The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 87 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 68 88 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 2.63% 3.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 8.56% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 61
Average salary £38,750 £39,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.20% +13.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
854 1028 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.67% 30.70% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 553 689 612
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 42 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Edinburgh -6 17 £37,500 - 5
West Lothian -4 5 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 159 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 108 (67.92%) C#
3 103 (64.78%) .NET
4 78 (49.06%) SQL
5 63 (39.62%) ASP.NET
6 57 (35.85%) Microsoft
7 56 (35.22%) JavaScript
8 54 (33.96%) HTML
8 54 (33.96%) MS Excel
9 46 (28.93%) Windows
10 44 (27.67%) CSS
10 44 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (27.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (26.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (25.79%) Visual Studio
14 40 (25.16%) MVC
15 39 (24.53%) jQuery
16 38 (23.90%) WCF
16 38 (23.90%) T-SQL
17 37 (23.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 35 (22.01%) Finance
19 30 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (18.87%) .NET Framework
20 29 (18.24%) Team Foundation Server
21 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
22 26 (16.35%) XML
23 25 (15.72%) Oracle
24 24 (15.09%) Degree
25 22 (13.84%) Web Development
25 22 (13.84%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (13.84%) IIS
2 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.52%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.89%) CMS
8 2 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.26%) Lync
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) SAN
2 7 (4.40%) DHCP
2 7 (4.40%) DNS
3 5 (3.14%) IPv4
4 3 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.26%) Intranet
5 2 (1.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) MPLS
6 1 (0.63%) DMZ
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.63%) FCoE
6 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (27.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (26.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (23.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.14%) MS Access
10 5 (3.14%) Informix
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.26%) MySQL
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (25.79%) Visual Studio
2 29 (18.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.40%) Subversion
4 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.52%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.52%) NUnit
6 3 (1.89%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.26%) Firebug
7 2 (1.26%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.26%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.63%) MSTest
8 1 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 35 (22.01%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Retail
3 13 (8.18%) Banking
4 9 (5.66%) Marketing
5 5 (3.14%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.89%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (59.12%) Developer
2 31 (19.50%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.21%) Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Applications Support
6 15 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.55%) SQL Developer
8 11 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.29%) DBA
9 10 (6.29%) Business Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Database Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.77%) Systems Developer
13 6 (3.77%) SQL Database Developer
14 5 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.14%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (64.78%) .NET
2 63 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 54 (33.96%) HTML
4 44 (27.67%) CSS
5 39 (24.53%) jQuery
6 38 (23.90%) WCF
7 30 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 26 (16.35%) XML
9 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (11.32%) HTML5
12 17 (10.69%) Web Services
13 13 (8.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (6.29%) Ajax
15 9 (5.66%) LINQ
16 8 (5.03%) CSS3
17 7 (4.40%) XSLT
17 7 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (4.40%) AngularJS
18 6 (3.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Computer Science
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.55%) User Experience
3 8 (5.03%) Clustering
4 7 (4.40%) Replication
5 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.93%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.77%) Windows NT
4 6 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.26%) Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.16%) MVC
3 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.84%) Web Development
5 19 (11.95%) SOA
6 16 (10.06%) TDD
6 16 (10.06%) Scrum
7 15 (9.43%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.92%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.29%) OO
9 10 (6.29%) ETL
9 10 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.66%) CRM
10 9 (5.66%) ITIL
10 9 (5.66%) Data Management
11 8 (5.03%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Data Management
11 8 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 108 (67.92%) C#
2 78 (49.06%) SQL
3 56 (35.22%) JavaScript
4 38 (23.90%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.69%) VB.NET
6 12 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.92%) VBScript
8 3 (1.89%) Java
9 2 (1.26%) Ruby
9 2 (1.26%) XPath
9 2 (1.26%) VB
9 2 (1.26%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.14%) MCSE
3 5 (3.14%) MCSA
3 5 (3.14%) MCP
4 4 (2.52%) VCP4
5 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) APMP
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.14%) XenApp
3 5 (3.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.72%) Oracle
3 14 (8.81%) Sybase
4 8 (5.03%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.03%) HP
4 8 (5.03%) VMware
5 6 (3.77%) Iron Speed
6 5 (3.14%) Telerik
6 5 (3.14%) Netezza
6 5 (3.14%) Compaq
6 5 (3.14%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (3.14%) SAP
6 5 (3.14%) Citrix
7 4 (2.52%) Twitter
8 3 (1.89%) Cisco
9 2 (1.26%) Avaya
9 2 (1.26%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.26%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.26%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.26%) Ektron
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