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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 145 189 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.95% 12.13% 18.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.31% 42.00% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 152 143
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
351 450 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.51% 28.88% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 223 334 238
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (52.83%) .NET
2 156 (49.06%) C#
3 128 (40.25%) ASP.NET
4 126 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (37.42%) SQL
6 108 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 106 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 104 (32.70%) MVC
9 98 (30.82%) HTML
10 94 (29.56%) CSS
11 84 (26.42%) Oracle
12 81 (25.47%) MS Excel
13 80 (25.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (20.44%) Finance
15 58 (18.24%) .NET Framework
16 54 (16.98%) Windows
17 51 (16.04%) Degree
18 48 (15.09%) jQuery
19 45 (14.15%) Software Engineering
20 43 (13.52%) Java
21 40 (12.58%) T-SQL
22 39 (12.26%) SharePoint
22 39 (12.26%) SDLC
23 36 (11.32%) OO
24 34 (10.69%) Scrum
25 30 (9.43%) MS Access
26 29 (9.12%) VMware
26 29 (9.12%) TDD
26 29 (9.12%) HTML5
26 29 (9.12%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.60%) IBM Notes
3 19 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 19 (5.97%) JBoss
4 14 (4.40%) Node.js
5 13 (4.09%) MS Exchange
5 13 (4.09%) IIS
6 7 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.26%) SAS
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.26%) Lync
9 3 (0.94%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.31%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 81 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.89%) assyst
4 3 (0.94%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.94%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.31%) HFM
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) Firewall
2 7 (2.20%) WAN
3 5 (1.57%) CTI
4 4 (1.26%) LAN
4 4 (1.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.63%) Intranet
5 2 (0.63%) SAN
5 2 (0.63%) VoIP
5 2 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.43%) MS Access
2 29 (9.12%) Oracle Database
3 26 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.66%) RDBMS
7 15 (4.72%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.77%) MySQL
10 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.20%) DB2
13 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.94%) QlikView
16 3 (0.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.83%) Selenium
5 6 (1.89%) Subversion
5 6 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.26%) Toad
7 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.94%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.94%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.63%) GitLab
8 2 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) NUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.63%) JIRA
8 2 (0.63%) Mockito
8 2 (0.63%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.63%) QUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 65 (20.44%) Finance
2 11 (3.46%) Banking
3 10 (3.14%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Marketing
5 7 (2.20%) Front Office
6 5 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 168 (52.83%) Developer
2 55 (17.30%) .NET Developer
3 46 (14.47%) Analyst
4 36 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 26 (8.18%) C# Developer
6 24 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.23%) DBA
8 19 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 19 (5.97%) Test Analyst
9 18 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.35%) Consultant
11 12 (3.77%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.46%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (3.14%) SQL DBA
14 9 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.83%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.83%) Architect
15 8 (2.52%) SQL Server DBA
16 7 (2.20%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (52.83%) .NET
2 128 (40.25%) ASP.NET
3 98 (30.82%) HTML
4 94 (29.56%) CSS
5 80 (25.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (18.24%) .NET Framework
7 48 (15.09%) jQuery
8 29 (9.12%) HTML5
9 27 (8.49%) WCF
10 24 (7.55%) XML
11 22 (6.92%) Hibernate
12 21 (6.60%) NHibernate
13 18 (5.66%) RESTful
13 18 (5.66%) CSS3
14 17 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (5.03%) Java EE
16 15 (4.72%) Spring
16 15 (4.72%) Entity Framework
16 15 (4.72%) JSP
17 13 (4.09%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.40%) BBC
3 14 (4.40%) Social Media
4 13 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.89%) Replication
8 5 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.26%) User Experience
9 4 (1.26%) FMCG
9 4 (1.26%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.94%) Economics
10 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.98%) Windows
2 21 (6.60%) Linux
3 17 (5.35%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.40%) UNIX
6 10 (3.14%) Solaris
7 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.20%) Android
8 7 (2.20%) AIX
9 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.63%) Debian
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (32.70%) MVC
3 45 (14.15%) Software Engineering
4 39 (12.26%) SDLC
5 36 (11.32%) OO
6 34 (10.69%) Scrum
7 29 (9.12%) TDD
8 27 (8.49%) CRM
9 21 (6.60%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (5.66%) ITSM
11 18 (5.66%) Web Development
11 18 (5.66%) Asset Management
11 18 (5.66%) Web Application Development
12 17 (5.35%) Project Management
12 17 (5.35%) ITIL
12 17 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (5.03%) ETL
14 15 (4.72%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.72%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (49.06%) C#
2 119 (37.42%) SQL
3 108 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.52%) Java
5 40 (12.58%) T-SQL
6 25 (7.86%) VBA
7 21 (6.60%) VB.NET
8 19 (5.97%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.03%) Ruby
10 11 (3.46%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.52%) VB
11 8 (2.52%) Perl
12 5 (1.57%) XPath
12 5 (1.57%) PHP
13 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.26%) VBScript
14 3 (0.94%) VB6
14 3 (0.94%) Python
15 2 (0.63%) XQuery
15 2 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (16.04%) Degree
2 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.14%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.20%) OCP
4 7 (2.20%) ISEB
5 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.94%) MCSE
6 3 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.63%) MCP
7 2 (0.63%) MCITP
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) CEH
8 1 (0.31%) CISM
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 7 (2.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.94%) Docker
5 3 (0.94%) XenApp
5 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.20%) HP SIM
1 7 (2.20%) NetBackup
1 7 (2.20%) Control-M
2 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 84 (26.42%) Oracle
3 29 (9.12%) VMware
4 21 (6.60%) Lotus
5 15 (4.72%) Apple
6 14 (4.40%) Sony
6 14 (4.40%) Facebook
6 14 (4.40%) Yahoo!
6 14 (4.40%) Google
7 12 (3.77%) HP
8 9 (2.83%) Citrix
9 8 (2.52%) BMC
9 8 (2.52%) Charles River
9 8 (2.52%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.20%) Veritas
10 7 (2.20%) IBM
11 5 (1.57%) Cisco
12 3 (0.94%) Telerik
12 3 (0.94%) Teradata
12 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Michael Page Technology - Arum
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Solid Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 30k + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago