Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 286 164
Rank change year-on-year -51 -122 -53
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 686 886 1,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.21% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 4.07% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 582 790 1,595
London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,125 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 22,579 21,745 25,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.54% 29.77% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,795 18,158 21,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +0.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -61 190 £58,500 -1.68% 21
West London +13 53 £47,500 +18.75% 7
South London +12 36 £52,000 +12.43% 3
East London -2 11 £70,000 +16.67% 9
North London -3 1 £120,000 +269.23% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 686 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 509 (74.20%) SQL
3 371 (54.08%) Microsoft
4 319 (46.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 262 (38.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 257 (37.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 243 (35.42%) T-SQL
8 226 (32.94%) .NET
9 218 (31.78%) C#
10 214 (31.20%) Finance
11 200 (29.15%) Windows
12 182 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
13 156 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 138 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
16 135 (19.68%) ETL
16 135 (19.68%) ASP.NET
17 127 (18.51%) HTML
18 125 (18.22%) Visual Studio
19 123 (17.93%) XML
20 113 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 110 (16.03%) Windows Server
22 108 (15.74%) JavaScript
23 104 (15.16%) MVC
24 103 (15.01%) Windows Server 2008
25 102 (14.87%) PowerShell
26 94 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
27 90 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
28 89 (12.97%) SQL Server 2016
28 89 (12.97%) 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 57 (8.31%) SharePoint
2 50 (7.29%) MS Exchange
3 47 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (5.69%) IIS
5 37 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (3.50%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.35%) NServiceBus
9 16 (2.33%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.90%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.75%) CMS
12 11 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.02%) Apache
14 7 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.87%) Drupal
16 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (5.25%) Elite 3E
2 13 (1.90%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.87%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.44%) FastStats
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Maximo
6 2 (0.29%) RMDS
6 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 113 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.21%) Office 365
4 11 (1.60%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.02%) GitHub
6 7 (1.02%) Serverless
7 5 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (0.73%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.73%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.73%) SaaS
7 5 (0.73%) Slack
7 5 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.44%) npm
8 3 (0.44%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.75%) SAN
2 59 (8.60%) Firewall
3 47 (6.85%) DNS
4 45 (6.56%) DHCP
5 28 (4.08%) LAN
5 28 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.64%) WAN
7 24 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (3.35%) NAS
9 16 (2.33%) VLAN
10 15 (2.19%) VPN
11 13 (1.90%) VSAN
11 13 (1.90%) WLAN
12 12 (1.75%) Skype
13 8 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (1.17%) MPLS
13 8 (1.17%) SNMP
14 6 (0.87%) HTTP
14 6 (0.87%) WebEx
15 5 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 319 (46.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 262 (38.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 257 (37.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 147 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 138 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
7 94 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 89 (12.97%) SQL Server 2016
9 82 (11.95%) Power BI
9 82 (11.95%) Relational Database
10 71 (10.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 49 (7.14%) Big Data
12 42 (6.12%) Oracle Database
13 36 (5.25%) MySQL
14 33 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
14 33 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 32 (4.66%) OLAP
16 31 (4.52%) DTS
17 27 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (3.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 125 (18.22%) Visual Studio
2 58 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.23%) NUnit
4 25 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 25 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.77%) Git (software)
6 19 (2.77%) Moq
7 16 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 16 (2.33%) NCrunch
7 16 (2.33%) ReSharper
8 13 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.31%) JIRA
11 8 (1.17%) Toad
12 7 (1.02%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.87%) Subversion
14 5 (0.73%) Liquibase
General
1 214 (31.20%) Finance
2 53 (7.73%) Banking
3 41 (5.98%) Legal
4 40 (5.83%) Law
5 28 (4.08%) Retail
6 27 (3.94%) Advertising
6 27 (3.94%) Marketing
7 22 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.19%) Front Office
9 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.17%) Publishing
10 7 (1.02%) Back Office
10 7 (1.02%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.58%) Automotive
11 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (52.33%) Developer
2 123 (17.93%) .NET Developer
3 113 (16.47%) SQL Developer
4 107 (15.60%) DBA
5 96 (13.99%) C# Developer
6 90 (13.12%) Analyst
7 89 (12.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 87 (12.68%) SQL DBA
9 74 (10.79%) Senior Developer
10 64 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (6.71%) Administrator
12 45 (6.56%) SQL BI Developer
13 42 (6.12%) SSIS Developer
14 41 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Lead
15 39 (5.69%) SSRS Developer
16 38 (5.54%) Support Analyst
17 37 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
18 36 (5.25%) Applications Support
18 36 (5.25%) SQL Server DBA
19 35 (5.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (32.94%) .NET
2 135 (19.68%) ASP.NET
3 127 (18.51%) HTML
4 123 (17.93%) XML
5 89 (12.97%) Web Services
6 83 (12.10%) CSS
7 69 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (10.06%) jQuery
8 63 (9.18%) .NET Framework
9 61 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 59 (8.60%) XSLT
11 47 (6.85%) WCF
12 39 (5.69%) Entity Framework
13 38 (5.54%) AngularJS
14 37 (5.39%) SOAP
15 35 (5.10%) HTML5
16 32 (4.66%) LINQ
16 32 (4.66%) REST
16 32 (4.66%) WPF
17 31 (4.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.85%) Replication
3 41 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.83%) Clustering
5 30 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (3.35%) User Experience
8 20 (2.92%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 16 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.17%) CMDB
11 8 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
11 8 (1.17%) iPhone
12 6 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (0.87%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.87%) FMCG
13 5 (0.73%) Fintech
13 5 (0.73%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 200 (29.15%) Windows
2 110 (16.03%) Windows Server
3 103 (15.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (11.81%) Linux
6 32 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 28 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 25 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.35%) Unix
10 19 (2.77%) Solaris
11 8 (1.17%) CentOS
12 7 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.02%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.44%) Android
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (19.68%) ETL
4 104 (15.16%) MVC
5 78 (11.37%) ITIL
6 67 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
6 67 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (9.48%) SDLC
8 60 (8.75%) Change Management
9 58 (8.45%) TDD
10 45 (6.56%) Unit Testing
11 44 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 38 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (5.54%) Data Modelling
13 36 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (5.25%) Kimball Methodology
14 35 (5.10%) OO
15 34 (4.96%) Configuration Management
16 33 (4.81%) Asset Management
16 33 (4.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 509 (74.20%) SQL
2 243 (35.42%) T-SQL
3 218 (31.78%) C#
4 108 (15.74%) JavaScript
5 102 (14.87%) PowerShell
6 52 (7.58%) VBA
7 42 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 40 (5.83%) VB
9 30 (4.37%) PL/SQL
10 28 (4.08%) Java
11 24 (3.50%) XPath
12 21 (3.06%) VBScript
13 20 (2.92%) Python
14 19 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 15 (2.19%) C
15 15 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.17%) PHP
17 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.73%) Perl
19 4 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (7.00%) Degree
2 35 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.21%) MCSE
4 12 (1.75%) MCP
5 11 (1.60%) MCSA
6 10 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.87%) MCSD
8 3 (0.44%) CCA
8 3 (0.44%) CCNA
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.44%) MCAD
8 3 (0.44%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.44%) MCT
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.58%) QA
2 35 (5.10%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.48%) SLA
4 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.58%) DICOM
5 4 (0.58%) HL7
5 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 89 (12.97%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.50%) XenApp
4 22 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.21%) vSphere
5 16 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.90%) DFS Replication
6 13 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.60%) MetaFrame
7 11 (1.60%) XenServer
8 9 (1.31%) HDFS
9 5 (0.73%) Docker
10 4 (0.58%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (4.37%) SCCM
2 20 (2.92%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.31%) SCOM
7 8 (1.17%) Control-M
7 8 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (1.17%) Puppet
8 7 (1.02%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
9 6 (0.87%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.87%) Simpana
10 5 (0.73%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.73%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.73%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 371 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.24%) VMware
3 73 (10.64%) Oracle
4 54 (7.87%) Cisco
5 47 (6.85%) Citrix
6 42 (6.12%) HP
7 33 (4.81%) Intapp
8 31 (4.52%) CheckPoint
9 30 (4.37%) NetApp
10 27 (3.94%) Tableau
11 25 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 24 (3.50%) iManage
13 21 (3.06%) EMC
14 19 (2.77%) Symantec
15 16 (2.33%) DevExpress
15 16 (2.33%) Informatica
16 14 (2.04%) Dell
17 12 (1.75%) SolarWinds
18 11 (1.60%) ConnectWise
19 10 (1.46%) BMC