Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 270 207
Rank change year-on-year +55 -63 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 64 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.63% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.98% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 57 138
Median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £51,130 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,600 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +45.45% -4.35% -

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 1,230 3,229 3,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.27% 31.56% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 2,916 3,128
Median annual salary £70,000 £69,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.08% +6.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

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 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (42.86%) Azure
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) ETL
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) TypeScript
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) User Experience
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (28.57%) Requirements Gathering
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) Release Management
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell

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 2 (14.29%) Drupal
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) OLTP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.14%) DB2
7 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.14%) Power BI
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) CSLA
5 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Kanban
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Gathering
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Infragistics
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau