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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 172 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 805 1314 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.00% 3.00% 3.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.66% 9.34% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1142 1732
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
12087 14069 16010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.00% 32.12% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10556 12018 13887
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 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 30 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 -17 199 £54,500 +9.00% 14
Kingston Upon Thames +8 10 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Mayfair - 9 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 7 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 7 £42,500 -
Dagenham +2 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Westminster -5 4 £38,750 -
Harrow +2 3 £55,000 +42.85%
Romford -3 3 £55,000 +25.71%
Chiswick -6 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Hayes - 2 £43,750 -
Croydon -27 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Stanmore - 1 £48,514 -
Greenwich - 1 £33,500 -
Bromley - 1 £43,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 1841 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1285 (69.80%) SQL
3 931 (50.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 899 (48.83%) Microsoft
5 874 (47.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 707 (38.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 662 (35.96%) Finance
8 618 (33.57%) T-SQL
9 609 (33.08%) .NET
10 527 (28.63%) C#
11 519 (28.19%) Windows
12 502 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 487 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
14 467 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
15 458 (24.88%) SQL Server 2005
16 413 (22.43%) Data Warehouse
17 379 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 379 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
18 357 (19.39%) ETL
19 341 (18.52%) ASP.NET
20 313 (17.00%) Windows Server
21 297 (16.13%) Banking
22 272 (14.77%) JavaScript
23 271 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
24 251 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
25 242 (13.15%) SharePoint
26 240 (13.04%) MVC
27 228 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
28 224 (12.17%) .NET Framework
29 213 (11.57%) Degree

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
1 242 (13.15%) SharePoint
2 206 (11.19%) IIS
3 120 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 111 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 94 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 77 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 50 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (2.44%) CMS
9 40 (2.17%) Skype for Business
10 38 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.81%) NServiceBus
16 14 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (0.71%) JBoss
17 13 (0.71%) Node.js
18 12 (0.65%) Apache
19 10 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 502 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 114 (6.19%) MS Office
3 17 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
3 12 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.43%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.33%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 6 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.33%) Unica
7 5 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (3.26%) Office 365
4 22 (1.20%) SaaS
5 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.60%) Force.com
7 8 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.33%) Yammer
9 3 (0.16%) PaaS
10 2 (0.11%) IaaS
11 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.49%) DNS
2 95 (5.16%) SAN
3 66 (3.59%) DHCP
4 61 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 46 (2.50%) Firewall
6 45 (2.44%) Internet
7 39 (2.12%) Intranet
8 36 (1.96%) LAN
9 35 (1.90%) WAN
10 22 (1.20%) VPN
11 20 (1.09%) SSL
12 19 (1.03%) FTP
13 18 (0.98%) SMTP
13 18 (0.98%) VLAN
14 17 (0.92%) HTTP
14 17 (0.92%) Skype
15 16 (0.87%) Wireless
16 15 (0.81%) NetScaler
17 13 (0.71%) NAS
17 13 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1841 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 931 (50.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 874 (47.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 707 (38.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 458 (24.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 413 (22.43%) Data Warehouse
7 379 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 379 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 157 (8.53%) Relational Database
9 104 (5.65%) Oracle Database
10 77 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
11 72 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
12 69 (3.75%) OLAP
13 58 (3.15%) Data Mining
14 56 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
15 55 (2.99%) QlikView
16 54 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 54 (2.93%) MySQL
17 50 (2.72%) RDBMS
18 46 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 200 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (8.31%) Visual Studio
3 66 (3.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 49 (2.66%) NUnit
5 46 (2.50%) JIRA
6 40 (2.17%) Subversion
7 34 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 31 (1.68%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 27 (1.47%) Git (software)
11 20 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 20 (1.09%) MSBuild
12 17 (0.92%) CruiseControl
12 17 (0.92%) MSTest
13 15 (0.81%) Moq
13 15 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.71%) Selenium
15 8 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.43%) Fiddler
15 8 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 662 (35.96%) Finance
2 297 (16.13%) Banking
3 118 (6.41%) Marketing
4 110 (5.98%) Investment Banking
5 92 (5.00%) Law
6 76 (4.13%) Retail
7 64 (3.48%) Legal
8 46 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 46 (2.50%) Front Office
9 35 (1.90%) Publishing
10 34 (1.85%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.98%) Private Banking
12 16 (0.87%) Advertising
13 15 (0.81%) French Language
14 9 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.38%) German Language
15 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.22%) Automotive
17 4 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 938 (50.95%) Developer
2 461 (25.04%) SQL Developer
3 385 (20.91%) DBA
4 357 (19.39%) SQL DBA
5 261 (14.18%) .NET Developer
6 250 (13.58%) Analyst
7 247 (13.42%) SSIS Developer
8 234 (12.71%) Administrator
9 232 (12.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 225 (12.22%) SQL Server DBA
11 209 (11.35%) C# Developer
12 179 (9.72%) SQL Server Developer
13 175 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
14 142 (7.71%) SSRS Developer
15 133 (7.22%) Senior Developer
16 126 (6.84%) SQL BI Developer
17 114 (6.19%) SSAS Developer
18 111 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
19 105 (5.70%) Applications Support
20 100 (5.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (33.08%) .NET
2 341 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 224 (12.17%) .NET Framework
4 208 (11.30%) HTML
5 197 (10.70%) CSS
6 191 (10.37%) XML
7 179 (9.72%) Web Services
8 154 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 152 (8.26%) jQuery
10 137 (7.44%) WCF
11 136 (7.39%) MDX
12 119 (6.46%) Entity Framework
13 104 (5.65%) Ajax
14 68 (3.69%) AngularJS
15 51 (2.77%) HTML5
16 50 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (2.55%) SOAP
18 44 (2.39%) LINQ
19 40 (2.17%) RESTful
20 37 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 228 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (9.40%) Clustering
3 157 (8.53%) Replication
4 95 (5.16%) Data Integration
5 80 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.26%) Mathematics
7 49 (2.66%) Credit Risk
8 48 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 40 (2.17%) Statistics
10 37 (2.01%) Equities
11 31 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
12 29 (1.58%) Data Centre
13 25 (1.36%) SWIFT
14 24 (1.30%) N-Tier
15 20 (1.09%) Fixed Income
15 20 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 19 (1.03%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.98%) Blackberry
17 18 (0.98%) Data Structures
18 17 (0.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 519 (28.19%) Windows
2 313 (17.00%) Windows Server
3 271 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 115 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (5.16%) Linux
7 88 (4.78%) Windows 7
8 58 (3.15%) Unix
9 28 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.03%) Android
12 19 (1.03%) Solaris
13 12 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
2 467 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (19.39%) ETL
4 251 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
5 240 (13.04%) MVC
6 159 (8.64%) ITIL
7 134 (7.28%) High Availability
8 131 (7.12%) SDLC
9 130 (7.06%) Data Analysis
10 129 (7.01%) Data Modelling
11 120 (6.52%) CRM
12 115 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (5.87%) Migration
14 106 (5.76%) Kimball Methodology
15 95 (5.16%) Analytics
16 93 (5.05%) Scrum
17 90 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
18 87 (4.73%) Asset Management
19 83 (4.51%) TDD
20 75 (4.07%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1285 (69.80%) SQL
2 618 (33.57%) T-SQL
3 527 (28.63%) C#
4 272 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 170 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 80 (4.35%) VB
7 67 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 61 (3.31%) Java
9 60 (3.26%) VBA
10 52 (2.82%) C
11 35 (1.90%) VBScript
12 32 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 31 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.36%) R
15 14 (0.76%) Perl
16 13 (0.71%) C++
16 13 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.65%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.54%) Python
19 9 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (11.57%) Degree
2 143 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (4.13%) MCSE
4 57 (3.10%) MCITP
5 40 (2.17%) MCDBA
6 33 (1.79%) MCTS
7 27 (1.47%) MCP
8 26 (1.41%) MCSA
9 18 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 17 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.60%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.49%) ISEB
14 8 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.33%) CCNA
17 5 (0.27%) MCSD
17 5 (0.27%) SC Cleared
18 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
18 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.45%) Data Quality
2 67 (3.64%) SLA
3 62 (3.37%) QA
4 20 (1.09%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.33%) COBIT
6 4 (0.22%) HL7
7 3 (0.16%) DICOM
7 3 (0.16%) EMIR
7 3 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.11%) SEPA
9 1 (0.054%) COSHH
9 1 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 195 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 83 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.48%) XenApp
4 55 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 41 (2.23%) vSphere
6 33 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 23 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.49%) UAG
12 7 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.33%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.22%) HDFS
16 3 (0.16%) Firmware
16 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.11%) pfSense
17 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.36%) Backup Exec
1 25 (1.36%) SCCM
2 15 (0.81%) SCOM
3 11 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.54%) Data Guard
4 10 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (0.54%) SCOrch
4 10 (0.54%) WSUS
5 7 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.33%) Perfmon
7 5 (0.27%) Control-M
7 5 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.27%) SnapMirror
7 5 (0.27%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 899 (48.83%) Microsoft
2 178 (9.67%) Oracle
3 175 (9.51%) VMware
4 68 (3.69%) HP
5 67 (3.64%) Citrix
6 56 (3.04%) Tableau
7 53 (2.88%) Cisco
8 48 (2.61%) EPiServer
9 47 (2.55%) NetApp
10 44 (2.39%) SAP
11 33 (1.79%) Informatica
11 33 (1.79%) RedGate
11 33 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.58%) Reuters
13 28 (1.52%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.30%) Bloomberg
15 23 (1.25%) Remedy
15 23 (1.25%) Symantec
16 22 (1.20%) Dell
17 18 (0.98%) CommVault
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Overtime + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + c.25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% uncapped bonus + 12% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago