Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 438 342 284
Rank change year-on-year -96 -58 -112
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 338 687 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.97% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% 3.05% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 283 585 796
London median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.98% +1.74% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,125 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 16,456 22,499 21,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.50% 31.61% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13,754 17,752 18,169
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +7.14%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 -88 74 £55,000 -5.98% 6
West London -4 31 £43,000 -9.47% 3
South London -10 21 £55,000 +5.77% 2
East London +28 7 £60,000 -14.29% 3
North London +6 1 £29,000 -75.83% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 338 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 227 (67.16%) SQL
3 151 (44.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 141 (41.72%) .NET
5 133 (39.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (38.46%) C#
7 122 (36.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 113 (33.43%) Finance
9 110 (32.54%) Windows
10 109 (32.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 102 (30.18%) T-SQL
12 89 (26.33%) Microsoft
13 73 (21.60%) ASP.NET
14 72 (21.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 71 (21.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 61 (18.05%) WPF
17 60 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (17.75%) Windows Server
18 56 (16.57%) MVC
19 55 (16.27%) Oracle
20 51 (15.09%) HTML
21 49 (14.50%) MySQL
21 49 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
22 47 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
23 46 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
24 45 (13.31%) CSS
25 41 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
25 41 (12.13%) jQuery
25 41 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server
25 41 (12.13%) SQL Server 2005

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 33 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.28%) IIS
3 17 (5.03%) JBoss
3 17 (5.03%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.73%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.37%) Drupal
9 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.59%) Apache
11 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) ArchiCAD
3 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.30%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.30%) Revit
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.18%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.18%) FastStats
1 4 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.59%) Raiser's Edge
2 2 (0.59%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.51%) Power Platform
4 19 (5.62%) SaaS
5 17 (5.03%) OpenShift
6 15 (4.44%) Office 365
7 6 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.78%) PaaS
8 3 (0.89%) IaaS
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.30%) GitHub
10 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.76%) Firewall
2 24 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.21%) DNS
4 18 (5.33%) SAN
5 17 (5.03%) DHCP
6 13 (3.85%) VPN
7 7 (2.07%) NAS
7 7 (2.07%) Network Security
8 4 (1.18%) Internet
9 3 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.89%) Skype
9 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.89%) VoIP
10 2 (0.59%) LAN
10 2 (0.59%) VLAN
10 2 (0.59%) WAN
11 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.30%) FTP
11 1 (0.30%) SMTP
11 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 151 (44.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 133 (39.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 122 (36.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (32.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 72 (21.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 71 (21.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (14.50%) MySQL
9 41 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (12.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (10.06%) Relational Database
11 25 (7.40%) RDBMS
12 22 (6.51%) Power BI
13 13 (3.85%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.85%) SQL Server 2017
14 11 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (2.96%) Big Data
15 10 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.44%) JIRA
4 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.78%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (1.48%) Selenium
7 4 (1.18%) Subversion
7 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.59%) LINQPad
9 2 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) Gatling
10 1 (0.30%) JMeter
10 1 (0.30%) NUnit
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 113 (33.43%) Finance
2 27 (7.99%) Banking
3 10 (2.96%) Retail
4 8 (2.37%) Law
5 6 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.48%) Marketing
7 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.18%) Legal
8 3 (0.89%) Automotive
8 3 (0.89%) Back Office
8 3 (0.89%) Military
9 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 129 (38.17%) Developer
2 85 (25.15%) DBA
3 67 (19.82%) SQL DBA
4 61 (18.05%) .NET Developer
4 61 (18.05%) C# Developer
5 46 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (11.54%) SQL Developer
7 38 (11.24%) Administrator
8 34 (10.06%) Analyst
9 27 (7.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (7.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (7.40%) IT Manager
11 24 (7.10%) C# WPF Developer
11 24 (7.10%) SQL Server DBA
11 24 (7.10%) WPF Developer
12 16 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
14 14 (4.14%) SQL BI Developer
15 13 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (41.72%) .NET
2 73 (21.60%) ASP.NET
3 61 (18.05%) WPF
4 51 (15.09%) HTML
5 45 (13.31%) CSS
6 41 (12.13%) jQuery
7 37 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 30 (8.88%) HTML5
10 28 (8.28%) .NET Framework
11 25 (7.40%) XML
12 23 (6.80%) AngularJS
13 21 (6.21%) Web Services
14 16 (4.73%) WCF
15 11 (3.25%) Ajax
15 11 (3.25%) LINQ
15 11 (3.25%) XSD
16 10 (2.96%) JSON
17 9 (2.66%) SOAP
18 8 (2.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.17%) Clustering
2 29 (8.58%) Replication
3 24 (7.10%) Derivative
3 24 (7.10%) Fixed Income
3 24 (7.10%) Hedge funds
3 24 (7.10%) OTC Derivatives
4 20 (5.92%) Private Cloud
5 16 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.14%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.07%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.59%) NHS
11 2 (0.59%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) Contract for Difference
12 1 (0.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 110 (32.54%) Windows
2 60 (17.75%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.58%) Linux
6 21 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.85%) Unix
8 10 (2.96%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.66%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.89%) CentOS
12 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (16.57%) MVC
3 47 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (11.83%) Unit Testing
5 38 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (10.06%) ETL
8 32 (9.47%) High Availability
9 31 (9.17%) DevOps
10 30 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 30 (8.88%) Web Development
11 29 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (8.28%) Migration
13 26 (7.69%) SDLC
14 24 (7.10%) MVVM
14 24 (7.10%) Portfolio Management
14 24 (7.10%) Scrum
14 24 (7.10%) SOLID
14 24 (7.10%) Web Application Development
15 20 (5.92%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 227 (67.16%) SQL
2 130 (38.46%) C#
3 102 (30.18%) T-SQL
4 36 (10.65%) PowerShell
4 36 (10.65%) VB.NET
5 28 (8.28%) Python
6 26 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.40%) VBA
8 22 (6.51%) Java
9 21 (6.21%) Perl
10 17 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.44%) PL/SQL
11 15 (4.44%) VB
12 13 (3.85%) Ruby
13 6 (1.78%) C
14 4 (1.18%) VBScript
15 2 (0.59%) PHP
16 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.03%) Degree
2 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.66%) MCSA
4 7 (2.07%) MCSE
5 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.89%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.89%) MCP
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.59%) PMP
6 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) CCSP
7 1 (0.30%) CCVP
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) OCP
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.48%) SLA
4 4 (1.18%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.21%) Docker
3 18 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.48%) XenApp
7 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (5.33%) Ansible
1 18 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (5.33%) Puppet
2 17 (5.03%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.89%) WMI
6 2 (0.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.30%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.30%) Control-M
7 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.30%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 89 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 55 (16.27%) Oracle
3 25 (7.40%) VMware
4 24 (7.10%) DevExpress
5 15 (4.44%) HP
6 13 (3.85%) Sun
6 13 (3.85%) Tableau
7 12 (3.55%) Citrix
8 11 (3.25%) RedGate
9 8 (2.37%) Cisco
9 8 (2.37%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.07%) Google
11 6 (1.78%) Talend
11 6 (1.78%) Teradata
11 6 (1.78%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.48%) Sybase
13 4 (1.18%) EMC
13 4 (1.18%) GoldenSource
13 4 (1.18%) NetApp