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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 3.84% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.76% 15.71% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 64
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,250
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
541 573 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.24% 24.48% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 467 466 511
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £63,000
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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (60.98%) .NET
3 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 43 (52.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (41.46%) C#
5 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
6 30 (36.59%) SQL
7 28 (34.15%) Oracle
8 27 (32.93%) MVC
9 25 (30.49%) HTML
9 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
11 23 (28.05%) CSS
11 23 (28.05%) Windows
12 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
13 21 (25.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (25.61%) jQuery
14 17 (20.73%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
14 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
14 17 (20.73%) WCF
14 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (20.73%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (19.51%) SaaS
15 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (19.51%) MySQL
15 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
16 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) IIS
3 12 (14.63%) JBoss
3 12 (14.63%) Apache
3 12 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.63%) WebSphere
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (13.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.66%) Lync
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Taleo
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
1 12 (14.63%) SAN
2 11 (13.41%) Firewall
2 11 (13.41%) LDAP
2 11 (13.41%) NAS
2 11 (13.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (52.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (20.73%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (19.51%) MySQL
6 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (8.54%) RavenDB
11 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.44%) MS Access
12 2 (2.44%) DB2
13 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) DBA
3 20 (24.39%) SQL DBA
4 18 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.95%) SQL Server DBA
5 17 (20.73%) C# Developer
5 17 (20.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (20.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (17.07%) Consultant
7 12 (14.63%) Senior SQL DBA
7 12 (14.63%) Senior DBA
7 12 (14.63%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Consultant
8 10 (12.20%) Software Developer
9 9 (10.98%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (6.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.98%) .NET
2 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.49%) HTML
4 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (28.05%) CSS
6 21 (25.61%) jQuery
7 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (20.73%) WCF
8 13 (15.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.20%) WF
10 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (12.20%) LESS
10 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.98%) Web Services
12 6 (7.32%) Ajax
13 5 (6.10%) NHibernate
13 5 (6.10%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (6.10%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Clustering
1 15 (18.29%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) UNIX
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) MVC
2 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (25.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (20.73%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.85%) OO
7 12 (14.63%) Migration
8 10 (12.20%) Scrum
8 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.20%) Workflow
9 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.54%) Release Management
10 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
10 7 (8.54%) Web Development
10 7 (8.54%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (7.32%) CQRS
11 6 (7.32%) System Testing
12 5 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (6.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) C#
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
4 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
6 11 (13.41%) Perl
7 6 (7.32%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.10%) Java
9 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.88%) PHP
10 3 (3.66%) VBScript
10 3 (3.66%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenServer
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Puppet
2 11 (13.41%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.15%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.32%) Twitter
5 4 (4.88%) VMware
5 4 (4.88%) HP
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec
7 2 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (1.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Adobe
8 1 (1.22%) Sun
8 1 (1.22%) Planview
8 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.22%) Ektron
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefis
Posted: 21 days ago