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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 163 170 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.74% 12.07% 12.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 41.56% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 98 159
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £56,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
326 409 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.49% 29.05% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 167 255 359
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,250
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 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (43.67%) .NET
2 130 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (43.00%) C#
4 116 (38.67%) SQL
5 101 (33.67%) Microsoft
6 84 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 80 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 80 (26.67%) Finance
8 70 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (21.00%) Oracle
10 61 (20.33%) CSS
11 60 (20.00%) HTML
12 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
13 58 (19.33%) Asset Management
14 57 (19.00%) SharePoint
15 56 (18.67%) Degree
16 55 (18.33%) MS Excel
17 52 (17.33%) Windows
18 51 (17.00%) Scrum
19 48 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 47 (15.67%) Mentoring
21 46 (15.33%) XML
22 43 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
22 43 (14.33%) Markit EDM
23 42 (14.00%) Business Analysis
23 42 (14.00%) SDLC
24 41 (13.67%) MVC
25 38 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
25 38 (12.67%) Java
26 37 (12.33%) VB.NET

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 57 (19.00%) SharePoint
2 32 (10.67%) SAS
3 23 (7.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.67%) CMS
5 5 (1.67%) IIS
6 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) SPSS
3 5 (1.67%) MS Office
4 4 (1.33%) S-PLUS
4 4 (1.33%) Stata
5 3 (1.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (14.33%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.00%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) Hi Portfolio
4 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.33%) Office 365
3 8 (2.67%) SaaS
4 7 (2.33%) GitHub
5 4 (1.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) SAN
2 11 (3.67%) Firewall
3 10 (3.33%) DHCP
3 10 (3.33%) DNS
4 7 (2.33%) WAN
5 6 (2.00%) LAN
5 6 (2.00%) MQTT
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
6 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) FirePass
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.33%) Skype
7 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 48 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (9.00%) Data Mining
7 21 (7.00%) Big Data
7 21 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.33%) MongoDB
9 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.67%) OLAP
12 7 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.67%) Base SAS
14 5 (1.67%) MS Access
14 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.67%) SAS EBI
14 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.67%) Subversion
4 17 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.67%) JIRA
7 7 (2.33%) Maven
8 5 (1.67%) Ant
8 5 (1.67%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.67%) FogBugz
8 5 (1.67%) Selenium
9 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.67%) JUnit
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.33%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.33%) NUnit
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 80 (26.67%) Finance
2 34 (11.33%) Banking
3 28 (9.33%) Retail
4 18 (6.00%) Games
5 8 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.00%) Front Office
8 5 (1.67%) Marketing
8 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 114 (38.00%) Developer
2 46 (15.33%) Analyst
3 39 (13.00%) Software Developer
4 31 (10.33%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 26 (8.67%) Consultant
7 25 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 24 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 24 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 16 (5.33%) Applications Support
11 15 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 15 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
12 14 (4.67%) Business Analyst
12 14 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.33%) Development Manager
13 13 (4.33%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (43.67%) .NET
2 80 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 61 (20.33%) CSS
4 60 (20.00%) HTML
5 46 (15.33%) XML
6 36 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 33 (11.00%) jQuery
8 31 (10.33%) HTML5
9 24 (8.00%) XSLT
10 18 (6.00%) Web Services
11 17 (5.67%) REST
11 17 (5.67%) SOAP
12 16 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (4.33%) WCF
14 11 (3.67%) CSS3
14 11 (3.67%) JSON
15 10 (3.33%) .NET Framework
16 9 (3.00%) Hibernate
17 8 (2.67%) Spring
18 7 (2.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.00%) Visualisation
4 16 (5.33%) Credit Risk
5 15 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.67%) Clustering
7 11 (3.67%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 10 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.33%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.33%) Informatics
10 6 (2.00%) Statistics
11 5 (1.67%) Derivative
11 5 (1.67%) Economics
11 5 (1.67%) EPoS
11 5 (1.67%) Social Media
12 4 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.33%) Windows
2 24 (8.00%) Android
2 24 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 17 (5.67%) Linux
5 15 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.67%) Unix
9 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.33%) Asset Management
3 51 (17.00%) Scrum
4 47 (15.67%) Mentoring
5 42 (14.00%) Business Analysis
5 42 (14.00%) SDLC
6 41 (13.67%) MVC
7 38 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (11.33%) Web Development
9 33 (11.00%) Analytics
10 30 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (9.00%) Data Analysis
12 24 (8.00%) Project Management
13 23 (7.67%) Software Engineering
14 22 (7.33%) Presales
15 18 (6.00%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
15 18 (6.00%) Matrix Management
15 18 (6.00%) Matrix Organization
15 18 (6.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 129 (43.00%) C#
2 116 (38.67%) SQL
3 84 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.67%) Java
5 37 (12.33%) VB.NET
6 28 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.00%) Python
8 11 (3.67%) R
9 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.33%) VBA
10 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.00%) Ruby
11 5 (1.67%) C++
11 5 (1.67%) VB
11 5 (1.67%) VB6
12 4 (1.33%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.33%) PHP
12 4 (1.33%) Scala
13 3 (1.00%) Perl
14 2 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (18.67%) Degree
2 12 (4.00%) ISEB
3 10 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.00%) PhD
6 5 (1.67%) MCSA
6 5 (1.67%) MCSE
7 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.00%) CISSP
8 3 (1.00%) HND
8 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.67%) CCNA
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.67%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.67%) MCITP
9 2 (0.67%) MCP
10 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.00%) SLA
2 14 (4.67%) QA
3 6 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.33%) XenApp
4 7 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.33%) SCCM
2 9 (3.00%) SCOM
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
4 2 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.67%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 101 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (21.00%) Oracle
3 26 (8.67%) VMware
4 12 (4.00%) Sage
5 11 (3.67%) Citrix
6 8 (2.67%) Charles River
6 8 (2.67%) Tableau
7 7 (2.33%) IBM
8 4 (1.33%) Google
8 4 (1.33%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) Cognos
9 2 (0.67%) Lotus
9 2 (0.67%) Vertica
9 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.33%) CA
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.33%) Sun
10 1 (0.33%) Sybase
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec
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