Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 329 387 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.02% 17.34% 18.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.11% 41.79% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 245 242 230
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,725
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,250
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 911 926 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.58% 41.49% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 683 549 398
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +6.17%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 199 (60.49%) SQL
2 170 (51.67%) .NET
3 165 (50.15%) C#
4 144 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (32.52%) MVC
6 106 (32.22%) Microsoft
7 102 (31.00%) ASP.NET
8 95 (28.88%) JavaScript
9 86 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 83 (25.23%) AngularJS
11 77 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 68 (20.67%) T-SQL
13 66 (20.06%) HTML
14 63 (19.15%) Web Services
14 63 (19.15%) Finance
14 63 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 62 (18.84%) WCF
15 62 (18.84%) TDD
16 60 (18.24%) CSS
16 60 (18.24%) Oracle
17 52 (15.81%) Banking
18 51 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (14.29%) Scrum
20 44 (13.37%) Git (software)
20 44 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
21 42 (12.77%) TypeScript
22 41 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 40 (12.16%) RESTful
23 40 (12.16%) 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 23 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.08%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.34%) IIS
5 10 (3.04%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.43%) Apache
6 8 (2.43%) CMS
7 6 (1.82%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.22%) JBoss
9 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.61%) Drupal
11 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (7.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) LongView
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.47%) Office 365
4 14 (4.26%) SaaS
5 10 (3.04%) Azure Functions
5 10 (3.04%) Serverless
6 9 (2.74%) Yammer
7 8 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.43%) npm
7 8 (2.43%) PaaS
8 7 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.17%) DNS
2 13 (3.95%) Intranet
2 13 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.74%) Internet
3 9 (2.74%) Skype
4 8 (2.43%) iSCSI
4 8 (2.43%) SSH
5 7 (2.13%) DHCP
6 6 (1.82%) Hyperconnected
7 5 (1.52%) SAN
8 4 (1.22%) Firewall
8 4 (1.22%) VLAN
9 3 (0.91%) VoIP
10 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.30%) CTI
11 1 (0.30%) HTTP
11 1 (0.30%) VPN
11 1 (0.30%) Wireless
11 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (10.33%) Power BI
4 33 (10.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 33 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (9.12%) NoSQL
6 26 (7.90%) MySQL
6 26 (7.90%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.69%) MongoDB
8 17 (5.17%) Big Data
9 16 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.74%) QlikView
11 9 (2.74%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.56%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.65%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.43%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.13%) CircleCI
8 7 (2.13%) CruiseControl
8 7 (2.13%) JIRA
8 7 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.82%) Subversion
10 5 (1.52%) MSTest
10 5 (1.52%) NUnit
11 4 (1.22%) CA Release Automation
11 4 (1.22%) GoogleTest
12 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.61%) JUnit
13 2 (0.61%) Maven
13 2 (0.61%) NCrunch
General
1 63 (19.15%) Finance
2 52 (15.81%) Banking
3 22 (6.69%) Law
4 19 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.95%) Advertising
6 9 (2.74%) Front Office
7 6 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.91%) Retail
10 2 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 224 (68.09%) Developer
2 124 (37.69%) .NET Developer
3 62 (18.84%) C# Developer
4 51 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.07%) Senior Developer
6 31 (9.42%) SQL Developer
7 19 (5.78%) Analyst
8 16 (4.86%) Software Engineer
9 15 (4.56%) Consultant
9 15 (4.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (3.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.34%) C++ Developer
11 11 (3.34%) Senior C++ Developer
12 10 (3.04%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.74%) Business Consultant
13 9 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 9 (2.74%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.74%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (51.67%) .NET
2 102 (31.00%) ASP.NET
3 83 (25.23%) AngularJS
4 77 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (20.06%) HTML
6 63 (19.15%) Web Services
7 62 (18.84%) WCF
8 60 (18.24%) CSS
9 44 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (12.16%) RESTful
11 35 (10.64%) .NET Framework
12 32 (9.73%) REST
13 31 (9.42%) Node.js
14 29 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 29 (8.81%) jQuery
14 29 (8.81%) LINQ
15 28 (8.51%) HTML5
15 28 (8.51%) React
16 25 (7.60%) CSS3
17 24 (7.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.43%) Fintech
6 7 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.22%) Robotics
8 4 (1.22%) User Experience
9 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.61%) Clustering
10 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.61%) PMI
11 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.16%) Windows
2 30 (9.12%) Linux
3 16 (4.86%) Unix
3 16 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.43%) AIX
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) Solaris
6 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Tru64
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.52%) MVC
3 62 (18.84%) TDD
4 51 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (14.29%) Scrum
6 40 (12.16%) SDLC
7 37 (11.25%) ETL
8 34 (10.33%) Web Application Development
9 33 (10.03%) Data Modelling
10 31 (9.42%) BDD
10 31 (9.42%) OO
11 30 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (8.51%) CRM
13 26 (7.90%) Software Engineering
13 26 (7.90%) Web Development
14 25 (7.60%) OOP
14 25 (7.60%) Unit Testing
15 23 (6.99%) Analytics
16 22 (6.69%) Microservices
16 22 (6.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 199 (60.49%) SQL
2 165 (50.15%) C#
3 95 (28.88%) JavaScript
4 68 (20.67%) T-SQL
5 42 (12.77%) TypeScript
6 28 (8.51%) Java
7 23 (6.99%) Ruby
8 19 (5.78%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.86%) Python
10 14 (4.26%) C++
11 10 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.74%) Scala
13 8 (2.43%) ES6
13 8 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.91%) R
15 3 (0.91%) VB
15 3 (0.91%) VBA
16 2 (0.61%) C
16 2 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (10.94%) Degree
2 10 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.61%) CCNA
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.61%) HND
5 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.51%) QA
2 12 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.04%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.04%) Docker
2 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.43%) NFS
3 8 (2.43%) Samba
4 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.91%) vSphere
6 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (5.17%) Puppet
3 9 (2.74%) Ansible
4 5 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.22%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.91%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.61%) SCCM
7 2 (0.61%) SCOM
7 2 (0.61%) Terraform
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 106 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.24%) Oracle
3 17 (5.17%) Tableau
4 12 (3.65%) Google
5 11 (3.34%) Facebook
6 10 (3.04%) Cognos
7 9 (2.74%) IBM
7 9 (2.74%) VMware
8 7 (2.13%) New Relic
9 6 (1.82%) Cisco
9 6 (1.82%) Citrix
9 6 (1.82%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.82%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.22%) Solace
12 3 (0.91%) IDERA
12 3 (0.91%) Informatica
12 3 (0.91%) Meraki
12 3 (0.91%) Symantec
12 3 (0.91%) Xero