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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 4 2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 20.00% 60.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 40.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware