Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 325 442 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.31% 17.86% 22.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.04% 33.18% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 185 288 371
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 1,082 1,332 1,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 57.65% 53.82% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 588 841 1,013
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 160 (49.23%) .NET
2 135 (41.54%) C#
3 105 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (31.38%) JavaScript
5 101 (31.08%) Finance
6 94 (28.92%) Java
7 84 (25.85%) Python
8 70 (21.54%) Azure
9 65 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 56 (17.23%) Software Engineering
11 54 (16.62%) Degree
11 54 (16.62%) CSS
12 52 (16.00%) DevOps
13 49 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (14.77%) Visual Studio
15 47 (14.46%) SQL Server
16 46 (14.15%) React
17 43 (13.23%) AWS
17 43 (13.23%) HTML
18 41 (12.62%) Oracle
18 41 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (12.31%) AngularJS
20 39 (12.00%) Test Automation
21 38 (11.69%) Microservices
22 37 (11.38%) Windows
23 36 (11.08%) Relational Database
23 36 (11.08%) Big Data
24 35 (10.77%) Git (software)
24 35 (10.77%) T-SQL
25 33 (10.15%) SOAP

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 15 (4.62%) SAS
2 14 (4.31%) CMS
2 14 (4.31%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.62%) SPSS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (21.54%) Azure
2 43 (13.23%) AWS
3 15 (4.62%) Power Platform
4 8 (2.46%) GCP
5 4 (1.23%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.92%) GitHub
6 3 (0.92%) npm
6 3 (0.92%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.92%) Wireless
2 2 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.08%) Big Data
2 36 (11.08%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.46%) GIS
5 15 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.62%) Power BI
5 15 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.38%) OLTP
10 10 (3.08%) OLAP
11 9 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.77%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.46%) QlikView
13 7 (2.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 35 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (5.54%) NetBeans
5 17 (5.23%) Ant
5 17 (5.23%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (3.69%) Subversion
7 11 (3.38%) JIRA
8 8 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.54%) RubyMine
10 3 (0.92%) Selenium
11 2 (0.62%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.62%) JMeter
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.62%) Protractor
11 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 101 (31.08%) Finance
2 16 (4.92%) Banking
3 11 (3.38%) Retail
4 8 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.23%) Automotive
5 4 (1.23%) Public Sector
6 3 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (50.15%) Developer
2 54 (16.62%) Software Developer
2 54 (16.62%) Software Engineer
3 49 (15.08%) .NET Developer
4 37 (11.38%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.92%) C# Software Engineer
6 28 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (7.69%) Consultant
8 24 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 23 (7.08%) C# Developer
10 20 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.15%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.85%) Java Engineer
11 19 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (5.54%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (5.54%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (5.23%) .NET Software Engineer
14 16 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (49.23%) .NET
2 54 (16.62%) CSS
3 46 (14.15%) React
4 43 (13.23%) HTML
5 40 (12.31%) AngularJS
6 33 (10.15%) SOAP
7 28 (8.62%) ASP.NET
8 26 (8.00%) WPF
9 24 (7.38%) RESTful
10 22 (6.77%) Web Services
11 21 (6.46%) Node.js
12 20 (6.15%) REST
13 19 (5.85%) Swing
14 18 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (5.23%) XML
16 16 (4.92%) .NET Core
17 15 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (4.00%) Spring
19 12 (3.69%) .NET Framework
20 11 (3.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.54%) Robotics
3 5 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.23%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.92%) Smart Home
6 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.62%) Replication
6 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.62%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.38%) Windows
2 27 (8.31%) Linux
3 21 (6.46%) Unix
4 9 (2.77%) Android
5 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.23%) Software Engineering
3 52 (16.00%) DevOps
4 49 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 38 (11.69%) Microservices
8 32 (9.85%) SDLC
9 25 (7.69%) Process Improvement
10 24 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.08%) Fintech
11 23 (7.08%) MVC
11 23 (7.08%) Scrum
12 22 (6.77%) Analytics
13 21 (6.46%) Decision-Making
14 20 (6.15%) ETL
14 20 (6.15%) Release Management
15 19 (5.85%) Innovative Thinking
15 19 (5.85%) Software Testing
16 18 (5.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (41.54%) C#
2 102 (31.38%) JavaScript
3 94 (28.92%) Java
4 84 (25.85%) Python
5 35 (10.77%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 26 (8.00%) Ruby
7 24 (7.38%) C++
7 24 (7.38%) VB.NET
8 22 (6.77%) PowerShell
9 20 (6.15%) R
10 19 (5.85%) TypeScript
11 14 (4.31%) Scala
12 5 (1.54%) Java 8
12 5 (1.54%) PHP
13 4 (1.23%) Perl
13 4 (1.23%) VBA
14 3 (0.92%) C
14 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (16.62%) Degree
2 19 (5.85%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.31%) HND
5 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.23%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.15%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (5.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.23%) Ansible
3 3 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.62%) Oracle
3 17 (5.23%) Micro Focus
4 16 (4.92%) Informatica
5 13 (4.00%) Tableau
6 11 (3.38%) Teradata
7 8 (2.46%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.85%) Cognos
9 5 (1.54%) Databricks
9 5 (1.54%) Talend
10 4 (1.23%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.23%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.23%) Google
11 2 (0.62%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.62%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.62%) New Relic
11 2 (0.62%) Perforce
11 2 (0.62%) Splunk
12 1 (0.31%) IBM