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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 124 68 95
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 93 176 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 3.22% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 14.07% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 86 152 133
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1227 1251 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.40% 22.92% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1072 1304
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -21 47 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Slough -17 15 £46,500 +17.72% 2
Bracknell +1 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Wokingham +6 4 £39,000 +4.00%
Ascot - 4 £37,000 -
Windsor - 3 £27,500 -
Newbury -3 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Maidenhead -9 2 £45,000 -4.25%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (50.81%) Microsoft
3 93 (50.27%) SQL
4 88 (47.57%) .NET
5 75 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 70 (37.84%) ASP.NET
6 70 (37.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 69 (37.30%) C#
8 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
9 56 (30.27%) Windows
10 55 (29.73%) MVC
11 53 (28.65%) HTML
12 49 (26.49%) CSS
13 48 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (23.78%) JavaScript
16 41 (22.16%) MS Excel
17 38 (20.54%) jQuery
18 35 (18.92%) Linux
19 34 (18.38%) IIS
20 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 29 (15.68%) WCF
22 28 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 28 (15.14%) Performance Tuning
23 26 (14.05%) Entity Framework
23 26 (14.05%) MySQL
24 25 (13.51%) Active Directory
24 25 (13.51%) MDX
24 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (18.38%) IIS
2 23 (12.43%) Apache
2 23 (12.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.95%) CMS
3 11 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.95%) JBoss
4 10 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (4.32%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.32%) nginx
5 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.24%) Drupal
7 6 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.24%) Lync
8 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.16%) Alfresco
Applications
1 41 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.97%) SaaS
2 9 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) Firewall
2 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.19%) SAN
4 10 (5.41%) LDAP
4 10 (5.41%) VPN
4 10 (5.41%) DNS
4 10 (5.41%) HTTP
4 10 (5.41%) NAS
5 9 (4.86%) SNMP
6 8 (4.32%) DHCP
7 5 (2.70%) VLAN
8 4 (2.16%) LAN
8 4 (2.16%) WAN
8 4 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.16%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.62%) Wireless
9 3 (1.62%) Network Security
9 3 (1.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 70 (37.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (14.05%) MySQL
6 21 (11.35%) Relational Database
7 19 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (7.57%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (7.03%) RavenDB
10 12 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
16 1 (0.54%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.62%) T4 Templates
5 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.54%) Grunt
6 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (11.35%) Finance
2 7 (3.78%) Marketing
3 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.24%) Games
3 6 (3.24%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.62%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (51.35%) Developer
2 41 (22.16%) .NET Developer
2 41 (22.16%) C# Developer
3 40 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (17.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (11.35%) DBA
6 21 (11.35%) SQL DBA
7 20 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 18 (9.73%) SQL Server DBA
9 17 (9.19%) Analyst
10 16 (8.65%) Consultant
11 11 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (5.95%) Senior SQL DBA
11 11 (5.95%) Senior DBA
11 11 (5.95%) Senior SQL Server DBA
12 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.41%) SQL Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (47.57%) .NET
2 70 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 53 (28.65%) HTML
4 49 (26.49%) CSS
5 47 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (20.54%) jQuery
7 29 (15.68%) WCF
8 28 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 26 (14.05%) Entity Framework
10 25 (13.51%) MDX
11 23 (12.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (11.89%) AngularJS
13 17 (9.19%) Web Services
13 17 (9.19%) LESS
14 16 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 16 (8.65%) .NET Framework
14 16 (8.65%) WF
15 13 (7.03%) XML
16 11 (5.95%) HTML5
17 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (9.73%) Clustering
3 11 (5.95%) Replication
4 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.24%) Wiki
6 6 (3.24%) Blog
6 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.16%) User Experience
8 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.08%) DTV
10 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.54%) Open Source
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.27%) Windows
2 35 (18.92%) Linux
3 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.03%) CentOS
6 10 (5.41%) UNIX
6 10 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.32%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.73%) MVC
2 48 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.14%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (12.43%) Web Development
6 21 (11.35%) OO
7 19 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.27%) Scrum
7 19 (10.27%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.19%) Workflow
9 14 (7.57%) Migration
10 13 (7.03%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (6.49%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.49%) CQRS
12 10 (5.41%) ETL
13 9 (4.86%) ITIL
14 8 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (3.78%) Performance Management
16 6 (3.24%) OOD
16 6 (3.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.27%) SQL
2 69 (37.30%) C#
3 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
4 44 (23.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.73%) Perl
6 16 (8.65%) PowerShell
6 16 (8.65%) PHP
7 12 (6.49%) TypeScript
8 10 (5.41%) Python
9 9 (4.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.08%) VC++
10 2 (1.08%) Java
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) C++
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.11%) Degree
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.16%) MCSE
4 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) MCSA
4 3 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.62%) CCNA
4 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) GNVQ
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) GAMP
3 1 (0.54%) GPG13
3 1 (0.54%) FISMA
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.57%) vSphere
4 10 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (4.32%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.32%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.24%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.16%) Samba
7 4 (2.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.54%) pfSense
8 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) Xen
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) Plesk
1 12 (6.49%) cPanel
1 12 (6.49%) Webmin
2 11 (5.95%) Puppet
3 10 (5.41%) OpenAM
4 5 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 94 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.97%) VMware
3 23 (12.43%) Oracle
4 18 (9.73%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.03%) Citrix
6 12 (6.49%) Twitter
7 8 (4.32%) Cisco
7 8 (4.32%) HP
8 5 (2.70%) Tableau
8 5 (2.70%) ProCurve
8 5 (2.70%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.70%) Brocade
9 4 (2.16%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.16%) Ektron
10 3 (1.62%) Symantec
11 2 (1.08%) Lotus
11 2 (1.08%) EMC
11 2 (1.08%) IBM
11 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
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