The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 33 68
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 462 673 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.65% 5.72% 3.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.70% 20.47% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 400 590 461
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3637 3287 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.73% 27.95% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3160 2930 3449
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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.

1 763 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 474 (62.12%) SQL
3 357 (46.79%) Microsoft
4 340 (44.56%) .NET
5 339 (44.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 331 (43.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 322 (42.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 295 (38.66%) C#
9 258 (33.81%) T-SQL
9 258 (33.81%) Finance
10 224 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
11 215 (28.18%) Windows
12 195 (25.56%) ASP.NET
13 177 (23.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 167 (21.89%) MVC
15 163 (21.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 154 (20.18%) Visual Studio
17 152 (19.92%) HTML
17 152 (19.92%) MS Excel
18 145 (19.00%) SharePoint
19 143 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
20 126 (16.51%) CSS
20 126 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
21 125 (16.38%) JavaScript
22 119 (15.60%) XML
22 119 (15.60%) .NET Framework
23 110 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 106 (13.89%) IIS
25 102 (13.37%) Ajax
26 101 (13.24%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 145 (19.00%) SharePoint
2 106 (13.89%) IIS
3 56 (7.34%) CMS
4 54 (7.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 48 (6.29%) MS Exchange
6 39 (5.11%) Umbraco
7 35 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (3.01%) Tomcat
10 20 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (1.31%) Lync
15 9 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.79%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
18 3 (0.39%) Apache
18 3 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 152 (19.92%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.66%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Maya
Business Applications
1 21 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.49%) SAP Business One
3 13 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (1.05%) nopCommerce
6 5 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.52%) Eikon
8 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.26%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.13%) Capstone
9 1 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.23%) SaaS
3 13 (1.70%) IaaS
4 12 (1.57%) PaaS
4 12 (1.57%) Office 365
5 9 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.68%) DNS
2 38 (4.98%) DHCP
3 33 (4.33%) LAN
3 33 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 32 (4.19%) Internet
5 28 (3.67%) SAN
6 19 (2.49%) WAN
7 18 (2.36%) Firewall
8 14 (1.83%) NAS
9 11 (1.44%) Intranet
10 10 (1.31%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.31%) VPN
11 9 (1.18%) FTP
11 9 (1.18%) VoIP
12 5 (0.66%) HTTP
13 4 (0.52%) WAAS
13 4 (0.52%) MPLS
13 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.52%) LDAP
13 4 (0.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 763 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 339 (44.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 331 (43.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 322 (42.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 177 (23.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 163 (21.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 143 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (10.48%) Relational Database
9 62 (8.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 52 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 47 (6.16%) OLAP
12 34 (4.46%) DTS
13 30 (3.93%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (3.28%) Data Mining
15 21 (2.75%) QlikView
16 20 (2.62%) OLTP
17 16 (2.10%) Oracle Database
17 16 (2.10%) MySQL
18 15 (1.97%) RDBMS
19 14 (1.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 154 (20.18%) Visual Studio
2 110 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (9.04%) NUnit
4 31 (4.06%) JIRA
5 28 (3.67%) Subversion
6 17 (2.23%) Moq
7 16 (2.10%) MSBuild
8 10 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.18%) Git (software)
10 8 (1.05%) ERwin
10 8 (1.05%) Bugzilla
11 7 (0.92%) Trac
12 5 (0.66%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.66%) MSTest
13 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.52%) WATIR
14 3 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 258 (33.81%) Finance
2 69 (9.04%) Banking
3 34 (4.46%) Advertising
4 29 (3.80%) Retail
5 25 (3.28%) Law
5 25 (3.28%) Marketing
6 23 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.49%) Legal
8 18 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.70%) Front Office
9 13 (1.70%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.79%) Games
10 6 (0.79%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 416 (54.52%) Developer
