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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 191 111
Rank change year-on-year -72 -80  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 450 733 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.83% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 6.21% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 401 650 1091
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10902 11809 14459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 30.09% 29.48% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9075 10266 12290
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -43 90 £57,500 +5.50% 10
Wimbledon +13 5 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +12 3 - -
Brentford -5 3 £40,000 +20.57%
Chiswick -6 3 £33,500 -39.09%
Dagenham -7 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Ealing - 2 £39,000 -
Mayfair -8 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Westminster -9 1 £52,500 +50.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 854 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 603 (70.61%) SQL
3 495 (57.96%) Microsoft
4 399 (46.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 383 (44.85%) .NET
6 355 (41.57%) Finance
7 335 (39.23%) C#
8 301 (35.25%) Windows
9 287 (33.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 272 (31.85%) T-SQL
11 268 (31.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 219 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
13 198 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
14 195 (22.83%) ASP.NET
15 194 (22.72%) JavaScript
16 190 (22.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 186 (21.78%) Banking
18 163 (19.09%) Windows Server
19 162 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 157 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
20 157 (18.38%) MVC
21 143 (16.74%) SQL Server 2014
22 139 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
23 126 (14.75%) HTML
24 123 (14.40%) SQL Server 2005
25 119 (13.93%) Active Directory
25 119 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
26 109 (12.76%) CSS
27 108 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
28 106 (12.41%) jQuery

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 98 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 87 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 81 (9.48%) IIS
4 62 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 42 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (3.98%) CMS
8 26 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.69%) Skype for Business
10 20 (2.34%) Apache
10 20 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.99%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.41%) MQSeries
12 12 (1.41%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.47%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 54 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) GIMP
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 58 (6.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) RMDS
7 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 108 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.45%) Office 365
3 35 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.52%) PaaS
5 12 (1.41%) IaaS
6 10 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.94%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.59%) GitHub
9 5 (0.59%) SaaS
10 4 (0.47%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.12%) G Suite
13 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.42%) SAN
2 63 (7.38%) DNS
3 54 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 51 (5.97%) Firewall
5 46 (5.39%) DHCP
6 38 (4.45%) WAN
7 30 (3.51%) Intranet
8 27 (3.16%) LAN
9 19 (2.22%) Internet
10 17 (1.99%) VPN
11 15 (1.76%) Skype
12 14 (1.64%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.41%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.41%) Extranet
13 12 (1.41%) MPLS
14 11 (1.29%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.29%) VoIP
14 11 (1.29%) Wireless
15 10 (1.17%) NAS
16 9 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 854 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 399 (46.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 287 (33.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 268 (31.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 190 (22.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 157 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
7 143 (16.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 123 (14.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 49 (5.74%) Power BI
9 49 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 45 (5.27%) Relational Database
11 40 (4.68%) NoSQL
12 39 (4.57%) Oracle Database
13 36 (4.22%) MySQL
14 35 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 35 (4.10%) OLAP
15 30 (3.51%) MongoDB
16 27 (3.16%) QlikView
17 25 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (2.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 74 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 58 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (5.74%) Git (software)
4 29 (3.40%) NUnit
5 24 (2.81%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (1.76%) JIRA
8 13 (1.52%) Subversion
9 11 (1.29%) MSTest
10 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 7 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.70%) NSubstitute
11 6 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.47%) Ant
12 4 (0.47%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.47%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.47%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.47%) NCover
12 4 (0.47%) NDoc
13 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 355 (41.57%) Finance
2 186 (21.78%) Banking
3 53 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.15%) Retail
5 39 (4.57%) Marketing
6 35 (4.10%) Legal
7 29 (3.40%) Front Office
8 28 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 26 (3.04%) Law
10 21 (2.46%) Advertising
11 20 (2.34%) Financial Institution
12 18 (2.11%) Back Office
13 17 (1.99%) Publishing
14 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.94%) Billing
16 4 (0.47%) Electronics
17 2 (0.23%) Digital Economy
17 2 (0.23%) Games
17 2 (0.23%) German Language
17 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 475 (55.62%) Developer
2 176 (20.61%) SQL Developer
3 167 (19.56%) .NET Developer
4 134 (15.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 118 (13.82%) C# Developer
6 113 (13.23%) DBA
7 107 (12.53%) SQL DBA
8 89 (10.42%) Analyst
9 77 (9.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 76 (8.90%) SQL BI Developer
10 76 (8.90%) SQL Server DBA
10 76 (8.90%) SSIS Developer
11 73 (8.55%) Senior Developer
12 67 (7.85%) Microsoft Developer
13 60 (7.03%) SQL Server Developer
14 54 (6.32%) Administrator
15 49 (5.74%) SSAS Developer
16 46 (5.39%) Support Analyst
17 43 (5.04%) Applications Support
18 40 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (44.85%) .NET
2 195 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 126 (14.75%) HTML
4 119 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (12.76%) CSS
6 106 (12.41%) jQuery
7 96 (11.24%) .NET Framework
8 90 (10.54%) WCF
9 85 (9.95%) XML
10 73 (8.55%) Ajax
11 70 (8.20%) SOAP
12 69 (8.08%) LINQ
13 67 (7.85%) AngularJS
14 57 (6.67%) Web Services
15 56 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (6.21%) Entity Framework
17 51 (5.97%) MDX
18 43 (5.04%) HTML5
19 34 (3.98%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (3.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.49%) Clustering
2 58 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.45%) Replication
6 31 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.34%) Fixed Income
8 18 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.76%) User Experience
10 12 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.29%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.29%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.17%) Derivative
13 9 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.94%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.94%) Fintech
14 8 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 301 (35.25%) Windows
2 163 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 162 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (7.73%) Linux
6 42 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 33 (3.86%) Windows 8
8 29 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.46%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.94%) Unix
14 4 (0.47%) Android
14 4 (0.47%) CentOS
15 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 198 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (18.38%) MVC
4 95 (11.12%) ETL
5 86 (10.07%) ITIL
6 85 (9.95%) TDD
7 81 (9.48%) Migration
8 75 (8.78%) CRM
9 67 (7.85%) Mentoring
10 61 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 61 (7.14%) High Availability
11 58 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
12 54 (6.32%) SOA
13 53 (6.21%) DevOps
13 53 (6.21%) Scrum
14 52 (6.09%) Analytics
15 51 (5.97%) Line Management
15 51 (5.97%) OO
16 44 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 42 (4.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 603 (70.61%) SQL
2 335 (39.23%) C#
3 272 (31.85%) T-SQL
4 194 (22.72%) JavaScript
5 99 (11.59%) PowerShell
6 44 (5.15%) Java
7 34 (3.98%) VB.NET
8 30 (3.51%) VB
9 29 (3.40%) VBA
10 17 (1.99%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.52%) Python
12 12 (1.41%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 11 (1.29%) PHP
13 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.94%) C
15 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.59%) C++
17 5 (0.59%) Perl
17 5 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (9.72%) Degree
2 36 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.87%) MCP
5 14 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.05%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.94%) MCITP
9 7 (0.82%) MCSE
10 5 (0.59%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.47%) CCNA
11 4 (0.47%) MCTS
11 4 (0.47%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.35%) MCPD
13 2 (0.23%) CCNP
13 2 (0.23%) MCSA
13 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.12%) MCAD
14 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.45%) QA
2 29 (3.40%) SLA
3 12 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.70%) PMO
5 3 (0.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.45%) XenApp
4 36 (4.22%) vSphere
5 28 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.46%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.94%) XenServer
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.12%) Docker
11 1 (0.12%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (5.04%) SCCM
2 22 (2.58%) Control-M
3 17 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (1.52%) SCOM
4 13 (1.52%) WSUS
5 12 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 11 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.94%) Nagios
8 6 (0.70%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.59%) Puppet
10 4 (0.47%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.47%) Simpana
10 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 495 (57.96%) Microsoft
2 100 (11.71%) VMware
3 78 (9.13%) Oracle
4 54 (6.32%) Cisco
5 53 (6.21%) HP
6 46 (5.39%) Tableau
7 44 (5.15%) Citrix
8 29 (3.40%) Telerik
9 25 (2.93%) Red Hat
10 24 (2.81%) EMC
11 21 (2.46%) SAP
11 21 (2.46%) Veeam
12 20 (2.34%) Symantec
13 19 (2.22%) IBM
14 17 (1.99%) Bloomberg
14 17 (1.99%) Sybase
15 16 (1.87%) Reuters
16 15 (1.76%) Xamarin
17 14 (1.64%) Cognos
18 13 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Enfield, Middlesex
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
AB Recruit
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60K + BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Romford, Essex
Highams
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Flex benefits + Great work place
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City, Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 9 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Guru Careers
Salary: 18000-25000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% bonus + 29 days holiday + pens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Uxbridge
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago