The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 138 90 45
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 89 150 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 2.67% 5.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.36% 10.95% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 68 143 284
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1209 1370 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.49% 24.38% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1174 1624
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -23 52 £40,000 - 5
Slough -18 7 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Wokingham 0 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Bracknell -7 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead -20 3 £45,500 +30.00%
Newbury 0 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Windsor -21 1 £55,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (59.13%) .NET
3 129 (56.09%) SQL
4 123 (53.48%) C#
5 119 (51.74%) Microsoft
6 102 (44.35%) ASP.NET
7 99 (43.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 81 (35.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 71 (30.87%) Windows
10 69 (30.00%) HTML
11 64 (27.83%) T-SQL
12 63 (27.39%) CSS
13 60 (26.09%) jQuery
14 52 (22.61%) Visual Studio
15 50 (21.74%) MVC
16 47 (20.43%) JavaScript
17 46 (20.00%) XML
18 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
18 43 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
20 40 (17.39%) WCF
20 40 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
21 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (15.65%) MS Office
22 36 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
23 34 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
24 33 (14.35%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.13%) IIS
3 18 (7.83%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.22%) Tomcat
8 11 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (3.04%) Apache
9 7 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.30%) Lync
11 3 (1.30%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.87%) CMS
12 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.30%) Agresso
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.22%) SaaS
3 7 (3.04%) Office 365
4 4 (1.74%) IaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.96%) Internet
2 12 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.78%) DNS
3 11 (4.78%) WAAS
3 11 (4.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (4.35%) VPN
5 8 (3.48%) SAN
6 7 (3.04%) LDAP
7 5 (2.17%) LAN
7 5 (2.17%) WAN
7 5 (2.17%) FTP
7 5 (2.17%) Intranet
7 5 (2.17%) Firewall
7 5 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.17%) SNMP
8 3 (1.30%) Wireless
9 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.87%) SSL
9 2 (0.87%) HTTP
9 2 (0.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (43.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 81 (35.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (8.26%) Oracle Database
9 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (5.65%) MySQL
11 13 (5.65%) Relational Database
12 10 (4.35%) MS Access
12 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (3.48%) OLAP
14 5 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.74%) PerformancePoint
16 2 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 2 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 52 (22.61%) Visual Studio
2 40 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.04%) Subversion
4 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.61%) JIRA
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.43%) ERwin
General
1 20 (8.70%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.30%) Marketing
3 3 (1.30%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Local Government
4 2 (0.87%) Publishing
4 2 (0.87%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.43%) Front Office
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (60.43%) Developer
2 69 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 68 (29.57%) C# Developer
4 63 (27.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (24.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 55 (23.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 23 (10.00%) Administrator
8 20 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 18 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (6.52%) Consultant
10 15 (6.52%) Architect
10 15 (6.52%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.78%) CRM Consultant
13 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Consultant
13 11 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 11 (4.78%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (59.13%) .NET
2 102 (44.35%) ASP.NET
3 69 (30.00%) HTML
4 63 (27.39%) CSS
5 60 (26.09%) jQuery
6 46 (20.00%) XML
7 40 (17.39%) WCF
8 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (14.35%) .NET Framework
9 33 (14.35%) Web Services
10 26 (11.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (9.13%) HTML5
12 18 (7.83%) Ajax
12 18 (7.83%) WSDL
13 17 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (3.48%) SOAP
16 8 (3.48%) MDX
17 7 (3.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.22%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (4.78%) CLARiiON
4 11 (4.78%) Celerra
5 10 (4.35%) RIA
6 9 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.91%) Replication
7 8 (3.48%) Clustering
7 8 (3.48%) iPhone
8 7 (3.04%) Open Source
9 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.17%) Statistics
10 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.87%) Firmware
13 2 (0.87%) User Experience
14 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.87%) Windows
2 34 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (9.57%) Linux
4 18 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.96%) Windows 8
5 16 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.78%) Android
7 10 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.04%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (2.61%) UNIX
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.74%) MVC
2 37 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.74%) Scrum
5 21 (9.13%) ETL
6 18 (7.83%) OO
7 16 (6.96%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.65%) CRM
9 12 (5.22%) V-Model
9 12 (5.22%) Web Development
10 11 (4.78%) Validation
11 10 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.91%) SOA
13 8 (3.48%) Workflow
13 8 (3.48%) Migration
13 8 (3.48%) TDD
13 8 (3.48%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (3.04%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 129 (56.09%) SQL
2 123 (53.48%) C#
3 64 (27.83%) T-SQL
4 47 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.09%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.91%) Java
7 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.04%) VB
9 6 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.17%) Perl
11 4 (1.74%) PHP
11 4 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.30%) VBScript
13 2 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.57%) MCITP
3 19 (8.26%) MCTS
4 17 (7.39%) Degree
5 15 (6.52%) MCSE
6 11 (4.78%) CCA
6 11 (4.78%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (4.78%) CCEA
6 11 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.78%) NCDA
6 11 (4.78%) NCIE
6 11 (4.78%) VCAP
6 11 (4.78%) VTSP
6 11 (4.78%) CCIA
7 9 (3.91%) MCP
8 6 (2.61%) MCSD
8 6 (2.61%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.87%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) GAMP
2 10 (4.35%) QA
3 7 (3.04%) SLA
4 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) GPG13
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.39%) vSphere
5 11 (4.78%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.78%) vCloud
6 3 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.87%) Xen
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.43%) qmail
8 1 (0.43%) Squid
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.04%) WSUS
2 6 (2.61%) SCCM
3 5 (2.17%) SCOM
3 5 (2.17%) Nagios
3 5 (2.17%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.43%) Plesk
5 1 (0.43%) YUM
Vendors
1 119 (51.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.17%) VMware
3 24 (10.43%) Oracle
4 19 (8.26%) Cisco
5 14 (6.09%) Citrix
6 13 (5.65%) EMC
6 13 (5.65%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.22%) NetApp
8 11 (4.78%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.61%) Remedy
9 6 (2.61%) BMC
9 6 (2.61%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.17%) JBoss
11 3 (1.30%) ESRI
12 2 (0.87%) Acronis
12 2 (0.87%) Telerik
12 2 (0.87%) Google
12 2 (0.87%) Cognos
12 2 (0.87%) SAP
12 2 (0.87%) Sybase
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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