Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 299 194
Rank change year-on-year -12 -105 -75
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 681 830 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.11% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.22% 3.78% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 604 736 1,314
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%

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 21,153 21,950 23,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.12% 29.46% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16,801 17,643 20,351
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 £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 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
Central London -25 195 £58,000 +0.87% 18
West London +8 53 £47,500 +18.75% 11
South London +23 39 £52,000 +30.00% 5
East London -17 6 £60,000 - 4
North London +8 1 £120,000 +182.35% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 681 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 502 (73.72%) SQL
3 314 (46.11%) Microsoft
4 290 (42.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 283 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 245 (35.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 227 (33.33%) Finance
8 218 (32.01%) Windows
9 213 (31.28%) T-SQL
10 199 (29.22%) .NET
11 196 (28.78%) C#
12 156 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
13 150 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
14 145 (21.29%) Windows Server
15 135 (19.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 126 (18.50%) ETL
17 124 (18.21%) PowerShell
18 116 (17.03%) ASP.NET
19 114 (16.74%) HTML
20 112 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
21 109 (16.01%) SQL Server 2005
21 109 (16.01%) MVC
22 106 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
23 102 (14.98%) Oracle
24 98 (14.39%) SQL Server 2016
24 98 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
25 92 (13.51%) JavaScript
25 92 (13.51%) Linux
25 92 (13.51%) XML
26 90 (13.22%) Visual Studio

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 69 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 46 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 36 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.96%) NServiceBus
4 27 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 26 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (3.38%) IIS
7 20 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.35%) CMS
10 13 (1.91%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.76%) Drupal
11 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.73%) Apache
13 5 (0.73%) Confluence
13 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.59%) JBoss
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.47%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 14 (2.06%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.62%) Elite 3E
3 10 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 7 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.88%) Carpe Diem
5 6 (0.88%) FastStats
6 4 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.29%) Maximo
7 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 98 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.82%) Office 365
4 12 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.47%) SaaS
6 9 (1.32%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.29%) GitHub
8 2 (0.29%) IaaS
8 2 (0.29%) npm
8 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.96%) SAN
2 53 (7.78%) Firewall
3 47 (6.90%) DNS
4 40 (5.87%) DHCP
5 28 (4.11%) LAN
6 27 (3.96%) TCP/IP
7 25 (3.67%) WAN
8 22 (3.23%) NAS
8 22 (3.23%) VPN
9 19 (2.79%) VLAN
10 14 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (1.62%) WLAN
12 9 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.32%) HTTP
13 8 (1.17%) Skype
14 7 (1.03%) MPLS
14 7 (1.03%) VSAN
14 7 (1.03%) WebEx
15 6 (0.88%) Internet
15 6 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (42.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 283 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 245 (35.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 150 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
6 135 (19.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 109 (16.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 98 (14.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 88 (12.92%) Relational Database
10 76 (11.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 62 (9.10%) Oracle Database
12 59 (8.66%) Power BI
13 40 (5.87%) MySQL
14 37 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 36 (5.29%) RDBMS
16 35 (5.14%) Big Data
17 34 (4.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 31 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
19 24 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
19 24 (3.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 90 (13.22%) Visual Studio
2 58 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (4.41%) NUnit
4 26 (3.82%) Bitbucket
5 21 (3.08%) Moq
5 21 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.79%) Artifactory
6 19 (2.79%) NCrunch
6 19 (2.79%) ReSharper
7 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.32%) JIRA
8 9 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.17%) Toad
10 7 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.88%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.88%) Selenium
12 4 (0.59%) Subversion
13 2 (0.29%) MSTest
13 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 227 (33.33%) Finance
2 75 (11.01%) Banking
3 33 (4.85%) Advertising
4 31 (4.55%) Legal
5 29 (4.26%) Law
5 29 (4.26%) Retail
6 28 (4.11%) Marketing
7 26 (3.82%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.32%) Back Office
8 9 (1.32%) Front Office
8 9 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.73%) French Language
10 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 308 (45.23%) Developer
2 128 (18.80%) DBA
3 122 (17.91%) .NET Developer
4 109 (16.01%) SQL DBA
5 105 (15.42%) SQL Developer
6 97 (14.24%) Analyst
7 86 (12.63%) C# Developer
8 73 (10.72%) Senior Developer
9 68 (9.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 58 (8.52%) Administrator
11 57 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 55 (8.08%) Applications Support
13 51 (7.49%) Support Analyst
14 50 (7.34%) SQL Server DBA
15 39 (5.73%) Applications Support Analyst
15 39 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
16 36 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 34 (4.99%) SQL BI Developer
18 33 (4.85%) SSIS Developer
19 31 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (29.22%) .NET
2 116 (17.03%) ASP.NET
3 114 (16.74%) HTML
4 92 (13.51%) XML
5 88 (12.92%) CSS
6 72 (10.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 64 (9.40%) Web Services
8 63 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (9.25%) jQuery
9 53 (7.78%) .NET Framework
10 43 (6.31%) AngularJS
11 38 (5.58%) WCF
12 37 (5.43%) REST
13 33 (4.85%) Ajax
13 33 (4.85%) SOAP
14 32 (4.70%) Entity Framework
15 31 (4.55%) WPF
16 29 (4.26%) .NET Core
16 29 (4.26%) Middleware
17 27 (3.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.78%) Clustering
2 49 (7.20%) Replication
3 46 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.32%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.32%) User Experience
10 8 (1.17%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.17%) CMDB
11 7 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.03%) FMCG
12 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (0.88%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 218 (32.01%) Windows
2 145 (21.29%) Windows Server
3 106 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (13.51%) Linux
5 67 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (5.14%) Windows 10
8 31 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (3.82%) Windows 7
10 24 (3.52%) Unix
11 19 (2.79%) Solaris
12 15 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.88%) CentOS
13 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.59%) Android
15 3 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
2 126 (18.50%) ETL
3 112 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (16.01%) MVC
5 74 (10.87%) ITIL
6 70 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
8 46 (6.75%) Change Management
8 46 (6.75%) TDD
9 45 (6.61%) SDLC
10 44 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 43 (6.31%) Kimball Methodology
12 37 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 36 (5.29%) Asset Management
13 36 (5.29%) High Availability
13 36 (5.29%) Unit Testing
14 35 (5.14%) Migration
15 30 (4.41%) Configuration Management
15 30 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (4.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 502 (73.72%) SQL
2 213 (31.28%) T-SQL
3 196 (28.78%) C#
4 124 (18.21%) PowerShell
5 92 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 38 (5.58%) Java
7 35 (5.14%) Python
7 35 (5.14%) VB
8 30 (4.41%) VBA
9 28 (4.11%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.06%) VBScript
12 13 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 11 (1.62%) C
14 9 (1.32%) XPath
15 6 (0.88%) PHP
16 5 (0.73%) Perl
17 4 (0.59%) Delphi
17 4 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (5.73%) Degree
3 34 (4.99%) MCSE
4 15 (2.20%) MCSA
5 11 (1.62%) MCP
6 7 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.88%) CCNA
7 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.73%) MCT
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.44%) CCA
10 3 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.44%) MCSD
10 3 (0.44%) OCP
10 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) RHCA
10 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.29%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.29%) MCITP
12 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.58%) QA
2 27 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.94%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.44%) DICOM
5 3 (0.44%) HL7
6 2 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 78 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.08%) XenApp
5 20 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (1.91%) vSphere
7 11 (1.62%) DFS Replication
8 10 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.03%) MetaFrame
9 7 (1.03%) XenServer
10 4 (0.59%) HDFS
10 4 (0.59%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (3.52%) SCCM
2 20 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (2.06%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.91%) Control-M
5 10 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (1.17%) SCOM
7 7 (1.03%) Ansible
7 7 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (1.03%) Puppet
8 6 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.88%) Simpana
9 5 (0.73%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.73%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.73%) Unicenter
10 4 (0.59%) Oozie
10 4 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 314 (46.11%) Microsoft
2 102 (14.98%) Oracle
3 79 (11.60%) VMware
4 44 (6.46%) Red Hat
5 42 (6.17%) Cisco
6 40 (5.87%) Citrix
7 34 (4.99%) HP
8 24 (3.52%) EMC
9 23 (3.38%) CheckPoint
10 22 (3.23%) Informatica
11 21 (3.08%) DevExpress
12 20 (2.94%) NetApp
13 19 (2.79%) Tableau
14 16 (2.35%) Intapp
15 15 (2.20%) iManage
16 14 (2.06%) Bloomberg
17 13 (1.91%) Xamarin
18 12 (1.76%) Symantec
19 11 (1.62%) JD Edwards
20 10 (1.47%) BMC