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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 637 880 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.05% 16.60% 17.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.57% 60.86% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 557 776 809
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
1189 1446 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.50% 27.27% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1177 1245
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 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 270 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Slough -5 86 £46,500 +3.33% 6
Maidenhead -6 57 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Bracknell -17 45 £55,000 +46.66% 7
Newbury -12 36 £40,000 -11.11%
Windsor +9 22 £50,000 - 4
Wokingham -1 17 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Hungerford 0 13 £32,500 -33.33% 2
Ascot +3 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Thatcham -3 2 £25,250 +1.00% 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 608 (48.33%) SQL
2 598 (47.54%) .NET
3 587 (46.66%) Microsoft
4 554 (44.04%) C#
5 451 (35.85%) Windows
6 434 (34.50%) ASP.NET
7 369 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
8 356 (28.30%) JavaScript
9 342 (27.19%) HTML
10 320 (25.44%) Oracle
11 314 (24.96%) MS Excel
12 312 (24.80%) MVC
13 254 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 247 (19.63%) CSS
15 222 (17.65%) jQuery
16 209 (16.61%) Business Intelligence
17 194 (15.42%) Linux
18 190 (15.10%) Degree
19 177 (14.07%) XML
20 176 (13.99%) WCF
21 167 (13.28%) Scrum
22 158 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
23 155 (12.32%) Active Directory
24 146 (11.61%) Finance
25 139 (11.05%) Web Services
26 138 (10.97%) MySQL
27 137 (10.89%) OO
27 137 (10.89%) Ajax
28 134 (10.65%) VMware
29 129 (10.25%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 129 (10.25%) IIS
2 110 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 63 (5.01%) Apache
4 62 (4.93%) MS Exchange
5 51 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (3.18%) JBoss
7 34 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 28 (2.23%) WebLogic
8 28 (2.23%) Lync
9 27 (2.15%) WebSphere
10 26 (2.07%) CMS
10 26 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (1.67%) Node.js
13 20 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (1.27%) nginx
16 15 (1.19%) WordPress
17 14 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 314 (24.96%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.17%) MS Office
3 10 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.32%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (2.46%) Oracle ERP
2 24 (1.91%) HFM
3 11 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.72%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Nortel Periphonics
7 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.079%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.48%) SaaS
2 41 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.56%) Office 365
6 6 (0.48%) PaaS
7 3 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.079%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.63%) TCP/IP
2 82 (6.52%) Firewall
3 68 (5.41%) SAN
4 58 (4.61%) HTTP
5 55 (4.37%) DNS
6 40 (3.18%) LAN
7 38 (3.02%) WAN
8 37 (2.94%) Internet
9 33 (2.62%) DHCP
10 30 (2.38%) NAS
11 26 (2.07%) VPN
12 22 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (1.51%) LDAP
14 16 (1.27%) HTTPS
14 16 (1.27%) Wireless
15 15 (1.19%) NetScreen
15 15 (1.19%) Network Security
16 14 (1.11%) SNMP
17 13 (1.03%) VoIP
18 12 (0.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 138 (10.97%) MySQL
3 128 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 124 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 121 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 121 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 112 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
7 108 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 106 (8.43%) NoSQL
9 77 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 66 (5.25%) MongoDB
11 63 (5.01%) Oracle Database
12 45 (3.58%) MS Access
13 44 (3.50%) DB2
13 44 (3.50%) RDBMS
14 38 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 33 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
15 33 (2.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 33 (2.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 114 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 55 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.70%) Toad
5 29 (2.31%) NUnit
6 27 (2.15%) Subversion
7 24 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 23 (1.83%) Moq
9 20 (1.59%) Selenium
10 19 (1.51%) LoadRunner
11 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.95%) JUnit
13 9 (0.72%) Maven
14 7 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.56%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.48%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.40%) ReSharper
16 5 (0.40%) ClearCase
General
1 146 (11.61%) Finance
2 61 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.58%) Marketing
4 41 (3.26%) Retail
5 19 (1.51%) French Language
6 17 (1.35%) Games
7 14 (1.11%) Local Government
7 14 (1.11%) Automotive
7 14 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.11%) German Language
8 11 (0.87%) Banking
9 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.72%) Advertising
11 8 (0.64%) Legal
12 7 (0.56%) Billing
13 6 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.48%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.32%) Law
14 4 (0.32%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 597 (47.46%) Developer
2 255 (20.27%) .NET Developer
3 137 (10.89%) Analyst
4 128 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 103 (8.19%) Consultant
5 103 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 98 (7.79%) Software Developer
7 83 (6.60%) Web Developer
7 83 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 82 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 78 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 76 (6.04%) Architect
11 73 (5.80%) Junior
12 69 (5.48%) DBA
13 66 (5.25%) Junior Developer
14 64 (5.09%) Software Engineer
15 55 (4.37%) Senior Developer
16 54 (4.29%) SQL DBA
17 46 (3.66%) .NET Web Developer
18 45 (3.58%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (47.54%) .NET
2 434 (34.50%) ASP.NET
3 342 (27.19%) HTML
4 254 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 247 (19.63%) CSS
6 222 (17.65%) jQuery
7 177 (14.07%) XML
8 176 (13.99%) WCF
9 139 (11.05%) Web Services
10 137 (10.89%) Ajax
11 126 (10.02%) .NET Framework
12 101 (8.03%) HTML5
13 90 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 85 (6.76%) SOAP
15 76 (6.04%) JSON
16 74 (5.88%) WPF
16 74 (5.88%) AngularJS
17 70 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 48 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
19 47 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 87 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 46 (3.66%) Clustering
5 28 (2.23%) Replication
6 19 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.27%) Streaming Music
9 15 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.11%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.03%) Statistics
12 11 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.79%) PMI
13 10 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.64%) iPhone
15 7 (0.56%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 451 (35.85%) Windows
2 194 (15.42%) Linux
3 114 (9.06%) UNIX
4 113 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (3.58%) Windows 7
7 43 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (3.26%) Windows XP
9 31 (2.46%) CentOS
10 30 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (2.07%) Android
12 19 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.43%) Solaris
14 14 (1.11%) AIX
15 11 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.72%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.32%) SUSE
20 3 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (24.80%) MVC
3 209 (16.61%) Business Intelligence
4 167 (13.28%) Scrum
5 137 (10.89%) OO
6 123 (9.78%) TDD
7 105 (8.35%) Software Engineering
8 94 (7.47%) Migration
9 89 (7.07%) ETL
9 89 (7.07%) Web Development
10 83 (6.60%) Project Management
11 78 (6.20%) BDD
12 70 (5.56%) ITIL
13 68 (5.41%) B2B
14 66 (5.25%) Web Application Development
15 53 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
16 48 (3.82%) ERP
17 44 (3.50%) Multithreading
18 43 (3.42%) Test Automation
19 41 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 608 (48.33%) SQL
2 554 (44.04%) C#
3 356 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 120 (9.54%) Java
5 115 (9.14%) T-SQL
6 80 (6.36%) C++
7 75 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 70 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 58 (4.61%) PHP
10 55 (4.37%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.54%) Python
12 26 (2.07%) C
13 25 (1.99%) VB
14 21 (1.67%) Perl
15 20 (1.59%) Ruby
16 14 (1.11%) VC++
17 9 (0.72%) VBScript
18 8 (0.64%) ABAP
19 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.56%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 190 (15.10%) Degree
2 91 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (4.45%) VCP4
4 53 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 49 (3.90%) ISTQB
6 48 (3.82%) MCSE
7 40 (3.18%) SC Cleared
8 37 (2.94%) ISEB
9 35 (2.78%) MCP
10 25 (1.99%) MCITP
11 22 (1.75%) MCTS
11 22 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (1.35%) CCNA
12 17 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (1.27%) CISSP
14 15 (1.19%) CNE
14 15 (1.19%) Novell Certification
14 15 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.95%) QA
2 18 (1.43%) SLA
3 13 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.64%) GPG13
6 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.16%) GAMP
9 1 (0.079%) PMBOK
System Software
1 155 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 113 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.54%) vSphere
5 27 (2.15%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.79%) vCloud
9 8 (0.64%) KVM
10 7 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.48%) XenApp
12 5 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.32%) Samba
14 1 (0.079%) Firmware
14 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.079%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.07%) SCCM
2 21 (1.67%) Plesk
2 21 (1.67%) cPanel
2 21 (1.67%) Webmin
3 16 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 16 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 12 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.95%) OpenAM
5 12 (0.95%) Netcool
6 11 (0.87%) Puppet
7 10 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (0.56%) Unicenter
8 7 (0.56%) SCOM
9 6 (0.48%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.32%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.24%) Nagios
11 3 (0.24%) AppManager
12 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 587 (46.66%) Microsoft
2 320 (25.44%) Oracle
3 134 (10.65%) VMware
4 68 (5.41%) Cisco
5 64 (5.09%) HP
6 53 (4.21%) Red Hat
7 49 (3.90%) Citrix
8 38 (3.02%) Informatica
9 32 (2.54%) Juniper
10 31 (2.46%) Business Objects
11 30 (2.38%) SAP
12 29 (2.31%) Sybase
12 29 (2.31%) Tableau
13 26 (2.07%) Veritas
14 24 (1.91%) IBM
14 24 (1.91%) Hyperion
15 19 (1.51%) EMC
16 15 (1.19%) Meridio
17 14 (1.11%) NetApp
18 13 (1.03%) Fujitsu
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 35k + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago