The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 131 120 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.20% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 3.97% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 14
Average salary £39,375 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
929 982 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.07% 30.25% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 637 692 683
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 20 £38,750 +19.23% 6
Edinburgh -5 4 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Renfrewshire 0 1 £37,500 +19.04%
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (71.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (59.32%) .NET
4 33 (55.93%) C#
5 29 (49.15%) SQL
6 25 (42.37%) Windows
7 24 (40.68%) Visual Studio
8 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
8 20 (33.90%) MVC
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
9 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (28.81%) jQuery
11 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
11 16 (27.12%) HTML
11 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
11 16 (27.12%) Oracle
12 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
14 12 (20.34%) Finance
14 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
15 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (18.64%) CSS
16 10 (16.95%) Web Services
16 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
16 10 (16.95%) VMware
16 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.39%) CMS
6 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.39%) Lync
6 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) SAN
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.17%) DMZ
2 6 (10.17%) MPLS
2 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.17%) FCoE
2 6 (10.17%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (8.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (71.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.78%) MS Access
6 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.69%) OLAP
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.69%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.47%) NCrunch
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.69%) Moq
6 1 (1.69%) MSTest
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Senior Developer
3 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
3 17 (28.81%) jQuery
4 16 (27.12%) HTML
5 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
7 11 (18.64%) CSS
8 10 (16.95%) Web Services
9 9 (15.25%) HTML5
9 9 (15.25%) WCF
9 9 (15.25%) XML
10 7 (11.86%) XSLT
11 6 (10.17%) MSMQ
11 6 (10.17%) LINQ
11 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (5.08%) JSON
13 3 (5.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Replication
1 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
1 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.17%) HPUX
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 2000
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) MVC
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Workflow
5 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.17%) TDD
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) Line Management
6 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.47%) Pair Programming
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) OOP
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) SOA
7 4 (6.78%) ETL
7 4 (6.78%) Web Development
8 3 (5.08%) UX Design
8 3 (5.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.78%) VBA
6 3 (5.08%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) XPath
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) VB6
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) APMP
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 10 (16.95%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco
4 8 (13.56%) Avaya
5 7 (11.86%) HP
6 6 (10.17%) BT
6 6 (10.17%) Clearswift
6 6 (10.17%) Nortel
6 6 (10.17%) Juniper
6 6 (10.17%) IBM
6 6 (10.17%) Brocade
6 6 (10.17%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
7 2 (3.39%) Red Gate
7 2 (3.39%) Ektron
7 2 (3.39%) Typemock
7 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.69%) ProCurve
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