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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 104 79 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1230 1661 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.77% 3.39% 5.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.00% 10.95% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1437 2047
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
13668 15167 13739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.73% 30.99% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11729 12960 11910
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +1 349 £50,000 - 50
Croydon +17 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Chiswick +16 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Harrow +11 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 8 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Southwark - 8 £50,000 -
West Drayton -4 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Uxbridge - 5 £37,500 - 2
Paddington - 4 £40,000 - 1
Teddington +8 3 £45,000 -
Twickenham -3 3 £45,000 - 1
Beckenham -3 2 £48,000 +37.14%
Docklands, London - 2 £40,000 -
Romford - 2 £37,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £39,750 - 3
Wimbledon -9 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 -
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2441 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1541 (63.13%) SQL
3 1190 (48.75%) .NET
4 1102 (45.15%) Microsoft
5 1050 (43.02%) C#
6 918 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 876 (35.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 825 (33.80%) T-SQL
9 819 (33.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 793 (32.49%) Finance
11 772 (31.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 736 (30.15%) ASP.NET
13 687 (28.14%) Windows
14 591 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
15 585 (23.97%) MS Excel
16 544 (22.29%) JavaScript
17 529 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
18 515 (21.10%) MVC
19 482 (19.75%) HTML
20 481 (19.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 443 (18.15%) Data Warehouse
22 416 (17.04%) Visual Studio
23 402 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
24 396 (16.22%) CSS
25 386 (15.81%) .NET Framework
26 363 (14.87%) SharePoint
27 340 (13.93%) WCF
28 326 (13.36%) jQuery
29 322 (13.19%) IIS
30 317 (12.99%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 363 (14.87%) SharePoint
2 322 (13.19%) IIS
3 188 (7.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 170 (6.96%) MS Exchange
5 141 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 135 (5.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 100 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
8 97 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 51 (2.09%) Lync
10 32 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (1.27%) Apache
11 31 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
12 28 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
12 28 (1.15%) CMS
13 23 (0.94%) WorkSite
14 22 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
14 22 (0.90%) SAS
15 21 (0.86%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.86%) Node.js
16 19 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 585 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 222 (9.09%) MS Office
3 22 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 19 (0.78%) PowerPivot
5 16 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.49%) MS Project
7 8 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.082%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.041%) Stata
10 1 (0.041%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 121 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (0.37%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 8 (0.33%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
8 5 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
8 5 (0.20%) Magento
9 4 (0.16%) Eikon
9 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.12%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.082%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.082%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.082%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.082%) Unica
11 2 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 161 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.56%) SaaS
4 36 (1.47%) Office 365
5 19 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.53%) PaaS
6 13 (0.53%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.37%) GitHub
8 8 (0.33%) CodePlex
9 6 (0.25%) IaaS
10 2 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.082%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.082%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.041%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.47%) SAN
2 103 (4.22%) TCP/IP
3 100 (4.10%) DNS
4 74 (3.03%) DHCP
5 73 (2.99%) Internet
6 72 (2.95%) Firewall
7 48 (1.97%) Intranet
8 29 (1.19%) LAN
8 29 (1.19%) NetScaler
9 27 (1.11%) WAN
10 25 (1.02%) HTTP
11 19 (0.78%) Extranet
11 19 (0.78%) VPN
12 13 (0.53%) SMTP
13 12 (0.49%) Network Security
14 11 (0.45%) Wireless
14 11 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.45%) iSCSI
15 8 (0.33%) NAS
15 8 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2441 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 918 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 876 (35.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 819 (33.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 772 (31.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 481 (19.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 443 (18.15%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (5.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 126 (5.16%) Relational Database
10 125 (5.12%) Oracle Database
11 116 (4.75%) OLAP
12 115 (4.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 92 (3.77%) DTS
14 91 (3.73%) MySQL
15 90 (3.69%) Big Data
16 83 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
17 79 (3.24%) QlikView
18 48 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
19 46 (1.88%) NoSQL
20 45 (1.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 416 (17.04%) Visual Studio
2 217 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 147 (6.02%) NUnit
4 93 (3.81%) Subversion
5 80 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 62 (2.54%) JIRA
7 60 (2.46%) Git (software)
8 53 (2.17%) CruiseControl
9 51 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 41 (1.68%) MSTest
11 36 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 34 (1.39%) Moq
13 32 (1.31%) MSBuild
14 26 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (0.98%) Selenium
16 21 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 21 (0.86%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.49%) Jenkins
17 12 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
18 11 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 793 (32.49%) Finance
2 259 (10.61%) Banking
3 155 (6.35%) Marketing
4 127 (5.20%) Retail
5 91 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 83 (3.40%) Front Office
7 65 (2.66%) Advertising
8 58 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.13%) Legal
10 49 (2.01%) Law
11 40 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.90%) Back Office
13 18 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.49%) Billing
14 12 (0.49%) Publishing
15 10 (0.41%) Games
16 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.12%) French Language
19 2 (0.082%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1343 (55.02%) Developer
2 434 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 373 (15.28%) DBA
4 319 (13.07%) SQL DBA
5 299 (12.25%) Analyst
6 287 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 273 (11.18%) C# Developer
8 228 (9.34%) Senior Developer
9 199 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 181 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
11 174 (7.13%) Administrator
12 164 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 111 (4.55%) Consultant
14 104 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
15 101 (4.14%) Applications Support
16 91 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
17 90 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 80 (3.28%) Software Developer
19 78 (3.20%) Support Analyst
20 66 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1190 (48.75%) .NET
2 736 (30.15%) ASP.NET
3 482 (19.75%) HTML
4 396 (16.22%) CSS
5 386 (15.81%) .NET Framework
6 340 (13.93%) WCF
7 326 (13.36%) jQuery
8 279 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 269 (11.02%) XML
10 248 (10.16%) Web Services
10 248 (10.16%) Entity Framework
11 199 (8.15%) HTML5
12 193 (7.91%) Ajax
13 146 (5.98%) LINQ
14 133 (5.45%) MDX
15 113 (4.63%) WPF
16 112 (4.59%) AngularJS
17 100 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
18 99 (4.06%) CSS3
19 88 (3.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 232 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (8.52%) Clustering
3 151 (6.19%) Replication
4 89 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.42%) Hedge funds
6 51 (2.09%) Data Integration
7 47 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (1.76%) Derivative
10 37 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 36 (1.47%) Visualisation
11 36 (1.47%) User Experience
12 33 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 32 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 29 (1.19%) Mathematics
15 25 (1.02%) Statistics
15 25 (1.02%) Digital Media
16 24 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
17 19 (0.78%) Data Structures
18 14 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 687 (28.14%) Windows
2 402 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 248 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 209 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 119 (4.88%) Linux
6 83 (3.40%) UNIX
7 69 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.15%) Android
9 21 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (0.57%) Solaris
13 13 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.37%) AIX
16 8 (0.33%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.29%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
20 3 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
3 515 (21.10%) MVC
4 317 (12.99%) ETL
5 295 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
6 270 (11.06%) TDD
7 208 (8.52%) CRM
8 197 (8.07%) Scrum
8 197 (8.07%) OO
9 152 (6.23%) ITIL
10 146 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (5.41%) Web Development
12 130 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 125 (5.12%) Unit Testing
14 113 (4.63%) Analytics
15 102 (4.18%) Change Management
16 100 (4.10%) Workflow
17 95 (3.89%) Asset Management
17 95 (3.89%) BDD
18 93 (3.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1541 (63.13%) SQL
2 1050 (43.02%) C#
3 825 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 544 (22.29%) JavaScript
5 156 (6.39%) VB.NET
6 141 (5.78%) PowerShell
7 91 (3.73%) Java
8 70 (2.87%) VB
9 47 (1.93%) VBA
10 43 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 41 (1.68%) Python
12 33 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.27%) Ruby
14 25 (1.02%) Perl
15 24 (0.98%) VB6
16 22 (0.90%) PHP
17 19 (0.78%) VBScript
18 17 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.57%) C++
20 12 (0.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 278 (11.39%) Degree
2 226 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 77 (3.15%) MCITP
5 72 (2.95%) MCSE
6 61 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 56 (2.29%) MCTS
8 50 (2.05%) MCP
9 44 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 25 (1.02%) MCSD
12 23 (0.94%) MCDBA
13 21 (0.86%) HND
13 21 (0.86%) CCNA
14 18 (0.74%) MCSA
15 17 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.57%) MCPD
16 14 (0.57%) MCAD
17 12 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.55%) QA
2 73 (2.99%) SLA
3 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.53%) HL7
4 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.082%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.041%) MiFID
7 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.041%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
System Software
1 243 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 184 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 97 (3.97%) vSphere
5 74 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
7 37 (1.52%) XenApp
8 33 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 32 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 32 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.41%) HDFS
11 10 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.37%) UAG
12 9 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.29%) XenServer
14 6 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 83 (3.40%) SCCM
2 75 (3.07%) SCOM
3 48 (1.97%) Data Guard
4 28 (1.15%) Nagios
5 23 (0.94%) Opsview
6 19 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 16 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.53%) WSUS
9 13 (0.53%) SCVMM
10 11 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.29%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.25%) Puppet
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.20%) Ionix
Vendors
1 1102 (45.15%) Microsoft
2 257 (10.53%) VMware
3 254 (10.41%) Oracle
4 141 (5.78%) Citrix
5 117 (4.79%) HP
6 104 (4.26%) Cisco
7 66 (2.70%) Dell
8 64 (2.62%) Business Objects
9 57 (2.34%) SAP
9 57 (2.34%) Cognos
10 52 (2.13%) Informatica
11 44 (1.80%) NetApp
12 36 (1.47%) Telerik
13 35 (1.43%) Tableau
14 33 (1.35%) Red Hat
15 32 (1.31%) IBM
15 32 (1.31%) CommVault
16 29 (1.19%) Veeam
17 26 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
18 25 (1.02%) Sybase
London
Lotus IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Close Brothers Group plc
Salary: Competitive + Discretionary Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago