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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 86 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1438 1508 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.05% 3.42% 4.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.02% 11.45% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1374 2149
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
14355 13170 14550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.49% 29.85% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12518 11416 12885
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,305 £36,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +8 476 £50,000 -9.09% 60
Croydon +12 29 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Uxbridge +12 14 £43,750 -5.40%
Bromley -12 13 £40,000 +23.07%
Harrow - 11 £42,500 -
Dagenham - 9 £50,000 - 1
Chiswick - 8 £30,000 -
Docklands, London - 7 £60,000 -
Pinner - 6 £47,500 -
Sidcup +4 5 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Hounslow - 3 £40,000 - 1
Southwark - 3 £40,000 -
Romford +12 2 £29,250 -46.81% 1
Orpington +1 2 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Westminster -2 2 £50,000 +4.16%
Kingston Upon Thames -25 2 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Barnet - 2 £40,000 - 1
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf +7 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £46,500 - 1
Thornton Heath - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3099 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1889 (60.96%) SQL
3 1403 (45.27%) .NET
4 1314 (42.40%) C#
5 1275 (41.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1265 (40.82%) Microsoft
7 1187 (38.30%) T-SQL
8 1164 (37.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1163 (37.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 935 (30.17%) Finance
11 925 (29.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 818 (26.40%) ASP.NET
13 814 (26.27%) Windows
14 795 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 737 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
16 665 (21.46%) MS Excel
17 641 (20.68%) MVC
18 602 (19.43%) Data Warehouse
19 582 (18.78%) JavaScript
20 532 (17.17%) HTML
21 521 (16.81%) Visual Studio
22 518 (16.72%) CSS
23 505 (16.30%) ETL
24 488 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
25 474 (15.30%) Performance Tuning
26 465 (15.00%) WCF
27 425 (13.71%) SharePoint
28 424 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
29 417 (13.46%) .NET Framework
30 416 (13.42%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 425 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 297 (9.58%) IIS
3 166 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 162 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 127 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 106 (3.42%) CMS
7 101 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 97 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
9 84 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 76 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
11 50 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 41 (1.32%) Umbraco
14 21 (0.68%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.55%) MS Project Server
15 17 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.45%) Lync
17 13 (0.42%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.39%) Apache
19 10 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 665 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 184 (5.94%) MS Office
3 42 (1.36%) PowerPivot
4 23 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.32%) SPSS
9 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.19%) MS Project
11 2 (0.065%) FastStats
12 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 76 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
7 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
9 3 (0.097%) Eikon
9 3 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.065%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.065%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.032%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 1 (0.032%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.45%) SaaS
4 35 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.03%) Office 365
6 31 (1.00%) PaaS
6 31 (1.00%) IaaS
7 17 (0.55%) GitHub
8 7 (0.23%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.097%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.10%) DNS
2 125 (4.03%) SAN
3 120 (3.87%) Internet
4 115 (3.71%) Intranet
5 103 (3.32%) TCP/IP
6 68 (2.19%) DHCP
7 63 (2.03%) LAN
8 57 (1.84%) Firewall
9 46 (1.48%) WAN
10 40 (1.29%) VPN
11 29 (0.94%) HTTP
12 26 (0.84%) VoIP
12 26 (0.84%) NAS
13 24 (0.77%) Extranet
14 18 (0.58%) FTP
15 17 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (0.48%) Wireless
17 14 (0.45%) Ethernet
17 14 (0.45%) SSL
18 13 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3099 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1275 (41.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1164 (37.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1163 (37.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 925 (29.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 795 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 602 (19.43%) Data Warehouse
8 293 (9.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 230 (7.42%) OLAP
10 226 (7.29%) Relational Database
11 211 (6.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 124 (4.00%) DTS
13 121 (3.90%) Oracle Database
14 98 (3.16%) OLTP
15 97 (3.13%) Big Data
16 91 (2.94%) MySQL
17 81 (2.61%) QlikView
18 79 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
19 77 (2.48%) RDBMS
20 66 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 521 (16.81%) Visual Studio
2 317 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (5.36%) NUnit
4 126 (4.07%) Subversion
5 86 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 69 (2.23%) TeamCity
7 63 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 62 (2.00%) Moq
9 57 (1.84%) MSBuild
10 56 (1.81%) CruiseControl
11 52 (1.68%) JIRA
12 45 (1.45%) MSTest
12 45 (1.45%) SpecFlow
13 40 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
14 29 (0.94%) Jenkins
14 29 (0.94%) ERwin
15 28 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 28 (0.90%) Cucumber
16 27 (0.87%) Selenium
17 17 (0.55%) Expression Web
General
1 935 (30.17%) Finance
2 261 (8.42%) Banking
3 180 (5.81%) Retail
4 138 (4.45%) Marketing
5 124 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 117 (3.78%) Law
7 97 (3.13%) Front Office
7 97 (3.13%) Advertising
8 64 (2.07%) Legal
9 55 (1.77%) Games
10 50 (1.61%) Publishing
11 40 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.26%) Telecoms
13 34 (1.10%) Back Office
14 19 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.29%) Billing
18 8 (0.26%) Electronics
