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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 81 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 69 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 3.02% 3.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 14.68% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 69 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
531 470 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.29% 20.60% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 426 398 554
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (64.71%) SQL
3 60 (50.42%) .NET
4 56 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 54 (45.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (42.02%) C#
7 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
8 41 (34.45%) T-SQL
9 30 (25.21%) jQuery
10 29 (24.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (22.69%) Windows
12 24 (20.17%) HTML
12 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (20.17%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
14 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (17.65%) CSS
15 21 (17.65%) MVC
16 19 (15.97%) ETL
16 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
17 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
18 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
18 17 (14.29%) .NET Framework
18 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 16 (13.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (11.76%) Scrum
21 14 (11.76%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.04%) IIS
7 5 (4.20%) Apache
7 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Lync
8 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) WAAS
1 8 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.04%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) VPN
3 5 (4.20%) LAN
3 5 (4.20%) WAN
3 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.68%) SAN
4 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) Telnet
5 1 (0.84%) SSH
5 1 (0.84%) FTP
5 1 (0.84%) HTTP
5 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (45.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (24.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (20.17%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (13.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (5.88%) MS Access
9 5 (4.20%) OLAP
10 3 (2.52%) MySQL
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.68%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (1.68%) OLTP
11 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.84%) ERwin
4 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Games
4 2 (1.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) Developer
2 43 (36.13%) .NET Developer
3 41 (34.45%) C# Developer
4 40 (33.61%) ASP.NET Developer
4 40 (33.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 40 (33.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (12.61%) SQL Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Administrator
7 11 (9.24%) Architect
7 11 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (8.40%) ETL Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Systems Support
10 8 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.72%) Virtualisation Architect
10 8 (6.72%) Storage Architect
10 8 (6.72%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.04%) Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.42%) .NET
2 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.21%) jQuery
4 24 (20.17%) HTML
5 21 (17.65%) CSS
6 17 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 17 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (10.92%) WCF
7 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.24%) Ajax
8 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (6.72%) Web Services
11 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.20%) XML
13 3 (2.52%) XSLT
13 3 (2.52%) MDX
14 2 (1.68%) Classic ASP
14 2 (1.68%) WF
15 1 (0.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (6.72%) Celerra
2 8 (6.72%) CLARiiON
3 7 (5.88%) iPhone
4 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Statistics
6 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.52%) Open Source
7 3 (2.52%) Replication
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) IPTV
8 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.68%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 7 (5.88%) Android
5 6 (5.04%) Linux
5 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (17.65%) MVC
3 19 (15.97%) ETL
4 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.76%) Scrum
6 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.72%) Web Development
9 7 (5.88%) OO
10 5 (4.20%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (3.36%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (3.36%) Workflow
11 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.36%) OOD
12 3 (2.52%) Dependency Management
13 2 (1.68%) Database Security
13 2 (1.68%) Performance Management
13 2 (1.68%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (1.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (64.71%) SQL
2 50 (42.02%) C#
3 41 (34.45%) T-SQL
4 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.36%) Java
6 3 (2.52%) PHP
7 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) VBScript
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) MCTS
2 11 (9.24%) MCITP
3 10 (8.40%) MCSE
4 8 (6.72%) CCA
4 8 (6.72%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (6.72%) CCEA
4 8 (6.72%) Degree
4 8 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.72%) NCDA
4 8 (6.72%) NCIE
4 8 (6.72%) VCAP
4 8 (6.72%) VTSP
4 8 (6.72%) CCIA
5 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
1 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.72%) XenDesktop
4 8 (6.72%) vSphere
4 8 (6.72%) vCloud
5 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 5 (4.20%) SCOM
2 5 (4.20%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.84%) Plesk
Vendors
1 56 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) VMware
3 11 (9.24%) Citrix
4 10 (8.40%) EMC
5 8 (6.72%) 3PAR
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco
5 8 (6.72%) NetApp
6 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) Remedy
7 3 (2.52%) Google
7 3 (2.52%) Cognos
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle
7 3 (2.52%) BMC
8 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.84%) Informatica
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Netezza
9 1 (0.84%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.84%) Meridio
9 1 (0.84%) ESRI
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