The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 127 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1088 1546 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.46% 3.21% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.15% 10.42% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1412 1350
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13345 14841 12985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.17% 30.83% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11285 12932 11224
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -34 276 £52,500 +5.00% 43
Dagenham +10 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Croydon -4 13 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +9 10 £47,500 +42.85%
Uxbridge -11 7 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Chiswick -5 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Teddington - 5 £45,000 -
Bromley +10 4 £41,250 -2.94%
Twickenham -19 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Hounslow +15 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Ruislip - 3 £35,000 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Southwark +7 2 £35,500 +18.33%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Chislehurst - 2 £41,250 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Westminster +6 1 - -
Romford +4 1 £50,000 +70.94%
Harrow -2 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £52,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £50,000 -
Chessington - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 2350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1433 (60.98%) SQL
3 1109 (47.19%) .NET
4 1040 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 988 (42.04%) C#
6 829 (35.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 820 (34.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 807 (34.34%) Finance
9 781 (33.23%) T-SQL
10 716 (30.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 681 (28.98%) ASP.NET
12 664 (28.26%) Windows
13 649 (27.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 645 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
15 586 (24.94%) MS Excel
16 549 (23.36%) MVC
17 544 (23.15%) JavaScript
18 455 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
19 449 (19.11%) HTML
20 425 (18.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 420 (17.87%) CSS
22 391 (16.64%) .NET Framework
23 366 (15.57%) Visual Studio
24 353 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
24 353 (15.02%) WCF
25 341 (14.51%) Performance Tuning
26 335 (14.26%) jQuery
27 333 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
28 315 (13.40%) SharePoint
29 310 (13.19%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 315 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 259 (11.02%) IIS
3 170 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 153 (6.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 136 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 135 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 118 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
8 71 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 67 (2.85%) CMS
10 48 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
11 42 (1.79%) Lync
12 33 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 28 (1.19%) Apache
13 28 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 26 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
15 25 (1.06%) Umbraco
16 17 (0.72%) SAS
16 17 (0.72%) NServiceBus
17 15 (0.64%) Tomcat
18 13 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 586 (24.94%) MS Excel
2 169 (7.19%) MS Office
3 12 (0.51%) FastStats
4 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.34%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.26%) SPSS
9 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.085%) Stata
10 2 (0.085%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.043%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 147 (6.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 17 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
4 14 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.43%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
8 3 (0.13%) HFM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.13%) Eikon
9 2 (0.085%) PORTIA
9 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.085%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.085%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.085%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.085%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.043%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 177 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.87%) SaaS
4 17 (0.72%) Office 365
5 11 (0.47%) GitHub
6 9 (0.38%) PaaS
6 9 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.34%) CodePlex
8 4 (0.17%) IaaS
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.043%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.043%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.043%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.043%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 114 (4.85%) DNS
2 80 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 72 (3.06%) SAN
4 71 (3.02%) DHCP
5 51 (2.17%) Firewall
6 46 (1.96%) Intranet
7 38 (1.62%) NetScaler
8 36 (1.53%) Internet
9 22 (0.94%) LAN
10 16 (0.68%) VPN
11 15 (0.64%) Wireless
12 14 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.55%) NAS
13 13 (0.55%) WAN
14 10 (0.43%) VoIP
15 9 (0.38%) SMTP
15 9 (0.38%) SSL
15 9 (0.38%) VLAN
16 8 (0.34%) iSCSI
17 7 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 829 (35.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 820 (34.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 716 (30.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 649 (27.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 425 (18.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 353 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
8 152 (6.47%) Oracle Database
9 119 (5.06%) Relational Database
10 113 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 99 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 92 (3.91%) OLAP
13 89 (3.79%) MySQL
14 71 (3.02%) DTS
15 67 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 65 (2.77%) Big Data
17 62 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
18 56 (2.38%) QlikView
19 49 (2.09%) RDBMS
20 45 (1.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 366 (15.57%) Visual Studio
2 198 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 150 (6.38%) NUnit
4 98 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 83 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 79 (3.36%) Subversion
7 53 (2.26%) CruiseControl
8 48 (2.04%) JIRA
9 47 (2.00%) MSBuild
10 46 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 45 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
12 35 (1.49%) MSTest
13 26 (1.11%) Selenium
14 20 (0.85%) Moq
15 17 (0.72%) Jenkins
15 17 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (0.51%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.47%) NuGet
18 11 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 807 (34.34%) Finance
2 224 (9.53%) Banking
3 155 (6.60%) Retail
4 97 (4.13%) Marketing
5 81 (3.45%) Front Office
6 76 (3.23%) Legal
7 69 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 68 (2.89%) Law
9 65 (2.77%) Telecoms
10 48 (2.04%) Publishing
11 41 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 35 (1.49%) Back Office
13 33 (1.40%) Advertising
14 26 (1.11%) Games
15 23 (0.98%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.34%) Private Banking
18 6 (0.26%) Billing
19 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 3 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1210 (51.49%) Developer
2 462 (19.66%) .NET Developer
3 436 (18.55%) DBA
4 370 (15.74%) SQL DBA
5 302 (12.85%) Analyst
6 243 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 235 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 228 (9.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 210 (8.94%) Senior Developer
10 201 (8.55%) Administrator
11 184 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 115 (4.89%) Support Analyst
13 114 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 106 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
15 96 (4.09%) Applications Support
16 81 (3.45%) Software Developer
17 77 (3.28%) Consultant
18 74 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
19 65 (2.77%) ASP.NET Developer
20 61 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (47.19%) .NET
2 681 (28.98%) ASP.NET
3 449 (19.11%) HTML
4 420 (17.87%) CSS
5 391 (16.64%) .NET Framework
6 353 (15.02%) WCF
7 335 (14.26%) jQuery
8 278 (11.83%) Entity Framework
9 266 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 266 (11.32%) XML
10 192 (8.17%) Web Services
11 169 (7.19%) Ajax
12 147 (6.26%) HTML5
13 132 (5.62%) LINQ
14 119 (5.06%) AngularJS
15 96 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 93 (3.96%) WPF
17 90 (3.83%) MDX
18 88 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 78 (3.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 205 (8.72%) Replication
2 200 (8.51%) Clustering
3 181 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 77 (3.28%) Hedge funds
6 75 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.66%) Derivative
9 36 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 35 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 35 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 30 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 29 (1.23%) Statistics
12 29 (1.23%) Photography
13 28 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
13 28 (1.19%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 26 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
14 26 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
14 26 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 664 (28.26%) Windows
2 333 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 192 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 166 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (4.98%) Linux
6 78 (3.32%) UNIX
7 42 (1.79%) Android
8 34 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 21 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.81%) Windows Vista
12 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.30%) AIX
16 6 (0.26%) CentOS
16 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (23.36%) MVC
3 455 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
4 341 (14.51%) Performance Tuning
5 254 (10.81%) ETL
6 224 (9.53%) CRM
7 209 (8.89%) TDD
8 206 (8.77%) Scrum
9 204 (8.68%) OO
10 176 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (6.26%) ITIL
12 146 (6.21%) Unit Testing
13 122 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 116 (4.94%) OOP
14 116 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
15 115 (4.89%) Migration
16 114 (4.85%) High Availability
17 104 (4.43%) Asset Management
18 103 (4.38%) Data Modelling
19 102 (4.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1433 (60.98%) SQL
2 988 (42.04%) C#
3 781 (33.23%) T-SQL
4 544 (23.15%) JavaScript
5 175 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 154 (6.55%) VB.NET
7 105 (4.47%) Java
8 60 (2.55%) VB
9 49 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 45 (1.91%) Perl
11 44 (1.87%) Python
12 43 (1.83%) VBA
13 41 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 34 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.40%) Ruby
16 21 (0.89%) PHP
17 16 (0.68%) VBScript
18 11 (0.47%) VB6
18 11 (0.47%) R
19 10 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 263 (11.19%) Degree
2 215 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (3.19%) MCSE
4 64 (2.72%) MCITP
5 57 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 52 (2.21%) MCTS
7 50 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 34 (1.45%) MCSA
9 30 (1.28%) HND
10 29 (1.23%) MCP
11 28 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (1.19%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.81%) MCSD
13 18 (0.77%) MCDBA
14 17 (0.72%) CCNA
15 12 (0.51%) MCAD
15 12 (0.51%) MCPD
16 9 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.38%) CCNP
17 8 (0.34%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.36%) QA
2 72 (3.06%) SLA
3 16 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.085%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.043%) HL7
7 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.043%) MiFID
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
System Software
1 213 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 141 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (4.04%) vSphere
4 64 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
5 59 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 45 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 43 (1.83%) XenApp
8 43 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (1.06%) UAG
10 18 (0.77%) Firmware
11 15 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.51%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.21%) PowerHA
17 4 (0.17%) XenServer
18 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 64 (2.72%) SCCM
2 60 (2.55%) Data Guard
3 39 (1.66%) SCOM
4 24 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (0.89%) AirWatch
6 16 (0.68%) Nagios
7 13 (0.55%) WSUS
8 12 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (0.43%) Opsview
10 9 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.34%) Puppet
11 8 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.30%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
14 4 (0.17%) vMotion
14 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1040 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 310 (13.19%) Oracle
3 231 (9.83%) VMware
4 135 (5.74%) Citrix
5 90 (3.83%) HP
6 75 (3.19%) Cisco
7 58 (2.47%) Dell
8 56 (2.38%) SAP
9 55 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (2.00%) Cognos
11 41 (1.74%) Sybase
12 40 (1.70%) IBM
13 36 (1.53%) Tableau
14 28 (1.19%) AppSense
15 27 (1.15%) NetApp
16 26 (1.11%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.11%) Symantec
17 25 (1.06%) Google
18 22 (0.94%) Telerik
19 21 (0.89%) Informatica
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive holiday, Health care, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago