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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 114 85 43
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 61 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 2.57% 5.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.95% 11.69% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 110
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
633 522 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.86% 22.00% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 547 450 515
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £79,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (78.57%) SQL
3 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 31 (44.29%) Windows
5 27 (38.57%) .NET
6 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 20 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
11 18 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
13 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
14 13 (18.57%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (17.14%) Retail
15 12 (17.14%) Finance
15 12 (17.14%) ITIL
15 12 (17.14%) C#
15 12 (17.14%) DNS
15 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
15 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (15.71%) SDLC
16 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (15.71%) ETL
17 10 (14.29%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
3 6 (8.57%) JBoss
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.14%) DNS
3 9 (12.86%) DHCP
3 9 (12.86%) LAN
4 7 (10.00%) WAN
5 6 (8.57%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.57%) SAN
5 6 (8.57%) Wireless
6 4 (5.71%) Firewall
6 4 (5.71%) HTTP
6 4 (5.71%) LDAP
6 4 (5.71%) NAS
7 3 (4.29%) Network Security
8 2 (2.86%) VLAN
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) Intranet
9 1 (1.43%) NFC
9 1 (1.43%) RFID
9 1 (1.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (11.43%) MySQL
9 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.71%) OLAP
10 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.29%) MS Access
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.86%) Big Data
12 2 (2.86%) DB2
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
1 12 (17.14%) Retail
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Administrator
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) DBA
2 18 (25.71%) SQL DBA
3 13 (18.57%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.43%) MDX
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) WCF
4 5 (7.14%) XML
5 4 (5.71%) Ajax
5 4 (5.71%) LAMP
5 4 (5.71%) WPF
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.29%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.86%) WAP
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) NHS
4 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.86%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.57%) Linux
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Unix
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) ETL
3 11 (15.71%) SDLC
4 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (10.00%) Workflow
7 5 (7.14%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (5.71%) MVC
8 4 (5.71%) Presales
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.29%) Migration
9 3 (4.29%) Web Operations
10 2 (2.86%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.57%) Java
6 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) MCTS
4 3 (4.29%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (4.29%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (4.29%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) OpenAM
3 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
4 5 (7.14%) Sun
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.29%) Altiris
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Planview
7 2 (2.86%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.86%) Talend
7 2 (2.86%) Trillium
8 1 (1.43%) Epicor
8 1 (1.43%) IFS
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + full bens
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