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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 105 147 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.48% 10.33% 16.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 39.20% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 81 106 189
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
300 375 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.08% 26.35% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 211 273 320
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 9 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 123 (52.34%) C#
2 113 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (46.81%) .NET
4 91 (38.72%) Microsoft
5 85 (36.17%) ASP.NET
5 85 (36.17%) MVC
6 80 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 75 (31.91%) SQL
8 63 (26.81%) CSS
9 61 (25.96%) HTML
10 57 (24.26%) Finance
11 55 (23.40%) Windows
12 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
13 52 (22.13%) Scrum
14 49 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (20.43%) TDD
16 40 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (16.60%) Git (software)
18 38 (16.17%) Software Engineering
19 37 (15.74%) Oracle
19 37 (15.74%) Java
20 34 (14.47%) Degree
20 34 (14.47%) AngularJS
21 33 (14.04%) Visual Studio
22 31 (13.19%) .NET Framework
22 31 (13.19%) Android
23 30 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 29 (12.34%) Apple iOS
25 27 (11.49%) HTML5

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 19 (8.09%) IIS
2 9 (3.83%) SAS
3 8 (3.40%) CMS
4 7 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.28%) nginx
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.83%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) Stata
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.85%) Maximo
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.49%) SaaS
2 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) DNS
2 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.26%) DHCP
4 9 (3.83%) SAN
5 8 (3.40%) LAN
5 8 (3.40%) WAN
6 4 (1.70%) LDAP
7 3 (1.28%) Firewall
7 3 (1.28%) NAS
7 3 (1.28%) Skype
7 3 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.85%) SSH
9 1 (0.43%) CTI
9 1 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (11.49%) MongoDB
4 20 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.96%) MySQL
5 14 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (3.83%) Big Data
9 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.98%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.13%) QlikView
12 4 (1.70%) DB2
12 4 (1.70%) Power BI
12 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 27 (11.49%) Subversion
4 21 (8.94%) Maven
5 20 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (8.09%) Ant
7 9 (3.83%) Bugzilla
7 9 (3.83%) JIRA
8 8 (3.40%) NUnit
9 4 (1.70%) FogBugz
9 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.70%) Mocha
9 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.28%) Trac
11 2 (0.85%) Grunt
11 2 (0.85%) gulp
11 2 (0.85%) Hudson
11 2 (0.85%) NuGet
General
1 57 (24.26%) Finance
2 25 (10.64%) Games
3 17 (7.23%) Retail
4 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.70%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (41.70%) Developer
2 41 (17.45%) .NET Developer
3 36 (15.32%) Analyst
4 35 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.23%) DBA
6 15 (6.38%) Programmer
6 15 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.53%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.11%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.68%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 11 (4.68%) .NET Programmer
11 10 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Administrator
12 9 (3.83%) SQL DBA
13 8 (3.40%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (46.81%) .NET
2 85 (36.17%) ASP.NET
3 63 (26.81%) CSS
4 61 (25.96%) HTML
5 49 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (14.47%) AngularJS
7 31 (13.19%) .NET Framework
8 27 (11.49%) HTML5
9 23 (9.79%) CSS3
10 20 (8.51%) Hibernate
11 19 (8.09%) Spring
12 17 (7.23%) Entity Framework
13 14 (5.96%) jQuery
13 14 (5.96%) WCF
14 13 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (5.11%) NHibernate
16 10 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 10 (4.26%) WPF
17 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (3.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.94%) Social Media
2 19 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.11%) Replication
5 10 (4.26%) Clustering
5 10 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.13%) Statistics
10 3 (1.28%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (1.28%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.28%) Informatics
10 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.85%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.85%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.40%) Windows
2 31 (13.19%) Android
3 29 (12.34%) Apple iOS
4 19 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.68%) Linux
7 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.43%) CentOS
11 1 (0.43%) Unix
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.17%) MVC
3 52 (22.13%) Scrum
4 48 (20.43%) TDD
5 39 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (16.17%) Software Engineering
7 24 (10.21%) Web Development
8 20 (8.51%) BDD
9 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.81%) OO
11 14 (5.96%) Analytics
11 14 (5.96%) CRM
12 13 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.11%) Data Modelling
14 11 (4.68%) DevOps
15 10 (4.26%) SDLC
15 10 (4.26%) SOA
16 9 (3.83%) Domain-Driven Design
17 8 (3.40%) Data Analysis
18 7 (2.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (52.34%) C#
2 80 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 75 (31.91%) SQL
4 37 (15.74%) Java
5 24 (10.21%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.09%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.96%) Python
8 10 (4.26%) C++
8 10 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.26%) Ruby
9 6 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.70%) R
11 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.28%) Scala
11 3 (1.28%) VBScript
12 2 (0.85%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.85%) C
12 2 (0.85%) Fortran
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 34 (14.47%) Degree
2 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.13%) ISEB
5 4 (1.70%) CCNA
5 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.70%) MCSE
5 4 (1.70%) PhD
6 3 (1.28%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) HND
7 2 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) CISMP
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.70%) XenApp
4 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.85%) NFS
6 2 (0.85%) Samba
6 2 (0.85%) UAG
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Packer
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (38.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.74%) Oracle
3 13 (5.53%) VMware
4 11 (4.68%) Tableau
5 9 (3.83%) Citrix
6 6 (2.55%) Cisco
7 5 (2.13%) Sophos
7 5 (2.13%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.28%) EMC
8 3 (1.28%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.28%) HP
8 3 (1.28%) Meraki
8 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.28%) Sun
9 2 (0.85%) Google
9 2 (0.85%) IBM
9 2 (0.85%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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