The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Livingston region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 17.86% 1.67% 5.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 4.00% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 35.71% 41.67% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
West Lothian

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 1 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Telerik
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (30.00%) Back Office
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Xcode
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Xcode
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft