Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 112 84
Rank change year-on-year -93 -28 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 133 287 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 2.69% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 8.68% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 284 444
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 3,217 3,307 4,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.78% 31.03% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,891 3,060 3,857
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 £36,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £88,000 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +5.50%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 January 2018, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 108 (81.20%) SQL
3 83 (62.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (57.14%) Finance
5 70 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
7 61 (45.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (37.59%) T-SQL
9 47 (35.34%) ETL
10 42 (31.58%) C#
11 41 (30.83%) .NET
11 41 (30.83%) Windows
11 41 (30.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (24.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (23.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (23.31%) ITIL
15 30 (22.56%) High Availability
16 27 (20.30%) Visual Studio
16 27 (20.30%) MVC
17 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (18.80%) Data Management
18 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
19 22 (16.54%) SharePoint
19 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (15.79%) Data Modelling
21 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (15.04%) Performance Monitoring
22 19 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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 22 (16.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 5 (3.76%) LiveLink
4 5 (3.76%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.50%) RMDS
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.75%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.27%) Office 365
3 8 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.26%) IaaS
4 7 (5.26%) Mimecast
5 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.76%) GitHub
7 3 (2.26%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) SAN
2 7 (5.26%) VLAN
2 7 (5.26%) VoIP
3 3 (2.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (62.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (45.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (30.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (24.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
10 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (7.52%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (7.52%) Power BI
12 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
13 6 (4.51%) OLAP
13 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
13 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
14 5 (3.76%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (20.30%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.01%) NUnit
5 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.50%) NuGet
7 2 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 76 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Retail
3 6 (4.51%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Advertising
4 3 (2.26%) Games
5 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) International Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (50.38%) Developer
2 39 (29.32%) DBA
3 38 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 31 (23.31%) SQL DBA
5 21 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (14.29%) Administrator
6 19 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (13.53%) .NET Developer
8 17 (12.78%) C# Developer
8 17 (12.78%) SSRS Developer
9 16 (12.03%) Analyst
10 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 14 (10.53%) Senior Developer
11 14 (10.53%) T-SQL Developer
12 13 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 11 (8.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (7.52%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.83%) .NET
2 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (13.53%) HTML
5 17 (12.78%) CSS
6 12 (9.02%) JSON
7 10 (7.52%) Angular 2
8 8 (6.02%) Ajax
8 8 (6.02%) jQuery
9 7 (5.26%) XML
10 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.51%) HTML5
11 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.76%) LDAP
11 5 (3.76%) Node.js
11 5 (3.76%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (3.76%) WAMP
11 5 (3.76%) WCF
11 5 (3.76%) WinForms
11 5 (3.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.77%) Replication
2 8 (6.02%) Clustering
3 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Windows
2 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.76%) Unix
6 2 (1.50%) Linux
6 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.34%) ETL
2 40 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (23.31%) ITIL
4 30 (22.56%) High Availability
5 27 (20.30%) MVC
6 25 (18.80%) Data Management
7 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 20 (15.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
11 18 (13.53%) Performance Optimisation
12 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
12 16 (12.03%) OO
13 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.02%) TDD
14 11 (8.27%) OOD
14 11 (8.27%) SDLC
15 10 (7.52%) CRM
15 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 108 (81.20%) SQL
2 50 (37.59%) T-SQL
3 42 (31.58%) C#
4 14 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.27%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.77%) Python
8 8 (6.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (4.51%) R
10 5 (3.76%) PHP
11 4 (3.01%) VB
12 3 (2.26%) VBA
13 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.75%) C
14 1 (0.75%) Korn
14 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.53%) MCITP
3 8 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.02%) Degree
3 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.26%) CCNA
5 6 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) CCA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) OCP
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) XenApp
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Terraform
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Infragistics
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) VMware
4 8 (6.02%) Cisco
4 8 (6.02%) Citrix
5 7 (5.26%) Dell
5 7 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
5 7 (5.26%) Sybase
6 5 (3.76%) Cognos
6 5 (3.76%) OpenText
6 5 (3.76%) SAP
6 5 (3.76%) Siebel
6 5 (3.76%) Veeam
7 3 (2.26%) Adobe
7 3 (2.26%) Facebook
7 3 (2.26%) Twitter
8 2 (1.50%) Google
8 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.50%) Xamarin