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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 75 133 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 4.20% 4.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.10% 11.86% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 96 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1057 1121 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.17% 35.37% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 674 706 654
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Edinburgh -31 37 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Glasgow -21 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Aberdeen +6 2 £28,500 -36.66% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 167 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (74.25%) C#
3 110 (65.87%) .NET
4 76 (45.51%) SQL
5 71 (42.51%) JavaScript
6 66 (39.52%) Microsoft
7 61 (36.53%) ASP.NET
8 60 (35.93%) Visual Studio
8 60 (35.93%) HTML
8 60 (35.93%) .NET Framework
9 57 (34.13%) Windows
10 52 (31.14%) jQuery
11 46 (27.54%) MVC
11 46 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 45 (26.95%) CSS
13 44 (26.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 43 (25.75%) Finance
14 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (23.35%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (22.16%) MS Excel
17 35 (20.96%) WCF
18 33 (19.76%) T-SQL
18 33 (19.76%) HTML5
19 31 (18.56%) XML
20 30 (17.96%) Software Engineering
21 27 (16.17%) Oracle
22 25 (14.97%) TDD
22 25 (14.97%) Scrum
23 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
24 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (9.58%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (8.98%) NServiceBus
3 12 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.39%) Umbraco
6 7 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.19%) CMS
7 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.99%) IIS
9 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.60%) Lync
10 1 (0.60%) Apache
10 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) Firewall
2 6 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.59%) SAN
2 6 (3.59%) MPLS
2 6 (3.59%) DMZ
2 6 (3.59%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.59%) FCoE
2 6 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.99%) DNS
4 4 (2.40%) Intranet
4 4 (2.40%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) X.25
5 1 (0.60%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (27.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (23.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (10.18%) Relational Database
5 17 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.20%) OLAP
8 2 (1.20%) MySQL
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 60 (35.93%) Visual Studio
2 44 (26.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.98%) SpecFlow
4 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.59%) Subversion
6 10 (5.99%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.99%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.99%) NUnit
8 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.80%) Firebug
9 3 (1.80%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.80%) Xcode
10 2 (1.20%) Moq
11 1 (0.60%) ERwin
11 1 (0.60%) GoLive
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Retail
3 4 (2.40%) French Language
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (43.71%) Developer
2 42 (25.15%) Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Applications Support
4 23 (13.77%) Programmer
4 23 (13.77%) Software Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Software Engineer
5 22 (13.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 18 (10.78%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.98%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.98%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 15 (8.98%) .NET Programmer
8 12 (7.19%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Technical Manager
13 6 (3.59%) Technical Project Manager
13 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (65.87%) .NET
2 61 (36.53%) ASP.NET
3 60 (35.93%) HTML
3 60 (35.93%) .NET Framework
4 52 (31.14%) jQuery
5 45 (26.95%) CSS
6 35 (20.96%) WCF
7 33 (19.76%) HTML5
8 31 (18.56%) XML
9 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (13.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (10.78%) AngularJS
12 16 (9.58%) Web Services
13 15 (8.98%) NHibernate
13 15 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (8.98%) Sass
13 15 (8.98%) Castle Windsor
14 14 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (6.59%) XSLT
16 9 (5.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.19%) Replication
5 6 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.80%) EPoS
7 3 (1.80%) NHS
7 3 (1.80%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) Clustering
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.13%) Windows
2 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.59%) HPUX
6 6 (3.59%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.20%) Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) UNIX
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.54%) MVC
2 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.96%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.97%) TDD
4 25 (14.97%) Scrum
5 15 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (6.59%) SOA
7 10 (5.99%) OO
7 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.39%) Project Management
8 9 (5.39%) Web Development
8 9 (5.39%) Data Management
8 9 (5.39%) Workflow
8 9 (5.39%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.19%) Analytics
9 7 (4.19%) Line Management
9 7 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.19%) OOP
9 7 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 124 (74.25%) C#
2 76 (45.51%) SQL
3 71 (42.51%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.76%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.99%) Ruby
5 10 (5.99%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.99%) Java
7 3 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 2 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.59%) APMP
3 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) HND
5 1 (0.60%) OCP
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) SSCP
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) SLA
2 8 (4.79%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.60%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 66 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.17%) Oracle
3 18 (10.78%) Twitter
4 8 (4.79%) VMware
5 7 (4.19%) Cisco
5 7 (4.19%) Avaya
6 6 (3.59%) BT
6 6 (3.59%) Telerik
6 6 (3.59%) Brocade
6 6 (3.59%) Fujitsu
6 6 (3.59%) Juniper
6 6 (3.59%) HP
6 6 (3.59%) Nortel
6 6 (3.59%) Clearswift
6 6 (3.59%) IBM
6 6 (3.59%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.40%) Perforce
7 4 (2.40%) Iron Speed
8 3 (1.80%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.80%) Tableau
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