The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 18 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 2.03% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.18% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 14
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Project Management
5 16 (50.00%) ETL
6 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
7 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (40.63%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Integration Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (40.63%) Tableau
8 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) SDLC
13 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (9.38%) JIRA
13 3 (9.38%) PowerBuilder
14 1 (3.13%) Fintech
14 1 (3.13%) TDD

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ETL
1 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (40.63%) Integration Testing
3 13 (40.63%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.13%) Online Security
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Tableau
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
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