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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 688 769 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.64% 13.65% 19.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.72% 56.05% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 539 693 1030
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1213 1372 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.51% 24.36% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1172 1627
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -5 253 £40,500 -4.70% 31
Bracknell -6 97 £41,750 -7.22% 7
Maidenhead +1 82 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Slough -1 66 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Newbury -2 42 £37,500 - 2
Wokingham +2 29 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Windsor -11 14 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Hungerford +3 4 £33,750 -3.57% 4
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 727 (50.49%) SQL
2 687 (47.71%) .NET
3 641 (44.51%) C#
4 588 (40.83%) Microsoft
5 507 (35.21%) ASP.NET
6 493 (34.24%) Windows
7 399 (27.71%) Oracle
8 357 (24.79%) HTML
9 353 (24.51%) JavaScript
10 308 (21.39%) MVC
11 299 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
11 299 (20.76%) MS Excel
12 294 (20.42%) CSS
13 232 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 231 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 222 (15.42%) jQuery
15 222 (15.42%) XML
16 209 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
17 189 (13.13%) Degree
18 185 (12.85%) IIS
19 177 (12.29%) Linux
20 175 (12.15%) SQL Server 2012
21 171 (11.88%) WCF
22 170 (11.81%) T-SQL
23 168 (11.67%) Web Services
23 168 (11.67%) VMware
24 158 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 154 (10.69%) Active Directory
26 147 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 141 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 185 (12.85%) IIS
2 129 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 69 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 48 (3.33%) Apache
5 47 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (1.67%) WebLogic
12 23 (1.60%) Lync
13 22 (1.53%) CMS
14 20 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
16 17 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (1.04%) Node.js
18 11 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 299 (20.76%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.90%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.35%) MS Project
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.35%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.28%) HFM
7 3 (0.21%) Pivotal CRM
7 3 (0.21%) Agresso
7 3 (0.21%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.92%) SaaS
2 37 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.04%) Office 365
4 7 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.35%) IaaS
6 4 (0.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.14%) Heroku
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.069%) PaaS
8 1 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.63%) Internet
2 71 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 68 (4.72%) DNS
4 58 (4.03%) SAN
5 49 (3.40%) Firewall
6 37 (2.57%) LAN
6 37 (2.57%) WAN
7 33 (2.29%) DHCP
8 32 (2.22%) VPN
9 21 (1.46%) SMTP
9 21 (1.46%) NAS
10 20 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (1.39%) WAAS
10 20 (1.39%) HTTP
11 18 (1.25%) Wireshark
12 17 (1.18%) IMAP
13 16 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (1.04%) FTP
15 14 (0.97%) iSCSI
15 14 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 175 (12.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 158 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 147 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 115 (7.99%) MySQL
7 114 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
8 112 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 82 (5.69%) Oracle Database
10 69 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 65 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (4.31%) RDBMS
13 56 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (2.36%) OLAP
15 32 (2.22%) MS Access
16 31 (2.15%) DB2
17 30 (2.08%) Big Data
18 26 (1.81%) NoSQL
19 24 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
20 22 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 130 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 104 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (4.03%) Subversion
4 52 (3.61%) NUnit
5 43 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 31 (2.15%) MSTest
8 30 (2.08%) Moq
9 26 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 18 (1.25%) LoadRunner
11 17 (1.18%) Selenium
12 16 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 13 (0.90%) AQtime
14 13 (0.90%) WebLOAD
14 13 (0.90%) JIRA
15 11 (0.76%) Jenkins
16 9 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.63%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
General
1 136 (9.44%) Finance
2 90 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.99%) Retail
4 35 (2.43%) Marketing
4 35 (2.43%) French Language
5 31 (2.15%) Games
6 22 (1.53%) Advertising
7 19 (1.32%) Banking
8 14 (0.97%) Legal
8 14 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.90%) German Language
9 13 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 11 (0.76%) Automotive
11 9 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.49%) Electronics
13 6 (0.42%) Billing
14 5 (0.35%) Publishing
14 5 (0.35%) Avionics
15 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 684 (47.50%) Developer
2 358 (24.86%) .NET Developer
3 204 (14.17%) C# Developer
4 180 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 172 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 170 (11.81%) Consultant
