Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 193 209
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 45 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 2.97% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 50
Median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,900 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £60,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% -3.33%

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 802 1,513 2,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.37% 26.74% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 624 1,255 1,670
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,225
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +30 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Slough +9 2 £42,500 -1.16%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) CSS
5 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
5 8 (61.54%) HTML
5 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) Presales
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (38.46%) Azure
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Product Roadmap
8 4 (30.77%) Ajax
9 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) Scrum
9 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (23.08%) Law
9 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
9 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (23.08%) Power BI
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016

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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
3 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Power BI
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Presales
2 4 (30.77%) Product Roadmap
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Case Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) X++
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos