Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 261 278 214
Rank change year-on-year +17 -64 -67
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 56 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.55% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 1.79% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 122
Median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £50,475 £32,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year +13.64% -3.08% +3.18%

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 2,072 3,125 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.95% 30.42% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,813 2,804 2,982
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.38% +8.33% +4.35%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) .NET
4 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
9 11 (32.35%) OO
9 11 (32.35%) OOD
9 11 (32.35%) MVC
9 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
11 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (23.53%) Data Extraction
12 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
12 8 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (23.53%) Infragistics
12 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
12 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 8 (23.53%) Azure
13 7 (20.59%) ETL

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Azure
2 5 (14.71%) AWS
3 4 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) DB2
9 4 (11.76%) Power BI
9 4 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (8.82%) OLAP
10 3 (8.82%) OLTP
10 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (5.88%) MySQL
11 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
12 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.82%) OLAP Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.76%) LINQ
6 4 (11.76%) WCF
6 4 (11.76%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) Apache Flex
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) MDX
8 2 (5.88%) LAMP
8 2 (5.88%) LDAP
9 1 (2.94%) CSLA
9 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
1 11 (32.35%) OO
1 11 (32.35%) OOD
2 10 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Data Extraction
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) ETL
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
9 3 (8.82%) Kanban
9 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.82%) VBScript
6 3 (8.82%) X++
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) EMIR
2 2 (5.88%) MiFID
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Infragistics
3 4 (11.76%) Tableau
4 3 (8.82%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) IBM