The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 177 232 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.86% 19.21% 17.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.96% 53.21% 63.75%
Number of salaries quoted 144 169 149
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
412 436 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.61% 36.09% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 319 308 235
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,225
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 252 (65.12%) C#
2 234 (60.47%) .NET
3 160 (41.34%) SQL
4 149 (38.50%) ASP.NET
5 141 (36.43%) Microsoft
6 112 (28.94%) MVC
7 111 (28.68%) JavaScript
8 92 (23.77%) HTML
9 91 (23.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (21.71%) MS Excel
11 83 (21.45%) Windows
12 81 (20.93%) CSS
13 79 (20.41%) .NET Framework
14 76 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (18.60%) XML
16 68 (17.57%) Finance
17 65 (16.80%) Oracle
17 65 (16.80%) Degree
18 64 (16.54%) SQL Server 2008
19 61 (15.76%) ASP.NET MVC
20 59 (15.25%) SharePoint
21 57 (14.73%) jQuery
22 56 (14.47%) Scrum
23 54 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 43 (11.11%) Visual Studio
25 42 (10.85%) TDD
26 38 (9.82%) Software Engineering
26 38 (9.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 37 (9.56%) T-SQL
28 33 (8.53%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 59 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.72%) IIS
3 13 (3.36%) CMS
4 12 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (2.58%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.55%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.29%) Node.js
10 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.78%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.52%) Lync
12 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.52%) SAS
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 84 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.10%) MS Office
3 9 (2.33%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.55%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.13%) HTTP
2 13 (3.36%) Internet
3 12 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.33%) Intranet
5 8 (2.07%) FTP
5 8 (2.07%) SMTP
5 8 (2.07%) DNS
5 8 (2.07%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.03%) DHCP
7 3 (0.78%) ATM
7 3 (0.78%) Extranet
8 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.52%) WAN
8 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.26%) LDAP
9 1 (0.26%) LAN
9 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (16.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (9.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.17%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.13%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.88%) Pentaho
10 14 (3.62%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.10%) OLAP
12 11 (2.84%) QlikView
13 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (2.33%) Spotfire
14 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.81%) MySQL
15 7 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.81%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.55%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.84%) Subversion
5 10 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.55%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.55%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.29%) MSTest
8 4 (1.03%) NUnit
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.78%) Ant
9 3 (0.78%) ERwin
9 3 (0.78%) Maven
9 3 (0.78%) JIRA
9 3 (0.78%) Selenium
9 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.52%) Hudson
10 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (17.57%) Finance
2 14 (3.62%) Games
3 11 (2.84%) Retail
3 11 (2.84%) Marketing
4 7 (1.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.29%) Law
5 5 (1.29%) Advertising
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 213 (55.04%) Developer
2 72 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 70 (18.09%) Analyst
4 50 (12.92%) Software Developer
5 33 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 31 (8.01%) C# Developer
7 26 (6.72%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.94%) Consultant
9 22 (5.68%) Programmer
10 21 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (5.17%) Graduate
11 20 (5.17%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.65%) Architect
13 17 (4.39%) DBA
13 17 (4.39%) Analyst Programmer
14 15 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.88%) SQL Developer
15 14 (3.62%) Business Analyst
16 13 (3.36%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.84%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (60.47%) .NET
2 149 (38.50%) ASP.NET
3 92 (23.77%) HTML
4 81 (20.93%) CSS
5 79 (20.41%) .NET Framework
6 72 (18.60%) XML
7 61 (15.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (14.73%) jQuery
9 33 (8.53%) WCF
10 32 (8.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (7.75%) NHibernate
12 28 (7.24%) WinForms
13 23 (5.94%) HTML5
14 21 (5.43%) RESTful
15 20 (5.17%) WPF
15 20 (5.17%) Ajax
15 20 (5.17%) Web Services
16 18 (4.65%) JSON
17 15 (3.88%) AngularJS
18 14 (3.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.27%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.13%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.36%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.84%) Mobile Games
4 11 (2.84%) Visualisation
5 10 (2.58%) Physics
5 10 (2.58%) Data Extraction
6 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.07%) Social Media
7 8 (2.07%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.29%) Data Conversion
8 5 (1.29%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.29%) BBC
9 4 (1.03%) Blog
10 3 (0.78%) Clustering
10 3 (0.78%) Economics
10 3 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.45%) Windows
2 23 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.62%) Linux
5 13 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.58%) Android
6 10 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.03%) UNIX
7 4 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (28.94%) MVC
2 76 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.47%) Scrum
4 42 (10.85%) TDD
5 38 (9.82%) Software Engineering
6 31 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (7.75%) Data Modelling
7 30 (7.75%) ITIL
7 30 (7.75%) CRM
8 28 (7.24%) OO
9 25 (6.46%) SOA
9 25 (6.46%) Data Management
10 24 (6.20%) ETL
11 21 (5.43%) UML
11 21 (5.43%) Information Security
12 20 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.91%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.91%) Project Management
13 19 (4.91%) Master Data Management
14 18 (4.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 252 (65.12%) C#
2 160 (41.34%) SQL
3 111 (28.68%) JavaScript
4 37 (9.56%) T-SQL
5 30 (7.75%) Java
5 30 (7.75%) VB.NET
6 21 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.10%) VB
9 9 (2.33%) C++
9 9 (2.33%) F#
10 8 (2.07%) Ruby
11 7 (1.81%) Python
11 7 (1.81%) Perl
12 6 (1.55%) VBScript
13 5 (1.29%) C
13 5 (1.29%) XQuery
13 5 (1.29%) VB6
14 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (16.80%) Degree
2 18 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.62%) ISEB
4 9 (2.33%) MCP
5 6 (1.55%) MCSE
6 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.62%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.58%) QA
3 7 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.81%) SLA
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.03%) XenApp
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.03%) vSphere
5 3 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) SCOM
1 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.78%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) WSUS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 141 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.80%) Oracle
3 24 (6.20%) VMware
4 14 (3.62%) SAP
4 14 (3.62%) Citrix
4 14 (3.62%) Tableau
5 11 (2.84%) Twitter
6 10 (2.58%) Talend
7 9 (2.33%) Google
8 7 (1.81%) Cisco
9 6 (1.55%) Reuters
10 5 (1.29%) Apple
10 5 (1.29%) Sony
10 5 (1.29%) Teradata
10 5 (1.29%) Altiris
10 5 (1.29%) Cognos
10 5 (1.29%) Netezza
10 5 (1.29%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.29%) Facebook
10 5 (1.29%) Yahoo!
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