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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 469 459 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.33% 14.74% 14.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.38% 43.34% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 245 287 413
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
931 1059 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.42% 34.01% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 443 675 852
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 June 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 June 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 0 266 £40,000 - 31
Edinburgh +3 164 £44,500 +11.25% 19
West Lothian -2 10 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Dundee +12 7 £40,250 -26.81% 2
Aberdeen 0 7 £46,500 +40.90% 1
South Lanarkshire +1 3 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Renfrewshire -6 3 £21,500 -46.25% 3
Stirling +4 2 £34,500 +23.21%
Fife -4 2 £32,250 +17.27% 2
Falkirk - 1 £37,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 474 (52.73%) .NET
2 453 (50.39%) C#
3 366 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
4 362 (40.27%) SQL
5 356 (39.60%) Microsoft
6 310 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 292 (32.48%) ASP.NET
8 225 (25.03%) Finance
9 210 (23.36%) CSS
10 207 (23.03%) Oracle
10 207 (23.03%) HTML
11 199 (22.14%) MVC
12 176 (19.58%) jQuery
13 174 (19.35%) Degree
14 167 (18.58%) MS Excel
15 150 (16.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 150 (16.69%) SDLC
16 141 (15.68%) Windows
17 131 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 130 (14.46%) AngularJS
19 126 (14.02%) Web Development
19 126 (14.02%) TDD
20 125 (13.90%) XML
21 124 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
22 121 (13.46%) Java
23 118 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
24 117 (13.01%) SharePoint
25 112 (12.46%) .NET Framework
26 111 (12.35%) Mentoring
27 108 (12.01%) Scrum

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
1 117 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.23%) IIS
3 45 (5.01%) Umbraco
4 43 (4.78%) CMS
5 42 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 33 (3.67%) SAS
7 30 (3.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (3.23%) MS Exchange
8 29 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.45%) Immediacy CMS
9 13 (1.45%) Kentico
9 13 (1.45%) Sitefinity
10 11 (1.22%) JBoss
11 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.67%) Mule
15 5 (0.56%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 167 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.45%) MS Office
3 13 (1.45%) SPSS
4 5 (0.56%) Stata
5 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 43 (4.78%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.89%) Hi Portfolio
3 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.67%) Sage CRM
5 5 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.56%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.44%) HFM
6 4 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.33%) Eikon
7 3 (0.33%) RMDS
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.11%) Magento
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (6.45%) Office 365
3 15 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.22%) SaaS
5 8 (0.89%) GitHub
6 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) 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 50 (5.56%) Firewall
2 41 (4.56%) DNS
3 40 (4.45%) DHCP
4 32 (3.56%) SAN
5 31 (3.45%) WAN
6 30 (3.34%) LAN
7 6 (0.67%) Internet
7 6 (0.67%) MQTT
8 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.56%) VPN
9 4 (0.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.22%) Intranet
10 2 (0.22%) MPLS
10 2 (0.22%) NAS
10 2 (0.22%) VLAN
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.11%) FirePass
11 1 (0.11%) FWSM
11 1 (0.11%) Network Security
11 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 131 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 44 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (3.56%) Data Mining
8 28 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 24 (2.67%) Big Data
10 24 (2.67%) MySQL
11 22 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.34%) JasperReports
13 18 (2.00%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (1.56%) OLAP
15 14 (1.56%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.45%) MarkLogic
16 13 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 45 (5.01%) Subversion
4 36 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.89%) Maven
6 25 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.34%) JIRA
8 20 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 13 (1.45%) NUnit
11 9 (1.00%) Selenium
12 8 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.78%) MSTest
13 7 (0.78%) Redmine
13 7 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
14 5 (0.56%) Ant
14 5 (0.56%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.56%) FogBugz
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 225 (25.03%) Finance
2 87 (9.68%) Banking
3 41 (4.56%) Investment Banking
4 35 (3.89%) Retail
5 27 (3.00%) Marketing
6 22 (2.45%) Games
7 19 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.56%) Automotive
9 9 (1.00%) Front Office
10 6 (0.67%) German Language
10 6 (0.67%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.56%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.44%) Legal
13 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 508 (56.51%) Developer
2 183 (20.36%) .NET Developer
3 132 (14.68%) C# Developer
4 88 (9.79%) Software Developer
5 85 (9.45%) Analyst
6 78 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (8.23%) SQL Developer
8 66 (7.34%) Senior Developer
9 55 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 51 (5.67%) C# Software Developer
11 50 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 50 (5.56%) Java Developer
12 45 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (5.01%) SharePoint Developer
13 43 (4.78%) Consultant
14 41 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 37 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 37 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 37 (4.12%) Development Manager
16 31 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (52.73%) .NET
2 292 (32.48%) ASP.NET
3 210 (23.36%) CSS
4 207 (23.03%) HTML
5 176 (19.58%) jQuery
6 130 (14.46%) AngularJS
7 125 (13.90%) XML
8 112 (12.46%) .NET Framework
9 103 (11.46%) HTML5
10 89 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 77 (8.57%) Web Services
12 63 (7.01%) WCF
13 57 (6.34%) CSS3
14 56 (6.23%) XSLT
15 55 (6.12%) Spring
16 54 (6.01%) Hibernate
17 51 (5.67%) Entity Framework
18 49 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 48 (5.34%) REST
20 45 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (11.23%) Computer Science
3 46 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.34%) Data Integration
5 36 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.45%) User Experience
7 21 (2.34%) Fixed Income
8 19 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.78%) Clustering
9 16 (1.78%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.33%) FMCG
11 12 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.00%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.00%) Statistics
14 8 (0.89%) Derivative
14 8 (0.89%) Informatics
15 6 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 141 (15.68%) Windows
2 78 (8.68%) Unix
2 78 (8.68%) Windows Server
3 63 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (4.67%) Android
5 36 (4.00%) Linux
6 31 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 20 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.67%) Solaris
11 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.44%) AIX
13 3 (0.33%) OS/400
13 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.22%) Debian
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (22.14%) MVC
3 150 (16.69%) SDLC
4 126 (14.02%) TDD
4 126 (14.02%) Web Development
5 124 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (12.35%) Mentoring
7 108 (12.01%) Scrum
8 101 (11.23%) Asset Management
9 79 (8.79%) Software Engineering
10 72 (8.01%) BDD
11 61 (6.79%) OO
12 53 (5.90%) DevOps
13 48 (5.34%) Project Management
14 47 (5.23%) Business Analysis
14 47 (5.23%) Data Analysis
15 46 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (5.01%) ETL
16 45 (5.01%) Matrix Management
16 45 (5.01%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 453 (50.39%) C#
2 362 (40.27%) SQL
3 310 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 121 (13.46%) Java
5 93 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 70 (7.79%) VB.NET
7 29 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 29 (3.23%) VB
8 27 (3.00%) Python
9 25 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.67%) Perl
11 22 (2.45%) Ruby
12 21 (2.34%) Korn
13 16 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.67%) C++
14 15 (1.67%) VBA
15 13 (1.45%) R
15 13 (1.45%) Scala
15 13 (1.45%) XQuery
16 10 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 174 (19.35%) Degree
2 40 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.78%) MCSE
4 12 (1.33%) ISEB
5 10 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.00%) CCNA
6 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.00%) MCSA
7 6 (0.67%) PhD
8 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.33%) CISSP
9 3 (0.33%) HND
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 3 (0.33%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CCNP
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.56%) SLA
2 26 (2.89%) QA
3 16 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 57 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.89%) XenApp
5 7 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.56%) vSphere
7 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (3.89%) SCCM
2 32 (3.56%) SCOM
3 8 (0.89%) Rundeck
4 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.33%) Ansible
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
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
Vendors
1 356 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 207 (23.03%) Oracle
3 60 (6.67%) VMware
4 36 (4.00%) Sybase
5 34 (3.78%) Sitecore
6 22 (2.45%) Cognos
7 21 (2.34%) Xamarin
8 20 (2.22%) HP
9 19 (2.11%) Citrix
9 19 (2.11%) Dell
10 16 (1.78%) Ab Initio
10 16 (1.78%) Kaspersky
10 16 (1.78%) Siemens
10 16 (1.78%) WatchGuard
11 15 (1.67%) Ektron
12 14 (1.56%) IBM
13 13 (1.45%) Sage
14 11 (1.22%) SAP
15 9 (1.00%) Cisco
15 9 (1.00%) Tableau
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Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: 35k-45k+ bonus and benefits
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Salary: 35k - 50k + bonus and benefits
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Salary: to 45k
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Paisley, Renfrewshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30k - 60k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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