The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 101 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 2.51% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.26% 12.18% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 48
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
569 476 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.02% 20.57% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 475 400 455
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (62.11%) .NET
3 49 (51.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (48.42%) C#
5 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 44 (46.32%) ASP.NET
7 43 (45.26%) SQL
8 39 (41.05%) MVC
9 37 (38.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
11 30 (31.58%) jQuery
12 29 (30.53%) HTML
13 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
13 28 (29.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 27 (28.42%) CSS
15 25 (26.32%) WCF
16 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (23.16%) Windows
17 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (22.11%) SharePoint
18 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (22.11%) Inversion of Control
18 21 (22.11%) Entity Framework
19 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
19 20 (21.05%) OO
19 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
19 20 (21.05%) Oracle
20 19 (20.00%) Visual Studio
20 19 (20.00%) Finance
20 19 (20.00%) SaaS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (22.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.68%) IIS
3 11 (11.58%) Apache
3 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.58%) JBoss
3 11 (11.58%) WebSphere
4 10 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (3.16%) CMS
8 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.11%) Lync
8 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) SaaS
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.16%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) Taleo
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.58%) SAN
3 10 (10.53%) NAS
3 10 (10.53%) LDAP
3 10 (10.53%) HTTP
3 10 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.05%) Intranet
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (51.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 14 (14.74%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (13.68%) RavenDB
7 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (11.58%) MySQL
8 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.05%) QlikView
12 1 (1.05%) DB2
12 1 (1.05%) MS Access
12 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (51.58%) Developer
2 31 (32.63%) C# Developer
3 30 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (29.47%) .NET Developer
5 25 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (18.95%) DBA
7 18 (18.95%) SQL DBA
8 17 (17.89%) SQL Server DBA
9 16 (16.84%) Software Developer
10 12 (12.63%) Consultant
11 11 (11.58%) Senior DBA
11 11 (11.58%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 11 (11.58%) Senior SQL DBA
12 10 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
14 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Consultant
14 7 (7.37%) Analyst
14 7 (7.37%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.11%) .NET
2 44 (46.32%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (31.58%) jQuery
5 29 (30.53%) HTML
6 28 (29.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 27 (28.42%) CSS
8 25 (26.32%) WCF
9 21 (22.11%) Entity Framework
10 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
11 18 (18.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (17.89%) LESS
13 16 (16.84%) WF
14 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (12.63%) Web Services
16 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
17 7 (7.37%) XML
18 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
18 5 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
18 5 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (12.63%) Clustering
3 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.53%) UNIX
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) MVC
2 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (21.05%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) Scrum
5 18 (18.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (16.84%) Workflow
7 13 (13.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (12.63%) CQRS
8 12 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.53%) Web Development
10 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
11 7 (7.37%) Migration
12 6 (6.32%) OOD
12 6 (6.32%) TDD
12 6 (6.32%) System Testing
12 6 (6.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) C#
2 43 (45.26%) SQL
3 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
4 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.63%) TypeScript
6 11 (11.58%) PowerShell
7 10 (10.53%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Puppet
2 10 (10.53%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) Oracle
3 12 (12.63%) Twitter
4 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.47%) VMware
6 7 (7.37%) Citrix
7 4 (4.21%) Ektron
7 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.16%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.11%) Lotus
9 2 (2.11%) Symantec
9 2 (2.11%) IBM
9 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.05%) Planview
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Sun
10 1 (1.05%) Dell
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