Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 473 528 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.06% 19.98% 18.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.71% 39.37% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 335 341 233
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,178 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,446 1,341 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 55.21% 50.74% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 928 919 835
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £67,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%

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 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 191 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (37.21%) Java
3 151 (31.92%) .NET
4 138 (29.18%) JavaScript
5 137 (28.96%) Finance
6 131 (27.70%) C#
7 112 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 102 (21.56%) Test Automation
9 92 (19.45%) Python
10 85 (17.97%) Degree
11 82 (17.34%) HTML
12 73 (15.43%) CSS
13 72 (15.22%) Oracle
13 72 (15.22%) Git (software)
14 70 (14.80%) Software Engineering
15 68 (14.38%) Windows
15 68 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
17 62 (13.11%) Microsoft
18 60 (12.68%) T-SQL
18 60 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (12.47%) PL/SQL
19 59 (12.47%) Visual Studio
20 56 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (11.84%) AngularJS
21 55 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 55 (11.63%) Test Scripting
21 55 (11.63%) MVC
22 54 (11.42%) Relational Database
23 52 (10.99%) SDLC

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 (7.19%) SAS
2 29 (6.13%) IIS
3 17 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.27%) Apache
6 6 (1.27%) JBoss
6 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.06%) Confluence
8 4 (0.85%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) Appian
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.27%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (3.17%) SaaS
4 9 (1.90%) GitHub
5 5 (1.06%) Office 365
6 4 (0.85%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.85%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.63%) npm
7 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.63%) Serverless
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.90%) DNS
2 8 (1.69%) SAN
3 7 (1.48%) Firewall
4 5 (1.06%) Internet
5 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.63%) LAN
5 3 (0.63%) NAS
5 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) AMQP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.42%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.09%) Big Data
4 38 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (6.34%) NoSQL
7 23 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.81%) GIS
8 18 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.59%) MySQL
9 17 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (3.38%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.11%) Power BI
11 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.48%) MS Access
13 7 (1.48%) OLAP
13 7 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 59 (12.47%) Visual Studio
3 52 (10.99%) Selenium
4 42 (8.88%) Cucumber
4 42 (8.88%) Jenkins
5 29 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (5.29%) Hudson
6 25 (5.29%) SpecFlow
7 18 (3.81%) NUnit
7 18 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 17 (3.59%) Bitbucket Server
8 17 (3.59%) JIRA
8 17 (3.59%) NetBeans
9 14 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (2.75%) JUnit
11 11 (2.33%) Protractor
12 9 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (1.69%) Appium
13 8 (1.69%) Ranorex
14 7 (1.48%) Maven
General
1 137 (28.96%) Finance
2 30 (6.34%) Banking
3 8 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.27%) Games
4 6 (1.27%) Retail
5 4 (0.85%) Marketing
5 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.63%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (38.05%) Developer
2 91 (19.24%) Analyst
3 60 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 58 (12.26%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.26%) Software Engineer
5 55 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 42 (8.88%) Test Analyst
7 40 (8.46%) Java Engineer
8 35 (7.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 35 (7.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 34 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
11 30 (6.34%) Senior Developer
12 29 (6.13%) C# Developer
12 29 (6.13%) Test Engineer
13 25 (5.29%) Senior Test Analyst
14 24 (5.07%) .NET Software Engineer
14 24 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (4.86%) Graduate
16 21 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (31.92%) .NET
2 82 (17.34%) HTML
3 73 (15.43%) CSS
4 56 (11.84%) AngularJS
5 38 (8.03%) Gherkin
6 37 (7.82%) XML
7 34 (7.19%) ASP.NET
8 33 (6.98%) jQuery
9 30 (6.34%) React
9 30 (6.34%) REST
9 30 (6.34%) Web Services
10 29 (6.13%) Spring
11 28 (5.92%) SOAP
12 27 (5.71%) RESTful
12 27 (5.71%) WPF
13 25 (5.29%) Swing
14 23 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (4.65%) JSON
16 21 (4.44%) HTML5
17 20 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.13%) Fintech
3 23 (4.86%) Robotics
4 15 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.48%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.27%) Derivative
9 6 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.27%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.42%) Clustering
12 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.38%) Windows
2 41 (8.67%) Linux
3 25 (5.29%) Unix
4 17 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.17%) Android
6 11 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.56%) Test Automation
3 70 (14.80%) Software Engineering
4 68 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (11.63%) MVC
7 55 (11.63%) Test Scripting
8 52 (10.99%) SDLC
9 49 (10.36%) Software Testing
10 45 (9.51%) OO
11 44 (9.30%) Analytics
11 44 (9.30%) TDD
12 41 (8.67%) BDD
12 41 (8.67%) Computer Science
13 40 (8.46%) Scrum
14 38 (8.03%) Open Source
15 36 (7.61%) Mathematics
16 34 (7.19%) DevOps
17 33 (6.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 176 (37.21%) Java
2 138 (29.18%) JavaScript
3 131 (27.70%) C#
4 92 (19.45%) Python
5 60 (12.68%) T-SQL
6 59 (12.47%) PL/SQL
7 40 (8.46%) PowerShell
8 32 (6.77%) C++
9 31 (6.55%) R
10 24 (5.07%) VB.NET
11 20 (4.23%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.23%) VBA
12 18 (3.81%) PHP
13 13 (2.75%) Java 8
13 13 (2.75%) Scala
14 12 (2.54%) Perl
15 11 (2.33%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.06%) C
17 5 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (17.97%) Degree
2 20 (4.23%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.48%) OCA
4 7 (1.48%) OCP
4 7 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (1.48%) PhD
5 6 (1.27%) CFA
6 4 (0.85%) CEH
6 4 (0.85%) CISSP
6 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.85%) SSCP
7 2 (0.42%) CISA
7 2 (0.42%) CISM
7 2 (0.42%) CRISC
7 2 (0.42%) GIAC
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.25%) QA
2 12 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.27%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.85%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 36 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.33%) Docker
3 6 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.06%) XenApp
5 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.85%) vSphere
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.90%) Ansible
3 4 (0.85%) Ambari
3 4 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (0.85%) Terraform
4 3 (0.63%) MaaS360
4 3 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (15.22%) Oracle
2 62 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.86%) Google
4 14 (2.96%) Tableau
5 10 (2.11%) HP
6 9 (1.90%) SAP
7 8 (1.69%) Perfecto Mobile
7 8 (1.69%) VMware
8 6 (1.27%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.27%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.27%) IBM
8 6 (1.27%) Splunk
8 6 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.06%) Fiserv
9 5 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.06%) Teradata
10 4 (0.85%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.85%) Cisco
10 4 (0.85%) Cognizant