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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 89 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1181 1404 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.81% 3.23% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 10.59% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1238 2240
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £63,500
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
12402 13254 13563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.55% 30.48% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10665 11229 11870
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +15 366 £50,000 +5.26% 58
Croydon +6 9 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Uxbridge +4 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bromley +12 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Kingston Upon Thames -19 6 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Southwark - 5 £50,000 -
Chiswick - 5 £37,500 -
Harrow +8 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Enfield +1 3 £26,500 -11.66%
Twickenham 0 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Wimbledon -2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Docklands, London -1 2 £40,000 -21.18%
Sidcup -10 2 £39,375 -12.50%
Brentford -20 2 £37,500 -3.30% 1
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Romford -3 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Hayes - 1 - - 1
Beckenham - 1 £48,000 -
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 3 March 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 2519 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1619 (64.27%) SQL
3 1225 (48.63%) .NET
4 1166 (46.29%) Microsoft
5 1087 (43.15%) C#
6 884 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 853 (33.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 845 (33.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 843 (33.47%) T-SQL
10 816 (32.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 765 (30.37%) ASP.NET
12 754 (29.93%) Finance
13 731 (29.02%) Windows
14 602 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
15 589 (23.38%) MS Excel
16 539 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
17 536 (21.28%) JavaScript
18 511 (20.29%) MVC
19 506 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
20 505 (20.05%) HTML
21 468 (18.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 435 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
23 407 (16.16%) CSS
24 405 (16.08%) SharePoint
25 389 (15.44%) Visual Studio
26 385 (15.28%) WCF
27 368 (14.61%) ETL
28 364 (14.45%) .NET Framework
29 352 (13.97%) jQuery
30 323 (12.82%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 405 (16.08%) SharePoint
2 323 (12.82%) IIS
3 194 (7.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 183 (7.26%) MS Exchange
5 153 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 130 (5.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 97 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
9 45 (1.79%) Lync
10 40 (1.59%) SAS
11 39 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
12 30 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
13 29 (1.15%) Apache
14 24 (0.95%) WorkSite
15 23 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 21 (0.83%) ColdFusion
16 21 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
18 18 (0.71%) CMS
18 18 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 589 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 238 (9.45%) MS Office
3 36 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 25 (0.99%) PowerPivot
5 17 (0.67%) MS Project
6 14 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.36%) SPSS
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 85 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.91%) Markit EDM
3 22 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.60%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 9 (0.36%) Magento
5 9 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.20%) ReMetrica
8 5 (0.20%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.16%) Eikon
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.079%) Agresso
11 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.079%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.079%) ResourceLink
11 2 (0.079%) SunGard GMI
11 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 132 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (1.83%) Office 365
3 33 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.60%) PaaS
6 11 (0.44%) IaaS
7 10 (0.40%) SaaS
8 5 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.52%) SAN
2 112 (4.45%) DNS
3 104 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 99 (3.93%) Internet
5 85 (3.37%) DHCP
6 82 (3.26%) Intranet
7 79 (3.14%) Firewall
8 47 (1.87%) Extranet
8 47 (1.87%) LAN
9 41 (1.63%) WAN
10 37 (1.47%) VPN
11 36 (1.43%) HTTP
12 26 (1.03%) NetScaler
13 19 (0.75%) FTP
14 15 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (0.56%) NAS
16 13 (0.52%) Network Security
16 13 (0.52%) SMTP
17 11 (0.44%) VoIP
17 11 (0.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2519 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 884 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 853 (33.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 845 (33.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 816 (32.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 506 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
7 468 (18.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 173 (6.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 158 (6.27%) Relational Database
10 140 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 139 (5.52%) Oracle Database
12 137 (5.44%) OLAP
13 97 (3.85%) MySQL
14 88 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 85 (3.37%) Big Data
16 81 (3.22%) DTS
17 76 (3.02%) QlikView
18 56 (2.22%) NoSQL
19 54 (2.14%) RDBMS
20 53 (2.10%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 389 (15.44%) Visual Studio
2 253 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 144 (5.72%) NUnit
4 111 (4.41%) Subversion
5 80 (3.18%) TeamCity
6 52 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 50 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 47 (1.87%) Moq
9 46 (1.83%) CruiseControl
10 37 (1.47%) JIRA
11 32 (1.27%) SpecFlow
12 31 (1.23%) MSTest
13 30 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (1.11%) Selenium
15 23 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (0.60%) WebDriver
18 14 (0.56%) Toad
18 14 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 754 (29.93%) Finance
2 243 (9.65%) Banking
3 188 (7.46%) Marketing
4 121 (4.80%) Retail
5 86 (3.41%) Advertising
6 85 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 84 (3.33%) Front Office
8 73 (2.90%) Law
9 53 (2.10%) Legal
10 45 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.07%) Back Office
12 18 (0.71%) Games
13 13 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.32%) Billing
15 6 (0.24%) Publishing
16 5 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.079%) French Language
18 2 (0.079%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1390 (55.18%) Developer
2 376 (14.93%) .NET Developer
3 351 (13.93%) Analyst
4 350 (13.89%) DBA
5 316 (12.54%) SQL Developer
6 315 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 303 (12.03%) SQL DBA
8 260 (10.32%) Senior Developer
9 208 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 176 (6.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 164 (6.51%) Administrator
11 164 (6.51%) SQL Server DBA
12 122 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 119 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 115 (4.57%) Applications Support
15 108 (4.29%) Support Analyst
16 98 (3.89%) SQL Server Developer
17 96 (3.81%) Consultant
18 79 (3.14%) SharePoint Developer
19 68 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (48.63%) .NET
2 765 (30.37%) ASP.NET
3 505 (20.05%) HTML
4 407 (16.16%) CSS
5 385 (15.28%) WCF
6 364 (14.45%) .NET Framework
7 352 (13.97%) jQuery
8 318 (12.62%) Web Services
9 312 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 290 (11.51%) XML
11 229 (9.09%) HTML5
12 217 (8.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 204 (8.10%) Ajax
14 165 (6.55%) LINQ
15 140 (5.56%) WPF
16 127 (5.04%) MDX
17 102 (4.05%) CSS3
18 101 (4.01%) REST
19 89 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 86 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 302 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (7.86%) Clustering
3 147 (5.84%) Replication
4 81 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.54%) Data Integration
6 56 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 49 (1.95%) Hedge funds
9 46 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 45 (1.79%) User Experience
11 43 (1.71%) N-Tier
12 39 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 33 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
13 33 (1.31%) Derivative
14 26 (1.03%) Fixed Income
15 24 (0.95%) Mathematics
16 21 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 16 (0.64%) iPad
18 14 (0.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 731 (29.02%) Windows
2 435 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 115 (4.57%) Linux
6 93 (3.69%) Windows 7
7 63 (2.50%) UNIX
8 30 (1.19%) Android
9 29 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 28 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.83%) Solaris
11 21 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.60%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.40%) AIX
15 5 (0.20%) CentOS
16 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
3 511 (20.29%) MVC
4 368 (14.61%) ETL
5 310 (12.31%) TDD
6 279 (11.08%) Performance Tuning
7 233 (9.25%) Scrum
8 231 (9.17%) OO
9 170 (6.75%) CRM
10 166 (6.59%) ITIL
11 157 (6.23%) Web Development
12 155 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 143 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 136 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
15 121 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
16 118 (4.68%) Workflow
17 116 (4.61%) Change Management
17 116 (4.61%) BDD
18 114 (4.53%) Data Management
19 108 (4.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1619 (64.27%) SQL
2 1087 (43.15%) C#
3 843 (33.47%) T-SQL
4 536 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 136 (5.40%) VB.NET
6 109 (4.33%) VB
7 107 (4.25%) PowerShell
8 75 (2.98%) VBA
9 63 (2.50%) Java
10 53 (2.10%) PL/SQL
11 51 (2.02%) VBScript
12 42 (1.67%) VB6
13 34 (1.35%) Python
14 30 (1.19%) XPath
15 26 (1.03%) Ruby
16 25 (0.99%) PHP
17 20 (0.79%) Perl
18 19 (0.75%) ActionScript
19 16 (0.64%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 267 (10.60%) Degree
2 231 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (2.94%) MCITP
4 72 (2.86%) VCP4
5 67 (2.66%) MCSE
6 55 (2.18%) Security Cleared
7 54 (2.14%) MCTS
8 45 (1.79%) MCP
9 40 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 33 (1.31%) MCDBA
12 23 (0.91%) MCSD
13 21 (0.83%) MCSA
14 20 (0.79%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.71%) CCNA
16 15 (0.60%) PMP
16 15 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.52%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.37%) QA
2 84 (3.33%) SLA
3 14 (0.56%) HL7
4 13 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.079%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.040%) DICOM
8 1 (0.040%) MiFID
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.040%) EMIR
System Software
1 293 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 203 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (3.89%) vSphere
4 89 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 72 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (1.87%) XenApp
7 36 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 31 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.67%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.67%) HDFS
12 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (0.40%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.32%) XenServer
16 7 (0.28%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.20%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 74 (2.94%) SCOM
2 71 (2.82%) SCCM
3 35 (1.39%) Data Guard
4 24 (0.95%) Opsview
5 23 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.87%) Nagios
7 18 (0.71%) Backup Exec
7 18 (0.71%) SCOrch
8 17 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 16 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 15 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.44%) WSUS
12 8 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.28%) ARCserve
14 6 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.24%) SCSM
15 5 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.20%) Ionix
15 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1166 (46.29%) Microsoft
2 293 (11.63%) Oracle
3 289 (11.47%) VMware
4 165 (6.55%) Citrix
5 139 (5.52%) HP
6 116 (4.61%) Cisco
7 75 (2.98%) Dell
8 65 (2.58%) Business Objects
9 63 (2.50%) Telerik
10 54 (2.14%) NetApp
11 48 (1.91%) Informatica
12 46 (1.83%) SAP
13 44 (1.75%) Cognos
14 38 (1.51%) CommVault
15 31 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 31 (1.23%) Symantec
16 30 (1.19%) Veeam
17 28 (1.11%) Sybase
18 25 (0.99%) IBM
18 25 (0.99%) AppSense
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + cash car + other bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: banking benefits & bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - full details on application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: Yesterday