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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 4.81% 6.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 14.67% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 32
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
408 484 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.18% 32.79% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 308 346 237
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (66.67%) .NET
3 55 (65.48%) C#
4 44 (52.38%) SQL
5 42 (50.00%) Finance
6 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
7 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 32 (38.10%) Windows
9 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET
9 31 (36.90%) WCF
10 30 (35.71%) MS Excel
11 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (32.14%) .NET Framework
13 25 (29.76%) Visual Studio
14 22 (26.19%) jQuery
15 20 (23.81%) HTML
16 19 (22.62%) Oracle
16 19 (22.62%) Scrum
17 18 (21.43%) MVC
17 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (20.24%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (19.05%) Twitter
19 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (19.05%) TDD
19 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (17.86%) NHibernate
20 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
21 14 (16.67%) Sass
21 14 (16.67%) AngularJS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (16.67%) NServiceBus
2 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.33%) IIS
6 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.19%) Lync
9 1 (1.19%) CMS
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Markit EDM
2 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) SAN
1 6 (7.14%) DMZ
1 6 (7.14%) MPLS
1 6 (7.14%) Firewall
1 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (7.14%) FCoE
1 6 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Intranet
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 4 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) OLAP
8 1 (1.19%) MS Access
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.19%) ERwin
5 1 (1.19%) GoLive
5 1 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 42 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Back Office
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) French Language
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Analyst
3 16 (19.05%) Analyst Programmer
3 16 (19.05%) Programmer
4 14 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 14 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
5 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Database Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Manager
9 6 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (66.67%) .NET
2 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET
2 31 (36.90%) WCF
3 27 (32.14%) .NET Framework
4 22 (26.19%) jQuery
5 20 (23.81%) HTML
6 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (17.86%) NHibernate
7 14 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (16.67%) Sass
7 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (16.67%) CSS
8 13 (15.48%) XML
9 9 (10.71%) Ajax
10 8 (9.52%) Web Services
11 6 (7.14%) MSMQ
11 6 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (5.95%) RESTful
12 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Replication
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) iPhone
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.14%) HPUX
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Scrum
3 18 (21.43%) MVC
4 16 (19.05%) TDD
4 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.33%) Workflow
7 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.33%) Data Management
7 7 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Management
8 6 (7.14%) Project Management
8 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.14%) OO
8 6 (7.14%) SOA
8 6 (7.14%) Web Development
8 6 (7.14%) Line Management
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) C#
2 44 (52.38%) SQL
3 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) VBA
6 3 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.14%) APMP
3 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) PhD
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) Oracle
3 16 (19.05%) Twitter
4 8 (9.52%) VMware
5 7 (8.33%) Sybase
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) Avaya
6 6 (7.14%) Juniper
6 6 (7.14%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.14%) BT
6 6 (7.14%) Brocade
6 6 (7.14%) Fujitsu
6 6 (7.14%) IBM
6 6 (7.14%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) Nortel
7 5 (5.95%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (4.76%) Perforce
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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