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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 70 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 3.01% 2.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.27% 14.55% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 70 61
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £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
550 481 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.86% 20.68% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 448 410 559
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
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 22 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (64.17%) SQL
3 60 (50.00%) .NET
4 56 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 50 (41.67%) C#
7 45 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 41 (34.17%) T-SQL
9 30 (25.00%) jQuery
10 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (23.33%) Windows
12 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (19.17%) HTML
13 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
15 21 (17.50%) MVC
16 20 (16.67%) CSS
17 19 (15.83%) ETL
18 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
19 17 (14.17%) Visual Studio
19 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
19 17 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
21 15 (12.50%) Finance
22 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
23 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.00%) IIS
8 5 (4.17%) Apache
8 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.50%) Lync
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) WAAS
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.00%) DNS
3 5 (4.17%) VPN
3 5 (4.17%) LAN
3 5 (4.17%) WAN
3 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Telnet
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (24.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (5.83%) MS Access
10 5 (4.17%) OLAP
11 3 (2.50%) MySQL
11 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.67%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.67%) OLTP
12 2 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.83%) QlikView
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.67%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.83%) ERwin
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Publishing
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (60.00%) Developer
2 43 (35.83%) .NET Developer
3 41 (34.17%) C# Developer
4 40 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 40 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 40 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 12 (10.00%) Administrator
8 11 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (8.33%) Architect
9 10 (8.33%) ETL Developer
10 9 (7.50%) Systems Support
11 7 (5.83%) Virtualisation Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Storage Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Storage Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.00%) Analyst
13 5 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.17%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.00%) .NET
2 45 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.00%) jQuery
4 23 (19.17%) HTML
5 20 (16.67%) CSS
6 16 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (10.00%) Ajax
8 12 (10.00%) WCF
9 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (6.67%) Web Services
12 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.17%) XML
14 3 (2.50%) MDX
14 3 (2.50%) XSLT
15 2 (1.67%) Classic ASP
15 2 (1.67%) WF
16 1 (0.83%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (6.67%) iPhone
3 7 (5.83%) Celerra
3 7 (5.83%) CLARiiON
4 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.17%) Statistics
5 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.50%) Open Source
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) IPTV
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.67%) Android
5 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.00%) Linux
6 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (17.50%) MVC
3 19 (15.83%) ETL
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.83%) Scrum
6 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
6 11 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (5.83%) Web Development
7 7 (5.83%) OO
8 5 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (3.33%) Workflow
9 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) OOD
9 4 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (2.50%) Dependency Management
11 2 (1.67%) Database Security
11 2 (1.67%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.67%) Data Modelling
11 2 (1.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (64.17%) SQL
2 50 (41.67%) C#
3 41 (34.17%) T-SQL
4 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.33%) Java
6 3 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.33%) MCTS
2 10 (8.33%) MCITP
3 9 (7.50%) MCSE
4 8 (6.67%) Degree
5 7 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.83%) NCDA
5 7 (5.83%) NCIE
5 7 (5.83%) CCIA
5 7 (5.83%) VCAP
5 7 (5.83%) VTSP
5 7 (5.83%) CCA
5 7 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.83%) CCEA
6 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) MCP
8 2 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.83%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.83%) vSphere
4 7 (5.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) SCCM
2 5 (4.17%) SCOM
2 5 (4.17%) WSUS
3 2 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.83%) Plesk
Vendors
1 55 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) VMware
3 10 (8.33%) Citrix
4 9 (7.50%) EMC
5 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco
5 7 (5.83%) NetApp
6 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.33%) Google
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle
8 3 (2.50%) Cognos
8 3 (2.50%) Remedy
8 3 (2.50%) BMC
9 2 (1.67%) Borland
9 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.67%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.67%) Meridio
10 1 (0.83%) Netezza
10 1 (0.83%) HP
10 1 (0.83%) ESRI
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago