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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 257 149
Rank change year-on-year -104 -108 -55
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 590 889 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.30% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 4.30% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 497 778 1,738
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21,610 20,677 26,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.87% 30.14% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,724 17,978 22,716
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,015
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 April 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 April 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 -81 170 £57,500 +4.55% 11
West London +31 43 £45,000 +1.12% 10
South London -16 23 £47,000 -19.66% 6
East London +6 11 £67,500 +12.50% 3
North London -12 1 £42,000 +29.23% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 590 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 450 (76.27%) SQL
3 311 (52.71%) Microsoft
4 263 (44.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 234 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 225 (38.14%) .NET
7 218 (36.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 212 (35.93%) Finance
9 193 (32.71%) T-SQL
10 190 (32.20%) Windows
11 181 (30.68%) C#
12 162 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
13 148 (25.08%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (23.56%) ASP.NET
15 119 (20.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 107 (18.14%) XML
17 106 (17.97%) Visual Studio
18 102 (17.29%) MVC
19 101 (17.12%) Performance Tuning
20 98 (16.61%) SQL Server 2016
21 96 (16.27%) Windows Server
22 95 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
23 92 (15.59%) ETL
23 92 (15.59%) JavaScript
24 91 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
25 90 (15.25%) HTML
26 87 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
27 86 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
28 85 (14.41%) PowerShell
29 79 (13.39%) Web Services

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 71 (12.03%) IIS
2 49 (8.31%) SharePoint
3 43 (7.29%) MS Exchange
4 40 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.03%) Apache
9 9 (1.53%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.36%) CMS
10 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.36%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.85%) SAS
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) FreeHand
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (5.25%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.34%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.07%) Office 365
4 18 (3.05%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.69%) IaaS
6 9 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.85%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.85%) GitHub
9 5 (0.85%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.85%) Serverless
9 5 (0.85%) Slack
10 4 (0.68%) SaaS
11 3 (0.51%) npm
11 3 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.97%) Firewall
2 45 (7.63%) SAN
3 38 (6.44%) DNS
4 36 (6.10%) DHCP
5 27 (4.58%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.41%) LAN
6 26 (4.41%) WAN
7 20 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (2.54%) NAS
9 11 (1.86%) VoIP
10 10 (1.69%) VLAN
11 9 (1.53%) Internet
11 9 (1.53%) VSAN
12 7 (1.19%) WLAN
13 6 (1.02%) SNMP
14 5 (0.85%) Skype
15 4 (0.68%) Extranet
15 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.68%) Intranet
15 4 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 263 (44.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 234 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 218 (36.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 119 (20.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 98 (16.61%) SQL Server 2016
7 95 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 66 (11.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 62 (10.51%) Power BI
11 55 (9.32%) Crystal Reports
11 55 (9.32%) Relational Database
12 45 (7.63%) Oracle Database
13 37 (6.27%) Big Data
13 37 (6.27%) MySQL
14 34 (5.76%) NoSQL
15 32 (5.42%) OLAP
16 30 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (4.92%) DTS
18 26 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 106 (17.97%) Visual Studio
2 42 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 24 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (3.22%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.03%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.02%) JIRA
9 6 (1.02%) NUnit
10 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.85%) Liquibase
10 5 (0.85%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.85%) Subversion
11 4 (0.68%) Moq
11 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.51%) gulp
12 3 (0.51%) jspm
12 3 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 212 (35.93%) Finance
2 42 (7.12%) Banking
3 30 (5.08%) Front Office
4 28 (4.75%) Law
5 23 (3.90%) Legal
6 14 (2.37%) Advertising
6 14 (2.37%) Marketing
7 13 (2.20%) Retail
8 12 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.86%) Publishing
10 9 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.36%) Back Office
12 6 (1.02%) Billing
13 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.51%) Automotive
14 3 (0.51%) Electronics
14 3 (0.51%) French Language
14 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (52.03%) Developer
2 117 (19.83%) DBA
3 103 (17.46%) SQL Developer
4 96 (16.27%) C# Developer
5 93 (15.76%) SQL DBA
6 89 (15.08%) .NET Developer
7 81 (13.73%) Analyst
8 75 (12.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 63 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (7.97%) Administrator
10 47 (7.97%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.78%) SQL BI Developer
12 36 (6.10%) SSIS Developer
13 32 (5.42%) SQL Server DBA
14 31 (5.25%) Analyst Developer
14 31 (5.25%) Support Analyst
15 30 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
15 30 (5.08%) SSRS Developer
16 29 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (4.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (38.14%) .NET
2 139 (23.56%) ASP.NET
3 107 (18.14%) XML
4 91 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 90 (15.25%) HTML
6 79 (13.39%) Web Services
7 68 (11.53%) XSLT
8 67 (11.36%) jQuery
8 67 (11.36%) WCF
9 53 (8.98%) .NET Framework
10 52 (8.81%) CSS
11 48 (8.14%) Entity Framework
12 47 (7.97%) WPF
13 41 (6.95%) AngularJS
14 36 (6.10%) HTML5
15 35 (5.93%) LINQ
16 28 (4.75%) Ajax
17 26 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (3.90%) SOAP
19 22 (3.73%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.97%) Replication
3 46 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.10%) Clustering
5 27 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.22%) User Experience
8 17 (2.88%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.71%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.36%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (1.02%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.02%) iPhone
15 5 (0.85%) Equities
15 5 (0.85%) Fintech
16 4 (0.68%) NHS
16 4 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 190 (32.20%) Windows
2 96 (16.27%) Windows Server
3 86 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (8.64%) Linux
6 27 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.88%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.86%) Solaris
10 9 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.19%) Unix
12 6 (1.02%) CentOS
13 5 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.51%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (25.08%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (17.29%) MVC
4 101 (17.12%) Performance Tuning
5 92 (15.59%) ETL
6 78 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (11.53%) ITIL
8 63 (10.68%) TDD
9 52 (8.81%) High Availability
10 51 (8.64%) SDLC
11 48 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (7.63%) Scrum
13 42 (7.12%) DevOps
13 42 (7.12%) Unit Testing
14 40 (6.78%) Migration
15 39 (6.61%) Web Development
16 38 (6.44%) Change Management
16 38 (6.44%) Data Modelling
17 37 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
18 33 (5.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 450 (76.27%) SQL
2 193 (32.71%) T-SQL
3 181 (30.68%) C#
4 92 (15.59%) JavaScript
5 85 (14.41%) PowerShell
6 46 (7.80%) VB.NET
7 45 (7.63%) VBA
8 41 (6.95%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.90%) Java
9 23 (3.90%) VB
10 21 (3.56%) Python
11 20 (3.39%) XPath
12 17 (2.88%) C
12 17 (2.88%) VBScript
13 13 (2.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.02%) PHP
16 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.68%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.34%) Degree
2 48 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.88%) MCP
5 16 (2.71%) MCSD
6 14 (2.37%) MCAD
7 13 (2.20%) MCITP
8 6 (1.02%) CCNA
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.85%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.85%) MCSE
9 5 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.51%) MCSA
11 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) ACCA
12 1 (0.17%) CCA
12 1 (0.17%) CIMA
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.78%) QA
2 29 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.53%) SLA
4 5 (0.85%) PMO
5 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.34%) DICOM
7 2 (0.34%) HL7
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.25%) XenApp
4 23 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.39%) vSphere
6 19 (3.22%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.86%) MetaFrame
7 11 (1.86%) XenServer
8 6 (1.02%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.85%) Docker
9 5 (0.85%) HDFS
10 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (4.92%) SCCM
2 20 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.54%) Puppet
4 14 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (1.86%) Perfmon
6 9 (1.53%) Terraform
7 7 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (1.02%) SCOM
9 5 (0.85%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.68%) CloudHub
10 4 (0.68%) Control-M
10 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.68%) WSUS
11 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.51%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.34%) Simpana
Vendors
1 311 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.54%) VMware
3 70 (11.86%) Oracle
4 53 (8.98%) Cisco
5 42 (7.12%) Citrix
6 38 (6.44%) HP
7 29 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 24 (4.07%) Tableau
9 23 (3.90%) NetApp
10 21 (3.56%) Intapp
11 20 (3.39%) Cadence
11 20 (3.39%) Charles River
11 20 (3.39%) Dell
12 17 (2.88%) EMC
12 17 (2.88%) Symantec
13 13 (2.20%) iManage
14 12 (2.03%) RedGate
14 12 (2.03%) SAP
15 11 (1.86%) ConnectWise
15 11 (1.86%) Infragistics