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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Scotland
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 465 643 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.64% 21.68% 18.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.07% 42.61% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 245 377 335
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1326 1509 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.85% 50.88% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 820 971 1085
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -1 205 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Edinburgh -1 203 £42,500 - 29
Fife +2 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Renfrewshire +4 10 £38,750 +9.15%
West Lothian 0 9 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Aberdeen +3 6 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Perth and Kinross - 4 - -
Scottish Borders -1 2 £25,000 -28.57%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 290 (32.99%) Oracle
2 278 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (28.56%) Java
4 248 (28.21%) Finance
5 240 (27.30%) PL/SQL
6 216 (24.57%) C#
7 203 (23.09%) SQL Server
8 201 (22.87%) .NET
9 155 (17.63%) Microsoft
10 146 (16.61%) JavaScript
11 138 (15.70%) HTML
12 121 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
13 119 (13.54%) Relational Database
14 115 (13.08%) SDLC
15 109 (12.40%) Linux
16 106 (12.06%) Windows
17 104 (11.83%) Oracle Database
17 104 (11.83%) Degree
18 98 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (10.81%) T-SQL
20 89 (10.13%) MS Excel
20 89 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 88 (10.01%) XML
22 84 (9.56%) CSS
22 84 (9.56%) Analytics
23 82 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
24 80 (9.10%) Unix
25 77 (8.76%) Python
25 77 (8.76%) Scrum
26 74 (8.42%) TDD

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 (6.26%) SAS
2 33 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (2.96%) JBoss
4 25 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.05%) IIS
7 17 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.48%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.48%) NetWeaver
9 13 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.37%) CMS
11 8 (0.91%) Apache
11 8 (0.91%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.68%) Apache Qpid
12 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 89 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.75%) MS Office
3 12 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (0.68%) InDesign
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (2.62%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.91%) Sonata
8 6 (0.68%) HFM
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.82%) SaaS
4 11 (1.25%) GitHub
5 8 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.46%) Office 365
7 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.73%) Firewall
2 20 (2.28%) DNS
3 19 (2.16%) SAN
4 11 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.14%) Internet
5 10 (1.14%) VoIP
6 9 (1.02%) LDAP
6 9 (1.02%) Network Security
7 7 (0.80%) LAN
7 7 (0.80%) WAN
8 5 (0.57%) DHCP
8 5 (0.57%) Wireless
9 4 (0.46%) HTTP
9 4 (0.46%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.46%) NAS
9 4 (0.46%) SSH
9 4 (0.46%) VPN
10 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.34%) SNMP
10 3 (0.34%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (23.09%) SQL Server
2 119 (13.54%) Relational Database
3 104 (11.83%) Oracle Database
4 89 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (8.19%) RDBMS
7 64 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (6.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 50 (5.69%) Oracle Reports
10 45 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (4.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 34 (3.87%) Hadoop
13 32 (3.64%) NoSQL
14 28 (3.19%) DB2
14 28 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (2.84%) Big Data
15 25 (2.84%) MongoDB
16 24 (2.73%) MySQL
17 20 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (2.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
3 32 (3.64%) PowerBuilder
4 31 (3.53%) Oracle APEX
4 31 (3.53%) Selenium
5 30 (3.41%) JIRA
6 19 (2.16%) Maven
7 18 (2.05%) PVCS
7 18 (2.05%) Subversion
7 18 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.82%) JUnit
9 13 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
11 11 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.02%) Ant
13 9 (1.02%) JDeveloper
14 8 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 248 (28.21%) Finance
2 61 (6.94%) Banking
3 36 (4.10%) Marketing
4 27 (3.07%) Legal
5 19 (2.16%) Retail
6 10 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 8 (0.91%) Automotive
8 8 (0.91%) Games
9 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.57%) German Language
10 5 (0.57%) Publishing
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 431 (49.03%) Developer
2 132 (15.02%) Analyst
3 106 (12.06%) Senior Developer
4 86 (9.78%) Java Developer
5 82 (9.33%) SQL Developer
6 69 (7.85%) Oracle Developer
7 68 (7.74%) .NET Developer
8 56 (6.37%) Software Developer
9 47 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 41 (4.66%) Consultant
11 39 (4.44%) Applications Support
12 37 (4.21%) Applications Developer
13 35 (3.98%) DBA
13 35 (3.98%) SQL Analyst
14 34 (3.87%) Web Developer
15 31 (3.53%) Senior SQL Developer
16 29 (3.30%) Applications Support Analyst
16 29 (3.30%) PL/SQL Developer
17 28 (3.19%) Technical Leader
18 27 (3.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (22.87%) .NET
2 138 (15.70%) HTML
3 88 (10.01%) XML
4 84 (9.56%) CSS
5 70 (7.96%) ASP.NET
5 70 (7.96%) Web Services
6 61 (6.94%) Spring
7 52 (5.92%) HTML5
8 45 (5.12%) J2EE
9 42 (4.78%) Hibernate
10 41 (4.66%) JSON
11 40 (4.55%) jQuery
12 37 (4.21%) AngularJS
13 35 (3.98%) SOAP
14 33 (3.75%) JMS
15 31 (3.53%) Java EE
16 30 (3.41%) CSS3
17 29 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (3.07%) Middleware
19 25 (2.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (2.73%) Replication
5 21 (2.39%) Data Integration
6 13 (1.48%) Clustering
7 12 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.25%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.25%) Derivative
9 10 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.91%) Data Extraction
10 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.91%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.91%) Statistics
10 8 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.40%) Linux
2 106 (12.06%) Windows
3 80 (9.10%) Unix
4 23 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.37%) Solaris
8 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.91%) OpenVMS
10 8 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.68%) AIX
11 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.34%) Android
13 3 (0.34%) CentOS
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (13.08%) SDLC
3 98 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (9.56%) Analytics
5 77 (8.76%) Scrum
6 74 (8.42%) TDD
7 70 (7.96%) MVC
7 70 (7.96%) OO
8 66 (7.51%) ETL
9 57 (6.48%) ITIL
9 57 (6.48%) Software Engineering
10 52 (5.92%) Data Analysis
10 52 (5.92%) Web Development
11 47 (5.35%) Project Management
12 46 (5.23%) Mentoring
13 44 (5.01%) SOA
13 44 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
15 42 (4.78%) Data Modelling
16 40 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 251 (28.56%) Java
2 240 (27.30%) PL/SQL
3 216 (24.57%) C#
4 146 (16.61%) JavaScript
5 95 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 77 (8.76%) Python
7 36 (4.10%) Perl
8 33 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 31 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.05%) C++
12 16 (1.82%) VB
13 14 (1.59%) R
14 13 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.48%) Scala
15 12 (1.37%) VBA
16 11 (1.25%) PHP
17 10 (1.14%) Delphi
18 8 (0.91%) C
18 8 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (11.83%) Degree
2 20 (2.28%) ISEB
3 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.71%) MCSE
6 12 (1.37%) HND
7 11 (1.25%) MCSA
8 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.80%) MCITP
10 4 (0.46%) CCNA
10 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.23%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.23%) PhD
12 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.46%) QA
2 13 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.48%) SLA
3 7 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.68%) MiFID
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.91%) NFS
4 8 (0.91%) Samba
4 8 (0.91%) XenApp
5 4 (0.46%) Docker
6 3 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.23%) NDS
7 2 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.23%) UAG
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.48%) Ambari
2 11 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (0.80%) SCCM
5 5 (0.57%) Puppet
6 4 (0.46%) Ansible
6 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.46%) SCOM
7 3 (0.34%) Oozie
7 3 (0.34%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.23%) MOM
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 290 (32.99%) Oracle
2 155 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.30%) Sybase
3 29 (3.30%) VMware
4 28 (3.19%) IBM
5 23 (2.62%) Cisco
6 20 (2.28%) HP
6 20 (2.28%) SAP
7 19 (2.16%) Citrix
7 19 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
8 16 (1.82%) Cognos
9 14 (1.59%) Tableau
10 13 (1.48%) Informatica
11 12 (1.37%) Adobe
11 12 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.02%) Google
13 8 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.91%) Talend
14 7 (0.80%) FNZ
15 6 (0.68%) Cloudera
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