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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 64 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 2.66% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.78% 12.28% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 48
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
658 521 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.83% 21.65% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 514 446 412
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) .NET
3 41 (48.24%) C#
4 40 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 40 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
6 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
7 32 (37.65%) MVC
8 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (31.76%) HTML
10 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 25 (29.41%) WCF
11 25 (29.41%) jQuery
11 25 (29.41%) CSS
11 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
12 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (24.71%) Finance
13 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
14 20 (23.53%) OO
15 19 (22.35%) Windows
15 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
15 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (21.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
16 18 (21.18%) Scrum
17 17 (20.00%) LESS
17 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (18.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.41%) IIS
2 8 (9.41%) JBoss
2 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.53%) CMS
6 3 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.35%) Lync
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) SaaS
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.41%) Firewall
3 7 (8.24%) NAS
3 7 (8.24%) LDAP
3 7 (8.24%) SAN
3 7 (8.24%) HTTP
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (15.29%) RavenDB
6 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
7 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (9.41%) MySQL
10 6 (7.06%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.35%) MS Access
12 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.18%) QlikView
13 1 (1.18%) OLTP
13 1 (1.18%) Star Schema
13 1 (1.18%) DB2
13 1 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Games
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Developer
2 27 (31.76%) C# Developer
3 26 (30.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (27.06%) .NET Developer
5 21 (24.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (18.82%) Software Developer
8 12 (14.12%) DBA
8 12 (14.12%) SQL DBA
9 10 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (10.59%) Analyst
11 7 (8.24%) Consultant
11 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
12 6 (7.06%) Junior
12 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
13 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
13 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (60.00%) .NET
2 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (31.76%) HTML
5 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 25 (29.41%) CSS
6 25 (29.41%) jQuery
6 25 (29.41%) WCF
7 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 18 (21.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (20.00%) LESS
10 16 (18.82%) Entity Framework
10 16 (18.82%) WF
11 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (8.24%) Web Services
12 7 (8.24%) XML
13 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
14 2 (2.35%) XHTML
14 2 (2.35%) Ext JS
14 2 (2.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (10.59%) Clustering
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.18%) DTV
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.24%) UNIX
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) MVC
2 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (23.53%) OO
5 18 (21.18%) Scrum
6 16 (18.82%) Workflow
7 13 (15.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (14.12%) CQRS
8 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Web Development
9 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) TDD
11 6 (7.06%) OOD
12 5 (5.88%) ETL
12 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.71%) ITIL
13 4 (4.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 41 (48.24%) C#
3 40 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.12%) TypeScript
6 7 (8.24%) Perl
6 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) Twitter
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.06%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.71%) Ektron
7 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.35%) Symantec
7 2 (2.35%) Lotus
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) EMC
7 2 (2.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Sun
8 1 (1.18%) Planview
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