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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 471 444 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.57% 14.56% 14.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.59% 44.76% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 257 261 428
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
913 992 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.11% 32.54% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 464 622 855
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -1 265 £40,000 - 42
Edinburgh +5 166 £45,250 +6.47% 24
West Lothian -2 11 £44,000 +25.71%
Dundee +13 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Aberdeen +9 8 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Stirling +1 4 £34,500 -12.10% 1
Fife 0 3 £35,000 -22.22%
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Renfrewshire -4 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Scottish Borders - 2 £32,500 - 2
Lanarkshire 0 1 £32,309 +9.52%
Roxburghshire - 1 £40,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 457 (51.12%) .NET
2 435 (48.66%) C#
3 379 (42.39%) SQL
4 365 (40.83%) Microsoft
5 347 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
6 297 (33.22%) ASP.NET
7 290 (32.44%) JavaScript
8 208 (23.27%) CSS
9 206 (23.04%) HTML
10 198 (22.15%) Finance
11 195 (21.81%) MVC
12 193 (21.59%) Oracle
13 180 (20.13%) MS Excel
14 169 (18.90%) Degree
15 159 (17.79%) jQuery
16 150 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 145 (16.22%) Windows
18 142 (15.88%) SDLC
19 140 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 134 (14.99%) XML
21 130 (14.54%) Java
21 130 (14.54%) SharePoint
22 125 (13.98%) TDD
23 123 (13.76%) Web Development
24 122 (13.65%) AngularJS
25 121 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
26 120 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
27 110 (12.30%) Mentoring
28 103 (11.52%) HTML5
29 101 (11.30%) T-SQL

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
1 130 (14.54%) SharePoint
2 52 (5.82%) IIS
3 46 (5.15%) Umbraco
4 45 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 41 (4.59%) CMS
6 33 (3.69%) MS Exchange
7 30 (3.36%) SAS
7 30 (3.36%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.13%) Node.js
9 27 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.23%) Immediacy CMS
10 11 (1.23%) Kentico
10 11 (1.23%) Sitefinity
11 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.78%) JBoss
13 6 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 180 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.68%) MS Office
3 12 (1.34%) SPSS
4 5 (0.56%) Stata
5 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.45%) MS Project
5 4 (0.45%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (4.25%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.90%) Hi Portfolio
3 13 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.56%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.56%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.45%) HFM
7 4 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.34%) Eikon
8 3 (0.34%) RMDS
9 2 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.11%) Magento
10 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 98 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (7.16%) Office 365
3 16 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.01%) GitHub
5 7 (0.78%) SaaS
6 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.26%) Firewall
2 51 (5.70%) DNS
3 50 (5.59%) DHCP
4 38 (4.25%) SAN
5 32 (3.58%) LAN
5 32 (3.58%) WAN
6 6 (0.67%) MQTT
7 5 (0.56%) VPN
8 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.45%) Wireless
9 3 (0.34%) Intranet
9 3 (0.34%) MPLS
9 3 (0.34%) SSL
9 3 (0.34%) VLAN
10 2 (0.22%) BGP
10 2 (0.22%) HTTP
10 2 (0.22%) Internet
10 2 (0.22%) IPv6
10 2 (0.22%) OSPF
10 2 (0.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 140 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 28 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 27 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 24 (2.68%) MySQL
10 23 (2.57%) Big Data
10 23 (2.57%) RDBMS
11 21 (2.35%) JasperReports
11 21 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.68%) OLAP
15 13 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.70%) Subversion
4 31 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.57%) Maven
7 20 (2.24%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.57%) IntelliJ
8 14 (1.57%) JIRA
9 12 (1.34%) NUnit
10 8 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.78%) Redmine
11 7 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
12 6 (0.67%) MSTest
12 6 (0.67%) Selenium
12 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.45%) JUnit
13 4 (0.45%) MorphX
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 198 (22.15%) Finance
2 81 (9.06%) Banking
3 36 (4.03%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.47%) Retail
5 25 (2.80%) Marketing
6 22 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.35%) Games
8 10 (1.12%) Automotive
9 9 (1.01%) Front Office
10 6 (0.67%) German Language
10 6 (0.67%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.56%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Legal
12 4 (0.45%) Back Office
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 516 (57.72%) Developer
2 179 (20.02%) .NET Developer
3 119 (13.31%) C# Developer
4 83 (9.28%) SQL Developer
5 81 (9.06%) Software Developer
6 80 (8.95%) Analyst
7 73 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 58 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 58 (6.49%) Java Developer
10 51 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 51 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 40 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 39 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
13 38 (4.25%) Consultant
13 38 (4.25%) Web Developer
14 33 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 32 (3.58%) Microsoft Developer
15 32 (3.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (51.12%) .NET
2 297 (33.22%) ASP.NET
3 208 (23.27%) CSS
4 206 (23.04%) HTML
5 159 (17.79%) jQuery
6 134 (14.99%) XML
7 122 (13.65%) AngularJS
8 103 (11.52%) HTML5
9 91 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 89 (9.96%) .NET Framework
11 76 (8.50%) Web Services
12 60 (6.71%) Hibernate
12 60 (6.71%) Spring
13 55 (6.15%) WCF
14 54 (6.04%) XSLT
15 51 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 51 (5.70%) CSS3
16 50 (5.59%) REST
17 46 (5.15%) Entity Framework
18 38 (4.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (10.85%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.91%) Data Integration
5 22 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.35%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.90%) User Experience
10 15 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 13 (1.45%) Clustering
12 10 (1.12%) FMCG
12 10 (1.12%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.89%) Derivative
13 8 (0.89%) Informatics
14 7 (0.78%) Statistics
15 6 (0.67%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.67%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 145 (16.22%) Windows
2 90 (10.07%) Unix
3 89 (9.96%) Windows Server
4 74 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (4.47%) Linux
6 35 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.58%) Android
8 23 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 19 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.89%) Solaris
12 7 (0.78%) AIX
13 5 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.34%) Debian
14 3 (0.34%) OS/400
15 2 (0.22%) CentOS
15 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (21.81%) MVC
3 142 (15.88%) SDLC
4 125 (13.98%) TDD
5 123 (13.76%) Web Development
6 121 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (12.30%) Mentoring
8 99 (11.07%) Scrum
9 94 (10.51%) Asset Management
10 76 (8.50%) Software Engineering
11 64 (7.16%) OO
12 60 (6.71%) BDD
13 55 (6.15%) Project Management
14 53 (5.93%) Data Analysis
15 51 (5.70%) Matrix Management
16 49 (5.48%) Business Analysis
16 49 (5.48%) ITIL
17 43 (4.81%) ETL
18 41 (4.59%) Presales
19 40 (4.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 435 (48.66%) C#
2 379 (42.39%) SQL
3 290 (32.44%) JavaScript
4 130 (14.54%) Java
5 101 (11.30%) T-SQL
6 73 (8.17%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.58%) VB
8 29 (3.24%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.80%) Python
10 24 (2.68%) Perl
11 21 (2.35%) Korn
12 20 (2.24%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.13%) VBA
14 18 (2.01%) Ruby
15 17 (1.90%) C++
16 16 (1.79%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.57%) XQuery
18 13 (1.45%) R
18 13 (1.45%) Scala
19 12 (1.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (18.90%) Degree
2 48 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.24%) MCSE
4 10 (1.12%) CCNA
4 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.89%) MCSA
6 7 (0.78%) ISEB
7 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.45%) CISSP
8 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.45%) PhD
9 3 (0.34%) HND
9 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) MCITP
9 3 (0.34%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) CCNP
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.28%) SLA
2 26 (2.91%) QA
3 20 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 80 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.67%) vSphere
6 5 (0.56%) XenApp
7 2 (0.22%) RACF
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Docker
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (4.36%) SCCM
2 36 (4.03%) SCOM
3 8 (0.89%) Rundeck
4 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.22%) Ansible
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 365 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 193 (21.59%) Oracle
3 63 (7.05%) VMware
4 42 (4.70%) Sybase
5 29 (3.24%) Sitecore
6 26 (2.91%) Dell
7 23 (2.57%) HP
8 22 (2.46%) Cognos
9 20 (2.24%) Kaspersky
9 20 (2.24%) Siemens
9 20 (2.24%) WatchGuard
10 18 (2.01%) Citrix
11 17 (1.90%) IBM
12 16 (1.79%) Ab Initio
12 16 (1.79%) Xamarin
13 14 (1.57%) Ektron
14 12 (1.34%) Cisco
15 11 (1.23%) Charles River
15 11 (1.23%) Sage
15 11 (1.23%) Tableau
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