Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 132 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,250 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.42% +3.13% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) Process Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau