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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 610 865 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.43% 14.36% 18.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.17% 54.37% 64.70%
Number of salaries quoted 487 772 954
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
1126 1591 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.25% 26.42% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1331 1421
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 24 November 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 November 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 -7 237 £42,500 +6.25% 46
Slough -3 74 £42,500 - 12
Maidenhead +2 72 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bracknell -15 60 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Newbury -1 32 £38,250 +9.28% 6
Wokingham +2 21 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Windsor -12 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hungerford - 13 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 671 (49.56%) SQL
2 616 (45.49%) .NET
3 569 (42.02%) C#
4 562 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 507 (37.44%) Windows
6 447 (33.01%) ASP.NET
7 390 (28.80%) Oracle
8 346 (25.55%) JavaScript
9 322 (23.78%) MVC
9 322 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
10 317 (23.41%) HTML
11 276 (20.38%) MS Excel
12 252 (18.61%) CSS
13 239 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 226 (16.69%) jQuery
15 212 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
16 186 (13.74%) XML
17 181 (13.37%) IIS
17 181 (13.37%) Degree
18 175 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 171 (12.63%) Linux
20 170 (12.56%) WCF
21 162 (11.96%) VMware
22 156 (11.52%) Active Directory
23 150 (11.08%) Web Services
24 145 (10.71%) T-SQL
24 145 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
25 144 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 144 (10.64%) Finance
26 142 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 181 (13.37%) IIS
2 107 (7.90%) SharePoint
3 64 (4.73%) MS Exchange
4 42 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (3.03%) Apache
6 36 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (2.58%) Tomcat
7 35 (2.58%) JBoss
8 34 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 32 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 31 (2.29%) CMS
11 25 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (1.70%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (1.40%) Lync
14 19 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (1.40%) Umbraco
15 15 (1.11%) Node.js
16 13 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 276 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.87%) MS Office
3 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.37%) MS Project
5 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.96%) HFM
5 8 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.22%) Agresso
7 3 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.074%) FRx
9 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.074%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.40%) SaaS
2 26 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.44%) Office 365
4 5 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.30%) GitHub
5 4 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.61%) Internet
2 68 (5.02%) TCP/IP
3 60 (4.43%) DNS
4 46 (3.40%) Firewall
5 45 (3.32%) LAN
6 43 (3.18%) WAN
7 41 (3.03%) SAN
8 30 (2.22%) VPN
9 26 (1.92%) DHCP
10 25 (1.85%) HTTP
11 24 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (1.62%) WAAS
13 16 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (1.18%) NAS
14 15 (1.11%) Wireshark
15 13 (0.96%) SMTP
16 12 (0.89%) iSCSI
17 9 (0.66%) IMAP
18 8 (0.59%) Network Security
18 8 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 144 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 129 (9.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 122 (9.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 120 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 112 (8.27%) MySQL
6 112 (8.27%) Relational Database
7 111 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
8 88 (6.50%) Oracle Database
9 83 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 63 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 56 (4.14%) RDBMS
13 51 (3.77%) NoSQL
14 45 (3.32%) DB2
15 39 (2.88%) MS Access
16 37 (2.73%) OLAP
16 37 (2.73%) Big Data
17 34 (2.51%) MongoDB
17 34 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 114 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 86 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (3.10%) Subversion
4 38 (2.81%) NUnit
5 31 (2.29%) Git (software)
6 30 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 28 (2.07%) Moq
9 26 (1.92%) LoadRunner
10 24 (1.77%) MSTest
11 16 (1.18%) Toad
11 16 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 15 (1.11%) Selenium
13 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.74%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.74%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.74%) JUnit
15 9 (0.66%) SilkPerformer
15 9 (0.66%) WebLOAD
General
1 144 (10.64%) Finance
2 73 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 54 (3.99%) Retail
4 32 (2.36%) Marketing
5 29 (2.14%) Games
6 22 (1.62%) French Language
7 19 (1.40%) Advertising
8 17 (1.26%) Banking
9 14 (1.03%) Legal
10 13 (0.96%) Automotive
11 11 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.74%) Local Government
13 9 (0.66%) German Language
14 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.44%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.30%) Electronics
17 3 (0.22%) Back Office
17 3 (0.22%) Billing
17 3 (0.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 629 (46.45%) Developer
2 300 (22.16%) .NET Developer
3 158 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 145 (10.71%) Analyst
5 143 (10.56%) Consultant
6 136 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 111 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 106 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 100 (7.39%) Support Engineer
10 95 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 74 (5.47%) Web Developer
12 72 (5.32%) Senior Developer
13 71 (5.24%) Technical Support
14 59 (4.36%) DBA
14 59 (4.36%) Junior
15 56 (4.14%) Graduate
16 54 (3.99%) Architect
16 54 (3.99%) Software Engineer
17 53 (3.91%) Administrator
18 50 (3.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (45.49%) .NET
2 447 (33.01%) ASP.NET
3 317 (23.41%) HTML
4 252 (18.61%) CSS
5 239 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 226 (16.69%) jQuery
7 186 (13.74%) XML
8 170 (12.56%) WCF
9 150 (11.08%) Web Services
10 133 (9.82%) .NET Framework
11 105 (7.75%) Ajax
12 86 (6.35%) HTML5
13 68 (5.02%) WPF
14 64 (4.73%) SOAP
14 64 (4.73%) WinForms
15 60 (4.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 47 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 40 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (2.81%) JSON
18 38 (2.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (2.73%) Clustering
5 36 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
6 33 (2.44%) Replication
7 30 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.70%) Open Source
8 23 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 20 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.26%) Statistics
12 16 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.89%) iPhone
13 12 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.89%) RIA
13 12 (0.89%) Celerra
13 12 (0.89%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.89%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 507 (37.44%) Windows
2 171 (12.63%) Linux
3 145 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (9.82%) UNIX
5 101 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (4.28%) Windows XP
7 53 (3.91%) Windows 7
7 53 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.99%) Android
9 26 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.33%) Solaris
12 11 (0.81%) AIX
12 11 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.44%) SUSE
14 5 (0.37%) Debian
14 5 (0.37%) CentOS
14 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (23.78%) MVC
1 322 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (8.86%) Scrum
4 106 (7.83%) OO
5 101 (7.46%) ETL
6 99 (7.31%) TDD
7 89 (6.57%) Migration
8 85 (6.28%) Software Engineering
9 73 (5.39%) Project Management
10 69 (5.10%) Web Development
11 59 (4.36%) ITIL
11 59 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
12 58 (4.28%) Web Application Development
13 56 (4.14%) BDD
14 47 (3.47%) CRM
15 43 (3.18%) Data Modelling
16 39 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (2.73%) Unit Testing
17 37 (2.73%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 671 (49.56%) SQL
2 569 (42.02%) C#
3 346 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 145 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 129 (9.53%) Java
6 107 (7.90%) VB.NET
7 70 (5.17%) C++
8 52 (3.84%) PHP
9 37 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.51%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.07%) VB
12 26 (1.92%) Python
13 23 (1.70%) C
14 20 (1.48%) Perl
15 19 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.26%) Ruby
17 13 (0.96%) VC++
17 13 (0.96%) NATURAL
17 13 (0.96%) VBScript
18 11 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 181 (13.37%) Degree
2 92 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 58 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 54 (3.99%) MCSE
6 38 (2.81%) ISEB
7 34 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 32 (2.36%) MCITP
9 30 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 27 (1.99%) MCTS
12 23 (1.70%) CCA
12 23 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (1.70%) MCP
13 22 (1.62%) NCDA
13 22 (1.62%) NCIE
13 22 (1.62%) VTSP
14 19 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (1.33%) CISSP
16 17 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.51%) QA
2 25 (1.85%) SLA
3 19 (1.40%) GAMP
4 12 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.52%) GPG13
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 156 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 142 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.58%) VMware ESX
5 25 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 22 (1.62%) vCloud
7 20 (1.48%) vSphere
8 15 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.44%) KVM
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.22%) Xen
13 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.22%) Firmware
13 3 (0.22%) XenApp
13 3 (0.22%) XenServer
14 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 36 (2.66%) SCCM
2 26 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.11%) SCOM
3 15 (1.11%) Netcool
3 15 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 12 (0.89%) Unicenter
6 11 (0.81%) WSUS
6 11 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.52%) Plesk
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.37%) Puppet
10 2 (0.15%) Munin
10 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 562 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 390 (28.80%) Oracle
3 162 (11.96%) VMware
4 61 (4.51%) Citrix
5 54 (3.99%) Cisco
6 49 (3.62%) EMC
7 45 (3.32%) HP
8 38 (2.81%) SAP
9 36 (2.66%) Business Objects
10 35 (2.58%) NetApp
11 33 (2.44%) Informatica
11 33 (2.44%) Sitecore
12 32 (2.36%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.92%) IBM
14 24 (1.77%) Sybase
15 20 (1.48%) EPiServer
15 20 (1.48%) Telerik
16 18 (1.33%) Teradata
16 18 (1.33%) Veritas
17 16 (1.18%) Fujitsu
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 5 days ago