The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.77% 3.76% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.26% 9.23% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
479 444 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.19% 40.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 275 249 223
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (88.31%) C#
3 50 (64.94%) .NET
4 41 (53.25%) HTML
5 40 (51.95%) SQL
6 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
7 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 30 (38.96%) CSS
8 30 (38.96%) Visual Studio
9 29 (37.66%) jQuery
10 26 (33.77%) HTML5
11 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (29.87%) MVC
12 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
14 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (24.68%) Windows
16 16 (20.78%) WCF
17 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
18 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
19 13 (16.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 12 (15.58%) Degree
20 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (14.29%) SLA
21 11 (14.29%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.39%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.49%) CMS
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
1 1 (1.30%) X.25
1 1 (1.30%) X.509
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) OLAP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) Visual Studio
2 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.39%) Subversion
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 5 (6.49%) NUnit
5 5 (6.49%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.90%) Firebug
6 3 (3.90%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.60%) Moq
General
1 10 (12.99%) Retail
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Applications Support
3 14 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.60%) SQL DBA
11 2 (2.60%) DBA
12 1 (1.30%) Applications Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.94%) .NET
2 41 (53.25%) HTML
3 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 30 (38.96%) CSS
5 29 (37.66%) jQuery
6 26 (33.77%) HTML5
7 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 16 (20.78%) WCF
9 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (16.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (14.29%) XML
12 10 (12.99%) Web Services
13 8 (10.39%) XSLT
13 8 (10.39%) LINQ
14 7 (9.09%) Silverlight
14 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (6.49%) CSS3
15 5 (6.49%) WinForms
16 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
16 3 (3.90%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) EPoS
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) MVC
2 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.39%) TDD
5 8 (10.39%) Data Management
6 7 (9.09%) OO
6 7 (9.09%) Web Development
7 6 (7.79%) OOP
7 6 (7.79%) SOA
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) Business Development
10 3 (3.90%) Scrum
10 3 (3.90%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.90%) Project Management
10 3 (3.90%) OOD
11 2 (2.60%) ETL
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL
11 2 (2.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) C#
2 40 (51.95%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.30%) HND
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 9 (11.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.49%) Iron Speed
4 3 (3.90%) Telerik
5 2 (2.60%) Typemock
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.60%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Vertica
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Google
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