Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 353 254 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.99% 10.87% 12.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.41% 39.32% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 265 182 273
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +2.60%

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 919 646 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.82% 27.65% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 586 462 562
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,075 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 162 (45.89%) C#
1 162 (45.89%) SQL
2 158 (44.76%) .NET
3 156 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (42.49%) Microsoft
5 105 (29.75%) HTML
6 104 (29.46%) MVC
7 97 (27.48%) JavaScript
8 95 (26.91%) ASP.NET
9 87 (24.65%) Windows
10 83 (23.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 79 (22.38%) CSS
12 77 (21.81%) Finance
13 74 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (17.85%) Scrum
16 57 (16.15%) TDD
16 57 (16.15%) T-SQL
16 57 (16.15%) PowerShell
17 56 (15.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 54 (15.30%) VMware
19 49 (13.88%) AngularJS
20 44 (12.46%) Oracle
21 43 (12.18%) Visual Studio
21 43 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (11.33%) Git (software)
23 39 (11.05%) ETL
24 38 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (10.76%) HTML5
25 36 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012

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 25 (7.08%) IIS
2 14 (3.97%) CMS
3 12 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.12%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.70%) JBoss
7 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.42%) Apache
8 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.42%) SAS
9 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.57%) FileNet
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.70%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 83 (23.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.53%) SaaS
3 15 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.68%) Mimecast
5 11 (3.12%) npm
6 10 (2.83%) Office 365
7 2 (0.57%) GitHub
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.40%) DNS
2 11 (3.12%) DHCP
2 11 (3.12%) IP Telephony
3 10 (2.83%) Firewall
4 6 (1.70%) SAN
5 5 (1.42%) Internet
5 5 (1.42%) LAN
5 5 (1.42%) WAN
6 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.57%) SMS
6 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
7 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 43 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (6.23%) DB2
8 20 (5.67%) RDBMS
9 18 (5.10%) NoSQL
10 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (3.97%) MongoDB
11 14 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.70%) Power BI
15 5 (1.42%) MySQL
16 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 4 (1.13%) QlikView
16 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (12.18%) Visual Studio
2 40 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (7.37%) Subversion
5 20 (5.67%) Selenium
6 14 (3.97%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.12%) Grunt
7 11 (3.12%) gulp
7 11 (3.12%) JIRA
7 11 (3.12%) Maven
8 9 (2.55%) Ant
8 9 (2.55%) NUnit
9 8 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (2.27%) Mocha
10 7 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.70%) Log4j
11 6 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 77 (21.81%) Finance
2 15 (4.25%) Financial Institution
2 15 (4.25%) Legal
3 14 (3.97%) Banking
4 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.13%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 183 (51.84%) Developer
2 71 (20.11%) C# Developer
3 61 (17.28%) .NET Developer
4 37 (10.48%) SQL Developer
5 33 (9.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 31 (8.78%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (7.37%) DBA
8 26 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (6.80%) Analyst
9 24 (6.80%) SQL Server Developer
10 22 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (6.23%) Senior Developer
10 22 (6.23%) SQL BI Developer
11 21 (5.95%) SSIS Developer
12 19 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (4.82%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.82%) SQL Server BI Developer
14 15 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (44.76%) .NET
2 105 (29.75%) HTML
3 95 (26.91%) ASP.NET
4 79 (22.38%) CSS
5 74 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (13.88%) AngularJS
7 38 (10.76%) HTML5
8 30 (8.50%) RESTful
8 30 (8.50%) WCF
9 23 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (6.23%) Web Services
11 21 (5.95%) .NET Framework
11 21 (5.95%) Node.js
12 20 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (5.67%) CSS3
12 20 (5.67%) jQuery
13 18 (5.10%) Entity Framework
13 18 (5.10%) XML
14 12 (3.40%) Angular 2
14 12 (3.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.97%) EMC VNX
3 14 (3.97%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.12%) User Experience
6 10 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.98%) Social Media
8 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.42%) Fintech
8 5 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.13%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.28%) iSeries
12 1 (0.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 87 (24.65%) Windows
2 36 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (9.35%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.82%) Unix
6 16 (4.53%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.40%) Android
7 12 (3.40%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.40%) Linux
8 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) MVS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (29.46%) MVC
3 70 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (17.85%) Scrum
5 57 (16.15%) TDD
6 39 (11.05%) ETL
7 38 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.93%) ITIL
9 26 (7.37%) Project Management
9 26 (7.37%) SDLC
10 24 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 24 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.10%) Test Automation
12 17 (4.82%) Performance Management
12 17 (4.82%) Web Development
13 16 (4.53%) Analytics
13 16 (4.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (4.53%) Validation
14 15 (4.25%) ITIL V3
14 15 (4.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.89%) C#
1 162 (45.89%) SQL
2 97 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 57 (16.15%) PowerShell
3 57 (16.15%) T-SQL
4 34 (9.63%) Java
5 23 (6.52%) Python
6 12 (3.40%) TypeScript
7 11 (3.12%) VB
8 10 (2.83%) Ruby
9 7 (1.98%) Perl
9 7 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.13%) PHP
10 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.13%) VB6
11 3 (0.85%) R
11 3 (0.85%) VBScript
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) C++
12 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (10.20%) Degree
2 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.27%) MCDBA
4 8 (2.27%) MCITP
5 6 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.85%) HND
6 3 (0.85%) MCSA
6 3 (0.85%) MCSE
6 3 (0.85%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) PhD
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) ISO 9001
2 16 (4.53%) GDPR
2 16 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.97%) QA
4 4 (1.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.25%) vSphere
5 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.42%) XenApp
5 5 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.13%) Docker
6 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (9.63%) SCCM
2 32 (9.07%) SCOM
3 21 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.98%) Ansible
6 6 (1.70%) Puppet
7 4 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.57%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.57%) Terraform
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.30%) VMware
3 44 (12.46%) Oracle
4 22 (6.23%) Tableau
5 21 (5.95%) Cisco
6 16 (4.53%) IBM
7 14 (3.97%) EMC
7 14 (3.97%) HP
7 14 (3.97%) Xamarin
8 13 (3.68%) iManage
9 10 (2.83%) MobileIron
10 9 (2.55%) Cognos
11 6 (1.70%) Misys
11 6 (1.70%) SAP
12 5 (1.42%) CA
12 5 (1.42%) Citrix
12 5 (1.42%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.13%) Symantec
13 4 (1.13%) Varonis
14 3 (0.85%) Sitecore