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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 455 602 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.76% 19.63% 21.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.65% 39.24% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 270 362 425
Median salary £40,961 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £60,000
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
1352 1534 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.75% 50.03% 53.87%
Number of salaries quoted 843 971 1150
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 0 220 £44,750 +11.87% 21
Edinburgh +2 202 £40,000 -4.76% 45
West Lothian -4 7 £35,000 - 3
Fife 0 6 £40,000 -3.52%
Aberdeen +2 5 £24,000 -35.57% 2
Renfrewshire -3 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Scottish Borders 0 3 £21,500 -52.22% 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £50,000 +72.38% 2
South Lanarkshire -4 1 £27,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 323 (35.11%) Oracle
2 290 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (30.33%) Finance
4 275 (29.89%) Java
5 239 (25.98%) PL/SQL
6 234 (25.43%) SQL Server
7 218 (23.70%) C#
8 211 (22.93%) .NET
9 176 (19.13%) Microsoft
10 159 (17.28%) JavaScript
11 149 (16.20%) HTML
12 138 (15.00%) Relational Database
13 134 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
14 132 (14.35%) Linux
15 129 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
16 128 (13.91%) SDLC
17 126 (13.70%) Windows
18 117 (12.72%) Degree
19 110 (11.96%) Oracle Database
20 97 (10.54%) MS Excel
21 96 (10.43%) Python
21 96 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 94 (10.22%) Unix
23 90 (9.78%) TDD
24 88 (9.57%) T-SQL
25 87 (9.46%) Scrum
26 86 (9.35%) OO
27 85 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
28 84 (9.13%) RDBMS
28 84 (9.13%) Banking

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 48 (5.22%) SAS
2 42 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 26 (2.83%) JBoss
5 24 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.39%) IIS
7 19 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.63%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.41%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.30%) NetWeaver
10 12 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.20%) CMS
12 8 (0.87%) Apache
12 8 (0.87%) Apache Qpid
13 7 (0.76%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.65%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 97 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.59%) MS Office
3 12 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.43%) InDesign
5 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.30%) Sonata
6 10 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.54%) HFM
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.43%) nopCommerce
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.22%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.63%) SaaS
3 14 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.43%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) GitHub
7 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.93%) Firewall
2 26 (2.83%) DNS
3 21 (2.28%) SAN
4 14 (1.52%) LDAP
5 13 (1.41%) Internet
5 13 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.41%) VoIP
6 9 (0.98%) LAN
6 9 (0.98%) WAN
7 8 (0.87%) DHCP
8 7 (0.76%) Wireless
9 6 (0.65%) SSH
10 5 (0.54%) Network Security
11 4 (0.43%) HTTP
11 4 (0.43%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.43%) NAS
12 3 (0.33%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.33%) Skype
12 3 (0.33%) SNMP
12 3 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 138 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 110 (11.96%) Oracle Database
4 96 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (9.13%) RDBMS
7 67 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (6.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
10 42 (4.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 38 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (4.02%) Big Data
13 34 (3.70%) Hadoop
14 32 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
15 30 (3.26%) MongoDB
16 28 (3.04%) NoSQL
17 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (2.50%) DB2
19 21 (2.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.24%) JIRA
2 39 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
3 34 (3.70%) Selenium
4 27 (2.93%) Subversion
5 26 (2.83%) PowerBuilder
5 26 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.39%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.85%) JUnit
10 16 (1.74%) Maven
11 15 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.63%) PVCS
12 9 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.98%) Toad
13 6 (0.65%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.65%) Robot Framework
14 5 (0.54%) JBehave
General
1 279 (30.33%) Finance
2 84 (9.13%) Banking
3 38 (4.13%) Marketing
4 24 (2.61%) Retail
5 12 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.20%) Legal
7 10 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.98%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.54%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Publishing
10 4 (0.43%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 415 (45.11%) Developer
2 148 (16.09%) Analyst
3 84 (9.13%) Java Developer
4 81 (8.80%) SQL Developer
5 80 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 73 (7.93%) .NET Developer
7 57 (6.20%) Oracle Developer
8 56 (6.09%) Support Analyst
9 45 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 44 (4.78%) Software Developer
11 41 (4.46%) Consultant
12 40 (4.35%) Applications Developer
13 36 (3.91%) DBA
14 35 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
15 31 (3.37%) Web Developer
16 30 (3.26%) C# Developer
16 30 (3.26%) Technical Leader
17 28 (3.04%) PL/SQL Developer
17 28 (3.04%) SQL Analyst
18 27 (2.93%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (22.93%) .NET
2 149 (16.20%) HTML
3 82 (8.91%) ASP.NET
4 77 (8.37%) XML
5 75 (8.15%) CSS
6 65 (7.07%) Web Services
7 58 (6.30%) Spring
8 56 (6.09%) HTML5
9 48 (5.22%) J2EE
10 45 (4.89%) jQuery
11 41 (4.46%) Hibernate
12 37 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (3.80%) JMS
14 33 (3.59%) Middleware
15 30 (3.26%) AngularJS
16 28 (3.04%) CSS3
17 26 (2.83%) Ajax
18 25 (2.72%) WPF
19 24 (2.61%) JSON
20 23 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.93%) Replication
5 22 (2.39%) Visualisation
6 18 (1.96%) Derivative
7 17 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.74%) Clustering
8 16 (1.74%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.98%) Data Extraction
12 9 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.98%) Market Risk
12 9 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.87%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (14.35%) Linux
2 126 (13.70%) Windows
3 94 (10.22%) Unix
4 29 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.85%) Solaris
8 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.98%) Android
11 8 (0.87%) OpenVMS
11 8 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.65%) zOS
13 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.43%) AIX
14 4 (0.43%) CentOS
14 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
3 128 (13.91%) SDLC
4 90 (9.78%) TDD
5 87 (9.46%) Scrum
6 86 (9.35%) OO
7 81 (8.80%) MVC
8 76 (8.26%) Analytics
9 73 (7.93%) ETL
10 61 (6.63%) Software Engineering
11 56 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 55 (5.98%) Web Development
13 53 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
14 52 (5.65%) SOA
15 49 (5.33%) Data Analysis
16 48 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 47 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (4.89%) ITIL
19 43 (4.67%) Data Management
20 41 (4.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.89%) Java
2 239 (25.98%) PL/SQL
3 218 (23.70%) C#
4 159 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 96 (10.43%) Python
6 88 (9.57%) T-SQL
7 52 (5.65%) Perl
8 36 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 34 (3.70%) C++
10 29 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 29 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.07%) Scala
12 16 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.41%) VBA
14 12 (1.30%) Ruby
15 10 (1.09%) C
15 10 (1.09%) Delphi
15 10 (1.09%) VB
16 9 (0.98%) VBScript
17 8 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 117 (12.72%) Degree
2 23 (2.50%) ISEB
3 17 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.41%) MCSE
6 12 (1.30%) HND
7 11 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.98%) MCSA
9 6 (0.65%) MCITP
10 4 (0.43%) CCNA
10 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.33%) PhD
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.22%) MCP
12 2 (0.22%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.54%) QA
2 18 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.41%) SLA
4 7 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.33%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 52 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.98%) NFS
4 9 (0.98%) Samba
4 9 (0.98%) XenApp
5 6 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.22%) NDS
8 2 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.22%) RACF
8 2 (0.22%) UAG
8 2 (0.22%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (0.98%) Oozie
1 9 (0.98%) Rundeck
2 8 (0.87%) Puppet
2 8 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (0.65%) SCCM
4 5 (0.54%) Ansible
4 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.43%) MOM
6 3 (0.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.22%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.22%) zSecure
8 1 (0.11%) Ambari
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 323 (35.11%) Oracle
2 176 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.46%) Sybase
4 39 (4.24%) IBM
5 34 (3.70%) VMware
6 28 (3.04%) Tableau
7 23 (2.50%) Cisco
7 23 (2.50%) Citrix
7 23 (2.50%) HP
8 22 (2.39%) Cognos
9 20 (2.17%) SAP
10 17 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
11 15 (1.63%) Informatica
12 14 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.20%) FNZ
14 10 (1.09%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.98%) Adobe
15 9 (0.98%) Sun
16 8 (0.87%) CA
16 8 (0.87%) SolarWinds
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