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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 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 589 774 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.62% 19.14% 26.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.40% 37.61% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 337 465 471
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 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1664 2058 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.59% 50.90% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1396 1051
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -1 258 £43,500 +2.35% 41
Edinburgh -4 196 £45,000 +16.88% 53
Stirling +2 51 £47,000 +34.28%
West Lothian +2 22 £40,000 +8.84% 9
Aberdeen +2 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Fife +2 10 £42,926 +10.77% 1
Renfrewshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
Dundee -4 6 £28,750 -28.12% 3
Scottish Borders -1 2 £29,500 -28.48% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
East Lothian +1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Highlands - 1 £62,500 - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 424 (36.61%) Oracle
2 420 (36.27%) Finance
3 342 (29.53%) SQL Server
4 331 (28.58%) .NET
5 326 (28.15%) C#
6 324 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
7 268 (23.14%) Java
8 240 (20.73%) JavaScript
9 226 (19.52%) Microsoft
10 213 (18.39%) PL/SQL
11 191 (16.49%) ASP.NET
12 182 (15.72%) HTML
13 180 (15.54%) T-SQL
14 171 (14.77%) Relational Database
15 162 (13.99%) UNIX
16 159 (13.73%) Banking
17 155 (13.39%) CSS
18 150 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
19 148 (12.78%) Windows
20 139 (12.00%) MVC
21 136 (11.74%) Linux
21 136 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
22 133 (11.49%) Oracle Database
23 132 (11.40%) MS Excel
23 132 (11.40%) jQuery
24 128 (11.05%) Degree
25 125 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
26 124 (10.71%) .NET Framework
27 117 (10.10%) OO
28 108 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 72 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 71 (6.13%) SAS
3 42 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 34 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 27 (2.33%) JBoss
6 26 (2.25%) IIS
7 22 (1.90%) Apache
7 22 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.38%) CMS
9 16 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.30%) Node.js
11 14 (1.21%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.69%) FileNet
15 7 (0.60%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.52%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.52%) Mule
17 5 (0.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 132 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.89%) MS Office
3 15 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.78%) MS Project
6 7 (0.60%) SPSS
7 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 44 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 21 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (1.47%) Markit EDM
6 13 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.60%) BPCS
8 7 (0.60%) Primavera
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
10 5 (0.43%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.43%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.43%) Global One
10 5 (0.43%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.35%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.69%) SaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.26%) GitHub
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.17%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.81%) HTTP
2 17 (1.47%) DNS
3 14 (1.21%) SAN
4 13 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.12%) Firewall
5 12 (1.04%) Internet
6 10 (0.86%) LAN
7 9 (0.78%) DHCP
8 6 (0.52%) WLAN
9 5 (0.43%) LDAP
9 5 (0.43%) SSL
9 5 (0.43%) Wireless
10 4 (0.35%) WAN
10 4 (0.35%) SMTP
11 3 (0.26%) FTP
12 2 (0.17%) Intranet
12 2 (0.17%) Extranet
12 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.086%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.086%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 171 (14.77%) Relational Database
3 133 (11.49%) Oracle Database
4 125 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
5 108 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (9.24%) RDBMS
7 79 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
10 46 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 39 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (2.85%) MongoDB
13 30 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (2.42%) QlikView
16 27 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 25 (2.16%) MySQL
18 21 (1.81%) Big Data
19 20 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
19 20 (1.73%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 46 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.37%) Selenium
3 31 (2.68%) Toad
4 30 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 29 (2.50%) Subversion
6 24 (2.07%) JIRA
7 23 (1.99%) Maven
7 23 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (1.38%) JUnit
9 16 (1.38%) GitLab
10 12 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.95%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.95%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.86%) WatiN
12 10 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 420 (36.27%) Finance
2 159 (13.73%) Banking
3 35 (3.02%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.76%) Retail
5 25 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.16%) Marketing
6 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.95%) Front Office
8 10 (0.86%) Back Office
8 10 (0.86%) Billing
9 9 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.60%) Legal
11 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Games
14 3 (0.26%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Electronics
15 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.086%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 476 (41.11%) Developer
2 286 (24.70%) Analyst
3 92 (7.94%) .NET Developer
4 85 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 78 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 68 (5.87%) Java Developer
7 67 (5.79%) DBA
8 59 (5.09%) Software Engineer
9 57 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 50 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
11 48 (4.15%) Technical Analyst
12 47 (4.06%) Test Analyst
12 47 (4.06%) Consultant
13 46 (3.97%) Programmer
14 44 (3.80%) Support Analyst
15 41 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
15 41 (3.54%) C# Developer
16 37 (3.20%) AWS Developer
17 35 (3.02%) Technical Business Analyst
18 31 (2.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (28.58%) .NET
2 191 (16.49%) ASP.NET
3 182 (15.72%) HTML
4 155 (13.39%) CSS
5 132 (11.40%) jQuery
6 124 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 92 (7.94%) Web Services
8 91 (7.86%) XML
9 81 (6.99%) HTML5
10 77 (6.65%) NHibernate
11 76 (6.56%) Entity Framework
12 75 (6.48%) Spring
13 73 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (5.53%) Ajax
15 49 (4.23%) Hibernate
16 42 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (3.11%) JMS
17 36 (3.11%) WCF
18 35 (3.02%) J2EE
19 31 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.59%) Derivative
6 27 (2.33%) Equities
7 22 (1.90%) Cryptography
8 18 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.21%) Replication
10 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.12%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.12%) Clustering
11 13 (1.12%) AS400
12 12 (1.04%) Statistics
12 12 (1.04%) Open Source
13 10 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 9 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 162 (13.99%) UNIX
2 148 (12.78%) Windows
3 136 (11.74%) Linux
4 21 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.55%) Solaris
6 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.86%) Android
9 10 (0.86%) AIX
10 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.26%) OpenWrt
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (12.00%) MVC
4 117 (10.10%) OO
5 106 (9.15%) Software Engineering
6 98 (8.46%) ETL
7 81 (6.99%) Data Modelling
8 79 (6.82%) TDD
9 72 (6.22%) ITIL
10 69 (5.96%) Project Management
11 68 (5.87%) Scrum
12 67 (5.79%) Data Management
13 65 (5.61%) Automated Testing
14 64 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
15 62 (5.35%) Business Analysis
16 61 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 60 (5.18%) Workflow
18 57 (4.92%) Web Development
19 54 (4.66%) Investment Management
20 50 (4.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 326 (28.15%) C#
2 268 (23.14%) Java
3 240 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 213 (18.39%) PL/SQL
5 180 (15.54%) T-SQL
6 60 (5.18%) VB.NET
6 60 (5.18%) Shell Script
7 53 (4.58%) C++
8 50 (4.32%) Python
9 49 (4.23%) Perl
10 43 (3.71%) VB
11 37 (3.20%) VBA
12 28 (2.42%) C
13 22 (1.90%) PHP
14 20 (1.73%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.47%) VB6
16 14 (1.21%) RPG
17 12 (1.04%) RPG IV
18 11 (0.95%) VBScript
19 10 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 128 (11.05%) Degree
2 35 (3.02%) ISEB
3 26 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.64%) OCP
6 17 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.78%) CCNA
10 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.60%) PhD
11 7 (0.60%) MCP
12 6 (0.52%) CISSP
12 6 (0.52%) CISA
12 6 (0.52%) CISM
12 6 (0.52%) MBA
13 5 (0.43%) MCSA
13 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.06%) QA
2 22 (1.90%) SLA
3 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.52%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) Basel II
6 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.78%) RACF
7 7 (0.60%) Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.086%) HDFS
9 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.086%) XenApp
9 1 (0.086%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (1.38%) Control-M
3 16 (1.38%) Data Guard
4 10 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.60%) SCCM
5 7 (0.60%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.43%) Puppet
6 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.26%) SCOM
7 3 (0.26%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.17%) MOM
8 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.086%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.086%) OpenView
9 1 (0.086%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.086%) Legato
9 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 424 (36.61%) Oracle
2 226 (19.52%) Microsoft
3 86 (7.43%) Business Objects
4 57 (4.92%) Sybase
5 42 (3.63%) Informatica
6 37 (3.20%) SAP
7 35 (3.02%) IBM
8 34 (2.94%) VMware
9 28 (2.42%) HP
10 19 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.30%) TIBCO
11 15 (1.30%) BMC
12 14 (1.21%) Tableau
13 13 (1.12%) Cisco
14 12 (1.04%) Cognos
14 12 (1.04%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.04%) Teradata
15 10 (0.86%) Citrix
16 8 (0.69%) Veritas
16 8 (0.69%) Hyland
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £65K + bonus, car allow, full ben
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fife
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39401.00 - £46450.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent bonus/package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent bonus/package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Highly Competitive, plus excellent bonus/package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday