The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.97% 3.00% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 9.30% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 86 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.18% 32.21% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 81 53
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 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%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) ERwin
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (50.00%) ERwin
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA