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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 92 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 179 284 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.00% 3.27% 4.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.82% 11.08% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 176 255 423
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1823 2564 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 30.52% 29.51% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 2221 2833
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 370 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 277 (74.86%) SQL
3 186 (50.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 178 (48.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 177 (47.84%) T-SQL
6 158 (42.70%) Microsoft
7 145 (39.19%) Finance
7 145 (39.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 129 (34.86%) .NET
9 117 (31.62%) Business Intelligence
10 115 (31.08%) C#
11 105 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 82 (22.16%) Windows
13 81 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
14 79 (21.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 75 (20.27%) ASP.NET
16 73 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
17 71 (19.19%) SQL Server 2014
18 66 (17.84%) Banking
18 66 (17.84%) JavaScript
19 62 (16.76%) MVC
20 55 (14.86%) Windows Server
21 48 (12.97%) MS Excel
22 47 (12.70%) Oracle
23 46 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
23 46 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
24 43 (11.62%) .NET Framework
24 43 (11.62%) ETL
25 42 (11.35%) SharePoint
25 42 (11.35%) Migration

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 42 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.30%) IIS
3 26 (7.03%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (7.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.35%) CMS
7 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) Apache
8 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.54%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.27%) Kentico
10 1 (0.27%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.68%) Office 365
3 18 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.16%) PaaS
5 7 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.89%) SaaS
6 6 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.78%) Intranet
2 12 (3.24%) LAN
3 11 (2.97%) WAN
4 10 (2.70%) DNS
4 10 (2.70%) SAN
5 9 (2.43%) Firewall
6 8 (2.16%) SMTP
6 8 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.35%) DHCP
7 5 (1.35%) Internet
7 5 (1.35%) SSL
7 5 (1.35%) VPN
8 3 (0.81%) Wireless
9 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) HTTP
9 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.27%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 186 (50.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 178 (48.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (39.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (28.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (21.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 71 (19.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (4.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (4.59%) Oracle Database
12 16 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (3.51%) Power BI
14 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.16%) MS Access
15 8 (2.16%) OLTP
16 7 (1.89%) QlikView
17 6 (1.62%) OLAP
17 6 (1.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 38 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 38 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.59%) NUnit
3 13 (3.51%) JIRA
4 12 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (2.43%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.43%) MSBuild
5 9 (2.43%) Subversion
6 8 (2.16%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.16%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.89%) CruiseControl
7 7 (1.89%) Fiddler
7 7 (1.89%) NCrunch
7 7 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.62%) MSTest
9 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 145 (39.19%) Finance
2 66 (17.84%) Banking
3 30 (8.11%) Marketing
4 20 (5.41%) Legal
5 15 (4.05%) Law
5 15 (4.05%) Retail
6 10 (2.70%) Front Office
7 9 (2.43%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 192 (51.89%) Developer
2 99 (26.76%) DBA
3 86 (23.24%) SQL DBA
4 63 (17.03%) .NET Developer
5 61 (16.49%) SQL Developer
6 60 (16.22%) Analyst
7 51 (13.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 50 (13.51%) Administrator
9 48 (12.97%) SQL Server DBA
10 36 (9.73%) C# Developer
11 34 (9.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (9.19%) SSIS Developer
12 32 (8.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 28 (7.57%) Senior Developer
14 27 (7.30%) Business Developer
15 26 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (6.49%) Support Analyst
17 23 (6.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (6.22%) SSRS Developer
18 19 (5.14%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (34.86%) .NET
2 75 (20.27%) ASP.NET
3 43 (11.62%) .NET Framework
4 42 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (11.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (10.54%) HTML
6 37 (10.00%) Web Services
7 32 (8.65%) Entity Framework
7 32 (8.65%) jQuery
8 29 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 27 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 27 (7.30%) CSS
9 27 (7.30%) HTML5
10 22 (5.95%) WCF
11 18 (4.86%) LINQ
12 17 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (4.05%) Ajax
15 14 (3.78%) WPF
16 13 (3.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.81%) Replication
2 19 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.05%) Clustering
4 14 (3.78%) Equities
4 14 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.70%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.43%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.62%) Statistics
10 5 (1.35%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.81%) Fintech
12 3 (0.81%) LIMS
12 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.16%) Windows
2 55 (14.86%) Windows Server
3 46 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.32%) Solaris
8 15 (4.05%) Linux
9 8 (2.16%) Unix
10 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (31.62%) Business Intelligence
2 73 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.76%) MVC
4 46 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (11.62%) ETL
6 42 (11.35%) Migration
7 37 (10.00%) TDD
8 36 (9.73%) Scrum
9 35 (9.46%) Data Analysis
10 32 (8.65%) Asset Management
11 31 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.84%) ITIL
13 28 (7.57%) High Availability
13 28 (7.57%) Kimball Methodology
14 27 (7.30%) CRM
15 25 (6.76%) SDLC
16 17 (4.59%) Data Modelling
16 17 (4.59%) Dimensional Modelling
16 17 (4.59%) OO
16 17 (4.59%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 277 (74.86%) SQL
2 177 (47.84%) T-SQL
3 115 (31.08%) C#
4 66 (17.84%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.65%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.32%) VB
7 8 (2.16%) VBScript
8 7 (1.89%) Ruby
8 7 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.62%) VBA
10 5 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.35%) Java
10 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.08%) Python
12 3 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (6.22%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.24%) MCSE
3 12 (3.24%) MCTS
4 9 (2.43%) MCITP
5 8 (2.16%) MCSA
6 6 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.62%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.62%) MCP
6 6 (1.62%) OCP
6 6 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.54%) MCPD
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) SLA
2 12 (3.24%) QA
3 10 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.35%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Data Guard
1 6 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.08%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.81%) SCOM
4 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) DameWare
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 158 (42.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.70%) Oracle
3 21 (5.68%) VMware
4 15 (4.05%) Tableau
5 11 (2.97%) Sybase
6 10 (2.70%) Cognos
7 9 (2.43%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.43%) Cisco
7 9 (2.43%) Reuters
7 9 (2.43%) SAP
8 8 (2.16%) Citrix
8 8 (2.16%) EPiServer
8 8 (2.16%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.89%) Google
10 6 (1.62%) Facebook
10 6 (1.62%) IBM
10 6 (1.62%) NetApp
10 6 (1.62%) QAD
10 6 (1.62%) Remedy
11 5 (1.35%) Informatica
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