The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 586 716 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.54% 18.87% 27.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.65% 36.11% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 345 440 493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1691 1983 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.51% 52.25% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1336 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Glasgow -2 243 £42,500 - 44
Edinburgh -3 203 £40,000 - 50
Stirling +2 45 £48,500 +86.53% 5
Aberdeen -1 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Lothian -1 20 £35,000 -2.77% 7
Fife +3 13 £42,926 +1.00%
Renfrewshire +5 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Dundee +3 7 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Scottish Borders +1 3 £21,500 -47.87% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £25,000 -
Highlands - 1 £62,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 425 (36.96%) Oracle
2 400 (34.78%) Finance
3 351 (30.52%) SQL Server
4 345 (30.00%) .NET
5 341 (29.65%) C#
6 322 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (23.13%) Java
8 249 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 218 (18.96%) Microsoft
10 213 (18.52%) PL/SQL
11 207 (18.00%) ASP.NET
12 186 (16.17%) HTML
13 180 (15.65%) T-SQL
13 180 (15.65%) Relational Database
14 171 (14.87%) UNIX
15 156 (13.57%) Banking
16 155 (13.48%) Windows
17 154 (13.39%) CSS
18 149 (12.96%) MVC
19 146 (12.70%) Degree
20 139 (12.09%) Oracle Database
21 138 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
22 137 (11.91%) Linux
22 137 (11.91%) MS Excel
23 133 (11.57%) jQuery
24 130 (11.30%) .NET Framework
25 127 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
26 118 (10.26%) Software Engineering
27 115 (10.00%) OO
28 109 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 72 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 69 (6.00%) SAS
3 41 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 26 (2.26%) JBoss
6 23 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (1.91%) IIS
7 22 (1.91%) Apache
7 22 (1.91%) CMS
8 18 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.30%) Node.js
10 12 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (0.96%) FileNet
12 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.61%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.52%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.52%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 137 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.26%) MS Office
3 15 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.78%) MS Project
5 8 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.61%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.43%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 40 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 15 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.04%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 9 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.61%) BPCS
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
9 5 (0.43%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.35%) Global One
10 4 (0.35%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.70%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.26%) GitHub
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.74%) HTTP
2 16 (1.39%) DNS
3 14 (1.22%) SAN
4 12 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.78%) Internet
6 8 (0.70%) LAN
7 7 (0.61%) DHCP
8 6 (0.52%) WLAN
8 6 (0.52%) SMTP
8 6 (0.52%) Firewall
9 5 (0.43%) Wireless
9 5 (0.43%) FTP
10 4 (0.35%) LDAP
10 4 (0.35%) SSL
11 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.17%) Extranet
12 2 (0.17%) Intranet
12 2 (0.17%) WAN
12 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.087%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 180 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 139 (12.09%) Oracle Database
4 109 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (9.30%) RDBMS
6 84 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 41 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
9 41 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 30 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 27 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (2.26%) QlikView
12 26 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (2.09%) MySQL
14 22 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (1.83%) Data Mining
15 21 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 34 (2.96%) Selenium
3 27 (2.35%) Toad
4 26 (2.26%) Subversion
5 25 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 23 (2.00%) JIRA
7 20 (1.74%) Maven
7 20 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.48%) JUnit
10 15 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.04%) GitLab
13 11 (0.96%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (0.78%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.78%) Jenkins
16 8 (0.70%) MSBuild
16 8 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 400 (34.78%) Finance
2 156 (13.57%) Banking
3 37 (3.22%) Retail
4 32 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.09%) Marketing
7 21 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.22%) Front Office
9 10 (0.87%) Billing
10 8 (0.70%) Back Office
11 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.61%) Legal
12 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
14 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.35%) Games
15 3 (0.26%) Local Government
