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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 236 223 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.76% 18.60% 17.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 51.62% 59.17%
Number of salaries quoted 192 156 136
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
413 432 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.59% 36.03% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 250
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 264 (62.56%) C#
2 250 (59.24%) .NET
3 159 (37.68%) SQL
4 156 (36.97%) Microsoft
5 152 (36.02%) ASP.NET
6 124 (29.38%) MVC
7 121 (28.67%) JavaScript
8 103 (24.41%) HTML
9 94 (22.27%) Windows
10 84 (19.91%) MS Excel
10 84 (19.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 83 (19.67%) CSS
12 81 (19.19%) Oracle
13 80 (18.96%) .NET Framework
14 78 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 76 (18.01%) Finance
16 75 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
17 73 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (17.06%) XML
19 68 (16.11%) Degree
20 66 (15.64%) Scrum
21 57 (13.51%) Visual Studio
21 57 (13.51%) jQuery
22 56 (13.27%) SharePoint
23 53 (12.56%) TDD
24 47 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 45 (10.66%) Software Engineering
26 40 (9.48%) T-SQL
27 39 (9.24%) WCF
28 35 (8.29%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 56 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.11%) IIS
3 19 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.50%) CMS
4 17 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.32%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.37%) NServiceBus
9 9 (2.13%) Node.js
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.18%) Lync
14 4 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.95%) Apache
15 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.32%) MS Office
3 6 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.90%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.71%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.79%) HTTP
2 14 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.08%) Internet
4 12 (2.84%) DNS
4 12 (2.84%) SMTP
5 11 (2.61%) HTTPS
5 11 (2.61%) FTP
5 11 (2.61%) Firewall
6 9 (2.13%) Intranet
6 9 (2.13%) SAN
7 5 (1.18%) DMZ
7 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.18%) MPLS
7 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.18%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (1.18%) FCoE
7 5 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.95%) WAN
8 4 (0.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 73 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 21 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.13%) Pentaho
11 9 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (1.66%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.42%) MySQL
14 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 57 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.37%) SpecFlow
4 10 (2.37%) Subversion
5 8 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.42%) InstallShield
6 6 (1.42%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.18%) JIRA
8 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.71%) ERwin
9 2 (0.47%) FishEye
9 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.47%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.47%) Hudson
9 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 76 (18.01%) Finance
2 17 (4.03%) Games
3 10 (2.37%) Marketing
4 9 (2.13%) Retail
5 8 (1.90%) Law
6 7 (1.66%) Legal
7 5 (1.18%) French Language
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 213 (50.47%) Developer
2 85 (20.14%) Analyst
3 69 (16.35%) .NET Developer
4 53 (12.56%) Software Developer
5 34 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.82%) C# Developer
7 30 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 28 (6.64%) DBA
9 26 (6.16%) Programmer
9 26 (6.16%) Web Developer
10 21 (4.98%) Analyst Programmer
11 20 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.27%) Consultant
12 18 (4.27%) Architect
12 18 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.79%) Oracle DBA
14 15 (3.55%) Graduate
14 15 (3.55%) Business Analyst
15 14 (3.32%) Junior
16 13 (3.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (59.24%) .NET
2 152 (36.02%) ASP.NET
3 103 (24.41%) HTML
4 83 (19.67%) CSS
5 80 (18.96%) .NET Framework
6 78 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (17.06%) XML
8 57 (13.51%) jQuery
9 39 (9.24%) WCF
10 31 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 29 (6.87%) NHibernate
12 25 (5.92%) WinForms
13 23 (5.45%) Web Services
13 23 (5.45%) RESTful
14 22 (5.21%) HTML5
15 21 (4.98%) AngularJS
15 21 (4.98%) WPF
16 19 (4.50%) Ajax
17 16 (3.79%) JSON
17 16 (3.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.32%) Social Media
4 13 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 13 (3.08%) Mobile Games
5 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.13%) BBC
6 9 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.90%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.42%) Physics
8 6 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.18%) Replication
9 5 (1.18%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.71%) Economics
10 3 (0.71%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 94 (22.27%) Windows
2 25 (5.92%) Linux
3 23 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.08%) Android
7 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.61%) UNIX
9 9 (2.13%) Solaris
10 7 (1.66%) AIX
11 5 (1.18%) HPUX
11 5 (1.18%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.47%) CentOS
14 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.38%) MVC
2 75 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.64%) Scrum
4 53 (12.56%) TDD
5 45 (10.66%) Software Engineering
6 35 (8.29%) ITIL
7 33 (7.82%) OO
8 30 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.64%) SOA
10 25 (5.92%) CRM
11 24 (5.69%) Data Modelling
12 22 (5.21%) UML
12 22 (5.21%) Information Security
13 21 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (4.74%) Data Management
15 19 (4.50%) Project Management
16 18 (4.27%) Web Design
16 18 (4.27%) Workflow
16 18 (4.27%) BDD
17 17 (4.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (62.56%) C#
2 159 (37.68%) SQL
3 121 (28.67%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.48%) T-SQL
5 28 (6.64%) Java
6 27 (6.40%) VB.NET
6 27 (6.40%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.03%) Ruby
7 17 (4.03%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.84%) Perl
9 10 (2.37%) Python
10 9 (2.13%) F#
11 7 (1.66%) C
11 7 (1.66%) C++
12 6 (1.42%) VB
12 6 (1.42%) VBA
13 5 (1.18%) XQuery
14 3 (0.71%) VBScript
14 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (16.11%) Degree
2 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.32%) ISEB
4 11 (2.61%) MCP
5 7 (1.66%) MCSE
6 5 (1.18%) MCSA
6 5 (1.18%) APMP
6 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.71%) OCP
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.55%) SLA
2 12 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.90%) QA
4 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.71%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (3.08%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.90%) SCCM
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.47%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) OpenView
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 156 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 81 (19.19%) Oracle
3 31 (7.35%) VMware
4 18 (4.27%) Twitter
5 15 (3.55%) Cisco
6 13 (3.08%) SAP
7 11 (2.61%) Google
8 10 (2.37%) Facebook
8 10 (2.37%) Citrix
9 9 (2.13%) Sony
9 9 (2.13%) Apple
9 9 (2.13%) Yahoo!
10 8 (1.90%) Talend
11 7 (1.66%) Tableau
11 7 (1.66%) IBM
12 6 (1.42%) Avaya
12 6 (1.42%) HP
12 6 (1.42%) Reuters
12 6 (1.42%) Perforce
12 6 (1.42%) Brocade
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