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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.27% 4.86% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.75% 11.42% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 20
Average salary £35,625 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £54,750 £45,000
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
522 464 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.58% 42.57% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 293 266 192
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (89.47%) C#
3 59 (77.63%) .NET
4 47 (61.84%) HTML
5 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 35 (46.05%) SQL
6 35 (46.05%) jQuery
6 35 (46.05%) HTML5
7 33 (43.42%) CSS
8 32 (42.11%) MVC
9 30 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (38.16%) Visual Studio
11 26 (34.21%) .NET Framework
12 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
13 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (27.63%) Windows
15 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (25.00%) WCF
16 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
17 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
17 17 (22.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (18.42%) Degree
18 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (17.11%) XML
19 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
20 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 11 (14.47%) BizTalk Server
21 11 (14.47%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.47%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (11.84%) CMS
2 9 (11.84%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (11.84%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) X.25
2 1 (1.32%) X.509
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.32%) QlikView
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Visual Studio
2 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.53%) Subversion
5 6 (7.89%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.95%) NUnit
6 3 (3.95%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.63%) Moq
8 1 (1.32%) Firebug
8 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (9.21%) Retail
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Electronics
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Software Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.63%) .NET Architect
11 2 (2.63%) .NET Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) SQL DBA
11 2 (2.63%) DBA
11 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Architect
11 2 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (77.63%) .NET
2 47 (61.84%) HTML
3 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 35 (46.05%) jQuery
4 35 (46.05%) HTML5
5 33 (43.42%) CSS
6 26 (34.21%) .NET Framework
7 19 (25.00%) WCF
8 17 (22.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (17.11%) XML
10 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (13.16%) LINQ
11 10 (13.16%) CSS3
11 10 (13.16%) XSLT
11 10 (13.16%) Web Services
11 10 (13.16%) WinForms
12 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.84%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
14 3 (3.95%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) EPoS
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) MVC
2 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.16%) Web Development
4 10 (13.16%) OO
4 10 (13.16%) Data Management
5 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.21%) OOP
7 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) OOD
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.26%) User Stories
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) SOA
10 3 (3.95%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.63%) HOOD
11 2 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) C#
2 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) R
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.32%) SSCP
2 1 (1.32%) CISSP
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.32%) HND
2 1 (1.32%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.95%) Red Gate
3 3 (3.95%) Typemock
3 3 (3.95%) Iron Speed
4 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Vertica
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Telerik
5 1 (1.32%) Google
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago