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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 213 255 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.10% 17.56% 18.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.80% 54.03% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 170 201 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
375 472 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.58% 32.51% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 284 350 252
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 265 (56.75%) C#
1 265 (56.75%) .NET
2 188 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 185 (39.61%) SQL
4 171 (36.62%) ASP.NET
5 153 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (30.84%) JavaScript
7 134 (28.69%) HTML
8 129 (27.62%) MVC
9 127 (27.19%) Windows
10 121 (25.91%) Finance
11 114 (24.41%) Degree
12 110 (23.55%) Oracle
13 103 (22.06%) MS Excel
14 102 (21.84%) CSS
15 89 (19.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 81 (17.34%) Visual Studio
17 80 (17.13%) .NET Framework
18 78 (16.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 75 (16.06%) jQuery
20 69 (14.78%) WCF
21 67 (14.35%) OO
22 59 (12.63%) Scrum
22 59 (12.63%) TDD
23 55 (11.78%) SharePoint
24 54 (11.56%) XML
24 54 (11.56%) T-SQL
25 51 (10.92%) Software Engineering
26 50 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 43 (9.21%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (11.78%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.21%) IIS
3 29 (6.21%) CMS
4 27 (5.78%) WebLogic
5 24 (5.14%) MS Exchange
6 20 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.43%) Node.js
8 13 (2.78%) NServiceBus
8 13 (2.78%) SAS
8 13 (2.78%) Umbraco
9 10 (2.14%) Lync
10 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.93%) JBoss
11 8 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.28%) WordPress
13 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 103 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (4.28%) Oracle 11i
4 15 (3.21%) Markit EDM
5 7 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.86%) SaaS
2 4 (0.86%) Office 365
2 4 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.85%) SAN
2 17 (3.64%) DNS
2 17 (3.64%) HTTP
2 17 (3.64%) Firewall
3 16 (3.43%) SMTP
4 14 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.78%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.78%) Intranet
5 13 (2.78%) Internet
5 13 (2.78%) FTP
6 10 (2.14%) IP Telephony
6 10 (2.14%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (1.50%) MPLS
8 6 (1.28%) DMZ
8 6 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.28%) FCoE
8 6 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.07%) VoIP
9 5 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 50 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (8.99%) Oracle Database
4 33 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.07%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (2.57%) MySQL
11 12 (2.57%) QlikView
12 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.50%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.50%) MS Access
14 7 (1.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 81 (17.34%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.14%) Subversion
5 10 (2.14%) Bugzilla
6 8 (1.71%) JIRA
7 7 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.28%) Selenium
9 5 (1.07%) FogBugz
9 5 (1.07%) NUnit
10 4 (0.86%) ERwin
10 4 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.64%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.64%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.64%) Hudson
12 2 (0.43%) Moq
12 2 (0.43%) PowerDesigner
General
1 121 (25.91%) Finance
2 11 (2.36%) Law
3 10 (2.14%) Banking
4 9 (1.93%) Marketing
5 6 (1.28%) Games
6 5 (1.07%) French Language
6 5 (1.07%) Legal
6 5 (1.07%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Retail
8 3 (0.64%) Local Government
8 3 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 230 (49.25%) Developer
2 99 (21.20%) Analyst
3 68 (14.56%) .NET Developer
4 49 (10.49%) Software Developer
5 48 (10.28%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.71%) DBA
7 34 (7.28%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.07%) Web Developer
9 32 (6.85%) Support Analyst
10 29 (6.21%) Oracle DBA
11 21 (4.50%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.07%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (4.07%) Programmer
14 17 (3.64%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.64%) Consultant
14 17 (3.64%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.64%) IT Support
15 16 (3.43%) IT Support Analyst
16 15 (3.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (56.75%) .NET
2 171 (36.62%) ASP.NET
3 134 (28.69%) HTML
4 102 (21.84%) CSS
5 89 (19.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (17.13%) .NET Framework
7 75 (16.06%) jQuery
8 69 (14.78%) WCF
9 54 (11.56%) XML
10 39 (8.35%) NHibernate
11 31 (6.64%) Web Services
12 28 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (5.57%) HTML5
13 26 (5.57%) AngularJS
14 23 (4.93%) RESTful
14 23 (4.93%) WPF
15 22 (4.71%) Ajax
16 19 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (3.00%) Silverlight
17 14 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.85%) Computer Science
1 32 (6.85%) Social Media
2 30 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.43%) BBC
6 15 (3.21%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.21%) User Experience
7 11 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.50%) Replication
11 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.28%) EPoS
12 5 (1.07%) Mobile Games
13 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 127 (27.19%) Windows
2 33 (7.07%) Linux
3 28 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.43%) Android
7 15 (3.21%) UNIX
8 11 (2.36%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.93%) Solaris
9 9 (1.93%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.50%) AIX
11 6 (1.28%) HPUX
11 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.62%) MVC
3 67 (14.35%) OO
4 59 (12.63%) Scrum
4 59 (12.63%) TDD
5 51 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 42 (8.99%) ITIL
7 36 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (7.49%) Web Development
9 34 (7.28%) CRM
9 34 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (6.21%) Project Management
11 25 (5.35%) Data Management
12 24 (5.14%) Unit Testing
12 24 (5.14%) SOA
12 24 (5.14%) BDD
12 24 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (4.50%) Asset Management
14 20 (4.28%) Web Application Development
15 19 (4.07%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 265 (56.75%) C#
2 185 (39.61%) SQL
3 144 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 54 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 37 (7.92%) PowerShell
6 34 (7.28%) PL/SQL
7 32 (6.85%) VB.NET
8 30 (6.42%) Java
9 26 (5.57%) Ruby
10 14 (3.00%) VBA
11 12 (2.57%) Python
12 11 (2.36%) Perl
12 11 (2.36%) VB
13 8 (1.71%) VBScript
13 8 (1.71%) C
14 7 (1.50%) C++
14 7 (1.50%) PHP
14 7 (1.50%) XPath
15 5 (1.07%) F#
16 4 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 114 (24.41%) Degree
2 17 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.43%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.21%) OCP
5 14 (3.00%) ISEB
6 10 (2.14%) MCP
7 9 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.50%) APMP
8 7 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.28%) MCSA
10 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) MCITP
11 2 (0.43%) HND
12 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.21%) PhD
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.21%) SLA
1 15 (3.21%) QA
2 14 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.64%) Docker
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 10 (2.14%) SCCM
3 6 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.86%) SCOM
5 3 (0.64%) OpenView
5 3 (0.64%) Control-M
5 3 (0.64%) Puppet
5 3 (0.64%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 188 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 110 (23.55%) Oracle
3 35 (7.49%) VMware
4 21 (4.50%) Twitter
5 20 (4.28%) Google
6 18 (3.85%) Cisco
7 17 (3.64%) Facebook
8 16 (3.43%) Yahoo!
8 16 (3.43%) Sybase
8 16 (3.43%) Sony
8 16 (3.43%) Apple
9 15 (3.21%) IBM
9 15 (3.21%) HP
10 9 (1.93%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.93%) Brocade
11 8 (1.71%) Avaya
11 8 (1.71%) Teradata
12 7 (1.50%) Nortel
12 7 (1.50%) Juniper
13 6 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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