The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 87 95
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £75,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Database Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Database Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Tableau
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau