Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 147 96
Rank change year-on-year -81 -51 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 125 212 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 2.05% 3.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 6.52% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 118 192 380
City of London median annual salary £59,250 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.95% +3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £36,700
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 3,427 3,250 3,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.66% 31.38% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,041 2,975 3,551
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +8 1 £65,000 +30.00%
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (84.80%) SQL
3 76 (60.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (54.40%) Finance
4 68 (54.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
6 51 (40.80%) T-SQL
7 50 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (32.80%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2016
12 30 (24.00%) ETL
13 29 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (22.40%) ITIL
14 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (19.20%) Windows
16 24 (19.20%) .NET
17 23 (18.40%) C#
18 21 (16.80%) Power BI
18 21 (16.80%) High Availability
18 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
18 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (15.20%) SDLC
20 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
20 18 (14.40%) Big Data
20 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
20 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (13.60%) Data Management

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 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.80%) IIS
4 5 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.40%) Confluence
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.80%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.60%) IaaS
2 7 (5.60%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.80%) npm
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) SAN
2 5 (4.00%) DHCP
2 5 (4.00%) DNS
2 5 (4.00%) VLAN
2 5 (4.00%) WAN
3 4 (3.20%) VoIP
4 3 (2.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.80%) MPLS
6 1 (0.80%) NAS
6 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.80%) Skype
6 1 (0.80%) SNMP
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.80%) Wireless
6 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (60.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (54.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (16.80%) Power BI
10 18 (14.40%) Big Data
11 13 (10.40%) Data Lake
12 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database
13 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
13 11 (8.80%) OLAP
14 9 (7.20%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (7.20%) OLTP
14 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (6.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (6.40%) Snowflake Schema
16 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.40%) JIRA
5 3 (2.40%) NUnit
6 2 (1.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.80%) gulp
7 1 (0.80%) jspm
7 1 (0.80%) Moq
7 1 (0.80%) MSTest
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (54.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Front Office
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (55.20%) Developer
2 50 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 32 (25.60%) DBA
4 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 26 (20.80%) SQL DBA
6 25 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 22 (17.60%) SSIS Developer
8 20 (16.00%) SSRS Developer
9 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
9 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (13.60%) SSAS Developer
10 16 (12.80%) Analyst
11 15 (12.00%) .NET Developer
11 15 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (10.40%) Administrator
12 13 (10.40%) Database Developer
12 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
12 13 (10.40%) SQL Server DBA
13 12 (9.60%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (8.80%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) .NET
2 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (7.20%) Angular 2
5 7 (5.60%) HTML
5 7 (5.60%) XML
6 6 (4.80%) WCF
7 5 (4.00%) CSS
8 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.20%) jQuery
8 4 (3.20%) JSON
8 4 (3.20%) WPF
9 3 (2.40%) Ajax
9 3 (2.40%) MDX
10 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.60%) HTML5
10 2 (1.60%) LDAP
10 2 (1.60%) Middleware
10 2 (1.60%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) Replication
4 6 (4.80%) User Experience
5 5 (4.00%) Clustering
6 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.40%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.60%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.80%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.00%) ETL
4 28 (22.40%) ITIL
5 21 (16.80%) High Availability
6 19 (15.20%) SDLC
7 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.60%) Data Management
9 15 (12.00%) MVC
10 14 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (10.40%) Coaching
11 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
11 13 (10.40%) DevOps
11 13 (10.40%) Mathematics
12 12 (9.60%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (9.60%) Performance Optimisation
12 12 (9.60%) Physical Data Model
12 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (9.60%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 106 (84.80%) SQL
2 51 (40.80%) T-SQL
3 23 (18.40%) C#
4 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.60%) Python
5 12 (9.60%) VBA
6 11 (8.80%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (3.20%) Java
9 4 (3.20%) VB
10 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.60%) R
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 13 (10.40%) MCITP
3 7 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.20%) CCNA
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.20%) vSphere
3 4 (3.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
1 5 (4.00%) Terraform
2 4 (3.20%) WSUS
3 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.40%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) Cisco
3 10 (8.00%) VMware
4 9 (7.20%) Infragistics
5 7 (5.60%) Dell
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix
6 5 (4.00%) SAP
6 5 (4.00%) Sybase
7 4 (3.20%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) NetApp
7 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.40%) Informatica
8 3 (2.40%) Symantec
9 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.60%) iManage
9 2 (1.60%) Tableau
9 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.60%) Veeam