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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 529 695 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.46% 21.79% 22.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.55% 42.64% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 298 416 512
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1531 1630 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.44% 51.10% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1033 1369
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 301 £40,000 -9.09% 25
Edinburgh -2 175 £43,250 +1.76% 27
West Lothian +4 12 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Renfrewshire -1 9 £28,750 -36.11%
Fife -8 8 £29,500 -31.27%
Stirling 0 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Aberdeen -4 3 £45,250 +39.23% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £35,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Dundee -8 1 £34,253 -19.40%
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 370 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (31.97%) Oracle
3 343 (30.54%) SQL Server
4 335 (29.83%) Finance
5 324 (28.85%) Java
6 257 (22.89%) .NET
7 245 (21.82%) C#
8 242 (21.55%) Microsoft
9 231 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
10 207 (18.43%) PL/SQL
11 201 (17.90%) Degree
12 193 (17.19%) HTML
13 185 (16.47%) JavaScript
14 181 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
15 159 (14.16%) Unix
16 150 (13.36%) Windows
17 148 (13.18%) Relational Database
18 144 (12.82%) SDLC
19 138 (12.29%) MS Excel
19 138 (12.29%) Banking
20 131 (11.67%) CSS
21 130 (11.58%) XML
21 130 (11.58%) Scrum
22 123 (10.95%) OO
22 123 (10.95%) Python
23 122 (10.86%) Linux
23 122 (10.86%) T-SQL
24 118 (10.51%) TDD
25 115 (10.24%) ASP.NET
26 110 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 68 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 64 (5.70%) SAS
3 35 (3.12%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.14%) IIS
6 21 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.60%) Apache
7 18 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.42%) MQSeries
9 15 (1.34%) JBoss
10 14 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.07%) Moodle
13 11 (0.98%) CICS
14 9 (0.80%) CMS
14 9 (0.80%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.62%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 138 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.85%) MS Office
3 12 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) MS Project
4 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.36%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.089%) Stata
Business Applications
1 37 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 31 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (1.51%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.98%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.89%) Sonata
7 8 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (0.71%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.45%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.45%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.36%) HFM
10 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.36%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.78%) Office 365
3 14 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.62%) SaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.089%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.089%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.63%) Firewall
2 43 (3.83%) DNS
3 38 (3.38%) DHCP
4 35 (3.12%) SAN
5 25 (2.23%) LAN
5 25 (2.23%) WAN
6 23 (2.05%) Internet
7 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.62%) VoIP
9 6 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.53%) LDAP
9 6 (0.53%) SSH
9 6 (0.53%) SSL
10 3 (0.27%) Intranet
10 3 (0.27%) Skype
10 3 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.27%) VPN
10 3 (0.27%) Wireless
11 1 (0.089%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.089%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (30.54%) SQL Server
2 148 (13.18%) Relational Database
3 110 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (9.62%) Oracle Database
5 105 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
6 100 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 96 (8.55%) RDBMS
8 74 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
9 55 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (4.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 46 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
12 43 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (3.38%) Big Data
14 32 (2.85%) Hadoop
14 32 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 32 (2.85%) QlikView
15 31 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 23 (2.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 22 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 62 (5.52%) JIRA
3 53 (4.72%) Selenium
3 53 (4.72%) Subversion
4 50 (4.45%) Oracle Forms
5 49 (4.36%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.74%) Maven
7 40 (3.56%) JUnit
8 36 (3.21%) Cucumber
9 32 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (2.14%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.78%) Toad
12 19 (1.69%) JDeveloper
13 18 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
13 18 (1.60%) PowerBuilder
14 10 (0.89%) Ant
14 10 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.89%) JBehave
14 10 (0.89%) Mockito
15 9 (0.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 335 (29.83%) Finance
2 138 (12.29%) Banking
3 46 (4.10%) Retail
4 24 (2.14%) Marketing
5 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.69%) Games
7 18 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.60%) Legal
8 16 (1.42%) Back Office
9 15 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.80%) Private Banking
12 8 (0.71%) Automotive
13 6 (0.53%) German Language
13 6 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.45%) Front Office
14 5 (0.45%) Law
15 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 501 (44.61%) Developer
2 214 (19.06%) Analyst
3 107 (9.53%) SQL Developer
4 87 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 77 (6.86%) Java Developer
5 77 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
6 72 (6.41%) Consultant
7 68 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 59 (5.25%) Applications Developer
9 52 (4.63%) Applications Support
9 52 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 50 (4.45%) Software Developer
11 48 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 47 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (3.74%) Business Analyst
13 42 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
14 40 (3.56%) DBA
15 39 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 38 (3.38%) Lead Developer
17 35 (3.12%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (22.89%) .NET
2 193 (17.19%) HTML
3 131 (11.67%) CSS
4 130 (11.58%) XML
5 115 (10.24%) ASP.NET
6 95 (8.46%) Spring
7 72 (6.41%) Web Services
8 66 (5.88%) HTML5
9 65 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 57 (5.08%) Hibernate
10 57 (5.08%) jQuery
11 54 (4.81%) J2EE
12 43 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (3.74%) .NET Framework
13 42 (3.74%) SOAP
14 39 (3.47%) REST
15 34 (3.03%) CSS3
16 31 (2.76%) JMS
17 29 (2.58%) RESTful
18 28 (2.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 64 (5.70%) Derivative
4 37 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 31 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.58%) User Experience
7 26 (2.32%) Credit Risk
8 24 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.14%) OTC Derivatives
9 22 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 19 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 19 (1.69%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.60%) Grid Computing
12 17 (1.51%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (1.42%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.25%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.25%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.07%) Clustering
15 12 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.16%) Unix
2 150 (13.36%) Windows
3 122 (10.86%) Linux
4 80 (7.12%) Windows Server
5 60 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.32%) Android
8 20 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.34%) AIX
11 9 (0.80%) zOS
12 7 (0.62%) Solaris
12 7 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.18%) MVS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.089%) CentOS
17 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
3 144 (12.82%) SDLC
4 130 (11.58%) Scrum
5 123 (10.95%) OO
6 118 (10.51%) TDD
7 93 (8.28%) Data Modelling
8 89 (7.93%) MVC
9 81 (7.21%) ETL
10 79 (7.03%) Data Analysis
11 73 (6.50%) Software Engineering
12 71 (6.32%) Project Management
13 67 (5.97%) Analytics
13 67 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (5.52%) Asset Management
15 59 (5.25%) CRM
16 58 (5.16%) Mentoring
17 54 (4.81%) Data Management
18 53 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 324 (28.85%) Java
2 245 (21.82%) C#
3 207 (18.43%) PL/SQL
4 185 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 123 (10.95%) Python
6 122 (10.86%) T-SQL
7 72 (6.41%) C++
8 59 (5.25%) Perl
9 55 (4.90%) Shell Script
10 41 (3.65%) VBA
11 39 (3.47%) VB.NET
12 35 (3.12%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.40%) Ruby
14 20 (1.78%) R
15 18 (1.60%) C
15 18 (1.60%) PHP
16 16 (1.42%) Scala
17 11 (0.98%) XPath
18 8 (0.71%) SAS Macro
18 8 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (17.90%) Degree
2 32 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.05%) MCSE
4 20 (1.78%) ISEB
5 14 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.89%) PhD
7 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.62%) MCSA
9 5 (0.45%) MCITP
9 5 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.45%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.36%) HND
10 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.27%) CCNA
11 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.27%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.27%) MCP
11 3 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.88%) QA
2 39 (3.47%) SLA
3 22 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.89%) HL7
6 5 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.089%) COBIT
9 1 (0.089%) COSHH
9 1 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.01%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.71%) RACF
5 7 (0.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.53%) Squid
6 6 (0.53%) vSphere
6 6 (0.53%) XenApp
7 5 (0.45%) Docker
7 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.089%) NFS
10 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.089%) Samba
10 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (3.38%) SCCM
2 32 (2.85%) SCOM
3 10 (0.89%) Oozie
3 10 (0.89%) Rundeck
4 6 (0.53%) Puppet
4 6 (0.53%) zSecure
5 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.27%) Control-M
6 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.27%) vRealize
7 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.18%) MOM
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.089%) Ansible
8 1 (0.089%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.089%) QRadar
Vendors
1 359 (31.97%) Oracle
2 242 (21.55%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.95%) Sybase
4 62 (5.52%) VMware
5 41 (3.65%) SAP
6 36 (3.21%) IBM
7 34 (3.03%) Cognos
8 31 (2.76%) Informatica
9 30 (2.67%) HP
10 28 (2.49%) Tableau
11 17 (1.51%) Sage
12 15 (1.34%) Cisco
12 15 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
12 15 (1.34%) Sun
13 14 (1.25%) Citrix
13 14 (1.25%) Dell
13 14 (1.25%) Kaspersky
13 14 (1.25%) Siemens
13 14 (1.25%) WatchGuard
14 10 (0.89%) CA
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