Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 201 112
Rank change year-on-year -55 -89 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 82 136 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.31% 2.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 4.27% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 280
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% -6.52% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,125 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £76,250 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 3,094 3,183 3,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.25% 30.74% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,788 2,862 3,038
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -1 1 £45,000 -14.29%
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (90.24%) SQL
3 46 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (42.68%) T-SQL
6 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
7 30 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (30.49%) ETL
9 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (29.27%) Finance
10 21 (25.61%) C#
10 21 (25.61%) Windows
11 19 (23.17%) Visual Studio
12 18 (21.95%) .NET
12 18 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
13 17 (20.73%) XML
13 17 (20.73%) MVC
14 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
15 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.07%) ITIL
15 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (14.63%) SAN

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 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) FastStats
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) SaaS
3 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.88%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) SAN
2 11 (13.41%) DNS
2 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.98%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) Firewall
5 5 (6.10%) FTP
6 4 (4.88%) LAN
6 4 (4.88%) Skype
6 4 (4.88%) VLAN
6 4 (4.88%) WAN
7 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.66%) H.323
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
7 3 (3.66%) ISDN
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (3.66%) SMTP
7 3 (3.66%) VoIP
8 2 (2.44%) HTTP
8 2 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (13.41%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (6.10%) MySQL
11 5 (6.10%) OLAP
12 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
13 3 (3.66%) DTS
13 3 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (3.66%) OLTP
13 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
13 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.66%) Power BI
14 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (23.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.98%) Selenium
4 3 (3.66%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) gulp
5 1 (1.22%) jspm
5 1 (1.22%) Moq
5 1 (1.22%) MSTest
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) RStudio
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Advertising
3 3 (3.66%) Law
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Developer
4 15 (18.29%) DBA
5 14 (17.07%) .NET Developer
6 12 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.63%) SQL DBA
7 11 (13.41%) Analyst Developer
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (13.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.41%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (12.20%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 10 (12.20%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (12.20%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (10.98%) QA Tester
9 9 (10.98%) Tester
10 7 (8.54%) Administrator
11 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) XML
3 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.98%) XSD
6 6 (7.32%) Web Services
7 4 (4.88%) CSS
7 4 (4.88%) HTML
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.44%) jQuery
9 2 (2.44%) JSON
9 2 (2.44%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.44%) REST
9 2 (2.44%) WCF
10 1 (1.22%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (1.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) ETL
2 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (20.73%) MVC
5 14 (17.07%) ITIL
6 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Data Extraction
6 11 (13.41%) OO
6 11 (13.41%) OOD
6 11 (13.41%) TDD
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.98%) E-business
7 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
7 9 (10.98%) Process Improvement
7 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.10%) Change Management
9 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (90.24%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) T-SQL
3 21 (25.61%) C#
4 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 4 (4.88%) Java
7 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.66%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.22%) R
9 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.10%) MCSA
2 5 (6.10%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) CCNA
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) OCP
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.44%) RHCA
5 1 (1.22%) NCDA
5 1 (1.22%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
4 4 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Infragistics
2 11 (13.41%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Veeam
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.88%) Google
5 4 (4.88%) Nortel
5 4 (4.88%) Tableau
6 3 (3.66%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) HP
6 3 (3.66%) IronPort
6 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) SAP