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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 328 422 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.53% 14.27% 16.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.10% 44.00% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 218 296 386
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
761 959 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.72% 32.42% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 473 614 683
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +1 166 £40,000 +2.56% 17
Edinburgh +11 128 £40,000 - 17
Aberdeen +2 6 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Renfrewshire -1 6 £32,500 -9.72%
Fife +1 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Lothian -1 4 £42,500 +21.42% 4
North Lanarkshire +2 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Scottish Borders 0 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Dundee +1 2 £39,000 -6.02% 1
Stirling +1 2 £40,000 -49.68%
Midlothian 0 2 £43,750 -20.45%
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £42,200 +12.53%
Argyll and Bute +5 1 £30,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 352 (56.77%) C#
2 337 (54.35%) .NET
3 249 (40.16%) ASP.NET
3 249 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (37.90%) MVC
5 227 (36.61%) Microsoft
6 204 (32.90%) JavaScript
7 203 (32.74%) SQL
8 156 (25.16%) HTML
9 135 (21.77%) CSS
10 132 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 124 (20.00%) Finance
12 123 (19.84%) AngularJS
13 104 (16.77%) TDD
14 102 (16.45%) Scrum
15 101 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 99 (15.97%) T-SQL
17 98 (15.81%) Oracle
17 98 (15.81%) MS Excel
18 86 (13.87%) Windows
19 80 (12.90%) Visual Studio
19 80 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 78 (12.58%) .NET Framework
21 76 (12.26%) Web Development
21 76 (12.26%) jQuery
21 76 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 70 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (10.81%) Degree
24 60 (9.68%) Git (software)
24 60 (9.68%) HTML5

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 31 (5.00%) IIS
2 20 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.06%) CMS
3 19 (3.06%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.77%) SAS
5 11 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.13%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.65%) JBoss
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.32%) Kentico
12 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 98 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.90%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Revit
5 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Maximo
3 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.68%) SaaS
3 16 (2.58%) Office 365
4 14 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.81%) GitHub
8 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.58%) DNS
2 14 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.10%) Skype
4 12 (1.94%) DHCP
5 10 (1.61%) SAN
6 8 (1.29%) Firewall
7 7 (1.13%) LAN
7 7 (1.13%) WAN
8 6 (0.97%) Internet
8 6 (0.97%) Network Security
9 4 (0.65%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.65%) SSH
10 3 (0.48%) NAS
10 3 (0.48%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) LDAP
11 2 (0.32%) Wireless
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.16%) CTI
12 1 (0.16%) Intranet
12 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (7.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 43 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (5.16%) MySQL
8 30 (4.84%) Relational Database
9 27 (4.35%) MongoDB
10 26 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.77%) Big Data
12 11 (1.77%) RavenDB
13 9 (1.45%) DTS
14 8 (1.29%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.29%) DB2
14 8 (1.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (1.13%) QlikView
15 7 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 60 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 47 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (4.52%) Subversion
5 13 (2.10%) Maven
6 12 (1.94%) JIRA
7 11 (1.77%) Ant
7 11 (1.77%) NUnit
8 10 (1.61%) Selenium
9 9 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.13%) Bugzilla
10 7 (1.13%) PVCS
11 6 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.65%) Mocha
13 4 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.65%) Trac
13 4 (0.65%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.48%) MSTest
General
1 124 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (3.55%) Games
3 20 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.23%) Marketing
4 14 (2.26%) Retail
5 12 (1.94%) Advertising
6 11 (1.77%) Banking
7 9 (1.45%) Legal
7 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.65%) Local Government
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (62.10%) Developer
2 172 (27.74%) .NET Developer
3 120 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 88 (14.19%) Senior Developer
5 75 (12.10%) Analyst
6 67 (10.81%) SQL Developer
7 58 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (7.42%) Web Developer
9 45 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (5.97%) Software Developer
11 33 (5.32%) DBA
12 30 (4.84%) Senior SQL Developer
13 27 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
13 27 (4.35%) Programmer
13 27 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
14 25 (4.03%) .NET Software Developer
14 25 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 25 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (3.87%) Senior C# Developer
16 22 (3.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (54.35%) .NET
2 249 (40.16%) ASP.NET
3 156 (25.16%) HTML
4 135 (21.77%) CSS
5 132 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 123 (19.84%) AngularJS
7 78 (12.58%) .NET Framework
8 76 (12.26%) jQuery
9 60 (9.68%) HTML5
10 49 (7.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 46 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (6.94%) CSS3
13 42 (6.77%) Entity Framework
14 39 (6.29%) WCF
15 33 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 29 (4.68%) Web Services
17 23 (3.71%) Ajax
17 23 (3.71%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (3.39%) XML
19 18 (2.90%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.58%) Data Integration
5 16 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.42%) User Experience
7 14 (2.26%) Replication
8 13 (2.10%) Social Media
9 11 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.45%) Clustering
11 7 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.97%) Statistics
13 5 (0.81%) FMCG
13 5 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.65%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
15 3 (0.48%) Data Extraction
15 3 (0.48%) EMC VNX
15 3 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.87%) Windows
2 38 (6.13%) Windows Server
3 26 (4.19%) Android
4 21 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.10%) Linux
8 8 (1.29%) AIX
9 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.32%) Unix
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (37.90%) MVC
3 104 (16.77%) TDD
4 102 (16.45%) Scrum
5 76 (12.26%) Web Development
6 70 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (9.35%) OO
8 57 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (9.19%) Software Engineering
9 52 (8.39%) ETL
10 45 (7.26%) ITIL
11 42 (6.77%) SDLC
12 32 (5.16%) BDD
13 29 (4.68%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.52%) Web Application Development
15 27 (4.35%) Project Management
16 26 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (3.39%) OOP
18 20 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 352 (56.77%) C#
2 204 (32.90%) JavaScript
3 203 (32.74%) SQL
4 99 (15.97%) T-SQL
5 55 (8.87%) Java
6 41 (6.61%) VB.NET
7 26 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.90%) Ruby
9 17 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.58%) Python
11 15 (2.42%) VB
12 13 (2.10%) PHP
13 12 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.77%) C
15 10 (1.61%) Fortran
16 9 (1.45%) Delphi
17 6 (0.97%) C++
18 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.65%) Bourne shell
19 4 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (10.81%) Degree
2 19 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.10%) MCSE
3 13 (2.10%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.45%) MCSA
5 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.13%) MCITP
6 5 (0.81%) CCNA
6 5 (0.81%) HND
7 3 (0.48%) ISEB
7 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CCNP
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.32%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CISMP
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.52%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.81%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.94%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.65%) NFS
5 4 (0.65%) Samba
6 3 (0.48%) HDFS
6 3 (0.48%) XenApp
7 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.32%) UAG
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) Docker
8 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.90%) SCCM
2 17 (2.74%) SCOM
3 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.48%) Oozie
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
6 1 (0.16%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 227 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 98 (15.81%) Oracle
3 21 (3.39%) VMware
3 21 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.10%) Cisco
4 13 (2.10%) Tableau
5 12 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
6 11 (1.77%) IBM
6 11 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.45%) SAP
8 8 (1.29%) Citrix
9 6 (0.97%) Adobe
10 5 (0.81%) Cognos
10 5 (0.81%) EMC
10 5 (0.81%) Sophos
10 5 (0.81%) Telerik
10 5 (0.81%) Twitter
11 4 (0.65%) Google
11 4 (0.65%) HP
12 3 (0.48%) Epicor
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 38k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 15 days ago