Period
to 16 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 329 337 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.77% 14.95% 17.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.64% 40.07% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 229 218 212
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,638 £29,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,875 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 830 841 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 39.79% 37.31% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 613 510 410
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,486
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.16% +5.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +4.82%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

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

1 202 (61.40%) SQL
2 155 (47.11%) C#
3 150 (45.59%) .NET
4 122 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (31.31%) Microsoft
6 102 (31.00%) JavaScript
7 85 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 81 (24.62%) Finance
9 79 (24.01%) MVC
10 75 (22.80%) AngularJS
11 71 (21.58%) HTML
12 68 (20.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 66 (20.06%) Oracle
14 64 (19.45%) ASP.NET
14 64 (19.45%) Web Services
15 60 (18.24%) Banking
16 58 (17.63%) CSS
17 56 (17.02%) T-SQL
18 51 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
20 47 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 46 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
22 45 (13.68%) TDD
22 45 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 44 (13.37%) Scrum
23 44 (13.37%) WCF
24 43 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
25 42 (12.77%) Relational Database
25 42 (12.77%) SDLC
26 41 (12.46%) Windows

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 21 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.34%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.04%) IIS
5 9 (2.74%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.52%) Apache
7 5 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.52%) CMS
7 5 (1.52%) JBoss
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) Drupal
9 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.61%) WordPress
10 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) SAS
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.47%) SaaS
4 16 (4.86%) Office 365
5 10 (3.04%) PaaS
6 9 (2.74%) Azure Functions
6 9 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (2.74%) Serverless
6 9 (2.74%) Yammer
7 7 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.61%) GitHub
9 2 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.61%) npm
10 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.26%) DNS
2 12 (3.65%) Intranet
2 12 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.74%) Skype
4 6 (1.82%) Internet
5 5 (1.52%) DHCP
5 5 (1.52%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.52%) SSH
6 4 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.91%) Hyperconnected
7 3 (0.91%) VLAN
8 2 (0.61%) Firewall
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) VoIP
8 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.30%) CTI
9 1 (0.30%) HTTP
9 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 47 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (12.77%) Relational Database
6 38 (11.55%) Power BI
7 35 (10.64%) MySQL
8 19 (5.78%) Big Data
9 16 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (3.95%) RDBMS
12 12 (3.65%) MongoDB
12 12 (3.65%) QlikView
13 11 (3.34%) NoSQL
13 11 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
15 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.42%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.17%) Cucumber
3 17 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.65%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.34%) IntelliJ
6 11 (3.34%) Subversion
7 7 (2.13%) CircleCI
7 7 (2.13%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.82%) CA Release Automation
8 6 (1.82%) MSTest
8 6 (1.82%) NUnit
8 6 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.22%) GoogleTest
11 3 (0.91%) JUnit
11 3 (0.91%) Selenium
12 2 (0.61%) Maven
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (24.62%) Finance
2 60 (18.24%) Banking
3 21 (6.38%) Law
4 19 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.74%) Front Office
6 9 (2.74%) Retail
7 6 (1.82%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Advertising
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (66.57%) Developer
2 87 (26.44%) .NET Developer
3 54 (16.41%) C# Developer
4 51 (15.50%) Senior Developer
5 40 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (11.85%) SQL Developer
7 21 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (4.86%) Analyst
9 16 (4.86%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.56%) C++ Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Consultant
10 15 (4.56%) Senior C++ Developer
11 14 (4.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (3.34%) DBA
14 10 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.04%) Business Consultant
14 10 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (45.59%) .NET
2 75 (22.80%) AngularJS
3 71 (21.58%) HTML
4 64 (19.45%) ASP.NET
4 64 (19.45%) Web Services
5 58 (17.63%) CSS
6 51 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (13.37%) WCF
8 37 (11.25%) HTML5
9 36 (10.94%) LINQ
10 30 (9.12%) .NET Framework
11 28 (8.51%) CSS3
12 25 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (7.60%) RESTful
13 24 (7.29%) jQuery
14 21 (6.38%) React
15 17 (5.17%) Gherkin
15 17 (5.17%) J2EE
16 15 (4.56%) Entity Framework
16 15 (4.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.43%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.43%) Fintech
7 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.22%) Robotics
9 4 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (0.91%) Clustering
10 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.61%) PMI
11 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.30%) EPoS
12 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.30%) LIMS
12 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.46%) Windows
2 28 (8.51%) Linux
3 19 (5.78%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.26%) Unix
5 7 (2.13%) AIX
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) Solaris
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.01%) MVC
3 50 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (13.68%) TDD
5 44 (13.37%) Scrum
6 42 (12.77%) SDLC
7 40 (12.16%) Test Automation
8 39 (11.85%) ETL
9 35 (10.64%) Analytics
9 35 (10.64%) Data Modelling
10 32 (9.73%) CRM
10 32 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 30 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.81%) OO
13 25 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (7.60%) OOP
14 24 (7.29%) Software Engineering
15 22 (6.69%) Risk Management
16 21 (6.38%) Computer Science
16 21 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (61.40%) SQL
2 155 (47.11%) C#
3 102 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 56 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 34 (10.33%) TypeScript
6 33 (10.03%) Java
7 23 (6.99%) C++
8 22 (6.69%) Python
9 11 (3.34%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.04%) Scala
11 7 (2.13%) Ruby
12 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.22%) R
14 4 (1.22%) VB
14 4 (1.22%) VBA
15 3 (0.91%) PHP
16 2 (0.61%) Perl
17 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (11.85%) Degree
2 15 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.52%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.61%) CCNA
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.30%) HND
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) MCSA
5 1 (0.30%) MCSD
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.21%) QA
2 11 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) GDPR
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.52%) Docker
3 5 (1.52%) NFS
3 5 (1.52%) Samba
4 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.04%) Puppet
3 9 (2.74%) Ansible
3 9 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.22%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.91%) WMI
6 2 (0.61%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.61%) Terraform
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 66 (20.06%) Oracle
3 22 (6.69%) Tableau
4 12 (3.65%) Cognos
5 10 (3.04%) Solace
5 10 (3.04%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.04%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.74%) IBM
6 9 (2.74%) VMware
7 7 (2.13%) New Relic
8 6 (1.82%) Citrix
8 6 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) Google
9 5 (1.52%) Informatica
10 3 (0.91%) Facebook
10 3 (0.91%) IDERA
10 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.91%) SAP
10 3 (0.91%) Teradata