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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.96% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 3.15% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 29
Median salary £51,250 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £26,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,700 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
337 444 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.44% 30.56% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 199 295 331
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (40.00%) C#
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) Clustering
11 5 (20.00%) Banking
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL
12 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
12 4 (16.00%) VMware
13 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
13 3 (12.00%) MCITP
13 3 (12.00%) Project Management
13 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.00%) Power BI
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
1 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (32.00%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 3 (12.00%) Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) EPoS
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) RedGate
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Varonis
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