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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 165 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1810 2860 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.02% 2.80% 3.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 9.07% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 2468 3470
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
26374 31521 33658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.50% 30.88% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22644 26906 28552
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -56 654 £50,000 -4.76% 49
South East -50 357 £45,000 +7.14% 31
Yorkshire -6 173 £40,000 +6.66% 22
North West -49 168 £40,000 -4.76% 32
East of England -16 137 £45,000 - 13
West Midlands -12 133 £37,500 - 9
South West -41 100 £40,000 +3.89% 10
East Midlands -30 72 £47,500 +33.80% 10
North East +14 14 £40,000 - 3
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 3690 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2487 (67.40%) SQL
3 1762 (47.75%) Microsoft
4 1628 (44.12%) .NET
5 1528 (41.41%) C#
6 1523 (41.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1320 (35.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1264 (34.25%) T-SQL
9 1143 (30.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1084 (29.38%) ASP.NET
11 979 (26.53%) Windows
12 942 (25.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 886 (24.01%) JavaScript
14 855 (23.17%) Finance
15 852 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
16 830 (22.49%) MVC
17 758 (20.54%) MS Excel
18 754 (20.43%) HTML
19 731 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
20 661 (17.91%) CSS
21 622 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 616 (16.69%) Data Warehouse
23 613 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
24 612 (16.59%) jQuery
25 599 (16.23%) Windows Server
26 571 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
27 541 (14.66%) .NET Framework
28 529 (14.34%) ETL
29 525 (14.23%) Web Services
30 519 (14.07%) Visual Studio

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
1 415 (11.25%) IIS
2 386 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 297 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 200 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 111 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 111 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 106 (2.87%) CMS
7 95 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 88 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
9 73 (1.98%) WebSphere
10 61 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 57 (1.54%) Skype for Business
12 54 (1.46%) Apache
12 54 (1.46%) Tomcat
13 53 (1.44%) JBoss
14 48 (1.30%) Umbraco
15 41 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
16 31 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
17 27 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 20 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 758 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 189 (5.12%) MS Office
3 19 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.16%) MS Project
9 2 (0.054%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.054%) SPSS
9 2 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 129 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.49%) SAP BPC
5 14 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.24%) FastStats
8 7 (0.19%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.19%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.16%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.11%) SAP SCM
11 4 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 203 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (3.31%) Office 365
4 64 (1.73%) SaaS
5 26 (0.70%) PaaS
6 23 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.35%) GitHub
9 12 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.14%) Force.com
11 5 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.11%) BlueKai
12 4 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.081%) IaaS
14 2 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 199 (5.39%) SAN
2 178 (4.82%) Firewall
3 157 (4.25%) DNS
4 121 (3.28%) DHCP
5 117 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 91 (2.47%) LAN
7 85 (2.30%) Internet
8 79 (2.14%) WAN
9 62 (1.68%) VPN
10 48 (1.30%) Skype
11 45 (1.22%) Intranet
12 44 (1.19%) HTTP
12 44 (1.19%) NAS
13 42 (1.14%) VoIP
14 40 (1.08%) Wireless
15 32 (0.87%) Network Security
16 28 (0.76%) SSL
17 23 (0.62%) SMTP
18 22 (0.60%) WebEx
19 20 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3690 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1523 (41.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1320 (35.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1143 (30.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 942 (25.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 622 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 616 (16.69%) Data Warehouse
8 488 (13.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 372 (10.08%) Relational Database
10 166 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 161 (4.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 133 (3.60%) MySQL
13 117 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 110 (2.98%) Oracle Database
15 106 (2.87%) Power BI
16 105 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
17 96 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
18 86 (2.33%) QlikView
19 85 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
20 81 (2.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 519 (14.07%) Visual Studio
2 477 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 157 (4.25%) Subversion
4 140 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 116 (3.14%) Git (software)
6 108 (2.93%) NUnit
7 88 (2.38%) JIRA
8 71 (1.92%) MSTest
9 53 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 39 (1.06%) Moq
11 36 (0.98%) Selenium
12 30 (0.81%) CruiseControl
12 30 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 27 (0.73%) Jenkins
14 25 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (0.65%) Mercurial
16 18 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.46%) SpecFlow
17 17 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
18 14 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 855 (23.17%) Finance
2 221 (5.99%) Banking
3 133 (3.60%) Legal
4 107 (2.90%) Marketing
5 98 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 97 (2.63%) Retail
7 56 (1.52%) Law
7 56 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.08%) Back Office
10 38 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 37 (1.00%) Advertising
12 34 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (0.76%) Front Office
14 24 (0.65%) Games
15 19 (0.51%) Billing
15 19 (0.51%) Publishing
16 14 (0.38%) Automotive
17 9 (0.24%) Electronics
18 7 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1951 (52.87%) Developer
2 824 (22.33%) .NET Developer
3 711 (19.27%) C# Developer
4 663 (17.97%) SQL Developer
5 617 (16.72%) DBA
6 544 (14.74%) SQL DBA
7 533 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 461 (12.49%) Analyst
9 389 (10.54%) Senior Developer
10 387 (10.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 326 (8.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 303 (8.21%) Administrator
13 291 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 243 (6.59%) SSIS Developer
15 234 (6.34%) SQL Server DBA
16 229 (6.21%) Support Analyst
17 206 (5.58%) Senior .NET Developer
18 201 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
19 196 (5.31%) Applications Support
20 187 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1628 (44.12%) .NET
2 1084 (29.38%) ASP.NET
3 754 (20.43%) HTML
4 661 (17.91%) CSS
5 613 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 612 (16.59%) jQuery
7 541 (14.66%) .NET Framework
8 525 (14.23%) Web Services
9 488 (13.22%) XML
10 391 (10.60%) WCF
11 294 (7.97%) Ajax
12 261 (7.07%) Entity Framework
13 205 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 204 (5.53%) AngularJS
15 193 (5.23%) HTML5
16 188 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 179 (4.85%) SOAP
18 161 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 125 (3.39%) JSON
20 124 (3.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 299 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (7.10%) Replication
3 217 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 194 (5.26%) Clustering
5 131 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 74 (2.01%) iPad
7 71 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 55 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 45 (1.22%) User Experience
11 44 (1.19%) Data Integration
12 42 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 39 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 39 (1.06%) Visualisation
14 36 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
15 35 (0.95%) Driving Licence
16 29 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
16 29 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 29 (0.79%) Equities
16 29 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 979 (26.53%) Windows
2 599 (16.23%) Windows Server
3 571 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 404 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 233 (6.31%) Windows 7
6 220 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 168 (4.55%) Linux
8 108 (2.93%) Unix
9 79 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 52 (1.41%) Windows 10
11 44 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (1.08%) Solaris
13 36 (0.98%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.49%) Android
15 16 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.41%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.24%) CentOS
18 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 852 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (22.49%) MVC
3 731 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
4 529 (14.34%) ETL
5 417 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
6 339 (9.19%) Scrum
7 307 (8.32%) ITIL
8 279 (7.56%) TDD
9 274 (7.43%) SDLC
10 271 (7.34%) Web Development
11 243 (6.59%) CRM
12 214 (5.80%) Migration
13 210 (5.69%) High Availability
14 207 (5.61%) OO
15 203 (5.50%) Mentoring
16 199 (5.39%) Unit Testing
17 166 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
18 153 (4.15%) Data Modelling
19 150 (4.07%) Analytics
20 143 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2487 (67.40%) SQL
2 1528 (41.41%) C#
3 1264 (34.25%) T-SQL
4 886 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 304 (8.24%) VB.NET
6 290 (7.86%) PowerShell
7 150 (4.07%) VB
8 108 (2.93%) Java
9 93 (2.52%) VBA
10 66 (1.79%) VBScript
11 55 (1.49%) R
12 51 (1.38%) PHP
13 41 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 36 (0.98%) C++
15 33 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.73%) C
17 23 (0.62%) Python
18 19 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 19 (0.51%) Perl
19 16 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 390 (10.57%) Degree
2 273 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (2.47%) MCSE
4 63 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 61 (1.65%) MCITP
6 60 (1.63%) MCP
7 54 (1.46%) MCSA
8 53 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 48 (1.30%) MCTS
10 34 (0.92%) MCSD
11 27 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.54%) MCDBA
14 17 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.43%) CCNA
16 15 (0.41%) CISSP
17 13 (0.35%) CISA
17 13 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
18 12 (0.33%) MCAD
19 11 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (3.98%) SLA
2 96 (2.60%) QA
3 57 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.43%) HL7
7 15 (0.41%) DICOM
8 8 (0.22%) SDET
9 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.11%) WAI
9 4 (0.11%) WCAG
10 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.054%) GAMP
12 1 (0.027%) COBIT
12 1 (0.027%) COSHH
12 1 (0.027%) SEPA
System Software
1 402 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 218 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 95 (2.57%) vSphere
5 68 (1.84%) XenApp
6 51 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
7 50 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 31 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.35%) Firmware
13 12 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.16%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 4 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (1.82%) SCCM
2 43 (1.17%) SCOM
3 32 (0.87%) WSUS
4 26 (0.70%) Perfmon
5 23 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 19 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (0.43%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (0.27%) OpenAM
10 10 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.24%) DameWare
11 9 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.22%) Puppet
13 6 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
13 6 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1762 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 354 (9.59%) VMware
3 332 (9.00%) Oracle
4 154 (4.17%) Citrix
5 148 (4.01%) Cisco
6 135 (3.66%) HP
7 102 (2.76%) Tableau
8 87 (2.36%) IBM
9 86 (2.33%) SAP
10 83 (2.25%) Cognos
10 83 (2.25%) Informatica
11 75 (2.03%) NetApp
12 50 (1.36%) EMC
13 49 (1.33%) Red Hat
14 46 (1.25%) Dell
15 42 (1.14%) Symantec
16 39 (1.06%) Avaya
16 39 (1.06%) Veeam
17 38 (1.03%) CommVault
18 36 (0.98%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Competitive Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40k - £50k + £5k benefits/cash alte
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Brand new offices + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60000
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago