Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 188 190
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2 -54
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 1.66% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 24
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -27.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £44,500 £59,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,892 1,982 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.58% 37.91% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,359 1,228 1,008
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £64,050
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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -16 5 £49,250 +34.93%
Glasgow -31 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Lothian -11 2 £30,000 -17.81%
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) WCF
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) 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 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
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%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) VMware