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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 671 838 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.48% 22.77% 23.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.15% 40.84% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 396 518 508
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,875 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
1592 2052 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.96% 55.76% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1411 1250
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +1 314 £42,500 +10.38% 42
Edinburgh -1 245 £43,750 +9.37% 53
Stirling -3 25 £32,500 -31.21%
Dundee -2 24 £42,500 +25.92% 6
West Lothian 0 20 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Fife +7 9 £42,926 +22.64% 4
Aberdeen 0 8 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Renfrewshire +1 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Midlothian - 6 - -
North Lanarkshire +6 4 £38,500 +6.20%
Inverclyde - 3 £38,750 -
East Lothian 0 2 £36,750 -26.50%
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Moray - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 496 (38.10%) Finance
2 453 (34.79%) Oracle
3 412 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (30.03%) SQL Server
5 313 (24.04%) .NET
6 297 (22.81%) Java
7 295 (22.66%) C#
8 261 (20.05%) JavaScript
9 256 (19.66%) Microsoft
10 239 (18.36%) PL/SQL
11 237 (18.20%) Relational Database
12 205 (15.75%) HTML
13 186 (14.29%) Banking
14 182 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
15 181 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
16 180 (13.82%) UNIX
16 180 (13.82%) Linux
17 179 (13.75%) CSS
18 175 (13.44%) T-SQL
19 171 (13.13%) Degree
20 170 (13.06%) SDLC
21 167 (12.83%) Windows
22 166 (12.75%) RDBMS
23 162 (12.44%) ASP.NET
24 138 (10.60%) MS Excel
25 136 (10.45%) Oracle Database
26 134 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
27 133 (10.22%) jQuery
28 123 (9.45%) OO
29 116 (8.91%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 89 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 76 (5.84%) SAS
3 57 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 48 (3.69%) JBoss
5 39 (3.00%) Apache
6 38 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 34 (2.61%) IIS
8 33 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 26 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (1.84%) MS Exchange
11 23 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.77%) Node.js
12 16 (1.23%) CMS
13 13 (1.00%) Apache Pig
13 13 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.92%) FileNet
15 11 (0.84%) Mule
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 138 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.07%) MS Office
3 12 (0.92%) SPSS
3 12 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.38%) MS Project
6 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 52 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (3.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
3 29 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 27 (2.07%) Oracle General Ledger
5 22 (1.69%) Markit EDM
6 17 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (1.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 13 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
9 11 (0.84%) Primavera
10 8 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
11 7 (0.54%) BPCS
11 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.46%) thinkFolio
12 6 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle Utilities
13 5 (0.38%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.38%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.23%) SaaS
5 12 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.31%) GitHub
8 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.23%) Office 365
10 1 (0.077%) PaaS
10 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.30%) Firewall
2 23 (1.77%) DNS
3 19 (1.46%) HTTP
3 19 (1.46%) LAN
4 18 (1.38%) LDAP
4 18 (1.38%) Internet
5 17 (1.31%) SAN
6 13 (1.00%) WAN
7 10 (0.77%) DHCP
8 9 (0.69%) Network Security
9 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.54%) SSL
10 7 (0.54%) NAS
11 6 (0.46%) WLAN
12 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.23%) ATM
14 2 (0.15%) VoIP
14 2 (0.15%) SMTP
14 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (30.03%) SQL Server
2 237 (18.20%) Relational Database
3 166 (12.75%) RDBMS
4 136 (10.45%) Oracle Database
5 134 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 56 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
9 55 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (4.15%) MySQL
11 51 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (3.38%) Big Data
13 41 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (2.92%) MongoDB
15 33 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (2.46%) SQLPlus
17 30 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (2.15%) OLAP
18 28 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 53 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 51 (3.92%) JUnit
3 47 (3.61%) Visual Studio
4 46 (3.53%) Selenium
5 42 (3.23%) Maven
6 40 (3.07%) Subversion
7 34 (2.61%) Toad
8 31 (2.38%) JIRA
9 30 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
9 30 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.84%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.77%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.38%) HP UFT
13 16 (1.23%) Jenkins
14 15 (1.15%) Ant
15 14 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.08%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.08%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.08%) GitLab
16 13 (1.00%) ProC
General
1 496 (38.10%) Finance
2 186 (14.29%) Banking
3 34 (2.61%) Investment Banking
4 31 (2.38%) Retail
5 27 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.92%) Marketing
7 16 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.84%) Back Office
11 10 (0.77%) Front Office
12 9 (0.69%) Billing
13 7 (0.54%) Legal
14 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.38%) Games
16 2 (0.15%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 1 (0.077%) Local Government
17 1 (0.077%) Automotive
17 1 (0.077%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 506 (38.86%) Developer
2 339 (26.04%) Analyst
3 109 (8.37%) Business Analyst
4 94 (7.22%) Senior Developer
5 76 (5.84%) .NET Developer
6 69 (5.30%) DBA
7 67 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 62 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 60 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
10 58 (4.45%) Software Developer
11 57 (4.38%) Technical Analyst
11 57 (4.38%) SQL Developer
12 53 (4.07%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.61%) C# Developer
14 43 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
14 43 (3.30%) Support Analyst
15 42 (3.23%) Web Developer
16 41 (3.15%) Technical Business Analyst
17 40 (3.07%) Consultant
17 40 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (24.04%) .NET
2 205 (15.75%) HTML
3 179 (13.75%) CSS
4 162 (12.44%) ASP.NET
5 133 (10.22%) jQuery
6 116 (8.91%) XML
7 106 (8.14%) Web Services
8 100 (7.68%) Spring
8 100 (7.68%) .NET Framework
9 68 (5.22%) Entity Framework
10 64 (4.92%) HTML5
10 64 (4.92%) J2EE
11 63 (4.84%) NHibernate
12 61 (4.69%) Hibernate
13 53 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (3.76%) JMS
15 42 (3.23%) Ajax
16 40 (3.07%) AngularJS
17 37 (2.84%) Servlets
18 36 (2.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 44 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.53%) Derivative
6 29 (2.23%) Equities
6 29 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.00%) Clustering
8 20 (1.54%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.46%) Replication
10 18 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.31%) Cryptography
12 13 (1.00%) AS400
12 13 (1.00%) Statistics
13 12 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.84%) User Experience
14 11 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 180 (13.82%) UNIX
1 180 (13.82%) Linux
2 167 (12.83%) Windows
3 26 (2.00%) Android
3 26 (2.00%) Solaris
4 25 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.00%) AIX
8 11 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.46%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.38%) Debian
11 5 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (13.06%) SDLC
4 123 (9.45%) OO
5 115 (8.83%) MVC
6 112 (8.60%) ETL
7 105 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 101 (7.76%) Scrum
9 94 (7.22%) TDD
10 86 (6.61%) ITIL
11 83 (6.37%) Project Management
12 81 (6.22%) Data Modelling
13 77 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 77 (5.91%) Unit Testing
14 76 (5.84%) Workflow
15 74 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
16 72 (5.53%) Analytics
17 67 (5.15%) Mentoring
18 66 (5.07%) Software Delivery
19 62 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 297 (22.81%) Java
2 295 (22.66%) C#
3 261 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 239 (18.36%) PL/SQL
5 175 (13.44%) T-SQL
6 74 (5.68%) Python
7 72 (5.53%) Perl
8 61 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 48 (3.69%) C++
10 47 (3.61%) VB.NET
11 41 (3.15%) PHP
12 33 (2.53%) VB
13 32 (2.46%) C
14 25 (1.92%) VBA
14 25 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.31%) VB6
15 17 (1.31%) Ruby
16 14 (1.08%) R
17 13 (1.00%) RPG
18 12 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 171 (13.13%) Degree
2 34 (2.61%) ISEB
3 27 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.92%) OCP
9 11 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.69%) CISSP
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.46%) CISA
11 6 (0.46%) CISM
11 6 (0.46%) MBA
11 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.38%) NCDA
12 5 (0.38%) HND
13 4 (0.31%) MCSE
13 4 (0.31%) MCP
13 4 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.37%) QA
2 24 (1.84%) SLA
3 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.46%) COBIT
5 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) Basel II
7 1 (0.077%) MiFID
7 1 (0.077%) AIFMD
System Software
1 46 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.61%) XenApp
6 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.38%) NFS
7 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.23%) RACF
8 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.15%) Firmware
9 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.077%) Samba
10 1 (0.077%) HDFS
10 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (2.07%) Data Guard
3 17 (1.31%) Control-M
4 13 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (0.92%) SCCM
6 10 (0.77%) SCOM
6 10 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.46%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.38%) Puppet
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
10 4 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.31%) logstash
10 4 (0.31%) SnapMirror
10 4 (0.31%) SnapVault
11 3 (0.23%) MOM
11 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.15%) Foglight
Vendors
1 453 (34.79%) Oracle
2 256 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 73 (5.61%) Business Objects
4 70 (5.38%) Sybase
5 56 (4.30%) VMware
6 51 (3.92%) Informatica
7 37 (2.84%) SAP
8 33 (2.53%) Cognos
9 28 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (1.38%) Citrix
11 16 (1.23%) IBM
12 14 (1.08%) HP
12 14 (1.08%) Teradata
13 13 (1.00%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.92%) Cisco
15 11 (0.84%) Vertica
16 10 (0.77%) BMC
16 10 (0.77%) Veritas
16 10 (0.77%) Charles River
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