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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 658 830 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 22.32% 24.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.28% 41.88% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 399 499 454
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +0.33%
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
1594 1982 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.49% 53.31% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1290 1127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 322 £45,000 +16.88% 46
Edinburgh +1 262 £42,500 +6.25% 55
Dundee +1 23 £42,366 +41.22% 6
Stirling -4 16 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Fife +8 14 £35,500 -5.33% 3
West Lothian -6 8 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Aberdeen -1 6 £33,750 -6.89% 3
Inverclyde +1 2 £38,750 -
Midlothian +1 2 - -
Renfrewshire -4 2 £35,000 - 1
Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +4 1 £32,500 +8.33%
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 475 (36.85%) Finance
2 428 (33.20%) Oracle
3 423 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (28.94%) SQL Server
5 317 (24.59%) Java
6 260 (20.17%) JavaScript
7 255 (19.78%) .NET
8 247 (19.16%) Relational Database
9 232 (18.00%) PL/SQL
10 228 (17.69%) Microsoft
11 220 (17.07%) C#
12 205 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
13 204 (15.83%) HTML
14 196 (15.21%) CSS
15 186 (14.43%) Banking
16 182 (14.12%) Linux
17 176 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
18 173 (13.42%) Degree
19 172 (13.34%) UNIX
20 167 (12.96%) Windows
20 167 (12.96%) RDBMS
21 163 (12.65%) SDLC
22 144 (11.17%) OO
23 136 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
24 134 (10.40%) T-SQL
25 133 (10.32%) XML
26 130 (10.09%) jQuery
27 123 (9.54%) ASP.NET
28 122 (9.46%) Oracle Database
29 120 (9.31%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 81 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.59%) SAS
3 64 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 49 (3.80%) JBoss
5 48 (3.72%) Apache
6 42 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.95%) IIS
8 30 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.55%) CMS
11 19 (1.47%) MS Exchange
12 18 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (1.16%) Node.js
14 14 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
14 14 (1.09%) Apache Pig
14 14 (1.09%) Mule
15 12 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.70%) FileNet
17 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 115 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.17%) MS Office
3 14 (1.09%) SPSS
4 12 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (3.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (2.40%) Markit EDM
4 25 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 24 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
5 24 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
7 15 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 15 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 13 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.93%) thinkFolio
10 9 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.39%) BPCS
12 5 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.39%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.39%) HFM
13 4 (0.31%) Primavera
14 3 (0.23%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.24%) SaaS
5 10 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.47%) GitHub
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Office 365
10 1 (0.078%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.40%) Firewall
2 23 (1.78%) DNS
3 21 (1.63%) LDAP
4 20 (1.55%) Internet
5 17 (1.32%) LAN
5 17 (1.32%) HTTP
6 14 (1.09%) WAN
6 14 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.85%) Network Security
7 11 (0.85%) SAN
8 9 (0.70%) DHCP
8 9 (0.70%) NAS
9 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.47%) SSL
10 5 (0.39%) VoIP
10 5 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.31%) SSH
11 4 (0.31%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.31%) ATM
12 3 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (28.94%) SQL Server
2 247 (19.16%) Relational Database
3 167 (12.96%) RDBMS
4 136 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
5 122 (9.46%) Oracle Database
6 99 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 65 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
9 63 (4.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 63 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
10 62 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 58 (4.50%) MySQL
12 52 (4.03%) Big Data
13 37 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (2.48%) OLAP
16 31 (2.40%) DB2
16 31 (2.40%) MongoDB
17 28 (2.17%) Hadoop
17 28 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (4.81%) JUnit
2 55 (4.27%) Maven
3 53 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 43 (3.34%) Selenium
5 42 (3.26%) Subversion
5 42 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 36 (2.79%) JIRA
7 33 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.09%) Toad
10 26 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.63%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.32%) ProC
15 16 (1.24%) HP UFT
16 13 (1.01%) MSBuild
17 12 (0.93%) Hudson
17 12 (0.93%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.93%) GitLab
General
1 475 (36.85%) Finance
2 186 (14.43%) Banking
3 46 (3.57%) Retail
4 36 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 23 (1.78%) Marketing
5 23 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 19 (1.47%) Front Office
8 17 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.93%) Back Office
11 6 (0.47%) Legal
12 5 (0.39%) Billing
12 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.31%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.23%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 1 (0.078%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 512 (39.72%) Developer
2 331 (25.68%) Analyst
3 124 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 87 (6.75%) Senior Developer
5 85 (6.59%) Java Developer
6 78 (6.05%) .NET Developer
7 63 (4.89%) DBA
8 62 (4.81%) SQL Developer
9 59 (4.58%) Test Analyst
10 58 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
11 57 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
12 50 (3.88%) Software Developer
13 48 (3.72%) Software Engineer
14 42 (3.26%) Web Developer
15 41 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
15 41 (3.18%) C# Developer
16 40 (3.10%) Technical Business Analyst
17 39 (3.03%) Support Analyst
18 35 (2.72%) Consultant
19 34 (2.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (19.78%) .NET
2 204 (15.83%) HTML
3 196 (15.21%) CSS
4 133 (10.32%) XML
5 130 (10.09%) jQuery
6 123 (9.54%) ASP.NET
7 119 (9.23%) Web Services
8 110 (8.53%) Spring
9 75 (5.82%) J2EE
10 70 (5.43%) Hibernate
11 69 (5.35%) .NET Framework
12 60 (4.65%) JMS
13 58 (4.50%) HTML5
14 54 (4.19%) AngularJS
15 43 (3.34%) Entity Framework
16 38 (2.95%) XSLT
17 35 (2.72%) Ajax
17 35 (2.72%) Java EE
18 33 (2.56%) Middleware
18 33 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 205 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (8.46%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.87%) Derivative
6 35 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.63%) Clustering
8 21 (1.63%) Equities
9 20 (1.55%) Physics
9 20 (1.55%) Data Integration
10 19 (1.47%) Replication
10 19 (1.47%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.40%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.01%) User Experience
13 13 (1.01%) GIS
14 12 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.85%) Statistics
15 11 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 182 (14.12%) Linux
2 172 (13.34%) UNIX
3 167 (12.96%) Windows
4 45 (3.49%) Android
5 26 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.24%) Solaris
9 13 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.47%) AIX
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.39%) Debian
12 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (12.65%) SDLC
4 144 (11.17%) OO
5 120 (9.31%) ETL
6 112 (8.69%) Scrum
7 101 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 94 (7.29%) Analytics
9 90 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 89 (6.90%) MVC
11 87 (6.75%) ITIL
12 78 (6.05%) Project Management
13 77 (5.97%) TDD
14 74 (5.74%) Data Modelling
15 73 (5.66%) Business Analysis
16 70 (5.43%) Workflow
17 66 (5.12%) Data Analysis
18 64 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
19 63 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
20 59 (4.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 317 (24.59%) Java
2 260 (20.17%) JavaScript
3 232 (18.00%) PL/SQL
4 220 (17.07%) C#
5 134 (10.40%) T-SQL
6 86 (6.67%) Python
7 72 (5.59%) Perl
8 64 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 57 (4.42%) C++
10 51 (3.96%) PHP
11 42 (3.26%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.02%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.94%) C
14 22 (1.71%) VB
14 22 (1.71%) VBA
15 21 (1.63%) Ruby
16 17 (1.32%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.16%) R
18 11 (0.85%) RPG
19 8 (0.62%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 173 (13.42%) Degree
2 28 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.55%) ISEB
5 19 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.01%) CISSP
7 9 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.62%) HND
8 8 (0.62%) MCSE
8 8 (0.62%) CISMP
9 7 (0.54%) NCDA
10 6 (0.47%) OCP
11 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.31%) HNC
11 4 (0.31%) MCITP
12 3 (0.23%) MCTS
12 3 (0.23%) CISA
12 3 (0.23%) CISM
12 3 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.98%) QA
2 29 (2.25%) SLA
3 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.23%) COBIT
7 3 (0.23%) Basel II
8 2 (0.16%) FATCA
8 2 (0.16%) COREP
8 2 (0.16%) FINREP
9 1 (0.078%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.078%) MiFID
9 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
1 41 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (2.64%) Hyper-V
3 30 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.70%) NFS
5 8 (0.62%) XenApp
6 6 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.39%) Samba
8 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.23%) vSphere
9 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.078%) GPFS
10 1 (0.078%) RACF
10 1 (0.078%) Firmware
10 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (2.09%) Data Guard
3 13 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.78%) Control-M
5 9 (0.70%) SCCM
5 9 (0.70%) SCOM
5 9 (0.70%) Puppet
6 6 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.31%) logstash
8 4 (0.31%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.31%) SnapVault
9 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.23%) Foglight
10 2 (0.16%) MOM
10 2 (0.16%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 428 (33.20%) Oracle
2 228 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 67 (5.20%) Sybase
4 53 (4.11%) Informatica
5 52 (4.03%) VMware
6 35 (2.72%) SAP
7 34 (2.64%) Cognos
8 21 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.47%) Teradata
10 18 (1.40%) IBM
11 17 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
12 16 (1.24%) Citrix
12 16 (1.24%) Charles River
13 13 (1.01%) Google
14 12 (0.93%) Tableau
14 12 (0.93%) Vertica
15 11 (0.85%) TIBCO
16 9 (0.70%) EMC
16 9 (0.70%) Cisco
17 8 (0.62%) NetApp
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary to 65k
Posted: Yesterday
Tranent, East Lothian
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago