Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 765 504 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.17% 21.72% 22.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.93% 33.11% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 568 249 259
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,900 £28,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 1,502 1,522 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 67.08% 65.60% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 931 705
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 338 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (36.08%) Java
3 254 (33.20%) Oracle
4 253 (33.07%) Finance
5 218 (28.50%) Python
6 212 (27.71%) OO
7 199 (26.01%) JavaScript
8 197 (25.75%) C#
9 192 (25.10%) SQL Server
10 178 (23.27%) TDD
11 172 (22.48%) NoSQL
12 171 (22.35%) HTML
13 167 (21.83%) SDLC
14 163 (21.31%) .NET
15 161 (21.05%) AngularJS
16 149 (19.48%) Microsoft
17 137 (17.91%) Relational Database
18 134 (17.52%) PostgreSQL
19 129 (16.86%) PL/SQL
20 127 (16.60%) XML
21 125 (16.34%) OOP
22 124 (16.21%) Microsoft Azure
23 122 (15.95%) BDD
24 120 (15.69%) Test Automation
25 105 (13.73%) MVC
26 103 (13.46%) Collaborative Working
27 102 (13.33%) Scrum
28 95 (12.42%) Spring
28 95 (12.42%) Unit Testing
29 94 (12.29%) CSS

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 58 (7.58%) MQSeries
2 30 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.22%) JBoss
5 16 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.31%) SAS
9 9 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.05%) Apache
11 7 (0.92%) Confluence
12 6 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.78%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.78%) CMS
12 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.52%) IIS
14 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.52%) Magento
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) LongView
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (16.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.31%) Office 365
4 22 (2.88%) npm
5 20 (2.61%) Serverless
6 16 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.57%) GitHub
9 11 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.31%) Azure Functions
11 9 (1.18%) Yammer
12 6 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.78%) SaaS
13 5 (0.65%) PaaS
14 4 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.70%) Intranet
2 11 (1.44%) Skype
3 10 (1.31%) DNS
3 10 (1.31%) Internet
4 6 (0.78%) HTTP
5 5 (0.65%) Firewall
5 5 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.65%) SAN
5 5 (0.65%) SSH
5 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 4 (0.52%) LAN
6 4 (0.52%) SSL
6 4 (0.52%) VPN
7 3 (0.39%) DHCP
7 3 (0.39%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.39%) SMS
7 3 (0.39%) SNMP
7 3 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 172 (22.48%) NoSQL
3 137 (17.91%) Relational Database
4 134 (17.52%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (10.20%) MySQL
6 72 (9.41%) Hadoop
7 67 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (8.10%) Big Data
10 58 (7.58%) Bigtable
10 58 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (7.06%) RDBMS
12 49 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (4.58%) MongoDB
15 34 (4.44%) Oracle Database
15 34 (4.44%) Power BI
16 30 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (3.66%) QlikView
18 25 (3.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 73 (9.54%) Maven
2 59 (7.71%) Git (software)
3 46 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 34 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 27 (3.53%) JUnit
6 25 (3.27%) JIRA
7 24 (3.14%) Selenium
8 22 (2.88%) Subversion
9 21 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (2.48%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.22%) SpecFlow
12 16 (2.09%) NUnit
13 14 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (1.44%) Babel
14 11 (1.44%) Log4Net
14 11 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (1.44%) webpack
15 10 (1.31%) Appium
15 10 (1.31%) JBehave
General
1 253 (33.07%) Finance
2 87 (11.37%) Banking
3 23 (3.01%) Law
4 20 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.31%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.05%) Front Office
7 7 (0.92%) Legal
7 7 (0.92%) Retail
8 5 (0.65%) Back Office
8 5 (0.65%) Marketing
9 4 (0.52%) Advertising
9 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 409 (53.46%) Developer
2 102 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 94 (12.29%) .NET Developer
4 78 (10.20%) Analyst
5 57 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 55 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 45 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 41 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.23%) SQL Developer
10 39 (5.10%) Python Engineer
11 36 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (4.05%) Consultant
13 30 (3.92%) Architect
13 30 (3.92%) Technical Leader
14 29 (3.79%) C++ Developer
15 28 (3.66%) Java Engineer
16 26 (3.40%) Python Developer
17 24 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
18 19 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (22.35%) HTML
2 163 (21.31%) .NET
3 161 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 127 (16.60%) XML
5 95 (12.42%) Spring
6 94 (12.29%) CSS
7 93 (12.16%) ASP.NET
8 89 (11.63%) Hibernate
9 74 (9.67%) Middleware
10 69 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (8.50%) Web Services
12 58 (7.58%) XML Schema
13 52 (6.80%) React
14 49 (6.41%) WCF
15 46 (6.01%) REST
16 45 (5.88%) jQuery
17 41 (5.36%) HTML5
18 32 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
19 29 (3.79%) .NET Core
20 28 (3.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 63 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.71%) Virtual Team
4 42 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.79%) User Experience
7 22 (2.88%) Robotics
8 14 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.31%) Fintech
10 10 (1.31%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.31%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.78%) Derivative
14 6 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (10.98%) Unix
2 77 (10.07%) Linux
3 66 (8.63%) Windows
4 18 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.52%) AIX
7 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.39%) Android
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) CentOS
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Tru64
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (27.71%) OO
3 178 (23.27%) TDD
4 167 (21.83%) SDLC
5 125 (16.34%) OOP
6 122 (15.95%) BDD
7 120 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 105 (13.73%) MVC
9 103 (13.46%) Collaborative Working
10 102 (13.33%) Scrum
11 95 (12.42%) Unit Testing
12 92 (12.03%) Software Engineering
13 85 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 76 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (9.28%) Continuous Deployment
16 65 (8.50%) Analytics
16 65 (8.50%) ETL
16 65 (8.50%) Refactoring
17 61 (7.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 276 (36.08%) Java
2 218 (28.50%) Python
3 199 (26.01%) JavaScript
4 197 (25.75%) C#
5 129 (16.86%) PL/SQL
6 93 (12.16%) T-SQL
7 81 (10.59%) C++
8 65 (8.50%) PHP
9 58 (7.58%) XPath
10 46 (6.01%) Ruby
11 31 (4.05%) TypeScript
12 26 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.22%) R
14 15 (1.96%) Java 8
15 14 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.57%) Perl
18 11 (1.44%) ES6
19 9 (1.18%) Clojure
19 9 (1.18%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 54 (7.06%) Degree
2 20 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.57%) ISEB
5 11 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.65%) MCSE
8 2 (0.26%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) CEH
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) MCSA
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.88%) QA
2 16 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.92%) SLA
4 4 (0.52%) COBIT
5 3 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (9.93%) Docker
2 12 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.31%) vSphere
5 7 (0.92%) HDFS
5 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.78%) Xen
6 6 (0.78%) XenServer
7 4 (0.52%) NFS
8 3 (0.39%) Samba
9 2 (0.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.26%) RACF
9 2 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.26%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 80 (10.46%) Puppet
2 73 (9.54%) Ansible
3 23 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.78%) Cobbler
4 6 (0.78%) Oozie
4 6 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.52%) SCCM
7 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.26%) Rancher
7 2 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 254 (33.20%) Oracle
2 149 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.66%) Tableau
4 25 (3.27%) Sybase
5 24 (3.14%) IBM
6 20 (2.61%) Google
7 18 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
8 17 (2.22%) Informatica
9 16 (2.09%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.96%) Cognos
10 15 (1.96%) SAP
11 14 (1.83%) Cognizant
12 13 (1.70%) Avaloq
13 11 (1.44%) VMware
14 10 (1.31%) TIBCO
15 8 (1.05%) Chordiant
15 8 (1.05%) Talend
16 7 (0.92%) Fiserv
16 7 (0.92%) Solace
16 7 (0.92%) Temenos