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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 89 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 1.31% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -12.22%
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
344 382 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 27.62% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 203 253 323
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 13 (61.90%) C#
6 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (57.14%) .NET
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Clustering
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
13 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
13 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
13 2 (9.52%) Office 365
13 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
13 2 (9.52%) DHCP
13 2 (9.52%) DNS
13 2 (9.52%) VMware
14 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
14 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (4.76%) Firewall

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Developer
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Developer
3 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 11 (52.38%) C# Software Developer
3 11 (52.38%) Software Developer
4 8 (38.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (38.10%) SSIS Developer
4 8 (38.10%) SSRS Developer
5 5 (23.81%) DBA
5 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (19.05%) Programmer
7 3 (14.29%) C# Programmer
7 3 (14.29%) Software Programmer
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
8 2 (9.52%) Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (4.76%) Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
1 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
1 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
1 1 (4.76%) Data Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
1 1 (4.76%) DevOps
1 1 (4.76%) ETL
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Line Management
1 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
1 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
1 1 (4.76%) Project Management
1 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Varonis