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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 85 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.62% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.91% 6.23% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 22
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £57,750 £45,000
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
346 401 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.11% 26.06% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 233 289 248
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) SQL
3 42 (75.00%) .NET
4 36 (64.29%) C#
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
7 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 22 (39.29%) Finance
8 18 (32.14%) WCF
9 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.36%) HTML
9 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
10 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 16 (28.57%) jQuery
11 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
11 15 (26.79%) CSS
12 14 (25.00%) Oracle
13 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (21.43%) XML
14 12 (21.43%) Windows
15 10 (17.86%) CRM
15 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
15 10 (17.86%) Ajax
16 9 (16.07%) Data Management
17 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
17 8 (14.29%) Markit EDM
17 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
17 8 (14.29%) Sybase

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.79%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Database Developer
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Developer
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Business Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Database Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) DBA
9 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.36%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.14%) WCF
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) jQuery
6 15 (26.79%) CSS
6 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
7 12 (21.43%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) Ajax
9 7 (12.50%) HTML5
9 7 (12.50%) CSS3
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (8.93%) LAMP
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
11 4 (7.14%) NHibernate
11 4 (7.14%) JSON
11 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
12 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) CRM
3 9 (16.07%) Data Management
4 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
4 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 7 (12.50%) MVC
6 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) B2B
7 5 (8.93%) B2C
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) SQL
2 36 (64.29%) C#
3 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 2 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) MCDBA
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Sybase
4 5 (8.93%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (7.14%) Telerik
6 2 (3.57%) Twitter
7 1 (1.79%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
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