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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 88 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.57% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.95% 5.90% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 28
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £56,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
354 441 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.71% 26.58% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 232 320 241
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (81.63%) SQL
3 39 (79.59%) .NET
4 33 (67.35%) C#
5 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
7 18 (36.73%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) Finance
8 16 (32.65%) WCF
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
9 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (28.57%) jQuery
10 14 (28.57%) Oracle
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
12 12 (24.49%) XML
13 11 (22.45%) CRM
13 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (20.41%) Ajax
15 9 (18.37%) Data Management
15 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
16 8 (16.33%) Markit EDM
16 8 (16.33%) Sybase
16 8 (16.33%) IIS
16 8 (16.33%) Windows
16 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
16 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (16.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (16.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) NUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Retail
4 5 (10.20%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Developer
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Business Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (6.12%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 16 (32.65%) WCF
5 14 (28.57%) jQuery
6 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
7 12 (24.49%) XML
8 10 (20.41%) Ajax
9 7 (14.29%) HTML5
9 7 (14.29%) CSS3
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (10.20%) LAMP
11 5 (10.20%) Web Services
12 4 (8.16%) JSON
12 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.16%) RESTful
12 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
14 2 (4.08%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) CRM
3 9 (18.37%) Data Management
4 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
4 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Data Management
4 8 (16.33%) Investment Management
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 5 (10.20%) B2B
6 5 (10.20%) B2C
6 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Workflow
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 33 (67.35%) C#
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.12%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Sybase
4 4 (8.16%) Telerik
5 3 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Red Gate
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