Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 207 187
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.82% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 16
Scotland median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £30,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £54,500 £56,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%

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 1,763 1,953 1,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.60% 34.63% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 1,208 944
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £64,125 £61,250
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
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 14 November 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
Aberdeen - 4 £27,500 -
Edinburgh -5 2 - - 2
Glasgow -5 2 - - 1
West Lothian -23 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) Infragistics
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Telerik
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) ERP

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (30.00%) Infragistics
2 3 (30.00%) Telerik
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Sun