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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 160 124 64
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -60
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 101 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 2.02% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.90% 7.93% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 92 165
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1163 1273 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.18% 25.44% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1039 1129
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -30 14 £45,000 - 3
Wokingham -13 12 £50,000 +52.67% 1
Slough -4 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Bracknell -13 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Maidenhead +7 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Thatcham - 2 £26,500 -
Newbury +7 1 £45,000 +20.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (59.24%) SQL
3 89 (56.69%) .NET
4 72 (45.86%) C#
5 71 (45.22%) Windows
6 64 (40.76%) XML
7 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
8 52 (33.12%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (29.30%) T-SQL
10 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
11 41 (26.11%) ASP.NET
12 40 (25.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (25.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (24.84%) ETL
14 38 (24.20%) HTML
14 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (23.57%) MVC
16 36 (22.93%) WebSphere
17 35 (22.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (20.38%) Web Services
19 32 (20.38%) ITIL
19 32 (20.38%) Active Directory
20 31 (19.75%) VB.NET
20 31 (19.75%) MS Excel
20 31 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (19.11%) Finance
22 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (18.47%) WebSphere MQ
22 29 (18.47%) UML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 36 (22.93%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.01%) IIS
4 9 (5.73%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.82%) CMS
7 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.18%) Apache
8 5 (3.18%) JBoss
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.64%) Office 365
3 9 (5.73%) SaaS
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.19%) SAN
2 13 (8.28%) DNS
3 12 (7.64%) Firewall
4 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.82%) DHCP
5 6 (3.82%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.18%) HTTP
6 5 (3.18%) LDAP
7 4 (2.55%) NAS
7 4 (2.55%) S/MIME
7 4 (2.55%) SSL
8 3 (1.91%) Skype
8 3 (1.91%) Wireless
9 2 (1.27%) Internet
9 2 (1.27%) Intranet
9 2 (1.27%) LAN
9 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.27%) Network Security
9 2 (1.27%) VPN
9 2 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (25.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 40 (25.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (22.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (17.83%) Relational Database
6 26 (16.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (16.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (8.92%) DTS
9 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (7.64%) Power BI
11 10 (6.37%) MySQL
12 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (5.10%) OLAP
14 7 (4.46%) PowerPivot
14 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
16 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (12.10%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.27%) Moq
4 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (19.11%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Legal
3 17 (10.83%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (35.03%) Developer
2 35 (22.29%) C# Developer
2 35 (22.29%) SQL Developer
3 32 (20.38%) .NET Developer
4 30 (19.11%) Applications Support
4 30 (19.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (16.56%) Software Developer
6 22 (14.01%) .NET Software Developer
6 22 (14.01%) C# Software Developer
7 20 (12.74%) Analyst
7 20 (12.74%) C# WCF Developer
7 20 (12.74%) WCF Developer
8 14 (8.92%) DBA
9 13 (8.28%) Consultant
9 13 (8.28%) SQL DBA
10 10 (6.37%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Architect
12 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (56.69%) .NET
2 64 (40.76%) XML
3 41 (26.11%) ASP.NET
4 38 (24.20%) HTML
5 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (20.38%) Web Services
7 29 (18.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 28 (17.83%) WCF
9 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 25 (15.92%) Middleware
11 22 (14.01%) WPF
12 21 (13.38%) CSS
13 16 (10.19%) MDX
14 11 (7.01%) jQuery
15 6 (3.82%) HTML5
16 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
16 5 (3.18%) LAMP
16 5 (3.18%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Clustering
3 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.55%) AS400
5 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.55%) iSeries
6 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 71 (45.22%) Windows
2 26 (16.56%) Windows Server
2 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.46%) Linux
5 7 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.46%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.82%) Unix
7 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.64%) CentOS
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.12%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (24.84%) ETL
3 37 (23.57%) MVC
4 32 (20.38%) ITIL
5 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.47%) UML
6 24 (15.29%) SOA
7 22 (14.01%) SDLC
8 21 (13.38%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.64%) Presales
10 11 (7.01%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (6.37%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.10%) Information Security
12 8 (5.10%) Line Management
12 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.46%) Migration
13 7 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (3.82%) Logistics
14 6 (3.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 93 (59.24%) SQL
2 72 (45.86%) C#
3 46 (29.30%) T-SQL
4 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
5 31 (19.75%) VB.NET
6 22 (14.01%) PHP
7 20 (12.74%) Java
8 19 (12.10%) VB
9 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (4.46%) VBScript
12 5 (3.18%) VC++
13 3 (1.91%) Perl
14 1 (0.64%) C
14 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.82%) MCSE
3 2 (1.27%) CISSP
3 2 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.64%) CISA
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) GAMP
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) FISMA
4 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (20.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.46%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.82%) XenApp
5 5 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.91%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.27%) XenServer
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.91%) Puppet
2 3 (1.91%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.92%) Oracle
3 24 (15.29%) VMware
4 15 (9.55%) IBM
5 14 (8.92%) HP
6 10 (6.37%) Dell
7 9 (5.73%) Citrix
8 6 (3.82%) Cisco
8 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.18%) Veeam
10 4 (2.55%) EMC
10 4 (2.55%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.91%) Sophos
11 3 (1.91%) Sun
12 2 (1.27%) Apple
12 2 (1.27%) Talend
12 2 (1.27%) Trillium
12 2 (1.27%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Slough
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus + full bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40-£50K
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
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