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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 343 487 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.69% 14.62% 17.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.35% 47.47% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 240 356 458
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
810 1026 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.32% 30.79% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 507 671 750
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -3 173 £40,000 - 30
Edinburgh -4 119 £41,461 +7.68% 10
West Lothian +7 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Aberdeen -3 9 £48,250 +16.26% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
Dundee +8 3 £32,500 -23.28%
Fife - 3 £37,000 -
North Lanarkshire +3 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Renfrewshire -3 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire -4 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Lanarkshire +3 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 - 1
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 434 (53.78%) .NET
2 425 (52.66%) C#
3 343 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (40.27%) JavaScript
4 325 (40.27%) Microsoft
5 271 (33.58%) SQL
6 269 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 260 (32.22%) MVC
8 218 (27.01%) Oracle
9 216 (26.77%) Finance
10 195 (24.16%) HTML
10 195 (24.16%) CSS
11 176 (21.81%) jQuery
12 165 (20.45%) Degree
13 140 (17.35%) MS Excel
14 135 (16.73%) TDD
15 131 (16.23%) .NET Framework
16 129 (15.99%) AngularJS
17 125 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 125 (15.49%) Scrum
18 121 (14.99%) Windows
18 121 (14.99%) Web Development
19 115 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 111 (13.75%) SDLC
21 108 (13.38%) Java
22 105 (13.01%) Computer Science
23 103 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
24 97 (12.02%) BDD
25 94 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 93 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 43 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.83%) IIS
3 31 (3.84%) Umbraco
4 29 (3.59%) CMS
5 25 (3.10%) SAS
6 23 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.24%) Immediacy CMS
10 10 (1.24%) JBoss
10 10 (1.24%) Kentico
10 10 (1.24%) Sitefinity
11 9 (1.12%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.99%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.74%) Mule
14 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 140 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.60%) MS Office
3 11 (1.36%) SPSS
4 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.37%) Stata
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) GIMP
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (3.47%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.49%) HiPortfolio
3 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.50%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.37%) Eikon
5 3 (0.37%) RMDS
5 3 (0.37%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.25%) HFM
6 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 93 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.47%) SaaS
3 22 (2.73%) Office 365
4 11 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.50%) GitHub
8 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.22%) SAN
2 19 (2.35%) DNS
3 18 (2.23%) DHCP
4 17 (2.11%) Firewall
5 15 (1.86%) WAN
6 14 (1.73%) LAN
7 12 (1.49%) Skype
8 10 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.99%) Internet
10 4 (0.50%) LDAP
11 3 (0.37%) NAS
11 3 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.37%) Wireless
12 2 (0.25%) CTI
12 2 (0.25%) MQTT
12 2 (0.25%) VPN
13 1 (0.12%) Network Security
13 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.12%) TETRA
13 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 94 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (4.46%) MySQL
10 31 (3.84%) MongoDB
11 26 (3.22%) Data Mining
11 26 (3.22%) NoSQL
12 25 (3.10%) Big Data
13 18 (2.23%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.11%) JasperReports
15 16 (1.98%) OLAP
15 16 (1.98%) QlikView
16 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (1.61%) Oracle Database
18 12 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 47 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (4.96%) Subversion
5 32 (3.97%) Maven
6 23 (2.85%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.35%) JIRA
8 18 (2.23%) Ant
9 16 (1.98%) Selenium
10 15 (1.86%) NUnit
11 14 (1.73%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.36%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.87%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.87%) MSTest
14 6 (0.74%) JUnit
15 5 (0.62%) FogBugz
15 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 216 (26.77%) Finance
2 90 (11.15%) Banking
3 42 (5.20%) Retail
4 40 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.47%) Games
6 26 (3.22%) Marketing
7 25 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.24%) Automotive
10 7 (0.87%) Law
11 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.74%) German Language
11 6 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 467 (57.87%) Developer
2 182 (22.55%) .NET Developer
3 132 (16.36%) C# Developer
4 79 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 68 (8.43%) Analyst
7 62 (7.68%) Senior Developer
8 54 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (6.20%) SQL Developer
10 49 (6.07%) Web Developer
11 46 (5.70%) Java Developer
12 44 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
13 43 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 35 (4.34%) DBA
16 34 (4.21%) Consultant
17 33 (4.09%) Development Manager
17 33 (4.09%) Software Engineer
18 27 (3.35%) .NET Software Developer
18 27 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (53.78%) .NET
2 269 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 195 (24.16%) CSS
3 195 (24.16%) HTML
4 176 (21.81%) jQuery
5 131 (16.23%) .NET Framework
6 129 (15.99%) AngularJS
7 115 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (10.78%) HTML5
9 72 (8.92%) XML
10 64 (7.93%) Web Services
11 60 (7.43%) WCF
12 59 (7.31%) CSS3
13 55 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 54 (6.69%) Entity Framework
15 45 (5.58%) Spring
16 44 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (5.33%) Hibernate
18 39 (4.83%) Node.js
19 37 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 74 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.95%) Data Integration
3 48 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.72%) User Experience
6 20 (2.48%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.23%) Clustering
7 18 (2.23%) Social Media
8 17 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.86%) Market Risk
9 15 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.73%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.73%) Replication
11 11 (1.36%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.24%) FMCG
12 10 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 121 (14.99%) Windows
2 54 (6.69%) Windows Server
3 44 (5.45%) Android
4 36 (4.46%) Unix
5 35 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (4.21%) Apple iOS
7 30 (3.72%) Linux
8 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.12%) Solaris
12 7 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.74%) AIX
13 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (32.22%) MVC
3 135 (16.73%) TDD
4 125 (15.49%) Scrum
5 121 (14.99%) Web Development
6 111 (13.75%) SDLC
7 103 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
8 97 (12.02%) BDD
9 82 (10.16%) Software Engineering
10 80 (9.91%) Mentoring
11 69 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (8.43%) Asset Management
13 62 (7.68%) DevOps
14 61 (7.56%) OO
15 49 (6.07%) ETL
16 43 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
18 39 (4.83%) Unit Testing
19 38 (4.71%) Analytics
20 37 (4.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 425 (52.66%) C#
2 325 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 271 (33.58%) SQL
4 108 (13.38%) Java
5 86 (10.66%) T-SQL
6 33 (4.09%) VB.NET
7 29 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 29 (3.59%) VB
8 24 (2.97%) Python
8 24 (2.97%) Ruby
9 23 (2.85%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.48%) Perl
11 18 (2.23%) C++
12 17 (2.11%) Korn
13 16 (1.98%) PHP
14 11 (1.36%) C
14 11 (1.36%) Scala
15 10 (1.24%) Delphi
15 10 (1.24%) Fortran
16 9 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (20.45%) Degree
2 31 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.98%) MCSE
4 11 (1.36%) ISEB
5 10 (1.24%) MCSA
6 9 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.62%) CCNA
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.50%) PhD
10 3 (0.37%) CISSP
10 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.37%) MCITP
11 2 (0.25%) HND
11 2 (0.25%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.25%) MCP
11 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.21%) QA
2 21 (2.60%) SLA
3 9 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.99%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.62%) XenApp
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.50%) vSphere
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.25%) Docker
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (3.10%) SCCM
2 22 (2.73%) SCOM
3 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.99%) Rundeck
4 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) Packer
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 325 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 218 (27.01%) Oracle
3 43 (5.33%) VMware
4 26 (3.22%) Xamarin
5 23 (2.85%) Sitecore
6 18 (2.23%) Sybase
7 16 (1.98%) Citrix
8 15 (1.86%) Tableau
9 12 (1.49%) Ab Initio
9 12 (1.49%) IBM
10 11 (1.36%) SAP
11 10 (1.24%) Cognos
11 10 (1.24%) Ektron
12 9 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.99%) Sage
13 8 (0.99%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.87%) EMC
14 7 (0.87%) HP
15 6 (0.74%) Google
16 5 (0.62%) Telerik
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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