The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 7.69% - 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
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 Highlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 38.46% 11.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £28,414 - £28,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,048 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

SQL Salary Trend in the Highlands

SQL
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 £25,000 -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft