The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 360 457 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.40% 3.64% 5.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.14% 12.70% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 310 396 598
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2966 3599 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.98% 28.66% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2582 3127 2986
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 736 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 484 (65.76%) SQL
3 348 (47.28%) .NET
4 327 (44.43%) Microsoft
5 302 (41.03%) C#
6 292 (39.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 270 (36.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 265 (36.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 260 (35.33%) Finance
10 252 (34.24%) T-SQL
11 237 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 206 (27.99%) ASP.NET
13 195 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
14 178 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
15 167 (22.69%) Data Warehouse
16 154 (20.92%) Windows
17 144 (19.57%) JavaScript
18 142 (19.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 138 (18.75%) Visual Studio
20 136 (18.48%) ETL
21 130 (17.66%) MVC
22 127 (17.26%) HTML
23 126 (17.12%) MS Excel
24 117 (15.90%) CSS
25 113 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
26 105 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
27 100 (13.59%) WCF
28 96 (13.04%) SharePoint
29 93 (12.64%) TDD
30 92 (12.50%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 96 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 69 (9.38%) IIS
3 51 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 43 (5.84%) MS Exchange
5 42 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 35 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.04%) WorkSite
10 11 (1.49%) SAS
10 11 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.95%) WordPress
15 6 (0.82%) Node.js
15 6 (0.82%) MS Project Server
16 3 (0.41%) Apache
16 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 126 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 68 (9.24%) MS Office
3 22 (2.99%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.09%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.95%) MS Project
5 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (1.49%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.95%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.95%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.95%) Magento
4 4 (0.54%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Unica
6 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.49%) Mimecast
3 10 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.95%) Office 365
6 3 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.35%) SAN
2 30 (4.08%) Intranet
3 26 (3.53%) DNS
4 21 (2.85%) Internet
5 20 (2.72%) Extranet
6 18 (2.45%) DHCP
7 15 (2.04%) Firewall
8 14 (1.90%) LAN
8 14 (1.90%) WAN
9 11 (1.49%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.54%) VPN
12 3 (0.41%) HTTP
12 3 (0.41%) Wireless
13 2 (0.27%) LDAP
13 2 (0.27%) SSL
13 2 (0.27%) DMZ
14 1 (0.14%) Broadband
14 1 (0.14%) SMTP
14 1 (0.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 292 (39.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 270 (36.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 265 (36.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 237 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (22.69%) Data Warehouse
7 142 (19.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (5.98%) Oracle Database
9 32 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 32 (4.35%) OLAP
10 31 (4.21%) QlikView
11 29 (3.94%) DTS
12 28 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
13 25 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (3.13%) MySQL
14 23 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
15 19 (2.58%) Big Data
15 19 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 16 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 138 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 91 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.40%) NUnit
3 25 (3.40%) Subversion
4 22 (2.99%) JIRA
5 18 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (1.90%) MSTest
8 12 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.82%) Moq
12 5 (0.68%) NuGet
12 5 (0.68%) FishEye
12 5 (0.68%) ERwin
12 5 (0.68%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.41%) Selenium
15 2 (0.27%) ReSharper
15 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 260 (35.33%) Finance
2 62 (8.42%) Banking
3 28 (3.80%) Marketing
4 25 (3.40%) Legal
4 25 (3.40%) Front Office
5 23 (3.13%) Advertising
5 23 (3.13%) Retail
6 20 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.77%) Law
9 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.36%) Back Office
11 6 (0.82%) Publishing
12 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 424 (57.61%) Developer
2 118 (16.03%) Analyst
3 97 (13.18%) DBA
4 86 (11.68%) SQL DBA
5 78 (10.60%) Senior Developer
6 74 (10.05%) SQL Developer
7 72 (9.78%) .NET Developer
8 60 (8.15%) C# Developer
9 53 (7.20%) SQL Server DBA
10 52 (7.07%) Administrator
11 51 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 41 (5.57%) Support Analyst
13 36 (4.89%) Applications Support
14 35 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
15 34 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
16 32 (4.35%) Technical Support
17 30 (4.08%) Programmer
18 29 (3.94%) Consultant
18 29 (3.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (47.28%) .NET
2 206 (27.99%) ASP.NET
3 127 (17.26%) HTML
4 117 (15.90%) CSS
5 100 (13.59%) WCF
6 92 (12.50%) jQuery
7 87 (11.82%) .NET Framework
8 86 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 83 (11.28%) HTML5
10 80 (10.87%) Web Services
11 56 (7.61%) Ajax
11 56 (7.61%) Entity Framework
12 55 (7.47%) XML
13 46 (6.25%) MDX
14 34 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 33 (4.48%) CSS3
16 32 (4.35%) WPF
17 31 (4.21%) AngularJS
17 31 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (4.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.38%) Clustering
3 31 (4.21%) User Experience
4 25 (3.40%) Replication
5 23 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 18 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.22%) iPad
11 7 (0.95%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.68%) HACMP
12 5 (0.68%) BBC
12 5 (0.68%) Life Science
12 5 (0.68%) CMDB
12 5 (0.68%) Online Gambling
12 5 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 154 (20.92%) Windows
2 113 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (3.80%) Linux
6 27 (3.67%) Windows 7
7 19 (2.58%) UNIX
8 13 (1.77%) Android
9 9 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.82%) AIX
11 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (18.48%) ETL
4 130 (17.66%) MVC
5 93 (12.64%) TDD
6 61 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
7 60 (8.15%) ITIL
8 55 (7.47%) Change Management
9 52 (7.07%) OO
9 52 (7.07%) Scrum
10 46 (6.25%) Web Development
10 46 (6.25%) Workflow
11 43 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 43 (5.84%) Migration
11 43 (5.84%) Unit Testing
12 42 (5.71%) BDD
13 41 (5.57%) Data Management
14 37 (5.03%) Analytics
15 36 (4.89%) Data Analysis
16 35 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 484 (65.76%) SQL
2 302 (41.03%) C#
3 252 (34.24%) T-SQL
4 144 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 48 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 41 (5.57%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.13%) Java
8 18 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.17%) VBA
11 14 (1.90%) Python
11 14 (1.90%) VB
12 10 (1.36%) PHP
13 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.68%) VBScript
15 5 (0.68%) Ruby
15 5 (0.68%) XPath
15 5 (0.68%) Groovy
16 4 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 69 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (6.25%) Degree
3 17 (2.31%) MCITP
4 16 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.90%) MCSE
6 12 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.49%) MCTS
8 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.09%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.27%) MCP
11 2 (0.27%) MCSD
12 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCAD
12 1 (0.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.08%) QA
2 13 (1.77%) SLA
3 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 70 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.13%) vSphere
6 19 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.22%) Oracle Clusterware
8 8 (1.09%) XenApp
8 8 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.68%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.41%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.41%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) UAG
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.58%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.90%) SCCM
3 13 (1.77%) SCOM
4 11 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 9 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.54%) SCSM
7 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 327 (44.43%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.87%) Oracle
3 69 (9.38%) VMware
4 33 (4.48%) NetApp
5 30 (4.08%) HP
6 29 (3.94%) Cisco
6 29 (3.94%) Citrix
7 28 (3.80%) SAP
8 27 (3.67%) Cognos
8 27 (3.67%) Telerik
9 15 (2.04%) IBM
10 14 (1.90%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.90%) Tableau
11 12 (1.63%) Dell
12 11 (1.49%) SunGard
12 11 (1.49%) Avaya
13 10 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.36%) Trillium
13 10 (1.36%) DataFlux
14 9 (1.22%) Veritas
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