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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 175 205 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.97% 14.94% 18.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.47% 48.81% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 140 162 143
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
340 420 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.20% 30.61% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 254 312 262
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,345 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 249 (56.33%) .NET
2 242 (54.75%) C#
3 190 (42.99%) SQL
4 177 (40.05%) Microsoft
5 165 (37.33%) ASP.NET
6 145 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (31.67%) JavaScript
8 136 (30.77%) HTML
9 118 (26.70%) Finance
10 117 (26.47%) Windows
11 114 (25.79%) MVC
12 112 (25.34%) Oracle
13 111 (25.11%) Degree
14 109 (24.66%) CSS
15 98 (22.17%) MS Excel
16 81 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 80 (18.10%) .NET Framework
18 77 (17.42%) jQuery
19 73 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
20 71 (16.06%) Visual Studio
21 64 (14.48%) OO
22 61 (13.80%) WCF
23 54 (12.22%) TDD
23 54 (12.22%) T-SQL
23 54 (12.22%) SharePoint
23 54 (12.22%) Scrum
24 52 (11.76%) XML
25 46 (10.41%) Software Engineering
26 45 (10.18%) IIS
27 44 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 54 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 45 (10.18%) IIS
3 24 (5.43%) CMS
3 24 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 24 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 18 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.39%) Node.js
6 13 (2.94%) SAS
6 13 (2.94%) Lync
7 11 (2.49%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.26%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.04%) JBoss
9 9 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.81%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.36%) Apache
12 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 98 (22.17%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) SPSS
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (2.94%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.45%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.07%) SAN
2 16 (3.62%) Firewall
3 15 (3.39%) HTTP
4 14 (3.17%) SMTP
4 14 (3.17%) DNS
5 11 (2.49%) HTTPS
5 11 (2.49%) FTP
6 9 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 9 (2.04%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.04%) Intranet
7 7 (1.58%) MPLS
7 7 (1.58%) Internet
7 7 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.36%) FCoE
8 6 (1.36%) DMZ
8 6 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.90%) VoIP
9 4 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (9.95%) Oracle Database
3 36 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (4.98%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (3.17%) MySQL
10 12 (2.71%) QlikView
11 11 (2.49%) MS Access
11 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.04%) DB2
13 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.58%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (16.06%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.01%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.71%) Subversion
5 9 (2.04%) Bugzilla
5 9 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 8 (1.81%) Selenium
6 8 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.36%) JIRA
8 5 (1.13%) NUnit
8 5 (1.13%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.90%) FogBugz
9 4 (0.90%) ERwin
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.68%) Hudson
10 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.45%) Moq
General
1 118 (26.70%) Finance
2 11 (2.49%) Marketing
2 11 (2.49%) Law
3 10 (2.26%) Banking
4 5 (1.13%) Retail
4 5 (1.13%) Back Office
4 5 (1.13%) Legal
5 3 (0.68%) Local Government
5 3 (0.68%) French Language
5 3 (0.68%) German Language
5 3 (0.68%) Games
6 2 (0.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 223 (50.45%) Developer
2 89 (20.14%) Analyst
3 68 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 48 (10.86%) C# Developer
5 43 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 35 (7.92%) Support Analyst
7 32 (7.24%) DBA
8 27 (6.11%) Web Developer
9 26 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 25 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
11 21 (4.75%) Consultant
12 19 (4.30%) Senior Developer
12 19 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.62%) Applications Support
13 16 (3.62%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.62%) Senior DBA
13 16 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.17%) Lead Developer
16 13 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (56.33%) .NET
2 165 (37.33%) ASP.NET
3 136 (30.77%) HTML
4 109 (24.66%) CSS
5 81 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (18.10%) .NET Framework
7 77 (17.42%) jQuery
8 61 (13.80%) WCF
9 52 (11.76%) XML
10 36 (8.14%) NHibernate
11 32 (7.24%) HTML5
12 30 (6.79%) Web Services
13 25 (5.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (4.98%) WPF
15 21 (4.75%) Ajax
15 21 (4.75%) RESTful
16 19 (4.30%) AngularJS
17 16 (3.62%) CSS3
17 16 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (3.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.79%) Computer Science
1 30 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.56%) Social Media
3 21 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.39%) BBC
7 13 (2.94%) User Experience
8 12 (2.71%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.58%) Replication
9 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.58%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.13%) EPoS
12 4 (0.90%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.90%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.90%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.47%) Windows
2 31 (7.01%) Linux
3 27 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.62%) Apple iOS
8 14 (3.17%) UNIX
9 12 (2.71%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.71%) Solaris
9 12 (2.71%) Android
10 10 (2.26%) AIX
11 9 (2.04%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.36%) HPUX
12 6 (1.36%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (25.79%) MVC
3 64 (14.48%) OO
4 54 (12.22%) TDD
4 54 (12.22%) Scrum
5 46 (10.41%) Software Engineering
6 38 (8.60%) Web Development
7 36 (8.14%) CRM
8 33 (7.47%) ITIL
9 32 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (6.11%) Project Management
12 26 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (5.43%) Data Management
14 23 (5.20%) Unit Testing
14 23 (5.20%) BDD
15 21 (4.75%) Asset Management
16 20 (4.52%) Web Application Development
16 20 (4.52%) Use Case
17 18 (4.07%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 242 (54.75%) C#
2 190 (42.99%) SQL
3 140 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 54 (12.22%) T-SQL
5 36 (8.14%) PL/SQL
6 35 (7.92%) VB.NET
7 32 (7.24%) PowerShell
8 31 (7.01%) Java
9 24 (5.43%) Ruby
10 18 (4.07%) VBA
11 11 (2.49%) Python
12 10 (2.26%) Perl
13 9 (2.04%) XPath
14 8 (1.81%) VB
15 7 (1.58%) C
16 6 (1.36%) PHP
16 6 (1.36%) C++
16 6 (1.36%) VBScript
17 4 (0.90%) XQuery
17 4 (0.90%) F#
Qualifications
1 111 (25.11%) Degree
2 18 (4.07%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.85%) OCP
4 10 (2.26%) ISEB
5 9 (2.04%) MCP
6 8 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.58%) APMP
8 6 (1.36%) MCSA
9 3 (0.68%) MCITP
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.45%) HND
10 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.45%) MCSE
10 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.94%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.13%) Docker
8 2 (0.45%) XenApp
9 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.26%) SCCM
2 9 (2.04%) Control-M
3 8 (1.81%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.58%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.36%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.13%) Puppet
7 4 (0.90%) SCOM
8 3 (0.68%) OpenView
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 177 (40.05%) Microsoft
2 112 (25.34%) Oracle
3 37 (8.37%) VMware
4 21 (4.75%) HP
5 18 (4.07%) Cisco
5 18 (4.07%) Google
6 16 (3.62%) Sybase
7 15 (3.39%) Yahoo!
7 15 (3.39%) IBM
7 15 (3.39%) Sony
7 15 (3.39%) Apple
7 15 (3.39%) Facebook
8 11 (2.49%) Twitter
9 10 (2.26%) Lotus
9 10 (2.26%) BMC
10 9 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.04%) Brocade
10 9 (2.04%) Avaya
11 8 (1.81%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.81%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Strong training plan and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago