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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 155 79 45
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 75 181 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 3.05% 5.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.79% 12.02% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57 168 270
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1105 1506 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.52% 25.36% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1286 1503
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 £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -32 37 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Slough -26 13 £44,000 +3.52%
Wokingham +5 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Maidenhead -13 7 £55,000 +62.96%
Newbury +3 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Bracknell -12 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Windsor -20 1 £55,000 +15.78%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (61.14%) SQL
3 109 (56.48%) .NET
4 103 (53.37%) Microsoft
5 98 (50.78%) C#
6 76 (39.38%) ASP.NET
7 74 (38.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 70 (36.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (35.23%) HTML
10 63 (32.64%) Windows
11 60 (31.09%) T-SQL
12 59 (30.57%) CSS
13 56 (29.02%) jQuery
14 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
15 45 (23.32%) MVC
16 37 (19.17%) Visual Studio
17 36 (18.65%) Active Directory
18 35 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
19 34 (17.62%) MS Excel
20 33 (17.10%) .NET Framework
21 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 29 (15.03%) XML
24 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
25 27 (13.99%) MS Office
25 27 (13.99%) Oracle
26 26 (13.47%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.36%) IIS
3 19 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.11%) Apache
9 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.07%) Lync
12 3 (1.55%) ArcGIS
13 2 (1.04%) CMS
14 1 (0.52%) JBoss
14 1 (0.52%) LiveCycle
14 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.55%) Agresso
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.70%) SaaS
3 4 (2.07%) IaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Office 365
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.81%) Internet
2 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.22%) WAAS
2 12 (6.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (4.66%) DNS
4 7 (3.63%) VPN
5 6 (3.11%) LAN
5 6 (3.11%) WAN
5 6 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.07%) SAN
6 4 (2.07%) Intranet
7 3 (1.55%) Firewall
7 3 (1.55%) FTP
8 2 (1.04%) HTTP
8 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.04%) SSL
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 2 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.04%) NAS
9 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (38.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 70 (36.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (13.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (10.88%) Oracle Database
8 20 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (7.25%) MySQL
12 11 (5.70%) MS Access
12 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.63%) OLAP
14 5 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (2.07%) PerformancePoint
16 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
16 3 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (19.17%) Visual Studio
2 35 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.07%) Subversion
5 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.55%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.52%) ERwin
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 22 (11.40%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Retail
2 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.04%) Local Government
3 2 (1.04%) Marketing
3 2 (1.04%) Publishing
3 2 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.52%) Front Office
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 116 (60.10%) Developer
2 54 (27.98%) C# Developer
3 52 (26.94%) .NET Developer
4 49 (25.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (22.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (20.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (12.44%) SQL Developer
8 19 (9.84%) Administrator
9 18 (9.33%) Software Developer
10 16 (8.29%) Architect
11 15 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (6.22%) Virtualisation Architect
13 12 (6.22%) Storage Architect
13 12 (6.22%) Storage Solutions Architect
14 11 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 11 (5.70%) Web Developer
15 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
15 10 (5.18%) DBA
16 9 (4.66%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (56.48%) .NET
2 76 (39.38%) ASP.NET
3 68 (35.23%) HTML
4 59 (30.57%) CSS
5 56 (29.02%) jQuery
6 33 (17.10%) .NET Framework
7 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (15.03%) XML
9 26 (13.47%) WCF
9 26 (13.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (11.40%) Web Services
11 20 (10.36%) HTML5
12 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (7.77%) Ajax
14 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (4.66%) SOAP
16 8 (4.15%) MDX
17 7 (3.63%) JSON
17 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 6 (3.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.22%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (6.22%) Celerra
3 12 (6.22%) CLARiiON
4 11 (5.70%) RIA
5 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.15%) Clustering
6 8 (4.15%) Open Source
7 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.59%) Statistics
8 5 (2.59%) Replication
8 5 (2.59%) iPhone
8 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.64%) Windows
2 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (8.29%) Linux
4 15 (7.77%) Windows 8
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.15%) Android
8 7 (3.63%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.55%) UNIX
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) CentOS
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.32%) MVC
2 35 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (12.44%) Scrum
5 15 (7.77%) ETL
5 15 (7.77%) OO
5 15 (7.77%) Unit Testing
6 14 (7.25%) V-Model
6 14 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.18%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.18%) Web Development
8 9 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.15%) Workflow
10 6 (3.11%) TDD
10 6 (3.11%) OOD
10 6 (3.11%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (3.11%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (3.11%) Dependency Management
11 5 (2.59%) Migration
11 5 (2.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (61.14%) SQL
2 98 (50.78%) C#
3 60 (31.09%) T-SQL
4 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.70%) Java
6 10 (5.18%) PHP
6 10 (5.18%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.59%) VB
8 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.55%) VBScript
11 2 (1.04%) VC++
12 1 (0.52%) Korn
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.77%) MCITP
3 14 (7.25%) MCSE
3 14 (7.25%) MCTS
4 12 (6.22%) CCA
4 12 (6.22%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (6.22%) CCEA
4 12 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (6.22%) NCDA
4 12 (6.22%) NCIE
4 12 (6.22%) VCAP
4 12 (6.22%) VTSP
4 12 (6.22%) CCIA
5 11 (5.70%) Degree
6 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) CISSP
8 2 (1.04%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) GAMP
2 10 (5.18%) QA
3 5 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.59%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 36 (18.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.77%) vSphere
5 12 (6.22%) vCloud
5 12 (6.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.04%) Xen
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.52%) Squid
7 1 (0.52%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) WSUS
1 7 (3.63%) SCCM
2 6 (3.11%) SCOM
3 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.52%) Plesk
4 1 (0.52%) YUM
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.99%) Oracle
3 23 (11.92%) VMware
4 15 (7.77%) Citrix
5 14 (7.25%) Cisco
5 14 (7.25%) EMC
6 13 (6.74%) NetApp
7 12 (6.22%) 3PAR
8 9 (4.66%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.11%) Remedy
9 6 (3.11%) BMC
10 5 (2.59%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.55%) ESRI
11 3 (1.55%) Red Gate
12 2 (1.04%) HP
12 2 (1.04%) Telerik
12 2 (1.04%) Google
12 2 (1.04%) CommVault
12 2 (1.04%) Sybase
13 1 (0.52%) Cognos
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