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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 151 207 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.21% 13.26% 15.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.90% 44.52% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 105 160 195
Median salary £41,500 £37,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.40% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £46,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
352 465 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.46% 29.79% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 261 317 329
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £29,580
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £75,000
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 26 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 142 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (41.72%) C#
3 128 (40.76%) Microsoft
4 122 (38.85%) .NET
5 112 (35.67%) JavaScript
6 108 (34.39%) SQL
7 96 (30.57%) ASP.NET
8 82 (26.11%) HTML
8 82 (26.11%) Finance
9 81 (25.80%) CSS
10 72 (22.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 70 (22.29%) Oracle
12 68 (21.66%) Scrum
12 68 (21.66%) Degree
13 66 (21.02%) Windows
14 63 (20.06%) MS Excel
15 62 (19.75%) MVC
16 56 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (17.52%) Java
18 53 (16.88%) Asset Management
19 46 (14.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 46 (14.65%) Mentoring
20 44 (14.01%) HTML5
21 43 (13.69%) AngularJS
22 42 (13.38%) Web Development
23 41 (13.06%) Business Analysis
23 41 (13.06%) Markit EDM
24 40 (12.74%) XML
24 40 (12.74%) Retail
25 39 (12.42%) Software Engineering

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 37 (11.78%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.55%) SAS
3 19 (6.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (5.10%) IIS
5 7 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.27%) CMS
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.96%) nginx
9 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.82%) SPSS
3 6 (1.91%) MS Office
4 5 (1.59%) Stata
5 3 (0.96%) MS Project
6 2 (0.64%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (13.06%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.59%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.32%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.37%) SaaS
3 17 (5.41%) Office 365
4 5 (1.59%) GitHub
4 5 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.73%) SAN
2 13 (4.14%) DHCP
2 13 (4.14%) DNS
3 9 (2.87%) Firewall
3 9 (2.87%) LAN
3 9 (2.87%) WAN
4 8 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.59%) MQTT
6 4 (1.27%) NAS
7 3 (0.96%) LDAP
7 3 (0.96%) Skype
7 3 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.32%) CTI
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 46 (14.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (9.55%) Data Mining
4 30 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (7.64%) Big Data
7 23 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.55%) MySQL
11 8 (2.55%) OLAP
12 7 (2.23%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.91%) MS Access
14 5 (1.59%) Base SAS
14 5 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (1.59%) SAS EBI
14 5 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 34 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 27 (8.60%) Subversion
4 21 (6.69%) Maven
5 18 (5.73%) Ant
6 14 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.87%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.87%) JIRA
8 7 (2.23%) Bugzilla
8 7 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.59%) FogBugz
9 5 (1.59%) NUnit
9 5 (1.59%) Selenium
10 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.64%) JUnit
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.32%) Grunt
13 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (26.11%) Finance
2 40 (12.74%) Retail
3 29 (9.24%) Banking
3 29 (9.24%) Games
4 18 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.59%) Front Office
6 5 (1.59%) Legal
6 5 (1.59%) Marketing
7 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (34.71%) Developer
2 43 (13.69%) Analyst
3 25 (7.96%) C# Developer
3 25 (7.96%) Software Developer
4 24 (7.64%) .NET Developer
4 24 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.01%) Consultant
6 17 (5.41%) DBA
7 16 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.10%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (4.78%) Applications Support
8 15 (4.78%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.46%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.14%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (4.14%) Development Manager
10 13 (4.14%) Team Leader
11 12 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 12 (3.82%) Data Analytics Manager
11 12 (3.82%) Data Manager
11 12 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (38.85%) .NET
2 96 (30.57%) ASP.NET
3 82 (26.11%) HTML
4 81 (25.80%) CSS
5 44 (14.01%) HTML5
6 43 (13.69%) AngularJS
7 40 (12.74%) XML
8 34 (10.83%) jQuery
9 31 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (7.64%) CSS3
11 23 (7.32%) Hibernate
12 21 (6.69%) .NET Framework
12 21 (6.69%) Spring
13 19 (6.05%) XSLT
14 15 (4.78%) Entity Framework
14 15 (4.78%) WCF
15 14 (4.46%) REST
15 14 (4.46%) Web Services
16 13 (4.14%) SOAP
17 7 (2.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.73%) Social Media
4 18 (5.73%) Visualisation
5 14 (4.46%) Credit Risk
6 12 (3.82%) Clustering
7 11 (3.50%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.87%) Replication
9 8 (2.55%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.55%) Informatics
10 7 (2.23%) Statistics
11 6 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (1.27%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.27%) EPoS
14 3 (0.96%) Economics
14 3 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.02%) Windows
2 38 (12.10%) Android
3 30 (9.55%) Apple iOS
4 29 (9.24%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.41%) Linux
6 15 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.59%) Unix
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.96%) Solaris
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.66%) Scrum
3 62 (19.75%) MVC
4 53 (16.88%) Asset Management
5 46 (14.65%) Mentoring
6 42 (13.38%) Web Development
7 41 (13.06%) Business Analysis
8 39 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 38 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (10.83%) Analytics
11 32 (10.19%) SDLC
12 31 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (9.87%) TDD
13 30 (9.55%) Data Analysis
14 25 (7.96%) Data Modelling
15 23 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (5.73%) Data Visualisation
16 18 (5.73%) Presales
17 17 (5.41%) BDD
18 16 (5.10%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (41.72%) C#
2 112 (35.67%) JavaScript
3 108 (34.39%) SQL
4 55 (17.52%) Java
5 27 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 22 (7.01%) Python
7 21 (6.69%) VB.NET
8 18 (5.73%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.14%) C++
10 11 (3.50%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.18%) R
12 8 (2.55%) Ruby
13 6 (1.91%) VBA
14 5 (1.59%) PHP
14 5 (1.59%) Scala
15 3 (0.96%) C
15 3 (0.96%) VBScript
16 2 (0.64%) Fortran
16 2 (0.64%) Perl
16 2 (0.64%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 68 (21.66%) Degree
2 16 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.50%) ISEB
4 9 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.23%) MCSE
6 6 (1.91%) PhD
7 5 (1.59%) MCSA
8 4 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.96%) CISSP
9 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.96%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.96%) MCITP
10 2 (0.64%) CCNA
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.64%) MCP
11 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.50%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (7.96%) Active Directory
1 25 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.59%) XenApp
3 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.82%) SCCM
2 9 (2.87%) SCOM
3 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Packer
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (40.76%) Microsoft
2 70 (22.29%) Oracle
3 27 (8.60%) VMware
4 11 (3.50%) Sage
4 11 (3.50%) Tableau
5 10 (3.18%) Citrix
6 8 (2.55%) Charles River
7 5 (1.59%) Greenplum
7 5 (1.59%) IBM
8 3 (0.96%) EMC
8 3 (0.96%) Google
8 3 (0.96%) HP
8 3 (0.96%) Lotus
8 3 (0.96%) Meraki
8 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.96%) Sophos
8 3 (0.96%) Sun
9 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.64%) Zerto
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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SRUC
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
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