Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 183 147
Rank change year-on-year -32 -36 -65
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 26 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.52% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 1.64% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 71
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £44,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1918 1582 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.04% 31.58% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 984 1305
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £62,500 £62,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Scotland over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £41,250 -
West Lothian -8 1 - -
Glasgow -21 1 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Dundee - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) VB
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) Office Automation

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) DTS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
1 5 (35.71%) WCF
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Office Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.14%) Database Security
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware