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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 104 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1177 1670 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.75% 3.40% 4.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.75% 10.89% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1502 1680
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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
13452 15337 12807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.41% 31.22% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11490 13316 11100
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 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 29 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 -20 286 £50,000 -0.99% 25
Croydon +26 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chiswick +13 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 9 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Teddington +12 6 £45,000 -
Harrow +8 6 £38,500 -9.41%
Uxbridge -4 6 £37,500 -40.00%
West Drayton -6 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Twickenham -9 6 £45,000 - 1
Southwark - 6 £35,500 -
Hounslow - 5 £45,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £57,500 -
Romford - 2 £43,750 -
Surbiton - 2 £50,000 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Westminster +5 1 - -
Beckenham -6 1 £48,000 +37.14%
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 2358 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1490 (63.19%) SQL
3 1131 (47.96%) .NET
4 1074 (45.55%) Microsoft
5 1003 (42.54%) C#
6 850 (36.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 836 (35.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 800 (33.93%) T-SQL
9 773 (32.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 754 (31.98%) Finance
11 715 (30.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 710 (30.11%) ASP.NET
13 670 (28.41%) Windows
14 588 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
15 581 (24.64%) MS Excel
16 550 (23.32%) JavaScript
17 519 (22.01%) MVC
18 492 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
19 470 (19.93%) HTML
20 442 (18.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 398 (16.88%) Visual Studio
22 396 (16.79%) CSS
23 388 (16.45%) Data Warehouse
24 384 (16.28%) .NET Framework
25 376 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
26 338 (14.33%) SharePoint
27 337 (14.29%) WCF
28 329 (13.95%) jQuery
29 307 (13.02%) IIS
30 303 (12.85%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 338 (14.33%) SharePoint
2 307 (13.02%) IIS
3 174 (7.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 167 (7.08%) MS Exchange
5 134 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 133 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 97 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
8 82 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 52 (2.21%) Lync
10 35 (1.48%) CMS
10 35 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
11 32 (1.36%) Apache
12 31 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
14 23 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
15 21 (0.89%) Umbraco
16 19 (0.81%) WorkSite
17 18 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.76%) SAS
18 17 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 581 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 191 (8.10%) MS Office
3 17 (0.72%) InfoPath
4 16 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 14 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.21%) SPSS
8 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.17%) MS Project
9 2 (0.085%) Stata
10 1 (0.042%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 128 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 12 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
5 10 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
8 5 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 4 (0.17%) Eikon
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.13%) HFM
10 3 (0.13%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.085%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.085%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 164 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.74%) SaaS
4 35 (1.48%) Office 365
5 18 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.47%) PaaS
6 11 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.38%) GitHub
8 8 (0.34%) CodePlex
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.13%) IaaS
10 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.042%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.042%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.042%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.37%) DNS
2 101 (4.28%) SAN
3 83 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 68 (2.88%) DHCP
5 61 (2.59%) Firewall
6 56 (2.37%) Internet
7 46 (1.95%) Intranet
8 35 (1.48%) NetScaler
9 23 (0.98%) LAN
10 21 (0.89%) HTTP
11 19 (0.81%) WAN
12 17 (0.72%) VPN
13 13 (0.55%) Wireless
14 12 (0.51%) Extranet
15 11 (0.47%) SMTP
16 9 (0.38%) NAS
16 9 (0.38%) Network Security
17 8 (0.34%) SSL
17 8 (0.34%) VLAN
17 8 (0.34%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2358 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 850 (36.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 836 (35.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 773 (32.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 715 (30.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 442 (18.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 388 (16.45%) Data Warehouse
8 139 (5.89%) Oracle Database
9 119 (5.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 116 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 96 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 94 (3.99%) OLAP
13 92 (3.90%) DTS
14 89 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 88 (3.73%) MySQL
16 81 (3.44%) Big Data
17 73 (3.10%) QlikView
18 46 (1.95%) RDBMS
19 44 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
20 39 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 398 (16.88%) Visual Studio
2 194 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 142 (6.02%) NUnit
4 83 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 79 (3.35%) Subversion
6 75 (3.18%) Git (software)
7 57 (2.42%) CruiseControl
8 53 (2.25%) JIRA
9 47 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 43 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 40 (1.70%) MSTest
12 30 (1.27%) MSBuild
13 24 (1.02%) Moq
14 23 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 21 (0.89%) Selenium
15 21 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
16 17 (0.72%) Jenkins
17 15 (0.64%) SpecFlow
18 13 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
19 10 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 754 (31.98%) Finance
2 247 (10.47%) Banking
3 130 (5.51%) Retail
4 117 (4.96%) Marketing
5 82 (3.48%) Front Office
6 78 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 62 (2.63%) Legal
8 54 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.95%) Law
9 46 (1.95%) Advertising
10 39 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.06%) Publishing
11 25 (1.06%) Back Office
12 21 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.42%) Billing
14 9 (0.38%) Private Banking
14 9 (0.38%) Games
15 4 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.085%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1269 (53.82%) Developer
2 439 (18.62%) .NET Developer
3 385 (16.33%) DBA
4 332 (14.08%) SQL DBA
5 284 (12.04%) Analyst
6 259 (10.98%) C# Developer
7 253 (10.73%) SQL Developer
8 225 (9.54%) Senior Developer
9 193 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 193 (8.18%) SQL Server DBA
10 179 (7.59%) Administrator
11 139 (5.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 108 (4.58%) Consultant
13 100 (4.24%) Applications Support
13 100 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
14 94 (3.99%) Software Developer
15 85 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
16 81 (3.44%) Support Analyst
17 80 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 76 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1131 (47.96%) .NET
2 710 (30.11%) ASP.NET
3 470 (19.93%) HTML
4 396 (16.79%) CSS
5 384 (16.28%) .NET Framework
6 337 (14.29%) WCF
7 329 (13.95%) jQuery
8 277 (11.75%) XML
9 276 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 255 (10.81%) Entity Framework
11 234 (9.92%) Web Services
12 192 (8.14%) Ajax
13 184 (7.80%) HTML5
14 146 (6.19%) LINQ
15 118 (5.00%) AngularJS
16 112 (4.75%) MDX
17 111 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (3.94%) CSS3
19 92 (3.90%) REST
19 92 (3.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 221 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (8.48%) Clustering
3 155 (6.57%) Replication
4 108 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 76 (3.22%) Data Centre
6 62 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 49 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.87%) Derivative
9 36 (1.53%) Data Integration
10 34 (1.44%) Statistics
10 34 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 34 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.31%) Fixed Income
12 30 (1.27%) User Experience
12 30 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 29 (1.23%) Mathematics
14 26 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 22 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 18 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
16 18 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 670 (28.41%) Windows
2 376 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 225 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 195 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (4.50%) Linux
6 87 (3.69%) UNIX
7 51 (2.16%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.53%) Android
9 20 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (0.59%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.38%) AIX
12 9 (0.38%) Solaris
13 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (22.01%) MVC
3 492 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
4 303 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
5 268 (11.37%) ETL
6 241 (10.22%) TDD
7 210 (8.91%) CRM
8 197 (8.35%) OO
9 191 (8.10%) Scrum
10 159 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
11 142 (6.02%) ITIL
12 123 (5.22%) Unit Testing
13 122 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 121 (5.13%) Web Development
15 119 (5.05%) Analytics
16 103 (4.37%) SDLC
17 102 (4.33%) Kimball Methodology
18 98 (4.16%) OOP
18 98 (4.16%) High Availability
19 94 (3.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1490 (63.19%) SQL
2 1003 (42.54%) C#
3 800 (33.93%) T-SQL
4 550 (23.32%) JavaScript
5 159 (6.74%) PowerShell
6 145 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 98 (4.16%) Java
8 54 (2.29%) VB
9 44 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 43 (1.82%) Python
11 40 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 36 (1.53%) VBA
12 36 (1.53%) Perl
13 31 (1.31%) Ruby
14 29 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 20 (0.85%) PHP
16 18 (0.76%) VB6
17 13 (0.55%) C++
18 12 (0.51%) VBScript
19 10 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 267 (11.32%) Degree
2 216 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 71 (3.01%) MCITP
5 69 (2.93%) MCSE
6 59 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 53 (2.25%) MCTS
8 38 (1.61%) MCP
9 37 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (1.36%) DV Cleared
11 25 (1.06%) HND
12 22 (0.93%) MCSD
13 21 (0.89%) MCSA
13 21 (0.89%) MCDBA
14 19 (0.81%) CCNA
15 14 (0.59%) MCAD
15 14 (0.59%) MCPD
16 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.47%) CCNP
18 10 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.41%) QA
2 87 (3.69%) SLA
3 11 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.38%) HL7
4 9 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.042%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.042%) MiFID
7 1 (0.042%) EMIR
System Software
1 230 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 172 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (3.99%) vSphere
4 86 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 63 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 59 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 40 (1.70%) XenApp
8 39 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.19%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.68%) UAG
12 12 (0.51%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.25%) Firmware
15 6 (0.25%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.25%) XenServer
16 5 (0.21%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 73 (3.10%) SCCM
2 61 (2.59%) SCOM
3 55 (2.33%) Data Guard
4 24 (1.02%) Nagios
4 24 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (0.76%) Opsview
6 14 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 14 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (0.51%) WSUS
8 11 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 10 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.25%) Puppet
11 6 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 1074 (45.55%) Microsoft
2 286 (12.13%) Oracle
3 249 (10.56%) VMware
4 142 (6.02%) Citrix
5 102 (4.33%) HP
6 89 (3.77%) Cisco
7 69 (2.93%) Dell
8 61 (2.59%) Business Objects
9 57 (2.42%) SAP
10 51 (2.16%) Cognos
11 43 (1.82%) Informatica
12 40 (1.70%) IBM
13 39 (1.65%) NetApp
14 36 (1.53%) Tableau
15 32 (1.36%) Telerik
15 32 (1.36%) Sybase
16 31 (1.31%) Red Hat
17 30 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
18 26 (1.10%) Veeam
19 25 (1.06%) AppSense
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive package up to £75k Including homeworking and car
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + £2k Bonus plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 2 days ago