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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 100 125 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.25% 3.82% 4.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.09% 12.21% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86 89 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
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
991 1024 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.22% 31.31% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 681 711 711
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +24 48 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Edinburgh -31 40 £40,000 -1.23% 3
Renfrewshire +2 7 £43,250 +37.30%
West Lothian -2 2 £44,000 +40.80%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (72.25%) C#
3 108 (62.43%) .NET
4 74 (42.77%) SQL
5 66 (38.15%) ASP.NET
6 61 (35.26%) Microsoft
7 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
7 59 (34.10%) Visual Studio
8 56 (32.37%) Windows
9 52 (30.06%) MS Excel
9 52 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (28.90%) Finance
11 47 (27.17%) HTML
12 46 (26.59%) WCF
13 42 (24.28%) CSS
13 42 (24.28%) MVC
14 41 (23.70%) jQuery
14 41 (23.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (21.97%) .NET Framework
16 36 (20.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 36 (20.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (17.92%) Software Engineering
18 30 (17.34%) T-SQL
19 29 (16.76%) TDD
20 28 (16.18%) Oracle
20 28 (16.18%) Scrum
21 27 (15.61%) Degree
21 27 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
22 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 22 (12.72%) SOA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (12.14%) IIS
2 13 (7.51%) NServiceBus
3 12 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.36%) MS Exchange
5 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.47%) Umbraco
7 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.31%) CMS
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.58%) Lync
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (30.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) SAN
2 8 (4.62%) DHCP
2 8 (4.62%) DNS
3 7 (4.05%) Firewall
4 6 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.47%) FCoE
4 6 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (3.47%) MPLS
4 6 (3.47%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.47%) DMZ
5 5 (2.89%) IPv4
6 4 (2.31%) Intranet
6 4 (2.31%) Internet
7 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.58%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 36 (20.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.89%) MS Access
8 4 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.31%) Informix
8 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.16%) MySQL
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (34.10%) Visual Studio
2 41 (23.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.51%) SpecFlow
3 13 (7.51%) Subversion
4 11 (6.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.20%) ReSharper
6 6 (3.47%) NUnit
7 4 (2.31%) CruiseControl
7 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.73%) Moq
9 2 (1.16%) Firebug
9 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.58%) GoLive
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 50 (28.90%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Retail
3 7 (4.05%) Marketing
4 5 (2.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) French Language
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (52.60%) Developer
2 32 (18.50%) Analyst
3 28 (16.18%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.72%) Applications Support
5 18 (10.40%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.83%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Programmer
7 16 (9.25%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (8.09%) Software Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.51%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 13 (7.51%) .NET Programmer
10 12 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.62%) Business Developer
13 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
13 7 (4.05%) Database Developer
14 6 (3.47%) SQL Database Developer
14 6 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (62.43%) .NET
2 66 (38.15%) ASP.NET
3 47 (27.17%) HTML
4 46 (26.59%) WCF
5 42 (24.28%) CSS
6 41 (23.70%) jQuery
7 38 (21.97%) .NET Framework
8 27 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (11.56%) Web Services
11 17 (9.83%) XML
12 16 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (8.67%) AngularJS
14 14 (8.09%) NHibernate
14 14 (8.09%) HTML5
15 13 (7.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (7.51%) Castle Windsor
15 13 (7.51%) Sass
16 9 (5.20%) Ajax
17 8 (4.62%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.05%) User Experience
4 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.47%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.47%) Replication
5 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) EPoS
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.37%) Windows
2 17 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.47%) HPUX
6 6 (3.47%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.16%) Linux
8 2 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (0.58%) CentOS
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.28%) MVC
3 31 (17.92%) Software Engineering
4 29 (16.76%) TDD
5 28 (16.18%) Scrum
6 22 (12.72%) SOA
7 17 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.67%) Web Development
9 12 (6.94%) OO
10 11 (6.36%) ITIL
10 11 (6.36%) Project Management
11 10 (5.78%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.20%) Data Management
12 9 (5.20%) OOP
13 8 (4.62%) ETL
13 8 (4.62%) Asset Management
13 8 (4.62%) Workflow
13 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Management
13 8 (4.62%) Investment Management
14 7 (4.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (72.25%) C#
2 74 (42.77%) SQL
3 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.34%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.20%) Ruby
7 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.89%) VBScript
9 4 (2.31%) Java
10 3 (1.73%) C++
10 3 (1.73%) VBA
11 2 (1.16%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (15.61%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.47%) APMP
4 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.89%) MCP
4 5 (2.89%) MCSE
4 5 (2.89%) MCSA
5 1 (0.58%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.58%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.89%) XenApp
4 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) SCCM
2 5 (2.89%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 61 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.18%) Oracle
3 14 (8.09%) Twitter
4 13 (7.51%) VMware
5 12 (6.94%) HP
6 8 (4.62%) Sybase
6 8 (4.62%) Iron Speed
7 7 (4.05%) Cisco
7 7 (4.05%) Avaya
8 6 (3.47%) Juniper
8 6 (3.47%) Nortel
8 6 (3.47%) IBM
8 6 (3.47%) Clearswift
8 6 (3.47%) BT
8 6 (3.47%) Brocade
8 6 (3.47%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.89%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.89%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (2.89%) Citrix
9 5 (2.89%) Compaq
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