Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 32 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 35.96% 15.66% 15.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.79% 27.66% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 17
West Lothian median annual salary £36,250 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.02% -5.00% -8.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £45,000 £38,625 £51,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 63 47 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 70.79% 56.63% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 49
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +10 26 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Bathgate +1 3 £32,500 -
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL.

1 18 (56.25%) C#
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (34.38%) C++
5 11 (34.38%) C
5 11 (34.38%) Firmware
5 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
5 11 (34.38%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (34.38%) Optoelectronics
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (21.88%) SQLBase
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Physics
8 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) Electronics
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
9 5 (15.63%) PDA
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL

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 (9.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQLBase
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Firmware Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
6 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Junior
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (9.38%) WinForms
5 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) PDA
3 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (34.38%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (18.75%) Physics
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Data Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Optimisation
8 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) C
3 11 (34.38%) C++
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Tableau