Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 40 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 26.49% 35.09% 15.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.18% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 10
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £35,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.66% -19.89% +25.71%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 57 60 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 37.75% 52.63% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 15
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -17.05% +25.71%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -1 13 £34,250 -6.16% 2
Linlithgow - 6 - -
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 27 (67.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) WPF
4 15 (37.50%) WCF
5 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (27.50%) Entity Framework
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) C++
10 7 (17.50%) Delphi
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (15.00%) IaaS
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (15.00%) Proactive Management
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.00%) Presales
11 6 (15.00%) SSH
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (15.00%) ERP
11 6 (15.00%) SOA
11 6 (15.00%) Unix

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 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SSH
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Applications Developer
3 17 (42.50%) C# Application Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (20.00%) Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) C++ Applications Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Delphi Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) DBA
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) WPF
3 15 (37.50%) WCF
4 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (27.50%) Entity Framework
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ERP
1 6 (15.00%) Presales
1 6 (15.00%) Proactive Management
1 6 (15.00%) SOA
2 5 (12.50%) MVC
2 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) C++
2 7 (17.50%) Delphi
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Munin
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) New Relic
4 1 (2.50%) Sun