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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 165 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 115 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 2.30% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 8.37% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 101 108
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
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
1213 1374 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.39% 27.50% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1099 1123
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -33 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wokingham -19 8 £53,750 +32.71% 1
Slough -7 2 £35,750 -20.55%
Bracknell -5 1 £47,000 +28.76%
Maidenhead -14 1 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (60.00%) .NET
3 62 (51.67%) SQL
4 60 (50.00%) C#
5 53 (44.17%) XML
6 49 (40.83%) Windows
7 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
8 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
9 40 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET
11 35 (29.17%) MVC
12 33 (27.50%) WebSphere
13 31 (25.83%) Finance
13 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (24.17%) WebSphere MQ
15 29 (24.17%) UML
15 29 (24.17%) ETL
16 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (23.33%) ITIL
16 28 (23.33%) HTML
17 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 24 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 23 (19.17%) Web Services
20 23 (19.17%) SOA
20 23 (19.17%) MS Excel

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 33 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.83%) IIS
4 9 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (5.00%) JBoss
7 5 (4.17%) CMS
7 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.67%) Apache
10 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.67%) SAS
10 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.50%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) SAN
2 8 (6.67%) DHCP
2 8 (6.67%) DNS
2 8 (6.67%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) WebEx
4 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.33%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) Wireless
6 2 (1.67%) HTTP
6 2 (1.67%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) Intranet
6 2 (1.67%) LAN
6 2 (1.67%) LDAP
6 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.67%) S/MIME
6 2 (1.67%) Skype
6 2 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.33%) DTS
9 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.17%) MySQL
10 5 (4.17%) Power BI
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.50%) Big Data
12 3 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.67%) Moq
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) MSTest
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 15 (12.50%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.17%) Electronics
6 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Developer
2 29 (24.17%) Applications Support
3 26 (21.67%) C# Developer
4 25 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 22 (18.33%) .NET Developer
6 21 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (15.00%) Analyst
8 16 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 14 (11.67%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
10 12 (10.00%) Consultant
10 12 (10.00%) Support Analyst
10 12 (10.00%) WCF Developer
11 8 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (5.83%) SQL Support Analyst
13 6 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
13 6 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (60.00%) .NET
2 53 (44.17%) XML
3 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (24.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 28 (23.33%) HTML
7 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 23 (19.17%) Middleware
8 23 (19.17%) Web Services
9 20 (16.67%) WCF
10 18 (15.00%) CSS
11 15 (12.50%) WPF
12 10 (8.33%) jQuery
13 8 (6.67%) MDX
14 6 (5.00%) HTML5
15 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
15 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) PKI
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) AS400
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.83%) Windows
2 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 10 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.33%) Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.50%) Unix
8 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) CentOS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) MVC
2 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.17%) ETL
3 29 (24.17%) UML
4 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (23.33%) ITIL
5 23 (19.17%) SOA
6 21 (17.50%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.67%) SDLC
8 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (5.00%) CRM
10 6 (5.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.00%) Validation
11 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.17%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 60 (50.00%) C#
3 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 19 (15.83%) T-SQL
6 13 (10.83%) VB
7 12 (10.00%) Java
7 12 (10.00%) PHP
8 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.33%) VC++
10 2 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.83%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.83%) CISSP
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.83%) MCITP
2 1 (0.83%) MCP
2 1 (0.83%) MCSA
2 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) GAMP
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.17%) XenApp
5 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.83%) UAG
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) WSUS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) VMware
3 17 (14.17%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) Citrix
4 10 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (5.83%) Veeam
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco
7 5 (4.17%) IBM
8 4 (3.33%) Apple
8 4 (3.33%) EMC
8 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.50%) Dell
9 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.50%) SAP
9 3 (2.50%) Sophos
10 2 (1.67%) Tableau
10 2 (1.67%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.83%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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