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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 3.10% 3.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.28% 13.53% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 69
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
580 569 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.21% 22.89% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 495 466 506
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (62.92%) .NET
3 48 (53.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
5 41 (46.07%) ASP.NET
6 40 (44.94%) C#
7 35 (39.33%) MVC
8 33 (37.08%) SQL
9 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (30.34%) Oracle
11 26 (29.21%) HTML
12 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
12 25 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 25 (28.09%) jQuery
13 24 (26.97%) CSS
14 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
14 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (24.72%) WCF
16 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (23.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (23.60%) Windows
17 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
17 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
17 18 (20.22%) Inversion of Control
18 17 (19.10%) SaaS
18 17 (19.10%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (19.10%) OO
19 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.98%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.48%) JBoss
2 12 (13.48%) Apache
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (12.36%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (11.24%) IIS
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.12%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) SaaS
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Taleo
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
1 12 (13.48%) SAN
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) NAS
2 11 (12.36%) LDAP
2 11 (12.36%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (53.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (19.10%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (16.85%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
6 13 (14.61%) MySQL
7 10 (11.24%) RavenDB
8 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.25%) MS Access
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.12%) DB2
11 1 (1.12%) QlikView
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.97%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (25.84%) .NET Developer
5 22 (24.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (22.47%) SQL DBA
6 20 (22.47%) DBA
7 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (20.22%) SQL Server DBA
8 16 (17.98%) Consultant
9 14 (15.73%) Software Developer
10 12 (13.48%) Senior DBA
10 12 (13.48%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 12 (13.48%) Senior SQL DBA
10 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Consultant
11 9 (10.11%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (8.99%) Software Engineer
12 8 (8.99%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (6.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.92%) .NET
2 41 (46.07%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (29.21%) HTML
5 25 (28.09%) jQuery
5 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 24 (26.97%) CSS
7 22 (24.72%) WCF
8 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
9 15 (16.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
10 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 14 (15.73%) LESS
11 13 (14.61%) WF
12 11 (12.36%) Web Services
13 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.62%) NHibernate
14 5 (5.62%) StructureMap
14 5 (5.62%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (5.62%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (16.85%) Clustering
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Replication
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Open Source
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.12%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.36%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) MVC
2 25 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (19.10%) OO
5 16 (17.98%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (15.73%) Scrum
7 13 (14.61%) Workflow
8 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (10.11%) CQRS
12 8 (8.99%) Web Development
13 7 (7.87%) Release Management
13 7 (7.87%) Performance Management
14 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (6.74%) OOD
14 6 (6.74%) System Testing
15 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) SQL
3 25 (28.09%) T-SQL
4 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.36%) Perl
7 9 (10.11%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.37%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VBScript
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) XenServer
5 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Puppet
2 11 (12.36%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.34%) Oracle
3 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.11%) Twitter
5 6 (6.74%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) HP
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Lotus
7 3 (3.37%) Symantec
7 3 (3.37%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.12%) Planview
9 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.12%) Ektron
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) EMC
9 1 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (1.12%) Adobe
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
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