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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 84 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 424 365 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.68% 3.09% 4.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.00% 10.83% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 388 338 529
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3261 3371 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.32% 28.51% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 3018 3251
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 974 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 584 (59.96%) SQL
3 466 (47.84%) .NET
4 460 (47.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 434 (44.56%) C#
6 411 (42.20%) Microsoft
7 396 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 379 (38.91%) T-SQL
9 377 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 369 (37.89%) Finance
11 288 (29.57%) ASP.NET
12 275 (28.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 262 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
14 243 (24.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 224 (23.00%) MVC
16 214 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
17 212 (21.77%) Windows
18 211 (21.66%) Visual Studio
19 209 (21.46%) MS Excel
20 201 (20.64%) JavaScript
21 199 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
22 196 (20.12%) CSS
23 194 (19.92%) HTML
24 189 (19.40%) ETL
25 166 (17.04%) WCF
26 158 (16.22%) Web Services
26 158 (16.22%) OO
27 149 (15.30%) SharePoint
28 147 (15.09%) jQuery
29 136 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 149 (15.30%) SharePoint
2 85 (8.73%) IIS
3 66 (6.78%) CMS
4 58 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 54 (5.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 44 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (4.21%) MS Exchange
8 40 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
9 34 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (2.57%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.13%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.82%) SAS
14 8 (0.82%) Lync
15 7 (0.72%) Apache
16 5 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.51%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 209 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.93%) MS Office
3 11 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.92%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.23%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.41%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.31%) Eikon
5 2 (0.21%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.44%) SaaS
4 11 (1.13%) PaaS
4 11 (1.13%) IaaS
4 11 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.19%) Intranet
2 51 (5.24%) Internet
3 38 (3.90%) DNS
4 32 (3.29%) SAN
5 23 (2.36%) DHCP
6 21 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.23%) LAN
7 12 (1.23%) VoIP
8 11 (1.13%) Firewall
9 10 (1.03%) VPN
9 10 (1.03%) FTP
10 6 (0.62%) WAN
10 6 (0.62%) Wireless
11 5 (0.51%) HTTP
12 4 (0.41%) NAS
13 3 (0.31%) FCoE
13 3 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.31%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 974 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 460 (47.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 396 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 377 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 275 (28.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 243 (24.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 199 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (10.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 77 (7.91%) OLAP
10 73 (7.49%) Relational Database
11 60 (6.16%) SQL Server 2000
12 44 (4.52%) DTS
13 37 (3.80%) Oracle Database
14 36 (3.70%) Big Data
15 31 (3.18%) QlikView
16 25 (2.57%) OLTP
16 25 (2.57%) RDBMS
17 24 (2.46%) MySQL
18 22 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
19 20 (2.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 211 (21.66%) Visual Studio
2 111 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (5.44%) Subversion
4 51 (5.24%) NUnit
5 25 (2.57%) JIRA
6 20 (2.05%) MSTest
7 16 (1.64%) ERwin
8 13 (1.33%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 11 (1.13%) Moq
11 10 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.03%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (0.92%) Bugzilla
13 8 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.82%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.72%) NSubstitute
15 6 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 369 (37.89%) Finance
2 112 (11.50%) Banking
3 57 (5.85%) Advertising
4 51 (5.24%) Retail
5 43 (4.41%) Marketing
6 36 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 31 (3.18%) Law
8 20 (2.05%) Front Office
9 19 (1.95%) Back Office
10 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.33%) Legal
11 10 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) Games
15 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 577 (59.24%) Developer
2 136 (13.96%) .NET Developer
3 135 (13.86%) DBA
4 131 (13.45%) C# Developer
5 125 (12.83%) Analyst
6 124 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 104 (10.68%) SQL Developer
8 99 (10.16%) SQL DBA
9 79 (8.11%) Administrator
10 71 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 68 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 65 (6.67%) Web Developer
13 50 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
14 45 (4.62%) Support Analyst
15 41 (4.21%) Applications Support
16 38 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
17 32 (3.29%) Team Leader
17 32 (3.29%) ETL Developer
17 32 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
18 31 (3.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (47.84%) .NET
2 288 (29.57%) ASP.NET
3 196 (20.12%) CSS
4 194 (19.92%) HTML
5 166 (17.04%) WCF
6 158 (16.22%) Web Services
7 147 (15.09%) jQuery
8 136 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 127 (13.04%) XML
10 113 (11.60%) .NET Framework
11 103 (10.57%) Ajax
12 94 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 86 (8.83%) HTML5
14 67 (6.88%) WPF
15 62 (6.37%) MDX
16 58 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 47 (4.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 37 (3.80%) CSS3
19 35 (3.59%) XSLT
20 27 (2.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.93%) Clustering
3 69 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 60 (6.16%) Replication
5 43 (4.41%) Client/Server
6 36 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 30 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.26%) Data Extraction
9 19 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.64%) User Experience
11 15 (1.54%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.23%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.03%) Open Source
16 9 (0.92%) Market Risk
17 7 (0.72%) Credit Risk
18 5 (0.51%) iPad
18 5 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 212 (21.77%) Windows
2 103 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (3.08%) Linux
6 22 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.03%) Android
10 5 (0.51%) Solaris
11 4 (0.41%) UNIX
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (23.00%) MVC
3 214 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
4 189 (19.40%) ETL
5 158 (16.22%) OO
6 112 (11.50%) Performance Tuning
7 108 (11.09%) TDD
8 96 (9.86%) Web Development
9 95 (9.75%) Scrum
10 91 (9.34%) SOA
10 91 (9.34%) Unit Testing
11 74 (7.60%) Data Modelling
12 71 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 61 (6.26%) OOD
14 59 (6.06%) ITIL
15 54 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (5.44%) Software Engineering
17 51 (5.24%) UML
18 46 (4.72%) Change Management
18 46 (4.72%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 584 (59.96%) SQL
2 434 (44.56%) C#
3 379 (38.91%) T-SQL
4 201 (20.64%) JavaScript
5 45 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 43 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 42 (4.31%) VBScript
8 30 (3.08%) Java
8 30 (3.08%) VBA
8 30 (3.08%) XPath
9 16 (1.64%) VB
10 10 (1.03%) Perl
10 10 (1.03%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.82%) C
13 7 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.62%) Ruby
15 5 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.51%) C++
16 4 (0.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 90 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (9.14%) Degree
3 32 (3.29%) MCITP
4 27 (2.77%) MCTS
5 23 (2.36%) MCSE
6 14 (1.44%) MCDBA
7 7 (0.72%) MCP
8 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.41%) MCSD
10 3 (0.31%) MCSA
10 3 (0.31%) CCNA
10 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.21%) ISEB
12 1 (0.10%) VCAP
12 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.70%) QA
2 11 (1.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) Section 508
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 68 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.18%) VMware ESX
4 22 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.82%) XenApp
7 7 (0.72%) vSphere
8 5 (0.51%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.31%) vCloud
11 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.05%) SCCM
2 6 (0.62%) WSUS
3 5 (0.51%) SCOM
3 5 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
3 5 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.31%) Control-M
5 3 (0.31%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.10%) Plesk
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 411 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.21%) VMware
3 79 (8.11%) Oracle
4 50 (5.13%) EPiServer
5 30 (3.08%) Business Objects
5 30 (3.08%) HP
6 28 (2.87%) Citrix
7 26 (2.67%) SAP
8 21 (2.16%) NetApp
9 20 (2.05%) Cisco
10 19 (1.95%) Telerik
11 17 (1.75%) Red Gate
12 15 (1.54%) Sun
12 15 (1.54%) Cognos
13 12 (1.23%) Infor
14 11 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.03%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.92%) FactSet
16 9 (0.92%) Symantec
17 8 (0.82%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago