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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 110 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 2.83% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 11.61% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 62 72
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
387 603 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.93% 24.40% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 310 521 542
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (64.65%) SQL
3 57 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 45 (45.45%) .NET
5 39 (39.39%) C#
6 38 (38.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 34 (34.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 30 (30.30%) HTML
11 27 (27.27%) Windows
12 26 (26.26%) CSS
13 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
14 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
15 22 (22.22%) jQuery
15 22 (22.22%) Visual Studio
16 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
18 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
19 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 18 (18.18%) Finance
19 18 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (17.17%) MVC
21 16 (16.16%) VMware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
5 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (9.09%) IIS
7 8 (8.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (5.05%) Apache
9 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (4.04%) Lync
11 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
12 1 (1.01%) LiveCycle
12 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) SaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) WAAS
1 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.07%) DNS
3 6 (6.06%) LAN
3 6 (6.06%) WAN
3 6 (6.06%) VPN
3 6 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) SSH
4 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.01%) FTP
4 1 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.01%) SSL
4 1 (1.01%) SAN
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (38.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (34.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.08%) MS Access
8 7 (7.07%) OLAP
8 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (6.06%) MySQL
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.04%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (4.04%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.01%) ERwin
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 2 (2.02%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) .NET Developer
2 26 (26.26%) C# Developer
2 26 (26.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 26 (26.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Architect
5 13 (13.13%) SQL Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Storage Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Virtualisation Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (11.11%) Administrator
8 9 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (5.05%) IT Administrator
11 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.45%) .NET
2 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (30.30%) HTML
4 26 (26.26%) CSS
5 22 (22.22%) jQuery
6 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
7 18 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (14.14%) WCF
9 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.07%) Ajax
11 7 (7.07%) MDX
11 7 (7.07%) Web Services
12 6 (6.06%) XML
13 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (3.03%) WF
15 2 (2.02%) XSLT
15 2 (2.02%) LAMP
15 2 (2.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) CLARiiON
1 12 (12.12%) Celerra
1 12 (12.12%) Inversion of Control
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Statistics
2 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) iPhone
3 4 (4.04%) Open Source
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
2 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.06%) Linux
7 4 (4.04%) Android
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.02%) UNIX
10 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.17%) MVC
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
5 13 (13.13%) ETL
5 13 (13.13%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.10%) Web Development
7 6 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.05%) OO
9 4 (4.04%) Workflow
9 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.03%) Migration
10 3 (3.03%) Dependency Management
11 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.02%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.02%) Change Management
11 2 (2.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.65%) SQL
2 39 (39.39%) C#
3 36 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.07%) Java
5 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.06%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) VBScript
7 3 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Korn
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.14%) MCTS
2 14 (14.14%) MCITP
3 13 (13.13%) MCSE
4 12 (12.12%) CCA
4 12 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (12.12%) CCEA
4 12 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (12.12%) NCDA
4 12 (12.12%) NCIE
4 12 (12.12%) VCAP
4 12 (12.12%) VTSP
4 12 (12.12%) CCIA
5 4 (4.04%) Degree
6 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
8 1 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.12%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.12%) vSphere
4 12 (12.12%) vCloud
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 6 (6.06%) SCOM
2 6 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.01%) Plesk
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 57 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Citrix
4 14 (14.14%) EMC
5 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 12 (12.12%) 3PAR
5 12 (12.12%) NetApp
6 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
7 3 (3.03%) BMC
7 3 (3.03%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.02%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Netezza
9 1 (1.01%) Nintex
9 1 (1.01%) ESRI
9 1 (1.01%) Informatica
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe
9 1 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
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Salary: competitive
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