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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 484 487 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.10% 19.24% 23.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.22% 38.53% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 332 333 296
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £68,875
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.52%

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 1,457 1,264 1,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 57.50% 49.94% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 909 806 946
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,735 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,200 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 189 (39.05%) .NET
2 178 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (31.61%) Java
4 152 (31.40%) Finance
5 144 (29.75%) C#
6 123 (25.41%) Python
7 117 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 113 (23.35%) JavaScript
9 102 (21.07%) Software Engineering
10 85 (17.56%) SDLC
11 80 (16.53%) SQL Server
12 77 (15.91%) HTML
12 77 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
14 72 (14.88%) Oracle
15 71 (14.67%) CSS
15 71 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (14.67%) Microsoft
16 66 (13.64%) Git (software)
17 65 (13.43%) Windows
18 64 (13.22%) Big Data
19 63 (13.02%) Degree
20 62 (12.81%) Test Automation
21 58 (11.98%) Visual Studio
22 55 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (11.16%) DevOps
24 50 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
24 50 (10.33%) AngularJS
25 49 (10.12%) Microservices
25 49 (10.12%) MVC

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 23 (4.75%) SAS
2 21 (4.34%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.51%) IIS
4 13 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.65%) Apache
6 8 (1.65%) Confluence
6 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.24%) JBoss
8 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.41%) Appian
10 2 (0.41%) Drupal
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 2 (0.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 117 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.79%) SaaS
4 22 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (3.10%) Power Platform
6 9 (1.86%) GitHub
7 7 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.45%) npm
7 7 (1.45%) Serverless
8 5 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.62%) Office 365
10 3 (0.62%) PaaS
10 3 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) IaaS
11 1 (0.21%) NuGet
11 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.31%) Firewall
2 12 (2.48%) HTTP
2 12 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.27%) DHCP
3 11 (2.27%) DNS
3 11 (2.27%) Internet
4 4 (0.83%) SAN
5 3 (0.62%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.41%) LAN
6 2 (0.41%) NAS
7 1 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.22%) Big Data
3 39 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (5.99%) GIS
7 23 (4.75%) Oracle Database
8 21 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.10%) Power BI
9 15 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.89%) MongoDB
11 11 (2.27%) MySQL
11 11 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.86%) QlikView
12 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.65%) OLTP
14 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.24%) MS Access
14 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 66 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.98%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (6.40%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.37%) NetBeans
6 21 (4.34%) Ant
6 21 (4.34%) Hudson
7 20 (4.13%) JIRA
8 19 (3.93%) Apache Ivy
9 17 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.51%) Selenium
10 13 (2.69%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.07%) Maven
12 9 (1.86%) JUnit
12 9 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (1.65%) Appium
14 7 (1.45%) Subversion
15 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (1.03%) MSTest
17 4 (0.83%) Mockito
General
1 152 (31.40%) Finance
2 28 (5.79%) Banking
3 19 (3.93%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.31%) Retail
5 12 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.86%) Marketing
7 7 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Billing
10 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 206 (42.56%) Developer
2 73 (15.08%) Software Engineer
3 72 (14.88%) Software Developer
4 63 (13.02%) Analyst
5 52 (10.74%) Java Developer
6 50 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 46 (9.50%) .NET Developer
8 40 (8.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 35 (7.23%) Java Engineer
10 33 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 30 (6.20%) .NET Software Developer
12 29 (5.99%) Java Software Engineer
13 27 (5.58%) Data Engineer
14 24 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
15 22 (4.55%) Graduate
16 21 (4.34%) C# Developer
17 20 (4.13%) .NET Software Engineer
17 20 (4.13%) Graduate Java Engineer
17 20 (4.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 20 (4.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (39.05%) .NET
2 77 (15.91%) HTML
3 71 (14.67%) CSS
4 50 (10.33%) AngularJS
5 48 (9.92%) SOAP
6 46 (9.50%) ASP.NET
7 41 (8.47%) React
7 41 (8.47%) WPF
8 34 (7.02%) RESTful
9 33 (6.82%) Swing
10 32 (6.61%) Hibernate
11 29 (5.99%) jQuery
11 29 (5.99%) Spring
12 25 (5.17%) Web Services
13 22 (4.55%) REST
14 21 (4.34%) Node.js
14 21 (4.34%) XML
15 18 (3.72%) HTML5
16 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (3.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.82%) Robotics
3 12 (2.48%) Credit Risk
3 12 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.07%) Derivative
4 10 (2.07%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.07%) Market Risk
5 9 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.62%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.41%) Clustering
11 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.41%) Life Science
12 1 (0.21%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.43%) Windows
2 31 (6.40%) Linux
2 31 (6.40%) Unix
3 21 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.69%) Android
5 13 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.07%) Software Engineering
3 85 (17.56%) SDLC
4 77 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (12.81%) Test Automation
7 54 (11.16%) DevOps
8 50 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (10.12%) Microservices
9 49 (10.12%) MVC
10 48 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 40 (8.26%) ETL
12 40 (8.26%) Fintech
13 36 (7.44%) Decision-Making
14 34 (7.02%) Software Testing
15 33 (6.82%) Scrum
16 31 (6.40%) Analytics
17 30 (6.20%) ERP
17 30 (6.20%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 153 (31.61%) Java
2 144 (29.75%) C#
3 123 (25.41%) Python
4 113 (23.35%) JavaScript
5 47 (9.71%) PL/SQL
6 46 (9.50%) TypeScript
7 40 (8.26%) C++
8 38 (7.85%) R
9 37 (7.64%) PowerShell
10 36 (7.44%) T-SQL
11 27 (5.58%) VB.NET
12 23 (4.75%) Ruby
13 21 (4.34%) VBA
14 15 (3.10%) Java 8
15 14 (2.89%) Scala
16 12 (2.48%) PHP
17 11 (2.27%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.65%) Perl
19 7 (1.45%) ES6
20 5 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (13.02%) Degree
2 26 (5.37%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (2.27%) PhD
4 10 (2.07%) CFA
5 9 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.24%) OCA
7 6 (1.24%) OCP
7 6 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.40%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) CRD IV
3 7 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.10%) Docker
3 10 (2.07%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 4 (0.83%) XenApp
5 3 (0.62%) HDFS
5 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.62%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.83%) Ansible
2 4 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.41%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.41%) Terraform
4 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Rancher
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (14.88%) Oracle
2 71 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.55%) Google
4 21 (4.34%) IBM
5 19 (3.93%) Micro Focus
6 17 (3.51%) Tableau
7 14 (2.89%) SAP
8 10 (2.07%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.86%) Informatica
10 8 (1.65%) Perfecto Mobile
10 8 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.03%) Databricks
11 5 (1.03%) Epicor
11 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.83%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.83%) CA
12 4 (0.83%) Splunk
12 4 (0.83%) Teradata
12 4 (0.83%) VMware