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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 185 108 75
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1579 2725 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.87% 2.73% 3.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.27% 8.52% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 2383 3555
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £61,000
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
25181 31985 32684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.89% 32.08% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21729 27210 28110
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
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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 -80 521 £51,500 -6.36% 41
South East -34 324 £45,000 +1.12% 33
North West -31 196 £40,000 -3.61% 22
Yorkshire +6 169 £37,500 - 16
East of England -3 138 £47,500 +5.55% 10
West Midlands -38 103 £37,500 +1.35% 5
South West -101 63 £37,079 -8.44% 13
East Midlands -62 56 £40,000 +6.66% 8
North East +2 13 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3408 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2320 (68.08%) SQL
3 1741 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 1489 (43.69%) .NET
5 1393 (40.87%) C#
6 1333 (39.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1161 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1150 (33.74%) T-SQL
9 1030 (30.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 977 (28.67%) ASP.NET
11 901 (26.44%) Windows
12 840 (24.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 789 (23.15%) JavaScript
14 748 (21.95%) MVC
15 729 (21.39%) Finance
16 727 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
17 724 (21.24%) HTML
18 711 (20.86%) MS Excel
19 665 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
20 655 (19.22%) CSS
21 570 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 547 (16.05%) Windows Server
23 523 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
24 521 (15.29%) .NET Framework
25 502 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
26 492 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
27 488 (14.32%) jQuery
28 463 (13.59%) Visual Studio
29 451 (13.23%) Web Services
30 429 (12.59%) 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
1 422 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 418 (12.27%) IIS
3 289 (8.48%) MS Exchange
4 192 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 138 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 104 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 103 (3.02%) CMS
8 83 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 77 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
11 51 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 47 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 44 (1.29%) Apache
13 44 (1.29%) Tomcat
14 42 (1.23%) JBoss
15 41 (1.20%) Skype for Business
16 37 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
16 37 (1.09%) Umbraco
17 25 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 23 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 711 (20.86%) MS Excel
2 192 (5.63%) MS Office
3 30 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.15%) MS Project
8 3 (0.088%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.059%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.059%) Windchill
10 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 97 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 15 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.32%) FastStats
6 9 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.18%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.18%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.088%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.088%) Infor CRM
10 3 (0.088%) Northgate Housing
10 3 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.088%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 259 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (3.96%) Office 365
4 69 (2.02%) SaaS
5 42 (1.23%) PaaS
6 29 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.67%) IaaS
8 21 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.29%) GitHub
10 7 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.15%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.059%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.059%) Yammer
14 1 (0.029%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 178 (5.22%) Firewall
2 169 (4.96%) DNS
3 150 (4.40%) SAN
4 121 (3.55%) DHCP
4 121 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 87 (2.55%) Internet
6 84 (2.46%) LAN
7 82 (2.41%) VPN
8 73 (2.14%) WAN
9 61 (1.79%) Intranet
10 49 (1.44%) NAS
11 43 (1.26%) VoIP
12 39 (1.14%) Wireless
13 38 (1.12%) HTTP
14 29 (0.85%) Network Security
15 28 (0.82%) Skype
16 24 (0.70%) VLAN
17 23 (0.67%) SSL
18 19 (0.56%) iSCSI
19 17 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3408 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1333 (39.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1161 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1030 (30.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 840 (24.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 570 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 523 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
8 417 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 348 (10.21%) Relational Database
10 160 (4.69%) RDBMS
11 157 (4.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 123 (3.61%) Power BI
13 119 (3.49%) MySQL
14 115 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
15 114 (3.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 95 (2.79%) DTS
17 88 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
18 84 (2.46%) Oracle Database
19 81 (2.38%) QlikView
20 73 (2.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 463 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 416 (12.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 151 (4.43%) Subversion
4 109 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 109 (3.20%) NUnit
5 108 (3.17%) JIRA
6 81 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 73 (2.14%) MSTest
8 48 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 39 (1.14%) Moq
10 35 (1.03%) Selenium
11 20 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (0.53%) Jenkins
12 18 (0.53%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
12 18 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
13 17 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (0.44%) CruiseControl
14 15 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 729 (21.39%) Finance
2 166 (4.87%) Banking
3 119 (3.49%) Legal
4 95 (2.79%) Marketing
5 82 (2.41%) Retail
6 77 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 55 (1.61%) Advertising
8 48 (1.41%) Law
9 39 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.06%) Back Office
10 36 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 33 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.79%) Games
13 21 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.47%) Billing
15 15 (0.44%) Automotive
16 11 (0.32%) Publishing
17 10 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.23%) Front Office
19 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1730 (50.76%) Developer
2 771 (22.62%) .NET Developer
3 651 (19.10%) C# Developer
4 612 (17.96%) DBA
5 576 (16.90%) SQL Developer
6 548 (16.08%) SQL DBA
7 494 (14.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 421 (12.35%) Analyst
9 364 (10.68%) Senior Developer
10 323 (9.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 298 (8.74%) Administrator
12 260 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 220 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 216 (6.34%) Support Analyst
15 206 (6.04%) SSIS Developer
16 204 (5.99%) SQL Server DBA
17 202 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
18 174 (5.11%) Applications Support
19 169 (4.96%) Software Developer
20 160 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1489 (43.69%) .NET
2 977 (28.67%) ASP.NET
3 724 (21.24%) HTML
4 655 (19.22%) CSS
5 521 (15.29%) .NET Framework
6 492 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 488 (14.32%) jQuery
8 451 (13.23%) Web Services
9 429 (12.59%) XML
10 330 (9.68%) WCF
11 295 (8.66%) Ajax
12 242 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 240 (7.04%) Entity Framework
14 200 (5.87%) HTML5
15 178 (5.22%) AngularJS
16 167 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 142 (4.17%) SOAP
18 120 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 120 (3.52%) CSS3
19 119 (3.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 295 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (6.57%) Replication
3 220 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 199 (5.84%) Clustering
5 114 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 66 (1.94%) iPad
8 65 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 55 (1.61%) User Experience
10 54 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 38 (1.12%) Driving Licence
12 37 (1.09%) Visualisation
13 34 (1.00%) Mathematics
14 32 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 29 (0.85%) Biotechnology
16 28 (0.82%) Statistics
17 24 (0.70%) Data Integration
18 23 (0.67%) Data Extraction
19 20 (0.59%) PKI
20 18 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 901 (26.44%) Windows
2 547 (16.05%) Windows Server
3 502 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 373 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 176 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 156 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 118 (3.46%) Linux
8 94 (2.76%) Unix
9 76 (2.23%) Windows 8
10 48 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 39 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 34 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (0.88%) Solaris
14 20 (0.59%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.41%) Android
16 11 (0.32%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (21.95%) MVC
2 727 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 665 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 419 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
5 414 (12.15%) ETL
6 299 (8.77%) Scrum
7 286 (8.39%) TDD
8 284 (8.33%) ITIL
9 247 (7.25%) Web Development
10 233 (6.84%) SDLC
11 223 (6.54%) High Availability
12 206 (6.04%) Migration
13 184 (5.40%) CRM
14 180 (5.28%) Unit Testing
15 178 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 173 (5.08%) OO
17 168 (4.93%) Mentoring
18 159 (4.67%) Data Modelling
19 120 (3.52%) Analytics
20 113 (3.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2320 (68.08%) SQL
2 1393 (40.87%) C#
3 1150 (33.74%) T-SQL
4 789 (23.15%) JavaScript
5 279 (8.19%) VB.NET
6 261 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 87 (2.55%) VB
8 86 (2.52%) Java
9 59 (1.73%) VBA
10 58 (1.70%) R
11 51 (1.50%) VBScript
12 41 (1.20%) PHP
13 37 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 30 (0.88%) C++
14 30 (0.88%) Python
14 30 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 27 (0.79%) C
16 15 (0.44%) ANSI SQL
17 14 (0.41%) X++
18 12 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 361 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 341 (10.01%) Degree
3 97 (2.85%) MCSE
4 87 (2.55%) MCSA
5 76 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 68 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 62 (1.82%) MCITP
8 50 (1.47%) MCTS
9 49 (1.44%) MCP
10 31 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (0.91%) MCSD
11 24 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.67%) CCNA
13 21 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.47%) CISA
14 16 (0.47%) CISSP
15 12 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.32%) MCAD
16 11 (0.32%) MCDBA
17 9 (0.26%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (4.61%) SLA
2 106 (3.11%) QA
3 40 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 34 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.35%) DICOM
6 12 (0.35%) HL7
7 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.26%) SDET
8 6 (0.18%) WAI
8 6 (0.18%) WCAG
9 3 (0.088%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.059%) COBIT
11 1 (0.029%) CDISC
11 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 378 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 176 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 98 (2.88%) vSphere
5 63 (1.85%) XenApp
6 53 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 38 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 20 (0.59%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.50%) Firmware
13 12 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.23%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.21%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.088%) Docker
17 3 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 79 (2.32%) SCCM
2 52 (1.53%) SCOM
3 26 (0.76%) WSUS
4 22 (0.65%) Perfmon
5 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 19 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (0.44%) Puppet
8 14 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.29%) Nagios
10 10 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.26%) Control-M
11 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (0.26%) vMotion
12 8 (0.23%) Nessus
13 7 (0.21%) Ansible
13 7 (0.21%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.18%) DameWare
14 6 (0.18%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 1741 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 303 (8.89%) VMware
3 272 (7.98%) Oracle
4 159 (4.67%) Citrix
5 131 (3.84%) Cisco
6 119 (3.49%) Tableau
7 112 (3.29%) HP
8 83 (2.44%) IBM
9 80 (2.35%) Cognos
10 74 (2.17%) Informatica
11 58 (1.70%) SAP
12 51 (1.50%) PayPal
13 42 (1.23%) NetApp
14 40 (1.17%) CommVault
15 35 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 31 (0.91%) Dell
17 29 (0.85%) Sybase
17 29 (0.85%) Xamarin
18 27 (0.79%) Telerik
19 26 (0.76%) Google
Greater Manchester
Peninsula
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 36,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competative Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £57000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago