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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 545 413 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.85% 21.73% 24.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.21% 35.45% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 352 217 345
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,300 £27,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,421 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.55% -

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 1,390 1,165 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.38% 61.28% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 928 665 871
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,675 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 262 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.66%) Java
3 160 (29.36%) Oracle
4 143 (26.24%) C#
5 142 (26.06%) Finance
6 129 (23.67%) .NET
7 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
8 104 (19.08%) Python
9 99 (18.17%) Microsoft
10 98 (17.98%) TDD
11 93 (17.06%) Relational Database
12 89 (16.33%) Scrum
13 88 (16.15%) JavaScript
14 85 (15.60%) SDLC
15 83 (15.23%) XML
16 82 (15.05%) Spring
17 80 (14.68%) HTML
18 79 (14.50%) NoSQL
19 77 (14.13%) OO
20 74 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
21 73 (13.39%) PL/SQL
22 71 (13.03%) MVC
23 68 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 66 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
25 60 (11.01%) ASP.NET
26 58 (10.64%) CSS
27 56 (10.28%) Linux
28 55 (10.09%) AngularJS
29 53 (9.72%) Test Automation
30 52 (9.54%) PostgreSQL

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 24 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.30%) IIS
3 16 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.65%) CMS
5 8 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.47%) MQSeries
5 8 (1.47%) SAS
5 8 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.28%) Apache
6 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.10%) Confluence
7 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.73%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.73%) Drupal
9 4 (0.73%) GemFire
9 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (2.57%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.92%) Mingle
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.28%) Infor M3
5 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.92%) Dynamics SL
6 5 (0.92%) Epicor Tropos
6 5 (0.92%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.73%) Endur
7 4 (0.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.37%) Movex
10 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.94%) Office 365
4 14 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.92%) npm
8 3 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.55%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (0.55%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.55%) GitHub
8 3 (0.55%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.75%) Telnet
2 13 (2.39%) HTTP
3 9 (1.65%) Firewall
3 9 (1.65%) VPN
4 8 (1.47%) DHCP
4 8 (1.47%) DNS
5 7 (1.28%) VLAN
6 6 (1.10%) Wireless
7 5 (0.92%) Internet
8 3 (0.55%) SNMP
9 2 (0.37%) FTP
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
9 2 (0.37%) SMTP
9 2 (0.37%) SSH
9 2 (0.37%) SSL
9 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.37%) VoIP
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
10 1 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 93 (17.06%) Relational Database
3 79 (14.50%) NoSQL
4 68 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 66 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (9.54%) Big Data
6 52 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (8.81%) Oracle Database
8 43 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (7.71%) RDBMS
10 37 (6.79%) MongoDB
11 35 (6.42%) MySQL
12 32 (5.87%) Hadoop
13 23 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (2.75%) DB2
19 14 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.69%) JIRA
3 30 (5.50%) Maven
4 28 (5.14%) JUnit
5 19 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.57%) Toad
8 13 (2.39%) Selenium
9 12 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (2.02%) NUnit
11 10 (1.83%) Moq
11 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.65%) Subversion
12 9 (1.65%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.47%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.28%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.10%) JMeter
15 6 (1.10%) MorphX
15 6 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 142 (26.06%) Finance
2 34 (6.24%) Banking
3 21 (3.85%) Advertising
4 14 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.47%) Automotive
7 7 (1.28%) Legal
7 7 (1.28%) Marketing
8 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Local Government
9 5 (0.92%) Publishing
9 5 (0.92%) Retail
10 3 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 249 (45.69%) Developer
2 110 (20.18%) Analyst
3 84 (15.41%) Java Developer
4 78 (14.31%) Senior Developer
5 57 (10.46%) .NET Developer
6 44 (8.07%) Consultant
7 33 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.69%) SQL Developer
9 28 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
10 27 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.77%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
13 22 (4.04%) Data Scientist
14 21 (3.85%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.67%) DBA
16 19 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (3.49%) Python Developer
17 17 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (23.67%) .NET
2 83 (15.23%) XML
3 82 (15.05%) Spring
4 80 (14.68%) HTML
5 60 (11.01%) ASP.NET
6 58 (10.64%) CSS
7 55 (10.09%) AngularJS
8 52 (9.54%) REST
9 48 (8.81%) Hibernate
10 47 (8.62%) Web Services
11 44 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (6.79%) .NET Framework
12 37 (6.79%) Entity Framework
13 36 (6.61%) J2EE
14 35 (6.42%) JSON
14 35 (6.42%) SOAP
15 30 (5.50%) jQuery
15 30 (5.50%) React
16 27 (4.95%) HTML5
17 25 (4.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.32%) Algorithms
2 29 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.30%) Robotics
5 17 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.39%) User Experience
8 12 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.83%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.83%) Replication
10 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.47%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.28%) iPhone
13 6 (1.10%) Fintech
14 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.55%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.28%) Linux
2 41 (7.52%) Unix
3 38 (6.97%) Windows
4 23 (4.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.10%) Solaris
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.92%) AIX
8 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.98%) TDD
3 89 (16.33%) Scrum
4 85 (15.60%) SDLC
5 77 (14.13%) OO
6 74 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (13.03%) MVC
8 53 (9.72%) Test Automation
9 50 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 48 (8.81%) BDD
12 47 (8.62%) Concurrent Programming
13 43 (7.89%) Machine Learning
14 40 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (7.34%) Mentoring
15 38 (6.97%) Data Modelling
16 36 (6.61%) DevOps
16 36 (6.61%) Multithreading
17 34 (6.24%) Collaborative Working
17 34 (6.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.66%) Java
2 143 (26.24%) C#
3 104 (19.08%) Python
4 88 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 73 (13.39%) PL/SQL
6 46 (8.44%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.22%) PHP
8 22 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.67%) Ruby
10 12 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.65%) C++
12 9 (1.65%) XPath
13 8 (1.47%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.28%) Scala
14 7 (1.28%) X++
15 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.92%) C
15 5 (0.92%) R
16 4 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (6.24%) Degree
2 21 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.83%) MCAD
4 10 (1.83%) MCSD
4 10 (1.83%) MCTS
5 6 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.55%) ISEB
6 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) MCP
7 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.18%) OCP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.14%) QA
2 12 (2.20%) SLA
3 6 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.92%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (3.85%) Docker
2 15 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.02%) vSphere
4 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.73%) Xen
7 4 (0.73%) XenServer
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.59%) Puppet
2 17 (3.12%) Ansible
3 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (1.10%) Malwarebytes
4 6 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.92%) SCCM
6 4 (0.73%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.55%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 160 (29.36%) Oracle
2 99 (18.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.30%) SAP
3 18 (3.30%) TIBCO
4 15 (2.75%) IBM
5 13 (2.39%) IFS
5 13 (2.39%) Sybase
6 12 (2.20%) Google
7 10 (1.83%) VMware
8 8 (1.47%) Cisco
9 7 (1.28%) Avaya
9 7 (1.28%) Epicor
9 7 (1.28%) Infor
10 6 (1.10%) Apple
10 6 (1.10%) Dell
10 6 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.10%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.10%) Reuters
10 6 (1.10%) Sophos
10 6 (1.10%) Symantec