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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 109 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 92 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.46% 3.61% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.50% 14.26% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 76 55
Average salary £53,750 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.61% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £31,460
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £46,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
447 645 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.22% 25.32% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 367 527 520
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
3 44 (46.32%) SQL
4 42 (44.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (40.00%) .NET
6 34 (35.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (33.68%) C#
8 28 (29.47%) ASP.NET
9 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
10 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (25.26%) Windows
12 23 (24.21%) HTML
13 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
13 22 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (21.05%) CSS
15 19 (20.00%) jQuery
15 19 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 18 (18.95%) MVC
16 18 (18.95%) .NET Framework
17 17 (17.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
17 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
17 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (12.63%) IIS
5 9 (9.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (7.37%) Apache
6 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.21%) Lync
9 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.16%) JBoss
9 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.05%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) SaaS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) WAAS
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.32%) DNS
4 5 (5.26%) VPN
4 5 (5.26%) LAN
4 5 (5.26%) WAN
4 5 (5.26%) SAN
4 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.21%) HTTP
6 3 (3.16%) LDAP
6 3 (3.16%) Firewall
6 3 (3.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.05%) SSH
7 1 (1.05%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) Telnet
7 1 (1.05%) FTP
7 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (44.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (35.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (9.47%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (9.47%) MySQL
9 8 (8.42%) MS Access
10 7 (7.37%) OLAP
10 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.21%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (4.21%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 20 (21.05%) C# Developer
2 20 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 20 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Virtualisation Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Storage Architect
6 11 (11.58%) DBA
7 10 (10.53%) Consultant
7 10 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 9 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.47%) Administrator
9 8 (8.42%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Consultant
10 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) .NET
2 28 (29.47%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.21%) HTML
4 20 (21.05%) CSS
5 19 (20.00%) jQuery
6 18 (18.95%) .NET Framework
7 17 (17.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (10.53%) WCF
9 10 (10.53%) Web Services
10 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (7.37%) MDX
12 6 (6.32%) Ajax
13 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
13 5 (5.26%) StructureMap
13 5 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
14 4 (4.21%) XML
15 3 (3.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (12.63%) Celerra
2 12 (12.63%) CLARiiON
3 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.42%) Clustering
5 4 (4.21%) Statistics
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.16%) Open Source
7 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 2 (2.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.42%) Linux
5 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.21%) UNIX
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.11%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.95%) MVC
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (10.53%) Scrum
7 9 (9.47%) Migration
7 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Web Development
8 8 (8.42%) ETL
9 7 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.32%) System Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (6.32%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (4.21%) Performance Management
13 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.16%) Release Management
13 3 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
4 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.32%) PHP
6 6 (6.32%) Java
7 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.16%) Perl
8 3 (3.16%) VBScript
8 3 (3.16%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.68%) MCTS
2 13 (13.68%) MCITP
3 12 (12.63%) MCSE
3 12 (12.63%) CCA
3 12 (12.63%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (12.63%) CCEA
3 12 (12.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (12.63%) NCDA
3 12 (12.63%) NCIE
3 12 (12.63%) VCAP
3 12 (12.63%) VTSP
3 12 (12.63%) CCIA
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
1 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.68%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.63%) vSphere
4 12 (12.63%) vCloud
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) WSUS
2 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Plesk
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) Cisco
4 12 (12.63%) EMC
4 12 (12.63%) NetApp
4 12 (12.63%) 3PAR
5 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.21%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) BMC
7 3 (3.16%) IBM
7 3 (3.16%) Remedy
7 3 (3.16%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) Symantec
8 2 (2.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Dell
9 1 (1.05%) Nintex
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proventeq Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: 12 days ago