Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 739 524 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.60% 22.75% 22.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.32% 35.57% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 543 289 272
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,950 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,386 1,473 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.89% 63.96% 62.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 924 700
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 318 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (37.62%) Java
3 266 (35.99%) Finance
4 231 (31.26%) Oracle
5 209 (28.28%) Python
6 203 (27.47%) JavaScript
7 201 (27.20%) C#
8 197 (26.66%) SQL Server
8 197 (26.66%) OO
9 182 (24.63%) HTML
10 167 (22.60%) TDD
11 159 (21.52%) SDLC
12 153 (20.70%) .NET
13 143 (19.35%) XML
14 141 (19.08%) AngularJS
15 140 (18.94%) Relational Database
16 138 (18.67%) NoSQL
17 131 (17.73%) OOP
18 124 (16.78%) Microsoft
19 123 (16.64%) PostgreSQL
20 122 (16.51%) Test Automation
21 118 (15.97%) PL/SQL
22 116 (15.70%) CSS
23 111 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
24 108 (14.61%) Unit Testing
25 106 (14.34%) Scrum
26 101 (13.67%) Banking
27 94 (12.72%) BDD
28 93 (12.58%) Spring
29 91 (12.31%) C++

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 50 (6.77%) MQSeries
2 31 (4.19%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 19 (2.57%) JBoss
5 16 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.35%) Apache
8 8 (1.08%) SAS
9 7 (0.95%) CMS
9 7 (0.95%) Confluence
9 7 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.81%) CloudStack
10 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.54%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.22%) Magento
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.38%) Office 365
4 11 (1.49%) Serverless
5 10 (1.35%) Azure Functions
5 10 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.35%) GitHub
5 10 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.22%) Yammer
7 7 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.95%) npm
8 6 (0.81%) PaaS
9 4 (0.54%) SaaS
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.41%) IaaS
10 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.27%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.76%) Intranet
2 11 (1.49%) Skype
3 10 (1.35%) Internet
4 8 (1.08%) DNS
5 5 (0.68%) SAN
5 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.68%) VPN
6 4 (0.54%) AMQP
6 4 (0.54%) Firewall
6 4 (0.54%) HTTP
6 4 (0.54%) SSH
7 3 (0.41%) DHCP
7 3 (0.41%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.41%) SNMP
7 3 (0.41%) SSL
7 3 (0.41%) VoIP
7 3 (0.41%) WAN
8 2 (0.27%) LAN
8 2 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (26.66%) SQL Server
2 140 (18.94%) Relational Database
3 138 (18.67%) NoSQL
4 123 (16.64%) PostgreSQL
5 87 (11.77%) MySQL
6 68 (9.20%) Big Data
7 66 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (8.80%) Hadoop
9 53 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (6.77%) Bigtable
11 49 (6.63%) RDBMS
11 49 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 42 (5.68%) Power BI
14 38 (5.14%) Oracle Database
15 23 (3.11%) MongoDB
16 21 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (2.44%) DB2
17 18 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 83 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.66%) Maven
3 62 (8.39%) Jenkins
4 53 (7.17%) Visual Studio
5 42 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 33 (4.47%) Selenium
7 26 (3.52%) Subversion
8 24 (3.25%) JIRA
8 24 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 23 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.98%) JUnit
11 16 (2.17%) Appium
12 15 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.76%) Toad
14 12 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.22%) Hudson
15 9 (1.22%) JBehave
16 8 (1.08%) FitNesse
16 8 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 266 (35.99%) Finance
2 101 (13.67%) Banking
3 24 (3.25%) Law
4 21 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.89%) Retail
6 10 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.22%) Front Office
8 6 (0.81%) Back Office
8 6 (0.81%) Marketing
9 5 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Automotive
10 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 408 (55.21%) Developer
2 105 (14.21%) Java Developer
3 89 (12.04%) .NET Developer
4 69 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 66 (8.93%) Analyst
6 52 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 51 (6.90%) Python Engineer
8 50 (6.77%) C# Developer
9 45 (6.09%) C++ Developer
10 34 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (4.47%) Java Engineer
12 32 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (3.92%) Software Developer
13 29 (3.92%) Software Engineer
14 28 (3.79%) Technical Leader
15 26 (3.52%) Consultant
16 25 (3.38%) Architect
17 22 (2.98%) Database Developer
18 21 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
19 19 (2.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (24.63%) HTML
2 153 (20.70%) .NET
3 143 (19.35%) XML
4 141 (19.08%) AngularJS
5 116 (15.70%) CSS
6 93 (12.58%) Spring
7 86 (11.64%) Hibernate
8 77 (10.42%) Web Services
9 73 (9.88%) Middleware
10 63 (8.53%) jQuery
11 62 (8.39%) ASP.NET
12 56 (7.58%) HTML5
13 51 (6.90%) XML Schema
14 47 (6.36%) React
15 46 (6.22%) WCF
16 42 (5.68%) REST
17 36 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (4.47%) RESTful
19 31 (4.19%) CSS3
19 31 (4.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (6.77%) Virtual Team
4 45 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.38%) Robotics
7 17 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.76%) Fintech
11 11 (1.49%) Derivative
11 11 (1.49%) User Experience
12 10 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.22%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.68%) Reference Data
17 4 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
18 3 (0.41%) Fixed Income
18 3 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.10%) Linux
2 72 (9.74%) Windows
3 61 (8.25%) Unix
4 22 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.76%) Android
6 11 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.27%) AIX
9 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Tru64
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (26.66%) OO
3 167 (22.60%) TDD
4 159 (21.52%) SDLC
5 131 (17.73%) OOP
6 122 (16.51%) Test Automation
7 108 (14.61%) Unit Testing
8 106 (14.34%) Scrum
9 94 (12.72%) BDD
10 82 (11.10%) MVC
11 81 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (10.42%) Software Engineering
13 71 (9.61%) Collaborative Working
14 70 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (8.25%) Analytics
16 61 (8.25%) Continuous Deployment
16 61 (8.25%) Mentoring
17 58 (7.85%) ETL
18 57 (7.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 278 (37.62%) Java
2 209 (28.28%) Python
3 203 (27.47%) JavaScript
4 201 (27.20%) C#
5 118 (15.97%) PL/SQL
6 91 (12.31%) C++
7 78 (10.55%) T-SQL
8 67 (9.07%) PHP
9 51 (6.90%) Ruby
10 50 (6.77%) XPath
11 30 (4.06%) Bash Shell
12 27 (3.65%) TypeScript
13 18 (2.44%) R
14 13 (1.76%) Scala
15 12 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.22%) Java 8
17 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.81%) Perl
18 6 (0.81%) VB
18 6 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (7.04%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (1.35%) ISEB
3 9 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.68%) MCSE
6 2 (0.27%) HND
6 2 (0.27%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) MCSA
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.39%) QA
2 16 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.81%) SLA
4 4 (0.54%) COBIT
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (9.07%) Docker
2 12 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.35%) vSphere
4 8 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.81%) Xen
5 6 (0.81%) XenServer
6 5 (0.68%) HDFS
7 3 (0.41%) NFS
7 3 (0.41%) Samba
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.14%) RACF
9 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (10.01%) Ansible
2 68 (9.20%) Puppet
3 18 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.81%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.68%) SCCM
7 3 (0.41%) Oozie
8 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.27%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.27%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 231 (31.26%) Oracle
2 124 (16.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.65%) Tableau
4 21 (2.84%) IBM
5 19 (2.57%) Solace
5 19 (2.57%) Sybase
5 19 (2.57%) TIBCO
6 18 (2.44%) Google
7 16 (2.17%) Cognizant
8 15 (2.03%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.76%) Avaloq
9 13 (1.76%) Cognos
9 13 (1.76%) SAP
9 13 (1.76%) Talarian
10 11 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.35%) VMware
12 8 (1.08%) Chordiant
12 8 (1.08%) Informatica
12 8 (1.08%) Zend
13 7 (0.95%) Temenos