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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 121 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 90 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 2.42% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.88% 7.61% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 81
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
1056 1183 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.60% 31.81% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 686 789 795
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 -14 22 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Edinburgh -18 14 £39,000 +13.04% 2
West Lothian -3 4 £32,500 -7.14%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (68.42%) .NET
3 60 (63.16%) C#
4 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (49.47%) SQL
6 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
7 38 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 37 (38.95%) ASP.NET
9 32 (33.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
11 27 (28.42%) Windows
12 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
13 24 (25.26%) SharePoint
14 22 (23.16%) HTML
14 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (21.05%) MVC
15 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
15 20 (21.05%) Unit Testing
16 19 (20.00%) CSS
16 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
17 17 (17.89%) InfoPath
17 17 (17.89%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (16.84%) Finance
19 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (15.79%) Time Management
20 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (13.68%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (25.26%) SharePoint
2 17 (17.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.89%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) WLAN
1 1 (1.05%) DHCP
1 1 (1.05%) DNS
1 1 (1.05%) SAN
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (33.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.37%) DTS
8 6 (6.32%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.11%) Big Data
12 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.11%) QlikView
13 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Xcode
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 20 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.68%) DBA
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (68.42%) .NET
2 37 (38.95%) ASP.NET
3 22 (23.16%) HTML
4 19 (20.00%) CSS
5 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (13.68%) XML
7 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.58%) jQuery
9 9 (9.47%) WCF
10 6 (6.32%) CGI
11 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 5 (5.26%) HTML5
11 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.21%) LINQ
13 3 (3.16%) Ajax
13 3 (3.16%) XSLT
13 3 (3.16%) Entity Framework
13 3 (3.16%) CSS3
14 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Clustering
2 7 (7.37%) Replication
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.05%) LPAR
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.32%) Windows NT
4 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.21%) Android
5 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) UNIX
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Unit Testing
2 20 (21.05%) MVC
2 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
5 15 (15.79%) Time Management
6 10 (10.53%) Web Development
6 10 (10.53%) SDLC
7 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.47%) ETL
8 8 (8.42%) Release Management
9 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (7.37%) Scrum
9 7 (7.37%) User Stories
10 6 (6.32%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) C#
2 47 (49.47%) SQL
3 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
4 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.47%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.32%) VBScript
7 2 (2.11%) C
8 1 (1.05%) ABAP
8 1 (1.05%) XPath
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.05%) WSUS
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
1 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) Sybase
3 6 (6.32%) Perforce
4 3 (3.16%) Telerik
5 1 (1.05%) Planview
5 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.05%) Hyland
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) Intel
5 1 (1.05%) McAfee
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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