Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 540 418 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.70% 16.41% 15.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.88% 38.85% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 281 265 298
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1505 1076 1321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 60.47% 42.23% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 923 704 906
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £28,575 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 231 (42.78%) Finance
2 168 (31.11%) Oracle
3 164 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (26.67%) .NET
5 138 (25.56%) C#
6 134 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (24.63%) Java
8 117 (21.67%) SQL Server
9 111 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
10 108 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 105 (19.44%) Banking
12 98 (18.15%) Infrastructure Management
13 90 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 86 (15.93%) HTML
15 85 (15.74%) Analytics
16 84 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 84 (15.56%) Degree
17 83 (15.37%) SAS
18 77 (14.26%) PL/SQL
18 77 (14.26%) Python
19 73 (13.52%) CSS
20 64 (11.85%) Mentoring
20 64 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 55 (10.19%) Data Management
22 54 (10.00%) Linux
23 53 (9.81%) Relational Database
24 50 (9.26%) Test Automation
25 49 (9.07%) Windows
26 48 (8.89%) Retail
27 46 (8.52%) 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 83 (15.37%) SAS
2 20 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.33%) JBoss
3 18 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.15%) IIS
5 16 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.04%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
10 5 (0.93%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.56%) CMS
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Sonata
2 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.56%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.19%) iTrent
7 1 (0.19%) Line 500
7 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) Sage BI
7 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.59%) Office 365
4 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.30%) SaaS
6 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.93%) iPaaS
6 5 (0.93%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
7 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.41%) DNS
2 12 (2.22%) DHCP
3 10 (1.85%) LAN
3 10 (1.85%) WAN
4 7 (1.30%) SAN
5 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.56%) ATM
8 2 (0.37%) Internet
8 2 (0.37%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) NAS
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.81%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 36 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 36 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 35 (6.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 31 (5.74%) RDBMS
7 29 (5.37%) Hadoop
7 29 (5.37%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 27 (5.00%) Big Data
9 24 (4.44%) Data Mining
10 23 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (3.15%) MySQL
14 16 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (2.78%) QlikView
16 14 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (2.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.93%) Selenium
2 29 (5.37%) ProC
3 28 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.19%) JIRA
4 22 (4.07%) JUnit
5 16 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
5 16 (2.96%) Protractor
6 14 (2.59%) Jasmine
6 14 (2.59%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.41%) TestNG
8 12 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (2.04%) Maven
10 10 (1.85%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.67%) Subversion
11 9 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.30%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.30%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.93%) Grunt
13 5 (0.93%) gulp
13 5 (0.93%) NSubstitute
General
1 231 (42.78%) Finance
2 105 (19.44%) Banking
3 48 (8.89%) Retail
4 42 (7.78%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.78%) Automotive
6 13 (2.41%) Marketing
7 8 (1.48%) Military
8 7 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 148 (27.41%) Developer
2 112 (20.74%) Analyst
3 66 (12.22%) Consultant
4 47 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 36 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 34 (6.30%) SAS Consultant
6 34 (6.30%) Software Engineer
7 33 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 33 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
7 33 (6.11%) SQL Developer
8 31 (5.74%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 30 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
10 29 (5.37%) Data Scientist
11 26 (4.81%) .NET Developer
12 25 (4.63%) DBA
13 22 (4.07%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (26.67%) .NET
2 86 (15.93%) HTML
3 73 (13.52%) CSS
4 36 (6.67%) XML
5 32 (5.93%) Web Services
6 28 (5.19%) HTML5
7 27 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 24 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 22 (4.07%) Spring
10 19 (3.52%) SOAP
11 18 (3.33%) jQuery
11 18 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
11 18 (3.33%) RESTful
12 15 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.04%) WCF
14 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.85%) Hibernate
14 10 (1.85%) Java EE
15 9 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.52%) Fintech
5 17 (3.15%) User Experience
6 14 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.30%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.30%) PMI
11 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.93%) Clustering
12 5 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.74%) Equities
14 3 (0.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.00%) Linux
2 49 (9.07%) Windows
3 25 (4.63%) Unix
4 16 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.74%) zOS
9 3 (0.56%) Android
9 3 (0.56%) Debian
9 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) MVS
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (18.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 85 (15.74%) Analytics
5 84 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (11.85%) Mentoring
7 55 (10.19%) Data Management
8 50 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 46 (8.52%) SDLC
10 45 (8.33%) MVC
11 43 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 40 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 40 (7.41%) TDD
13 39 (7.22%) Scrum
14 38 (7.04%) People Management
15 32 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (5.74%) OO
17 29 (5.37%) Asset Management
17 29 (5.37%) Project Management
17 29 (5.37%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 138 (25.56%) C#
2 133 (24.63%) Java
3 90 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.26%) PL/SQL
4 77 (14.26%) Python
5 32 (5.93%) R
6 30 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 30 (5.56%) SAS Macro
7 29 (5.37%) PROC SQL
8 26 (4.81%) Scala
9 24 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.52%) C++
11 17 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.22%) VB
13 11 (2.04%) PHP
14 9 (1.67%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.67%) Perl
15 8 (1.48%) VBA
16 7 (1.30%) Ruby
17 6 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (15.56%) Degree
2 16 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.48%) ISEB
5 7 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.93%) PhD
7 4 (0.74%) MCP
8 3 (0.56%) HND
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.19%) MCITP
10 1 (0.19%) OCP
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.78%) QA
1 15 (2.78%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 30 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.67%) XenApp
6 9 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Samba
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.78%) SCCM
3 13 (2.41%) Puppet
4 10 (1.85%) Ansible
4 10 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (1.67%) SCOM
5 9 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.11%) Nagios
7 5 (0.93%) Ambari
7 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.19%) Terraform
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 168 (31.11%) Oracle
2 108 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.96%) Teradata
4 28 (5.19%) Tableau
4 28 (5.19%) VMware
5 24 (4.44%) Cognos
6 19 (3.52%) Cisco
7 18 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
8 13 (2.41%) CA
9 12 (2.22%) HP
10 10 (1.85%) Citrix
11 9 (1.67%) Cognizant
11 9 (1.67%) IBM
11 9 (1.67%) Symantec
11 9 (1.67%) Varonis
12 8 (1.48%) EMC
12 8 (1.48%) FNZ
13 7 (1.30%) Splunk
14 6 (1.11%) F5
14 6 (1.11%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum From £35,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Scotland
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, SAS Training & Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: mostly 4 day week, paid for 5 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago