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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 105 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 2.64% 3.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.88% 11.49% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 69
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
405 557 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.73% 23.01% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 321 477 507
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 108 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (65.74%) SQL
3 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 51 (47.22%) .NET
5 45 (41.67%) C#
6 43 (39.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
8 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET
9 33 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (28.70%) HTML
11 27 (25.00%) CSS
11 27 (25.00%) Windows
11 27 (25.00%) jQuery
12 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
12 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
13 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
14 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
15 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
16 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
16 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (16.67%) Finance
17 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (15.74%) MVC
18 17 (15.74%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
5 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.41%) IIS
6 8 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.63%) Apache
8 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.70%) Lync
10 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) WAAS
1 12 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.48%) DNS
3 6 (5.56%) VPN
3 6 (5.56%) LAN
3 6 (5.56%) WAN
3 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) Telnet
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (39.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.48%) OLAP
7 7 (6.48%) MS Access
7 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.63%) MySQL
9 4 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.93%) QlikView
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.93%) ERwin
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Publishing
3 2 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (57.41%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 33 (30.56%) C# Developer
3 33 (30.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 33 (30.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (28.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) SQL Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Architect
7 12 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (11.11%) Administrator
7 12 (11.11%) Storage Architect
7 12 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
7 12 (11.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 11 (10.19%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 7 (6.48%) C# Web Developer
10 7 (6.48%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (5.56%) ETL Developer
12 5 (4.63%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.22%) .NET
2 39 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 31 (28.70%) HTML
4 27 (25.00%) CSS
4 27 (25.00%) jQuery
5 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
5 21 (19.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (15.74%) WCF
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (7.41%) Ajax
8 8 (7.41%) Web Services
9 7 (6.48%) MDX
10 6 (5.56%) XML
10 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.78%) WF
13 2 (1.85%) XSLT
13 2 (1.85%) LAMP
13 2 (1.85%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 12 (11.11%) Celerra
3 6 (5.56%) iPhone
4 5 (4.63%) Statistics
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) IPTV
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.56%) Android
6 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.56%) Linux
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.85%) UNIX
9 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Scrum
3 17 (15.74%) MVC
4 16 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 15 (13.89%) ETL
6 11 (10.19%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (10.19%) Web Development
7 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.48%) OO
9 6 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (3.70%) OOD
10 4 (3.70%) Workflow
10 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.78%) Dependency Management
12 2 (1.85%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.85%) Change Management
12 2 (1.85%) Migration
12 2 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.74%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) C#
3 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
4 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.63%) PHP
6 5 (4.63%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Korn
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.96%) MCTS
2 14 (12.96%) MCITP
3 13 (12.04%) MCSE
4 12 (11.11%) CCA
4 12 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (11.11%) CCEA
4 12 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (11.11%) NCDA
4 12 (11.11%) NCIE
4 12 (11.11%) VCAP
4 12 (11.11%) VTSP
4 12 (11.11%) CCIA
5 7 (6.48%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
1 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 12 (11.11%) vSphere
4 12 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCCM
2 6 (5.56%) SCOM
2 6 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (0.93%) Plesk
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) VMware
3 15 (13.89%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) EMC
5 12 (11.11%) Cisco
5 12 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 12 (11.11%) NetApp
6 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.78%) Remedy
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle
7 3 (2.78%) BMC
8 2 (1.85%) HP
8 2 (1.85%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Netezza
9 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.93%) Nintex
9 1 (0.93%) ESRI
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) Cognos
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
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