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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 127 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 26 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.04% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 3.36% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 29
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
929 953 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.23% 30.97% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 597 645 715
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
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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
Edinburgh +14 16 £50,000 +16.27%
Glasgow -31 7 £41,250 +6.45% 2
Aberdeen +16 1 - -
West Lothian +7 1 £25,000 -47.36%
Stirling - 1 £29,000 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (50.00%) C#
4 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 23 (42.59%) SQL
7 21 (38.89%) Finance
8 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (37.04%) .NET
9 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (31.48%) Windows
11 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
12 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
14 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
14 11 (20.37%) Clustering
14 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
15 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
16 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
18 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
18 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
19 6 (11.11%) DNS
19 6 (11.11%) DHCP
19 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DHCP
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (5.56%) SQLite
11 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.85%) DTS
11 1 (1.85%) OLAP
11 1 (1.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Developer
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Developer
4 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.22%) DBA
5 11 (20.37%) Software Developer
5 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
6 10 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (11.11%) Analyst
10 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
10 5 (9.26%) Administrator
11 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (5.56%) Designer
12 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
12 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Programmer
13 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) HTML
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.70%) WCF
6 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 2 (3.70%) WSH
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.85%) CSS3
7 1 (1.85%) HTML5
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) AIX
5 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) Analytics
4 5 (9.26%) Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) Master Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) ETL
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) High Availability
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) SDLC
8 1 (1.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) MCITP
1 2 (3.70%) MCTS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Symantec
2 5 (9.26%) Tableau
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) Avaya
5 1 (1.85%) CA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Varonis
5 1 (1.85%) Xamarin