Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 453 414 363
Rank change year-on-year -39 -51 -81
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 162 388 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 2.32% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 155 344 532
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 10,542 16,757 21,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.82% 28.83% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,570 13,916 17,289
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +16 29 £80,000 +45.45% 1
West London +7 29 £50,000 +17.65% 2
South London +5 13 £47,500 -13.64%
East London +4 3 £55,000 -8.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (74.69%) SQL
3 88 (54.32%) .NET
4 87 (53.70%) C#
5 83 (51.23%) Microsoft
6 70 (43.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 60 (37.04%) Azure
8 48 (29.63%) Windows
9 47 (29.01%) ASP.NET
10 46 (28.40%) CSS
11 45 (27.78%) IIS
12 44 (27.16%) HTML
13 43 (26.54%) Finance
13 43 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (24.69%) XML
14 40 (24.69%) MVC
15 38 (23.46%) Web Services
15 38 (23.46%) .NET Framework
16 37 (22.84%) AngularJS
17 35 (21.60%) MySQL
18 34 (20.99%) T-SQL
18 34 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
19 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (19.14%) VMware
20 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
21 29 (17.90%) Active Directory
21 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
22 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2016
23 27 (16.67%) Windows Server
23 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 45 (27.78%) IIS
2 27 (16.67%) Drupal
3 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.64%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.79%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.94%) CMS
7 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.09%) Confluence
8 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.04%) Azure
2 24 (14.81%) Office 365
3 21 (12.96%) AWS
4 16 (9.88%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (7.41%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.70%) IaaS
7 5 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.47%) GitHub
9 3 (1.85%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.62%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Firewall
2 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.94%) Extranet
4 7 (4.32%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) SAN
5 6 (3.70%) VPN
6 5 (3.09%) DHCP
7 4 (2.47%) LAN
7 4 (2.47%) WAN
8 3 (1.85%) HTTP
8 3 (1.85%) NAS
8 3 (1.85%) VoIP
8 3 (1.85%) WebEx
9 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.23%) SSL
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.62%) FTP
10 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.62%) SMTP
10 1 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (43.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (21.60%) MySQL
4 34 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (5.56%) Power BI
12 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2017
12 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.47%) DTS
14 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
14 4 (2.47%) OLAP
14 4 (2.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 21 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (4.94%) NUnit
7 6 (3.70%) JIRA
7 6 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (3.09%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.09%) MSTest
8 5 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 43 (26.54%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Back Office
2 15 (9.26%) Law
3 10 (6.17%) Publishing
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (57.41%) Developer
2 59 (36.42%) .NET Developer
3 42 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 38 (23.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (9.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) Applications Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) CRM Developer
7 13 (8.02%) DBA
7 13 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 13 (8.02%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) Applications Support
9 10 (6.17%) Database Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (54.32%) .NET
2 47 (29.01%) ASP.NET
3 46 (28.40%) CSS
4 44 (27.16%) HTML
5 40 (24.69%) XML
6 38 (23.46%) .NET Framework
6 38 (23.46%) Web Services
7 37 (22.84%) AngularJS
8 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (15.43%) Entity Framework
10 23 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (14.20%) JSON
11 21 (12.96%) WinForms
12 18 (11.11%) LAMP
12 18 (11.11%) LDAP
13 17 (10.49%) WCF
14 14 (8.64%) HTML5
14 14 (8.64%) REST
15 13 (8.02%) jQuery
16 12 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Replication
2 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.94%) User Experience
5 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Windows
2 27 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.88%) Linux
5 9 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.09%) Unix
7 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.23%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) Solaris
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.69%) MVC
3 26 (16.05%) TDD
4 24 (14.81%) OO
5 23 (14.20%) Change Control
5 23 (14.20%) Migration
5 23 (14.20%) OOD
5 23 (14.20%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (13.58%) DevOps
6 22 (13.58%) Scrum
7 21 (12.96%) SOLID
8 20 (12.35%) Customer Requirements
9 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.11%) Kanban
11 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (9.88%) CRM
12 16 (9.88%) ITIL
13 13 (8.02%) Release Management
14 12 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 121 (74.69%) SQL
2 87 (53.70%) C#
3 34 (20.99%) T-SQL
4 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
6 27 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.88%) Perl
7 16 (9.88%) TypeScript
8 15 (9.26%) VB.NET
9 14 (8.64%) VBScript
10 11 (6.79%) Shell Script
11 9 (5.56%) PHP
11 9 (5.56%) PHP 5
12 6 (3.70%) X++
13 5 (3.09%) Python
14 4 (2.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.23%) XAML
16 1 (0.62%) Java
16 1 (0.62%) VB
16 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.47%) MCP
3 4 (2.47%) MCSE
4 3 (1.85%) CCA
4 3 (1.85%) CCNA
4 3 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.85%) MCSA
4 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) CCSP
6 1 (0.62%) CCVP
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.85%) PMO
4 2 (1.23%) GDPR
4 2 (1.23%) NCSC
5 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (17.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.58%) XenApp
4 8 (4.94%) Docker
5 7 (4.32%) vSphere
6 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.85%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) SCCM
2 4 (2.47%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.85%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.85%) SCOM
3 3 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.23%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 83 (51.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.14%) VMware
3 22 (13.58%) Citrix
4 19 (11.73%) Oracle
5 9 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 9 (5.56%) Xamarin
6 7 (4.32%) Veeam
7 6 (3.70%) Cisco
7 6 (3.70%) EMC
8 5 (3.09%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.09%) Google
8 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.47%) Infragistics
9 4 (2.47%) Tableau
10 3 (1.85%) HP
10 3 (1.85%) McAfee
10 3 (1.85%) Symantec
11 2 (1.23%) Mitel
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.23%) Sybase