Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 200 133
Rank change year-on-year -122 -67 -48
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 746 1281 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.68% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 5.72% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 668 1173 1898
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 22130 22400 27104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.46% 29.46% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17746 19494 22934
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -96 190 £55,000 +4.76% 7
West London -4 49 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South London +10 28 £40,000 -25.58% 1
East London -4 20 £60,000 +41.18%
North London +1 1 £52,500 +61.54%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 746 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 541 (72.52%) SQL
3 428 (57.37%) Microsoft
4 315 (42.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 300 (40.21%) .NET
6 299 (40.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 296 (39.68%) Windows
8 279 (37.40%) C#
9 267 (35.79%) Finance
10 255 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 220 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
12 213 (28.55%) T-SQL
13 211 (28.28%) ASP.NET
14 179 (23.99%) MVC
15 155 (20.78%) JavaScript
16 152 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
17 149 (19.97%) Windows Server
18 148 (19.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 144 (19.30%) HTML
20 140 (18.77%) ETL
21 139 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
22 132 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
23 125 (16.76%) Performance Tuning
24 123 (16.49%) .NET Framework
25 120 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
26 114 (15.28%) jQuery
27 110 (14.75%) Active Directory
28 108 (14.48%) AngularJS
29 107 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
30 105 (14.08%) SQL Server 2014

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 95 (12.73%) IIS
2 78 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 50 (6.70%) MS Exchange
4 31 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.55%) Apache
7 17 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.14%) CMS
8 16 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.88%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.34%) WordPress
11 7 (0.94%) SAS
11 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.67%) LiveLink
12 5 (0.67%) nginx
12 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.54%) Confluence
13 4 (0.54%) Drupal
13 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (1.74%) Northgate Housing
4 9 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.40%) RMDS
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.13%) Endur
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (6.30%) Office 365
4 12 (1.61%) GitHub
5 9 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.21%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.94%) IaaS
7 5 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) BlueKai
8 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.40%) npm
8 3 (0.40%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.30%) SAN
2 41 (5.50%) DNS
3 38 (5.09%) Firewall
4 36 (4.83%) DHCP
5 29 (3.89%) Intranet
6 28 (3.75%) LAN
7 27 (3.62%) WAN
8 26 (3.49%) TCP/IP
9 24 (3.22%) Internet
10 19 (2.55%) VLAN
11 10 (1.34%) MPLS
11 10 (1.34%) VPN
12 9 (1.21%) VoIP
13 8 (1.07%) HTTP
14 7 (0.94%) AMQP
15 6 (0.80%) Extranet
15 6 (0.80%) NetScaler
16 5 (0.67%) LDAP
16 5 (0.67%) SSL
17 4 (0.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 315 (42.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 299 (40.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 255 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (19.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 132 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 105 (14.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 81 (10.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 56 (7.51%) MongoDB
11 52 (6.97%) Oracle Database
12 50 (6.70%) OLAP
13 41 (5.50%) NoSQL
14 40 (5.36%) Power BI
15 39 (5.23%) MySQL
16 37 (4.96%) Relational Database
17 35 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 30 (4.02%) OLAP Cube
19 29 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
20 28 (3.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 79 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (10.46%) Visual Studio
3 52 (6.97%) Git (software)
4 34 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 34 (4.56%) TeamCity
5 26 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (3.08%) NUnit
7 20 (2.68%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.01%) Subversion
9 14 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (1.47%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.34%) JIRA
12 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio Code
13 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.40%) gulp
14 3 (0.40%) jspm
14 3 (0.40%) MSTest
15 2 (0.27%) NSubstitute
15 2 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
15 2 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 267 (35.79%) Finance
2 87 (11.66%) Banking
3 42 (5.63%) Front Office
4 35 (4.69%) Marketing
5 28 (3.75%) Retail
6 23 (3.08%) Publishing
7 22 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.68%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.41%) Legal
10 13 (1.74%) Law
10 13 (1.74%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.21%) Back Office
13 8 (1.07%) Advertising
13 8 (1.07%) Electronics
14 5 (0.67%) Games
15 3 (0.40%) Billing
16 2 (0.27%) French Language
16 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 379 (50.80%) Developer
2 150 (20.11%) DBA
3 145 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 141 (18.90%) SQL Developer
5 139 (18.63%) SQL DBA
6 118 (15.82%) C# Developer
7 89 (11.93%) Analyst
8 86 (11.53%) SQL Server DBA
9 75 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 73 (9.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 69 (9.25%) Senior Developer
12 66 (8.85%) Administrator
13 59 (7.91%) Applications Support
14 54 (7.24%) Support Analyst
15 53 (7.10%) SSIS Developer
16 43 (5.76%) Applications Support Analyst
17 42 (5.63%) SSRS Developer
18 39 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 38 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 38 (5.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (40.21%) .NET
2 211 (28.28%) ASP.NET
3 144 (19.30%) HTML
4 139 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 123 (16.49%) .NET Framework
6 114 (15.28%) jQuery
7 108 (14.48%) AngularJS
8 92 (12.33%) CSS
9 87 (11.66%) WCF
10 86 (11.53%) HTML5
11 74 (9.92%) Entity Framework
12 70 (9.38%) Web Services
13 66 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 64 (8.58%) XML
15 61 (8.18%) Ajax
16 55 (7.37%) WPF
17 45 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (5.90%) JSON
19 43 (5.76%) MDX
20 41 (5.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 79 (10.59%) Clustering
3 44 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 42 (5.63%) Replication
5 31 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.95%) User Experience
8 19 (2.55%) Equities
8 19 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.28%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.14%) Fixed Income
11 15 (2.01%) Reinsurance
12 14 (1.88%) Fintech
13 13 (1.74%) EMC VNX
14 12 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
15 8 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.67%) Credit Risk
18 4 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 296 (39.68%) Windows
2 149 (19.97%) Windows Server
3 120 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (10.59%) Linux
5 74 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (9.25%) Windows 7
7 55 (7.37%) Windows 10
8 35 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.21%) Unix
13 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (23.99%) MVC
3 152 (20.38%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (18.77%) ETL
5 125 (16.76%) Performance Tuning
6 87 (11.66%) ITIL
7 84 (11.26%) High Availability
8 80 (10.72%) TDD
9 74 (9.92%) DevOps
10 69 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 69 (9.25%) Migration
11 67 (8.98%) CRM
11 67 (8.98%) Scrum
12 66 (8.85%) Software Engineering
13 52 (6.97%) Web Development
14 49 (6.57%) Data Management
15 46 (6.17%) Data Modelling
15 46 (6.17%) Kimball Methodology
16 45 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (5.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 541 (72.52%) SQL
2 279 (37.40%) C#
3 213 (28.55%) T-SQL
4 155 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 83 (11.13%) PowerShell
6 32 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 26 (3.49%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 21 (2.82%) Java
9 21 (2.82%) VB
10 17 (2.28%) PHP
11 15 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 13 (1.74%) VBA
13 12 (1.61%) C
14 11 (1.47%) Perl
15 6 (0.80%) Python
15 6 (0.80%) R
16 5 (0.67%) C++
17 4 (0.54%) VBScript
18 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (12.87%) Degree
3 40 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (5.23%) MCITP
5 22 (2.95%) MCP
6 21 (2.82%) MCAD
6 21 (2.82%) MCSD
7 17 (2.28%) MCSE
8 10 (1.34%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.34%) MCSA
9 9 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.21%) MCTS
9 9 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.07%) CCNA
11 7 (0.94%) MCDBA
12 6 (0.80%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.67%) CCA
13 5 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
14 3 (0.40%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.90%) QA
2 26 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 25 (3.35%) SLA
4 11 (1.47%) PMO
5 8 (1.07%) GDPR
5 8 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.35%) XenApp
5 20 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.01%) vSphere
7 14 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.07%) Docker
8 8 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (6.57%) SCCM
2 23 (3.08%) SCOM
3 19 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 18 (2.41%) Ansible
5 16 (2.14%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.88%) Perfmon
7 12 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.61%) Puppet
7 12 (1.61%) SCOrch
7 12 (1.61%) Simpana
8 11 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.80%) Nagios
12 4 (0.54%) Control-M
12 4 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.54%) WSUS
13 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 428 (57.37%) Microsoft
2 98 (13.14%) Oracle
3 82 (10.99%) VMware
4 56 (7.51%) Cisco
5 42 (5.63%) HP
6 40 (5.36%) Citrix
7 31 (4.16%) Tableau
8 26 (3.49%) EMC
9 25 (3.35%) Veeam
10 23 (3.08%) Cognos
11 20 (2.68%) Cadence
11 20 (2.68%) Red Hat
12 19 (2.55%) Sophos
13 18 (2.41%) RedGate
13 18 (2.41%) SAP
13 18 (2.41%) Sybase
13 18 (2.41%) Symantec
14 15 (2.01%) CommVault
14 15 (2.01%) Dell
15 14 (1.88%) Alias