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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
15 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.30% 40.74% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 28
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Telerik
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Xcode
5 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) XML
8 1 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (12.50%) Ajax
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (12.50%) JSON
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Telerik
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle