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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 633 886 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.00% 15.32% 18.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.93% 57.09% 66.19%
Number of salaries quoted 532 769 940
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1196 1552 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.79% 26.84% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1247 1359
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 246 £45,000 +16.88% 29
Slough -1 102 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Maidenhead +1 63 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Bracknell -15 53 £55,000 +27.90% 5
Newbury +3 37 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Wokingham -1 26 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Windsor -5 23 £45,000 +28.57%
Hungerford +4 10 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 626 (47.50%) SQL
2 607 (46.05%) .NET
3 575 (43.63%) Microsoft
4 570 (43.25%) C#
5 470 (35.66%) Windows
6 430 (32.63%) ASP.NET
7 383 (29.06%) Oracle
8 352 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
9 338 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 330 (25.04%) MVC
11 306 (23.22%) HTML
12 287 (21.78%) MS Excel
13 252 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 225 (17.07%) CSS
15 218 (16.54%) jQuery
16 210 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
17 191 (14.49%) Degree
18 176 (13.35%) XML
19 175 (13.28%) WCF
20 171 (12.97%) Linux
21 165 (12.52%) IIS
22 162 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
23 155 (11.76%) VMware
24 152 (11.53%) Web Services
25 149 (11.31%) Finance
25 149 (11.31%) Scrum
26 143 (10.85%) .NET Framework
27 140 (10.62%) Active Directory
28 138 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 137 (10.39%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 165 (12.52%) IIS
2 99 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 44 (3.34%) Apache
5 39 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (2.73%) JBoss
7 35 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 30 (2.28%) CMS
9 29 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (2.05%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.05%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (1.44%) Umbraco
14 19 (1.44%) Node.js
15 15 (1.14%) nginx
16 13 (0.99%) Lync
16 13 (0.99%) Live Communications Server
17 12 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 287 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.08%) MS Office
3 8 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.61%) PowerPivot
4 6 (0.46%) MS Project
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 14 (1.06%) HFM
4 13 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.076%) FRx
8 1 (0.076%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.076%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.076%) Nortel Periphonics
8 1 (0.076%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.41%) SaaS
2 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.38%) Office 365
4 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.30%) GitHub
6 2 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.076%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 68 (5.16%) Internet
3 57 (4.32%) DNS
4 51 (3.87%) Firewall
5 47 (3.57%) SAN
6 42 (3.19%) WAN
7 41 (3.11%) LAN
8 38 (2.88%) HTTP
9 28 (2.12%) VPN
9 28 (2.12%) DHCP
10 20 (1.52%) NAS
11 19 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (1.29%) WAAS
13 15 (1.14%) iSCSI
14 13 (0.99%) VoIP
14 13 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.99%) Wireless
15 12 (0.91%) Wireshark
16 11 (0.83%) Network Security
16 11 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 138 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 126 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 124 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (9.18%) Relational Database
7 120 (9.10%) MySQL
8 117 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (5.99%) Oracle Database
11 74 (5.61%) NoSQL
12 69 (5.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 57 (4.32%) RDBMS
13 57 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 52 (3.95%) MongoDB
15 46 (3.49%) DB2
16 38 (2.88%) MS Access
17 36 (2.73%) OLAP
18 35 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
19 33 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 106 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 77 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 38 (2.88%) NUnit
5 36 (2.73%) Subversion
6 29 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 28 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (2.05%) Moq
9 26 (1.97%) LoadRunner
10 24 (1.82%) Selenium
11 18 (1.37%) Toad
12 15 (1.14%) MSTest
13 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.83%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 10 (0.76%) JUnit
16 9 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.68%) SilkPerformer
17 8 (0.61%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 149 (11.31%) Finance
2 70 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.72%) Retail
4 35 (2.66%) Marketing
5 26 (1.97%) Games
6 17 (1.29%) Advertising
7 16 (1.21%) French Language
8 12 (0.91%) Banking
8 12 (0.91%) Legal
9 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.83%) Local Government
10 8 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.53%) Automotive
12 6 (0.46%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 592 (44.92%) Developer
2 280 (21.24%) .NET Developer
3 144 (10.93%) Analyst
4 141 (10.70%) C# Developer
5 127 (9.64%) Consultant
6 124 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 100 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 95 (7.21%) Software Developer
