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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.86% 4.36% 4.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.40% 12.16% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 31
Average salary £36,250 £42,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.20% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £29,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
404 436 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.54% 35.88% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 302 284 254
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
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 £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 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (78.67%) .NET
3 55 (73.33%) C#
4 38 (50.67%) .NET Framework
5 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 32 (42.67%) SQL
6 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (42.67%) Finance
7 30 (40.00%) XML
8 26 (34.67%) Windows
8 26 (34.67%) Visual Studio
9 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 24 (32.00%) HTML
10 24 (32.00%) jQuery
11 23 (30.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (26.67%) CSS
13 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
13 19 (25.33%) Scrum
14 18 (24.00%) MVC
14 18 (24.00%) Oracle
15 17 (22.67%) Ajax
16 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
17 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (18.67%) WCF
18 14 (18.67%) Degree
18 14 (18.67%) Mobile App
19 13 (17.33%) Web Services
19 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (17.33%) RESTful

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (13.33%) NServiceBus
2 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.67%) IIS
7 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.00%) CMS
8 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.33%) Lync
10 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SAN
1 4 (5.33%) DMZ
1 4 (5.33%) Intranet
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
1 4 (5.33%) MPLS
1 4 (5.33%) Firewall
1 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (5.33%) FCoE
1 4 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Visual Studio
2 23 (30.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.67%) InstallShield
4 5 (6.67%) Subversion
4 5 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) ERwin
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Legal
2 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) French Language
3 5 (6.67%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 14 (18.67%) Programmer
3 14 (18.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
5 10 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (78.67%) .NET
2 38 (50.67%) .NET Framework
3 30 (40.00%) XML
4 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 24 (32.00%) HTML
5 24 (32.00%) jQuery
6 20 (26.67%) CSS
7 17 (22.67%) Ajax
8 14 (18.67%) WCF
9 13 (17.33%) RESTful
9 13 (17.33%) JSON
9 13 (17.33%) Web Services
10 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (13.33%) Sass
11 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (13.33%) NHibernate
12 9 (12.00%) XSLT
12 9 (12.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.33%) Replication
6 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.00%) iPhone
6 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.00%) iPad
7 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.33%) e-Health
8 1 (1.33%) Informatics
8 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) HPUX
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Scrum
2 18 (24.00%) MVC
3 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) Workflow
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.67%) SOA
9 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.33%) Analytics
9 7 (9.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 5 (6.67%) Practice Management
10 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (73.33%) C#
2 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.67%) XQuery
7 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) APMP
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) Twitter
4 11 (14.67%) VMware
5 5 (6.67%) Perforce
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Avaya
5 5 (6.67%) Reuters
6 4 (5.33%) Clearswift
6 4 (5.33%) BT
6 4 (5.33%) Juniper
6 4 (5.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) Nortel
6 4 (5.33%) Brocade
6 4 (5.33%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.67%) Ektron
8 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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