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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 464 557 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.92% 15.06% 16.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.11% 48.86% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 340 411 362
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1052 1140 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.55% 30.82% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 670 744 716
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh -2 207 £37,250 -1.97% 18
Glasgow +4 204 £40,000 +6.66% 48
Aberdeen +7 16 £41,750 +11.33% 5
West Dunbartonshire - 8 £36,500 -
Stirling +8 7 £28,000 -42.56%
West Lothian -1 7 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Dundee -8 7 £44,000 +3.52% 1
South Lanarkshire +3 3 £25,000 -
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Renfrewshire -4 1 £35,000 - 1
Moray - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 461 (51.91%) .NET
2 407 (45.83%) C#
3 372 (41.89%) SQL
4 349 (39.30%) Microsoft
5 335 (37.73%) ASP.NET
6 315 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (31.19%) JavaScript
8 258 (29.05%) MVC
9 245 (27.59%) HTML
10 213 (23.99%) CSS
11 206 (23.20%) MS Excel
12 193 (21.73%) Oracle
13 182 (20.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 171 (19.26%) Windows
15 170 (19.14%) Finance
16 149 (16.78%) TDD
17 133 (14.98%) .NET Framework
18 132 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 129 (14.53%) SharePoint
20 128 (14.41%) Relational Database
21 124 (13.96%) jQuery
22 117 (13.18%) T-SQL
23 115 (12.95%) Java
23 115 (12.95%) Degree
24 109 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 107 (12.05%) Scrum
26 102 (11.49%) SDLC
27 95 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
28 91 (10.25%) AngularJS
29 86 (9.68%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 129 (14.53%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.63%) IIS
3 32 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 30 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.04%) JBoss
6 26 (2.93%) Umbraco
7 25 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (2.82%) Node.js
8 19 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.80%) Apache
9 16 (1.80%) CMS
10 11 (1.24%) Lync
11 9 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.79%) SAS
13 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 206 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.59%) InfoPath
3 12 (1.35%) MS Office
4 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.58%) thinkFolio
3 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.56%) Magento
5 5 (0.56%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.56%) HFM
5 5 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.34%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.23%) Endur
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.46%) Office 365
4 5 (0.56%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.48%) DNS
2 18 (2.03%) Firewall
2 18 (2.03%) Internet
3 17 (1.91%) WAN
4 16 (1.80%) SAN
5 15 (1.69%) CTI
5 15 (1.69%) LAN
6 13 (1.46%) DHCP
7 11 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.01%) LDAP
9 8 (0.90%) HTTP
10 7 (0.79%) NAS
11 6 (0.68%) IPsec
11 6 (0.68%) Intranet
11 6 (0.68%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.45%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.45%) SSH
13 4 (0.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 128 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 109 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (5.86%) RDBMS
6 52 (5.86%) Oracle Database
7 46 (5.18%) MySQL
8 39 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 30 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (2.48%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.25%) Big Data
13 20 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (2.14%) MS Access
15 16 (1.80%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 51 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.83%) Subversion
4 26 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.25%) Maven
7 18 (2.03%) Selenium
8 16 (1.80%) JIRA
9 13 (1.46%) MSBuild
10 12 (1.35%) GitLab
11 11 (1.24%) Hudson
12 10 (1.13%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.01%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.79%) SpecFlow
15 7 (0.79%) WatiN
16 6 (0.68%) FogBugz
16 6 (0.68%) Ant
16 6 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 170 (19.14%) Finance
2 61 (6.87%) Banking
3 28 (3.15%) Marketing
4 24 (2.70%) Retail
5 19 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.01%) Front Office
8 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.79%) Games
10 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.68%) Back Office
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 464 (52.25%) Developer
2 191 (21.51%) .NET Developer
3 143 (16.10%) Analyst
4 83 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 69 (7.77%) DBA
6 65 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 57 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 47 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (5.29%) SQL Developer
9 45 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 30 (3.38%) Web Developer
12 29 (3.27%) Test Analyst
13 28 (3.15%) Administrator
13 28 (3.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (2.82%) Applications Support
14 25 (2.82%) SQL DBA
15 24 (2.70%) Consultant
16 23 (2.59%) Applications Developer
16 23 (2.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (51.91%) .NET
2 335 (37.73%) ASP.NET
3 245 (27.59%) HTML
4 213 (23.99%) CSS
5 182 (20.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 133 (14.98%) .NET Framework
7 124 (13.96%) jQuery
8 91 (10.25%) AngularJS
9 86 (9.68%) Entity Framework
10 65 (7.32%) WCF
11 59 (6.64%) NHibernate
12 50 (5.63%) HTML5
13 45 (5.07%) Spring.NET
14 44 (4.95%) Web Services
15 43 (4.84%) Castle Windsor
16 38 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (4.17%) Hibernate
18 32 (3.60%) XML
19 31 (3.49%) Spring
20 30 (3.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.94%) User Experience
4 22 (2.48%) Replication
5 21 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.25%) Clustering
7 18 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.58%) Physics
10 13 (1.46%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.46%) EPoS
10 13 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.13%) Social Media
11 10 (1.13%) BBC
12 9 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.01%) Derivative
13 8 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.79%) Statistics
15 6 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 171 (19.26%) Windows
2 79 (8.90%) UNIX
3 73 (8.22%) Linux
4 32 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.25%) Android
7 17 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.58%) AIX
8 14 (1.58%) Solaris
9 10 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.23%) Tru64
14 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (29.05%) MVC
3 149 (16.78%) TDD
4 107 (12.05%) Scrum
5 102 (11.49%) SDLC
6 95 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
7 83 (9.35%) Software Engineering
8 80 (9.01%) OO
9 71 (8.00%) ITIL
10 64 (7.21%) ETL
11 62 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 61 (6.87%) Open Source
13 60 (6.76%) Web Development
14 58 (6.53%) Unit Testing
15 50 (5.63%) BDD
16 47 (5.29%) CRM
17 44 (4.95%) Project Management
18 39 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
19 38 (4.28%) Service Management
20 36 (4.05%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 407 (45.83%) C#
2 372 (41.89%) SQL
3 277 (31.19%) JavaScript
4 117 (13.18%) T-SQL
5 115 (12.95%) Java
6 57 (6.42%) VB.NET
7 42 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 36 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 33 (3.72%) Ruby
10 28 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.70%) Python
12 21 (2.36%) Perl
13 16 (1.80%) VB
14 15 (1.69%) C++
15 14 (1.58%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.46%) VBA
17 11 (1.24%) PHP
18 7 (0.79%) C
18 7 (0.79%) Delphi
19 6 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 115 (12.95%) Degree
2 68 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.69%) MCSE
3 15 (1.69%) ISEB
4 8 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.56%) NCDA
6 5 (0.56%) MCITP
7 4 (0.45%) MCTS
7 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.45%) HND
7 4 (0.45%) CCNP
7 4 (0.45%) CCNA
8 3 (0.34%) MCSA
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) OCP
10 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.72%) QA
2 22 (2.48%) SLA
3 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) COBIT
5 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.69%) XenApp
5 14 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (1.24%) vSphere
7 8 (0.90%) NFS
8 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.56%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.45%) Samba
11 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.23%) zsh
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.11%) GPFS
13 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 21 (2.36%) SCCM
2 18 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.91%) SCOM
4 7 (0.79%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.45%) SnapMirror
7 4 (0.45%) SnapVault
7 4 (0.45%) Puppet
7 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 349 (39.30%) Microsoft
2 193 (21.73%) Oracle
3 74 (8.33%) VMware
4 45 (5.07%) Sybase
5 31 (3.49%) Citrix
6 29 (3.27%) SAP
7 19 (2.14%) Cognos
8 16 (1.80%) Cisco
9 15 (1.69%) Informatica
10 13 (1.46%) IBM
11 12 (1.35%) Google
12 11 (1.24%) HP
12 11 (1.24%) Perforce
13 10 (1.13%) Sony
13 10 (1.13%) NetApp
13 10 (1.13%) Apple
13 10 (1.13%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.13%) Facebook
13 10 (1.13%) Xamarin
14 9 (1.01%) Lotus
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