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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 83 116 93
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 1.34% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.70% 4.38% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 55
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
322 616 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.91% 30.53% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 247 545 449
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (65.15%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (39.39%) SharePoint
5 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 22 (33.33%) Finance
7 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (31.82%) .NET
9 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (28.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (28.79%) Intranet
11 18 (27.27%) Windows
11 18 (27.27%) Document Management
12 14 (21.21%) IIS
12 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
12 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
12 14 (21.21%) Windows Server
13 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (18.18%) C#
13 12 (18.18%) VMware
14 11 (16.67%) Linux
14 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (15.15%) XML
15 10 (15.15%) 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 26 (39.39%) SharePoint
2 24 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (28.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (21.21%) IIS
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (6.06%) JBoss
7 3 (4.55%) SAS
8 2 (3.03%) Apache
8 2 (3.03%) CMS
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.52%) Drupal
9 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.52%) Kentico
9 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Office 365
3 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Intranet
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) BGP
3 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.58%) VLAN
4 4 (6.06%) WebEx
5 3 (4.55%) SMS
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.61%) Power BI
9 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (7.58%) DTS
11 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (7.58%) OLAP
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.58%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (7.58%) Star Schema
12 3 (4.55%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Administrator
2 18 (27.27%) SharePoint Administrator
3 17 (25.76%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) DBA
5 8 (12.12%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior DBA
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior SQL DBA
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.55%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.15%) CSS
3 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) XML
4 7 (10.61%) jQuery
5 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (7.58%) CSS3
5 5 (7.58%) Handlebars
5 5 (7.58%) HTML5
5 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.58%) React
6 3 (4.55%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.52%) WCF
8 1 (1.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Clustering
3 7 (10.61%) Replication
4 5 (7.58%) NHS
5 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.06%) PKI
6 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.64%) Unix
6 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.55%) CentOS
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (27.27%) Document Management
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 10 (15.15%) SDLC
5 9 (13.64%) Workflow
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.61%) High Availability
7 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.09%) Web Development
9 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.58%) Security Management
9 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Validation
9 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.52%) CDISC
4 1 (1.52%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) vMotion
1 5 (7.58%) WSUS
2 4 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) Juniper
5 4 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (6.06%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.52%) Xamarin