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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.63% 2.91% 5.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.11% 8.71% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
439 402 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.87% 33.44% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 293 263 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (74.29%) C#
3 42 (60.00%) .NET
4 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 27 (38.57%) HTML
6 26 (37.14%) CSS
6 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
7 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 23 (32.86%) SQL
9 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.57%) Windows
10 20 (28.57%) MVC
10 20 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
12 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (24.29%) SOA
13 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
14 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (22.86%) Degree
14 16 (22.86%) jQuery
15 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
16 14 (20.00%) IIS
16 14 (20.00%) WCF
16 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (18.57%) Web Services
18 12 (17.14%) Retail
18 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (15.71%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) DHCP
1 5 (7.14%) DNS
1 5 (7.14%) IPv4
1 5 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (7.14%) Informix
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (7.14%) MS Access
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.86%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
5 4 (5.71%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.86%) Firebug
6 2 (2.86%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.43%) MSTest
7 1 (1.43%) Moq
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (17.14%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 13 (18.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (38.57%) HTML
4 26 (37.14%) CSS
5 16 (22.86%) jQuery
6 14 (20.00%) WCF
6 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (12.86%) HTML5
9 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.57%) XML
11 5 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.14%) REST
12 4 (5.71%) XSLT
12 4 (5.71%) LINQ
13 2 (2.86%) JSON
13 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.86%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) MVC
2 17 (24.29%) SOA
2 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.86%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Web Development
5 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) OOP
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 6 (8.57%) Time Management
8 5 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.14%) Service Management
8 5 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.86%) SQL
4 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) VBScript
5 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.14%) MCP
3 5 (7.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) HND
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.14%) XenApp
2 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
1 5 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Iron Speed
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Business Objects
5 5 (7.14%) SAP
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Compaq
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Netezza
6 2 (2.86%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.86%) Ektron
6 2 (2.86%) Typemock
6 2 (2.86%) Telerik
6 2 (2.86%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) Google
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