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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 76 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 83 110 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.69% 3.39% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.93% 11.20% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 75 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £43,750
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
929 982 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.07% 30.25% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 637 692 683
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +16 40 £40,000 - 10
Edinburgh -16 33 £40,000 - 4
Renfrewshire +5 6 £43,250 +37.30%
West Lothian -9 3 £40,000 +35.59% 3
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 160 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (68.75%) C#
3 102 (63.75%) .NET
4 74 (46.25%) SQL
5 63 (39.38%) ASP.NET
6 59 (36.88%) Microsoft
7 52 (32.50%) Visual Studio
8 51 (31.88%) JavaScript
8 51 (31.88%) Windows
9 49 (30.63%) MS Excel
10 46 (28.75%) HTML
11 45 (28.13%) Finance
12 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (26.25%) CSS
13 42 (26.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (25.00%) WCF
14 40 (25.00%) jQuery
15 39 (24.38%) MVC
16 38 (23.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
19 30 (18.75%) Oracle
20 29 (18.13%) T-SQL
20 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
21 26 (16.25%) Degree
22 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 23 (14.38%) IIS
24 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 21 (13.13%) Scrum
25 21 (13.13%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.38%) IIS
2 11 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.00%) NServiceBus
6 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.75%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.88%) CMS
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.25%) Lync
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (30.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) SAN
2 7 (4.38%) Firewall
3 6 (3.75%) FCoE
3 6 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (3.75%) DHCP
3 6 (3.75%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.75%) DMZ
3 6 (3.75%) MPLS
3 6 (3.75%) DNS
3 6 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.13%) IPv4
5 2 (1.25%) Intranet
5 2 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (26.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (23.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.75%) MS Access
8 6 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.13%) Informix
9 5 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.25%) MySQL
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.63%) OLAP
13 1 (0.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 52 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 35 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.88%) Subversion
4 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.38%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.50%) NUnit
8 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.25%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.25%) Firebug
8 2 (1.25%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.63%) GoLive
9 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.63%) Moq
9 1 (0.63%) MSTest
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Retail
3 9 (5.63%) Marketing
4 6 (3.75%) Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Back Office
6 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Legal
8 2 (1.25%) Local Government
8 2 (1.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (56.25%) Developer
2 29 (18.13%) .NET Developer
3 27 (16.88%) Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) Applications Support
5 16 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.13%) SQL Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Programmer
10 11 (6.88%) Analyst Programmer
10 11 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Business Developer
12 8 (5.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Database Developer
12 8 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
13 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
14 6 (3.75%) Technical Project Manager
14 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (63.75%) .NET
2 63 (39.38%) ASP.NET
3 46 (28.75%) HTML
4 42 (26.25%) CSS
5 40 (25.00%) WCF
5 40 (25.00%) jQuery
6 33 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 21 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (12.50%) Web Services
9 19 (11.88%) XML
10 15 (9.38%) HTML5
11 11 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (6.25%) NHibernate
12 10 (6.25%) Ajax
13 8 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (5.00%) Sass
14 7 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) User Experience
4 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.75%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.75%) Replication
5 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.88%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.75%) HPUX
5 6 (3.75%) Windows 2000
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.88%) Linux
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.25%) CentOS
7 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.38%) MVC
3 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.13%) Scrum
4 21 (13.13%) TDD
5 20 (12.50%) SOA
6 15 (9.38%) Web Development
7 12 (7.50%) Project Management
7 12 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.88%) OO
9 9 (5.63%) Workflow
9 9 (5.63%) ETL
9 9 (5.63%) ITIL
10 8 (5.00%) Investment Management
10 8 (5.00%) Time Management
10 8 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.00%) CRM
10 8 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (68.75%) C#
2 74 (46.25%) SQL
3 51 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.13%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.13%) VBScript
8 3 (1.88%) Ruby
8 3 (1.88%) Java
9 2 (1.25%) C++
9 2 (1.25%) VB
9 2 (1.25%) VBA
9 2 (1.25%) XPath
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.25%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.75%) APMP
4 5 (3.13%) MCP
4 5 (3.13%) MCSE
4 5 (3.13%) MCSA
5 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.88%) ISEB
5 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
7 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) XenApp
3 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) SCCM
2 5 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.75%) Oracle
3 14 (8.75%) VMware
4 12 (7.50%) HP
5 8 (5.00%) Iron Speed
5 8 (5.00%) Twitter
5 8 (5.00%) Avaya
5 8 (5.00%) Cisco
5 8 (5.00%) Sybase
6 6 (3.75%) IBM
6 6 (3.75%) Nortel
6 6 (3.75%) Juniper
6 6 (3.75%) Clearswift
6 6 (3.75%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.75%) BT
6 6 (3.75%) Brocade
6 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu
7 5 (3.13%) Netezza
7 5 (3.13%) Telerik
7 5 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
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