The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 16.28% 18.52% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.64% 50.00% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
West Lothian

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 Livingston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.58% 37.04% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Livingston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (65.00%) C#
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
8 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (20.00%) Android Development
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) Xcode
10 4 (20.00%) Telerik
10 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) Android
11 3 (15.00%) iPhone
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
11 3 (15.00%) Ruby
11 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
11 3 (15.00%) OOP
11 3 (15.00%) OO
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Database Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) LINQ
5 1 (5.00%) DirectX
5 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) EPoS
1 3 (15.00%) iPhone
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (15.00%) OOP
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
2 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Telerik