Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 46 31
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Relational Database 214 299 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.14% 5.47% 8.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.22% 16.58% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 140 244 226
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -7.22% +21.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Relational Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,619 1,803 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.29% 32.98% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 1,325 1,236
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland.

Salary trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 97 £42,500 -10.53% 13
Glasgow -14 93 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Aberdeen +4 8 £39,500 -7.06% 3
West Lothian +2 5 - -
Dundee -6 3 - - 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £60,000 -
Fife - 1 £33,750 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT jobs citing Relational Database 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 111 (51.87%) SQL
2 105 (49.07%) Java
3 94 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (40.65%) RDBMS
5 68 (31.78%) JavaScript
6 67 (31.31%) Finance
7 63 (29.44%) OO
8 61 (28.50%) SQL Server
9 51 (23.83%) HTML
9 51 (23.83%) Python
10 41 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (18.69%) SDLC
11 40 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (18.22%) MySQL
12 39 (18.22%) CSS
12 39 (18.22%) TDD
13 38 (17.76%) Oracle
14 36 (16.82%) Linux
14 36 (16.82%) AWS
15 34 (15.89%) C#
16 31 (14.49%) XML
17 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
18 29 (13.55%) NoSQL
19 27 (12.62%) BDD
19 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
19 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
20 26 (12.15%) .NET
20 26 (12.15%) Test Automation
21 25 (11.68%) Azure
21 25 (11.68%) OOA/OOD

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 14 (6.54%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.27%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.80%) Apache
4 6 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.34%) Confluence
6 4 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) Appian
7 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.47%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.82%) AWS
2 25 (11.68%) Azure
3 10 (4.67%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.27%) SaaS
5 4 (1.87%) GCP
6 2 (0.93%) Trello
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) HTTP
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (40.65%) RDBMS
2 61 (28.50%) SQL Server
3 40 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (18.22%) MySQL
5 29 (13.55%) NoSQL
6 17 (7.94%) Hadoop
7 14 (6.54%) MariaDB
8 11 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.14%) DB2
9 10 (4.67%) Power BI
10 9 (4.21%) Big Data
11 8 (3.74%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.27%) Bigtable
12 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.87%) Redis
13 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.40%) MS Access
14 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.14%) JUnit
3 10 (4.67%) Subversion
4 9 (4.21%) JIRA
5 7 (3.27%) Maven
5 7 (3.27%) Moq
5 7 (3.27%) NUnit
5 7 (3.27%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (3.27%) Selenium
6 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.34%) Gradle
8 4 (1.87%) jMock
8 4 (1.87%) MSTest
9 3 (1.40%) Ant
9 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.40%) Hudson
9 3 (1.40%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.74%) Legal
5 7 (3.27%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) International Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (57.01%) Developer
2 48 (22.43%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.55%) Analyst
4 23 (10.75%) Software Developer
5 16 (7.48%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.01%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Python Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (6.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) BPM Developer
10 10 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.27%) Backend Developer
13 7 (3.27%) Python Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.83%) HTML
2 39 (18.22%) CSS
3 31 (14.49%) XML
4 26 (12.15%) .NET
5 23 (10.75%) REST
5 23 (10.75%) Spring
6 22 (10.28%) Hibernate
7 21 (9.81%) HTML5
8 18 (8.41%) AngularJS
9 17 (7.94%) jQuery
10 16 (7.48%) CSS3
10 16 (7.48%) SOAP
11 14 (6.54%) Node.js
12 13 (6.07%) JPA
13 12 (5.61%) JSON
13 12 (5.61%) Servlets
14 10 (4.67%) J2EE
14 10 (4.67%) Web Services
15 9 (4.21%) .NET Framework
15 9 (4.21%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Replication
2 15 (7.01%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.80%) User Experience
7 4 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Blog
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) FMCG
10 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.82%) Linux
2 24 (11.21%) Unix
3 12 (5.61%) Windows
4 11 (5.14%) Android
4 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.44%) OO
3 41 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (18.69%) SDLC
5 39 (18.22%) TDD
6 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
7 27 (12.62%) BDD
8 26 (12.15%) Test Automation
9 25 (11.68%) OOA/OOD
10 22 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.81%) ETL
11 21 (9.81%) OOP
12 20 (9.35%) DevOps
12 20 (9.35%) Microservices
12 20 (9.35%) SOA
13 17 (7.94%) OOD
14 16 (7.48%) Configuration Management
14 16 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (7.48%) Scrum
14 16 (7.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (51.87%) SQL
2 105 (49.07%) Java
3 68 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 51 (23.83%) Python
5 34 (15.89%) C#
6 17 (7.94%) C++
7 12 (5.61%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.67%) PHP
9 9 (4.21%) Java 8
10 8 (3.74%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.27%) C
11 7 (3.27%) Perl
11 7 (3.27%) XPath
12 6 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.87%) ES6
13 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.87%) Ruby
13 4 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Degree
2 9 (4.21%) OCA
2 9 (4.21%) OCP
2 9 (4.21%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.40%) MCAD
4 3 (1.40%) MCSD
4 3 (1.40%) MCTS
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.14%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (7.48%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.80%) Docker
3 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (9.35%) Terraform
2 18 (8.41%) Puppet
3 5 (2.34%) Ansible
4 4 (1.87%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (17.76%) Oracle
2 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.74%) Sybase
4 7 (3.27%) Ab Initio
5 5 (2.34%) Google
5 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.34%) SAP
6 4 (1.87%) IBM
6 4 (1.87%) Pega
7 3 (1.40%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.93%) CA
8 2 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.93%) Cognos
8 2 (0.93%) Epicor
8 2 (0.93%) Informatica
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.47%) Databricks
9 1 (0.47%) Tableau
9 1 (0.47%) Xamarin