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

3 months to
30 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 560 625 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 20.58% 20.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.75% 40.04% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 283 362 477
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £55,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1445 1561 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.83% 51.40% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 784 985 1391
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 30 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 30 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 -1 285 £40,000 -5.88% 47
Edinburgh 0 215 £45,000 - 35
West Lothian 0 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Renfrewshire -2 6 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Aberdeen +4 5 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Fife 0 5 £33,500 -21.95% 1
Midlothian 0 2 £36,000 -
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
Scottish Borders 0 1 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Dundee -3 1 £32,000 -24.70%
North Lanarkshire -6 1 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 400 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (32.65%) Oracle
3 378 (30.93%) SQL Server
4 332 (27.17%) Finance
5 322 (26.35%) Java
6 313 (25.61%) .NET
7 291 (23.81%) C#
8 268 (21.93%) Microsoft
9 256 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
10 239 (19.56%) Degree
11 223 (18.25%) PL/SQL
12 216 (17.68%) HTML
13 185 (15.14%) JavaScript
14 183 (14.98%) Unix
15 171 (13.99%) CSS
15 171 (13.99%) XML
15 171 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
16 170 (13.91%) Windows
17 169 (13.83%) MS Excel
18 154 (12.60%) SDLC
19 144 (11.78%) ASP.NET
20 142 (11.62%) Banking
20 142 (11.62%) Relational Database
21 140 (11.46%) TDD
22 137 (11.21%) Oracle Database
23 136 (11.13%) Scrum
24 131 (10.72%) Data Warehouse
25 127 (10.39%) T-SQL
25 127 (10.39%) Spring
26 124 (10.15%) OO

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 91 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.89%) SAS
3 48 (3.93%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.19%) MS Exchange
5 32 (2.62%) IIS
6 30 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.37%) JBoss
8 22 (1.80%) Apache
9 21 (1.72%) MQSeries
10 17 (1.39%) CMS
10 17 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.23%) Umbraco
13 13 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.90%) Moodle
14 11 (0.90%) Node.js
15 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.65%) CICS
17 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 169 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.19%) MS Office
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) MS Project
4 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.33%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.33%) SPSS
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.082%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.90%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.57%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.33%) HFM
10 4 (0.33%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.16%) Line 500
12 2 (0.16%) Sage BI
12 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.45%) Office 365
3 25 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.15%) SaaS
5 7 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.49%) Heroku
7 4 (0.33%) GitHub
8 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.082%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.082%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.50%) Firewall
2 51 (4.17%) DNS
3 49 (4.01%) DHCP
4 35 (2.86%) SAN
5 28 (2.29%) WAN
6 26 (2.13%) LAN
7 22 (1.80%) Internet
8 10 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.57%) SSL
10 5 (0.41%) SSH
11 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.33%) VPN
12 3 (0.25%) Intranet
13 2 (0.16%) HTTP
13 2 (0.16%) VoIP
14 1 (0.082%) FirePass
14 1 (0.082%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.082%) NFC
14 1 (0.082%) SNMP
14 1 (0.082%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.62%) Relational Database
3 137 (11.21%) Oracle Database
4 131 (10.72%) Data Warehouse
5 113 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 102 (8.35%) RDBMS
8 81 (6.63%) Oracle Reports
9 73 (5.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 72 (5.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 60 (4.91%) Oracle BI EE
12 47 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
13 42 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (3.11%) NoSQL
15 31 (2.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 30 (2.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 26 (2.13%) QlikView
18 25 (2.05%) Base SAS
19 24 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
20 23 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.83%) Maven
3 57 (4.66%) JIRA
3 57 (4.66%) Subversion
4 54 (4.42%) Selenium
5 48 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
6 46 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 38 (3.11%) JUnit
8 37 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 28 (2.29%) FitNesse
9 28 (2.29%) JDeveloper
9 28 (2.29%) Visual Studio
10 26 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
12 18 (1.47%) Toad
13 17 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
14 11 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.82%) Ant
16 9 (0.74%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 332 (27.17%) Finance
2 142 (11.62%) Banking
3 45 (3.68%) Retail
4 32 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.45%) Legal
6 26 (2.13%) Marketing
7 25 (2.05%) Games
8 24 (1.96%) Back Office
9 23 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.74%) Automotive
11 9 (0.74%) Private Banking
