Period
to 24 April 2018

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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 173 173
Rank change year-on-year -52 0 -75
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.59% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 1.56% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 43
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -17.05% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £31,031
90th Percentile £55,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 1,820 1,731 1,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.42% 37.52% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 1,070 1,145
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,638 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018. 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 6 £43,750 +16.67%
Glasgow -41 2 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian -7 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £33,000 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

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

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (30.77%) ETL
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (15.38%) jQuery
10 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
10 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (15.38%) High Availability
10 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (15.38%) Database Optimisation
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (15.38%) Retail
10 2 (15.38%) MVC
10 2 (15.38%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) C#

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (7.69%) MS Access
8 1 (7.69%) OLAP
8 1 (7.69%) QlikView
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DBA
1 6 (46.15%) SQL DBA
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) VMware