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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 126 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 35 99 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 3.25% 3.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.67% 10.49% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 76 83
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
953 944 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.96% 30.95% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 613 640 707
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -6 26 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Glasgow -53 5 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Lothian +5 4 £30,000 -29.41%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
4 35 (41.18%) Windows
5 32 (37.65%) C#
6 30 (35.29%) SQL
6 30 (35.29%) .NET
6 30 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (34.12%) Finance
8 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
8 27 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
11 17 (20.00%) Clustering
12 15 (17.65%) CSS
12 15 (17.65%) HTML
13 13 (15.29%) MVC
13 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
13 13 (15.29%) Degree
13 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
13 13 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
14 12 (14.12%) VB.NET
14 12 (14.12%) VMware
15 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.94%) Citrix
15 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) DHCP
1 6 (7.06%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) IPv4
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (9.41%) MySQL
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.71%) SQLite
10 2 (2.35%) Big Data
10 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.35%) QlikView
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.18%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Back Office
3 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) DBA
3 21 (24.71%) SQL DBA
4 14 (16.47%) SQL Server DBA
5 13 (15.29%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Administrator
6 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Consultant
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (4.71%) iOS Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.65%) CSS
3 15 (17.65%) HTML
4 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.41%) jQuery
6 7 (8.24%) HTML5
7 5 (5.88%) CSS3
8 4 (4.71%) Web Services
9 3 (3.53%) WCF
9 3 (3.53%) XML
10 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.35%) WSH
11 1 (1.18%) Ajax
11 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.18%) WinForms
11 1 (1.18%) WPF
11 1 (1.18%) XHTML
11 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Clustering
2 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.24%) Replication
4 6 (7.06%) EPoS
5 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.35%) Statistics
8 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.41%) Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) MVC
1 13 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 5 (5.88%) Migration
5 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.71%) ETL
6 4 (4.71%) High Availability
6 4 (4.71%) ITIL
6 4 (4.71%) Mobile Development
6 4 (4.71%) SDLC
6 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.53%) DevOps
7 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
4 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
5 12 (14.12%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.41%) VBScript
7 4 (4.71%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.53%) MCITP
4 3 (3.53%) MCP
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) MCTS
6 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) VMware
3 11 (12.94%) Citrix
4 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Compaq
6 3 (3.53%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) Iron Speed
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.35%) Cognos
7 2 (2.35%) IBM
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.18%) Avaya
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) McAfee
8 1 (1.18%) Telerik
8 1 (1.18%) Varonis
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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