Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 33 6
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.92% 7.87% 21.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.71% 31.11% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 10
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.08% -11.56%
10th Percentile £30,350 £20,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £49,150 £48,625 £58,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 35 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 26.92% 25.28% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 15
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +17.24% -21.09%
10th Percentile £35,125 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -1.76%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Lothian

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Lothian

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Lothian over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in West Lothian

SQL Server
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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
Livingston +7 8 £45,000 +42.86% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Azure
6 2 (22.22%) AWS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) YouTrack
6 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
6 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Delphi
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) LINQ

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Athena
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (11.11%) BigQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) YouTrack
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Delphi
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Databricks
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase