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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 93 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 277 507 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 4.09% 3.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.41% 13.72% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 238 452 384
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
2944 3694 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.99% 29.77% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 3189 2879
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 632 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 405 (64.08%) SQL
3 274 (43.35%) .NET
4 269 (42.56%) Finance
5 247 (39.08%) C#
6 242 (38.29%) Microsoft
7 229 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 222 (35.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 219 (34.65%) T-SQL
10 205 (32.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 183 (28.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 156 (24.68%) ASP.NET
13 151 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
14 143 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (20.41%) Windows
16 127 (20.09%) MS Excel
17 122 (19.30%) JavaScript
18 117 (18.51%) MVC
18 117 (18.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 105 (16.61%) Data Warehouse
20 92 (14.56%) ETL
21 87 (13.77%) Oracle
21 87 (13.77%) WCF
22 85 (13.45%) HTML
22 85 (13.45%) CSS
22 85 (13.45%) Visual Studio
23 84 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
24 81 (12.82%) SharePoint
25 73 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
26 71 (11.23%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 81 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 45 (7.12%) IIS
3 37 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (5.06%) MS Exchange
5 26 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.74%) WorkSite
11 10 (1.58%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.42%) CMS
13 8 (1.27%) NServiceBus
14 7 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.95%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.79%) Apache
16 5 (0.79%) SAS
17 3 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
18 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 127 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.58%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.63%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.32%) PORTIA
5 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.58%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.42%) Office 365
4 6 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.63%) SaaS
7 2 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.96%) DNS
2 17 (2.69%) SAN
3 13 (2.06%) DHCP
4 8 (1.27%) LAN
4 8 (1.27%) WAN
5 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.95%) Firewall
6 5 (0.79%) Intranet
6 5 (0.79%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) Broadband
8 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.47%) VPN
8 3 (0.47%) Extranet
8 3 (0.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.16%) MVNO
10 1 (0.16%) Network Security
10 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 229 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 222 (35.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 205 (32.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 183 (28.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 117 (18.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 105 (16.61%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (7.75%) Oracle Database
9 29 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (4.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 27 (4.27%) OLAP
12 20 (3.16%) QlikView
13 19 (3.01%) DTS
14 17 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.53%) MySQL
16 15 (2.37%) Relational Database
16 15 (2.37%) OLAP Cube
17 13 (2.06%) Big Data
17 13 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 85 (13.45%) Visual Studio
2 56 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.85%) JIRA
4 15 (2.37%) NUnit
5 14 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.58%) Subversion
7 6 (0.95%) NuGet
8 5 (0.79%) FishEye
8 5 (0.79%) ERwin
8 5 (0.79%) MSTest
9 4 (0.63%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.47%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.32%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.16%) Moq
12 1 (0.16%) Mockito
12 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 269 (42.56%) Finance
2 58 (9.18%) Banking
3 29 (4.59%) Retail
4 26 (4.11%) Marketing
5 24 (3.80%) Legal
6 22 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.01%) Front Office
8 13 (2.06%) Back Office
8 13 (2.06%) Advertising
9 12 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.90%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.74%) Publishing
11 10 (1.58%) Law
12 6 (0.95%) Games
13 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (52.53%) Developer
2 138 (21.84%) DBA
3 114 (18.04%) SQL DBA
4 104 (16.46%) Analyst
5 75 (11.87%) Administrator
6 73 (11.55%) .NET Developer
7 70 (11.08%) SQL Developer
8 69 (10.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 56 (8.86%) C# Developer
10 54 (8.54%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.33%) Support Analyst
12 38 (6.01%) SQL Server Developer
13 36 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (4.75%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.96%) BizTalk Developer
17 24 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
18 22 (3.48%) Applications Support
19 20 (3.16%) Programmer
19 20 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (43.35%) .NET
2 156 (24.68%) ASP.NET
3 87 (13.77%) WCF
4 85 (13.45%) CSS
4 85 (13.45%) HTML
5 71 (11.23%) jQuery
6 68 (10.76%) .NET Framework
7 64 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (8.07%) Entity Framework
9 49 (7.75%) Web Services
9 49 (7.75%) XML
10 39 (6.17%) HTML5
11 35 (5.54%) Ajax
12 32 (5.06%) AngularJS
13 30 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (4.43%) WPF
15 25 (3.96%) MDX
16 24 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (3.64%) LINQ
18 22 (3.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.13%) Replication
2 54 (8.54%) Clustering
3 46 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.69%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.06%) User Experience
7 13 (2.06%) Derivative
8 12 (1.90%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.74%) Statistics
9 11 (1.74%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.58%) Equities
10 10 (1.58%) BBC
10 10 (1.58%) Life Science
10 10 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.27%) NHS
12 7 (1.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 129 (20.41%) Windows
2 73 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (7.12%) Linux
5 41 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (3.16%) UNIX
7 9 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.27%) Android
9 5 (0.79%) AIX
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (22.63%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (18.51%) MVC
4 92 (14.56%) ETL
5 84 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
6 54 (8.54%) TDD
7 51 (8.07%) ITIL
8 49 (7.75%) Migration
9 41 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (6.33%) SDLC
11 39 (6.17%) Scrum
12 38 (6.01%) High Availability
13 37 (5.85%) SOA
14 36 (5.70%) Database Mirroring
15 33 (5.22%) OO
15 33 (5.22%) CRM
16 32 (5.06%) Unit Testing
17 31 (4.91%) Data Analysis
18 29 (4.59%) Workflow
19 27 (4.27%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 405 (64.08%) SQL
2 247 (39.08%) C#
3 219 (34.65%) T-SQL
4 122 (19.30%) JavaScript
5 42 (6.65%) PowerShell
6 38 (6.01%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.64%) Java
8 18 (2.85%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.85%) VBA
9 17 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.37%) Python
11 14 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.58%) Ruby
13 8 (1.27%) VB
14 7 (1.11%) Perl
15 5 (0.79%) Groovy
15 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.63%) C++
16 4 (0.63%) Korn
17 3 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 62 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (6.80%) Degree
3 23 (3.64%) MCITP
4 16 (2.53%) MCSE
5 12 (1.90%) MCDBA
6 9 (1.42%) MCTS
7 8 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.63%) MCSA
8 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) MCP
9 3 (0.47%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) MCPD
11 1 (0.16%) MCAD
11 1 (0.16%) CCNP
11 1 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.54%) QA
2 18 (2.85%) SLA
3 16 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.37%) vSphere
5 13 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.74%) XenApp
6 11 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (0.79%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.47%) UAG
10 3 (0.47%) XenServer
11 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (4.43%) Data Guard
2 15 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.32%) SCCM
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 242 (38.29%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.77%) Oracle
3 36 (5.70%) Citrix
3 36 (5.70%) VMware
4 35 (5.54%) Cognos
5 32 (5.06%) SAP
6 24 (3.80%) IBM
7 20 (3.16%) HP
8 19 (3.01%) Cisco
9 17 (2.69%) Tableau
10 15 (2.37%) NetApp
11 14 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (2.06%) Sybase
13 12 (1.90%) Dell
14 10 (1.58%) Sun
14 10 (1.58%) SunGard
14 10 (1.58%) Avaya
14 10 (1.58%) Sony
14 10 (1.58%) Infor
15 9 (1.42%) Red Hat
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