w3resource

SQL exercises on employee Database: Display all the unique job in descending order

SQL employee Database: Exercise-68 with Solution

[An editor is available at the bottom of the page to write and execute the scripts.]

68. From the following table, write a SQL query to find the entire unique jobs in descending order. Return job name.

Pictorial Presentation:

SQL exercises on employee Database: Display all the unique job in descending order

Sample table: employees


Sample Solution:

SELECT DISTINCT job_name
FROM employees
ORDER BY job_name DESC;

Sample Output:

 job_name
-----------
 SALESMAN
 PRESIDENT
 MANAGER
 CLERK
 ANALYST
(5 rows)

Relational Algebra Expression:

Relational Algebra Expression: Display all the unique job in descending order.

Relational Algebra Tree:

Relational Algebra Tree: Display all the unique job in descending order.

Practice Online


Sample Database: employee

employee database structure

Have another way to solve this solution? Contribute your code (and comments) through Disqus.

Previous: From the following table, write a SQL query to list employees in ascending order on department ID and descending order on jobs. Return complete information about the employees.
Next: From the following table, write a SQL query to find the employees in the ascending order of their annual salary. Return employee ID, employee name, monthly salary, salary/30 as Daily_Salary, and 12*salary as Anual_Salary.

What is the difficulty level of this exercise?