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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / London
Rank 251 123 92
Rank change year-on-year -128 -31  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 403 1036 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 2.50% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.01% 8.00% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 918 1184
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10050 12953 12652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 30.27% 31.20% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8735 11300 10855
Median salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -29 104 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Croydon +3 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Canary Wharf -14 2 £72,500 +31.81%
Heathrow - 2 £57,500 -
Harrow +6 1 £23,500 -57.27%
Brentford +1 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 -
Hackney - 1 £30,000 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 596 (66.22%) SQL
3 495 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 404 (44.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 400 (44.44%) .NET
6 371 (41.22%) C#
7 326 (36.22%) T-SQL
8 319 (35.44%) Finance
8 319 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 290 (32.22%) Windows
10 262 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 241 (26.78%) ASP.NET
12 222 (24.67%) JavaScript
13 207 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
14 182 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
15 180 (20.00%) MVC
16 174 (19.33%) MS Excel
16 174 (19.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 173 (19.22%) HTML
18 171 (19.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 168 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
20 156 (17.33%) CSS
21 155 (17.22%) Banking
22 147 (16.33%) SharePoint
23 141 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
24 132 (14.67%) Windows Server
25 128 (14.22%) jQuery
25 128 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
25 128 (14.22%) .NET Framework
26 117 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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
1 147 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 96 (10.67%) IIS
3 73 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 50 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (4.56%) CMS
7 35 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 35 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (2.33%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.67%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.44%) Skype for Business
12 12 (1.33%) Apache
13 11 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (0.78%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
18 5 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 174 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.89%) MS Office
3 9 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.44%) GIMP
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 115 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.67%) Office 365
3 39 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.56%) PaaS
5 11 (1.22%) SaaS
6 10 (1.11%) IaaS
7 6 (0.67%) GitHub
8 4 (0.44%) G Suite
8 4 (0.44%) Yammer
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.56%) SAN
2 54 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 52 (5.78%) DNS
4 41 (4.56%) Firewall
5 40 (4.44%) DHCP
6 32 (3.56%) Intranet
7 24 (2.67%) WAN
8 22 (2.44%) LAN
9 20 (2.22%) VPN
10 19 (2.11%) Internet
10 19 (2.11%) Wireless
11 16 (1.78%) iSCSI
12 11 (1.22%) Ethernet
12 11 (1.22%) Skype
13 10 (1.11%) VoIP
14 9 (1.00%) HTTP
14 9 (1.00%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.00%) SMTP
15 8 (0.89%) Extranet
15 8 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 404 (44.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 319 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 262 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (19.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 171 (19.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 168 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
8 109 (12.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 62 (6.89%) Relational Database
10 60 (6.67%) Power BI
11 45 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 39 (4.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 39 (4.33%) QlikView
13 36 (4.00%) Big Data
14 34 (3.78%) NoSQL
15 32 (3.56%) RDBMS
16 31 (3.44%) MySQL
17 23 (2.56%) DTS
17 23 (2.56%) Oracle Database
18 21 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 81 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 61 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 36 (4.00%) NUnit
4 36 (4.00%) Subversion
5 25 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.22%) JIRA
6 20 (2.22%) MSTest
7 13 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (1.22%) MSBuild
8 11 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.67%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.44%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.33%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.33%) NCrunch
12 3 (0.33%) NuGet
12 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.22%) Expression Web
General
1 319 (35.44%) Finance
2 155 (17.22%) Banking
3 45 (5.00%) Retail
4 38 (4.22%) Marketing
4 38 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.67%) Legal
6 32 (3.56%) Advertising
7 27 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.89%) Law
9 21 (2.33%) Back Office
10 15 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.33%) Publishing
12 7 (0.78%) Games
12 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.44%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Front Office
16 2 (0.22%) German Language
17 1 (0.11%) French Language
17 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 485 (53.89%) Developer
2 183 (20.33%) .NET Developer
2 183 (20.33%) SQL Developer
3 139 (15.44%) DBA
4 137 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 126 (14.00%) SQL DBA
6 114 (12.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 92 (10.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 84 (9.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 81 (9.00%) Senior Developer
9 81 (9.00%) SSIS Developer
10 77 (8.56%) Analyst
11 72 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
12 68 (7.56%) Administrator
13 67 (7.44%) SQL Server DBA
14 58 (6.44%) ASP.NET Developer
15 53 (5.89%) SQL Server BI Developer
16 51 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
17 49 (5.44%) SSAS Developer
18 41 (4.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (44.44%) .NET
2 241 (26.78%) ASP.NET
3 173 (19.22%) HTML
4 156 (17.33%) CSS
5 128 (14.22%) .NET Framework
5 128 (14.22%) jQuery
6 117 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 92 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 79 (8.78%) WCF
9 77 (8.56%) AngularJS
10 69 (7.67%) XML
11 68 (7.56%) SOAP
12 67 (7.44%) HTML5
13 61 (6.78%) Ajax
13 61 (6.78%) LINQ
13 61 (6.78%) Web Services
14 59 (6.56%) Entity Framework
15 44 (4.89%) REST
16 40 (4.44%) CSS3
17 33 (3.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.33%) Clustering
3 53 (5.89%) Computer Science
4 52 (5.78%) Replication
5 26 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.89%) Derivative
8 14 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.11%) Fintech
13 9 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.78%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.78%) Reinsurance
14 7 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 290 (32.22%) Windows
2 141 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 128 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (5.11%) Linux
6 41 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.89%) Unix
10 15 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.56%) Windows 10
12 12 (1.33%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.11%) Android
14 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.56%) Solaris
16 4 (0.44%) CentOS
17 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
2 182 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (20.00%) MVC
4 113 (12.56%) ETL
5 89 (9.89%) ITIL
6 84 (9.33%) TDD
7 79 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
8 69 (7.67%) Migration
9 60 (6.67%) Web Development
10 58 (6.44%) Analytics
11 57 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 56 (6.22%) OO
13 55 (6.11%) High Availability
14 54 (6.00%) CRM
15 52 (5.78%) SOA
16 51 (5.67%) Scrum
17 50 (5.56%) Unit Testing
18 48 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (5.33%) DevOps
19 47 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 596 (66.22%) SQL
2 371 (41.22%) C#
3 326 (36.22%) T-SQL
4 222 (24.67%) JavaScript
5 98 (10.89%) PowerShell
6 46 (5.11%) Java
7 44 (4.89%) VB.NET
8 24 (2.67%) Python
9 19 (2.11%) VBA
10 17 (1.89%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 15 (1.67%) C
12 13 (1.44%) PHP
12 13 (1.44%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.33%) R
13 12 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.22%) C++
14 11 (1.22%) VB
15 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (8.78%) Degree
2 67 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.44%) MCP
4 10 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (1.11%) MCSE
5 8 (0.89%) MCSA
6 7 (0.78%) MCTS
7 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.44%) CCNA
8 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.33%) MCPD
10 2 (0.22%) MCITP
10 2 (0.22%) MCT
10 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) CCAA
11 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.00%) QA
2 38 (4.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.56%) PMO
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) DICOM
5 2 (0.22%) HL7
5 2 (0.22%) SDET
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 109 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.67%) XenApp
4 38 (4.22%) vSphere
5 26 (2.89%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.78%) XenServer
10 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (5.00%) SCCM
2 21 (2.33%) Control-M
3 17 (1.89%) Puppet
4 14 (1.56%) Nagios
5 13 (1.44%) WSUS
6 11 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (1.22%) SCOM
7 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.67%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.33%) SCSM
9 3 (0.33%) Simpana
10 2 (0.22%) DameWare
10 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 495 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.89%) VMware
3 73 (8.11%) Tableau
4 60 (6.67%) Oracle
5 50 (5.56%) Citrix
6 38 (4.22%) Cisco
7 26 (2.89%) Cognos
8 25 (2.78%) IBM
9 21 (2.33%) HP
9 21 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.11%) Xamarin
11 17 (1.89%) Telerik
12 15 (1.67%) Bloomberg
13 14 (1.56%) EMC
13 14 (1.56%) Reuters
14 13 (1.44%) SAP
15 12 (1.33%) Veeam
16 11 (1.22%) Sybase
17 10 (1.11%) Sitecore
17 10 (1.11%) Talend
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Excellent workplace
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-60K
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Close Brothers Group plc
Salary: Competitive + Discretionary Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £84,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tower Hamlets, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competative
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Chambers And Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Charles Taylor Plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 12.5%+ Pension, Health Insurance and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pen
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mediaforce
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benfits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago