Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 779 456 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.78% 22.86% 25.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.12% 34.39% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 571 204 305
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,472 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,619 1,326 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 66.05% 66.47% 57.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 784 788
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.80% -5.29%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 335 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (37.61%) Java
3 265 (34.02%) Python
4 254 (32.61%) Oracle
5 247 (31.71%) NoSQL
6 235 (30.17%) Finance
7 204 (26.19%) C#
8 196 (25.16%) JavaScript
9 192 (24.65%) OO
10 188 (24.13%) .NET
11 172 (22.08%) HTML
12 165 (21.18%) SQL Server
13 161 (20.67%) SDLC
14 157 (20.15%) AngularJS
15 155 (19.90%) Microsoft
16 149 (19.13%) TDD
17 143 (18.36%) MVC
18 141 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
19 139 (17.84%) Collaborative Working
20 132 (16.94%) ASP.NET
21 130 (16.69%) Spring
22 128 (16.43%) Relational Database
23 125 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
24 121 (15.53%) BDD
25 119 (15.28%) XML
26 112 (14.38%) PL/SQL
27 107 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
28 102 (13.09%) Hibernate
29 100 (12.84%) Puppet
30 99 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC

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 53 (6.80%) MQSeries
2 30 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 27 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.28%) IIS
7 10 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.28%) SAS
8 7 (0.90%) CMS
9 6 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.64%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.64%) Confluence
10 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.51%) Apache
11 4 (0.51%) Drupal
11 4 (0.51%) Jetty
11 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.13%) Mingle
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.64%) Dynamics SL
5 4 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.39%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.39%) LongView
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.26%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.13%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (5.26%) npm
4 29 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (3.72%) Office 365
5 28 (3.59%) Amazon Kinesis
5 28 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 28 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (3.59%) Dynamics 365
5 28 (3.59%) Serverless
6 21 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (1.16%) GitHub
9 8 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.03%) SaaS
10 6 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.26%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.44%) HTTP
2 7 (0.90%) Firewall
3 5 (0.64%) Internet
3 5 (0.64%) NAS
3 5 (0.64%) SMS
4 4 (0.51%) CTI
4 4 (0.51%) DNS
4 4 (0.51%) LAN
4 4 (0.51%) WAN
5 2 (0.26%) DHCP
5 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.26%) SAN
5 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
6 1 (0.13%) Skype
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 165 (21.18%) SQL Server
3 141 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
4 128 (16.43%) Relational Database
5 90 (11.55%) Hadoop
6 83 (10.65%) MySQL
7 81 (10.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 69 (8.86%) Big Data
9 66 (8.47%) MongoDB
10 65 (8.34%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (6.80%) Bigtable
14 52 (6.68%) RDBMS
15 40 (5.13%) Oracle Database
15 40 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (3.47%) OLTP
17 25 (3.21%) QlikView
18 23 (2.95%) Power BI
19 22 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (10.65%) Maven
2 56 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.59%) JIRA
3 28 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.34%) JUnit
5 23 (2.95%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.70%) webpack
7 20 (2.57%) Selenium
8 19 (2.44%) Babel
8 19 (2.44%) Log4Net
8 19 (2.44%) NUnit
8 19 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (1.93%) Subversion
12 11 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.03%) Gradle
13 8 (1.03%) Toad
14 7 (0.90%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 235 (30.17%) Finance
2 40 (5.13%) Banking
3 16 (2.05%) Advertising
4 14 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.41%) Legal
6 9 (1.16%) Retail
7 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.64%) Law
8 5 (0.64%) Local Government
9 3 (0.39%) Automotive
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.39%) Front Office
9 3 (0.39%) Marketing
10 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 408 (52.37%) Developer
2 122 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 104 (13.35%) .NET Developer
4 76 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 63 (8.09%) C# Developer
6 59 (7.57%) Analyst
7 52 (6.68%) Software Developer
8 51 (6.55%) Python Developer
9 47 (6.03%) Software Engineer
10 42 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 32 (4.11%) Consultant
13 28 (3.59%) Data Scientist
13 28 (3.59%) DBA
13 28 (3.59%) SQL Developer
14 27 (3.47%) Architect
15 25 (3.21%) Support Analyst
16 24 (3.08%) Senior Python Developer
17 22 (2.82%) Java Engineer
18 19 (2.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (24.13%) .NET
2 172 (22.08%) HTML
3 157 (20.15%) AngularJS
4 132 (16.94%) ASP.NET
5 130 (16.69%) Spring
6 119 (15.28%) XML
7 102 (13.09%) Hibernate
8 99 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (10.01%) Middleware
10 77 (9.88%) REST
11 75 (9.63%) CSS
12 67 (8.60%) React
13 58 (7.45%) XML Schema
14 52 (6.68%) .NET Core
15 51 (6.55%) Web Services
16 50 (6.42%) Node.js
17 45 (5.78%) WCF
18 44 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (5.39%) JSON
20 33 (4.24%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.65%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (7.19%) Virtual Team
3 53 (6.80%) User Experience
4 44 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (5.01%) Algorithms
6 30 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (2.44%) Robotics
9 18 (2.31%) Replication
10 12 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.41%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.28%) Clustering
13 9 (1.16%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.03%) Fintech
15 7 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
17 5 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.50%) Unix
2 67 (8.60%) Windows
3 66 (8.47%) Linux
4 23 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.16%) AIX
7 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.26%) zOS
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (24.65%) OO
3 161 (20.67%) SDLC
4 149 (19.13%) TDD
5 143 (18.36%) MVC
6 139 (17.84%) Collaborative Working
7 121 (15.53%) BDD
8 99 (12.71%) OOP
9 97 (12.45%) Test Automation
10 89 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (10.78%) Scrum
12 82 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 79 (10.14%) Machine Learning
14 78 (10.01%) Analytics
15 75 (9.63%) Unit Testing
16 73 (9.37%) Data Analysis
17 72 (9.24%) Software Engineering
18 70 (8.99%) ETL
19 63 (8.09%) Continuous Deployment
20 62 (7.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (37.61%) Java
2 265 (34.02%) Python
3 204 (26.19%) C#
4 196 (25.16%) JavaScript
5 112 (14.38%) PL/SQL
6 95 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 83 (10.65%) PHP
8 54 (6.93%) XPath
9 42 (5.39%) C++
10 31 (3.98%) Ruby
11 28 (3.59%) TypeScript
12 23 (2.95%) R
13 22 (2.82%) ES6
14 19 (2.44%) Clojure
14 19 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.31%) Java 8
15 18 (2.31%) Lisp
16 17 (2.18%) Perl
17 14 (1.80%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 32 (4.11%) Degree
3 23 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.39%) ISEB
5 3 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ACCA
7 1 (0.13%) CEH
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.08%) QA
2 11 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.28%) SLA
4 7 (0.90%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.26%) EMIR
5 2 (0.26%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 97 (12.45%) Docker
2 15 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.03%) HDFS
5 7 (0.90%) vSphere
6 6 (0.77%) XenApp
7 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.64%) Xen
7 5 (0.64%) XenServer
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (12.84%) Puppet
2 74 (9.50%) Ansible
3 34 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.77%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.77%) Oozie
6 5 (0.64%) SCCM
6 5 (0.64%) SCOM
6 5 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.26%) Rancher
8 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 254 (32.61%) Oracle
2 155 (19.90%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.13%) Google
4 20 (2.57%) IBM
4 20 (2.57%) Informatica
4 20 (2.57%) Sybase
5 14 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
5 14 (1.80%) VMware
6 13 (1.67%) Tableau
6 13 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.41%) SAP
8 10 (1.28%) Cisco
9 9 (1.16%) Cognos
9 9 (1.16%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.03%) Citrix
10 8 (1.03%) Netezza
10 8 (1.03%) Talend
11 7 (0.90%) Avaya
12 5 (0.64%) RedGate
12 5 (0.64%) Vertica