Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 323 201
Rank change year-on-year +6 -122 -64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 680 757 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.00% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 3.40% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 620 682 1,196
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -

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 20,248 22,272 22,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.12% 29.41% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16,532 17,845 19,564
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 £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -13 183 £57,500 +4.55% 13
West London +34 70 £42,500 +21.43% 18
South London +1 30 £54,750 +36.88% 1
East London -16 3 £60,000 - 5
North London +7 1 £120,000 +128.57%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 680 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 517 (76.03%) SQL
3 299 (43.97%) Microsoft
4 293 (43.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 282 (41.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 255 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 217 (31.91%) Finance
8 208 (30.59%) Windows
9 206 (30.29%) .NET
10 205 (30.15%) C#
11 204 (30.00%) T-SQL
12 152 (22.35%) Windows Server
13 145 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
14 138 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
15 135 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
15 135 (19.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 131 (19.26%) PowerShell
17 126 (18.53%) ASP.NET
18 121 (17.79%) ETL
19 116 (17.06%) Oracle
20 113 (16.62%) MVC
21 107 (15.74%) SQL Server 2005
22 106 (15.59%) SQL Server 2016
23 97 (14.26%) HTML
24 96 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
25 94 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
26 92 (13.53%) ITIL
27 88 (12.94%) XML
27 88 (12.94%) SharePoint
27 88 (12.94%) Banking

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 88 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 32 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (4.56%) IIS
5 20 (2.94%) Drupal
6 19 (2.79%) NServiceBus
7 18 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (2.65%) Skype for Business
8 17 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.35%) CMS
10 10 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.29%) Confluence
12 2 (0.29%) SAS
12 2 (0.29%) WordPress
13 1 (0.15%) Kentico
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.62%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 11 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.32%) FastStats
4 7 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.74%) Carpe Diem
6 4 (0.59%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Maximo
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 94 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.29%) Office 365
3 12 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.62%) SaaS
5 8 (1.18%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) 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%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.79%) SAN
2 51 (7.50%) DNS
3 44 (6.47%) Firewall
4 43 (6.32%) DHCP
5 29 (4.26%) LAN
6 27 (3.97%) WAN
7 26 (3.82%) TCP/IP
8 24 (3.53%) VLAN
8 24 (3.53%) VPN
9 14 (2.06%) Internet
9 14 (2.06%) NAS
10 11 (1.62%) Skype
11 9 (1.32%) VoIP
12 8 (1.18%) Intranet
12 8 (1.18%) WLAN
13 7 (1.03%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.03%) H.323
13 7 (1.03%) HTTP
13 7 (1.03%) ISDN
13 7 (1.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 680 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 293 (43.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 282 (41.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 255 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
6 135 (19.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 107 (15.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 106 (15.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 87 (12.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 74 (10.88%) Relational Database
11 69 (10.15%) Oracle Database
12 45 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 43 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (6.03%) RDBMS
15 37 (5.44%) MySQL
16 35 (5.15%) Power BI
17 31 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (4.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 30 (4.41%) OLAP
19 25 (3.68%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 74 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 74 (10.88%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.53%) NUnit
3 23 (3.38%) Bitbucket
4 17 (2.50%) Moq
4 17 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 15 (2.21%) Artifactory
5 15 (2.21%) NCrunch
5 15 (2.21%) ReSharper
6 9 (1.32%) Selenium
7 8 (1.18%) Toad
8 7 (1.03%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.74%) JIRA
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.44%) RStudio
12 3 (0.44%) Subversion
13 2 (0.29%) gulp
General
1 217 (31.91%) Finance
2 88 (12.94%) Banking
3 34 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.97%) Advertising
5 24 (3.53%) Retail
6 22 (3.24%) Marketing
7 19 (2.79%) Law
8 18 (2.65%) Legal
9 9 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.18%) Front Office
11 7 (1.03%) Back Office
11 7 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.88%) French Language
12 6 (0.88%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.59%) German Language
13 4 (0.59%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.59%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.59%) Russian Language
13 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 307 (45.15%) Developer
2 140 (20.59%) DBA
3 123 (18.09%) SQL DBA
4 120 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 112 (16.47%) Analyst
6 105 (15.44%) .NET Developer
7 91 (13.38%) C# Developer
8 69 (10.15%) Support Analyst
9 68 (10.00%) Administrator
10 64 (9.41%) Applications Support
11 63 (9.26%) Senior Developer
12 61 (8.97%) SQL Server DBA
13 56 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 56 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
14 48 (7.06%) Applications Support Analyst
15 33 (4.85%) Analyst Developer
16 32 (4.71%) SQL BI Developer
17 31 (4.56%) Senior .NET Developer
17 31 (4.56%) SQL Server Developer
18 30 (4.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (30.29%) .NET
2 126 (18.53%) ASP.NET
3 97 (14.26%) HTML
4 88 (12.94%) XML
5 79 (11.62%) CSS
6 60 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (8.38%) Web Services
9 56 (8.24%) AngularJS
10 53 (7.79%) jQuery
11 52 (7.65%) .NET Framework
12 41 (6.03%) WPF
13 40 (5.88%) WCF
14 35 (5.15%) Entity Framework
15 31 (4.56%) REST
16 27 (3.97%) Ajax
17 25 (3.68%) JSON
18 24 (3.53%) .NET Core
19 21 (3.09%) HTML5
19 21 (3.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.53%) Clustering
2 53 (7.79%) Replication
3 46 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.32%) Derivative
9 9 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
10 8 (1.18%) CMDB
10 8 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.03%) Fintech
11 7 (1.03%) FMCG
11 7 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.59%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 208 (30.59%) Windows
2 152 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 96 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (11.32%) Linux
5 55 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (4.12%) Windows 10
8 22 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.09%) Windows 7
10 20 (2.94%) Unix
11 19 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (1.76%) Solaris
13 11 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.88%) CentOS
16 2 (0.29%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
2 135 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (17.79%) ETL
4 113 (16.62%) MVC
5 92 (13.53%) ITIL
6 80 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 78 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (8.82%) TDD
9 51 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 50 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (6.47%) High Availability
12 43 (6.32%) Migration
13 41 (6.03%) Mentoring
14 38 (5.59%) Change Management
15 37 (5.44%) Asset Management
16 35 (5.15%) SDLC
17 32 (4.71%) CRM
17 32 (4.71%) OO
18 30 (4.41%) Data Modelling
18 30 (4.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 517 (76.03%) SQL
2 205 (30.15%) C#
3 204 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 131 (19.26%) PowerShell
5 70 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.76%) VB.NET
7 39 (5.74%) Java
8 37 (5.44%) Python
9 25 (3.68%) VB
10 23 (3.38%) VBA
11 13 (1.91%) VBScript
12 11 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.88%) C
16 5 (0.74%) PHP
17 4 (0.59%) R
18 3 (0.44%) Delphi
18 3 (0.44%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.29%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 51 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (5.88%) MCSE
3 39 (5.74%) Degree
4 17 (2.50%) MCSA
5 16 (2.35%) MCP
6 9 (1.32%) CCNA
6 9 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.74%) CCA
9 5 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.74%) MCITP
9 5 (0.74%) MCT
9 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.44%) OCP
10 3 (0.44%) RHCA
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSD
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.15%) QA
2 29 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.76%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) DICOM
6 2 (0.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.29%) IFRS
6 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
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
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.38%) XenApp
5 21 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.18%) DFS Replication
10 6 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
10 6 (0.88%) vSphere
11 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.29%) HDFS
13 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (4.71%) SCCM
2 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (1.91%) Control-M
4 12 (1.76%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (1.03%) Ansible
8 7 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (1.03%) XenMobile
9 6 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.74%) SCOM
10 5 (0.74%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.59%) Puppet
11 4 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.44%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.44%) Simpana
12 3 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 299 (43.97%) Microsoft
2 116 (17.06%) Oracle
3 75 (11.03%) VMware
4 39 (5.74%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.29%) Citrix
6 35 (5.15%) Cisco
7 23 (3.38%) DevExpress
7 23 (3.38%) Veeam
8 21 (3.09%) Xamarin
9 20 (2.94%) HP
10 18 (2.65%) CheckPoint
11 17 (2.50%) Infragistics
11 17 (2.50%) Tableau
12 15 (2.21%) Informatica
13 14 (2.06%) EMC
14 13 (1.91%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.76%) JD Edwards
16 10 (1.47%) BMC
16 10 (1.47%) Riverbed
16 10 (1.47%) ServiceNow