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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 4.49% 5.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 12.33% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 44
Average salary £34,750 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.26% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
413 446 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.13% 36.38% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 315 314 247
Average salary £41,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,515 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 1 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (81.82%) .NET
3 51 (77.27%) C#
4 34 (51.52%) .NET Framework
5 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 29 (43.94%) XML
7 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
8 26 (39.39%) Finance
9 25 (37.88%) SQL
10 23 (34.85%) HTML
10 23 (34.85%) Visual Studio
11 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
12 21 (31.82%) jQuery
13 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (28.79%) CSS
15 18 (27.27%) Windows
16 17 (25.76%) Ajax
17 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (24.24%) Scrum
17 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
18 15 (22.73%) MVC
18 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
19 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (21.21%) Oracle
19 14 (21.21%) Degree
19 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
20 13 (19.70%) JSON
20 13 (19.70%) RESTful
20 13 (19.70%) Web Services
21 12 (18.18%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (10.61%) NServiceBus
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.06%) Intranet
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) QlikView
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Visual Studio
2 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (7.58%) MSBuild
4 5 (7.58%) InstallShield
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
2 7 (10.61%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (7.58%) French Language
4 5 (7.58%) Law
5 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 11 (16.67%) Programmer
5 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.61%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (10.61%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Support
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.03%) MI Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (81.82%) .NET
2 34 (51.52%) .NET Framework
3 29 (43.94%) XML
4 23 (34.85%) HTML
5 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 21 (31.82%) jQuery
7 19 (28.79%) CSS
8 17 (25.76%) Ajax
9 13 (19.70%) JSON
9 13 (19.70%) RESTful
9 13 (19.70%) Web Services
10 11 (16.67%) WCF
11 9 (13.64%) HTML5
11 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (12.12%) WinForms
12 8 (12.12%) XSLT
13 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (10.61%) Sass
13 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.52%) Social Media
7 1 (1.52%) Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Scrum
2 15 (22.73%) MVC
2 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) SOA
6 8 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (10.61%) Analytics
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.61%) Workflow
8 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Practice Management
9 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.58%) XQuery
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) Twitter
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Reuters
5 5 (7.58%) Perforce
6 2 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.03%) Ektron
7 1 (1.52%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.52%) Tableau
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) Informatica
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