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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 127 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 90 125 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.80% 2.29% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.68% 10.09% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 81 110 121
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 £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1348 1239 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.99% 22.68% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1054 1214
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 -30 36 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Slough 0 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wokingham -2 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 4 £42,500 - 2
Bracknell +14 2 £36,500 -8.75%
Ascot - 2 £37,000 -
Windsor - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (61.83%) SQL
3 90 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 81 (43.55%) .NET
5 79 (42.47%) T-SQL
6 67 (36.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (34.41%) ASP.NET
8 63 (33.87%) C#
8 63 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 53 (28.49%) HTML
11 51 (27.42%) Windows
12 49 (26.34%) CSS
12 49 (26.34%) MVC
13 48 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
15 42 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (20.43%) MS Excel
17 37 (19.89%) jQuery
18 36 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (17.74%) MDX
20 30 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (15.59%) WCF
22 28 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
22 28 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (14.52%) Linux
24 26 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 25 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
25 25 (13.44%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (12.90%) IIS
2 21 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.60%) Apache
4 10 (5.38%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.84%) JBoss
5 9 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.84%) CMS
5 9 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.76%) Lync
7 7 (3.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.15%) Kentico
10 4 (2.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.38%) 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 23 (12.37%) SaaS
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.61%) Office 365
5 2 (1.08%) Taleo
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.14%) Firewall
2 13 (6.99%) SAN
2 13 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.38%) DNS
4 8 (4.30%) VPN
4 8 (4.30%) DHCP
5 7 (3.76%) HTTP
5 7 (3.76%) LDAP
5 7 (3.76%) NAS
6 6 (3.23%) LAN
6 6 (3.23%) WAN
6 6 (3.23%) SNMP
7 5 (2.69%) VLAN
8 4 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.15%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.61%) Internet
10 2 (1.08%) Intranet
10 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (36.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 62 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (10.22%) MySQL
9 17 (9.14%) Relational Database
10 15 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (6.99%) RavenDB
12 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
15 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.61%) OLTP
16 3 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.61%) T4 Templates
5 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.54%) Grunt
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.76%) Advertising
3 7 (3.76%) Games
4 6 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Law
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (53.23%) Developer
2 38 (20.43%) .NET Developer
3 36 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 35 (18.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (13.98%) Analyst
6 25 (13.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (10.75%) Software Developer
9 18 (9.68%) DBA
9 18 (9.68%) SQL DBA
10 15 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 15 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 13 (6.99%) SQL Developer
11 13 (6.99%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (5.91%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.91%) Consultant
12 11 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.55%) .NET
2 64 (34.41%) ASP.NET
3 53 (28.49%) HTML
4 49 (26.34%) CSS
5 42 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (19.89%) jQuery
7 33 (17.74%) MDX
8 29 (15.59%) WCF
9 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 23 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (11.83%) AngularJS
12 21 (11.29%) Entity Framework
13 17 (9.14%) LESS
14 16 (8.60%) WF
15 14 (7.53%) HTML5
16 13 (6.99%) Web Services
16 13 (6.99%) XML
17 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
18 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (6.99%) Clustering
3 9 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.84%) Replication
3 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.23%) Wiki
5 6 (3.23%) Blog
6 4 (2.15%) User Experience
7 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.08%) FMCG
8 2 (1.08%) DTV
8 2 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.42%) Windows
2 27 (14.52%) Linux
3 25 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.30%) UNIX
6 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.69%) CentOS
8 4 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.08%) Debian
9 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (26.34%) MVC
3 30 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (12.37%) ETL
6 21 (11.29%) OO
7 20 (10.75%) Scrum
8 19 (10.22%) Web Development
9 17 (9.14%) Workflow
10 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (6.99%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (6.45%) CQRS
12 12 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.91%) ITIL
14 9 (4.84%) Dashboard Development
15 8 (4.30%) Migration
15 8 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (3.23%) OOD
16 6 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (61.83%) SQL
2 79 (42.47%) T-SQL
3 63 (33.87%) C#
4 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 12 (6.45%) PHP
6 11 (5.91%) Perl
7 8 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.69%) VC++
9 3 (1.61%) Python
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) Java
11 1 (0.54%) C++
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Degree
2 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.23%) MCSE
4 4 (2.15%) MCSA
4 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) MCITP
5 3 (1.61%) CCNA
5 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (0.54%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) GAMP
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (13.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.84%) vSphere
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.15%) Samba
9 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.61%) XenApp
10 2 (1.08%) XenServer
11 1 (0.54%) Xen
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.54%) vCloud
11 1 (0.54%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Puppet
2 7 (3.76%) OpenAM
2 7 (3.76%) cPanel
2 7 (3.76%) Webmin
2 7 (3.76%) Plesk
3 5 (2.69%) SCCM
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.29%) VMware
3 20 (10.75%) Oracle
4 12 (6.45%) Twitter
5 10 (5.38%) Citrix
5 10 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.30%) Cisco
7 7 (3.76%) HP
8 6 (3.23%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.69%) Brocade
9 5 (2.69%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.69%) ProCurve
9 5 (2.69%) Tableau
10 4 (2.15%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.15%) Ektron
11 3 (1.61%) Symantec
11 3 (1.61%) Sun
11 3 (1.61%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.08%) SAP
12 2 (1.08%) IBM
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