The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 718 721 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.01% 13.15% 19.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.01% 53.37% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 632 669 1064
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1282 1351 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.22% 24.64% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1177 1615
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +12 307 £42,500 +1.79% 44
Bracknell +1 75 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Maidenhead +2 71 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Slough +3 69 £38,000 -10.58% 12
Newbury -14 35 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wokingham +7 22 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Windsor -8 10 £31,000 -31.11% 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 837 (53.45%) .NET
2 785 (50.13%) C#
3 774 (49.43%) SQL
4 647 (41.32%) Microsoft
5 628 (40.10%) ASP.NET
6 506 (32.31%) Windows
7 428 (27.33%) HTML
8 403 (25.73%) JavaScript
9 370 (23.63%) MS Excel
10 352 (22.48%) MVC
11 348 (22.22%) Oracle
11 348 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 347 (22.16%) CSS
13 250 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 246 (15.71%) jQuery
15 237 (15.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 237 (15.13%) XML
16 233 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
17 231 (14.75%) WCF
18 212 (13.54%) Degree
19 199 (12.71%) T-SQL
20 186 (11.88%) Linux
21 184 (11.75%) Web Services
21 184 (11.75%) IIS
22 179 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 173 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 163 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
24 163 (10.41%) TDD
25 161 (10.28%) Java
26 155 (9.90%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 184 (11.75%) IIS
2 133 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.66%) MS Exchange
4 51 (3.26%) Apache
5 48 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 34 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (2.11%) CMS
9 32 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 32 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (1.66%) Node.js
12 23 (1.47%) Lync
13 22 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
15 13 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 370 (23.63%) MS Excel
2 91 (5.81%) MS Office
3 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.51%) Sage 200
6 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.19%) Agresso
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.064%) HFM
10 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.064%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.32%) SaaS
3 14 (0.89%) Office 365
4 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Heroku
7 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.43%) Internet
2 63 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 59 (3.77%) DNS
4 54 (3.45%) SAN
5 49 (3.13%) Firewall
6 36 (2.30%) VPN
7 33 (2.11%) WAN
7 33 (2.11%) LAN
8 31 (1.98%) DHCP
9 23 (1.47%) LDAP
10 21 (1.34%) HTTP
11 20 (1.28%) SMTP
12 19 (1.21%) VoIP
12 19 (1.21%) Wireless
13 18 (1.15%) FTP
13 18 (1.15%) NAS
14 17 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.02%) IMAP
15 16 (1.02%) Wireshark
16 14 (0.89%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 237 (15.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 179 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 173 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 146 (9.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 141 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
7 115 (7.34%) MySQL
7 115 (7.34%) Relational Database
8 63 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (3.58%) RDBMS
10 47 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 44 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 30 (1.92%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.85%) OLAP
14 28 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
15 26 (1.66%) DB2
15 26 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (1.47%) Big Data
18 20 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 150 (9.58%) Visual Studio
2 106 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (4.41%) Subversion
4 60 (3.83%) NUnit
5 53 (3.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 40 (2.55%) Git (software)
7 34 (2.17%) MSTest
8 32 (2.04%) Moq
9 19 (1.21%) Selenium
10 16 (1.02%) JIRA
10 16 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (0.77%) WebLOAD
12 12 (0.77%) AQtime
13 10 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 9 (0.57%) JUnit
15 8 (0.51%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.51%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.45%) LoadRunner
17 6 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 155 (9.90%) Finance
2 77 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 47 (3.00%) Games
4 39 (2.49%) Retail
4 39 (2.49%) Marketing
5 33 (2.11%) French Language
6 22 (1.40%) German Language
7 20 (1.28%) Banking
8 17 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.83%) Legal
9 13 (0.83%) Automotive
10 12 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.70%) Advertising
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.45%) Electronics
15 5 (0.32%) Billing
15 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.32%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 843 (53.83%) Developer
2 418 (26.69%) .NET Developer
3 228 (14.56%) C# Developer
4 211 (13.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 201 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 168 (10.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 163 (10.41%) Consultant
8 154 (9.83%) Software Developer
9 131 (8.37%) Senior Developer
10 106 (6.77%) Analyst
11 94 (6.00%) SQL Developer
12 87 (5.56%) Support Engineer
13 79 (5.04%) Web Developer
14 76 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
15 74 (4.73%) Technical Support
16 57 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
16 57 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
17 56 (3.58%) Technical Consultant
18 55 (3.51%) Administrator
19 53 (3.38%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 837 (53.45%) .NET
2 628 (40.10%) ASP.NET
3 428 (27.33%) HTML
4 347 (22.16%) CSS
5 250 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 246 (15.71%) jQuery
7 237 (15.13%) XML
8 231 (14.75%) WCF
9 184 (11.75%) Web Services
10 148 (9.45%) Ajax
11 129 (8.24%) .NET Framework
12 88 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 79 (5.04%) WPF
13 79 (5.04%) WinForms
14 71 (4.53%) J2EE
15 68 (4.34%) HTML5
16 67 (4.28%) LINQ
17 64 (4.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 62 (3.96%) SOAP
19 55 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 77 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (2.81%) Inversion of Control
3 44 (2.81%) Clustering
4 40 (2.55%) iPhone
5 32 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 30 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 30 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.72%) Replication
8 24 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 23 (1.47%) Open Source
10 20 (1.28%) Social Network
10 20 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 13 (0.83%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.77%) IPTV
14 11 (0.70%) PKI
14 11 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.70%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 506 (32.31%) Windows
2 186 (11.88%) Linux
3 145 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 113 (7.22%) UNIX
5 103 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.45%) Android
8 47 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 29 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
10 27 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 26 (1.66%) Windows 7
12 22 (1.40%) CentOS
13 16 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.89%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.51%) Debian
16 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (22.48%) MVC
2 233 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (10.41%) TDD
4 145 (9.26%) ETL
5 139 (8.88%) Scrum
6 134 (8.56%) OO
7 101 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 80 (5.11%) Web Application Development
9 79 (5.04%) Migration
10 76 (4.85%) CRM
11 69 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 68 (4.34%) Data Modelling
13 66 (4.21%) BDD
14 58 (3.70%) OOP
15 54 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (3.38%) Web Development
17 52 (3.32%) Analytics
18 47 (3.00%) ITIL
18 47 (3.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 785 (50.13%) C#
2 774 (49.43%) SQL
3 403 (25.73%) JavaScript
4 199 (12.71%) T-SQL
5 161 (10.28%) Java
6 140 (8.94%) VB.NET
7 72 (4.60%) C++
8 55 (3.51%) VB
9 48 (3.07%) PHP
10 39 (2.49%) Perl
11 33 (2.11%) C
12 29 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.79%) MUMPS
14 27 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.60%) Python
16 24 (1.53%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.28%) VBScript
18 18 (1.15%) Ruby
19 15 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 212 (13.54%) Degree
2 140 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 55 (3.51%) MCTS
4 55 (3.51%) MCSE
5 52 (3.32%) MCP
6 45 (2.87%) MCITP
7 36 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 29 (1.85%) MCSD
8 29 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (1.34%) CCNA
9 21 (1.34%) MCAD
10 17 (1.09%) ISEB
11 16 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.83%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (0.77%) MCSA
13 12 (0.77%) MCDBA
14 11 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.15%) SLA
2 54 (3.45%) QA
3 28 (1.79%) HL7
4 14 (0.89%) GAMP
5 11 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) COBIT
8 1 (0.064%) BS25999
System Software
1 149 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 110 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 26 (1.66%) vSphere
6 17 (1.09%) Terminal Server
7 14 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.57%) XenApp
10 8 (0.51%) vCloud
11 6 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.32%) Xen
12 5 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.32%) UAG
13 4 (0.26%) XenServer
13 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.19%) qmail
Systems Management
1 36 (2.30%) SCCM
2 22 (1.40%) SCOM
3 21 (1.34%) Puppet
4 20 (1.28%) WSUS
5 15 (0.96%) Nagios
5 15 (0.96%) Plesk
6 12 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.64%) Netcool
9 8 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (0.19%) Munin
12 3 (0.19%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.13%) MOM
13 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 647 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 348 (22.22%) Oracle
3 153 (9.77%) VMware
4 57 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 55 (3.51%) Cisco
6 50 (3.19%) Citrix
7 31 (1.98%) Cognos
8 30 (1.92%) JBoss
9 28 (1.79%) EMC
10 25 (1.60%) Business Objects
11 21 (1.34%) Teradata
12 20 (1.28%) Google
13 19 (1.21%) SAP
14 18 (1.15%) Sitecore
14 18 (1.15%) Xamarin
15 16 (1.02%) IBM
16 13 (0.83%) Sybase
16 13 (0.83%) Facebook
16 13 (0.83%) Twitter
16 13 (0.83%) Meridio
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 70,000 + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 36,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 42,000 - 48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago