The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 653 878 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.88% 16.57% 18.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.53% 59.69% 63.84%
Number of salaries quoted 574 760 853
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1243 1471 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.62% 27.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1171 1259
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 261 £45,000 +16.88% 37
Slough -2 107 £45,000 - 6
Maidenhead -7 53 £47,500 - 12
Bracknell -15 47 £55,000 +46.66% 7
Newbury -3 46 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wokingham -4 28 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Windsor +4 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hungerford +4 11 £32,500 - 3
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -11.32% 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 593 (47.21%) SQL
2 581 (46.26%) .NET
3 551 (43.87%) Microsoft
4 543 (43.23%) C#
5 438 (34.87%) Windows
6 411 (32.72%) ASP.NET
7 349 (27.79%) Oracle
8 346 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
9 338 (26.91%) JavaScript
10 314 (25.00%) HTML
11 310 (24.68%) MVC
12 285 (22.69%) MS Excel
13 241 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 217 (17.28%) CSS
15 215 (17.12%) jQuery
16 206 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
17 189 (15.05%) Degree
18 179 (14.25%) XML
19 172 (13.69%) Linux
20 168 (13.38%) WCF
21 162 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
22 156 (12.42%) Scrum
23 147 (11.70%) Finance
24 139 (11.07%) Active Directory
24 139 (11.07%) Web Services
25 135 (10.75%) IIS
26 133 (10.59%) T-SQL
26 133 (10.59%) VMware
26 133 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
27 132 (10.51%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 135 (10.75%) IIS
2 99 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 55 (4.38%) Apache
5 45 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (3.26%) JBoss
7 35 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 30 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (2.31%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 27 (2.15%) CMS
11 25 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (1.59%) nginx
14 19 (1.51%) Node.js
14 19 (1.51%) Lync
15 16 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (1.04%) Umbraco
18 12 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 285 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.25%) MS Office
3 8 (0.64%) PowerPivot
3 8 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.56%) MS Project
5 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
2 18 (1.43%) HFM
3 13 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.24%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Nortel Periphonics
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.080%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.70%) SaaS
2 27 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.64%) Office 365
3 8 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.48%) PaaS
6 5 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 65 (5.18%) Firewall
3 58 (4.62%) Internet
4 49 (3.90%) DNS
5 47 (3.74%) HTTP
6 42 (3.34%) SAN
7 38 (3.03%) LAN
8 37 (2.95%) WAN
9 28 (2.23%) DHCP
10 25 (1.99%) VPN
11 18 (1.43%) NAS
12 16 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.19%) Wireless
14 14 (1.11%) Network Security
14 14 (1.11%) WAAS
15 13 (1.04%) LDAP
15 13 (1.04%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.96%) VoIP
17 11 (0.88%) SNMP
18 10 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 133 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 128 (10.19%) Relational Database
4 126 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 122 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 120 (9.55%) MySQL
7 119 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
7 119 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 78 (6.21%) NoSQL
10 65 (5.18%) Oracle Database
11 56 (4.46%) RDBMS
12 53 (4.22%) MongoDB
13 51 (4.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 42 (3.34%) MS Access
15 40 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 36 (2.87%) DB2
17 33 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (2.55%) OLAP
19 31 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 107 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 57 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.63%) NUnit
5 31 (2.47%) Subversion
6 25 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 24 (1.91%) Moq
7 24 (1.91%) Toad
8 22 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 20 (1.59%) Selenium
9 20 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (0.96%) JUnit
11 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.72%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (0.56%) Maven
14 7 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
15 6 (0.48%) MSTest
15 6 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (11.70%) Finance
2 66 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.66%) Marketing
4 38 (3.03%) Retail
5 20 (1.59%) Games
6 16 (1.27%) Advertising
7 12 (0.96%) Local Government
7 12 (0.96%) Banking
8 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.64%) French Language
10 8 (0.64%) Automotive
11 7 (0.56%) Legal
12 6 (0.48%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.32%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 568 (45.22%) Developer
2 255 (20.30%) .NET Developer
3 141 (11.23%) Analyst
4 126 (10.03%) C# Developer
5 120 (9.55%) Consultant
6 105 (8.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 89 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 87 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (6.77%) Support Engineer
10 75 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 72 (5.73%) Web Developer
12 71 (5.65%) Junior
13 69 (5.49%) DBA
14 68 (5.41%) Software Engineer
15 62 (4.94%) Architect
16 61 (4.86%) Junior Developer
17 53 (4.22%) Graduate
18 52 (4.14%) SQL DBA
19 50 (3.98%) Senior Developer
20 43 (3.42%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (46.26%) .NET
2 411 (32.72%) ASP.NET
3 314 (25.00%) HTML
4 241 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 217 (17.28%) CSS
6 215 (17.12%) jQuery
7 179 (14.25%) XML
8 168 (13.38%) WCF
9 139 (11.07%) Web Services
10 132 (10.51%) .NET Framework
11 120 (9.55%) Ajax
12 98 (7.80%) HTML5
13 77 (6.13%) SOAP
14 74 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 71 (5.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 65 (5.18%) WPF
17 61 (4.86%) JSON
18 48 (3.82%) WinForms
18 48 (3.82%) Spring
19 47 (3.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.11%) Clustering
4 38 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.23%) Replication
6 25 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
8 22 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.04%) Statistics
11 12 (0.96%) Streaming Music
12 11 (0.88%) Thin Client
12 11 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.64%) Data Conversion
14 8 (0.64%) Celerra
14 8 (0.64%) RIA
14 8 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 438 (34.87%) Windows
2 172 (13.69%) Linux
3 115 (9.16%) UNIX
4 109 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (4.06%) Windows XP
7 50 (3.98%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.75%) CentOS
11 21 (1.67%) Android
12 17 (1.35%) Solaris
13 12 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.88%) AIX
14 11 (0.88%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.48%) SUSE
17 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (24.68%) MVC
3 206 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
4 156 (12.42%) Scrum
5 124 (9.87%) OO
6 115 (9.16%) TDD
7 99 (7.88%) Software Engineering
8 97 (7.72%) ETL
9 95 (7.56%) Migration
10 77 (6.13%) BDD
11 76 (6.05%) Web Development
12 73 (5.81%) Project Management
13 61 (4.86%) ITIL
14 58 (4.62%) Web Application Development
15 56 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
16 52 (4.14%) B2B
17 45 (3.58%) OOP
18 41 (3.26%) OOD
19 40 (3.18%) Waterfall
19 40 (3.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 593 (47.21%) SQL
2 543 (43.23%) C#
3 338 (26.91%) JavaScript
4 133 (10.59%) T-SQL
5 127 (10.11%) Java
6 82 (6.53%) VB.NET
7 80 (6.37%) C++
8 57 (4.54%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.82%) PHP
10 43 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.95%) Python
12 29 (2.31%) C
13 25 (1.99%) VB
14 24 (1.91%) Perl
15 20 (1.59%) Ruby
16 16 (1.27%) VC++
17 13 (1.04%) NATURAL
18 11 (0.88%) VBScript
19 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 189 (15.05%) Degree
2 82 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 49 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.66%) MCSE
6 45 (3.58%) ISTQB
7 34 (2.71%) ISEB
8 29 (2.31%) MCP
9 24 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (1.75%) MCTS
10 22 (1.75%) MCITP
11 21 (1.67%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (1.43%) CISSP
13 18 (1.43%) CCNA
14 17 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.11%) VTSP
15 14 (1.11%) NCDA
15 14 (1.11%) NCIE
15 14 (1.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.53%) QA
2 17 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (1.19%) SLA
4 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.72%) GAMP
6 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.56%) GPG13
7 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 118 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 30 (2.39%) vSphere
6 18 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 14 (1.11%) vCloud
8 12 (0.96%) KVM
9 11 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.32%) XenApp
13 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.080%) Firmware
15 1 (0.080%) Samba
15 1 (0.080%) Nmap
15 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.99%) SCCM
2 22 (1.75%) Plesk
2 22 (1.75%) cPanel
2 22 (1.75%) Webmin
3 20 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (1.27%) Netcool
5 14 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.88%) Unicenter
7 11 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 10 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.72%) SCOM
10 8 (0.64%) Puppet
11 7 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.56%) OpenAM
12 6 (0.48%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.24%) AppManager
13 3 (0.24%) Nagios
13 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 551 (43.87%) Microsoft
2 349 (27.79%) Oracle
3 133 (10.59%) VMware
4 59 (4.70%) Cisco
5 56 (4.46%) Citrix
6 53 (4.22%) HP
7 40 (3.18%) Business Objects
7 40 (3.18%) SAP
8 39 (3.11%) Informatica
9 37 (2.95%) Red Hat
10 34 (2.71%) EMC
11 24 (1.91%) Sybase
11 24 (1.91%) IBM
11 24 (1.91%) NetApp
12 21 (1.67%) Tableau
13 19 (1.51%) Veritas
14 18 (1.43%) Sitecore
14 18 (1.43%) Hyperion
15 16 (1.27%) Meridio
15 16 (1.27%) EPiServer
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