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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.54% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.98% 1.99% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 19
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
336 351 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.21% 26.98% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 179 225 337
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 £31,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) Finance
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
6 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (21.88%) Clustering
11 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
13 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (12.50%) Banking
13 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
13 4 (12.50%) HTML
13 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 4 (12.50%) CSS
13 4 (12.50%) VMware
13 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Software Developer
3 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
3 13 (40.63%) C# Software Developer
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Developer
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (31.25%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (25.00%) DBA
6 8 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (25.00%) SQL DBA
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Informatics
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) People Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) RedGate
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago