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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.18% 1.25% 6.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 3.74% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 28
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
159 187 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 28.14% 33.45% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 85 147 127
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (44.44%) Linux
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (33.33%) MySQL
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
8 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Database Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Database Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) DHTML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) ESRI
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase