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

Location
3 months to
1 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 148 203 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.95% 12.32% 19.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.46% 45.11% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 92 165 156
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 £30,050 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
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
357 450 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.42% 27.31% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 234 326 237
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 £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 197 (60.24%) .NET
2 188 (57.49%) C#
3 148 (45.26%) ASP.NET
4 129 (39.45%) SQL
5 128 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (37.00%) JavaScript
7 113 (34.56%) HTML
7 113 (34.56%) Microsoft
8 112 (34.25%) MVC
9 103 (31.50%) CSS
10 88 (26.91%) Oracle
11 84 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 78 (23.85%) MS Excel
13 72 (22.02%) .NET Framework
14 69 (21.10%) Finance
15 62 (18.96%) Degree
16 61 (18.65%) jQuery
17 51 (15.60%) Windows
18 48 (14.68%) T-SQL
19 46 (14.07%) OO
19 46 (14.07%) WCF
20 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
20 45 (13.76%) SharePoint
21 43 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (11.93%) TDD
23 37 (11.31%) CRM
23 37 (11.31%) Java
24 35 (10.70%) HTML5
25 34 (10.40%) Scrum
26 33 (10.09%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (13.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.73%) IBM Notes
3 18 (5.50%) JBoss
3 18 (5.50%) IIS
4 17 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.89%) Node.js
6 12 (3.67%) MS Exchange
7 10 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.75%) SAS
8 9 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.53%) Lync
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.92%) CMS
13 1 (0.31%) PowerExchange
13 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.31%) Mule
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.45%) Markit EDM
3 7 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.83%) assyst
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.14%) Firewall
2 6 (1.83%) Internet
3 5 (1.53%) Intranet
4 4 (1.22%) WAN
4 4 (1.22%) HTTP
5 3 (0.92%) DNS
5 3 (0.92%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.61%) CTI
6 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) SMTP
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) SNMP
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (10.09%) Oracle Database
3 31 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.87%) MS Access
5 26 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.42%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.20%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (4.28%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (2.45%) MySQL
14 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (1.53%) DB2
15 5 (1.53%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.75%) Selenium
5 7 (2.14%) Subversion
6 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.22%) NUnit
8 3 (0.92%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.92%) JUnit
8 3 (0.92%) Mockito
9 2 (0.61%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.61%) ERwin
9 2 (0.61%) GitLab
10 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.31%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 69 (21.10%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Banking
3 11 (3.36%) Retail
4 5 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.22%) Front Office
5 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) German Language
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 197 (60.24%) Developer
2 67 (20.49%) .NET Developer
3 42 (12.84%) Software Developer
4 37 (11.31%) C# Developer
5 35 (10.70%) Analyst
6 24 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.73%) DBA
8 19 (5.81%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.59%) Consultant
11 14 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (3.36%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (3.06%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.06%) SQL DBA
14 9 (2.75%) Senior DBA
14 9 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.75%) Architect
14 9 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (60.24%) .NET
2 148 (45.26%) ASP.NET
3 113 (34.56%) HTML
4 103 (31.50%) CSS
5 84 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (22.02%) .NET Framework
7 61 (18.65%) jQuery
8 46 (14.07%) WCF
9 35 (10.70%) HTML5
10 30 (9.17%) XML
11 24 (7.34%) NHibernate
12 22 (6.73%) Hibernate
13 21 (6.42%) CSS3
13 21 (6.42%) RESTful
14 20 (6.12%) Web Services
15 19 (5.81%) Entity Framework
15 19 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (5.50%) WPF
17 17 (5.20%) Ajax
18 16 (4.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.50%) Social Media
3 16 (4.89%) BBC
4 10 (3.06%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.83%) User Experience
7 4 (1.22%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.22%) FMCG
7 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.22%) Economics
7 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.92%) Replication
8 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.61%) iPad
9 2 (0.61%) Open Source
9 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.60%) Windows
2 18 (5.50%) Linux
3 14 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.67%) UNIX
6 10 (3.06%) Solaris
7 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.14%) AIX
9 6 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.53%) Android
11 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.61%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (34.25%) MVC
3 46 (14.07%) OO
4 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
5 39 (11.93%) TDD
6 37 (11.31%) CRM
7 34 (10.40%) Scrum
8 24 (7.34%) Web Development
9 22 (6.73%) Web Application Development
9 22 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (5.81%) Asset Management
11 18 (5.50%) Mentoring
11 18 (5.50%) Data Management
11 18 (5.50%) Unit Testing
11 18 (5.50%) BDD
12 17 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.89%) ITSM
13 16 (4.89%) UML
13 16 (4.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 188 (57.49%) C#
2 129 (39.45%) SQL
3 121 (37.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (14.68%) T-SQL
5 37 (11.31%) Java
6 26 (7.95%) VB.NET
6 26 (7.95%) VBA
7 25 (7.65%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.89%) Ruby
9 13 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.45%) VB
11 7 (2.14%) XPath
12 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.53%) Perl
13 4 (1.22%) F#
13 4 (1.22%) XQuery
13 4 (1.22%) VBScript
14 3 (0.92%) PHP
14 3 (0.92%) C
14 3 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (18.96%) Degree
2 14 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.98%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.06%) OCP
5 4 (1.22%) ISEB
6 3 (0.92%) MCP
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.61%) MCITP
7 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.61%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCSE
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.83%) SLA
2 5 (1.53%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.45%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.92%) Docker
5 3 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) Control-M
1 8 (2.45%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.14%) HP SIM
3 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) OpenView
4 1 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 88 (26.91%) Oracle
3 22 (6.73%) VMware
3 22 (6.73%) Lotus
4 17 (5.20%) Apple
5 16 (4.89%) Yahoo!
5 16 (4.89%) Google
5 16 (4.89%) Facebook
5 16 (4.89%) Sony
6 11 (3.36%) HP
7 10 (3.06%) Sybase
8 9 (2.75%) BMC
8 9 (2.75%) IBM
8 9 (2.75%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.45%) Teradata
10 7 (2.14%) Veritas
11 6 (1.83%) Citrix
11 6 (1.83%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.53%) Cisco
12 5 (1.53%) Informatica
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