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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.95% 1.58% 4.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 4.37% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 24
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £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
178 183 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.65% 36.24% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 140 156
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) .NET
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) C#
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (45.45%) IIS
8 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
9 8 (36.36%) VB
9 8 (36.36%) WinForms
10 7 (31.82%) VBScript
11 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (27.27%) Web Development
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (22.73%) WCF
12 5 (22.73%) MS Office
12 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
13 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
13 4 (18.18%) Linux
13 4 (18.18%) ETL
13 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (18.18%) SAP
13 4 (18.18%) VMware
13 4 (18.18%) Shell Script

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Database Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) WinForms
4 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) ETL
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) VBScript
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCSP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CCIP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
1 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) CommVault
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) ESRI