The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 316 445 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.48% 14.36% 18.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.93% 46.65% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 221 316 467
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
SQL Server
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
736 954 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.40% 30.78% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 741
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 176 £40,000 - 19
Edinburgh +1 102 £37,500 -6.25% 22
West Lothian +3 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Aberdeen +3 6 £39,000 -6.02% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £35,000 +22.80%
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,500 -
Inverclyde - 3 £37,500 -
Scottish Borders -1 2 £23,250 -48.33% 2
Renfrewshire -4 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Dundee -10 2 £31,750 -24.82% 1
Lanarkshire +2 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Midlothian 0 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Fife -2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -3 1 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £18,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 382 (55.77%) C#
2 368 (53.72%) .NET
3 282 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (38.54%) JavaScript
5 260 (37.96%) ASP.NET
6 255 (37.23%) Microsoft
7 247 (36.06%) MVC
8 230 (33.58%) SQL
9 168 (24.53%) HTML
10 161 (23.50%) CSS
11 145 (21.17%) Finance
12 140 (20.44%) Oracle
13 132 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 123 (17.96%) jQuery
15 116 (16.93%) TDD
16 113 (16.50%) Scrum
17 112 (16.35%) AngularJS
18 111 (16.20%) Degree
19 110 (16.06%) Windows
20 106 (15.47%) MS Excel
21 104 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 103 (15.04%) Web Development
23 90 (13.14%) .NET Framework
24 86 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
25 85 (12.41%) T-SQL
26 78 (11.39%) Java
27 77 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 74 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
29 73 (10.66%) Visual Studio
30 72 (10.51%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (5.84%) IIS
2 27 (3.94%) CMS
3 26 (3.80%) Umbraco
4 23 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.04%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.75%) SAS
9 10 (1.46%) JBoss
10 9 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.02%) NetWeaver
12 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.88%) Immediacy CMS
13 6 (0.88%) Kentico
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.88%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 106 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.34%) MS Office
3 8 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.44%) Stata
6 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) Revit
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.29%) Maximo
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (5.26%) SaaS
3 18 (2.63%) Office 365
4 13 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.73%) GitHub
7 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.77%) DNS
2 17 (2.48%) Skype
3 16 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.19%) DHCP
5 12 (1.75%) SAN
6 10 (1.46%) WAN
7 9 (1.31%) Internet
7 9 (1.31%) LAN
8 6 (0.88%) Firewall
9 4 (0.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.58%) LDAP
9 4 (0.58%) SSH
10 3 (0.44%) NAS
10 3 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.29%) CTI
11 2 (0.29%) Network Security
12 1 (0.15%) Intranet
12 1 (0.15%) TETRA
12 1 (0.15%) VPN
12 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 77 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.55%) MySQL
6 38 (5.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 35 (5.11%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (2.77%) Big Data
12 13 (1.90%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.75%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.75%) QlikView
14 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.17%) OLAP
15 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 72 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 45 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (5.55%) Subversion
5 22 (3.21%) Maven
6 20 (2.92%) Ant
7 16 (2.34%) JIRA
8 15 (2.19%) NUnit
9 14 (2.04%) Selenium
10 10 (1.46%) Bugzilla
10 10 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.02%) PVCS
12 6 (0.88%) Moq
13 5 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.73%) MSTest
13 5 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.58%) FogBugz
14 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.58%) Trac
General
1 145 (21.17%) Finance
2 30 (4.38%) Banking
3 25 (3.65%) Games
4 24 (3.50%) Marketing
5 21 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.07%) Retail
6 17 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.88%) Advertising
8 6 (0.88%) Automotive
8 6 (0.88%) Legal
9 5 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 415 (60.58%) Developer
2 178 (25.99%) .NET Developer
3 134 (19.56%) C# Developer
4 82 (11.97%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (10.22%) Analyst
7 57 (8.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 57 (8.32%) Software Developer
7 57 (8.32%) SQL Developer
8 56 (8.18%) Web Developer
9 39 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (4.82%) DBA
11 32 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
12 31 (4.53%) Java Developer
13 29 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
13 29 (4.23%) Programmer
14 28 (4.09%) Software Engineer
15 27 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
16 26 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (53.72%) .NET
2 260 (37.96%) ASP.NET
3 168 (24.53%) HTML
4 161 (23.50%) CSS
5 132 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 123 (17.96%) jQuery
7 112 (16.35%) AngularJS
8 90 (13.14%) .NET Framework
9 63 (9.20%) HTML5
10 48 (7.01%) WCF
11 47 (6.86%) CSS3
12 45 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 40 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (5.69%) Entity Framework
14 39 (5.69%) Web Services
15 32 (4.67%) WPF
16 28 (4.09%) Ajax
16 28 (4.09%) Spring
16 28 (4.09%) XML
17 27 (3.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 41 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.65%) User Experience
5 24 (3.50%) Data Integration
6 22 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.21%) Social Media
7 18 (2.63%) Replication
8 16 (2.34%) Clustering
9 15 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.90%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.31%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.17%) FMCG
12 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.73%) Social Network
14 5 (0.73%) Statistics
15 3 (0.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.06%) Windows
2 48 (7.01%) Windows Server
3 39 (5.69%) Android
4 31 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.77%) Windows 10
7 16 (2.34%) Linux
8 8 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.58%) Solaris
12 3 (0.44%) AIX
12 3 (0.44%) Unix
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (36.06%) MVC
3 116 (16.93%) TDD
4 113 (16.50%) Scrum
5 103 (15.04%) Web Development
6 74 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (10.07%) Software Engineering
8 64 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (9.20%) BDD
10 62 (9.05%) OO
11 51 (7.45%) ETL
12 47 (6.86%) SDLC
13 40 (5.84%) Mentoring
14 37 (5.40%) ITIL
15 34 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
16 30 (4.38%) Analytics
17 28 (4.09%) Data Modelling
17 28 (4.09%) DevOps
18 26 (3.80%) OOP
19 25 (3.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 382 (55.77%) C#
2 264 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 230 (33.58%) SQL
4 85 (12.41%) T-SQL
5 78 (11.39%) Java
6 39 (5.69%) VB.NET
7 32 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.65%) PL/SQL
9 19 (2.77%) Python
10 16 (2.34%) Ruby
11 15 (2.19%) VB
12 14 (2.04%) PHP
13 13 (1.90%) C++
14 10 (1.46%) C
14 10 (1.46%) Fortran
14 10 (1.46%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.31%) Delphi
16 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.73%) R
16 5 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 111 (16.20%) Degree
2 23 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.46%) MCSE
5 9 (1.31%) ISEB
6 8 (1.17%) MCSA
7 7 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.88%) HND
8 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.73%) CCNA
9 5 (0.73%) MCITP
10 4 (0.58%) PhD
11 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) CISMP
12 1 (0.15%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.09%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.09%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.90%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.58%) NFS
6 4 (0.58%) Samba
6 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.58%) XenApp
7 3 (0.44%) HDFS
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.29%) UAG
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (3.21%) SCCM
2 17 (2.48%) SCOM
3 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.44%) Oozie
4 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 255 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 140 (20.44%) Oracle
3 27 (3.94%) VMware
4 25 (3.65%) Xamarin
5 19 (2.77%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.04%) Tableau
7 13 (1.90%) IBM
8 12 (1.75%) SAP
9 11 (1.61%) Citrix
9 11 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (1.17%) Cognos
11 7 (1.02%) Cisco
11 7 (1.02%) HP
11 7 (1.02%) Twitter
12 6 (0.88%) Ektron
13 5 (0.73%) Adobe
13 5 (0.73%) Facebook
13 5 (0.73%) Sophos
14 4 (0.58%) EMC
14 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
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Salary: 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago