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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 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 691 814 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.83% 22.13% 23.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.16% 40.36% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 416 503 480
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
1601 2017 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.57% 54.84% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1343 1198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 330 £43,000 +10.25% 37
Edinburgh 0 258 £42,500 +4.29% 39
Dundee +3 24 £42,500 +41.66%
Stirling -4 22 £32,500 -31.57%
Fife +12 15 £36,000 +2.85% 1
West Lothian -4 14 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Aberdeen 0 9 £33,750 -12.90%
Midlothian - 6 - -
Renfrewshire 0 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North Lanarkshire +11 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Inverclyde - 3 £38,750 -
Moray - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Angus - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 489 (37.70%) Finance
2 449 (34.62%) Oracle
3 417 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
4 398 (30.69%) SQL Server
5 307 (23.67%) Java
6 284 (21.90%) .NET
7 264 (20.35%) C#
8 258 (19.89%) Relational Database
9 256 (19.74%) JavaScript
10 239 (18.43%) PL/SQL
11 234 (18.04%) Microsoft
12 211 (16.27%) HTML
13 199 (15.34%) Banking
14 190 (14.65%) Linux
15 189 (14.57%) CSS
16 187 (14.42%) UNIX
17 183 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
18 181 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
19 174 (13.42%) RDBMS
20 170 (13.11%) Windows
20 170 (13.11%) SDLC
21 166 (12.80%) Degree
22 155 (11.95%) T-SQL
23 140 (10.79%) OO
23 140 (10.79%) Oracle Database
24 138 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
24 138 (10.64%) ASP.NET
25 130 (10.02%) jQuery
26 128 (9.87%) XML
27 124 (9.56%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 79 (6.09%) SAS
3 59 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 46 (3.55%) JBoss
5 39 (3.01%) Apache
6 38 (2.93%) WebLogic
7 36 (2.78%) IIS
8 29 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.62%) Node.js
12 20 (1.54%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.39%) CMS
14 15 (1.16%) Apache Pig
15 14 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.93%) Mule
17 11 (0.85%) FileNet
18 10 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
18 10 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
19 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 124 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.54%) MS Office
3 14 (1.08%) SPSS
4 12 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (2.31%) Markit EDM
4 24 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
4 24 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 24 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
6 13 (1.00%) thinkFolio
6 13 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
9 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.54%) BPCS
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle Utilities
12 5 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.39%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.39%) Global One
12 5 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.16%) SaaS
5 11 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.23%) Office 365
9 3 (0.23%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.077%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.39%) Firewall
2 21 (1.62%) DNS
3 20 (1.54%) LAN
4 19 (1.46%) LDAP
4 19 (1.46%) Internet
5 18 (1.39%) SAN
5 18 (1.39%) HTTP
6 14 (1.08%) WAN
7 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.69%) Network Security
8 9 (0.69%) NAS
9 8 (0.62%) DHCP
10 7 (0.54%) SSL
11 6 (0.46%) WLAN
12 5 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.31%) ATM
14 2 (0.15%) VoIP
14 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 258 (19.89%) Relational Database
3 174 (13.42%) RDBMS
4 140 (10.79%) Oracle Database
5 138 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 96 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
9 61 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 61 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 59 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
11 56 (4.32%) MySQL
12 53 (4.09%) Big Data
13 47 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (3.32%) MongoDB
15 38 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (2.47%) DB2
16 32 (2.47%) OLAP
17 31 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (2.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (4.24%) JUnit
1 55 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.70%) Maven
3 45 (3.47%) Selenium
4 40 (3.08%) Subversion
5 39 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.54%) JIRA
7 32 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 32 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
8 25 (1.93%) Toad
9 24 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.77%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.39%) HP UFT
11 18 (1.39%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.16%) ProC
14 14 (1.08%) Ant
14 14 (1.08%) MSBuild
14 14 (1.08%) GitLab
15 13 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 489 (37.70%) Finance
2 199 (15.34%) Banking
3 38 (2.93%) Retail
3 38 (2.93%) Investment Banking
4 25 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 23 (1.77%) Marketing
6 17 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 12 (0.93%) Front Office
9 12 (0.93%) Back Office
10 7 (0.54%) Billing
11 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Games
13 4 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.077%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.077%) Advertising
15 1 (0.077%) Automotive
15 1 (0.077%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 513 (39.55%) Developer
2 329 (25.37%) Analyst
3 114 (8.79%) Business Analyst
4 94 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 78 (6.01%) .NET Developer
6 70 (5.40%) Java Developer
6 70 (5.40%) DBA
7 62 (4.78%) Test Analyst
7 62 (4.78%) SQL Developer
8 60 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
9 57 (4.39%) Software Developer
10 56 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
11 48 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 47 (3.62%) C# Developer
13 42 (3.24%) Web Developer
14 41 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
15 40 (3.08%) Technical Business Analyst
16 39 (3.01%) Systems Analyst
16 39 (3.01%) Consultant
17 38 (2.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (21.90%) .NET
2 211 (16.27%) HTML
3 189 (14.57%) CSS
4 138 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 130 (10.02%) jQuery
6 128 (9.87%) XML
7 116 (8.94%) Web Services
8 103 (7.94%) Spring
9 87 (6.71%) .NET Framework
10 69 (5.32%) J2EE
11 61 (4.70%) Hibernate
12 60 (4.63%) HTML5
13 58 (4.47%) Entity Framework
14 55 (4.24%) JMS
15 48 (3.70%) AngularJS
16 44 (3.39%) NHibernate
17 41 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (2.93%) XSLT
19 36 (2.78%) Servlets
20 35 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.47%) Derivative
6 31 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.16%) Clustering
8 22 (1.70%) Replication
8 22 (1.70%) Equities
9 21 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.54%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.39%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.23%) Physics
12 16 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.00%) AS400
14 11 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.85%) User Experience
15 10 (0.77%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.77%) GIS
15 10 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 190 (14.65%) Linux
2 187 (14.42%) UNIX
3 170 (13.11%) Windows
4 37 (2.85%) Android
5 24 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.54%) Solaris
6 20 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.62%) AIX
10 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.46%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.39%) Debian
12 5 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (13.11%) SDLC
4 140 (10.79%) OO
5 120 (9.25%) ETL
6 109 (8.40%) Scrum
7 101 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 99 (7.63%) MVC
9 89 (6.86%) TDD
10 84 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 84 (6.48%) Analytics
11 82 (6.32%) Data Modelling
11 82 (6.32%) ITIL
12 77 (5.94%) Project Management
13 74 (5.71%) Business Analysis
14 73 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (5.24%) Software Delivery
15 68 (5.24%) Workflow
16 66 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (4.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 307 (23.67%) Java
2 264 (20.35%) C#
3 256 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 239 (18.43%) PL/SQL
5 155 (11.95%) T-SQL
6 77 (5.94%) Python
7 71 (5.47%) Perl
8 56 (4.32%) Shell Script
9 51 (3.93%) VB.NET
10 48 (3.70%) PHP
10 48 (3.70%) C++
11 30 (2.31%) VB
12 28 (2.16%) C
13 27 (2.08%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.77%) VBA
15 20 (1.54%) Ruby
16 16 (1.23%) VB6
16 16 (1.23%) R
17 13 (1.00%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 166 (12.80%) Degree
2 29 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.70%) ISEB
5 20 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.08%) CISSP
8 11 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.62%) OCP
9 8 (0.62%) CISMP
10 6 (0.46%) NCDA
10 6 (0.46%) CISA
10 6 (0.46%) CISM
10 6 (0.46%) MBA
10 6 (0.46%) HND
11 4 (0.31%) MCSE
12 3 (0.23%) MCP
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.23%) PhD
12 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.78%) QA
2 24 (1.85%) SLA
3 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.46%) COBIT
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.23%) Basel II
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) MiFID
7 1 (0.077%) AIFMD
System Software
1 44 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.24%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.69%) XenApp
6 7 (0.54%) NFS
7 6 (0.46%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.23%) RACF
9 3 (0.23%) Samba
9 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.15%) vSphere
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.15%) Firmware
11 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (2.24%) Data Guard
3 13 (1.00%) Control-M
4 11 (0.85%) SCCM
4 11 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.77%) SCOM
5 10 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.39%) Puppet
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
8 4 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.31%) logstash
8 4 (0.31%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.31%) SnapVault
9 3 (0.23%) MOM
9 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.23%) Foglight
10 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.077%) Netcool
Vendors
1 449 (34.62%) Oracle
2 234 (18.04%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.94%) Sybase
4 54 (4.16%) Informatica
5 52 (4.01%) VMware
6 39 (3.01%) SAP
7 38 (2.93%) Cognos
8 27 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
10 19 (1.46%) Citrix
11 18 (1.39%) Teradata
12 17 (1.31%) IBM
13 16 (1.23%) Vertica
14 13 (1.00%) TIBCO
15 12 (0.93%) Charles River
16 10 (0.77%) Tableau
17 9 (0.69%) Google
17 9 (0.69%) Hyland
17 9 (0.69%) Cisco
17 9 (0.69%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Scotland
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Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Travel + Bonus
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NetTalent
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Competative
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Bens
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