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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 560 672 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.63% 21.35% 22.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.31% 42.80% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 296 390 507
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
1501 1570 2063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.61% 49.89% 54.36%
Number of salaries quoted 794 986 1407
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 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 310 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Edinburgh 0 186 £42,500 -2.29% 24
West Lothian 0 16 £38,750 -3.12%
Renfrewshire -1 10 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Fife -4 7 £29,500 -31.27% 2
Aberdeen +1 3 £43,000 +32.30%
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £37,500 -2.59%
Dundee -8 1 £34,253 -19.40%
Stirling -12 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 391 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (31.96%) Oracle
3 358 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 335 (28.25%) Finance
5 321 (27.07%) Java
6 293 (24.70%) .NET
7 267 (22.51%) C#
8 252 (21.25%) Microsoft
9 242 (20.40%) Business Intelligence
10 230 (19.39%) PL/SQL
11 227 (19.14%) Degree
12 211 (17.79%) HTML
13 189 (15.94%) JavaScript
14 183 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
15 172 (14.50%) Unix
16 157 (13.24%) CSS
17 154 (12.98%) SDLC
18 152 (12.82%) Windows
18 152 (12.82%) MS Excel
19 150 (12.65%) XML
20 143 (12.06%) Relational Database
21 142 (11.97%) Banking
22 131 (11.05%) Scrum
23 126 (10.62%) ASP.NET
24 124 (10.46%) OO
25 123 (10.37%) Oracle Database
26 122 (10.29%) T-SQL
27 121 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
27 121 (10.20%) TDD
28 119 (10.03%) Linux

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 79 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 71 (5.99%) SAS
3 41 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 34 (2.87%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 22 (1.85%) IIS
7 21 (1.77%) MQSeries
8 20 (1.69%) Apache
9 19 (1.60%) JBoss
10 14 (1.18%) CMS
10 14 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.10%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.01%) CICS
12 12 (1.01%) Moodle
13 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.84%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.59%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 152 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.95%) MS Office
3 10 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.34%) MS Project
4 4 (0.34%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.084%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.93%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.67%) Sage CRM
7 7 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.51%) Sonata
9 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.34%) HFM
10 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.34%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.17%) Line 500
11 2 (0.17%) Sage BI
11 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.11%) Office 365
3 17 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.93%) SaaS
5 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.34%) Heroku
7 2 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.084%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.084%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.30%) Firewall
2 45 (3.79%) DNS
3 40 (3.37%) DHCP
4 31 (2.61%) SAN
5 27 (2.28%) WAN
6 26 (2.19%) LAN
7 23 (1.94%) Internet
8 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.51%) SSH
9 6 (0.51%) SSL
10 4 (0.34%) LDAP
10 4 (0.34%) VoIP
11 3 (0.25%) Intranet
11 3 (0.25%) VPN
12 1 (0.084%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.084%) SNMP
12 1 (0.084%) TETRA
12 1 (0.084%) Wireless
12 1 (0.084%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 143 (12.06%) Relational Database
3 123 (10.37%) Oracle Database
4 121 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 93 (7.84%) RDBMS
8 82 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
9 69 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 64 (5.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 52 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
12 43 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
14 33 (2.78%) Big Data
15 31 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
16 30 (2.53%) QlikView
17 27 (2.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 25 (2.11%) NoSQL
18 25 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 24 (2.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 62 (5.23%) JIRA
3 57 (4.81%) Subversion
4 55 (4.64%) Selenium
5 50 (4.22%) Oracle Forms
6 48 (4.05%) Jenkins
7 42 (3.54%) Maven
8 40 (3.37%) JUnit
9 37 (3.12%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (2.11%) JDeveloper
12 23 (1.94%) Toad
12 23 (1.94%) Visual Studio
13 22 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
14 19 (1.60%) PowerBuilder
15 10 (0.84%) Ant
15 10 (0.84%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.76%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.76%) TestNG
17 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 335 (28.25%) Finance
2 142 (11.97%) Banking
3 45 (3.79%) Retail
4 28 (2.36%) Marketing
5 26 (2.19%) Legal
6 23 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.77%) Games
8 20 (1.69%) Back Office
9 18 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.76%) Automotive
11 9 (0.76%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Front Office
12 6 (0.51%) German Language
12 6 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.42%) Law
14 4 (0.34%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 543 (45.78%) Developer
2 221 (18.63%) Analyst
3 111 (9.36%) SQL Developer
4 91 (7.67%) .NET Developer
4 91 (7.67%) Senior Developer
5 84 (7.08%) Oracle Developer
6 83 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 82 (6.91%) Consultant
8 61 (5.14%) Applications Developer
8 61 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 53 (4.47%) Applications Support
10 50 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 49 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 48 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 46 (3.88%) Lead Developer
13 46 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 44 (3.71%) Technical Analyst
15 43 (3.63%) Business Analyst
16 40 (3.37%) DBA
17 34 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (24.70%) .NET
2 211 (17.79%) HTML
3 157 (13.24%) CSS
4 150 (12.65%) XML
5 126 (10.62%) ASP.NET
6 107 (9.02%) Spring
7 72 (6.07%) Web Services
8 69 (5.82%) Hibernate
9 67 (5.65%) AngularJS
10 65 (5.48%) HTML5
11 59 (4.97%) jQuery
12 53 (4.47%) J2EE
13 51 (4.30%) .NET Framework
14 48 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (3.71%) REST
16 43 (3.63%) SOAP
17 36 (3.04%) CSS3
18 35 (2.95%) RESTful
19 33 (2.78%) Entity Framework
20 30 (2.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 183 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.65%) Derivative
4 39 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 32 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.36%) User Experience
7 26 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 22 (1.85%) OTC Derivatives
10 20 (1.69%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.60%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.43%) Grid Computing
12 17 (1.43%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 15 (1.26%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.18%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 172 (14.50%) Unix
2 152 (12.82%) Windows
3 119 (10.03%) Linux
4 78 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 58 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (2.53%) Android
8 24 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.26%) AIX
10 14 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.84%) zOS
12 9 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.34%) Solaris
14 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.17%) MVS
17 1 (0.084%) CentOS
17 1 (0.084%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (20.40%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (12.98%) SDLC
4 131 (11.05%) Scrum
5 124 (10.46%) OO
6 121 (10.20%) TDD
7 96 (8.09%) Data Modelling
8 91 (7.67%) Data Analysis
9 90 (7.59%) MVC
10 81 (6.83%) Project Management
11 76 (6.41%) ETL
12 73 (6.16%) Software Engineering
13 69 (5.82%) Analytics
13 69 (5.82%) Asset Management
14 67 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
15 65 (5.48%) Mentoring
16 62 (5.23%) CRM
17 54 (4.55%) BDD
17 54 (4.55%) Data Management
17 54 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 321 (27.07%) Java
2 267 (22.51%) C#
3 230 (19.39%) PL/SQL
4 189 (15.94%) JavaScript
5 122 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 112 (9.44%) Python
7 71 (5.99%) C++
8 61 (5.14%) Shell Script
9 54 (4.55%) Perl
10 50 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 47 (3.96%) VBA
12 36 (3.04%) Ruby
13 31 (2.61%) PowerShell
14 24 (2.02%) PHP
15 21 (1.77%) R
16 16 (1.35%) C
17 15 (1.26%) XPath
18 11 (0.93%) Scala
19 9 (0.76%) VB
20 7 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 227 (19.14%) Degree
2 33 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.02%) MCSE
4 21 (1.77%) ISEB
5 13 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.84%) PhD
7 8 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.51%) MCSA
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.42%) OCA
9 5 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.34%) MCITP
11 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.25%) PMP
11 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.83%) QA
2 44 (3.71%) SLA
3 18 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.01%) HL7
6 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.084%) COBIT
7 1 (0.084%) COSHH
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.76%) RACF
5 8 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 8 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (0.59%) XenApp
7 6 (0.51%) Squid
7 6 (0.51%) vSphere
7 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.42%) Docker
8 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.084%) NFS
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.084%) Samba
10 1 (0.084%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.084%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (3.29%) SCCM
2 35 (2.95%) SCOM
3 7 (0.59%) Oozie
3 7 (0.59%) Puppet
3 7 (0.59%) Rundeck
3 7 (0.59%) zSecure
4 5 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.34%) Control-M
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.25%) vRealize
7 2 (0.17%) Ansible
7 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.17%) MOM
7 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.084%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 379 (31.96%) Oracle
2 252 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 75 (6.32%) Sybase
4 60 (5.06%) VMware
5 41 (3.46%) SAP
6 35 (2.95%) Cognos
6 35 (2.95%) Informatica
7 28 (2.36%) IBM
8 27 (2.28%) HP
9 23 (1.94%) Tableau
10 20 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
11 17 (1.43%) Sage
12 16 (1.35%) Dell
12 16 (1.35%) Kaspersky
12 16 (1.35%) Siemens
12 16 (1.35%) WatchGuard
13 15 (1.26%) Teradata
14 13 (1.10%) Cisco
14 13 (1.10%) Citrix
15 12 (1.01%) CA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £23,000 - £55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum + on call + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glenrothes, Fife
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellon, Aberdeenshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago