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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 633 697 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 21.29% 23.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.66% 39.49% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 388 427 517
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
1681 1765 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.54% 53.91% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1135 1159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh -3 261 £40,000 -4.76% 31
Glasgow -2 250 £40,500 +1.25% 36
Aberdeen +8 40 £41,500 +12.16% 4
Stirling -1 27 £52,000 +33.33% 2
Fife +4 11 £35,500 +1.42% 3
West Lothian 0 7 £39,000 +16.41% 5
South Lanarkshire - 7 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire -1 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Midlothian 0 3 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Renfrewshire -2 3 - - 1
Aberdeenshire +5 1 £35,000 -2.77%
Scottish Borders +2 1 £20,500 +17.14% 1
Dundee -6 1 - - 2
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 512 (35.00%) Finance
2 475 (32.47%) Oracle
3 464 (31.72%) SQL Server
4 407 (27.82%) C#
5 395 (27.00%) .NET
6 392 (26.79%) Java
7 357 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
8 353 (24.13%) JavaScript
9 276 (18.87%) HTML
10 262 (17.91%) Microsoft
11 247 (16.88%) Relational Database
12 237 (16.20%) PL/SQL
12 237 (16.20%) ASP.NET
13 235 (16.06%) UNIX
14 228 (15.58%) T-SQL
15 220 (15.04%) CSS
16 204 (13.94%) jQuery
17 199 (13.60%) Banking
17 199 (13.60%) MS Excel
18 194 (13.26%) Windows
19 191 (13.06%) Linux
20 186 (12.71%) XML
21 183 (12.51%) MVC
22 178 (12.17%) Software Engineering
23 168 (11.48%) Degree
24 161 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
25 155 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
26 152 (10.39%) OO
27 148 (10.12%) .NET Framework
28 136 (9.30%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 109 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 80 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 68 (4.65%) SAS
4 46 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 42 (2.87%) IIS
6 40 (2.73%) CMS
7 33 (2.26%) WebSphere
8 30 (2.05%) JBoss
9 25 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (1.64%) Apache
11 20 (1.37%) MS Exchange
11 20 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.82%) Node.js
15 10 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.68%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.62%) Mule
16 9 (0.62%) Drupal
17 8 (0.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 199 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.55%) MS Office
3 18 (1.23%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.75%) MS Project
5 11 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) SPSS
8 3 (0.21%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 38 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.50%) Markit EDM
4 20 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.41%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.34%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.34%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.34%) Agresso
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 5 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.27%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.62%) SaaS
4 3 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.068%) Taleo
5 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.57%) HTTP
2 22 (1.50%) DNS
2 22 (1.50%) SAN
3 17 (1.16%) FTP
3 17 (1.16%) Firewall
4 16 (1.09%) Internet
5 15 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 14 (0.96%) SMTP
7 12 (0.82%) DHCP
8 7 (0.48%) Intranet
8 7 (0.48%) MPLS
8 7 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.41%) FCoE
9 6 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.41%) DMZ
9 6 (0.41%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.34%) LAN
10 5 (0.34%) WAN
11 4 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (31.72%) SQL Server
2 247 (16.88%) Relational Database
3 136 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 130 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (7.93%) RDBMS
7 108 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (3.14%) MySQL
10 43 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 37 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
13 33 (2.26%) QlikView
14 30 (2.05%) DB2
14 30 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
17 26 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (1.44%) NoSQL
18 21 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 36 (2.46%) JUnit
2 36 (2.46%) Subversion
2 36 (2.46%) Selenium
3 32 (2.19%) Maven
4 27 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (1.78%) JIRA
6 24 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (1.37%) Git (software)
8 19 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.03%) Ant
10 14 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.89%) LoadRunner
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
11 13 (0.89%) Toad
12 9 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.48%) ClearCase
General
1 512 (35.00%) Finance
2 199 (13.60%) Banking
3 70 (4.78%) Retail
4 57 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 45 (3.08%) Marketing
6 42 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.60%) Law
8 30 (2.05%) Front Office
9 26 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.37%) Legal
12 16 (1.09%) Back Office
13 14 (0.96%) Electronics
14 12 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.82%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.48%) Advertising
15 7 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.41%) Local Government
16 6 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 649 (44.36%) Developer
2 359 (24.54%) Analyst
3 117 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 100 (6.84%) Software Developer
5 97 (6.63%) .NET Developer
6 93 (6.36%) Software Engineer
7 90 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 88 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 82 (5.60%) Programmer
9 82 (5.60%) Business Analyst
10 76 (5.19%) Applications Support
11 64 (4.37%) DBA
12 62 (4.24%) C# Developer
13 56 (3.83%) Web Developer
14 54 (3.69%) Consultant
14 54 (3.69%) SQL Developer
15 51 (3.49%) Analyst Programmer
16 49 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
17 45 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
18 42 (2.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (27.00%) .NET
2 276 (18.87%) HTML
3 237 (16.20%) ASP.NET
4 220 (15.04%) CSS
5 204 (13.94%) jQuery
6 186 (12.71%) XML
7 148 (10.12%) .NET Framework
8 130 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 109 (7.45%) Ajax
10 100 (6.84%) Spring
11 98 (6.70%) Web Services
12 90 (6.15%) HTML5
13 82 (5.60%) NHibernate
14 81 (5.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 66 (4.51%) Hibernate
16 56 (3.83%) CSS3
17 54 (3.69%) WCF
18 52 (3.55%) JMS
19 50 (3.42%) J2EE
20 38 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 39 (2.67%) Cryptography
4 35 (2.39%) Derivative
5 28 (1.91%) Equities
6 26 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 20 (1.37%) Statistics
10 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.30%) SWIFT
12 18 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.23%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.16%) User Experience
14 16 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 16 (1.09%) Replication
15 14 (0.96%) DTV
15 14 (0.96%) Open Source
16 13 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 235 (16.06%) UNIX
2 194 (13.26%) Windows
3 191 (13.06%) Linux
4 33 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.23%) AIX
9 15 (1.03%) Solaris
10 14 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.62%) HPUX
12 8 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.48%) CentOS
14 6 (0.41%) Android
14 6 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.34%) Debian
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (12.51%) MVC
3 178 (12.17%) Software Engineering
4 161 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
5 152 (10.39%) OO
6 107 (7.31%) Data Modelling
7 104 (7.11%) ETL
8 101 (6.90%) TDD
9 100 (6.84%) ITIL
10 94 (6.43%) Web Development
11 86 (5.88%) Project Management
12 83 (5.67%) Scrum
13 82 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
14 79 (5.40%) Automated Testing
15 71 (4.85%) Mentoring
16 67 (4.58%) Business Analysis
17 66 (4.51%) Analytics
18 60 (4.10%) Data Management
18 60 (4.10%) OOD
19 58 (3.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 407 (27.82%) C#
2 392 (26.79%) Java
3 353 (24.13%) JavaScript
4 237 (16.20%) PL/SQL
5 228 (15.58%) T-SQL
6 83 (5.67%) Python
7 77 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 65 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 58 (3.96%) C++
10 54 (3.69%) VB
11 52 (3.55%) Perl
12 50 (3.42%) VBA
13 39 (2.67%) PHP
14 28 (1.91%) Ruby
15 23 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.44%) RPG
17 20 (1.37%) VBScript
17 20 (1.37%) RPG IV
18 19 (1.30%) VB6
19 15 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 168 (11.48%) Degree
2 47 (3.21%) ISEB
3 27 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 26 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 25 (1.71%) OCP
6 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.96%) PhD
8 13 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.75%) MCP
10 7 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.41%) APMP
11 6 (0.41%) CCNA
11 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.34%) MBA
12 5 (0.34%) MCSE
12 5 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.26%) QA
2 39 (2.67%) SLA
3 14 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.27%) Basel III
7 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.21%) Basel II
8 1 (0.068%) MiFID
8 1 (0.068%) COREP
System Software
1 29 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.55%) RACF
7 5 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.34%) vSphere
8 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.21%) XenApp
9 3 (0.21%) NFS
9 3 (0.21%) Firmware
9 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.068%) Samba
10 1 (0.068%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (0.68%) SCCM
3 8 (0.55%) Puppet
3 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.27%) Control-M
6 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.27%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.21%) SCOM
7 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.21%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.14%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.068%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.068%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 475 (32.47%) Oracle
2 262 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 100 (6.84%) Sybase
4 65 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 58 (3.96%) IBM
6 52 (3.55%) SAP
7 44 (3.01%) Informatica
8 41 (2.80%) VMware
9 39 (2.67%) HP
10 34 (2.32%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.23%) Cisco
12 14 (0.96%) Tableau
13 13 (0.89%) Cognos
14 12 (0.82%) Citrix
15 11 (0.75%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.62%) Ab Initio
16 9 (0.62%) Brocade
16 9 (0.62%) thinkFolio
16 9 (0.62%) Fidessa
17 8 (0.55%) BMC
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
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