The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% - 33.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 Scottish Borders region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% 12.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Scottish Borders region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Junior SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) X++
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft