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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 169 202 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.85% 13.94% 12.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.42% 45.60% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 144 148
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
349 443 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.61% 30.57% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 217 294 331
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £28,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 147 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.77%) C#
3 134 (42.14%) .NET
4 121 (38.05%) Microsoft
5 117 (36.79%) SQL
6 104 (32.70%) JavaScript
7 95 (29.87%) ASP.NET
8 88 (27.67%) Finance
9 77 (24.21%) HTML
10 76 (23.90%) CSS
11 75 (23.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (22.96%) Oracle
13 69 (21.70%) Degree
14 66 (20.75%) Scrum
15 61 (19.18%) Windows
15 61 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
16 58 (18.24%) Asset Management
17 57 (17.92%) MVC
18 56 (17.61%) MS Excel
19 50 (15.72%) Java
20 49 (15.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 49 (15.41%) Mentoring
21 48 (15.09%) SharePoint
22 45 (14.15%) XML
23 44 (13.84%) Business Analysis
24 43 (13.52%) Markit EDM
24 43 (13.52%) Business Intelligence
25 40 (12.58%) HTML5
26 39 (12.26%) AngularJS
26 39 (12.26%) Data Warehouse

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 48 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 35 (11.01%) SAS
3 22 (6.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (3.77%) IIS
5 7 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.94%) CMS
8 3 (0.94%) nginx
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.09%) SPSS
3 6 (1.89%) Stata
4 4 (1.26%) MS Office
4 4 (1.26%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.94%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (13.52%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.89%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.31%) Hi Portfolio
4 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.29%) Office 365
3 15 (4.72%) SaaS
4 7 (2.20%) GitHub
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) SAN
2 11 (3.46%) DHCP
2 11 (3.46%) DNS
3 10 (3.14%) Firewall
4 6 (1.89%) LAN
4 6 (1.89%) MQTT
4 6 (1.89%) WAN
5 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.94%) LDAP
6 3 (0.94%) Skype
6 3 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.63%) NAS
8 1 (0.31%) CTI
8 1 (0.31%) FirePass
8 1 (0.31%) MPLS
8 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 49 (15.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (9.75%) Data Mining
5 26 (8.18%) MongoDB
5 26 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (7.55%) Big Data
6 24 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.52%) OLAP
11 6 (1.89%) MS Access
11 6 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.57%) Base SAS
12 5 (1.57%) MySQL
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (1.57%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 30 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 28 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 26 (8.18%) Subversion
4 15 (4.72%) Maven
4 15 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.09%) Ant
6 9 (2.83%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.83%) JIRA
7 7 (2.20%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.57%) FogBugz
8 5 (1.57%) Selenium
9 4 (1.26%) NUnit
10 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.63%) JUnit
12 1 (0.31%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (27.67%) Finance
2 35 (11.01%) Retail
3 34 (10.69%) Banking
4 24 (7.55%) Games
5 13 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.89%) Front Office
9 5 (1.57%) Marketing
10 4 (1.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 2 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (36.48%) Developer
2 43 (13.52%) Analyst
3 34 (10.69%) Software Developer
4 32 (10.06%) C# Developer
5 26 (8.18%) Consultant
6 25 (7.86%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.92%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
8 21 (6.60%) SharePoint Developer
9 20 (6.29%) SQL Developer
10 17 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.72%) Applications Support
13 14 (4.40%) DBA
13 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Developer
14 13 (4.09%) Development Manager
14 13 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.09%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 12 (3.77%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (42.14%) .NET
2 95 (29.87%) ASP.NET
3 77 (24.21%) HTML
4 76 (23.90%) CSS
5 45 (14.15%) XML
6 40 (12.58%) HTML5
7 39 (12.26%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.38%) jQuery
9 25 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (7.23%) XSLT
11 18 (5.66%) CSS3
11 18 (5.66%) Hibernate
12 17 (5.35%) SOAP
12 17 (5.35%) Web Services
13 16 (5.03%) .NET Framework
13 16 (5.03%) REST
13 16 (5.03%) Spring
14 15 (4.72%) WCF
15 11 (3.46%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.60%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.97%) Visualisation
5 16 (5.03%) Credit Risk
5 16 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.40%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.09%) Social Media
8 12 (3.77%) Clustering
9 10 (3.14%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.83%) Informatics
10 9 (2.83%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.52%) Statistics
12 7 (2.20%) Replication
13 6 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
14 5 (1.57%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.57%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.57%) Derivative
14 5 (1.57%) Economics
14 5 (1.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.18%) Windows
2 32 (10.06%) Android
3 26 (8.18%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.86%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.35%) Linux
6 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.57%) Unix
9 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.94%) Solaris
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.75%) Scrum
3 58 (18.24%) Asset Management
4 57 (17.92%) MVC
5 49 (15.41%) Mentoring
6 44 (13.84%) Business Analysis
7 43 (13.52%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (11.95%) Web Development
9 37 (11.64%) Analytics
10 36 (11.32%) SDLC
11 33 (10.38%) Software Engineering
12 32 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.43%) Data Analysis
14 29 (9.12%) TDD
15 25 (7.86%) Data Modelling
16 24 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (6.92%) Presales
18 21 (6.60%) Project Management
19 19 (5.97%) Data Visualisation
19 19 (5.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.77%) C#
2 117 (36.79%) SQL
3 104 (32.70%) JavaScript
4 50 (15.72%) Java
5 28 (8.81%) VB.NET
6 27 (8.49%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.92%) Python
8 16 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.40%) C++
10 13 (4.09%) R
11 11 (3.46%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.83%) VBA
13 6 (1.89%) Ruby
13 6 (1.89%) Scala
14 5 (1.57%) PHP
14 5 (1.57%) VB
14 5 (1.57%) VB6
15 4 (1.26%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.94%) Perl
17 2 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (21.70%) Degree
2 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.46%) ISEB
4 9 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.20%) MCSE
6 6 (1.89%) PhD
7 5 (1.57%) MCSA
8 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
9 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.94%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.94%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.63%) HND
10 2 (0.63%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.23%) SLA
2 9 (2.83%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (7.23%) Active Directory
1 23 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.57%) XenApp
3 5 (1.57%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.46%) SCCM
2 8 (2.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (38.05%) Microsoft
2 73 (22.96%) Oracle
3 24 (7.55%) VMware
4 12 (3.77%) Sage
4 12 (3.77%) Tableau
5 11 (3.46%) Citrix
6 9 (2.83%) Charles River
7 7 (2.20%) IBM
8 6 (1.89%) Greenplum
9 3 (0.94%) Google
9 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.94%) Sun
10 2 (0.63%) Cognos
10 2 (0.63%) Lotus
10 2 (0.63%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco
11 1 (0.31%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.31%) RedGate
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) Teradata
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Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
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Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £50K + full bens
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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