The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 3 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 20.00% 6.90% 15.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 33.33% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £35,000 £26,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% -33.33%  
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 Fife with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 6 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 28.00% 20.69% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -19.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Fife

SQL Server
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +5 4 £35,000 +34.61% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 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 Fife region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) ERP Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle