The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Scottish Borders

SQL
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the Scottish Borders.

Salary trend for SQL in the Scottish Borders

SQL
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Selkirk - 1 £34,000 -
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft