The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 115 109
Rank change year-on-year +42 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 77 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.91% 1.74% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 1.81% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 21 31
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £50,000 £45,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow +9 34 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Edinburgh +18 32 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
West Lothian -1 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Fife - 2 £37,661 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 123 (84.83%) SQL
2 114 (78.62%) SQL Server
3 91 (62.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (55.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (48.28%) T-SQL
6 68 (46.90%) C#
6 68 (46.90%) .NET
7 56 (38.62%) Finance
8 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
9 49 (33.79%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (33.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (32.41%) MVC
11 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET
12 42 (28.97%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (25.52%) XML
15 35 (24.14%) ETL
16 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
17 30 (20.69%) VB.NET
18 28 (19.31%) Investment Management
19 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
20 26 (17.93%) Credit Risk
20 26 (17.93%) VBA
21 24 (16.55%) Perforce
21 24 (16.55%) Bitbucket
22 23 (15.86%) SDLC
23 21 (14.48%) Hedge funds
23 21 (14.48%) Basel III
23 21 (14.48%) Team Foundation Server

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 3 (2.07%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (78.62%) SQL Server
2 91 (62.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (55.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (33.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (28.97%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (3.45%) MS Access
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.38%) SSDT
15 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.55%) Bitbucket
3 21 (14.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.21%) Subversion
5 6 (4.14%) JUnit
5 6 (4.14%) tSQLt
6 4 (2.76%) JIRA
6 4 (2.76%) Maven
6 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.38%) Moq
8 2 (1.38%) NUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Ant
9 1 (0.69%) Gradle
9 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.69%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (38.62%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (46.90%) .NET
2 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET
3 37 (25.52%) XML
4 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.34%) HTML
6 14 (9.66%) jQuery
7 10 (6.90%) CSS
7 10 (6.90%) WCF
8 8 (5.52%) HTML5
9 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.45%) Web Services
10 4 (2.76%) Ajax
10 4 (2.76%) REST
11 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.07%) CSS3
11 3 (2.07%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.38%) JSON
12 2 (1.38%) Unity DI Container
13 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Credit Risk
2 21 (14.48%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Android
1 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Unix
2 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (32.41%) MVC
3 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.14%) ETL
5 28 (19.31%) Investment Management
6 23 (15.86%) SDLC
7 19 (13.10%) Integration Testing
7 19 (13.10%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (12.41%) Project Management
9 11 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.83%) OO
11 6 (4.14%) Database Optimisation
12 5 (3.45%) Credit Risk Management
12 5 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.45%) TDD
13 4 (2.76%) ITIL
13 4 (2.76%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (2.07%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.07%) Process Improvement
14 3 (2.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 123 (84.83%) SQL
2 70 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 68 (46.90%) C#
4 30 (20.69%) VB.NET
5 26 (17.93%) VBA
6 16 (11.03%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.21%) VB
9 6 (4.14%) Java
10 3 (2.07%) VB6
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.38%) MCAD
4 2 (1.38%) MCSD
4 2 (1.38%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.48%) Basel III
2 7 (4.83%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Perforce
3 19 (13.10%) Tableau
4 14 (9.66%) Oracle
5 4 (2.76%) Informatica
6 3 (2.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Talend
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