1.54%) Blog
6 9 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.54%) Replication
6 9 (1.54%) GIS
7 8 (1.37%) Clustering
7 8 (1.37%) PKI
8 7 (1.20%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.68%) Physics
10 4 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.61%) Linux
2 90 (15.41%) UNIX
3 86 (14.73%) Windows
4 29 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.05%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.54%) AIX
10 7 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.03%) Debian
11 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.51%) Android
14 2 (0.34%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.34%) CentOS
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (11.30%) Software Engineering
3 62 (10.62%) ITIL
4 57 (9.76%) MVC
5 49 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (8.05%) OO
7 42 (7.19%) Business Analysis
7 42 (7.19%) Scrum
8 39 (6.68%) SOA
9 35 (5.99%) Workflow
9 35 (5.99%) Data Modelling
10 31 (5.31%) Analytics
10 31 (5.31%) Project Management
11 30 (5.14%) ETL
11 30 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (4.97%) CRM
13 28 (4.79%) Information Security
14 27 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (4.28%) TDD
16 22 (3.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (27.05%) C#
2 134 (22.95%) Java
3 129 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 116 (19.86%) PL/SQL
5 71 (12.16%) T-SQL
6 56 (9.59%) Python
7 52 (8.90%) Perl
8 30 (5.14%) Ruby
9 27 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 27 (4.62%) VB.NET
10 26 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.28%) C++
12 22 (3.77%) VB
13 19 (3.25%) XQuery
14 16 (2.74%) Jython
15 14 (2.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 8 (1.37%) Lisp
16 8 (1.37%) VBA
17 6 (1.03%) C
18 5 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (14.21%) Degree
2 21 (3.60%) ISEB
3 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.54%) PhD
5 9 (1.54%) MCP
6 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.20%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.86%) OCP
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.86%) MBA
8 4 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.51%) MCSE
9 3 (0.51%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.34%) MCITP
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
11 1 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.34%) QA
2 15 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.23%) SLA
5 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 18 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.68%) XenApp
6 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.40%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.86%) SCCM
6 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.68%) Puppet
7 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.34%) DameWare
8 2 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 196 (33.56%) Oracle
2 122 (20.89%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.16%) VMware
4 15 (2.57%) Citrix
5 14 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.40%) SAP
6 10 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.71%) Talend
7 9 (1.54%) SmartFocus
7 9 (1.54%) Tableau
7 9 (1.54%) Alterian
7 9 (1.54%) JBoss
8 8 (1.37%) Adobe
9 7 (1.20%) thinkFolio
9 7 (1.20%) Cisco
9 7 (1.20%) IBM
9 7 (1.20%) HP
9 7 (1.20%) Sybase
10 6 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.03%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £800 - £80000 per day + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £1000 - £80000 per day + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago