The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 494 668 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.74% 20.39% 22.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.88% 41.23% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 297 409 498
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1458 1620 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.35% 49.45% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 879 994 1291
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 277 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Edinburgh -1 172 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Fife -1 12 £28,250 -20.42%
Stirling +4 7 £33,000 +1.53%
West Lothian +2 7 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Renfrewshire +2 6 £24,500 -42.35% 2
Aberdeen -1 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Scottish Borders - 2 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Dundee -5 1 £34,253 -19.40% 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL.

1 341 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (31.75%) Oracle
3 327 (31.08%) Finance
4 315 (29.94%) Java
5 286 (27.19%) SQL Server
6 225 (21.39%) .NET
7 224 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
8 223 (21.20%) C#
9 216 (20.53%) Microsoft
10 209 (19.87%) PL/SQL
11 187 (17.78%) HTML
12 181 (17.21%) JavaScript
12 181 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
13 176 (16.73%) Degree
14 152 (14.45%) Unix
15 144 (13.69%) Linux
16 142 (13.50%) Windows
16 142 (13.50%) Relational Database
17 139 (13.21%) SDLC
18 136 (12.93%) Banking
19 132 (12.55%) Python
20 131 (12.45%) MS Excel
21 119 (11.31%) Scrum
22 118 (11.22%) OO
23 114 (10.84%) CSS
24 112 (10.65%) XML
25 110 (10.46%) ASP.NET
26 108 (10.27%) T-SQL
27 107 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 100 (9.51%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.13%) SAS
3 38 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.52%) IIS
8 13 (1.24%) Apache
8 13 (1.24%) JBoss
8 13 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (1.14%) Moodle
9 12 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.05%) CICS
10 11 (1.05%) MQSeries
11 10 (0.95%) CMS
12 9 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.67%) Apache Qpid
14 7 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 131 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.095%) Stata
Business Applications
1 36 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.95%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.95%) Sonata
6 8 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.67%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.57%) HFM
9 5 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.48%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.48%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.05%) SaaS
3 5 (0.48%) Office 365
4 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.37%) Firewall
2 32 (3.04%) DNS
3 31 (2.95%) SAN
4 26 (2.47%) Internet
5 22 (2.09%) DHCP
6 16 (1.52%) LAN
6 16 (1.52%) WAN
7 14 (1.33%) VoIP
8 10 (0.95%) LDAP
9 9 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.67%) Wireless
11 6 (0.57%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.57%) SSH
11 6 (0.57%) SSL
12 3 (0.29%) Intranet
12 3 (0.29%) Skype
12 3 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.29%) VPN
13 2 (0.19%) HTTP
14 1 (0.095%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 142 (13.50%) Relational Database
3 107 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
4 100 (9.51%) Oracle Database
5 93 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (8.56%) RDBMS
7 74 (7.03%) Oracle Reports
8 48 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (4.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 44 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 43 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (3.80%) Hadoop
13 39 (3.71%) Big Data
14 31 (2.95%) QlikView
15 30 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 28 (2.66%) MongoDB
17 26 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (2.38%) DB2
18 25 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 77 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.70%) JIRA
3 52 (4.94%) Oracle Forms
3 52 (4.94%) Selenium
4 51 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 50 (4.75%) Subversion
6 45 (4.28%) Maven
7 40 (3.80%) JUnit
8 38 (3.61%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 17 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
13 14 (1.33%) Toad
14 13 (1.24%) FitNesse
14 13 (1.24%) JDeveloper
15 12 (1.14%) JBehave
16 11 (1.05%) Ant
17 10 (0.95%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 327 (31.08%) Finance
2 136 (12.93%) Banking
3 47 (4.47%) Retail
4 28 (2.66%) Marketing
5 19 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.71%) Legal
7 17 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.43%) Games
8 15 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.05%) Back Office
10 9 (0.86%) Private Banking
11 7 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.67%) Law
12 6 (0.57%) Automotive
12 6 (0.57%) Front Office
12 6 (0.57%) German Language
12 6 (0.57%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.48%) Publishing
14 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 469 (44.58%) Developer
2 204 (19.39%) Analyst
3 92 (8.75%) SQL Developer
4 84 (7.98%) .NET Developer
5 79 (7.51%) Java Developer
6 72 (6.84%) Oracle Developer
7 69 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 58 (5.51%) Consultant
9 55 (5.23%) Applications Developer
10 54 (5.13%) Applications Support
11 52 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 41 (3.90%) Business Analyst
12 41 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 41 (3.90%) DBA
12 41 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 39 (3.71%) Technical Analyst
14 38 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 37 (3.52%) Lead Developer
16 36 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
17 30 (2.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (21.39%) .NET
2 187 (17.78%) HTML
3 114 (10.84%) CSS
4 112 (10.65%) XML
5 110 (10.46%) ASP.NET
6 93 (8.84%) Spring
7 69 (6.56%) Web Services
8 66 (6.27%) HTML5
9 64 (6.08%) AngularJS
10 56 (5.32%) Hibernate
10 56 (5.32%) J2EE
11 55 (5.23%) jQuery
12 45 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.80%) SOAP
14 39 (3.71%) REST
15 38 (3.61%) .NET Framework
15 38 (3.61%) JMS
16 33 (3.14%) CSS3
17 29 (2.76%) JSON
18 26 (2.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.04%) Derivative
4 32 (3.04%) Virtual Team
5 30 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.66%) User Experience
7 24 (2.28%) Credit Risk
7 24 (2.28%) OTC Derivatives
8 23 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.62%) Grid Computing
10 17 (1.62%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.62%) Replication
11 16 (1.52%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.43%) Clustering
12 15 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
13 13 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 11 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 152 (14.45%) Unix
2 144 (13.69%) Linux
3 142 (13.50%) Windows
4 61 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.52%) Android
8 15 (1.43%) AIX
9 14 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.95%) Solaris
12 9 (0.86%) zOS
13 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.19%) MVS
16 2 (0.19%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (13.21%) SDLC
4 119 (11.31%) Scrum
5 118 (11.22%) OO
6 99 (9.41%) TDD
7 91 (8.65%) MVC
8 79 (7.51%) Data Modelling
9 78 (7.41%) ETL
10 72 (6.84%) Data Analysis
11 70 (6.65%) Software Engineering
12 69 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
13 65 (6.18%) Analytics
14 57 (5.42%) Project Management
15 56 (5.32%) Data Management
16 55 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 53 (5.04%) Asset Management
17 53 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (5.04%) CRM
18 49 (4.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 315 (29.94%) Java
2 223 (21.20%) C#
3 209 (19.87%) PL/SQL
4 181 (17.21%) JavaScript
5 132 (12.55%) Python
6 108 (10.27%) T-SQL
7 65 (6.18%) Perl
8 58 (5.51%) C++
9 52 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 39 (3.71%) PowerShell
11 35 (3.33%) VBA
12 34 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.00%) Ruby
13 21 (2.00%) Scala
14 18 (1.71%) C
15 17 (1.62%) R
16 15 (1.43%) PHP
17 9 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.76%) COBOL
19 7 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (16.73%) Degree
2 23 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.81%) ISEB
4 16 (1.52%) MCSE
5 12 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.86%) PhD
6 9 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.57%) MCSA
8 5 (0.48%) MCITP
8 5 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.29%) CCNA
10 3 (0.29%) CISA
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.29%) CISSP
10 3 (0.29%) HND
10 3 (0.29%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.29%) MCP
11 2 (0.19%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.84%) QA
2 28 (2.66%) SLA
3 24 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.67%) HL7
5 5 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.19%) MiFID
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.095%) COBIT
7 1 (0.095%) COSHH
7 1 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.76%) RACF
5 7 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.48%) Docker
6 5 (0.48%) vSphere
6 5 (0.48%) XenApp
6 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.38%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.19%) Squid
10 1 (0.095%) NFS
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.095%) Samba
10 1 (0.095%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (2.76%) SCCM
2 23 (2.19%) SCOM
3 12 (1.14%) Oozie
3 12 (1.14%) Rundeck
4 7 (0.67%) Puppet
5 6 (0.57%) zSecure
6 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.29%) vRealize
7 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.19%) MOM
7 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.095%) Ansible
8 1 (0.095%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.095%) QRadar
Vendors
1 334 (31.75%) Oracle
2 216 (20.53%) Microsoft
3 77 (7.32%) Sybase
4 55 (5.23%) VMware
5 42 (3.99%) IBM
6 38 (3.61%) SAP
7 33 (3.14%) Cognos
8 30 (2.85%) Tableau
9 25 (2.38%) Informatica
10 24 (2.28%) HP
11 17 (1.62%) Cisco
12 16 (1.52%) Sage
13 14 (1.33%) Sun
14 13 (1.24%) Citrix
15 11 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
16 10 (0.95%) CA
16 10 (0.95%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.95%) FNZ
17 8 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 8 (0.76%) Xamarin
Edinburgh & Lothians
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loanhead, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Senior Level Salary + Excellent Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago