Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 523 489 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.98% 22.71% 24.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.92% 36.57% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 291 271 384
Glasgow median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +0.59% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1456 1337 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.97% 62.10% 59.05%
Number of salaries quoted 915 695 890
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 246 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (33.46%) Java
3 135 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 128 (24.47%) C#
5 124 (23.71%) Oracle
6 109 (20.84%) .NET
7 99 (18.93%) Relational Database
8 98 (18.74%) Finance
9 97 (18.55%) TDD
10 96 (18.36%) Microsoft
11 83 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
11 83 (15.87%) Scrum
12 76 (14.53%) PL/SQL
13 73 (13.96%) JavaScript
14 71 (13.58%) SDLC
15 69 (13.19%) OO
16 68 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (12.81%) Python
17 67 (12.81%) Spring
18 66 (12.62%) XML
19 65 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 63 (12.05%) MVC
21 59 (11.28%) HTML
21 59 (11.28%) Data Modelling
22 58 (11.09%) Test Automation
23 56 (10.71%) CSS
23 56 (10.71%) Unit Testing
24 55 (10.52%) Degree
24 55 (10.52%) ASP.NET
24 55 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management

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 23 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.29%) IIS
4 10 (1.91%) SAS
5 8 (1.53%) Apache
5 8 (1.53%) Confluence
6 7 (1.34%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.34%) CMS
6 7 (1.34%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.96%) GemFire
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.76%) JBoss
9 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.57%) CICS
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
11 2 (0.38%) Moodle
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.76%) Mingle
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.76%) Endur
3 4 (0.76%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.57%) Epicor Tropos
4 3 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.19%) Movex
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.44%) Office 365
3 10 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.96%) GitHub
6 4 (0.76%) SaaS
7 3 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.38%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.19%) Heroku
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.87%) Telnet
2 11 (2.10%) DNS
3 10 (1.91%) Firewall
3 10 (1.91%) VPN
4 9 (1.72%) DHCP
5 8 (1.53%) VLAN
6 7 (1.34%) HTTP
7 6 (1.15%) Wireless
8 5 (0.96%) Internet
8 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.76%) SMTP
9 4 (0.76%) SSL
10 3 (0.57%) SAN
10 3 (0.57%) SNMP
11 2 (0.38%) FTP
11 2 (0.38%) Intranet
11 2 (0.38%) IPsec
11 2 (0.38%) LAN
11 2 (0.38%) VoIP
11 2 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 99 (18.93%) Relational Database
3 83 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (9.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (8.41%) NoSQL
7 40 (7.65%) Big Data
8 39 (7.46%) RDBMS
9 38 (7.27%) Oracle Database
10 24 (4.59%) MongoDB
11 19 (3.63%) DB2
11 19 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (3.25%) MySQL
13 17 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (2.68%) Power BI
16 13 (2.49%) QlikView
17 12 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.46%) JUnit
3 38 (7.27%) JIRA
4 24 (4.59%) Selenium
4 24 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.82%) Subversion
6 19 (3.63%) Moq
6 19 (3.63%) NUnit
7 17 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.25%) Maven
8 13 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.34%) JMeter
11 7 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.15%) JBehave
12 6 (1.15%) tSQLt
General
1 98 (18.74%) Finance
2 31 (5.93%) Banking
3 18 (3.44%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.49%) Advertising
6 11 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.91%) Automotive
8 7 (1.34%) Legal
8 7 (1.34%) Marketing
9 5 (0.96%) Electronics
9 5 (0.96%) Front Office
9 5 (0.96%) Law
9 5 (0.96%) Publishing
9 5 (0.96%) Retail
10 4 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.57%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (46.65%) Developer
2 117 (22.37%) Analyst
3 69 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 67 (12.81%) Java Developer
5 48 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 43 (8.22%) Business Analyst
7 41 (7.84%) SQL Developer
8 36 (6.88%) Consultant
9 32 (6.12%) Software Developer
10 28 (5.35%) Systems Analyst
11 27 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
12 24 (4.59%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.82%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
14 19 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (3.44%) Python Developer
16 17 (3.25%) Data Scientist
17 16 (3.06%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (20.84%) .NET
2 67 (12.81%) Spring
3 66 (12.62%) XML
4 59 (11.28%) HTML
5 56 (10.71%) CSS
6 55 (10.52%) ASP.NET
7 43 (8.22%) Web Services
8 42 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (8.03%) Hibernate
9 39 (7.46%) SOAP
10 36 (6.88%) jQuery
11 34 (6.50%) AngularJS
12 33 (6.31%) HTML5
12 33 (6.31%) JSON
13 32 (6.12%) J2EE
13 32 (6.12%) REST
14 30 (5.74%) .NET Framework
14 30 (5.74%) Entity Framework
15 27 (5.16%) CSS3
16 20 (3.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.06%) Robotics
6 15 (2.87%) User Experience
7 11 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.34%) iPhone
10 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.15%) IVR
10 6 (1.15%) Tandem
11 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.57%) iSeries
12 3 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.56%) Linux
2 40 (7.65%) Unix
3 32 (6.12%) Windows
4 14 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.34%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.34%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.15%) AIX
6 6 (1.15%) Android
6 6 (1.15%) Solaris
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Tru64
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (18.55%) TDD
3 83 (15.87%) Scrum
4 71 (13.58%) SDLC
5 69 (13.19%) OO
6 68 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (12.05%) MVC
8 59 (11.28%) Data Modelling
9 58 (11.09%) Test Automation
10 56 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 55 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (8.80%) Mentoring
13 37 (7.07%) ETL
14 36 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (6.88%) Machine Learning
15 35 (6.69%) BDD
16 34 (6.50%) Software Engineering
17 33 (6.31%) Concurrent Programming
18 30 (5.74%) Analytics
18 30 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (33.46%) Java
2 128 (24.47%) C#
3 76 (14.53%) PL/SQL
4 73 (13.96%) JavaScript
5 67 (12.81%) Python
6 49 (9.37%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.74%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.29%) Ruby
10 10 (1.91%) C++
10 10 (1.91%) Perl
10 10 (1.91%) Scala
11 9 (1.72%) PHP
12 7 (1.34%) R
13 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.57%) COBOL
15 3 (0.57%) RPG
15 3 (0.57%) VB
15 3 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (10.52%) Degree
2 23 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.68%) MCAD
4 14 (2.68%) MCSD
4 14 (2.68%) MCTS
5 9 (1.72%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.57%) PhD
6 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) OCP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.54%) QA
2 11 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) PMO
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.38%) MiFID
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.15%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (1.15%) Malwarebytes
1 6 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.96%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.96%) SCCM
2 5 (0.96%) SCOM
3 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.38%) Grafana
4 2 (0.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 124 (23.71%) Oracle
2 96 (18.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.82%) IBM
4 14 (2.68%) Informatica
4 14 (2.68%) Sybase
5 13 (2.49%) SAP
5 13 (2.49%) TIBCO
6 10 (1.91%) IFS
7 9 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.72%) VMware
8 8 (1.53%) Cisco
8 8 (1.53%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.15%) Apple
9 6 (1.15%) Avaya
9 6 (1.15%) Citrix
9 6 (1.15%) Cognos
9 6 (1.15%) Dell
9 6 (1.15%) Reuters
9 6 (1.15%) Sophos
9 6 (1.15%) Symantec