The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 84 101 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 -41  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.21% 0.84% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 2.30% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 29
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 448 478 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 47.86% 36.71% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 251 279 260
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Progress DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft