Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 -59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.65% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 2.35% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 29
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £35,300 £33,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 914 639 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.79% 27.55% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 580 451 564
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) MCITP
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) DBA
3 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification