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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 317 318 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.46% 16.73% 16.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.58% 42.51% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 212 198 311
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +3.27%
10th Percentile £29,775 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,375 £55,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 801 748 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.53% 39.35% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 505 417 570
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 185 (58.36%) .NET
2 180 (56.78%) C#
3 157 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (45.74%) MVC
5 135 (42.59%) ASP.NET
6 130 (41.01%) Microsoft
7 127 (40.06%) SQL
8 115 (36.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 90 (28.39%) TDD
10 82 (25.87%) JavaScript
11 76 (23.97%) HTML
12 65 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (18.30%) Scrum
15 54 (17.03%) Finance
15 54 (17.03%) Visual Studio
16 52 (16.40%) Oracle
17 50 (15.77%) Windows
17 50 (15.77%) Entity Framework
18 49 (15.46%) .NET Framework
19 47 (14.83%) AngularJS
19 47 (14.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (13.88%) Git (software)
20 44 (13.88%) CSS
21 42 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 39 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (11.99%) Java
24 37 (11.67%) T-SQL
25 34 (10.73%) Linux

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 24 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.31%) IIS
3 14 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (3.15%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (3.15%) Oracle UPK
4 10 (3.15%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.84%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.52%) CMS
7 7 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.26%) Apache
9 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.95%) SAS
11 2 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (3.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.26%) Endur
4 2 (0.63%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.10%) Office 365
4 12 (3.79%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.26%) npm
5 4 (1.26%) PaaS
6 3 (0.95%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.47%) DHCP
1 11 (3.47%) DNS
2 8 (2.52%) Firewall
3 7 (2.21%) VLAN
3 7 (2.21%) VPN
4 6 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.89%) Wireless
5 3 (0.95%) Skype
6 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.32%) Extranet
7 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (8.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 21 (6.62%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (4.42%) MySQL
9 12 (3.79%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.47%) DB2
10 11 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (3.15%) DB2 UDB
11 10 (3.15%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.21%) Power BI
14 7 (2.21%) PowerCenter
15 6 (1.89%) Big Data
15 6 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (17.03%) Visual Studio
2 44 (13.88%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.10%) JIRA
5 12 (3.79%) NUnit
6 10 (3.15%) Moq
7 8 (2.52%) MorphX
7 8 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.21%) Maven
9 6 (1.89%) JUnit
10 5 (1.58%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.58%) Subversion
11 4 (1.26%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.26%) Toad
12 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.63%) ERwin
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (17.03%) Finance
2 30 (9.46%) Advertising
3 17 (5.36%) Banking
4 9 (2.84%) Legal
5 8 (2.52%) Automotive
5 8 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Law
7 3 (0.95%) Retail
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 205 (64.67%) Developer
2 94 (29.65%) .NET Developer
3 73 (23.03%) C# Developer
4 37 (11.67%) Analyst
5 27 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (7.89%) Consultant
6 25 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (5.68%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.68%) SQL Developer
9 16 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.73%) DBA
10 15 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (58.36%) .NET
2 135 (42.59%) ASP.NET
3 115 (36.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 76 (23.97%) HTML
5 50 (15.77%) Entity Framework
6 49 (15.46%) .NET Framework
7 47 (14.83%) AngularJS
7 47 (14.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 44 (13.88%) CSS
9 31 (9.78%) WCF
10 30 (9.46%) jQuery
11 28 (8.83%) Node.js
12 23 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 23 (7.26%) RESTful
12 23 (7.26%) XML
13 22 (6.94%) REST
14 20 (6.31%) React
15 17 (5.36%) Code First Entity Framework
15 17 (5.36%) Web Services
16 16 (5.05%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.15%) AS400
5 9 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.21%) Clustering
7 7 (2.21%) iPhone
8 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.89%) Replication
9 3 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.95%) FMCG
10 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) iPad
11 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.77%) Windows
2 34 (10.73%) Linux
3 32 (10.09%) Unix
4 27 (8.52%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.84%) Solaris
6 7 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.89%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) AIX
9 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) MVS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (45.74%) MVC
3 90 (28.39%) TDD
4 65 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (18.30%) Scrum
6 42 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (7.89%) Web Application Development
8 24 (7.57%) ITIL
8 24 (7.57%) OO
9 23 (7.26%) BDD
10 22 (6.94%) Web Development
11 20 (6.31%) ETL
11 20 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (5.99%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.68%) SDLC
14 15 (4.73%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.73%) Front End Development
14 15 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.10%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (56.78%) C#
2 127 (40.06%) SQL
3 82 (25.87%) JavaScript
4 38 (11.99%) Java
5 37 (11.67%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.57%) Ruby
7 22 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.05%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.84%) X++
12 6 (1.89%) C
13 5 (1.58%) Python
14 4 (1.26%) ES6
15 3 (0.95%) PHP
15 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.63%) VB
17 1 (0.32%) Perl
17 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (7.57%) Degree
2 19 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.10%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.15%) MCAD
4 10 (3.15%) MCSD
4 10 (3.15%) MCTS
5 7 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.95%) MCSA
7 3 (0.95%) OCA
7 3 (0.95%) OCP
7 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) SLA
2 11 (3.47%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Basel III
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.21%) vSphere
5 6 (1.89%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.26%) Docker
8 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.95%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (2.21%) SCCM
1 7 (2.21%) SCOM
2 6 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (1.89%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.26%) Puppet
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.32%) AppManager
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 130 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.40%) Oracle
3 21 (6.62%) IBM
4 19 (5.99%) VMware
5 17 (5.36%) Facebook
6 10 (3.15%) JD Edwards
7 8 (2.52%) Citrix
8 7 (2.21%) Cisco
8 7 (2.21%) Dell
8 7 (2.21%) Symantec
9 6 (1.89%) Apple
9 6 (1.89%) Avaya
9 6 (1.89%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.89%) Reuters
9 6 (1.89%) Sophos
10 5 (1.58%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.58%) Informatica
10 5 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.58%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.26%) Veritas