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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 2.33% 3.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 10.72% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 69
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,000 £45,000
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
625 541 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.89% 21.78% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 493 436 389
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (60.26%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) .NET
4 32 (41.03%) C#
5 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
6 30 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
8 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
9 26 (33.33%) MVC
9 26 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 23 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (25.64%) Finance
14 17 (21.79%) Degree
15 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (20.51%) WCF
15 16 (20.51%) jQuery
15 16 (20.51%) Windows
16 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
16 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (19.23%) SaaS
17 14 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (17.95%) VMware
17 14 (17.95%) HTML
17 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (16.67%) IIS
2 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.41%) JBoss
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Lync
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) SaaS
2 5 (6.41%) Taleo
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) GitHub
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) VLAN
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (14.10%) RavenDB
9 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.41%) MySQL
11 5 (6.41%) DB2
11 5 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.56%) MS Access
12 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.28%) QlikView
13 1 (1.28%) OLAP
13 1 (1.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 21 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Developer
5 15 (19.23%) Analyst
6 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 12 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Administrator
9 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Database Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
11 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (6.41%) DBA
12 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (5.13%) Consultant
12 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) .NET
2 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
3 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 16 (20.51%) jQuery
5 16 (20.51%) WCF
6 14 (17.95%) HTML
6 14 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 12 (15.38%) CSS
8 9 (11.54%) XML
8 9 (11.54%) LESS
9 8 (10.26%) Entity Framework
9 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (7.69%) WF
11 5 (6.41%) Web Services
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
14 1 (1.28%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) MVC
2 23 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.38%) Scrum
5 10 (12.82%) OO
6 8 (10.26%) ETL
6 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Workflow
7 7 (8.97%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (7.69%) CQRS
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.41%) Coaching
9 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) SDLC
9 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) SQL
2 32 (41.03%) C#
3 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.41%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) AAT
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.41%) XenServer
4 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
1 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) Twitter
5 5 (6.41%) Sun
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.85%) Ektron
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) CODA
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Planview
8 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
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Posted: Yesterday
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