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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 567 604 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 19.25% 19.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.46% 36.61% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 292 348 472
Median salary £41,250 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.90% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
1437 1650 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.16% 52.60% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1040 1396
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 284 £38,750 -13.88% 43
Edinburgh +1 224 £45,000 - 42
West Lothian -2 18 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Fife +1 5 £33,500 -21.95% 3
Aberdeen -1 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire -2 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Midlothian - 4 £36,000 -
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Dundee -2 1 £32,000 -24.70%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Stirling -21 1 £90,000 +91.48% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 422 (34.25%) Oracle
2 398 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (30.76%) SQL Server
4 345 (28.00%) Java
5 327 (26.54%) .NET
6 326 (26.46%) Finance
7 310 (25.16%) C#
8 255 (20.70%) Microsoft
9 242 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
10 239 (19.40%) Degree
11 231 (18.75%) PL/SQL
12 217 (17.61%) HTML
13 193 (15.67%) XML
14 189 (15.34%) Unix
15 181 (14.69%) JavaScript
16 175 (14.20%) CSS
17 174 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
18 173 (14.04%) Windows
19 170 (13.80%) MS Excel
20 165 (13.39%) SDLC
21 157 (12.74%) Oracle Database
22 156 (12.66%) Relational Database
22 156 (12.66%) ASP.NET
23 154 (12.50%) TDD
24 141 (11.44%) Banking
25 129 (10.47%) Scrum
25 129 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
26 127 (10.31%) OO
26 127 (10.31%) Spring
27 120 (9.74%) T-SQL

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 87 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 69 (5.60%) SAS
3 55 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.92%) JBoss
5 36 (2.92%) MS Exchange
6 32 (2.60%) IIS
7 25 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
8 24 (1.95%) Apache
8 24 (1.95%) MQSeries
9 23 (1.87%) CMS
10 19 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 17 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.89%) Moodle
14 10 (0.81%) GemFire
14 10 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.73%) Node.js
16 8 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 170 (13.80%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.41%) MS Office
3 8 (0.65%) MS Project
4 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.41%) SPSS
6 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.32%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 41 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 40 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.97%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
8 8 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
10 5 (0.41%) Sage CRM
10 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.32%) HFM
11 4 (0.32%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.16%) Line 500
12 2 (0.16%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 81 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.60%) Office 365
3 25 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.46%) SaaS
5 9 (0.73%) Heroku
6 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.32%) GitHub
9 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.081%) AdWords
11 1 (0.081%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.081%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.71%) Firewall
2 56 (4.55%) DNS
3 54 (4.38%) DHCP
4 41 (3.33%) SAN
5 32 (2.60%) Internet
6 24 (1.95%) WAN
7 22 (1.79%) LAN
8 11 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.57%) SSL
10 4 (0.32%) SSH
10 4 (0.32%) VPN
11 3 (0.24%) Intranet
11 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.16%) HTTP
12 2 (0.16%) VoIP
13 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.081%) NFC
13 1 (0.081%) SNMP
13 1 (0.081%) VLAN
13 1 (0.081%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (30.76%) SQL Server
2 157 (12.74%) Oracle Database
3 156 (12.66%) Relational Database
4 129 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 111 (9.01%) RDBMS
6 103 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 101 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 83 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 82 (6.66%) Oracle Reports
10 79 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 54 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
12 46 (3.73%) NoSQL
13 45 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
14 37 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (2.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 29 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 27 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
17 27 (2.19%) QlikView
18 25 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
19 24 (1.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 58 (4.71%) Maven
3 57 (4.63%) Subversion
4 52 (4.22%) JIRA
5 47 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
5 47 (3.81%) Selenium
6 38 (3.08%) Cucumber
7 37 (3.00%) Jenkins
8 35 (2.84%) FitNesse
8 35 (2.84%) JUnit
9 30 (2.44%) JDeveloper
10 26 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 25 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
12 20 (1.62%) PowerBuilder
13 18 (1.46%) Ant
14 16 (1.30%) Toad
15 14 (1.14%) NUnit
16 9 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 326 (26.46%) Finance
2 141 (11.44%) Banking
3 39 (3.17%) Retail
4 31 (2.52%) Legal
5 29 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.19%) Games
7 24 (1.95%) Marketing
8 23 (1.87%) Back Office
9 20 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.89%) Front Office
11 10 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Automotive
13 7 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.32%) Law
16 3 (0.24%) German Language
16 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 543 (44.07%) Developer
2 231 (18.75%) Analyst
3 106 (8.60%) SQL Developer
4 100 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 99 (8.04%) Java Developer
6 93 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 88 (7.14%) Consultant
8 78 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
9 74 (6.01%) C# Developer
10 58 (4.71%) Applications Developer
10 58 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 57 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 55 (4.46%) Applications Support
13 51 (4.14%) DBA
14 49 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 49 (3.98%) Lead Developer
14 49 (3.98%) Technical Analyst
15 48 (3.90%) Software Engineer
16 44 (3.57%) Support Analyst
17 40 (3.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (26.54%) .NET
2 217 (17.61%) HTML
3 193 (15.67%) XML
4 175 (14.20%) CSS
5 156 (12.66%) ASP.NET
6 127 (10.31%) Spring
7 94 (7.63%) Hibernate
8 88 (7.14%) Web Services
9 65 (5.28%) HTML5
10 59 (4.79%) AngularJS
11 58 (4.71%) jQuery
12 55 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (3.90%) .NET Framework
13 48 (3.90%) SOAP
14 47 (3.81%) J2EE
15 46 (3.73%) RESTful
16 39 (3.17%) REST
17 36 (2.92%) CSS3
17 36 (2.92%) Middleware
18 34 (2.76%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.79%) Derivative
4 35 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.19%) Fixed Income
6 25 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.03%) User Experience
7 24 (1.95%) Data Integration
8 23 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.79%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.30%) Clustering
12 16 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
12 16 (1.30%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.06%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.89%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 189 (15.34%) Unix
2 173 (14.04%) Windows
3 111 (9.01%) Linux
4 84 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 68 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.79%) Android
9 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.81%) Solaris
11 9 (0.73%) AIX
12 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.49%) zOS
14 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.081%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (13.39%) SDLC
4 154 (12.50%) TDD
5 129 (10.47%) Scrum
6 127 (10.31%) OO
7 112 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 108 (8.77%) Project Management
9 102 (8.28%) MVC
10 90 (7.31%) Data Analysis
11 85 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 81 (6.57%) Asset Management
13 80 (6.49%) ETL
14 66 (5.36%) CRM
15 65 (5.28%) ITIL
16 59 (4.79%) Analytics
16 59 (4.79%) BDD
17 57 (4.63%) Mentoring
18 48 (3.90%) Business Analysis
18 48 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (28.00%) Java
2 310 (25.16%) C#
3 231 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 181 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 120 (9.74%) T-SQL
6 118 (9.58%) Python
7 79 (6.41%) C++
8 70 (5.68%) VB.NET
9 62 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 53 (4.30%) VBA
11 47 (3.81%) Perl
12 31 (2.52%) PHP
13 26 (2.11%) Ruby
14 21 (1.70%) Groovy
15 19 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.38%) VB
17 14 (1.14%) R
18 13 (1.06%) XPath
19 12 (0.97%) Jython
20 10 (0.81%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 239 (19.40%) Degree
2 35 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.03%) ISEB
4 24 (1.95%) MCSE
5 15 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.73%) PhD
7 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.49%) MCSA
8 6 (0.49%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.41%) OCA
9 5 (0.41%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.32%) CISSP
11 3 (0.24%) MCITP
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.24%) PMP
11 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.01%) QA
2 54 (4.38%) SLA
3 21 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.97%) HL7
5 8 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.32%) Basel II
6 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.24%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.081%) COBIT
8 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.65%) RACF
5 6 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.49%) Squid
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 4 (0.32%) Docker
7 4 (0.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.16%) HDFS
8 2 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.081%) iptables
9 1 (0.081%) Postfix
9 1 (0.081%) Samba
9 1 (0.081%) Varnish
9 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (3.33%) SCCM
1 41 (3.33%) SCOM
2 8 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.57%) Puppet
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.32%) Control-M
6 4 (0.32%) zSecure
7 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.16%) Ambari
8 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) Oozie
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.081%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.081%) Nagios
9 1 (0.081%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.081%) yum
Vendors
1 422 (34.25%) Oracle
2 255 (20.70%) Microsoft
3 72 (5.84%) Sybase
4 54 (4.38%) VMware
5 46 (3.73%) Informatica
6 36 (2.92%) Cognos
7 34 (2.76%) SAP
8 30 (2.44%) HP
9 23 (1.87%) IBM
10 21 (1.70%) Dell
10 21 (1.70%) Kaspersky
10 21 (1.70%) Siemens
10 21 (1.70%) WatchGuard
11 20 (1.62%) Teradata
12 18 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
13 16 (1.30%) Sun
13 16 (1.30%) Tableau
14 12 (0.97%) Sage
15 11 (0.89%) Cisco
16 9 (0.73%) Hyperion
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