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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 145 145 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -93
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 72 92 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 1.68% 4.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.84% 7.02% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 68 81 212
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
1232 1311 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.37% 23.95% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1059 1236
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 30 April 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 30 April 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
(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 -6 22 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Wokingham -11 12 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Slough -8 10 £36,250 -29.26%
Bracknell -10 4 £34,000 -12.25%
Maidenhead +5 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Windsor +18 2 £55,000 +100.00%
Thatcham - 2 £26,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 180 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (63.89%) SQL
3 94 (52.22%) .NET
4 75 (41.67%) C#
5 72 (40.00%) Windows
6 71 (39.44%) Microsoft
7 64 (35.56%) XML
8 62 (34.44%) T-SQL
9 58 (32.22%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (29.44%) ETL
11 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
11 47 (26.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (25.56%) ASP.NET
13 42 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 42 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (22.22%) MVC
15 39 (21.67%) WebSphere
16 38 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 38 (21.11%) ITIL
17 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
19 33 (18.33%) UML
19 33 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
19 33 (18.33%) Middleware
19 33 (18.33%) Active Directory
19 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 32 (17.78%) HTML
20 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (17.22%) SOA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 39 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.22%) IIS
4 9 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.33%) Apache
7 6 (3.33%) JBoss
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.22%) CMS
9 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.56%) Office 365
3 9 (5.00%) SaaS
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.89%) DNS
1 16 (8.89%) SAN
2 13 (7.22%) Firewall
3 12 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.00%) DHCP
5 8 (4.44%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.33%) HTTP
6 6 (3.33%) LDAP
6 6 (3.33%) S/MIME
6 6 (3.33%) SSL
7 5 (2.78%) NAS
8 4 (2.22%) LAN
8 4 (2.22%) Network Security
8 4 (2.22%) WAN
9 3 (1.67%) Intranet
9 3 (1.67%) Skype
9 3 (1.67%) Wireless
10 2 (1.11%) Internet
10 2 (1.11%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (26.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 27 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (7.22%) DTS
12 12 (6.67%) MySQL
13 10 (5.56%) MS Access
13 10 (5.56%) Power BI
14 8 (4.44%) OLAP
14 8 (4.44%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.89%) PowerPivot
16 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
17 4 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.11%) Moq
4 2 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.56%) MSTest
5 1 (0.56%) NUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (15.56%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Legal
3 16 (8.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.22%) Electronics
5 4 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (29.44%) Developer
2 35 (19.44%) Applications Support
3 34 (18.89%) SQL Developer
4 33 (18.33%) DBA
5 28 (15.56%) .NET Developer
5 28 (15.56%) C# Developer
5 28 (15.56%) SQL DBA
6 24 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 21 (11.67%) Analyst
8 20 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
9 18 (10.00%) WCF Developer
10 15 (8.33%) Administrator
11 12 (6.67%) Consultant
12 10 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (5.56%) Support Analyst
13 9 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (52.22%) .NET
2 64 (35.56%) XML
3 46 (25.56%) ASP.NET
4 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 33 (18.33%) Middleware
5 33 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 32 (17.78%) HTML
7 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 30 (16.67%) Web Services
9 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 25 (13.89%) WCF
11 19 (10.56%) CSS
11 19 (10.56%) WPF
12 16 (8.89%) MDX
13 7 (3.89%) jQuery
13 7 (3.89%) LAMP
14 5 (2.78%) Ajax
15 4 (2.22%) .NET Framework
16 3 (1.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.00%) Clustering
2 9 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.89%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.33%) AS400
4 6 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.33%) iSeries
5 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.00%) Windows
2 28 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.00%) Linux
7 8 (4.44%) Unix
8 7 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.89%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.89%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.22%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (29.44%) ETL
3 40 (22.22%) MVC
4 38 (21.11%) ITIL
5 33 (18.33%) UML
6 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (17.22%) SOA
8 26 (14.44%) Waterfall
9 19 (10.56%) SDLC
10 17 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.67%) High Availability
11 12 (6.67%) Migration
11 12 (6.67%) Presales
12 11 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (5.56%) Business Continuity
13 10 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
14 9 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (4.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 8 (4.44%) Information Security
15 8 (4.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (63.89%) SQL
2 75 (41.67%) C#
3 62 (34.44%) T-SQL
4 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
5 28 (15.56%) VB.NET
6 21 (11.67%) PHP
7 20 (11.11%) VB
8 18 (10.00%) Java
9 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (3.89%) VBScript
11 4 (2.22%) Perl
12 3 (1.67%) VC++
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.33%) MCSE
3 4 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.11%) CISSP
4 2 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISA
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) GAMP
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) FISMA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.89%) XenApp
5 6 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.67%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.11%) vSphere
7 2 (1.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) OpenAM
2 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.22%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) WSUS
3 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) QRadar
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.89%) Oracle
2 25 (13.89%) VMware
3 17 (9.44%) IBM
4 15 (8.33%) HP
5 11 (6.11%) Citrix
5 11 (6.11%) Dell
6 8 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.89%) Cisco
8 5 (2.78%) Veeam
9 4 (2.22%) EMC
10 3 (1.67%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.67%) Sophos
10 3 (1.67%) Sun
11 2 (1.11%) Altiris
11 2 (1.11%) Apple
11 2 (1.11%) SAP
11 2 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.11%) Trillium
11 2 (1.11%) WatchGuard
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