The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.42% 1.56% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 5.49% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.00% 28.44% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 81 49
Average salary £78,000 £65,000 £71,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
London

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle