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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 656 876 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.73% 14.93% 15.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.70% 59.51% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 559 800 762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1294 1472 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.13% 25.09% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1245 1321
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 293 £45,000 +5.88% 37
Maidenhead +1 75 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Slough -7 67 £47,500 +15.85% 14
Bracknell -16 42 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Newbury -12 26 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Windsor +3 20 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Hungerford -5 15 £35,000 -28.20% 2
Ascot +4 6 £36,000 -10.00%
Wokingham -9 5 £42,500 - 1
Thatcham -1 2 £25,250 +1.00% 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 630 (49.26%) SQL
2 621 (48.55%) .NET
3 596 (46.60%) Microsoft
4 568 (44.41%) C#
5 464 (36.28%) ASP.NET
6 434 (33.93%) Windows
7 388 (30.34%) JavaScript
8 370 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
9 355 (27.76%) HTML
10 331 (25.88%) MVC
11 321 (25.10%) MS Excel
12 295 (23.06%) Oracle
13 279 (21.81%) CSS
14 269 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 228 (17.83%) jQuery
16 214 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
17 204 (15.95%) Linux
18 197 (15.40%) Degree
19 177 (13.84%) Scrum
20 171 (13.37%) SQL Server 2008
21 167 (13.06%) WCF
22 166 (12.98%) XML
23 161 (12.59%) Active Directory
24 158 (12.35%) Web Services
25 143 (11.18%) Finance
26 136 (10.63%) Ajax
27 134 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 134 (10.48%) MySQL
27 134 (10.48%) OO
28 131 (10.24%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 119 (9.30%) IIS
2 118 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 69 (5.39%) MS Exchange
4 62 (4.85%) Apache
5 46 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (2.97%) JBoss
7 32 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.42%) Lync
9 30 (2.35%) WebLogic
10 26 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.88%) CMS
12 23 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 23 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.72%) Node.js
14 19 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.41%) WordPress
15 18 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.17%) nginx
Applications
1 321 (25.10%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.53%) MS Office
3 14 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.03%) Oracle ERP
2 19 (1.49%) HFM
3 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Nortel Periphonics
7 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.078%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.078%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.078%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.57%) SaaS
2 54 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.78%) Office 365
6 8 (0.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.078%) IaaS
9 1 (0.078%) Taleo
9 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 102 (7.97%) Firewall
3 81 (6.33%) SAN
4 55 (4.30%) DNS
5 52 (4.07%) HTTP
6 38 (2.97%) DHCP
7 34 (2.66%) NAS
8 32 (2.50%) LAN
9 31 (2.42%) WAN
10 23 (1.80%) VPN
11 22 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (1.56%) LDAP
13 17 (1.33%) Internet
14 16 (1.25%) HTTPS
14 16 (1.25%) Wireless
15 15 (1.17%) NetScreen
15 15 (1.17%) SNMP
15 15 (1.17%) VoIP
16 14 (1.09%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (13.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 134 (10.48%) MySQL
2 134 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 127 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 122 (9.54%) Relational Database
6 115 (8.99%) NoSQL
7 111 (8.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 107 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
9 85 (6.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 69 (5.39%) MongoDB
11 53 (4.14%) Oracle Database
12 49 (3.83%) RDBMS
13 43 (3.36%) MS Access
14 36 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 35 (2.74%) DB2
15 35 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
16 33 (2.58%) CouchDB
17 30 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
18 29 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 118 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 58 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.35%) Selenium
4 30 (2.35%) Toad
5 29 (2.27%) Subversion
6 28 (2.19%) NUnit
7 23 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 22 (1.72%) Moq
9 15 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.86%) MSTest
10 11 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.86%) Maven
10 11 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.78%) JIRA
11 10 (0.78%) JUnit
12 8 (0.63%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.63%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 143 (11.18%) Finance
2 52 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.52%) Marketing
4 28 (2.19%) Retail
5 22 (1.72%) German Language
6 20 (1.56%) French Language
7 19 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.17%) Legal
9 14 (1.09%) Automotive
10 13 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.78%) Local Government
11 10 (0.78%) Banking
12 9 (0.70%) Games
12 9 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.70%) Billing
13 7 (0.55%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.47%) Advertising
14 6 (0.47%) Publishing
14 6 (0.47%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 629 (49.18%) Developer
2 263 (20.56%) .NET Developer
3 155 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 134 (10.48%) Analyst
5 124 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (7.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 99 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 94 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 93 (7.27%) Consultant
10 82 (6.41%) Support Engineer
11 77 (6.02%) Junior
12 75 (5.86%) DBA
13 74 (5.79%) Web Developer
14 73 (5.71%) Architect
15 70 (5.47%) Senior Developer
16 67 (5.24%) Junior Developer
17 59 (4.61%) Software Engineer
18 53 (4.14%) SQL DBA
19 51 (3.99%) Administrator
20 49 (3.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (48.55%) .NET
2 464 (36.28%) ASP.NET
3 355 (27.76%) HTML
4 279 (21.81%) CSS
5 269 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 228 (17.83%) jQuery
7 167 (13.06%) WCF
8 166 (12.98%) XML
9 158 (12.35%) Web Services
10 136 (10.63%) Ajax
11 125 (9.77%) .NET Framework
12 114 (8.91%) AngularJS
13 113 (8.84%) HTML5
14 95 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 90 (7.04%) SOAP
16 76 (5.94%) Entity Framework
17 72 (5.63%) JSON
18 70 (5.47%) WPF
19 57 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
20 51 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 96 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.75%) Clustering
5 33 (2.58%) Replication
6 26 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
6 26 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.33%) Statistics
8 16 (1.25%) Streaming Music
8 16 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.86%) User Experience
12 10 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (0.78%) PMI
13 9 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 434 (33.93%) Windows
2 204 (15.95%) Linux
3 105 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (6.96%) UNIX
5 71 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.81%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.50%) CentOS
9 29 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.19%) Android
11 25 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 21 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.86%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.78%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.70%) Solaris
16 8 (0.63%) AIX
17 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.31%) HPUX
18 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (25.88%) MVC
3 214 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (13.84%) Scrum
5 134 (10.48%) OO
6 127 (9.93%) TDD
7 112 (8.76%) Software Engineering
8 96 (7.51%) Web Development
9 86 (6.72%) Migration
10 83 (6.49%) ETL
11 79 (6.18%) ITIL
12 74 (5.79%) Project Management
13 67 (5.24%) B2B
14 63 (4.93%) BDD
14 63 (4.93%) Web Application Development
15 53 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
16 49 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (3.44%) ERP
17 44 (3.44%) Software Testing
18 43 (3.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 630 (49.26%) SQL
2 568 (44.41%) C#
3 388 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 131 (10.24%) T-SQL
5 117 (9.15%) Java
6 74 (5.79%) PowerShell
7 73 (5.71%) C++
8 62 (4.85%) VB.NET
9 55 (4.30%) PHP
10 50 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.27%) Python
12 28 (2.19%) C
13 25 (1.95%) VB
14 22 (1.72%) Perl
15 12 (0.94%) Ruby
16 10 (0.78%) VC++
17 9 (0.70%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.63%) VBScript
19 7 (0.55%) VBA
19 7 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 197 (15.40%) Degree
2 101 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 52 (4.07%) MCSE
5 46 (3.60%) ISTQB
6 42 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 34 (2.66%) ISEB
8 32 (2.50%) MCP
9 29 (2.27%) MCITP
10 25 (1.95%) CISSP
11 22 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.56%) MCTS
13 18 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (1.17%) CNE
14 15 (1.17%) Novell Certification
15 14 (1.09%) MCSA
16 13 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.02%) CISA
17 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.76%) QA
2 25 (1.95%) SLA
3 15 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.02%) GPG13
6 9 (0.70%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) FISMA
8 1 (0.078%) GAMP
8 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 161 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 100 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.77%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.42%) vSphere
5 20 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.78%) vCloud
9 7 (0.55%) KVM
9 7 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.39%) XenApp
12 4 (0.31%) Samba
13 1 (0.078%) Firmware
13 1 (0.078%) XenServer
13 1 (0.078%) Xen
13 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (1.72%) SCCM
2 20 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 20 (1.56%) Plesk
2 20 (1.56%) cPanel
2 20 (1.56%) Webmin
3 16 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.02%) OpenAM
5 12 (0.94%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.94%) Puppet
6 8 (0.63%) Netcool
7 6 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.47%) Unicenter
8 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.31%) vMotion
9 4 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.31%) SCOM
10 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.23%) AppManager
10 3 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 596 (46.60%) Microsoft
2 295 (23.06%) Oracle
3 126 (9.85%) VMware
4 76 (5.94%) Cisco
5 60 (4.69%) HP
6 58 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 45 (3.52%) Juniper
8 34 (2.66%) Citrix
9 31 (2.42%) Informatica
10 28 (2.19%) Business Objects
11 27 (2.11%) Sybase
11 27 (2.11%) Veritas
12 24 (1.88%) SAP
12 24 (1.88%) Tableau
13 19 (1.49%) Hyperion
14 18 (1.41%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.41%) Twitter
15 16 (1.25%) IBM
16 12 (0.94%) EMC
16 12 (0.94%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hays IT
Salary: Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago