Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 511 320 329
Rank change year-on-year -191 +9 -126
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 228 680 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 1.01% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 3.35% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 193 620 684
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,200 £37,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%

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 15,438 20,270 22,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.26% 30.15% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12,769 16,554 17,847
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -87 55 £45,000 -21.74% 8
West London -17 25 £60,000 +41.18% 8
East London +37 12 £70,000 +16.67% 2
South London -20 11 £70,000 +27.85% 2
North London +1 1 £29,000 -75.83%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 186 (81.58%) SQL
3 98 (42.98%) Microsoft
4 88 (38.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (34.65%) .NET
6 78 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 77 (33.77%) C#
8 75 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (29.82%) T-SQL
9 68 (29.82%) Windows
10 67 (29.39%) Finance
11 66 (28.95%) SQL Server 2016
12 60 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 54 (23.68%) Azure
14 46 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
15 43 (18.86%) Windows Server
15 43 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
17 39 (17.11%) MVC
18 37 (16.23%) JavaScript
19 35 (15.35%) .NET Framework
20 34 (14.91%) XML
21 33 (14.47%) DevOps
22 31 (13.60%) AWS
22 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 30 (13.16%) PowerShell
23 30 (13.16%) Migration
23 30 (13.16%) Oracle
24 29 (12.72%) HTML
24 29 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery

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 23 (10.09%) IIS
2 20 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.51%) JBoss
3 8 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.32%) Drupal
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) FastStats
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.32%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.88%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (23.68%) Azure
2 31 (13.60%) AWS
3 12 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.95%) SaaS
5 8 (3.51%) OpenShift
6 7 (3.07%) Office 365
6 7 (3.07%) PaaS
7 5 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.75%) GCP
9 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.88%) IaaS
11 1 (0.44%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.44%) GitHub
11 1 (0.44%) Slack
11 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.46%) SAN
2 11 (4.82%) DNS
2 11 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.39%) DHCP
3 10 (4.39%) NAS
4 9 (3.95%) Firewall
5 6 (2.63%) VPN
6 5 (2.19%) Network Security
7 3 (1.32%) Internet
7 3 (1.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.44%) Broadband
8 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.44%) H.323
8 1 (0.44%) ISDN
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.44%) SMTP
8 1 (0.44%) SNMP
8 1 (0.44%) VLAN
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (38.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (28.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 60 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (11.84%) MySQL
8 27 (11.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (10.96%) SQL Server 2017
11 24 (10.53%) Relational Database
12 19 (8.33%) RDBMS
13 12 (5.26%) Power BI
14 9 (3.95%) Big Data
14 9 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.51%) Data Lake
16 6 (2.63%) SSDT
17 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
18 4 (1.75%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.09%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.39%) NUnit
4 10 (4.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (3.95%) Subversion
6 8 (3.51%) JIRA
6 8 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.63%) Selenium
7 6 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.75%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.75%) MSTest
9 3 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.88%) LINQPad
10 2 (0.88%) Moq
10 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.88%) ReSharper
General
1 67 (29.39%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Banking
3 16 (7.02%) Retail
4 8 (3.51%) Law
5 6 (2.63%) Legal
6 5 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (39.04%) Developer
2 77 (33.77%) DBA
3 68 (29.82%) SQL DBA
4 39 (17.11%) SQL Developer
5 34 (14.91%) .NET Developer
6 32 (14.04%) C# Developer
7 31 (13.60%) Administrator
8 24 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (10.09%) Analyst
10 19 (8.33%) Senior DBA
11 16 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
12 14 (6.14%) SQL Analyst
13 11 (4.82%) Data Analyst
13 11 (4.82%) Senior SQL DBA
14 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.39%) SSRS Developer
14 10 (4.39%) Systems Developer
15 8 (3.51%) SQL Data Analyst
15 8 (3.51%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (34.65%) .NET
2 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 35 (15.35%) .NET Framework
4 34 (14.91%) XML
5 29 (12.72%) HTML
6 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (9.65%) CSS
8 21 (9.21%) Entity Framework
9 19 (8.33%) jQuery
10 18 (7.89%) Web Services
11 17 (7.46%) JSON
12 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (6.58%) WCF
13 13 (5.70%) XSLT
14 12 (5.26%) LINQ
15 11 (4.82%) AngularJS
16 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (3.95%) WPF
17 9 (3.95%) XSD
18 8 (3.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.28%) Replication
2 22 (9.65%) Clustering
3 18 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.70%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.95%) Derivative
6 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.19%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.19%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.19%) User Experience
9 4 (1.75%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.44%) iPad
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.82%) Windows
2 43 (18.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.02%) Linux
5 14 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.39%) Unix
6 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.51%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.11%) MVC
4 33 (14.47%) DevOps
5 30 (13.16%) Migration
6 29 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (10.53%) TDD
8 23 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.77%) Scrum
10 19 (8.33%) ETL
11 18 (7.89%) ITIL
11 18 (7.89%) OO
11 18 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (7.46%) OOD
13 16 (7.02%) SDLC
13 16 (7.02%) SOLID
14 15 (6.58%) Database Mirroring
15 14 (6.14%) SOA
15 14 (6.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 186 (81.58%) SQL
2 77 (33.77%) C#
3 68 (29.82%) T-SQL
4 37 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 30 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.14%) Python
8 13 (5.70%) Java
9 11 (4.82%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.39%) Perl
10 10 (4.39%) Ruby
11 9 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.51%) VBA
13 3 (1.32%) C
13 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.32%) VB
13 3 (1.32%) X++
14 2 (0.88%) VBScript
15 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) Degree
1 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.19%) MCDBA
2 5 (2.19%) MCSA
3 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.88%) MCSE
4 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.88%) PMP
4 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.44%) CCNP
5 1 (0.44%) CCSP
5 1 (0.44%) CCVP
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.19%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) DICOM
5 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) Docker
2 13 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.44%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) LXC
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) Ansible
1 9 (3.95%) Kubernetes
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.51%) Puppet
3 4 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.88%) Nagios
6 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.16%) Oracle
3 14 (6.14%) Tableau
4 9 (3.95%) HP
4 9 (3.95%) VMware
5 8 (3.51%) Sun
6 7 (3.07%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco
7 6 (2.63%) IBM
7 6 (2.63%) Infragistics
8 5 (2.19%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.75%) Citrix
9 4 (1.75%) Google
9 4 (1.75%) Talend
9 4 (1.75%) Teradata
10 3 (1.32%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.32%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.32%) RedGate
10 3 (1.32%) Xamarin