Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 357 342 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.66% 13.90% 20.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.44% 34.76% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 258 275 232
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,963 £29,850 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £75,500 £54,425
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 737 984 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.53% 39.98% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 514 738 537
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 193 (54.06%) SQL
2 123 (34.45%) C#
3 113 (31.65%) .NET
3 113 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 112 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (28.29%) Oracle
6 95 (26.61%) Finance
7 91 (25.49%) JavaScript
8 72 (20.17%) MVC
9 71 (19.89%) T-SQL
9 71 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 67 (18.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (18.49%) HTML
12 64 (17.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 59 (16.53%) Java
13 59 (16.53%) ETL
14 58 (16.25%) ASP.NET
14 58 (16.25%) Relational Database
15 54 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (14.01%) CSS
18 47 (13.17%) AngularJS
19 45 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
20 43 (12.04%) SDLC
21 42 (11.76%) Test Automation
22 41 (11.48%) Analytics
22 41 (11.48%) Windows
23 39 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
24 38 (10.64%) Degree
25 36 (10.08%) OO

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 20 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (3.36%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.24%) SAS
6 6 (1.68%) Confluence
6 6 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.40%) CMS
7 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.40%) IIS
8 4 (1.12%) Apache
8 4 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.84%) Appian
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.56%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.28%) Actimize
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) HFM
6 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 71 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (10.08%) Power Platform
3 24 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.48%) Office 365
5 11 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (2.80%) SaaS
7 9 (2.52%) PaaS
8 5 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.84%) GitHub
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.28%) Google Play
11 1 (0.28%) IaaS
11 1 (0.28%) npm
11 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.24%) DNS
2 8 (2.24%) Internet
3 4 (1.12%) HTTP
3 4 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) VLAN
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (17.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (16.25%) Relational Database
4 45 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (10.08%) Power BI
6 35 (9.80%) RDBMS
7 34 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (7.56%) MySQL
9 27 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (6.44%) Oracle Database
11 19 (5.32%) MariaDB
11 19 (5.32%) NoSQL
12 17 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (4.20%) Big Data
13 15 (4.20%) QlikView
14 11 (3.08%) MongoDB
14 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (2.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.76%) NUnit
4 16 (4.48%) TeamCity
5 15 (4.20%) Selenium
6 14 (3.92%) JUnit
6 14 (3.92%) Moq
7 12 (3.36%) JIRA
7 12 (3.36%) Subversion
8 10 (2.80%) CA Release Automation
8 10 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.80%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.52%) jMock
9 9 (2.52%) MSTest
9 9 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.96%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.68%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.40%) Maven
12 5 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (26.61%) Finance
2 30 (8.40%) Financial Institution
3 25 (7.00%) Banking
4 11 (3.08%) Legal
5 9 (2.52%) Retail
6 4 (1.12%) Automotive
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) International Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (54.34%) Developer
2 38 (10.64%) C# Developer
2 38 (10.64%) Software Developer
3 36 (10.08%) SQL Developer
4 35 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 34 (9.52%) DBA
6 30 (8.40%) Analyst
7 21 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (5.32%) SQL DBA
9 15 (4.20%) Data Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
11 12 (3.36%) Architect
12 11 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (3.08%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.80%) Administrator
13 10 (2.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (31.65%) .NET
2 66 (18.49%) HTML
3 58 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 50 (14.01%) CSS
5 47 (13.17%) AngularJS
6 36 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 25 (7.00%) .NET Core
9 22 (6.16%) J2EE
10 21 (5.88%) HTML5
11 20 (5.60%) Web Services
12 18 (5.04%) XML
13 17 (4.76%) CSS3
14 16 (4.48%) JSON
14 16 (4.48%) React
14 16 (4.48%) SOAP
15 15 (4.20%) Entity Framework
15 15 (4.20%) jQuery
16 14 (3.92%) Node.js
17 12 (3.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.96%) User Experience
6 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.40%) Clustering
8 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.84%) iSeries
10 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.56%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.56%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.48%) Windows
2 25 (7.00%) Linux
2 25 (7.00%) Unix
3 22 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.12%) Android
7 3 (0.84%) AIX
7 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.17%) MVC
3 59 (16.53%) ETL
4 54 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (12.04%) SDLC
7 42 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 41 (11.48%) Analytics
9 39 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
10 36 (10.08%) OO
11 30 (8.40%) Data Modelling
12 29 (8.12%) TDD
13 26 (7.28%) Visualisation
14 24 (6.72%) DevOps
15 22 (6.16%) Computer Science
16 21 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.88%) OOP
17 20 (5.60%) Scrum
18 19 (5.32%) CRM
18 19 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 193 (54.06%) SQL
2 123 (34.45%) C#
3 91 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 71 (19.89%) T-SQL
5 59 (16.53%) Java
6 21 (5.88%) Python
7 15 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.80%) C++
9 9 (2.52%) Perl
10 8 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.96%) R
11 7 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.96%) X++
12 6 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.12%) Scala
14 3 (0.84%) PHP
14 3 (0.84%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (10.64%) Degree
2 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.24%) MCSD
4 8 (2.24%) MCTS
5 7 (1.96%) MCAD
5 7 (1.96%) MCSA
6 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.40%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.12%) GDPR
2 4 (1.12%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Docker
3 3 (0.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.56%) HDFS
4 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Data Guard
1 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.12%) Ansible
2 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.84%) WMI
4 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 101 (28.29%) Oracle
3 18 (5.04%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.64%) IBM
4 13 (3.64%) Tableau
5 11 (3.08%) Cognos
6 9 (2.52%) VMware
7 8 (2.24%) Ab Initio
7 8 (2.24%) Informatica
8 7 (1.96%) Citrix
9 5 (1.40%) Databricks
10 4 (1.12%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.12%) Cisco
10 4 (1.12%) Pega
11 3 (0.84%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.84%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.84%) SAP
11 3 (0.84%) Solace
11 3 (0.84%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.56%) CA Agile Central