9 93 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 86 (6.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 71 (5.39%) Web Developer
12 69 (5.24%) DBA
13 64 (4.86%) Junior
13 64 (4.86%) Software Engineer
14 61 (4.63%) Technical Support
15 57 (4.32%) Graduate
16 56 (4.25%) Architect
17 54 (4.10%) Junior Developer
18 50 (3.79%) Senior Developer
19 48 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (46.05%) .NET
2 430 (32.63%) ASP.NET
3 306 (23.22%) HTML
4 252 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 225 (17.07%) CSS
6 218 (16.54%) jQuery
7 176 (13.35%) XML
8 175 (13.28%) WCF
9 152 (11.53%) Web Services
10 143 (10.85%) .NET Framework
11 120 (9.10%) Ajax
12 93 (7.06%) HTML5
13 72 (5.46%) SOAP
14 62 (4.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 62 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (4.40%) WPF
16 55 (4.17%) JSON
17 51 (3.87%) WinForms
18 44 (3.34%) Hibernate
19 43 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 53 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.73%) Clustering
5 32 (2.43%) Replication
6 28 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
7 25 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 19 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.29%) Open Source
11 14 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.06%) Statistics
12 13 (0.99%) Fat Client
12 13 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 13 (0.99%) iPhone
13 12 (0.91%) RIA
14 11 (0.83%) Celerra
14 11 (0.83%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 470 (35.66%) Windows
2 171 (12.97%) Linux
3 130 (9.86%) UNIX
4 125 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (4.40%) Windows XP
7 54 (4.10%) Windows 7
8 36 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.82%) Android
9 24 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.52%) Solaris
11 13 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.83%) AIX
13 8 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (0.61%) CentOS
14 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.46%) SUSE
16 3 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (25.04%) MVC
3 210 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
4 149 (11.31%) Scrum
5 124 (9.41%) OO
6 116 (8.80%) TDD
7 104 (7.89%) ETL
8 98 (7.44%) Migration
9 94 (7.13%) Software Engineering
10 72 (5.46%) Project Management
11 71 (5.39%) BDD
12 68 (5.16%) Web Development
13 63 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (4.70%) ITIL
15 60 (4.55%) Web Application Development
16 46 (3.49%) B2B
17 44 (3.34%) Data Modelling
18 43 (3.26%) OOP
19 41 (3.11%) OOD
20 40 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 626 (47.50%) SQL
2 570 (43.25%) C#
3 338 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 137 (10.39%) Java
5 133 (10.09%) T-SQL
6 92 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 75 (5.69%) C++
8 49 (3.72%) PHP
8 49 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 35 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 33 (2.50%) Python
11 25 (1.90%) VB
12 23 (1.75%) Perl
13 22 (1.67%) C
14 21 (1.59%) Ruby
15 17 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.06%) VC++
17 13 (0.99%) VBScript
17 13 (0.99%) NATURAL
18 8 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 191 (14.49%) Degree
2 92 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 50 (3.79%) MCSE
5 48 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 48 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 37 (2.81%) ISEB
7 30 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (2.12%) MCTS
9 27 (2.05%) MCITP
10 26 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 22 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (1.59%) MCP
13 19 (1.44%) CCNA
14 18 (1.37%) CISSP
15 17 (1.29%) CCA
15 17 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (1.29%) NCDA
15 17 (1.29%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.07%) QA
2 28 (2.12%) SLA
3 19 (1.44%) GAMP
4 17 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.61%) GPG13
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 140 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 136 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (5.01%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 28 (2.12%) vSphere
6 21 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.29%) vCloud
8 12 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (0.83%) KVM
9 11 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.30%) XenApp
12 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.15%) Firmware
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.15%) Nmap
13 2 (0.15%) Xen
13 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.076%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.076%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.82%) SCCM
3 18 (1.37%) Netcool
4 16 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (1.21%) Plesk
5 15 (1.14%) cPanel
5 15 (1.14%) Webmin
5 15 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 11 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.76%) SCOM
9 7 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.38%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.38%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.30%) Puppet
12 3 (0.23%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.23%) AppManager
Vendors
1 575 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 383 (29.06%) Oracle
3 155 (11.76%) VMware
4 60 (4.55%) Citrix
5 57 (4.32%) Cisco
6 51 (3.87%) HP
7 43 (3.26%) EMC
8 40 (3.03%) SAP
9 35 (2.66%) Business Objects
10 33 (2.50%) Informatica
11 31 (2.35%) NetApp
11 31 (2.35%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.05%) IBM
12 27 (2.05%) Sitecore
13 25 (1.90%) Sybase
14 20 (1.52%) EPiServer
15 19 (1.44%) Veritas
16 16 (1.21%) Meridio
16 16 (1.21%) Fujitsu
17 15 (1.14%) Teradata
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 7 days ago