16 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 492 (42.78%) Developer
2 276 (24.00%) Analyst
3 87 (7.57%) .NET Developer
4 81 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 75 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.09%) DBA
7 67 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.83%) Software Engineer
8 66 (5.74%) Software Developer
9 54 (4.70%) Support Analyst
10 53 (4.61%) Oracle DBA
11 50 (4.35%) Programmer
12 47 (4.09%) Consultant
13 43 (3.74%) C# Developer
14 38 (3.30%) Test Analyst
14 38 (3.30%) AWS Developer
15 37 (3.22%) Technical Analyst
16 36 (3.13%) SQL Developer
17 35 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
18 30 (2.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (30.00%) .NET
2 207 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 186 (16.17%) HTML
4 154 (13.39%) CSS
5 133 (11.57%) jQuery
6 130 (11.30%) .NET Framework
7 91 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 90 (7.83%) Web Services
8 90 (7.83%) XML
9 84 (7.30%) NHibernate
10 81 (7.04%) Entity Framework
11 76 (6.61%) HTML5
12 75 (6.52%) Ajax
13 73 (6.35%) Spring
14 48 (4.17%) Hibernate
15 42 (3.65%) WCF
16 41 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 33 (2.87%) JMS
18 30 (2.61%) J2EE
19 29 (2.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.43%) Cryptography
4 28 (2.43%) Derivative
4 28 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.26%) Equities
6 21 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.30%) Replication
10 14 (1.22%) Clustering
11 13 (1.13%) Statistics
11 13 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.04%) Open Source
12 12 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.04%) AS400
13 11 (0.96%) Reference Data
14 10 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 171 (14.87%) UNIX
2 155 (13.48%) Windows
3 137 (11.91%) Linux
4 21 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.65%) Solaris
6 16 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.87%) AIX
10 8 (0.70%) Android
11 6 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.26%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (12.96%) MVC
3 138 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 118 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 115 (10.00%) OO
6 93 (8.09%) ETL
7 85 (7.39%) TDD
8 75 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 71 (6.17%) ITIL
10 68 (5.91%) Project Management
11 67 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
12 66 (5.74%) Scrum
13 64 (5.57%) Data Management
14 59 (5.13%) Automated Testing
14 59 (5.13%) Web Development
15 58 (5.04%) Mentoring
16 57 (4.96%) Workflow
17 51 (4.43%) Business Analysis
18 49 (4.26%) CRM
19 46 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 341 (29.65%) C#
2 266 (23.13%) Java
3 249 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 213 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 180 (15.65%) T-SQL
6 65 (5.65%) Shell Script
7 63 (5.48%) VB.NET
8 53 (4.61%) C++
8 53 (4.61%) Python
9 52 (4.52%) Perl
10 44 (3.83%) VB
11 33 (2.87%) VBA
12 28 (2.43%) C
13 24 (2.09%) PHP
14 18 (1.57%) VB6
15 17 (1.48%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.30%) RPG
17 14 (1.22%) RPG IV
18 10 (0.87%) sed
18 10 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (12.70%) Degree
2 34 (2.96%) ISEB
3 28 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
5 20 (1.74%) OCP
6 18 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.87%) PhD
9 9 (0.78%) CCNA
9 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.70%) MCP
10 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.52%) CISA
11 6 (0.52%) CISM
11 6 (0.52%) MBA
11 6 (0.52%) CISSP
12 5 (0.43%) MCSA
12 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.26%) QA
2 21 (1.83%) SLA
3 13 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.26%) Basel II
7 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.087%) COREP
System Software
1 32 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.78%) RACF
6 7 (0.61%) Firmware
7 6 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.087%) HDFS
9 1 (0.087%) XenApp
9 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.087%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 14 (1.22%) Control-M
5 9 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.61%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.43%) Puppet
7 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.43%) SCCM
7 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.26%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.17%) MOM
10 1 (0.087%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.087%) OpenView
10 1 (0.087%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.087%) Legato
10 1 (0.087%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.087%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 425 (36.96%) Oracle
2 218 (18.96%) Microsoft
3 84 (7.30%) Business Objects
4 58 (5.04%) Sybase
5 36 (3.13%) SAP
6 35 (3.04%) IBM
7 32 (2.78%) Informatica
8 28 (2.43%) HP
9 26 (2.26%) VMware
10 19 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.30%) BMC
12 13 (1.13%) Cisco
13 12 (1.04%) SolarWinds
13 12 (1.04%) Tableau
14 11 (0.96%) Cognos
14 11 (0.96%) TIBCO
15 9 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (0.70%) Citrix
17 7 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
17 7 (0.61%) Veritas
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum £40,000 - £75,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum £35,000 - £75,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package and Bens incl Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday