The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 2.99% 3.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.50% 11.02% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 36
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
360 372 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.26% 27.11% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 267 274 307
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (39.47%) Finance
6 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
11 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 8 (21.05%) CSS
11 8 (21.05%) HTML
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 8 (21.05%) MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.42%) MySQL
12 7 (18.42%) Clustering
12 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
13 6 (15.79%) jQuery
13 6 (15.79%) Replication
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) EPoS
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.79%) SaaS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (18.42%) MySQL
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Software Developer
3 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.68%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (21.05%) DBA
5 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Administrator
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Software Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) CSS
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
4 5 (13.16%) CSS3
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) WinForms
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) XHTML
6 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) EPoS
2 6 (15.79%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) TDD
4 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) SDLC
5 1 (2.63%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) CA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Varonis
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago