The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 82 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1542 1505 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.21% 3.39% 4.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 11.66% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1359 2156
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14808 12902 14884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.78% 29.10% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12906 11177 13178
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 503 £50,000 -9.09% 54
Uxbridge +24 21 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Croydon +10 19 £40,000 -21.18% 4
Bromley -2 13 £42,500 +30.76%
Chiswick - 10 £30,000 -
Harrow - 8 £42,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 8 £57,500 -
Westminster - 5 £50,000 -
Mayfair +6 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Sidcup -7 4 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -14 4 £33,250 -21.76% 2
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Pinner - 4 £35,000 - 1
Hounslow -14 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Orpington +4 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Romford +3 2 £29,250 +32.95% 1
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £32,500 -
Hammersmith -8 1 - -
Thornton Heath - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
Southwark - 1 £30,000 -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Bexley - 1 £60,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3213 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1958 (60.94%) SQL
3 1426 (44.38%) .NET
4 1348 (41.95%) Microsoft
5 1301 (40.49%) C#
6 1292 (40.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1272 (39.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1210 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1185 (36.88%) T-SQL
10 1060 (32.99%) Finance
11 906 (28.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 872 (27.14%) Windows
13 808 (25.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 805 (25.05%) ASP.NET
15 778 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
16 715 (22.25%) MS Excel
17 652 (20.29%) MVC
18 603 (18.77%) Data Warehouse
19 561 (17.46%) JavaScript
20 541 (16.84%) HTML
21 534 (16.62%) CSS
22 503 (15.66%) Visual Studio
23 488 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
24 486 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
25 483 (15.03%) ETL
26 458 (14.25%) WCF
26 458 (14.25%) Windows Server 2008
27 428 (13.32%) .NET Framework
28 418 (13.01%) XML
29 411 (12.79%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 411 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 310 (9.65%) IIS
3 180 (5.60%) MS Exchange
4 158 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 142 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 121 (3.77%) CMS
7 91 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 89 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
9 76 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 72 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
11 60 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 55 (1.71%) Umbraco
12 55 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (0.59%) Lync
17 16 (0.50%) WorkSite
18 13 (0.40%) MS Project Server
19 11 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 715 (22.25%) MS Excel
2 180 (5.60%) MS Office
3 31 (0.96%) PowerPivot
4 24 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 18 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.28%) SPSS
9 8 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.22%) MS Project
11 2 (0.062%) FastStats
12 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 78 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
3 17 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 15 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.19%) nopCommerce
9 5 (0.16%) Eikon
9 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.062%) TrackWise
11 2 (0.062%) SalesLogix
11 2 (0.062%) GoldMine
12 1 (0.031%) ResourceLink
12 1 (0.031%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.34%) SaaS
4 35 (1.09%) Office 365
5 28 (0.87%) PaaS
5 28 (0.87%) IaaS
6 24 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.50%) GitHub
8 8 (0.25%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.11%) SAN
1 132 (4.11%) Internet
2 128 (3.98%) DNS
3 111 (3.45%) Intranet
4 108 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 70 (2.18%) Firewall
6 69 (2.15%) LAN
7 65 (2.02%) DHCP
8 48 (1.49%) WAN
9 38 (1.18%) VPN
10 34 (1.06%) HTTP
11 27 (0.84%) NAS
12 24 (0.75%) VoIP
13 18 (0.56%) Ethernet
13 18 (0.56%) Extranet
14 16 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (0.47%) FTP
16 14 (0.44%) SSL
16 14 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3213 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1292 (40.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1272 (39.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1210 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 906 (28.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 808 (25.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 603 (18.77%) Data Warehouse
8 284 (8.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 246 (7.66%) Relational Database
10 221 (6.88%) OLAP
11 214 (6.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 128 (3.98%) DTS
13 117 (3.64%) Oracle Database
14 113 (3.52%) OLTP
15 95 (2.96%) Big Data
16 93 (2.89%) QlikView
17 90 (2.80%) RDBMS
18 88 (2.74%) MySQL
19 78 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
20 68 (2.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 503 (15.66%) Visual Studio
2 337 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 179 (5.57%) NUnit
4 120 (3.73%) Subversion
5 85 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 81 (2.52%) TeamCity
7 76 (2.37%) Moq
8 62 (1.93%) CruiseControl
9 61 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 60 (1.87%) MSBuild
11 56 (1.74%) JIRA
12 49 (1.53%) MSTest
13 47 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
14 42 (1.31%) SpecFlow
15 33 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.00%) Jenkins
16 32 (1.00%) Selenium
17 30 (0.93%) ERwin
18 29 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 18 (0.56%) Expression Web
General
1 1060 (32.99%) Finance
2 273 (8.50%) Banking
3 178 (5.54%) Retail
4 127 (3.95%) Marketing
5 123 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 122 (3.80%) Law
7 100 (3.11%) Front Office
8 98 (3.05%) Advertising
9 67 (2.09%) Legal
10 53 (1.65%) Games
10 53 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 52 (1.62%) Publishing
12 48 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 39 (1.21%) Back Office
14 19 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.31%) Electronics
17 9 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.28%) Billing
18 5 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1768 (55.03%) Developer
2 573 (17.83%) DBA
3 477 (14.85%) SQL DBA
4 468 (14.57%) .NET Developer
5 373 (11.61%) C# Developer
6 336 (10.46%) SQL Developer
7 302 (9.40%) Analyst
8 296 (9.21%) Senior Developer
9 291 (9.06%) Administrator
10 272 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
11 261 (8.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 224 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 144 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
14 134 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 130 (4.05%) Web Developer
16 128 (3.98%) Consultant
17 110 (3.42%) Support Analyst
17 110 (3.42%) Applications Support
18 105 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 98 (3.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1426 (44.38%) .NET
2 805 (25.05%) ASP.NET
3 541 (16.84%) HTML
4 534 (16.62%) CSS
5 458 (14.25%) WCF
6 428 (13.32%) .NET Framework
7 418 (13.01%) XML
8 404 (12.57%) jQuery
9 387 (12.04%) Web Services
10 357 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 260 (8.09%) Ajax
12 227 (7.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 221 (6.88%) HTML5
14 183 (5.70%) WPF
15 176 (5.48%) MDX
16 172 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 139 (4.33%) CSS3
18 125 (3.89%) LINQ
19 122 (3.80%) XSLT
20 119 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 303 (9.43%) Replication
2 258 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 253 (7.87%) Clustering
4 103 (3.21%) Hedge funds
5 89 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.49%) Blackberry
7 67 (2.09%) Data Integration
8 64 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
10 51 (1.59%) Derivative
11 50 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 49 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 45 (1.40%) Mathematics
14 40 (1.24%) Social Media
15 35 (1.09%) Open Source
16 33 (1.03%) Credit Risk
17 32 (1.00%) Visualisation
18 31 (0.96%) BBC
19 28 (0.87%) Market Risk
19 28 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 872 (27.14%) Windows
2 458 (14.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 281 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 175 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 145 (4.51%) Linux
6 104 (3.24%) Windows 7
7 56 (1.74%) UNIX
8 47 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 23 (0.72%) Solaris
10 21 (0.65%) Android
11 20 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (0.34%) CentOS
15 6 (0.19%) Debian
16 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.12%) AIX
17 4 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
2 652 (20.29%) MVC
3 488 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
4 486 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 483 (15.03%) ETL
6 398 (12.39%) OO
7 373 (11.61%) Scrum
8 350 (10.89%) TDD
9 270 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 245 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 191 (5.94%) Data Modelling
12 186 (5.79%) Web Development
13 182 (5.66%) Software Engineering
14 173 (5.38%) ITIL
15 163 (5.07%) SOA
16 154 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 140 (4.36%) OOP
18 139 (4.33%) OOD
19 138 (4.30%) CRM
20 125 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1958 (60.94%) SQL
2 1301 (40.49%) C#
3 1185 (36.88%) T-SQL
4 561 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 194 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 171 (5.32%) Java
7 164 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 131 (4.08%) VB
9 116 (3.61%) VBA
10 82 (2.55%) VBScript
11 65 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 56 (1.74%) Python
12 56 (1.74%) Perl
13 48 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 43 (1.34%) Ruby
15 39 (1.21%) C++
16 38 (1.18%) VB6
17 33 (1.03%) XPath
18 30 (0.93%) PHP
19 28 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 410 (12.76%) Degree
2 260 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (3.67%) MCITP
4 89 (2.77%) MCTS
5 77 (2.40%) MCSE
6 36 (1.12%) MCP
7 28 (0.87%) MCDBA
8 26 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (0.72%) MCSA
10 21 (0.65%) CCNA
11 17 (0.53%) MCSD
12 16 (0.50%) ISEB
13 15 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.47%) Security Cleared
14 9 (0.28%) VCAP
15 8 (0.25%) CCAA
15 8 (0.25%) MCSM
15 8 (0.25%) CCA
15 8 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.54%) QA
2 39 (1.21%) SLA
3 14 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.40%) HL7
5 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) Basel III
8 3 (0.093%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.093%) EMIR
8 3 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.031%) Section 508
System Software
1 367 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 193 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 54 (1.68%) XenApp
6 47 (1.46%) vSphere
7 43 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.47%) XenServer
10 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
13 8 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.22%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 49 (1.53%) SCCM
2 36 (1.12%) SCOM
3 22 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 21 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 20 (0.62%) Backup Exec
6 17 (0.53%) WSUS
7 11 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (0.34%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.31%) HP SIM
9 9 (0.28%) Nagios
10 7 (0.22%) Puppet
11 6 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
13 4 (0.12%) OpenSSO
13 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.12%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.093%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.093%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1348 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 311 (9.68%) VMware
3 266 (8.28%) Oracle
4 146 (4.54%) Citrix
5 139 (4.33%) Business Objects
6 112 (3.49%) HP
7 93 (2.89%) Cisco
8 78 (2.43%) SAP
9 74 (2.30%) EPiServer
10 64 (1.99%) NetApp
11 63 (1.96%) Dell
12 62 (1.93%) Sitecore
13 56 (1.74%) Cognos
14 54 (1.68%) Sybase
15 51 (1.59%) Symantec
16 45 (1.40%) Tableau
17 44 (1.37%) IBM
17 44 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
18 43 (1.34%) Apple
19 40 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + generous benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Ikhoi Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Clothing Allowance, travel and medic
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health, life assurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - 10 % Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday