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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 123 119 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -71
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 103 114 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.08% 5.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.79% 8.79% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 111 251
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
1516 1297 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.18% 23.69% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1067 1237
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -36 25 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Slough -10 15 £47,500 +2.15% 1
Wokingham - 15 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell - 11 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead -7 7 £77,500 +82.35%
Windsor +8 2 £55,000 +100.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 167 (75.57%) SQL
3 96 (43.44%) T-SQL
4 93 (42.08%) .NET
5 89 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (40.27%) Microsoft
6 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (31.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (30.32%) Windows
9 62 (28.05%) ETL
10 61 (27.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 60 (27.15%) C#
12 51 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 50 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (19.00%) XML
15 41 (18.55%) JavaScript
15 41 (18.55%) ITIL
16 40 (18.10%) MS Excel
16 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET
16 40 (18.10%) Finance
17 39 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (15.84%) MVC
19 35 (15.84%) Windows Server
20 33 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
21 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
22 31 (14.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 31 (14.03%) SQL Server 2000
22 31 (14.03%) Active Directory
23 29 (13.12%) WebSphere

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (13.12%) WebSphere
2 24 (10.86%) IIS
3 13 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.71%) Apache
5 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.71%) JBoss
5 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.36%) CMS
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.52%) SaaS
3 5 (2.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.05%) DNS
2 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.52%) DHCP
4 9 (4.07%) LAN
4 9 (4.07%) SAN
5 8 (3.62%) Firewall
6 7 (3.17%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.17%) WAN
6 7 (3.17%) Wireless
7 5 (2.26%) Intranet
8 4 (1.81%) HTTP
8 4 (1.81%) Internet
8 4 (1.81%) LDAP
8 4 (1.81%) NAS
8 4 (1.81%) S/MIME
8 4 (1.81%) SSL
9 3 (1.36%) Network Security
10 2 (0.90%) Skype
10 2 (0.90%) VLAN
10 2 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (35.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (31.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (27.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (14.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 31 (14.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 28 (12.67%) Relational Database
10 25 (11.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (9.05%) MS Access
12 12 (5.43%) MySQL
13 11 (4.98%) OLAP
14 10 (4.52%) Power BI
15 8 (3.62%) RDBMS
16 7 (3.17%) Big Data
16 7 (3.17%) DTS
16 7 (3.17%) PowerPivot
17 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.81%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) Ant
5 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.90%) Maven
5 2 (0.90%) Moq
5 2 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.45%) MSTest
6 1 (0.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (18.10%) Finance
2 16 (7.24%) Retail
3 12 (5.43%) Legal
4 11 (4.98%) Banking
5 6 (2.71%) Electronics
6 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (27.60%) DBA
1 61 (27.60%) Developer
2 55 (24.89%) SQL DBA
3 33 (14.93%) SQL Developer
4 29 (13.12%) Administrator
4 29 (13.12%) Applications Support
5 24 (10.86%) Analyst
6 21 (9.50%) .NET Developer
7 20 (9.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (7.69%) Architect
8 17 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 17 (7.69%) Server Support
9 16 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (6.79%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (5.88%) Software Developer
12 12 (5.43%) Performance Tuning DBA
13 11 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (4.98%) C# WCF Developer
13 11 (4.98%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (42.08%) .NET
2 42 (19.00%) XML
3 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET
4 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (13.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 27 (12.22%) HTML
7 25 (11.31%) Middleware
8 23 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 23 (10.41%) WebSphere MQ
9 20 (9.05%) MDX
9 20 (9.05%) WCF
10 19 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (8.14%) CSS
12 17 (7.69%) Web Services
13 11 (4.98%) WPF
14 10 (4.52%) Ajax
15 8 (3.62%) jQuery
15 8 (3.62%) LAMP
16 7 (3.17%) .NET Framework
17 6 (2.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.33%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.62%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.17%) Clustering
5 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.26%) Replication
7 4 (1.81%) AS400
7 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.81%) iSeries
7 4 (1.81%) NHS
8 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.90%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.32%) Windows
2 35 (15.84%) Windows Server
3 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.52%) Linux
7 9 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.26%) Unix
10 4 (1.81%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (28.05%) ETL
3 41 (18.55%) ITIL
4 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (15.84%) MVC
6 33 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (10.41%) SOA
7 23 (10.41%) UML
8 22 (9.95%) High Availability
8 22 (9.95%) Migration
8 22 (9.95%) SDLC
9 20 (9.05%) Dimensional Modelling
9 20 (9.05%) Waterfall
10 16 (7.24%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (5.88%) Data Modelling
12 13 (5.88%) Presales
12 13 (5.88%) TOGAF
13 12 (5.43%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 167 (75.57%) SQL
2 96 (43.44%) T-SQL
3 60 (27.15%) C#
4 41 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.50%) VB.NET
6 17 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.79%) PHP
7 15 (6.79%) VB
8 13 (5.88%) Java
9 8 (3.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (3.17%) VBScript
11 4 (1.81%) Perl
12 3 (1.36%) VBA
13 2 (0.90%) VC++
14 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.33%) Degree
1 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.43%) MCSE
3 4 (1.81%) MCTS
4 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.36%) MCP
4 3 (1.36%) MCSA
5 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CISA
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) GAMP
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) FISMA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.43%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.71%) XenApp
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.81%) vSphere
7 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.90%) XenServer
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Puppet
2 4 (1.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.81%) OpenAM
3 3 (1.36%) WSUS
4 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.90%) SCCM
5 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.67%) VMware
3 25 (11.31%) Oracle
4 14 (6.33%) IBM
5 13 (5.88%) HP
6 8 (3.62%) Citrix
6 8 (3.62%) Dell
7 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.26%) SAP
7 5 (2.26%) Sun
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco
8 3 (1.36%) Kofax
9 2 (0.90%) Altiris
9 2 (0.90%) Cognos
9 2 (0.90%) IFS
9 2 (0.90%) Planview
9 2 (0.90%) ProCurve
9 2 (0.90%) Talend
9 2 (0.90%) Trillium
10 1 (0.45%) Epicor
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago