The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 393 436 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.09% 14.85% 14.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.76% 48.88% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 270 287 295
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 919 892 933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.97% 30.37% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 550 566 592
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SQL Server 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 in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Scotland

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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 0 200 £40,000 - 15
Edinburgh +8 151 £42,500 -5.55% 26
West Lothian +1 24 £34,000 -13.37% 3
Aberdeen +2 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Fife +5 4 £36,250 +39.42%
Scottish Borders 0 4 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Dundee +9 3 £36,250 +8.20% 3
Stirling +16 2 £56,250 -37.50% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Angus - 2 £38,750 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £38,000 +5.55%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 2
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 428 (60.80%) C#
2 418 (59.38%) .NET
3 322 (45.74%) ASP.NET
4 289 (41.05%) MVC
4 289 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
5 258 (36.65%) Microsoft
6 248 (35.23%) SQL
7 217 (30.82%) JavaScript
8 199 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 193 (27.41%) HTML
10 180 (25.57%) Finance
11 142 (20.17%) CSS
11 142 (20.17%) TDD
11 142 (20.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 136 (19.32%) MS Excel
13 134 (19.03%) AngularJS
14 125 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 120 (17.05%) Scrum
16 116 (16.48%) Visual Studio
17 112 (15.91%) T-SQL
18 110 (15.63%) .NET Framework
19 101 (14.35%) Oracle
20 99 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
21 98 (13.92%) Git (software)
22 94 (13.35%) Windows
23 92 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
24 89 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
25 77 (10.94%) Entity Framework
26 76 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web API
27 73 (10.37%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
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 30 (4.26%) IIS
2 29 (4.12%) CMS
3 27 (3.84%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.41%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.70%) SAS
8 11 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.57%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.57%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 136 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.84%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) Fishtalk
4 3 (0.43%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.28%) Maximo
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.13%) Office 365
3 19 (2.70%) SaaS
4 9 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.57%) iPaaS
5 4 (0.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.84%) DNS
2 13 (1.85%) Firewall
3 12 (1.70%) DHCP
3 12 (1.70%) LAN
3 12 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.70%) WAN
4 10 (1.42%) Internet
4 10 (1.42%) Skype
5 9 (1.28%) Network Security
6 7 (0.99%) Intranet
6 7 (0.99%) SAN
7 6 (0.85%) SSH
8 5 (0.71%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.57%) LDAP
9 4 (0.57%) VPN
10 3 (0.43%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.43%) Wireless
10 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 125 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (10.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (8.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 46 (6.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 41 (5.82%) NoSQL
9 24 (3.41%) MySQL
9 24 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (2.98%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.85%) RavenDB
14 11 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.56%) DTS
14 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.28%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 116 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 98 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.41%) Bitbucket
5 22 (3.13%) Subversion
6 15 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.99%) Maven
8 13 (1.85%) JIRA
8 13 (1.85%) Selenium
9 12 (1.70%) NUnit
10 10 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.99%) Ant
13 7 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.99%) Grunt
13 7 (0.99%) JUnit
14 6 (0.85%) gulp
14 6 (0.85%) Hudson
14 6 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 180 (25.57%) Finance
2 24 (3.41%) Marketing
3 22 (3.13%) Banking
4 20 (2.84%) Advertising
5 12 (1.70%) Games
6 10 (1.42%) Retail
7 9 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.99%) Automotive
8 7 (0.99%) Local Government
9 6 (0.85%) Legal
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 449 (63.78%) Developer
2 192 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 167 (23.72%) C# Developer
4 97 (13.78%) SQL Developer
5 85 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 76 (10.80%) Analyst
7 57 (8.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (7.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (6.39%) Software Developer
10 37 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 36 (5.11%) .NET Software Developer
12 32 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
13 31 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 31 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (4.40%) Support Analyst
14 30 (4.26%) DBA
14 30 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
15 23 (3.27%) .NET Web Developer
16 22 (3.13%) Database Developer
16 22 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (59.38%) .NET
2 322 (45.74%) ASP.NET
3 199 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 193 (27.41%) HTML
5 142 (20.17%) CSS
6 134 (19.03%) AngularJS
7 110 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 77 (10.94%) Entity Framework
9 76 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 71 (10.09%) HTML5
11 69 (9.80%) WCF
12 68 (9.66%) jQuery
13 57 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 50 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (6.96%) RESTful
16 48 (6.82%) XML
17 45 (6.39%) CSS3
18 42 (5.97%) Node.js
19 33 (4.69%) Code First Entity Framework
19 33 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
1 49 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.41%) Credit Risk
4 22 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.98%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.41%) User Experience
7 9 (1.28%) Clustering
7 9 (1.28%) Replication
8 8 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.71%) Social Media
10 5 (0.71%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.57%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.57%) Fintech
11 4 (0.57%) FMCG
12 3 (0.43%) iPhone
12 3 (0.43%) SCADA
12 3 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.35%) Windows
2 42 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 25 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (3.13%) Android
5 21 (2.98%) Linux
6 19 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.70%) AIX
8 12 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.71%) Unix
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
1 289 (41.05%) MVC
2 142 (20.17%) TDD
3 120 (17.05%) Scrum
4 99 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (10.09%) Web Development
7 64 (9.09%) ETL
8 51 (7.24%) OO
8 51 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 50 (7.10%) ITIL
10 49 (6.96%) Web Application Development
11 45 (6.39%) SDLC
12 36 (5.11%) BDD
12 36 (5.11%) Investment Management
13 33 (4.69%) Analytics
14 28 (3.98%) Project Management
15 27 (3.84%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.41%) Data Modelling
17 23 (3.27%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 428 (60.80%) C#
2 248 (35.23%) SQL
3 217 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 112 (15.91%) T-SQL
5 66 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 44 (6.25%) Java
7 38 (5.40%) Ruby
8 32 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 31 (4.40%) VBA
10 15 (2.13%) VB
11 11 (1.56%) Python
12 10 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.28%) PHP
14 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.71%) XPath
16 4 (0.57%) C
16 4 (0.57%) C++
16 4 (0.57%) Korn
16 4 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (8.10%) Degree
2 15 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) MCSE
6 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.99%) MCITP
7 5 (0.71%) CCNA
7 5 (0.71%) HND
7 5 (0.71%) ISEB
7 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.71%) MCSA
8 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CCNP
9 2 (0.28%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) CISMP
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) HNC
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.98%) Basel III
2 14 (1.99%) SLA
3 12 (1.70%) QA
4 7 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 52 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 8 (1.14%) XenApp
5 7 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.71%) NFS
6 5 (0.71%) Samba
7 3 (0.43%) HDFS
8 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.28%) UAG
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.70%) SCCM
2 18 (2.56%) SCOM
3 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.85%) Puppet
5 5 (0.71%) Ansible
5 5 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.43%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 258 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 101 (14.35%) Oracle
3 25 (3.55%) Xamarin
4 24 (3.41%) Perforce
4 24 (3.41%) VMware
5 20 (2.84%) Cisco
5 20 (2.84%) Tableau
6 16 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 15 (2.13%) IBM
8 14 (1.99%) Citrix
9 11 (1.56%) Adobe
10 10 (1.42%) Facebook
11 9 (1.28%) Cognos
11 9 (1.28%) Symantec
12 8 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.85%) Intel Security
13 6 (0.85%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.85%) Teradata
14 5 (0.71%) CA
14 5 (0.71%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago