Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 371 618 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.53% 31.45% 27.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.21% 47.87% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 276 470 409
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,013 £65,000 £62,500
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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 997 1,291 1,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.22% 65.70% 62.97%
Number of salaries quoted 732 916 978
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% -3.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,975 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 178 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (42.05%) .NET
3 155 (41.78%) C#
4 130 (35.04%) JavaScript
4 130 (35.04%) Azure
5 116 (31.27%) AngularJS
6 106 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 102 (27.49%) HTML
7 102 (27.49%) ASP.NET
8 98 (26.42%) MVC
9 97 (26.15%) CSS
10 89 (23.99%) Microsoft
11 76 (20.49%) .NET Core
12 69 (18.60%) Finance
13 68 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (16.98%) Java
15 59 (15.90%) T-SQL
15 59 (15.90%) Oracle
16 58 (15.63%) React
16 58 (15.63%) SDLC
17 56 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
17 56 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 55 (14.82%) DevOps
19 52 (14.02%) Git (software)
20 51 (13.75%) Test Automation
20 51 (13.75%) .NET Framework
21 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (12.67%) Python
23 46 (12.40%) Web Services
24 45 (12.13%) HTML5

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 21 (5.66%) Umbraco
2 13 (3.50%) SAS
3 11 (2.96%) Jupyter
4 8 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.08%) CMS
7 4 (1.08%) IIS
8 3 (0.81%) Apache
8 3 (0.81%) Documentum
8 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Appian
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.89%) Primavera
3 6 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Actimize
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 130 (35.04%) Azure
2 23 (6.20%) AWS
2 23 (6.20%) Power Platform
3 6 (1.62%) GitHub
3 6 (1.62%) Office 365
4 4 (1.08%) GCP
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.81%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) Boomi
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) DNS
2 9 (2.43%) DHCP
3 4 (1.08%) HTTP
3 4 (1.08%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.05%) NoSQL
3 34 (9.16%) Big Data
4 29 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (7.01%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.74%) MongoDB
7 23 (6.20%) Power BI
8 22 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (5.12%) Oracle Database
11 16 (4.31%) MySQL
12 15 (4.04%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 10 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.70%) Text Mining
14 8 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (2.16%) SQLPlus
15 6 (1.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.09%) Selenium
4 21 (5.66%) TeamCity
5 19 (5.12%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.70%) JUnit
6 10 (2.70%) Maven
7 9 (2.43%) Ant
7 9 (2.43%) NUnit
8 8 (2.16%) Toad
9 7 (1.89%) Postman
9 7 (1.89%) Ranorex
9 7 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.62%) JIRA
11 5 (1.35%) Gradle
12 3 (0.81%) CA Release Automation
12 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.81%) RubyMine
12 3 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 69 (18.60%) Finance
2 31 (8.36%) Public Sector
3 26 (7.01%) Retail
4 14 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.43%) Banking
6 8 (2.16%) Local Government
7 5 (1.35%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Front Office
8 3 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (59.30%) Developer
2 86 (23.18%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.67%) Analyst
4 44 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 41 (11.05%) Java Developer
6 35 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 29 (7.82%) Consultant
8 26 (7.01%) DBA
9 24 (6.47%) C# Developer
10 21 (5.66%) SQL DBA
11 20 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (4.31%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.04%) Angular Developer
13 15 (4.04%) Azure Developer
14 13 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (3.50%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.50%) Technical Consultant
15 12 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
15 12 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
16 11 (2.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (42.05%) .NET
2 116 (31.27%) AngularJS
3 102 (27.49%) ASP.NET
3 102 (27.49%) HTML
4 97 (26.15%) CSS
5 76 (20.49%) .NET Core
6 68 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (15.63%) React
8 56 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 51 (13.75%) .NET Framework
10 46 (12.40%) Web Services
11 45 (12.13%) HTML5
12 44 (11.86%) jQuery
13 32 (8.63%) RESTful
14 26 (7.01%) Entity Framework
15 20 (5.39%) XML
16 18 (4.85%) Spring
17 14 (3.77%) CSS3
17 14 (3.77%) NHibernate
17 14 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.12%) Robotics
5 11 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.35%) NHS
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) e-Health
10 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.27%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.27%) AS400
11 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.27%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Replication
11 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.01%) Windows
2 23 (6.20%) Linux
3 18 (4.85%) Unix
4 13 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.43%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.42%) MVC
3 58 (15.63%) SDLC
4 55 (14.82%) DevOps
5 51 (13.75%) Test Automation
6 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 43 (11.59%) Microservices
8 42 (11.32%) Scrum
9 39 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (10.51%) TDD
10 35 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 33 (8.89%) Analytics
12 31 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (7.82%) Front End Development
15 25 (6.74%) Web Development
16 22 (5.93%) Data Science
16 22 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (5.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (41.78%) C#
2 130 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 63 (16.98%) Java
4 59 (15.90%) T-SQL
5 47 (12.67%) Python
6 26 (7.01%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.20%) Java 8
8 20 (5.39%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.70%) Scala
10 7 (1.89%) VB
11 6 (1.62%) Perl
11 6 (1.62%) Ruby
11 6 (1.62%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.62%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.35%) PHP
13 4 (1.08%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.81%) C++
14 3 (0.81%) R
15 2 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (11.86%) Degree
2 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.54%) MCSD
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.50%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (9.70%) Docker
2 15 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (6.47%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.04%) Ansible
3 9 (2.43%) SCCM
4 4 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.54%) SCSM
5 2 (0.54%) Terraform
6 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.27%) Consul
6 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
6 1 (0.27%) Graphite
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.27%) Packer
6 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.90%) Oracle
3 14 (3.77%) SAP
4 13 (3.50%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (2.16%) Capita
6 7 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.89%) UiPath
7 5 (1.35%) Sybase
7 5 (1.35%) Tableau
8 3 (0.81%) IBM
8 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.54%) Cognos
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.54%) VMware
9 2 (0.54%) Zend
10 1 (0.27%) Charles River
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco
10 1 (0.27%) Teradata
10 1 (0.27%) Veritas