The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 329 413 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.46% 29.82% 29.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.63% 47.42% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 185 201 198
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
754 871 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.36% 62.89% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 415 504 461
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region.

SQL Salary Trend in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 240 (39.02%) Finance
2 215 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (34.80%) Oracle
4 189 (30.73%) SQL Server
5 164 (26.67%) Java
6 142 (23.09%) Relational Database
7 131 (21.30%) .NET
8 121 (19.67%) PL/SQL
8 121 (19.67%) Microsoft
9 114 (18.54%) JavaScript
10 110 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (17.56%) UNIX
12 102 (16.59%) C#
12 102 (16.59%) RDBMS
13 97 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
14 96 (15.61%) Banking
15 90 (14.63%) CSS
16 88 (14.31%) ETL
17 83 (13.50%) HTML
18 81 (13.17%) OO
19 76 (12.36%) SDLC
20 75 (12.20%) Unit Testing
21 73 (11.87%) Linux
21 73 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
21 73 (11.87%) Oracle Database
22 71 (11.54%) T-SQL
23 69 (11.22%) ASP.NET
24 63 (10.24%) Windows
24 63 (10.24%) XML
24 63 (10.24%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 43 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.85%) WebLogic
2 36 (5.85%) SAS
3 35 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.09%) JBoss
5 18 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (2.76%) Apache
7 15 (2.44%) IIS
8 14 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (2.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (1.63%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.98%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.81%) Mule
14 4 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.65%) CMS
15 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.49%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 61 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.14%) SPSS
3 7 (1.14%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (5.20%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (2.93%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (2.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
6 11 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.49%) PRMS
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.49%) AquaLogic BPM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.16%) Primavera
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.49%) GitHub
5 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.25%) Firewall
2 13 (2.11%) DNS
3 11 (1.79%) Internet
4 9 (1.46%) Network Security
5 8 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.98%) SAN
6 6 (0.98%) LAN
6 6 (0.98%) DHCP
7 5 (0.81%) NAS
8 4 (0.65%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.65%) WAN
8 4 (0.65%) LDAP
8 4 (0.65%) ATM
8 4 (0.65%) SSH
9 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.33%) HTTP
10 2 (0.33%) DAB
11 1 (0.16%) Wireless
11 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (30.73%) SQL Server
2 142 (23.09%) Relational Database
3 102 (16.59%) RDBMS
4 73 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (11.87%) Oracle Database
5 61 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (8.29%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (6.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 36 (5.85%) Oracle Reports
9 36 (5.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (5.69%) Big Data
11 20 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (2.76%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.60%) QlikView
14 14 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (2.28%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 13 (2.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (5.37%) JUnit
2 29 (4.72%) Subversion
3 28 (4.55%) Maven
4 24 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (2.76%) JIRA
8 16 (2.60%) Selenium
9 15 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.11%) Toad
10 13 (2.11%) HP UFT
11 12 (1.95%) GitLab
12 11 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.63%) ProC
14 7 (1.14%) WatiN
14 7 (1.14%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.14%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.98%) Hudson
15 6 (0.98%) FitNesse
General
1 240 (39.02%) Finance
2 96 (15.61%) Banking
3 18 (2.93%) Retail
3 18 (2.93%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.60%) Retail Banking
4 16 (2.60%) Front Office
5 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.14%) Marketing
6 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 5 (0.81%) Legal
7 5 (0.81%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Law
8 2 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 282 (45.85%) Developer
2 158 (25.69%) Analyst
3 85 (13.82%) Business Analyst
4 54 (8.78%) .NET Developer
5 51 (8.29%) Senior Developer
6 48 (7.80%) SQL Developer
7 43 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 43 (6.99%) Technical Analyst
8 37 (6.02%) Technical Business Analyst
9 31 (5.04%) DBA
10 26 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.74%) Support Analyst
12 23 (3.74%) Designer
13 22 (3.58%) Programmer
14 19 (3.09%) Senior Business Analyst
15 18 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 17 (2.76%) Lead Designer
16 17 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 16 (2.60%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (21.30%) .NET
2 90 (14.63%) CSS
3 83 (13.50%) HTML
4 69 (11.22%) ASP.NET
5 63 (10.24%) XML
6 58 (9.43%) Web Services
6 58 (9.43%) Spring
6 58 (9.43%) jQuery
7 43 (6.99%) .NET Framework
8 39 (6.34%) J2EE
9 37 (6.02%) HTML5
10 34 (5.53%) Entity Framework
10 34 (5.53%) AngularJS
11 29 (4.72%) JMS
11 29 (4.72%) Hibernate
12 25 (4.07%) Middleware
12 25 (4.07%) XSLT
13 20 (3.25%) Oracle ADF
13 20 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.37%) Derivative
4 20 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.60%) Physics
6 16 (2.60%) Equities
7 13 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.95%) Clustering
9 11 (1.79%) Replication
10 10 (1.63%) User Experience
11 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.98%) AS400
15 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 108 (17.56%) UNIX
2 73 (11.87%) Linux
3 63 (10.24%) Windows
4 19 (3.09%) Android
5 12 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.65%) Solaris
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (14.31%) ETL
4 81 (13.17%) OO
5 76 (12.36%) SDLC
6 75 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 63 (10.24%) Scrum
8 57 (9.27%) Data Analysis
9 56 (9.11%) MVC
10 48 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
11 45 (7.32%) Data Modelling
12 44 (7.15%) Analytics
13 43 (6.99%) ITIL
14 39 (6.34%) SOA
15 38 (6.18%) Waterfall
16 35 (5.69%) Project Management
17 33 (5.37%) Business Analysis
18 30 (4.88%) Software Engineering
18 30 (4.88%) TDD
18 30 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 164 (26.67%) Java
2 121 (19.67%) PL/SQL
3 114 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 102 (16.59%) C#
5 71 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 50 (8.13%) Shell Script
7 40 (6.50%) Python
8 32 (5.20%) Perl
9 25 (4.07%) C++
10 16 (2.60%) C
11 15 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.95%) VB
13 10 (1.63%) VBA
13 10 (1.63%) PHP
14 9 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.30%) R
15 8 (1.30%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.98%) RPG
16 6 (0.98%) COBOL
16 6 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (9.59%) Degree
2 16 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.81%) NCDA
5 5 (0.81%) OCP
5 5 (0.81%) MCSE
6 4 (0.65%) HND
7 3 (0.49%) MCP
8 2 (0.33%) CCNP
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.34%) QA
2 19 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) FATCA
3 2 (0.33%) COREP
3 2 (0.33%) FINREP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.98%) NFS
4 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.65%) Samba
5 4 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.33%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (1.63%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.30%) SCCM
4 7 (1.14%) Control-M
5 5 (0.81%) SCOM
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Statspack
5 5 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.65%) logstash
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.49%) Foglight
7 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.33%) MOM
8 2 (0.33%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.33%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 214 (34.80%) Oracle
2 121 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 59 (9.59%) Sybase
4 24 (3.90%) Informatica
5 23 (3.74%) SAP
6 22 (3.58%) Cognos
7 16 (2.60%) VMware
8 14 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.46%) Tableau
10 9 (1.46%) Vertica
11 7 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.14%) Citrix
12 6 (0.98%) Siebel
12 6 (0.98%) IBM
12 6 (0.98%) Perforce
12 6 (0.98%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.81%) EMC
13 5 (0.81%) NetApp
13 5 (0.81%) CommVault
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