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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.95% 27.59% 27.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.00% 84.21% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,900 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
20 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 32.79% 32.76% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 +3 12 £35,000 -
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (30.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (10.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) DTS
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik