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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 120 206 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 13.10% 17.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.04% 45.58% 63.03%
Number of salaries quoted 93 157 216
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
324 452 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.57% 28.73% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 255 300 316
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 125 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.40%) Microsoft
3 118 (41.70%) C#
4 107 (37.81%) .NET
5 102 (36.04%) SQL
6 98 (34.63%) JavaScript
7 87 (30.74%) ASP.NET
8 76 (26.86%) HTML
9 75 (26.50%) CSS
10 69 (24.38%) MVC
11 68 (24.03%) Finance
12 67 (23.67%) Oracle
13 66 (23.32%) Windows
14 65 (22.97%) Scrum
15 60 (21.20%) MS Excel
16 58 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 57 (20.14%) Degree
18 47 (16.61%) Java
19 43 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (13.78%) HTML5
21 38 (13.43%) Retail
21 38 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 37 (13.07%) Software Engineering
22 37 (13.07%) Asset Management
22 37 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (12.72%) Android
23 36 (12.72%) AngularJS
24 34 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
25 33 (11.66%) Mentoring
26 32 (11.31%) Git (software)

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 26 (9.19%) SAS
2 22 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.30%) IIS
4 11 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.77%) CMS
7 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.06%) nginx
8 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (21.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.24%) SPSS
3 9 (3.18%) MS Office
4 3 (1.06%) Stata
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (9.89%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.41%) Sage CRM
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.07%) SaaS
3 10 (3.53%) Office 365
4 5 (1.77%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) GitHub
7 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) SAN
2 14 (4.95%) DHCP
2 14 (4.95%) DNS
3 9 (3.18%) LAN
3 9 (3.18%) WAN
4 8 (2.83%) Firewall
4 8 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.41%) LDAP
6 3 (1.06%) MQTT
6 3 (1.06%) NAS
6 3 (1.06%) Skype
6 3 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.35%) CTI
7 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (9.54%) MongoDB
5 26 (9.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (7.77%) Data Mining
7 21 (7.42%) Big Data
8 19 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.89%) MySQL
11 10 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (2.83%) OLAP
14 7 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 6 (2.12%) MS Access
16 5 (1.77%) Base SAS
16 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.77%) Oracle OLAP
16 5 (1.77%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 32 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.19%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.13%) Subversion
4 21 (7.42%) Maven
5 18 (6.36%) Ant
6 16 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.18%) JIRA
8 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.47%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.77%) FogBugz
10 5 (1.77%) NUnit
10 5 (1.77%) Selenium
11 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.71%) JUnit
14 1 (0.35%) Gradle
14 1 (0.35%) NuGet
General
1 68 (24.03%) Finance
2 38 (13.43%) Retail
3 28 (9.89%) Games
4 23 (8.13%) Banking
5 18 (6.36%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Law
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (32.51%) Developer
2 38 (13.43%) Analyst
3 25 (8.83%) .NET Developer
4 21 (7.42%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 20 (7.07%) DBA
6 18 (6.36%) Consultant
6 18 (6.36%) Software Developer
7 13 (4.59%) Applications Support
7 13 (4.59%) Development Manager
7 13 (4.59%) Team Leader
8 12 (4.24%) Analytics Manager
8 12 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 12 (4.24%) Data Analytics Manager
8 12 (4.24%) Data Manager
8 12 (4.24%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.53%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (37.81%) .NET
2 87 (30.74%) ASP.NET
3 76 (26.86%) HTML
4 75 (26.50%) CSS
5 39 (13.78%) HTML5
6 36 (12.72%) AngularJS
7 34 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (10.60%) XML
9 28 (9.89%) jQuery
10 25 (8.83%) CSS3
11 22 (7.77%) .NET Framework
12 21 (7.42%) Hibernate
13 20 (7.07%) Spring
14 16 (5.65%) Entity Framework
15 11 (3.89%) WCF
15 11 (3.89%) XSLT
16 8 (2.83%) NHibernate
16 8 (2.83%) Web Services
17 7 (2.47%) REST
17 7 (2.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.36%) Social Media
5 15 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 12 (4.24%) Clustering
6 12 (4.24%) Credit Risk
7 10 (3.53%) Replication
8 8 (2.83%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.47%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.12%) Informatics
11 5 (1.77%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.77%) Statistics
12 3 (1.06%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (1.06%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.06%) EPoS
12 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.32%) Windows
2 36 (12.72%) Android
3 30 (10.60%) Apple iOS
4 26 (9.19%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.71%) Linux
6 14 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.12%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.77%) Unix
11 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.06%) Solaris
12 1 (0.35%) CentOS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.38%) MVC
3 65 (22.97%) Scrum
4 37 (13.07%) Asset Management
4 37 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (13.07%) Software Engineering
5 33 (11.66%) Mentoring
6 32 (11.31%) TDD
6 32 (11.31%) Web Development
7 31 (10.95%) Analytics
8 29 (10.25%) Business Analysis
9 27 (9.54%) Data Modelling
10 25 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (8.48%) Data Analysis
11 24 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.42%) SDLC
13 19 (6.71%) CRM
14 17 (6.01%) BDD
14 17 (6.01%) DevOps
15 15 (5.30%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 118 (41.70%) C#
2 102 (36.04%) SQL
3 98 (34.63%) JavaScript
4 47 (16.61%) Java
5 27 (9.54%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.36%) Python
7 16 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.89%) C++
8 11 (3.89%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.83%) Ruby
9 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.47%) R
11 5 (1.77%) PHP
12 4 (1.41%) VBA
13 3 (1.06%) C
13 3 (1.06%) Scala
13 3 (1.06%) VBScript
14 2 (0.71%) Erlang
14 2 (0.71%) Lua
14 2 (0.71%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 57 (20.14%) Degree
2 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.18%) ISEB
4 8 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.47%) MCSE
6 5 (1.77%) MCSA
7 4 (1.41%) PhD
8 3 (1.06%) CISSP
8 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.71%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.71%) MCITP
9 2 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.30%) SLA
2 10 (3.53%) QA
3 5 (1.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.77%) XenApp
4 5 (1.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.41%) vSphere
6 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.24%) SCCM
2 9 (3.18%) SCOM
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) Packer
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (42.40%) Microsoft
2 67 (23.67%) Oracle
3 26 (9.19%) VMware
4 11 (3.89%) Tableau
5 10 (3.53%) Citrix
6 7 (2.47%) Sage
7 5 (1.77%) Google
8 4 (1.41%) Sophos
9 3 (1.06%) Charles River
9 3 (1.06%) EMC
9 3 (1.06%) Greenplum
9 3 (1.06%) HP
9 3 (1.06%) IBM
9 3 (1.06%) Lotus
9 3 (1.06%) Meraki
9 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.06%) Sun
10 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.71%) Zerto
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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