The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.43% 21.15% 45.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 40.74% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 15
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £49,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 53.73% 51.92% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 17
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £31,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,200 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SQL
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

SQL Salary Trend in West Lothian

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in West Lothian

SQL
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Livingston -2 8 £40,000 +26.98% 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 14 (46.67%) C#
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (30.00%) IIS
6 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
6 9 (30.00%) System Testing
6 9 (30.00%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) SDLC
7 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Release Management
7 8 (26.67%) Selenium
7 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Telerik
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (16.67%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Xcode
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) QA Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Senior QA Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 5 (16.67%) QA Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) Django
7 1 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) iPhone
2 3 (10.00%) EPoS
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (30.00%) System Testing
3 9 (30.00%) SDLC
4 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (26.67%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Telerik
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) SAP