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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 730 741 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.30% 13.35% 19.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.77% 55.76% 61.19%
Number of salaries quoted 604 673 1021
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
1286 1329 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.66% 23.95% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1141 1612
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 287 £42,500 - 29
Bracknell -1 93 £45,000 - 6
Maidenhead +2 76 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Slough +4 73 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Newbury -4 48 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wokingham +3 27 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Windsor -11 15 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Hungerford -1 2 £35,000 - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 743 (50.89%) SQL
2 729 (49.93%) .NET
3 682 (46.71%) C#
4 603 (41.30%) Microsoft
5 546 (37.40%) ASP.NET
6 491 (33.63%) Windows
7 385 (26.37%) Oracle
8 375 (25.68%) JavaScript
9 371 (25.41%) HTML
10 317 (21.71%) MS Excel
11 314 (21.51%) MVC
12 305 (20.89%) CSS
13 269 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 232 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 232 (15.89%) XML
15 230 (15.75%) jQuery
16 210 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
17 191 (13.08%) Degree
18 189 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 188 (12.88%) WCF
20 185 (12.67%) IIS
21 183 (12.53%) T-SQL
22 180 (12.33%) Web Services
23 177 (12.12%) Linux
24 167 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 158 (10.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 156 (10.68%) VMware
27 150 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
28 145 (9.93%) Active Directory
29 144 (9.86%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 185 (12.67%) IIS
2 130 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 73 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 50 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (3.08%) Apache
6 40 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (2.40%) Tomcat
9 31 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (1.64%) CMS
13 23 (1.58%) Lync
14 21 (1.44%) WebLogic
15 19 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (1.16%) WebSphere
16 17 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (1.10%) Node.js
18 12 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 317 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.96%) MS Office
3 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.55%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.21%) Pivotal CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.21%) Agresso
6 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.068%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.068%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (2.81%) SaaS
3 14 (0.96%) Office 365
4 7 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.34%) IaaS
6 4 (0.27%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.14%) Heroku
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.068%) PaaS
8 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.07%) Internet
2 66 (4.52%) DNS
3 65 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 61 (4.18%) SAN
5 54 (3.70%) Firewall
6 38 (2.60%) VPN
7 35 (2.40%) LAN
7 35 (2.40%) WAN
7 35 (2.40%) DHCP
8 21 (1.44%) SMTP
9 19 (1.30%) Wireshark
9 19 (1.30%) NAS
10 18 (1.23%) HTTP
11 17 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (1.16%) Wireless
11 17 (1.16%) IMAP
12 16 (1.10%) FTP
13 14 (0.96%) LDAP
13 14 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (0.96%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 189 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 167 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (10.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 119 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 118 (8.08%) MySQL
8 116 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
9 65 (4.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 65 (4.45%) Oracle Database
9 65 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 61 (4.18%) RDBMS
11 48 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 30 (2.05%) DB2
13 29 (1.99%) MS Access
14 26 (1.78%) OLAP
14 26 (1.78%) Big Data
15 25 (1.71%) NoSQL
16 22 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
17 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 133 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 110 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (4.25%) Subversion
4 57 (3.90%) NUnit
5 47 (3.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 34 (2.33%) MSTest
7 31 (2.12%) Moq
8 26 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (1.30%) Selenium
10 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 13 (0.89%) AQtime
12 13 (0.89%) WebLOAD
12 13 (0.89%) JIRA
13 12 (0.82%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.62%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.55%) CruiseControl
17 7 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 131 (8.97%) Finance
2 79 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.67%) Retail
4 35 (2.40%) Marketing
5 32 (2.19%) French Language
5 32 (2.19%) Games
6 20 (1.37%) Advertising
7 19 (1.30%) Banking
8 16 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.10%) German Language
9 14 (0.96%) Legal
9 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.75%) Automotive
11 11 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.55%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Billing
14 5 (0.34%) Avionics
15 4 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 720 (49.32%) Developer
2 373 (25.55%) .NET Developer
3 210 (14.38%) C# Developer
4 187 (12.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 186 (12.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 173 (11.85%) Consultant
7 151 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 120 (8.22%) Software Developer
9 112 (7.67%) Analyst
10 100 (6.85%) Senior Developer
11 88 (6.03%) Support Engineer
12 80 (5.48%) SQL Developer
13 79 (5.41%) Technical Support
14 75 (5.14%) Web Developer
15 66 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
16 58 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
17 55 (3.77%) Administrator
18 54 (3.70%) Support Analyst
19 52 (3.56%) DBA
20 51 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 729 (49.93%) .NET
2 546 (37.40%) ASP.NET
3 371 (25.41%) HTML
4 305 (20.89%) CSS
5 232 (15.89%) XML
5 232 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 230 (15.75%) jQuery
7 188 (12.88%) WCF
8 180 (12.33%) Web Services
9 134 (9.18%) Ajax
10 125 (8.56%) .NET Framework
11 73 (5.00%) WinForms
12 65 (4.45%) J2EE
12 65 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 62 (4.25%) WPF
13 62 (4.25%) HTML5
14 61 (4.18%) LINQ
15 59 (4.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 58 (3.97%) SOAP
17 45 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 75 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (3.08%) Clustering
4 44 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (2.26%) Replication
6 32 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 29 (1.99%) iPhone
7 29 (1.99%) Open Source
8 28 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.96%) Social Network
13 13 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.89%) Statistics
14 12 (0.82%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.68%) RIA
15 10 (0.68%) Social Media
16 8 (0.55%) Celerra
16 8 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 491 (33.63%) Windows
2 177 (12.12%) Linux
3 135 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (8.01%) UNIX
5 100 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 43 (2.95%) Android
9 33 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
12 23 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.96%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.75%) CentOS
16 8 (0.55%) Debian
16 8 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.48%) Solaris
18 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (21.51%) MVC
2 210 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (9.52%) Scrum
5 130 (8.90%) ETL
6 124 (8.49%) TDD
7 108 (7.40%) OO
8 81 (5.55%) Software Engineering
9 75 (5.14%) Migration
10 72 (4.93%) CRM
11 68 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
12 65 (4.45%) Web Application Development
13 58 (3.97%) Data Modelling
14 53 (3.63%) ITIL
14 53 (3.63%) Web Development
15 52 (3.56%) Analytics
16 51 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (3.36%) Unit Testing
18 46 (3.15%) BDD
19 44 (3.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 743 (50.89%) SQL
2 682 (46.71%) C#
3 375 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 183 (12.53%) T-SQL
5 144 (9.86%) Java
6 124 (8.49%) VB.NET
7 60 (4.11%) C++
8 50 (3.42%) PHP
8 50 (3.42%) VB
9 31 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.99%) Perl
11 27 (1.85%) C
12 25 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.51%) MUMPS
14 22 (1.51%) VBScript
15 21 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.23%) Python
17 17 (1.16%) VBA
18 13 (0.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 191 (13.08%) Degree
2 128 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 58 (3.97%) MCSE
5 44 (3.01%) MCITP
6 42 (2.88%) MCTS
7 40 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 39 (2.67%) MCP
9 28 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (1.78%) ISEB
11 22 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.44%) ISTQB
12 21 (1.44%) CCNA
13 20 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.23%) MCSD
15 17 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (1.03%) CCA
17 14 (0.96%) NCDA
17 14 (0.96%) NCIE
17 14 (0.96%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.25%) QA
2 54 (3.70%) SLA
3 22 (1.51%) HL7
4 17 (1.16%) GAMP
5 12 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) GPG13
10 1 (0.068%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 127 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.37%) vSphere
6 16 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.96%) vCloud
7 14 (0.96%) Terminal Server
8 12 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.27%) UAG
10 4 (0.27%) XenApp
10 4 (0.27%) XenServer
10 4 (0.27%) KVM
10 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.21%) qmail
11 3 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 35 (2.40%) SCCM
2 18 (1.23%) SCOM
2 18 (1.23%) WSUS
3 16 (1.10%) Puppet
4 15 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (0.96%) Netcool
6 12 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.68%) Nagios
9 9 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.55%) Unicenter
11 7 (0.48%) Plesk
12 5 (0.34%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.14%) PureDisk
13 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 603 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 385 (26.37%) Oracle
3 156 (10.68%) VMware
4 57 (3.90%) Cisco
5 53 (3.63%) Citrix
6 44 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.81%) EMC
8 34 (2.33%) JBoss
9 27 (1.85%) Business Objects
10 25 (1.71%) Teradata
10 25 (1.71%) Sitecore
11 23 (1.58%) SAP
12 22 (1.51%) NetApp
13 20 (1.37%) Cognos
13 20 (1.37%) HP
14 17 (1.16%) Informatica
15 16 (1.10%) Telerik
15 16 (1.10%) Meridio
16 15 (1.03%) Xamarin
16 15 (1.03%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + £6,300 Car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ClickSoftware Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive salary and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, incl. car all.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Redstart Resourcing
Salary: flex Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago