Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

SQL Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 129 129
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 50 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.87% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.64% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £31,900 £36,988 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year - +7.38% -0.67%

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 2579 2193 2919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.35% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1437 1870
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,950 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 35 (70.00%) SQL
1 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (62.00%) T-SQL
3 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (54.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (52.00%) ETL
5 26 (52.00%) Finance
5 26 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (32.00%) Tableau
8 16 (32.00%) Project Management
9 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (30.00%) Integration Testing
10 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (22.00%) C#
12 10 (20.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (12.00%) Analytics
15 5 (10.00%) Degree
15 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
15 5 (10.00%) Oracle
15 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
16 4 (8.00%) HTML
16 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
16 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (8.00%) MVC

SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (54.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (6.00%) Power BI
8 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (4.00%) Big Data
9 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) WCF
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) Laravel
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (52.00%) ETL
3 16 (32.00%) Project Management
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 15 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Data Management
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (2.00%) Release Management
10 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 31 (62.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Tableau
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.00%) Perforce
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Hyperion