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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 91 83 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1317 1554 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.97% 3.42% 4.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.09% 11.13% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1375 2223
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 £33,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
13057 13965 14304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.48% 30.76% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11268 11968 12630
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 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 428 £50,000 - 41
Uxbridge +8 18 £36,500 -14.11%
Croydon -2 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bromley +18 10 £32,500 -29.34%
Southwark - 10 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Wimbledon - 9 £46,000 -
Harrow - 6 £35,000 -
Sidcup -6 5 £42,250 -6.11%
Hornchurch +2 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Hounslow - 4 £40,000 -
Twickenham +8 3 - -
Dagenham - 3 £50,000 -
Enfield +2 2 £26,500 -43.01%
Wembley - 2 £50,000 -
Hammersmith -11 1 £37,500 -
Pinner - 1 £35,000 -
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 19 December 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 2654 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1659 (62.51%) SQL
3 1272 (47.93%) .NET
4 1219 (45.93%) Microsoft
5 1145 (43.14%) C#
6 991 (37.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 949 (35.76%) T-SQL
8 928 (34.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 891 (33.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 841 (31.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 814 (30.67%) ASP.NET
12 769 (28.98%) Windows
13 745 (28.07%) Finance
14 684 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
15 618 (23.29%) MS Excel
16 584 (22.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 569 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
18 554 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
19 551 (20.76%) MVC
20 536 (20.20%) JavaScript
21 475 (17.90%) HTML
22 439 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
23 438 (16.50%) SharePoint
24 426 (16.05%) ETL
25 403 (15.18%) WCF
26 399 (15.03%) CSS
27 389 (14.66%) Visual Studio
28 376 (14.17%) jQuery
29 366 (13.79%) .NET Framework
30 353 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 438 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 304 (11.45%) IIS
3 188 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 185 (6.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 155 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 144 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 103 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 51 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
9 49 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 49 (1.85%) CMS
10 38 (1.43%) SAS
11 32 (1.21%) Lync
12 28 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
13 25 (0.94%) Apache Pig
14 22 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (0.72%) Apache
17 18 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.68%) WorkSite
18 16 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 618 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 239 (9.01%) MS Office
3 39 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 30 (1.13%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.57%) MS Project
6 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.34%) SPSS
9 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 81 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.58%) Markit EDM
3 18 (0.68%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.49%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 8 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (0.30%) Magento
6 7 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.15%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.11%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.075%) Agresso
10 2 (0.075%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.075%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.075%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 115 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.66%) Office 365
3 37 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.60%) PaaS
5 16 (0.60%) IaaS
6 14 (0.53%) SaaS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.075%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.075%) GitHub
9 1 (0.038%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (5.95%) SAN
2 142 (5.35%) DNS
3 130 (4.90%) Internet
4 123 (4.63%) Intranet
5 121 (4.56%) TCP/IP
6 100 (3.77%) DHCP
7 72 (2.71%) Firewall
8 52 (1.96%) LAN
9 50 (1.88%) Extranet
10 42 (1.58%) WAN
11 41 (1.54%) VPN
12 31 (1.17%) NAS
13 28 (1.06%) HTTP
14 25 (0.94%) FTP
15 20 (0.75%) NetScaler
16 17 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (0.64%) VoIP
17 12 (0.45%) SMTP
18 11 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
19 10 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2654 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 991 (37.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 928 (34.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 891 (33.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 841 (31.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 584 (22.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 554 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
8 228 (8.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 202 (7.61%) Relational Database
10 189 (7.12%) OLAP
11 176 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 129 (4.86%) Oracle Database
13 103 (3.88%) MySQL
14 86 (3.24%) Big Data
15 82 (3.09%) QlikView
16 77 (2.90%) NoSQL
17 74 (2.79%) OLAP Cube
18 71 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
19 65 (2.45%) DTS
20 64 (2.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 389 (14.66%) Visual Studio
2 257 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 141 (5.31%) NUnit
4 133 (5.01%) Subversion
5 71 (2.68%) TeamCity
6 59 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 52 (1.96%) Moq
8 50 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 45 (1.70%) SpecFlow
10 37 (1.39%) CruiseControl
11 28 (1.06%) JIRA
12 26 (0.98%) MSTest
12 26 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (0.90%) MSBuild
14 22 (0.83%) Selenium
15 19 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 18 (0.68%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 15 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 745 (28.07%) Finance
2 235 (8.85%) Banking
3 189 (7.12%) Marketing
4 152 (5.73%) Retail
5 113 (4.26%) Law
6 98 (3.69%) Advertising
7 85 (3.20%) Investment Banking
8 70 (2.64%) Legal
8 70 (2.64%) Front Office
9 38 (1.43%) Games
10 36 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 26 (0.98%) Back Office
12 24 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.72%) Publishing
14 8 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.26%) Billing
16 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.075%) French Language
18 1 (0.038%) Automotive
18 1 (0.038%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1479 (55.73%) Developer
2 391 (14.73%) DBA
3 386 (14.54%) .NET Developer
4 355 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 349 (13.15%) Analyst
6 327 (12.32%) SQL Developer
7 319 (12.02%) SQL DBA
8 290 (10.93%) Senior Developer
9 229 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 207 (7.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 189 (7.12%) Administrator
12 167 (6.29%) SQL Server DBA
13 140 (5.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 129 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
15 128 (4.82%) Support Analyst
16 119 (4.48%) Applications Support
17 116 (4.37%) SQL Server Developer
18 92 (3.47%) Web Developer
19 91 (3.43%) Senior DBA
20 89 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1272 (47.93%) .NET
2 814 (30.67%) ASP.NET
3 475 (17.90%) HTML
4 403 (15.18%) WCF
5 399 (15.03%) CSS
6 376 (14.17%) jQuery
7 366 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 353 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 340 (12.81%) Web Services
10 297 (11.19%) XML
11 213 (8.03%) HTML5
12 210 (7.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 167 (6.29%) Ajax
14 160 (6.03%) WPF
15 137 (5.16%) LINQ
16 133 (5.01%) MDX
17 125 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 89 (3.35%) SOAP
19 85 (3.20%) REST
20 81 (3.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 290 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (8.14%) Clustering
3 172 (6.48%) Replication
4 142 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 94 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 63 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 62 (2.34%) Data Integration
9 52 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 52 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 50 (1.88%) N-Tier
12 40 (1.51%) Blackberry
12 40 (1.51%) User Experience
13 33 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
14 29 (1.09%) Data Extraction
15 23 (0.87%) Derivative
16 21 (0.79%) Digital Media
17 19 (0.72%) Social Media
18 16 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 769 (28.98%) Windows
2 439 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 209 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (4.82%) Linux
6 95 (3.58%) Windows 7
7 43 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 36 (1.36%) UNIX
9 32 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.94%) Android
12 18 (0.68%) Solaris
13 15 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.23%) Debian
16 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.11%) VMS
17 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.075%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
3 551 (20.76%) MVC
4 426 (16.05%) ETL
5 330 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
6 320 (12.06%) TDD
7 313 (11.79%) OO
8 268 (10.10%) Scrum
9 200 (7.54%) Unit Testing
10 194 (7.31%) Web Development
11 192 (7.23%) E-Commerce
12 168 (6.33%) ITIL
13 167 (6.29%) Data Modelling
14 159 (5.99%) CRM
15 148 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
16 126 (4.75%) Change Management
17 124 (4.67%) OOP
18 117 (4.41%) Mentoring
19 116 (4.37%) OOD
20 112 (4.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1659 (62.51%) SQL
2 1145 (43.14%) C#
3 949 (35.76%) T-SQL
4 536 (20.20%) JavaScript
5 159 (5.99%) VB
6 144 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 136 (5.12%) PowerShell
8 109 (4.11%) VBA
9 82 (3.09%) VBScript
10 74 (2.79%) Java
11 65 (2.45%) VB6
12 39 (1.47%) XPath
12 39 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 31 (1.17%) Python
13 31 (1.17%) Perl
14 24 (0.90%) PHP
14 24 (0.90%) C
15 23 (0.87%) Ruby
16 17 (0.64%) C++
17 14 (0.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 286 (10.78%) Degree
2 217 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (2.60%) MCITP
4 62 (2.34%) MCSE
5 45 (1.70%) MCP
6 44 (1.66%) MCTS
7 34 (1.28%) Security Cleared
8 33 (1.24%) MCDBA
9 31 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (0.90%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.90%) MCSA
11 23 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.60%) MCSD
13 14 (0.53%) ISEB
14 13 (0.49%) PMP
14 13 (0.49%) SC Cleared
15 11 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.41%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.63%) QA
2 63 (2.37%) SLA
3 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.26%) HL7
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.075%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.038%) DICOM
7 1 (0.038%) COBIT
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.038%) Basel III
System Software
1 325 (12.25%) Active Directory
2 222 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.47%) vSphere
4 88 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.68%) VMware ESX
6 61 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (2.00%) XenApp
8 27 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (0.64%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.64%) HDFS
11 11 (0.41%) DFS Replication
11 11 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.41%) XenServer
12 9 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.23%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 83 (3.13%) SCCM
2 50 (1.88%) SCOM
3 28 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 21 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 19 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 18 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 15 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 14 (0.53%) Opsview
9 14 (0.53%) Nagios
10 13 (0.49%) HP SIM
11 12 (0.45%) WSUS
12 6 (0.23%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.23%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.19%) Ionix
13 5 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1219 (45.93%) Microsoft
2 314 (11.83%) VMware
3 297 (11.19%) Oracle
4 154 (5.80%) HP
5 145 (5.46%) Citrix
6 106 (3.99%) Cisco
7 77 (2.90%) Business Objects
8 75 (2.83%) Dell
9 69 (2.60%) NetApp
10 64 (2.41%) Telerik
11 56 (2.11%) SAP
12 45 (1.70%) Cognos
12 45 (1.70%) Informatica
13 44 (1.66%) EPiServer
14 41 (1.54%) Symantec
15 37 (1.39%) Sybase
16 34 (1.28%) Sony
17 32 (1.21%) CommVault
18 28 (1.06%) Red Hat
19 27 (1.02%) Sun
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago