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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 58 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.77% 4.99% 5.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.34% 11.44% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 25
Average salary £38,125 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £60,000
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
531 507 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.66% 43.59% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 296 314 180
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (91.46%) C#
3 68 (82.93%) .NET
4 49 (59.76%) HTML
5 45 (54.88%) ASP.NET
6 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
7 38 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (43.90%) HTML5
8 36 (43.90%) SQL
8 36 (43.90%) MVC
9 35 (42.68%) jQuery
10 33 (40.24%) CSS
11 31 (37.80%) Visual Studio
12 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
13 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (32.93%) .NET Framework
15 23 (28.05%) WCF
15 23 (28.05%) Windows
16 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
16 21 (25.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (23.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
19 15 (18.29%) XML
19 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
20 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
21 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 13 (15.85%) WinForms
22 12 (14.63%) OO
22 12 (14.63%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (13.41%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (10.98%) CMS
2 9 (10.98%) Umbraco
2 9 (10.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) X.25
2 1 (1.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
5 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.22%) OLTP
11 1 (1.22%) OLAP
11 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Visual Studio
2 21 (25.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.54%) ReSharper
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) NUnit
6 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.44%) Moq
8 1 (1.22%) Firebug
8 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Law
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (64.63%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Software Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.66%) DBA
9 3 (3.66%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (82.93%) .NET
2 49 (59.76%) HTML
3 45 (54.88%) ASP.NET
4 36 (43.90%) HTML5
5 35 (42.68%) jQuery
6 33 (40.24%) CSS
7 27 (32.93%) .NET Framework
8 23 (28.05%) WCF
9 19 (23.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (18.29%) XML
11 13 (15.85%) WinForms
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (12.20%) LINQ
13 10 (12.20%) CSS3
13 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (12.20%) XSLT
14 9 (10.98%) Silverlight
15 7 (8.54%) WPF
16 4 (4.88%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) NHS
1 6 (7.32%) DTV
1 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) EPoS
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) MVC
2 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) OO
5 10 (12.20%) Data Management
5 10 (12.20%) Web Development
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
7 7 (8.54%) TDD
8 6 (7.32%) OOP
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 4 (4.88%) OOD
10 4 (4.88%) SOA
10 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.66%) CRM
11 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.66%) HOOD
12 2 (2.44%) ETL
12 2 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (91.46%) C#
2 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.90%) SQL
4 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.76%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) VB6
7 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.22%) HND
2 1 (1.22%) CISSP
2 1 (1.22%) SSCP
2 1 (1.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
2 9 (10.98%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.22%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.88%) Typemock
4 4 (4.88%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.44%) Tableau
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Vertica
6 1 (1.22%) Iron Speed
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Telerik
6 1 (1.22%) Google
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