Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 626 623 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.52% 27.16% 22.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.08% 43.05% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 478 411 226
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,838 £31,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 1,302 1,447 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 65.56% 63.08% 61.96%
Number of salaries quoted 927 987 677
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 239 (38.18%) Java
2 235 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (34.98%) Finance
4 192 (30.67%) SQL Server
5 182 (29.07%) C#
6 168 (26.84%) HTML
6 168 (26.84%) JavaScript
7 165 (26.36%) Python
8 160 (25.56%) Oracle
9 159 (25.40%) OO
10 130 (20.77%) .NET
11 125 (19.97%) TDD
12 121 (19.33%) NoSQL
12 121 (19.33%) Relational Database
13 112 (17.89%) CSS
14 108 (17.25%) SDLC
15 107 (17.09%) XML
16 103 (16.45%) Microsoft
17 99 (15.81%) Test Automation
18 97 (15.50%) Git (software)
19 94 (15.02%) PostgreSQL
20 92 (14.70%) Unit Testing
21 91 (14.54%) OOP
22 87 (13.90%) AngularJS
23 81 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (12.14%) Spring
24 76 (12.14%) PL/SQL
25 74 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
26 73 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
26 73 (11.66%) Analytics

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 38 (6.07%) MQSeries
2 26 (4.15%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.83%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.40%) JBoss
5 12 (1.92%) SAS
6 11 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.28%) Apache
7 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.80%) CMS
9 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.48%) IIS
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.32%) Confluence
11 2 (0.32%) Drupal
11 2 (0.32%) WildFly
11 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.44%) Magento
2 7 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.32%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.28%) SaaS
6 6 (0.96%) GitHub
7 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.80%) Office 365
7 5 (0.80%) PaaS
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.48%) Serverless
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.32%) Firebase
10 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.60%) AMQP
1 10 (1.60%) Internet
2 9 (1.44%) HTTP
3 7 (1.12%) DNS
3 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.96%) SSL
5 4 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.48%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) Firewall
7 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.32%) SNMP
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 121 (19.33%) NoSQL
2 121 (19.33%) Relational Database
3 94 (15.02%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (11.02%) MySQL
5 65 (10.38%) Big Data
6 62 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
6 62 (9.90%) Hadoop
7 54 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (6.71%) Power BI
11 38 (6.07%) Bigtable
12 36 (5.75%) RDBMS
13 32 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (3.51%) Oracle Database
14 22 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (3.04%) QlikView
16 12 (1.92%) MongoDB
17 11 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 97 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.31%) Visual Studio
3 51 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 42 (6.71%) Maven
5 36 (5.75%) Selenium
6 29 (4.63%) Cucumber
7 25 (3.99%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.35%) JIRA
9 19 (3.04%) Subversion
10 18 (2.88%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (2.08%) Hudson
13 12 (1.92%) Appium
13 12 (1.92%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.60%) Ant
14 10 (1.60%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.44%) Toad
16 8 (1.28%) FitNesse
16 8 (1.28%) Gradle
16 8 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 219 (34.98%) Finance
2 63 (10.06%) Banking
3 22 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 22 (3.51%) Retail
4 9 (1.44%) Marketing
5 8 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (1.28%) Law
6 7 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.96%) Front Office
8 5 (0.80%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 352 (56.23%) Developer
2 99 (15.81%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 57 (9.11%) Analyst
5 54 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 45 (7.19%) SQL Developer
7 38 (6.07%) Python Engineer
8 37 (5.91%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 28 (4.47%) C++ Developer
11 24 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (3.35%) Java Engineer
14 19 (3.04%) Data Analyst
14 19 (3.04%) Technical Leader
15 18 (2.88%) Software Engineer
16 17 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 17 (2.72%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.72%) Team Leader
17 16 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (26.84%) HTML
2 130 (20.77%) .NET
3 112 (17.89%) CSS
4 107 (17.09%) XML
5 87 (13.90%) AngularJS
6 76 (12.14%) Spring
7 61 (9.74%) Middleware
7 61 (9.74%) Web Services
8 57 (9.11%) Hibernate
9 54 (8.63%) ASP.NET
10 47 (7.51%) jQuery
11 46 (7.35%) HTML5
12 39 (6.23%) XML Schema
13 35 (5.59%) REST
14 34 (5.43%) SOAP
15 33 (5.27%) RESTful
16 32 (5.11%) JSON
17 30 (4.79%) .NET Framework
18 29 (4.63%) React
19 27 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (6.71%) Virtual Team
4 27 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.83%) Robotics
6 20 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.24%) User Experience
8 13 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.60%) Fintech
10 7 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (0.96%) Derivative
11 6 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.64%) Clustering
13 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 68 (10.86%) Windows
2 57 (9.11%) Linux
3 26 (4.15%) Unix
4 25 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.51%) Android
6 21 (3.35%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Tru64
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (25.40%) OO
3 125 (19.97%) TDD
4 108 (17.25%) SDLC
5 99 (15.81%) Test Automation
6 92 (14.70%) Unit Testing
7 91 (14.54%) OOP
8 74 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (11.66%) Analytics
9 73 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (10.86%) BDD
11 67 (10.70%) MVC
12 60 (9.58%) Scrum
13 57 (9.11%) Collaborative Working
13 57 (9.11%) ETL
14 56 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
15 54 (8.63%) Mentoring
16 53 (8.47%) Software Engineering
17 49 (7.83%) Data Modelling
18 45 (7.19%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 239 (38.18%) Java
2 182 (29.07%) C#
3 168 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 165 (26.36%) Python
5 76 (12.14%) PL/SQL
6 64 (10.22%) C++
7 60 (9.58%) T-SQL
8 53 (8.47%) PHP
9 39 (6.23%) XPath
10 28 (4.47%) Ruby
11 23 (3.67%) R
12 21 (3.35%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.72%) Scala
14 11 (1.76%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.60%) VBA
16 8 (1.28%) Java 8
17 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.12%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.12%) X++
18 6 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (6.39%) Degree
2 16 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.28%) MCSD
5 7 (1.12%) MCSA
5 7 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.80%) MCAD
6 5 (0.80%) MCTS
7 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.48%) HND
8 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.32%) MCP
9 2 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.63%) QA
2 21 (3.35%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.96%) SLA
4 4 (0.64%) GDPR
4 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 52 (8.31%) Docker
2 10 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) vSphere
4 3 (0.48%) HDFS
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Samba
6 1 (0.16%) Xen
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (9.58%) Ansible
2 39 (6.23%) Puppet
3 12 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.64%) SCCM
6 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.48%) WMI
7 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.16%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 160 (25.56%) Oracle
2 103 (16.45%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.15%) Tableau
4 16 (2.56%) Solace
4 16 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 16 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.92%) Cognos
5 12 (1.92%) Google
6 10 (1.60%) IBM
7 8 (1.28%) Citrix
7 8 (1.28%) Cognizant
7 8 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (1.28%) Sybase
7 8 (1.28%) Talarian
7 8 (1.28%) Zend
8 6 (0.96%) Teradata
9 5 (0.80%) CA
9 5 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.80%) Informatica
9 5 (0.80%) VMware