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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 604 733 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.01% 13.43% 14.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.23% 58.59% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 511 674 704
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
1227 1251 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.40% 22.92% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1072 1304
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 279 £44,000 +3.52% 31
Slough +3 73 £50,750 +35.33% 15
Maidenhead +5 64 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Bracknell -11 32 £57,500 +43.75%
Newbury +1 27 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Windsor -2 18 £52,500 +26.50%
Hungerford - 11 £40,000 -
Wokingham -6 9 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Ascot +3 4 £37,000 -7.50%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 637 (50.56%) SQL
2 615 (48.81%) .NET
3 598 (47.46%) Microsoft
4 581 (46.11%) C#
5 449 (35.63%) ASP.NET
6 428 (33.97%) Windows
7 388 (30.79%) JavaScript
8 364 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
9 350 (27.78%) HTML
10 341 (27.06%) MVC
11 314 (24.92%) MS Excel
12 281 (22.30%) CSS
13 279 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 263 (20.87%) Oracle
15 231 (18.33%) jQuery
16 207 (16.43%) Degree
16 207 (16.43%) Linux
17 205 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
18 202 (16.03%) Scrum
19 185 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
20 171 (13.57%) Web Services
20 171 (13.57%) XML
21 159 (12.62%) WCF
22 157 (12.46%) T-SQL
23 151 (11.98%) Finance
24 148 (11.75%) Active Directory
25 144 (11.43%) TDD
26 142 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 138 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 135 (10.71%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 135 (10.71%) IIS
2 115 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 71 (5.63%) Apache
4 62 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 42 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.78%) JBoss
7 30 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 30 (2.38%) Lync
8 29 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.83%) CMS
9 23 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (1.43%) WordPress
13 17 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (1.35%) Node.js
13 17 (1.35%) nginx
14 15 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 314 (24.92%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.44%) MS Office
3 16 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) SPSS
5 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 20 (1.59%) HFM
3 11 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.16%) Nortel Periphonics
8 1 (0.079%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.98%) SaaS
2 49 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.11%) Office 365
6 8 (0.63%) GitHub
6 8 (0.63%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.079%) IaaS
8 1 (0.079%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 110 (8.73%) TCP/IP
2 95 (7.54%) Firewall
3 83 (6.59%) SAN
4 55 (4.37%) DNS
5 50 (3.97%) HTTP
6 36 (2.86%) DHCP
7 35 (2.78%) WAN
7 35 (2.78%) LAN
8 33 (2.62%) NAS
9 22 (1.75%) LDAP
10 21 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (1.59%) VPN
11 20 (1.59%) VoIP
12 17 (1.35%) Internet
13 15 (1.19%) HTTPS
13 15 (1.19%) NetScreen
13 15 (1.19%) iSCSI
14 14 (1.11%) SNMP
14 14 (1.11%) Wireless
15 10 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 142 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 138 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 133 (10.56%) MySQL
6 114 (9.05%) NoSQL
7 107 (8.49%) Relational Database
8 105 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 95 (7.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 94 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (5.40%) MongoDB
12 59 (4.68%) Oracle Database
13 43 (3.41%) RDBMS
14 42 (3.33%) MS Access
15 38 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
17 33 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
18 32 (2.54%) Oracle ODI
18 32 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 31 (2.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 116 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 75 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (2.78%) NUnit
4 32 (2.54%) Toad
4 32 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 31 (2.46%) Selenium
6 30 (2.38%) Subversion
7 29 (2.30%) Moq
8 28 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.35%) MSTest
10 12 (0.95%) JIRA
10 12 (0.95%) Maven
11 11 (0.87%) JUnit
11 11 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 11 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 151 (11.98%) Finance
2 57 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.33%) Marketing
4 28 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 26 (2.06%) Retail
6 25 (1.98%) German Language
7 23 (1.83%) French Language
8 20 (1.59%) Legal
9 14 (1.11%) Spanish Language
9 14 (1.11%) Advertising
10 11 (0.87%) Automotive
10 11 (0.87%) Billing
11 10 (0.79%) Banking
12 9 (0.71%) Law
12 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.63%) Local Government
14 6 (0.48%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.48%) Publishing
14 6 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 658 (52.22%) Developer
2 269 (21.35%) .NET Developer
3 166 (13.17%) C# Developer
4 138 (10.95%) Analyst
5 125 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 109 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 100 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 94 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 83 (6.59%) Support Engineer
10 71 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 69 (5.48%) Consultant
11 69 (5.48%) Architect
12 62 (4.92%) Junior
13 61 (4.84%) Software Engineer
14 60 (4.76%) DBA
15 56 (4.44%) Junior Developer
16 55 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 51 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 45 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (48.81%) .NET
2 449 (35.63%) ASP.NET
3 350 (27.78%) HTML
4 281 (22.30%) CSS
5 279 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 231 (18.33%) jQuery
7 171 (13.57%) Web Services
7 171 (13.57%) XML
8 159 (12.62%) WCF
9 129 (10.24%) AngularJS
10 127 (10.08%) Ajax
11 119 (9.44%) .NET Framework
12 105 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 103 (8.17%) HTML5
14 83 (6.59%) Entity Framework
15 79 (6.27%) WPF
16 78 (6.19%) SOAP
17 71 (5.63%) JSON
18 54 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
19 53 (4.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 100 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.49%) Clustering
5 35 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
6 34 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.46%) Replication
8 19 (1.51%) Streaming Music
9 18 (1.43%) Social Network
9 18 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.27%) Statistics
10 16 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.27%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.87%) User Experience
14 10 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.79%) Open Source
14 10 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 428 (33.97%) Windows
2 207 (16.43%) Linux
3 94 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (6.35%) UNIX
5 63 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.86%) CentOS
8 27 (2.14%) Android
9 26 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.51%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.79%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.71%) Solaris
16 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.40%) AIX
18 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (27.06%) MVC
3 205 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (16.03%) Scrum
5 144 (11.43%) TDD
6 118 (9.37%) OO
7 108 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 92 (7.30%) ITIL
9 88 (6.98%) Web Development
10 85 (6.75%) ETL
11 66 (5.24%) BDD
11 66 (5.24%) Web Application Development
12 64 (5.08%) Project Management
12 64 (5.08%) Migration
13 63 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (4.68%) B2B
15 55 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
16 46 (3.65%) Unit Testing
16 46 (3.65%) Multithreading
17 44 (3.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 637 (50.56%) SQL
2 581 (46.11%) C#
3 388 (30.79%) JavaScript
4 157 (12.46%) T-SQL
5 113 (8.97%) Java
6 73 (5.79%) VB.NET
7 71 (5.63%) PHP
8 60 (4.76%) C++
8 60 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 29 (2.30%) VB
11 27 (2.14%) Python
12 26 (2.06%) C
13 20 (1.59%) Perl
14 13 (1.03%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.87%) VC++
15 11 (0.87%) Ruby
16 8 (0.63%) VBA
17 7 (0.56%) VBScript
18 6 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 207 (16.43%) Degree
2 88 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (3.89%) MCSE
4 48 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.10%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 29 (2.30%) MCITP
8 28 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (2.06%) MCP
10 25 (1.98%) ISEB
11 21 (1.67%) CISSP
12 17 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (1.19%) CNE
13 15 (1.19%) Novell Certification
13 15 (1.19%) MCTS
14 14 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (1.11%) CCNA
15 13 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.87%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (9.68%) QA
2 28 (2.22%) SLA
3 11 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.79%) COBIT
5 9 (0.71%) GPG13
6 3 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.079%) FISMA
System Software
1 148 (11.75%) Active Directory
2 103 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.78%) vSphere
5 20 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (1.11%) vCloud
6 14 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.63%) KVM
10 7 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.48%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.40%) XenApp
13 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.32%) Samba
14 2 (0.16%) Xen
15 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.079%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (2.14%) SCCM
2 21 (1.67%) Plesk
2 21 (1.67%) cPanel
2 21 (1.67%) Webmin
3 19 (1.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 15 (1.19%) Puppet
5 14 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.95%) OpenAM
6 12 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.48%) Netcool
8 6 (0.48%) Nmap
9 4 (0.32%) SCOM
9 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.32%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.32%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.32%) vMotion
10 3 (0.24%) Nagios
10 3 (0.24%) AppManager
Vendors
1 598 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 263 (20.87%) Oracle
3 128 (10.16%) VMware
4 74 (5.87%) Cisco
5 58 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 57 (4.52%) HP
7 38 (3.02%) Juniper
8 34 (2.70%) Informatica
9 32 (2.54%) Citrix
10 30 (2.38%) Twitter
11 26 (2.06%) Veritas
11 26 (2.06%) Tableau
12 24 (1.90%) Sybase
13 23 (1.83%) Facebook
14 20 (1.59%) Hyperion
15 18 (1.43%) Business Objects
16 17 (1.35%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.27%) Xamarin
18 15 (1.19%) SAP
19 13 (1.03%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
D P Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago