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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 161 174 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.93% 11.57% 19.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.63% 44.73% 57.29%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 160
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
338 389 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.04% 25.86% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 228 282 246
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 207 (58.97%) .NET
2 202 (57.55%) C#
3 150 (42.74%) SQL
4 149 (42.45%) ASP.NET
5 134 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 131 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
7 130 (37.04%) JavaScript
8 125 (35.61%) HTML
9 111 (31.62%) CSS
10 109 (31.05%) MVC
11 105 (29.91%) Oracle
12 88 (25.07%) Finance
13 87 (24.79%) MS Excel
14 81 (23.08%) Degree
15 78 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 75 (21.37%) .NET Framework
17 70 (19.94%) jQuery
18 62 (17.66%) Windows
19 56 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 49 (13.96%) OO
21 48 (13.68%) WCF
22 47 (13.39%) Software Engineering
23 43 (12.25%) Java
23 43 (12.25%) SharePoint
24 42 (11.97%) T-SQL
24 42 (11.97%) Visual Studio
25 38 (10.83%) XML
25 38 (10.83%) TDD
26 37 (10.54%) HTML5
26 37 (10.54%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.69%) IIS
3 18 (5.13%) JBoss
3 18 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.84%) IBM Notes
5 14 (3.99%) CMS
6 13 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.70%) Node.js
7 10 (2.85%) SAS
8 9 (2.56%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.71%) Lync
9 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.42%) WordPress
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 87 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.85%) Markit EDM
4 7 (1.99%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.71%) assyst
6 2 (0.57%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.71%) HTTP
1 6 (1.71%) SAN
2 5 (1.42%) DNS
2 5 (1.42%) Intranet
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
2 5 (1.42%) Firewall
2 5 (1.42%) SMTP
3 4 (1.14%) WAN
3 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.85%) FTP
4 3 (0.85%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.57%) CTI
5 2 (0.57%) LAN
5 2 (0.57%) SNMP
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 37 (10.54%) Oracle Database
3 34 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (8.83%) Relational Database
5 22 (6.27%) RDBMS
6 20 (5.70%) MS Access
7 18 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.99%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.85%) MySQL
11 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.28%) QlikView
12 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.99%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.71%) DB2
15 5 (1.42%) Informix
Development Applications
1 42 (11.97%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.28%) Selenium
5 7 (1.99%) Subversion
6 6 (1.71%) NUnit
6 6 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.14%) ERwin
8 3 (0.85%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.85%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.85%) JUnit
8 3 (0.85%) Mockito
8 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.57%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.57%) GitLab
9 2 (0.57%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.57%) Moq
9 2 (0.57%) JIRA
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (25.07%) Finance
2 10 (2.85%) Banking
3 9 (2.56%) Marketing
4 8 (2.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.42%) Back Office
6 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.85%) Front Office
8 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 210 (59.83%) Developer
2 63 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 45 (12.82%) Analyst
4 43 (12.25%) C# Developer
5 39 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 23 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.27%) DBA
7 22 (6.27%) Software Engineer
8 19 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 17 (4.84%) Consultant
9 17 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.99%) SQL Developer
11 14 (3.99%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (3.13%) AWS Developer
14 10 (2.85%) Senior DBA
14 10 (2.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (58.97%) .NET
2 149 (42.45%) ASP.NET
3 125 (35.61%) HTML
4 111 (31.62%) CSS
5 78 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (21.37%) .NET Framework
7 70 (19.94%) jQuery
8 48 (13.68%) WCF
9 38 (10.83%) XML
10 37 (10.54%) HTML5
11 29 (8.26%) NHibernate
12 26 (7.41%) Web Services
13 23 (6.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (6.27%) Hibernate
15 21 (5.98%) CSS3
16 20 (5.70%) WPF
17 19 (5.41%) Ajax
18 18 (5.13%) RESTful
19 16 (4.56%) WinForms
20 15 (4.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.41%) Social Media
4 17 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.70%) BBC
6 12 (3.42%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.56%) User Experience
8 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.42%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.14%) Economics
11 4 (1.14%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.14%) FMCG
12 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.66%) Windows
2 19 (5.41%) Linux
3 16 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.85%) UNIX
6 10 (2.85%) Solaris
7 9 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.28%) Android
9 7 (1.99%) AIX
10 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (31.05%) MVC
3 49 (13.96%) OO
4 47 (13.39%) Software Engineering
5 38 (10.83%) TDD
6 36 (10.26%) Scrum
7 34 (9.69%) CRM
8 32 (9.12%) Web Development
9 24 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (5.98%) Unit Testing
10 21 (5.98%) Data Management
11 20 (5.70%) Asset Management
12 19 (5.41%) Web Application Development
13 18 (5.13%) ETL
14 17 (4.84%) ITIL
15 16 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.56%) ITSM
16 15 (4.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 202 (57.55%) C#
2 150 (42.74%) SQL
3 130 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.25%) Java
5 42 (11.97%) T-SQL
6 32 (9.12%) PL/SQL
7 28 (7.98%) VB.NET
8 22 (6.27%) VBA
9 16 (4.56%) Ruby
10 14 (3.99%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.85%) VB
12 8 (2.28%) XPath
13 7 (1.99%) VBScript
13 7 (1.99%) Perl
14 6 (1.71%) C++
15 5 (1.42%) C
15 5 (1.42%) Python
16 4 (1.14%) XQuery
16 4 (1.14%) PHP
16 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (23.08%) Degree
2 16 (4.56%) Oracle Certification
3 14 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.99%) OCP
4 5 (1.42%) ISEB
4 5 (1.42%) MCP
5 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.57%) CCNA
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.57%) MCITP
6 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.57%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.14%) SLA
4 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.85%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.85%) Docker
6 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.85%) Control-M
2 9 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.99%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.85%) SCCM
4 3 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.57%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 134 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 105 (29.91%) Oracle
3 22 (6.27%) VMware
4 17 (4.84%) Lotus
5 15 (4.27%) HP
5 15 (4.27%) Sybase
6 14 (3.99%) Apple
6 14 (3.99%) Google
7 13 (3.70%) Yahoo!
7 13 (3.70%) Sony
7 13 (3.70%) Facebook
8 11 (3.13%) BMC
9 10 (2.85%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.56%) Teradata
11 8 (2.28%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.99%) IBM
12 7 (1.99%) Veritas
13 6 (1.71%) Cisco
14 5 (1.42%) SAP
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