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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 259 214 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.64% 19.63% 16.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.62% 46.12% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 172 147 107
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
522 464 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.58% 42.57% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 293 266 192
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 331 (65.67%) .NET
2 325 (64.48%) C#
3 233 (46.23%) SQL
4 211 (41.87%) ASP.NET
5 184 (36.51%) JavaScript
5 184 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (34.92%) HTML
7 162 (32.14%) MVC
8 159 (31.55%) Microsoft
9 147 (29.17%) CSS
10 101 (20.04%) jQuery
11 99 (19.64%) Software Engineering
12 88 (17.46%) Oracle
13 87 (17.26%) Relational Database
14 83 (16.47%) Java
15 81 (16.07%) TDD
16 78 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (15.48%) Visual Studio
17 76 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
18 74 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 74 (14.68%) .NET Framework
19 71 (14.09%) T-SQL
19 71 (14.09%) Windows
20 66 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
21 65 (12.90%) Degree
22 63 (12.50%) HTML5
23 62 (12.30%) MS Excel
24 61 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
25 60 (11.90%) Sybase
26 56 (11.11%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 32 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 30 (5.95%) IIS
4 28 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 22 (4.37%) Umbraco
6 16 (3.17%) CMS
6 16 (3.17%) Node.js
7 12 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.79%) Lync
11 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.60%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.40%) Apache
12 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 62 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.97%) InfoPath
3 7 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.60%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.40%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.40%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Endur
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.58%) Firewall
2 5 (0.99%) IP Telephony
2 5 (0.99%) SAN
3 4 (0.79%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.60%) Intranet
4 3 (0.60%) DMZ
4 3 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.40%) DHCP
5 2 (0.40%) VPN
5 2 (0.40%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) X.25
6 1 (0.20%) X.509
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.26%) Relational Database
2 78 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (8.73%) RDBMS
7 37 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (6.55%) Oracle Database
9 23 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.37%) PerformancePoint
10 17 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (3.17%) MySQL
12 13 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.18%) DTS
14 8 (1.59%) Big Data
15 7 (1.39%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
17 5 (0.99%) RavenDB
18 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
18 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (15.48%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.95%) Subversion
4 26 (5.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.98%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.59%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.39%) JIRA
9 6 (1.19%) NUnit
9 6 (1.19%) Moq
9 6 (1.19%) NCrunch
10 5 (0.99%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.60%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.40%) Xcode
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.40%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.20%) LLBLGen Pro
14 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (10.71%) Finance
2 38 (7.54%) Banking
3 22 (4.37%) Retail
4 13 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.18%) Games
6 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.98%) Marketing
7 9 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.59%) Electronics
8 8 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.59%) Private Banking
9 6 (1.19%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (68.85%) Developer
2 97 (19.25%) .NET Developer
3 67 (13.29%) Software Developer
4 61 (12.10%) Software Engineer
5 49 (9.72%) SQL Developer
6 44 (8.73%) Senior Developer
7 41 (8.13%) Programmer
8 39 (7.74%) Analyst
9 38 (7.54%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.37%) Software Programmer
10 22 (4.37%) Web Developer
10 22 (4.37%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
12 19 (3.77%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (3.77%) Graduate
13 18 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.37%) Architect
15 16 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (65.67%) .NET
2 211 (41.87%) ASP.NET
3 176 (34.92%) HTML
4 147 (29.17%) CSS
5 101 (20.04%) jQuery
6 74 (14.68%) .NET Framework
7 63 (12.50%) HTML5
8 61 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (10.32%) XML
10 51 (10.12%) WCF
11 34 (6.75%) CSS3
12 32 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (6.15%) Web Services
14 28 (5.56%) Hibernate
15 26 (5.16%) Spring
15 26 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (4.76%) WinForms
17 23 (4.56%) Ajax
18 22 (4.37%) LINQ
18 22 (4.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.52%) User Experience
2 30 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 19 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.38%) Derivative
7 12 (2.38%) iPhone
8 10 (1.98%) DTV
9 6 (1.19%) NHS
10 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.79%) Open Source
12 3 (0.60%) EPoS
13 2 (0.40%) AS400
13 2 (0.40%) Biometrics
13 2 (0.40%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.09%) Windows
2 46 (9.13%) UNIX
3 25 (4.96%) Linux
4 16 (3.17%) Android
5 11 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Fedora
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (32.14%) MVC
3 99 (19.64%) Software Engineering
4 81 (16.07%) TDD
5 66 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (11.11%) OO
7 50 (9.92%) Scrum
8 43 (8.53%) User Experience Design
9 42 (8.33%) SEO
10 39 (7.74%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.15%) Data Analysis
11 31 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 28 (5.56%) OOP
13 27 (5.36%) Web Development
14 26 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (5.16%) ITIL
15 23 (4.56%) CRM
16 18 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (3.57%) Waterfall
17 17 (3.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 325 (64.48%) C#
2 233 (46.23%) SQL
3 184 (36.51%) JavaScript
4 83 (16.47%) Java
5 71 (14.09%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 37 (7.34%) VB
8 29 (5.75%) VB6
9 10 (1.98%) Ruby
10 9 (1.79%) VBScript
11 7 (1.39%) Python
11 7 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.19%) VBA
12 6 (1.19%) C++
13 5 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.99%) PHP
14 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.60%) Perl
16 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (12.90%) Degree
2 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) CEH
5 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CISSP
5 1 (0.20%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.56%) QA
2 14 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (2.58%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.19%) XenApp
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.20%) RHEV
5 1 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.79%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Control-M
3 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 159 (31.55%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.46%) Oracle
3 60 (11.90%) Sybase
4 13 (2.58%) SAP
5 12 (2.38%) Google
5 12 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.98%) Citrix
7 9 (1.79%) Cisco
7 9 (1.79%) JBoss
7 9 (1.79%) VMware
8 8 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.99%) Cognos
10 4 (0.79%) Apple
11 3 (0.60%) Twitter
11 3 (0.60%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.60%) Iron Speed
11 3 (0.60%) Typemock
11 3 (0.60%) Telerik
11 3 (0.60%) IBM
12 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
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