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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.48% 3.12% 5.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.66% 8.43% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 40
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
470 415 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.41% 37.02% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 293 237 261
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £54,300 £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 25 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (82.19%) C#
3 43 (58.90%) .NET
4 34 (46.58%) SQL
5 31 (42.47%) HTML
6 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
7 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
7 27 (36.99%) CSS
8 24 (32.88%) Visual Studio
9 20 (27.40%) jQuery
9 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (26.03%) MVC
10 19 (26.03%) T-SQL
10 19 (26.03%) Windows
10 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
11 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (21.92%) HTML5
12 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
13 13 (17.81%) WCF
14 12 (16.44%) Degree
14 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.07%) Retail
15 11 (15.07%) SLA
16 10 (13.70%) Ruby
17 9 (12.33%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (9.59%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.11%) CMS
4 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) DHCP
2 2 (2.74%) IPv4
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) X.25
3 1 (1.37%) X.509
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.37%) QlikView
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) OLAP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Visual Studio
2 16 (21.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.59%) Subversion
3 7 (9.59%) ReSharper
3 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.22%) NUnit
5 5 (6.85%) CruiseControl
6 3 (4.11%) Firebug
6 3 (4.11%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.74%) Moq
8 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (15.07%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) Applications Support
3 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.74%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Junior
9 2 (2.74%) DBA
9 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.90%) .NET
2 31 (42.47%) HTML
3 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
3 27 (36.99%) CSS
4 20 (27.40%) jQuery
5 16 (21.92%) HTML5
6 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.81%) WCF
8 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 8 (10.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.59%) XML
12 5 (6.85%) WinForms
13 4 (5.48%) XSLT
13 4 (5.48%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.48%) LINQ
14 3 (4.11%) REST
14 3 (4.11%) CSS3
14 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) MVC
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.33%) TDD
5 8 (10.96%) SOA
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) OO
7 6 (8.22%) OOP
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) Scrum
9 4 (5.48%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Data Management
9 4 (5.48%) Web Development
9 4 (5.48%) Business Development
9 4 (5.48%) Time Management
10 2 (2.74%) Refactoring
10 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) C#
2 34 (46.58%) SQL
3 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.03%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) HND
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Iron Speed
4 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.11%) Telerik
5 2 (2.74%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Compaq
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Ektron
5 2 (2.74%) Typemock
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.74%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Twitter
6 1 (1.37%) Vertica
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
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