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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 207 234 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.50% 15.67% 18.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.62% 56.39% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 161 188 156
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
444 415 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.96% 27.80% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 296 308 282
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 145 (41.19%) .NET
2 144 (40.91%) SQL
3 135 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (36.93%) Microsoft
5 124 (35.23%) C#
6 100 (28.41%) Windows
7 98 (27.84%) ASP.NET
8 94 (26.70%) MS Excel
9 92 (26.14%) JavaScript
10 91 (25.85%) MVC
11 84 (23.86%) Oracle
12 80 (22.73%) HTML
13 78 (22.16%) CSS
14 77 (21.88%) Finance
15 66 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (15.91%) VMware
17 51 (14.49%) SDLC
18 47 (13.35%) SharePoint
19 46 (13.07%) Java
20 43 (12.22%) .NET Framework
21 41 (11.65%) Software Engineering
22 40 (11.36%) Degree
22 40 (11.36%) jQuery
23 39 (11.08%) Scrum
24 38 (10.80%) T-SQL
25 37 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
26 35 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 34 (9.66%) Relational Database
28 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
28 33 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.35%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.39%) WebSphere
3 20 (5.68%) MS Exchange
4 19 (5.40%) JBoss
5 14 (3.98%) IIS
6 10 (2.84%) IBM Notes
7 9 (2.56%) Node.js
8 8 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.99%) Apache
9 7 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.99%) Lync
10 6 (1.70%) SAS
10 6 (1.70%) CMS
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.42%) FileNet
11 5 (1.42%) Captiva
12 4 (1.14%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (26.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (6.25%) Markit EDM
2 14 (3.98%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.42%) HFM
4 5 (1.42%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.42%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (1.42%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.85%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.98%) CTI
2 12 (3.41%) WAN
3 10 (2.84%) DNS
4 9 (2.56%) SAN
4 9 (2.56%) Firewall
5 6 (1.70%) IPsec
5 6 (1.70%) Internet
5 6 (1.70%) DHCP
5 6 (1.70%) HTTP
5 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.42%) LDAP
6 5 (1.42%) LAN
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.14%) SSH
7 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.85%) Network Security
8 3 (0.85%) VPN
9 2 (0.57%) VoIP
9 2 (0.57%) NAS
10 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (6.82%) MySQL
4 24 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.11%) MS Access
6 18 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 16 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.27%) DB2
11 7 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.98%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.56%) JIRA
5 8 (2.27%) Selenium
5 8 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.70%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.70%) FogBugz
8 5 (1.42%) Hudson
8 5 (1.42%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.42%) Subversion
8 5 (1.42%) Maven
8 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.42%) AccuRev
9 4 (1.14%) Toad
10 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.57%) JUnit
10 2 (0.57%) QUnit
General
1 77 (21.88%) Finance
2 24 (6.82%) Banking
3 16 (4.55%) Retail
4 10 (2.84%) Marketing
5 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Front Office
7 4 (1.14%) Electronics
7 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 130 (36.93%) Developer
2 81 (23.01%) Analyst
3 54 (15.34%) .NET Developer
4 24 (6.82%) Test Analyst
4 24 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 18 (5.11%) Consultant
6 17 (4.83%) DBA
7 14 (3.98%) Senior Developer
7 14 (3.98%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (3.69%) Architect
8 13 (3.69%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.69%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.41%) SQL Developer
9 12 (3.41%) Graduate
10 11 (3.13%) Java Developer
11 10 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.84%) Tester
11 10 (2.84%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.56%) Web Developer
12 9 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (41.19%) .NET
2 98 (27.84%) ASP.NET
3 80 (22.73%) HTML
4 78 (22.16%) CSS
5 66 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (12.22%) .NET Framework
7 40 (11.36%) jQuery
8 24 (6.82%) WCF
8 24 (6.82%) HTML5
9 22 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 19 (5.40%) CSS3
11 18 (5.11%) Java EE
12 17 (4.83%) Dojo
12 17 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (4.55%) JMS
13 16 (4.55%) JSP
13 16 (4.55%) Web Services
14 15 (4.26%) Servlets
14 15 (4.26%) EJB
14 15 (4.26%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.69%) Replication
4 12 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.56%) Social Media
6 9 (2.56%) EPoS
6 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.56%) BBC
7 7 (1.99%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.14%) DTV
11 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.57%) Physics
12 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.41%) Windows
2 32 (9.09%) Linux
3 23 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (6.25%) UNIX
5 11 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.70%) Android
8 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.85%) MVC
3 51 (14.49%) SDLC
4 41 (11.65%) Software Engineering
5 39 (11.08%) Scrum
6 37 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (9.38%) ITIL
8 30 (8.52%) OO
8 30 (8.52%) TDD
9 24 (6.82%) Service Management
9 24 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 22 (6.25%) Asset Management
11 21 (5.97%) Software Testing
11 21 (5.97%) ETL
12 20 (5.68%) CRM
12 20 (5.68%) Project Management
13 19 (5.40%) Change Management
13 19 (5.40%) Business Analysis
14 18 (5.11%) ITSM
15 15 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.91%) SQL
2 124 (35.23%) C#
3 92 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 46 (13.07%) Java
5 38 (10.80%) T-SQL
6 25 (7.10%) PowerShell
7 24 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.55%) Ruby
9 15 (4.26%) Python
9 15 (4.26%) Perl
10 14 (3.98%) VBA
11 10 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.85%) PHP
13 3 (0.85%) C++
14 2 (0.57%) Korn
14 2 (0.57%) XPath
14 2 (0.57%) VB
14 2 (0.57%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 40 (11.36%) Degree
2 21 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.98%) ISEB
4 9 (2.56%) MCSE
5 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.14%) HND
7 3 (0.85%) MCSA
7 3 (0.85%) CCNA
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.85%) MCITP
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.57%) MCTS
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.69%) QA
2 6 (1.70%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.85%) COBIT
3 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.41%) XenApp
5 11 (3.13%) vSphere
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.42%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.14%) Samba
7 4 (1.14%) NFS
8 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.57%) zsh
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (3.69%) SCCM
2 8 (2.27%) SCOM
3 4 (1.14%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 130 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 84 (23.86%) Oracle
3 56 (15.91%) VMware
4 23 (6.53%) Citrix
5 12 (3.41%) SAP
6 11 (3.13%) Google
7 10 (2.84%) Cisco
7 10 (2.84%) Lotus
7 10 (2.84%) Apple
8 9 (2.56%) Sony
8 9 (2.56%) Yahoo!
8 9 (2.56%) Facebook
9 8 (2.27%) Teradata
9 8 (2.27%) Charles River
9 8 (2.27%) HP
10 7 (1.99%) IBM
11 6 (1.70%) Cognos
12 5 (1.42%) NetApp
12 5 (1.42%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.42%) Informatica
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Lorien
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £41000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago