The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 144 128
Rank change year-on-year +50 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 38 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.65% 0.68% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 2.25% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 21
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +21.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 908 890 924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.44% 30.33% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 542 566 591
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Scotland.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
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 Server 2012 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 +37 21 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Edinburgh +7 15 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Lothian -7 2 £35,250 -19.88% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (87.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (81.08%) T-SQL
4 54 (72.97%) SQL
5 44 (59.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (43.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.43%) ETL
8 20 (27.03%) Finance
9 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
9 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (20.27%) Project Management
12 14 (18.92%) Tableau
13 13 (17.57%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (17.57%) Integration Testing
13 13 (17.57%) ITIL
14 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (14.86%) DTS
15 10 (13.51%) .NET
15 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (12.16%) Oracle
16 9 (12.16%) C#
16 9 (12.16%) AIX
16 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
16 9 (12.16%) Database Security
17 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (10.81%) Network Security
17 8 (10.81%) ITIL V3

SQL Server 2012
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 6 (8.11%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Network Security
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (87.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (59.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (43.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.86%) DTS
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (6.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (6.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.05%) OLAP
10 3 (4.05%) OLTP
11 2 (2.70%) Big Data
11 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.35%) Power BI
12 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (70.27%) Developer
2 43 (58.11%) SQL Developer
3 28 (37.84%) Senior Developer
3 28 (37.84%) Senior SQL Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (18.92%) SQL BI Developer
5 14 (18.92%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (17.57%) SSIS Developer
7 12 (16.22%) DBA
7 12 (16.22%) SSRS Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Administrator
9 7 (9.46%) Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Data Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) SQL Data Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) SQL DBA
11 5 (6.76%) Production DBA
12 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) jQuery
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) CSS3
5 2 (2.70%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) SignalR
5 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.70%) WCF
5 2 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) AIX
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ETL
2 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.27%) Project Management
4 13 (17.57%) Integration Testing
4 13 (17.57%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (12.16%) Database Security
6 8 (10.81%) High Availability
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.81%) Statistics
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) Data Integration
7 7 (9.46%) MVC
8 5 (6.76%) Demand Management
8 5 (6.76%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.41%) ETL Development
9 4 (5.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 60 (81.08%) T-SQL
2 54 (72.97%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) MCITP
2 5 (6.76%) MCSA
2 5 (6.76%) MCSE
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Tableau
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
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