The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 86 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 3.00% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Median salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.15% +16.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £53,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 398 333 404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.12% 27.66% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 262 170 253
Median salary £41,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,309 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) Local Government
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) SLA

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) DBA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 2 (15.38%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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