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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 375 429 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.35% 14.45% 15.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.62% 45.74% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 264 289 358
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £60,250 £50,000
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
822 938 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.83% 31.59% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 526 603 657
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +2 182 £40,000 - 19
Edinburgh +13 147 £42,500 +6.25% 29
West Lothian +2 17 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Aberdeen +4 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Scottish Borders +1 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Renfrewshire -3 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Dundee +19 4 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Fife +6 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Stirling +3 3 £50,000 -44.44% 1
South Lanarkshire -3 3 £48,000 +34.26%
Angus - 2 £38,750 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £38,000 +5.55%
Midlothian - 1 £55,000 - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 409 (59.80%) C#
2 397 (58.04%) .NET
3 294 (42.98%) ASP.NET
4 264 (38.60%) MVC
5 263 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
6 262 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 242 (35.38%) SQL
8 206 (30.12%) JavaScript
9 172 (25.15%) HTML
10 168 (24.56%) Finance
11 164 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 141 (20.61%) CSS
13 135 (19.74%) MS Excel
14 134 (19.59%) AngularJS
15 127 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 117 (17.11%) TDD
17 109 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 108 (15.79%) Oracle
19 105 (15.35%) T-SQL
20 104 (15.20%) Scrum
21 99 (14.47%) .NET Framework
22 94 (13.74%) Visual Studio
23 90 (13.16%) Windows
24 89 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
25 83 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
26 81 (11.84%) Git (software)
27 80 (11.70%) Web Development
28 77 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
29 74 (10.82%) jQuery
30 65 (9.50%) ETL

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 27 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.80%) IIS
3 25 (3.65%) CMS
4 20 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.90%) SAS
8 9 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.02%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 135 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.22%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.44%) Fishtalk
4 3 (0.44%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.29%) Maximo
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.92%) SaaS
3 18 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.63%) Office 365
4 10 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.58%) GitHub
6 4 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.44%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.49%) DNS
2 11 (1.61%) DHCP
2 11 (1.61%) Skype
3 10 (1.46%) Firewall
3 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.32%) LAN
4 9 (1.32%) WAN
5 8 (1.17%) SAN
6 7 (1.02%) Internet
7 6 (0.88%) Network Security
8 5 (0.73%) SSH
9 4 (0.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.58%) LDAP
9 4 (0.58%) VPN
10 3 (0.44%) Intranet
10 3 (0.44%) Wireless
11 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 109 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 44 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 40 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (4.82%) MySQL
9 25 (3.65%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (3.07%) MongoDB
11 21 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.90%) RavenDB
14 10 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (1.46%) DB2
14 10 (1.46%) DTS
14 10 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 94 (13.74%) Visual Studio
2 81 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 55 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.22%) Subversion
5 17 (2.49%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.34%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.90%) JIRA
7 13 (1.90%) Selenium
8 11 (1.61%) Maven
8 11 (1.61%) NUnit
9 8 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.02%) PVCS
10 7 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (0.88%) ERwin
11 6 (0.88%) Grunt
12 5 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.73%) Mocha
12 5 (0.73%) Moq
General
1 168 (24.56%) Finance
2 25 (3.65%) Marketing
3 17 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.19%) Advertising
4 15 (2.19%) Games
5 14 (2.05%) Banking
6 9 (1.32%) Retail
7 7 (1.02%) Legal
8 6 (0.88%) Local Government
9 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 427 (62.43%) Developer
2 184 (26.90%) .NET Developer
3 143 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 93 (13.60%) Senior Developer
5 87 (12.72%) SQL Developer
6 79 (11.55%) Analyst
7 56 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (7.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 48 (7.02%) Software Developer
10 42 (6.14%) Web Developer
11 38 (5.56%) DBA
12 34 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
13 31 (4.53%) Support Analyst
14 30 (4.39%) Senior SQL Developer
15 29 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
16 28 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 25 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 24 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
19 22 (3.22%) Programmer
19 22 (3.22%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (58.04%) .NET
2 294 (42.98%) ASP.NET
3 172 (25.15%) HTML
4 164 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 141 (20.61%) CSS
6 134 (19.59%) AngularJS
7 99 (14.47%) .NET Framework
8 74 (10.82%) jQuery
9 64 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 62 (9.06%) HTML5
11 59 (8.63%) Entity Framework
12 55 (8.04%) WCF
13 51 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 43 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 43 (6.29%) XML
15 41 (5.99%) CSS3
16 36 (5.26%) Web Services
17 31 (4.53%) RESTful
18 29 (4.24%) Ajax
19 27 (3.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.49%) Credit Risk
6 17 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.05%) User Experience
8 12 (1.75%) Replication
9 11 (1.61%) Clustering
10 5 (0.73%) FMCG
10 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.73%) Social Media
10 5 (0.73%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.58%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.44%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.44%) iPhone
12 3 (0.44%) SCADA
12 3 (0.44%) Social Network
13 2 (0.29%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.16%) Windows
2 39 (5.70%) Windows Server
3 22 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (2.92%) Linux
4 20 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.78%) Android
6 16 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.46%) AIX
9 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.58%) Unix
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (38.60%) MVC
2 263 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (17.11%) TDD
4 104 (15.20%) Scrum
5 83 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (11.70%) Web Development
7 77 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (9.50%) ETL
9 57 (8.33%) OO
10 48 (7.02%) ITIL
10 48 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 45 (6.58%) SDLC
12 36 (5.26%) Web Application Development
13 34 (4.97%) Analytics
14 32 (4.68%) Mentoring
15 29 (4.24%) BDD
15 29 (4.24%) Project Management
16 26 (3.80%) Data Modelling
16 26 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 409 (59.80%) C#
2 242 (35.38%) SQL
3 206 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 105 (15.35%) T-SQL
5 63 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 48 (7.02%) Java
7 29 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.22%) Ruby
8 22 (3.22%) VBA
9 15 (2.19%) VB
10 13 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.90%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.61%) Python
12 10 (1.46%) PHP
13 9 (1.32%) Delphi
14 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.02%) C
15 4 (0.58%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.58%) C++
15 4 (0.58%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 56 (8.19%) Degree
2 19 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.75%) MCSE
4 12 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.17%) MCSA
6 7 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.02%) MCITP
7 5 (0.73%) CCNA
7 5 (0.73%) HND
8 4 (0.58%) ISEB
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) CCNP
9 2 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CISMP
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) HNC
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.92%) QA
2 17 (2.49%) Basel III
3 11 (1.61%) SLA
4 10 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.22%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.46%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.73%) XenApp
6 4 (0.58%) NFS
6 4 (0.58%) Samba
6 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.44%) HDFS
7 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.29%) UAG
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (2.49%) SCCM
2 16 (2.34%) SCOM
3 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.44%) Oozie
4 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 262 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 108 (15.79%) Oracle
3 24 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 21 (3.07%) VMware
5 17 (2.49%) IBM
5 17 (2.49%) Perforce
6 16 (2.34%) Sitecore
6 16 (2.34%) Tableau
7 15 (2.19%) Cisco
8 13 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (1.61%) Citrix
10 9 (1.32%) SAP
11 7 (1.02%) Adobe
11 7 (1.02%) Cognos
11 7 (1.02%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.88%) Symantec
12 6 (0.88%) Teradata
13 5 (0.73%) Facebook
13 5 (0.73%) Google
13 5 (0.73%) Intel Security
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