The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 80.00% 66.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £21,250 £28,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £18,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £38,900 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders region.

Programming Languages Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £21,250 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £17,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £29,000 £39,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Scottish Borders region.

SQL Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
Selkirk - 1 £22,500 -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Delphi
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Delphi