Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 201 187
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 1.46% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 19
Scotland median annual salary £33,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.59% -2.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £56,000
UK median annual salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.44% - +3.45%

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 1,808 2,054 1,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.08% 36.96% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,257 946
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -4.60% +2.68%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,400 £67,500 £62,500
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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Glasgow -2 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Edinburgh -6 3 £33,500 -8.22% 4
West Lothian -16 2 £30,000 -17.81%
Aberdeen - 1 £27,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) SLA
8 1 (9.09%) MS Access
8 1 (9.09%) Sun

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 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Telerik