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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 92 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1323 1495 2296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.92% 3.36% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.69% 11.25% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1368 2136
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 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
13655 13288 14456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.12% 29.90% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11910 11528 12784
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,309 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,600 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +16 424 £50,000 -9.09% 52
Croydon +13 30 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Bromley -9 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Harrow - 11 £42,500 - 1
Dagenham - 9 £50,000 -
Uxbridge +9 7 £55,000 +18.91%
Sidcup +5 7 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Docklands, London - 6 £52,500 -
Pinner - 6 £47,500 - 1
Chiswick - 5 £30,000 -
Southwark - 4 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 3 £40,000 -
Barnet - 3 £40,000 -
Romford +13 2 £29,250 -44.28%
Kingston Upon Thames -22 2 £35,250 +0.71% 2
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf +7 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Westminster -3 1 £50,000 +4.16%
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £46,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3019 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1849 (61.25%) SQL
3 1390 (46.04%) .NET
4 1286 (42.60%) C#
5 1238 (41.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1219 (40.38%) Microsoft
7 1181 (39.12%) T-SQL
8 1128 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1096 (36.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 918 (30.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 894 (29.61%) Finance
12 827 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
13 811 (26.86%) ASP.NET
14 771 (25.54%) Windows
15 763 (25.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 708 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
17 671 (22.23%) MS Excel
18 624 (20.67%) MVC
19 600 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
20 562 (18.62%) JavaScript
21 517 (17.12%) HTML
22 509 (16.86%) ETL
23 497 (16.46%) Visual Studio
24 496 (16.43%) CSS
25 454 (15.04%) Performance Tuning
26 448 (14.84%) WCF
27 432 (14.31%) SharePoint
28 409 (13.55%) .NET Framework
29 397 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
30 393 (13.02%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 432 (14.31%) SharePoint
2 278 (9.21%) IIS
3 163 (5.40%) MS Exchange
4 160 (5.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 127 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 107 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 96 (3.18%) CMS
8 88 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
9 83 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 75 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
11 46 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 38 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 36 (1.19%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.56%) MS Project Server
15 16 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.53%) Lync
15 16 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 671 (22.23%) MS Excel
2 186 (6.16%) MS Office
3 47 (1.56%) PowerPivot
4 20 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.40%) SPSS
7 11 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.20%) MS Project
10 2 (0.066%) FastStats
11 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 67 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
4 12 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 5 (0.17%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.099%) Eikon
7 3 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.066%) TrackWise
8 2 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.033%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.033%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 1 (0.033%) Advent Moxy
9 1 (0.033%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.033%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 99 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.42%) SaaS
4 35 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.03%) Office 365
6 26 (0.86%) PaaS
6 26 (0.86%) IaaS
7 11 (0.36%) GitHub
8 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.099%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.17%) DNS
2 124 (4.11%) SAN
3 118 (3.91%) Intranet
4 109 (3.61%) Internet
5 102 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 67 (2.22%) DHCP
7 59 (1.95%) LAN
8 57 (1.89%) Firewall
9 43 (1.42%) WAN
10 41 (1.36%) VPN
11 28 (0.93%) NAS
12 24 (0.79%) VoIP
12 24 (0.79%) Extranet
13 23 (0.76%) FTP
14 22 (0.73%) HTTP
15 19 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (0.40%) SSL
18 11 (0.36%) SMTP
19 10 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3019 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1238 (41.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1128 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1096 (36.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 918 (30.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 763 (25.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 600 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
8 281 (9.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 232 (7.68%) OLAP
10 224 (7.42%) Relational Database
11 217 (7.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 125 (4.14%) Oracle Database
13 113 (3.74%) DTS
14 93 (3.08%) MySQL
15 92 (3.05%) OLTP
15 92 (3.05%) Big Data
16 80 (2.65%) QlikView
17 78 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 72 (2.38%) RDBMS
19 63 (2.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 497 (16.46%) Visual Studio
2 294 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 149 (4.94%) NUnit
4 126 (4.17%) Subversion
5 85 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 63 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 57 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 56 (1.85%) Moq
9 52 (1.72%) MSBuild
9 52 (1.72%) CruiseControl
10 46 (1.52%) SpecFlow
11 42 (1.39%) MSTest
12 36 (1.19%) JIRA
13 35 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (0.93%) Jenkins
15 27 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 27 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 27 (0.89%) ERwin
16 26 (0.86%) Selenium
17 16 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 894 (29.61%) Finance
2 257 (8.51%) Banking
3 175 (5.80%) Retail
4 150 (4.97%) Marketing
5 121 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 118 (3.91%) Law
7 97 (3.21%) Advertising
8 93 (3.08%) Front Office
9 65 (2.15%) Legal
10 48 (1.59%) Games
11 44 (1.46%) Publishing
12 36 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 36 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 34 (1.13%) Back Office
14 17 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.30%) Billing
16 9 (0.30%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.099%) Electronics
18 2 (0.066%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1717 (56.87%) Developer
2 540 (17.89%) DBA
3 447 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 429 (14.21%) .NET Developer
5 374 (12.39%) C# Developer
6 341 (11.30%) SQL Developer
7 306 (10.14%) Analyst
7 306 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 266 (8.81%) Administrator
9 260 (8.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 242 (8.02%) SQL Server DBA
11 230 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 144 (4.77%) SQL Server Developer
13 132 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
14 117 (3.88%) Applications Support
14 117 (3.88%) Web Developer
15 109 (3.61%) Support Analyst
15 109 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 93 (3.08%) Business Developer
17 92 (3.05%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1390 (46.04%) .NET
2 811 (26.86%) ASP.NET
3 517 (17.12%) HTML
4 496 (16.43%) CSS
5 448 (14.84%) WCF
6 409 (13.55%) .NET Framework
7 393 (13.02%) XML
8 391 (12.95%) Web Services
9 384 (12.72%) jQuery
10 349 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 225 (7.45%) Ajax
12 207 (6.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 196 (6.49%) HTML5
14 188 (6.23%) WPF
15 176 (5.83%) MDX
16 161 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 115 (3.81%) XSLT
18 112 (3.71%) CSS3
19 103 (3.41%) LINQ
20 95 (3.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 250 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (7.45%) Replication
2 225 (7.45%) Clustering
3 220 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 106 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 106 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 68 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 56 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 55 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 48 (1.59%) Derivative
9 44 (1.46%) Social Media
9 44 (1.46%) User Experience
10 43 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 37 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
13 36 (1.19%) Data Extraction
14 35 (1.16%) BBC
15 34 (1.13%) Market Risk
16 33 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 33 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 771 (25.54%) Windows
2 397 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 159 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 123 (4.07%) Linux
6 83 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 47 (1.56%) UNIX
8 44 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 28 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.89%) Android
11 21 (0.70%) Solaris
12 18 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.23%) Debian
15 6 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.099%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.099%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.066%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
3 624 (20.67%) MVC
4 509 (16.86%) ETL
5 454 (15.04%) Performance Tuning
6 378 (12.52%) OO
7 337 (11.16%) Scrum
8 334 (11.06%) TDD
9 274 (9.08%) E-Commerce
10 241 (7.98%) Unit Testing
11 202 (6.69%) Data Modelling
12 196 (6.49%) Web Development
13 159 (5.27%) Software Engineering
14 149 (4.94%) ITIL
15 148 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
16 138 (4.57%) SOA
17 131 (4.34%) OOP
17 131 (4.34%) Mentoring
18 126 (4.17%) Change Management
19 125 (4.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1849 (61.25%) SQL
2 1286 (42.60%) C#
3 1181 (39.12%) T-SQL
4 562 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 176 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 161 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 150 (4.97%) Java
8 130 (4.31%) VB
9 110 (3.64%) VBA
10 94 (3.11%) VBScript
11 61 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 51 (1.69%) Perl
12 51 (1.69%) VB6
13 45 (1.49%) Python
14 40 (1.32%) XPath
15 33 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.06%) Ruby
17 28 (0.93%) C
18 27 (0.89%) C++
19 26 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 333 (11.03%) Degree
2 241 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (2.82%) MCITP
4 76 (2.52%) MCTS
5 72 (2.38%) MCSE
6 33 (1.09%) MCDBA
7 31 (1.03%) MCP
8 26 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (0.70%) MCSA
10 19 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.60%) Security Cleared
12 16 (0.53%) ISEB
13 15 (0.50%) MCSD
14 14 (0.46%) CCNA
14 14 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.26%) VCAP
18 7 (0.23%) CCAA
18 7 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.41%) QA
2 43 (1.42%) SLA
3 11 (0.36%) HL7
4 5 (0.17%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.13%) Basel III
5 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.099%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.099%) EMIR
6 3 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.066%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.033%) COBIT
8 1 (0.033%) Section 508
System Software
1 336 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 182 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 73 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 52 (1.72%) vSphere
6 50 (1.66%) XenApp
7 34 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.40%) XenServer
12 11 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.26%) MetaFrame
14 7 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.099%) LiteSpeed
16 3 (0.099%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.099%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (1.85%) SCCM
2 26 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 24 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (0.76%) SCOM
5 19 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.56%) WSUS
8 14 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.43%) HP SIM
10 10 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.26%) Nagios
12 7 (0.23%) Puppet
13 6 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
14 5 (0.17%) OpenSSO
15 4 (0.13%) XenMobile
15 4 (0.13%) Control-M
16 3 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1219 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 278 (9.21%) Oracle
3 271 (8.98%) VMware
4 129 (4.27%) HP
5 126 (4.17%) Citrix
6 109 (3.61%) Business Objects
7 88 (2.91%) Cisco
8 74 (2.45%) SAP
9 68 (2.25%) Dell
10 63 (2.09%) EPiServer
11 61 (2.02%) NetApp
12 48 (1.59%) IBM
13 47 (1.56%) Cognos
14 46 (1.52%) Symantec
15 45 (1.49%) Apple
16 42 (1.39%) Sybase
16 42 (1.39%) Sitecore
17 41 (1.36%) Telerik
18 40 (1.32%) Sony
18 40 (1.32%) Facebook
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
AB Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flex bens, bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45-65,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday