Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 187 200
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 86 77 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 1.16% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 4.35% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80 76 125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £29,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,965 1,772 2,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.03% 26.80% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 1,460 2,180
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 25 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Maidenhead -30 19 £55,000 -12.00%
Bracknell -6 14 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Slough -7 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Newbury - 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (94.19%) SQL
3 45 (52.33%) T-SQL
3 45 (52.33%) .NET
4 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.70%) C#
6 32 (37.21%) Windows
6 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
8 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (23.26%) Degree
11 19 (22.09%) ITIL
12 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
12 18 (20.93%) ETL
12 18 (20.93%) Migration
12 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
13 16 (18.60%) High Availability
13 16 (18.60%) IIS
14 15 (17.44%) CSS
14 15 (17.44%) HTML
14 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
14 15 (17.44%) MVC
14 15 (17.44%) Data Migration
14 15 (17.44%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (16.28%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (18.60%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Intranet
2 9 (10.47%) Internet
2 9 (10.47%) SAN
3 8 (9.30%) NAS
3 8 (9.30%) WAN
4 6 (6.98%) Broadband
5 2 (2.33%) 4G
6 1 (1.16%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (1.16%) DNS
6 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
6 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.30%) MySQL
7 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.81%) Power BI
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.33%) MS Access
11 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.16%) QlikView
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.81%) Advertising
2 5 (5.81%) Electronics
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) DBA
2 15 (17.44%) SQL DBA
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Data Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Data Migration Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Migration Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Lead Developer
5 12 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Administrator
7 9 (10.47%) Consultant
7 9 (10.47%) Lead Software Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.47%) SSRS Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (8.14%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) .NET
2 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.44%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) HTML
4 14 (16.28%) Web Services
5 13 (15.12%) jQuery
6 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (10.47%) RESTful
6 9 (10.47%) WCF
7 6 (6.98%) Ajax
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.98%) HTML5
7 6 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (4.65%) MDX
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
3 7 (8.14%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.65%) NHS
4 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
3 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.09%) ITIL
3 18 (20.93%) ETL
3 18 (20.93%) Migration
4 16 (18.60%) High Availability
5 15 (17.44%) Data Migration
5 15 (17.44%) MVC
5 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (17.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (16.28%) CRM
7 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.12%) Scrum
8 12 (13.95%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.30%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 81 (94.19%) SQL
2 45 (52.33%) T-SQL
3 35 (40.70%) C#
4 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.63%) VBA
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.30%) MCITP
3 8 (9.30%) MCSA
3 8 (9.30%) MCTS
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) VMware
3 8 (9.30%) Citrix
3 8 (9.30%) Sybase
4 7 (8.14%) BMC
4 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.81%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Proofpoint