Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 19 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 21.59% 16.09% 10.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.86% 60.87% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 9
West Lothian median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,975 £29,350
90th Percentile £58,875 £44,950 £44,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 28 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 31.82% 26.44% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 17
West Lothian median annual salary £29,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.09% +5.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,125 £30,150
90th Percentile £53,250 £46,000 £56,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -3 13 £30,500 -17.01% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (57.89%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Delphi
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) SQLBase
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) VB6
7 3 (15.79%) Service 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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQLBase
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Delphi
3 4 (21.05%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VB6
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft