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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank - 4 1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 16.67% 71.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.67% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £17,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.18%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 100.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 November 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