12 7 (0.57%) Front Office
12 7 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.49%) German Language
13 6 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.41%) Law
14 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 554 (45.34%) Developer
2 229 (18.74%) Analyst
3 114 (9.33%) SQL Developer
4 98 (8.02%) Senior Developer
5 95 (7.77%) .NET Developer
6 94 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 85 (6.96%) Consultant
8 82 (6.71%) Oracle Developer
9 67 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 57 (4.66%) Applications Developer
11 56 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 55 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 55 (4.50%) Software Developer
13 50 (4.09%) Lead Developer
14 49 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
15 47 (3.85%) Business Analyst
16 46 (3.76%) Applications Support
17 43 (3.52%) Software Engineer
18 40 (3.27%) Support Analyst
19 38 (3.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (25.61%) .NET
2 216 (17.68%) HTML
3 171 (13.99%) CSS
3 171 (13.99%) XML
4 144 (11.78%) ASP.NET
5 127 (10.39%) Spring
6 92 (7.53%) Hibernate
7 80 (6.55%) Web Services
8 67 (5.48%) HTML5
9 62 (5.07%) AngularJS
10 55 (4.50%) jQuery
11 52 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (4.01%) .NET Framework
13 48 (3.93%) J2EE
13 48 (3.93%) RESTful
14 44 (3.60%) REST
15 42 (3.44%) SOAP
16 39 (3.19%) CSS3
17 34 (2.78%) JSON
18 33 (2.70%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 171 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.16%) Derivative
4 35 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 25 (2.05%) User Experience
8 22 (1.80%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (1.55%) Market Risk
11 19 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.47%) Credit Risk
12 18 (1.47%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
14 15 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.15%) Grid Computing
16 11 (0.90%) e-Learning
16 11 (0.90%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 183 (14.98%) Unix
2 170 (13.91%) Windows
3 110 (9.00%) Linux
4 83 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 65 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.21%) Android
8 25 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.98%) AIX
11 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.65%) zOS
13 6 (0.49%) Solaris
14 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.082%) Debian
17 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.082%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (12.60%) SDLC
4 140 (11.46%) TDD
5 136 (11.13%) Scrum
6 124 (10.15%) OO
7 108 (8.84%) Data Modelling
8 96 (7.86%) MVC
8 96 (7.86%) Project Management
9 94 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 85 (6.96%) ETL
11 79 (6.46%) Software Engineering
12 77 (6.30%) Asset Management
13 65 (5.32%) Analytics
14 62 (5.07%) CRM
15 61 (4.99%) BDD
15 61 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 56 (4.58%) ITIL
17 52 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
18 48 (3.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 322 (26.35%) Java
2 291 (23.81%) C#
3 223 (18.25%) PL/SQL
4 185 (15.14%) JavaScript
5 127 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 108 (8.84%) Python
7 72 (5.89%) C++
8 61 (4.99%) VB.NET
9 60 (4.91%) Shell Script
10 52 (4.26%) Perl
11 47 (3.85%) VBA
12 33 (2.70%) Ruby
13 27 (2.21%) PHP
14 26 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.39%) R
16 16 (1.31%) Groovy
16 16 (1.31%) XPath
17 15 (1.23%) C
18 13 (1.06%) VB
19 9 (0.74%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 239 (19.56%) Degree
2 43 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.37%) MCSE
4 22 (1.80%) ISEB
5 13 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.74%) PhD
7 7 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (0.57%) MCSA
7 7 (0.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.41%) OCA
9 5 (0.41%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.33%) CISSP
10 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.33%) MCITP
10 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.97%) QA
2 49 (4.01%) SLA
3 20 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.98%) HL7
5 11 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.25%) Basel II
6 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
7 1 (0.082%) COSHH
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.82%) RACF
5 6 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (0.49%) Squid
5 6 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (0.49%) vSphere
6 4 (0.33%) Docker
6 4 (0.33%) XenApp
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.082%) NFS
8 1 (0.082%) Postfix
8 1 (0.082%) Samba
8 1 (0.082%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.082%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.082%) Varnish
8 1 (0.082%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (3.44%) SCCM
2 39 (3.19%) SCOM
3 6 (0.49%) zSecure
4 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.33%) Control-M
5 4 (0.33%) Puppet
6 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.25%) vRealize
7 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.16%) Oozie
7 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.16%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.082%) Nagios
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.082%) yum
Vendors
1 399 (32.65%) Oracle
2 268 (21.93%) Microsoft
3 74 (6.06%) Sybase
4 58 (4.75%) VMware
5 41 (3.36%) Informatica
6 38 (3.11%) Cognos
6 38 (3.11%) SAP
7 30 (2.45%) HP
8 23 (1.88%) IBM
9 22 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (1.64%) Dell
10 20 (1.64%) Kaspersky
10 20 (1.64%) Siemens
10 20 (1.64%) Tableau
10 20 (1.64%) Teradata
10 20 (1.64%) WatchGuard
11 15 (1.23%) Sage
12 14 (1.15%) Sun
13 12 (0.98%) Cisco
14 9 (0.74%) Citrix
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