19 4 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1760 (56.79%) Developer
2 551 (17.78%) DBA
3 454 (14.65%) SQL DBA
4 438 (14.13%) .NET Developer
5 366 (11.81%) C# Developer
6 347 (11.20%) SQL Developer
7 308 (9.94%) Senior Developer
8 285 (9.20%) Analyst
9 277 (8.94%) Administrator
10 266 (8.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 253 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
12 218 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 152 (4.90%) SQL Server Developer
14 131 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
15 125 (4.03%) Web Developer
16 119 (3.84%) Applications Support
17 106 (3.42%) Support Analyst
18 100 (3.23%) Consultant
18 100 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 94 (3.03%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1403 (45.27%) .NET
2 818 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 532 (17.17%) HTML
4 518 (16.72%) CSS
5 465 (15.00%) WCF
6 417 (13.46%) .NET Framework
7 416 (13.42%) XML
8 401 (12.94%) Web Services
9 397 (12.81%) jQuery
10 357 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 239 (7.71%) Ajax
12 213 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 210 (6.78%) HTML5
14 193 (6.23%) WPF
15 179 (5.78%) MDX
16 167 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 125 (4.03%) CSS3
18 123 (3.97%) XSLT
19 109 (3.52%) LINQ
20 105 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 243 (7.84%) Replication
2 237 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 234 (7.55%) Clustering
4 103 (3.32%) Hedge funds
5 98 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.16%) Data Integration
7 58 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 55 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 51 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (1.58%) Derivative
11 43 (1.39%) Fixed Income
12 41 (1.32%) Social Media
13 40 (1.29%) Mathematics
14 39 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
15 35 (1.13%) Data Extraction
15 35 (1.13%) BBC
16 34 (1.10%) Credit Risk
17 32 (1.03%) Market Risk
18 30 (0.97%) N-Tier
18 30 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 814 (26.27%) Windows
2 424 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 260 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 161 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (4.42%) Linux
6 91 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 49 (1.58%) UNIX
8 47 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 26 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.74%) Android
11 22 (0.71%) Solaris
12 15 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.29%) Debian
14 5 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.16%) CentOS
15 4 (0.13%) AIX
16 3 (0.097%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.097%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.097%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
2 641 (20.68%) MVC
3 505 (16.30%) ETL
4 488 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
5 474 (15.30%) Performance Tuning
6 394 (12.71%) OO
7 355 (11.46%) Scrum
8 343 (11.07%) TDD
9 269 (8.68%) E-Commerce
10 253 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 201 (6.49%) Data Modelling
12 187 (6.03%) Web Development
13 170 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 162 (5.23%) ITIL
15 156 (5.03%) SOA
16 153 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
17 140 (4.52%) OOP
18 137 (4.42%) CRM
19 132 (4.26%) OOD
20 129 (4.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1889 (60.96%) SQL
2 1314 (42.40%) C#
3 1187 (38.30%) T-SQL
4 582 (18.78%) JavaScript
5 183 (5.91%) PowerShell
6 160 (5.16%) Java
7 158 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 130 (4.19%) VB
9 117 (3.78%) VBA
10 90 (2.90%) VBScript
11 60 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 52 (1.68%) Perl
13 50 (1.61%) Python
14 48 (1.55%) VB6
15 37 (1.19%) XPath
16 36 (1.16%) Ruby
17 35 (1.13%) Shell Script
18 31 (1.00%) C++
19 30 (0.97%) C
20 28 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 364 (11.75%) Degree
2 246 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (3.10%) MCITP
4 82 (2.65%) MCTS
5 75 (2.42%) MCSE
6 32 (1.03%) MCP
7 31 (1.00%) MCDBA
8 27 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (0.71%) MCSA
10 20 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.52%) MCSD
11 16 (0.52%) CCNA
11 16 (0.52%) Security Cleared
12 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.48%) ISEB
13 9 (0.29%) VCAP
14 8 (0.26%) CCAA
14 8 (0.26%) MCSM
14 8 (0.26%) CCA
14 8 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.36%) QA
2 41 (1.32%) SLA
3 13 (0.42%) HL7
4 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.13%) Basel III
5 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.097%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.097%) EMIR
6 3 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.032%) COBIT
8 1 (0.032%) Section 508
System Software
1 348 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 186 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.26%) VMware ESX
5 50 (1.61%) XenApp
6 49 (1.58%) vSphere
7 35 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.39%) XenServer
12 12 (0.39%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.19%) MetaFrame
13 6 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
15 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 59 (1.90%) SCCM
2 30 (0.97%) SCOM
3 24 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 23 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.58%) WSUS
7 13 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.42%) HP SIM
8 12 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.26%) Puppet
9 8 (0.26%) Nagios
10 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.19%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
11 5 (0.16%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.13%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.097%) Control-M
14 2 (0.065%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1265 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 287 (9.26%) VMware
3 286 (9.23%) Oracle
4 126 (4.07%) Citrix
5 117 (3.78%) Business Objects
5 117 (3.78%) HP
6 86 (2.78%) Cisco
7 76 (2.45%) SAP
8 65 (2.10%) NetApp
8 65 (2.10%) EPiServer
9 64 (2.07%) Dell
10 50 (1.61%) Cognos
11 48 (1.55%) IBM
12 46 (1.48%) Sybase
12 46 (1.48%) Sitecore
13 44 (1.42%) Symantec
14 43 (1.39%) Apple
15 40 (1.29%) Sony
16 38 (1.23%) Telerik
17 37 (1.19%) Google
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Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £62500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Sidcup, Kent
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: 38000 - 45000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 38000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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