Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 456 677 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.90% 25.59% 16.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.21% 42.98% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 292 376 275
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -6.98% +2.99%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,716 £29,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,333 1,575 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.32% 59.52% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1,008 824
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,175
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 186 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (33.11%) Java
3 150 (32.89%) C#
4 137 (30.04%) .NET
5 134 (29.39%) Finance
6 125 (27.41%) JavaScript
7 100 (21.93%) SQL Server
8 95 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 88 (19.30%) Degree
10 87 (19.08%) Oracle
11 70 (15.35%) HTML
12 67 (14.69%) Microsoft
13 65 (14.25%) Windows
13 65 (14.25%) Python
13 65 (14.25%) Software Engineering
14 62 (13.60%) Git (software)
15 59 (12.94%) Software Testing
15 59 (12.94%) CSS
16 56 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (12.06%) Relational Database
18 54 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 53 (11.62%) MVC
20 52 (11.40%) PL/SQL
21 51 (11.18%) Visual Studio
21 51 (11.18%) SDLC
22 49 (10.75%) AngularJS
22 49 (10.75%) Scrum
23 48 (10.53%) T-SQL
24 47 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
24 47 (10.31%) Analytics

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 34 (7.46%) SAS
2 25 (5.48%) IIS
3 11 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.32%) JBoss
6 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.88%) nginx
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.66%) Apache
9 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.22%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.19%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.19%) GitHub
3 10 (2.19%) SaaS
4 8 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.54%) npm
5 7 (1.54%) Office 365
6 6 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.32%) Serverless
7 5 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.88%) Akamai
8 4 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.88%) IaaS
9 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.44%) Datadog
9 2 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.85%) DNS
2 9 (1.97%) Firewall
3 8 (1.75%) SMS
4 6 (1.32%) LAN
4 6 (1.32%) WAN
5 5 (1.10%) DHCP
6 4 (0.88%) HTTP
6 4 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.66%) FTP
7 3 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.66%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.44%) Internet
9 1 (0.22%) AMQP
9 1 (0.22%) PABX
9 1 (0.22%) SAN
9 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.06%) Relational Database
3 35 (7.68%) Big Data
3 35 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.61%) GIS
6 19 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.63%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.41%) Power BI
12 10 (2.19%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.19%) QlikView
12 10 (2.19%) SAS EBI
13 8 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.18%) Visual Studio
3 43 (9.43%) Selenium
4 35 (7.68%) SpecFlow
5 31 (6.80%) Cucumber
6 28 (6.14%) Jenkins
7 26 (5.70%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.39%) NetBeans
9 19 (4.17%) JIRA
10 17 (3.73%) JUnit
10 17 (3.73%) NUnit
11 16 (3.51%) Ranorex
12 14 (3.07%) Bugzilla
13 12 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.19%) Hudson
15 9 (1.97%) Protractor
15 9 (1.97%) Subversion
16 6 (1.32%) JMeter
16 6 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 134 (29.39%) Finance
2 33 (7.24%) Banking
3 18 (3.95%) Marketing
4 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.88%) Electronics
5 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.88%) Retail
5 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.44%) Automotive
6 2 (0.44%) Billing
6 2 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (29.39%) Developer
2 72 (15.79%) Analyst
3 55 (12.06%) Software Engineer
4 52 (11.40%) .NET Developer
5 49 (10.75%) Java Engineer
6 39 (8.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 39 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 38 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 38 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 34 (7.46%) Consultant
9 33 (7.24%) C# Developer
10 32 (7.02%) Test Engineer
11 29 (6.36%) .NET Software Developer
11 29 (6.36%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.48%) .NET Software Engineer
13 24 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (5.26%) DBA
13 24 (5.26%) Junior
13 24 (5.26%) Tester
14 23 (5.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (30.04%) .NET
2 70 (15.35%) HTML
3 59 (12.94%) CSS
4 49 (10.75%) AngularJS
5 36 (7.89%) Gherkin
6 35 (7.68%) SOAP
7 33 (7.24%) Spring
8 32 (7.02%) React
9 31 (6.80%) HTML5
10 30 (6.58%) REST
11 28 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (6.14%) jQuery
11 28 (6.14%) XML
12 27 (5.92%) ASP.NET
12 27 (5.92%) RESTful
13 26 (5.70%) WPF
14 24 (5.26%) JSON
14 24 (5.26%) Web Services
15 21 (4.61%) Swing
16 19 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.99%) Fintech
2 28 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.39%) Robotics
4 17 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.85%) Replication
6 10 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.54%) DataPower
8 7 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.32%) User Experience
10 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Clustering
12 3 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.25%) Windows
2 45 (9.87%) Linux
3 27 (5.92%) Unix
4 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.10%) Android
6 4 (0.88%) AIX
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 65 (14.25%) Software Engineering
4 59 (12.94%) Software Testing
5 56 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (11.62%) MVC
7 51 (11.18%) SDLC
8 49 (10.75%) Scrum
9 47 (10.31%) Analytics
9 47 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (9.21%) OO
10 42 (9.21%) Test Scripting
11 41 (8.99%) ETL
12 40 (8.77%) API Testing
13 38 (8.33%) Computer Science
14 36 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (7.89%) Visualisation
15 33 (7.24%) Data Modelling
15 33 (7.24%) TDD
16 31 (6.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.11%) Java
2 150 (32.89%) C#
3 125 (27.41%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.25%) Python
5 52 (11.40%) PL/SQL
6 48 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 28 (6.14%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.26%) C++
9 13 (2.85%) R
10 11 (2.41%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.97%) Scala
12 8 (1.75%) Java 8
12 8 (1.75%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.75%) Ruby
12 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.75%) VBA
13 7 (1.54%) PHP
13 7 (1.54%) VB
14 6 (1.32%) F#
Qualifications
1 88 (19.30%) Degree
2 26 (5.70%) Numerate Degree
3 22 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.88%) MCP
6 4 (0.88%) OCP
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.66%) CEH
7 3 (0.66%) CISSP
7 3 (0.66%) ISEB
7 3 (0.66%) MCSE
7 3 (0.66%) PhD
7 3 (0.66%) SSCP
8 2 (0.44%) CISA
8 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) CRISC
8 2 (0.44%) MCSA
8 2 (0.44%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.36%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
4 3 (0.66%) GDPR
4 3 (0.66%) SEPA
5 2 (0.44%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.29%) Docker
3 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.66%) Firmware
6 3 (0.66%) HDFS
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.32%) Ansible
3 6 (1.32%) Oozie
3 6 (1.32%) Terraform
4 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.88%) Kibana
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.88%) Puppet
6 3 (0.66%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.44%) Grafana
7 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.44%) Sysdig
7 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Ambari
8 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (19.08%) Oracle
2 67 (14.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.29%) Teradata
4 11 (2.41%) VMware
5 10 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.75%) Tableau
6 8 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.54%) IBM
8 6 (1.32%) Google
8 6 (1.32%) HP
9 5 (1.10%) Informatica
9 5 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.88%) Cognos
10 4 (0.88%) SAP
10 4 (0.88%) Sybase
11 3 (0.66%) Remedy
11 3 (0.66%) UiPath
12 2 (0.44%) New Relic
12 2 (0.44%) Splunk