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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 110 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 136 241 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 3.57% 4.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.26% 11.35% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 133 218 439
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1646 2124 3052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 31.04% 31.43% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1902 2698
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 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 311 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 239 (76.85%) SQL
3 142 (45.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (44.69%) Microsoft
4 139 (44.69%) T-SQL
5 129 (41.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 115 (36.98%) Finance
7 109 (35.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 108 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
9 97 (31.19%) .NET
10 90 (28.94%) C#
11 83 (26.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 78 (25.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 78 (25.08%) Data Warehouse
13 73 (23.47%) ASP.NET
14 63 (20.26%) Windows
15 61 (19.61%) MVC
16 60 (19.29%) JavaScript
17 54 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (16.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 47 (15.11%) ETL
20 45 (14.47%) HTML
21 44 (14.15%) Oracle
21 44 (14.15%) .NET Framework
22 43 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
23 39 (12.54%) MS Excel
23 39 (12.54%) Banking
23 39 (12.54%) SQL Server 2014
24 38 (12.22%) Windows Server
25 37 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008

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 34 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.79%) IIS
3 16 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.57%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.93%) CMS
9 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.96%) Apache
11 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.64%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.82%) Office 365
3 14 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.89%) PaaS
5 7 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.96%) SaaS
8 2 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) G Suite
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.57%) Intranet
2 7 (2.25%) DNS
3 6 (1.93%) Firewall
3 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.61%) DHCP
4 5 (1.61%) Internet
5 4 (1.29%) VPN
6 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 3 (0.96%) SSL
7 2 (0.64%) SMTP
7 2 (0.64%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) NAS
8 1 (0.32%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (45.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 129 (41.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 109 (35.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (26.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 78 (25.08%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (25.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (12.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (6.43%) Power BI
9 17 (5.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (3.86%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.86%) Pentaho
11 10 (3.22%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.89%) NoSQL
13 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.93%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.93%) RavenDB
14 6 (1.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (8.68%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.11%) NUnit
4 12 (3.86%) MSTest
5 10 (3.22%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.25%) JIRA
7 6 (1.93%) Subversion
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.64%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.64%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.64%) NCrunch
9 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 115 (36.98%) Finance
2 39 (12.54%) Banking
3 24 (7.72%) Marketing
4 20 (6.43%) Legal
5 13 (4.18%) Retail
6 10 (3.22%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.57%) Advertising
8 5 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.29%) Law
9 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.64%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 167 (53.70%) Developer
2 75 (24.12%) DBA
3 68 (21.86%) .NET Developer
4 66 (21.22%) SQL Developer
5 61 (19.61%) SQL DBA
6 52 (16.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 41 (13.18%) Analyst
8 38 (12.22%) C# Developer
9 33 (10.61%) SSIS Developer
10 32 (10.29%) Administrator
11 30 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (9.32%) Senior Developer
13 27 (8.68%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (8.68%) SQL Server DBA
14 26 (8.36%) SQL Server Developer
15 25 (8.04%) SSAS Developer
16 24 (7.72%) Junior
17 23 (7.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 22 (7.07%) Business Developer
18 22 (7.07%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.19%) .NET
2 73 (23.47%) ASP.NET
3 50 (16.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 45 (14.47%) HTML
5 44 (14.15%) .NET Framework
6 43 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (10.61%) HTML5
7 33 (10.61%) jQuery
8 32 (10.29%) CSS
9 26 (8.36%) AngularJS
9 26 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (8.04%) WCF
11 24 (7.72%) Entity Framework
12 18 (5.79%) WPF
13 17 (5.47%) LINQ
14 16 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (5.14%) Web Services
15 15 (4.82%) ADO.NET
15 15 (4.82%) Ajax
16 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.97%) Replication
2 12 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.86%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.89%) Clustering
5 8 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.57%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.93%) Statistics
8 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.61%) Equities
8 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.61%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.96%) LIMS
10 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.64%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.64%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.26%) Windows
2 38 (12.22%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (4.18%) Solaris
7 10 (3.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.57%) Unix
9 5 (1.61%) Linux
10 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.32%) Debian
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.73%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (19.61%) MVC
3 54 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (15.11%) ETL
5 36 (11.58%) TDD
6 28 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (8.36%) Migration
8 25 (8.04%) High Availability
9 23 (7.40%) SDLC
10 21 (6.75%) Asset Management
11 20 (6.43%) Scrum
12 18 (5.79%) ITIL
13 17 (5.47%) Analytics
13 17 (5.47%) Data Analysis
13 17 (5.47%) Kimball Methodology
13 17 (5.47%) SOLID
14 15 (4.82%) Dimensional Modelling
15 14 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (4.18%) Data Management
16 13 (4.18%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (76.85%) SQL
2 139 (44.69%) T-SQL
3 90 (28.94%) C#
4 60 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.79%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.57%) Java
7 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.96%) Python
8 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.96%) VB
8 3 (0.96%) VBA
9 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.75%) Degree
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.93%) OCP
3 6 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.61%) MCSA
5 3 (0.96%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.96%) MCSE
5 3 (0.96%) MCT
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 20 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.61%) XenApp
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.57%) SCCM
2 6 (1.93%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (1.61%) SCOM
4 4 (1.29%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 139 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.15%) Oracle
3 22 (7.07%) Tableau
4 17 (5.47%) Cognos
5 13 (4.18%) Xamarin
6 11 (3.54%) Citrix
6 11 (3.54%) Sybase
7 10 (3.22%) VMware
8 7 (2.25%) Google
8 7 (2.25%) QAD
9 6 (1.93%) Facebook
10 5 (1.61%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.61%) Cisco
10 5 (1.61%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.61%) PayPal
10 5 (1.61%) Remedy
10 5 (1.61%) Reuters
11 4 (1.29%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.29%) SAP
11 4 (1.29%) Telerik
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