Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 474 684 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.75% 25.42% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.35% 41.33% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 310 361 251
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,703 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -4.10%

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 1,304 1,655 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 51.58% 61.50% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,016 728
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £28,675
90th Percentile £68,250 £61,250 £60,000
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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 179 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.39%) C#
3 153 (32.28%) .NET
4 151 (31.86%) Java
5 137 (28.90%) Finance
6 120 (25.32%) JavaScript
7 109 (23.00%) SQL Server
8 97 (20.46%) Oracle
9 89 (18.78%) Degree
10 85 (17.93%) Test Automation
11 79 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 74 (15.61%) HTML
12 74 (15.61%) Microsoft
13 72 (15.19%) Git (software)
14 65 (13.71%) CSS
14 65 (13.71%) Windows
15 59 (12.45%) Analytics
15 59 (12.45%) Relational Database
16 58 (12.24%) MVC
17 57 (12.03%) Python
17 57 (12.03%) Software Testing
18 56 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
18 56 (11.81%) Scrum
19 53 (11.18%) PL/SQL
19 53 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (10.97%) Visual Studio
20 52 (10.97%) AngularJS
21 51 (10.76%) SDLC
22 47 (9.92%) T-SQL
22 47 (9.92%) OO

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 38 (8.02%) SAS
2 20 (4.22%) IIS
3 13 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.84%) JBoss
8 4 (0.84%) nginx
9 3 (0.63%) Apache
9 3 (0.63%) CMS
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.42%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Maya
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.53%) npm
4 10 (2.11%) SaaS
5 9 (1.90%) GitHub
5 9 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.27%) Office 365
8 6 (1.27%) Serverless
9 5 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.84%) Akamai
10 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.84%) IaaS
10 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) Datadog
11 2 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.11%) DNS
1 10 (2.11%) SMS
2 8 (1.69%) Firewall
3 6 (1.27%) LAN
3 6 (1.27%) WAN
4 5 (1.05%) DHCP
4 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.84%) FTP
5 4 (0.84%) HTTP
5 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.84%) WinSCP
5 4 (0.84%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.42%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) PABX
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.45%) Relational Database
3 42 (8.86%) Big Data
4 41 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (5.70%) GIS
7 26 (5.49%) Oracle Database
8 22 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.64%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.80%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.53%) MongoDB
13 10 (2.11%) SAS EBI
14 9 (1.90%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.90%) Power BI
14 9 (1.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 72 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.97%) Visual Studio
3 39 (8.23%) Selenium
4 26 (5.49%) NetBeans
5 25 (5.27%) SpecFlow
6 24 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 23 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 23 (4.85%) TeamCity
8 22 (4.64%) JIRA
8 22 (4.64%) JUnit
9 16 (3.38%) Subversion
10 13 (2.74%) Bugzilla
10 13 (2.74%) NUnit
10 13 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.32%) Grunt
11 11 (2.32%) gulp
12 10 (2.11%) Protractor
12 10 (2.11%) Ranorex
13 9 (1.90%) TestNG
14 8 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 137 (28.90%) Finance
2 35 (7.38%) Banking
3 22 (4.64%) Marketing
4 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.27%) Electronics
6 5 (1.05%) Retail
7 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 136 (28.69%) Developer
2 74 (15.61%) Analyst
3 62 (13.08%) Software Engineer
4 58 (12.24%) Java Engineer
5 50 (10.55%) .NET Developer
6 44 (9.28%) Java Software Engineer
7 41 (8.65%) C# Software Engineer
8 38 (8.02%) Java Developer
9 37 (7.81%) Consultant
10 34 (7.17%) DBA
10 34 (7.17%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.12%) C# Developer
11 29 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 29 (6.12%) Test Engineer
12 28 (5.91%) Administrator
13 23 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.85%) Tester
14 21 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (4.43%) Junior
15 20 (4.22%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (32.28%) .NET
2 74 (15.61%) HTML
3 65 (13.71%) CSS
4 52 (10.97%) AngularJS
5 46 (9.70%) SOAP
6 37 (7.81%) HTML5
6 37 (7.81%) Spring
7 32 (6.75%) WPF
8 31 (6.54%) RESTful
9 29 (6.12%) React
9 29 (6.12%) REST
10 27 (5.70%) ASP.NET
10 27 (5.70%) Swing
11 25 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (5.27%) XML
12 24 (5.06%) jQuery
12 24 (5.06%) Web Services
13 23 (4.85%) Gherkin
14 19 (4.01%) CSS3
14 19 (4.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.38%) Fintech
2 34 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.49%) Robotics
5 22 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.74%) Replication
7 12 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.11%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.69%) DataPower
9 8 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.69%) User Experience
10 7 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.27%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.71%) Windows
2 40 (8.44%) Linux
3 29 (6.12%) Unix
4 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) AIX
5 4 (0.84%) Android
6 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
7 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (17.93%) Test Automation
3 79 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 59 (12.45%) Analytics
5 58 (12.24%) MVC
6 57 (12.03%) Software Testing
7 56 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (11.81%) Scrum
8 51 (10.76%) SDLC
9 47 (9.92%) ETL
9 47 (9.92%) OO
10 45 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (9.49%) Visualisation
11 38 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (7.81%) Storage Management
12 37 (7.81%) TDD
13 35 (7.38%) Data Modelling
14 30 (6.33%) API Testing
14 30 (6.33%) Test Scripting
15 27 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 163 (34.39%) C#
2 151 (31.86%) Java
3 120 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 57 (12.03%) Python
5 53 (11.18%) PL/SQL
6 47 (9.92%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.54%) C++
8 21 (4.43%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.16%) R
10 11 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.32%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.90%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.69%) Java 8
12 8 (1.69%) VBA
13 7 (1.48%) Ruby
13 7 (1.48%) Scala
14 6 (1.27%) PHP
14 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.27%) VB
15 5 (1.05%) F#
Qualifications
1 89 (18.78%) Degree
2 33 (6.96%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.90%) OCP
4 9 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.48%) ISEB
6 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.84%) MCP
7 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.63%) PhD
8 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CRISC
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.01%) QA
2 13 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) SEPA
3 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.11%) Docker
3 9 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.48%) HDFS
5 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.63%) Firmware
7 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.42%) Samba
8 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) NFS
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.69%) Oozie
3 7 (1.48%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.27%) Ansible
5 5 (1.05%) Puppet
5 5 (1.05%) Terraform
6 4 (0.84%) Kibana
6 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.42%) Grafana
8 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.42%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.21%) Salt
9 1 (0.21%) SCCM
9 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 97 (20.46%) Oracle
2 74 (15.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.53%) Google
3 12 (2.53%) Teradata
4 10 (2.11%) Tableau
5 9 (1.90%) VMware
6 8 (1.69%) IBM
6 8 (1.69%) SAP
7 7 (1.48%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.05%) HP
9 5 (1.05%) Informatica
9 5 (1.05%) Sybase
10 4 (0.84%) Cognos
10 4 (0.84%) Remedy
10 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.63%) Splunk
11 3 (0.63%) UiPath