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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 178 235 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.70% 16.89% 24.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.97% 35.66% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121 161 217
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
594 659 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.73% 47.38% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 433 458 391
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,944 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 173 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 171 (36.08%) .NET
3 166 (35.02%) Finance
4 144 (30.38%) C#
5 141 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (27.64%) Oracle
7 122 (25.74%) ASP.NET
8 116 (24.47%) JavaScript
8 116 (24.47%) Microsoft
9 110 (23.21%) T-SQL
10 98 (20.68%) jQuery
11 88 (18.57%) MVC
11 88 (18.57%) Software Engineering
11 88 (18.57%) Degree
12 85 (17.93%) PL/SQL
13 81 (17.09%) .NET Framework
14 79 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 76 (16.03%) Java
16 72 (15.19%) Windows
17 69 (14.56%) Ajax
18 67 (14.14%) NHibernate
18 67 (14.14%) HTML
18 67 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (12.45%) CSS
20 57 (12.03%) SAS
20 57 (12.03%) Oracle Database
21 54 (11.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 52 (10.97%) Linux
23 49 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
23 49 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 57 (12.03%) SAS
2 23 (4.85%) WebLogic
3 20 (4.22%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.16%) CMS
5 13 (2.74%) Apache
5 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.32%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.32%) JBoss
7 10 (2.11%) IIS
7 10 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.63%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.42%) CICS
10 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 79 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.70%) MS Office
3 7 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.11%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.21%) HFM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) BPCS
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.21%) FRx
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.69%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) HTTP
2 8 (1.69%) FTP
2 8 (1.69%) SMTP
3 7 (1.48%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.27%) Internet
5 5 (1.05%) DNS
5 5 (1.05%) SAN
5 5 (1.05%) LAN
6 4 (0.84%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) WLAN
7 3 (0.63%) Firewall
8 2 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) DMZ
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.03%) Oracle Database
3 45 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 36 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.38%) Data Mining
8 16 (3.38%) MySQL
9 15 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (2.95%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.74%) QlikView
12 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.11%) Base SAS
13 10 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (1.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.69%) Selenium
4 5 (1.05%) JUnit
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.84%) Subversion
6 3 (0.63%) JMeter
6 3 (0.63%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.63%) Hudson
6 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.63%) MSTest
6 3 (0.63%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.63%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.42%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
General
1 166 (35.02%) Finance
2 41 (8.65%) Banking
3 32 (6.75%) Retail
4 12 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.53%) Marketing
5 11 (2.32%) Law
6 10 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
8 6 (1.27%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.05%) Back Office
10 4 (0.84%) Local Government
10 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 203 (42.83%) Developer
2 115 (24.26%) Analyst
3 48 (10.13%) .NET Developer
4 43 (9.07%) Software Engineer
5 42 (8.86%) Software Developer
6 32 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 31 (6.54%) DBA
8 30 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.70%) Senior Developer
10 25 (5.27%) Consultant
11 23 (4.85%) Programmer
12 22 (4.64%) Java Developer
12 22 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.43%) Business Analyst
14 19 (4.01%) Data Analyst
15 18 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (3.80%) Test Analyst
16 16 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.38%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (36.08%) .NET
2 122 (25.74%) ASP.NET
3 98 (20.68%) jQuery
4 81 (17.09%) .NET Framework
5 69 (14.56%) Ajax
6 67 (14.14%) HTML
6 67 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 67 (14.14%) NHibernate
7 59 (12.45%) CSS
8 54 (11.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (9.07%) XML
10 27 (5.70%) WCF
11 23 (4.85%) HTML5
12 18 (3.80%) J2EE
13 15 (3.16%) Web Services
14 11 (2.32%) JSON
14 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (2.11%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.90%) CSS3
16 9 (1.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.38%) Cryptography
4 22 (4.64%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.32%) Statistics
8 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.90%) Physics
10 7 (1.48%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.27%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.27%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.05%) User Experience
12 5 (1.05%) Replication
12 5 (1.05%) Open Source
13 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.19%) Windows
2 52 (10.97%) Linux
3 40 (8.44%) UNIX
4 15 (3.16%) AIX
5 14 (2.95%) Solaris
5 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.95%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.63%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) zOS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.57%) Software Engineering
2 88 (18.57%) MVC
3 49 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (9.49%) OO
5 34 (7.17%) E-Commerce
6 28 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (5.70%) CRM
7 27 (5.70%) ETL
7 27 (5.70%) Data Management
8 25 (5.27%) Asset Management
9 23 (4.85%) TDD
9 23 (4.85%) Mentoring
9 23 (4.85%) Investment Management
10 21 (4.43%) ITIL
11 20 (4.22%) Scrum
12 19 (4.01%) Project Management
12 19 (4.01%) Analytics
13 18 (3.80%) Web Development
14 17 (3.59%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (30.38%) C#
2 116 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 110 (23.21%) T-SQL
4 85 (17.93%) PL/SQL
5 76 (16.03%) Java
6 19 (4.01%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.80%) Python
8 16 (3.38%) Perl
9 12 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.11%) C++
10 10 (2.11%) VBA
11 8 (1.69%) PHP
11 8 (1.69%) Ruby
12 7 (1.48%) VB
13 6 (1.27%) XPath
14 5 (1.05%) R
14 5 (1.05%) C
15 4 (0.84%) XQuery
15 4 (0.84%) sed
Qualifications
1 88 (18.57%) Degree
2 18 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
3 16 (3.38%) OCP
4 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.53%) ISEB
5 9 (1.90%) PhD
6 7 (1.48%) MCP
7 6 (1.27%) VCP4
8 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.84%) CCNA
9 4 (0.84%) MCSA
9 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.63%) MCITP
10 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.63%) MCSE
10 3 (0.63%) CISSP
10 3 (0.63%) CISA
10 3 (0.63%) CISM
10 3 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.48%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.05%) Basel II
5 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.32%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) RACF
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) Squid
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.11%) Control-M
2 9 (1.90%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.48%) HP SIM
4 5 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.05%) SCCM
5 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) Puppet
6 2 (0.42%) SCOM
6 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.42%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.21%) OpenView
7 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 131 (27.64%) Oracle
2 116 (24.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.43%) Business Objects
4 18 (3.80%) VMware
5 17 (3.59%) Sybase
6 15 (3.16%) HP
7 13 (2.74%) BMC
8 12 (2.53%) SolarWinds
9 9 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (1.69%) Veritas
11 7 (1.48%) IBM
12 6 (1.27%) Cisco
12 6 (1.27%) Informatica
12 6 (1.27%) Teradata
13 4 (0.84%) Hyland
13 4 (0.84%) Brocade
13 4 (0.84%) NetApp
13 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.84%) SAP
13 4 (0.84%) Cognos
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