Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 362 389 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.76% 17.66% 16.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 45.44% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 224 222 315
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,375 £55,000 £51,050
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 879 856 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.27% 38.86% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 507 402 619
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +5.06%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,025 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 208 (57.46%) C#
2 203 (56.08%) .NET
3 171 (47.24%) MVC
4 170 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (43.65%) ASP.NET
6 135 (37.29%) SQL
6 135 (37.29%) Microsoft
7 132 (36.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 127 (35.08%) TDD
9 123 (33.98%) JavaScript
10 114 (31.49%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (26.52%) HTML
12 92 (25.41%) Scrum
13 83 (22.93%) Visual Studio
14 64 (17.68%) Oracle
14 64 (17.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (15.47%) AngularJS
15 56 (15.47%) Java
16 55 (15.19%) Finance
17 51 (14.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 49 (13.54%) CSS
19 48 (13.26%) Entity Framework
20 47 (12.98%) .NET Framework
20 47 (12.98%) Windows
21 46 (12.71%) OO
22 43 (11.88%) Relational Database
23 42 (11.60%) T-SQL
24 40 (11.05%) Git (software)
25 37 (10.22%) Degree
25 37 (10.22%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.52%) IIS
1 20 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.70%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (3.87%) Oracle Application Server
4 14 (3.87%) Umbraco
5 13 (3.59%) Oracle UPK
5 13 (3.59%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.31%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.49%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.21%) CMS
9 6 (1.66%) SAS
10 5 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.38%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.10%) Apache
11 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.83%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (3.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 9 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.10%) Endur
5 2 (0.55%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) FRx
6 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.59%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (2.76%) Office 365
5 4 (1.10%) PaaS
5 4 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.04%) DNS
2 10 (2.76%) DHCP
3 8 (2.21%) Firewall
4 7 (1.93%) VLAN
4 7 (1.93%) VPN
5 6 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.66%) Wireless
6 3 (0.83%) Skype
7 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.55%) SAN
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.28%) Extranet
8 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 51 (14.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (7.46%) MySQL
6 19 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.97%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (4.70%) DB2
9 14 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.59%) DB2 UDB
10 13 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (2.49%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.21%) OLAP
13 8 (2.21%) Power BI
13 8 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 83 (22.93%) Visual Studio
2 40 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.80%) NUnit
5 19 (5.25%) Moq
6 15 (4.14%) Subversion
7 13 (3.59%) JIRA
7 13 (3.59%) JUnit
8 11 (3.04%) Maven
9 10 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.66%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.66%) tSQLt
11 5 (1.38%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.10%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.10%) Toad
13 3 (0.83%) MorphX
14 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.55%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.55%) ERwin
General
1 55 (15.19%) Finance
2 35 (9.67%) Banking
3 16 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.31%) Legal
5 10 (2.76%) Advertising
5 10 (2.76%) Automotive
6 9 (2.49%) Retail
7 6 (1.66%) Law
8 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 252 (69.61%) Developer
2 106 (29.28%) C# Developer
3 86 (23.76%) .NET Developer
4 37 (10.22%) Software Developer
5 33 (9.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.84%) Analyst
6 32 (8.84%) SQL Developer
7 27 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (7.18%) Consultant
9 20 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.87%) JDE Consultant
14 13 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (3.59%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (56.08%) .NET
2 158 (43.65%) ASP.NET
3 132 (36.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (26.52%) HTML
5 56 (15.47%) AngularJS
6 49 (13.54%) CSS
7 48 (13.26%) Entity Framework
8 47 (12.98%) .NET Framework
9 33 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (8.84%) jQuery
11 25 (6.91%) JSON
12 24 (6.63%) React
13 23 (6.35%) REST
13 23 (6.35%) SOAP
14 22 (6.08%) Web Services
14 22 (6.08%) XML
15 20 (5.52%) HTML5
16 18 (4.97%) SignalR
16 18 (4.97%) Spring
17 14 (3.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.87%) AS400
3 14 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.21%) NHS
6 7 (1.93%) iPhone
7 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.10%) Tandem
9 3 (0.83%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) FMCG
10 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.55%) iPad
10 2 (0.55%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.55%) Photography
10 2 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.98%) Windows
2 31 (8.56%) Linux
3 29 (8.01%) Unix
4 17 (4.70%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.76%) Solaris
6 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.66%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.38%) AIX
8 5 (1.38%) Android
8 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) MVS
11 1 (0.28%) Tru64
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (47.24%) MVC
2 170 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (35.08%) TDD
4 114 (31.49%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (25.41%) Scrum
6 46 (12.71%) OO
7 37 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (8.29%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.18%) ETL
10 25 (6.91%) Data Modelling
10 25 (6.91%) Web Development
11 21 (5.80%) OOD
11 21 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (4.70%) ITIL
13 17 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.70%) Test Automation
14 16 (4.42%) SDLC
15 15 (4.14%) CRM
16 14 (3.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 208 (57.46%) C#
2 135 (37.29%) SQL
3 123 (33.98%) JavaScript
4 56 (15.47%) Java
5 42 (11.60%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.08%) PowerShell
7 19 (5.25%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.66%) Ruby
9 6 (1.66%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.38%) VB
11 4 (1.10%) X++
12 3 (0.83%) Python
13 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.55%) PHP
13 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) C++
14 1 (0.28%) JCL
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (10.22%) Degree
2 24 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.14%) MCAD
3 15 (4.14%) MCSD
3 15 (4.14%) MCTS
4 14 (3.87%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.83%) MCSA
6 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) OCA
7 1 (0.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) Basel III
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.66%) vSphere
5 5 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.55%) XenApp
9 1 (0.28%) Docker
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) Samba
9 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (1.66%) Malwarebytes
1 6 (1.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (1.66%) SCCM
1 6 (1.66%) SCOM
2 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 135 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (17.68%) Oracle
3 25 (6.91%) IBM
4 18 (4.97%) VMware
5 14 (3.87%) JD Edwards
6 11 (3.04%) Informatica
7 8 (2.21%) Dell
7 8 (2.21%) Symantec
8 7 (1.93%) Cisco
8 7 (1.93%) Citrix
8 7 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.66%) Apple
9 6 (1.66%) Avaya
9 6 (1.66%) Facebook
9 6 (1.66%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.66%) Reuters
9 6 (1.66%) Sophos
10 4 (1.10%) Adobe
10 4 (1.10%) Avaloq
10 4 (1.10%) HP