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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 93 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1295 1608 2302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.89% 3.54% 4.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.64% 11.56% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1462 2145
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
13430 13907 14230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.96% 30.62% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11708 12151 12479
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 £72,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +14 398 £50,500 -3.80% 47
Croydon +12 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Bromley +3 15 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Uxbridge +6 10 £36,500 -21.08% 1
Wimbledon - 9 £46,000 - 1
Dagenham - 9 £50,000 -
Harrow - 9 £42,500 - 2
Sidcup +4 7 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Southwark - 7 £40,000 -
Pinner - 6 £47,500 -
Hounslow - 5 £40,000 -
Hornchurch -1 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Barnet - 3 £40,000 -
Wembley - 3 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -17 2 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Chiswick - 2 £30,000 -
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 22 October 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 2859 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1741 (60.90%) SQL
3 1355 (47.39%) .NET
4 1247 (43.62%) C#
5 1180 (41.27%) Microsoft
6 1087 (38.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1076 (37.64%) T-SQL
8 993 (34.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 962 (33.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 903 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 832 (29.10%) ASP.NET
12 797 (27.88%) Finance
13 784 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
14 776 (27.14%) Windows
15 664 (23.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 633 (22.14%) MS Excel
17 610 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
17 610 (21.34%) MVC
18 567 (19.83%) JavaScript
19 565 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
20 517 (18.08%) HTML
21 483 (16.89%) ETL
22 473 (16.54%) CSS
23 454 (15.88%) WCF
24 444 (15.53%) SharePoint
25 438 (15.32%) Visual Studio
26 411 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
27 399 (13.96%) .NET Framework
28 392 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
29 387 (13.54%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 444 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 287 (10.04%) IIS
3 187 (6.54%) MS Exchange
4 168 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 152 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 132 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 89 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 76 (2.66%) CMS
9 73 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
10 62 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (0.87%) Umbraco
13 25 (0.87%) SAS
14 21 (0.73%) Lync
15 20 (0.70%) MS Project Server
16 19 (0.66%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
18 15 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 633 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 198 (6.93%) MS Office
3 47 (1.64%) PowerPivot
4 22 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.45%) SPSS
7 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.31%) MS Project
8 8 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.66%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.35%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 5 (0.17%) SAP Retail
6 5 (0.17%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.070%) Agresso
8 2 (0.070%) Magento
8 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.070%) TrackWise
8 2 (0.070%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.070%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.070%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.035%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.035%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.08%) Office 365
5 23 (0.80%) SaaS
6 15 (0.52%) IaaS
6 15 (0.52%) PaaS
7 6 (0.21%) GitHub
8 4 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.035%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (5.11%) SAN
2 138 (4.83%) DNS
3 126 (4.41%) Intranet
4 118 (4.13%) Internet
5 106 (3.71%) TCP/IP
6 84 (2.94%) DHCP
7 64 (2.24%) Firewall
8 55 (1.92%) LAN
9 47 (1.64%) VPN
10 41 (1.43%) WAN
11 37 (1.29%) Extranet
12 28 (0.98%) NAS
13 27 (0.94%) FTP
14 26 (0.91%) VoIP
15 21 (0.73%) HTTP
16 17 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (0.49%) SMTP
18 11 (0.38%) NetScaler
18 11 (0.38%) SSL
19 9 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2859 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1087 (38.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 993 (34.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 962 (33.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 903 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 664 (23.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 565 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
8 237 (8.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 220 (7.69%) OLAP
10 215 (7.52%) Relational Database
11 192 (6.72%) SQL Server 2000
12 137 (4.79%) Oracle Database
13 96 (3.36%) MySQL
14 89 (3.11%) DTS
15 82 (2.87%) Big Data
16 81 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 73 (2.55%) QlikView
18 72 (2.52%) OLTP
19 66 (2.31%) RDBMS
20 55 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 438 (15.32%) Visual Studio
2 273 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 136 (4.76%) Subversion
4 134 (4.69%) NUnit
5 77 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 69 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 58 (2.03%) Moq
8 50 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 48 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 43 (1.50%) CruiseControl
11 41 (1.43%) MSTest
12 39 (1.36%) MSBuild
13 36 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 26 (0.91%) Selenium
15 24 (0.84%) JIRA
16 23 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 22 (0.77%) ERwin
18 19 (0.66%) Jenkins
19 17 (0.59%) Toad
General
1 797 (27.88%) Finance
2 248 (8.67%) Banking
3 158 (5.53%) Retail
4 154 (5.39%) Marketing
5 119 (4.16%) Law
6 112 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 94 (3.29%) Front Office
8 91 (3.18%) Advertising
9 70 (2.45%) Legal
10 43 (1.50%) Games
11 38 (1.33%) Back Office
12 36 (1.26%) Publishing
13 31 (1.08%) Telecoms
14 29 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.24%) Billing
17 6 (0.21%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.14%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.070%) Private Banking
19 2 (0.070%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1608 (56.24%) Developer
2 479 (16.75%) DBA
3 402 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 398 (13.92%) SQL DBA
5 370 (12.94%) C# Developer
6 343 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 327 (11.44%) Analyst
8 317 (11.09%) Senior Developer
9 237 (8.29%) Administrator
10 227 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 224 (7.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 210 (7.35%) SQL Server DBA
13 133 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
14 130 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
15 126 (4.41%) Support Analyst
16 120 (4.20%) Applications Support
16 120 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 102 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
18 99 (3.46%) Web Developer
19 94 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1355 (47.39%) .NET
2 832 (29.10%) ASP.NET
3 517 (18.08%) HTML
4 473 (16.54%) CSS
5 454 (15.88%) WCF
6 399 (13.96%) .NET Framework
7 387 (13.54%) jQuery
8 371 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 369 (12.91%) Web Services
10 348 (12.17%) XML
11 220 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 203 (7.10%) WPF
13 201 (7.03%) HTML5
14 194 (6.79%) Ajax
15 167 (5.84%) MDX
16 155 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 116 (4.06%) LINQ
18 101 (3.53%) XSLT
19 99 (3.46%) CSS3
20 86 (3.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 274 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (7.42%) Clustering
3 199 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 188 (6.58%) Replication
5 112 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 100 (3.50%) Hedge funds
7 76 (2.66%) Data Structures
8 68 (2.38%) Data Integration
9 54 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 50 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 47 (1.64%) Derivative
12 44 (1.54%) Blackberry
13 43 (1.50%) User Experience
14 39 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (1.33%) N-Tier
16 36 (1.26%) Social Media
17 30 (1.05%) Data Extraction
18 29 (1.01%) BBC
19 28 (0.98%) Fixed Income
20 26 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 776 (27.14%) Windows
2 411 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 160 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (4.06%) Linux
6 81 (2.83%) Windows 7
7 55 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 40 (1.40%) UNIX
9 30 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.94%) Android
11 22 (0.77%) Solaris
11 22 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 12 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.17%) Debian
16 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.10%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.070%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
2 610 (21.34%) MVC
3 483 (16.89%) ETL
4 392 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
5 372 (13.01%) OO
6 347 (12.14%) TDD
7 327 (11.44%) Scrum
8 251 (8.78%) E-Commerce
9 235 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 199 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 198 (6.93%) Web Development
12 162 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (5.14%) Software Engineering
14 145 (5.07%) ITIL
15 129 (4.51%) OOP
16 127 (4.44%) SOA
17 125 (4.37%) Mentoring
18 121 (4.23%) OOD
19 118 (4.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1741 (60.90%) SQL
2 1247 (43.62%) C#
3 1076 (37.64%) T-SQL
4 567 (19.83%) JavaScript
5 159 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 153 (5.35%) VB.NET
7 145 (5.07%) VB
8 121 (4.23%) Java
9 106 (3.71%) VBA
10 100 (3.50%) VBScript
11 63 (2.20%) VB6
12 54 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 49 (1.71%) Perl
14 44 (1.54%) XPath
15 41 (1.43%) Python
16 32 (1.12%) PHP
17 31 (1.08%) Ruby
18 28 (0.98%) C
19 22 (0.77%) Shell Script
20 19 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 302 (10.56%) Degree
2 207 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (2.10%) MCSE
4 56 (1.96%) MCITP
5 48 (1.68%) MCTS
6 36 (1.26%) MCDBA
7 31 (1.08%) MCP
8 27 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 21 (0.73%) MCSA
11 16 (0.56%) MCSD
11 16 (0.56%) ISEB
11 16 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.31%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.24%) VCAP
15 7 (0.24%) CCA
15 7 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.37%) QA
2 54 (1.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.14%) Basel III
3 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.10%) HL7
4 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.035%) Section 508
6 1 (0.035%) COBIT
6 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 334 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 205 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (2.73%) VMware ESX
4 72 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 68 (2.38%) vSphere
6 52 (1.82%) XenApp
7 43 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.35%) XenServer
11 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.21%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.10%) HDFS
17 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 63 (2.20%) SCCM
2 27 (0.94%) SCOM
2 27 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 24 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 16 (0.56%) WSUS
6 14 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.45%) HP SIM
8 12 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.35%) Nagios
10 9 (0.31%) SCOrch
11 8 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.21%) Opsview
13 5 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
13 5 (0.17%) OpenSSO
13 5 (0.17%) Puppet
13 5 (0.17%) Control-M
14 4 (0.14%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1180 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 305 (10.67%) Oracle
3 292 (10.21%) VMware
4 141 (4.93%) HP
5 135 (4.72%) Citrix
6 94 (3.29%) Cisco
7 88 (3.08%) Business Objects
8 75 (2.62%) Dell
9 74 (2.59%) NetApp
10 63 (2.20%) SAP
11 56 (1.96%) EPiServer
12 51 (1.78%) Telerik
13 44 (1.54%) Symantec
14 41 (1.43%) IBM
15 37 (1.29%) Apple
16 35 (1.22%) Sybase
17 34 (1.19%) Sony
18 33 (1.15%) Sitecore
18 33 (1.15%) Facebook
19 32 (1.12%) Cognos
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £35,319-£41,553 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + ote £85K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 5000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago