Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL 15 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 22.06% 20.00% 29.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 44.74% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 21
Fife median annual salary £36,000 £29,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.03% -26.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,700 £32,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Fife with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 35 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 51.47% 44.71% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 37
Fife median annual salary £37,661 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.88% -14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £49,750 £45,900 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 9 £39,137 +15.96%
Kirkcaldy - 2 £20,000 -
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) XAML
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Sage
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree

SQL
Co-occurring 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%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) CQRS
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) XAML
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Xamarin