Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

SQL Server Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 195 227
Rank change year-on-year +8 +32 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 41 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 13
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £31,300
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £44,950
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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 +13 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Glasgow -1 13 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Fife - 2 £26,250 -
West Lothian -3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (87.80%) T-SQL
3 31 (75.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (58.54%) SQL
7 22 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (43.90%) ETL
9 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (39.02%) Finance
10 15 (36.59%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (36.59%) Integration Testing
10 15 (36.59%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (34.15%) Tableau
11 14 (34.15%) Project Management
12 9 (21.95%) C#
13 7 (17.07%) .NET
13 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
14 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
14 6 (14.63%) MVC
15 5 (12.20%) Subversion
15 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
15 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (9.76%) QA
16 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
17 3 (7.32%) Internet
17 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 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 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (75.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (36.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (4.88%) Big Data
10 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
11 1 (2.44%) MS Access
11 1 (2.44%) MySQL
11 1 (2.44%) Power BI
11 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Moq
3 2 (4.88%) NUnit
3 2 (4.88%) tSQLt
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) Laravel
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Symfony
5 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (43.90%) ETL
3 15 (36.59%) Integration Testing
3 15 (36.59%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) T-SQL
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) MCAD
3 2 (4.88%) MCSD
3 2 (4.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Basel III
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica