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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 10 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.67% 8.62% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 26.32% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,900 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £47,800 £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
20 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 32.76% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 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
(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 0 3 £30,000 -17.24%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Xcode
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Telerik
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik
1 1 (14.29%) VMware