Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 132 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.36% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 1.08% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £38,625 £29,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £42,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -17.05% +10.00%

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 712 738 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.99% 33.27% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 471 483 493
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) VB

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft