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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.27% 2.84% 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.83% 13.29% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 66
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £55,000
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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
482 489 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.17% 21.34% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 371 417 541
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (63.25%) SQL
3 58 (49.57%) .NET
4 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 51 (43.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (42.74%) C#
7 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 39 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 30 (25.64%) jQuery
9 30 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (23.08%) HTML
11 24 (20.51%) CSS
11 24 (20.51%) Windows
11 24 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
11 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (18.80%) Active Directory
14 21 (17.95%) Visual Studio
14 21 (17.95%) MVC
15 20 (17.09%) ETL
15 20 (17.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
17 18 (15.38%) Finance
18 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (13.68%) Scrum
19 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.27%) IIS
6 5 (4.27%) Apache
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.56%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) WAAS
1 11 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.13%) DNS
3 5 (4.27%) VPN
3 5 (4.27%) LAN
3 5 (4.27%) WAN
3 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) Telnet
5 1 (0.85%) SSH
5 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.85%) NAS
5 1 (0.85%) FTP
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (43.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (7.69%) OLAP
9 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (5.98%) MS Access
11 4 (3.42%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.56%) MySQL
13 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.71%) OLTP
13 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.71%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Publishing
3 2 (1.71%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (59.83%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) .NET Developer
2 41 (35.04%) C# Developer
2 41 (35.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 41 (35.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 39 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (14.53%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Architect
6 12 (10.26%) Administrator
6 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Virtualisation Architect
7 11 (9.40%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (9.40%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.40%) Storage Architect
7 11 (9.40%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Systems Support
8 7 (5.98%) ETL Developer
9 6 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.57%) .NET
2 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.64%) jQuery
4 27 (23.08%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) CSS
6 20 (17.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
8 15 (12.82%) WCF
9 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (7.69%) Ajax
12 8 (6.84%) Web Services
12 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.98%) MDX
14 5 (4.27%) XML
15 3 (2.56%) WF
16 2 (1.71%) XSLT
16 2 (1.71%) Classic ASP
17 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (9.40%) Celerra
2 11 (9.40%) CLARiiON
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) iPhone
4 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.27%) Statistics
5 3 (2.56%) Replication
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) IPTV
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.13%) Linux
5 6 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (17.95%) MVC
3 20 (17.09%) ETL
4 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.68%) Scrum
6 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.55%) Web Development
8 9 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.84%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (5.98%) OO
11 4 (3.42%) OOD
11 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.42%) Workflow
12 3 (2.56%) Dependency Management
13 2 (1.71%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (1.71%) Database Security
13 2 (1.71%) Performance Management
13 2 (1.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.25%) SQL
2 50 (42.74%) C#
3 39 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.42%) Java
5 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.11%) MCTS
2 13 (11.11%) MCITP
3 12 (10.26%) MCSE
4 11 (9.40%) CCA
4 11 (9.40%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (9.40%) CCEA
4 11 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (9.40%) NCDA
4 11 (9.40%) NCIE
4 11 (9.40%) VCAP
4 11 (9.40%) VTSP
4 11 (9.40%) CCIA
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
1 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.40%) XenDesktop
4 11 (9.40%) vSphere
4 11 (9.40%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) SCOM
2 5 (4.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) Plesk
Vendors
1 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) VMware
3 14 (11.97%) Citrix
4 13 (11.11%) EMC
5 11 (9.40%) Cisco
5 11 (9.40%) 3PAR
5 11 (9.40%) NetApp
6 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.56%) Remedy
7 3 (2.56%) Cognos
7 3 (2.56%) BMC
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle
8 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.71%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Netezza
9 1 (0.85%) Nintex
9 1 (0.85%) ESRI
9 1 (0.85%) Informatica
9 1 (0.85%) HP
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