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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 8 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 18.18% 13.04% 58.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 25.00% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
SQL
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Programming Languages Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 45.45% 52.17% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £31,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

SQL
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

SQL Salary Trend in Livingston

SQL
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Livingston

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 13 (46.43%) C#
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) IIS
5 9 (32.14%) QA
5 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
5 9 (32.14%) System Testing
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) Release Management
6 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 8 (28.57%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Telerik
7 6 (21.43%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) OLAP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Xcode
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) Django
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) iPhone
2 3 (10.71%) EPoS
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
2 9 (32.14%) System Testing
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Release Management
3 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Telerik
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Google