The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 64 90 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 69 75 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.00% 2.56% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.70% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 23
Median salary £34,000 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.93% -5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +21 44 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Edinburgh -2 18 £40,000 -3.61% 4
West Lothian -6 5 £33,000 -14.28%
Aberdeen +6 2 £35,000 -12.50%
SQL Developer
UK

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 109 (85.83%) SQL
2 98 (77.17%) SQL Server
3 80 (62.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (56.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (46.46%) T-SQL
6 55 (43.31%) C#
7 53 (41.73%) .NET
8 51 (40.16%) Finance
9 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
10 47 (37.01%) MS Excel
11 43 (33.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (31.50%) ASP.NET
13 38 (29.92%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (25.20%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (24.41%) VB.NET
16 30 (23.62%) MVC
17 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (20.47%) PL/SQL
18 26 (20.47%) ETL
18 26 (20.47%) XML
19 25 (19.69%) Git (software)
20 24 (18.90%) Investment Management
20 24 (18.90%) Credit Risk
20 24 (18.90%) VBA
20 24 (18.90%) Perforce
20 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (18.90%) Bitbucket
21 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (16.54%) Hedge funds
22 21 (16.54%) Basel III

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.57%) CMS
1 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (37.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (77.17%) SQL Server
2 80 (62.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (56.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (33.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (25.20%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.36%) MS Access
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.36%) TKPROF
10 2 (1.57%) DTS
10 2 (1.57%) OLAP
10 2 (1.57%) OLTP
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Bitbucket
3 13 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.36%) JIRA
4 3 (2.36%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (2.36%) Toad
4 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 51 (40.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Banking
2 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.73%) .NET
2 40 (31.50%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.47%) XML
4 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (6.30%) CSS
6 6 (4.72%) HTML
7 5 (3.94%) jQuery
7 5 (3.94%) Web Services
8 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.36%) WCF
9 2 (1.57%) Ajax
9 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.57%) CSS3
9 2 (1.57%) HTML5
10 1 (0.79%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.79%) Middleware
10 1 (0.79%) React
10 1 (0.79%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Credit Risk
2 21 (16.54%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Clustering
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.57%) Android
1 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (23.62%) MVC
3 26 (20.47%) ETL
4 24 (18.90%) Investment Management
5 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.60%) Project Management
7 15 (11.81%) SDLC
8 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.24%) Integration Testing
8 13 (10.24%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.09%) Web Development
11 6 (4.72%) TDD
12 5 (3.94%) Analytics
12 5 (3.94%) ETL Development
12 5 (3.94%) ITIL
13 4 (3.15%) Migration
13 4 (3.15%) Process Improvement
14 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
14 3 (2.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 109 (85.83%) SQL
2 59 (46.46%) T-SQL
3 55 (43.31%) C#
4 31 (24.41%) VB.NET
5 26 (20.47%) PL/SQL
6 24 (18.90%) VBA
7 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) Java
9 2 (1.57%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.36%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.54%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Perforce
3 17 (13.39%) Oracle
4 13 (10.24%) Tableau
5 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.79%) Talend
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
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