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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 152 135 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.56% 10.08% 12.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.35% 37.50% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 125 93 121
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,915 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 407 360 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 36.31% 26.89% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 258 241 246
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 159 (59.33%) C#
2 155 (57.84%) .NET
3 127 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (40.67%) Microsoft
5 103 (38.43%) ASP.NET
6 96 (35.82%) MVC
7 83 (30.97%) Finance
8 74 (27.61%) .NET Framework
9 71 (26.49%) AngularJS
10 66 (24.63%) SQL
10 66 (24.63%) JavaScript
11 64 (23.88%) TDD
12 62 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (20.90%) CSS
14 55 (20.52%) HTML
15 54 (20.15%) MS Excel
16 48 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (17.16%) Entity Framework
18 44 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 44 (16.42%) Visual Studio
19 43 (16.04%) Scrum
19 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
20 41 (15.30%) Windows
21 40 (14.93%) WCF
22 38 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (13.81%) Oracle
24 35 (13.06%) RESTful
24 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 34 (12.69%) Enterprise Software
26 33 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (4.85%) CMS
2 12 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.61%) IIS
4 7 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.24%) SAS
5 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.49%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Maximo
4 2 (0.75%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.48%) Office 365
2 12 (4.48%) SaaS
3 9 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.49%) iPaaS
4 4 (1.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) DNS
1 9 (3.36%) LAN
1 9 (3.36%) WAN
2 6 (2.24%) DHCP
3 5 (1.87%) Firewall
3 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.12%) SAN
4 3 (1.12%) SSH
5 2 (0.75%) Intranet
5 2 (0.75%) Skype
6 1 (0.37%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) LDAP
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.94%) NoSQL
2 27 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (8.58%) Relational Database
6 19 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (4.10%) MySQL
8 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.99%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.24%) Apache Hive
13 6 (2.24%) HBase
14 5 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.87%) QlikView
15 4 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 44 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.22%) Subversion
4 11 (4.10%) Maven
5 10 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.61%) NUnit
7 6 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.24%) ERwin
7 6 (2.24%) gulp
7 6 (2.24%) JUnit
8 5 (1.87%) Grunt
8 5 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.87%) Mocha
8 5 (1.87%) NSubstitute
9 4 (1.49%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.49%) JIRA
10 3 (1.12%) Ant
10 3 (1.12%) Moq
10 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (30.97%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Marketing
3 12 (4.48%) Games
4 6 (2.24%) Banking
5 4 (1.49%) Local Government
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (53.73%) Developer
2 74 (27.61%) .NET Developer
3 51 (19.03%) C# Developer
4 38 (14.18%) Analyst
5 24 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (8.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 18 (6.72%) Programmer
8 18 (6.72%) SQL Developer
9 16 (5.97%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 16 (5.97%) .NET Programmer
9 16 (5.97%) Analyst Programmer
9 16 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (5.60%) C# Programmer
11 14 (5.22%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.85%) SQL BI Developer
12 13 (4.85%) SQL Server Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (57.84%) .NET
2 103 (38.43%) ASP.NET
3 74 (27.61%) .NET Framework
4 71 (26.49%) AngularJS
5 62 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (20.90%) CSS
7 55 (20.52%) HTML
8 48 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (17.16%) Entity Framework
10 40 (14.93%) WCF
11 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 35 (13.06%) RESTful
12 31 (11.57%) Node.js
13 27 (10.07%) HTML5
14 26 (9.70%) Code First Entity Framework
15 24 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (6.34%) Web Services
17 16 (5.97%) jQuery
18 13 (4.85%) Angular 2
18 13 (4.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.61%) User Experience
6 5 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.87%) Social Media
6 5 (1.87%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.49%) Fintech
8 3 (1.12%) SCADA
9 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.30%) Windows
2 15 (5.60%) Android
2 15 (5.60%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.48%) Linux
5 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.75%) Unix
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) MVS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.82%) MVC
3 64 (23.88%) TDD
4 43 (16.04%) Scrum
5 38 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (10.07%) Web Application Development
8 26 (9.70%) BDD
8 26 (9.70%) Web Development
9 25 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.58%) ETL
11 21 (7.84%) Project Management
12 17 (6.34%) SDLC
13 16 (5.97%) Analytics
14 14 (5.22%) Integration Testing
15 13 (4.85%) OO
15 13 (4.85%) System Integration Testing
16 12 (4.48%) Investment Management
16 12 (4.48%) IT Strategy
17 10 (3.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 159 (59.33%) C#
2 66 (24.63%) JavaScript
2 66 (24.63%) SQL
3 28 (10.45%) Ruby
4 27 (10.07%) Java
5 23 (8.58%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.99%) Python
8 6 (2.24%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.87%) VB
9 5 (1.87%) XPath
10 4 (1.49%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.12%) R
12 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.75%) Korn
12 2 (0.75%) PHP
12 2 (0.75%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 26 (9.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.49%) CCNA
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.75%) CCNP
5 2 (0.75%) HND
5 2 (0.75%) MCITP
5 2 (0.75%) MCSE
5 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CISM
6 1 (0.37%) CISMP
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) HL7
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.10%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.24%) XenApp
4 6 (2.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) NFS
6 3 (1.12%) Samba
7 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.75%) UAG
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) SCCM
2 8 (2.99%) SCOM
3 6 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.87%) Ansible
4 5 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (40.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.81%) Oracle
3 20 (7.46%) Tableau
4 13 (4.85%) Cisco
4 13 (4.85%) Xamarin
5 9 (3.36%) VMware
6 8 (2.99%) Citrix
6 8 (2.99%) IBM
6 8 (2.99%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.24%) Teradata
8 5 (1.87%) CA
8 5 (1.87%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.87%) Symantec
8 5 (1.87%) Varonis
9 4 (1.49%) Cognos
10 3 (1.12%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.75%) Google
11 2 (0.75%) Informatica
11 2 (0.75%) Samsung
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