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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 163 143 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.23% 10.94% 12.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.22% 40.17% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 82 155
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
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
338 356 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.44% 27.24% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 181 227 333
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 131 (47.12%) .NET
2 124 (44.60%) C#
3 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (39.57%) SQL
5 93 (33.45%) Microsoft
6 82 (29.50%) JavaScript
7 80 (28.78%) ASP.NET
8 73 (26.26%) Finance
9 64 (23.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (21.58%) HTML
11 59 (21.22%) Oracle
12 58 (20.86%) CSS
13 57 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (19.06%) SharePoint
15 52 (18.71%) Degree
16 51 (18.35%) MS Excel
17 50 (17.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 50 (17.99%) Asset Management
18 49 (17.63%) XML
19 46 (16.55%) MVC
20 44 (15.83%) Scrum
20 44 (15.83%) Windows
20 44 (15.83%) Business Analysis
20 44 (15.83%) Mentoring
21 41 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
21 41 (14.75%) VB.NET
22 38 (13.67%) SDLC
22 38 (13.67%) Markit EDM
23 37 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (13.31%) T-SQL

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 53 (19.06%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.43%) SAS
3 22 (7.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.52%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.80%) IIS
5 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 51 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.32%) SPSS
3 6 (2.16%) MS Office
4 4 (1.44%) S-PLUS
4 4 (1.44%) Stata
5 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.08%) MS Project
6 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (13.67%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.08%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.72%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Hi Portfolio
4 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.19%) Office 365
2 18 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.52%) GitHub
4 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.68%) SAN
2 9 (3.24%) DHCP
2 9 (3.24%) DNS
2 9 (3.24%) Firewall
3 6 (2.16%) MQTT
4 5 (1.80%) WAN
5 3 (1.08%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) NAS
6 2 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) FirePass
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (17.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (8.99%) Data Mining
6 23 (8.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (7.19%) Big Data
8 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.68%) MongoDB
11 12 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (3.96%) OLAP
13 9 (3.24%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.16%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 5 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.80%) Base SAS
16 5 (1.80%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 27 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.04%) Subversion
4 12 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.80%) JIRA
8 3 (1.08%) Maven
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.72%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.72%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.72%) JUnit
9 2 (0.72%) NUnit
9 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.36%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.36%) Selenium
10 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.36%) WinDbg
General
1 73 (26.26%) Finance
2 31 (11.15%) Banking
3 23 (8.27%) Retail
4 16 (5.76%) Games
5 8 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.16%) Front Office
8 5 (1.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Law
9 2 (0.72%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (43.88%) Developer
2 43 (15.47%) Software Developer
3 38 (13.67%) Analyst
4 35 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 31 (11.15%) .NET Developer
6 29 (10.43%) SQL Developer
7 28 (10.07%) SharePoint Developer
8 25 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
8 25 (8.99%) Consultant
9 22 (7.91%) SQL Server Developer
10 18 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.12%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.76%) Business Analyst
12 16 (5.76%) SQL Analyst
13 13 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 13 (4.68%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (4.32%) DBA
14 12 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (3.96%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (47.12%) .NET
2 80 (28.78%) ASP.NET
3 60 (21.58%) HTML
4 58 (20.86%) CSS
5 49 (17.63%) XML
6 32 (11.51%) AngularJS
6 32 (11.51%) jQuery
7 27 (9.71%) HTML5
8 23 (8.27%) XSLT
9 20 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (6.47%) Web Services
11 17 (6.12%) REST
11 17 (6.12%) SOAP
12 14 (5.04%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.32%) WCF
14 11 (3.96%) JSON
15 8 (2.88%) CSS3
15 8 (2.88%) LINQ
15 8 (2.88%) WPF
16 7 (2.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.47%) Visualisation
4 17 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.40%) Credit Risk
6 13 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.60%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.24%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.88%) Clustering
9 8 (2.88%) Data Integration
10 7 (2.52%) Informatics
11 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.80%) Derivative
12 5 (1.80%) Economics
13 4 (1.44%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (1.44%) Physics
13 4 (1.44%) Statistics
14 3 (1.08%) EPoS
14 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.83%) Windows
2 21 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.12%) Linux
4 15 (5.40%) Android
5 13 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.80%) Unix
9 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.99%) Asset Management
3 46 (16.55%) MVC
4 44 (15.83%) Business Analysis
4 44 (15.83%) Mentoring
4 44 (15.83%) Scrum
5 38 (13.67%) SDLC
6 37 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (11.51%) Web Development
8 28 (10.07%) Analytics
9 27 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.63%) Data Analysis
10 24 (8.63%) Project Management
11 21 (7.55%) Presales
12 20 (7.19%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.47%) Data Visualisation
13 18 (6.47%) OO
13 18 (6.47%) TDD
14 16 (5.76%) Matrix Management
14 16 (5.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (44.60%) C#
2 110 (39.57%) SQL
3 82 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.75%) VB.NET
5 37 (13.31%) T-SQL
6 36 (12.95%) Java
7 14 (5.04%) VBA
8 13 (4.68%) Python
9 11 (3.96%) R
10 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.52%) VB
10 7 (2.52%) VB6
11 6 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.80%) C++
12 5 (1.80%) PHP
13 4 (1.44%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.44%) Scala
14 3 (1.08%) Perl
14 3 (1.08%) Ruby
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (18.71%) Degree
2 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.52%) ISEB
4 5 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.80%) MCSA
4 5 (1.80%) MCSE
5 4 (1.44%) PhD
6 3 (1.08%) CISSP
6 3 (1.08%) HND
6 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CCNA
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.72%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.72%) MCITP
7 2 (0.72%) MCP
8 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.55%) SLA
2 9 (3.24%) QA
3 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.44%) vSphere
4 4 (1.44%) XenApp
4 4 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) SCCM
2 7 (2.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.72%) Ansible
3 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 93 (33.45%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.22%) Oracle
3 19 (6.83%) VMware
4 10 (3.60%) Tableau
5 9 (3.24%) Sage
6 8 (2.88%) Charles River
7 7 (2.52%) Citrix
7 7 (2.52%) IBM
8 4 (1.44%) Google
8 4 (1.44%) Greenplum
8 4 (1.44%) Vertica
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) Cognos
9 2 (0.72%) Lotus
10 1 (0.36%) CA
10 1 (0.36%) NetApp
10 1 (0.36%) RedGate
10 1 (0.36%) Sybase
10 1 (0.36%) Symantec
10 1 (0.36%) Teradata
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