Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 227 167
Rank change year-on-year -44 -60 -64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 66 132 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 1.17% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 3.72% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 124 158
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +4.00% +3.21%
10th Percentile £34,875 £42,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £58,250
% change year-on-year -5.98% +0.43% +10.95%

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 3,247 3,547 3,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.27% 31.55% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,926 3,214 2,945
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,125 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (78.79%) SQL
3 35 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (53.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (40.91%) Windows
7 25 (37.88%) Finance
8 23 (34.85%) T-SQL
9 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
9 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
10 19 (28.79%) ETL
11 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 16 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (22.73%) C#
14 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.67%) Replication
16 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (15.15%) SAN
17 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (13.64%) Banking
18 9 (13.64%) Clustering
18 9 (13.64%) MySQL
18 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
19 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering

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 5 (7.58%) IIS
1 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) FastStats
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) NAS
3 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) Skype
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) H.323
5 1 (1.52%) ISDN
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (53.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 35 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (13.64%) MySQL
9 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.06%) Power BI
11 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2017
12 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
13 2 (3.03%) SSDT
14 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.52%) LINQPad
5 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) DBA
2 19 (28.79%) Developer
3 16 (24.24%) SQL DBA
4 15 (22.73%) SQL Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Administrator
5 10 (15.15%) Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (10.61%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.58%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Tester
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) XSD
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.03%) LINQ
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Replication
2 9 (13.64%) Clustering
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ETL
2 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.12%) Database Security
5 8 (12.12%) Fintech
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) Migration
5 8 (12.12%) SDLC
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (9.09%) MVC
7 6 (9.09%) Statistics
7 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) T-SQL
3 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
7 3 (4.55%) C
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.55%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) OCP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) Docker
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) WMI
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Control-M
3 1 (1.52%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Infragistics
5 3 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) iManage
7 1 (1.52%) IronPort
7 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.52%) Tableau
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam