Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 223 138
Rank change year-on-year -138 -85 -48
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 588 1,020 2,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.47% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 4.92% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 503 919 1,814
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 21,026 20,746 26,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.40% 29.88% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17,417 18,106 23,026
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -107 177 £55,000 - 24
West London +5 42 £41,500 -2.35% 12
South London -7 18 £40,000 -32.77% 1
East London -2 10 £62,250 +31.05% 4
North London -6 1 £42,000 +29.23%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 588 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 462 (78.57%) SQL
3 312 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 249 (42.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 236 (40.14%) .NET
5 236 (40.14%) Windows
6 219 (37.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 209 (35.54%) Finance
8 193 (32.82%) C#
9 184 (31.29%) T-SQL
10 183 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 171 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
12 159 (27.04%) ASP.NET
13 134 (22.79%) MVC
14 122 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
15 117 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
16 115 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 113 (19.22%) Windows Server
18 107 (18.20%) JavaScript
19 102 (17.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 100 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 94 (15.99%) ETL
22 92 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
22 92 (15.65%) SQL Server 2016
23 88 (14.97%) XML
24 86 (14.63%) Active Directory
25 84 (14.29%) WCF
26 82 (13.95%) PowerShell
26 82 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
27 81 (13.78%) IIS

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 81 (13.78%) IIS
2 57 (9.69%) SharePoint
3 42 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.21%) Apache
7 12 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.36%) CMS
10 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.19%) SAS
10 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.68%) nginx
12 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.89%) Elite 3E
2 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.85%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.68%) RMDS
5 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.34%) Endur
6 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.44%) Office 365
4 14 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.70%) IaaS
6 9 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.36%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) SaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Serverless
11 2 (0.34%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.63%) Firewall
2 38 (6.46%) SAN
3 36 (6.12%) DNS
4 35 (5.95%) DHCP
5 23 (3.91%) LAN
5 23 (3.91%) WAN
6 20 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.89%) Internet
8 16 (2.72%) VLAN
9 13 (2.21%) VoIP
10 12 (2.04%) Intranet
11 10 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.19%) NAS
13 6 (1.02%) MPLS
14 5 (0.85%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.85%) WLAN
15 4 (0.68%) Extranet
15 4 (0.68%) HTTP
15 4 (0.68%) SNMP
15 4 (0.68%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 249 (42.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 219 (37.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 183 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (17.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 92 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (15.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 73 (12.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 70 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 57 (9.69%) Oracle Database
10 43 (7.31%) Crystal Reports
11 40 (6.80%) Power BI
12 38 (6.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 35 (5.95%) NoSQL
14 33 (5.61%) Relational Database
15 32 (5.44%) MySQL
15 32 (5.44%) OLAP
16 29 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (4.93%) MongoDB
17 21 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 78 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 54 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (5.27%) TeamCity
4 29 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 23 (3.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (3.06%) MSBuild
8 13 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.87%) Subversion
10 8 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.85%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.85%) NUnit
12 4 (0.68%) JIRA
13 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.34%) Liquibase
14 2 (0.34%) NuGet
14 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
14 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 1 (0.17%) jspm
General
1 209 (35.54%) Finance
2 60 (10.20%) Banking
3 31 (5.27%) Front Office
4 17 (2.89%) Law
4 17 (2.89%) Marketing
5 16 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.55%) Legal
7 13 (2.21%) Publishing
8 11 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.70%) Retail
10 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.19%) Advertising
11 7 (1.19%) Electronics
12 6 (1.02%) Back Office
12 6 (1.02%) Billing
13 5 (0.85%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.51%) French Language
16 2 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 283 (48.13%) Developer
2 132 (22.45%) DBA
3 110 (18.71%) SQL DBA
4 103 (17.52%) C# Developer
5 97 (16.50%) SQL Developer
6 90 (15.31%) .NET Developer
7 76 (12.93%) Analyst
8 63 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (9.69%) Administrator
10 50 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 46 (7.82%) Senior Developer
12 41 (6.97%) Applications Support
13 39 (6.63%) SQL Server DBA
14 37 (6.29%) Support Analyst
15 34 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (5.78%) Software Engineer
15 34 (5.78%) SQL Server Developer
16 32 (5.44%) Applications Support Analyst
16 32 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (40.14%) .NET
2 159 (27.04%) ASP.NET
3 115 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (14.97%) XML
5 84 (14.29%) WCF
6 78 (13.27%) HTML
7 75 (12.76%) jQuery
8 72 (12.24%) .NET Framework
9 64 (10.88%) AngularJS
9 64 (10.88%) Web Services
10 58 (9.86%) Entity Framework
11 57 (9.69%) XSLT
12 55 (9.35%) WPF
13 49 (8.33%) HTML5
14 44 (7.48%) CSS
15 35 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (5.44%) JSON
16 32 (5.44%) LINQ
17 30 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 53 (9.01%) Clustering
3 44 (7.48%) Replication
4 40 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.25%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.91%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.87%) User Experience
8 10 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.36%) Fintech
10 7 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (1.19%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.85%) Equities
12 5 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.68%) iPhone
13 4 (0.68%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 236 (40.14%) Windows
2 113 (19.22%) Windows Server
3 100 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (8.84%) Linux
6 49 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 36 (6.12%) Windows 10
8 24 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.36%) Unix
12 4 (0.68%) Solaris
12 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.51%) CentOS
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (22.79%) MVC
3 122 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
4 117 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
5 94 (15.99%) ETL
6 80 (13.61%) ITIL
7 68 (11.56%) TDD
8 63 (10.71%) High Availability
9 51 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 51 (8.67%) Migration
9 51 (8.67%) Scrum
9 51 (8.67%) Web Development
10 47 (7.99%) DevOps
11 46 (7.82%) SDLC
12 39 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.46%) Change Management
14 36 (6.12%) Data Modelling
15 35 (5.95%) Configuration Management
15 35 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
15 35 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 462 (78.57%) SQL
2 193 (32.82%) C#
3 184 (31.29%) T-SQL
4 107 (18.20%) JavaScript
5 82 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 36 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 29 (4.93%) VB.NET
8 22 (3.74%) Java
8 22 (3.74%) VBA
9 19 (3.23%) Python
10 13 (2.21%) VB
11 12 (2.04%) C
12 10 (1.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (1.53%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.36%) VBScript
14 8 (1.36%) XPath
15 6 (1.02%) R
16 5 (0.85%) C++
16 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 65 (11.05%) Degree
2 60 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.74%) MCP
5 21 (3.57%) MCAD
5 21 (3.57%) MCSD
6 14 (2.38%) MCITP
7 10 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.70%) MCSE
8 9 (1.53%) CCNA
8 9 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.19%) MCDBA
9 7 (1.19%) MCSA
10 4 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.51%) CCA
11 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.17%) ACCA
13 1 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.93%) QA
2 22 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.04%) SLA
4 11 (1.87%) PMO
5 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) DICOM
6 2 (0.34%) HL7
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.78%) XenApp
4 20 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.06%) vSphere
6 16 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.68%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.68%) Docker
10 4 (0.68%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.68%) XenServer
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.34%) HDFS
12 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (5.95%) SCCM
2 19 (3.23%) Puppet
3 16 (2.72%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.38%) Perfmon
5 13 (2.21%) SCOM
6 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.70%) Terraform
8 7 (1.19%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.19%) Simpana
9 6 (1.02%) Control-M
9 6 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.68%) Ansible
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.68%) Nagios
10 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.68%) WSUS
11 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 312 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 81 (13.78%) VMware
3 79 (13.44%) Oracle
4 57 (9.69%) Cisco
5 44 (7.48%) Citrix
6 36 (6.12%) HP
7 23 (3.91%) Cadence
7 23 (3.91%) Charles River
8 22 (3.74%) CheckPoint
9 20 (3.40%) Dell
9 20 (3.40%) Tableau
10 18 (3.06%) RedGate
11 17 (2.89%) EMC
11 17 (2.89%) SAP
11 17 (2.89%) Veeam
12 15 (2.55%) NetApp
13 13 (2.21%) Infragistics
13 13 (2.21%) Symantec
14 11 (1.87%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.87%) Sophos