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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 132 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 994 1351 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.43% 3.24% 3.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.76% 10.80% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1237 1363
Average salary £53,750 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
12812 12515 13372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.28% 30.04% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11118 10790 11405
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 -29 214 £55,000 +8.37% 25
Kingston Upon Thames +4 19 £35,000 -45.73% 2
Dagenham - 11 £55,000 -
Chiswick -3 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Croydon -7 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
Harrow +3 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Brentford -1 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Uxbridge -7 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Romford -10 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Barnet - 1 £25,000 -
Hornchurch - 1 £29,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2065 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1436 (69.54%) SQL
3 1023 (49.54%) Microsoft
4 945 (45.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 887 (42.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 843 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 832 (40.29%) .NET
8 765 (37.05%) Finance
9 759 (36.76%) T-SQL
10 752 (36.42%) C#
11 621 (30.07%) MS Excel
12 618 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
13 515 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
14 492 (23.83%) ASP.NET
14 492 (23.83%) Windows
15 454 (21.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 420 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
17 403 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
18 374 (18.11%) JavaScript
19 360 (17.43%) ETL
20 350 (16.95%) MVC
21 340 (16.46%) SQL Server 2014
22 309 (14.96%) .NET Framework
23 301 (14.58%) jQuery
24 298 (14.43%) Windows Server
25 296 (14.33%) Banking
26 295 (14.29%) CSS
27 280 (13.56%) SharePoint
27 280 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
28 278 (13.46%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 280 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 235 (11.38%) IIS
3 109 (5.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 94 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 89 (4.31%) MS Exchange
6 78 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 76 (3.68%) CMS
8 67 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
9 41 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
11 22 (1.07%) Skype for Business
12 16 (0.77%) Apache
12 16 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.73%) EPiServer CMS
14 14 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.63%) NetWeaver
16 12 (0.58%) JBoss
17 11 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 8 (0.39%) NServiceBus
19 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 621 (30.07%) MS Excel
2 103 (4.99%) MS Office
3 13 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.097%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.097%) MS Project
7 1 (0.048%) EViews
7 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.048%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 79 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.60%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.39%) Endur
5 6 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.097%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.097%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.097%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.048%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.50%) SaaS
3 30 (1.45%) Office 365
4 29 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.73%) PaaS
7 14 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.44%) IaaS
9 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.19%) Yammer
10 2 (0.097%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.048%) Force.com
11 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.57%) DNS
2 93 (4.50%) SAN
3 74 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.20%) Firewall
5 57 (2.76%) DHCP
6 56 (2.71%) Internet
7 40 (1.94%) LAN
8 39 (1.89%) WAN
9 34 (1.65%) Intranet
10 32 (1.55%) HTTP
11 27 (1.31%) SMTP
12 26 (1.26%) iSCSI
13 24 (1.16%) VPN
14 22 (1.07%) NetScaler
15 20 (0.97%) SSL
16 19 (0.92%) NAS
17 14 (0.68%) MPLS
17 14 (0.68%) VLAN
17 14 (0.68%) VoIP
18 13 (0.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2065 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 945 (45.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 887 (42.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 843 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 454 (21.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 420 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 403 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
8 340 (16.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 166 (8.04%) Relational Database
10 103 (4.99%) Oracle Database
11 97 (4.70%) OLAP
12 85 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 81 (3.92%) MySQL
14 68 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 60 (2.91%) Data Mining
16 59 (2.86%) Big Data
17 57 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
18 54 (2.62%) RDBMS
19 53 (2.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 51 (2.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 280 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 239 (11.57%) Visual Studio
3 86 (4.16%) NUnit
4 69 (3.34%) Subversion
5 58 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 56 (2.71%) JIRA
7 52 (2.52%) Git (software)
8 43 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 43 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 38 (1.84%) Moq
9 38 (1.84%) MSTest
10 37 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 27 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (1.07%) CruiseControl
14 15 (0.73%) Fiddler
14 15 (0.73%) NCrunch
14 15 (0.73%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.68%) Jenkins
15 14 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 765 (37.05%) Finance
2 296 (14.33%) Banking
3 128 (6.20%) Retail
4 119 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 81 (3.92%) Marketing
6 78 (3.78%) Law
7 73 (3.54%) Legal
8 58 (2.81%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.89%) Front Office
10 32 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.02%) Publishing
13 14 (0.68%) Advertising
14 13 (0.63%) Private Banking
15 12 (0.58%) Back Office
15 12 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.53%) Games
17 10 (0.48%) Electronics
17 10 (0.48%) French Language
18 8 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1108 (53.66%) Developer
2 476 (23.05%) SQL Developer
3 390 (18.89%) DBA
4 371 (17.97%) .NET Developer
5 348 (16.85%) SQL DBA
6 333 (16.13%) C# Developer
7 256 (12.40%) Analyst
8 255 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 247 (11.96%) SQL Server DBA
10 235 (11.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 200 (9.69%) Administrator
12 184 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 177 (8.57%) Senior Developer
13 177 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
14 135 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 123 (5.96%) SQL BI Developer
16 107 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 104 (5.04%) T-SQL Developer
18 85 (4.12%) Consultant
19 78 (3.78%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (40.29%) .NET
2 492 (23.83%) ASP.NET
3 309 (14.96%) .NET Framework
4 301 (14.58%) jQuery
5 295 (14.29%) CSS
6 278 (13.46%) HTML
7 238 (11.53%) XML
8 232 (11.23%) WCF
9 200 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 189 (9.15%) Entity Framework
11 179 (8.67%) Web Services
12 157 (7.60%) Ajax
13 109 (5.28%) MDX
14 96 (4.65%) AngularJS
15 94 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 90 (4.36%) LINQ
17 84 (4.07%) HTML5
17 84 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 68 (3.29%) SOAP
19 66 (3.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 217 (10.51%) Clustering
2 202 (9.78%) Replication
3 199 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 97 (4.70%) Mathematics
6 65 (3.15%) Data Integration
7 49 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 46 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
9 42 (2.03%) N-Tier
10 39 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 35 (1.69%) Equities
12 30 (1.45%) Credit Risk
13 28 (1.36%) Visualisation
14 27 (1.31%) Fixed Income
15 26 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
15 26 (1.26%) Statistics
16 23 (1.11%) User Experience
17 21 (1.02%) Derivative
18 18 (0.87%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 492 (23.83%) Windows
2 298 (14.43%) Windows Server
3 272 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 154 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (3.83%) Linux
6 74 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.18%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.40%) Unix
10 16 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.53%) Android
12 11 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.44%) Solaris
14 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.29%) CentOS
16 5 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
3 360 (17.43%) ETL
4 350 (16.95%) MVC
5 247 (11.96%) Performance Tuning
6 180 (8.72%) High Availability
7 175 (8.47%) ITIL
8 169 (8.18%) Data Modelling
9 161 (7.80%) SDLC
10 150 (7.26%) CRM
11 144 (6.97%) TDD
12 143 (6.92%) Scrum
13 139 (6.73%) OO
14 122 (5.91%) Data Management
15 117 (5.67%) Kimball Methodology
16 116 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
17 111 (5.38%) Analytics
18 105 (5.08%) Migration
18 105 (5.08%) Waterfall
19 98 (4.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1436 (69.54%) SQL
2 759 (36.76%) T-SQL
3 752 (36.42%) C#
4 374 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 124 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 100 (4.84%) VB
7 90 (4.36%) VBA
8 80 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 71 (3.44%) Java
10 45 (2.18%) C
11 40 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 37 (1.79%) VBScript
13 35 (1.69%) Perl
14 32 (1.55%) Python
15 27 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 20 (0.97%) R
17 16 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.73%) XAML
19 14 (0.68%) PHP
20 8 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 273 (13.22%) Degree
2 173 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (3.68%) MCITP
4 58 (2.81%) MCSE
5 30 (1.45%) MCDBA
6 25 (1.21%) MCSA
7 23 (1.11%) MCP
8 22 (1.07%) MCTS
9 19 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.53%) CCNA
11 11 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.53%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.39%) MCSD
12 8 (0.39%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.19%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.67%) QA
2 112 (5.42%) Data Quality
3 47 (2.28%) SLA
4 12 (0.58%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.24%) COBIT
6 3 (0.15%) HL7
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.048%) EMIR
7 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) SEPA
System Software
1 188 (9.10%) Active Directory
2 90 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.91%) vSphere
4 59 (2.86%) XenApp
5 41 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 30 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.92%) UAG
10 12 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.19%) HDFS
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.15%) Firmware
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.097%) pfSense
14 2 (0.097%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.048%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 41 (1.99%) SCCM
2 34 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 18 (0.87%) AirWatch
5 17 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 17 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (0.63%) Nagios
8 9 (0.44%) Dollar Universe
8 9 (0.44%) WSUS
9 6 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
10 5 (0.24%) Puppet
11 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.15%) SCOM
12 3 (0.15%) Simpana
13 2 (0.097%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.097%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.097%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1023 (49.54%) Microsoft
2 181 (8.77%) Oracle
3 162 (7.85%) VMware
4 89 (4.31%) Citrix
5 69 (3.34%) HP
6 54 (2.62%) Cisco
7 52 (2.52%) SAP
8 51 (2.47%) Tableau
9 47 (2.28%) Informatica
10 42 (2.03%) Siebel
11 38 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.65%) Red Gate
13 33 (1.60%) EPiServer
14 27 (1.31%) Telerik
15 26 (1.26%) NetApp
16 24 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (1.11%) iManage
17 23 (1.11%) Sybase
18 22 (1.07%) SolarWinds
19 20 (0.97%) Reuters
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Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
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London
Data Idols
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus & Benefits
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
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London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
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City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bens
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