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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / England
Rank 199 118 76
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1358 2481 3595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 2.65% 3.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 8.22% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 2168 3256
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
23653 30190 30395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.06% 32.28% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20508 25834 26253
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -105 440 £55,000 +4.76% 48
South East -8 298 £45,000 - 39
North West -59 152 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Yorkshire -13 151 £37,500 - 8
East of England +6 137 £43,000 -4.44% 10
West Midlands -40 74 £41,750 +11.33% 8
East Midlands -50 51 £40,000 - 8
South West -107 51 £40,000 - 8
North East -7 5 £40,000 - 2
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 3106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2112 (68.00%) SQL
3 1612 (51.90%) Microsoft
4 1360 (43.79%) .NET
5 1270 (40.89%) C#
6 1210 (38.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1076 (34.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1075 (34.61%) T-SQL
9 964 (31.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 887 (28.56%) ASP.NET
11 866 (27.88%) Windows
12 762 (24.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 704 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
14 701 (22.57%) JavaScript
15 692 (22.28%) MVC
16 686 (22.09%) Finance
17 672 (21.64%) HTML
18 642 (20.67%) MS Excel
19 625 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
20 608 (19.58%) CSS
21 555 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 505 (16.26%) Windows Server
23 480 (15.45%) .NET Framework
24 472 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
25 451 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
26 437 (14.07%) jQuery
27 434 (13.97%) Visual Studio
28 422 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
29 417 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
30 402 (12.94%) SharePoint

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
1 402 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 381 (12.27%) IIS
3 273 (8.79%) MS Exchange
4 186 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 132 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 96 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 90 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 86 (2.77%) CMS
9 73 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 51 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
11 40 (1.29%) Skype for Business
12 36 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 33 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 32 (1.03%) Apache
15 30 (0.97%) Tomcat
16 29 (0.93%) Umbraco
17 28 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
18 22 (0.71%) JBoss
19 21 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
20 18 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 642 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 180 (5.80%) MS Office
3 32 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 19 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.13%) GIMP
8 3 (0.097%) MS Project
9 2 (0.064%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
4 11 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 10 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.16%) FastStats
7 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (0.13%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.064%) HFM
10 2 (0.064%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.064%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.032%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 272 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (4.12%) Office 365
3 117 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (1.93%) SaaS
5 41 (1.32%) PaaS
6 27 (0.87%) IaaS
7 25 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.26%) GitHub
12 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.19%) Yammer
14 4 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.13%) G Suite
15 2 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.032%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 170 (5.47%) DNS
2 163 (5.25%) Firewall
3 143 (4.60%) SAN
4 125 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 124 (3.99%) DHCP
6 78 (2.51%) Intranet
6 78 (2.51%) VPN
7 73 (2.35%) Internet
7 73 (2.35%) LAN
8 64 (2.06%) WAN
9 52 (1.67%) NAS
10 48 (1.55%) VoIP
11 31 (1.00%) Network Security
11 31 (1.00%) Wireless
12 26 (0.84%) Skype
13 24 (0.77%) VLAN
14 23 (0.74%) iSCSI
15 21 (0.68%) HTTP
16 20 (0.64%) IP Telephony
17 17 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1210 (38.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1076 (34.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 964 (31.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 762 (24.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 555 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 472 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
8 389 (12.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 316 (10.17%) Relational Database
10 138 (4.44%) RDBMS
11 133 (4.28%) Power BI
12 132 (4.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 116 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
14 115 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 103 (3.32%) DTS
16 97 (3.12%) MySQL
17 92 (2.96%) OLAP
18 83 (2.67%) QlikView
19 77 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
20 72 (2.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 434 (13.97%) Visual Studio
2 361 (11.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 120 (3.86%) Subversion
4 114 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 95 (3.06%) JIRA
6 94 (3.03%) NUnit
7 69 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 55 (1.77%) MSTest
9 47 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 29 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 25 (0.80%) Moq
11 25 (0.80%) Selenium
11 25 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (0.32%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.32%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.26%) SpecFlow
16 7 (0.23%) JsTestDriver
16 7 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 686 (22.09%) Finance
2 168 (5.41%) Banking
3 111 (3.57%) Legal
4 93 (2.99%) Marketing
5 90 (2.90%) Retail
6 69 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.55%) Advertising
8 46 (1.48%) Law
9 34 (1.09%) Games
9 34 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 33 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.00%) Back Office
12 23 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.45%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.39%) Automotive
16 11 (0.35%) Billing
17 8 (0.26%) Publishing
18 7 (0.23%) Front Office
19 5 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1574 (50.68%) Developer
2 695 (22.38%) .NET Developer
3 576 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 569 (18.32%) DBA
5 511 (16.45%) SQL DBA
6 498 (16.03%) SQL Developer
7 435 (14.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 369 (11.88%) Analyst
9 338 (10.88%) Senior Developer
10 276 (8.89%) Administrator
11 271 (8.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 213 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 210 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 192 (6.18%) SQL Server DBA
15 184 (5.92%) SSIS Developer
16 177 (5.70%) Support Analyst
17 176 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
18 153 (4.93%) Software Developer
19 146 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
20 138 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1360 (43.79%) .NET
2 887 (28.56%) ASP.NET
3 672 (21.64%) HTML
4 608 (19.58%) CSS
5 480 (15.45%) .NET Framework
6 437 (14.07%) jQuery
7 422 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 385 (12.40%) Web Services
9 369 (11.88%) XML
10 300 (9.66%) WCF
11 294 (9.47%) Ajax
12 249 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 208 (6.70%) Entity Framework
14 199 (6.41%) HTML5
15 189 (6.08%) AngularJS
16 133 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 127 (4.09%) WPF
18 125 (4.02%) REST
19 105 (3.38%) CSS3
20 103 (3.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 282 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (6.70%) Clustering
3 204 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 200 (6.44%) Replication
5 105 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 70 (2.25%) iPad
7 68 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 40 (1.29%) User Experience
11 36 (1.16%) Statistics
12 32 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 29 (0.93%) Biotechnology
14 28 (0.90%) Data Extraction
15 27 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 27 (0.87%) Mathematics
16 26 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
17 17 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 866 (27.88%) Windows
2 505 (16.26%) Windows Server
3 451 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 359 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (4.06%) Windows 7
7 111 (3.57%) Linux
8 88 (2.83%) Unix
9 62 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 45 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 34 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 28 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.68%) Solaris
14 19 (0.61%) Android
15 18 (0.58%) Windows Vista
16 14 (0.45%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.42%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
19 9 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
20 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (22.28%) MVC
3 625 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
4 417 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
5 353 (11.37%) ETL
6 269 (8.66%) TDD
7 268 (8.63%) ITIL
8 266 (8.56%) Scrum
9 240 (7.73%) High Availability
10 229 (7.37%) Web Development
11 199 (6.41%) SDLC
12 192 (6.18%) Migration
13 187 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
14 160 (5.15%) Data Modelling
15 155 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 153 (4.93%) OO
17 151 (4.86%) Unit Testing
18 131 (4.22%) CRM
19 117 (3.77%) Analytics
20 116 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2112 (68.00%) SQL
2 1270 (40.89%) C#
3 1075 (34.61%) T-SQL
4 701 (22.57%) JavaScript
5 247 (7.95%) VB.NET
6 234 (7.53%) PowerShell
7 81 (2.61%) Java
8 64 (2.06%) VB
9 53 (1.71%) VBA
10 50 (1.61%) R
11 47 (1.51%) VBScript
12 39 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 32 (1.03%) PHP
14 31 (1.00%) C++
15 30 (0.97%) Python
16 29 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 25 (0.80%) C
18 15 (0.48%) ANSI SQL
19 14 (0.45%) TypeScript
20 9 (0.29%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 365 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 304 (9.79%) Degree
3 98 (3.16%) MCSE
4 89 (2.87%) MCSA
5 78 (2.51%) Security Cleared
6 68 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 60 (1.93%) MCITP
8 45 (1.45%) MCP
9 44 (1.42%) MCTS
10 30 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.80%) CCNA
13 22 (0.71%) MCSD
14 19 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.55%) CISA
15 17 (0.55%) CISSP
16 11 (0.35%) MCDBA
17 9 (0.29%) NCIE
18 8 (0.26%) CEH
18 8 (0.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.25%) SLA
2 98 (3.16%) QA
3 43 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.29%) DICOM
7 9 (0.29%) HL7
8 7 (0.23%) SDET
9 6 (0.19%) WAI
9 6 (0.19%) WCAG
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.032%) CDISC
11 1 (0.032%) COBIT
11 1 (0.032%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 366 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 151 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 94 (3.03%) vSphere
5 75 (2.41%) XenApp
6 39 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 36 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 27 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.58%) Terminal Services
11 14 (0.45%) Firmware
12 12 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.26%) ProxySG
14 7 (0.23%) Docker
14 7 (0.23%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.23%) XenServer
15 6 (0.19%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 83 (2.67%) SCCM
2 43 (1.38%) SCOM
3 26 (0.84%) WSUS
4 25 (0.80%) Puppet
5 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 22 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
7 19 (0.61%) Perfmon
8 14 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.42%) Control-M
10 11 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.32%) Nagios
11 10 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.29%) vMotion
13 8 (0.26%) Nessus
14 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 6 (0.19%) Data Guard
16 5 (0.16%) SCDPM
17 4 (0.13%) Ansible
17 4 (0.13%) Simpana
Vendors
1 1612 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 253 (8.15%) VMware
3 240 (7.73%) Oracle
4 151 (4.86%) Citrix
5 119 (3.83%) Cisco
6 115 (3.70%) Tableau
7 105 (3.38%) HP
8 67 (2.16%) Cognos
9 62 (2.00%) Informatica
10 54 (1.74%) IBM
10 54 (1.74%) SAP
11 51 (1.64%) PayPal
12 37 (1.19%) CommVault
13 35 (1.13%) NetApp
14 29 (0.93%) Dell
14 29 (0.93%) Telerik
14 29 (0.93%) Teradata
15 26 (0.84%) EMC
15 26 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.84%) Sybase
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus bonus, pension and private healthcare
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum + p
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + EXTENSIVE BENEFITS
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35 hour week, 4=24 days holiday, Pen
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum
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Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
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Gatwick, West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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