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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 96 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1306 1612 2353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.93% 3.50% 4.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 11.39% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1440 2191
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
13058 14153 14331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.31% 30.73% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11323 12248 12622
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +23 403 £51,000 -2.85% 50
Uxbridge +15 18 £36,500 -11.51%
Croydon +9 17 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bromley +14 11 £48,750 +62.50%
Southwark - 10 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 10 £46,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Sidcup +2 7 £42,000 +1.81%
Harrow - 7 £42,500 -
Hornchurch +1 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Hounslow - 4 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 3 £50,000 -
Wembley - 3 £50,000 - 1
Pinner - 2 £37,500 -
Barnet - 2 £40,000 - 1
Hammersmith -12 1 £37,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2756 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1701 (61.72%) SQL
3 1330 (48.26%) .NET
4 1205 (43.72%) C#
5 1204 (43.69%) Microsoft
6 1033 (37.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1012 (36.72%) T-SQL
8 942 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 912 (33.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 892 (32.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 841 (30.52%) ASP.NET
12 770 (27.94%) Windows
13 752 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
14 748 (27.14%) Finance
15 624 (22.64%) MS Excel
16 619 (22.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 587 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
18 581 (21.08%) MVC
19 572 (20.75%) JavaScript
20 548 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
21 506 (18.36%) HTML
22 457 (16.58%) ETL
23 448 (16.26%) WCF
24 446 (16.18%) CSS
25 428 (15.53%) SharePoint
26 423 (15.35%) Visual Studio
27 418 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
28 391 (14.19%) jQuery
29 390 (14.15%) .NET Framework
30 370 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 428 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 296 (10.74%) IIS
3 184 (6.68%) MS Exchange
4 175 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 154 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 138 (5.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 100 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 59 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
8 59 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
9 54 (1.96%) CMS
10 34 (1.23%) SAS
11 27 (0.98%) Lync
12 26 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (0.91%) Apache Pig
14 21 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
15 20 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (0.73%) MS Project Server
16 19 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.65%) Apache
18 15 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 624 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 230 (8.35%) MS Office
3 40 (1.45%) PowerPivot
4 26 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.51%) MS Project
6 13 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.40%) SPSS
8 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 76 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.52%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.76%) Sophis RISQUE
4 11 (0.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 11 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.22%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.15%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.073%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.073%) Agresso
9 2 (0.073%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.073%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.036%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.036%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.036%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 113 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.27%) Office 365
3 34 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.65%) SaaS
6 17 (0.62%) PaaS
6 17 (0.62%) IaaS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.11%) GitHub
8 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.37%) SAN
2 136 (4.93%) DNS
3 127 (4.61%) Intranet
4 120 (4.35%) Internet
5 113 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 91 (3.30%) DHCP
7 66 (2.39%) Firewall
8 54 (1.96%) LAN
9 45 (1.63%) VPN
10 44 (1.60%) WAN
10 44 (1.60%) Extranet
11 27 (0.98%) NAS
12 26 (0.94%) FTP
13 25 (0.91%) HTTP
14 22 (0.80%) VoIP
15 18 (0.65%) NetScaler
16 16 (0.58%) SMTP
17 14 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
18 11 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2756 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1033 (37.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 942 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 912 (33.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 892 (32.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 619 (22.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 548 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
8 226 (8.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 200 (7.26%) OLAP
9 200 (7.26%) Relational Database
10 182 (6.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 137 (4.97%) Oracle Database
12 106 (3.85%) MySQL
13 94 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
14 90 (3.27%) Big Data
15 79 (2.87%) NoSQL
16 78 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 77 (2.79%) QlikView
18 70 (2.54%) DTS
19 68 (2.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 423 (15.35%) Visual Studio
2 266 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 140 (5.08%) Subversion
4 138 (5.01%) NUnit
5 71 (2.58%) TeamCity
5 71 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 53 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 52 (1.89%) Moq
8 51 (1.85%) SpecFlow
9 37 (1.34%) CruiseControl
10 31 (1.12%) JIRA
11 30 (1.09%) MSTest
11 30 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.05%) MSBuild
13 26 (0.94%) Selenium
14 22 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.58%) ERwin
16 16 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 15 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 748 (27.14%) Finance
2 239 (8.67%) Banking
3 183 (6.64%) Marketing
4 165 (5.99%) Retail
5 113 (4.10%) Law
6 106 (3.85%) Advertising
7 88 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 76 (2.76%) Front Office
9 72 (2.61%) Legal
10 40 (1.45%) Games
11 35 (1.27%) Telecoms
12 27 (0.98%) Back Office
13 22 (0.80%) Publishing
14 17 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.29%) Billing
17 6 (0.22%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.11%) Local Government
19 2 (0.073%) French Language
19 2 (0.073%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1544 (56.02%) Developer
2 432 (15.67%) DBA
3 400 (14.51%) .NET Developer
4 354 (12.84%) C# Developer
4 354 (12.84%) SQL DBA
5 344 (12.48%) Analyst
6 336 (12.19%) SQL Developer
7 310 (11.25%) Senior Developer
8 223 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 220 (7.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 210 (7.62%) Administrator
11 189 (6.86%) SQL Server DBA
12 130 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
13 129 (4.68%) Support Analyst
14 128 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 124 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
16 115 (4.17%) Applications Support
17 93 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
17 93 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
18 91 (3.30%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1330 (48.26%) .NET
2 841 (30.52%) ASP.NET
3 506 (18.36%) HTML
4 448 (16.26%) WCF
5 446 (16.18%) CSS
6 391 (14.19%) jQuery
7 390 (14.15%) .NET Framework
8 370 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 359 (13.03%) Web Services
10 310 (11.25%) XML
11 219 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 204 (7.40%) HTML5
13 186 (6.75%) Ajax
14 182 (6.60%) WPF
15 151 (5.48%) MDX
16 135 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 128 (4.64%) LINQ
18 88 (3.19%) SOAP
19 83 (3.01%) CSS3
20 82 (2.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 281 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (7.51%) Clustering
3 180 (6.53%) Replication
4 172 (6.24%) Computer Science
5 103 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 69 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 60 (2.18%) Visualisation
9 58 (2.10%) Data Integration
10 49 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.71%) N-Tier
13 40 (1.45%) User Experience
14 39 (1.42%) Blackberry
15 33 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
16 30 (1.09%) Data Extraction
17 27 (0.98%) Derivative
18 26 (0.94%) Social Media
19 25 (0.91%) Digital Media
20 19 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 770 (27.94%) Windows
2 418 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 281 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 192 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (4.72%) Linux
6 93 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 50 (1.81%) Windows XP
8 33 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 31 (1.12%) UNIX
10 29 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.98%) Android
12 22 (0.80%) Solaris
13 14 (0.51%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.18%) Debian
16 3 (0.11%) VMS
16 3 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.11%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
3 581 (21.08%) MVC
4 457 (16.58%) ETL
5 351 (12.74%) OO
6 345 (12.52%) Performance Tuning
7 338 (12.26%) TDD
8 305 (11.07%) Scrum
9 229 (8.31%) Unit Testing
10 217 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 196 (7.11%) Web Development
12 190 (6.89%) Data Modelling
13 162 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (5.77%) ITIL
15 142 (5.15%) CRM
16 131 (4.75%) OOP
17 125 (4.54%) Software Engineering
18 124 (4.50%) Mentoring
19 120 (4.35%) OOD
20 115 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1701 (61.72%) SQL
2 1205 (43.72%) C#
3 1012 (36.72%) T-SQL
4 572 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 159 (5.77%) VB.NET
6 158 (5.73%) VB
7 138 (5.01%) PowerShell
8 114 (4.14%) VBA
9 85 (3.08%) VBScript
9 85 (3.08%) Java
10 67 (2.43%) VB6
11 45 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.31%) Perl
12 36 (1.31%) XPath
13 33 (1.20%) Python
14 27 (0.98%) Ruby
15 26 (0.94%) PHP
16 25 (0.91%) C
17 16 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 15 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 305 (11.07%) Degree
2 222 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (2.39%) MCSE
4 61 (2.21%) MCITP
5 46 (1.67%) MCTS
6 42 (1.52%) MCP
7 37 (1.34%) MCDBA
8 33 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 29 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (0.83%) MCSA
11 21 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.62%) MCSD
14 16 (0.58%) ISEB
15 14 (0.51%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.47%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.36%) PMP
18 9 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
19 7 (0.25%) VCAP
19 7 (0.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (4.25%) QA
2 55 (2.00%) SLA
3 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.22%) HL7
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.036%) DICOM
7 1 (0.036%) COBIT
7 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.036%) Basel III
System Software
1 319 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 213 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (3.19%) vSphere
4 81 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 67 (2.43%) VMware ESX
6 55 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (1.78%) XenApp
8 23 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.62%) Apache Flume
9 17 (0.62%) HDFS
9 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.40%) DFS Replication
12 10 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.33%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.33%) XenServer
14 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 72 (2.61%) SCCM
2 37 (1.34%) SCOM
3 29 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 23 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 17 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.51%) Data Guard
6 14 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 13 (0.47%) HP SIM
8 12 (0.44%) Opsview
8 12 (0.44%) Nagios
9 9 (0.33%) WSUS
10 6 (0.22%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.18%) ARCserve
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.18%) Control-M
11 5 (0.18%) Puppet
11 5 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
12 4 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1204 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 305 (11.07%) Oracle
3 301 (10.92%) VMware
4 152 (5.52%) HP
5 138 (5.01%) Citrix
6 102 (3.70%) Cisco
7 85 (3.08%) Business Objects
8 80 (2.90%) Dell
9 72 (2.61%) NetApp
10 57 (2.07%) Telerik
11 53 (1.92%) SAP
12 47 (1.71%) EPiServer
13 44 (1.60%) Symantec
14 39 (1.42%) Sony
15 36 (1.31%) Sybase
16 35 (1.27%) Cognos
17 30 (1.09%) IBM
17 30 (1.09%) Sun
18 29 (1.05%) Informatica
18 29 (1.05%) CommVault
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum + Annual performance bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fixed Term
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago