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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 86 129 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.33% 4.09% 4.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.54% 11.14% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 62 89 99
Average salary £36,875 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1141 1158 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 36.70% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 737 769 707
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh -21 42 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Glasgow -25 39 £38,125 -4.68% 9
Aberdeen -5 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 138 (78.86%) .NET
3 134 (76.57%) C#
4 84 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 77 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 76 (43.43%) HTML
7 73 (41.71%) SQL
8 71 (40.57%) Microsoft
9 66 (37.71%) .NET Framework
10 63 (36.00%) CSS
11 62 (35.43%) Visual Studio
12 59 (33.71%) jQuery
13 56 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (30.86%) Windows
14 54 (30.86%) MVC
15 49 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 49 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 47 (26.86%) XML
17 46 (26.29%) HTML5
18 41 (23.43%) MS Excel
18 41 (23.43%) Finance
19 36 (20.57%) WCF
19 36 (20.57%) T-SQL
20 32 (18.29%) Software Engineering
20 32 (18.29%) Oracle
21 27 (15.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 27 (15.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (15.43%) Scrum
22 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
22 26 (14.86%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (6.86%) CMS
4 11 (6.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (5.14%) Umbraco
5 9 (5.14%) NServiceBus
5 9 (5.14%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (4.00%) IIS
7 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.57%) Apache
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (23.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.86%) Intranet
2 5 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (2.29%) SAN
3 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 4 (2.29%) DNS
4 3 (1.71%) DHCP
4 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.71%) MPLS
4 3 (1.71%) DMZ
4 3 (1.71%) FCoE
4 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) NAS
5 1 (0.57%) X.25
5 1 (0.57%) X.509
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (15.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (15.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.14%) QlikView
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.57%) OLAP
12 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.57%) OLTP
12 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (35.43%) Visual Studio
2 49 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.29%) Subversion
5 10 (5.71%) ReSharper
6 9 (5.14%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.86%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.86%) InstallShield
7 5 (2.86%) Xcode
8 3 (1.71%) NUnit
8 3 (1.71%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.14%) Moq
10 1 (0.57%) ERwin
10 1 (0.57%) Firebug
10 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
General
1 41 (23.43%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Retail
3 7 (4.00%) Marketing
3 7 (4.00%) Legal
4 6 (3.43%) Law
5 5 (2.86%) French Language
6 3 (1.71%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (59.43%) Developer
2 34 (19.43%) .NET Developer
3 27 (15.43%) Software Developer
4 26 (14.86%) Analyst
4 26 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 24 (13.71%) Senior Developer
6 22 (12.57%) C# Developer
7 16 (9.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 16 (9.14%) Programmer
7 16 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 9 (5.14%) .NET Programmer
11 6 (3.43%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.86%) DBA
12 5 (2.86%) Administrator
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (78.86%) .NET
2 77 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 76 (43.43%) HTML
4 66 (37.71%) .NET Framework
5 63 (36.00%) CSS
6 59 (33.71%) jQuery
7 47 (26.86%) XML
8 46 (26.29%) HTML5
9 36 (20.57%) WCF
10 24 (13.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (13.71%) Web Services
11 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (12.00%) WinForms
13 20 (11.43%) XSLT
14 19 (10.86%) Ajax
15 18 (10.29%) CSS3
16 17 (9.71%) JSON
17 14 (8.00%) RESTful
18 13 (7.43%) WPF
18 13 (7.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.00%) NHS
4 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.43%) DTV
5 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) Replication
7 3 (1.71%) EPoS
7 3 (1.71%) iPhone
7 3 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.71%) iPad
7 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.14%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.57%) e-Health
9 1 (0.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.86%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.71%) HPUX
6 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.14%) Linux
7 2 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) UNIX
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.86%) MVC
2 32 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 27 (15.43%) Scrum
4 26 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.71%) TDD
6 14 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.43%) Web Development
7 13 (7.43%) OO
8 12 (6.86%) SOA
9 11 (6.29%) Workflow
9 11 (6.29%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.71%) Data Management
10 10 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (4.57%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.57%) Analytics
11 8 (4.57%) iOS Development
12 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 134 (76.57%) C#
2 84 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 73 (41.71%) SQL
4 36 (20.57%) T-SQL
5 21 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.14%) Ruby
7 6 (3.43%) Java
8 5 (2.86%) XQuery
8 5 (2.86%) C++
9 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.14%) Python
10 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) VBA
11 1 (0.57%) VB6
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (14.86%) Degree
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.71%) APMP
4 2 (1.14%) MCSE
4 2 (1.14%) OCP
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.57%) SSCP
5 1 (0.57%) CEH
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 8 (4.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.57%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 71 (40.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.29%) Oracle
3 12 (6.86%) Twitter
4 11 (6.29%) VMware
4 11 (6.29%) Sitecore
5 7 (4.00%) Telerik
6 6 (3.43%) Cisco
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) Reuters
7 5 (2.86%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.86%) Perforce
8 4 (2.29%) Typemock
8 4 (2.29%) Avaya
9 3 (1.71%) Juniper
9 3 (1.71%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.71%) BT
9 3 (1.71%) HP
9 3 (1.71%) Nortel
9 3 (1.71%) Google
9 3 (1.71%) Brocade
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