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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 87 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1203 1376 2350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.90% 3.26% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.89% 10.75% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1239 2152
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 £65,000 £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
12159 12805 13415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.30% 30.31% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10493 10936 11830
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 364 £51,000 +6.80% 62
Croydon +14 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Uxbridge +1 12 £38,250 -15.93% 1
Bromley +30 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -15 8 £64,000 +34.73% 1
Southwark - 6 £50,000 -
Twickenham +2 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Enfield +4 3 £26,500 -11.66%
Wimbledon -7 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sidcup -10 3 £41,750 -7.22%
Harrow - 3 £35,000 -
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf +26 1 £62,500 +19.04%
Hammersmith -7 1 £37,500 -
Brentford -15 1 £37,500 -3.30% 1
Hayes - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2506 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1628 (64.96%) SQL
3 1199 (47.85%) .NET
4 1158 (46.21%) Microsoft
5 1076 (42.94%) C#
6 910 (36.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 866 (34.56%) T-SQL
8 864 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 864 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 801 (31.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 759 (30.29%) ASP.NET
11 747 (29.81%) Windows
12 700 (27.93%) Finance
13 604 (24.10%) MS Excel
14 596 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
15 556 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
16 522 (20.83%) JavaScript
17 521 (20.79%) Data Warehouse
18 515 (20.55%) MVC
19 510 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 489 (19.51%) HTML
21 451 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
22 437 (17.44%) SharePoint
23 401 (16.00%) CSS
24 395 (15.76%) ETL
25 386 (15.40%) WCF
26 367 (14.64%) Visual Studio
27 348 (13.89%) jQuery
28 346 (13.81%) .NET Framework
29 331 (13.21%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 437 (17.44%) SharePoint
2 314 (12.53%) IIS
3 205 (8.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 180 (7.18%) MS Exchange
5 154 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 137 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 99 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 42 (1.68%) SAS
10 41 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
10 41 (1.64%) Lync
11 32 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
12 25 (1.00%) Apache Pig
13 24 (0.96%) CMS
13 24 (0.96%) Apache
14 22 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
15 21 (0.84%) WorkSite
15 21 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 20 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.72%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 604 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 229 (9.14%) MS Office
3 36 (1.44%) PowerPivot
4 32 (1.28%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.64%) MS Project
6 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.36%) SPSS
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.040%) FastStats
10 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.92%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.64%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 13 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (0.36%) Magento
6 7 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.20%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.080%) Agresso
8 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.080%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.080%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.040%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.040%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 116 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.92%) Office 365
3 35 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.60%) PaaS
6 12 (0.48%) IaaS
7 11 (0.44%) SaaS
8 3 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (5.99%) SAN
2 120 (4.79%) DNS
3 109 (4.35%) Internet
4 104 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 96 (3.83%) Intranet
6 93 (3.71%) DHCP
7 80 (3.19%) Firewall
8 52 (2.08%) Extranet
9 48 (1.92%) LAN
10 42 (1.68%) WAN
11 39 (1.56%) VPN
12 33 (1.32%) HTTP
13 23 (0.92%) NetScaler
14 22 (0.88%) FTP
15 21 (0.84%) NAS
16 17 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (0.60%) VoIP
18 12 (0.48%) SMTP
18 12 (0.48%) Network Security
19 11 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2506 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 910 (36.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 864 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 864 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 801 (31.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 521 (20.79%) Data Warehouse
6 510 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 178 (7.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 174 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 159 (6.34%) OLAP
9 159 (6.34%) Relational Database
10 126 (5.03%) Oracle Database
11 88 (3.51%) MySQL
12 82 (3.27%) Big Data
13 77 (3.07%) QlikView
14 71 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 70 (2.79%) OLAP Cube
16 68 (2.71%) DTS
17 57 (2.27%) NoSQL
18 56 (2.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 367 (14.64%) Visual Studio
2 238 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 133 (5.31%) NUnit
4 121 (4.83%) Subversion
5 71 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 47 (1.88%) Moq
7 44 (1.76%) Git (software)
8 43 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 39 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 38 (1.52%) CruiseControl
11 31 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
12 27 (1.08%) JIRA
13 25 (1.00%) MSTest
14 24 (0.96%) Selenium
15 22 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.60%) WebDriver
17 15 (0.60%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.60%) Toad
17 15 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 700 (27.93%) Finance
2 238 (9.50%) Banking
3 183 (7.30%) Marketing
4 124 (4.95%) Retail
5 88 (3.51%) Advertising
6 85 (3.39%) Law
7 79 (3.15%) Investment Banking
8 76 (3.03%) Front Office
9 55 (2.19%) Legal
10 40 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.00%) Back Office
12 21 (0.84%) Games
13 9 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.36%) Billing
14 7 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.080%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.080%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1387 (55.35%) Developer
2 360 (14.37%) .NET Developer
3 354 (14.13%) DBA
4 336 (13.41%) Analyst
5 320 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 318 (12.69%) C# Developer
7 301 (12.01%) SQL DBA
8 265 (10.57%) Senior Developer
9 207 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 201 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 174 (6.94%) Administrator
12 160 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
13 126 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 120 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
15 119 (4.75%) Applications Support
16 114 (4.55%) Support Analyst
17 107 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
18 88 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
19 85 (3.39%) Consultant
20 78 (3.11%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (47.85%) .NET
2 759 (30.29%) ASP.NET
3 489 (19.51%) HTML
4 401 (16.00%) CSS
5 386 (15.40%) WCF
6 348 (13.89%) jQuery
7 346 (13.81%) .NET Framework
8 331 (13.21%) Web Services
9 318 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 291 (11.61%) XML
11 218 (8.70%) HTML5
12 198 (7.90%) Ajax
13 193 (7.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 153 (6.11%) LINQ
15 138 (5.51%) WPF
16 128 (5.11%) MDX
17 104 (4.15%) REST
18 93 (3.71%) CSS3
19 87 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 86 (3.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 292 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (7.78%) Clustering
3 149 (5.95%) Replication
4 90 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.47%) Data Integration
7 55 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 49 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 47 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 46 (1.84%) Blackberry
12 41 (1.64%) N-Tier
13 39 (1.56%) User Experience
14 30 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
15 28 (1.12%) Derivative
16 24 (0.96%) Mathematics
16 24 (0.96%) Digital Media
17 22 (0.88%) Fixed Income
18 21 (0.84%) Data Extraction
19 20 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 747 (29.81%) Windows
2 451 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 279 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 218 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (4.71%) Linux
6 94 (3.75%) Windows 7
7 46 (1.84%) UNIX
8 33 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 28 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.08%) Android
11 22 (0.88%) Solaris
11 22 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.20%) CentOS
15 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.16%) Debian
15 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
3 515 (20.55%) MVC
4 395 (15.76%) ETL
5 302 (12.05%) TDD
6 298 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
7 245 (9.78%) OO
8 238 (9.50%) Scrum
9 164 (6.54%) Web Development
9 164 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 162 (6.46%) ITIL
11 161 (6.42%) Unit Testing
12 157 (6.26%) CRM
13 134 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (4.95%) Change Management
15 123 (4.91%) Data Modelling
16 116 (4.63%) Workflow
17 112 (4.47%) BDD
17 112 (4.47%) Analytics
18 111 (4.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1628 (64.96%) SQL
2 1076 (42.94%) C#
3 866 (34.56%) T-SQL
4 522 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 129 (5.15%) VB
6 128 (5.11%) VB.NET
7 116 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 83 (3.31%) VBA
9 63 (2.51%) VBScript
10 61 (2.43%) Java
11 56 (2.23%) VB6
12 45 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 37 (1.48%) XPath
14 31 (1.24%) Python
15 28 (1.12%) PHP
16 22 (0.88%) Ruby
17 21 (0.84%) Perl
18 20 (0.80%) C
19 18 (0.72%) ActionScript
20 14 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 251 (10.02%) Degree
2 213 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (2.75%) MCITP
4 63 (2.51%) MCSE
5 46 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.84%) MCTS
6 44 (1.76%) MCP
7 34 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.20%) MCDBA
9 26 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.96%) SC Cleared
11 21 (0.84%) MCSA
12 19 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.68%) MCSD
14 15 (0.60%) PMP
14 15 (0.60%) CCNA
15 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.40%) ISEB
16 10 (0.40%) CCNP
17 9 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.19%) QA
2 74 (2.95%) SLA
3 13 (0.52%) HL7
4 11 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.12%) COBIT
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.080%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.040%) DICOM
7 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 304 (12.13%) Active Directory
2 213 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.67%) vSphere
3 92 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 71 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (1.92%) XenApp
6 47 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 31 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.68%) HDFS
9 17 (0.68%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.44%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.32%) XenServer
13 6 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.16%) Docker
14 4 (0.16%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (3.07%) SCCM
2 68 (2.71%) SCOM
3 23 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 21 (0.84%) Opsview
5 19 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (0.76%) Nagios
5 19 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 17 (0.68%) Data Guard
8 15 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 12 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (0.44%) WSUS
11 7 (0.28%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.24%) SCSM
13 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.20%) Ionix
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.16%) HP SIM
14 4 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1158 (46.21%) Microsoft
2 298 (11.89%) VMware
3 288 (11.49%) Oracle
4 155 (6.19%) Citrix
5 139 (5.55%) HP
6 107 (4.27%) Cisco
7 71 (2.83%) Dell
8 70 (2.79%) Business Objects
8 70 (2.79%) Telerik
9 63 (2.51%) NetApp
10 46 (1.84%) Informatica
11 45 (1.80%) SAP
12 44 (1.76%) Cognos
13 36 (1.44%) CommVault
14 33 (1.32%) Symantec
15 30 (1.20%) Red Hat
16 27 (1.08%) Veeam
17 26 (1.04%) Tableau
18 25 (1.00%) DataFlux
18 25 (1.00%) Sybase
London
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + big company benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £4000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Travel to US, bonus, training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday