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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 167 168 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.43% 11.66% 19.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.41% 43.64% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 129 136 168
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
338 385 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.17% 26.72% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 236 285 279
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 233 (56.42%) .NET
2 230 (55.69%) C#
3 182 (44.07%) SQL
4 162 (39.23%) ASP.NET
5 161 (38.98%) Microsoft
6 155 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 141 (34.14%) HTML
9 118 (28.57%) CSS
10 112 (27.12%) MVC
11 106 (25.67%) Oracle
11 106 (25.67%) Degree
12 101 (24.46%) Finance
13 95 (23.00%) MS Excel
14 91 (22.03%) Windows
15 83 (20.10%) .NET Framework
16 81 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 77 (18.64%) jQuery
18 62 (15.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 60 (14.53%) Visual Studio
20 59 (14.29%) OO
21 55 (13.32%) WCF
22 54 (13.08%) T-SQL
23 51 (12.35%) Scrum
24 50 (12.11%) XML
25 48 (11.62%) Software Engineering
26 47 (11.38%) TDD
26 47 (11.38%) SharePoint
27 44 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 43 (10.41%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 47 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.20%) IIS
3 19 (4.60%) CMS
4 18 (4.36%) MS Exchange
5 16 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.87%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.87%) JBoss
6 14 (3.39%) IBM Notes
6 14 (3.39%) SAS
6 14 (3.39%) Node.js
7 11 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.42%) Umbraco
9 9 (2.18%) Lync
10 6 (1.45%) WordPress
10 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.21%) NServiceBus
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 95 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.42%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.94%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.45%) assyst
6 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.66%) DNS
1 11 (2.66%) HTTP
2 10 (2.42%) SMTP
2 10 (2.42%) SAN
3 8 (1.94%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.94%) FTP
3 8 (1.94%) Intranet
3 8 (1.94%) Internet
4 7 (1.69%) Firewall
4 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.45%) IP Telephony
5 6 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (1.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.73%) LAN
7 3 (0.73%) VoIP
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
8 2 (0.48%) SNMP
8 2 (0.48%) CTI
8 2 (0.48%) MPLS
8 2 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 35 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.57%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 16 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.87%) MS Access
10 14 (3.39%) MySQL
10 14 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (3.39%) MongoDB
11 13 (3.15%) QlikView
12 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.94%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.66%) Subversion
5 10 (2.42%) Selenium
6 8 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.94%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.45%) NUnit
7 6 (1.45%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.21%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.21%) JIRA
9 4 (0.97%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.97%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.97%) ERwin
9 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.73%) FogBugz
10 3 (0.73%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.73%) Hudson
10 3 (0.73%) Mockito
10 3 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 101 (24.46%) Finance
2 11 (2.66%) Marketing
3 9 (2.18%) Banking
4 8 (1.94%) Law
5 5 (1.21%) Legal
5 5 (1.21%) Back Office
5 5 (1.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Local Government
6 3 (0.73%) German Language
7 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 228 (55.21%) Developer
2 72 (17.43%) .NET Developer
2 72 (17.43%) Analyst
3 48 (11.62%) C# Developer
4 44 (10.65%) Software Developer
5 30 (7.26%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.30%) DBA
7 25 (6.05%) Software Engineer
8 22 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.08%) Web Developer
10 19 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
11 17 (4.12%) Consultant
12 15 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.63%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (3.15%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 13 (3.15%) Senior DBA
14 12 (2.91%) IT Support
14 12 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (56.42%) .NET
2 162 (39.23%) ASP.NET
3 141 (34.14%) HTML
4 118 (28.57%) CSS
5 83 (20.10%) .NET Framework
6 81 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (18.64%) jQuery
8 55 (13.32%) WCF
9 50 (12.11%) XML
10 36 (8.72%) NHibernate
10 36 (8.72%) HTML5
11 28 (6.78%) Web Services
12 27 (6.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (5.57%) Ajax
14 21 (5.08%) WPF
15 20 (4.84%) Hibernate
15 20 (4.84%) CSS3
16 19 (4.60%) AngularJS
16 19 (4.60%) RESTful
17 15 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.05%) Social Media
3 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.39%) BBC
7 13 (3.15%) N-Tier
8 10 (2.42%) User Experience
9 9 (2.18%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.97%) Economics
12 4 (0.97%) EPoS
12 4 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.73%) FMCG
13 3 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.03%) Windows
2 22 (5.33%) Linux
3 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.87%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.63%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.42%) Solaris
9 9 (2.18%) UNIX
9 9 (2.18%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.18%) Android
10 7 (1.69%) AIX
11 6 (1.45%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.48%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (27.12%) MVC
3 59 (14.29%) OO
4 51 (12.35%) Scrum
5 48 (11.62%) Software Engineering
6 47 (11.38%) TDD
7 35 (8.47%) CRM
8 34 (8.23%) Web Development
9 29 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (6.30%) ITIL
13 24 (5.81%) Unit Testing
13 24 (5.81%) Data Management
14 20 (4.84%) BDD
14 20 (4.84%) Web Application Development
15 19 (4.60%) Asset Management
15 19 (4.60%) Project Management
16 17 (4.12%) Use Case
17 16 (3.87%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 230 (55.69%) C#
2 182 (44.07%) SQL
3 143 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.08%) T-SQL
5 43 (10.41%) Java
6 35 (8.47%) VB.NET
7 34 (8.23%) PL/SQL
8 24 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.84%) VBA
10 19 (4.60%) Ruby
11 10 (2.42%) VB
12 9 (2.18%) VBScript
12 9 (2.18%) PHP
13 8 (1.94%) XPath
13 8 (1.94%) Python
14 7 (1.69%) C++
15 6 (1.45%) Perl
16 5 (1.21%) C
17 4 (0.97%) F#
17 4 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 106 (25.67%) Degree
2 19 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (4.12%) OCP
4 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.69%) ISEB
5 7 (1.69%) MCP
6 6 (1.45%) VCP4
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCITP
9 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
9 2 (0.48%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 2 (0.48%) APMP
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.63%) QA
2 10 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.18%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.21%) Docker
8 4 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.42%) Control-M
2 9 (2.18%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.69%) HP SIM
4 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.21%) Puppet
5 4 (0.97%) SCCM
6 3 (0.73%) SCOM
7 2 (0.48%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 161 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 106 (25.67%) Oracle
3 28 (6.78%) VMware
4 17 (4.12%) HP
4 17 (4.12%) Google
5 15 (3.63%) Apple
6 14 (3.39%) Yahoo!
6 14 (3.39%) Sony
6 14 (3.39%) Lotus
6 14 (3.39%) Sybase
6 14 (3.39%) Facebook
7 11 (2.66%) BMC
7 11 (2.66%) Cisco
8 10 (2.42%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.18%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.18%) Teradata
10 8 (1.94%) IBM
11 7 (1.69%) Veritas
11 7 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.45%) Twitter
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