The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 169 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1870 3059 4264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.98% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 9.35% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 2651 3879
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27241 32706 35335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.68% 31.89% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 27811 30454
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the England region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -71 699 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South East -69 337 £45,000 +7.14% 41
Yorkshire +2 185 £40,000 +6.66% 17
East of England +7 173 £42,500 - 9
North West -45 160 £38,424 -3.94% 27
West Midlands -37 133 £37,500 - 12
South West -57 87 £38,500 +2.66% 12
East Midlands -19 86 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North East -2 8 £35,000 +40.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2714 (65.67%) SQL
3 1951 (47.21%) Microsoft
4 1829 (44.25%) .NET
5 1770 (42.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1673 (40.48%) C#
7 1481 (35.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1374 (33.24%) T-SQL
9 1248 (30.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1221 (29.54%) ASP.NET
11 1154 (27.92%) Windows
12 1039 (25.14%) Finance
13 1036 (25.07%) JavaScript
14 987 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
15 982 (23.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 934 (22.60%) MVC
17 867 (20.98%) MS Excel
18 829 (20.06%) HTML
19 828 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
20 732 (17.71%) CSS
21 696 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
22 679 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
23 662 (16.02%) Windows Server
24 661 (15.99%) jQuery
25 658 (15.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 638 (15.44%) ETL
26 638 (15.44%) SQL Server 2014
27 630 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
28 593 (14.35%) .NET Framework
29 575 (13.91%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 451 (10.91%) IIS
2 422 (10.21%) SharePoint
3 295 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 201 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 148 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 140 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 102 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 98 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
9 96 (2.32%) CMS
10 76 (1.84%) Skype for Business
11 72 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 72 (1.74%) WebSphere
12 66 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
13 50 (1.21%) Apache
14 42 (1.02%) JBoss
15 41 (0.99%) Umbraco
16 38 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
17 29 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
18 20 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 19 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 867 (20.98%) MS Excel
2 251 (6.07%) MS Office
3 31 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.34%) MS Project
6 14 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.097%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.048%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.048%) SPSS
9 2 (0.048%) Windchill
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 180 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.22%) Infor M3
7 9 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.19%) FastStats
8 8 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.17%) LatentZero
9 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
9 7 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 179 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (3.61%) Office 365
3 137 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (1.60%) SaaS
5 16 (0.39%) PaaS
6 14 (0.34%) GitHub
7 13 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.24%) Force.com
9 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.15%) BlueKai
11 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.048%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.048%) Yammer
13 1 (0.024%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.024%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.024%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.024%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (5.90%) SAN
2 208 (5.03%) Firewall
3 137 (3.31%) DNS
4 103 (2.49%) DHCP
5 100 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 84 (2.03%) Internet
6 84 (2.03%) LAN
7 72 (1.74%) WAN
8 63 (1.52%) Intranet
9 57 (1.38%) VPN
10 52 (1.26%) NAS
11 51 (1.23%) Wireless
12 49 (1.19%) Skype
13 40 (0.97%) HTTP
14 38 (0.92%) VoIP
15 32 (0.77%) SSL
16 28 (0.68%) SMTP
17 20 (0.48%) FTP
18 19 (0.46%) LDAP
18 19 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1770 (42.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1481 (35.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1248 (30.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 982 (23.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 679 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
7 658 (15.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 638 (15.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 369 (8.93%) Relational Database
10 162 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 158 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
12 156 (3.77%) Oracle Database
13 139 (3.36%) MySQL
14 133 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
15 103 (2.49%) OLAP
15 103 (2.49%) QlikView
16 100 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 94 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 87 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
19 83 (2.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 564 (13.65%) Visual Studio
2 556 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 151 (3.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 136 (3.29%) Subversion
5 102 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 99 (2.40%) NUnit
7 73 (1.77%) JIRA
8 54 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 51 (1.23%) MSTest
10 45 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 36 (0.87%) Moq
11 36 (0.87%) Selenium
12 34 (0.82%) Mercurial
13 33 (0.80%) Jenkins
14 30 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
15 29 (0.70%) CruiseControl
16 23 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (0.44%) MSBuild
18 16 (0.39%) SpecFlow
19 11 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1039 (25.14%) Finance
2 318 (7.69%) Banking
3 154 (3.73%) Legal
4 144 (3.48%) Marketing
5 124 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 106 (2.56%) Law
7 103 (2.49%) Retail
8 83 (2.01%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 56 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.06%) Advertising
11 44 (1.06%) Front Office
12 37 (0.90%) Publishing
13 32 (0.77%) Back Office
14 20 (0.48%) Games
15 18 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.41%) Electronics
17 12 (0.29%) Private Banking
18 11 (0.27%) Billing
18 11 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2242 (54.25%) Developer
2 941 (22.77%) .NET Developer
3 830 (20.08%) SQL Developer
4 759 (18.36%) C# Developer
5 697 (16.86%) DBA
6 632 (15.29%) SQL DBA
7 574 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 496 (12.00%) Analyst
9 386 (9.34%) Senior Developer
10 383 (9.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 361 (8.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 343 (8.30%) Administrator
13 327 (7.91%) SQL Server DBA
14 323 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 323 (7.82%) SSIS Developer
15 310 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
16 232 (5.61%) Support Analyst
17 203 (4.91%) Applications Support
17 203 (4.91%) Software Developer
18 187 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1829 (44.25%) .NET
2 1221 (29.54%) ASP.NET
3 829 (20.06%) HTML
4 732 (17.71%) CSS
5 696 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 661 (15.99%) jQuery
7 593 (14.35%) .NET Framework
8 575 (13.91%) XML
9 563 (13.62%) Web Services
10 451 (10.91%) WCF
11 338 (8.18%) Ajax
12 306 (7.40%) Entity Framework
13 239 (5.78%) AngularJS
14 235 (5.69%) HTML5
15 196 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 182 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 180 (4.36%) SOAP
18 175 (4.23%) CSS3
19 158 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 153 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 367 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 303 (7.33%) Replication
3 249 (6.02%) Clustering
4 185 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 128 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 82 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 82 (1.98%) iPad
7 75 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 70 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 59 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 52 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 49 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.14%) Statistics
13 46 (1.11%) User Experience
14 41 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 38 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
15 38 (0.92%) Equities
16 37 (0.90%) Credit Risk
16 37 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
16 37 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1154 (27.92%) Windows
2 662 (16.02%) Windows Server
3 630 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 419 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 253 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 253 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 204 (4.94%) Linux
7 125 (3.02%) Unix
8 74 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 52 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 40 (0.97%) Solaris
12 37 (0.90%) Android
13 36 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 34 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 23 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.29%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.27%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.24%) AIX
19 9 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 934 (22.60%) MVC
3 828 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
4 638 (15.44%) ETL
5 406 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
6 352 (8.52%) ITIL
7 317 (7.67%) Scrum
8 314 (7.60%) CRM
9 312 (7.55%) SDLC
10 289 (6.99%) Web Development
11 276 (6.68%) TDD
12 266 (6.44%) Mentoring
12 266 (6.44%) OO
13 255 (6.17%) High Availability
14 228 (5.52%) Migration
15 212 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 209 (5.06%) Unit Testing
17 196 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
17 196 (4.74%) Project Management
18 192 (4.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2714 (65.67%) SQL
2 1673 (40.48%) C#
3 1374 (33.24%) T-SQL
4 1036 (25.07%) JavaScript
5 328 (7.94%) VB.NET
6 292 (7.07%) PowerShell
7 197 (4.77%) VB
8 153 (3.70%) Java
9 113 (2.73%) VBA
10 70 (1.69%) VBScript
11 59 (1.43%) PHP
12 55 (1.33%) C
13 50 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 43 (1.04%) R
15 41 (0.99%) Perl
16 37 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 32 (0.77%) C++
18 29 (0.70%) Shell Script
19 28 (0.68%) VB6
20 23 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 464 (11.23%) Degree
2 251 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (2.49%) MCSE
4 54 (1.31%) MCITP
4 54 (1.31%) MCP
5 52 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 50 (1.21%) MCTS
7 46 (1.11%) MCSA
8 43 (1.04%) MCSD
9 32 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (0.70%) MCDBA
10 29 (0.70%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (0.48%) ISEB
13 17 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.39%) CCNA
15 15 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (4.52%) SLA
2 147 (3.56%) QA
3 84 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.22%) HL7
9 8 (0.19%) DICOM
10 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.097%) GAMP
11 4 (0.097%) SDET
12 3 (0.073%) COBIT
12 3 (0.073%) EMIR
12 3 (0.073%) MiFID
13 1 (0.024%) COSHH
13 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.024%) SEPA
13 1 (0.024%) WAI
13 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 461 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 240 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 91 (2.20%) XenApp
5 69 (1.67%) vSphere
6 64 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 56 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 51 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 33 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.19%) Firmware
14 8 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.15%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (1.33%) SCCM
2 37 (0.90%) SCOM
3 34 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 31 (0.75%) WSUS
5 26 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 22 (0.53%) Perfmon
7 20 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 19 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (0.29%) DameWare
11 11 (0.27%) Opsview
12 10 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
12 10 (0.24%) OpenAM
12 10 (0.24%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.19%) Nagios
13 8 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1951 (47.21%) Microsoft
2 394 (9.53%) VMware
3 362 (8.76%) Oracle
4 157 (3.80%) Cisco
5 156 (3.77%) Citrix
6 137 (3.31%) HP
7 98 (2.37%) SAP
8 97 (2.35%) Tableau
9 95 (2.30%) NetApp
10 91 (2.20%) IBM
11 71 (1.72%) Informatica
12 65 (1.57%) Cognos
13 62 (1.50%) Dell
14 57 (1.38%) Symantec
15 53 (1.28%) RedGate
16 52 (1.26%) Red Hat
17 51 (1.23%) Telerik
18 46 (1.11%) EMC
19 43 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
20 41 (0.99%) EPiServer
City, London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-37k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per month
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + pension, medical
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
RMI International
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27.5k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000, 6% Company Pension Contribution, Training Budget.
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £31500 - £41500 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: Yesterday