Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 194 190
Rank change year-on-year +37 -4 -63
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 105 67 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.64% 1.07% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.49% 3.72% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 60 120
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,875 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,650 £59,375 £60,000
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 1,914 1,800 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.86% 28.86% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,505 1,946
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,350 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +25 27 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Maidenhead -17 23 £47,500 +11.76%
Slough -4 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Bracknell -5 18 £55,000 -2.22% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (95.24%) SQL
3 61 (58.10%) .NET
4 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 54 (51.43%) T-SQL
6 47 (44.76%) C#
7 45 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 36 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (30.48%) Windows
9 32 (30.48%) IIS
10 28 (26.67%) CSS
10 28 (26.67%) HTML
10 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 27 (25.71%) Active Directory
11 27 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (25.71%) MVC
12 26 (24.76%) ETL
12 26 (24.76%) jQuery
12 26 (24.76%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
13 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (20.00%) Migration
16 20 (19.05%) Degree
17 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (18.10%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
18 18 (17.14%) Scrum
19 17 (16.19%) Service Management

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 32 (30.48%) IIS
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Intranet
2 8 (7.62%) Internet
2 8 (7.62%) NAS
2 8 (7.62%) SAN
3 6 (5.71%) Broadband
4 2 (1.90%) 4G
5 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (16.19%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (7.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (7.62%) MySQL
9 4 (3.81%) Power BI
10 2 (1.90%) Informix
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.95%) MS Access
11 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) DBA
2 20 (19.05%) SQL DBA
3 19 (18.10%) SQL Server DBA
4 18 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 17 (16.19%) Analyst
5 17 (16.19%) SQL Analyst
6 16 (15.24%) Lead Developer
7 15 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 15 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 14 (13.33%) Administrator
8 14 (13.33%) Lead Software Developer
9 12 (11.43%) Data Engineer
9 12 (11.43%) Data Migration Engineer
9 12 (11.43%) Migration Engineer
10 10 (9.52%) .NET Developer
10 10 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (8.57%) SSRS Analyst
12 8 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.10%) .NET
2 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 28 (26.67%) CSS
3 28 (26.67%) HTML
4 26 (24.76%) jQuery
5 15 (14.29%) WCF
6 14 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (13.33%) RESTful
6 14 (13.33%) Web Services
7 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (8.57%) .NET Core
8 9 (8.57%) MDX
9 7 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
9 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (6.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.67%) LINQ
9 7 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (16.19%) Private Cloud
3 9 (8.57%) Driving Licence
4 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) Clustering
4 8 (7.62%) NHS
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 8
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.71%) MVC
2 26 (24.76%) ETL
3 24 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (20.00%) Migration
5 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.10%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (17.14%) Scrum
7 17 (16.19%) CRM
7 17 (16.19%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (16.19%) Incident Management
7 17 (16.19%) Logistics
7 17 (16.19%) Problem Management
7 17 (16.19%) SDLC
7 17 (16.19%) Service Management
8 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.38%) Data Migration
9 13 (12.38%) OO
10 11 (10.48%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (95.24%) SQL
2 54 (51.43%) T-SQL
3 47 (44.76%) C#
4 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.57%) VBA
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) MCITP
2 1 (0.95%) MCSA
2 1 (0.95%) MCTS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) Terminal Server
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) BMC
2 17 (16.19%) ServiceNow
3 8 (7.62%) Citrix
3 8 (7.62%) Sybase
3 8 (7.62%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds