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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 640 906 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.41% 15.60% 16.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.43% 59.45% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 554 816 774
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 £29,050 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1269 1524 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.63% 26.24% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1271 1291
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -4 283 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Slough -9 74 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Maidenhead +1 71 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Bracknell -15 44 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Newbury -13 24 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Hungerford -3 19 £32,500 -33.33% 2
Windsor +2 18 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Wokingham -4 10 £41,250 -2.94%
Ascot +4 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Thatcham -2 2 £25,250 +1.00% 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 612 (48.92%) SQL
2 610 (48.76%) .NET
3 577 (46.12%) Microsoft
4 560 (44.76%) C#
5 452 (36.13%) ASP.NET
6 427 (34.13%) Windows
7 376 (30.06%) JavaScript
8 372 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
9 353 (28.22%) HTML
10 316 (25.26%) MVC
11 310 (24.78%) MS Excel
12 292 (23.34%) Oracle
13 266 (21.26%) CSS
14 259 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 234 (18.71%) jQuery
16 205 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
17 199 (15.91%) Linux
18 190 (15.19%) Degree
19 174 (13.91%) XML
20 171 (13.67%) WCF
21 164 (13.11%) Scrum
22 161 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
23 152 (12.15%) Web Services
24 150 (11.99%) MySQL
25 148 (11.83%) Active Directory
26 144 (11.51%) Finance
26 144 (11.51%) Ajax
27 134 (10.71%) OO
28 127 (10.15%) .NET Framework
29 126 (10.07%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 118 (9.43%) IIS
2 114 (9.11%) SharePoint
3 64 (5.12%) MS Exchange
4 60 (4.80%) Apache
5 48 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (2.96%) JBoss
7 32 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.32%) Lync
10 27 (2.16%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.16%) CMS
11 24 (1.92%) Node.js
12 23 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (1.44%) WordPress
14 18 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.20%) nginx
17 14 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 310 (24.78%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.64%) MS Office
3 12 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.40%) MS Project
5 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
6 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (1.68%) HFM
3 12 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.24%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Nortel Periphonics
7 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.080%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.92%) SaaS
2 46 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.72%) Office 365
6 7 (0.56%) PaaS
7 4 (0.32%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.080%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.67%) TCP/IP
2 94 (7.51%) Firewall
3 72 (5.76%) SAN
4 52 (4.16%) DNS
5 51 (4.08%) HTTP
6 35 (2.80%) DHCP
7 34 (2.72%) LAN
8 33 (2.64%) WAN
9 31 (2.48%) NAS
10 23 (1.84%) VPN
11 22 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.68%) Internet
13 19 (1.52%) LDAP
14 16 (1.28%) HTTPS
14 16 (1.28%) Wireless
15 15 (1.20%) NetScreen
15 15 (1.20%) VoIP
15 15 (1.20%) SNMP
16 14 (1.12%) Network Security
17 11 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 150 (11.99%) MySQL
3 124 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 121 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 117 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 113 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (8.79%) NoSQL
8 106 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 68 (5.44%) MongoDB
11 51 (4.08%) Oracle Database
12 46 (3.68%) RDBMS
13 43 (3.44%) MS Access
14 38 (3.04%) DB2
15 36 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
18 30 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 30 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 114 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 55 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.48%) Toad
5 29 (2.32%) Selenium
6 28 (2.24%) NUnit
7 26 (2.08%) Subversion
8 23 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
9 22 (1.76%) Moq
10 15 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.20%) JUnit
11 11 (0.88%) Maven
12 9 (0.72%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.48%) ReSharper
15 5 (0.40%) NetBeans
General
1 144 (11.51%) Finance
2 51 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.52%) Marketing
4 31 (2.48%) Retail
5 17 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (1.36%) German Language
6 16 (1.28%) French Language
7 14 (1.12%) Automotive
8 12 (0.96%) Games
8 12 (0.96%) Legal
8 12 (0.96%) Local Government
9 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.80%) Banking
10 8 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.56%) Billing
12 6 (0.48%) Advertising
13 5 (0.40%) Publishing
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.32%) Law
14 4 (0.32%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 614 (49.08%) Developer
2 257 (20.54%) .NET Developer
3 137 (10.95%) Analyst
4 134 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 107 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 101 (8.07%) Software Developer
7 94 (7.51%) Consultant
8 90 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 82 (6.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 76 (6.08%) DBA
10 76 (6.08%) Junior
11 75 (6.00%) Web Developer
11 75 (6.00%) Support Engineer
12 73 (5.84%) Architect
13 68 (5.44%) Junior Developer
14 62 (4.96%) Software Engineer
15 60 (4.80%) Senior Developer
16 55 (4.40%) SQL DBA
17 51 (4.08%) Administrator
18 48 (3.84%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (48.76%) .NET
2 452 (36.13%) ASP.NET
3 353 (28.22%) HTML
4 266 (21.26%) CSS
5 259 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 234 (18.71%) jQuery
7 174 (13.91%) XML
8 171 (13.67%) WCF
9 152 (12.15%) Web Services
10 144 (11.51%) Ajax
11 127 (10.15%) .NET Framework
12 108 (8.63%) HTML5
13 97 (7.75%) AngularJS
14 90 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 85 (6.79%) SOAP
16 76 (6.08%) JSON
17 74 (5.92%) Entity Framework
18 73 (5.84%) WPF
19 54 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
20 47 (3.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.95%) Computer Science
2 94 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 47 (3.76%) Clustering
5 32 (2.56%) Replication
6 20 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
8 16 (1.28%) Streaming Music
9 15 (1.20%) Statistics
10 14 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.88%) Mathematics
12 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.80%) PMI
13 10 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.64%) iPhone
15 7 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 427 (34.13%) Windows
2 199 (15.91%) Linux
3 104 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (7.75%) UNIX
5 69 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.56%) CentOS
9 30 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (2.08%) Android
10 26 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.80%) AIX
14 9 (0.72%) Solaris
15 7 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.24%) HPUX
18 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (25.26%) MVC
3 205 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
4 164 (13.11%) Scrum
5 134 (10.71%) OO
6 126 (10.07%) TDD
7 107 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 91 (7.27%) Web Development
9 88 (7.03%) Migration
10 79 (6.31%) Project Management
11 77 (6.16%) ETL
12 71 (5.68%) BDD
13 68 (5.44%) B2B
14 67 (5.36%) Web Application Development
15 64 (5.12%) ITIL
16 51 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
17 46 (3.68%) ERP
18 42 (3.36%) Service Delivery
18 42 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (3.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 612 (48.92%) SQL
2 560 (44.76%) C#
3 376 (30.06%) JavaScript
4 126 (10.07%) Java
5 121 (9.67%) T-SQL
6 73 (5.84%) C++
7 71 (5.68%) PowerShell
8 69 (5.52%) VB.NET
9 62 (4.96%) PHP
10 51 (4.08%) PL/SQL
11 30 (2.40%) Python
12 28 (2.24%) C
13 23 (1.84%) VB
14 22 (1.76%) Perl
15 15 (1.20%) Ruby
16 13 (1.04%) VC++
17 9 (0.72%) VBScript
18 8 (0.64%) ABAP
19 7 (0.56%) VBA
19 7 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 190 (15.19%) Degree
2 98 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (3.92%) MCSE
3 49 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.68%) ISTQB
5 41 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 35 (2.80%) ISEB
7 34 (2.72%) MCP
8 29 (2.32%) MCITP
9 22 (1.76%) CISSP
10 21 (1.68%) MCTS
11 18 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (1.20%) CNE
12 15 (1.20%) Novell Certification
13 14 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.12%) MCSA
13 14 (1.12%) CCNA
14 11 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.31%) QA
2 21 (1.68%) SLA
3 14 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.88%) GPG13
6 7 (0.56%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) FISMA
8 1 (0.080%) GAMP
8 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 148 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 95 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.16%) vSphere
5 20 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.56%) vCloud
9 7 (0.56%) KVM
9 7 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.48%) XenApp
11 4 (0.32%) Samba
12 1 (0.080%) Firmware
12 1 (0.080%) XenServer
12 1 (0.080%) Xen
12 1 (0.080%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.080%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (1.60%) Plesk
1 20 (1.60%) cPanel
1 20 (1.60%) Webmin
2 19 (1.52%) SCCM
3 17 (1.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 13 (1.04%) OpenAM
6 12 (0.96%) Puppet
7 11 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.72%) Netcool
9 8 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.48%) Unicenter
12 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.32%) vMotion
13 4 (0.32%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.32%) SCOM
14 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.24%) Nagios
14 3 (0.24%) AppManager
Vendors
1 577 (46.12%) Microsoft
2 292 (23.34%) Oracle
3 117 (9.35%) VMware
4 69 (5.52%) Cisco
5 57 (4.56%) HP
5 57 (4.56%) Red Hat
6 39 (3.12%) Juniper
7 38 (3.04%) Citrix
8 32 (2.56%) Informatica
9 30 (2.40%) Business Objects
10 28 (2.24%) SAP
11 27 (2.16%) Sybase
12 25 (2.00%) Tableau
13 24 (1.92%) Veritas
14 21 (1.68%) Hyperion
15 18 (1.44%) IBM
16 14 (1.12%) CheckPoint
17 12 (0.96%) Meridio
18 11 (0.88%) EPiServer
18 11 (0.88%) Sitecore
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary !!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 35k + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50-65k
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday