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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 128 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 55 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.75% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 5.56% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 81
Median salary £50,000 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.45% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
877 989 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.61% 31.53% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 499 626 889
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 5 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 5 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 -30 16 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh -5 11 £51,250 +32.25% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (55.22%) .NET
3 36 (53.73%) C#
4 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 26 (38.81%) Finance
5 26 (38.81%) Windows
5 26 (38.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (37.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (32.84%) SQL
8 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (23.88%) VB.NET
10 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
11 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
11 13 (19.40%) CSS
12 12 (17.91%) MVC
12 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
12 12 (17.91%) HTML
12 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
14 10 (14.93%) MySQL
14 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (14.93%) JIRA
14 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
15 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (13.43%) Clustering
15 9 (13.43%) VMware
16 8 (11.94%) CMS

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 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) CMS
3 7 (10.45%) IIS
4 6 (8.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.96%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.49%) Drupal
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
1 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (37.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (14.93%) MySQL
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) QlikView
8 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
3 8 (11.94%) Subversion
4 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.96%) Redmine
5 6 (8.96%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.99%) Grunt
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) MorphX
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.49%) WinDbg
7 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Software Developer
3 15 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 14 (20.90%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Developer
6 12 (17.91%) DBA
7 11 (16.42%) SQL DBA
7 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (14.93%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (11.94%) SSRS Developer
11 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 4 (5.97%) Administrator
13 4 (5.97%) Analyst
13 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
14 3 (4.48%) Architect
14 3 (4.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) .NET
2 13 (19.40%) CSS
3 12 (17.91%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.94%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (8.96%) CSS3
6 6 (8.96%) HTML5
7 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.46%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (7.46%) XML
8 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) XSLT
8 3 (4.48%) X-Windows
9 2 (2.99%) Ajax
9 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.99%) RESTful
9 2 (2.99%) Sass
9 2 (2.99%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) EPoS
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.49%) Informatics
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.96%) Linux
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) AIX
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) MVC
2 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Web Development
5 6 (8.96%) Line Management
5 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
6 5 (7.46%) Validation
7 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.97%) SDLC
7 4 (5.97%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) VB.NET
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
6 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) MCSA
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
3 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Dell
5 3 (4.48%) EMC
5 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Cognos
7 1 (1.49%) CA
7 1 (1.49%) Compaq
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) RedGate
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) Telerik
7 1 (1.49%) Varonis
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