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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 33.80% 17.86% 21.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 83.33% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 12
Median salary £34,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.37% +12.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £36,050 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,800 £39,750
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 36 12 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 50.70% 21.43% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 12
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £35,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -2 19 £33,500 -14.64% 2
Bathgate -1 3 £32,000 -27.27% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) MVC
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) jQuery
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
7 9 (34.62%) WCF
8 8 (30.77%) SDLC
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 4 (15.38%) Retail
12 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework

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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQLBase
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
8 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
8 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
8 3 (11.54%) Tester
9 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) WCF
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) HTML5
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (7.69%) SignalR
11 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
11 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bathgate
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago