Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 21 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 11.29% 26.74% 18.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.84% 88.46% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 15
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,700 £23,450 £26,650
90th Percentile £48,750 £56,050 £44,600
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 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 30.65% 30.23% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 23
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,800 £23,450 £25,950
90th Percentile £51,550 £56,050 £45,800
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +4.82%

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 January 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 16 January 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 -5 16 £36,750 -2.00% 4
Bathgate - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 17 (80.95%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Release Management
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (14.29%) WPF
9 3 (14.29%) Delphi
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (9.52%) Java
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (19.05%) Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
9 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.76%) CSS3
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Delphi
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Teradata