Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 227 171 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.38% 24.85% 25.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.39% 35.33% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 162 111 354
10th Percentile £36,025 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,875 £37,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +7.95% -2.22%

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 747 484 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.61% 70.35% 63.65%
Number of salaries quoted 513 338 786
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,250 £61,438 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,125 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Salary trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 80 (35.24%) Azure
2 70 (30.84%) C#
3 68 (29.96%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (29.07%) SQL Server
5 63 (27.75%) Microsoft
6 58 (25.55%) Social Skills
7 54 (23.79%) .NET
8 47 (20.70%) Python
9 46 (20.26%) JavaScript
10 45 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (19.82%) Power Platform
11 44 (19.38%) Power BI
12 38 (16.74%) T-SQL
13 33 (14.54%) HTML
13 33 (14.54%) Java
13 33 (14.54%) AngularJS
14 32 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET
15 29 (12.78%) DevOps
15 29 (12.78%) Mentoring
16 28 (12.33%) AWS
17 27 (11.89%) SAP
18 26 (11.45%) Visualisation
19 25 (11.01%) ETL
20 23 (10.13%) Scrum
20 23 (10.13%) Data Visualisation
21 22 (9.69%) Finance
21 22 (9.69%) Data Integration

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 12 (5.29%) Apache Spark
1 12 (5.29%) IIS
2 7 (3.08%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (2.64%) Apache
4 5 (2.20%) SAS
5 4 (1.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.32%) Luigi
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.20%) Stata
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 80 (35.24%) Azure
2 45 (19.82%) Power Platform
3 28 (12.33%) AWS
4 12 (5.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (4.85%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (4.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 10 (4.41%) GitHub
7 3 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (0.88%) Firebase
8 2 (0.88%) SaaS
8 2 (0.88%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.44%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.44%) npm
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) DHCP
1 6 (2.64%) DNS
2 5 (2.20%) Firewall
3 4 (1.76%) IPsec
3 4 (1.76%) LAN
3 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.76%) VoIP
3 4 (1.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) DMZ
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (19.38%) Power BI
4 32 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (8.81%) Relational Database
7 19 (8.37%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (7.49%) Tableau
9 14 (6.17%) MongoDB
10 11 (4.85%) Hadoop
11 10 (4.41%) Big Data
12 8 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (3.08%) Apache Hive
13 7 (3.08%) Pentaho
14 6 (2.64%) SSDT
15 5 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (2.20%) MySQL
16 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Selenium
2 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.52%) JIRA
4 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.20%) NUnit
5 5 (2.20%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.20%) Zephyr
6 4 (1.76%) Moq
6 4 (1.76%) TestNG
7 3 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.88%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.88%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.88%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Postman
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (25.55%) Social Skills
2 22 (9.69%) Finance
3 16 (7.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.73%) Public Sector
5 12 (5.29%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (3.96%) Law
7 5 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (1.76%) Advertising
8 4 (1.76%) Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.88%) Billing
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (48.46%) Developer
2 36 (15.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 29 (12.78%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.81%) Analyst
4 20 (8.81%) Software Developer
5 19 (8.37%) SQL Developer
6 18 (7.93%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.05%) Data Engineer
8 14 (6.17%) SQL BI Developer
9 13 (5.73%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.85%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.85%) Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Implementation Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Software Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Software Implementation Consultant
11 9 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Business Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Senior Software Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.79%) .NET
2 33 (14.54%) AngularJS
2 33 (14.54%) HTML
3 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET
4 22 (9.69%) CSS
5 20 (8.81%) Kafka
6 14 (6.17%) .NET Core
7 12 (5.29%) Vue.js
7 12 (5.29%) Web Services
7 12 (5.29%) XML
8 11 (4.85%) .NET Framework
8 11 (4.85%) Node.js
9 10 (4.41%) React
10 9 (3.96%) jQuery
11 8 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.52%) REST
12 7 (3.08%) EDI
13 6 (2.64%) RESTful
13 6 (2.64%) Spring
13 6 (2.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (3.08%) Clustering
2 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.64%) User Experience
4 4 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) Podcast
5 3 (1.32%) Replication
6 2 (0.88%) DataPower
6 2 (0.88%) FMCG
6 2 (0.88%) iPhone
6 2 (0.88%) Photography
6 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.44%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.25%) Windows
2 12 (5.29%) Linux
3 11 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.64%) Unix
5 4 (1.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (29.96%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (12.78%) DevOps
2 29 (12.78%) Mentoring
3 26 (11.45%) Visualisation
4 25 (11.01%) ETL
5 23 (10.13%) Data Visualisation
5 23 (10.13%) Scrum
6 22 (9.69%) Data Integration
7 21 (9.25%) SDLC
7 21 (9.25%) Test Automation
8 20 (8.81%) Analytics
8 20 (8.81%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (7.93%) DataOps
10 16 (7.05%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (7.05%) TDD
11 15 (6.61%) Change Control
11 15 (6.61%) Data Analysis
11 15 (6.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.84%) C#
2 47 (20.70%) Python
3 46 (20.26%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.74%) T-SQL
5 33 (14.54%) Java
6 21 (9.25%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.08%) R
9 4 (1.76%) Java 8
9 4 (1.76%) PHP
9 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) Elixir
11 1 (0.44%) ES6
11 1 (0.44%) Java 11
11 1 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 15 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.41%) QA
3 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.76%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) Docker
2 5 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.44%) Grafana
3 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.89%) SAP
3 22 (9.69%) Oracle
4 12 (5.29%) Google
4 12 (5.29%) Talend
5 7 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.64%) Databricks
6 6 (2.64%) IBM
7 5 (2.20%) Netezza
8 4 (1.76%) Citrix
8 4 (1.76%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.76%) Infor
8 4 (1.76%) Informatica
8 4 (1.76%) Sage
8 4 (1.76%) StreamSets
8 4 (1.76%) VMware
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos
9 3 (1.32%) Intapp
10 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.88%) Pega