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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 5.59% 5.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.81% 17.20% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £44,625
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
370 465 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.37% 32.52% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 275 345 252
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (68.83%) .NET
3 50 (64.94%) C#
4 43 (55.84%) SQL
4 43 (55.84%) Finance
5 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
7 31 (40.26%) ASP.NET
7 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
7 31 (40.26%) WCF
8 29 (37.66%) Windows
9 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
11 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
12 22 (28.57%) jQuery
13 21 (27.27%) Oracle
14 18 (23.38%) HTML
14 18 (23.38%) Scrum
15 17 (22.08%) MVC
15 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (19.48%) TDD
16 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (18.18%) NHibernate
17 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (16.88%) CSS
18 13 (16.88%) Castle Windsor
18 13 (16.88%) NServiceBus
18 13 (16.88%) SpecFlow
18 13 (16.88%) Twitter

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (16.88%) NServiceBus
2 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.09%) IIS
5 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.30%) Lync
8 1 (1.30%) CMS
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Markit EDM
2 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) SAN
1 6 (7.79%) DMZ
1 6 (7.79%) MPLS
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
1 6 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (7.79%) FCoE
1 6 (7.79%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (7.79%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) Intranet
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.60%) MySQL
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.30%) OLAP
8 1 (1.30%) MS Access
8 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
2 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (16.88%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.30%) GoLive
5 1 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 43 (55.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Back Office
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) French Language
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 13 (16.88%) Analyst Programmer
4 13 (16.88%) Programmer
4 13 (16.88%) .NET Programmer
5 11 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Database Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Manager
9 6 (7.79%) SQL Database Developer
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (68.83%) .NET
2 31 (40.26%) ASP.NET
2 31 (40.26%) WCF
3 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
4 22 (28.57%) jQuery
5 18 (23.38%) HTML
6 14 (18.18%) NHibernate
6 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (16.88%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (16.88%) Sass
7 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
7 13 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (16.88%) CSS
8 10 (12.99%) XML
9 9 (11.69%) Ajax
10 6 (7.79%) MSMQ
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
10 6 (7.79%) RESTful
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.79%) Mainframe
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
1 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.79%) HPUX
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Scrum
3 17 (22.08%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) TDD
4 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.39%) Workflow
7 8 (10.39%) Investment Management
7 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.39%) Data Management
7 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Data Management
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.79%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) SOA
8 6 (7.79%) Web Development
8 6 (7.79%) Line Management
9 5 (6.49%) B2B
9 5 (6.49%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) C#
2 43 (55.84%) SQL
3 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
6 3 (3.90%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) APMP
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 13 (16.88%) Twitter
4 8 (10.39%) Sybase
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) Avaya
5 7 (9.09%) VMware
6 6 (7.79%) Brocade
6 6 (7.79%) Fujitsu
6 6 (7.79%) Juniper
6 6 (7.79%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.79%) BT
6 6 (7.79%) IBM
6 6 (7.79%) HP
6 6 (7.79%) Nortel
7 5 (6.49%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (5.19%) Perforce
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.30%) Telerik
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Posted: 18 days ago
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