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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 90 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 168 284 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.68% 2.70% 4.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.56% 9.45% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 154 242 504
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
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
1757 3005 3732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.04% 28.58% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 2583 3224
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 267 (68.64%) SQL
3 207 (53.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 185 (47.56%) Finance
5 180 (46.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 178 (45.76%) Microsoft
7 162 (41.65%) T-SQL
8 150 (38.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 131 (33.68%) .NET
10 102 (26.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 101 (25.96%) C#
12 97 (24.94%) Banking
13 93 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
14 92 (23.65%) Windows
15 82 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (20.82%) SQL Server 2014
17 77 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (19.02%) ASP.NET
19 71 (18.25%) SharePoint
20 69 (17.74%) JavaScript
21 64 (16.45%) MS Excel
22 61 (15.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 55 (14.14%) Migration
23 55 (14.14%) ITIL
24 53 (13.62%) SharePoint 2010
25 51 (13.11%) Windows Server
26 47 (12.08%) SharePoint 2013
26 47 (12.08%) .NET Framework
26 47 (12.08%) MS Office
27 44 (11.31%) MVC

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 71 (18.25%) SharePoint
2 53 (13.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 47 (12.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (9.25%) IIS
5 34 (8.74%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.08%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.80%) CMS
7 7 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) Kentico
11 2 (0.51%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.26%) Apache
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 64 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 47 (12.08%) MS Office
3 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.77%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (8.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.68%) Office 365
2 17 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.80%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.20%) Intranet
2 16 (4.11%) Firewall
3 15 (3.86%) DNS
3 15 (3.86%) SAN
4 14 (3.60%) LAN
5 13 (3.34%) WAN
6 11 (2.83%) SMTP
7 8 (2.06%) VPN
8 7 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.29%) DHCP
9 5 (1.29%) SSL
10 4 (1.03%) Internet
11 3 (0.77%) Extranet
11 3 (0.77%) VoIP
11 3 (0.77%) Wireless
12 2 (0.51%) FTP
13 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.26%) HTTP
13 1 (0.26%) IPsec
13 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 207 (53.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 180 (46.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (38.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (26.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (20.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 77 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (15.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (5.14%) Oracle Database
11 19 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (4.11%) QlikView
13 15 (3.86%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.34%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (2.31%) Power BI
18 8 (2.06%) MS Access
18 8 (2.06%) OLTP
18 8 (2.06%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 42 (10.80%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.88%) NUnit
4 15 (3.86%) JIRA
4 15 (3.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.08%) MSBuild
7 10 (2.57%) Fiddler
7 10 (2.57%) NCrunch
7 10 (2.57%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.06%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.80%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.54%) Subversion
11 4 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.77%) Moq
12 3 (0.77%) MSTest
12 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 185 (47.56%) Finance
2 97 (24.94%) Banking
3 36 (9.25%) Law
4 30 (7.71%) Marketing
5 19 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.83%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.57%) Advertising
7 10 (2.57%) Front Office
7 10 (2.57%) Retail
8 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (50.39%) Developer
2 91 (23.39%) DBA
3 86 (22.11%) SQL DBA
4 65 (16.71%) Analyst
5 61 (15.68%) SQL Server DBA
6 59 (15.17%) Administrator
7 58 (14.91%) SQL Developer
8 47 (12.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 46 (11.83%) .NET Developer
10 40 (10.28%) Support Analyst
11 36 (9.25%) Applications Support
12 35 (9.00%) C# Developer
13 32 (8.23%) SSIS Developer
14 29 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
15 28 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
16 27 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
17 26 (6.68%) Senior Developer
17 26 (6.68%) SSRS Developer
18 24 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (33.68%) .NET
2 74 (19.02%) ASP.NET
3 47 (12.08%) .NET Framework
4 38 (9.77%) Entity Framework
5 34 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (8.74%) Web Services
6 28 (7.20%) HTML
7 22 (5.66%) CSS
7 22 (5.66%) jQuery
8 21 (5.40%) WCF
9 19 (4.88%) Ajax
9 19 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.88%) LINQ
9 19 (4.88%) XML
10 16 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (3.86%) MDX
12 14 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (3.34%) SOAP
14 12 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.03%) Replication
3 30 (7.71%) Clustering
4 20 (5.14%) SWIFT
5 18 (4.63%) Credit Risk
6 16 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.60%) Equities
8 11 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.83%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (2.57%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.80%) Fintech
11 6 (1.54%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.29%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.29%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.03%) iPhone
13 4 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (23.65%) Windows
2 51 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 41 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 20 (5.14%) Linux
7 11 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.54%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.51%) Unix
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.14%) ITIL
3 55 (14.14%) Migration
4 44 (11.31%) Data Analysis
4 44 (11.31%) MVC
5 42 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (10.28%) ETL
7 38 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (9.77%) CRM
8 33 (8.48%) Asset Management
9 32 (8.23%) Scrum
10 31 (7.97%) TDD
11 28 (7.20%) Change Management
11 28 (7.20%) Wealth Management
12 27 (6.94%) Data Protection
13 25 (6.43%) Kimball Methodology
13 25 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (5.66%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 267 (68.64%) SQL
2 162 (41.65%) T-SQL
3 101 (25.96%) C#
4 69 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 43 (11.05%) PowerShell
6 24 (6.17%) VB
7 14 (3.60%) VBScript
8 13 (3.34%) VBA
9 12 (3.08%) C
10 11 (2.83%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (2.06%) Ruby
12 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.03%) Python
14 3 (0.77%) Java
15 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.26%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.91%) MCTS
3 22 (5.66%) Degree
4 19 (4.88%) MCSE
5 17 (4.37%) MCITP
6 15 (3.86%) MCDBA
7 12 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (2.83%) MCSA
9 8 (2.06%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.06%) MCP
10 2 (0.51%) MCPD
10 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.40%) SLA
2 17 (4.37%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.60%) QA
3 14 (3.60%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.77%) EMIR
4 3 (0.77%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.03%) XenApp
5 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) DameWare
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 178 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.48%) VMware
3 32 (8.23%) Oracle
4 21 (5.40%) EPiServer
5 19 (4.88%) Bloomberg
5 19 (4.88%) Reuters
6 14 (3.60%) Cisco
7 13 (3.34%) Tableau
8 12 (3.08%) Remedy
8 12 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.08%) SAP
9 10 (2.57%) NetApp
10 7 (1.80%) IBM
11 6 (1.54%) HP
11 6 (1.54%) Telerik
12 5 (1.29%) Informatica
13 4 (1.03%) CommVault
13 4 (1.03%) EMC
13 4 (1.03%) Nimble Storage
14 3 (0.77%) Citrix
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Coded People Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago