The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 69 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 74 71 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 3.33% 5.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.26% 12.48% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 116
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
558 569 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.36% 26.65% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 458 489 627
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (53.23%) .NET
3 95 (51.08%) SQL
4 93 (50.00%) C#
5 90 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 85 (45.70%) Microsoft
7 83 (44.62%) ASP.NET
8 70 (37.63%) T-SQL
8 70 (37.63%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (31.72%) HTML
10 54 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (28.49%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (27.42%) MVC
13 43 (23.12%) CSS
14 41 (22.04%) JavaScript
15 39 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (19.35%) MS Excel
18 35 (18.82%) jQuery
19 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (18.28%) ETL
20 33 (17.74%) Windows
21 28 (15.05%) Finance
22 27 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
23 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 23 (12.37%) WCF
25 22 (11.83%) Ajax
26 21 (11.29%) XML
26 21 (11.29%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (6.45%) IIS
2 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.69%) Apache
4 5 (2.69%) CMS
4 5 (2.69%) Alfresco
4 5 (2.69%) Drupal
4 5 (2.69%) nginx
4 5 (2.69%) WordPress
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Lync
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) SAN
1 9 (4.84%) LAN
1 9 (4.84%) WAN
1 9 (4.84%) Firewall
2 8 (4.30%) DNS
3 5 (2.69%) FTP
4 3 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (28.49%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (5.38%) MySQL
10 5 (2.69%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.61%) OLAP
11 3 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.61%) QlikView
11 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.08%) OLTP
12 2 (1.08%) MS Access
13 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.23%) Moq
4 4 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (2.15%) Subversion
4 4 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.08%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (15.05%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Games
3 12 (6.45%) Marketing
4 11 (5.91%) Banking
5 8 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (73.12%) Developer
2 63 (33.87%) .NET Developer
3 59 (31.72%) C# Developer
4 48 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (24.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 46 (24.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 28 (15.05%) Senior Developer
8 27 (14.52%) ETL Developer
9 23 (12.37%) SQL Developer
10 19 (10.22%) Software Developer
11 17 (9.14%) DBA
12 16 (8.60%) SQL DBA
13 15 (8.06%) Administrator
14 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 12 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
15 12 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (5.38%) C# Web Developer
16 10 (5.38%) Web Developer
17 9 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (53.23%) .NET
2 83 (44.62%) ASP.NET
3 59 (31.72%) HTML
4 43 (23.12%) CSS
5 35 (18.82%) jQuery
6 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (12.37%) WCF
8 22 (11.83%) Ajax
9 21 (11.29%) XML
10 17 (9.14%) Web Services
10 17 (9.14%) .NET Framework
11 16 (8.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (8.06%) CSS3
12 15 (8.06%) HTML5
13 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (5.91%) XSLT
15 6 (3.23%) MDX
15 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (2.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Mobile App
1 14 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.45%) iPhone
3 11 (5.91%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Statistics
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) IVR
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) IPTV
7 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.74%) Windows
2 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (7.53%) Android
4 11 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.69%) Linux
5 5 (2.69%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.69%) CentOS
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.63%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (27.42%) MVC
3 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.28%) ETL
5 27 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.53%) Scrum
7 13 (6.99%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.45%) Migration
8 12 (6.45%) ITIL
9 11 (5.91%) TDD
10 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.84%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.30%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (3.76%) OOP
14 6 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
15 5 (2.69%) Logistics
16 4 (2.15%) Time Management
16 4 (2.15%) Kimball Methodology
16 4 (2.15%) Dependency Injection
16 4 (2.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.08%) SQL
2 93 (50.00%) C#
3 70 (37.63%) T-SQL
4 41 (22.04%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.22%) Java
6 14 (7.53%) C++
7 10 (5.38%) PHP
8 6 (3.23%) VBScript
8 6 (3.23%) VB
8 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.69%) Perl
9 5 (2.69%) Python
10 3 (1.61%) Lua
11 2 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.91%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.69%) HND
4 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) MCTS
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.75%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Plesk
2 2 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.54%) WSUS
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (45.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) Google
3 11 (5.91%) VMware
4 9 (4.84%) Cisco
4 9 (4.84%) SonicWALL
5 6 (3.23%) Oracle
6 5 (2.69%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.61%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Meridio
8 2 (1.08%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.08%) BT
8 2 (1.08%) Borland
8 2 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) Cognos
9 1 (0.54%) Temenos
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + working from home
Posted: 6 days ago