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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 72 78 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 362 380 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.48% 3.40% 6.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 12.15% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 316 328 598
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,750
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
2813 3127 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.05% 27.96% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2705 2838
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 773 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 514 (66.49%) SQL
3 368 (47.61%) .NET
4 358 (46.31%) Microsoft
5 324 (41.91%) C#
6 290 (37.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 281 (36.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 279 (36.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 261 (33.76%) Finance
10 257 (33.25%) T-SQL
11 233 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 229 (29.62%) ASP.NET
13 209 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
14 186 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
15 179 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
16 167 (21.60%) Windows
17 161 (20.83%) JavaScript
18 151 (19.53%) Visual Studio
19 149 (19.28%) HTML
20 145 (18.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 141 (18.24%) ETL
22 140 (18.11%) MVC
23 139 (17.98%) CSS
24 136 (17.59%) MS Excel
25 127 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
26 119 (15.39%) Windows Server 2008
27 111 (14.36%) WCF
28 109 (14.10%) SharePoint
29 103 (13.32%) TDD
30 102 (13.20%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 109 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 81 (10.48%) IIS
3 64 (8.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 52 (6.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 48 (6.21%) MS Exchange
6 39 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.85%) SAS
10 12 (1.55%) WorkSite
11 11 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.42%) WordPress
11 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.16%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.91%) Node.js
14 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.39%) Apache
15 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 136 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 75 (9.70%) MS Office
3 31 (4.01%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.29%) PowerPivot
4 10 (1.29%) MS Project
5 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.81%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 11 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.16%) Magento
3 9 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.65%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.52%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.13%) Eikon
8 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.03%) Office 365
4 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.92%) SAN
2 37 (4.79%) Intranet
3 29 (3.75%) DNS
4 27 (3.49%) Internet
4 27 (3.49%) Extranet
5 19 (2.46%) DHCP
6 16 (2.07%) Firewall
7 15 (1.94%) LAN
7 15 (1.94%) WAN
8 11 (1.42%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.65%) VPN
11 4 (0.52%) DMZ
12 3 (0.39%) HTTP
12 3 (0.39%) Wireless
13 2 (0.26%) SSL
13 2 (0.26%) LDAP
14 1 (0.13%) SMTP
14 1 (0.13%) AMQP
14 1 (0.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 773 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (37.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 281 (36.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 279 (36.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 233 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 186 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
7 145 (18.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (5.82%) Oracle Database
9 43 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.79%) OLAP
11 35 (4.53%) QlikView
12 30 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
13 28 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (3.62%) DTS
14 24 (3.10%) MySQL
15 21 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 20 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 17 (2.20%) SSDT
18 17 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 151 (19.53%) Visual Studio
2 96 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.14%) Subversion
4 27 (3.49%) NUnit
5 17 (2.20%) JIRA
5 17 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (1.81%) MSTest
8 12 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.91%) Moq
12 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (0.65%) NuGet
12 5 (0.65%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.52%) ERwin
13 4 (0.52%) FishEye
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.39%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 261 (33.76%) Finance
2 62 (8.02%) Banking
3 31 (4.01%) Advertising
4 30 (3.88%) Retail
5 27 (3.49%) Marketing
6 25 (3.23%) Front Office
7 21 (2.72%) Legal
8 20 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.07%) Law
11 12 (1.55%) Back Office
12 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.78%) Publishing
14 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Games
16 1 (0.13%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 444 (57.44%) Developer
2 121 (15.65%) Analyst
3 92 (11.90%) DBA
4 82 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 80 (10.35%) SQL Developer
6 79 (10.22%) SQL DBA
7 77 (9.96%) .NET Developer
8 68 (8.80%) C# Developer
9 52 (6.73%) SQL Server DBA
9 52 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 49 (6.34%) Administrator
11 43 (5.56%) Support Analyst
12 41 (5.30%) Applications Support
12 41 (5.30%) SharePoint Developer
13 37 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 37 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
14 34 (4.40%) Programmer
15 32 (4.14%) Technical Support
15 32 (4.14%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (47.61%) .NET
2 229 (29.62%) ASP.NET
3 149 (19.28%) HTML
4 139 (17.98%) CSS
5 111 (14.36%) WCF
6 102 (13.20%) jQuery
7 99 (12.81%) Web Services
8 98 (12.68%) HTML5
9 96 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 87 (11.25%) .NET Framework
11 67 (8.67%) Ajax
12 63 (8.15%) XML
13 54 (6.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 43 (5.56%) MDX
15 42 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 41 (5.30%) XHTML
17 39 (5.05%) WPF
18 38 (4.92%) CSS3
19 36 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (4.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 127 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (9.06%) Clustering
3 37 (4.79%) User Experience
4 30 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.49%) Data Integration
5 27 (3.49%) Visualisation
6 24 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.85%) Replication
7 22 (2.85%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.03%) iPad
12 6 (0.78%) BBC
13 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.65%) HACMP
13 5 (0.65%) Life Science
13 5 (0.65%) CMDB
13 5 (0.65%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 167 (21.60%) Windows
2 119 (15.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 27 (3.49%) Linux
7 19 (2.46%) UNIX
8 16 (2.07%) Android
9 10 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.78%) AIX
11 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (18.24%) ETL
4 140 (18.11%) MVC
5 103 (13.32%) TDD
6 71 (9.18%) ITIL
7 59 (7.63%) Web Development
8 58 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
9 57 (7.37%) Scrum
9 57 (7.37%) OO
10 56 (7.24%) Change Management
11 53 (6.86%) Workflow
11 53 (6.86%) Data Management
11 53 (6.86%) Unit Testing
12 48 (6.21%) Configuration Management
13 47 (6.08%) Data Modelling
14 46 (5.95%) BDD
15 41 (5.30%) Migration
16 40 (5.17%) Analytics
17 38 (4.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 514 (66.49%) SQL
2 324 (41.91%) C#
3 257 (33.25%) T-SQL
4 161 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 51 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 37 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 20 (2.59%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.46%) Java
8 19 (2.46%) VBA
8 19 (2.46%) VB
9 16 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.94%) PHP
11 14 (1.81%) Python
12 9 (1.16%) VBScript
13 8 (1.03%) XPath
14 7 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.52%) Groovy
16 4 (0.52%) Korn
16 4 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (6.08%) Degree
3 20 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.94%) MCITP
5 14 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.55%) MCSE
7 11 (1.42%) MCTS
8 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.03%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.26%) MCP
12 1 (0.13%) MCAD
12 1 (0.13%) MCSD
12 1 (0.13%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.75%) QA
2 15 (1.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (3.23%) vSphere
4 25 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.16%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (1.03%) XenApp
8 5 (0.65%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.39%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.46%) SCCM
1 19 (2.46%) Data Guard
2 16 (2.07%) SCOM
3 13 (1.68%) SCOrch
4 11 (1.42%) SCVMM
4 11 (1.42%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.65%) SCSM
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.13%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 358 (46.31%) Microsoft
2 93 (12.03%) Oracle
3 85 (11.00%) VMware
4 36 (4.66%) Telerik
4 36 (4.66%) NetApp
5 32 (4.14%) HP
6 27 (3.49%) Cisco
7 25 (3.23%) SAP
7 25 (3.23%) Cognos
7 25 (3.23%) Citrix
8 21 (2.72%) Trillium
8 21 (2.72%) DataFlux
9 15 (1.94%) IBM
10 14 (1.81%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.68%) Dell
12 12 (1.55%) Tableau
13 11 (1.42%) Veritas
14 10 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.29%) SunGard
14 10 (1.29%) Informatica
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + cash car + other bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, benefits, training
Posted: 5 days ago