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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 87 125 97
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 1.10% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.43% 3.66% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 49
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
350 655 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 24.84% 29.91% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 290 575 403
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (64.29%) SQL
3 38 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (48.57%) SharePoint
5 33 (47.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 28 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (38.57%) Finance
8 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
9 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (32.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (32.86%) Intranet
11 22 (31.43%) Document Management
11 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
12 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (28.57%) .NET
14 17 (24.29%) Windows
14 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (22.86%) Workflow
16 15 (21.43%) IIS
16 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
17 14 (20.00%) VMware
17 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
18 13 (18.57%) C#
18 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
18 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
19 12 (17.14%) CSS
19 12 (17.14%) XML
19 12 (17.14%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (48.57%) SharePoint
2 33 (47.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (21.43%) IIS
5 7 (10.00%) JBoss
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.29%) CMS
7 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.86%) Apache
8 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.86%) SAS
9 1 (1.43%) Drupal
9 1 (1.43%) Kentico
9 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) Intranet
2 7 (10.00%) WebEx
3 6 (8.57%) Firewall
4 5 (7.14%) BGP
4 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (5.71%) DNS
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (8.57%) OLAP
9 6 (8.57%) Power BI
10 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (7.14%) DTS
10 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (7.14%) Star Schema
11 4 (5.71%) OLTP
11 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Administrator
2 25 (35.71%) SharePoint Administrator
3 18 (25.71%) Developer
4 8 (11.43%) DBA
4 8 (11.43%) SQL DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.14%) CSS
3 12 (17.14%) HTML
3 12 (17.14%) XML
4 9 (12.86%) jQuery
5 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (7.14%) CSS3
5 5 (7.14%) Handlebars
5 5 (7.14%) HTML5
5 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.14%) React
6 3 (4.29%) Web Services
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) Ajax
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.43%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 8 (11.43%) Replication
4 7 (10.00%) PKI
5 5 (7.14%) NHS
6 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.43%) Linux
6 7 (10.00%) Unix
7 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.86%) CentOS
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (31.43%) Document Management
3 16 (22.86%) Workflow
4 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) SDLC
7 8 (11.43%) Change Management
7 8 (11.43%) MVC
7 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) Validation
8 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.57%) Web Development
10 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.14%) High Availability
10 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 5 (7.14%) Security Management
10 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (18.57%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.29%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) CDISC
3 1 (1.43%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) vMotion
1 5 (7.14%) WSUS
2 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Juniper
5 4 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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