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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Scotland
Rank 125 132 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -55
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 27 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.93% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 2.95% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 71
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
830 916 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.60% 31.48% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 531 579 633
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh -5 6 £38,750 -22.50%
West Lothian -1 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £32,500 -
Glasgow +22 2 £42,500 -9.57% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (30.43%) MCSE
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (30.43%) MCITP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) Local Government
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) High Availability
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) MCSA
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) SAS
8 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
8 5 (21.74%) 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 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Grunt
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) DBA
5 5 (21.74%) Production DBA
6 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (26.09%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Demand Management
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) Online Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCITP
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (8.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) Samsung
4 1 (4.35%) 3Com
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik
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