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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 79 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 2.44% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 6.39% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £53,250
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
476 532 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.67% 38.25% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 294 295 283
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (65.31%) .NET
4 31 (63.27%) C#
5 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
7 20 (40.82%) SQL
8 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
9 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
9 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
10 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
11 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
12 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
12 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (24.49%) InfoPath
14 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
14 11 (22.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (20.41%) Time Management
15 10 (20.41%) SDLC
15 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (18.37%) Finance
16 9 (18.37%) MVC
16 9 (18.37%) ETL
17 8 (16.33%) CSS
17 8 (16.33%) HTML
17 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
17 8 (16.33%) QA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (14.29%) DTS
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.04%) Big Data
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.04%) QlikView
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.45%) DBA
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.08%) WPF Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) HTML
4 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 2 (4.08%) WPF
6 2 (4.08%) WSH
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Statistics
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
1 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
2 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
3 10 (20.41%) SDLC
3 10 (20.41%) Time Management
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) ETL
4 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (14.29%) User Stories
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCTS
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Perforce
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Hyland
4 1 (2.04%) Iron Speed
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