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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 4.62% 5.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.31% 12.87% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 42
Average salary £34,500 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
419 435 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.05% 35.86% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 321 307 241
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (77.78%) .NET
3 47 (74.60%) C#
4 32 (50.79%) .NET Framework
5 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
6 30 (47.62%) XML
7 26 (41.27%) SQL
7 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
8 23 (36.51%) Finance
9 22 (34.92%) HTML
10 20 (31.75%) Visual Studio
10 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
10 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (30.16%) jQuery
11 19 (30.16%) Windows
12 18 (28.57%) CSS
13 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (25.40%) Ajax
15 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
16 14 (22.22%) MVC
17 13 (20.63%) Scrum
17 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
17 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (19.05%) Degree
18 12 (19.05%) JSON
18 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
18 12 (19.05%) Web Services
18 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
18 12 (19.05%) Oracle
19 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (9.52%) NServiceBus
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.35%) Intranet
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Visual Studio
1 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (7.94%) MSBuild
3 5 (7.94%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Legal
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Marketing
4 5 (7.94%) Law
5 3 (4.76%) French Language
6 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Analyst Programmer
4 10 (15.87%) Programmer
5 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (3.17%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) MI Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (77.78%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) .NET Framework
3 30 (47.62%) XML
4 22 (34.92%) HTML
5 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
6 19 (30.16%) jQuery
7 18 (28.57%) CSS
8 16 (25.40%) Ajax
9 12 (19.05%) JSON
9 12 (19.05%) Web Services
10 11 (17.46%) RESTful
11 10 (15.87%) WCF
12 9 (14.29%) HTML5
13 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (12.70%) WinForms
13 8 (12.70%) XSLT
14 7 (11.11%) CSS3
14 7 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (9.52%) Sass
15 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.17%) iPhone
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.59%) e-Health
6 1 (1.59%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) MVC
2 13 (20.63%) Scrum
2 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (11.11%) Workflow
7 5 (7.94%) Practice Management
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) C#
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.94%) XQuery
6 3 (4.76%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) Twitter
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Reuters
6 3 (4.76%) Perforce
7 2 (3.17%) Google
7 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.17%) Ektron
8 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) Cognos
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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