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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 128 109 80
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 43 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.47% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 4.54% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 72
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,155 £32,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
904 947 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.06% 32.29% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 467 593 873
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -27 16 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Edinburgh +2 11 £51,250 +17.14% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (55.17%) .NET
3 30 (51.72%) C#
4 27 (46.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (39.66%) Finance
6 23 (39.66%) SQL
6 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (37.93%) Windows
7 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 16 (27.59%) VB.NET
8 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
9 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
10 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
12 9 (15.52%) CSS
12 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (15.52%) Subversion
12 9 (15.52%) VMware
12 9 (15.52%) Project Management
12 9 (15.52%) MVC
12 9 (15.52%) CMS
12 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.52%) JIRA
13 8 (13.79%) Marketing
13 8 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.52%) CMS
3 8 (13.79%) IIS
4 7 (12.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (12.07%) Umbraco
5 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.72%) Drupal
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (46.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (13.79%) MySQL
8 3 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.45%) QlikView
9 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Redmine
4 7 (12.07%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (3.45%) Grunt
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) MorphX
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Games
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Software Developer
3 14 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
5 12 (20.69%) DBA
6 11 (18.97%) SQL DBA
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Developer
7 10 (17.24%) SSIS Developer
8 8 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (13.79%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Head of Development
9 4 (6.90%) Head of Digital
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) CSS
3 8 (13.79%) HTML
4 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (8.62%) jQuery
7 4 (6.90%) XML
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.17%) CSS3
8 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) XSLT
8 3 (5.17%) X-Windows
9 2 (3.45%) Ajax
9 2 (3.45%) RESTful
9 2 (3.45%) Sass
9 2 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Informatics
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MVC
1 9 (15.52%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (12.07%) Line Management
3 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
4 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
4 6 (10.34%) Validation
5 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.90%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Web Development
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) C#
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) VB.NET
4 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.45%) MCITP
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 3 (5.17%) EMC
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) CA
8 1 (1.72%) RedGate
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Telerik
8 1 (1.72%) Varonis
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