Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 202 105
Rank change year-on-year -23 -97 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 126 133 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.30% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.69% 4.17% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 120 125 318
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,700 £42,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £77,750 £71,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 3,419 3,190 3,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.69% 31.22% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,102 2,918 3,231
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.24% +8.18% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +3 8 £45,000 -14.29%
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 108 (85.71%) SQL
3 76 (60.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (57.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (53.17%) T-SQL
5 67 (53.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 44 (34.92%) Finance
8 43 (34.13%) ETL
8 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (25.40%) C#
12 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 28 (22.22%) Windows
13 27 (21.43%) .NET
13 27 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (19.84%) XML
14 25 (19.84%) MVC
15 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (18.25%) PowerShell
17 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
19 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
20 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
21 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC

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 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.94%) IIS
3 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) Kentico
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) FastStats
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) SAN
1 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.73%) DNS
2 11 (8.73%) Firewall
3 9 (7.14%) DHCP
4 5 (3.97%) FTP
5 4 (3.17%) LAN
5 4 (3.17%) NAS
5 4 (3.17%) Skype
5 4 (3.17%) VLAN
5 4 (3.17%) WAN
6 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.38%) H.323
6 3 (2.38%) HTTP
6 3 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (2.38%) ISDN
6 3 (2.38%) SMTP
6 3 (2.38%) VoIP
7 2 (1.59%) Extranet
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (60.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (57.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (53.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (8.73%) OLAP
11 10 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (7.94%) MySQL
11 10 (7.94%) Power BI
12 9 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
13 8 (6.35%) Big Data
13 8 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
15 6 (4.76%) Data Lake
15 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
16 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.14%) Selenium
4 6 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 6 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) gulp
6 1 (0.79%) jspm
6 1 (0.79%) Moq
6 1 (0.79%) MSTest
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) RStudio
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (34.92%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Marketing
3 10 (7.94%) Advertising
4 8 (6.35%) General Ledger
5 7 (5.56%) Law
6 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Developer
2 31 (24.60%) SQL Developer
3 22 (17.46%) Analyst
4 17 (13.49%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.49%) DBA
5 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (10.32%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
6 12 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.52%) Consultant
6 12 (9.52%) SQL DBA
7 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.14%) QA Tester
9 9 (7.14%) Tester
9 9 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.43%) .NET
2 25 (19.84%) XML
3 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (10.32%) HTML
6 11 (8.73%) CSS
7 9 (7.14%) XSD
8 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
9 7 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 6 (4.76%) Web Services
11 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 4 (3.17%) jQuery
13 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.38%) HTML5
13 3 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
13 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.38%) WCF
14 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2 (1.59%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Replication
3 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
5 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.35%) Linux
6 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) ETL
2 41 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (19.84%) MVC
5 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
7 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
7 13 (10.32%) ITIL
8 12 (9.52%) Coaching
9 11 (8.73%) Data Extraction
9 11 (8.73%) OO
9 11 (8.73%) OOD
9 11 (8.73%) TDD
10 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.14%) E-business
10 9 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 108 (85.71%) SQL
2 67 (53.17%) T-SQL
3 32 (25.40%) C#
4 23 (18.25%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.94%) Java
5 10 (7.94%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.14%) VBA
7 7 (5.56%) VB
8 6 (4.76%) Python
9 2 (1.59%) Scala
9 2 (1.59%) VBScript
9 2 (1.59%) XPath
10 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) R
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.38%) MCSA
3 3 (2.38%) MCSE
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) OCP
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.59%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.97%) XenApp
4 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.59%) HDFS
5 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.38%) SCCM
1 3 (2.38%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (1.59%) Nagios
2 2 (1.59%) Oozie
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 49 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) VMware
3 10 (7.94%) Infragistics
3 10 (7.94%) Tableau
4 8 (6.35%) Informatica
5 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.56%) Veeam
6 5 (3.97%) Citrix
7 4 (3.17%) Google
7 4 (3.17%) Nortel
8 3 (2.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco
8 3 (2.38%) IronPort
8 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.59%) Dell
9 2 (1.59%) HP
10 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com