The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 82 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.29% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 1.07% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 20
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £32,500 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL Server 2012
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
361 373 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.29% 27.11% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 270 273 313
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (68.00%) Finance
4 16 (64.00%) C#
4 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) Data Integration
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (24.00%) Analytics
11 6 (24.00%) Tableau
11 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
11 6 (24.00%) Google
11 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
11 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (24.00%) Data Management
11 6 (24.00%) Scrum
11 6 (24.00%) Clustering
12 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (32.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (20.00%) DBA
5 5 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (16.00%) Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
9 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) PMI
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Data Management
2 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Varonis
4 1 (4.00%) VMware