Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 519 533 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.70% 21.31% 16.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.93% 35.39% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 348 278 267
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 1,333 1,506 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.59% 60.22% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 850 925 707
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,400
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 159 (30.64%) C#
2 152 (29.29%) .NET
3 142 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (26.01%) Java
5 131 (25.24%) SQL Server
6 119 (22.93%) JavaScript
7 114 (21.97%) Finance
8 108 (20.81%) Microsoft
9 93 (17.92%) Oracle
10 89 (17.15%) HTML
11 83 (15.99%) Degree
12 82 (15.80%) Software Engineering
13 81 (15.61%) Windows
14 80 (15.41%) Git (software)
15 77 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
16 74 (14.26%) CSS
17 72 (13.87%) Analytics
18 68 (13.10%) Test Automation
19 67 (12.91%) Relational Database
20 60 (11.56%) Python
20 60 (11.56%) Scrum
21 58 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 55 (10.60%) ETL
22 55 (10.60%) SAS
23 54 (10.40%) MVC
24 52 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
24 52 (10.02%) SDLC
25 49 (9.44%) AngularJS
26 46 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
26 46 (8.86%) T-SQL

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 55 (10.60%) SAS
2 12 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.12%) JBoss
4 10 (1.93%) Apache
4 10 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.16%) CMS
7 6 (1.16%) IIS
7 6 (1.16%) nginx
8 5 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.58%) Confluence
10 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.39%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Maya
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Eikon
4 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.31%) GitHub
3 12 (2.31%) npm
4 10 (1.93%) Office 365
5 8 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.16%) SaaS
8 5 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.77%) Akamai
9 4 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.77%) IaaS
9 4 (0.77%) Serverless
10 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.66%) DNS
2 14 (2.70%) Firewall
3 11 (2.12%) SMS
4 8 (1.54%) DHCP
4 8 (1.54%) FTP
4 8 (1.54%) SAN
5 6 (1.16%) HTTP
6 5 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.96%) VPN
6 5 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.77%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.77%) LAN
7 4 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.77%) WAN
7 4 (0.77%) WinSCP
8 3 (0.58%) SSL
9 2 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.91%) Relational Database
3 42 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 39 (7.51%) Big Data
4 39 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (5.59%) MySQL
8 28 (5.39%) Oracle Database
9 24 (4.62%) MongoDB
10 23 (4.43%) Hadoop
11 22 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (4.05%) GIS
13 19 (3.66%) RDBMS
14 17 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 14 (2.70%) SAS EBI
18 12 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 80 (15.41%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.90%) Selenium
3 40 (7.71%) Visual Studio
4 32 (6.17%) Subversion
5 27 (5.20%) JUnit
6 22 (4.24%) Protractor
7 20 (3.85%) NetBeans
8 18 (3.47%) TestNG
9 17 (3.28%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.08%) JIRA
11 14 (2.70%) Grunt
11 14 (2.70%) gulp
12 12 (2.31%) Mercurial
12 12 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.12%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.93%) Bugzilla
15 9 (1.73%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
16 8 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (21.97%) Finance
2 45 (8.67%) Banking
3 17 (3.28%) Marketing
4 9 (1.73%) Retail
4 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.16%) Advertising
5 6 (1.16%) Electronics
5 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.77%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.58%) Billing
7 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.58%) Legal
7 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.39%) Games
8 2 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 168 (32.37%) Developer
2 103 (19.85%) Analyst
3 53 (10.21%) .NET Developer
4 39 (7.51%) Java Engineer
5 38 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 36 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.17%) Consultant
7 32 (6.17%) DBA
8 29 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
9 26 (5.01%) Test Engineer
10 25 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Data Analyst
13 22 (4.24%) Administrator
13 22 (4.24%) C# Software Engineer
13 22 (4.24%) Junior
14 21 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.85%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.66%) Test Analyst
17 16 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (29.29%) .NET
2 89 (17.15%) HTML
3 74 (14.26%) CSS
4 49 (9.44%) AngularJS
5 42 (8.09%) HTML5
6 41 (7.90%) ASP.NET
7 37 (7.13%) SOAP
8 31 (5.97%) RESTful
9 29 (5.59%) Node.js
9 29 (5.59%) Spring
10 28 (5.39%) WPF
11 25 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 25 (4.82%) Web Services
12 22 (4.24%) React
12 22 (4.24%) XML
13 21 (4.05%) REST
14 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.85%) Swing
15 16 (3.08%) Entity Framework
15 16 (3.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.85%) Robotics
6 17 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.50%) Fintech
8 10 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.73%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.54%) User Experience
10 8 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.35%) DataPower
11 7 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.35%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.16%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.61%) Windows
2 41 (7.90%) Linux
3 39 (7.51%) Unix
4 23 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.73%) AIX
6 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.77%) HPUX
8 4 (0.77%) Solaris
8 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (15.80%) Software Engineering
3 77 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (13.87%) Analytics
5 68 (13.10%) Test Automation
6 60 (11.56%) Scrum
7 55 (10.60%) ETL
8 54 (10.40%) MVC
9 52 (10.02%) SDLC
10 46 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (7.90%) Software Testing
13 40 (7.71%) OO
13 40 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (7.13%) Visualisation
15 33 (6.36%) TDD
16 31 (5.97%) Data Modelling
17 28 (5.39%) Open Source
18 26 (5.01%) ITIL
18 26 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (30.64%) C#
2 135 (26.01%) Java
3 119 (22.93%) JavaScript
4 60 (11.56%) Python
5 46 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.71%) PL/SQL
7 35 (6.74%) C++
8 22 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.24%) R
9 20 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.28%) PHP
10 17 (3.28%) VBA
11 16 (3.08%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.08%) VB
12 13 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.93%) C
15 9 (1.73%) Perl
16 7 (1.35%) Java 8
16 7 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 83 (15.99%) Degree
2 23 (4.43%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (2.89%) ISTQB
3 15 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.54%) ISEB
6 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.54%) OCP
6 8 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.35%) PhD
8 5 (0.96%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.96%) MCITP
8 5 (0.96%) MCSA
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) MCP
9 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.66%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.73%) SLA
4 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) SEPA
5 3 (0.58%) GCP
6 2 (0.39%) HL7
6 2 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) FATCA
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.93%) HDFS
4 8 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.77%) Docker
5 4 (0.77%) NFS
5 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.58%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) Squid
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (1.93%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.93%) SCCM
3 9 (1.73%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) Oozie
5 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.77%) Kibana
5 4 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.58%) Puppet
7 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) Terraform
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.19%) Nmap
8 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 93 (17.92%) Oracle
3 15 (2.89%) Tableau
4 14 (2.70%) Teradata
4 14 (2.70%) VMware
5 11 (2.12%) IBM
5 11 (2.12%) Informatica
6 10 (1.93%) Google
6 10 (1.93%) HP
7 8 (1.54%) Remedy
7 8 (1.54%) SAP
8 7 (1.35%) Sybase
9 5 (0.96%) Talend
9 5 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco
10 4 (0.77%) Citrix
10 4 (0.77%) EMC
10 4 (0.77%) NetApp
10 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.77%) Veeam