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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 530 631 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.49% 18.49% 25.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.21% 33.98% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 322 398 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1596 1857 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 54.43% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1226 954
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 223 £40,750 -4.11% 26
Edinburgh -6 182 £40,000 - 57
Stirling +5 31 £48,500 +29.33% 2
Aberdeen +2 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Lothian -1 20 £35,000 - 1
Fife +8 17 £42,926 -3.53% 2
Renfrewshire +4 8 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Dundee -3 7 £31,250 -21.87% 3
Scottish Borders - 3 £20,500 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
South Lanarkshire +3 1 £25,000 -
Midlothian -2 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 417 (34.24%) Finance
2 412 (33.83%) Oracle
3 394 (32.35%) SQL Server
4 368 (30.21%) .NET
5 358 (29.39%) C#
6 337 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
7 310 (25.45%) Java
8 269 (22.09%) JavaScript
9 227 (18.64%) Microsoft
10 224 (18.39%) ASP.NET
11 201 (16.50%) HTML
12 200 (16.42%) PL/SQL
13 196 (16.09%) Relational Database
14 194 (15.93%) T-SQL
15 189 (15.52%) UNIX
16 172 (14.12%) Windows
17 169 (13.88%) MVC
18 163 (13.38%) MS Excel
19 162 (13.30%) Degree
20 160 (13.14%) Banking
21 157 (12.89%) CSS
22 155 (12.73%) jQuery
23 148 (12.15%) Linux
24 146 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
25 142 (11.66%) .NET Framework
26 137 (11.25%) Oracle Database
27 136 (11.17%) Software Engineering
28 129 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 121 (9.93%) XML
30 120 (9.85%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 74 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.91%) SAS
3 59 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 27 (2.22%) JBoss
6 26 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 26 (2.13%) CMS
7 24 (1.97%) IIS
8 22 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (1.81%) Apache
9 19 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.23%) Node.js
11 14 (1.15%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.66%) FileNet
13 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.49%) WorkSite
14 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 163 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.94%) MS Office
3 15 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.82%) MS Project
5 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.33%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 36 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
7 5 (0.41%) SAP R/3
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.33%) SAP LE
8 4 (0.33%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.33%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.33%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.90%) SaaS
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.082%) GitHub
5 1 (0.082%) Office 365
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.48%) HTTP
2 17 (1.40%) DNS
3 16 (1.31%) SAN
4 11 (0.90%) Internet
4 11 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.82%) SMTP
5 10 (0.82%) FTP
6 8 (0.66%) DHCP
7 7 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.57%) LAN
8 6 (0.49%) Firewall
9 5 (0.41%) Intranet
9 5 (0.41%) Wireless
10 4 (0.33%) WAN
11 3 (0.25%) Extranet
11 3 (0.25%) WLAN
12 2 (0.16%) VPN
12 2 (0.16%) SSL
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.082%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 196 (16.09%) Relational Database
3 137 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 129 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (8.95%) RDBMS
7 100 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 40 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 34 (2.79%) MySQL
11 34 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (2.79%) QlikView
12 32 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
14 29 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (2.30%) MongoDB
15 28 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
17 24 (1.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.63%) Subversion
3 31 (2.55%) Selenium
4 27 (2.22%) JIRA
4 27 (2.22%) Maven
5 24 (1.97%) JUnit
6 23 (1.89%) Toad
7 22 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (1.07%) Git (software)
11 12 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (0.90%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.82%) LoadRunner
13 10 (0.82%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.66%) Ant
15 6 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 417 (34.24%) Finance
2 160 (13.14%) Banking
3 55 (4.52%) Retail
4 32 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 24 (1.97%) Marketing
5 24 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.56%) Front Office
7 12 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 11 (0.90%) Law
9 10 (0.82%) Billing
9 10 (0.82%) Back Office
9 10 (0.82%) Legal
10 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Local Government
11 6 (0.49%) Electronics
11 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 533 (43.76%) Developer
2 288 (23.65%) Analyst
3 102 (8.37%) Java Developer
4 90 (7.39%) Senior Developer
5 84 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 76 (6.24%) Software Engineer
7 74 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 73 (5.99%) DBA
9 68 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 65 (5.34%) Business Analyst
11 53 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
12 49 (4.02%) Programmer
13 45 (3.69%) Consultant
14 44 (3.61%) C# Developer
15 43 (3.53%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.04%) Test Analyst
16 37 (3.04%) Technical Analyst
17 35 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
18 33 (2.71%) SQL Developer
19 32 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (30.21%) .NET
2 224 (18.39%) ASP.NET
3 201 (16.50%) HTML
4 157 (12.89%) CSS
5 155 (12.73%) jQuery
6 142 (11.66%) .NET Framework
7 121 (9.93%) XML
8 107 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 92 (7.55%) NHibernate
9 92 (7.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 89 (7.31%) Ajax
11 85 (6.98%) Spring
12 82 (6.73%) Web Services
13 78 (6.40%) HTML5
14 59 (4.84%) Hibernate
15 46 (3.78%) WCF
16 38 (3.12%) CSS3
16 38 (3.12%) J2EE
17 34 (2.79%) Struts
18 32 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.96%) Cryptography
4 28 (2.30%) Derivative
4 28 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.22%) Equities
6 23 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 17 (1.40%) Replication
9 14 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.15%) Clustering
10 13 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.07%) Open Source
10 13 (1.07%) Statistics
11 10 (0.82%) SWIFT
11 10 (0.82%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.82%) User Experience
12 9 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 189 (15.52%) UNIX
2 172 (14.12%) Windows
3 148 (12.15%) Linux
4 26 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (1.89%) Solaris
6 21 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.56%) AIX
8 18 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.49%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.41%) Android
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.25%) HPUX
15 3 (0.25%) Debian
15 3 (0.25%) OpenWrt
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (13.88%) MVC
3 146 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
4 136 (11.17%) Software Engineering
5 117 (9.61%) OO
6 105 (8.62%) ETL
7 93 (7.64%) TDD
8 81 (6.65%) Data Modelling
9 79 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
10 78 (6.40%) Scrum
11 71 (5.83%) ITIL
12 66 (5.42%) Project Management
13 62 (5.09%) Web Development
14 61 (5.01%) Mentoring
15 57 (4.68%) Data Management
16 55 (4.52%) Automated Testing
17 51 (4.19%) Business Analysis
18 50 (4.11%) CRM
19 46 (3.78%) Workflow
19 46 (3.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 358 (29.39%) C#
2 310 (25.45%) Java
3 269 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 200 (16.42%) PL/SQL
5 194 (15.93%) T-SQL
6 69 (5.67%) Python
7 67 (5.50%) Shell Script
8 64 (5.25%) VB.NET
9 53 (4.35%) Perl
9 53 (4.35%) C++
10 50 (4.11%) VB
11 40 (3.28%) VBA
12 33 (2.71%) PHP
13 24 (1.97%) C
14 19 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.40%) Ruby
15 17 (1.40%) VB6
16 15 (1.23%) RPG
17 14 (1.15%) RPG IV
18 10 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 162 (13.30%) Degree
2 38 (3.12%) ISEB
3 25 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
5 22 (1.81%) OCP
6 16 (1.31%) VCP4
6 16 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.82%) PhD
10 10 (0.82%) CCNA
11 8 (0.66%) MCP
11 8 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.41%) MCSA
13 4 (0.33%) NVQ Level 3
13 4 (0.33%) CWNA
13 4 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.43%) QA
2 22 (1.81%) SLA
3 12 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.41%) Basel II
6 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.082%) COREP
System Software
1 34 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.82%) RACF
7 7 (0.57%) Firmware
8 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.16%) vSphere
10 1 (0.082%) HDFS
10 1 (0.082%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.082%) XenApp
10 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.082%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (1.07%) Data Guard
3 12 (0.99%) Control-M
4 10 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.74%) Puppet
6 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.57%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.49%) SCCM
8 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.25%) SCOM
10 2 (0.16%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.082%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.082%) OpenView
11 1 (0.082%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.082%) Legato
11 1 (0.082%) MOM
Vendors
1 412 (33.83%) Oracle
2 227 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 87 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 71 (5.83%) Sybase
5 44 (3.61%) SAP
6 43 (3.53%) IBM
7 31 (2.55%) HP
8 30 (2.46%) Informatica
9 27 (2.22%) VMware
10 22 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.31%) Tableau
11 16 (1.31%) BMC
12 15 (1.23%) Cisco
13 12 (0.99%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.90%) Cognos
15 9 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (0.66%) Veritas
17 7 (0.57%) Citrix
17 7 (0.57%) Primavera
17 7 (0.57%) NetApp
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: NA
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Net Talent
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40k to £exceptional DOE
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