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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% 3.34% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.61% 8.64% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
446 509 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.57% 38.59% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 263 327 257
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 26 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (73.61%) .NET
3 52 (72.22%) C#
4 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (47.22%) HTML
4 34 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 33 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
8 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (33.33%) MVC
10 23 (31.94%) SQL
10 23 (31.94%) CSS
11 21 (29.17%) Windows
11 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
11 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
12 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 15 (20.83%) jQuery
14 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
14 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (19.44%) WCF
15 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (19.44%) XML
15 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
15 14 (19.44%) InfoPath

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (12.50%) IIS
4 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) InfoPath
3 6 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DHCP
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (4.17%) IPv4
3 1 (1.39%) WLAN
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (6.94%) MS Access
8 5 (6.94%) Informix
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.78%) DTS
10 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 11 (15.28%) Banking
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Business Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) HTML
2 34 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.94%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) jQuery
5 14 (19.44%) WCF
5 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (19.44%) XML
6 9 (12.50%) HTML5
7 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.72%) XSLT
8 7 (9.72%) Web Services
8 7 (9.72%) LINQ
9 6 (8.33%) CGI
10 3 (4.17%) JSON
10 3 (4.17%) REST
11 1 (1.39%) Middleware
11 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 6 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows NT
2 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) MVC
2 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.06%) Time Management
6 12 (16.67%) Web Development
7 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
7 11 (15.28%) SOA
8 9 (12.50%) SDLC
9 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (11.11%) ETL
10 6 (8.33%) Release Management
10 6 (8.33%) UX Design
10 6 (8.33%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) C#
2 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.50%) VBScript
5 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.78%) C
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) MCSA
3 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) XenApp
2 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
1 4 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) WSUS
2 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
4 6 (8.33%) Sybase
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) Netezza
6 4 (5.56%) Iron Speed
6 4 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Compaq
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix
7 3 (4.17%) VMware
8 2 (2.78%) Perforce
9 1 (1.39%) McAfee
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco
9 1 (1.39%) Intel
9 1 (1.39%) Hyland
9 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL