Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 204 524 830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.04% 27.51% 33.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.29% 43.41% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 149 414 604
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,325
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,850 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% -0.33% +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 652 1,207 1,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.05% 63.36% 66.73%
Number of salaries quoted 449 857 1,204
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,325 £32,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,700 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £43,754 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.77% +5.88%

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 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 93 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.73%) Azure
3 77 (37.75%) .NET
4 73 (35.78%) C#
5 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
6 61 (29.90%) Microsoft
7 59 (28.92%) JavaScript
8 55 (26.96%) AngularJS
9 47 (23.04%) Test Automation
10 44 (21.57%) ASP.NET
10 44 (21.57%) MVC
11 42 (20.59%) CSS
11 42 (20.59%) Java
12 41 (20.10%) HTML
12 41 (20.10%) Finance
13 36 (17.65%) DevOps
14 33 (16.18%) Selenium
15 32 (15.69%) T-SQL
15 32 (15.69%) AWS
16 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (14.71%) Jenkins
17 30 (14.71%) .NET Core
18 29 (14.22%) SDLC
18 29 (14.22%) Docker
18 29 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (14.22%) Windows
19 28 (13.73%) React
20 27 (13.24%) Python
21 25 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (12.25%) Git (software)

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 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.96%) SAS
4 3 (1.47%) Documentum
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Drupal
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.49%) Moodle
6 1 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.94%) Primavera
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.98%) Magento
4 1 (0.49%) Actimize
4 1 (0.49%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 79 (38.73%) Azure
2 32 (15.69%) AWS
3 12 (5.88%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.43%) SaaS
5 5 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.45%) NuGet
5 5 (2.45%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.96%) GCP
6 4 (1.96%) IaaS
7 3 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.47%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.47%) GitHub
7 3 (1.47%) Serverless
8 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.98%) Office 365
8 2 (0.98%) PaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.94%) DHCP
1 6 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) CTI
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) LAN
2 2 (0.98%) Network Security
2 2 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (0.98%) SSL
2 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (9.31%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.88%) Power BI
5 11 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.92%) Big Data
7 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.94%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.96%) MySQL
9 4 (1.96%) QlikView
10 3 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.98%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 33 (16.18%) Selenium
2 30 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
4 22 (10.78%) Maven
5 13 (6.37%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.39%) Ant
6 11 (5.39%) JUnit
7 8 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.94%) Toad
9 5 (2.45%) Gradle
9 5 (2.45%) NUnit
9 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.96%) Gatling
10 4 (1.96%) JIRA
10 4 (1.96%) REST Assured
11 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.47%) RubyMine
11 3 (1.47%) Subversion
11 3 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (20.10%) Finance
2 20 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 16 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) Local Government
6 3 (1.47%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Billing
7 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (51.47%) Developer
2 37 (18.14%) Senior Developer
3 36 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 33 (16.18%) Analyst
5 28 (13.73%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.78%) DBA
6 22 (10.78%) SQL DBA
7 20 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.37%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.88%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
12 8 (3.92%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
13 7 (3.43%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.43%) Consultant
13 7 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.75%) .NET
2 55 (26.96%) AngularJS
3 44 (21.57%) ASP.NET
4 42 (20.59%) CSS
5 41 (20.10%) HTML
6 30 (14.71%) .NET Core
7 29 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (13.73%) React
9 24 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 24 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (11.27%) HTML5
11 14 (6.86%) RESTful
11 14 (6.86%) Spring
12 11 (5.39%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.41%) jQuery
14 8 (3.92%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.92%) REST
15 7 (3.43%) CSS3
15 7 (3.43%) Elastic Stack
15 7 (3.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.43%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.45%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.96%) NHS
7 3 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.47%) e-Health
7 3 (1.47%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.47%) Replication
7 3 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) Equities
9 1 (0.49%) LIMS
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.22%) Windows
2 17 (8.33%) Linux
3 14 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (3.43%) Unix
6 6 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.47%) Android
9 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.04%) Test Automation
3 44 (21.57%) MVC
4 36 (17.65%) DevOps
5 29 (14.22%) SDLC
6 25 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (10.78%) TDD
8 21 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.80%) Analytics
9 20 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 18 (8.82%) Mobile Development
10 18 (8.82%) Web Development
11 17 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
12 16 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (7.35%) Microservices
13 15 (7.35%) Scrum
13 15 (7.35%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.86%) Database Optimisation
15 13 (6.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.78%) C#
2 59 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 42 (20.59%) Java
4 32 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 27 (13.24%) Python
6 14 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.92%) Scala
8 7 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.94%) C++
9 6 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.94%) VB
10 5 (2.45%) Groovy
10 5 (2.45%) Ruby
11 4 (1.96%) Perl
12 3 (1.47%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.98%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.98%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.98%) PHP
14 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (10.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.47%) MCSE
5 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) CCNP
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSD
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) GDPR
1 5 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 29 (14.22%) Docker
2 8 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (10.29%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.41%) Terraform
3 8 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.94%) SCCM
5 2 (0.98%) Ansible
5 2 (0.98%) Consul
5 2 (0.98%) Core Impact
5 2 (0.98%) Grafana
5 2 (0.98%) Graphite
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.98%) Nessus
5 2 (0.98%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.98%) Packer
5 2 (0.98%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.98%) Puppet
5 2 (0.98%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.98%) SCOM
5 2 (0.98%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.98%) SCSM
5 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (2.94%) Capita
3 6 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.96%) Cisco
4 4 (1.96%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.96%) Cognos
5 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.47%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.98%) EMC
6 2 (0.98%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) Informatica
6 2 (0.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Charles River
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) Pega
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.49%) Zend