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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 425 485 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.29% 15.76% 14.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.75% 50.89% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 290 354 356
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
929 953 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.23% 30.97% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 597 645 715
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 246 £39,000 -2.50% 51
Edinburgh -9 111 £40,000 - 34
West Lothian +4 14 £35,000 -
Stirling - 13 £90,000 -
Aberdeen +4 6 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Renfrewshire +4 5 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Dundee -10 5 £37,500 -
East Ayrshire -1 4 £32,500 +36.84% 1
East Lothian - 4 £40,500 -
Scottish Borders +1 3 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Falkirk -1 3 £29,500 -1.66%
Fife +1 2 £37,500 +17.18% 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £35,750 -
Midlothian - 1 £55,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 421 (48.00%) .NET
2 404 (46.07%) C#
3 382 (43.56%) SQL
4 352 (40.14%) Microsoft
5 302 (34.44%) ASP.NET
6 291 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (26.68%) JavaScript
8 198 (22.58%) MVC
9 197 (22.46%) HTML
10 187 (21.32%) MS Excel
11 180 (20.52%) Oracle
12 179 (20.41%) CSS
13 173 (19.73%) Windows
14 150 (17.10%) Degree
15 140 (15.96%) Finance
16 138 (15.74%) Java
17 137 (15.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 132 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 130 (14.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 130 (14.82%) T-SQL
20 119 (13.57%) TDD
21 110 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
22 103 (11.74%) jQuery
23 99 (11.29%) AngularJS
24 98 (11.17%) SharePoint
25 90 (10.26%) Active Directory
25 90 (10.26%) XML
26 89 (10.15%) Windows Server
27 86 (9.81%) SDLC
27 86 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 98 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 59 (6.73%) IIS
3 47 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 31 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (3.31%) Umbraco
6 28 (3.19%) CMS
7 24 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 23 (2.62%) Node.js
8 23 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.28%) SAS
10 17 (1.94%) JBoss
11 14 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.03%) Apache
13 9 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.57%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 187 (21.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.39%) MS Office
3 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Revit
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.46%) Hi Portfolio
5 4 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.23%) Servitor
6 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 86 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.25%) Office 365
3 27 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.48%) SaaS
5 5 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.46%) GitHub
7 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.61%) DNS
2 54 (6.16%) DHCP
3 43 (4.90%) Firewall
4 38 (4.33%) SAN
5 34 (3.88%) WAN
6 29 (3.31%) LAN
7 10 (1.14%) Intranet
7 10 (1.14%) SSL
7 10 (1.14%) VPN
8 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.03%) VoIP
9 5 (0.57%) FTP
9 5 (0.57%) HTTP
10 4 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.46%) Internet
10 4 (0.46%) LDAP
11 3 (0.34%) SMTP
11 3 (0.34%) SNMP
11 3 (0.34%) VLAN
11 3 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (15.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 130 (14.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 54 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (5.25%) MySQL
8 37 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 30 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (3.42%) RDBMS
11 28 (3.19%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.85%) NoSQL
13 21 (2.39%) Big Data
14 18 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (1.48%) Data Mining
16 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 39 (4.45%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (2.96%) Subversion
5 15 (1.71%) JIRA
6 8 (0.91%) Maven
7 7 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.68%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.46%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.46%) JUnit
10 4 (0.46%) MorphX
10 4 (0.46%) Selenium
11 3 (0.34%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.34%) Trac
General
1 140 (15.96%) Finance
2 33 (3.76%) Banking
3 22 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 17 (1.94%) Games
5 12 (1.37%) Marketing
6 9 (1.03%) Retail
6 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.91%) Law
8 7 (0.80%) Back Office
8 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.68%) Electronics
10 5 (0.57%) Automotive
10 5 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 434 (49.49%) Developer
2 169 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 106 (12.09%) C# Developer
4 99 (11.29%) Analyst
5 90 (10.26%) DBA
6 72 (8.21%) SQL Developer
7 65 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 64 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 63 (7.18%) Software Developer
10 62 (7.07%) Senior Developer
11 60 (6.84%) SQL DBA
12 52 (5.93%) Consultant
13 43 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 42 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 41 (4.68%) Java Developer
16 39 (4.45%) Administrator
17 36 (4.10%) Applications Support
18 35 (3.99%) SharePoint Developer
19 34 (3.88%) Web Developer
20 32 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (48.00%) .NET
2 302 (34.44%) ASP.NET
3 197 (22.46%) HTML
4 179 (20.41%) CSS
5 132 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 103 (11.74%) jQuery
7 99 (11.29%) AngularJS
8 90 (10.26%) XML
9 79 (9.01%) .NET Framework
10 53 (6.04%) WCF
10 53 (6.04%) Web Services
11 52 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (5.82%) HTML5
13 48 (5.47%) Entity Framework
14 36 (4.10%) Hibernate
14 36 (4.10%) Spring
15 32 (3.65%) RESTful
15 32 (3.65%) WPF
16 31 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 27 (3.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.42%) Clustering
4 23 (2.62%) User Experience
5 21 (2.39%) Mathematics
6 20 (2.28%) Data Centre
6 20 (2.28%) Replication
7 17 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.82%) BBC
8 16 (1.82%) Social Media
9 14 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.60%) Physics
10 13 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.91%) EPoS
12 8 (0.91%) iPad
13 5 (0.57%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.57%) Derivative
13 5 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (19.73%) Windows
2 89 (10.15%) Windows Server
3 70 (7.98%) Unix
4 65 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (7.07%) Linux
6 46 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (2.62%) Android
9 22 (2.51%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.94%) Solaris
11 16 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.14%) AIX
13 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.80%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.57%) CentOS
15 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.23%) Debian
18 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (22.58%) MVC
3 119 (13.57%) TDD
4 110 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (9.81%) SDLC
6 76 (8.67%) ITIL
7 75 (8.55%) Scrum
8 72 (8.21%) Software Engineering
9 69 (7.87%) OO
10 66 (7.53%) Project Management
11 61 (6.96%) Mentoring
12 51 (5.82%) BDD
13 47 (5.36%) ETL
14 46 (5.25%) CRM
14 46 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
15 42 (4.79%) Asset Management
15 42 (4.79%) Web Development
16 39 (4.45%) E-Commerce
17 35 (3.99%) Data Analysis
17 35 (3.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 404 (46.07%) C#
2 382 (43.56%) SQL
3 234 (26.68%) JavaScript
4 138 (15.74%) Java
5 130 (14.82%) T-SQL
6 64 (7.30%) VB.NET
7 39 (4.45%) Python
8 31 (3.53%) C++
9 30 (3.42%) Ruby
9 30 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 29 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.85%) VB
12 20 (2.28%) Perl
12 20 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.17%) VBA
14 14 (1.60%) VBScript
15 13 (1.48%) PHP
15 13 (1.48%) VB6
16 11 (1.25%) X++
17 10 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 150 (17.10%) Degree
2 74 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.65%) MCSE
4 12 (1.37%) MCP
5 11 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.25%) MCSA
6 10 (1.14%) CCNA
7 9 (1.03%) CISSP
8 8 (0.91%) MCITP
9 6 (0.68%) ISEB
9 6 (0.68%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.46%) CCNP
10 4 (0.46%) HND
11 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.34%) MCTS
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.34%) RHCE
12 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.23%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.70%) SLA
2 21 (2.39%) QA
3 18 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 90 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.37%) XenApp
6 8 (0.91%) vSphere
7 7 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.34%) GPFS
9 3 (0.34%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) RACF
10 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) Docker
11 1 (0.11%) HDFS
11 1 (0.11%) Samba
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 32 (3.65%) SCCM
2 28 (3.19%) SCOM
3 10 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.80%) Puppet
4 7 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.34%) Ansible
7 3 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 352 (40.14%) Microsoft
2 180 (20.52%) Oracle
3 67 (7.64%) VMware
4 33 (3.76%) Sybase
5 32 (3.65%) Citrix
6 28 (3.19%) Informatica
7 22 (2.51%) Google
8 21 (2.39%) Dell
8 21 (2.39%) HP
9 20 (2.28%) SAP
10 19 (2.17%) Cisco
11 17 (1.94%) Facebook
12 16 (1.82%) Apple
12 16 (1.82%) Sony
12 16 (1.82%) Yahoo!
13 15 (1.71%) Kaspersky
13 15 (1.71%) Siemens
13 15 (1.71%) WatchGuard
13 15 (1.71%) Xamarin
14 12 (1.37%) Symantec
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, 7% pension,healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 45k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 45k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 50k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Golden Charter
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus up to 30% annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago