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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 137 122 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 45 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.41% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 4.09% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 70
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
938 1099 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.94% 34.44% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 461 711 796
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 11 £51,250 +31.41% 2
Glasgow -25 7 £26,500 -29.33%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (53.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (48.98%) .NET
5 23 (46.94%) C#
6 22 (44.90%) SQL
7 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
8 19 (38.78%) Windows
8 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (32.65%) Finance
10 15 (30.61%) Visual Studio
10 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
11 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
12 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.37%) Subversion
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Project Management
12 9 (18.37%) CMS
13 8 (16.33%) VMware
13 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.33%) Banking
13 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.33%) Marketing
14 7 (14.29%) Degree
14 7 (14.29%) JIRA

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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) CMS
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Drupal
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (53.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.29%) MySQL
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) Power BI
9 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Redmine
3 7 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (4.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) MorphX
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
5 8 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) DBA
6 7 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 7 (14.29%) Team Leader
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (10.20%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Administrator
9 4 (8.16%) Head of Development
9 4 (8.16%) Head of Digital
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Architect
10 3 (6.12%) C# Programmer
10 3 (6.12%) Programmer
10 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Software Programmer
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (14.29%) CSS
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.16%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) XSLT
6 3 (6.12%) X-Windows
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.08%) Ajax
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
7 2 (4.08%) RESTful
7 2 (4.08%) Sass
7 2 (4.08%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
1 6 (12.24%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Informatics
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) EPoS
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) AIX
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) MVC
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.29%) Line Management
3 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
4 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
4 6 (12.24%) Resource Management
4 6 (12.24%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCDBA
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) EMC
6 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) RedGate
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) Varonis
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