Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 426 470 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.73% 19.11% 17.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.09% 49.47% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 249 255 281
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +3.95%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1012 950 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 44.50% 38.62% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 571 429 583
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,950 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 267 (62.68%) C#
2 253 (59.39%) .NET
3 226 (53.05%) MVC
4 213 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 196 (46.01%) JavaScript
6 190 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
7 176 (41.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 156 (36.62%) TDD
9 153 (35.92%) HTML
9 153 (35.92%) SQL
10 144 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
11 126 (29.58%) Microsoft
12 123 (28.87%) Visual Studio
13 118 (27.70%) Scrum
14 83 (19.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 78 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 72 (16.90%) Finance
17 70 (16.43%) CSS
18 68 (15.96%) Oracle
19 63 (14.79%) Java
19 63 (14.79%) AngularJS
20 53 (12.44%) Git (software)
20 53 (12.44%) T-SQL
21 52 (12.21%) Windows
21 52 (12.21%) Banking
22 47 (11.03%) OO
22 47 (11.03%) Degree
23 46 (10.80%) jQuery
24 43 (10.09%) .NET Framework
24 43 (10.09%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 24 (5.63%) CMS
2 23 (5.40%) IIS
3 21 (4.93%) Umbraco
4 18 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.88%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.88%) Oracle UPK
8 8 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.41%) SAS
11 5 (1.17%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.94%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (0.94%) Kentico
12 4 (0.94%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.23%) Endur
6 1 (0.23%) FRx
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.17%) GitHub
4 4 (0.94%) SaaS
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) Intranet
2 7 (1.64%) Internet
2 7 (1.64%) Network Security
3 5 (1.17%) DNS
3 5 (1.17%) LAN
3 5 (1.17%) WAN
4 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.70%) Firewall
5 3 (0.70%) SAN
6 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.23%) POP3
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 78 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (10.09%) Relational Database
4 39 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (6.81%) MySQL
5 29 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.87%) NoSQL
7 21 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (3.05%) DB2
11 13 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.11%) MS Access
14 8 (1.88%) DB2 UDB
14 8 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.64%) Big Data
15 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 123 (28.87%) Visual Studio
2 53 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (5.63%) Subversion
5 15 (3.52%) JUnit
5 15 (3.52%) Maven
6 13 (3.05%) Bitbucket
6 13 (3.05%) NUnit
7 12 (2.82%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.58%) Moq
9 10 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.88%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (1.88%) tSQLt
11 7 (1.64%) JIRA
12 6 (1.41%) Ant
12 6 (1.41%) Hudson
13 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.70%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 72 (16.90%) Finance
2 52 (12.21%) Banking
3 24 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.99%) Retail
5 12 (2.82%) Advertising
6 10 (2.35%) Automotive
7 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (77.00%) Developer
2 150 (35.21%) C# Developer
3 95 (22.30%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.21%) SQL Developer
5 46 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 38 (8.92%) Software Developer
7 33 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.51%) Java Developer
9 30 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (7.04%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 22 (5.16%) Analyst
10 22 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 18 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (3.99%) Consultant
12 17 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.29%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (3.05%) DBA
14 13 (3.05%) Senior SQL Developer
14 13 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (59.39%) .NET
2 213 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 176 (41.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 153 (35.92%) HTML
5 70 (16.43%) CSS
6 63 (14.79%) AngularJS
7 46 (10.80%) jQuery
8 43 (10.09%) .NET Framework
8 43 (10.09%) Entity Framework
9 39 (9.15%) XML
10 34 (7.98%) SOAP
11 32 (7.51%) HTML5
12 29 (6.81%) Web Services
13 28 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (6.34%) JSON
15 26 (6.10%) REST
16 24 (5.63%) CSS3
17 23 (5.40%) React
17 23 (5.40%) Spring
18 19 (4.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.46%) Credit Risk
3 19 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.58%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.11%) AS400
7 8 (1.88%) NHS
8 5 (1.17%) Tandem
9 4 (0.94%) Photography
10 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.47%) iPad
11 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.23%) FMCG
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.23%) PKI
12 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.21%) Windows
2 28 (6.57%) Linux
3 20 (4.69%) Unix
4 16 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.11%) AIX
5 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.41%) Android
6 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) MVS
9 1 (0.23%) Tru64
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (53.05%) MVC
2 190 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (36.62%) TDD
4 144 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (27.70%) Scrum
6 47 (11.03%) OO
7 42 (9.86%) Web Development
8 39 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (8.92%) Unit Testing
10 27 (6.34%) ETL
11 20 (4.69%) Investment Management
11 20 (4.69%) SOA
12 19 (4.46%) BDD
12 19 (4.46%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.46%) Test Automation
13 18 (4.23%) ITIL
13 18 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (3.99%) Mobile Development
14 17 (3.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 267 (62.68%) C#
2 196 (46.01%) JavaScript
3 153 (35.92%) SQL
4 63 (14.79%) Java
5 53 (12.44%) T-SQL
6 34 (7.98%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.46%) VBA
8 16 (3.76%) VB
9 13 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.82%) Ruby
11 9 (2.11%) PHP
12 6 (1.41%) C++
13 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.47%) VB6
16 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.23%) JCL
16 1 (0.23%) Perl
16 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (11.03%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (1.64%) MCAD
4 7 (1.64%) MCSD
4 7 (1.64%) MCTS
5 5 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.47%) OCA
6 2 (0.47%) OCP
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 14 (3.29%) Basel III
3 8 (1.88%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) NFS
5 2 (0.47%) Samba
5 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) LXC
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Ansible
1 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.23%) Control-M
1 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.23%) SCCM
1 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.96%) Oracle
3 25 (5.87%) IBM
4 13 (3.05%) Perforce
4 13 (3.05%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.82%) Informatica
6 11 (2.58%) Facebook
7 10 (2.35%) JD Edwards
7 10 (2.35%) VMware
8 8 (1.88%) Adobe
9 6 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.17%) Cognos
10 5 (1.17%) Verint
10 5 (1.17%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco
11 3 (0.70%) F5
11 3 (0.70%) Netezza
11 3 (0.70%) Reuters
11 3 (0.70%) Symantec
12 2 (0.47%) Sybase