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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 127 127 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 89 104 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.75% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.53% 7.90% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 139
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1363 1316 1350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.19% 22.16% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1060 1155
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -26 32 £41,250 +3.12% 8
Slough +9 21 £45,000 -1.63% 1
Bracknell +20 7 £35,750 -15.88% 2
Wokingham -4 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Maidenhead +16 5 £27,500 -31.67%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 131 (70.81%) SQL
3 87 (47.03%) Microsoft
4 83 (44.86%) T-SQL
5 78 (42.16%) .NET
6 65 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (34.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (34.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (32.97%) C#
9 59 (31.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (29.73%) ASP.NET
11 47 (25.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 45 (24.32%) MVC
12 45 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 44 (23.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (22.70%) HTML
14 42 (22.70%) JavaScript
15 41 (22.16%) ETL
16 39 (21.08%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (20.00%) Windows
17 37 (20.00%) CSS
17 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (16.76%) jQuery
20 29 (15.68%) MDX
20 29 (15.68%) Finance
21 26 (14.05%) SQL Server 2000
22 24 (12.97%) IIS
23 23 (12.43%) Degree
23 23 (12.43%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 24 (12.97%) IIS
2 14 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.78%) JBoss
3 7 (3.78%) Apache
3 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.78%) CMS
3 7 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.16%) Node.js
6 4 (2.16%) Kentico
7 3 (1.62%) Lync
7 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.08%) DNN
8 2 (1.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.49%) MS Office
3 6 (3.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.24%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.43%) SaaS
2 5 (2.70%) Taleo
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.62%) Office 365
5 2 (1.08%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.24%) DNS
2 6 (3.24%) Firewall
3 4 (2.16%) SAN
3 4 (2.16%) DHCP
4 3 (1.62%) LAN
4 3 (1.62%) VPN
4 3 (1.62%) Internet
5 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 2 (1.08%) VLAN
5 2 (1.08%) NAS
5 2 (1.08%) Intranet
5 2 (1.08%) WAN
5 2 (1.08%) HTTP
6 1 (0.54%) SMTP
6 1 (0.54%) WebEx
6 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (34.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (34.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (31.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (25.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (23.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (21.08%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (14.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (8.11%) Relational Database
10 12 (6.49%) RavenDB
10 12 (6.49%) MS Access
11 10 (5.41%) MySQL
12 8 (4.32%) OLTP
13 7 (3.78%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
15 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.62%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.62%) T4 Templates
5 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.54%) Grunt
General
1 29 (15.68%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.78%) Law
3 7 (3.78%) Advertising
3 7 (3.78%) Retail
4 6 (3.24%) Games
5 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.70%) Marketing
6 4 (2.16%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (50.81%) Developer
2 34 (18.38%) Analyst
2 34 (18.38%) .NET Developer
3 33 (17.84%) C# Developer
4 32 (17.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.05%) DBA
6 25 (13.51%) SQL DBA
7 18 (9.73%) Software Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (9.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (8.65%) SQL Developer
10 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 10 (5.41%) Consultant
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Administrator
12 9 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (42.16%) .NET
2 55 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 42 (22.70%) HTML
4 37 (20.00%) CSS
4 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (16.76%) jQuery
6 29 (15.68%) MDX
7 23 (12.43%) WCF
8 21 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (8.65%) Entity Framework
10 16 (8.65%) XML
11 15 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (7.03%) HTML5
13 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (5.41%) .NET Framework
13 10 (5.41%) Web Services
13 10 (5.41%) LESS
14 7 (3.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.32%) Replication
3 8 (4.32%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.70%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.16%) Wiki
6 4 (2.16%) Blog
6 4 (2.16%) User Experience
6 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.08%) DTV
7 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.00%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (9.19%) Linux
4 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.62%) UNIX
6 3 (1.62%) Debian
6 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (24.32%) MVC
3 41 (22.16%) ETL
4 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.35%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.11%) Web Development
6 15 (8.11%) Scrum
7 14 (7.57%) Software Engineering
7 14 (7.57%) OO
8 9 (4.86%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (4.32%) Workflow
9 8 (4.32%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (3.78%) CQRS
10 7 (3.78%) ITIL
10 7 (3.78%) ETL Development
10 7 (3.78%) SDLC
11 6 (3.24%) OOD
11 6 (3.24%) Data Management
11 6 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.24%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 131 (70.81%) SQL
2 83 (44.86%) T-SQL
3 61 (32.97%) C#
4 42 (22.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.57%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.32%) PHP
7 7 (3.78%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.70%) Java
9 5 (2.70%) VC++
9 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.62%) Perl
11 2 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.08%) VBA
11 2 (1.08%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (12.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.08%) MCITP
4 2 (1.08%) MCSE
4 2 (1.08%) AAT
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) GAMP
2 4 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.70%) XenServer
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
5 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.54%) vCloud
6 1 (0.54%) pfSense
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.54%) Xen
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Puppet
2 5 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.08%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (47.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) VMware
3 15 (8.11%) Oracle
4 7 (3.78%) Citrix
4 7 (3.78%) Twitter
5 6 (3.24%) Sun
6 5 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.16%) HP
8 3 (1.62%) Cisco
8 3 (1.62%) Ektron
9 2 (1.08%) Symantec
9 2 (1.08%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.08%) IBM
9 2 (1.08%) Lotus
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.08%) CODA
9 2 (1.08%) EMC
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) Cognos
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Posted: Yesterday
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