Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 234 185 514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.49% 19.87% 27.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.63% 30.73% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 152 118 404
10th Percentile £32,275 £33,200 £32,075
25th Percentile £38,125 £40,000 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -2.22%

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 764 602 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 53.84% 64.66% 63.15%
Number of salaries quoted 507 414 852
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,568 £37,750 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,925
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.73% -0.17%

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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 85 (36.32%) Azure
2 83 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (27.78%) Java
4 65 (27.78%) Social Skills
5 60 (25.64%) Python
5 60 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 57 (24.36%) C#
7 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
7 55 (23.50%) SQL Server
8 49 (20.94%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (20.94%) Power BI
8 49 (20.94%) Power Platform
9 46 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (16.67%) .NET
11 38 (16.24%) HTML
11 38 (16.24%) Analytics
11 38 (16.24%) AWS
12 37 (15.81%) T-SQL
13 36 (15.38%) CSS
13 36 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (14.96%) Software Engineering
14 35 (14.96%) DevOps
15 33 (14.10%) Mentoring
16 32 (13.68%) Visualisation
17 31 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (13.25%) ETL
18 30 (12.82%) Finance
18 30 (12.82%) SDLC
18 30 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 15 (6.41%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.42%) SAS
3 7 (2.99%) Apache
4 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.28%) CMS
5 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.85%) Drupal
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.85%) WordPress
7 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.14%) Stata
3 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 85 (36.32%) Azure
2 49 (20.94%) Power Platform
3 38 (16.24%) AWS
4 10 (4.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 9 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (3.42%) GitHub
7 7 (2.99%) Azure Service Bus
8 6 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.56%) Serverless
9 4 (1.71%) SaaS
10 3 (1.28%) GCP
10 3 (1.28%) PaaS
11 2 (0.85%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.85%) Snowflake
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.43%) IaaS
12 1 (0.43%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Firewall
2 4 (1.71%) DNS
2 4 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) CTI
3 2 (0.85%) DHCP
3 2 (0.85%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.85%) PBX
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
3 2 (0.85%) SMTP
3 2 (0.85%) SNMP
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) VoIP
3 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.43%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 49 (20.94%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (20.94%) Power BI
3 46 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (8.12%) Big Data
7 18 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (7.69%) Tableau
8 17 (7.26%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.84%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (5.56%) Apache Hive
11 12 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 12 (5.13%) Pentaho
12 11 (4.70%) MongoDB
12 11 (4.70%) NoSQL
12 11 (4.70%) RDBMS
13 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.42%) SSDT
14 7 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.13%) Selenium
3 6 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.56%) IntelliJ
3 6 (2.56%) JIRA
3 6 (2.56%) Subversion
4 4 (1.71%) Postman
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.71%) TestNG
4 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.28%) Appium
5 3 (1.28%) Browser DevTools
5 3 (1.28%) Cypress.io
5 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.85%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 65 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 31 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.82%) Finance
4 18 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (6.41%) Law
6 14 (5.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (3.85%) Banking
7 9 (3.85%) Publishing
8 7 (2.99%) Multimedia
9 6 (2.56%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (2.56%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.28%) Games
11 3 (1.28%) Legal
11 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.85%) Billing
12 2 (0.85%) Marketing
12 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.85%) Retail
12 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (47.44%) Developer
2 35 (14.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (8.12%) Analyst
3 19 (8.12%) Data Engineer
3 19 (8.12%) Software Engineer
4 15 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.98%) Senior Developer
5 14 (5.98%) Software Developer
5 14 (5.98%) SQL Developer
6 13 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Technical Trainer
7 12 (5.13%) Trainer
8 11 (4.70%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.27%) SQL BI Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.67%) .NET
2 38 (16.24%) HTML
3 36 (15.38%) CSS
4 29 (12.39%) AngularJS
5 26 (11.11%) Kafka
5 26 (11.11%) React
6 23 (9.83%) REST
7 18 (7.69%) CSS3
7 18 (7.69%) HTML5
8 16 (6.84%) .NET Core
8 16 (6.84%) Web Services
9 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET
10 13 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 13 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 13 (5.56%) Spring
10 13 (5.56%) XML
11 12 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.13%) Node.js
12 11 (4.70%) RESTful
13 8 (3.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.56%) FMCG
4 6 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) PKI
7 2 (0.85%) e-Health
8 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.43%) Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.43%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Linux
2 14 (5.98%) Windows
3 8 (3.42%) Android
4 6 (2.56%) Unix
4 6 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.43%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (16.24%) Analytics
4 36 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (14.96%) DevOps
5 35 (14.96%) Software Engineering
6 33 (14.10%) Mentoring
7 32 (13.68%) Visualisation
8 31 (13.25%) ETL
9 30 (12.82%) SDLC
10 29 (12.39%) Data Modelling
11 26 (11.11%) OO
12 25 (10.68%) Data Integration
12 25 (10.68%) Test Automation
13 24 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (8.55%) Microservices
15 19 (8.12%) Scrum
16 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
17 17 (7.26%) Data Engineering
18 16 (6.84%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.78%) Java
2 60 (25.64%) Python
3 57 (24.36%) C#
4 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
5 37 (15.81%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.26%) PL/SQL
6 17 (7.26%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.27%) PHP
7 10 (4.27%) R
8 7 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.99%) VBA
9 5 (2.14%) Java 8
10 3 (1.28%) Perl
11 2 (0.85%) C++
11 2 (0.85%) Korn
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.85%) Scala
11 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.69%) Degree
2 12 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) QA
2 13 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) GDPR
4 2 (0.85%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.56%) Docker
2 6 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Istio
Vendors
1 60 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 19 (8.12%) Google
4 18 (7.69%) SAP
5 12 (5.13%) Talend
6 8 (3.42%) Databricks
6 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.14%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.71%) IBM
8 4 (1.71%) StreamSets
8 4 (1.71%) Sybase
9 3 (1.28%) Cognos
9 3 (1.28%) VMware
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco
10 2 (0.85%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.85%) DataFlux
10 2 (0.85%) IFS
10 2 (0.85%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.85%) Teradata