The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.21% 10.39% 9.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.85% 24.24% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +21.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 West Lothian region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 39.39% 42.86% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 18
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram 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 26 May 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
Livingston +8 12 £35,000 -6.66%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 7 (25.00%) WCF
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) MySQL
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
11 5 (17.86%) Android
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
11 5 (17.86%) Android Development
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.86%) SDLC
12 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 4 (14.29%) Selenium
12 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Xcode
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.86%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) Android Development
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.57%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Telerik
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP