Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 350 219
Rank change year-on-year -5 -131 -78
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 534 633 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.90% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 2.99% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 497 563 987
London median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% +1.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,546 21,143 21,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.46% 30.07% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15,335 17,245 18,414
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Central London -41 116 £57,500 +4.55% 13
West London +63 76 £42,500 +21.43% 15
South London -11 16 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East London +3 2 £60,000 - 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 534 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 403 (75.47%) SQL
3 232 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 229 (42.88%) Microsoft
5 212 (39.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 207 (38.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 184 (34.46%) .NET
8 177 (33.15%) Finance
9 165 (30.90%) T-SQL
10 159 (29.78%) C#
11 147 (27.53%) Windows
12 127 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
13 119 (22.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 108 (20.22%) ASP.NET
15 105 (19.66%) Windows Server
16 103 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
17 99 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
18 97 (18.16%) PowerShell
19 91 (17.04%) Oracle
20 86 (16.10%) SharePoint
21 84 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
22 82 (15.36%) MVC
23 80 (14.98%) ETL
23 80 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
24 71 (13.30%) SQL Server 2005
24 71 (13.30%) SQL Server 2014
25 69 (12.92%) HTML
26 66 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
27 65 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
28 61 (11.42%) Problem-Solving

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 86 (16.10%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.31%) IIS
3 23 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.37%) Drupal
6 15 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.43%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.12%) CMS
11 4 (0.75%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.37%) SAS
13 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.43%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 9 (1.69%) FastStats
3 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.37%) Office 365
3 28 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.06%) SaaS
5 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.75%) GitHub
8 4 (0.75%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.37%) npm
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.43%) SAN
2 44 (8.24%) DNS
3 34 (6.37%) DHCP
4 30 (5.62%) Firewall
5 21 (3.93%) LAN
5 21 (3.93%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.93%) VLAN
5 21 (3.93%) WAN
6 14 (2.62%) VPN
7 12 (2.25%) Internet
7 12 (2.25%) NAS
8 10 (1.87%) VoIP
9 8 (1.50%) Skype
10 7 (1.31%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.31%) H.323
10 7 (1.31%) ISDN
11 6 (1.12%) Intranet
12 5 (0.94%) FTP
13 4 (0.75%) HTTP
13 4 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 232 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 212 (39.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 207 (38.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 119 (22.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 103 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
7 84 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 71 (13.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 71 (13.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (8.61%) Oracle Database
10 45 (8.43%) Relational Database
11 40 (7.49%) Crystal Reports
12 29 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (5.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 28 (5.24%) MySQL
14 24 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (4.49%) RDBMS
15 23 (4.31%) OLAP
16 15 (2.81%) OLTP
16 15 (2.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.69%) Selenium
4 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.12%) NUnit
5 5 (0.94%) Moq
6 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.75%) JIRA
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.56%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.56%) NCrunch
7 3 (0.56%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.56%) RStudio
7 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.37%) gulp
8 2 (0.37%) jspm
8 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.37%) MSTest
8 2 (0.37%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 177 (33.15%) Finance
2 59 (11.05%) Banking
3 19 (3.56%) Advertising
4 18 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.18%) Marketing
6 10 (1.87%) Law
6 10 (1.87%) Retail
7 9 (1.69%) Front Office
8 8 (1.50%) Private Banking
9 6 (1.12%) Back Office
9 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.94%) French Language
11 4 (0.75%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.75%) German Language
11 4 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.75%) Legal
11 4 (0.75%) Polish Language
11 4 (0.75%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.75%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 253 (47.38%) Developer
2 105 (19.66%) DBA
2 105 (19.66%) SQL Developer
3 94 (17.60%) SQL DBA
4 82 (15.36%) Analyst
5 78 (14.61%) C# Developer
6 75 (14.04%) .NET Developer
7 46 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (8.61%) Support Analyst
8 42 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 39 (7.30%) Administrator
9 39 (7.30%) Applications Support
10 38 (7.12%) SQL Server DBA
10 38 (7.12%) SQL Server Developer
11 36 (6.74%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.62%) Analyst Developer
13 29 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
14 25 (4.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 23 (4.31%) SQL BI Developer
16 22 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (34.46%) .NET
2 108 (20.22%) ASP.NET
3 69 (12.92%) HTML
4 57 (10.67%) XML
5 56 (10.49%) CSS
6 47 (8.80%) AngularJS
6 47 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (8.43%) WPF
8 42 (7.87%) jQuery
9 39 (7.30%) .NET Framework
10 35 (6.55%) WCF
11 34 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (6.18%) Web Services
13 31 (5.81%) Entity Framework
14 29 (5.43%) Ajax
15 19 (3.56%) JSON
16 18 (3.37%) ADO.NET
16 18 (3.37%) Code First Entity Framework
17 15 (2.81%) .NET Core
17 15 (2.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.24%) Clustering
2 33 (6.18%) Replication
3 28 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.25%) Derivative
7 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.25%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
8 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.31%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.94%) Fintech
10 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (0.75%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 147 (27.53%) Windows
2 105 (19.66%) Windows Server
3 66 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (9.74%) Linux
5 36 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.43%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.87%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.31%) CentOS
12 5 (0.94%) Solaris
13 4 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.75%) Unix
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (15.36%) MVC
4 80 (14.98%) ETL
5 61 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (11.05%) Performance Tuning
7 56 (10.49%) ITIL
8 47 (8.80%) TDD
9 43 (8.05%) Migration
10 41 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (7.12%) Mentoring
12 35 (6.55%) High Availability
13 33 (6.18%) Scrum
14 32 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
15 29 (5.43%) Asset Management
16 25 (4.68%) Microservices
16 25 (4.68%) Unit Testing
17 23 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 22 (4.12%) CRM
19 21 (3.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 403 (75.47%) SQL
2 165 (30.90%) T-SQL
3 159 (29.78%) C#
4 97 (18.16%) PowerShell
5 55 (10.30%) VB.NET
6 43 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 38 (7.12%) Python
8 32 (5.99%) VBA
9 20 (3.75%) Java
10 10 (1.87%) R
11 7 (1.31%) VB
12 4 (0.75%) C
12 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.56%) PHP
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.37%) VBScript
15 1 (0.19%) C++
15 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.99%) Degree
2 32 (5.99%) MCSE
3 14 (2.62%) MCP
4 12 (2.25%) MCT
5 9 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.69%) MCSA
6 7 (1.31%) CCNA
6 7 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.94%) MCITP
7 5 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.75%) NCDA
8 4 (0.75%) NCIE
9 3 (0.56%) OCP
9 3 (0.56%) RHCA
10 2 (0.37%) CCA
10 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.18%) QA
2 20 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.94%) SLA
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.56%) XenApp
6 6 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.75%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.75%) vSphere
8 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (3.75%) SCCM
2 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.31%) Control-M
4 7 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (1.31%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.75%) Ansible
5 4 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.75%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.75%) SCOM
5 4 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.75%) Simpana
6 3 (0.56%) Nagios
6 3 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) Packer
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 229 (42.88%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.04%) Oracle
3 59 (11.05%) VMware
4 28 (5.24%) Red Hat
5 27 (5.06%) Cisco
6 25 (4.68%) Citrix
7 19 (3.56%) HP
7 19 (3.56%) Infragistics
7 19 (3.56%) Veeam
7 19 (3.56%) Xamarin
8 15 (2.81%) DevExpress
9 13 (2.43%) JD Edwards
10 12 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.25%) EMC
11 11 (2.06%) Bloomberg
11 11 (2.06%) Tableau
12 10 (1.87%) Google
13 9 (1.69%) Informatica
13 9 (1.69%) NetApp
14 7 (1.31%) Dell