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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 120 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 92 114 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 2.03% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 8.58% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 92 127
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1349 1328 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.08% 23.68% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1092 1166
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 38 £41,250 +1.85% 8
Slough +3 23 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Wokingham -3 8 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +5 7 £42,500 -6.59%
Bracknell +7 2 £36,500 -11.51% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (63.07%) SQL
3 82 (46.59%) Microsoft
4 76 (43.18%) .NET
5 70 (39.77%) T-SQL
6 63 (35.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (34.66%) C#
8 58 (32.95%) ASP.NET
8 58 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (32.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (28.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (25.57%) MVC
12 44 (25.00%) HTML
13 43 (24.43%) Windows
13 43 (24.43%) MS Excel
14 42 (23.86%) JavaScript
15 40 (22.73%) CSS
16 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (17.61%) jQuery
19 30 (17.05%) Finance
19 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (15.91%) MDX
21 27 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
22 26 (14.77%) ETL
23 23 (13.07%) WCF
23 23 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
23 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
24 22 (12.50%) SaaS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (12.50%) IIS
2 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.68%) Apache
4 9 (5.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.55%) CMS
6 7 (3.98%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.98%) JBoss
6 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.41%) Lync
7 6 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.27%) Kentico
9 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.27%) Node.js
9 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (24.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.50%) SaaS
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.70%) Taleo
3 3 (1.70%) Office 365
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) Firewall
2 9 (5.11%) SAN
3 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.55%) DNS
4 6 (3.41%) DHCP
5 5 (2.84%) LAN
5 5 (2.84%) WAN
5 5 (2.84%) VPN
6 4 (2.27%) LDAP
6 4 (2.27%) HTTP
6 4 (2.27%) VLAN
6 4 (2.27%) NAS
7 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.70%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.70%) SNMP
7 3 (1.70%) Internet
7 3 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (35.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (32.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (28.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (28.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (8.52%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
9 13 (7.39%) MySQL
10 12 (6.82%) RavenDB
11 7 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.84%) MS Access
13 5 (2.84%) OLTP
13 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Visual Studio
1 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.70%) T4 Templates
4 2 (1.14%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 30 (17.05%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.98%) Advertising
4 6 (3.41%) Games
4 6 (3.41%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.84%) Marketing
6 4 (2.27%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (53.98%) Developer
2 33 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 32 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 31 (17.61%) Analyst
4 31 (17.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (10.23%) DBA
5 18 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 18 (10.23%) SQL Developer
5 18 (10.23%) SQL DBA
6 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 14 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.11%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (5.11%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Administrator
11 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.18%) .NET
2 58 (32.95%) ASP.NET
3 44 (25.00%) HTML
4 40 (22.73%) CSS
5 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (17.61%) jQuery
7 28 (15.91%) MDX
8 23 (13.07%) WCF
9 22 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 20 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 16 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 14 (7.95%) XML
13 13 (7.39%) HTML5
14 11 (6.25%) Web Services
14 11 (6.25%) LESS
14 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (5.11%) WF
15 9 (5.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.55%) Replication
4 8 (4.55%) Clustering
5 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.41%) Wiki
6 6 (3.41%) Blog
7 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.14%) FMCG
9 2 (1.14%) DTV
9 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.43%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (11.36%) Linux
4 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.84%) UNIX
5 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.70%) Debian
8 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (25.57%) MVC
3 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.77%) ETL
5 23 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (9.09%) Web Development
7 15 (8.52%) Scrum
8 14 (7.95%) OO
9 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.68%) ITIL
10 10 (5.68%) Workflow
11 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.11%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (5.11%) Dashboard Development
12 8 (4.55%) CQRS
13 7 (3.98%) Unit Testing
13 7 (3.98%) ETL Development
14 6 (3.41%) Data Reconciliation
15 5 (2.84%) Coaching
15 5 (2.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (63.07%) SQL
2 70 (39.77%) T-SQL
3 61 (34.66%) C#
4 42 (23.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.11%) PHP
8 8 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.41%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.84%) Perl
10 5 (2.84%) VC++
11 3 (1.70%) Java
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
13 1 (0.57%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (1.70%) MCSA
4 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) AAT
5 2 (1.14%) MCITP
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) GAMP
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.27%) vSphere
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.70%) XenServer
6 3 (1.70%) Samba
7 2 (1.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.57%) Xen
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.57%) vCloud
8 1 (0.57%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (2.27%) OpenAM
2 4 (2.27%) SCCM
3 3 (1.70%) Plesk
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.70%) cPanel
3 3 (1.70%) Webmin
3 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.23%) VMware
3 15 (8.52%) Oracle
4 8 (4.55%) Citrix
4 8 (4.55%) Twitter
5 6 (3.41%) HP
5 6 (3.41%) Cisco
6 5 (2.84%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.27%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.27%) Brocade
7 4 (2.27%) ProCurve
7 4 (2.27%) Sun
7 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.70%) Ektron
9 2 (1.14%) Lotus
9 2 (1.14%) Symantec
9 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.14%) CODA
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 70000 - 80000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 5% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum GBP 42K +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
OH PARSONS PARTNERS
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago