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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 118 92 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 104 146 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 2.61% 5.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 10.87% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 82 139 288
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,800 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1282 1343 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 23.99% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1156 1631
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 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 27 August 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
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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 -13 58 £40,000 - 4
Slough -10 8 £45,750 +7.64% 1
Wokingham - 6 £47,500 -
Bracknell -1 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Newbury -8 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Maidenhead -11 2 £40,250 -32.91%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 278 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (58.27%) .NET
3 161 (57.91%) SQL
4 144 (51.80%) C#
5 137 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 127 (45.68%) ASP.NET
7 110 (39.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (37.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 97 (34.89%) Windows
10 87 (31.29%) T-SQL
11 70 (25.18%) HTML
12 65 (23.38%) jQuery
13 61 (21.94%) CSS
14 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
15 57 (20.50%) MVC
15 57 (20.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 56 (20.14%) XML
17 52 (18.71%) Visual Studio
18 51 (18.35%) JavaScript
19 50 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
19 50 (17.99%) WCF
20 46 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
21 42 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 41 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 39 (14.03%) Active Directory
23 39 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC
25 36 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
26 35 (12.59%) MS Office
26 35 (12.59%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (12.23%) SharePoint
1 34 (12.23%) IIS
2 19 (6.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (6.47%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.04%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.60%) Apache
9 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.08%) Lync
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.08%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
11 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.08%) Agresso
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.32%) SaaS
3 8 (2.88%) Office 365
4 4 (1.44%) IaaS
5 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.76%) VPN
1 16 (5.76%) Internet
2 15 (5.40%) DNS
3 14 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.32%) SAN
5 10 (3.60%) Firewall
6 7 (2.52%) WAAS
6 7 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (2.52%) SNMP
6 7 (2.52%) FTP
6 7 (2.52%) LDAP
7 5 (1.80%) LAN
7 5 (1.80%) WAN
7 5 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.44%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.44%) DHCP
8 4 (1.44%) HTTP
8 4 (1.44%) Intranet
8 4 (1.44%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (39.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 105 (37.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 57 (20.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (11.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (10.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (6.83%) Oracle Database
10 16 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (5.76%) MySQL
11 15 (5.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (3.96%) Relational Database
13 10 (3.60%) MS Access
14 6 (2.16%) OLAP
15 5 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
16 2 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 52 (18.71%) Visual Studio
2 46 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (2.88%) Subversion
4 8 (2.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.16%) JIRA
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.72%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) ERwin
8 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 21 (7.55%) Finance
2 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.80%) Retail
3 5 (1.80%) Marketing
4 4 (1.44%) Games
5 3 (1.08%) Publishing
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (60.79%) Developer
2 77 (27.70%) .NET Developer
3 71 (25.54%) C# Developer
4 67 (24.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (22.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 61 (21.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (8.99%) Administrator
8 24 (8.63%) Software Developer
9 22 (7.91%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.91%) SQL Developer
9 22 (7.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (7.55%) Consultant
11 18 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.04%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.04%) DBA
12 14 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.68%) SQL DBA
14 12 (4.32%) Analyst
15 11 (3.96%) Architect
15 11 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (58.27%) .NET
2 127 (45.68%) ASP.NET
3 70 (25.18%) HTML
4 65 (23.38%) jQuery
5 61 (21.94%) CSS
6 56 (20.14%) XML
7 50 (17.99%) WCF
8 38 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (12.59%) .NET Framework
9 35 (12.59%) Web Services
10 26 (9.35%) Ajax
11 23 (8.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (7.91%) HTML5
13 18 (6.47%) WSDL
14 16 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (4.68%) WinForms
18 10 (3.60%) AppFabric
18 10 (3.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.04%) Replication
3 13 (4.68%) Clustering
3 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.32%) iPhone
5 10 (3.60%) RIA
6 9 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.52%) Open Source
7 7 (2.52%) Celerra
7 7 (2.52%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.80%) Statistics
9 5 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.72%) Firmware
11 2 (0.72%) DTV
11 2 (0.72%) IPTV
11 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (34.89%) Windows
2 41 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (11.15%) Linux
4 22 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.76%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.04%) Android
8 12 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.60%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.24%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (2.88%) UNIX
11 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.16%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.50%) MVC
2 50 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (10.79%) OO
4 28 (10.07%) ETL
4 28 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (7.91%) Scrum
6 17 (6.12%) SOA
7 16 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.40%) CRM
9 14 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.68%) Web Development
10 13 (4.68%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.32%) V-Model
11 12 (4.32%) TDD
12 11 (3.96%) Validation
13 10 (3.60%) OOD
14 9 (3.24%) Migration
14 9 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (2.88%) Software Engineering
15 8 (2.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 161 (57.91%) SQL
2 144 (51.80%) C#
3 87 (31.29%) T-SQL
4 51 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.32%) VB
7 10 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.24%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.24%) Java
9 8 (2.88%) VBScript
9 8 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.52%) Perl
11 5 (1.80%) PHP
12 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.72%) VC++
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.71%) Degree
3 21 (7.55%) MCITP
4 16 (5.76%) MCTS
5 14 (5.04%) MCSE
6 12 (4.32%) MCP
7 7 (2.52%) CCA
7 7 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (2.52%) CCEA
7 7 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.52%) NCDA
7 7 (2.52%) NCIE
7 7 (2.52%) VCAP
7 7 (2.52%) VTSP
7 7 (2.52%) CCIA
8 6 (2.16%) CCNA
8 6 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.16%) MCSD
8 6 (2.16%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) GAMP
2 10 (3.60%) SLA
2 10 (3.60%) QA
3 5 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) GPG13
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.76%) vSphere
5 7 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.52%) vCloud
6 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.72%) Xen
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.72%) UAG
8 1 (0.36%) qmail
8 1 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Nagios
1 7 (2.52%) WSUS
1 7 (2.52%) Puppet
2 6 (2.16%) SCCM
3 5 (1.80%) SCOM
4 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.72%) Plesk
4 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.36%) YUM
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 137 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.51%) VMware
3 29 (10.43%) Oracle
4 21 (7.55%) Cisco
5 15 (5.40%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.60%) Citrix
7 9 (3.24%) EMC
8 8 (2.88%) NetApp
9 7 (2.52%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.52%) SAP
9 7 (2.52%) JBoss
9 7 (2.52%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.16%) Remedy
10 6 (2.16%) BMC
11 4 (1.44%) Apple
11 4 (1.44%) Symantec
11 4 (1.44%) Google
11 4 (1.44%) Acronis
12 3 (1.08%) ESRI
12 3 (1.08%) Cognos
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