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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 99 106 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.32% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 1.10% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £26,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,000 £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
420 456 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.05% 29.34% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 278 342 286
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Data Management
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) Analytics
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (16.67%) IIS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Practice Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco