Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 > West Lothian
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 22 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 26.19% 20.99% 17.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 34.00% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 19
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,250 £26,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,000 £51,500
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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 55 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 65.48% 61.73% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 50
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,025 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,250 £47,350 £60,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Lothian

SQL
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for SQL in West Lothian

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Lothian over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in West Lothian

SQL
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Livingston +6 18 £40,000 +17.65% 4
Bathgate +3 1 £30,000 -7.69%
SQL
Scotland

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL.

1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (36.36%) C
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) C++
5 8 (36.36%) Firmware
5 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 8 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (36.36%) Optoelectronics
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 3 (13.64%) MVC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 3 (13.64%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) QlikView
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQLBase
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Support
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
7 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Development DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Data Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Physics
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Tableau
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle