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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 441 488 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.44% 15.35% 14.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.57% 49.19% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 272 294 465
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
872 992 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.52% 31.19% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 501 623 902
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 0 255 £40,000 - 53
Edinburgh +1 152 £45,000 +12.50% 30
West Lothian -1 10 £44,500 +27.14% 1
Aberdeen +6 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Dundee +7 5 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Renfrewshire -2 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Stirling -3 4 £90,000 +172.72% 2
Fife +1 3 £35,000 -16.66% 1
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £37,500 -
Lanarkshire 0 1 £32,309 +9.52%
Roxburghshire - 1 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 425 (48.41%) .NET
2 412 (46.92%) C#
3 380 (43.28%) SQL
4 356 (40.55%) Microsoft
5 315 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
6 287 (32.69%) ASP.NET
7 263 (29.95%) JavaScript
8 200 (22.78%) HTML
9 196 (22.32%) CSS
10 179 (20.39%) MVC
11 177 (20.16%) MS Excel
12 171 (19.48%) Oracle
13 168 (19.13%) Finance
14 163 (18.56%) Windows
15 160 (18.22%) Degree
16 142 (16.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 138 (15.72%) jQuery
18 134 (15.26%) SharePoint
19 133 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 132 (15.03%) Java
21 125 (14.24%) XML
22 121 (13.78%) SDLC
23 115 (13.10%) TDD
24 114 (12.98%) Web Development
25 112 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
26 103 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
26 103 (11.73%) AngularJS
27 102 (11.62%) Windows Server
28 100 (11.39%) Mentoring
29 99 (11.28%) T-SQL

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
1 134 (15.26%) SharePoint
2 55 (6.26%) IIS
3 48 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 46 (5.24%) CMS
4 46 (5.24%) Umbraco
5 42 (4.78%) MS Exchange
6 25 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.73%) SAS
7 24 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (2.51%) Node.js
9 16 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.03%) Immediacy CMS
11 9 (1.03%) JBoss
11 9 (1.03%) Kentico
11 9 (1.03%) Sitefinity
12 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 177 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.51%) MS Office
3 7 (0.80%) SPSS
4 5 (0.57%) Stata
5 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.46%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (3.19%) Markit EDM
2 22 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (1.48%) Hi Portfolio
5 11 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.46%) HFM
8 4 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.46%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.23%) Servitor
10 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.11%) Magento
11 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 96 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (7.52%) Office 365
3 18 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.25%) GitHub
5 9 (1.03%) SaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.95%) Firewall
2 57 (6.49%) DNS
3 56 (6.38%) DHCP
4 40 (4.56%) SAN
5 33 (3.76%) LAN
5 33 (3.76%) WAN
6 7 (0.80%) Intranet
6 7 (0.80%) VPN
7 6 (0.68%) MQTT
7 6 (0.68%) SSL
7 6 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.46%) Wireless
9 3 (0.34%) HTTP
9 3 (0.34%) MPLS
9 3 (0.34%) VLAN
10 2 (0.23%) BGP
10 2 (0.23%) IPv6
10 2 (0.23%) OSPF
10 2 (0.23%) VoIP
10 2 (0.23%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 133 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (3.19%) MySQL
8 28 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (2.85%) Data Mining
11 23 (2.62%) Big Data
12 22 (2.51%) NoSQL
13 18 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (1.94%) JasperReports
15 16 (1.82%) MongoDB
16 15 (1.71%) OLAP
16 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (1.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 57 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.26%) Visual Studio
3 38 (4.33%) Subversion
4 30 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.28%) Maven
6 15 (1.71%) JIRA
6 15 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.25%) NUnit
8 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.68%) IntelliJ
9 6 (0.68%) MSTest
9 6 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.68%) Redmine
9 6 (0.68%) Selenium
9 6 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (0.57%) JUnit
10 5 (0.57%) MorphX
10 5 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
General
1 168 (19.13%) Finance
2 55 (6.26%) Banking
3 28 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.62%) Marketing
5 22 (2.51%) Retail
6 21 (2.39%) Games
7 20 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.80%) Front Office
9 6 (0.68%) Automotive
10 5 (0.57%) Advertising
10 5 (0.57%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.46%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) German Language
12 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 483 (55.01%) Developer
2 174 (19.82%) .NET Developer
3 106 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 90 (10.25%) Analyst
5 79 (9.00%) SQL Developer
6 74 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 73 (8.31%) Software Developer
8 69 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 61 (6.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 60 (6.83%) Java Developer
12 51 (5.81%) SharePoint Developer
13 43 (4.90%) Consultant
14 42 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (4.33%) DBA
16 36 (4.10%) Web Developer
17 34 (3.87%) C# Software Developer
18 33 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 33 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 30 (3.42%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (48.41%) .NET
2 287 (32.69%) ASP.NET
3 200 (22.78%) HTML
4 196 (22.32%) CSS
5 138 (15.72%) jQuery
6 125 (14.24%) XML
7 103 (11.73%) AngularJS
8 96 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (10.82%) HTML5
10 70 (7.97%) Web Services
11 66 (7.52%) .NET Framework
12 56 (6.38%) Hibernate
12 56 (6.38%) Spring
13 51 (5.81%) XSLT
14 48 (5.47%) WCF
15 46 (5.24%) CSS3
16 45 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 43 (4.90%) REST
18 38 (4.33%) Entity Framework
18 38 (4.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.39%) Data Integration
5 18 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.94%) Clustering
7 16 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.25%) User Experience
9 10 (1.14%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.03%) FMCG
10 9 (1.03%) Replication
11 8 (0.91%) EPoS
12 6 (0.68%) Informatics
12 6 (0.68%) iPad
12 6 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (18.56%) Windows
2 102 (11.62%) Windows Server
3 89 (10.14%) Unix
4 81 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (4.44%) Linux
7 31 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.19%) Android
9 21 (2.39%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.91%) Solaris
11 8 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.80%) AIX
13 3 (0.34%) OS/400
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (20.39%) MVC
3 121 (13.78%) SDLC
4 115 (13.10%) TDD
5 114 (12.98%) Web Development
6 103 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (11.39%) Mentoring
8 83 (9.45%) Scrum
9 79 (9.00%) Asset Management
10 75 (8.54%) Software Engineering
11 66 (7.52%) Project Management
12 61 (6.95%) ITIL
13 57 (6.49%) OO
14 52 (5.92%) BDD
15 50 (5.69%) Data Analysis
15 50 (5.69%) Matrix Management
16 46 (5.24%) E-Commerce
17 45 (5.13%) CRM
18 43 (4.90%) Business Analysis
19 38 (4.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 412 (46.92%) C#
2 380 (43.28%) SQL
3 263 (29.95%) JavaScript
4 132 (15.03%) Java
5 99 (11.28%) T-SQL
6 74 (8.43%) VB.NET
7 33 (3.76%) VB
8 31 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.85%) Python
10 23 (2.62%) Perl
11 22 (2.51%) VBA
12 19 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.05%) C++
14 17 (1.94%) Korn
14 17 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.82%) XQuery
16 15 (1.71%) Ruby
17 12 (1.37%) X++
18 11 (1.25%) PHP
18 11 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 160 (18.22%) Degree
2 51 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.08%) MCSE
4 10 (1.14%) CCNA
4 10 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.91%) MCSA
6 7 (0.80%) MCP
7 6 (0.68%) CISSP
7 6 (0.68%) ISEB
8 5 (0.57%) PhD
8 5 (0.57%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.46%) MCITP
10 2 (0.23%) CCNP
10 2 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.66%) SLA
2 24 (2.73%) QA
3 21 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 62 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.57%) XenApp
6 4 (0.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.23%) RACF
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Docker
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (4.67%) SCCM
2 37 (4.21%) SCOM
3 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.34%) Ansible
4 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.34%) Puppet
4 3 (0.34%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 356 (40.55%) Microsoft
2 171 (19.48%) Oracle
3 65 (7.40%) VMware
4 42 (4.78%) Sybase
5 27 (3.08%) Dell
6 25 (2.85%) HP
6 25 (2.85%) Sitecore
7 23 (2.62%) Cognos
8 21 (2.39%) Kaspersky
8 21 (2.39%) Siemens
8 21 (2.39%) WatchGuard
9 19 (2.16%) Citrix
10 17 (1.94%) IBM
10 17 (1.94%) Informatica
11 12 (1.37%) Ab Initio
11 12 (1.37%) Cisco
11 12 (1.37%) Ektron
11 12 (1.37%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.03%) Charles River
12 9 (1.03%) SAP
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £27000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Career Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Based on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 10 days ago