Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 116 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 24 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.00% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 716 743 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.09% 33.77% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 477 487 488
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £28,925
90th Percentile £65,200 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) MVC
2 19 (79.17%) RESTful
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 18 (75.00%) .NET
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (70.83%) Advertising
4 17 (70.83%) Scrum
4 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (70.83%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (70.83%) BDD
4 17 (70.83%) Facebook
4 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
4 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (70.83%) Marketing
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Finance

SQL Server 2016
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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 17 (70.83%) Advertising
1 17 (70.83%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
3 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Junior DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Junior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) RESTful
2 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 17 (70.83%) BDD
3 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (70.83%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Facebook
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft