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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 103 95 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 188 287 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.96% 2.78% 4.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.80% 9.42% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 253 532
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1740 3046 3954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.40% 29.47% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 2641 3449
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 282 (69.63%) SQL
3 219 (54.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 198 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 190 (46.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 189 (46.67%) Finance
7 160 (39.51%) T-SQL
8 155 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 142 (35.06%) .NET
10 109 (26.91%) C#
11 99 (24.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 97 (23.95%) Windows
13 96 (23.70%) Banking
14 84 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (19.51%) ASP.NET
16 79 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
17 76 (18.77%) MS Excel
18 75 (18.52%) SharePoint
19 71 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
20 68 (16.79%) ITIL
20 68 (16.79%) JavaScript
21 60 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 56 (13.83%) SharePoint 2010
23 53 (13.09%) Windows Server
24 52 (12.84%) MS Office
25 51 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
26 50 (12.35%) Migration
26 50 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
26 50 (12.35%) .NET Framework

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 75 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 56 (13.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 46 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (9.88%) IIS
5 30 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.21%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.72%) CMS
8 8 (1.98%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.49%) Kentico
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.49%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.25%) Apache
13 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 52 (12.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.91%) Office 365
2 16 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.42%) Intranet
2 16 (3.95%) Firewall
2 16 (3.95%) LAN
3 15 (3.70%) DNS
3 15 (3.70%) SAN
3 15 (3.70%) WAN
4 11 (2.72%) SMTP
5 8 (1.98%) VPN
6 7 (1.73%) SSL
6 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.48%) DHCP
8 5 (1.23%) Internet
9 4 (0.99%) Extranet
10 3 (0.74%) VoIP
10 3 (0.74%) Wireless
11 2 (0.49%) FTP
12 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.25%) HTTP
12 1 (0.25%) IPsec
12 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (54.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 190 (46.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (24.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 79 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 71 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (4.20%) Oracle Database
10 17 (4.20%) Relational Database
11 16 (3.95%) QlikView
12 14 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (2.47%) Power BI
13 10 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.98%) OLAP
15 8 (1.98%) OLTP
15 8 (1.98%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 43 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.94%) NUnit
4 17 (4.20%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.70%) JIRA
5 15 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (2.96%) MSBuild
7 10 (2.47%) Fiddler
7 10 (2.47%) NCrunch
7 10 (2.47%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.73%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.73%) Subversion
10 4 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.99%) MSTest
11 3 (0.74%) Moq
11 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.25%) WinDbg
General
1 189 (46.67%) Finance
2 96 (23.70%) Banking
3 40 (9.88%) Law
4 23 (5.68%) Marketing
5 20 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.21%) Retail
7 12 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.22%) Advertising
8 9 (2.22%) Front Office
9 5 (1.23%) Publishing
10 4 (0.99%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) Automotive
11 3 (0.74%) Back Office
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (49.63%) Developer
2 90 (22.22%) DBA
3 87 (21.48%) SQL DBA
4 69 (17.04%) SQL Server DBA
5 67 (16.54%) SQL Developer
6 64 (15.80%) Analyst
7 60 (14.81%) Administrator
8 51 (12.59%) .NET Developer
9 43 (10.62%) Support Analyst
10 42 (10.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 41 (10.12%) C# Developer
12 40 (9.88%) Applications Support
13 36 (8.89%) SSIS Developer
14 34 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 30 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
16 29 (7.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (6.91%) SharePoint Developer
17 28 (6.91%) SSRS Developer
18 26 (6.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (35.06%) .NET
2 79 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 50 (12.35%) .NET Framework
4 38 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (9.14%) Entity Framework
6 35 (8.64%) Web Services
7 28 (6.91%) HTML
8 24 (5.93%) CSS
9 23 (5.68%) jQuery
10 22 (5.43%) WCF
11 20 (4.94%) Ajax
11 20 (4.94%) XML
12 19 (4.69%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.69%) LINQ
13 17 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (3.95%) MDX
15 15 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (3.70%) SOAP
16 13 (3.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.11%) Replication
3 40 (9.88%) Clustering
4 24 (5.93%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (5.68%) SWIFT
6 21 (5.19%) Credit Risk
7 16 (3.95%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.46%) Equities
10 13 (3.21%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (2.47%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.98%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.73%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.73%) Fintech
14 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.99%) iPhone
15 4 (0.99%) Physics
15 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (23.95%) Windows
2 53 (13.09%) Windows Server
3 43 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (6.42%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.17%) Linux
7 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.99%) Solaris
9 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) Debian
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Unix
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.79%) ITIL
4 50 (12.35%) Migration
5 47 (11.60%) MVC
6 44 (10.86%) Data Analysis
6 44 (10.86%) ETL
7 42 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (9.88%) CRM
9 39 (9.63%) Data Protection
10 33 (8.15%) TDD
11 32 (7.90%) Change Management
12 30 (7.41%) Asset Management
12 30 (7.41%) Wealth Management
13 29 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (6.91%) Kimball Methodology
14 28 (6.91%) Scrum
15 24 (5.93%) Time Management
15 24 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (69.63%) SQL
2 160 (39.51%) T-SQL
3 109 (26.91%) C#
4 68 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 45 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 28 (6.91%) VB
7 17 (4.20%) VBA
8 15 (3.70%) C
9 14 (3.46%) VBScript
10 12 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.22%) Ruby
12 8 (1.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.74%) Java
14 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.74%) Python
15 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.25%) F#
15 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.15%) Degree
3 27 (6.67%) MCTS
4 26 (6.42%) MCITP
5 25 (6.17%) MCSE
6 19 (4.69%) MCDBA
7 16 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (3.95%) MCSA
8 11 (2.72%) ISTQB
8 11 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.98%) MCP
10 2 (0.49%) MCPD
10 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.19%) SLA
3 18 (4.44%) Solvency II
4 14 (3.46%) QA
5 3 (0.74%) EMIR
5 3 (0.74%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.73%) XenApp
5 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.99%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.99%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.25%) DameWare
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 198 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.64%) VMware
3 26 (6.42%) Oracle
4 22 (5.43%) Bloomberg
4 22 (5.43%) Reuters
5 20 (4.94%) EPiServer
6 14 (3.46%) Remedy
7 13 (3.21%) Cisco
7 13 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.96%) NetApp
8 12 (2.96%) SAP
9 10 (2.47%) Tableau
10 7 (1.73%) HP
10 7 (1.73%) IBM
10 7 (1.73%) Telerik
11 6 (1.48%) Citrix
12 5 (1.23%) Informatica
12 5 (1.23%) RedGate
12 5 (1.23%) Siebel
13 4 (0.99%) CommVault
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + fantastic pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Competitive package and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 21 days ago