The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 503 426 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.07% 3.57% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.72% 13.19% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 448 383 574
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3666 3229 3690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.69% 27.03% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2873 3397
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 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 29 July 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.

1 981 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 577 (58.82%) SQL
3 464 (47.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 457 (46.59%) .NET
5 438 (44.65%) Microsoft
6 414 (42.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 404 (41.18%) C#
8 402 (40.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 385 (39.25%) Finance
10 358 (36.49%) T-SQL
11 278 (28.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 269 (27.42%) ASP.NET
13 235 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
14 233 (23.75%) MVC
15 229 (23.34%) Visual Studio
16 228 (23.24%) Windows
17 206 (21.00%) MS Excel
18 198 (20.18%) SQL Server 2012
19 195 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
20 193 (19.67%) HTML
21 185 (18.86%) CSS
22 183 (18.65%) JavaScript
23 181 (18.45%) ETL
24 158 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
25 154 (15.70%) OO
26 152 (15.49%) SharePoint
27 147 (14.98%) WCF
28 144 (14.68%) jQuery
29 140 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
30 137 (13.97%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 152 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 110 (11.21%) IIS
3 74 (7.54%) CMS
4 59 (6.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 52 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
6 46 (4.69%) MS Exchange
7 38 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (3.47%) Umbraco
10 33 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.02%) Lync
14 9 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.71%) MS Project Server
16 6 (0.61%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.51%) Apache
17 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
18 3 (0.31%) SAS
18 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 206 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.89%) MS Office
3 11 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.61%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.53%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.61%) nopCommerce
6 5 (0.51%) Eikon
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.20%) TrackWise
8 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.83%) SaaS
2 17 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.43%) IaaS
3 14 (1.43%) PaaS
4 10 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.73%) Intranet
2 61 (6.22%) Internet
3 41 (4.18%) DNS
4 36 (3.67%) SAN
5 27 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.65%) DHCP
7 18 (1.83%) LAN
8 14 (1.43%) VoIP
9 10 (1.02%) FTP
10 9 (0.92%) WAN
10 9 (0.92%) NAS
11 8 (0.82%) VPN
11 8 (0.82%) Firewall
12 6 (0.61%) HTTP
13 5 (0.51%) Wireless
13 5 (0.51%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.31%) SSL
15 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
16 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 464 (47.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 414 (42.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 402 (40.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 278 (28.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 198 (20.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 195 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
8 103 (10.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 87 (8.87%) Relational Database
10 71 (7.24%) OLAP
11 51 (5.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 39 (3.98%) DTS
13 34 (3.47%) Oracle Database
14 31 (3.16%) Big Data
15 29 (2.96%) OLTP
16 28 (2.85%) Data Mining
17 25 (2.55%) RDBMS
17 25 (2.55%) QlikView
18 24 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
19 22 (2.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 229 (23.34%) Visual Studio
2 130 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (6.63%) NUnit
4 43 (4.38%) Subversion
5 38 (3.87%) JIRA
6 19 (1.94%) MSTest
7 17 (1.73%) ERwin
8 16 (1.63%) Moq
9 15 (1.53%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (1.22%) Bugzilla
12 10 (1.02%) Git (software)
13 9 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (0.92%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.82%) ReSharper
14 8 (0.82%) WATIR
14 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.71%) NSubstitute
General
1 385 (39.25%) Finance
2 112 (11.42%) Banking
3 54 (5.50%) Advertising
4 42 (4.28%) Retail
5 40 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.98%) Marketing
7 28 (2.85%) Law
8 21 (2.14%) Front Office
9 18 (1.83%) Legal
10 17 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.53%) Back Office
12 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.51%) Games
14 5 (0.51%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.41%) Billing
16 2 (0.20%) Electronics
17 1 (0.10%) Automotive
17 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 579 (59.02%) Developer
2 149 (15.19%) .NET Developer
3 135 (13.76%) C# Developer
4 127 (12.95%) DBA
5 126 (12.84%) Analyst
6 113 (11.52%) Senior Developer
7 93 (9.48%) SQL DBA
8 92 (9.38%) SQL Developer
9 75 (7.65%) Administrator
9 75 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 74 (7.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 71 (7.24%) Web Developer
12 49 (4.99%) Support Analyst
13 48 (4.89%) SQL Server DBA
14 42 (4.28%) Consultant
15 38 (3.87%) Applications Support
16 31 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 31 (3.16%) Team Leader
17 30 (3.06%) ETL Developer
18 27 (2.75%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (46.59%) .NET
2 269 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 193 (19.67%) HTML
4 185 (18.86%) CSS
5 147 (14.98%) WCF
6 144 (14.68%) jQuery
7 140 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 137 (13.97%) Web Services
8 137 (13.97%) XML
9 124 (12.64%) .NET Framework
10 108 (11.01%) Ajax
11 98 (9.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 93 (9.48%) HTML5
13 58 (5.91%) MDX
14 57 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 51 (5.20%) WPF
16 45 (4.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 44 (4.49%) XSLT
18 40 (4.08%) CSS3
19 35 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.15%) Clustering
2 64 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 60 (6.12%) Replication
4 33 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 31 (3.16%) Data Integration
6 27 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (1.53%) Data Extraction
10 13 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.92%) iPad
13 8 (0.82%) Open Source
14 7 (0.71%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.61%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.61%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.61%) Social Media
16 5 (0.51%) Equities
16 5 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 228 (23.24%) Windows
2 115 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.65%) Linux
7 10 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.82%) Android
8 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.51%) UNIX
10 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
2 233 (23.75%) MVC
3 181 (18.45%) ETL
4 158 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (15.70%) OO
6 103 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
7 100 (10.19%) TDD
8 99 (10.09%) SOA
9 93 (9.48%) Unit Testing
10 90 (9.17%) Web Development
11 87 (8.87%) Scrum
12 73 (7.44%) OOD
13 66 (6.73%) E-Commerce
14 64 (6.52%) Data Modelling
15 62 (6.32%) ITIL
16 48 (4.89%) Dimensional Modelling
17 47 (4.79%) CRM
17 47 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 47 (4.79%) Software Engineering
18 46 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 577 (58.82%) SQL
2 404 (41.18%) C#
3 358 (36.49%) T-SQL
4 183 (18.65%) JavaScript
5 49 (4.99%) VBScript
5 49 (4.99%) PowerShell
6 47 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 31 (3.16%) VB
8 29 (2.96%) VBA
9 28 (2.85%) Java
10 24 (2.45%) XPath
11 16 (1.63%) Perl
12 14 (1.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.92%) C
15 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.82%) Ruby
16 6 (0.61%) IronPython
16 6 (0.61%) F#
16 6 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 97 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (9.07%) Degree
3 44 (4.49%) MCITP
4 34 (3.47%) MCTS
5 30 (3.06%) MCSE
6 13 (1.33%) MCDBA
7 8 (0.82%) MCSA
8 5 (0.51%) MCP
8 5 (0.51%) MCSD
8 5 (0.51%) CCNA
8 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.20%) ISEB
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.10%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.93%) QA
2 11 (1.12%) SLA
3 8 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.41%) HL7
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) Section 508
6 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 74 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.45%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.92%) XenApp
7 8 (0.82%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.61%) vSphere
10 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.31%) vCloud
12 2 (0.20%) UAG
12 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (1.94%) SCCM
2 8 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.71%) SCOM
4 6 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
6 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.41%) WSUS
7 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.20%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 438 (44.65%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.05%) VMware
3 78 (7.95%) Oracle
4 52 (5.30%) EPiServer
5 40 (4.08%) Citrix
6 33 (3.36%) Business Objects
7 29 (2.96%) SAP
8 21 (2.14%) Cognos
8 21 (2.14%) Cisco
8 21 (2.14%) HP
9 19 (1.94%) Telerik
10 17 (1.73%) Symantec
10 17 (1.73%) Sun
10 17 (1.73%) NetApp
11 16 (1.63%) Infor
12 15 (1.53%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.33%) Red Gate
13 13 (1.33%) IBM
14 11 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (1.12%) FactSet
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + generous benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago