Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 124 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.46% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 1.62% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £38,625 £29,625 £30,875
90th Percentile £51,000 £42,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -6.25%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 842 616 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.14% 28.27% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 437 535
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,450 £27,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft