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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 131 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1050 1423 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.35% 3.06% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.03% 10.00% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1292 1367
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £34,000 £36,980
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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
13074 14225 13210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.29% 30.62% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11097 12394 11443
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 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -34 268 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Dagenham +9 20 £60,000 +20.00%
Croydon -3 15 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +11 6 £50,000 +41.84% 1
Uxbridge -5 5 £30,000 -31.42%
Bromley +16 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Ruislip - 3 £35,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £45,000 -
Wembley - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow +2 2 - -
Chiswick -9 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Chislehurst - 2 £41,250 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Teddington - 2 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Southwark +4 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Romford +1 1 £30,000 +2.56% 2
Twickenham -13 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Paddington - 1 £45,000 - 1
Chessington - 1 £37,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 -
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1372 (61.61%) SQL
3 1030 (46.25%) .NET
4 1009 (45.31%) Microsoft
5 911 (40.91%) C#
6 818 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 786 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 781 (35.07%) Finance
9 761 (34.17%) T-SQL
10 711 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 675 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
12 630 (28.29%) Windows
13 626 (28.11%) ASP.NET
14 598 (26.85%) MS Excel
15 544 (24.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 523 (23.48%) MVC
17 508 (22.81%) JavaScript
18 475 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
19 425 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 399 (17.92%) CSS
21 396 (17.78%) HTML
22 366 (16.43%) .NET Framework
23 347 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
24 336 (15.09%) Visual Studio
25 335 (15.04%) jQuery
26 326 (14.64%) SharePoint
27 325 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
28 321 (14.41%) WCF
29 319 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
30 276 (12.39%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 326 (14.64%) SharePoint
2 235 (10.55%) IIS
3 151 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 146 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 135 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 122 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 99 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
8 77 (3.46%) CMS
9 57 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 48 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
11 39 (1.75%) Lync
12 30 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
15 21 (0.94%) Umbraco
16 20 (0.90%) Apache
17 19 (0.85%) SAS
18 18 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
19 17 (0.76%) NServiceBus
20 14 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 598 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.33%) MS Office
3 13 (0.58%) FastStats
4 12 (0.54%) PowerPivot
5 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.27%) SPSS
8 5 (0.22%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.090%) Stata
10 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 148 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
3 17 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.40%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
8 3 (0.13%) Endur
8 3 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.090%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.090%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.090%) PORTIA
9 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.090%) HFM
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.045%) Primavera
10 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 156 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (2.29%) SaaS
4 20 (0.90%) Office 365
5 8 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.31%) GitHub
7 6 (0.27%) PaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.18%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) CodePlex
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.045%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.16%) DNS
2 69 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 68 (3.05%) SAN
4 64 (2.87%) DHCP
5 49 (2.20%) Firewall
6 45 (2.02%) Intranet
7 36 (1.62%) NetScaler
8 32 (1.44%) Internet
9 22 (0.99%) LAN
10 15 (0.67%) VPN
10 15 (0.67%) NAS
11 14 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (0.63%) Wireless
12 12 (0.54%) WAN
13 11 (0.49%) SSL
14 10 (0.45%) VoIP
14 10 (0.45%) SMTP
15 9 (0.40%) VLAN
16 8 (0.36%) iSCSI
17 7 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2227 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 818 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 786 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 711 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 544 (24.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 425 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 347 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
8 125 (5.61%) Oracle Database
9 112 (5.03%) Relational Database
10 100 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 99 (4.45%) OLAP
12 78 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 78 (3.50%) MySQL
13 77 (3.46%) BusinessObjects
14 63 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 63 (2.83%) Big Data
15 56 (2.51%) QlikView
16 54 (2.42%) DTS
17 52 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
18 47 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 336 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 212 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 133 (5.97%) NUnit
4 99 (4.45%) Git (software)
5 82 (3.68%) Subversion
6 75 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 55 (2.47%) MSBuild
8 45 (2.02%) CruiseControl
8 45 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 41 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 40 (1.80%) JIRA
11 38 (1.71%) MSTest
12 27 (1.21%) Moq
13 25 (1.12%) Jenkins
14 22 (0.99%) Selenium
15 17 (0.76%) Mercurial
16 15 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (0.63%) SpecFlow
17 14 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 781 (35.07%) Finance
2 205 (9.21%) Banking
3 151 (6.78%) Retail
4 73 (3.28%) Legal
5 69 (3.10%) Law
5 69 (3.10%) Marketing
6 67 (3.01%) Front Office
7 65 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.93%) Publishing
9 43 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.48%) Back Office
11 29 (1.30%) Games
12 20 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.85%) Advertising
14 15 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.22%) Billing
16 4 (0.18%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1144 (51.37%) Developer
2 435 (19.53%) .NET Developer
3 403 (18.10%) DBA
4 340 (15.27%) SQL DBA
5 277 (12.44%) Analyst
6 222 (9.97%) SQL Developer
7 210 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 210 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
8 189 (8.49%) Senior Developer
8 189 (8.49%) Administrator
9 158 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 133 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 108 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 102 (4.58%) SQL Server Developer
13 84 (3.77%) Applications Support
14 74 (3.32%) Consultant
15 73 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
16 70 (3.14%) Software Developer
17 58 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
18 56 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1030 (46.25%) .NET
2 626 (28.11%) ASP.NET
3 399 (17.92%) CSS
4 396 (17.78%) HTML
5 366 (16.43%) .NET Framework
6 335 (15.04%) jQuery
7 321 (14.41%) WCF
8 273 (12.26%) Entity Framework
9 245 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 243 (10.91%) XML
11 165 (7.41%) Web Services
12 156 (7.00%) Ajax
13 133 (5.97%) LINQ
14 119 (5.34%) AngularJS
15 118 (5.30%) HTML5
16 93 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 92 (4.13%) SOAP
18 87 (3.91%) WPF
19 81 (3.64%) MDX
20 75 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 209 (9.38%) Replication
2 175 (7.86%) Clustering
3 164 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 78 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 75 (3.37%) Hedge funds
7 66 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 41 (1.84%) Mathematics
9 40 (1.80%) Data Integration
9 40 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 35 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
11 29 (1.30%) Derivative
11 29 (1.30%) Photography
12 28 (1.26%) Statistics
12 28 (1.26%) Blackberry
13 26 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
13 26 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
14 24 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 23 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 630 (28.29%) Windows
2 319 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 182 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 150 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 109 (4.89%) Linux
6 60 (2.69%) UNIX
7 39 (1.75%) Android
8 31 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 27 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 18 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.31%) CentOS
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.045%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (23.48%) MVC
3 475 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
4 325 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
5 265 (11.90%) ETL
6 221 (9.92%) CRM
7 206 (9.25%) Scrum
8 188 (8.44%) TDD
8 188 (8.44%) OO
9 169 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 137 (6.15%) ITIL
11 132 (5.93%) Dependency Injection
12 126 (5.66%) SDLC
13 125 (5.61%) Unit Testing
14 115 (5.16%) Data Modelling
15 114 (5.12%) Migration
16 111 (4.98%) Analytics
17 109 (4.89%) OOP
18 105 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
19 99 (4.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1372 (61.61%) SQL
2 911 (40.91%) C#
3 761 (34.17%) T-SQL
4 508 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 176 (7.90%) PowerShell
6 143 (6.42%) VB.NET
7 95 (4.27%) Java
8 71 (3.19%) VB
9 54 (2.42%) VBA
10 51 (2.29%) Perl
11 42 (1.89%) Python
12 38 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 38 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 37 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.26%) Ruby
15 23 (1.03%) PHP
16 17 (0.76%) VBScript
17 16 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 15 (0.67%) R
19 13 (0.58%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 262 (11.76%) Degree
2 181 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (2.65%) MCSE
4 56 (2.51%) MCITP
5 46 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 42 (1.89%) MCTS
7 38 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 33 (1.48%) MCSA
9 24 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 24 (1.08%) HND
10 23 (1.03%) MCP
11 19 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.58%) MCSD
13 12 (0.54%) CCNA
13 12 (0.54%) MCDBA
14 8 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.36%) MCT
15 6 (0.27%) MCPD
15 6 (0.27%) MCAD
16 5 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.75%) QA
2 59 (2.65%) SLA
3 16 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 129 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.68%) vSphere
4 51 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 45 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
6 43 (1.93%) XenApp
7 41 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (1.75%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.26%) UAG
11 16 (0.72%) Firmware
12 11 (0.49%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.27%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.13%) PowerHA
15 3 (0.13%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
16 2 (0.090%) XenServer
16 2 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 58 (2.60%) SCCM
2 43 (1.93%) Data Guard
3 27 (1.21%) SCOM
4 25 (1.12%) AirWatch
5 17 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.54%) WSUS
6 12 (0.54%) Nagios
7 8 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.36%) Puppet
8 7 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.27%) Opsview
9 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.18%) vMotion
11 4 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1009 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 276 (12.39%) Oracle
3 219 (9.83%) VMware
4 115 (5.16%) Citrix
5 69 (3.10%) HP
6 63 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (2.56%) Cisco
8 55 (2.47%) SAP
9 47 (2.11%) Cognos
10 46 (2.07%) Sybase
11 44 (1.98%) Tableau
12 40 (1.80%) Dell
13 31 (1.39%) AppSense
14 29 (1.30%) Google
15 28 (1.26%) IBM
16 27 (1.21%) EPiServer
17 26 (1.17%) Informatica
18 21 (0.94%) NetApp
18 21 (0.94%) ExactTarget
19 19 (0.85%) Symantec
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago