Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 224 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 -47 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 0.77% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 19
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £30,950 £28,375
90th Percentile £38,750 £55,500 £42,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -4.44%

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 1,692 1,808 1,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.53% 31.88% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,186 1,193 984
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,875 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +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
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 19 February 2019. 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
West Lothian -12 4 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 4 £27,500 -
Edinburgh +7 3 - - 3
Glasgow +8 1 £32,500 -18.75% 3
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Tableau
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 4 (26.67%) QlikView
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) VBA
7 4 (26.67%) Back Office
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services

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 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
3 4 (26.67%) MS Access
3 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Business Development
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Science
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Tableau
3 3 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (20.00%) Infragistics
3 3 (20.00%) Telerik
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix