The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 5 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 206 238 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 19.37% 14.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.96% 47.98% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 111 164 134
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
625 496 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.77% 40.36% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 400 357 455
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 166 (40.69%) Finance
2 154 (37.75%) Oracle
3 133 (32.60%) Java
3 133 (32.60%) PL/SQL
4 114 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (26.96%) .NET
5 110 (26.96%) C#
6 76 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
8 64 (15.69%) SQL Server
8 64 (15.69%) Analytics
9 62 (15.20%) Microsoft
10 59 (14.46%) Oracle Database
11 57 (13.97%) HTML
11 57 (13.97%) Degree
12 56 (13.73%) XML
13 49 (12.01%) SAS
14 48 (11.76%) Windows
14 48 (11.76%) Linux
14 48 (11.76%) CSS
15 47 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (9.80%) Python
16 40 (9.80%) Project Management
17 39 (9.56%) MS Excel
18 38 (9.31%) SDLC
19 34 (8.33%) Web Services
20 33 (8.09%) Scrum
20 33 (8.09%) PowerBuilder
21 32 (7.84%) Data Analysis
22 31 (7.60%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (12.01%) SAS
2 14 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.19%) Apache Pig
3 13 (3.19%) JBoss
4 12 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.72%) IIS
8 6 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.74%) Apache
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.49%) CMS
12 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.92%) MS Office
3 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.21%) Sonata
6 8 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.98%) HFM
8 4 (0.98%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.49%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.25%) Line 500
10 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.25%) Sage BI
10 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.47%) GitHub
3 6 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.74%) iPaaS
4 3 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.94%) DNS
2 8 (1.96%) Firewall
3 6 (1.47%) SAN
4 5 (1.23%) LAN
4 5 (1.23%) LDAP
4 5 (1.23%) WAN
5 4 (0.98%) DHCP
5 4 (0.98%) Network Security
6 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.49%) HTTP
7 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.49%) SSH
7 2 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) Internet
8 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.46%) Oracle Database
3 31 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 29 (7.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (6.37%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (5.15%) Hadoop
7 19 (4.66%) MySQL
8 18 (4.41%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.17%) Apache Hive
9 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (3.92%) Big Data
11 15 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (3.43%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (2.21%) MongoDB
15 9 (2.21%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (8.09%) PowerBuilder
2 25 (6.13%) JIRA
3 23 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.64%) Selenium
4 21 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (4.66%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (2.70%) JDeveloper
6 11 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.21%) JUnit
8 8 (1.96%) Maven
9 7 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.47%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.23%) Subversion
11 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.98%) NSubstitute
12 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.74%) Grunt
13 3 (0.74%) gulp
13 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 166 (40.69%) Finance
2 23 (5.64%) Marketing
3 20 (4.90%) Banking
4 16 (3.92%) Legal
5 10 (2.45%) Retail
6 8 (1.96%) Games
7 6 (1.47%) Automotive
8 5 (1.23%) German Language
9 4 (0.98%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.74%) Local Government
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (40.69%) Developer
2 64 (15.69%) Analyst
3 40 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
4 35 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 33 (8.09%) Consultant
6 30 (7.35%) Applications Developer
7 26 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.15%) Technical Leader
10 19 (4.66%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.41%) SQL Developer
11 18 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 17 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
13 15 (3.68%) Applications Support
13 15 (3.68%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.68%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
14 13 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) PL/SQL Developer
15 12 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (26.96%) .NET
2 57 (13.97%) HTML
3 56 (13.73%) XML
4 48 (11.76%) CSS
5 34 (8.33%) Web Services
6 25 (6.13%) HTML5
7 22 (5.39%) Spring
8 20 (4.90%) J2EE
9 19 (4.66%) Java EE
10 18 (4.41%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.41%) ASP.NET
11 17 (4.17%) CSS3
11 17 (4.17%) JSON
11 17 (4.17%) RESTful
12 16 (3.92%) Hibernate
12 16 (3.92%) SOAP
13 14 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (2.70%) WPF
15 10 (2.45%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 11 (2.70%) Fintech
5 9 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.21%) Replication
6 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.49%) Clustering
9 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.76%) Linux
1 48 (11.76%) Windows
2 16 (3.92%) Unix
3 13 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.72%) Solaris
7 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.47%) OpenVMS
8 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.47%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) Android
11 2 (0.49%) CentOS
11 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (15.69%) Analytics
3 47 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (9.80%) Project Management
5 38 (9.31%) SDLC
6 33 (8.09%) Scrum
7 32 (7.84%) Data Analysis
8 27 (6.62%) MVC
8 27 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.62%) TDD
9 21 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (4.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 20 (4.90%) Web Development
10 20 (4.90%) Workflow
11 19 (4.66%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.66%) Test Automation
12 18 (4.41%) Business Analysis
12 18 (4.41%) Change Control
12 18 (4.41%) Data Modelling
12 18 (4.41%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 133 (32.60%) Java
1 133 (32.60%) PL/SQL
2 110 (26.96%) C#
3 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.80%) Python
5 22 (5.39%) R
6 17 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.45%) Perl
10 8 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.47%) VBA
12 5 (1.23%) XPath
13 4 (0.98%) Scala
13 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.74%) C++
14 3 (0.74%) PHP
14 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.74%) VB
14 3 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (13.97%) Degree
2 14 (3.43%) ISEB
3 9 (2.21%) HND
4 4 (0.98%) CCNA
4 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) MCP
6 2 (0.49%) CCNP
6 2 (0.49%) MCITP
6 2 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
3 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.47%) NFS
3 6 (1.47%) Samba
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.74%) XenApp
5 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.49%) NDS
6 2 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.49%) UAG
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.19%) Ambari
2 12 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.47%) Puppet
3 6 (1.47%) SCCM
3 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.23%) Ansible
4 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.74%) SCOM
6 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.49%) Nagios
6 2 (0.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 154 (37.75%) Oracle
2 62 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.92%) Cisco
3 16 (3.92%) VMware
4 13 (3.19%) HP
5 11 (2.70%) Cognos
6 8 (1.96%) FNZ
6 8 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.96%) Vertica
7 7 (1.72%) Tableau
8 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.23%) Citrix
10 4 (0.98%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.98%) IBM
10 4 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.98%) Teradata
11 3 (0.74%) CA
11 3 (0.74%) Symantec
11 3 (0.74%) Varonis
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