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 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 1 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - 71.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -15.73%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of job ads across the Scottish Borders region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Application Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft