The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.74% 1.78% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 4.89% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 23
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £49,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

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 Bracknell region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
173 184 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.10% 36.36% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 99 142 155
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,783 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bracknell region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bracknell

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (28.57%) VB
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) WinForms
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Database Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) CommVault
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) ESRI