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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 285 529 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 4.17% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.73% 13.79% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 246 469 445
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2928 3836 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 30.23% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2542 3336 2666
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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.

1 651 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 431 (66.21%) SQL
3 295 (45.31%) .NET
4 273 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 264 (40.55%) C#
6 243 (37.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 240 (36.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 238 (36.56%) Finance
9 230 (35.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 226 (34.72%) T-SQL
11 202 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 171 (26.27%) ASP.NET
13 147 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
14 146 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
15 144 (22.12%) Windows
16 128 (19.66%) JavaScript
17 119 (18.28%) MS Excel
18 118 (18.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 117 (17.97%) MVC
20 110 (16.90%) Visual Studio
21 109 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
22 102 (15.67%) HTML
23 97 (14.90%) CSS
24 96 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
25 92 (14.13%) ETL
25 92 (14.13%) WCF
26 83 (12.75%) Oracle
27 80 (12.29%) .NET Framework
28 79 (12.14%) SharePoint
29 76 (11.67%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 79 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 53 (8.14%) IIS
3 40 (6.14%) MS Exchange
4 34 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 32 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (4.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.15%) WorkSite
10 12 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.69%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.92%) SAS
16 5 (0.77%) Apache
17 4 (0.61%) CMS
18 3 (0.46%) Node.js
18 3 (0.46%) NServiceBus
18 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.60%) MS Office
3 11 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.92%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats
6 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.54%) SAP Business One
2 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.77%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 5 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.61%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Eikon
7 1 (0.15%) Unica
7 1 (0.15%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.69%) Mimecast
3 10 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.38%) Office 365
5 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.15%) DNS
1 27 (4.15%) SAN
2 17 (2.61%) DHCP
3 13 (2.00%) Intranet
4 12 (1.84%) LAN
4 12 (1.84%) WAN
5 11 (1.69%) Internet
5 11 (1.69%) Firewall
6 10 (1.54%) Extranet
7 7 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.61%) Broadband
10 3 (0.46%) VPN
11 2 (0.31%) Wireless
11 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.31%) SSL
11 2 (0.31%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.15%) AMQP
12 1 (0.15%) MVNO
12 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 243 (37.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 240 (36.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 230 (35.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 202 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 118 (18.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 109 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (7.83%) Oracle Database
9 32 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (4.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 27 (4.15%) DTS
11 27 (4.15%) QlikView
12 26 (3.99%) OLAP
13 18 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (2.46%) MySQL
14 16 (2.46%) Relational Database
15 15 (2.30%) OLAP Cube
16 14 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (2.15%) Big Data
17 12 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 110 (16.90%) Visual Studio
2 70 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.07%) JIRA
4 18 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (2.61%) NUnit
6 15 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 14 (2.15%) Subversion
8 11 (1.69%) MSTest
9 10 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.77%) NuGet
10 5 (0.77%) FishEye
10 5 (0.77%) ERwin
11 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.31%) Selenium
12 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 238 (36.56%) Finance
2 58 (8.91%) Banking
3 27 (4.15%) Retail
4 26 (3.99%) Marketing
4 26 (3.99%) Legal
5 22 (3.38%) Front Office
6 19 (2.92%) Advertising
7 16 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.69%) Publishing
10 9 (1.38%) Back Office
11 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.77%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (54.38%) Developer
2 108 (16.59%) DBA
3 101 (15.51%) Analyst
4 91 (13.98%) SQL DBA
5 70 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 66 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 60 (9.22%) C# Developer
8 59 (9.06%) Administrator
9 55 (8.45%) SQL Server DBA
10 53 (8.14%) SQL Developer
11 42 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 36 (5.53%) Software Developer
13 29 (4.45%) Applications Support
13 29 (4.45%) Support Analyst
14 27 (4.15%) BizTalk Developer
15 26 (3.99%) Oracle DBA
15 26 (3.99%) SQL Server Developer
15 26 (3.99%) Programmer
15 26 (3.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (45.31%) .NET
2 171 (26.27%) ASP.NET
3 102 (15.67%) HTML
4 97 (14.90%) CSS
5 92 (14.13%) WCF
6 80 (12.29%) .NET Framework
7 76 (11.67%) jQuery
7 76 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (9.98%) HTML5
9 64 (9.83%) Web Services
10 54 (8.29%) Entity Framework
11 47 (7.22%) XML
12 43 (6.61%) Ajax
13 33 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (4.92%) AngularJS
14 32 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 30 (4.61%) MDX
16 28 (4.30%) CSS3
17 27 (4.15%) LINQ
18 23 (3.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.99%) Clustering
3 39 (5.99%) Replication
4 23 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.38%) User Experience
6 19 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.61%) Visualisation
8 16 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.84%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.54%) BBC
10 10 (1.54%) Life Science
10 10 (1.54%) Statistics
10 10 (1.54%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.08%) NHS
12 6 (0.92%) Derivative
12 6 (0.92%) iPad
13 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.77%) CMDB
13 5 (0.77%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 144 (22.12%) Windows
2 96 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (5.68%) Linux
6 21 (3.23%) UNIX
7 16 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.69%) Android
9 10 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.92%) AIX
11 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (17.97%) MVC
4 92 (14.13%) ETL
5 67 (10.29%) TDD
6 61 (9.37%) Performance Tuning
7 51 (7.83%) ITIL
8 46 (7.07%) Migration
8 46 (7.07%) Change Management
9 43 (6.61%) SDLC
10 39 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (5.99%) Scrum
11 37 (5.68%) Workflow
11 37 (5.68%) OO
12 35 (5.38%) CRM
13 31 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.76%) BDD
14 30 (4.61%) High Availability
15 29 (4.45%) Data Analysis
15 29 (4.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 431 (66.21%) SQL
2 264 (40.55%) C#
3 226 (34.72%) T-SQL
4 128 (19.66%) JavaScript
5 44 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 31 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.53%) Shell Script
8 21 (3.23%) Java
9 18 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.69%) VBA
11 9 (1.38%) Python
12 6 (0.92%) VB
12 6 (0.92%) Ruby
13 5 (0.77%) Groovy
13 5 (0.77%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.77%) PHP
14 4 (0.61%) Perl
14 4 (0.61%) Korn
15 3 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 64 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (6.61%) Degree
3 19 (2.92%) MCITP
4 16 (2.46%) MCSE
5 12 (1.84%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.54%) MCDBA
7 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.08%) MCTS
9 2 (0.31%) MCSD
9 2 (0.31%) MCP
9 2 (0.31%) MCSA
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MCPD
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.68%) QA
2 16 (2.46%) SLA
3 12 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 40 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.45%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.07%) vSphere
6 18 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.54%) XenApp
8 9 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.77%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.46%) UAG
11 3 (0.46%) XenServer
11 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (3.99%) Data Guard
2 16 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.38%) SCCM
3 9 (1.38%) SCOM
4 8 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.08%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.92%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.31%) SCSM
10 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.15%) WSUS
11 1 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 273 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 83 (12.75%) Oracle
3 50 (7.68%) VMware
4 35 (5.38%) SAP
5 34 (5.22%) Citrix
6 30 (4.61%) Cognos
7 27 (4.15%) HP
8 26 (3.99%) NetApp
9 25 (3.84%) Cisco
10 24 (3.69%) IBM
11 17 (2.61%) Tableau
11 17 (2.61%) Business Objects
12 16 (2.46%) Telerik
13 14 (2.15%) SunGard
13 14 (2.15%) Dell
14 11 (1.69%) Avaya
15 10 (1.54%) Sony
15 10 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.54%) Sun
15 10 (1.54%) Infor
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + £2k Bonus plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago