Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 341 250 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.69% 11.36% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.41% 38.11% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 250 203 196
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £29,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,875
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 804 656 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.91% 29.82% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 516 444 518
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,525 £63,700
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 162 (47.51%) SQL
2 149 (43.70%) .NET
3 148 (43.40%) C#
4 134 (39.30%) Microsoft
5 123 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (28.15%) HTML
7 95 (27.86%) MVC
8 91 (26.69%) ASP.NET
9 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
10 77 (22.58%) Windows
11 70 (20.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (19.06%) Scrum
13 64 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (18.48%) Finance
15 60 (17.60%) CSS
16 58 (17.01%) Microsoft Azure
17 56 (16.42%) Oracle
18 55 (16.13%) TDD
19 53 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 53 (15.54%) T-SQL
20 46 (13.49%) ETL
20 46 (13.49%) VMware
21 43 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 43 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (11.44%) Degree
22 39 (11.44%) Windows Server
23 38 (11.14%) PowerShell
23 38 (11.14%) Visual Studio
24 36 (10.56%) SCCM
24 36 (10.56%) Relational Database

SQL Server
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 14 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 14 (4.11%) SAS
2 13 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.23%) CMS
4 10 (2.93%) Confluence
5 8 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.05%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.76%) IIS
8 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.59%) FileNet
9 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.35%) Elite 3E
2 7 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.29%) FastStats
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.52%) SaaS
3 9 (2.64%) npm
4 8 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.35%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.05%) Office 365
6 4 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.59%) GitHub
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.16%) Firewall
2 16 (4.69%) SAN
3 10 (2.93%) DHCP
3 10 (2.93%) DNS
4 9 (2.64%) IP Telephony
5 8 (2.35%) VPN
6 3 (0.88%) Network Security
7 2 (0.59%) SMS
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 43 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (10.56%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.16%) RDBMS
4 21 (6.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.28%) MongoDB
8 16 (4.69%) MySQL
9 15 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.52%) DB2
10 12 (3.52%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.64%) Cognos Report Studio
12 8 (2.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 8 (2.35%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.35%) HBase
12 8 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.35%) Power BI
13 7 (2.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (11.14%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.04%) Subversion
5 15 (4.40%) JIRA
6 12 (3.52%) Selenium
7 9 (2.64%) Grunt
7 9 (2.64%) gulp
7 9 (2.64%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.35%) Maven
9 7 (2.05%) Ant
9 7 (2.05%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.17%) Mocha
10 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.88%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.59%) NUnit
12 2 (0.59%) Protractor
12 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.29%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (18.48%) Finance
2 14 (4.11%) Marketing
3 12 (3.52%) Advertising
4 10 (2.93%) Legal
5 8 (2.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 158 (46.33%) Developer
2 63 (18.48%) .NET Developer
3 46 (13.49%) C# Developer
4 41 (12.02%) Analyst
5 36 (10.56%) DBA
6 27 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 23 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (6.45%) SQL Developer
10 18 (5.28%) SQL DBA
11 16 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
11 16 (4.69%) SSIS Developer
12 15 (4.40%) Administrator
12 15 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 14 (4.11%) Data Analyst
13 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (3.52%) SQL Server BI Developer
14 12 (3.52%) SQL Server DBA
15 9 (2.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (43.70%) .NET
2 96 (28.15%) HTML
3 91 (26.69%) ASP.NET
4 70 (20.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (17.60%) CSS
6 33 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 31 (9.09%) HTML5
8 27 (7.92%) RESTful
9 24 (7.04%) XML
10 23 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 19 (5.57%) Web Services
13 17 (4.99%) CSS3
14 15 (4.40%) .NET Framework
14 15 (4.40%) jQuery
15 12 (3.52%) Node.js
15 12 (3.52%) React
16 10 (2.93%) Angular 2
16 10 (2.93%) WCF
16 10 (2.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.93%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.35%) User Experience
7 7 (2.05%) Social Media
8 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.76%) Replication
9 5 (1.47%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.88%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.88%) Fintech
11 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.58%) Windows
2 39 (11.44%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.11%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.64%) Android
6 9 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.35%) Linux
8 7 (2.05%) Unix
9 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) HPUX
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.86%) MVC
3 65 (19.06%) Scrum
4 64 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (16.13%) TDD
6 46 (13.49%) ETL
7 43 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (6.74%) Project Management
9 21 (6.16%) Analytics
9 21 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.57%) ITIL
11 16 (4.69%) BDD
12 15 (4.40%) Asset Management
12 15 (4.40%) SDLC
13 13 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.81%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.81%) Web Application Development
14 12 (3.52%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (3.52%) Migration
15 11 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 162 (47.51%) SQL
2 148 (43.40%) C#
3 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.54%) T-SQL
5 38 (11.14%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.09%) Java
7 26 (7.62%) Python
8 22 (6.45%) VB
9 13 (3.81%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.52%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.93%) C
11 10 (2.93%) PHP
11 10 (2.93%) VBA
12 9 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.64%) C++
12 9 (2.64%) Perl
12 9 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.47%) XAML
14 4 (1.17%) R
14 4 (1.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (11.44%) Degree
2 28 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.28%) MCDBA
3 18 (5.28%) MCITP
4 13 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.52%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.47%) MCSA
8 4 (1.17%) MCSE
9 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.59%) PhD
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.29%) HND
11 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 11 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.93%) GDPR
3 8 (2.35%) QA
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.05%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Docker
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (10.56%) SCCM
2 34 (9.97%) SCOM
3 6 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.88%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (39.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.42%) Oracle
3 46 (13.49%) VMware
4 25 (7.33%) Tableau
5 15 (4.40%) Cisco
6 14 (4.11%) IBM
7 13 (3.81%) Cognos
8 12 (3.52%) Facebook
9 8 (2.35%) Dell
9 8 (2.35%) HP
9 8 (2.35%) iManage
9 8 (2.35%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.05%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.47%) CA
12 5 (1.47%) EMC
12 5 (1.47%) Informatica
12 5 (1.47%) Talend
12 5 (1.47%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.17%) Sybase