Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 169 102
Rank change year-on-year -44 -67 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 135 185 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.21% 1.79% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.82% 5.65% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 127 157 347
City of London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +7.48% +7.00%
10th Percentile £43,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +5.00%

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 3,532 3,276 3,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.67% 31.67% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,203 2,943 3,438
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +12 15 £45,000 -10.00%
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (83.70%) SQL
3 83 (61.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (57.78%) T-SQL
5 72 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (51.85%) Microsoft
7 63 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (43.70%) Finance
9 51 (37.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (36.30%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (34.81%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (33.33%) ETL
13 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (22.96%) C#
16 29 (21.48%) Mentoring
17 28 (20.74%) Power BI
17 28 (20.74%) .NET
18 26 (19.26%) PowerShell
19 25 (18.52%) Windows
19 25 (18.52%) Big Data
20 24 (17.78%) Coaching
20 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
21 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2016
22 22 (16.30%) SDLC
23 21 (15.56%) Data Lake
23 21 (15.56%) HTML
23 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
23 21 (15.56%) MVC
24 20 (14.81%) Mathematics

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 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (5.93%) IIS
3 6 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.22%) Confluence
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Kentico
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) FastStats
2 2 (1.48%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.48%) RMDS
3 1 (0.74%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) npm
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Firewall
2 6 (4.44%) DHCP
2 6 (4.44%) DNS
3 4 (2.96%) SAN
4 3 (2.22%) LAN
4 3 (2.22%) NAS
4 3 (2.22%) WAN
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.48%) Extranet
5 2 (1.48%) Intranet
5 2 (1.48%) MPLS
5 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.48%) Skype
5 2 (1.48%) SNMP
5 2 (1.48%) VLAN
5 2 (1.48%) VPN
5 2 (1.48%) WLAN
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (61.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (37.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (34.81%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (20.74%) Power BI
8 25 (18.52%) Big Data
9 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (15.56%) Data Lake
10 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (13.33%) OLAP
13 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
13 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
14 10 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (6.67%) OLTP
16 8 (5.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (5.93%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (12.59%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.96%) NUnit
5 4 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.22%) JIRA
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (1.48%) Subversion
8 1 (0.74%) gulp
8 1 (0.74%) jspm
8 1 (0.74%) Moq
8 1 (0.74%) MSTest
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Marketing
3 9 (6.67%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Law
4 8 (5.93%) Legal
5 7 (5.19%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.70%) Advertising
6 5 (3.70%) Front Office
7 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.48%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (55.56%) Developer
2 50 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 33 (24.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 21 (15.56%) SSIS Developer
5 21 (15.56%) SSRS Developer
6 15 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
7 14 (10.37%) T-SQL Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Database Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
9 11 (8.15%) DBA
10 10 (7.41%) Analyst
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.67%) Consultant
12 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.93%) Database Developer
12 8 (5.93%) SQL Database Developer
12 8 (5.93%) SQL DBA
13 7 (5.19%) Business Consultant
13 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.74%) .NET
2 21 (15.56%) HTML
3 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (13.33%) XML
4 15 (11.11%) CSS
5 13 (9.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (6.67%) HTML5
7 9 (6.67%) jQuery
7 9 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (5.93%) WCF
9 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.96%) Ajax
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.96%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (2.96%) WPF
11 3 (2.22%) XSD
11 3 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.22%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.48%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Windows
2 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.70%) Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (33.33%) ETL
3 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.48%) Mentoring
5 24 (17.78%) Coaching
5 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
6 22 (16.30%) SDLC
7 21 (15.56%) MVC
8 20 (14.81%) Mathematics
9 14 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (9.63%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.41%) ITIL
14 9 (6.67%) Data Strategy
14 9 (6.67%) DevOps
14 9 (6.67%) Scrum
15 8 (5.93%) Software Deployment
15 8 (5.93%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 113 (83.70%) SQL
2 78 (57.78%) T-SQL
3 31 (22.96%) C#
4 26 (19.26%) PowerShell
5 20 (14.81%) VBA
6 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.63%) Java
8 9 (6.67%) VB
9 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.70%) Python
10 5 (3.70%) XPath
11 4 (2.96%) Scala
12 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.48%) VBScript
14 1 (0.74%) Perl
14 1 (0.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) MCSA
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) HDFS
2 4 (2.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.48%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Oozie
1 4 (2.96%) WSUS
2 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.22%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.48%) Control-M
3 2 (1.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.85%) Informatica
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle
4 10 (7.41%) VMware
5 9 (6.67%) Tableau
6 7 (5.19%) Cisco
7 6 (4.44%) HP
8 5 (3.70%) NetApp
8 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.22%) Dell
9 3 (2.22%) Symantec
10 2 (1.48%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.48%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix
10 2 (1.48%) iManage
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.48%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.48%) Sonus
10 2 (1.48%) TIBCO