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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 156 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 114 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 2.24% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 8.08% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 99 94
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1162 1411 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.79% 27.74% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1125 1082
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 25 £46,250 +15.62%
Maidenhead -3 9 £60,000 +118.18%
Wokingham -18 3 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Slough +1 2 £35,750 -20.55%
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (52.59%) SQL
3 56 (48.28%) .NET
4 47 (40.52%) Windows
5 46 (39.66%) C#
5 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
7 40 (34.48%) XML
8 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
9 32 (27.59%) Finance
10 31 (26.72%) ASP.NET
10 31 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 29 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (23.28%) MVC
14 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
14 25 (21.55%) ITIL
15 24 (20.69%) UML
15 24 (20.69%) SharePoint
15 24 (20.69%) ETL
15 24 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
15 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (18.10%) VMware
16 21 (18.10%) HTML
17 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 18 (15.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (13.79%) IIS
4 16 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (7.76%) JBoss
6 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
7 6 (5.17%) CMS
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (3.45%) SAS
10 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.72%) Apache
11 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Office 365
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) SaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.62%) Firewall
3 9 (7.76%) SAN
3 9 (7.76%) WebEx
4 7 (6.03%) DHCP
4 7 (6.03%) DNS
5 6 (5.17%) Intranet
6 5 (4.31%) Network Security
7 4 (3.45%) VPN
7 4 (3.45%) Wireless
8 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.72%) HTTP
9 2 (1.72%) Internet
9 2 (1.72%) LDAP
9 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.86%) Broadband
10 1 (0.86%) LAN
10 1 (0.86%) NAS
10 1 (0.86%) WAN
10 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (5.17%) Power BI
9 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.31%) MySQL
11 4 (3.45%) DTS
11 4 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (3.45%) SAS EBI
11 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.59%) Big Data
12 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Legal
4 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.45%) Games
5 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Developer
2 26 (22.41%) Applications Support
3 19 (16.38%) SQL Developer
4 17 (14.66%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.93%) .NET Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Analyst
7 13 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.34%) Support Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Consultant
10 10 (8.62%) Administrator
10 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Administrator
11 8 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
12 7 (6.03%) Implementation Consultant
12 7 (6.03%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) SQL Support Analyst
13 6 (5.17%) C# WCF Developer
13 6 (5.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.28%) .NET
2 40 (34.48%) XML
3 31 (26.72%) ASP.NET
4 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (18.10%) HTML
6 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (15.52%) Middleware
8 15 (12.93%) Web Services
9 14 (12.07%) CSS
10 13 (11.21%) WCF
11 10 (8.62%) jQuery
11 10 (8.62%) WPF
12 7 (6.03%) MDX
13 6 (5.17%) HTML5
14 4 (3.45%) WebCenter
15 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
15 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.90%) PKI
2 7 (6.03%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) Social Media
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 10
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) Linux
8 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Unix
10 1 (0.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) MVC
3 25 (21.55%) ITIL
4 24 (20.69%) ETL
4 24 (20.69%) UML
5 18 (15.52%) SOA
5 18 (15.52%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
6 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.76%) Analytics
7 9 (7.76%) SDLC
7 9 (7.76%) Validation
8 8 (6.90%) SIEM
9 7 (6.03%) Change Management
9 7 (6.03%) Workflow
10 6 (5.17%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.31%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) SQL
2 46 (39.66%) C#
3 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.21%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.03%) PHP
6 6 (5.17%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.31%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) VC++
9 2 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.86%) Python
10 1 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) CISSP
2 8 (6.90%) CISA
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) MCP
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) CEH
6 1 (0.86%) GCIH
6 1 (0.86%) MCITP
6 1 (0.86%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) GAMP
3 1 (0.86%) COBIT
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.72%) XenApp
7 2 (1.72%) XenServer
8 1 (0.86%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) WSUS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Nessus
3 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.10%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Oracle
4 9 (7.76%) HP
5 8 (6.90%) LogRhythm
6 7 (6.03%) Cisco
6 7 (6.03%) Citrix
6 7 (6.03%) Veeam
7 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.31%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.45%) Apple
8 4 (3.45%) IBM
8 4 (3.45%) Juniper
9 3 (2.59%) Dell
9 3 (2.59%) EMC
9 3 (2.59%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.59%) SAP
9 3 (2.59%) Sophos
10 2 (1.72%) WatchGuard
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