Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 337 402 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.64% 20.31% 19.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.67% 43.70% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 272 239 306
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,413 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £54,500 £56,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,001 920 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.53% 46.49% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 756 549 519
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 213 (63.20%) .NET
2 193 (57.27%) C#
3 180 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (49.85%) MVC
5 167 (49.55%) SQL
6 166 (49.26%) ASP.NET
7 134 (39.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 113 (33.53%) Microsoft
9 83 (24.63%) Node.js
10 82 (24.33%) TDD
11 79 (23.44%) T-SQL
12 77 (22.85%) WCF
13 76 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 74 (21.96%) NoSQL
14 74 (21.96%) Oracle
15 71 (21.07%) Git (software)
16 69 (20.47%) SQL Server 2016
17 68 (20.18%) Web Application Development
17 68 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 67 (19.88%) BDD
19 66 (19.58%) JavaScript
20 65 (19.29%) RESTful
21 64 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
22 62 (18.40%) Ruby
23 61 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 58 (17.21%) AngularJS
25 49 (14.54%) HTML
25 49 (14.54%) .NET Framework
26 48 (14.24%) REST
26 48 (14.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 28 (8.31%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.86%) IIS
3 11 (3.26%) CMS
4 8 (2.37%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.48%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.89%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.59%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.30%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.30%) Kentico
11 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.89%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (6.53%) npm
4 5 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.48%) GitHub
4 5 (1.48%) Office 365
5 4 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.19%) SaaS
6 3 (0.89%) PaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) DNS
1 7 (2.08%) SAN
2 6 (1.78%) Firewall
3 5 (1.48%) Internet
4 4 (1.19%) CTI
4 4 (1.19%) DHCP
4 4 (1.19%) LAN
4 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.19%) WAN
5 3 (0.89%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.30%) Extranet
7 1 (0.30%) HTTP
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.96%) NoSQL
2 69 (20.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 48 (14.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (11.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (11.28%) MongoDB
7 23 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.75%) Power BI
8 16 (4.75%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.56%) Big Data
10 11 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (2.97%) MySQL
12 9 (2.67%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.67%) QlikView
12 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.78%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (1.78%) Star Schema
14 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.19%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 71 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.64%) JIRA
3 19 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.19%) MorphX
4 4 (1.19%) Subversion
5 3 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (12.76%) Advertising
2 41 (12.17%) Finance
3 14 (4.15%) Banking
4 7 (2.08%) Retail
5 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.89%) Automotive
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (64.39%) Developer
2 144 (42.73%) .NET Developer
3 55 (16.32%) C# Developer
4 44 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (7.72%) Analyst
6 21 (6.23%) DBA
7 18 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.04%) Applications Support
8 17 (5.04%) Microsoft Developer
8 17 (5.04%) SQL DBA
9 16 (4.75%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (4.45%) Architect
10 15 (4.45%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.15%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.86%) Consultant
13 12 (3.56%) SQL Developer
14 11 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.97%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (63.20%) .NET
2 166 (49.26%) ASP.NET
3 134 (39.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 83 (24.63%) Node.js
5 77 (22.85%) WCF
6 76 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (19.29%) RESTful
8 61 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 58 (17.21%) AngularJS
10 49 (14.54%) .NET Framework
10 49 (14.54%) HTML
11 48 (14.24%) REST
12 46 (13.65%) Entity Framework
13 43 (12.76%) .NET Core
14 41 (12.17%) CSS
15 31 (9.20%) Code First Entity Framework
16 30 (8.90%) React
17 29 (8.61%) jQuery
18 22 (6.53%) Sass
18 22 (6.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.50%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.86%) Replication
5 12 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.97%) Clustering
6 10 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.48%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.89%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) AS400
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.95%) Windows
2 28 (8.31%) Linux
3 25 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.64%) Unix
5 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) AIX
6 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.89%) Solaris
7 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (49.85%) MVC
3 82 (24.33%) TDD
4 68 (20.18%) Web Application Development
5 67 (19.88%) BDD
6 64 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (14.24%) Collaborative Working
8 30 (8.90%) ETL
8 30 (8.90%) SDLC
8 30 (8.90%) Web Development
9 24 (7.12%) ITIL
10 22 (6.53%) Customer Requirements
10 22 (6.53%) OO
10 22 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (6.53%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.23%) Data Analysis
12 18 (5.34%) CRM
13 17 (5.04%) Microservices
14 16 (4.75%) Analytics
14 16 (4.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 193 (57.27%) C#
2 167 (49.55%) SQL
3 79 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 66 (19.58%) JavaScript
5 62 (18.40%) Ruby
6 40 (11.87%) PL/SQL
7 30 (8.90%) TypeScript
8 25 (7.42%) Java
9 22 (6.53%) ES6
10 15 (4.45%) C
10 15 (4.45%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.15%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.78%) PHP
13 4 (1.19%) X++
14 3 (0.89%) Python
15 2 (0.59%) C++
15 2 (0.59%) Perl
15 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.59%) VBA
16 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (6.82%) Degree
2 22 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
6 2 (0.59%) OCA
6 2 (0.59%) OCP
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CEH
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) MCP
7 1 (0.30%) MCSD
7 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) SLA
2 9 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (6.53%) Docker
2 14 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.19%) XenApp
5 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.59%) HDFS
7 2 (0.59%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (6.53%) Puppet
2 4 (1.19%) SCCM
2 4 (1.19%) SCOM
3 2 (0.59%) Ansible
3 2 (0.59%) WMI
4 1 (0.30%) AppManager
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 113 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 74 (21.96%) Oracle
3 31 (9.20%) Facebook
4 22 (6.53%) Google
5 9 (2.67%) IBM
5 9 (2.67%) TIBCO
6 8 (2.37%) VMware
7 7 (2.08%) Cisco
7 7 (2.08%) Citrix
7 7 (2.08%) Tableau
8 6 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.48%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.48%) IDERA
9 5 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.48%) RedGate
9 5 (1.48%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.19%) Symantec
11 3 (0.89%) Charles River
11 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.89%) Xamarin