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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 101 77 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1242 1598 2464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.81% 3.39% 5.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.45% 11.05% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1386 2194
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
13136 14464 13769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.73% 30.64% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11331 12276 11942
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +6 368 £50,000 - 48
Croydon +8 11 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Chiswick +8 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -13 10 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Uxbridge +8 9 £49,500 -1.49%
Harrow +9 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Southwark - 7 £50,000 -
Paddington - 4 £40,000 -
Bromley +9 3 £42,500 +7.59%
Wimbledon -6 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Twickenham -1 2 £36,250 -19.44%
Romford -2 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Beckenham -2 2 £48,000 +37.14%
Docklands, London -2 2 £40,000 -21.18% 1
West Drayton -4 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sidcup -4 2 £39,375 -3.96%
Brentford -11 2 £37,500 -3.30%
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 -
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
Enfield -1 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Hayes - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 - 2
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 -
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £62,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2459 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1562 (63.52%) SQL
3 1206 (49.04%) .NET
4 1135 (46.16%) Microsoft
5 1066 (43.35%) C#
6 891 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 872 (35.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 814 (33.10%) T-SQL
9 809 (32.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 794 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 767 (31.19%) Finance
12 763 (31.03%) ASP.NET
13 724 (29.44%) Windows
14 605 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
15 557 (22.65%) JavaScript
16 551 (22.41%) MS Excel
17 525 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
18 514 (20.90%) HTML
19 504 (20.50%) MVC
20 481 (19.56%) Data Warehouse
21 473 (19.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 423 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
23 413 (16.80%) CSS
24 412 (16.75%) Visual Studio
25 365 (14.84%) .NET Framework
26 362 (14.72%) SharePoint
27 361 (14.68%) WCF
28 345 (14.03%) jQuery
29 339 (13.79%) ETL
30 329 (13.38%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 362 (14.72%) SharePoint
2 329 (13.38%) IIS
3 187 (7.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 178 (7.24%) MS Exchange
5 148 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 126 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 103 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 84 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
9 43 (1.75%) Lync
10 33 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
11 32 (1.30%) Apache
12 31 (1.26%) SAS
13 28 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
14 27 (1.10%) WorkSite
15 26 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (0.89%) Node.js
16 22 (0.89%) CMS
17 21 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
18 18 (0.73%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 551 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 238 (9.68%) MS Office
3 33 (1.34%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 17 (0.69%) MS Project
5 15 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
8 2 (0.081%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.041%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 100 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.34%) Markit EDM
3 24 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.49%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 10 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.37%) Magento
7 8 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.20%) ReMetrica
9 4 (0.16%) Eikon
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
11 2 (0.081%) HFM
11 2 (0.081%) Agresso
11 2 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.081%) ResourceLink
11 2 (0.081%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.63%) Office 365
3 35 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.94%) SaaS
4 23 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.61%) PaaS
6 11 (0.45%) IaaS
7 9 (0.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.081%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.041%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 122 (4.96%) SAN
2 109 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 103 (4.19%) DNS
4 94 (3.82%) Internet
5 79 (3.21%) DHCP
6 73 (2.97%) Firewall
7 66 (2.68%) Intranet
8 41 (1.67%) LAN
9 37 (1.50%) Extranet
10 36 (1.46%) HTTP
11 35 (1.42%) WAN
12 28 (1.14%) VPN
13 26 (1.06%) NetScaler
14 15 (0.61%) SMTP
15 14 (0.57%) FTP
16 13 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.53%) Network Security
17 11 (0.45%) iSCSI
18 9 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
18 9 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2459 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 891 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 872 (35.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 809 (32.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 794 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 481 (19.56%) Data Warehouse
7 473 (19.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 150 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 145 (5.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 132 (5.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 130 (5.29%) Oracle Database
12 122 (4.96%) OLAP
13 94 (3.82%) Big Data
14 90 (3.66%) MySQL
15 85 (3.46%) DTS
16 84 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
17 71 (2.89%) QlikView
18 54 (2.20%) NoSQL
19 50 (2.03%) Hadoop
19 50 (2.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 412 (16.75%) Visual Studio
2 236 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 145 (5.90%) NUnit
4 101 (4.11%) Subversion
5 75 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 57 (2.32%) JIRA
7 54 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 49 (1.99%) CruiseControl
9 48 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 38 (1.55%) Moq
11 37 (1.50%) MSTest
12 28 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (1.10%) SpecFlow
14 25 (1.02%) Selenium
15 22 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 20 (0.81%) MSBuild
17 18 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
19 11 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 767 (31.19%) Finance
2 243 (9.88%) Banking
3 174 (7.08%) Marketing
4 121 (4.92%) Retail
5 90 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 84 (3.42%) Advertising
6 84 (3.42%) Front Office
7 60 (2.44%) Law
8 53 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 49 (1.99%) Legal
10 31 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 22 (0.89%) Back Office
12 18 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.57%) Games
14 8 (0.33%) Publishing
14 8 (0.33%) Billing
15 6 (0.24%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.16%) French Language
17 2 (0.081%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1362 (55.39%) Developer
2 408 (16.59%) .NET Developer
3 336 (13.66%) DBA
4 321 (13.05%) Analyst
5 299 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 296 (12.04%) SQL Developer
7 290 (11.79%) SQL DBA
8 230 (9.35%) Senior Developer
9 204 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 165 (6.71%) Administrator
11 164 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 161 (6.55%) SQL Server DBA
13 113 (4.60%) Consultant
14 109 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
15 107 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 101 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 100 (4.07%) SQL Server Developer
18 96 (3.90%) Support Analyst
19 77 (3.13%) Software Developer
20 60 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1206 (49.04%) .NET
2 763 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 514 (20.90%) HTML
4 413 (16.80%) CSS
5 365 (14.84%) .NET Framework
6 361 (14.68%) WCF
7 345 (14.03%) jQuery
8 291 (11.83%) XML
9 283 (11.51%) Web Services
10 280 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 222 (9.03%) HTML5
12 221 (8.99%) Entity Framework
13 207 (8.42%) Ajax
14 152 (6.18%) LINQ
15 131 (5.33%) MDX
16 130 (5.29%) WPF
17 102 (4.15%) CSS3
18 95 (3.86%) REST
18 95 (3.86%) AngularJS
18 95 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 263 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (7.77%) Clustering
3 133 (5.41%) Replication
4 80 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 67 (2.72%) Data Integration
6 58 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 52 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 47 (1.91%) Blackberry
10 46 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 43 (1.75%) User Experience
12 39 (1.59%) Derivative
13 38 (1.55%) N-Tier
14 33 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.18%) Fixed Income
16 27 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
17 25 (1.02%) Mathematics
18 23 (0.94%) Digital Media
19 21 (0.85%) Statistics
20 17 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 724 (29.44%) Windows
2 423 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 243 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 240 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 136 (5.53%) Linux
6 87 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 72 (2.93%) UNIX
8 31 (1.26%) Android
9 28 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 23 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 19 (0.77%) Solaris
13 16 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.41%) AIX
15 7 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.24%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.20%) CentOS
18 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
19 3 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
3 504 (20.50%) MVC
4 339 (13.79%) ETL
5 289 (11.75%) TDD
6 272 (11.06%) Performance Tuning
7 213 (8.66%) OO
8 212 (8.62%) Scrum
9 188 (7.65%) CRM
10 161 (6.55%) ITIL
11 153 (6.22%) Web Development
12 141 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (5.37%) Unit Testing
14 124 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 122 (4.96%) Analytics
16 113 (4.60%) Data Management
17 112 (4.55%) BDD
18 109 (4.43%) Workflow
19 108 (4.39%) E-Commerce
20 99 (4.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1562 (63.52%) SQL
2 1066 (43.35%) C#
3 814 (33.10%) T-SQL
4 557 (22.65%) JavaScript
5 151 (6.14%) VB.NET
6 126 (5.12%) PowerShell
7 100 (4.07%) VB
8 77 (3.13%) Java
9 62 (2.52%) VBA
10 53 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 44 (1.79%) Python
12 38 (1.55%) VBScript
13 36 (1.46%) VB6
14 30 (1.22%) Ruby
15 27 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.02%) PHP
17 24 (0.98%) Perl
18 19 (0.77%) XPath
19 16 (0.65%) C++
20 15 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 272 (11.06%) Degree
2 222 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (2.97%) MCITP
4 72 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 70 (2.85%) MCSE
6 54 (2.20%) MCTS
7 51 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 51 (2.07%) MCP
8 44 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.18%) MCDBA
10 27 (1.10%) MCSD
11 25 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 22 (0.89%) MCSA
13 21 (0.85%) CCNA
14 18 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.65%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (0.61%) PMP
16 15 (0.61%) MCPD
16 15 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.68%) QA
2 77 (3.13%) SLA
3 14 (0.57%) HL7
3 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.12%) COBIT
5 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.081%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.041%) MiFID
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
7 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.041%) DICOM
7 1 (0.041%) JSP 440
System Software
1 267 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 193 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (3.99%) Hyper-V
3 98 (3.99%) vSphere
4 78 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (1.79%) XenApp
6 42 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
7 34 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 32 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (0.69%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.69%) HDFS
11 15 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.37%) XenServer
12 9 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.24%) Firmware
15 5 (0.20%) PowerHA
15 5 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (3.25%) SCCM
2 77 (3.13%) SCOM
3 40 (1.63%) Data Guard
4 25 (1.02%) Opsview
5 24 (0.98%) Nagios
6 20 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 18 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 18 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 16 (0.65%) SCVMM
9 14 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.53%) WSUS
11 12 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.24%) SCSM
13 6 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
14 5 (0.20%) Ionix
14 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1135 (46.16%) Microsoft
2 274 (11.14%) VMware
3 269 (10.94%) Oracle
4 154 (6.26%) Citrix
5 125 (5.08%) HP
6 112 (4.55%) Cisco
7 65 (2.64%) Dell
8 64 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 53 (2.16%) Informatica
9 53 (2.16%) NetApp
10 52 (2.11%) SAP
11 51 (2.07%) Cognos
11 51 (2.07%) Telerik
12 36 (1.46%) CommVault
13 34 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 28 (1.14%) Veeam
15 27 (1.10%) IBM
16 26 (1.06%) Sybase
16 26 (1.06%) Symantec
16 26 (1.06%) Tableau
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engine Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Shelter
Salary: £35,715 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago