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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 272 246 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.47% 20.60% 20.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.51% 37.73% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 201 141 182
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
766 652 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.00% 54.61% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 546 415 444
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 178 (30.69%) Oracle
2 173 (29.83%) Finance
3 171 (29.48%) C#
4 158 (27.24%) SQL Server
5 153 (26.38%) .NET
6 136 (23.45%) JavaScript
7 130 (22.41%) Microsoft
8 122 (21.03%) Java
9 119 (20.52%) HTML
10 113 (19.48%) PL/SQL
11 98 (16.90%) jQuery
12 97 (16.72%) MS Excel
13 93 (16.03%) T-SQL
14 86 (14.83%) ASP.NET
14 86 (14.83%) CSS
15 82 (14.14%) XML
15 82 (14.14%) Windows
15 82 (14.14%) Linux
15 82 (14.14%) Software Engineering
16 81 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (13.10%) UNIX
18 75 (12.93%) Degree
19 69 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 63 (10.86%) ITIL
20 63 (10.86%) MVC
21 61 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 56 (9.66%) Ajax
23 55 (9.48%) .NET Framework
24 53 (9.14%) SAS
25 51 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (9.14%) SAS
2 44 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.34%) WebLogic
4 22 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (3.28%) IIS
5 19 (3.28%) CMS
6 12 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.86%) Apache
10 5 (0.86%) FileNet
10 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.52%) Lync
13 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 97 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.10%) MS Office
3 13 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.86%) SPSS
5 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.69%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 30 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (4.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.93%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (2.41%) Markit EDM
5 12 (2.07%) Oracle Payroll
6 8 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.34%) FRx
11 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.34%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.07%) Internet
2 15 (2.59%) FTP
2 15 (2.59%) HTTP
3 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.90%) SMTP
5 10 (1.72%) VoIP
6 9 (1.55%) DNS
7 7 (1.21%) SAN
7 7 (1.21%) Firewall
8 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.69%) DMZ
8 4 (0.69%) MPLS
8 4 (0.69%) LDAP
8 4 (0.69%) DHCP
8 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.69%) FCoE
8 4 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (27.24%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (8.28%) Oracle Database
5 38 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (5.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 31 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (4.31%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (2.24%) Big Data
12 13 (2.24%) MySQL
13 12 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (2.07%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 26 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (3.97%) Ant
3 22 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.38%) Subversion
6 8 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.21%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.03%) Selenium
8 6 (1.03%) InstallShield
8 6 (1.03%) Toad
8 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (1.03%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.52%) JIRA
11 2 (0.34%) NUnit
11 2 (0.34%) ProC
11 2 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 173 (29.83%) Finance
2 43 (7.41%) Banking
3 40 (6.90%) Marketing
4 30 (5.17%) Retail
5 16 (2.76%) Law
6 12 (2.07%) Billing
7 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.21%) General Ledger
7 7 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.21%) French Language
8 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Legal
8 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.86%) Games
10 4 (0.69%) German Language
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) International Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (36.55%) Developer
2 137 (23.62%) Analyst
3 45 (7.76%) Software Engineer
4 44 (7.59%) Software Developer
5 40 (6.90%) DBA
6 37 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 32 (5.52%) .NET Developer
8 28 (4.83%) Consultant
9 27 (4.66%) Applications Support
9 27 (4.66%) Administrator
10 25 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 21 (3.62%) Data Analyst
12 21 (3.62%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.45%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.45%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.10%) Middleware Specialist
15 17 (2.93%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (26.38%) .NET
2 119 (20.52%) HTML
3 98 (16.90%) jQuery
4 86 (14.83%) ASP.NET
4 86 (14.83%) CSS
5 82 (14.14%) XML
6 56 (9.66%) Ajax
7 55 (9.48%) .NET Framework
8 51 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (5.86%) XSLT
9 34 (5.86%) SOAP
9 34 (5.86%) Web Services
9 34 (5.86%) WCF
10 33 (5.69%) HTML5
11 27 (4.66%) Middleware
12 23 (3.97%) NHibernate
13 22 (3.79%) J2EE
13 22 (3.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (3.62%) CSS3
15 18 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.76%) Client/Server
4 14 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.24%) Replication
5 13 (2.24%) Cryptography
6 11 (1.90%) Statistics
7 9 (1.55%) Data Extraction
7 9 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (1.38%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.21%) Clustering
10 6 (1.03%) Blog
10 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.14%) Windows
1 82 (14.14%) Linux
2 76 (13.10%) UNIX
3 26 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.72%) AIX
8 9 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.38%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.86%) Debian
10 5 (0.86%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.69%) HPUX
12 3 (0.52%) CentOS
13 2 (0.34%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (14.14%) Software Engineering
2 81 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (10.86%) ITIL
3 63 (10.86%) MVC
4 44 (7.59%) OO
5 43 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 41 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (6.55%) Workflow
8 37 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 34 (5.86%) SOA
10 32 (5.52%) Analytics
11 30 (5.17%) Scrum
11 30 (5.17%) Project Management
12 29 (5.00%) Information Security
13 27 (4.66%) CRM
14 25 (4.31%) TDD
15 22 (3.79%) Asset Management
15 22 (3.79%) Performance Management
16 21 (3.62%) E-Commerce
16 21 (3.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 171 (29.48%) C#
2 136 (23.45%) JavaScript
3 122 (21.03%) Java
4 113 (19.48%) PL/SQL
5 93 (16.03%) T-SQL
6 49 (8.45%) Python
7 47 (8.10%) Perl
8 29 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 25 (4.31%) C++
11 21 (3.62%) Ruby
12 19 (3.28%) XQuery
13 15 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.41%) VB
14 14 (2.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 13 (2.24%) Jython
16 11 (1.90%) VBA
17 8 (1.38%) Lisp
18 6 (1.03%) C
19 5 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (12.93%) Degree
2 21 (3.62%) ISEB
3 11 (1.90%) PhD
3 11 (1.90%) MCP
4 10 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.38%) OCP
5 8 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.21%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.86%) MBA
8 4 (0.69%) APMP
8 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.34%) MCSE
11 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) HND
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
11 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.07%) QA
2 15 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.07%) SLA
5 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.69%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (0.86%) SCCM
3 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.69%) Puppet
4 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 178 (30.69%) Oracle
2 130 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.00%) VMware
4 13 (2.24%) SAP
4 13 (2.24%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.72%) Sybase
5 10 (1.72%) Cisco
5 10 (1.72%) Citrix
6 9 (1.55%) thinkFolio
7 8 (1.38%) IBM
7 8 (1.38%) Fidessa
7 8 (1.38%) Talend
8 7 (1.21%) Tableau
8 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.21%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.03%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.03%) HP
10 5 (0.86%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.86%) SmartFocus
10 5 (0.86%) Avaya
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per day + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago