The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 29.17% 7.14% 24.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 10.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 13
Median salary £26,750 £26,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.88% -39.42%  
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 Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 14 20 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 58.33% 71.43% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 24
Median salary £26,500 £28,500 £40,499
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% -29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

SQL
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Fife.

Salary trend for SQL in Fife

SQL
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Fife over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Fife

SQL
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +5 4 £35,000 +34.61%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Fife region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) JSF
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Physics
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Process Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) JSF
2 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft