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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 91 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 214 424 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.20% 4.16% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.63% 15.53% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 197 405 324
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £37,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2014 2731 2861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 30.09% 26.78% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 2467 2505
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 460 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 324 (70.43%) SQL
3 249 (54.13%) Microsoft
4 221 (48.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 208 (45.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 205 (44.57%) Finance
7 192 (41.74%) T-SQL
8 187 (40.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 167 (36.30%) .NET
10 150 (32.61%) C#
11 141 (30.65%) MS Excel
12 137 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (22.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 98 (21.30%) ETL
15 98 (21.30%) ASP.NET
16 84 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
17 76 (16.52%) Banking
18 73 (15.87%) Windows
19 71 (15.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 70 (15.22%) Degree
20 70 (15.22%) Replication
21 66 (14.35%) SharePoint
22 65 (14.13%) jQuery
23 64 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
23 64 (13.91%) JavaScript
24 63 (13.70%) SQL Server 2014
25 61 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
26 60 (13.04%) ITIL
26 60 (13.04%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 48 (10.43%) IIS
3 28 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (5.22%) CMS
6 16 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.65%) Apache
11 3 (0.65%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.22%) Kentico
13 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 141 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.74%) MS Office
3 8 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (4.78%) Markit EDM
2 16 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.87%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.65%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.26%) DNS
2 12 (2.61%) Internet
2 12 (2.61%) Intranet
2 12 (2.61%) SAN
2 12 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.96%) Firewall
3 9 (1.96%) LAN
4 8 (1.74%) Extranet
4 8 (1.74%) SMTP
5 6 (1.30%) WAN
6 5 (1.09%) DHCP
6 5 (1.09%) HTTP
7 4 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.87%) SSL
8 3 (0.65%) FTP
8 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.65%) VPN
9 2 (0.43%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.43%) LDAP
9 2 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 221 (48.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 208 (45.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 187 (40.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (22.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 84 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (15.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 63 (13.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (5.22%) Oracle Database
10 23 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
11 20 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.70%) OLAP
12 17 (3.70%) Power BI
12 17 (3.70%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.48%) QlikView
14 15 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.83%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.74%) MySQL
17 7 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 64 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.00%) NUnit
4 13 (2.83%) JIRA
5 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.30%) Subversion
8 5 (1.09%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.09%) Moq
8 5 (1.09%) NCrunch
8 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.65%) MSTest
11 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.43%) JsTestDriver
11 2 (0.43%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 205 (44.57%) Finance
2 76 (16.52%) Banking
3 30 (6.52%) Retail
4 25 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.13%) Marketing
6 12 (2.61%) Law
7 11 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.74%) Automotive
8 8 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.30%) Front Office
10 4 (0.87%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 239 (51.96%) Developer
2 106 (23.04%) DBA
3 97 (21.09%) SQL DBA
4 93 (20.22%) SQL Developer
5 68 (14.78%) SQL Server DBA
6 65 (14.13%) .NET Developer
6 65 (14.13%) C# Developer
7 54 (11.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 52 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 51 (11.09%) Analyst
10 44 (9.57%) Senior Developer
11 42 (9.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (8.48%) Administrator
13 38 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.78%) Team Leader
15 20 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 19 (4.13%) SQL BI Developer
17 18 (3.91%) Architect
17 18 (3.91%) Support Analyst
18 17 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (36.30%) .NET
2 98 (21.30%) ASP.NET
3 65 (14.13%) jQuery
4 57 (12.39%) CSS
4 57 (12.39%) HTML
5 45 (9.78%) .NET Framework
5 45 (9.78%) Ajax
6 43 (9.35%) WCF
7 34 (7.39%) XML
8 32 (6.96%) Web Services
9 24 (5.22%) MDX
10 23 (5.00%) Entity Framework
11 22 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (4.57%) LINQ
12 21 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (3.91%) HTML5
13 18 (3.91%) WPF
14 14 (3.04%) DHTML
15 13 (2.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.22%) Replication
2 54 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (10.43%) Clustering
4 39 (8.48%) Mathematics
5 33 (7.17%) Computer Science
6 29 (6.30%) Data Protection Act
7 20 (4.35%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.39%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.39%) SWIFT
8 11 (2.39%) Visualisation
9 10 (2.17%) Credit Risk
9 10 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 10 (2.17%) Physics
10 8 (1.74%) Biology
10 8 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.74%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.74%) Statistics
10 8 (1.74%) User Experience
11 7 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.87%) Windows
2 43 (9.35%) Windows Server
3 41 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.70%) Linux
6 12 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.43%) Android
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (21.30%) ETL
4 60 (13.04%) ITIL
4 60 (13.04%) MVC
5 52 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
6 50 (10.87%) Data Modelling
7 48 (10.43%) SDLC
8 47 (10.22%) Data Management
9 45 (9.78%) Data Protection
10 38 (8.26%) Waterfall
11 36 (7.83%) Data Transformation
11 36 (7.83%) OO
12 35 (7.61%) Change Management
12 35 (7.61%) Kimball Methodology
13 32 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (6.74%) Scrum
15 30 (6.52%) CRM
16 29 (6.30%) Data Analysis
16 29 (6.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 324 (70.43%) SQL
2 192 (41.74%) T-SQL
3 150 (32.61%) C#
4 64 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 40 (8.70%) VBA
6 31 (6.74%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.43%) VB
8 21 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.35%) Java
10 12 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.17%) C
12 8 (1.74%) XPath
13 7 (1.52%) VBScript
14 6 (1.30%) Perl
14 6 (1.30%) Python
15 3 (0.65%) F#
15 3 (0.65%) PHP
15 3 (0.65%) R
16 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 70 (15.22%) Degree
2 61 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.83%) MCITP
4 16 (3.48%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.26%) MCSE
6 13 (2.83%) MCSA
7 12 (2.61%) MCTS
8 11 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (2.39%) MCDBA
9 10 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.30%) MCP
11 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) CCNA
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.43%) ISEB
13 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.22%) CCNP
13 1 (0.22%) MCSD
13 1 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.57%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.04%) SLA
3 11 (2.39%) QA
3 11 (2.39%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 17 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.09%) XenApp
5 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.09%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.43%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 249 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.96%) Oracle
3 28 (6.09%) VMware
4 23 (5.00%) Siebel
5 16 (3.48%) HP
6 11 (2.39%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.39%) Red Gate
6 11 (2.39%) Reuters
7 10 (2.17%) Citrix
7 10 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.17%) Telerik
8 7 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.09%) IBM
9 5 (1.09%) SAP
9 5 (1.09%) Tableau
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco
10 4 (0.87%) Informatica
10 4 (0.87%) Remedy
10 4 (0.87%) Splunk
11 3 (0.65%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + microsoft certs + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible and core benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £92000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual bonus, 33 days holiday, pension
Posted: 27 days ago