Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 501 520 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.37% 22.87% 24.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.36% 36.44% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 271 265 387
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,366
% change year-on-year -1.23% -4.40% +5.92%

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 1458 1427 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 65.09% 62.75% 57.71%
Number of salaries quoted 918 694 840
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 237 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (34.33%) Java
3 143 (28.54%) SQL Server
4 125 (24.95%) Oracle
5 105 (20.96%) Relational Database
6 103 (20.56%) C#
7 96 (19.16%) Finance
8 93 (18.56%) Microsoft
8 93 (18.56%) TDD
9 90 (17.96%) .NET
10 79 (15.77%) PL/SQL
11 78 (15.57%) Scrum
12 73 (14.57%) Spring
13 70 (13.97%) SDLC
14 69 (13.77%) XML
14 69 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 68 (13.57%) OO
16 66 (13.17%) JavaScript
17 62 (12.38%) Unit Testing
18 60 (11.98%) HTML
18 60 (11.98%) Data Modelling
19 59 (11.78%) Degree
20 58 (11.58%) Linux
21 57 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 57 (11.38%) MVC
22 56 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
23 55 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 54 (10.78%) CSS
24 54 (10.78%) Analytical Skills

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 28 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.20%) IIS
4 10 (2.00%) Confluence
4 10 (2.00%) SAS
5 9 (1.80%) Apache
6 7 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.00%) CMS
8 5 (1.00%) GemFire
8 5 (1.00%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.80%) JBoss
10 3 (0.60%) CICS
10 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) Mingle
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.80%) Endur
6 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.20%) Movex
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.39%) Office 365
3 9 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.00%) GitHub
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.79%) Telnet
2 9 (1.80%) DNS
3 8 (1.60%) VPN
4 7 (1.40%) DHCP
4 7 (1.40%) Firewall
5 5 (1.00%) HTTP
5 5 (1.00%) Internet
5 5 (1.00%) SMTP
5 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.00%) VLAN
6 4 (0.80%) LAN
6 4 (0.80%) SAN
6 4 (0.80%) SSL
6 4 (0.80%) WAN
6 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 3 (0.60%) Network Security
7 3 (0.60%) VoIP
8 2 (0.40%) IPsec
8 2 (0.40%) SNMP
8 2 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (28.54%) SQL Server
2 105 (20.96%) Relational Database
3 69 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (8.38%) RDBMS
6 35 (6.99%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.99%) Oracle Database
7 28 (5.59%) Big Data
8 18 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.39%) DB2
9 17 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (3.19%) MySQL
11 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (2.20%) QlikView
13 9 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.80%) Power BI
14 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 49 (9.78%) JUnit
2 37 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.99%) JIRA
4 27 (5.39%) Selenium
4 27 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.99%) Maven
6 20 (3.99%) Subversion
7 19 (3.79%) Moq
7 19 (3.79%) NUnit
8 14 (2.79%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.79%) TeamCity
9 11 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.80%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.60%) JBehave
11 8 (1.60%) tSQLt
12 7 (1.40%) Appium
12 7 (1.40%) Calabash
12 7 (1.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 96 (19.16%) Finance
2 44 (8.78%) Banking
3 28 (5.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.80%) Automotive
7 8 (1.60%) Advertising
8 7 (1.40%) Front Office
8 7 (1.40%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Retail
10 5 (1.00%) Publishing
11 4 (0.80%) Marketing
11 4 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (0.60%) Electronics
12 3 (0.60%) Games
12 3 (0.60%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 239 (47.70%) Developer
2 104 (20.76%) Analyst
3 72 (14.37%) Senior Developer
4 68 (13.57%) Java Developer
5 44 (8.78%) SQL Developer
6 42 (8.38%) Business Analyst
7 40 (7.98%) .NET Developer
8 35 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 32 (6.39%) Consultant
10 29 (5.79%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.59%) Systems Analyst
12 22 (4.39%) C# Developer
13 21 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 19 (3.79%) SQL Analyst
15 18 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.39%) DBA
16 17 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 14 (2.79%) .NET Software Developer
18 14 (2.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.96%) .NET
2 73 (14.57%) Spring
3 69 (13.77%) XML
4 60 (11.98%) HTML
5 54 (10.78%) CSS
6 49 (9.78%) ASP.NET
6 49 (9.78%) Hibernate
7 45 (8.98%) Web Services
8 40 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (7.98%) SOAP
9 37 (7.39%) jQuery
10 36 (7.19%) JSON
11 33 (6.59%) HTML5
12 32 (6.39%) J2EE
13 29 (5.79%) AngularJS
13 29 (5.79%) CSS3
14 25 (4.99%) REST
15 23 (4.59%) RESTful
16 22 (4.39%) .NET Framework
16 22 (4.39%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.59%) User Experience
6 11 (2.20%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.00%) Robotics
8 9 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.40%) Tandem
10 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.00%) iPhone
12 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) IVR
12 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.60%) iSeries
13 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.58%) Linux
2 42 (8.38%) Unix
3 35 (6.99%) Windows
4 13 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.60%) AIX
5 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.40%) Android
7 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.80%) Solaris
10 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Tru64
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (18.56%) TDD
3 78 (15.57%) Scrum
4 70 (13.97%) SDLC
5 68 (13.57%) OO
6 62 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 60 (11.98%) Data Modelling
8 57 (11.38%) MVC
8 57 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (10.38%) Test Automation
11 48 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 38 (7.58%) ETL
13 35 (6.99%) OOD
14 32 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (6.39%) Kanban
15 31 (6.19%) Software Engineering
16 30 (5.99%) BDD
17 29 (5.79%) GAP Analysis
18 28 (5.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 172 (34.33%) Java
2 103 (20.56%) C#
3 79 (15.77%) PL/SQL
4 66 (13.17%) JavaScript
5 53 (10.58%) Python
6 48 (9.58%) T-SQL
7 27 (5.39%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.59%) Perl
10 11 (2.20%) C++
11 10 (2.00%) PHP
11 10 (2.00%) Scala
12 9 (1.80%) Ruby
13 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.20%) R
15 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.00%) VB
15 5 (1.00%) VBA
16 4 (0.80%) Korn
16 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (11.78%) Degree
2 26 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.79%) MCAD
4 14 (2.79%) MCSD
4 14 (2.79%) MCTS
5 9 (1.80%) ISEB
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) MCP
6 3 (0.60%) PhD
6 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.40%) OCP
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.40%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.79%) QA
2 13 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.80%) SLA
4 3 (0.60%) MiFID
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.40%) EMIR
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.80%) vSphere
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) Docker
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) LXC
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.80%) Malwarebytes
3 4 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.80%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) SCOM
4 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.40%) Grafana
5 2 (0.40%) Nagios
5 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.40%) Puppet
5 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 125 (24.95%) Oracle
2 93 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.79%) IBM
4 15 (2.99%) Informatica
5 12 (2.40%) TIBCO
6 11 (2.20%) Sybase
7 9 (1.80%) Cognos
8 8 (1.60%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.60%) VMware
9 7 (1.40%) IFS
9 7 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.40%) Reuters
10 6 (1.20%) Citrix
10 6 (1.20%) SAP
11 5 (1.00%) Cisco
12 4 (0.80%) Adobe
12 4 (0.80%) Avaya
12 4 (0.80%) Dell
12 4 (0.80%) Sophos
12 4 (0.80%) Symantec