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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 128 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 1.02% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.44% 3.36% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 47
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 971 894 981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.95% 30.35% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 598 532 618
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 8 £36,500 -
Glasgow +3 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh -5 2 - -
Lothian - 2 £41,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
5 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) WCF
6 15 (51.72%) Finance
7 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
10 10 (34.48%) jQuery
11 9 (31.03%) Banking
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (31.03%) VB
12 8 (27.59%) XML
12 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
12 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (27.59%) SDLC
13 7 (24.14%) Local Government
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (20.69%) MCSE
14 6 (20.69%) SAS
14 6 (20.69%) Degree
14 6 (20.69%) High Availability
15 5 (17.24%) Demand Management
15 5 (17.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio

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 6 (20.69%) SAS
2 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (17.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (17.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) Big Data
9 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.45%) MySQL
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Grunt
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 7 (24.14%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
5 7 (24.14%) DBA
6 6 (20.69%) Administrator
7 5 (17.24%) Production DBA
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) SAS Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) WCF
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (27.59%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.45%) LAMP
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Sass
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Fintech
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) MVS
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 6 (20.69%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Demand Management
5 5 (17.24%) ETL
5 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Cash Management
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCITP
2 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) 3Com
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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