2 113 (14.81%) Analyst
3 106 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 103 (13.50%) C# Developer
5 87 (11.40%) DBA
6 73 (9.57%) SQL Developer
7 71 (9.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 68 (8.91%) SQL DBA
9 63 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 58 (7.60%) Senior Developer
11 56 (7.34%) Administrator
12 53 (6.95%) Consultant
13 49 (6.42%) Web Developer
14 38 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
15 36 (4.72%) Support Analyst
16 28 (3.67%) Architect
17 27 (3.54%) C# Web Developer
18 26 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
19 25 (3.28%) Umbraco Developer
19 25 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (44.56%) .NET
2 195 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 152 (19.92%) HTML
4 126 (16.51%) CSS
5 119 (15.60%) XML
5 119 (15.60%) .NET Framework
6 102 (13.37%) Ajax
7 101 (13.24%) WCF
8 99 (12.98%) jQuery
9 88 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 87 (11.40%) Web Services
11 72 (9.44%) HTML5
12 52 (6.82%) XSLT
13 47 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 45 (5.90%) MDX
15 40 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 39 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 35 (4.59%) CSS3
17 35 (4.59%) LINQ
18 29 (3.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.11%) Replication
2 38 (4.98%) Clustering
3 24 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (2.23%) Social Media
7 16 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.10%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.31%) iPad
10 8 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.05%) Derivative
11 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.66%) Equities
12 5 (0.66%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.66%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.66%) Kindle
12 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 215 (28.18%) Windows
2 126 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (4.19%) Linux
6 29 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.79%) CentOS
8 6 (0.79%) Android
9 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.26%) OS/400
12 1 (0.13%) UNIX
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (29.36%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (21.89%) MVC
3 100 (13.11%) ETL
4 89 (11.66%) OO
5 85 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
7 66 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 63 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 48 (6.29%) TDD
10 47 (6.16%) SOA
10 47 (6.16%) ITIL
11 42 (5.50%) Business Analysis
11 42 (5.50%) Project Management
11 42 (5.50%) Scrum
11 42 (5.50%) Kimball Methodology
12 40 (5.24%) CRM
13 34 (4.46%) OOD
13 34 (4.46%) Web Application Development
14 33 (4.33%) Web Development
15 32 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 474 (62.12%) SQL
2 295 (38.66%) C#
3 258 (33.81%) T-SQL
4 125 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 56 (7.34%) VB
6 52 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 37 (4.85%) VBScript
8 36 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 32 (4.19%) VBA
10 26 (3.41%) XPath
11 18 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.36%) Java
12 17 (2.23%) Perl
13 15 (1.97%) VB6
14 9 (1.18%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 8 (1.05%) F#
15 8 (1.05%) C++
15 8 (1.05%) Ruby
15 8 (1.05%) IronPython
16 7 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (7.34%) MCITP
3 51 (6.68%) Degree
4 42 (5.50%) MCSE
5 27 (3.54%) MCTS
6 15 (1.97%) MCSA
7 10 (1.31%) CCNA
7 10 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.92%) ISEB
9 5 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.66%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.39%) PhD
10 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.13%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.13%) MCP
12 1 (0.13%) MCAD
12 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.10%) ISO 9001
2 15 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.39%) HL7
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 58 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.10%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.83%) XenApp
6 10 (1.31%) Terminal Server
6 10 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (1.05%) UAG
8 8 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.79%) XenServer
9 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.66%) vSphere
11 4 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
13 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.97%) SCCM
1 15 (1.97%) SCOM
2 6 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.26%) WMI
5 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 357 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.62%) VMware
3 71 (9.31%) Oracle
4 50 (6.55%) Citrix
5 31 (4.06%) SAP
6 30 (3.93%) Cognos
7 28 (3.67%) Cisco
8 23 (3.01%) Business Objects
9 20 (2.62%) Infor
10 19 (2.49%) Sun
11 18 (2.36%) IBM
12 17 (2.23%) Symantec
12 17 (2.23%) NetApp
13 15 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.97%) Sitecore
13 15 (1.97%) EPiServer
14 14 (1.83%) HP
15 13 (1.70%) Tableau
16 11 (1.44%) Telerik
17 9 (1.18%) Bloomberg
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