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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 259 450 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.74% 3.88% 3.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.76% 13.52% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 233 409 356
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
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
2653 3328 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.05% 28.73% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2268 2911 3024
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £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 4 September 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 September 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.

1 551 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 351 (63.70%) SQL
3 255 (46.28%) Finance
4 227 (41.20%) Microsoft
5 226 (41.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 213 (38.66%) .NET
7 203 (36.84%) T-SQL
8 200 (36.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 192 (34.85%) C#
10 173 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 160 (29.04%) Business Intelligence
12 147 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
13 142 (25.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 126 (22.87%) ASP.NET
15 125 (22.69%) MS Excel
16 119 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 109 (19.78%) Data Warehouse
18 106 (19.24%) MVC
19 104 (18.87%) Windows
20 99 (17.97%) ETL
21 92 (16.70%) JavaScript
22 75 (13.61%) jQuery
23 72 (13.07%) SharePoint
24 71 (12.89%) Replication
25 70 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
26 69 (12.52%) CSS
27 68 (12.34%) Visual Studio
28 66 (11.98%) Oracle
29 65 (11.80%) WCF
30 62 (11.25%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 72 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 39 (7.08%) IIS
3 24 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 18 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (1.81%) CMS
9 9 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.45%) NServiceBus
11 7 (1.27%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.09%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.91%) SAS
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.54%) Apache
15 3 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
16 2 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 125 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 14 (2.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.45%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.54%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.36%) PORTIA
6 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.27%) Office 365
3 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.09%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.81%) DNS
2 14 (2.54%) SAN
3 11 (2.00%) DHCP
4 6 (1.09%) Firewall
5 4 (0.73%) Broadband
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) SMTP
7 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.36%) Internet
7 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.18%) 3G
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (41.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 200 (36.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 173 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 142 (25.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 119 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 109 (19.78%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (6.35%) Oracle Database
9 27 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
9 27 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (4.36%) OLAP
11 22 (3.99%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (3.09%) DTS
14 13 (2.36%) QlikView
14 13 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 13 (2.36%) OLAP Cube
15 11 (2.00%) Relational Database
15 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (1.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 68 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.27%) JIRA
4 15 (2.72%) NUnit
5 10 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.27%) Subversion
7 5 (0.91%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.73%) FishEye
8 4 (0.73%) MSTest
8 4 (0.73%) ERwin
9 3 (0.54%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.54%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.54%) Moq
9 3 (0.54%) NuGet
9 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.36%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 255 (46.28%) Finance
2 62 (11.25%) Banking
3 21 (3.81%) Retail
4 20 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.45%) Marketing
6 18 (3.27%) Legal
7 15 (2.72%) General Ledger
8 12 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.18%) Back Office
9 11 (2.00%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.81%) Front Office
10 10 (1.81%) Law
11 8 (1.45%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) Publishing
13 4 (0.73%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 305 (55.35%) Developer
2 123 (22.32%) DBA
3 104 (18.87%) SQL DBA
4 86 (15.61%) Analyst
5 72 (13.07%) SQL Developer
6 67 (12.16%) .NET Developer
7 64 (11.62%) Administrator
8 58 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
9 49 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 43 (7.80%) C# Developer
11 42 (7.62%) Senior Developer
12 37 (6.72%) Support Analyst
12 37 (6.72%) SQL Server Developer
13 27 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 18 (3.27%) Business Analyst
16 17 (3.09%) Software Developer
16 17 (3.09%) Database Developer
17 16 (2.90%) SQL Database Developer
17 16 (2.90%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (38.66%) .NET
2 126 (22.87%) ASP.NET
3 75 (13.61%) jQuery
4 69 (12.52%) CSS
5 65 (11.80%) WCF
6 58 (10.53%) HTML
7 52 (9.44%) .NET Framework
8 48 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (7.62%) Entity Framework
10 41 (7.44%) XML
11 40 (7.26%) Ajax
12 32 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (5.26%) Web Services
14 25 (4.54%) LINQ
15 24 (4.36%) WPF
16 23 (4.17%) AngularJS
17 22 (3.99%) MDX
18 21 (3.81%) JSON
19 20 (3.63%) HTML5
20 14 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.89%) Replication
2 43 (7.80%) Clustering
3 24 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.27%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.09%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.36%) Derivative
9 12 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.00%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.81%) Equities
12 9 (1.63%) Statistics
12 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.27%) NHS
14 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.09%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.91%) Life Science
16 5 (0.91%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 104 (18.87%) Windows
2 61 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (7.08%) Linux
5 32 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.81%) UNIX
7 7 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (29.04%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (19.24%) MVC
4 99 (17.97%) ETL
5 70 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
6 57 (10.34%) SDLC
7 48 (8.71%) Scrum
8 41 (7.44%) Migration
9 38 (6.90%) ITIL
10 36 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (5.99%) OO
11 33 (5.99%) Data Transformation
12 32 (5.81%) TDD
13 31 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
13 31 (5.63%) High Availability
14 25 (4.54%) Data Analysis
15 24 (4.36%) Change Management
16 22 (3.99%) Workflow
16 22 (3.99%) CRM
16 22 (3.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 351 (63.70%) SQL
2 203 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 192 (34.85%) C#
4 92 (16.70%) JavaScript
5 44 (7.99%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 21 (3.81%) VBA
8 18 (3.27%) Java
9 12 (2.18%) Python
9 12 (2.18%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.18%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.45%) VB
10 8 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.27%) Ruby
12 6 (1.09%) Perl
13 5 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.73%) Groovy
15 3 (0.54%) Erlang
15 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (6.53%) Degree
3 21 (3.81%) MCITP
4 11 (2.00%) MCSE
5 7 (1.27%) MCDBA
5 7 (1.27%) MCTS
6 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.73%) MCSA
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) MCSD
8 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.90%) QA
2 13 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (2.18%) SLA
4 7 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (4.54%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.81%) vSphere
5 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.09%) XenApp
7 3 (0.54%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.36%) UAG
8 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 227 (41.20%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.98%) Oracle
3 32 (5.81%) Cognos
4 25 (4.54%) SAP
4 25 (4.54%) VMware
5 23 (4.17%) Citrix
6 18 (3.27%) Tableau
7 13 (2.36%) Sybase
8 12 (2.18%) IBM
9 11 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.81%) SunGard
10 10 (1.81%) HP
10 10 (1.81%) Cisco
11 8 (1.45%) Sun
11 8 (1.45%) NetApp
11 8 (1.45%) Infor
12 7 (1.27%) Nintex
12 7 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.09%) Dell
13 6 (1.09%) Symantec
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £60k - £90k plus package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brillinat bonusesa and benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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