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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 669 735 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.40% 13.22% 12.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.37% 55.47% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 569 638 656
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1355 1325 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.13% 23.84% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1093 1166
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 0 280 £45,000 +5.88% 46
Slough +4 92 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Maidenhead +1 49 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Bracknell -4 48 £45,000 - 8
Wokingham +1 41 £48,000 +20.00% 4
Newbury +8 40 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Windsor +9 14 £51,250 +65.32% 3
Hungerford - 5 £38,500 - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 670 (51.90%) SQL
2 640 (49.57%) .NET
3 596 (46.17%) C#
4 537 (41.60%) Microsoft
5 475 (36.79%) ASP.NET
6 410 (31.76%) JavaScript
7 387 (29.98%) Windows
8 363 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
9 350 (27.11%) MVC
10 349 (27.03%) HTML
11 318 (24.63%) CSS
12 293 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 281 (21.77%) MS Excel
14 248 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
14 248 (19.21%) jQuery
15 245 (18.98%) Oracle
16 215 (16.65%) T-SQL
17 206 (15.96%) Degree
18 203 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 193 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 192 (14.87%) Linux
21 186 (14.41%) Scrum
22 173 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
23 168 (13.01%) Finance
24 159 (12.32%) TDD
25 156 (12.08%) XML
25 156 (12.08%) WCF
26 152 (11.77%) Web Services
27 142 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
28 134 (10.38%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 134 (10.38%) IIS
2 89 (6.89%) SharePoint
3 61 (4.73%) Apache
4 52 (4.03%) MS Exchange
5 43 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (2.09%) JBoss
7 27 (2.09%) CMS
8 26 (2.01%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.94%) Node.js
10 23 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (1.70%) Umbraco
12 21 (1.63%) Lync
13 17 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (1.08%) DNN
16 14 (1.08%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 281 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.56%) MS Office
3 17 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.70%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.077%) MS Project
8 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
2 22 (1.70%) HFM
3 17 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.05%) SaaS
2 55 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.93%) Office 365
6 6 (0.46%) GitHub
7 4 (0.31%) IaaS
7 4 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.23%) Taleo
8 3 (0.23%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.04%) TCP/IP
1 78 (6.04%) Firewall
2 66 (5.11%) SAN
3 55 (4.26%) DNS
4 42 (3.25%) LAN
5 41 (3.18%) WAN
6 32 (2.48%) DHCP
6 32 (2.48%) HTTP
7 27 (2.09%) Internet
8 20 (1.55%) NAS
9 18 (1.39%) FTP
10 16 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.01%) SMTP
11 13 (1.01%) NetScreen
12 12 (0.93%) VoIP
12 12 (0.93%) LDAP
12 12 (0.93%) VPN
13 11 (0.85%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.77%) WebEx
15 9 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 193 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 173 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 134 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
5 127 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 122 (9.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 118 (9.14%) NoSQL
8 115 (8.91%) MySQL
9 83 (6.43%) Oracle Database
10 81 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 67 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 55 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 55 (4.26%) MongoDB
13 51 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 41 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 38 (2.94%) OLTP
16 37 (2.87%) RDBMS
16 37 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
16 37 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
16 37 (2.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 116 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 87 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.71%) Subversion
4 34 (2.63%) NUnit
5 30 (2.32%) Toad
6 28 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (2.17%) Moq
7 26 (2.01%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.47%) Selenium
10 17 (1.32%) MSTest
11 14 (1.08%) JUnit
12 13 (1.01%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.85%) Ant
13 11 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (0.85%) JIRA
14 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (0.62%) Maven
16 6 (0.46%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 168 (13.01%) Finance
2 46 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.10%) Retail
4 39 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (2.40%) Legal
6 30 (2.32%) Advertising
6 30 (2.32%) Marketing
7 28 (2.17%) German Language
8 25 (1.94%) French Language
9 21 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.08%) Spanish Language
11 13 (1.01%) Billing
11 13 (1.01%) Banking
12 12 (0.93%) Law
13 8 (0.62%) Automotive
14 7 (0.54%) Local Government
15 6 (0.46%) Arabic Language
15 6 (0.46%) Back Office
15 6 (0.46%) Games
15 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 736 (57.01%) Developer
2 291 (22.54%) .NET Developer
3 166 (12.86%) C# Developer
4 161 (12.47%) Software Developer
5 148 (11.46%) Analyst
6 143 (11.08%) Senior Developer
7 125 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 95 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 88 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 73 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 73 (5.65%) Architect
11 71 (5.50%) DBA
12 68 (5.27%) Support Engineer
13 63 (4.88%) Web Developer
13 63 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
13 63 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
14 57 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 56 (4.34%) Administrator
16 54 (4.18%) Consultant
17 49 (3.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (49.57%) .NET
2 475 (36.79%) ASP.NET
3 349 (27.03%) HTML
4 318 (24.63%) CSS
5 293 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 248 (19.21%) jQuery
7 156 (12.08%) WCF
7 156 (12.08%) XML
8 152 (11.77%) Web Services
9 131 (10.15%) AngularJS
10 119 (9.22%) HTML5
11 115 (8.91%) Ajax
12 111 (8.60%) .NET Framework
13 110 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 81 (6.27%) REST
15 74 (5.73%) SOAP
16 73 (5.65%) Entity Framework
17 71 (5.50%) WPF
18 68 (5.27%) JSON
19 64 (4.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (3.64%) Clustering
5 43 (3.33%) Replication
6 40 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 35 (2.71%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.86%) Social Network
9 23 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
10 21 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.55%) User Experience
12 19 (1.47%) Streaming Music
12 19 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 18 (1.39%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.93%) Statistics
16 10 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.70%) Data Structures
18 8 (0.62%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 387 (29.98%) Windows
2 192 (14.87%) Linux
3 72 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (5.42%) UNIX
5 57 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.79%) Android
8 24 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.55%) CentOS
11 18 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.16%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.54%) Solaris
17 5 (0.39%) AIX
18 4 (0.31%) HPUX
18 4 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (27.11%) MVC
3 248 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
4 186 (14.41%) Scrum
5 159 (12.32%) TDD
6 105 (8.13%) ETL
7 94 (7.28%) OO
8 89 (6.89%) ITIL
9 86 (6.66%) Software Engineering
10 79 (6.12%) BDD
11 78 (6.04%) Web Development
12 76 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
12 76 (5.89%) SDLC
13 75 (5.81%) Web Application Development
14 70 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.88%) Project Management
16 62 (4.80%) Unit Testing
17 53 (4.11%) SOA
18 51 (3.95%) Time Management
19 45 (3.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 670 (51.90%) SQL
2 596 (46.17%) C#
3 410 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 215 (16.65%) T-SQL
5 125 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 109 (8.44%) Java
7 76 (5.89%) PHP
8 49 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 45 (3.49%) VB
10 40 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.79%) C++
12 30 (2.32%) Ruby
13 29 (2.25%) C
14 25 (1.94%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.63%) Python
16 20 (1.55%) VBScript
17 14 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.77%) Perl
19 9 (0.70%) VBA
20 8 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 206 (15.96%) Degree
2 76 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 45 (3.49%) MCSE
5 33 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 28 (2.17%) ISEB
7 27 (2.09%) MCITP
8 25 (1.94%) ISTQB
9 22 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.55%) CISSP
11 18 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.01%) MCP
13 10 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.70%) CEH
15 8 (0.62%) MCTS
15 8 (0.62%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.62%) CISA
16 7 (0.54%) MCSA
16 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.60%) QA
2 33 (2.56%) SLA
3 20 (1.55%) GAMP
4 10 (0.77%) COBIT
5 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.62%) GPG13
7 7 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 134 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 97 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.25%) vSphere
5 19 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.47%) vCloud
6 14 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.62%) Xen
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.46%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.46%) XenApp
11 5 (0.39%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.23%) UAG
13 3 (0.23%) XenServer
13 3 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (2.32%) SCCM
2 16 (1.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 15 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.01%) Puppet
4 13 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.70%) Nmap
5 9 (0.70%) SCOM
6 7 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.46%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.31%) cPanel
8 4 (0.31%) Webmin
8 4 (0.31%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.31%) Plesk
9 3 (0.23%) WSUS
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 537 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 245 (18.98%) Oracle
3 125 (9.68%) VMware
4 65 (5.03%) Cisco
5 63 (4.88%) HP
6 38 (2.94%) Juniper
6 38 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 38 (2.94%) Facebook
7 33 (2.56%) Informatica
8 32 (2.48%) Twitter
9 26 (2.01%) Sitecore
10 25 (1.94%) Tableau
11 23 (1.78%) Hyperion
11 23 (1.78%) Veritas
12 21 (1.63%) Xamarin
13 19 (1.47%) Sybase
14 17 (1.32%) Citrix
15 16 (1.24%) CheckPoint
16 13 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.01%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 per annum + Annual Bonus+24 days hol +bank holidays
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HotLizard Ltd.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k- 80k + 25 hols INc Bank holidays, flex hours, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo
Salary: Up to £61,000 inc. car allowance, discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday