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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 82 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 2.22% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.62% 8.31% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £45,000 £43,500
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
338 385 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.17% 26.72% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 236 285 279
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (74.19%) SQL
3 45 (72.58%) .NET
4 39 (62.90%) C#
5 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
6 26 (41.94%) Finance
7 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
8 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
9 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
9 21 (33.87%) WCF
10 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (29.03%) jQuery
11 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
12 17 (27.42%) HTML
12 17 (27.42%) Windows
13 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
14 15 (24.19%) Oracle
15 14 (22.58%) CSS
15 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (19.35%) XML
17 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
17 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (16.13%) Ajax
18 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
19 9 (14.52%) MVC
19 9 (14.52%) IIS
19 9 (14.52%) CRM
20 8 (12.90%) Investment Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) NServiceBus
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Markit EDM
2 7 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) DMZ
2 1 (1.61%) MPLS
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) FCoE
2 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) OLAP
8 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
1 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.61%) GoLive
3 1 (1.61%) NUnit
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Back Office
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Database Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Developer
7 6 (9.68%) SQL Database Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (8.06%) Programmer
8 5 (8.06%) Business Developer
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Database Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) DBA
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (72.58%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.87%) WCF
4 18 (29.03%) jQuery
4 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
5 17 (27.42%) HTML
6 14 (22.58%) CSS
7 12 (19.35%) XML
8 10 (16.13%) Ajax
9 7 (11.29%) NHibernate
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (9.68%) HTML5
10 6 (9.68%) CSS3
10 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.06%) LAMP
11 5 (8.06%) Web Services
11 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.06%) Sass
11 5 (8.06%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.61%) HPUX
5 1 (1.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.52%) MVC
2 9 (14.52%) CRM
3 8 (12.90%) Investment Management
3 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Data Management
3 8 (12.90%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
3 8 (12.90%) Data Management
4 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.06%) Workflow
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) B2B
6 5 (8.06%) B2C
6 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (8.06%) Web Development
6 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 39 (62.90%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.23%) XPath
6 2 (3.23%) VBA
6 2 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) VCP4
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.61%) PhD
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) APMP
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) Sybase
4 5 (8.06%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (8.06%) Twitter
5 3 (4.84%) Telerik
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) BT
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Nortel
7 1 (1.61%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Brocade
7 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.61%) Red Gate
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