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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 253 232 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.00% 18.63% 16.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.41% 53.83% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 205 163 130
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
399 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.81% 34.62% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 298 277 263
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 262 (58.48%) C#
2 250 (55.80%) .NET
3 178 (39.73%) SQL
4 169 (37.72%) Microsoft
5 157 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (33.26%) ASP.NET
7 122 (27.23%) JavaScript
8 119 (26.56%) MVC
9 111 (24.78%) HTML
10 109 (24.33%) Windows
11 87 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 86 (19.20%) Finance
12 86 (19.20%) MS Excel
13 84 (18.75%) CSS
14 83 (18.53%) Degree
15 79 (17.63%) .NET Framework
16 77 (17.19%) Oracle
17 76 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 72 (16.07%) XML
19 71 (15.85%) Scrum
20 69 (15.40%) SQL Server 2008
21 65 (14.51%) Visual Studio
22 60 (13.39%) SharePoint
23 57 (12.72%) jQuery
24 54 (12.05%) TDD
25 50 (11.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 49 (10.94%) T-SQL
27 45 (10.04%) Software Engineering
28 43 (9.60%) WCF
28 43 (9.60%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 60 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.81%) IIS
3 20 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.46%) CMS
4 18 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.46%) NServiceBus
8 10 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.23%) Node.js
9 7 (1.56%) Lync
9 7 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.34%) Apache
10 6 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.34%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.89%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.46%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (2.23%) Markit EDM
5 8 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.89%) Office 365
2 4 (0.89%) IaaS
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) HTTP
2 15 (3.35%) DNS
2 15 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.35%) SMTP
3 14 (3.13%) FTP
3 14 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 13 (2.90%) Firewall
4 13 (2.90%) Internet
5 11 (2.46%) Intranet
5 11 (2.46%) SAN
6 6 (1.34%) IP Telephony
6 6 (1.34%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (1.12%) FCoE
7 5 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.12%) MPLS
7 5 (1.12%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.12%) DMZ
8 4 (0.89%) DHCP
8 4 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (15.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (11.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (5.80%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.91%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.79%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.23%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.79%) QlikView
13 8 (1.79%) Pentaho
13 8 (1.79%) MySQL
14 7 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (14.51%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.13%) Subversion
5 11 (2.46%) SpecFlow
6 8 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.56%) Bugzilla
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.56%) JIRA
7 7 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.34%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.12%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.89%) Hudson
11 3 (0.67%) ERwin
11 3 (0.67%) Ant
11 3 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.67%) Maven
11 3 (0.67%) Selenium
12 2 (0.45%) MSTest
General
1 86 (19.20%) Finance
2 14 (3.13%) Games
3 12 (2.68%) Law
4 10 (2.23%) Marketing
5 8 (1.79%) Retail
6 7 (1.56%) Legal
7 5 (1.12%) Banking
7 5 (1.12%) French Language
8 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 215 (47.99%) Developer
2 103 (22.99%) Analyst
3 66 (14.73%) .NET Developer
4 56 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 32 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 32 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.70%) DBA
6 30 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 27 (6.03%) Programmer
8 26 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 26 (5.80%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.13%) Business Analyst
10 22 (4.91%) Analyst Programmer
11 18 (4.02%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (3.79%) Junior
12 17 (3.79%) Architect
13 16 (3.57%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (3.35%) IT Support
15 14 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (55.80%) .NET
2 149 (33.26%) ASP.NET
3 111 (24.78%) HTML
4 84 (18.75%) CSS
5 79 (17.63%) .NET Framework
6 76 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (16.07%) XML
8 57 (12.72%) jQuery
9 43 (9.60%) WCF
10 32 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (6.70%) NHibernate
12 23 (5.13%) RESTful
13 22 (4.91%) WinForms
13 22 (4.91%) Web Services
13 22 (4.91%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.69%) HTML5
15 19 (4.24%) WPF
15 19 (4.24%) Ajax
16 15 (3.35%) LINQ
17 13 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.46%) Social Media
5 16 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.68%) Mobile Games
8 11 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 10 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.23%) BBC
10 9 (2.01%) User Experience
10 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.79%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.12%) E-Learning
14 5 (1.12%) Replication
14 5 (1.12%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.12%) Physics
15 3 (0.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.33%) Windows
2 26 (5.80%) Linux
3 25 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.13%) Android
7 14 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.01%) UNIX
9 8 (1.79%) Solaris
10 7 (1.56%) AIX
11 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.12%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.12%) HPUX
12 5 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.45%) CentOS
13 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.56%) MVC
3 71 (15.85%) Scrum
4 54 (12.05%) TDD
5 45 (10.04%) Software Engineering
6 43 (9.60%) ITIL
7 38 (8.48%) OO
8 30 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.25%) CRM
10 27 (6.03%) SOA
11 25 (5.58%) UML
11 25 (5.58%) Data Management
12 24 (5.36%) Information Security
13 22 (4.91%) BDD
13 22 (4.91%) Data Modelling
14 19 (4.24%) Project Management
14 19 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (4.02%) Workflow
15 18 (4.02%) Web Design
16 17 (3.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 262 (58.48%) C#
2 178 (39.73%) SQL
3 122 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.94%) T-SQL
5 35 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.47%) Java
7 27 (6.03%) VB.NET
8 22 (4.91%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.24%) Ruby
10 12 (2.68%) Perl
11 11 (2.46%) Python
12 9 (2.01%) F#
13 8 (1.79%) VBA
14 7 (1.56%) VB
14 7 (1.56%) C
14 7 (1.56%) C++
15 3 (0.67%) XQuery
15 3 (0.67%) VBScript
15 3 (0.67%) PHP
15 3 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (18.53%) Degree
2 19 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.13%) ISEB
4 13 (2.90%) MCP
5 7 (1.56%) MCSE
6 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.34%) MCSA
7 5 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.12%) OCP
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.12%) APMP
8 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.45%) MCITP
9 2 (0.45%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.57%) SLA
2 12 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.01%) QA
5 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (3.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 2 (0.45%) Docker
8 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.56%) SCCM
3 6 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.67%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 77 (17.19%) Oracle
3 31 (6.92%) VMware
4 19 (4.24%) Twitter
5 15 (3.35%) Cisco
6 13 (2.90%) SAP
7 12 (2.68%) Google
8 11 (2.46%) Facebook
9 10 (2.23%) Yahoo!
9 10 (2.23%) Apple
9 10 (2.23%) Sony
10 8 (1.79%) Talend
11 7 (1.56%) Citrix
11 7 (1.56%) IBM
11 7 (1.56%) GoldenSource
12 6 (1.34%) Brocade
12 6 (1.34%) HP
12 6 (1.34%) Avaya
12 6 (1.34%) Perforce
12 6 (1.34%) Tableau
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