The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 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 West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.62% 1.28% 11.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 3.03% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.46% 42.31% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 24
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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
Livingston +16 5 £35,000 +2.94%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) C#
7 7 (41.18%) Retail
7 7 (41.18%) iOS Development
8 6 (35.29%) Telerik
8 6 (35.29%) Xcode
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
10 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (23.53%) jQuery
10 4 (23.53%) HTML
10 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (17.65%) Back Office
11 3 (17.65%) Workflow
11 3 (17.65%) Oracle
11 3 (17.65%) CRM
11 3 (17.65%) XML
11 3 (17.65%) ERP
11 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
11 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Gentran
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Xcode
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) iOS Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Telerik
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Kofax
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec