Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 380 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.59% 19.64% 13.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.87% 52.13% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 281 311
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,875 £57,500 £77,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 329 729 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.32% 37.67% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 219 507 770
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £72,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 66 (55.93%) SQL
2 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
3 48 (40.68%) .NET
4 45 (38.14%) C#
5 36 (30.51%) Azure
6 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
8 28 (23.73%) MVC
9 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
10 26 (22.03%) T-SQL
11 23 (19.49%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (18.64%) Java
13 21 (17.80%) Finance
14 19 (16.10%) Windows
15 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
15 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
16 16 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
16 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
17 15 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (12.71%) CSS
17 15 (12.71%) HTML
17 15 (12.71%) Database Optimisation
18 14 (11.86%) Oracle
18 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
18 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
18 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (11.86%) 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 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.85%) Global One
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.51%) Azure
2 13 (11.02%) AWS
3 7 (5.93%) Office 365
4 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.24%) NuGet
5 5 (4.24%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (3.39%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.69%) SaaS
8 1 (0.85%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (0.85%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.85%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Route 53
8 1 (0.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) DHCP
1 6 (5.08%) DNS
2 4 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.39%) Power BI
7 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) Berkeley DB
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.78%) Subversion
3 7 (5.93%) Maven
4 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.24%) Gradle
5 5 (4.24%) NUnit
5 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.39%) Local Government
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (49.15%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) DBA
2 23 (19.49%) SQL DBA
3 15 (12.71%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) .NET
2 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
3 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
5 15 (12.71%) CSS
5 15 (12.71%) HTML
6 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.47%) .NET Core
7 10 (8.47%) XML
8 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (6.78%) HTML5
8 8 (6.78%) jQuery
9 7 (5.93%) CSS3
9 7 (5.93%) Entity Framework
9 7 (5.93%) JSON
9 7 (5.93%) REST
9 7 (5.93%) Spring
9 7 (5.93%) Web Services
9 7 (5.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.24%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Replication
3 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) LIMS
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) MVC
3 23 (19.49%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (12.71%) Database Optimisation
7 13 (11.02%) DevOps
7 13 (11.02%) Microservices
7 13 (11.02%) SOLID
8 11 (9.32%) OO
8 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.47%) Requirements Gathering
10 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.78%) Migration
11 8 (6.78%) Mob Programming
11 8 (6.78%) OOP
11 8 (6.78%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.93%) SQL
2 45 (38.14%) C#
3 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.03%) T-SQL
5 22 (18.64%) Java
6 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.78%) Python
8 7 (5.93%) Java 8
9 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.24%) C++
9 5 (4.24%) Groovy
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.85%) MCITP
3 1 (0.85%) MCTS
3 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.32%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.47%) Docker
4 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.24%) Terraform
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.69%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.69%) SCSM
5 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.86%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Capita
3 6 (5.08%) VMware
4 4 (3.39%) Citrix
5 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) EMC
6 2 (1.69%) Informatica
6 2 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.69%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Charles River
7 1 (0.85%) Databricks
7 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.85%) Xamarin