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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 103 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 4.62% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.13% 17.82% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 93 65
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 £40,000 £35,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
504 578 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.41% 25.92% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 436 468 520
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 49 (57.65%) .NET
4 42 (49.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (41.18%) C#
6 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
7 31 (36.47%) SQL
8 28 (32.94%) HTML
8 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (31.76%) Oracle
10 25 (29.41%) CSS
11 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (28.24%) jQuery
12 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
12 23 (27.06%) T-SQL
13 22 (25.88%) MVC
14 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (24.71%) Visual Studio
15 20 (23.53%) Windows
15 20 (23.53%) WCF
16 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (22.35%) Inversion of Control
16 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (21.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (20.00%) Finance
18 17 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
18 17 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (17.65%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) Apache
2 11 (12.94%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (12.94%) JBoss
2 11 (12.94%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (12.94%) WebSphere
3 10 (11.76%) IIS
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.53%) Lync
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.35%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) SAN
1 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.94%) LDAP
2 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 11 (12.94%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) NAS
3 4 (4.71%) WAAS
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (49.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 15 (17.65%) MySQL
7 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (7.06%) RavenDB
11 4 (4.71%) OLAP
12 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.35%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.35%) MS Access
13 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) .NET Developer
2 21 (24.71%) DBA
3 20 (23.53%) SQL DBA
4 19 (22.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (22.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (22.35%) C# Developer
5 18 (21.18%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (16.47%) Consultant
8 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Consultant
8 12 (14.12%) Senior DBA
8 12 (14.12%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 12 (14.12%) Senior SQL DBA
9 9 (10.59%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
11 6 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.06%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.94%) HTML
4 25 (29.41%) CSS
5 24 (28.24%) jQuery
6 20 (23.53%) WCF
7 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (21.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.94%) WF
11 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (11.76%) Web Services
12 8 (9.41%) LESS
12 8 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.06%) Ajax
13 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
14 5 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (5.88%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (17.65%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Celerra
5 4 (4.71%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Open Source
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) UNIX
3 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) AIX
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (25.88%) MVC
3 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (15.29%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Migration
8 11 (12.94%) OO
8 11 (12.94%) Web Development
9 10 (11.76%) Workflow
10 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.24%) Release Management
13 6 (7.06%) System Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
13 6 (7.06%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (7.06%) CQRS
14 5 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
15 4 (4.71%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) C#
2 31 (36.47%) SQL
3 23 (27.06%) T-SQL
4 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.94%) Perl
7 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) Java
9 3 (3.53%) VBScript
9 3 (3.53%) VB
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) MCITP
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.71%) MCTS
3 4 (4.71%) NCDA
3 4 (4.71%) NCIE
3 4 (4.71%) VCAP
3 4 (4.71%) VTSP
3 4 (4.71%) CCA
3 4 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.71%) CCEA
3 4 (4.71%) MCSE
3 4 (4.71%) CCIA
4 3 (3.53%) VCP4
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) vCloud
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
1 11 (12.94%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.76%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.06%) Twitter
5 5 (5.88%) Citrix
5 5 (5.88%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.71%) EMC
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
6 4 (4.71%) HP
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) IBM
7 3 (3.53%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.35%) Lotus
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
9 1 (1.18%) Adobe
9 1 (1.18%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.18%) Ektron
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago