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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 122 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 87 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 2.28% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 7.21% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 62
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
945 1207 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.81% 31.61% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 600 832 686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 May 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 May 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 25 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Edinburgh -10 7 £46,250 +23.33% 1
West Lothian -4 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Stirling - 1 £46,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (78.57%) .NET
3 82 (73.21%) C#
4 55 (49.11%) SQL
5 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
6 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
6 46 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 42 (37.50%) HTML
8 42 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (34.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
10 37 (33.04%) CSS
11 32 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 31 (27.68%) MVC
13 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
13 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (23.21%) Windows
15 25 (22.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (22.32%) jQuery
16 23 (20.54%) XML
17 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
18 20 (17.86%) Unit Testing
19 19 (16.96%) .NET Framework
19 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (16.96%) Finance
20 18 (16.07%) SharePoint
20 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (16.07%) WCF
20 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.04%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.50%) InfoPath
3 6 (5.36%) MS Office
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) SAN
1 2 (1.79%) DHCP
1 2 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) WLAN
2 1 (0.89%) IPv4
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (34.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (22.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
8 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (5.36%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (4.46%) MS Access
10 5 (4.46%) Informix
10 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.57%) DTS
11 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) Subversion
4 2 (1.79%) Xcode
5 1 (0.89%) Moq
5 1 (0.89%) MSTest
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (69.64%) Developer
2 26 (23.21%) .NET Developer
2 26 (23.21%) Senior Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Software Developer
3 13 (11.61%) C# Developer
4 9 (8.04%) DBA
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Business Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (2.68%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.68%) .NET Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (78.57%) .NET
2 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
3 42 (37.50%) HTML
4 37 (33.04%) CSS
5 25 (22.32%) jQuery
6 23 (20.54%) XML
7 19 (16.96%) .NET Framework
8 18 (16.07%) WCF
9 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (14.29%) HTML5
11 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
12 8 (7.14%) LINQ
12 8 (7.14%) Ajax
12 8 (7.14%) CSS3
12 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (6.25%) JSON
13 7 (6.25%) Web Services
13 7 (6.25%) XSLT
14 6 (5.36%) CGI
15 5 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.25%) User Experience
2 7 (6.25%) Clustering
3 6 (5.36%) Replication
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.68%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
2 6 (5.36%) Windows NT
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) MVC
2 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 20 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.29%) Web Development
7 15 (13.39%) SDLC
8 14 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.61%) Time Management
10 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 12 (10.71%) SOA
11 11 (9.82%) ETL
12 10 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (7.14%) Scrum
14 7 (6.25%) Release Management
15 6 (5.36%) Validation
15 6 (5.36%) ERP
15 6 (5.36%) CRM
15 6 (5.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (73.21%) C#
2 55 (49.11%) SQL
3 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.25%) VBScript
7 3 (2.68%) XPath
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
3 2 (1.79%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.79%) MCITP
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCP
4 1 (0.89%) HND
4 1 (0.89%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) MCSA
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenApp
3 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
1 2 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) Sybase
3 7 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.36%) SAP
5 5 (4.46%) Netezza
5 5 (4.46%) Telerik
6 4 (3.57%) Perforce
6 4 (3.57%) Iron Speed
7 2 (1.79%) VMware
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 2 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (0.89%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.89%) Planview
8 1 (0.89%) Hyland
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix
8 1 (0.89%) Compaq
8 1 (0.89%) Intel
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) McAfee
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