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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 231 201 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.81% 14.53% 18.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.62% 31.02% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 130 116 192
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,875 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
542 648 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.79% 46.85% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 341 442 535
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 177 (37.90%) Finance
2 172 (36.83%) Oracle
3 137 (29.34%) .NET
3 137 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (24.84%) C#
6 107 (22.91%) SQL Server
7 104 (22.27%) PL/SQL
8 89 (19.06%) Degree
9 86 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (16.27%) Java
11 75 (16.06%) HTML
12 72 (15.42%) Oracle Database
13 70 (14.99%) JavaScript
14 69 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
15 68 (14.56%) SDLC
15 68 (14.56%) Microsoft
16 66 (14.13%) SAS
16 66 (14.13%) ASP.NET
17 62 (13.28%) CSS
18 60 (12.85%) XML
18 60 (12.85%) MS Excel
19 56 (11.99%) Oracle Database 10g
20 55 (11.78%) Data Modelling
21 54 (11.56%) Scrum
22 53 (11.35%) Banking
23 52 (11.13%) Project Management
24 47 (10.06%) Asset Management
25 45 (9.64%) Windows
25 45 (9.64%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (14.13%) SAS
2 28 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.36%) Moodle
3 11 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.14%) Apache
5 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.07%) JBoss
8 5 (1.07%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.86%) CMS
9 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.64%) Node.js
10 3 (0.64%) WordPress
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.21%) MS Office
3 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.86%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.86%) SPSS
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (5.78%) Oracle Applications
1 27 (5.78%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (4.71%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (2.57%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.07%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.43%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.43%) Line 500
7 2 (0.43%) Sage BI
7 2 (0.43%) Sonata
7 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) Movex
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.36%) SaaS
4 9 (1.93%) Heroku
5 8 (1.71%) Office 365
6 7 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.43%) Internet
2 14 (3.00%) SAN
3 8 (1.71%) DHCP
3 8 (1.71%) DNS
4 4 (0.86%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) FirePass
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 86 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (15.42%) Oracle Database
4 56 (11.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 43 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 43 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (8.78%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 38 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
10 30 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (6.42%) RDBMS
11 29 (6.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 26 (5.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 22 (4.71%) Base SAS
14 20 (4.28%) OLAP
15 18 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (3.64%) BusinessObjects XI
16 17 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (5.35%) JDeveloper
3 23 (4.93%) JIRA
4 15 (3.21%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (2.78%) Toad
7 12 (2.57%) PowerBuilder
8 9 (1.93%) Subversion
9 6 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.86%) NUnit
11 4 (0.86%) Selenium
12 3 (0.64%) Ant
12 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.64%) Maven
13 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.43%) Bower
13 2 (0.43%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.43%) Grunt
General
1 177 (37.90%) Finance
2 53 (11.35%) Banking
3 25 (5.35%) Retail
4 19 (4.07%) Legal
5 11 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.36%) Games
5 11 (2.36%) Marketing
6 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.50%) Front Office
9 5 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 180 (38.54%) Developer
2 108 (23.13%) Analyst
3 54 (11.56%) Consultant
4 53 (11.35%) Oracle Developer
5 41 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 30 (6.42%) Business Analyst
6 30 (6.42%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.42%) SQL Developer
7 29 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.57%) SQL Analyst
9 25 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 25 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 24 (5.14%) Technical Analyst
11 22 (4.71%) Applications Developer
12 20 (4.28%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (4.07%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.07%) Oracle Applications Developer
13 19 (4.07%) Oracle Consultant
13 19 (4.07%) SAS Consultant
13 19 (4.07%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (29.34%) .NET
2 75 (16.06%) HTML
3 66 (14.13%) ASP.NET
4 62 (13.28%) CSS
5 60 (12.85%) XML
6 28 (6.00%) Web Services
7 22 (4.71%) jQuery
8 21 (4.50%) HTML5
9 19 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (3.64%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.43%) SOAP
12 13 (2.78%) CSS3
12 13 (2.78%) REST
13 12 (2.57%) Spring
14 11 (2.36%) NHibernate
15 9 (1.93%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.93%) Middleware
16 8 (1.71%) WCF
17 7 (1.50%) Ajax
17 7 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.21%) Data Integration
4 15 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.36%) e-Learning
5 11 (2.36%) VLE
6 10 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.14%) Statistics
7 9 (1.93%) Clustering
7 9 (1.93%) Economics
7 9 (1.93%) Fintech
7 9 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.93%) Physics
8 8 (1.71%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.28%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.28%) Replication
9 6 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.64%) Windows
2 39 (8.35%) Unix
3 28 (6.00%) Linux
4 13 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (14.56%) SDLC
4 55 (11.78%) Data Modelling
5 54 (11.56%) Scrum
6 52 (11.13%) Project Management
7 47 (10.06%) Asset Management
8 44 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (8.78%) ETL
10 39 (8.35%) MVC
11 32 (6.85%) Data Analysis
12 28 (6.00%) Business Analysis
12 28 (6.00%) TDD
13 24 (5.14%) Dimensional Modelling
13 24 (5.14%) Software Engineering
14 23 (4.93%) Analytics
15 22 (4.71%) Logical Data Model
15 22 (4.71%) Physical Data Model
16 21 (4.50%) CRM
17 20 (4.28%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.84%) C#
2 104 (22.27%) PL/SQL
3 76 (16.27%) Java
4 70 (14.99%) JavaScript
5 45 (9.64%) T-SQL
6 37 (7.92%) VB.NET
7 34 (7.28%) VBA
8 22 (4.71%) C++
9 21 (4.50%) PHP
10 18 (3.85%) Python
11 15 (3.21%) Perl
12 9 (1.93%) C
13 8 (1.71%) SAS Macro
13 8 (1.71%) VB
14 7 (1.50%) R
15 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.28%) Ruby
15 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.28%) VB6
16 5 (1.07%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 89 (19.06%) Degree
2 16 (3.43%) ISEB
3 9 (1.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.93%) PhD
4 7 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.07%) OCA
7 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.64%) MCSA
7 3 (0.64%) MCSE
7 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.64%) PMP
8 2 (0.43%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.43%) MCTS
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.21%) CISA
9 1 (0.21%) OCP
9 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.50%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.86%) Basel II
3 4 (0.86%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.14%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.07%) Squid
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) iptables
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.21%) NFS
6 1 (0.21%) Postfix
6 1 (0.21%) Samba
6 1 (0.21%) Varnish
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) SCCM
1 7 (1.50%) SCOM
2 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.43%) Ambari
3 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) Oozie
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 172 (36.83%) Oracle
2 68 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.14%) Cognos
3 24 (5.14%) Informatica
4 20 (4.28%) Teradata
5 14 (3.00%) Tableau
6 13 (2.78%) SAP
7 12 (2.57%) VMware
8 11 (2.36%) Sage
9 6 (1.28%) Cisco
9 6 (1.28%) Vertica
10 4 (0.86%) Adobe
10 4 (0.86%) Google
10 4 (0.86%) Netezza
10 4 (0.86%) Sybase
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix
11 3 (0.64%) IBM
11 3 (0.64%) NetApp
11 3 (0.64%) Sun
11 3 (0.64%) Symantec
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