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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 271 265 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.92% 18.92% 15.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.68% 55.79% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 215 191 120
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
419 475 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.71% 33.90% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 302 312 247
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 23 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 250 (55.80%) C#
2 247 (55.13%) .NET
3 183 (40.85%) Microsoft
4 174 (38.84%) SQL
5 152 (33.93%) ASP.NET
6 150 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 120 (26.79%) Windows
9 119 (26.56%) MVC
10 107 (23.88%) Finance
10 107 (23.88%) HTML
11 95 (21.21%) Degree
12 90 (20.09%) MS Excel
13 87 (19.42%) Oracle
14 84 (18.75%) CSS
15 81 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (17.86%) .NET Framework
17 79 (17.63%) Visual Studio
18 77 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
19 68 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 68 (15.18%) Scrum
20 59 (13.17%) XML
21 58 (12.95%) TDD
22 57 (12.72%) jQuery
23 51 (11.38%) SharePoint
24 48 (10.71%) T-SQL
24 48 (10.71%) Software Engineering
25 43 (9.60%) WCF
26 41 (9.15%) IIS
26 41 (9.15%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 41 (9.15%) IIS
3 27 (6.03%) CMS
4 23 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 21 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.24%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.35%) NServiceBus
8 14 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.46%) Umbraco
10 10 (2.23%) Node.js
11 9 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (2.01%) Lync
11 9 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.56%) Apache
13 6 (1.34%) SAS
13 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.12%) WordPress
14 5 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 90 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (4.91%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (3.35%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (2.46%) Markit EDM
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.89%) Office 365
2 4 (0.89%) IaaS
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.24%) DNS
2 16 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.35%) SMTP
3 15 (3.35%) Firewall
4 14 (3.13%) HTTP
4 14 (3.13%) SAN
5 13 (2.90%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.90%) FTP
6 12 (2.68%) Intranet
6 12 (2.68%) Internet
7 8 (1.79%) IP Telephony
7 8 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (1.56%) MPLS
8 7 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.34%) FCoE
9 6 (1.34%) DMZ
9 6 (1.34%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.12%) DHCP
10 5 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 68 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (6.92%) Oracle Database
5 22 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.68%) MySQL
11 11 (2.46%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.56%) QlikView
15 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 79 (17.63%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.35%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.23%) Bugzilla
5 10 (2.23%) Subversion
6 9 (2.01%) JIRA
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.12%) Selenium
9 5 (1.12%) FogBugz
10 4 (0.89%) Hudson
10 4 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.89%) ERwin
11 3 (0.67%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.67%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 107 (23.88%) Finance
2 11 (2.46%) Law
3 8 (1.79%) Games
3 8 (1.79%) Banking
4 6 (1.34%) Marketing
5 5 (1.12%) French Language
5 5 (1.12%) Retail
5 5 (1.12%) Legal
6 4 (0.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.67%) Local Government
8 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (45.31%) Developer
2 109 (24.33%) Analyst
3 60 (13.39%) .NET Developer
4 52 (11.61%) Software Developer
5 34 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 33 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 32 (7.14%) DBA
8 30 (6.70%) Web Developer
9 29 (6.47%) Support Analyst
10 25 (5.58%) Programmer
10 25 (5.58%) Analyst Programmer
11 23 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
12 21 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 21 (4.69%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.79%) IT Support
14 16 (3.57%) Junior
14 16 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
14 16 (3.57%) .NET Analyst Programmer
14 16 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
15 15 (3.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (55.13%) .NET
2 152 (33.93%) ASP.NET
3 107 (23.88%) HTML
4 84 (18.75%) CSS
5 81 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 59 (13.17%) XML
8 57 (12.72%) jQuery
9 43 (9.60%) WCF
10 37 (8.26%) NHibernate
11 33 (7.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 23 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 23 (5.13%) Web Services
13 17 (3.79%) Ajax
13 17 (3.79%) RESTful
14 16 (3.57%) HTML5
14 16 (3.57%) Sass
14 16 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (3.35%) Castle Windsor
16 13 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.36%) Social Media
4 21 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.23%) User Experience
7 10 (2.23%) BBC
8 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.56%) Replication
9 7 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.34%) Mobile Games
10 6 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.34%) EPoS
11 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.89%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 120 (26.79%) Windows
2 31 (6.92%) Linux
3 26 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 16 (3.57%) Android
8 11 (2.46%) UNIX
9 9 (2.01%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.79%) Solaris
11 7 (1.56%) AIX
11 7 (1.56%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.34%) HPUX
12 6 (1.34%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.45%) CentOS
13 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.56%) MVC
3 68 (15.18%) Scrum
4 58 (12.95%) TDD
5 48 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 41 (9.15%) ITIL
7 40 (8.93%) OO
8 32 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (6.03%) CRM
10 27 (6.03%) SOA
11 24 (5.36%) Project Management
12 23 (5.13%) UML
12 23 (5.13%) BDD
13 22 (4.91%) Web Development
14 20 (4.46%) Data Modelling
14 20 (4.46%) Data Management
15 17 (3.79%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (3.57%) Web Design
16 16 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 250 (55.80%) C#
2 174 (38.84%) SQL
3 128 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 48 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 35 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.47%) Java
7 28 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 28 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 23 (5.13%) Ruby
9 15 (3.35%) Python
10 13 (2.90%) Perl
11 9 (2.01%) C++
12 8 (1.79%) VBScript
12 8 (1.79%) VB
12 8 (1.79%) VBA
13 7 (1.56%) PHP
13 7 (1.56%) C
14 4 (0.89%) F#
15 3 (0.67%) VB6
16 2 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 95 (21.21%) Degree
2 16 (3.57%) ISEB
2 16 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.23%) OCP
3 10 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (2.01%) MCP
4 9 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.56%) APMP
5 7 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.34%) MCSA
7 5 (1.12%) MCSE
8 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.45%) HND
9 2 (0.45%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.57%) SLA
2 14 (3.13%) QA
3 12 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) Docker
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) Data Guard
2 10 (2.23%) SCCM
3 6 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.67%) SCOM
4 3 (0.67%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) OpenView
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 183 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.42%) Oracle
3 33 (7.37%) VMware
4 23 (5.13%) Twitter
5 17 (3.79%) Cisco
6 15 (3.35%) Google
7 11 (2.46%) IBM
7 11 (2.46%) HP
7 11 (2.46%) SAP
7 11 (2.46%) Facebook
8 10 (2.23%) Yahoo!
8 10 (2.23%) Apple
8 10 (2.23%) Sony
9 8 (1.79%) Sybase
9 8 (1.79%) Avaya
10 7 (1.56%) Juniper
10 7 (1.56%) Nortel
10 7 (1.56%) Brocade
10 7 (1.56%) GoldenSource
11 6 (1.34%) Clearswift
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Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + First Class Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
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