The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 73 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 88 92 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 2.91% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.95% 8.33% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 136
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1266 1105 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.99% 34.91% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 860 624 793
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 44 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Edinburgh -37 26 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Lothian +27 9 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Aberdeen -3 3 £50,000 +34.22% 2
Dundee - 3 £24,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 137 (70.98%) .NET
3 118 (61.14%) C#
4 98 (50.78%) Microsoft
5 89 (46.11%) ASP.NET
6 87 (45.08%) SQL
7 69 (35.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 56 (29.02%) T-SQL
8 56 (29.02%) MS Excel
9 55 (28.50%) Windows
10 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
10 54 (27.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (27.46%) XML
11 53 (27.46%) MVC
12 52 (26.94%) Visual Studio
13 50 (25.91%) HTML
13 50 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (25.39%) CSS
15 48 (24.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (24.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 41 (21.24%) Finance
18 39 (20.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 36 (18.65%) .NET Framework
20 34 (17.62%) WinForms
21 33 (17.10%) jQuery
22 32 (16.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
24 30 (15.54%) SharePoint
25 27 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
26 25 (12.95%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (15.54%) SharePoint
2 24 (12.44%) IIS
3 18 (9.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (6.74%) MS Exchange
5 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.11%) Umbraco
7 6 (3.11%) CMS
8 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.55%) Apache
10 2 (1.04%) Lync
10 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (29.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.07%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Firewall
2 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.11%) Wireless
3 6 (3.11%) SSL
3 6 (3.11%) Intranet
3 6 (3.11%) VPN
3 6 (3.11%) DNS
3 6 (3.11%) DHCP
3 6 (3.11%) PBX
3 6 (3.11%) SMTP
4 3 (1.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (35.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 48 (24.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (24.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (20.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (16.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (12.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 19 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (9.84%) Oracle Database
9 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
9 14 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (6.22%) OLAP
11 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (4.66%) QlikView
13 6 (3.11%) Star Schema
13 6 (3.11%) MS Access
14 5 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.55%) DTS
16 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 2 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (27.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (26.94%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.18%) Subversion
4 9 (4.66%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.15%) NUnit
6 7 (3.63%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.59%) InstallShield
7 5 (2.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (2.59%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.07%) MSTest
8 4 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (2.07%) Moq
8 4 (2.07%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.04%) Xcode
9 2 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.52%) ERwin
10 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.52%) Firebug
General
1 41 (21.24%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Retail
3 18 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Marketing
5 6 (3.11%) Law
5 6 (3.11%) Legal
5 6 (3.11%) Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.55%) French Language
7 2 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (68.39%) Developer
2 46 (23.83%) .NET Developer
3 30 (15.54%) Software Developer
4 28 (14.51%) C# Developer
5 23 (11.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (9.33%) Web Developer
7 17 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.22%) DBA
9 11 (5.70%) Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.66%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.66%) Consultant
11 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.66%) Citrix Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (70.98%) .NET
2 89 (46.11%) ASP.NET
3 53 (27.46%) XML
4 50 (25.91%) HTML
5 49 (25.39%) CSS
6 36 (18.65%) .NET Framework
7 34 (17.62%) WinForms
8 33 (17.10%) jQuery
9 27 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (11.40%) WCF
11 20 (10.36%) JSON
11 20 (10.36%) Ajax
12 19 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (9.33%) Web Services
14 14 (7.25%) HTML5
14 14 (7.25%) XSLT
15 13 (6.74%) LINQ
15 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (6.22%) WPF
17 11 (5.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.81%) DTV
2 17 (8.81%) NHS
3 15 (7.77%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.70%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.70%) Replication
5 10 (5.18%) Clustering
6 9 (4.66%) CLARiiON
6 9 (4.66%) iPad
7 7 (3.63%) Open Source
8 6 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.04%) iPhone
11 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.52%) EPoS
12 1 (0.52%) CCTV
12 1 (0.52%) Blog
12 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.50%) Windows
2 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.55%) Linux
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.52%) UNIX
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.46%) MVC
2 50 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.92%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.40%) Unit Testing
5 22 (11.40%) OO
6 16 (8.29%) ITIL
7 13 (6.74%) Scrum
7 13 (6.74%) TDD
7 13 (6.74%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (6.22%) Analytics
9 11 (5.70%) Service Management
9 11 (5.70%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.18%) ETL
11 8 (4.15%) Migration
11 8 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.15%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.15%) OOP
12 7 (3.63%) OOD
12 7 (3.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 118 (61.14%) C#
2 87 (45.08%) SQL
3 56 (29.02%) T-SQL
4 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.84%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.22%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.66%) VB
7 9 (4.66%) Perl
8 8 (4.15%) XQuery
9 7 (3.63%) Java
9 7 (3.63%) VB6
10 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.59%) C++
12 4 (2.07%) Python
13 3 (1.55%) XPath
14 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Degree
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) CEH
4 2 (1.04%) SSCP
4 2 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.52%) OCP
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 7 (3.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.77%) vSphere
3 9 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (4.66%) XenApp
3 9 (4.66%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.15%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (7.25%) SCOM
2 6 (3.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.07%) SCCM
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 98 (50.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle
3 22 (11.40%) VMware
4 15 (7.77%) Symantec
5 12 (6.22%) Business Objects
6 11 (5.70%) Cisco
7 9 (4.66%) IBM
7 9 (4.66%) EMC
7 9 (4.66%) Citrix
7 9 (4.66%) NetApp
8 8 (4.15%) Fujitsu
9 7 (3.63%) Telerik
10 6 (3.11%) Kaspersky
10 6 (3.11%) McAfee
10 6 (3.11%) Adobe
10 6 (3.11%) HP
11 5 (2.59%) Reuters
12 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.55%) Perforce
12 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
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