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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 150 153 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.57% 11.23% 12.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.91% 40.37% 45.39%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 168
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
334 379 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.77% 27.81% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 197 250 328
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (47.96%) .NET
2 121 (44.98%) C#
3 110 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (39.78%) SQL
5 83 (30.86%) Microsoft
6 78 (29.00%) JavaScript
7 75 (27.88%) ASP.NET
8 70 (26.02%) Finance
9 60 (22.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (21.19%) HTML
11 56 (20.82%) Oracle
12 55 (20.45%) CSS
13 52 (19.33%) Degree
14 50 (18.59%) SharePoint
14 50 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (18.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 48 (17.84%) MS Excel
17 44 (16.36%) XML
18 43 (15.99%) Windows
18 43 (15.99%) MVC
19 40 (14.87%) VB.NET
19 40 (14.87%) Mentoring
20 39 (14.50%) T-SQL
20 39 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (14.13%) Asset Management
22 36 (13.38%) Business Analysis
23 35 (13.01%) Java
24 34 (12.64%) Scrum
24 34 (12.64%) SDLC
25 33 (12.27%) Data Warehouse

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 50 (18.59%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.18%) SAS
3 20 (7.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (4.09%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.97%) IIS
6 6 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.49%) CMS
7 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) Moodle
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.35%) MS Office
3 7 (2.60%) SPSS
4 4 (1.49%) S-PLUS
4 4 (1.49%) Stata
5 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.74%) MS Project
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (10.41%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.12%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.74%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.37%) Hi Portfolio
5 1 (0.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.43%) Office 365
2 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.60%) GitHub
4 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.09%) SAN
2 9 (3.35%) DHCP
2 9 (3.35%) DNS
2 9 (3.35%) Firewall
3 6 (2.23%) MQTT
4 4 (1.49%) VPN
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
6 2 (0.74%) Intranet
6 2 (0.74%) NAS
6 2 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) FirePass
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) MPLS
7 1 (0.37%) SMTP
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 49 (18.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (8.18%) Relational Database
6 21 (7.81%) Data Mining
6 21 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (6.32%) Big Data
8 16 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (5.20%) MongoDB
9 14 (5.20%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.83%) OLAP
11 12 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (3.72%) Oracle OLAP
14 7 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (2.60%) MySQL
14 7 (2.60%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.23%) NewSQL
15 6 (2.23%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.83%) Subversion
4 9 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.97%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.23%) JIRA
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.74%) NUnit
8 2 (0.74%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.74%) Selenium
8 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.37%) JUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 70 (26.02%) Finance
2 24 (8.92%) Banking
3 16 (5.95%) Games
4 15 (5.58%) Retail
5 8 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.60%) Front Office
7 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (46.47%) Developer
2 43 (15.99%) Software Developer
3 38 (14.13%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.13%) Analyst
4 37 (13.75%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.78%) SQL Developer
6 26 (9.67%) C# Software Developer
6 26 (9.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 22 (8.18%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (7.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.43%) Consultant
9 18 (6.69%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.32%) DBA
11 16 (5.95%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (5.58%) Business Analyst
12 15 (5.58%) SQL DBA
13 14 (5.20%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (4.83%) Systems Analyst
15 12 (4.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (47.96%) .NET
2 75 (27.88%) ASP.NET
3 57 (21.19%) HTML
4 55 (20.45%) CSS
5 44 (16.36%) XML
6 31 (11.52%) jQuery
7 28 (10.41%) HTML5
8 27 (10.04%) AngularJS
9 26 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (7.43%) XSLT
11 18 (6.69%) Web Services
12 17 (6.32%) REST
13 15 (5.58%) .NET Framework
13 15 (5.58%) SOAP
14 12 (4.46%) CSS3
14 12 (4.46%) WCF
15 10 (3.72%) JSON
15 10 (3.72%) LINQ
16 8 (2.97%) Entity Framework
16 8 (2.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.69%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.20%) Visualisation
4 13 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.09%) Clustering
6 10 (3.72%) Credit Risk
6 10 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.97%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.23%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.23%) EPoS
9 5 (1.86%) Economics
9 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.86%) Informatics
10 4 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.49%) Derivative
10 4 (1.49%) Physics
10 4 (1.49%) Replication
10 4 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.99%) Windows
2 21 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.69%) Linux
4 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.72%) Android
7 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.49%) Unix
10 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.99%) MVC
3 40 (14.87%) Mentoring
4 38 (14.13%) Asset Management
5 36 (13.38%) Business Analysis
6 34 (12.64%) Scrum
6 34 (12.64%) SDLC
7 33 (12.27%) Web Development
8 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (9.67%) Project Management
10 22 (8.18%) Software Engineering
11 21 (7.81%) Data Analysis
12 20 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.06%) OO
13 19 (7.06%) TDD
14 18 (6.69%) Analytics
14 18 (6.69%) Presales
14 18 (6.69%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.20%) Data Visualisation
15 14 (5.20%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (44.98%) C#
2 107 (39.78%) SQL
3 78 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.87%) VB.NET
5 39 (14.50%) T-SQL
6 35 (13.01%) Java
7 13 (4.83%) Python
7 13 (4.83%) VBA
8 9 (3.35%) R
9 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.60%) VB
9 7 (2.60%) VB6
10 6 (2.23%) C++
11 5 (1.86%) Perl
12 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.49%) PHP
12 4 (1.49%) Scala
13 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (19.33%) Degree
2 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.86%) ISEB
3 5 (1.86%) PhD
4 4 (1.49%) MCSE
5 3 (1.12%) CCNA
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.12%) MCP
5 3 (1.12%) MCSA
6 2 (0.74%) HND
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.74%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.74%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.69%) SLA
2 8 (2.97%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.20%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) XenApp
4 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Docker
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) SCCM
2 3 (1.12%) Ansible
2 3 (1.12%) SCOM
3 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 56 (20.82%) Oracle
3 16 (5.95%) VMware
4 7 (2.60%) Citrix
4 7 (2.60%) IBM
4 7 (2.60%) Sage
4 7 (2.60%) Tableau
5 6 (2.23%) Charles River
5 6 (2.23%) Vertica
6 4 (1.49%) Greenplum
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco
8 2 (0.74%) Cognos
9 1 (0.37%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) RedGate
9 1 (0.37%) Remedy
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec
9 1 (0.37%) Teradata
9 1 (0.37%) Varonis
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