Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 332 432 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.34% 18.88% 18.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.02% 42.11% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 251 252 254
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,575 £28,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £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 976 1,026 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.14% 44.84% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 736 579 429
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 203 (61.14%) .NET
2 193 (58.13%) C#
3 173 (52.11%) SQL
3 173 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (43.98%) ASP.NET
5 141 (42.47%) MVC
6 115 (34.64%) Microsoft
7 110 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 79 (23.80%) AngularJS
9 79 (23.80%) JavaScript
10 78 (23.49%) T-SQL
11 77 (23.19%) WCF
12 76 (22.89%) TDD
13 63 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 61 (18.37%) Node.js
15 60 (18.07%) NoSQL
16 59 (17.77%) RESTful
16 59 (17.77%) Git (software)
17 57 (17.17%) Web Application Development
18 56 (16.87%) BDD
18 56 (16.87%) Oracle
19 52 (15.66%) SQL Server 2016
20 51 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 51 (15.36%) HTML
21 50 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
22 49 (14.76%) CSS
23 48 (14.46%) Web Services
24 45 (13.55%) TypeScript
25 44 (13.25%) Ruby

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 30 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.61%) IIS
2 12 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.31%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.71%) CMS
6 7 (2.11%) Apache
6 7 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.60%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Kentico
9 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (8.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.90%) LongView
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.12%) Office 365
4 16 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (4.82%) npm
5 10 (3.01%) Azure Functions
5 10 (3.01%) Serverless
6 9 (2.71%) SaaS
6 9 (2.71%) Yammer
7 7 (2.11%) PaaS
8 5 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.60%) IaaS
12 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.82%) DNS
2 13 (3.92%) Intranet
3 12 (3.61%) Internet
4 11 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.01%) Skype
6 7 (2.11%) DHCP
6 7 (2.11%) Firewall
6 7 (2.11%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.11%) SSH
7 6 (1.81%) Hyperconnected
7 6 (1.81%) SAN
8 5 (1.51%) CTI
9 4 (1.20%) LAN
9 4 (1.20%) VLAN
9 4 (1.20%) WAN
10 3 (0.90%) VoIP
11 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.30%) HTTP
12 1 (0.30%) VPN
12 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.07%) NoSQL
2 52 (15.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 41 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (10.24%) MongoDB
4 34 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.82%) Power BI
9 15 (4.52%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (2.41%) Big Data
11 8 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.41%) MySQL
11 8 (2.41%) QlikView
11 8 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.81%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (1.81%) Star Schema
13 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.42%) JIRA
4 17 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.11%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.51%) MSTest
7 5 (1.51%) NUnit
8 3 (0.90%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.90%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.90%) Subversion
9 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.60%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.30%) Moq
10 1 (0.30%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (12.05%) Finance
2 30 (9.04%) Banking
3 23 (6.93%) Advertising
4 12 (3.61%) Law
5 10 (3.01%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Legal
6 4 (1.20%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 219 (65.96%) Developer
2 143 (43.07%) .NET Developer
3 61 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 51 (15.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (9.04%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.53%) Analyst
7 18 (5.42%) Microsoft Developer
8 15 (4.52%) Architect
9 13 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.01%) CRM Developer
10 10 (3.01%) Designer
10 10 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 10 (3.01%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.71%) Applications Support
11 9 (2.71%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (61.14%) .NET
2 146 (43.98%) ASP.NET
3 110 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 79 (23.80%) AngularJS
5 77 (23.19%) WCF
6 63 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 61 (18.37%) Node.js
8 59 (17.77%) RESTful
9 51 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 51 (15.36%) HTML
10 49 (14.76%) CSS
11 48 (14.46%) Web Services
12 41 (12.35%) .NET Framework
12 41 (12.35%) REST
13 40 (12.05%) .NET Core
14 35 (10.54%) Entity Framework
15 31 (9.34%) React
16 30 (9.04%) jQuery
17 21 (6.33%) HTML5
18 20 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.51%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.20%) Fintech
7 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.20%) User Experience
8 3 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.60%) PMI
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) iPhone
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.24%) Windows
2 24 (7.23%) Linux
3 16 (4.82%) Unix
3 16 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.20%) Solaris
8 3 (0.90%) AIX
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (42.47%) MVC
3 76 (22.89%) TDD
4 57 (17.17%) Web Application Development
5 56 (16.87%) BDD
6 50 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (11.75%) Collaborative Working
7 39 (11.75%) SDLC
8 37 (11.14%) Scrum
9 33 (9.94%) Web Development
10 31 (9.34%) CRM
11 29 (8.73%) ETL
12 28 (8.43%) OO
13 25 (7.53%) Microservices
14 22 (6.63%) OOP
14 22 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (6.63%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.02%) Analytics
15 20 (6.02%) ITIL
16 18 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (58.13%) C#
2 173 (52.11%) SQL
3 79 (23.80%) JavaScript
4 78 (23.49%) T-SQL
5 45 (13.55%) TypeScript
6 44 (13.25%) Ruby
7 32 (9.64%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.82%) ES6
9 14 (4.22%) Java
10 10 (3.01%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.41%) C
11 8 (2.41%) C++
11 8 (2.41%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.90%) PHP
12 3 (0.90%) Python
13 2 (0.60%) Scala
13 2 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) Perl
14 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (11.14%) Degree
2 16 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.60%) CCNA
5 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CEH
6 1 (0.30%) CISSP
6 1 (0.30%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) MCSD
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.81%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (5.12%) Docker
2 13 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.41%) NFS
4 7 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.11%) Samba
4 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.90%) XenApp
6 2 (0.60%) vSphere
6 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (6.02%) Puppet
2 4 (1.20%) Ansible
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (0.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.87%) Oracle
3 20 (6.02%) Facebook
4 18 (5.42%) Google
5 11 (3.31%) Cisco
6 8 (2.41%) Tableau
7 7 (2.11%) IBM
7 7 (2.11%) VMware
8 6 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.81%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.51%) Citrix
9 5 (1.51%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.51%) Symantec
10 4 (1.20%) Charles River
10 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.90%) Dell
11 3 (0.90%) Meraki
11 3 (0.90%) New Relic
11 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com