7 144 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 123 (8.54%) Analyst
9 114 (7.92%) Software Developer
10 96 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 94 (6.53%) Support Engineer
12 81 (5.63%) Technical Support
13 71 (4.93%) Web Developer
14 70 (4.86%) SQL Developer
15 66 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
16 58 (4.03%) Support Analyst
17 56 (3.89%) Applications Support
18 54 (3.75%) Administrator
19 53 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
20 52 (3.61%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (47.71%) .NET
2 507 (35.21%) ASP.NET
3 357 (24.79%) HTML
4 294 (20.42%) CSS
5 232 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 222 (15.42%) jQuery
6 222 (15.42%) XML
7 171 (11.88%) WCF
8 168 (11.67%) Web Services
9 120 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 114 (7.92%) Ajax
11 66 (4.58%) WinForms
12 65 (4.51%) HTML5
13 60 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 59 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 56 (3.89%) J2EE
16 55 (3.82%) WPF
17 54 (3.75%) LINQ
17 54 (3.75%) SOAP
18 48 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 66 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
5 42 (2.92%) Clustering
6 32 (2.22%) Replication
7 31 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.08%) Data Integration
9 28 (1.94%) Open Source
10 25 (1.74%) iPhone
11 23 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.25%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.04%) Statistics
15 12 (0.83%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.76%) CLARiiON
16 11 (0.76%) Social Network
16 11 (0.76%) Celerra
17 10 (0.69%) RIA
17 10 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 493 (34.24%) Windows
2 177 (12.29%) Linux
3 137 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (8.89%) UNIX
5 99 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 41 (2.85%) Android
9 40 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 25 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
12 21 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.11%) Solaris
14 9 (0.63%) CentOS
15 8 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.56%) Debian
16 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (21.39%) MVC
2 299 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (9.79%) Scrum
5 128 (8.89%) ETL
6 117 (8.13%) TDD
7 100 (6.94%) OO
8 81 (5.63%) Migration
9 76 (5.28%) CRM
10 74 (5.14%) Software Engineering
11 66 (4.58%) ITIL
12 64 (4.44%) Web Application Development
13 60 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
14 51 (3.54%) Web Development
15 50 (3.47%) Unit Testing
16 49 (3.40%) Data Modelling
16 49 (3.40%) BDD
17 48 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (3.33%) Analytics
18 44 (3.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 727 (50.49%) SQL
2 641 (44.51%) C#
3 353 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 170 (11.81%) T-SQL
5 140 (9.72%) Java
6 113 (7.85%) VB.NET
7 61 (4.24%) C++
8 48 (3.33%) PHP
9 43 (2.99%) VB
10 33 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.88%) Perl
12 26 (1.81%) C
13 25 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.32%) Python
17 15 (1.04%) VBScript
17 15 (1.04%) VBA
18 14 (0.97%) MUMPS
19 13 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 189 (13.13%) Degree
2 122 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 62 (4.31%) MCSE
5 46 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 43 (2.99%) MCITP
7 38 (2.64%) MCTS
8 33 (2.29%) MCP
9 32 (2.22%) ISEB
10 29 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (1.88%) ISTQB
12 26 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (1.53%) DV Cleared
15 21 (1.46%) CCA
16 20 (1.39%) VTSP
16 20 (1.39%) NCDA
16 20 (1.39%) NCIE
16 20 (1.39%) CCNA
17 16 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.58%) QA
2 48 (3.33%) SLA
3 17 (1.18%) GAMP
4 14 (0.97%) HL7
5 10 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) GPG13
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 154 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 141 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 22 (1.53%) vSphere
5 22 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 20 (1.39%) vCloud
7 16 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 8 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.42%) KVM
11 4 (0.28%) XenApp
11 4 (0.28%) XenServer
12 3 (0.21%) qmail
12 3 (0.21%) Postfix
12 3 (0.21%) Xen
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.14%) Nmap
13 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 42 (2.92%) SCCM
2 18 (1.25%) WSUS
3 17 (1.18%) SCOM
4 16 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.04%) Netcool
5 15 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.90%) Puppet
8 12 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (0.69%) Unicenter
10 10 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.49%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.49%) Nagios
11 7 (0.49%) Plesk
12 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.14%) Munin
13 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 588 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 399 (27.71%) Oracle
3 168 (11.67%) VMware
4 61 (4.24%) Citrix
5 56 (3.89%) Cisco
6 50 (3.47%) EMC
7 39 (2.71%) JBoss
7 39 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 32 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 32 (2.22%) NetApp
9 30 (2.08%) Teradata
9 30 (2.08%) HP
10 28 (1.94%) SAP
11 26 (1.81%) Sitecore
12 25 (1.74%) Informatica
13 18 (1.25%) Telerik
14 17 (1.18%) Sybase
14 17 (1.18%) Fujitsu
15 16 (1.11%) Meridio
15 16 (1.11%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £30,000 - £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 30k + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago