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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 160 94 64
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1880 3223 4555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.05% 3.11% 4.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.84% 9.49% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 2821 4107
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
27504 33958 35902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.97% 32.77% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23813 28933 31072
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 -83 736 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South East -78 327 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Yorkshire -1 190 £40,000 +6.66% 18
East of England -4 168 £42,500 - 15
North West -32 156 £40,000 - 26
West Midlands -49 118 £37,500 -5.06% 13
East Midlands -21 89 £42,500 -1.16% 13
South West -55 77 £37,500 - 10
North East -8 16 £35,000 +16.66% 5
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4319 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2832 (65.57%) SQL
3 2014 (46.63%) Microsoft
4 1902 (44.04%) .NET
5 1863 (43.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1734 (40.15%) C#
7 1570 (36.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1447 (33.50%) T-SQL
9 1337 (30.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1265 (29.29%) ASP.NET
11 1260 (29.17%) Windows
12 1092 (25.28%) Finance
13 1042 (24.13%) JavaScript
14 1033 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
15 1020 (23.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 959 (22.20%) MVC
17 935 (21.65%) MS Excel
18 884 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
19 844 (19.54%) HTML
20 731 (16.93%) CSS
21 703 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
22 687 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 682 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
24 671 (15.54%) Windows Server
25 666 (15.42%) SQL Server 2014
26 660 (15.28%) ETL
27 659 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
28 652 (15.10%) jQuery
29 610 (14.12%) .NET Framework
30 581 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 468 (10.84%) IIS
2 441 (10.21%) SharePoint
3 313 (7.25%) MS Exchange
4 225 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 159 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 146 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 114 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 109 (2.52%) CMS
9 98 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 95 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
11 67 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 63 (1.46%) WebSphere
13 57 (1.32%) Tomcat
14 39 (0.90%) Apache
14 39 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
15 37 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
16 34 (0.79%) JBoss
17 31 (0.72%) Umbraco
18 23 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
19 17 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 935 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 291 (6.74%) MS Office
3 40 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.46%) MS Project
7 15 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.046%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.046%) SPSS
9 2 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 181 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
6 12 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.21%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 8 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
10 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 6 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.14%) Unica
11 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 175 (4.05%) Office 365
3 118 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (1.48%) SaaS
5 14 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.30%) PaaS
7 11 (0.25%) GitHub
8 10 (0.23%) Force.com
9 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.14%) BlueKai
9 6 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.14%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.14%) Yammer
10 5 (0.12%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.093%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.046%) IaaS
13 1 (0.023%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.023%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 261 (6.04%) SAN
2 213 (4.93%) Firewall
3 160 (3.70%) DNS
4 124 (2.87%) DHCP
5 112 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 88 (2.04%) LAN
7 77 (1.78%) Internet
8 74 (1.71%) WAN
9 64 (1.48%) VPN
10 58 (1.34%) Intranet
11 54 (1.25%) NAS
12 49 (1.13%) Skype
13 45 (1.04%) Wireless
14 38 (0.88%) SSL
14 38 (0.88%) VoIP
15 33 (0.76%) HTTP
16 27 (0.63%) VLAN
17 26 (0.60%) iSCSI
17 26 (0.60%) SMTP
18 21 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4319 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1863 (43.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1570 (36.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1337 (30.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1020 (23.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 687 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 682 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 666 (15.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 365 (8.45%) Relational Database
10 172 (3.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 156 (3.61%) Oracle Database
12 140 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 135 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
14 134 (3.10%) MySQL
15 112 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 110 (2.55%) OLAP
17 109 (2.52%) QlikView
18 94 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
19 91 (2.11%) MS Access
20 85 (1.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 581 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 570 (13.20%) Visual Studio
3 162 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 120 (2.78%) Subversion
5 91 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 86 (1.99%) NUnit
7 62 (1.44%) JIRA
8 48 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 47 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 36 (0.83%) Mercurial
10 36 (0.83%) MSTest
11 27 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 27 (0.63%) Moq
12 25 (0.58%) CruiseControl
12 25 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
14 22 (0.51%) MSBuild
14 22 (0.51%) Selenium
15 10 (0.23%) Fiddler
15 10 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 1092 (25.28%) Finance
2 344 (7.96%) Banking
3 159 (3.68%) Legal
4 153 (3.54%) Marketing
5 117 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 114 (2.64%) Law
7 111 (2.57%) Retail
8 100 (2.32%) Investment Banking
9 56 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.11%) Publishing
12 46 (1.07%) Front Office
13 43 (1.00%) Advertising
14 29 (0.67%) Back Office
15 21 (0.49%) Games
16 19 (0.44%) Electronics
17 15 (0.35%) Private Banking
18 14 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.28%) Automotive
19 12 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2361 (54.67%) Developer
