Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 108 89
Rank change year-on-year -81 -19 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 135 322 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 2.79% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 9.24% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 127 309 481
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3190 3483 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.25% 30.20% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 3197 4424
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% +3.64%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the City of London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £52,500 -
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (78.52%) SQL
3 87 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 82 (60.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (55.56%) Finance
6 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (48.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (43.70%) Windows
9 47 (34.81%) ETL
9 47 (34.81%) T-SQL
10 45 (33.33%) C#
11 44 (32.59%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (31.85%) .NET
13 41 (30.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (23.70%) ITIL
15 30 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (20.00%) HTML
16 27 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (19.26%) CSS
17 26 (19.26%) MVC
17 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (17.78%) High Availability
19 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (17.78%) Data Modelling
20 23 (17.04%) Data Management
21 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET
21 22 (16.30%) Visual Studio
22 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
22 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 19 (14.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.37%) IIS
3 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.67%) WordPress
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.70%) LiveLink
7 3 (2.22%) CMS
7 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.48%) RMDS
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Office 365
2 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) GitHub
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.19%) Mimecast
4 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.96%) IaaS
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.22%) BlueKai
7 2 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) SAN
2 7 (5.19%) VLAN
3 6 (4.44%) DNS
3 6 (4.44%) VoIP
4 5 (3.70%) LDAP
5 4 (2.96%) DHCP
5 4 (2.96%) WAN
6 3 (2.22%) Intranet
6 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.48%) Firewall
7 2 (1.48%) LAN
8 1 (0.74%) Internet
8 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.74%) MPLS
8 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (60.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (48.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (30.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (7.41%) Power BI
11 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
11 9 (6.67%) OLAP
12 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
13 7 (5.19%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (4.44%) Data Mining
15 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
15 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
16 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (16.30%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (8.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) NUnit
6 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.48%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.48%) NuGet
8 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 75 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Marketing
3 6 (4.44%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Advertising
4 3 (2.22%) Front Office
4 3 (2.22%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) International Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) DBA
3 32 (23.70%) SQL DBA
4 30 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 26 (19.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 21 (15.56%) SSIS Developer
6 21 (15.56%) SSRS Developer
7 20 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (13.33%) Administrator
9 17 (12.59%) T-SQL Developer
10 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (7.41%) .NET Developer
11 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.67%) Analyst
12 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
12 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (5.93%) Business Developer
14 7 (5.19%) Applications Support
14 7 (5.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) .NET
2 27 (20.00%) HTML
3 26 (19.26%) CSS
4 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET
5 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (11.85%) JSON
6 14 (10.37%) jQuery
7 13 (9.63%) Ajax
8 9 (6.67%) HTML5
8 9 (6.67%) Node.js
8 9 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (6.67%) WAMP
8 9 (6.67%) WinForms
8 9 (6.67%) XML
9 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.93%) WPF
10 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.44%) LINQ
11 6 (4.44%) WCF
12 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Replication
2 12 (8.89%) Clustering
3 8 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.44%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.70%) Windows
2 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) Linux
6 6 (4.44%) Unix
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) ETL
2 44 (32.59%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (23.70%) ITIL
4 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.26%) MVC
5 24 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 24 (17.78%) High Availability
6 23 (17.04%) Data Management
7 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
8 20 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 19 (14.07%) Data Analysis
9 19 (14.07%) Physical Data Model
10 18 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
11 14 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (8.89%) CRM
14 11 (8.15%) SDLC
15 10 (7.41%) TDD
16 8 (5.93%) OO
16 8 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (78.52%) SQL
2 47 (34.81%) T-SQL
3 45 (33.33%) C#
4 17 (12.59%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.41%) VB
7 9 (6.67%) PHP
8 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (4.44%) R
8 6 (4.44%) VBA
9 5 (3.70%) Python
10 2 (1.48%) Java
10 2 (1.48%) Korn
10 2 (1.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.33%) MCITP
3 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.19%) Degree
3 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) CCA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) OCP
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 8 (5.93%) SLA
3 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.93%) XenApp
4 6 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) Terraform
2 3 (2.22%) WSUS
3 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.48%) SCOM
3 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.48%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 87 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) Oracle
2 14 (10.37%) VMware
3 10 (7.41%) Cisco
3 10 (7.41%) Sybase
4 9 (6.67%) Cognos
5 8 (5.93%) Citrix
5 8 (5.93%) Dell
6 6 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (4.44%) HP
6 6 (4.44%) Veeam
7 5 (3.70%) OpenText
7 5 (3.70%) Siebel
8 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.22%) Adobe
9 3 (2.22%) Facebook
9 3 (2.22%) Tableau
9 3 (2.22%) Twitter
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) SAP