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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 89 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 367 320 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.55% 3.04% 5.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.22% 11.15% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 330 288 565
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,354 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2777 2871 3114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.84% 27.30% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2448 2505 2841
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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.

1 776 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 519 (66.88%) SQL
3 382 (49.23%) .NET
4 374 (48.20%) Microsoft
5 340 (43.81%) C#
6 284 (36.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 278 (35.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 276 (35.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 267 (34.41%) T-SQL
10 246 (31.70%) Finance
11 243 (31.31%) ASP.NET
12 221 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 209 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
14 187 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
15 174 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
15 174 (22.42%) JavaScript
16 166 (21.39%) Windows
17 161 (20.75%) HTML
18 154 (19.85%) CSS
19 150 (19.33%) Visual Studio
20 146 (18.81%) MVC
21 144 (18.56%) MS Excel
21 144 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
22 140 (18.04%) ETL
23 134 (17.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 131 (16.88%) WCF
25 119 (15.34%) SharePoint
26 118 (15.21%) Web Services
27 114 (14.69%) jQuery
28 113 (14.56%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 119 (15.34%) SharePoint
2 77 (9.92%) IIS
3 68 (8.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 60 (7.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 47 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 39 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (3.61%) SAS
9 21 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.55%) WordPress
12 10 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.16%) WorkSite
13 9 (1.16%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.90%) Node.js
14 7 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Foundation
17 3 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 144 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 80 (10.31%) MS Office
3 31 (3.99%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.29%) MS Project
4 10 (1.29%) PowerPivot
5 8 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) FastStats
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.93%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 11 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.16%) Magento
4 8 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.13%) Eikon
8 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.52%) Office 365
5 3 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.15%) Intranet
2 38 (4.90%) SAN
3 30 (3.87%) DNS
4 27 (3.48%) Internet
4 27 (3.48%) Extranet
5 20 (2.58%) DHCP
6 16 (2.06%) Firewall
7 15 (1.93%) LAN
7 15 (1.93%) WAN
8 12 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.03%) VPN
10 6 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.64%) DMZ
12 4 (0.52%) Wireless
13 3 (0.39%) HTTP
14 2 (0.26%) LDAP
14 2 (0.26%) SSL
14 2 (0.26%) FCoE
14 2 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 284 (36.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 278 (35.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 276 (35.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 221 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 187 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
7 134 (17.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 41 (5.28%) Oracle Database
10 37 (4.77%) OLAP
11 35 (4.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 34 (4.38%) QlikView
13 30 (3.87%) DTS
14 25 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (2.58%) MySQL
17 19 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (2.45%) OLAP Cube
18 18 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 17 (2.19%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 150 (19.33%) Visual Studio
2 95 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (5.15%) Subversion
4 32 (4.12%) NUnit
5 19 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (1.93%) MSTest
8 13 (1.68%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (1.29%) Moq
11 9 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 9 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.16%) JIRA
12 5 (0.64%) Selenium
13 4 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.52%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.52%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.39%) NuGet
14 3 (0.39%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 246 (31.70%) Finance
2 60 (7.73%) Banking
3 35 (4.51%) Advertising
4 33 (4.25%) Retail
5 28 (3.61%) Marketing
6 25 (3.22%) Front Office
7 21 (2.71%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.19%) Law
8 17 (2.19%) Legal
9 11 (1.42%) Back Office
10 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 455 (58.63%) Developer
2 124 (15.98%) Analyst
3 91 (11.73%) Senior Developer
4 87 (11.21%) .NET Developer
5 82 (10.57%) SQL Developer
6 81 (10.44%) DBA
7 76 (9.79%) C# Developer
8 72 (9.28%) SQL DBA
9 49 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 44 (5.67%) SQL Server DBA
11 43 (5.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 43 (5.54%) Applications Support
12 42 (5.41%) Support Analyst
13 39 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (4.90%) Administrator
15 36 (4.64%) SQL Server Developer
16 33 (4.25%) Programmer
17 30 (3.87%) Data Analyst
18 29 (3.74%) Software Developer
19 28 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (49.23%) .NET
2 243 (31.31%) ASP.NET
3 161 (20.75%) HTML
4 154 (19.85%) CSS
5 131 (16.88%) WCF
6 118 (15.21%) Web Services
7 114 (14.69%) jQuery
8 98 (12.63%) HTML5
9 97 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 88 (11.34%) .NET Framework
11 75 (9.66%) Ajax
12 70 (9.02%) XML
13 56 (7.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 49 (6.31%) WPF
15 47 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 44 (5.67%) CSS3
17 43 (5.54%) XHTML
18 41 (5.28%) MDX
19 36 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (4.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 144 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (9.54%) Clustering
3 35 (4.51%) User Experience
4 32 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 30 (3.87%) Visualisation
6 29 (3.74%) Data Integration
7 24 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.84%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.45%) Replication
10 13 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (1.55%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.03%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.90%) iPad
14 7 (0.90%) BBC
15 5 (0.64%) Online Gambling
15 5 (0.64%) Life Science
16 4 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 166 (21.39%) Windows
2 113 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (4.51%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.45%) UNIX
7 18 (2.32%) Linux
8 17 (2.19%) Android
9 10 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.77%) AIX
11 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
3 146 (18.81%) MVC
4 140 (18.04%) ETL
5 113 (14.56%) TDD
6 74 (9.54%) ITIL
7 64 (8.25%) Scrum
7 64 (8.25%) Web Development
8 63 (8.12%) OO
9 61 (7.86%) Change Management
10 60 (7.73%) Unit Testing
11 55 (7.09%) Workflow
12 52 (6.70%) Data Management
13 51 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
14 50 (6.44%) Configuration Management
15 49 (6.31%) Data Modelling
16 45 (5.80%) Migration
17 44 (5.67%) BDD
18 43 (5.54%) Release Management
19 40 (5.15%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (66.88%) SQL
2 340 (43.81%) C#
3 267 (34.41%) T-SQL
4 174 (22.42%) JavaScript
5 49 (6.31%) PowerShell
6 41 (5.28%) VB.NET
7 25 (3.22%) VBA
8 18 (2.32%) VB
9 17 (2.19%) PHP
10 15 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.80%) XPath
12 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.42%) VBScript
13 10 (1.29%) Java
14 9 (1.16%) Python
15 6 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.52%) C++
16 4 (0.52%) Perl
16 4 (0.52%) Korn
17 3 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (6.31%) Degree
3 26 (3.35%) VCP4
4 20 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.29%) MCTS
6 10 (1.29%) MCITP
7 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.03%) MCSE
9 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) MCPD
12 1 (0.13%) MCP
12 1 (0.13%) MCAD
12 1 (0.13%) MCSD
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.09%) QA
2 15 (1.93%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (3.09%) vSphere
5 20 (2.58%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.77%) XenApp
9 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.26%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) UAG
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (2.71%) SCCM
2 18 (2.32%) SCOM
3 16 (2.06%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.68%) SCOrch
5 11 (1.42%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.42%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.64%) SCSM
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.13%) WSUS
9 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 374 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.21%) VMware
2 87 (11.21%) Oracle
3 38 (4.90%) HP
4 36 (4.64%) Telerik
5 32 (4.12%) NetApp
6 25 (3.22%) Cisco
7 24 (3.09%) Trillium
7 24 (3.09%) DataFlux
8 20 (2.58%) Cognos
8 20 (2.58%) SAP
9 19 (2.45%) Citrix
10 15 (1.93%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.80%) Dell
12 13 (1.68%) IBM
13 12 (1.55%) Tableau
14 11 (1.42%) Veritas
15 10 (1.29%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.16%) Informatica
17 8 (1.03%) AppSense
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Hedge fund bonuses
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + cash car + other bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: banking benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Plus Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago