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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 98 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 2.74% 2.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.86% 11.78% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 60
Average salary £41,250 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% 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
648 552 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.24% 23.26% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 515 450 402
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (56.96%) SQL
3 42 (53.16%) .NET
4 37 (46.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (43.04%) C#
6 32 (40.51%) T-SQL
7 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
8 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
9 27 (34.18%) MVC
9 27 (34.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
11 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 21 (26.58%) Finance
12 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (22.78%) jQuery
14 18 (22.78%) WCF
15 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (21.52%) Windows
15 17 (21.52%) HTML
16 16 (20.25%) Degree
16 16 (20.25%) SaaS
17 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
17 15 (18.99%) CSS
18 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
19 13 (16.46%) Scrum
20 12 (15.19%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (12.66%) IIS
1 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.80%) CMS
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.53%) Lync
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) SaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Taleo
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) NAS
3 4 (5.06%) LDAP
3 4 (5.06%) SAN
3 4 (5.06%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (46.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (34.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (15.19%) RavenDB
7 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
7 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (8.86%) MySQL
10 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.33%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (3.80%) DB2
13 2 (2.53%) MS Access
13 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.27%) QlikView
14 1 (1.27%) OLAP
14 1 (1.27%) DTS
14 1 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) C# Developer
3 22 (27.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (22.78%) .NET Developer
5 14 (17.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (10.13%) SQL DBA
8 8 (10.13%) DBA
9 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Database Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (6.33%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
11 5 (6.33%) Administrator
12 4 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) .NET
2 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (22.78%) jQuery
5 18 (22.78%) WCF
6 17 (21.52%) HTML
7 15 (18.99%) CSS
7 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
9 11 (13.92%) LESS
10 10 (12.66%) Entity Framework
11 9 (11.39%) WF
12 8 (10.13%) XML
12 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (6.33%) Web Services
14 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
16 1 (1.27%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) DTV
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.06%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) MVC
2 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 12 (15.19%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) Workflow
6 9 (11.39%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (10.13%) CQRS
8 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.59%) ETL
9 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.59%) Web Development
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Coaching
10 5 (6.33%) TDD
11 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL
11 4 (5.06%) OOD
11 4 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) C#
3 32 (40.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) Java
9 2 (2.53%) VBA
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) AAT
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.80%) XenServer
5 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) OpenAM
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) Twitter
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.80%) Ektron
6 3 (3.80%) Sun
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) EMC
7 2 (2.53%) Lotus
7 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.53%) CODA
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Planview
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
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