Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 630 457 485
Rank change year-on-year -173 +28 -112
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 98 66 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.97% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 65 214
10th Percentile £46,750 £40,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,500 £46,250 £43,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -5.17%
75th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 15,068 6,827 14,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.84% 28.48% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,992 5,854 12,106
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +6.92% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in London

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -3 44 £58,750 -30.88% 6
West London -91 1 £42,500 -29.17%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (73.47%) .NET
3 69 (70.41%) C#
4 61 (62.24%) SQL
5 49 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 43 (43.88%) Web Services
7 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (40.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (39.80%) Azure
9 39 (39.80%) Finance
10 37 (37.76%) SOAP
10 37 (37.76%) REST
11 35 (35.71%) ASP.NET
11 35 (35.71%) WCF
12 33 (33.67%) Information Security
12 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
12 33 (33.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
14 30 (30.61%) AngularJS
15 28 (28.57%) LINQ
16 27 (27.55%) jQuery
16 27 (27.55%) WinForms
16 27 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (27.55%) VB
16 27 (27.55%) React
16 27 (27.55%) Vue.js
16 27 (27.55%) Full Stack Development
17 26 (26.53%) Confluence
17 26 (26.53%) JIRA
18 25 (25.51%) Atlassian

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 26 (26.53%) Confluence
2 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.02%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.80%) Azure
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (9.18%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (7.14%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.04%) AWS
5 2 (2.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.02%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.02%) Cohesity
6 1 (1.02%) GCP
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Rubrik
6 1 (1.02%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (40.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (33.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (10.20%) DTS
8 8 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (8.16%) QlikView
9 6 (6.12%) Power BI
10 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) JIRA
2 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (39.80%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 12 (12.24%) Retail
4 11 (11.22%) Automotive
4 11 (11.22%) Publishing
5 5 (5.10%) Law
5 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 5 (5.10%) Social Skills
6 3 (3.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 78 (79.59%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Lead Developer
5 12 (12.24%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Consultant
6 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow Developer
7 8 (8.16%) CRM Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Head of Applications
8 6 (6.12%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SSAS Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) T-SQL Developer
9 5 (5.10%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (73.47%) .NET
2 43 (43.88%) Web Services
3 37 (37.76%) REST
3 37 (37.76%) SOAP
4 35 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 35 (35.71%) WCF
5 30 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 28 (28.57%) LINQ
7 27 (27.55%) jQuery
7 27 (27.55%) React
7 27 (27.55%) Vue.js
7 27 (27.55%) WinForms
8 17 (17.35%) .NET Framework
9 15 (15.31%) .NET Core
9 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
10 13 (13.27%) XML
11 12 (12.24%) JSON
12 10 (10.20%) XSLT
13 3 (3.06%) CSS
13 3 (3.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Equities
2 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (11.22%) FMCG
4 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Solaris
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Information Security
3 27 (27.55%) Full Stack Development
4 20 (20.41%) MVC
5 17 (17.35%) Migration
6 16 (16.33%) CRM
7 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (15.31%) User Stories
7 15 (15.31%) Web Application Development
8 14 (14.29%) SDLC
9 13 (13.27%) IT Strategy
9 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Logistics
11 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.20%) Data Transformation
11 10 (10.20%) SOA
12 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.16%) Data Management
13 8 (8.16%) ERP
13 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) C#
2 61 (62.24%) SQL
3 49 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 27 (27.55%) VB
6 21 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.08%) Python
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) Java
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) MCITP
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) OpenView
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
2 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.51%) Atlassian
3 14 (14.29%) Sage
4 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.08%) Aderant
5 4 (4.08%) iManage
5 4 (4.08%) Intapp
5 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) Databricks
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle
6 2 (2.04%) RedGate