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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 10 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 125 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.00% 10.04% 13.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.16% 35.31% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 97 95 145
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
332 354 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.66% 28.43% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 210 271 279
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 23 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (58.82%) C#
2 120 (54.30%) .NET
3 111 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (38.01%) ASP.NET
5 80 (36.20%) Microsoft
6 78 (35.29%) MVC
7 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
8 56 (25.34%) Finance
9 53 (23.98%) SQL
10 48 (21.72%) TDD
10 48 (21.72%) CSS
10 48 (21.72%) MS Excel
10 48 (21.72%) AngularJS
11 47 (21.27%) HTML
11 47 (21.27%) .NET Framework
12 46 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (20.36%) Scrum
14 41 (18.55%) Windows
15 35 (15.84%) Software Engineering
16 34 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 34 (15.38%) Git (software)
16 34 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (13.57%) Oracle
18 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (12.22%) T-SQL
20 26 (11.76%) Java
21 24 (10.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (10.86%) Entity Framework
22 22 (9.95%) HTML5
22 22 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (4.98%) IIS
2 8 (3.62%) CMS
2 8 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.71%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.26%) SAS
4 5 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (21.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Maximo
3 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.14%) SaaS
2 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) DNS
2 7 (3.17%) DHCP
2 7 (3.17%) SAN
2 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.26%) Firewall
3 5 (2.26%) LAN
3 5 (2.26%) WAN
4 3 (1.36%) NAS
5 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.90%) LDAP
5 2 (0.90%) SSH
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.52%) MySQL
9 6 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.26%) DB2
10 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.81%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.36%) Big Data
12 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.36%) QlikView
12 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 34 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 34 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (8.60%) Subversion
4 12 (5.43%) Maven
5 10 (4.52%) Ant
6 6 (2.71%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.71%) NUnit
7 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.81%) JIRA
7 4 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.81%) Mocha
8 3 (1.36%) Grunt
8 3 (1.36%) gulp
8 3 (1.36%) Trac
9 2 (0.90%) Hudson
9 2 (0.90%) NuGet
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 22 (9.95%) Games
3 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 8 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.81%) Local Government
4 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (47.51%) Developer
2 52 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.65%) Analyst
4 33 (14.93%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.14%) Programmer
6 16 (7.24%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (6.79%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 15 (6.79%) .NET Programmer
7 15 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.88%) C# Programmer
9 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.98%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.07%) DBA
12 9 (4.07%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (54.30%) .NET
2 84 (38.01%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.72%) AngularJS
3 48 (21.72%) CSS
4 47 (21.27%) .NET Framework
4 47 (21.27%) HTML
5 46 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (10.86%) Entity Framework
7 22 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (9.95%) HTML5
8 20 (9.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (9.05%) WCF
9 19 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 16 (7.24%) CSS3
10 16 (7.24%) RESTful
11 13 (5.88%) Node.js
12 11 (4.98%) Code First Entity Framework
12 11 (4.98%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (4.98%) NHibernate
13 10 (4.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.43%) Social Media
4 6 (2.71%) Replication
5 5 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.36%) SCADA
7 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.55%) Windows
2 20 (9.05%) Android
3 18 (8.14%) Apple iOS
4 15 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.07%) Linux
7 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Unix
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (35.29%) MVC
3 48 (21.72%) TDD
4 45 (20.36%) Scrum
5 35 (15.84%) Software Engineering
6 34 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (8.60%) Web Development
8 17 (7.69%) BDD
9 15 (6.79%) SDLC
10 14 (6.33%) OO
11 13 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.88%) CRM
11 13 (5.88%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.52%) Project Management
13 8 (3.62%) Analytics
13 8 (3.62%) DevOps
13 8 (3.62%) ETL
13 8 (3.62%) Integration Testing
14 7 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (3.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.82%) C#
2 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.98%) SQL
4 27 (12.22%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.76%) Java
6 16 (7.24%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.33%) Ruby
8 10 (4.52%) Python
9 6 (2.71%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.36%) R
11 3 (1.36%) VBScript
12 2 (0.90%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.90%) C++
12 2 (0.90%) Fortran
12 2 (0.90%) Korn
12 2 (0.90%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (7.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.81%) CCNA
4 3 (1.36%) ISEB
5 2 (0.90%) CCNP
5 2 (0.90%) HND
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) MCITP
5 2 (0.90%) MCSE
5 2 (0.90%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) CISMP
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.90%) NFS
4 2 (0.90%) Samba
4 2 (0.90%) UAG
5 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.45%) Xen
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.36%) SCOM
3 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) Packer
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (36.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.57%) Oracle
3 11 (4.98%) Tableau
4 10 (4.52%) VMware
5 8 (3.62%) Cisco
6 7 (3.17%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.26%) Sophos
8 4 (1.81%) HP
9 3 (1.36%) Citrix
9 3 (1.36%) EMC
9 3 (1.36%) Google
9 3 (1.36%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.36%) Meraki
9 3 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.90%) Cognos
10 2 (0.90%) IBM
10 2 (0.90%) Samsung
10 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.90%) Zerto
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