The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 11 9 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.96% 10.84% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.89% 31.03% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 West Lothian region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 29 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 34.94% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 25
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Lothian region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(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
Livingston +2 7 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (40.00%) Android Development
5 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Local Government
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SSDT
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) PLINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (40.00%) Android Development
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft