The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 81 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1577 1580 2296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.27% 3.58% 4.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.54% 12.34% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1422 2116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14958 12800 14937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.00% 28.98% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13055 11143 13263
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,366 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +5 508 £50,000 -4.76% 68
Uxbridge +16 20 £58,750 +17.50%
Croydon +1 17 £40,000 -22.33% 5
Bromley +4 16 £42,500 +30.76%
Chiswick +2 8 £30,000 -33.33%
Docklands, London - 8 £57,500 -
Mayfair +4 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Westminster 0 5 £50,000 +4.16%
Harrow -1 4 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Pinner - 4 £35,000 -
Orpington +8 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Romford +1 2 £29,250 +32.95% 1
Sidcup -9 2 £42,250 +30.00% 1
Dagenham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £32,500 -
Hammersmith -9 1 - -
Hounslow -12 1 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Bexley - 1 £60,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £62,500 - 1
Thornton Heath - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
Wembley - 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2000 (61.41%) SQL
3 1434 (44.03%) .NET
4 1368 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 1314 (40.34%) C#
6 1311 (40.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1289 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1223 (37.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1188 (36.48%) T-SQL
10 1094 (33.59%) Finance
11 909 (27.91%) Windows
11 909 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 807 (24.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 805 (24.72%) ASP.NET
14 803 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
15 733 (22.51%) MS Excel
16 665 (20.42%) MVC
17 597 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
18 566 (17.38%) JavaScript
19 553 (16.98%) HTML
20 550 (16.89%) CSS
21 491 (15.08%) Visual Studio
22 489 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
22 489 (15.01%) Performance Tuning
23 480 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
24 478 (14.68%) ETL
25 473 (14.52%) WCF
26 449 (13.79%) .NET Framework
27 422 (12.96%) Degree
28 418 (12.83%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 417 (12.80%) SharePoint
2 312 (9.58%) IIS
3 196 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 163 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 160 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 119 (3.65%) CMS
7 89 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 84 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
9 72 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 69 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 67 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
12 60 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 58 (1.78%) Umbraco
14 30 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 26 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
15 26 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (0.61%) Lync
17 18 (0.55%) WorkSite
18 12 (0.37%) MS Project Server
19 10 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 733 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 170 (5.22%) MS Office
3 32 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 24 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 20 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.28%) SPSS
9 8 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.21%) MS Project
11 2 (0.061%) FastStats
12 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 72 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
3 17 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.49%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.18%) nopCommerce
10 5 (0.15%) Eikon
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.12%) SalesLogix
12 3 (0.092%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.092%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.061%) TrackWise
13 2 (0.061%) GoldMine
13 2 (0.061%) Cognos Planning
14 1 (0.031%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.38%) SaaS
4 36 (1.11%) Office 365
5 27 (0.83%) IaaS
6 26 (0.80%) PaaS
7 25 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.49%) GitHub
9 8 (0.25%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.30%) SAN
2 131 (4.02%) Internet
3 126 (3.87%) DNS
4 106 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 100 (3.07%) Intranet
6 80 (2.46%) Firewall
7 74 (2.27%) LAN
8 62 (1.90%) DHCP
9 52 (1.60%) WAN
10 37 (1.14%) VPN
11 33 (1.01%) HTTP
12 29 (0.89%) VoIP
13 25 (0.77%) NAS
14 22 (0.68%) Ethernet
15 18 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (0.52%) FTP
16 17 (0.52%) Extranet
17 16 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (0.43%) Wireless
19 13 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1311 (40.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1289 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1223 (37.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 909 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 807 (24.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 597 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
8 273 (8.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 255 (7.83%) Relational Database
10 227 (6.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 223 (6.85%) OLAP
12 126 (3.87%) DTS
13 119 (3.65%) Oracle Database
14 112 (3.44%) OLTP
15 92 (2.82%) QlikView
16 90 (2.76%) RDBMS
17 88 (2.70%) Big Data
18 84 (2.58%) MySQL
19 74 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
20 71 (2.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 491 (15.08%) Visual Studio
2 340 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 185 (5.68%) NUnit
4 121 (3.72%) Subversion
5 86 (2.64%) TeamCity
6 82 (2.52%) Git (software)
7 79 (2.43%) Moq
8 62 (1.90%) CruiseControl
9 61 (1.87%) MSBuild
10 53 (1.63%) MSTest
11 52 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 52 (1.60%) JIRA
12 49 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
13 43 (1.32%) SpecFlow
14 36 (1.11%) Cucumber
15 35 (1.07%) Selenium
16 32 (0.98%) Jenkins
17 27 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 27 (0.83%) ERwin
18 18 (0.55%) Expression Web
General
1 1094 (33.59%) Finance
2 268 (8.23%) Banking
3 179 (5.50%) Retail
4 128 (3.93%) Law
5 121 (3.72%) Marketing
6 116 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 99 (3.04%) Front Office
8 89 (2.73%) Advertising
9 59 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 58 (1.78%) Legal
11 56 (1.72%) Telecoms
12 51 (1.57%) Publishing
12 51 (1.57%) Games
13 38 (1.17%) Back Office
14 21 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.34%) Electronics
18 8 (0.25%) Billing
19 5 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1770 (54.34%) Developer
2 579 (17.78%) DBA
3 487 (14.95%) SQL DBA
4 476 (14.61%) .NET Developer
5 389 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 336 (10.32%) SQL Developer
7 305 (9.36%) Administrator
8 302 (9.27%) Analyst
9 297 (9.12%) Senior Developer
10 276 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
11 268 (8.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 231 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 144 (4.42%) Consultant
14 143 (4.39%) SQL Server Developer
15 135 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
16 127 (3.90%) Web Developer
17 111 (3.41%) Support Analyst
18 108 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 103 (3.16%) Applications Support
20 102 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1434 (44.03%) .NET
2 805 (24.72%) ASP.NET
3 553 (16.98%) HTML
4 550 (16.89%) CSS
5 473 (14.52%) WCF
6 449 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 418 (12.83%) XML
8 410 (12.59%) jQuery
9 389 (11.94%) Web Services
10 363 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 278 (8.54%) Ajax
12 231 (7.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 227 (6.97%) HTML5
14 182 (5.59%) WPF
15 178 (5.47%) MDX
16 171 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 146 (4.48%) CSS3
18 144 (4.42%) LINQ
19 123 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 121 (3.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 319 (9.79%) Replication
2 251 (7.71%) Clustering
2 251 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 98 (3.01%) Hedge funds
4 86 (2.64%) Blackberry
5 82 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 68 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
8 66 (2.03%) Data Integration
9 52 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 51 (1.57%) Derivative
11 46 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 43 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 41 (1.26%) Social Media
14 37 (1.14%) Open Source
15 32 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 30 (0.92%) Mobile App
16 30 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 29 (0.89%) BBC
17 29 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 909 (27.91%) Windows
2 480 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 294 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 181 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (4.33%) Linux
6 118 (3.62%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.66%) UNIX
8 46 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 31 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 24 (0.74%) Solaris
11 20 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (0.61%) Android
12 16 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.34%) CentOS
14 9 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.15%) Debian
17 4 (0.12%) VMS
17 4 (0.12%) AIX
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
2 665 (20.42%) MVC
3 489 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (15.01%) Performance Tuning
4 478 (14.68%) ETL
5 397 (12.19%) OO
6 389 (11.94%) Scrum
7 363 (11.15%) TDD
8 266 (8.17%) E-Commerce
9 246 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 191 (5.86%) Software Engineering
11 185 (5.68%) Web Development
12 182 (5.59%) Data Modelling
13 171 (5.25%) ITIL
14 162 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
15 159 (4.88%) SOA
16 138 (4.24%) OOP
17 131 (4.02%) CRM
18 127 (3.90%) OOD
19 125 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2000 (61.41%) SQL
2 1314 (40.34%) C#
3 1188 (36.48%) T-SQL
4 566 (17.38%) JavaScript
5 204 (6.26%) PowerShell
6 166 (5.10%) Java
7 159 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 129 (3.96%) VB
9 114 (3.50%) VBA
10 78 (2.39%) VBScript
11 66 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 61 (1.87%) Perl
13 56 (1.72%) Python
14 49 (1.50%) Ruby
15 46 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 42 (1.29%) C++
17 36 (1.11%) PHP
17 36 (1.11%) VB6
17 36 (1.11%) XPath
18 28 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 422 (12.96%) Degree
2 263 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (3.93%) MCITP
4 89 (2.73%) MCTS
5 83 (2.55%) MCSE
6 40 (1.23%) MCP
7 33 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (0.92%) CCNA
9 26 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (0.74%) MCDBA
11 21 (0.64%) MCSA
12 19 (0.58%) MCSD
13 15 (0.46%) Security Cleared
14 14 (0.43%) ISEB
15 12 (0.37%) CCNP
15 12 (0.37%) VCAP
16 11 (0.34%) CCAA
16 11 (0.34%) MCSM
16 11 (0.34%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.33%) QA
2 36 (1.11%) SLA
3 17 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.40%) HL7
5 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) Basel III
8 3 (0.092%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.092%) EMIR
8 3 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.031%) COREP
9 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.031%) FATCA
9 1 (0.031%) Section 508
System Software
1 381 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 203 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 58 (1.78%) XenApp
5 51 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.23%) vSphere
8 23 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
10 17 (0.52%) XenServer
11 15 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.40%) LiteSpeed
14 12 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.28%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
18 6 (0.18%) Terminal Services
19 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (1.35%) SCCM
2 34 (1.04%) SCOM
3 24 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (0.49%) WSUS
6 14 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.25%) Nagios
10 8 (0.25%) Puppet
11 7 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.15%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
12 5 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
13 4 (0.12%) OpenSSO
13 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.092%) Control-M
14 3 (0.092%) MOM
Vendors
1 1368 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 318 (9.76%) VMware
3 270 (8.29%) Oracle
4 155 (4.76%) Citrix
5 140 (4.30%) Business Objects
6 109 (3.35%) HP
7 93 (2.86%) Cisco
8 74 (2.27%) SAP
9 71 (2.18%) Dell
10 70 (2.15%) Sitecore
11 65 (2.00%) EPiServer
12 58 (1.78%) NetApp
12 58 (1.78%) Cognos
13 55 (1.69%) Symantec
14 51 (1.57%) Sybase
14 51 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
14 51 (1.57%) Tableau
15 45 (1.38%) IBM
15 45 (1.38%) Apple
16 38 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Fantastic bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Epsilon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Pension, Life Assurance and Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits (29 days holiday) + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday