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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 207 186 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.95% 12.53% 18.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.70% 44.71% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 149 151 160
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
434 416 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.25% 28.03% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 286 320 305
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £29,612
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 168 (46.67%) .NET
2 151 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (40.00%) C#
4 143 (39.72%) SQL
5 125 (34.72%) Microsoft
6 117 (32.50%) ASP.NET
7 109 (30.28%) JavaScript
8 107 (29.72%) MVC
9 93 (25.83%) HTML
9 93 (25.83%) Oracle
10 90 (25.00%) CSS
10 90 (25.00%) Windows
10 90 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 80 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (20.00%) Finance
13 57 (15.83%) Java
14 56 (15.56%) SDLC
15 52 (14.44%) .NET Framework
16 51 (14.17%) Degree
16 51 (14.17%) jQuery
16 51 (14.17%) VMware
17 49 (13.61%) Software Engineering
18 47 (13.06%) SharePoint
19 43 (11.94%) Scrum
20 39 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 37 (10.28%) T-SQL
22 36 (10.00%) Relational Database
23 34 (9.44%) OO
24 33 (9.17%) WebSphere
24 33 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.06%) SharePoint
2 33 (9.17%) WebSphere
3 28 (7.78%) JBoss
4 20 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.61%) IBM Notes
5 13 (3.61%) IIS
6 11 (3.06%) Node.js
7 7 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.67%) SAS
8 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.67%) CMS
8 6 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.67%) Lync
8 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.39%) FileNet
9 5 (1.39%) Captiva
9 5 (1.39%) Apache
10 4 (1.11%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 90 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.83%) Markit EDM
2 14 (3.89%) thinkFolio
3 6 (1.67%) assyst
4 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (1.39%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.39%) HFM
4 5 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.83%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) WAN
1 15 (4.17%) CTI
2 8 (2.22%) Firewall
2 8 (2.22%) DNS
2 8 (2.22%) SAN
3 7 (1.94%) LAN
4 6 (1.67%) DHCP
4 6 (1.67%) HTTP
4 6 (1.67%) IPsec
4 6 (1.67%) Internet
5 5 (1.39%) LDAP
5 5 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.83%) Network Security
8 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.56%) VPN
8 2 (0.56%) VoIP
8 2 (0.56%) SSH
9 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (6.11%) MS Access
5 22 (6.11%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.11%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (5.00%) MySQL
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.67%) DB2
12 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.94%) Selenium
5 6 (1.67%) Subversion
5 6 (1.67%) JIRA
5 6 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.67%) Bugzilla
5 6 (1.67%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.67%) FogBugz
6 5 (1.39%) Hudson
6 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.39%) Maven
6 5 (1.39%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.11%) Toad
8 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.56%) JUnit
8 2 (0.56%) QUnit
8 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
General
1 72 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (5.28%) Banking
3 16 (4.44%) Retail
4 10 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Front Office
7 4 (1.11%) Electronics
7 4 (1.11%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (44.17%) Developer
2 72 (20.00%) Analyst
3 62 (17.22%) .NET Developer
4 29 (8.06%) Software Developer
5 23 (6.39%) Test Analyst
6 18 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.72%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.44%) DBA
9 15 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.17%) Consultant
10 14 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (3.61%) Architect
12 12 (3.33%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.33%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.78%) Tester
13 10 (2.78%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.78%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.78%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (46.67%) .NET
2 117 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 93 (25.83%) HTML
4 90 (25.00%) CSS
5 80 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (14.44%) .NET Framework
7 51 (14.17%) jQuery
8 28 (7.78%) HTML5
9 26 (7.22%) WCF
10 25 (6.94%) AngularJS
11 24 (6.67%) Java EE
11 24 (6.67%) JSP
12 22 (6.11%) Servlets
12 22 (6.11%) EJB
12 22 (6.11%) JMS
12 22 (6.11%) EJB 3.0
13 21 (5.83%) CSS3
14 19 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (5.28%) Dojo
15 17 (4.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.06%) Social Media
4 11 (3.06%) BBC
5 9 (2.50%) Replication
6 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.67%) EPoS
6 6 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.11%) DTV
8 3 (0.83%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.56%) Statistics
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.00%) Windows
2 29 (8.06%) Linux
3 22 (6.11%) UNIX
4 20 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.94%) Android
8 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.56%) AIX
10 2 (0.56%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (29.72%) MVC
3 56 (15.56%) SDLC
4 49 (13.61%) Software Engineering
5 43 (11.94%) Scrum
6 34 (9.44%) OO
7 30 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (8.33%) TDD
8 27 (7.50%) ITIL
9 26 (7.22%) Mentoring
10 24 (6.67%) Service Management
10 24 (6.67%) ITSM
11 21 (5.83%) Asset Management
12 20 (5.56%) CRM
13 19 (5.28%) Change Management
14 18 (5.00%) Software Testing
14 18 (5.00%) Web Development
14 18 (5.00%) Web Application Development
15 17 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.00%) C#
2 143 (39.72%) SQL
3 109 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 57 (15.83%) Java
5 37 (10.28%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.22%) VB.NET
7 22 (6.11%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.72%) VBA
8 17 (4.72%) Ruby
9 15 (4.17%) Python
9 15 (4.17%) Perl
10 13 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.67%) PHP
14 5 (1.39%) VB
15 4 (1.11%) C++
15 4 (1.11%) VBScript
16 3 (0.83%) VB6
17 2 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (14.17%) Degree
2 20 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.78%) ISEB
4 7 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.39%) MCSE
6 3 (0.83%) CCNA
6 3 (0.83%) OCP
6 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) CEH
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.50%) QA
2 6 (1.67%) SLA
3 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.50%) XenApp
5 7 (1.94%) vSphere
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.39%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.56%) NFS
8 2 (0.56%) Samba
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (2.78%) SCCM
2 6 (1.67%) SCOM
3 3 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.56%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 125 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 93 (25.83%) Oracle
3 51 (14.17%) VMware
4 19 (5.28%) Citrix
5 13 (3.61%) Lotus
6 12 (3.33%) Apple
7 11 (3.06%) Sony
7 11 (3.06%) Yahoo!
7 11 (3.06%) Google
7 11 (3.06%) Facebook
7 11 (3.06%) SAP
8 10 (2.78%) HP
9 9 (2.50%) Cisco
10 8 (2.22%) Charles River
11 6 (1.67%) IBM
12 5 (1.39%) Cognos
12 5 (1.39%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.39%) Anaplan
12 5 (1.39%) Brocade
12 5 (1.39%) Perforce
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent culture, bonus + benefi
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 40k + bonus, healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 25% benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago