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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% 66.67% 40.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +95.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +60.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £35,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) JPA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SOA Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Drools
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) jBPM
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat