Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

SQL Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 129 149
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 122 89 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.16% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.77% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81 47 57
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £51,750 £46,600
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 51 £43,750 +5.42% 3
Glasgow -30 42 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Orkney Islands - 11 - -
Aberdeen - 4 £35,000 -
Fife - 4 £34,342 -
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
West Lothian -4 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Lothian - 1 £43,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 105 (86.07%) SQL
2 89 (72.95%) SQL Server
3 71 (58.20%) T-SQL
4 54 (44.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (40.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
7 42 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (31.97%) C#
9 34 (27.87%) .NET
9 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (27.05%) ETL
11 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (25.41%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (24.59%) Finance
14 23 (18.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (17.21%) Degree
16 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
17 19 (15.57%) MVC
17 19 (15.57%) Oracle
18 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
18 17 (13.93%) Project Management
18 17 (13.93%) Tableau
19 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
19 16 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
20 15 (12.30%) SDLC
20 15 (12.30%) OO
20 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
21 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database
21 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis
21 13 (10.66%) Subversion

SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.64%) Apache
1 2 (1.64%) CMS
1 2 (1.64%) SAS
1 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) SaaS
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (72.95%) SQL Server
2 54 (44.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (40.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (25.41%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
7 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database
8 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (4.10%) Power BI
12 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (3.28%) MS Access
13 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.66%) Subversion
3 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.74%) Moq
4 7 (5.74%) NUnit
5 6 (4.92%) JUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Maven
5 6 (4.92%) tSQLt
6 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.28%) JIRA
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.64%) PhpStorm
9 2 (1.64%) Toad
10 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) .NET
2 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (9.02%) Entity Framework
5 7 (5.74%) jQuery
5 7 (5.74%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (4.92%) XML
7 5 (4.10%) HTML
7 5 (4.10%) WCF
8 4 (3.28%) CSS
9 2 (1.64%) Ajax
9 2 (1.64%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.64%) HTML5
9 2 (1.64%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.64%) WPF
10 1 (0.82%) Laravel
10 1 (0.82%) Node.js
10 1 (0.82%) REST
10 1 (0.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.64%) Linux
1 2 (1.64%) Unix
1 2 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Android
2 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.05%) ETL
4 19 (15.57%) MVC
5 17 (13.93%) Project Management
6 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
6 16 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (12.30%) OO
7 15 (12.30%) SDLC
8 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.02%) CRM
11 10 (8.20%) TDD
12 7 (5.74%) Analytics
12 7 (5.74%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.74%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (5.74%) OOD
13 6 (4.92%) Database Optimisation
13 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.07%) SQL
2 71 (58.20%) T-SQL
3 39 (31.97%) C#
4 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.74%) Java
7 6 (4.92%) VB
8 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.82%) F#
10 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.74%) MCAD
3 7 (5.74%) MCSD
3 7 (5.74%) MCTS
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Basel III
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 17 (13.93%) Tableau
4 5 (4.10%) Informatica
5 3 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.46%) Perforce
6 1 (0.82%) Cognos
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com