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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 25.00% 41.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £29,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 25.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Salary Histogram in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Galashiels 0 1 £21,500 -49.41%
Melrose - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Junior IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HND
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft