The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 40 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 3.64% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.86% 10.64% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 59
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,850 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
444 376 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.78% 34.24% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 321 237 377
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (67.42%) .NET
3 47 (52.81%) C#
3 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
4 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
5 39 (43.82%) SQL
6 37 (41.57%) Finance
7 33 (37.08%) XML
8 31 (34.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (33.71%) Windows
10 27 (30.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (29.21%) MS Excel
12 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
13 22 (24.72%) HTML
13 22 (24.72%) CSS
13 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
14 20 (22.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (22.47%) MVC
15 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (21.35%) jQuery
15 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (19.10%) IIS
16 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
17 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (16.85%) Ajax
18 15 (16.85%) Degree
18 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (19.10%) IIS
2 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.74%) CMS
5 4 (4.49%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.25%) Lync
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (29.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (34.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (30.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
7 10 (11.24%) OLAP
8 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (10.11%) QlikView
9 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (6.74%) Star Schema
11 5 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.37%) DTS
13 2 (2.25%) Big Data
13 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.87%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) InstallShield
4 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (5.62%) MSBuild
5 4 (4.49%) NUnit
5 4 (4.49%) MSTest
5 4 (4.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.49%) Moq
5 4 (4.49%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) ERwin
General
1 37 (41.57%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Retail
3 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.87%) Marketing
5 5 (5.62%) Law
5 5 (5.62%) Legal
6 4 (4.49%) Banking
7 3 (3.37%) French Language
8 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.25%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Consultant
3 9 (10.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Business Developer
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.74%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.62%) Lead .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) .NET
2 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
3 33 (37.08%) XML
4 22 (24.72%) HTML
4 22 (24.72%) CSS
4 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
5 19 (21.35%) jQuery
6 15 (16.85%) Ajax
7 13 (14.61%) JSON
8 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.48%) WinForms
8 12 (13.48%) XSLT
9 11 (12.36%) MDX
10 10 (11.24%) Web Services
11 9 (10.11%) WCF
12 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (7.87%) NHibernate
13 7 (7.87%) WPF
14 6 (6.74%) CSS3
14 6 (6.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.11%) CLARiiON
3 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.49%) Clustering
6 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.25%) iPhone
7 2 (2.25%) iPad
7 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (22.47%) MVC
3 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.36%) Service Management
4 11 (12.36%) Analytics
4 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
6 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.99%) ETL
6 8 (8.99%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.74%) Migration
9 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.62%) Practice Management
9 5 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) C#
2 39 (43.82%) SQL
3 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.11%) Perl
7 8 (8.99%) XQuery
8 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.49%) Python
11 3 (3.37%) Java
11 3 (3.37%) C++
11 3 (3.37%) XPath
12 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.12%) VBScript
13 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (10.11%) XenApp
2 9 (10.11%) XenDesktop
2 9 (10.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) SCOM
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
2 14 (15.73%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Business Objects
4 9 (10.11%) EMC
4 9 (10.11%) Citrix
4 9 (10.11%) NetApp
4 9 (10.11%) Symantec
5 8 (8.99%) Fujitsu
6 5 (5.62%) Reuters
7 3 (3.37%) Perforce
7 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.25%) Ektron
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos
9 1 (1.12%) Teradata
9 1 (1.12%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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