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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 160 83 50
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 74 175 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 2.96% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 11.80% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57 163 266
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 £32,900 £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
1095 1483 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.53% 25.05% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1260 1510
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 £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 22 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 22 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 -29 35 £42,750 +6.87% 9
Slough -18 14 £44,000 +3.52%
Wokingham +4 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Maidenhead -10 7 £55,000 +62.96% 1
Newbury +1 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Bracknell -10 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Windsor -21 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 22 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
2 116 (60.10%) SQL
3 109 (56.48%) .NET
4 103 (53.37%) Microsoft
5 98 (50.78%) C#
6 76 (39.38%) ASP.NET
7 72 (37.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 72 (37.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 68 (35.23%) HTML
9 63 (32.64%) Windows
10 60 (31.09%) T-SQL
11 59 (30.57%) CSS
12 56 (29.02%) jQuery
13 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
14 44 (22.80%) MVC
15 39 (20.21%) Visual Studio
16 36 (18.65%) Active Directory
17 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (17.62%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (17.10%) MS Excel
20 32 (16.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (16.58%) .NET Framework
21 31 (16.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (16.06%) XML
22 29 (15.03%) MS Office
23 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (13.47%) Oracle
24 26 (13.47%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 19 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.84%) IIS
3 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.11%) Apache
9 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.07%) Lync
11 3 (1.55%) ArcGIS
12 2 (1.04%) CMS
13 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (17.10%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.55%) Agresso
4 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%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.04%) SSL
8 2 (1.04%) HTTP
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 72 (37.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 72 (37.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (16.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (16.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (12.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (10.36%) Oracle Database
8 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (6.74%) MySQL
10 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
10 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (5.70%) MS Access
11 7 (3.63%) OLAP
12 5 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.07%) PerformancePoint
14 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 34 (17.62%) 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%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 22 (11.40%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.15%) Retail
3 2 (1.04%) Games
3 2 (1.04%) Publishing
3 2 (1.04%) Local Government
3 2 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Front Office
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Storage Architect
13 12 (6.22%) Virtualisation 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%) DBA
15 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
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 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (16.58%) .NET Framework
7 31 (16.06%) XML
8 26 (13.47%) WCF
8 26 (13.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 22 (11.40%) Web Services
10 20 (10.36%) HTML5
11 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (7.25%) Ajax
13 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (4.66%) SOAP
15 8 (4.15%) MDX
16 7 (3.63%) JSON
16 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (3.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.22%) CLARiiON
3 12 (6.22%) Celerra
3 12 (6.22%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (5.70%) RIA
5 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.15%) Clustering
7 7 (3.63%) Open Source
7 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.59%) Statistics
8 5 (2.59%) iPhone
8 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.59%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.52%) IPTV
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.64%) Windows
2 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.29%) Linux
3 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (7.77%) Windows 8
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.15%) Android
7 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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 44 (22.80%) MVC
2 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.92%) Scrum
5 15 (7.77%) Unit Testing
5 15 (7.77%) OO
5 15 (7.77%) ETL
6 14 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (6.74%) V-Model
8 10 (5.18%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.18%) Web Development
9 9 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.15%) Workflow
11 6 (3.11%) CRM
11 6 (3.11%) OOD
11 6 (3.11%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (3.11%) Dependency Management
11 6 (3.11%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (2.59%) TDD
12 5 (2.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (60.10%) SQL
2 98 (50.78%) C#
3 60 (31.09%) T-SQL
4 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.66%) VB.NET
5 9 (4.66%) PHP
5 9 (4.66%) Java
6 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.07%) VB
6 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.04%) VC++
7 2 (1.04%) VBScript
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.77%) MCITP
3 14 (7.25%) MCTS
3 14 (7.25%) MCSE
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%) VCAP
4 12 (6.22%) VTSP
4 12 (6.22%) NCDA
4 12 (6.22%) NCIE
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%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
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%) GPG13
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.22%) vCloud
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.04%) Xen
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.52%) qmail
7 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) WSUS
1 7 (3.63%) SCCM
2 6 (3.11%) SCOM
3 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) Plesk
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) YUM
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 103 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.47%) 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%) BMC
9 6 (3.11%) Remedy
10 5 (2.59%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.55%) Red Gate
11 3 (1.55%) ESRI
12 2 (1.04%) HP
12 2 (1.04%) CommVault
12 2 (1.04%) Sybase
12 2 (1.04%) Google
12 2 (1.04%) Telerik
13 1 (0.52%) Nintex
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