The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 119 182 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.36% 13.51% 13.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.24% 50.00% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 89 143 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server
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
358 364 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.14% 27.02% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 267 269 308
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 £35,100 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 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.

1 122 (44.53%) SQL
2 117 (42.70%) .NET
3 111 (40.51%) Microsoft
4 104 (37.96%) C#
5 88 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (25.91%) MS Excel
7 64 (23.36%) T-SQL
7 64 (23.36%) Finance
8 62 (22.63%) ASP.NET
9 60 (21.90%) Oracle
9 60 (21.90%) Degree
10 57 (20.80%) JavaScript
11 54 (19.71%) Windows
11 54 (19.71%) MVC
12 53 (19.34%) HTML
13 51 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (17.52%) CSS
15 43 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 42 (15.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 37 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (12.77%) Java
19 33 (12.04%) Project Management
20 32 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (10.58%) VB.NET
22 29 (10.58%) SDLC
23 27 (9.85%) VMware
23 27 (9.85%) MySQL
23 27 (9.85%) SharePoint
23 27 (9.85%) Windows Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.03%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.57%) SAS
4 16 (5.84%) IIS
5 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.92%) Lync
7 6 (2.19%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.82%) CMS
8 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.36%) Moodle
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (25.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
3 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.46%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.73%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.38%) Office 365
4 11 (4.01%) SaaS
5 6 (2.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.11%) SAN
2 12 (4.38%) DNS
3 9 (3.28%) DHCP
3 9 (3.28%) Firewall
3 9 (3.28%) WAN
4 8 (2.92%) VoIP
5 7 (2.55%) VPN
6 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.09%) Internet
7 3 (1.09%) SSL
8 2 (0.73%) HTTP
8 2 (0.73%) Intranet
8 2 (0.73%) LAN
8 2 (0.73%) SMTP
8 2 (0.73%) Wireless
9 1 (0.36%) DSL
9 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (15.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (9.85%) MySQL
6 25 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (8.03%) Relational Database
8 21 (7.66%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (6.57%) RDBMS
11 16 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (4.38%) Oracle Database
14 11 (4.01%) Data Mining
15 10 (3.65%) Big Data
15 10 (3.65%) OLAP
16 8 (2.92%) MongoDB
16 8 (2.92%) NoSQL
16 8 (2.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.65%) JIRA
5 8 (2.92%) Subversion
6 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.09%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.09%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
9 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.73%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.36%) MSTest
10 1 (0.36%) NUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
General
1 64 (23.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.11%) Games
3 8 (2.92%) Banking
4 4 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (39.42%) Developer
2 43 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 41 (14.96%) DBA
4 38 (13.87%) Analyst
5 33 (12.04%) C# Developer
6 30 (10.95%) Software Developer
7 28 (10.22%) SQL DBA
8 26 (9.49%) Consultant
9 23 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (7.30%) SQL Developer
11 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.20%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (6.20%) SQL Server Developer
12 16 (5.84%) Administrator
13 14 (5.11%) Graduate
13 14 (5.11%) SharePoint Developer
14 13 (4.74%) SQL Server DBA
15 12 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
16 11 (4.01%) Business Analyst
16 11 (4.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (42.70%) .NET
2 62 (22.63%) ASP.NET
3 53 (19.34%) HTML
4 48 (17.52%) CSS
5 30 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (8.76%) .NET Framework
7 21 (7.66%) jQuery
8 19 (6.93%) XML
9 18 (6.57%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.11%) Entity Framework
11 13 (4.74%) WCF
12 12 (4.38%) HTML5
13 11 (4.01%) Web Services
14 9 (3.28%) CSS3
15 8 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.92%) REST
16 7 (2.55%) WPF
17 6 (2.19%) Ajax
17 6 (2.19%) WinForms
18 5 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.84%) Replication
3 15 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.11%) Clustering
4 14 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.38%) Data Integration
7 9 (3.28%) EPoS
8 6 (2.19%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.19%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.82%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.82%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.46%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.09%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.09%) Economics
11 3 (1.09%) User Experience
11 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.73%) Physics
12 2 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.71%) Windows
2 27 (9.85%) Windows Server
3 25 (9.12%) Linux
3 25 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.73%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.71%) MVC
3 51 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (12.04%) Project Management
5 29 (10.58%) SDLC
6 25 (9.12%) ETL
7 23 (8.39%) Business Analysis
7 23 (8.39%) Scrum
8 22 (8.03%) TDD
9 21 (7.66%) Asset Management
10 20 (7.30%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.20%) ITIL
12 16 (5.84%) OO
13 15 (5.47%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.74%) CRM
15 13 (4.74%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.74%) High Availability
15 13 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.53%) SQL
2 104 (37.96%) C#
3 64 (23.36%) T-SQL
4 57 (20.80%) JavaScript
5 35 (12.77%) Java
6 29 (10.58%) VB.NET
7 20 (7.30%) Python
8 13 (4.74%) C++
8 13 (4.74%) VB
8 13 (4.74%) VB6
9 11 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.01%) VBA
10 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.55%) Perl
11 7 (2.55%) Ruby
12 6 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.82%) PHP
13 5 (1.82%) VBScript
14 4 (1.46%) C
15 2 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (21.90%) Degree
2 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.55%) MCSE
4 6 (2.19%) ISEB
5 5 (1.82%) MCSA
6 4 (1.46%) CCNA
6 4 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.46%) MCP
7 3 (1.09%) HND
7 3 (1.09%) MCITP
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.73%) MCTS
8 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) HNC
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.36%) OCP
9 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.92%) XenApp
5 7 (2.55%) vSphere
5 7 (2.55%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.73%) NFS
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (3.28%) SCCM
2 7 (2.55%) SCOM
2 7 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.46%) Puppet
4 4 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.09%) Ansible
6 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (21.90%) Oracle
3 27 (9.85%) VMware
4 14 (5.11%) Citrix
5 11 (4.01%) SAP
6 9 (3.28%) Cisco
6 9 (3.28%) Symantec
6 9 (3.28%) Tableau
6 9 (3.28%) Teradata
7 6 (2.19%) Google
7 6 (2.19%) Informatica
7 6 (2.19%) Vertica
8 4 (1.46%) CA
8 4 (1.46%) Varonis
9 3 (1.09%) NetApp
10 2 (0.73%) Avaya
10 2 (0.73%) Cognos
10 2 (0.73%) Remedy
11 1 (0.36%) Juniper
11 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits, training and car
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago