Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 179 100
Rank change year-on-year -32 -79 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 136 157 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 1.55% 2.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 4.89% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 127 133 346
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,100 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £70,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +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 3,432 3,210 3,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.17% 31.60% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,116 2,921 3,292
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +7 15 £45,000 -14.29%
SQL Server 2008
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 136 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (86.03%) SQL
3 87 (63.97%) T-SQL
4 86 (63.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (55.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (48.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (41.91%) Finance
8 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
9 47 (34.56%) ETL
9 47 (34.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (33.82%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (31.62%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (31.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (24.26%) C#
13 27 (19.85%) .NET
13 27 (19.85%) Visual Studio
13 27 (19.85%) MVC
14 26 (19.12%) Mentoring
15 25 (18.38%) XML
16 24 (17.65%) Windows
17 23 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (16.91%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (16.18%) PowerShell
18 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
18 22 (16.18%) SQL Server 2016
18 22 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2014
19 21 (15.44%) Coaching
20 20 (14.71%) HTML
21 19 (13.97%) VBA

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 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.15%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.21%) Confluence
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) FastStats
2 1 (0.74%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.74%) npm
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) Firewall
2 6 (4.41%) SAN
3 5 (3.68%) DNS
3 5 (3.68%) NAS
3 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) FTP
5 3 (2.21%) DHCP
5 3 (2.21%) HTTP
6 2 (1.47%) Extranet
6 2 (1.47%) Intranet
6 2 (1.47%) LAN
6 2 (1.47%) SMTP
6 2 (1.47%) SSH
6 2 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) MPLS
7 1 (0.74%) SNMP
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (63.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (55.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (48.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (34.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (31.62%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (16.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (16.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (13.97%) Big Data
10 19 (13.97%) Power BI
11 15 (11.03%) Data Lake
12 12 (8.82%) MySQL
13 11 (8.09%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
15 9 (6.62%) OLAP
15 9 (6.62%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
16 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
17 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (31.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (19.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.41%) Mercurial
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.21%) JIRA
6 3 (2.21%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) gulp
7 1 (0.74%) jspm
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) MSTest
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (41.91%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Marketing
3 10 (7.35%) Law
4 9 (6.62%) Advertising
5 8 (5.88%) General Ledger
6 7 (5.15%) Legal
7 5 (3.68%) Banking
8 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.21%) Front Office
9 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (46.32%) Developer
2 43 (31.62%) SQL Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 17 (12.50%) DBA
5 16 (11.76%) Analyst
6 15 (11.03%) SQL BI Developer
7 14 (10.29%) Database Engineer
8 13 (9.56%) .NET Developer
9 12 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Consultant
10 11 (8.09%) SQL DBA
10 11 (8.09%) SSIS Developer
10 11 (8.09%) SSRS Developer
11 10 (7.35%) SSAS Developer
11 10 (7.35%) T-SQL Developer
12 9 (6.62%) Team Leader
13 8 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Business Consultant
13 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) .NET
2 25 (18.38%) XML
3 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.71%) HTML
5 16 (11.76%) CSS
6 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.09%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.35%) Entity Framework
9 9 (6.62%) jQuery
9 9 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (5.15%) HTML5
11 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.41%) XSD
12 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.94%) Ajax
13 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (2.94%) Dapper ORM
13 4 (2.94%) WCF
14 3 (2.21%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (0.74%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) Fintech
4 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) NHS
4 1 (0.74%) Replication
4 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Windows
2 13 (9.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.88%) Linux
6 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Unix
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) ETL
2 46 (33.82%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (19.85%) MVC
4 26 (19.12%) Mentoring
5 23 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (15.44%) Coaching
8 19 (13.97%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.29%) Data Modelling
9 14 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (10.29%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.09%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.35%) Kimball Methodology
11 10 (7.35%) OO
11 10 (7.35%) SDLC
12 9 (6.62%) Practice Management
13 8 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.88%) Investment Management
13 8 (5.88%) OOD
13 8 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (86.03%) SQL
2 87 (63.97%) T-SQL
3 33 (24.26%) C#
4 22 (16.18%) PowerShell
5 19 (13.97%) VBA
6 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.56%) Java
8 9 (6.62%) VB
9 5 (3.68%) Python
9 5 (3.68%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.68%) XPath
10 4 (2.94%) Scala
10 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.47%) VBScript
13 1 (0.74%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) PHP
13 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.21%) MCSA
3 3 (2.21%) MCSE
4 2 (1.47%) CCNA
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.47%) OCP
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.47%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) HDFS
3 2 (1.47%) vSphere
3 2 (1.47%) XenApp
3 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Oozie
2 3 (2.21%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 2 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.50%) Informatica
3 16 (11.76%) Oracle
4 9 (6.62%) Tableau
5 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.15%) VMware
6 5 (3.68%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.94%) HP
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix
9 2 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.74%) Adobe
10 1 (0.74%) Capita
10 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco
10 1 (0.74%) Mitel
10 1 (0.74%) NetApp
10 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.74%) SAP
10 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.74%) Sonus