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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 19 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 26.76% 13.56% 35.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 28.57% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 15
Median salary £35,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.05% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £36,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £48,500 £40,900
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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 28 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 70.42% 47.46% 68.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 23
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Livingston -2 11 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Linlithgow +1 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Bathgate - 1 £30,000 - 1
SQL
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 6 (22.22%) Banking
5 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (18.52%) Informatica
6 5 (18.52%) ERP
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQLBase
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JDeveloper
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 8 (29.63%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) WCF
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware
8 1 (3.70%) Node.js
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Arduino
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (7.41%) Personalization
8 2 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
1 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bathgate
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago