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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 92 48 76
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 105 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 4.63% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.08% 17.77% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 49 94 52
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
486 591 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.28% 26.06% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 417 473 485
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
3 47 (56.63%) .NET
4 37 (44.58%) C#
5 36 (43.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (39.76%) ASP.NET
7 31 (37.35%) SQL
8 28 (33.73%) HTML
8 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (28.92%) jQuery
9 24 (28.92%) CSS
10 23 (27.71%) T-SQL
10 23 (27.71%) Oracle
11 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
11 22 (26.51%) MVC
12 21 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
14 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (22.89%) WCF
15 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (21.69%) Inversion of Control
15 18 (21.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (20.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (20.48%) SharePoint
16 17 (20.48%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
17 16 (19.28%) Windows
17 16 (19.28%) Finance
18 15 (18.07%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) IIS
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
6 7 (8.43%) JBoss
6 7 (8.43%) Apache
6 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (8.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.61%) Lync
9 2 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.20%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) SaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) SAN
1 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (9.64%) WAAS
2 7 (8.43%) NAS
2 7 (8.43%) LDAP
2 7 (8.43%) HTTP
2 7 (8.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (43.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (20.48%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (13.25%) MySQL
7 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.82%) OLAP
10 4 (4.82%) RavenDB
11 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.41%) MS Access
12 2 (2.41%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (2.41%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.02%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.30%) C# Developer
3 21 (25.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 21 (25.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (20.48%) DBA
6 16 (19.28%) SQL DBA
7 14 (16.87%) SQL Server DBA
7 14 (16.87%) Consultant
8 12 (14.46%) Senior DBA
8 12 (14.46%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 12 (14.46%) Senior SQL DBA
8 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Consultant
9 9 (10.84%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (9.64%) Architect
10 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
10 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (9.64%) Storage Architect
10 8 (9.64%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) .NET
2 33 (39.76%) ASP.NET
3 28 (33.73%) HTML
4 24 (28.92%) jQuery
4 24 (28.92%) CSS
5 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (22.89%) WCF
6 18 (21.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (9.64%) WF
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (7.23%) LESS
12 6 (7.23%) Ajax
12 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.02%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (6.02%) NHibernate
13 5 (6.02%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (14.46%) Clustering
3 8 (9.64%) CLARiiON
3 8 (9.64%) Celerra
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) UNIX
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) MVC
2 21 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (16.87%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (15.66%) Scrum
7 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.25%) Web Development
8 11 (13.25%) Migration
9 9 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (10.84%) OO
10 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.43%) Release Management
11 7 (8.43%) Workflow
12 6 (7.23%) System Testing
13 5 (6.02%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
14 4 (4.82%) ETL
14 4 (4.82%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) C#
2 31 (37.35%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.43%) Perl
7 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.02%) Java
9 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 4 (4.82%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.61%) VBScript
10 3 (3.61%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) Korn
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCA
2 8 (9.64%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCEA
2 8 (9.64%) MCSE
2 8 (9.64%) VCAP
2 8 (9.64%) VTSP
2 8 (9.64%) CCIA
2 8 (9.64%) NCDA
2 8 (9.64%) NCIE
2 8 (9.64%) MCTS
2 8 (9.64%) MCITP
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) XenDesktop
3 8 (9.64%) vCloud
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
3 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) OpenAM
1 7 (8.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) NetApp
4 8 (9.64%) EMC
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) 3PAR
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) Twitter
7 3 (3.61%) Red Gate
7 3 (3.61%) IBM
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 2 (2.41%) Lotus
9 1 (1.20%) Ektron
9 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.20%) Adobe
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
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