Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 191 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 -47 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 47 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.81% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 2.57% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 84
Scotland median annual salary £36,500 £48,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.13% +30.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,675 £25,325
90th Percentile £44,500 £56,750 £48,925
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1999 1830 2063
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.03% 31.57% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 992 1315
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,425 £60,000
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -12 10 £36,500 -28.78%
West Lothian - 10 £36,500 -
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Glasgow +4 3 £35,000 -22.22%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (79.31%) SQL
4 22 (75.86%) .NET
4 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (72.41%) C#
6 20 (68.97%) MVC
7 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
7 19 (65.52%) jQuery
8 18 (62.07%) WCF
8 18 (62.07%) VB
8 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
9 17 (58.62%) XML
10 16 (55.17%) SDLC
10 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (55.17%) Banking
11 12 (41.38%) Finance
12 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (10.34%) Web Development
15 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
15 3 (10.34%) CSS
15 3 (10.34%) HTML
16 2 (6.90%) JavaScript

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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VLAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (3.45%) Big Data
7 1 (3.45%) DTS
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 16 (55.17%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Developer
3 19 (65.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (65.52%) C# Developer
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 17 (58.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (17.24%) DBA
7 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) jQuery
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 18 (62.07%) WCF
4 17 (58.62%) XML
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Fintech
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) MVC
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) SDLC
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Office Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Records Management
8 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
4 18 (62.07%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) VMware