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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 147 163 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.05% 13.72% 11.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.31% 50.15% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 128 87 96
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £74,000 £57,500
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 394 325 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.30% 27.36% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 258 166 254
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,227 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 166 (55.89%) C#
2 157 (52.86%) .NET
3 132 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (40.40%) Microsoft
5 103 (34.68%) MVC
6 98 (33.00%) ASP.NET
7 90 (30.30%) SQL
8 86 (28.96%) Finance
9 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
10 77 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 74 (24.92%) .NET Framework
11 74 (24.92%) AngularJS
12 71 (23.91%) CSS
13 70 (23.57%) HTML
14 67 (22.56%) TDD
15 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 57 (19.19%) Entity Framework
17 55 (18.52%) RESTful
18 52 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
19 50 (16.84%) WCF
20 49 (16.50%) Oracle
21 46 (15.49%) Git (software)
21 46 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
22 44 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 43 (14.48%) Visual Studio
23 43 (14.48%) ETL
24 42 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (14.14%) NoSQL
24 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 39 (13.13%) Node.js

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 23 (7.74%) CMS
2 13 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 9 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.02%) IIS
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.68%) SAS
9 4 (1.35%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.01%) FileNet
11 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) iTrent
2 3 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.01%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.06%) Office 365
3 8 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.02%) SaaS
5 5 (1.68%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.68%) PaaS
6 4 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) GitHub
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.71%) DNS
2 11 (3.70%) DHCP
2 11 (3.70%) LAN
2 11 (3.70%) WAN
3 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.35%) Firewall
4 4 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.35%) Skype
5 3 (1.01%) Internet
5 3 (1.01%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.67%) ATM
6 2 (0.67%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) WebEx
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (14.14%) NoSQL
3 38 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (12.46%) Relational Database
5 33 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (10.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (8.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (8.08%) RDBMS
9 22 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (4.04%) Hadoop
12 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (3.70%) MySQL
14 9 (3.03%) DB2
15 8 (2.69%) Apache Hive
15 8 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (2.69%) HBase
16 5 (1.68%) DataStage
17 4 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 46 (15.49%) Git (software)
1 46 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (14.48%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.03%) Jasmine
3 9 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.03%) Selenium
4 8 (2.69%) Maven
5 7 (2.36%) ERwin
5 7 (2.36%) gulp
5 7 (2.36%) NUnit
6 6 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.02%) JIRA
6 6 (2.02%) JUnit
6 6 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (2.02%) Mocha
6 6 (2.02%) Subversion
7 5 (1.68%) Grunt
7 5 (1.68%) NSubstitute
8 4 (1.35%) Moq
8 4 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (28.96%) Finance
2 27 (9.09%) Marketing
3 9 (3.03%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Games
5 5 (1.68%) Local Government
6 2 (0.67%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (57.91%) Developer
2 75 (25.25%) .NET Developer
3 58 (19.53%) C# Developer
4 34 (11.45%) SQL Developer
5 31 (10.44%) .NET Software Developer
6 28 (9.43%) Analyst
7 27 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 26 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (8.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 24 (8.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 23 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (6.73%) SQL BI Developer
12 19 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (6.40%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 19 (6.40%) SSIS Developer
13 18 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 16 (5.39%) Architect
14 16 (5.39%) SSRS Developer
15 15 (5.05%) Senior Developer
16 12 (4.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (52.86%) .NET
2 98 (33.00%) ASP.NET
3 77 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (24.92%) .NET Framework
4 74 (24.92%) AngularJS
5 71 (23.91%) CSS
6 70 (23.57%) HTML
7 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (19.19%) Entity Framework
9 55 (18.52%) RESTful
10 50 (16.84%) WCF
11 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 39 (13.13%) Node.js
13 35 (11.78%) Code First Entity Framework
14 29 (9.76%) HTML5
14 29 (9.76%) Web Services
15 26 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (7.74%) jQuery
17 17 (5.72%) Sass
18 16 (5.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.07%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.06%) User Experience
6 10 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.37%) Fintech
7 7 (2.36%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.02%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.68%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.35%) Replication
10 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.01%) IVR
11 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.67%) Clustering
12 2 (0.67%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.11%) Windows
2 14 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.70%) Linux
4 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.69%) Android
5 8 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.01%) Unix
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) MVS
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.68%) MVC
3 67 (22.56%) TDD
4 52 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (14.48%) ETL
6 39 (13.13%) Scrum
6 39 (13.13%) Web Application Development
7 36 (12.12%) BDD
8 34 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.08%) Project Management
9 24 (8.08%) Web Development
10 22 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 21 (7.07%) Analytics
11 21 (7.07%) SDLC
12 20 (6.73%) Integration Testing
13 19 (6.40%) System Integration Testing
13 19 (6.40%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.39%) Mentoring
15 15 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 166 (55.89%) C#
2 90 (30.30%) SQL
3 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.79%) T-SQL
5 36 (12.12%) Ruby
6 32 (10.77%) Java
7 21 (7.07%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.37%) Python
9 7 (2.36%) VB
10 5 (1.68%) C++
10 5 (1.68%) PHP
10 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.68%) XPath
11 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.01%) R
12 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.67%) Perl
12 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.67%) VBA
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (10.77%) Degree
2 12 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
4 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.67%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
6 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.36%) XenApp
4 7 (2.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.01%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.67%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.67%) NFS
6 2 (0.67%) Samba
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.03%) SCCM
2 9 (3.03%) SCOM
3 7 (2.36%) Ansible
3 7 (2.36%) Puppet
3 7 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.01%) WSUS
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 120 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.50%) Oracle
3 24 (8.08%) Tableau
4 12 (4.04%) VMware
5 11 (3.70%) Cisco
5 11 (3.70%) IBM
5 11 (3.70%) Xamarin
6 10 (3.37%) Citrix
6 10 (3.37%) Cognos
7 9 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.69%) Teradata
9 7 (2.36%) CA
9 7 (2.36%) Symantec
9 7 (2.36%) Varonis
10 5 (1.68%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.01%) Northgate
12 2 (0.67%) HP
12 2 (0.67%) Informatica
12 2 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
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