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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 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 422 652 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.69% 19.88% 22.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.10% 40.15% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 261 425 497
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1357 1624 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.66% 49.53% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1017 1246
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -3 208 £40,000 -9.09% 26
Edinburgh +1 179 £45,000 +12.50% 34
West Lothian +6 10 £31,250 -10.71% 4
Fife -4 8 £28,250 -21.52%
Stirling +8 6 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Aberdeen 0 3 £36,250 +5.07%
North Lanarkshire +3 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Renfrewshire -3 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Midlothian - 1 £27,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 328 (33.37%) Oracle
2 311 (31.64%) Finance
3 298 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
4 291 (29.60%) Java
5 273 (27.77%) SQL Server
6 218 (22.18%) C#
7 209 (21.26%) Microsoft
8 201 (20.45%) .NET
9 197 (20.04%) PL/SQL
10 188 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
11 168 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
12 165 (16.79%) JavaScript
13 164 (16.68%) Degree
14 159 (16.17%) HTML
15 156 (15.87%) Unix
16 150 (15.26%) Linux
17 144 (14.65%) Windows
18 133 (13.53%) Relational Database
19 128 (13.02%) MS Excel
20 121 (12.31%) Python
21 120 (12.21%) SDLC
22 114 (11.60%) OO
22 114 (11.60%) Banking
23 111 (11.29%) Scrum
24 106 (10.78%) T-SQL
25 104 (10.58%) Oracle Database
26 98 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 98 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
27 94 (9.56%) XML
28 92 (9.36%) ASP.NET

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 44 (4.48%) SAS
2 42 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.63%) IIS
7 15 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.42%) JBoss
9 13 (1.32%) NetWeaver
10 11 (1.12%) Apache
10 11 (1.12%) CICS
10 11 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.81%) Apache Qpid
11 8 (0.81%) CMS
12 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.71%) Confluence
12 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 128 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.15%) MS Office
3 10 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.22%) Sonata
5 11 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.71%) HFM
8 6 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (0.41%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.41%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.92%) SaaS
4 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.87%) Firewall
2 29 (2.95%) SAN
3 27 (2.75%) DNS
4 15 (1.53%) DHCP
4 15 (1.53%) Internet
4 15 (1.53%) VoIP
5 12 (1.22%) LAN
5 12 (1.22%) WAN
6 10 (1.02%) LDAP
7 8 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.71%) Wireless
9 6 (0.61%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.61%) SSH
9 6 (0.61%) SSL
10 3 (0.31%) Intranet
10 3 (0.31%) Skype
10 3 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.31%) VPN
11 2 (0.20%) HTTP
11 2 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (27.77%) SQL Server
2 133 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 104 (10.58%) Oracle Database
4 98 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
4 98 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (8.75%) RDBMS
6 80 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
8 58 (5.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 42 (4.27%) Hadoop
10 40 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
11 39 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 37 (3.76%) Big Data
13 30 (3.05%) MongoDB
13 30 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
14 29 (2.95%) QlikView
15 28 (2.85%) DB2
15 28 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (2.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.88%) JIRA
3 44 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
4 41 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.17%) Subversion
5 36 (3.66%) Selenium
6 35 (3.56%) Maven
7 32 (3.26%) JUnit
8 30 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (2.03%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (1.42%) PowerBuilder
12 12 (1.22%) JBehave
13 11 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.92%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.92%) Toad
15 7 (0.71%) FitNesse
15 7 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 311 (31.64%) Finance
2 114 (11.60%) Banking
3 36 (3.66%) Retail
4 34 (3.46%) Marketing
5 18 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.73%) Legal
7 14 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.71%) Games
12 6 (0.61%) German Language
12 6 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.51%) Automotive
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.51%) Law
13 5 (0.51%) Publishing
14 4 (0.41%) Advertising
14 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 427 (43.44%) Developer
2 184 (18.72%) Analyst
3 78 (7.93%) Java Developer
3 78 (7.93%) SQL Developer
4 74 (7.53%) .NET Developer
5 65 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
7 52 (5.29%) Support Analyst
8 51 (5.19%) Applications Support
9 50 (5.09%) Applications Developer
10 46 (4.68%) DBA
11 42 (4.27%) Consultant
12 37 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 37 (3.76%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 33 (3.36%) Business Analyst
14 33 (3.36%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
16 30 (3.05%) Lead Developer
17 28 (2.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (20.45%) .NET
2 159 (16.17%) HTML
3 94 (9.56%) XML
4 92 (9.36%) ASP.NET
5 89 (9.05%) CSS
6 78 (7.93%) Spring
7 70 (7.12%) Web Services
8 59 (6.00%) HTML5
9 52 (5.29%) AngularJS
10 47 (4.78%) Hibernate
11 44 (4.48%) J2EE
11 44 (4.48%) jQuery
12 40 (4.07%) JMS
13 39 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (3.46%) .NET Framework
15 29 (2.95%) CSS3
16 28 (2.85%) SOAP
17 27 (2.75%) RESTful
18 26 (2.64%) Middleware
18 26 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 168 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.37%) Derivative
4 36 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 23 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.24%) Credit Risk
8 20 (2.03%) OTC Derivatives
9 19 (1.93%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.93%) Replication
10 17 (1.73%) Grid Computing
11 16 (1.63%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.53%) Clustering
12 15 (1.53%) User Experience
13 14 (1.42%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.32%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.22%) Mathematics
16 11 (1.12%) Data Structures
17 10 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 156 (15.87%) Unix
2 150 (15.26%) Linux
3 144 (14.65%) Windows
4 50 (5.09%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.42%) Android
9 13 (1.32%) AIX
10 11 (1.12%) Solaris
11 9 (0.92%) zOS
12 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.41%) OpenVMS
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.20%) MVS
17 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (12.21%) SDLC
4 114 (11.60%) OO
5 111 (11.29%) Scrum
6 88 (8.95%) TDD
7 81 (8.24%) MVC
8 75 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
9 71 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 71 (7.22%) ETL
10 67 (6.82%) Analytics
11 63 (6.41%) Data Analysis
12 56 (5.70%) Software Engineering
13 54 (5.49%) CRM
13 54 (5.49%) Mentoring
14 53 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (5.39%) Data Management
15 47 (4.78%) Web Development
16 46 (4.68%) Unit Testing
17 43 (4.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 291 (29.60%) Java
2 218 (22.18%) C#
3 197 (20.04%) PL/SQL
4 165 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 121 (12.31%) Python
6 106 (10.78%) T-SQL
7 58 (5.90%) Perl
8 52 (5.29%) C++
9 45 (4.58%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.85%) VBA
12 27 (2.75%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.14%) Ruby
14 20 (2.03%) Scala
15 15 (1.53%) C
16 11 (1.12%) R
17 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.81%) COBOL
17 8 (0.81%) PHP
18 7 (0.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 164 (16.68%) Degree
2 23 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.83%) ISEB
4 16 (1.63%) MCSE
5 13 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.92%) MCSA
8 6 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.41%) MCITP
10 3 (0.31%) CISA
10 3 (0.31%) CISSP
10 3 (0.31%) HND
10 3 (0.31%) PhD
10 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.20%) MCP
11 2 (0.20%) MCTS
11 2 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.22%) QA
2 24 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 22 (2.24%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.20%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.20%) HL7
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.10%) COSHH
6 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.81%) RACF
5 7 (0.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.51%) vSphere
6 5 (0.51%) XenApp
6 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.31%) Docker
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.20%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (2.14%) SCCM
2 15 (1.53%) SCOM
3 12 (1.22%) Oozie
3 12 (1.22%) Rundeck
4 6 (0.61%) zSecure
5 5 (0.51%) Puppet
6 4 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.31%) vRealize
8 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.20%) MOM
8 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 328 (33.37%) Oracle
2 209 (21.26%) Microsoft
3 71 (7.22%) Sybase
4 48 (4.88%) VMware
5 45 (4.58%) IBM
6 37 (3.76%) SAP
7 34 (3.46%) Tableau
8 30 (3.05%) Cognos
9 24 (2.44%) Informatica
10 18 (1.83%) Cisco
11 17 (1.73%) Citrix
12 15 (1.53%) HP
13 12 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (1.12%) FNZ
15 10 (1.02%) CA
15 10 (1.02%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.02%) Sage
16 9 (0.92%) Sun
16 9 (0.92%) Vertica
16 9 (0.92%) Xamarin
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