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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 604 772 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.45% 20.15% 24.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.95% 38.70% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 344 466 443
Average salary £42,713 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.78% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1512 1995 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.20% 52.08% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1366 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 277 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Edinburgh -2 201 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Stirling 0 42 £39,250 -12.77% 1
West Lothian +1 21 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Aberdeen +4 14 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Renfrewshire +5 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dundee +1 10 £42,500 +17.24% 11
Fife -2 7 £42,926 +1.00% 1
Midlothian 0 4 - - 2
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £38,500 +2.66%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £28,750 - 1
Inverclyde +2 1 - -
East Lothian +1 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Scottish Borders -1 1 £37,500 -9.09%
Aberdeenshire -2 1 - - 2
Angus - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £39,000 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 429 (36.86%) Finance
2 420 (36.08%) Oracle
3 341 (29.30%) SQL Server
4 329 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (25.77%) .NET
6 298 (25.60%) C#
7 251 (21.56%) Java
8 228 (19.59%) Microsoft
9 227 (19.50%) JavaScript
10 217 (18.64%) PL/SQL
11 190 (16.32%) Relational Database
12 187 (16.07%) HTML
13 167 (14.35%) ASP.NET
13 167 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
14 164 (14.09%) T-SQL
15 163 (14.00%) CSS
16 160 (13.75%) UNIX
17 156 (13.40%) Banking
18 155 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
19 144 (12.37%) Linux
20 138 (11.86%) Degree
20 138 (11.86%) Oracle Database
21 132 (11.34%) Windows
22 131 (11.25%) RDBMS
23 130 (11.17%) MS Excel
24 125 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
25 124 (10.65%) MVC
26 117 (10.05%) jQuery
27 111 (9.54%) .NET Framework
28 104 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 74 (6.36%) SAS
3 44 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 37 (3.18%) JBoss
5 28 (2.41%) Apache
5 28 (2.41%) IIS
6 26 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 23 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (1.80%) MS Exchange
9 19 (1.63%) CMS
9 19 (1.63%) Node.js
10 14 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.69%) FileNet
12 8 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.60%) Mule
13 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 130 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.38%) MS Office
3 14 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.95%) SPSS
6 8 (0.69%) MS Project
7 6 (0.52%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.086%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 53 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (3.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (2.49%) Oracle Payables
3 29 (2.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 27 (2.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 15 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (1.12%) Markit EDM
9 12 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (0.86%) Primavera
12 7 (0.60%) BPCS
12 7 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
14 5 (0.43%) Global One
15 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
15 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
15 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
16 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.69%) SaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.34%) GitHub
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.26%) Office 365
9 1 (0.086%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.15%) DNS
2 21 (1.80%) Firewall
3 17 (1.46%) LAN
3 17 (1.46%) HTTP
4 15 (1.29%) SAN
5 13 (1.12%) LDAP
5 13 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.03%) DHCP
7 11 (0.95%) Internet
8 10 (0.86%) WAN
9 7 (0.60%) NAS
10 6 (0.52%) SSL
10 6 (0.52%) WLAN
11 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.34%) Wireless
13 3 (0.26%) Network Security
14 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.17%) FTP
14 2 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 190 (16.32%) Relational Database
3 138 (11.86%) Oracle Database
4 131 (11.25%) RDBMS
5 125 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 55 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 54 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
11 46 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 38 (3.26%) MySQL
13 36 (3.09%) MongoDB
14 30 (2.58%) SQLPlus
14 30 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (2.32%) Big Data
16 25 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (1.98%) QlikView
18 21 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (3.95%) Selenium
2 44 (3.78%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.18%) Toad
5 31 (2.66%) JUnit
6 28 (2.41%) Subversion
7 25 (2.15%) Maven
8 24 (2.06%) JIRA
8 24 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (1.37%) GitLab
12 14 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.12%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.03%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.03%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.95%) ProC
15 11 (0.95%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 429 (36.86%) Finance
2 156 (13.40%) Banking
3 31 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 28 (2.41%) Retail
5 26 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.06%) Marketing
7 13 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.03%) Billing
8 12 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.69%) Front Office
10 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.52%) Legal
11 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.43%) Games
12 5 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.086%) Electronics
14 1 (0.086%) Automotive
14 1 (0.086%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 453 (38.92%) Developer
2 293 (25.17%) Analyst
3 90 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 87 (7.47%) Senior Developer
5 76 (6.53%) .NET Developer
6 64 (5.50%) DBA
7 59 (5.07%) Java Developer
8 56 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 54 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 54 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
10 51 (4.38%) Software Developer
11 50 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
12 48 (4.12%) Consultant
13 46 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
14 40 (3.44%) Programmer
14 40 (3.44%) C# Developer
15 39 (3.35%) Technical Business Analyst
16 38 (3.26%) Support Analyst
16 38 (3.26%) AWS Developer
17 37 (3.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (25.77%) .NET
2 187 (16.07%) HTML
3 167 (14.35%) ASP.NET
4 163 (14.00%) CSS
5 117 (10.05%) jQuery
6 111 (9.54%) .NET Framework
7 92 (7.90%) Web Services
8 91 (7.82%) XML
9 77 (6.62%) Spring
10 73 (6.27%) Entity Framework
11 71 (6.10%) HTML5
11 71 (6.10%) NHibernate
12 58 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (4.04%) Ajax
14 46 (3.95%) Hibernate
15 43 (3.69%) J2EE
16 39 (3.35%) JMS
17 34 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 32 (2.75%) AngularJS
19 28 (2.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.32%) Derivative
6 25 (2.15%) Equities
7 22 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.55%) Cryptography
9 18 (1.55%) Replication
9 18 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.37%) Clustering
12 15 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.20%) AS400
14 13 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 13 (1.12%) Statistics
15 11 (0.95%) Open Source
16 9 (0.77%) iPad
17 8 (0.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 160 (13.75%) UNIX
2 144 (12.37%) Linux
3 132 (11.34%) Windows
4 26 (2.23%) Solaris
5 24 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.46%) Android
8 13 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.86%) AIX
12 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.52%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
3 124 (10.65%) MVC
4 103 (8.85%) Software Engineering
4 103 (8.85%) ETL
5 97 (8.33%) OO
6 77 (6.62%) TDD
7 76 (6.53%) ITIL
8 75 (6.44%) Project Management
9 71 (6.10%) Data Modelling
10 70 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
11 68 (5.84%) Business Analysis
11 68 (5.84%) Automated Testing
12 66 (5.67%) Scrum
13 65 (5.58%) Workflow
14 64 (5.50%) Data Management
15 62 (5.33%) Mentoring
16 57 (4.90%) Unit Testing
17 56 (4.81%) Analytics
18 53 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 298 (25.60%) C#
2 251 (21.56%) Java
3 227 (19.50%) JavaScript
4 217 (18.64%) PL/SQL
5 164 (14.09%) T-SQL
6 62 (5.33%) Python
7 58 (4.98%) Perl
8 54 (4.64%) Shell Script
9 53 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 50 (4.30%) C++
11 37 (3.18%) VB
12 33 (2.84%) VBA
12 33 (2.84%) C
13 28 (2.41%) PHP
14 20 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.46%) VB6
16 14 (1.20%) RPG
17 12 (1.03%) RPG IV
18 11 (0.95%) VBScript
19 10 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (11.86%) Degree
2 33 (2.84%) ISEB
3 27 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.46%) OCP
6 11 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.60%) CCNA
9 6 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.52%) NCDA
9 6 (0.52%) CISA
9 6 (0.52%) CISM
9 6 (0.52%) MBA
9 6 (0.52%) CISSP
10 5 (0.43%) MCP
11 4 (0.34%) MCITP
11 4 (0.34%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.15%) QA
2 19 (1.63%) SLA
3 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.52%) COBIT
4 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) Basel II
5 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 22 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.52%) Firmware
5 6 (0.52%) RACF
6 5 (0.43%) NFS
7 4 (0.34%) XenApp
8 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
10 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.086%) Samba
10 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.086%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.15%) Data Guard
3 19 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (1.37%) Control-M
5 8 (0.69%) SCCM
5 8 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.52%) SCOM
8 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Statspack
8 5 (0.43%) Puppet
8 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.34%) logstash
10 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.26%) MOM
10 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.26%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.17%) Foglight
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 420 (36.08%) Oracle
2 228 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 87 (7.47%) Business Objects
4 58 (4.98%) Sybase
5 45 (3.87%) Informatica
6 44 (3.78%) VMware
7 41 (3.52%) SAP
8 21 (1.80%) IBM
8 21 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.63%) HP
9 19 (1.63%) Cognos
10 17 (1.46%) Cisco
11 15 (1.29%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.12%) Citrix
13 12 (1.03%) Tableau
13 12 (1.03%) Teradata
14 11 (0.95%) BMC
14 11 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (0.77%) NetApp
15 9 (0.77%) Telerik
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Hours
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Irvine, Ayrshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Musselburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Solid Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago