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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 11 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 147 113 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.39% 9.00% 13.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.72% 32.10% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 120 84 146
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
361 352 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.88% 28.05% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 235 257 276
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 149 (60.57%) C#
2 142 (57.72%) .NET
3 111 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (39.43%) ASP.NET
5 89 (36.18%) Microsoft
6 87 (35.37%) MVC
7 77 (31.30%) Finance
8 64 (26.02%) .NET Framework
8 64 (26.02%) SQL
9 62 (25.20%) AngularJS
10 61 (24.80%) JavaScript
11 54 (21.95%) TDD
12 52 (21.14%) MS Excel
12 52 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (20.33%) CSS
14 49 (19.92%) HTML
15 43 (17.48%) Scrum
16 41 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 40 (16.26%) Windows
17 40 (16.26%) Oracle
18 39 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
20 36 (14.63%) Entity Framework
21 35 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (13.41%) Git (software)
23 28 (11.38%) WCF
23 28 (11.38%) Enterprise Software
23 28 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 26 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.47%) CMS
2 10 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.85%) IIS
3 7 (2.85%) SAS
3 7 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.88%) SaaS
3 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.85%) Office 365
5 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.22%) iPaaS
5 3 (1.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) DNS
2 5 (2.03%) DHCP
2 5 (2.03%) LAN
2 5 (2.03%) WAN
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
4 3 (1.22%) SAN
4 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.81%) LDAP
5 2 (0.81%) Skype
5 2 (0.81%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.69%) MySQL
6 12 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.85%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.44%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.44%) DB2
9 6 (2.44%) HBase
10 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.03%) QlikView
11 4 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 41 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 37 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (13.41%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.28%) Subversion
5 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.07%) Maven
6 6 (2.44%) ERwin
6 6 (2.44%) NUnit
7 5 (2.03%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.03%) JUnit
7 5 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (2.03%) Mocha
8 4 (1.63%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.63%) Grunt
8 4 (1.63%) gulp
8 4 (1.63%) NSubstitute
9 3 (1.22%) Ant
9 3 (1.22%) Hudson
9 3 (1.22%) JIRA
9 3 (1.22%) Trac
General
1 77 (31.30%) Finance
2 15 (6.10%) Games
3 9 (3.66%) Marketing
4 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Local Government
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (50.41%) Developer
2 62 (25.20%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 40 (16.26%) Analyst
5 20 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 18 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
6 18 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.50%) Analyst Programmer
7 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (6.50%) Programmer
7 16 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.10%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 15 (6.10%) .NET Programmer
8 15 (6.10%) C# Programmer
8 15 (6.10%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (57.72%) .NET
2 97 (39.43%) ASP.NET
3 64 (26.02%) .NET Framework
4 62 (25.20%) AngularJS
5 52 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (20.33%) CSS
7 49 (19.92%) HTML
8 36 (14.63%) Entity Framework
9 35 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (11.38%) WCF
11 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 23 (9.35%) RESTful
13 22 (8.94%) HTML5
13 22 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (8.13%) Node.js
15 16 (6.50%) Code First Entity Framework
15 16 (6.50%) Web Services
16 12 (4.88%) jQuery
16 12 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.91%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.03%) Social Media
6 5 (2.03%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.22%) Replication
7 3 (1.22%) SCADA
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.26%) Windows
2 14 (5.69%) Android
3 13 (5.28%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.47%) Linux
6 10 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.81%) Unix
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (35.37%) MVC
3 54 (21.95%) TDD
4 43 (17.48%) Scrum
5 39 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (10.57%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.35%) Web Development
9 20 (8.13%) ETL
10 18 (7.32%) Project Management
11 17 (6.91%) Analytics
11 17 (6.91%) BDD
12 16 (6.50%) Web Application Development
13 15 (6.10%) OO
13 15 (6.10%) SDLC
14 13 (5.28%) CRM
15 12 (4.88%) Data Modelling
16 11 (4.47%) Data Management
16 11 (4.47%) Integration Testing
17 10 (4.07%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (60.57%) C#
2 64 (26.02%) SQL
3 61 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.57%) Java
4 26 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.91%) Ruby
6 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.25%) Python
8 5 (2.03%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.63%) XPath
10 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.22%) R
10 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.22%) VB
11 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.81%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.81%) Korn
11 2 (0.81%) PHP
11 2 (0.81%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.63%) CCNA
5 2 (0.81%) CCNP
5 2 (0.81%) HND
5 2 (0.81%) ISEB
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) MCITP
5 2 (0.81%) MCSE
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) CISM
6 1 (0.41%) CISMP
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
2 1 (0.41%) HL7
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) XenApp
4 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.81%) NFS
5 2 (0.81%) Samba
5 2 (0.81%) UAG
5 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) SCCM
2 5 (2.03%) SCOM
3 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.26%) Oracle
3 16 (6.50%) Tableau
4 10 (4.07%) Cisco
4 10 (4.07%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.25%) IBM
6 7 (2.85%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.85%) VMware
7 6 (2.44%) Teradata
8 5 (2.03%) Citrix
9 4 (1.63%) Google
9 4 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.22%) Cognos
10 3 (1.22%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.22%) Symantec
11 2 (0.81%) CA
11 2 (0.81%) Informatica
11 2 (0.81%) Sophos
11 2 (0.81%) Varonis
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: 45,000 + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Durham Professional Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £36000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
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