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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 154 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 75 233 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 3.95% 4.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.31% 14.85% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 196 232
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £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
1189 1569 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.46% 26.60% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1262 1388
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,975 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -44 38 £53,750 +39.61% 4
Slough -33 22 £44,000 -5.37% 3
Maidenhead -1 10 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Windsor -22 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Wokingham +1 1 £35,000 +6.06%
Bracknell -25 1 £60,000 +29.72%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (60.12%) Microsoft
3 83 (49.40%) SQL
3 83 (49.40%) .NET
4 80 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (45.83%) C#
6 61 (36.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (34.52%) ASP.NET
7 58 (34.52%) HTML
8 55 (32.74%) Windows
9 49 (29.17%) CSS
10 48 (28.57%) jQuery
11 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
12 43 (25.60%) MVC
13 40 (23.81%) T-SQL
14 35 (20.83%) Active Directory
15 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (20.24%) Oracle
16 31 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (17.86%) MS Excel
18 27 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (14.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (14.88%) VMware
20 25 (14.88%) .NET Framework
20 25 (14.88%) IIS
21 24 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (14.88%) IIS
2 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 20 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.55%) Apache
7 10 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (4.17%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.98%) CMS
11 4 (2.38%) Lync
12 3 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.79%) JBoss
12 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.79%) nginx
12 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.33%) SaaS
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.19%) Office 365
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.12%) Internet
3 12 (7.14%) WAAS
3 12 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (5.36%) VPN
5 8 (4.76%) DNS
5 8 (4.76%) Firewall
6 5 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.98%) LAN
6 5 (2.98%) WAN
6 5 (2.98%) SAN
6 5 (2.98%) HTTP
7 4 (2.38%) Intranet
7 4 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.79%) Wireless
8 3 (1.79%) NAS
8 3 (1.79%) SSL
8 3 (1.79%) LDAP
9 2 (1.19%) FTP
9 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 61 (36.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (14.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (10.71%) Oracle Database
9 17 (10.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (10.12%) MySQL
10 16 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
12 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (5.36%) MS Access
13 9 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (4.17%) OLAP
15 5 (2.98%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
16 4 (2.38%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 24 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.98%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Local Government
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (50.00%) Developer
2 38 (22.62%) C# Developer
3 35 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) Consultant
7 12 (7.14%) DBA
7 12 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Storage Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
7 12 (7.14%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.55%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Administrator
8 11 (6.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (49.40%) .NET
2 58 (34.52%) HTML
2 58 (34.52%) ASP.NET
3 49 (29.17%) CSS
4 48 (28.57%) jQuery
5 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (14.88%) .NET Framework
7 23 (13.69%) HTML5
8 18 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (10.12%) XML
10 16 (9.52%) Web Services
11 15 (8.93%) WCF
12 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (7.14%) Ajax
12 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (5.95%) NHibernate
14 9 (5.36%) MDX
15 8 (4.76%) CSS3
16 7 (4.17%) SOAP
16 7 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.74%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 12 (7.14%) RIA
4 12 (7.14%) Celerra
5 10 (5.95%) Clustering
5 10 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.38%) Open Source
8 4 (2.38%) Replication
8 4 (2.38%) Statistics
9 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.19%) User Experience
10 2 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.74%) Windows
2 31 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (11.90%) Linux
4 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 11 (6.55%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.98%) Android
10 4 (2.38%) UNIX
11 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.79%) CentOS
12 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.60%) MVC
2 31 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.93%) V-Model
5 14 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (7.74%) ETL
6 13 (7.74%) Scrum
7 11 (6.55%) Migration
8 10 (5.95%) Web Development
9 9 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.17%) System Testing
10 7 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (4.17%) Workflow
11 6 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.57%) Project Management
11 6 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (2.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.40%) SQL
2 77 (45.83%) C#
3 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 40 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.14%) PHP
5 12 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.55%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.36%) Java
8 6 (3.57%) Perl
9 5 (2.98%) VB
10 4 (2.38%) Python
10 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.79%) VBScript
12 2 (1.19%) VC++
12 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.52%) MCTS
3 13 (7.74%) MCITP
4 12 (7.14%) NCDA
4 12 (7.14%) NCIE
4 12 (7.14%) VCAP
4 12 (7.14%) VTSP
4 12 (7.14%) CCIA
4 12 (7.14%) MCSE
4 12 (7.14%) CCA
4 12 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (7.14%) CCEA
4 12 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.38%) CISSP
6 3 (1.79%) MCSA
6 3 (1.79%) MCP
7 2 (1.19%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.19%) Degree
8 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) GAMP
2 8 (4.76%) QA
3 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.38%) GPG13
3 4 (2.38%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.12%) vSphere
4 16 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.74%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.14%) vCloud
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.19%) Xen
8 2 (1.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.60%) XenApp
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) WSUS
2 4 (2.38%) Plesk
3 3 (1.79%) Puppet
3 3 (1.79%) OpenAM
3 3 (1.79%) cPanel
3 3 (1.79%) Webmin
3 3 (1.79%) SCCM
4 2 (1.19%) SCOM
4 2 (1.19%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 101 (60.12%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.24%) Oracle
3 25 (14.88%) VMware
4 15 (8.93%) Citrix
5 13 (7.74%) Cisco
6 12 (7.14%) NetApp
6 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.14%) EMC
6 12 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.38%) Red Gate
7 4 (2.38%) Remedy
7 4 (2.38%) BMC
7 4 (2.38%) HP
8 3 (1.79%) IBM
9 2 (1.19%) Sybase
9 2 (1.19%) CommVault
9 2 (1.19%) Lotus
9 2 (1.19%) ESRI
9 2 (1.19%) Symantec
9 2 (1.19%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proventeq Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: 12 days ago