The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 113 98
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.99% 1.20% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 4.02% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 45
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 319 572 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.37% 29.81% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 230 518 508
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) .NET
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
5 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
6 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
9 11 (26.83%) C#
9 11 (26.83%) Intranet
9 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
10 10 (24.39%) Document Management
10 10 (24.39%) Oracle
10 10 (24.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
11 9 (21.95%) SDLC
11 9 (21.95%) XML
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 7 (17.07%) Linux
13 7 (17.07%) CSS
13 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (24.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (17.07%) IIS
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.88%) CMS
6 2 (4.88%) SAS
6 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.44%) Drupal
7 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.44%) Kentico
7 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Intranet
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) SMS
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) Extranet
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (17.07%) Power BI
8 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (12.20%) DTS
8 5 (12.20%) OLAP
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (12.20%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (12.20%) Star Schema
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
10 2 (4.88%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) HTML
5 6 (14.63%) jQuery
5 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (9.76%) CSS3
6 4 (9.76%) Handlebars
6 4 (9.76%) HTML5
6 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (9.76%) React
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.44%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
3 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Document Management
4 9 (21.95%) SDLC
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Security Management
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.76%) High Availability
8 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) IFRS
2 2 (4.88%) IFRS 9
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.32%) XenServer
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) vMotion
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Sun
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.44%) Xamarin