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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 91 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 364 301 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.54% 2.90% 5.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.52% 10.64% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 347 276 513
Average salary £51,000 £47,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.80% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2693 2830 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.16% 27.30% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 2477 2902
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,400 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 764 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 517 (67.67%) SQL
3 366 (47.91%) Microsoft
4 364 (47.64%) .NET
5 331 (43.32%) C#
6 299 (39.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 283 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 269 (35.21%) T-SQL
9 247 (32.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 246 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 237 (31.02%) ASP.NET
12 228 (29.84%) Finance
13 195 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
14 191 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 181 (23.69%) Business Intelligence
16 175 (22.91%) Windows
16 175 (22.91%) JavaScript
17 162 (21.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 161 (21.07%) HTML
18 161 (21.07%) CSS
19 147 (19.24%) MVC
20 143 (18.72%) MS Excel
20 143 (18.72%) ETL
21 138 (18.06%) Visual Studio
22 133 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
23 132 (17.28%) WCF
24 130 (17.02%) SharePoint
25 125 (16.36%) Web Services
26 121 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
27 116 (15.18%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 130 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 80 (10.47%) IIS
3 72 (9.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 69 (9.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (5.37%) MS Exchange
6 37 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (3.93%) SAS
8 23 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
9 19 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.57%) WordPress
12 11 (1.44%) MS Project Server
12 11 (1.44%) CMS
13 9 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.79%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.79%) Node.js
15 6 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.65%) WorkSite
17 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 143 (18.72%) MS Excel
2 68 (8.90%) MS Office
3 28 (3.66%) InfoPath
4 12 (1.57%) PowerPivot
5 9 (1.18%) MS Project
6 7 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (2.09%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 12 (1.57%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.18%) Magento
4 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) GitHub
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.63%) Intranet
2 39 (5.10%) SAN
3 31 (4.06%) DNS
4 29 (3.80%) Internet
5 25 (3.27%) Extranet
6 23 (3.01%) DHCP
7 16 (2.09%) Firewall
8 11 (1.44%) LAN
8 11 (1.44%) WAN
9 9 (1.18%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.05%) VPN
11 6 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.65%) DMZ
13 3 (0.39%) HTTP
13 3 (0.39%) Wireless
13 3 (0.39%) FCoE
13 3 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.26%) LDAP
14 2 (0.26%) SSL
15 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 764 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 299 (39.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 283 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 247 (32.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 246 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 195 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
7 162 (21.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (6.02%) OLAP
8 46 (6.02%) Relational Database
9 34 (4.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 33 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 33 (4.32%) QlikView
11 30 (3.93%) DTS
12 29 (3.80%) Oracle Database
13 27 (3.53%) OLAP Cube
14 25 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
15 23 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (2.09%) OLTP
18 15 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 138 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 77 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (5.89%) Subversion
4 35 (4.58%) NUnit
5 17 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.96%) MSTest
7 14 (1.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 13 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (1.31%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.31%) Moq
11 9 (1.18%) JIRA
12 5 (0.65%) Selenium
13 4 (0.52%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.52%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.39%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 228 (29.84%) Finance
2 66 (8.64%) Banking
3 37 (4.84%) Advertising
4 32 (4.19%) Retail
5 26 (3.40%) Marketing
6 24 (3.14%) Front Office
7 23 (3.01%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.88%) Law
9 14 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 11 (1.44%) Legal
12 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 448 (58.64%) Developer
2 116 (15.18%) Analyst
3 93 (12.17%) Senior Developer
4 92 (12.04%) SQL Developer
5 85 (11.13%) .NET Developer
6 79 (10.34%) DBA
7 76 (9.95%) C# Developer
8 68 (8.90%) SQL DBA
9 61 (7.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 45 (5.89%) Administrator
11 43 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
12 42 (5.50%) Support Analyst
12 42 (5.50%) Applications Support
13 41 (5.37%) SQL Server Developer
14 38 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (4.71%) SQL Server DBA
16 33 (4.32%) Architect
17 30 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
18 28 (3.66%) Programmer
18 28 (3.66%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (47.64%) .NET
2 237 (31.02%) ASP.NET
3 161 (21.07%) HTML
3 161 (21.07%) CSS
4 132 (17.28%) WCF
5 125 (16.36%) Web Services
6 116 (15.18%) jQuery
7 99 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (12.17%) HTML5
9 83 (10.86%) Ajax
10 81 (10.60%) .NET Framework
11 73 (9.55%) XML
12 54 (7.07%) WPF
13 44 (5.76%) MDX
13 44 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 44 (5.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 42 (5.50%) XHTML
14 42 (5.50%) CSS3
15 31 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (3.80%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 133 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (9.95%) Clustering
3 32 (4.19%) Data Integration
3 32 (4.19%) Visualisation
4 30 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.80%) User Experience
6 25 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 24 (3.14%) Replication
8 19 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.96%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.83%) Data Extraction
11 13 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.65%) Online Gambling
13 5 (0.65%) iPad
14 4 (0.52%) iPhone
14 4 (0.52%) NHS
14 4 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 175 (22.91%) Windows
2 121 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (4.58%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.62%) Linux
7 14 (1.83%) Android
8 12 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.18%) UNIX
10 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (23.69%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (19.24%) MVC
4 143 (18.72%) ETL
5 99 (12.96%) TDD
6 81 (10.60%) OO
7 71 (9.29%) Web Development
8 64 (8.38%) ITIL
8 64 (8.38%) Scrum
9 63 (8.25%) Data Modelling
10 62 (8.12%) Unit Testing
11 60 (7.85%) Change Management
11 60 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
12 55 (7.20%) Data Management
13 49 (6.41%) Workflow
13 49 (6.41%) Configuration Management
14 45 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (5.76%) Release Management
16 43 (5.63%) Migration
17 39 (5.10%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 517 (67.67%) SQL
2 331 (43.32%) C#
3 269 (35.21%) T-SQL
4 175 (22.91%) JavaScript
5 50 (6.54%) PowerShell
6 39 (5.10%) VB.NET
7 28 (3.66%) VBA
8 21 (2.75%) XPath
9 18 (2.36%) VB
10 16 (2.09%) PHP
11 13 (1.70%) VBScript
12 11 (1.44%) Java
13 10 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.79%) Python
16 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.52%) Perl
17 3 (0.39%) C++
17 3 (0.39%) C
18 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (5.89%) Degree
3 19 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.31%) MCITP
6 8 (1.05%) MCSE
6 8 (1.05%) MCTS
7 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) MCP
9 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.75%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 69 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.62%) vSphere
6 13 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.39%) XenApp
10 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.01%) SCCM
2 18 (2.36%) SCOM
3 13 (1.70%) SCOrch
4 11 (1.44%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.31%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.65%) SCSM
8 3 (0.39%) Control-M
9 2 (0.26%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.13%) Plesk
10 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 366 (47.91%) Microsoft
2 91 (11.91%) VMware
3 82 (10.73%) Oracle
4 32 (4.19%) Telerik
4 32 (4.19%) NetApp
4 32 (4.19%) HP
5 25 (3.27%) Trillium
5 25 (3.27%) DataFlux
6 19 (2.49%) Cisco
7 17 (2.23%) Cognos
8 16 (2.09%) Business Objects
8 16 (2.09%) SAP
9 12 (1.57%) Tableau
9 12 (1.57%) Citrix
9 12 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.31%) Veritas
11 9 (1.18%) Dell
11 9 (1.18%) Informatica
12 8 (1.05%) Red Gate
12 8 (1.05%) AppSense
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + cash car allowance + other bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago