Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 388 414 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.32% 18.21% 16.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.86% 46.73% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 243 231 303
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 927 886 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.38% 38.96% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 551 400 606
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,375 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -3.49% +6.17% +1.25%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 219 (56.44%) C#
2 211 (54.38%) .NET
3 185 (47.68%) MVC
4 182 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
5 170 (43.81%) ASP.NET
6 146 (37.63%) JavaScript
7 143 (36.86%) SQL
8 141 (36.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 137 (35.31%) TDD
9 137 (35.31%) Microsoft
10 124 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (28.35%) HTML
12 102 (26.29%) Scrum
13 92 (23.71%) Visual Studio
14 68 (17.53%) Oracle
15 66 (17.01%) Java
16 61 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 60 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 59 (15.21%) Finance
19 55 (14.18%) AngularJS
20 54 (13.92%) CSS
21 53 (13.66%) Windows
22 49 (12.63%) OO
23 48 (12.37%) Relational Database
24 46 (11.86%) Banking
25 44 (11.34%) T-SQL
26 43 (11.08%) Degree
27 38 (9.79%) .NET Framework
27 38 (9.79%) Entity Framework
28 37 (9.54%) Git (software)

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.15%) Umbraco
3 19 (4.90%) IIS
4 18 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 17 (4.38%) WebSphere
6 16 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (3.61%) CMS
7 14 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
8 13 (3.35%) Oracle UPK
8 13 (3.35%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.80%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.55%) SAS
11 5 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.29%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (1.03%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (1.03%) Kentico
12 4 (1.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (3.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 9 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.03%) Endur
6 2 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.26%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.26%) FRx
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.58%) Office 365
4 9 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) DNS
2 8 (2.06%) DHCP
3 6 (1.55%) Firewall
3 6 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.55%) VPN
4 5 (1.29%) VLAN
5 4 (1.03%) Wireless
6 3 (0.77%) Network Security
6 3 (0.77%) Skype
7 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.52%) Internet
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) LAN
7 2 (0.52%) SAN
7 2 (0.52%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.26%) Extranet
8 1 (0.26%) POP3
8 1 (0.26%) SMTP
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 60 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (12.37%) Relational Database
4 34 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (8.25%) MySQL
6 20 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (4.38%) DB2
10 13 (3.35%) DB2 UDB
10 13 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (3.35%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.84%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (2.06%) MongoDB
14 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.80%) OLAP
16 6 (1.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 92 (23.71%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.54%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.41%) NUnit
5 19 (4.90%) Moq
5 19 (4.90%) Subversion
6 16 (4.12%) JUnit
7 14 (3.61%) Maven
8 12 (3.09%) JIRA
9 9 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.06%) tSQLt
11 7 (1.80%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.80%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.55%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.03%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.03%) Toad
14 2 (0.52%) Ant
14 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (0.52%) ERwin
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (15.21%) Finance
2 46 (11.86%) Banking
3 21 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.35%) Retail
5 11 (2.84%) Legal
6 9 (2.32%) Automotive
7 8 (2.06%) Advertising
8 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.03%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 273 (70.36%) Developer
2 115 (29.64%) C# Developer
3 83 (21.39%) .NET Developer
4 40 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 39 (10.05%) Software Developer
6 37 (9.54%) SQL Developer
7 33 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 31 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (7.47%) Analyst
10 26 (6.70%) Consultant
11 25 (6.44%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 19 (4.90%) Mid-Level C# Developer
14 18 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
15 17 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 16 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
18 14 (3.61%) JDE Consultant
18 14 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (54.38%) .NET
2 170 (43.81%) ASP.NET
3 141 (36.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 110 (28.35%) HTML
5 55 (14.18%) AngularJS
6 54 (13.92%) CSS
7 38 (9.79%) .NET Framework
7 38 (9.79%) Entity Framework
8 37 (9.54%) jQuery
9 29 (7.47%) JSON
10 28 (7.22%) SOAP
10 28 (7.22%) XML
11 25 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (6.19%) Web Services
13 23 (5.93%) HTML5
13 23 (5.93%) REST
14 22 (5.67%) Spring
15 21 (5.41%) React
16 19 (4.90%) CSS3
17 14 (3.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.61%) AS400
5 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.06%) NHS
7 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.29%) iPhone
7 5 (1.29%) Tandem
8 4 (1.03%) Photography
9 3 (0.77%) Clustering
9 3 (0.77%) FMCG
10 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.52%) iPad
10 2 (0.52%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.66%) Windows
2 36 (9.28%) Linux
3 32 (8.25%) Unix
4 18 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.06%) Solaris
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.80%) AIX
7 6 (1.55%) Android
7 6 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
10 1 (0.26%) Tru64
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (47.68%) MVC
2 182 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (35.31%) TDD
4 124 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (26.29%) Scrum
6 49 (12.63%) OO
7 35 (9.02%) Unit Testing
8 34 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (8.76%) Web Development
9 29 (7.47%) ETL
10 25 (6.44%) Data Modelling
11 22 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.41%) OOD
12 21 (5.41%) Test Automation
13 20 (5.15%) ITIL
13 20 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.38%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 219 (56.44%) C#
2 146 (37.63%) JavaScript
3 143 (36.86%) SQL
4 66 (17.01%) Java
5 44 (11.34%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.15%) VB.NET
7 18 (4.64%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.06%) VB
9 5 (1.29%) Ruby
10 4 (1.03%) PHP
10 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.77%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) VBA
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.52%) Python
12 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.52%) X++
13 1 (0.26%) JCL
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (11.08%) Degree
2 23 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.87%) MCAD
3 15 (3.87%) MCSD
3 15 (3.87%) MCTS
3 15 (3.87%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.77%) MCSA
5 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.52%) OCA
6 2 (0.52%) OCP
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) Basel III
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.03%) vSphere
6 3 (0.77%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) SCCM
1 5 (1.29%) SCOM
2 4 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.03%) Malwarebytes
2 4 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
4 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 137 (35.31%) Microsoft
2 68 (17.53%) Oracle
3 32 (8.25%) IBM
4 18 (4.64%) VMware
5 14 (3.61%) JD Edwards
6 12 (3.09%) Informatica
7 8 (2.06%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.80%) Citrix
8 7 (1.80%) Reuters
9 6 (1.55%) Dell
9 6 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.55%) Symantec
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco
10 5 (1.29%) Cognos
10 5 (1.29%) Facebook
11 4 (1.03%) Adobe
11 4 (1.03%) Avaloq
11 4 (1.03%) Avaya
11 4 (1.03%) HP
11 4 (1.03%) Palo Alto