The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 155 161
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £45,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Database Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 6 £75,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £40,250 -
Database Developer
UK

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Database Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (82.86%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (71.43%) .NET
4 25 (71.43%) C#
4 25 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (68.57%) Finance
6 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (62.86%) Investment Management
7 21 (60.00%) Credit Risk
7 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
7 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (60.00%) Hedge funds
7 21 (60.00%) Basel III
7 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (60.00%) MVC
7 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 21 (60.00%) Perforce
7 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
7 21 (60.00%) VBA
7 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (60.00%) XML
7 21 (60.00%) Bitbucket
8 20 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.29%) QA
10 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
11 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (82.86%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.71%) DB2
8 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) tSQLt
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Credit Risk
1 21 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Investment Management
2 21 (60.00%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (71.43%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 21 (60.00%) VBA
4 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) Basel III
2 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) Perforce
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau