The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.67% 12.50% 10.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 57.14% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Fife region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 20.00% 21.88% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Average salary £29,750 £40,000 £31,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.62% +25.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £36,150 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £50,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Fife region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Fife

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) MSMQ
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) WSDL
4 4 (57.14%) NUnit
4 4 (57.14%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (14.29%) HND
7 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 1 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) MSMQ
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft