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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 100 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.68% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.23% 2.46% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
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
449 406 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.51% 27.66% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 298 302 278
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £57,500
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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau