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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 87 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.81% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 2.89% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 16
Median salary £51,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,100 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
332 381 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.64% 27.91% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 194 254 322
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) .NET
4 21 (55.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (52.63%) Finance
6 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
8 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
9 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
10 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (26.32%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) HTML
13 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
13 8 (21.05%) CSS
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (18.42%) Clustering
14 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (15.79%) Degree
16 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (13.16%) MVC
16 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
17 4 (10.53%) SDLC
17 4 (10.53%) HTML5
17 4 (10.53%) CSS3
17 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Software Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Developer
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (26.32%) SSIS Developer
7 8 (21.05%) DBA
7 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (21.05%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (7.89%) C# Programmer
10 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Software Programmer
10 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) CSS
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) CSS3
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) XSLT
6 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) Informatics
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) MVC
3 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) SDLC
3 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCDBA
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
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 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) CA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) RedGate
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Varonis
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