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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 466 449 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.15% 14.18% 14.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.05% 41.85% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 252 313 393
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,950 £50,000
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
950 1073 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.93% 33.89% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 481 696 797
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 252 £40,000 - 26
Edinburgh +1 166 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Dundee +16 8 £39,000 -28.44% 1
Aberdeen -1 8 £45,500 +37.87% 2
West Lothian +2 5 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Fife - 4 £31,500 -
South Lanarkshire -1 3 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Renfrewshire -3 3 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Stirling +12 2 £34,500 +23.21%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £35,000 - 1
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 476 (52.02%) .NET
2 461 (50.38%) C#
3 388 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
4 365 (39.89%) Microsoft
5 341 (37.27%) SQL
6 340 (37.16%) JavaScript
7 292 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 245 (26.78%) Finance
9 228 (24.92%) MVC
10 222 (24.26%) Oracle
11 212 (23.17%) CSS
12 208 (22.73%) HTML
13 193 (21.09%) Degree
14 185 (20.22%) jQuery
15 161 (17.60%) MS Excel
16 155 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 149 (16.28%) Windows
18 139 (15.19%) SDLC
19 138 (15.08%) Web Development
19 138 (15.08%) TDD
20 133 (14.54%) AngularJS
21 129 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
22 127 (13.88%) Scrum
23 124 (13.55%) Java
24 123 (13.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 122 (13.33%) .NET Framework
26 118 (12.90%) Computer Science
27 111 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
28 107 (11.69%) XML
29 106 (11.58%) Analytical Skills

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 96 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.36%) IIS
3 41 (4.48%) Umbraco
4 40 (4.37%) CMS
5 36 (3.93%) SAS
6 35 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (2.51%) Tomcat
9 21 (2.30%) MS Exchange
10 15 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.42%) Immediacy CMS
11 13 (1.42%) Kentico
11 13 (1.42%) Sitefinity
12 10 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.77%) JBoss
14 6 (0.66%) Mule
14 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 161 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.19%) MS Office
3 13 (1.42%) SPSS
4 7 (0.77%) Stata
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 43 (4.70%) Markit EDM
2 15 (1.64%) Hi Portfolio
3 8 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.66%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.55%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.44%) HFM
7 4 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.33%) Eikon
8 3 (0.33%) RMDS
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.11%) Magento
10 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (5.57%) Office 365
3 20 (2.19%) SaaS
4 14 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.87%) GitHub
6 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.03%) Firewall
2 40 (4.37%) DNS
3 39 (4.26%) DHCP
4 35 (3.83%) SAN
5 26 (2.84%) LAN
5 26 (2.84%) WAN
6 9 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.87%) Internet
8 7 (0.77%) Skype
9 6 (0.66%) MQTT
10 4 (0.44%) VPN
10 4 (0.44%) Wireless
11 3 (0.33%) LDAP
11 3 (0.33%) NAS
11 3 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.22%) Intranet
12 2 (0.22%) MPLS
12 2 (0.22%) VLAN
13 1 (0.11%) BGP
13 1 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 123 (13.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (4.81%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.72%) Data Mining
8 31 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (3.28%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.06%) Big Data
11 26 (2.84%) MySQL
11 26 (2.84%) NoSQL
12 20 (2.19%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.08%) JasperReports
14 17 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (1.86%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.75%) OLAP
16 14 (1.53%) QlikView
17 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.57%) Subversion
4 40 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (3.72%) Maven
6 25 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.62%) JIRA
8 22 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.75%) NUnit
10 15 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.64%) Selenium
11 14 (1.53%) IntelliJ
12 13 (1.42%) Ant
13 7 (0.77%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.77%) MSTest
13 7 (0.77%) Redmine
13 7 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
14 6 (0.66%) JUnit
14 6 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.55%) FogBugz
General
1 245 (26.78%) Finance
2 100 (10.93%) Banking
3 47 (5.14%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.48%) Retail
5 29 (3.17%) Marketing
6 28 (3.06%) Games
7 21 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.42%) Automotive
8 13 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.98%) Front Office
10 7 (0.77%) Law
11 6 (0.66%) German Language
11 6 (0.66%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.55%) Legal
13 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Advertising
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Military
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 509 (55.63%) Developer
2 182 (19.89%) .NET Developer
3 135 (14.75%) C# Developer
4 87 (9.51%) Software Developer
5 80 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 79 (8.63%) Analyst
7 65 (7.10%) SQL Developer
8 63 (6.89%) Senior Developer
9 54 (5.90%) C# Software Developer
9 54 (5.90%) Java Developer
10 53 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 51 (5.57%) Web Developer
12 50 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 46 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 42 (4.59%) Consultant
15 39 (4.26%) Development Manager
16 35 (3.83%) Software Engineer
17 33 (3.61%) SharePoint Developer
18 32 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 31 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (52.02%) .NET
2 292 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 212 (23.17%) CSS
4 208 (22.73%) HTML
5 185 (20.22%) jQuery
6 133 (14.54%) AngularJS
7 122 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 107 (11.69%) XML
9 105 (11.48%) HTML5
10 98 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 77 (8.42%) Web Services
12 65 (7.10%) WCF
13 63 (6.89%) CSS3
14 53 (5.79%) Entity Framework
14 53 (5.79%) Hibernate
14 53 (5.79%) Spring
15 51 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 44 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 43 (4.70%) XSLT
18 42 (4.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 106 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.92%) Data Integration
5 41 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (3.39%) User Experience
7 24 (2.62%) Visualisation
8 21 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.97%) Clustering
10 17 (1.86%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.75%) Credit Risk
12 15 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.53%) Market Risk
13 14 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.42%) FMCG
14 13 (1.42%) Social Media
15 12 (1.31%) Data Centre
16 11 (1.20%) Statistics
17 10 (1.09%) Informatics
17 10 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 149 (16.28%) Windows
2 86 (9.40%) Windows Server
3 66 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (6.78%) Unix
5 48 (5.25%) Android
6 34 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 34 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (3.28%) Linux
8 23 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.87%) Solaris
11 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.44%) AIX
14 3 (0.33%) OS/400
15 2 (0.22%) Debian
15 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.11%) CentOS
16 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (24.92%) MVC
3 139 (15.19%) SDLC
4 138 (15.08%) TDD
4 138 (15.08%) Web Development
5 129 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (13.88%) Scrum
7 104 (11.37%) Mentoring
8 95 (10.38%) Asset Management
9 91 (9.95%) BDD
10 85 (9.29%) Software Engineering
11 69 (7.54%) OO
12 62 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (6.67%) DevOps
14 53 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 51 (5.57%) ETL
16 48 (5.25%) Project Management
17 45 (4.92%) Analytics
18 44 (4.81%) Data Analysis
18 44 (4.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 461 (50.38%) C#
2 341 (37.27%) SQL
3 340 (37.16%) JavaScript
4 124 (13.55%) Java
5 91 (9.95%) T-SQL
6 53 (5.79%) VB.NET
7 35 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 31 (3.39%) Python
9 28 (3.06%) VB
10 23 (2.51%) C++
10 23 (2.51%) Perl
10 23 (2.51%) Ruby
11 21 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.08%) Korn
13 18 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.75%) R
15 15 (1.64%) Scala
16 13 (1.42%) VBA
17 12 (1.31%) XQuery
18 8 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 193 (21.09%) Degree
2 38 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.51%) MCSE
4 13 (1.42%) ISEB
5 9 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.98%) MCSA
6 7 (0.77%) CCNA
6 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.66%) PhD
8 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.44%) MCITP
8 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) CISSP
9 3 (0.33%) HND
9 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.33%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.34%) SLA
2 21 (2.30%) QA
3 13 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 79 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.66%) XenApp
5 5 (0.55%) vSphere
5 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.44%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (4.15%) SCCM
2 33 (3.61%) SCOM
3 8 (0.87%) Rundeck
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 365 (39.89%) Microsoft
2 222 (24.26%) Oracle
3 61 (6.67%) VMware
4 33 (3.61%) Sitecore
5 31 (3.39%) Sybase
6 24 (2.62%) Xamarin
7 22 (2.40%) Cognos
8 21 (2.30%) HP
9 17 (1.86%) Citrix
10 16 (1.75%) Dell
10 16 (1.75%) IBM
11 15 (1.64%) Tableau
12 14 (1.53%) Ab Initio
13 13 (1.42%) Ektron
13 13 (1.42%) Kaspersky
13 13 (1.42%) Sage
13 13 (1.42%) Siemens
13 13 (1.42%) WatchGuard
14 12 (1.31%) SAP
15 9 (0.98%) Charles River
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