Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 312 297 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.48% 12.74% 11.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 37.45% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 218 259 188
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,600 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,375
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

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 728 793 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.79% 34.02% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 481 507 411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,369 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 163 (52.24%) .NET
2 160 (51.28%) C#
3 140 (44.87%) SQL
4 132 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (39.74%) MVC
6 121 (38.78%) Microsoft
7 102 (32.69%) ASP.NET
8 77 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (23.72%) JavaScript
10 73 (23.40%) HTML
11 69 (22.12%) Scrum
11 69 (22.12%) TDD
12 68 (21.79%) Oracle
13 58 (18.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 57 (18.27%) Windows
15 56 (17.95%) CSS
16 52 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (16.03%) Visual Studio
18 42 (13.46%) AngularJS
19 41 (13.14%) Finance
20 40 (12.82%) Relational Database
20 40 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
21 39 (12.50%) Java
22 38 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 38 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
23 36 (11.54%) .NET Framework
23 36 (11.54%) BDD
24 35 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 34 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
26 33 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (4.49%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.85%) JBoss
3 12 (3.85%) SAS
4 11 (3.53%) CMS
5 10 (3.21%) IIS
6 9 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.88%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.56%) Confluence
8 7 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.92%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.60%) Apache
11 4 (1.28%) WildFly
12 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.53%) npm
3 10 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.21%) SaaS
4 5 (1.60%) Office 365
5 4 (1.28%) GitHub
6 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.49%) SAN
2 13 (4.17%) DNS
2 13 (4.17%) Firewall
3 9 (2.88%) iSCSI
3 9 (2.88%) VPN
4 8 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.92%) DHCP
6 5 (1.60%) SSH
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.96%) Network Security
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 38 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.69%) MySQL
5 23 (7.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (4.49%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.53%) DB2
10 11 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (3.21%) Redis
12 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.56%) HBase
14 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.92%) Cognos Report Studio
16 5 (1.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 5 (1.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 50 (16.03%) Visual Studio
2 32 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.05%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.09%) Subversion
5 12 (3.85%) Selenium
6 11 (3.53%) Grunt
6 11 (3.53%) gulp
6 11 (3.53%) JIRA
7 10 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.56%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.92%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.92%) Protractor
10 4 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.28%) Mocha
11 3 (0.96%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (13.14%) Finance
2 21 (6.73%) Marketing
3 18 (5.77%) Advertising
4 7 (2.24%) Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (44.23%) Developer
2 78 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 58 (18.59%) Analyst
4 39 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 32 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.69%) DBA
7 17 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 16 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.17%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.85%) Architect
11 12 (3.85%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.53%) Analyst Programmer
12 11 (3.53%) Programmer
12 11 (3.53%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.53%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.21%) Junior
13 10 (3.21%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.88%) Administrator
14 9 (2.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (52.24%) .NET
2 102 (32.69%) ASP.NET
3 77 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (23.40%) HTML
5 56 (17.95%) CSS
6 42 (13.46%) AngularJS
7 36 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 33 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (9.94%) RESTful
10 27 (8.65%) Web Services
11 24 (7.69%) HTML5
12 22 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 21 (6.73%) Entity Framework
13 21 (6.73%) jQuery
14 20 (6.41%) XML
15 12 (3.85%) Node.js
15 12 (3.85%) React
16 11 (3.53%) CSS3
16 11 (3.53%) WPF
17 10 (3.21%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.21%) User Experience
5 9 (2.88%) Fintech
6 8 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Replication
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.27%) Windows
2 33 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.77%) Linux
4 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.88%) Unix
7 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.28%) AIX
9 4 (1.28%) HPUX
9 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.28%) Solaris
10 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (39.74%) MVC
3 69 (22.12%) Scrum
3 69 (22.12%) TDD
4 52 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (11.54%) BDD
7 34 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.29%) OO
9 27 (8.65%) Software Engineering
10 22 (7.05%) ETL
11 20 (6.41%) ITIL
11 20 (6.41%) Test Automation
12 18 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (5.77%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.77%) Web Application Development
13 15 (4.81%) Analytics
13 15 (4.81%) Decision-Making
13 15 (4.81%) Web Development
14 14 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 160 (51.28%) C#
2 140 (44.87%) SQL
3 74 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.50%) Java
5 30 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.73%) VB.NET
7 19 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.09%) VB
8 18 (5.77%) Python
8 18 (5.77%) TypeScript
9 15 (4.81%) C++
10 14 (4.49%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.53%) C
11 11 (3.53%) VBA
12 9 (2.88%) Perl
12 9 (2.88%) PHP
13 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.60%) XAML
15 3 (0.96%) Korn
15 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.62%) Degree
2 20 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.53%) MCDBA
4 11 (3.53%) MCITP
5 5 (1.60%) MCSA
6 4 (1.28%) ISEB
6 4 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 2 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.64%) VCAP
8 2 (0.64%) VCDX
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.88%) NFS
4 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.60%) Samba
6 4 (1.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (5.13%) SCCM
2 15 (4.81%) SCOM
3 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.64%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 121 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.79%) Oracle
3 24 (7.69%) VMware
4 18 (5.77%) Facebook
5 12 (3.85%) Tableau
6 8 (2.56%) Cisco
6 8 (2.56%) IBM
6 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.24%) HP
8 6 (1.92%) Cognos
8 6 (1.92%) Dell
8 6 (1.92%) EMC
8 6 (1.92%) Informatica
8 6 (1.92%) Sybase
8 6 (1.92%) Talend
9 5 (1.60%) SAP
10 4 (1.28%) CA
10 4 (1.28%) Meraki
10 4 (1.28%) NetApp