Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £33,569 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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

SQL Server Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 122 130
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 4 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.97% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £33,569 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.08% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £31,471 £37,500 £30,800
90th Percentile £35,612 £47,500 £55,900
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +4.67%

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 2,535 2,365 2,418
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.52% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 1,476 1,502
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, SQL Server Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft