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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 41.46% 23.26% 22.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.00% 90.91% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 15
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,400 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £44,500
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 West Lothian with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25 11 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 60.98% 25.58% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 24
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% +13.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £44,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Livingston -1 10 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Bathgate +1 4 £44,500 +1.13%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 33 (82.50%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) SQL
4 24 (60.00%) MVC
5 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (52.50%) jQuery
7 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 17 (42.50%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) CSS
10 14 (35.00%) HTML
10 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (35.00%) SDLC
11 13 (32.50%) WCF
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (25.00%) Banking
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (20.00%) Web Development
15 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (17.50%) VB
16 7 (17.50%) Web Services
16 7 (17.50%) XML

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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
1 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.50%) SQLBase
8 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Local Government
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
9 3 (7.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 21 (52.50%) jQuery
4 15 (37.50%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
6 13 (32.50%) WCF
7 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (17.50%) Web Services
8 7 (17.50%) XML
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.50%) SOAP
11 4 (10.00%) CSS3
11 4 (10.00%) HTML5
11 4 (10.00%) RESTful
12 3 (7.50%) Ajax
13 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (2.50%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Android
4 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) MVC
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) SDLC
4 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) Web Development
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.50%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.50%) Task Automation
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.50%) Telerik
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