2 995 (23.04%) .NET Developer
3 897 (20.77%) SQL Developer
4 799 (18.50%) C# Developer
5 735 (17.02%) DBA
6 674 (15.61%) SQL DBA
7 613 (14.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 498 (11.53%) Analyst
9 397 (9.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 395 (9.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 380 (8.80%) Administrator
11 380 (8.80%) Senior Developer
12 368 (8.52%) SQL Server DBA
13 358 (8.29%) SQL Server Developer
14 351 (8.13%) SSIS Developer
15 334 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 215 (4.98%) Support Analyst
17 212 (4.91%) Software Developer
18 198 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 194 (4.49%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1902 (44.04%) .NET
2 1265 (29.29%) ASP.NET
3 844 (19.54%) HTML
4 731 (16.93%) CSS
5 703 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 652 (15.10%) jQuery
7 610 (14.12%) .NET Framework
8 568 (13.15%) XML
9 562 (13.01%) Web Services
10 476 (11.02%) WCF
11 340 (7.87%) Ajax
12 303 (7.02%) Entity Framework
13 246 (5.70%) AngularJS
14 232 (5.37%) HTML5
15 207 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 175 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 174 (4.03%) MDX
18 160 (3.70%) CSS3
19 159 (3.68%) SOAP
20 151 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 405 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 342 (7.92%) Replication
3 300 (6.95%) Clustering
4 189 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 123 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 110 (2.55%) Data Integration
7 89 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 77 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 74 (1.71%) iPad
10 62 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 60 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 58 (1.34%) Statistics
13 46 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
13 46 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 45 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (1.02%) Credit Risk
15 44 (1.02%) Visualisation
16 42 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 41 (0.95%) Equities
18 40 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1260 (29.17%) Windows
2 671 (15.54%) Windows Server
3 659 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 417 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 263 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 259 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 225 (5.21%) Linux
8 107 (2.48%) Unix
9 67 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 61 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 40 (0.93%) Android
13 39 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 35 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 29 (0.67%) Solaris
16 24 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.28%) CentOS
19 11 (0.25%) AIX
20 9 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1033 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 959 (22.20%) MVC
3 884 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
4 660 (15.28%) ETL
5 409 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
6 380 (8.80%) ITIL
7 335 (7.76%) SDLC
8 322 (7.46%) Web Development
9 317 (7.34%) CRM
10 296 (6.85%) Scrum
11 291 (6.74%) Mentoring
12 278 (6.44%) OO
13 269 (6.23%) High Availability
14 261 (6.04%) TDD
15 221 (5.12%) Project Management
16 215 (4.98%) Migration
17 213 (4.93%) Unit Testing
18 212 (4.91%) Data Modelling
18 212 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
19 203 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2832 (65.57%) SQL
2 1734 (40.15%) C#
3 1447 (33.50%) T-SQL
4 1042 (24.13%) JavaScript
5 343 (7.94%) VB.NET
6 306 (7.08%) PowerShell
7 233 (5.39%) VB
8 160 (3.70%) Java
9 127 (2.94%) VBA
10 78 (1.81%) VBScript
11 67 (1.55%) PHP
12 66 (1.53%) C
13 56 (1.30%) VB6
14 52 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 42 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 41 (0.95%) Perl
17 39 (0.90%) R
18 35 (0.81%) C++
19 21 (0.49%) Python
20 20 (0.46%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 491 (11.37%) Degree
2 296 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (2.92%) MCSE
4 77 (1.78%) MCITP
5 65 (1.50%) MCP
6 56 (1.30%) MCTS
7 54 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 52 (1.20%) MCSA
9 49 (1.13%) MCSD
10 46 (1.07%) MCDBA
11 34 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (0.65%) CCNA
13 26 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (0.53%) SC Cleared
15 21 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (0.46%) ISEB
17 18 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 16 (0.37%) CCNP
19 15 (0.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.10%) SLA
2 158 (3.66%) QA
3 99 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 17 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.19%) HL7
8 6 (0.14%) DICOM
9 5 (0.12%) GAMP
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.069%) EMIR
10 3 (0.069%) MiFID
10 3 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.046%) COBIT
12 1 (0.023%) COSHH
12 1 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.023%) FISMA
12 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 512 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 244 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 106 (2.45%) XenApp
5 77 (1.78%) vSphere
6 58 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 30 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 25 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.21%) UAG
17 8 (0.19%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 72 (1.67%) SCCM
2 43 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 38 (0.88%) SCOM
4 36 (0.83%) WSUS
5 35 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 30 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 24 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 21 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 20 (0.46%) Perfmon
10 18 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
12 13 (0.30%) Opsview
13 11 (0.25%) DameWare
13 11 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
14 10 (0.23%) Nagios
14 10 (0.23%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.21%) HP SIM
15 9 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2014 (46.63%) Microsoft
2 393 (9.10%) VMware
3 337 (7.80%) Oracle
4 168 (3.89%) Cisco
5 161 (3.73%) Citrix
6 142 (3.29%) HP
7 97 (2.25%) SAP
8 96 (2.22%) NetApp
9 87 (2.01%) Tableau
10 78 (1.81%) IBM
11 72 (1.67%) Dell
12 62 (1.44%) Symantec
13 59 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 58 (1.34%) RedGate
15 56 (1.30%) Informatica
16 55 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
17 52 (1.20%) Telerik
18 51 (1.18%) EMC
19 48 (1.11%) Cognos
20 46 (1.07%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tadcaster, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + 4K bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33,000 - 37,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £32000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + bonus + share scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + onsite secure parking, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday