The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 12 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.53% 55.13% 35.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.55% 87.76% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 20
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £33,800 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £36,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.14% 62.82% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 29
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -4 5 £35,000 -2.77%
Linlithgow - 4 £43,750 -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 36 (78.26%) Oracle
2 18 (39.13%) PL/SQL
3 16 (34.78%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) UNIX
5 14 (30.43%) Retail
6 12 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (26.09%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.91%) ISO 9001
7 11 (23.91%) Ajax
7 11 (23.91%) jQuery
7 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (21.74%) Business Development
8 10 (21.74%) SLA
9 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
9 9 (19.57%) .NET
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.39%) COBOL
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (17.39%) ProC
10 8 (17.39%) OpenVMS
10 8 (17.39%) Toad
11 7 (15.22%) CSS
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (17.39%) ProC
2 8 (17.39%) Toad
3 5 (10.87%) Ant
4 4 (8.70%) Xcode
5 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Middleware Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) XML
2 12 (26.09%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) Ajax
3 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 9 (19.57%) .NET
5 7 (15.22%) CSS
6 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.87%) SOAP
7 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) Middleware
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) CSS3
9 3 (6.52%) HTML5
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) UNIX
2 8 (17.39%) OpenVMS
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Business Development
2 5 (10.87%) SOA
2 5 (10.87%) BPMN
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
3 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) E-business
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PL/SQL
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.39%) COBOL
5 5 (10.87%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) XQuery
5 5 (10.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) Jython
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO 9001
2 10 (21.74%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Telerik
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Sun