Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 8.24% 22.09% 16.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.61% 67.86% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 14
West Lothian median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% -11.56% +8.89%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,750 £26,975
90th Percentile £48,500 £58,875 £44,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.27%

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 46 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 25.27% 32.56% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 22
West Lothian median annual salary £34,000 £29,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% -21.09% +1.38%
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £48,625 £53,250 £46,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -9 10 £32,750 +7.38% 5
Linlithgow - 2 - -
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) Fintech
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (20.00%) Ansible
5 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
6 2 (13.33%) Presales
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) IaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Graduate
4 3 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Fintech
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sun