Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 409 496
Rank change year-on-year -234 +87 -166
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 56 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 1.00% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 216
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.36% -8.33% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £67,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16,090 5,627 15,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.87% 28.72% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,544 4,782 13,147
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,250 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -55 22 £50,500 -36.88% 5
West London -83 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (77.42%) .NET
3 45 (72.58%) C#
4 42 (67.74%) SQL
5 31 (50.00%) SOAP
5 31 (50.00%) Web Services
5 31 (50.00%) REST
6 27 (43.55%) Finance
6 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
7 25 (40.32%) WCF
7 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
8 24 (38.71%) Azure
8 24 (38.71%) Information Security
8 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
8 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
9 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (37.10%) LINQ
10 22 (35.48%) Atlassian
10 22 (35.48%) jQuery
10 22 (35.48%) JIRA
10 22 (35.48%) WinForms
10 22 (35.48%) VB
10 22 (35.48%) Confluence
10 22 (35.48%) React
10 22 (35.48%) Vue.js
10 22 (35.48%) Full Stack Development
11 21 (33.87%) Equities
12 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (29.03%) VB.NET

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 22 (35.48%) Confluence
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.61%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Azure
2 15 (24.19%) Power Platform
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (4.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 3 (4.84%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (4.84%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.61%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) NAS
1 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.61%) SAN
1 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (22.58%) Power BI
5 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (14.52%) DTS
8 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2019
9 5 (8.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.23%) QlikView
11 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (1.61%) Informix
12 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) JIRA
2 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Automotive
3 9 (14.52%) Publishing
3 9 (14.52%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Social Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) ServiceNow Developer
5 8 (12.90%) DBA
5 8 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Senior DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Senior SQL DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (77.42%) .NET
2 31 (50.00%) REST
2 31 (50.00%) SOAP
2 31 (50.00%) Web Services
3 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
3 25 (40.32%) WCF
4 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 23 (37.10%) LINQ
6 22 (35.48%) jQuery
6 22 (35.48%) React
6 22 (35.48%) Vue.js
6 22 (35.48%) WinForms
7 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 14 (22.58%) Entity Framework
8 11 (17.74%) XML
9 10 (16.13%) JSON
10 9 (14.52%) XSLT
11 4 (6.45%) .NET Core
12 2 (3.23%) MDX
13 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Equities
2 9 (14.52%) FMCG
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (38.71%) Information Security
2 22 (35.48%) Full Stack Development
3 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
3 13 (20.97%) Web Application Development
4 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) User Stories
7 9 (14.52%) Data Transformation
7 9 (14.52%) Logistics
7 9 (14.52%) SOA
8 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 7 (11.29%) ETL
10 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Change Management
10 5 (8.06%) Complex ETL
10 5 (8.06%) ISMS
10 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (8.06%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 42 (67.74%) SQL
3 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (35.48%) VB
5 18 (29.03%) VB.NET
6 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.61%) Java
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) MCITP
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Atlassian
3 9 (14.52%) ServiceNow
4 7 (11.29%) Sitecore
5 5 (8.06%) Databricks
6 3 (4.84%) RedGate
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Mitel
7 1 (1.61%) Sage
7 1 (1.61%) VMware