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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 97 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 263 522 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 4.13% 3.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.81% 13.68% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 227 463 398
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
2984 3816 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.79% 30.16% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3309 2841
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 636 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 407 (63.99%) SQL
3 278 (43.71%) .NET
4 256 (40.25%) Microsoft
5 252 (39.62%) Finance
6 248 (38.99%) C#
7 235 (36.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 227 (35.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 223 (35.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 219 (34.43%) T-SQL
11 192 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 158 (24.84%) ASP.NET
13 142 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
14 141 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
15 139 (21.86%) Windows
16 129 (20.28%) MS Excel
17 125 (19.65%) JavaScript
18 124 (19.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 115 (18.08%) MVC
20 107 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
21 97 (15.25%) Visual Studio
22 95 (14.94%) WCF
23 94 (14.78%) Oracle
24 91 (14.31%) HTML
24 91 (14.31%) ETL
25 89 (13.99%) CSS
26 85 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
27 82 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
28 80 (12.58%) SharePoint
29 79 (12.42%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 46 (7.23%) IIS
3 39 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 37 (5.82%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (4.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.20%) WorkSite
10 13 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.73%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.94%) Apache
13 6 (0.94%) CMS
14 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.79%) SAS
15 3 (0.47%) Node.js
15 3 (0.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 129 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 51 (8.02%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.57%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.63%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.73%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.42%) Office 365
4 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.93%) SAN
2 24 (3.77%) DNS
3 13 (2.04%) DHCP
4 9 (1.42%) LAN
4 9 (1.42%) WAN
5 8 (1.26%) Firewall
6 7 (1.10%) Intranet
7 5 (0.79%) Internet
7 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) Broadband
8 4 (0.63%) Extranet
8 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.31%) VPN
10 2 (0.31%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.16%) MVNO
11 1 (0.16%) SSL
11 1 (0.16%) HTTP
11 1 (0.16%) Wireless
11 1 (0.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 235 (36.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 227 (35.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 223 (35.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 192 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 124 (19.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 107 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (9.28%) Oracle Database
9 37 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (4.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 27 (4.25%) OLAP
12 22 (3.46%) DTS
13 21 (3.30%) QlikView
14 18 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (2.52%) Relational Database
15 16 (2.52%) OLAP Cube
16 15 (2.36%) MySQL
17 14 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 13 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 97 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 60 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.83%) JIRA
3 18 (2.83%) NUnit
4 14 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.73%) Subversion
7 7 (1.10%) MSTest
8 6 (0.94%) NuGet
8 6 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.79%) ERwin
9 5 (0.79%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.79%) FishEye
10 4 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.47%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 252 (39.62%) Finance
2 61 (9.59%) Banking
3 28 (4.40%) Retail
4 27 (4.25%) Legal
5 25 (3.93%) Marketing
6 20 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.67%) Front Office
8 14 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.04%) Advertising
10 11 (1.73%) Publishing
10 11 (1.73%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.42%) Back Office
11 9 (1.42%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.94%) Law
13 5 (0.79%) Games
14 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (51.42%) Developer
2 129 (20.28%) DBA
3 108 (16.98%) SQL DBA
4 106 (16.67%) Analyst
5 69 (10.85%) .NET Developer
6 67 (10.53%) Administrator
7 66 (10.38%) SQL Server DBA
8 64 (10.06%) Senior Developer
9 58 (9.12%) SQL Developer
10 55 (8.65%) C# Developer
11 37 (5.82%) Support Analyst
11 37 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (5.19%) Software Developer
14 30 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
15 29 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
16 27 (4.25%) BizTalk Developer
17 24 (3.77%) Applications Support
18 23 (3.62%) Consultant
19 22 (3.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (43.71%) .NET
2 158 (24.84%) ASP.NET
3 95 (14.94%) WCF
4 91 (14.31%) HTML
5 89 (13.99%) CSS
6 79 (12.42%) .NET Framework
7 74 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (10.85%) jQuery
9 59 (9.28%) Web Services
10 54 (8.49%) XML
11 53 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 48 (7.55%) HTML5
13 40 (6.29%) Ajax
14 29 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (4.40%) AngularJS
16 27 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (4.09%) MDX
17 26 (4.09%) LINQ
18 23 (3.62%) JSON
19 22 (3.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.33%) Replication
2 53 (8.33%) Clustering
3 23 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.67%) User Experience
6 15 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.57%) Life Science
7 10 (1.57%) Statistics
7 10 (1.57%) BBC
8 8 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.10%) NHS
9 7 (1.10%) Derivative
10 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.79%) HACMP
11 5 (0.79%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 139 (21.86%) Windows
2 85 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (7.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (6.92%) Linux
6 25 (3.93%) UNIX
7 12 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.42%) Android
10 6 (0.94%) AIX
11 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
14 1 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (18.08%) MVC
4 91 (14.31%) ETL
5 82 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
6 58 (9.12%) TDD
7 56 (8.81%) ITIL
8 51 (8.02%) Migration
9 45 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (6.29%) Scrum
11 39 (6.13%) High Availability
12 36 (5.66%) OO
13 35 (5.50%) SDLC
14 34 (5.35%) CRM
15 32 (5.03%) SOA
15 32 (5.03%) Change Management
15 32 (5.03%) Database Mirroring
16 30 (4.72%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.72%) Data Analysis
17 29 (4.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 407 (63.99%) SQL
2 248 (38.99%) C#
3 219 (34.43%) T-SQL
4 125 (19.65%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 30 (4.72%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.62%) Java
8 18 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.36%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.20%) VBA
10 14 (2.20%) Python
11 10 (1.57%) Ruby
12 7 (1.10%) VB
13 6 (0.94%) Perl
14 5 (0.79%) Groovy
14 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.63%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) Korn
16 3 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (6.45%) Degree
3 20 (3.14%) MCITP
4 16 (2.52%) MCSE
5 12 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.73%) MCDBA
7 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.10%) MCTS
9 6 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) MCSD
10 3 (0.47%) MCP
11 2 (0.31%) MCSA
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.16%) MCPD
12 1 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.29%) QA
2 19 (2.99%) SLA
3 16 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.14%) vSphere
5 13 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.57%) XenApp
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Clusterware
8 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.79%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.47%) UAG
10 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.47%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (5.19%) Data Guard
2 16 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.42%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.42%) SCCM
3 9 (1.42%) SCOM
4 7 (1.10%) SCOrch
5 6 (0.94%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.31%) SCSM
9 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 256 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 94 (14.78%) Oracle
3 42 (6.60%) VMware
4 35 (5.50%) Citrix
5 34 (5.35%) SAP
5 34 (5.35%) Cognos
6 27 (4.25%) HP
7 24 (3.77%) IBM
8 23 (3.62%) NetApp
9 22 (3.46%) Cisco
10 19 (2.99%) Business Objects
11 14 (2.20%) Dell
11 14 (2.20%) Tableau
12 13 (2.04%) Sybase
13 12 (1.89%) SunGard
14 11 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.73%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.73%) Avaya
15 10 (1.57%) Sun
15 10 (1.57%) Sony
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