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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 214 232 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.38% 17.90% 14.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.67% 42.80% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 116 131 116
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £57,875
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 655 542 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 59.33% 41.82% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 409 342 437
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 159 (37.50%) Finance
2 143 (33.73%) Oracle
3 128 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (29.72%) Java
5 124 (29.25%) C#
5 124 (29.25%) .NET
6 104 (24.53%) PL/SQL
7 89 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
8 84 (19.81%) JavaScript
9 74 (17.45%) SQL Server
10 72 (16.98%) Microsoft
11 71 (16.75%) HTML
12 69 (16.27%) Analytics
13 62 (14.62%) CSS
14 61 (14.39%) Linux
15 60 (14.15%) Degree
16 59 (13.92%) Python
17 50 (11.79%) XML
17 50 (11.79%) SAS
18 48 (11.32%) Oracle Database
19 47 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (9.91%) Relational Database
21 40 (9.43%) Data Analysis
22 39 (9.20%) Windows
23 37 (8.73%) MVC
23 37 (8.73%) SDLC
24 36 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
25 35 (8.25%) Project Management
26 34 (8.02%) Computer Science
26 34 (8.02%) R

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 50 (11.79%) SAS
2 20 (4.72%) JBoss
3 14 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.07%) Apache Pig
4 13 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.42%) IIS
7 6 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.71%) CMS
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.47%) Apache
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.59%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.42%) Sonata
6 5 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.94%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.47%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.24%) HFM
9 1 (0.24%) Line 500
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.24%) Sage BI
9 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.12%) SaaS
4 7 (1.65%) Office 365
5 6 (1.42%) GitHub
6 5 (1.18%) iPaaS
6 5 (1.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.47%) Yammer
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.59%) DNS
2 7 (1.65%) LAN
2 7 (1.65%) WAN
3 6 (1.42%) DHCP
3 6 (1.42%) LDAP
4 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.47%) ATM
6 2 (0.47%) HTTP
6 2 (0.47%) Intranet
6 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 2 (0.47%) SAN
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 42 (9.91%) Relational Database
4 33 (7.78%) Hadoop
5 29 (6.84%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.19%) MySQL
7 19 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (4.25%) Big Data
9 17 (4.01%) Apache Hive
9 17 (4.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (3.77%) Data Mining
11 15 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 11 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (2.12%) DB2
14 9 (2.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 8 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (7.31%) JIRA
2 29 (6.84%) Selenium
3 28 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.42%) PowerBuilder
5 17 (4.01%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (3.54%) JUnit
8 13 (3.07%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.59%) JDeveloper
9 11 (2.59%) Maven
10 9 (2.12%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.65%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.65%) Protractor
11 7 (1.65%) Subversion
11 7 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.42%) TestNG
13 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.18%) NSubstitute
14 4 (0.94%) ProC
General
1 159 (37.50%) Finance
2 27 (6.37%) Banking
3 16 (3.77%) Marketing
4 15 (3.54%) Automotive
4 15 (3.54%) Legal
5 10 (2.36%) Retail
6 8 (1.89%) Games
7 5 (1.18%) German Language
7 5 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Local Government
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (38.92%) Developer
2 70 (16.51%) Analyst
3 39 (9.20%) Consultant
4 30 (7.08%) Applications Developer
4 30 (7.08%) Oracle Developer
4 30 (7.08%) Senior Developer
5 29 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.95%) DBA
7 21 (4.95%) Software Developer
8 20 (4.72%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.72%) Data Scientist
9 18 (4.25%) SQL Developer
10 16 (3.77%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.54%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.07%) SAS Consultant
12 13 (3.07%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.07%) Web Applications Developer
13 12 (2.83%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (29.25%) .NET
2 71 (16.75%) HTML
3 62 (14.62%) CSS
4 50 (11.79%) XML
5 32 (7.55%) HTML5
5 32 (7.55%) Web Services
6 27 (6.37%) Spring
7 25 (5.90%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.66%) ASP.NET
9 19 (4.48%) Java EE
9 19 (4.48%) SOAP
10 18 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (3.77%) CSS3
11 16 (3.77%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.77%) J2EE
11 16 (3.77%) JSON
12 15 (3.54%) jQuery
12 15 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (3.30%) RESTful
14 13 (3.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.77%) Fintech
5 13 (3.07%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.36%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.89%) Replication
9 6 (1.42%) User Experience
10 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.71%) PMI
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.39%) Linux
2 39 (9.20%) Windows
3 17 (4.01%) Unix
4 8 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.65%) Solaris
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) zOS
8 3 (0.71%) Debian
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.47%) Android
9 2 (0.47%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.27%) Analytics
3 47 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 37 (8.73%) MVC
5 37 (8.73%) SDLC
6 35 (8.25%) Project Management
7 33 (7.78%) Scrum
8 31 (7.31%) TDD
9 28 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (6.60%) Machine Learning
10 27 (6.37%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.13%) Software Engineering
11 26 (6.13%) Web Development
12 23 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (4.72%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 20 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
13 20 (4.72%) Test Automation
14 18 (4.25%) ETL
15 17 (4.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.72%) Java
2 124 (29.25%) C#
3 104 (24.53%) PL/SQL
4 84 (19.81%) JavaScript
5 59 (13.92%) Python
6 34 (8.02%) R
7 21 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.01%) Scala
10 15 (3.54%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.59%) Perl
12 10 (2.36%) C++
13 8 (1.89%) PHP
14 7 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.65%) VB
15 6 (1.42%) VBA
15 6 (1.42%) XPath
16 4 (0.94%) C
16 4 (0.94%) SAS Macro
16 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (14.15%) Degree
2 14 (3.30%) ISEB
3 6 (1.42%) HND
4 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.71%) PhD
5 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCP
6 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.89%) QA
1 8 (1.89%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.65%) NFS
4 7 (1.65%) Samba
5 6 (1.42%) XenApp
5 6 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.47%) NDS
7 2 (0.47%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.24%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.07%) Ambari
2 11 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.59%) Puppet
3 8 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.89%) SCCM
4 7 (1.65%) Ansible
5 6 (1.42%) SCOM
6 5 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 143 (33.73%) Oracle
2 72 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.25%) VMware
4 12 (2.83%) Cognos
4 12 (2.83%) Tableau
5 11 (2.59%) Cisco
5 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.36%) HP
7 9 (2.12%) CA
8 8 (1.89%) Teradata
9 6 (1.42%) Citrix
9 6 (1.42%) FNZ
9 6 (1.42%) Varonis
10 5 (1.18%) IBM
10 5 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.18%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.18%) Symantec
11 4 (0.94%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.94%) Vertica
12 2 (0.47%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension/Bonus/Events
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £37500 - £46500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: £competitive + company benefits + training
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24550.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago