Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 26 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 155 82 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.12% 9.98% 14.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.62% 36.61% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 64 186
10th Percentile £34,250 £36,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,438 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -9.57%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £65,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% -5.56%

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 412 224 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.91% 27.25% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 258 151 449
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +4.40% -4.21%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £71,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 82 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 81 (52.26%) C#
3 79 (50.97%) SQL
3 79 (50.97%) Azure
4 69 (44.52%) .NET
5 52 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (32.90%) ASP.NET
7 46 (29.68%) Social Skills
8 45 (29.03%) Windows
9 42 (27.10%) DevOps
10 37 (23.87%) MVC
11 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 35 (22.58%) .NET Framework
12 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
13 33 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (20.65%) Relational Database
15 30 (19.35%) T-SQL
16 28 (18.06%) HTML
16 28 (18.06%) CSS
16 28 (18.06%) Power Platform
17 27 (17.42%) Power BI
18 23 (14.84%) Degree
18 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 22 (14.19%) Analytics
19 22 (14.19%) Public Cloud
20 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web API
21 20 (12.90%) React
21 20 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
22 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (10.97%) IIS
2 5 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.58%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 79 (50.97%) Azure
2 28 (18.06%) Power Platform
3 16 (10.32%) Serverless
4 15 (9.68%) AWS
5 12 (7.74%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (7.10%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (4.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 7 (4.52%) Firebase
8 6 (3.87%) SaaS
9 5 (3.23%) Azure Stack
10 4 (2.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (2.58%) GitHub
11 3 (1.94%) GCP
11 3 (1.94%) PaaS
12 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Firewall
2 2 (1.29%) DMZ
2 2 (1.29%) DNS
2 2 (1.29%) LAN
2 2 (1.29%) Skype
2 2 (1.29%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.65%) Relational Database
2 27 (17.42%) Power BI
3 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (9.68%) MySQL
6 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (6.45%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.58%) DTS
11 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.94%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.16%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.23%) NUnit
5 4 (2.58%) Moq
6 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.29%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.65%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.65%) git-flow
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) tSQLt
General
1 46 (29.68%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
3 11 (7.10%) Documentation Skills
4 10 (6.45%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.16%) Retail
6 6 (3.87%) Automotive
6 6 (3.87%) Banking
7 3 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Public Speaking
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (56.77%) Developer
2 25 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Architect
3 19 (12.26%) Software Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (10.32%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.45%) Azure Architect
6 9 (5.81%) Business Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Administrator
8 7 (4.52%) Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Backend Developer
8 7 (4.52%) DBA
9 6 (3.87%) AWS Architect
9 6 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (44.52%) .NET
2 51 (32.90%) ASP.NET
3 35 (22.58%) .NET Framework
4 28 (18.06%) CSS
4 28 (18.06%) HTML
5 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (12.90%) React
8 17 (10.97%) jQuery
8 17 (10.97%) Web Services
9 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 14 (9.03%) .NET Core
10 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.74%) XML
11 12 (7.74%) XSLT
12 11 (7.10%) EDI
12 11 (7.10%) SAML
13 10 (6.45%) Entity Framework
14 9 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Public Cloud
2 13 (8.39%) User Experience
3 12 (7.74%) Legacy Code
4 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.58%) NHS
6 2 (1.29%) Clustering
6 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.29%) Replication
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.65%) Blog
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.03%) Windows
2 13 (8.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.16%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.87%) Linux
4 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.29%) Unix
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.10%) DevOps
3 37 (23.87%) MVC
4 33 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (14.19%) Analytics
6 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (11.61%) Presales
7 18 (11.61%) SOLID
8 17 (10.97%) OO
8 17 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (10.32%) Customer Engagement
9 16 (10.32%) OOP
10 15 (9.68%) Computer Science
10 15 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 15 (9.68%) ETL
10 15 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (9.03%) Full Stack Development
12 13 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (8.39%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 81 (52.26%) C#
2 79 (50.97%) SQL
3 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.81%) Python
7 4 (2.58%) Java
8 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.65%) F#
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 14 (9.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.16%) QA
3 4 (2.58%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (3.23%) Terraform
3 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.29%) Grafana
4 2 (1.29%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 82 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.97%) Oracle
2 17 (10.97%) VMware
3 16 (10.32%) Citrix
4 11 (7.10%) Google
5 6 (3.87%) SAP
6 4 (2.58%) IBM
6 4 (2.58%) Infor
6 4 (2.58%) Informatica
6 4 (2.58%) Sage
7 3 (1.94%) Cognos
8 2 (1.29%) Databricks
8 2 (1.29%) Dell
8 2 (1.29%) HP
8 2 (1.29%) NetApp
8 2 (1.29%) RedGate
9 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.65%) F5
9 1 (0.65%) Talend
9 1 (0.65%) Twitter