Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.52% 25.83% 35.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 68.42% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 34
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.66% -19.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,875 £45,000 £45,000
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 76 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 36.19% 37.75% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 52
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.29% -17.05%
10th Percentile £34,375 £26,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -9 16 £45,000 +32.35%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (5.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) JIRA
9 1 (5.00%) German Language
9 1 (5.00%) Incident Management

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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (55.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Developer
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (45.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 9 (45.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 3 (15.00%) DBA
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle