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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.42% 4.30% 5.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.59% 14.15% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £43,625
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
344 410 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.24% 30.42% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 258 307 267
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 £31,459 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (69.44%) SQL
3 49 (68.06%) .NET
4 43 (59.72%) C#
5 37 (51.39%) Finance
6 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 28 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 25 (34.72%) Windows
8 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
9 24 (33.33%) WCF
10 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (29.17%) Oracle
11 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
12 20 (27.78%) jQuery
13 18 (25.00%) HTML
14 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
14 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (22.22%) Visual Studio
16 15 (20.83%) CSS
16 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (16.67%) MVC
18 12 (16.67%) Scrum
19 11 (15.28%) XML
20 10 (13.89%) TDD
20 10 (13.89%) NHibernate
20 10 (13.89%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (12.50%) IIS
1 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) NServiceBus
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) Lync
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) MPLS
1 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
1 6 (8.33%) SAN
1 6 (8.33%) DMZ
1 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (8.33%) FCoE
1 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.78%) MySQL
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) MS Access
9 1 (1.39%) OLAP
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.39%) GoLive
5 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 37 (51.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Back Office
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (11.11%) Programmer
6 8 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 8 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (9.72%) Database Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Systems Developer
8 6 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (68.06%) .NET
2 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 24 (33.33%) WCF
4 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 20 (27.78%) jQuery
6 18 (25.00%) HTML
7 15 (20.83%) CSS
8 11 (15.28%) XML
9 10 (13.89%) NHibernate
9 10 (13.89%) Ajax
10 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (11.11%) Sass
11 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.33%) Web Services
12 6 (8.33%) MSMQ
13 5 (6.94%) RESTful
13 5 (6.94%) HTML5
13 5 (6.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Replication
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) HPUX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.78%) CentOS
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) MVC
2 12 (16.67%) Scrum
3 10 (13.89%) TDD
3 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.50%) Workflow
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 8 (11.11%) Data Management
5 8 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) OO
6 6 (8.33%) Line Management
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Web Development
7 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 43 (59.72%) C#
3 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) XPath
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) APMP
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.17%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.39%) PhD
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco
3 8 (11.11%) Avaya
3 8 (11.11%) Sybase
3 8 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) Twitter
4 6 (8.33%) Clearswift
4 6 (8.33%) BT
4 6 (8.33%) Juniper
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Nortel
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.33%) Fujitsu
4 6 (8.33%) Brocade
5 5 (6.94%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.17%) Telerik
7 2 (2.78%) Perforce
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago