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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 199 326 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.06% 3.22% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.44% 10.71% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 177 285 551
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1740 3045 4035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.75% 30.10% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 2652 3522
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 417 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 288 (69.06%) SQL
3 228 (54.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 215 (51.56%) Microsoft
5 194 (46.52%) Finance
6 186 (44.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 164 (39.33%) T-SQL
8 159 (38.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 151 (36.21%) .NET
10 118 (28.30%) C#
11 103 (24.70%) Banking
12 101 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 89 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (21.34%) MS Excel
14 87 (20.86%) Windows
15 83 (19.90%) SharePoint
15 83 (19.90%) ASP.NET
16 81 (19.42%) SQL Server 2014
17 80 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
18 73 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
19 72 (17.27%) ITIL
20 67 (16.07%) JavaScript
21 60 (14.39%) SharePoint 2010
22 58 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 57 (13.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 53 (12.71%) MS Office
25 52 (12.47%) SharePoint 2013
26 50 (11.99%) Migration
26 50 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
27 48 (11.51%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 83 (19.90%) SharePoint
2 60 (14.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 52 (12.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (9.59%) IIS
5 26 (6.24%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (4.08%) CMS
7 12 (2.88%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.48%) Kentico
13 1 (0.24%) Apache
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 89 (21.34%) MS Excel
2 53 (12.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.44%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.16%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.76%) Office 365
2 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.24%) Intranet
2 18 (4.32%) SAN
3 15 (3.60%) DNS
3 15 (3.60%) LAN
4 14 (3.36%) WAN
5 12 (2.88%) Firewall
6 9 (2.16%) SMTP
6 9 (2.16%) SSL
7 7 (1.68%) Internet
8 6 (1.44%) Extranet
8 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.96%) DHCP
9 4 (0.96%) VPN
10 3 (0.72%) Wireless
11 2 (0.48%) FTP
11 2 (0.48%) VoIP
12 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.24%) HTTP
12 1 (0.24%) IPsec
12 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (54.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 186 (44.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (38.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (19.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 73 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (13.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (4.80%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.80%) QlikView
9 20 (4.80%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.64%) Power BI
12 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.16%) OLAP
12 9 (2.16%) Siebel EIM
12 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (1.92%) PowerPivot
13 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (10.79%) Visual Studio
2 39 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.04%) NUnit
4 14 (3.36%) JIRA
4 14 (3.36%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.64%) MSBuild
5 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.92%) Fiddler
7 8 (1.92%) NCrunch
7 8 (1.92%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.68%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.20%) Subversion
10 4 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.96%) MSTest
11 3 (0.72%) Moq
11 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 194 (46.52%) Finance
2 103 (24.70%) Banking
3 39 (9.35%) Law
4 25 (6.00%) Marketing
5 21 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.12%) Retail
8 11 (2.64%) Front Office
9 8 (1.92%) Advertising
10 5 (1.20%) Legal
11 4 (0.96%) Automotive
11 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.72%) Publishing
13 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (48.68%) Developer
2 90 (21.58%) DBA
3 85 (20.38%) SQL DBA
4 70 (16.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 68 (16.31%) Analyst
6 64 (15.35%) SQL Developer
7 60 (14.39%) Administrator
8 46 (11.03%) .NET Developer
9 43 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 43 (10.31%) Support Analyst
10 42 (10.07%) C# Developer
11 40 (9.59%) Applications Support
12 39 (9.35%) SSIS Developer
13 36 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 33 (7.91%) Applications Support Analyst
15 32 (7.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (7.67%) SSRS Developer
16 30 (7.19%) SharePoint Developer
17 28 (6.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (36.21%) .NET
2 83 (19.90%) ASP.NET
3 47 (11.27%) .NET Framework
4 33 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (7.43%) Entity Framework
5 31 (7.43%) HTML
6 30 (7.19%) CSS
7 28 (6.71%) WCF
8 27 (6.47%) jQuery
9 26 (6.24%) Web Services
10 25 (6.00%) XML
11 20 (4.80%) Ajax
12 18 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (3.84%) MDX
14 15 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (3.60%) LINQ
15 14 (3.36%) AngularJS
15 14 (3.36%) HTML5
16 12 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 12 (2.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.27%) Replication
3 41 (9.83%) Clustering
4 29 (6.95%) Data Protection Act
5 25 (6.00%) SWIFT
6 22 (5.28%) Credit Risk
7 19 (4.56%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 13 (3.12%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.40%) Equities
12 9 (2.16%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (1.68%) Fintech
15 6 (1.44%) Data Integration
15 6 (1.44%) User Experience
16 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
17 4 (0.96%) Biology
17 4 (0.96%) Physics
17 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (20.86%) Windows
2 45 (10.79%) Windows Server
3 39 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.24%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.76%) Linux
7 14 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Unix
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (17.27%) ITIL
4 50 (11.99%) Migration
5 46 (11.03%) Data Analysis
5 46 (11.03%) Data Protection
6 45 (10.79%) CRM
6 45 (10.79%) ETL
7 44 (10.55%) Performance Tuning
8 42 (10.07%) MVC
9 41 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (8.15%) Change Management
12 32 (7.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 30 (7.19%) Asset Management
14 29 (6.95%) Wealth Management
15 25 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 25 (6.00%) Scrum
15 25 (6.00%) Time Management
16 23 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 288 (69.06%) SQL
2 164 (39.33%) T-SQL
3 118 (28.30%) C#
4 67 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 38 (9.11%) PowerShell
6 31 (7.43%) VB
7 23 (5.52%) VBA
8 19 (4.56%) C
9 11 (2.64%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.16%) Ruby
11 8 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (1.92%) VBScript
12 7 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.44%) Java
14 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.72%) XPath
15 2 (0.48%) F#
16 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (11.51%) Degree
3 32 (7.67%) MCITP
4 29 (6.95%) MCTS
5 24 (5.76%) MCSE
6 21 (5.04%) MCDBA
7 18 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 18 (4.32%) MCSA
8 17 (4.08%) ISTQB
9 15 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.92%) MCP
11 2 (0.48%) ISEB
11 2 (0.48%) MCPD
11 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.43%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.28%) SLA
3 20 (4.80%) Solvency II
4 11 (2.64%) QA
5 3 (0.72%) COBIT
5 3 (0.72%) EMIR
5 3 (0.72%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.92%) XenApp
5 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.96%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.72%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 215 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.15%) VMware
3 25 (6.00%) Oracle
4 23 (5.52%) Bloomberg
4 23 (5.52%) Reuters
5 22 (5.28%) EPiServer
6 12 (2.88%) Remedy
7 11 (2.64%) HP
8 10 (2.40%) NetApp
8 10 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.40%) Tableau
9 9 (2.16%) Cisco
9 9 (2.16%) SAP
9 9 (2.16%) Siebel
9 9 (2.16%) Telerik
10 6 (1.44%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.20%) Citrix
12 4 (0.96%) CommVault
12 4 (0.96%) IBM
12 4 (0.96%) RedGate
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Red10
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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