The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 568 522 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.90% 16.49% 18.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.87% 47.24% 61.09%
Number of salaries quoted 436 327 529
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1266 1105 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.99% 34.91% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 860 624 793
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 262 £37,500 +7.14% 44
Edinburgh -7 207 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Aberdeen -9 33 £37,500 -1.31% 7
West Lothian +24 14 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Stirling +3 13 £46,000 -3.15% 5
Dundee +9 8 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Fife -1 4 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Falkirk - 4 £27,500 -
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £40,000 +63.26%
Perth and Kinross - 3 £45,000 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £27,500 -
Highlands - 2 £41,250 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 655 (62.26%) .NET
2 602 (57.22%) C#
3 439 (41.73%) ASP.NET
4 407 (38.69%) SQL
5 365 (34.70%) Microsoft
6 308 (29.28%) HTML
7 292 (27.76%) JavaScript
8 280 (26.62%) CSS
9 270 (25.67%) MVC
10 266 (25.29%) Windows
11 201 (19.11%) MS Excel
12 195 (18.54%) Oracle
13 193 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 184 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 178 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
16 175 (16.63%) T-SQL
17 161 (15.30%) jQuery
18 160 (15.21%) Visual Studio
19 158 (15.02%) XML
19 158 (15.02%) Finance
20 157 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 151 (14.35%) SharePoint
22 149 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
23 147 (13.97%) .NET Framework
24 139 (13.21%) Java
25 127 (12.07%) Degree
26 110 (10.46%) SQL Server 2005
27 107 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
27 107 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
28 106 (10.08%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 151 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 81 (7.70%) IIS
3 51 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 40 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (2.85%) CMS
6 26 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 24 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
9 18 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.24%) Node.js
10 13 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.14%) Apache
12 9 (0.86%) SAS
13 8 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.76%) Lync
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 201 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.14%) MS Office
3 26 (2.47%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.38%) MFGPRO
4 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.38%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.095%) AWD
6 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.095%) Agresso
6 1 (0.095%) Endur
6 1 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.095%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.76%) SaaS
3 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.095%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.33%) Firewall
2 28 (2.66%) Intranet
2 28 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.19%) SAN
4 19 (1.81%) HTTP
5 16 (1.52%) DNS
6 15 (1.43%) VPN
6 15 (1.43%) SSL
7 14 (1.33%) DHCP
8 13 (1.24%) SMTP
9 9 (0.86%) Internet
9 9 (0.86%) VoIP
9 9 (0.86%) Wireless
10 8 (0.76%) ATM
10 8 (0.76%) Extranet
11 7 (0.67%) NAS
11 7 (0.67%) LAN
11 7 (0.67%) WAN
12 6 (0.57%) FTP
12 6 (0.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 184 (17.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 157 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (10.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 100 (9.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 96 (9.13%) Relational Database
7 72 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (4.37%) Oracle Database
10 44 (4.18%) RDBMS
11 41 (3.90%) OLAP
12 38 (3.61%) MySQL
13 32 (3.04%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (2.09%) QlikView
16 21 (2.00%) DTS
17 19 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
18 18 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.71%) MongoDB
18 18 (1.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 160 (15.21%) Visual Studio
2 86 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (6.56%) Subversion
4 43 (4.09%) Git (software)
5 35 (3.33%) NUnit
6 22 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (1.71%) Hudson
8 16 (1.52%) ClearCase
8 16 (1.52%) JUnit
8 16 (1.52%) MSTest
9 15 (1.43%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.33%) Ant
10 14 (1.33%) JIRA
11 12 (1.14%) FishEye
11 12 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.05%) Maven
13 9 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.76%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.76%) ReSharper
General
1 158 (15.02%) Finance
2 40 (3.80%) Retail
3 35 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.85%) Banking
5 21 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.71%) Marketing
7 14 (1.33%) Publishing
8 13 (1.24%) Games
9 11 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.95%) Advertising
11 8 (0.76%) Legal
11 8 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.67%) Front Office
12 7 (0.67%) Back Office
13 6 (0.57%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 639 (60.74%) Developer
2 201 (19.11%) .NET Developer
3 132 (12.55%) Software Developer
4 110 (10.46%) Analyst
5 96 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 82 (7.79%) Web Developer
7 78 (7.41%) Consultant
8 75 (7.13%) C# Developer
9 55 (5.23%) Software Engineer
10 53 (5.04%) SQL Developer
11 50 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (4.66%) Support Analyst
13 45 (4.28%) Programmer
14 42 (3.99%) Java Developer
15 41 (3.90%) DBA
16 31 (2.95%) Lead Developer
16 31 (2.95%) SQL DBA
17 29 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (2.47%) Graduate
19 25 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (62.26%) .NET
2 439 (41.73%) ASP.NET
3 308 (29.28%) HTML
4 280 (26.62%) CSS
5 161 (15.30%) jQuery
6 158 (15.02%) XML
7 149 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 147 (13.97%) .NET Framework
9 100 (9.51%) WCF
10 78 (7.41%) HTML5
11 74 (7.03%) WinForms
12 72 (6.84%) Ajax
13 62 (5.89%) CSS3
14 60 (5.70%) Web Services
15 57 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 51 (4.85%) LINQ
17 50 (4.75%) NHibernate
18 48 (4.56%) Spring
19 46 (4.37%) Hibernate
19 46 (4.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 39 (3.71%) N-Tier
3 32 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.66%) Clustering
5 26 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.28%) Replication
7 19 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.62%) DTV
9 17 (1.62%) NHS
10 14 (1.33%) Data Extraction
11 13 (1.24%) iPad
11 13 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.14%) Open Source
13 11 (1.05%) Derivative
13 11 (1.05%) Physics
14 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.86%) CLARiiON
15 8 (0.76%) Data Conversion
15 8 (0.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 266 (25.29%) Windows
2 107 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (6.18%) Linux
4 62 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (5.23%) UNIX
6 41 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.81%) Android
9 18 (1.71%) Windows XP
10 15 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.14%) Solaris
12 7 (0.67%) AIX
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
15 2 (0.19%) HPUX
15 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.095%) VMS
16 1 (0.095%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (25.67%) MVC
2 178 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
4 106 (10.08%) Software Engineering
5 102 (9.70%) Scrum
6 98 (9.32%) TDD
7 93 (8.84%) OO
8 89 (8.46%) ETL
9 82 (7.79%) ITIL
10 71 (6.75%) Unit Testing
11 52 (4.94%) CRM
12 51 (4.85%) Project Management
13 50 (4.75%) Analytics
14 45 (4.28%) Workflow
15 44 (4.18%) SOA
16 43 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (3.99%) Web Development
18 37 (3.52%) Data Modelling
19 36 (3.42%) E-Commerce
20 35 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 602 (57.22%) C#
2 407 (38.69%) SQL
3 292 (27.76%) JavaScript
4 175 (16.63%) T-SQL
5 139 (13.21%) Java
6 106 (10.08%) VB.NET
7 71 (6.75%) VB
8 43 (4.09%) C++
9 41 (3.90%) VBScript
10 38 (3.61%) VB6
11 33 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.90%) C
14 19 (1.81%) Perl
15 18 (1.71%) VBA
16 17 (1.62%) Python
17 8 (0.76%) PHP
17 8 (0.76%) XQuery
17 8 (0.76%) Ruby
18 7 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 127 (12.07%) Degree
2 45 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.52%) MCSE
4 15 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.14%) ISEB
6 11 (1.05%) MCP
7 9 (0.86%) MCITP
8 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.48%) MCPD
9 5 (0.48%) MCTS
9 5 (0.48%) CISSP
10 4 (0.38%) HND
10 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.29%) MCSA
11 3 (0.29%) HNC
11 3 (0.29%) CISA
11 3 (0.29%) CISM
12 2 (0.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.04%) QA
2 29 (2.76%) SLA
3 10 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.57%) HL7
6 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.90%) vSphere
5 16 (1.52%) XenApp
6 11 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.29%) IAG
9 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.095%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (2.28%) SCOM
2 13 (1.24%) SCCM
3 11 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.095%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.095%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.095%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 365 (34.70%) Microsoft
2 195 (18.54%) Oracle
3 67 (6.37%) VMware
4 47 (4.47%) Citrix
5 46 (4.37%) Sybase
6 45 (4.28%) Business Objects
7 32 (3.04%) Cisco
8 29 (2.76%) SAP
9 24 (2.28%) JBoss
10 22 (2.09%) Symantec
11 15 (1.43%) Tableau
12 13 (1.24%) IBM
12 13 (1.24%) EMC
13 12 (1.14%) Teradata
13 12 (1.14%) NetApp
13 12 (1.14%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.05%) Google
15 10 (0.95%) Cognos
15 10 (0.95%) Informatica
15 10 (0.95%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum 25,000-45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Fife
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Salary: Negotiable DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + Excellent employee benefits + Bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Health, share options
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + package
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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