The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 201 254 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.62% 18.09% 17.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.49% 47.21% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 138 165 146
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £45,000 £45,000
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
473 538 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.75% 38.32% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 292 301 289
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 258 (60.00%) .NET
2 237 (55.12%) C#
3 209 (48.60%) ASP.NET
4 191 (44.42%) SQL
5 190 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 163 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (37.67%) JavaScript
8 148 (34.42%) MVC
9 147 (34.19%) HTML
10 116 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 113 (26.28%) CSS
12 108 (25.12%) TDD
13 103 (23.95%) MS Excel
14 83 (19.30%) Oracle
15 80 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 79 (18.37%) .NET Framework
17 75 (17.44%) SharePoint
18 72 (16.74%) jQuery
18 72 (16.74%) Relational Database
19 71 (16.51%) Finance
20 68 (15.81%) AngularJS
21 67 (15.58%) Entity Framework
22 63 (14.65%) Scrum
23 62 (14.42%) T-SQL
24 61 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 57 (13.26%) Degree
25 57 (13.26%) Java
26 51 (11.86%) Open Source
27 48 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
27 48 (11.16%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 75 (17.44%) SharePoint
2 41 (9.53%) IIS
3 21 (4.88%) Umbraco
4 19 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (3.02%) Node.js
6 12 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.09%) CMS
8 7 (1.63%) JBoss
9 4 (0.93%) Drupal
10 3 (0.70%) Lync
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 103 (23.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.72%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.47%) Endur
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.56%) Office 365
3 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.49%) DNS
2 13 (3.02%) Internet
3 10 (2.33%) Firewall
4 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.86%) LAN
5 8 (1.86%) DHCP
6 5 (1.16%) WAN
6 5 (1.16%) SAN
7 4 (0.93%) ATM
7 4 (0.93%) SSH
7 4 (0.93%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.70%) NAS
8 3 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.70%) Intranet
8 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.70%) FTP
8 3 (0.70%) HTTP
9 2 (0.47%) DAB
10 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 72 (16.74%) Relational Database
3 61 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (7.21%) Oracle Database
6 25 (5.81%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (2.79%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.79%) DTS
12 12 (2.79%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (2.56%) MongoDB
14 10 (2.33%) MySQL
15 9 (2.09%) Big Data
16 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.88%) Subversion
4 16 (3.72%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.79%) GitLab
6 10 (2.33%) Selenium
6 10 (2.33%) Maven
7 8 (1.86%) ClearCase
7 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.63%) WatiN
8 7 (1.63%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.63%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.16%) Hudson
9 5 (1.16%) JIRA
10 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.70%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.47%) MagicDraw
General
1 71 (16.51%) Finance
2 33 (7.67%) Banking
3 12 (2.79%) Marketing
4 9 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.63%) Retail
6 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.16%) Back Office
8 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.93%) Front Office
8 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 273 (63.49%) Developer
2 116 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 65 (15.12%) Senior Developer
4 47 (10.93%) C# Developer
5 41 (9.53%) Analyst
6 40 (9.30%) DBA
7 38 (8.84%) SQL Developer
8 37 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (5.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.19%) Applications Developer
13 17 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (3.72%) SQL DBA
15 15 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
15 15 (3.49%) Web Developer
16 13 (3.02%) Applications Support
16 13 (3.02%) Lead Developer
16 13 (3.02%) Administrator
16 13 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (60.00%) .NET
2 209 (48.60%) ASP.NET
3 147 (34.19%) HTML
4 116 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (26.28%) CSS
6 79 (18.37%) .NET Framework
7 72 (16.74%) jQuery
8 68 (15.81%) AngularJS
9 67 (15.58%) Entity Framework
10 45 (10.47%) Spring.NET
11 43 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
11 43 (10.00%) NHibernate
12 38 (8.84%) WCF
13 28 (6.51%) Hibernate
14 27 (6.28%) HTML5
15 25 (5.81%) Web Services
16 23 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (4.42%) Spring
18 18 (4.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.44%) User Experience
3 30 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.02%) Clustering
5 12 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.79%) Physics
6 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.56%) Replication
7 9 (2.09%) Derivative
8 6 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.40%) AS400
8 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.16%) iPad
9 5 (1.16%) Statistics
10 4 (0.93%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (0.93%) IVR
10 4 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.16%) Windows
2 41 (9.53%) UNIX
3 21 (4.88%) Linux
4 10 (2.33%) Android
5 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.63%) AIX
6 6 (1.40%) Solaris
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Tru64
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (34.42%) MVC
3 108 (25.12%) TDD
4 63 (14.65%) Scrum
5 51 (11.86%) Open Source
6 46 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (9.77%) ETL
7 42 (9.77%) Web Development
7 42 (9.77%) SDLC
8 41 (9.53%) BDD
9 40 (9.30%) OO
10 35 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 35 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 30 (6.98%) ITIL
11 30 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.74%) CRM
13 26 (6.05%) UX Design
14 25 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (5.58%) Data Analysis
16 21 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 237 (55.12%) C#
2 191 (44.42%) SQL
3 162 (37.67%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.42%) T-SQL
5 57 (13.26%) Java
6 24 (5.58%) Shell Script
7 18 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.56%) C++
11 10 (2.33%) VB
12 9 (2.09%) Ruby
13 8 (1.86%) Python
14 7 (1.63%) PHP
14 7 (1.63%) C
15 6 (1.40%) COBOL
15 6 (1.40%) XQuery
15 6 (1.40%) RPG
16 5 (1.16%) Delphi
17 4 (0.93%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 57 (13.26%) Degree
2 44 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.16%) MCSE
4 4 (0.93%) HND
4 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.70%) CCNP
5 3 (0.70%) NCDA
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCTS
6 2 (0.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.65%) QA
2 15 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.02%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.40%) NFS
5 4 (0.93%) Samba
6 3 (0.70%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (2.33%) SCCM
3 5 (1.16%) SCOM
3 5 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.47%) SnapMirror
4 2 (0.47%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 190 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 83 (19.30%) Oracle
3 45 (10.47%) Sybase
4 15 (3.49%) VMware
5 9 (2.09%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.09%) SAP
5 9 (2.09%) Informatica
6 8 (1.86%) Citrix
7 7 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.40%) Perforce
8 6 (1.40%) Cognos
8 6 (1.40%) Siebel
9 5 (1.16%) Cisco
10 4 (0.93%) HP
10 4 (0.93%) EMC
10 4 (0.93%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.93%) Alterian
11 3 (0.70%) CommVault
11 3 (0.70%) NetApp
12 2 (0.47%) JD Edwards
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