SQL Server Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring SQL Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL Server over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 125 61 55
Rank change year-on-year -64 -6 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 149 182 338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.39% 4.55% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.01% 22.75% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127 145 233
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,500 £30,442
25th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,123 £61,000
90th Percentile £71,723 £82,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland

SQL Server falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,488 800 1,310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 23.90% 20.01% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 405 483 597
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,569
25th Percentile £39,750 £45,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,067 £57,654 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +6.77% +13.68%
75th Percentile £64,750 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £74,000 £82,548 £75,000
UK median annual salary £59,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.60% +4.17% +9.09%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Scotland.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Scotland

SQL Server
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -69 79 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Edinburgh -5 28 £61,500 +2.50% 5
Aberdeen +3 20 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Dundee - 10 £47,500 -
Stirling -2 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Falkirk - 3 £50,000 -
Fife -12 2 £36,500 -26.63%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £57,500 -
South Lanarkshire +2 1 £29,000 - 1
South Ayrshire 0 1 £57,500 +6.98%
West Lothian -12 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Renfrewshire - 1 £52,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Exchange
2 8 (5.37%) Apache
3 7 (4.70%) IIS
4 5 (3.36%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Maximo
2 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 90 (60.40%) Azure
2 37 (24.83%) AWS
3 28 (18.79%) Power Platform
4 19 (12.75%) GCP
5 18 (12.08%) IaaS
6 17 (11.41%) PaaS
7 13 (8.72%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (6.04%) SaaS
9 8 (5.37%) Entra ID
10 6 (4.03%) Serverless
11 5 (3.36%) Azure DevOps
12 4 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (2.68%) Microsoft 365
13 3 (2.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 3 (2.01%) Mimecast
13 3 (2.01%) OCI
14 2 (1.34%) Azure Sentinel
14 2 (1.34%) Fivetran
15 1 (0.67%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) Firewall
1 17 (11.41%) WAN
2 13 (8.72%) SD-WAN
2 13 (8.72%) VPN
3 10 (6.71%) Broadband
4 5 (3.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.79%) Power BI
2 23 (15.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (14.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.74%) MySQL
7 13 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
10 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.36%) Big Data
11 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (3.36%) OLAP
11 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.68%) Data Lake
13 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.01%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Git
2 3 (2.01%) Moq
2 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.34%) webpack
4 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.67%) Vite
General
1 44 (29.53%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.44%) Finance
3 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 11 (7.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.36%) Law
6 4 (2.68%) Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Games
6 4 (2.68%) Legal
6 4 (2.68%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.01%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.34%) Police
9 1 (0.67%) Automotive
9 1 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (30.20%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) DBA
3 21 (14.09%) SQL DBA
4 19 (12.75%) Senior
5 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.74%) Database Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.07%) Data Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Lead
9 10 (6.71%) Administrator
10 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Senior DBA
13 4 (2.68%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.85%) .NET
2 26 (17.45%) AngularJS
3 21 (14.09%) .NET Framework
3 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.42%) .NET Core
5 16 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (10.74%) Entity Framework
6 13 (8.72%) CSS
6 13 (8.72%) HTML
7 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (8.05%) Vue
8 9 (6.04%) REST
9 8 (5.37%) Node.js
9 8 (5.37%) React
9 8 (5.37%) SOAP
10 7 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.70%) Web Services
11 5 (3.36%) Serverless Framework
12 4 (2.68%) CSS3
12 4 (2.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Public Cloud
2 14 (9.40%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.72%) Replication
4 7 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.36%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.68%) Clustering
7 4 (2.68%) Distributed Systems
7 4 (2.68%) Product Ownership
8 3 (2.01%) BBC
8 3 (2.01%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.01%) Social Media
9 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.13%) Windows
2 26 (17.45%) Windows Server
3 25 (16.78%) Linux
4 10 (6.71%) VMS
5 4 (2.68%) AIX
6 3 (2.01%) Unix
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.46%) Agile
1 29 (19.46%) Mentoring
1 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (17.45%) DevOps
3 25 (16.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (14.77%) ETL
4 22 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (12.75%) MVC
7 17 (11.41%) Project Delivery
8 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
8 15 (10.07%) Data Management
8 15 (10.07%) ERP
8 15 (10.07%) High Availability
8 15 (10.07%) OO
9 14 (9.40%) Coaching
9 14 (9.40%) Full Stack Development
10 13 (8.72%) Network Virtualisation
11 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.35%) SQL
2 40 (26.85%) C#
3 34 (22.82%) T-SQL
4 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.42%) Java
6 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.71%) Bash
8 9 (6.04%) C
8 9 (6.04%) Python
9 6 (4.03%) VB
10 5 (3.36%) C++
10 5 (3.36%) PHP
10 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.36%) VBA
11 4 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.01%) R
13 1 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.72%) CCNA
3 13 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.01%) HND
6 3 (2.01%) OCP
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.34%) OCA
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (11.41%) VMware NSX
2 12 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (6.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.68%) Docker
4 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) Ansible
1 18 (12.08%) Terraform
2 13 (8.72%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.01%) Grafana
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.01%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) VMware
3 14 (9.40%) NetApp
3 14 (9.40%) Oracle
4 13 (8.72%) Cisco
5 8 (5.37%) Google
6 4 (2.68%) Dell
6 4 (2.68%) HP
7 3 (2.01%) Aderant
7 3 (2.01%) Apple
7 3 (2.01%) Facebook
7 3 (2.01%) iManage
7 3 (2.01%) Sony
7 3 (2.01%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.34%) Citrix
8 2 (1.34%) Databricks
9 1 (0.67%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) Teradata