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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 728 732 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.41% 13.35% 19.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.70% 55.71% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 606 665 1013
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1284 1314 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 23.97% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1128 1603
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 289 £41,000 -3.52% 26
Bracknell -2 94 £45,000 - 3
Maidenhead +1 76 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Slough +5 70 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Newbury -6 47 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Wokingham +3 26 £37,500 - 5
Windsor -10 15 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Hungerford -1 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 741 (50.86%) SQL
2 730 (50.10%) .NET
3 684 (46.95%) C#
4 603 (41.39%) Microsoft
5 548 (37.61%) ASP.NET
6 489 (33.56%) Windows
7 384 (26.36%) Oracle
8 373 (25.60%) JavaScript
9 368 (25.26%) HTML
10 319 (21.89%) MS Excel
11 313 (21.48%) MVC
12 305 (20.93%) CSS
13 270 (18.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 231 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 229 (15.72%) XML
16 227 (15.58%) jQuery
17 212 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
18 193 (13.25%) Degree
19 189 (12.97%) WCF
19 189 (12.97%) SQL Server 2012
20 183 (12.56%) IIS
21 182 (12.49%) T-SQL
22 178 (12.22%) Linux
23 177 (12.15%) Web Services
24 168 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 162 (11.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 154 (10.57%) VMware
27 150 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
28 145 (9.95%) Active Directory
29 144 (9.88%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 183 (12.56%) IIS
2 129 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 73 (5.01%) MS Exchange
4 49 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (3.02%) Apache
6 39 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (2.40%) Tomcat
9 31 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.58%) Lync
12 23 (1.58%) CMS
13 20 (1.37%) WebLogic
14 19 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (1.10%) Node.js
15 16 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (1.10%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 319 (21.89%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.97%) MS Office
3 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.55%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.21%) Agresso
7 3 (0.21%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.21%) Pivotal CRM
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.069%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.88%) SaaS
3 14 (0.96%) Office 365
4 8 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.41%) IaaS
6 4 (0.27%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.15%) Internet
2 67 (4.60%) DNS
3 64 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 61 (4.19%) SAN
5 53 (3.64%) Firewall
6 37 (2.54%) VPN
7 35 (2.40%) LAN
7 35 (2.40%) WAN
7 35 (2.40%) DHCP
8 21 (1.44%) SMTP
9 19 (1.30%) Wireshark
9 19 (1.30%) NAS
9 19 (1.30%) HTTP
10 18 (1.24%) Wireless
11 17 (1.17%) IMAP
11 17 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (1.10%) FTP
13 14 (0.96%) LDAP
13 14 (0.96%) iSCSI
14 13 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (18.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 189 (12.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 168 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 162 (11.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 133 (9.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 120 (8.24%) MySQL
7 118 (8.10%) Relational Database
8 117 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
9 65 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 65 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 61 (4.19%) RDBMS
11 48 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 30 (2.06%) DB2
12 30 (2.06%) MS Access
13 27 (1.85%) OLAP
14 26 (1.78%) Big Data
15 25 (1.72%) NoSQL
16 22 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
17 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 131 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 109 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (4.32%) Subversion
4 57 (3.91%) NUnit
5 47 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 35 (2.40%) Git (software)
7 33 (2.26%) MSTest
8 31 (2.13%) Moq
9 26 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (1.30%) Selenium
11 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 14 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 13 (0.89%) AQtime
13 13 (0.89%) JIRA
13 13 (0.89%) WebLOAD
14 12 (0.82%) LoadRunner
15 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
16 9 (0.62%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.55%) JUnit
18 7 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 132 (9.06%) Finance
2 79 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.68%) Retail
4 37 (2.54%) Marketing
5 32 (2.20%) Games
5 32 (2.20%) French Language
6 20 (1.37%) Advertising
7 18 (1.24%) Banking
8 17 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.10%) German Language
10 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.96%) Legal
12 13 (0.89%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.75%) Automotive
15 8 (0.55%) Electronics
15 8 (0.55%) Publishing
16 5 (0.34%) Avionics
16 5 (0.34%) Billing
17 4 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 722 (49.55%) Developer
2 371 (25.46%) .NET Developer
3 209 (14.34%) C# Developer
4 186 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 185 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 172 (11.81%) Consultant
7 150 (10.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 121 (8.30%) Software Developer
9 109 (7.48%) Analyst
10 102 (7.00%) Senior Developer
11 87 (5.97%) Support Engineer
12 82 (5.63%) SQL Developer
13 79 (5.42%) Technical Support
14 73 (5.01%) Web Developer
15 66 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
16 57 (3.91%) Technical Consultant
17 54 (3.71%) Administrator
18 53 (3.64%) Support Analyst
19 52 (3.57%) DBA
20 51 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (50.10%) .NET
2 548 (37.61%) ASP.NET
3 368 (25.26%) HTML
4 305 (20.93%) CSS
5 231 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 229 (15.72%) XML
7 227 (15.58%) jQuery
8 189 (12.97%) WCF
9 177 (12.15%) Web Services
10 135 (9.27%) Ajax
11 123 (8.44%) .NET Framework
12 72 (4.94%) WinForms
13 66 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 64 (4.39%) J2EE
15 62 (4.26%) WPF
16 61 (4.19%) LINQ
16 61 (4.19%) HTML5
17 59 (4.05%) SOAP
18 57 (3.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 44 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 76 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (3.23%) Clustering
4 42 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (2.26%) Replication
6 32 (2.20%) Data Integration
7 30 (2.06%) iPhone
8 29 (1.99%) Open Source
8 29 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 21 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 14 (0.96%) Social Network
12 13 (0.89%) Statistics
12 13 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.75%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.69%) RIA
14 10 (0.69%) Social Media
15 8 (0.55%) Tandem
15 8 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 489 (33.56%) Windows
2 178 (12.22%) Linux
3 134 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (7.89%) UNIX
5 100 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.71%) Windows XP
8 42 (2.88%) Android
9 33 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
12 23 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.96%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.82%) CentOS
15 9 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.55%) Debian
16 8 (0.55%) Solaris
17 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (21.48%) MVC
2 212 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (9.33%) Scrum
5 133 (9.13%) ETL
6 124 (8.51%) TDD
7 111 (7.62%) OO
8 82 (5.63%) Software Engineering
9 76 (5.22%) Migration
10 71 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
11 70 (4.80%) CRM
12 64 (4.39%) Web Application Development
13 59 (4.05%) Data Modelling
14 53 (3.64%) ITIL
15 52 (3.57%) Analytics
15 52 (3.57%) Web Development
16 50 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (3.23%) BDD
17 47 (3.23%) Unit Testing
18 44 (3.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 741 (50.86%) SQL
2 684 (46.95%) C#
3 373 (25.60%) JavaScript
4 182 (12.49%) T-SQL
5 144 (9.88%) Java
6 127 (8.72%) VB.NET
7 62 (4.26%) C++
8 50 (3.43%) PHP
8 50 (3.43%) VB
9 32 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.99%) C
11 28 (1.92%) Perl
12 27 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.51%) VBScript
14 22 (1.51%) MUMPS
15 18 (1.24%) Python
16 17 (1.17%) VBA
17 14 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 193 (13.25%) Degree
2 127 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.91%) MCSE
5 43 (2.95%) MCITP
6 41 (2.81%) MCTS
7 39 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 39 (2.68%) MCP
8 28 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.78%) ISEB
10 21 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 21 (1.44%) CCNA
11 20 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.30%) DV Cleared
13 18 (1.24%) MCSD
14 15 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (0.89%) CCA
15 13 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.82%) CISSP
16 12 (0.82%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.12%) QA
2 55 (3.77%) SLA
3 22 (1.51%) HL7
4 17 (1.17%) GAMP
5 12 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) GPG13
10 1 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 125 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 19 (1.30%) vSphere
6 14 (0.96%) Terminal Server
6 14 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (0.82%) vCloud
8 9 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.27%) XenApp
9 4 (0.27%) XenServer
9 4 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.27%) UAG
9 4 (0.27%) KVM
10 3 (0.21%) qmail
10 3 (0.21%) Postfix
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.40%) SCCM
2 18 (1.24%) WSUS
2 18 (1.24%) SCOM
3 17 (1.17%) Puppet
4 15 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (0.96%) Netcool
6 12 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.75%) Nagios
7 11 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.55%) Unicenter
10 7 (0.48%) Plesk
11 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.34%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.21%) Munin
13 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 603 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 384 (26.36%) Oracle
3 154 (10.57%) VMware
4 55 (3.77%) Cisco
5 51 (3.50%) Citrix
6 45 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 39 (2.68%) EMC
8 35 (2.40%) JBoss
9 25 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.72%) Teradata
10 24 (1.65%) SAP
10 24 (1.65%) Sitecore
11 20 (1.37%) NetApp
11 20 (1.37%) Cognos
12 19 (1.30%) HP
13 17 (1.17%) Informatica
14 16 (1.10%) Telerik
14 16 (1.10%) Meridio
15 15 (1.03%) Xamarin
15 15 (1.03%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: 18-28k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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