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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 120 87 61
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 96 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 2.61% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 7.95% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 75
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1060 1207 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.93% 32.80% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 697 830 792
Average salary £43,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -21 24 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh -14 15 £39,000 +11.42% 5
West Lothian -7 4 £32,500 -7.14%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (71.84%) .NET
3 69 (66.99%) C#
4 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (50.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (49.51%) SQL
7 48 (46.60%) Microsoft
8 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
9 38 (36.89%) MS Excel
9 38 (36.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
11 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
11 31 (30.10%) Windows
12 30 (29.13%) HTML
13 26 (25.24%) MVC
14 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (23.30%) CSS
15 23 (22.33%) SharePoint
16 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
17 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
18 19 (18.45%) Finance
18 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (17.48%) XML
19 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (16.50%) jQuery
20 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
20 17 (16.50%) InfoPath
20 17 (16.50%) SharePoint 2010
20 17 (16.50%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (22.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) Lync
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (36.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.50%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) WLAN
1 1 (0.97%) DHCP
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
1 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (50.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (36.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.80%) DTS
9 6 (5.83%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.94%) QlikView
12 2 (1.94%) Big Data
12 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.94%) Xcode
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (63.11%) Developer
2 26 (25.24%) Senior Developer
3 21 (20.39%) .NET Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Analyst
5 12 (11.65%) DBA
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.85%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) .NET Architect
10 3 (2.91%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (71.84%) .NET
2 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 30 (29.13%) HTML
4 24 (23.30%) CSS
5 18 (17.48%) XML
6 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.50%) jQuery
7 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (11.65%) WCF
9 11 (10.68%) HTML5
10 6 (5.83%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.83%) CSS3
10 6 (5.83%) LINQ
10 6 (5.83%) Ajax
10 6 (5.83%) CGI
11 5 (4.85%) XSLT
11 5 (4.85%) NHibernate
12 4 (3.88%) JSON
12 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Clustering
2 6 (5.83%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) Replication
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) LPAR
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.83%) Windows NT
4 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.88%) Android
5 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) UNIX
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) MVC
2 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
4 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
5 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (15.53%) Time Management
6 16 (15.53%) Data Analysis
7 10 (9.71%) Web Development
7 10 (9.71%) SDLC
8 9 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.74%) ETL
9 7 (6.80%) CRM
9 7 (6.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (6.80%) Scrum
9 7 (6.80%) Release Management
9 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.99%) C#
2 51 (49.51%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
4 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.83%) VBScript
8 3 (2.91%) XPath
9 2 (1.94%) C
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.94%) MCITP
3 2 (1.94%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.97%) WSUS
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
1 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) Sybase
3 6 (5.83%) Perforce
4 5 (4.85%) Telerik
5 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Hyland
7 1 (0.97%) Planview
7 1 (0.97%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Intel
7 1 (0.97%) Avaya
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) McAfee
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