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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 142 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 966 1368 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.29% 3.07% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.46% 9.79% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1208 1655
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
12952 13970 15778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.74% 31.37% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11352 11985 13489
Median salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 219 £50,000 - 21
Kingston Upon Thames +11 15 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Croydon -17 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Mayfair - 8 £55,000 -
Chiswick -10 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Dagenham - 5 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £55,000 - 2
Romford +2 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Wimbledon -9 4 £41,250 -
Harrow 0 3 £55,000 +100.00%
Westminster - 3 £42,500 -
Hayes - 2 £43,750 -
Bromley - 1 £43,500 -
Chessington - 1 £40,000 -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £33,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1947 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1336 (68.62%) SQL
3 989 (50.80%) Microsoft
4 959 (49.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 900 (46.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 756 (38.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 687 (35.29%) Finance
8 682 (35.03%) .NET
9 648 (33.28%) T-SQL
10 593 (30.46%) C#
11 571 (29.33%) MS Excel
12 523 (26.86%) Windows
13 491 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
14 488 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
15 430 (22.09%) SQL Server 2005
16 404 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 403 (20.70%) Data Warehouse
18 395 (20.29%) ASP.NET
19 382 (19.62%) ETL
19 382 (19.62%) SQL Server 2014
20 314 (16.13%) Windows Server
21 299 (15.36%) Banking
22 298 (15.31%) JavaScript
23 282 (14.48%) MVC
24 272 (13.97%) SharePoint
24 272 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
25 258 (13.25%) .NET Framework
26 252 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
27 230 (11.81%) CSS
28 226 (11.61%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 272 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 212 (10.89%) IIS
3 119 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 116 (5.96%) MS Exchange
5 111 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 79 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 49 (2.52%) CMS
8 48 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (2.36%) Tomcat
10 38 (1.95%) Skype for Business
11 28 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (0.77%) Apache
15 15 (0.77%) NServiceBus
15 15 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.67%) JBoss
16 13 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 571 (29.33%) MS Excel
2 121 (6.21%) MS Office
3 13 (0.67%) InfoPath
3 13 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 67 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.41%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.31%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.31%) Unica
9 5 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.26%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
12 2 (0.10%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.77%) Office 365
4 24 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.08%) SaaS
6 12 (0.62%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.56%) Force.com
8 6 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.31%) PaaS
8 6 (0.31%) Yammer
9 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.21%) IaaS
11 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.70%) DNS
2 109 (5.60%) SAN
3 67 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 65 (3.34%) DHCP
5 57 (2.93%) Firewall
6 49 (2.52%) Internet
7 41 (2.11%) Intranet
8 40 (2.05%) WAN
9 36 (1.85%) LAN
10 24 (1.23%) VPN
11 23 (1.18%) SSL
12 21 (1.08%) HTTP
13 19 (0.98%) NetScaler
13 19 (0.98%) VLAN
14 18 (0.92%) FTP
15 17 (0.87%) NAS
16 16 (0.82%) SMTP
17 15 (0.77%) VoIP
18 14 (0.72%) Wireless
19 13 (0.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1947 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 959 (49.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 900 (46.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 756 (38.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 430 (22.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 404 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 403 (20.70%) Data Warehouse
8 382 (19.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 173 (8.89%) Relational Database
10 119 (6.11%) Oracle Database
11 79 (4.06%) OLAP
12 75 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 69 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 68 (3.49%) MySQL
15 60 (3.08%) Data Mining
16 56 (2.88%) Big Data
16 56 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
17 54 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 53 (2.72%) RDBMS
19 49 (2.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 206 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 168 (8.63%) Visual Studio
3 59 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 54 (2.77%) NUnit
5 51 (2.62%) JIRA
6 46 (2.36%) Subversion
7 33 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 29 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.39%) Mercurial
10 24 (1.23%) Git (software)
11 21 (1.08%) MSBuild
12 18 (0.92%) Moq
12 18 (0.92%) MSTest
13 17 (0.87%) CruiseControl
13 17 (0.87%) Jenkins
14 15 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (0.72%) Selenium
16 8 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
16 8 (0.41%) Fiddler
16 8 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 687 (35.29%) Finance
2 299 (15.36%) Banking
3 127 (6.52%) Marketing
4 125 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 96 (4.93%) Law
6 94 (4.83%) Retail
7 72 (3.70%) Legal
8 51 (2.62%) Financial Institution
9 43 (2.21%) Front Office
10 34 (1.75%) Publishing
11 32 (1.64%) Telecoms
12 18 (0.92%) Advertising
13 16 (0.82%) French Language
13 16 (0.82%) Private Banking
14 15 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.51%) German Language
16 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.36%) Electronics
17 7 (0.36%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 993 (51.00%) Developer
2 474 (24.35%) SQL Developer
3 411 (21.11%) DBA
4 374 (19.21%) SQL DBA
5 289 (14.84%) .NET Developer
6 257 (13.20%) C# Developer
7 253 (12.99%) Analyst
8 246 (12.63%) Administrator
8 246 (12.63%) SSIS Developer
9 238 (12.22%) SQL Server DBA
10 225 (11.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 212 (10.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 177 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
13 162 (8.32%) Senior Developer
14 145 (7.45%) SSRS Developer
15 124 (6.37%) SQL BI Developer
16 121 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
17 110 (5.65%) SSAS Developer
18 108 (5.55%) Applications Support
19 101 (5.19%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (35.03%) .NET
2 395 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 258 (13.25%) .NET Framework
4 230 (11.81%) CSS
5 225 (11.56%) HTML
6 209 (10.73%) XML
7 185 (9.50%) Web Services
8 179 (9.19%) jQuery
9 174 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 161 (8.27%) WCF
11 145 (7.45%) MDX
12 138 (7.09%) Entity Framework
13 116 (5.96%) Ajax
14 81 (4.16%) AngularJS
15 69 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 59 (3.03%) HTML5
16 59 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (2.41%) LINQ
18 46 (2.36%) SOAP
19 42 (2.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 226 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (10.12%) Clustering
3 168 (8.63%) Replication
4 97 (4.98%) Data Integration
5 86 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 66 (3.39%) Mathematics
7 50 (2.57%) Credit Risk
8 41 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 39 (2.00%) Statistics
10 38 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 38 (1.95%) Equities
11 35 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
12 29 (1.49%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.23%) SWIFT
14 22 (1.13%) Blackberry
15 20 (1.03%) Fixed Income
15 20 (1.03%) User Experience
16 19 (0.98%) Visualisation
17 17 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 523 (26.86%) Windows
2 314 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 272 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 163 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (4.88%) Linux
7 76 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 60 (3.08%) Unix
9 33 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.98%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.87%) Android
12 17 (0.87%) Solaris
13 15 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.72%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
3 382 (19.62%) ETL
4 282 (14.48%) MVC
5 252 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
6 172 (8.83%) ITIL
7 159 (8.17%) High Availability
8 148 (7.60%) Data Modelling
9 147 (7.55%) SDLC
10 128 (6.57%) CRM
11 126 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (6.01%) Migration
13 114 (5.86%) Kimball Methodology
14 106 (5.44%) Data Analysis
15 97 (4.98%) Analytics
15 97 (4.98%) Data Management
16 96 (4.93%) Web Development
17 94 (4.83%) OO
17 94 (4.83%) TDD
18 90 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1336 (68.62%) SQL
2 648 (33.28%) T-SQL
3 593 (30.46%) C#
4 298 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 173 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 77 (3.95%) VB
7 72 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 67 (3.44%) Java
9 59 (3.03%) VBA
10 55 (2.82%) C
11 37 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 35 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 28 (1.44%) VBScript
14 24 (1.23%) R
15 20 (1.03%) Perl
16 15 (0.77%) Python
17 13 (0.67%) C++
18 12 (0.62%) Apex Code
19 11 (0.56%) Shell Script
20 10 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 224 (11.50%) Degree
2 168 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (4.01%) MCSE
4 68 (3.49%) MCITP
5 41 (2.11%) MCDBA
6 35 (1.80%) MCTS
7 31 (1.59%) MCP
8 28 (1.44%) MCSA
9 20 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.62%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.46%) ISEB
14 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.31%) CCNA
17 5 (0.26%) MCSD
17 5 (0.26%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.70%) QA
3 71 (3.65%) SLA
4 21 (1.08%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.31%) COBIT
6 3 (0.15%) EMIR
6 3 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.051%) COSHH
7 1 (0.051%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.051%) HL7
7 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 202 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (3.70%) XenApp
4 58 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 53 (2.72%) vSphere
6 38 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 34 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 18 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.77%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.56%) UAG
12 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.31%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.21%) HDFS
16 3 (0.15%) Firmware
16 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (1.49%) SCCM
2 24 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 15 (0.77%) Data Guard
3 15 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (0.62%) SCOM
5 12 (0.62%) WSUS
6 10 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.36%) Nagios
9 6 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.31%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.26%) Control-M
10 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.26%) SnapMirror
10 5 (0.26%) SnapVault
11 4 (0.21%) Puppet
11 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 989 (50.80%) Microsoft
2 194 (9.96%) VMware
3 188 (9.66%) Oracle
4 81 (4.16%) Citrix
5 78 (4.01%) HP
6 58 (2.98%) Cisco
7 56 (2.88%) Tableau
8 55 (2.82%) SAP
9 52 (2.67%) NetApp
10 44 (2.26%) EPiServer
11 39 (2.00%) Informatica
12 34 (1.75%) RedGate
13 33 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 31 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.54%) Reuters
16 26 (1.34%) Bloomberg
17 25 (1.28%) Telerik
18 22 (1.13%) Dell
19 21 (1.08%) Remedy
19 21 (1.08%) Siebel
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus scheme
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Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + c.25% Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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