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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 600 860 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.48% 14.33% 18.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.81% 54.85% 64.46%
Number of salaries quoted 481 766 938
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
1115 1568 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.48% 26.13% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1303 1404
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 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 26 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 -7 231 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Slough -2 74 £42,500 - 10
Maidenhead +3 72 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Bracknell -16 59 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Newbury -5 32 £39,500 +12.85% 5
Wokingham +1 22 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Windsor -10 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hungerford - 11 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 664 (49.78%) SQL
2 607 (45.50%) .NET
3 560 (41.98%) C#
4 555 (41.60%) Microsoft
5 498 (37.33%) Windows
6 437 (32.76%) ASP.NET
7 385 (28.86%) Oracle
8 342 (25.64%) JavaScript
9 323 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
10 319 (23.91%) MVC
11 314 (23.54%) HTML
12 275 (20.61%) MS Excel
13 247 (18.52%) CSS
14 237 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 225 (16.87%) jQuery
16 208 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
17 185 (13.87%) XML
18 179 (13.42%) IIS
18 179 (13.42%) Degree
19 173 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
20 168 (12.59%) WCF
21 167 (12.52%) Linux
22 159 (11.92%) VMware
23 155 (11.62%) Active Directory
24 151 (11.32%) Web Services
25 143 (10.72%) T-SQL
25 143 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
26 142 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 141 (10.57%) Finance
28 140 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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
1 179 (13.42%) IIS
2 104 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.87%) MS Exchange
4 42 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (3.07%) Apache
6 36 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (2.47%) JBoss
10 31 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 30 (2.25%) CMS
12 24 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (1.65%) WebSphere
14 21 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (1.42%) Lync
15 19 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (1.42%) Umbraco
16 15 (1.12%) Node.js
17 12 (0.90%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 275 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.95%) MS Office
3 8 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.60%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.37%) MS Project
5 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 16 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.97%) HFM
5 7 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.45%) 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 (0.075%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.075%) FRx
9 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.075%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.52%) SaaS
2 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.45%) Office 365
4 5 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.30%) GitHub
5 4 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.47%) Internet
2 66 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 58 (4.35%) DNS
4 45 (3.37%) LAN
4 45 (3.37%) Firewall
5 43 (3.22%) WAN
6 41 (3.07%) SAN
7 29 (2.17%) VPN
8 26 (1.95%) HTTP
9 25 (1.87%) DHCP
10 24 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (1.65%) WAAS
12 16 (1.20%) NAS
12 16 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.12%) Wireshark
14 14 (1.05%) SMTP
15 12 (0.90%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.67%) IMAP
16 9 (0.67%) Wireless
17 8 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 142 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 131 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 119 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 119 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 110 (8.25%) MySQL
7 108 (8.10%) Relational Database
8 87 (6.52%) Oracle Database
9 84 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (5.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 62 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 55 (4.12%) RDBMS
13 52 (3.90%) NoSQL
14 44 (3.30%) DB2
15 38 (2.85%) MS Access
16 37 (2.77%) OLAP
17 36 (2.70%) Big Data
18 35 (2.62%) MongoDB
19 34 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 111 (8.32%) Visual Studio
2 84 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (3.07%) Subversion
4 38 (2.85%) NUnit
5 32 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 30 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 28 (2.10%) Moq
9 26 (1.95%) LoadRunner
10 24 (1.80%) MSTest
11 16 (1.20%) Toad
12 15 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 14 (1.05%) Selenium
14 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.75%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.75%) JUnit
16 9 (0.67%) SilkPerformer
16 9 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (0.67%) WebLOAD
16 9 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 141 (10.57%) Finance
2 73 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.97%) Retail
4 33 (2.47%) Marketing
5 29 (2.17%) Games
6 21 (1.57%) French Language
7 17 (1.27%) Banking
7 17 (1.27%) Advertising
8 14 (1.05%) Legal
9 13 (0.97%) Automotive
10 11 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.75%) Local Government
12 8 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.60%) German Language
13 6 (0.45%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.30%) Electronics
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 623 (46.70%) Developer
2 295 (22.11%) .NET Developer
3 153 (11.47%) C# Developer
4 143 (10.72%) Analyst
5 140 (10.49%) Consultant
6 132 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 111 (8.32%) Software Developer
8 101 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 98 (7.35%) Support Engineer
10 90 (6.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 71 (5.32%) Senior Developer
12 70 (5.25%) Web Developer
13 69 (5.17%) Technical Support
14 59 (4.42%) Junior
15 58 (4.35%) DBA
16 56 (4.20%) Graduate
17 55 (4.12%) Software Engineer
18 52 (3.90%) Architect
18 52 (3.90%) Administrator
19 50 (3.75%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (45.50%) .NET
2 437 (32.76%) ASP.NET
3 314 (23.54%) HTML
4 247 (18.52%) CSS
5 237 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 225 (16.87%) jQuery
7 185 (13.87%) XML
8 168 (12.59%) WCF
9 151 (11.32%) Web Services
10 132 (9.90%) .NET Framework
11 106 (7.95%) Ajax
12 88 (6.60%) HTML5
13 65 (4.87%) WPF
14 64 (4.80%) SOAP
15 62 (4.65%) WinForms
16 59 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 45 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 42 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (2.92%) JSON
19 39 (2.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 57 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
4 36 (2.70%) Clustering
5 32 (2.40%) Replication
6 31 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 23 (1.72%) Open Source
8 21 (1.57%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.27%) Statistics
12 15 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.97%) iPhone
14 12 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.90%) RIA
14 12 (0.90%) Celerra
14 12 (0.90%) Thin Client
14 12 (0.90%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 498 (37.33%) Windows
2 167 (12.52%) Linux
3 143 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (9.90%) UNIX
5 98 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (4.27%) Windows XP
7 53 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 51 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (2.10%) Android
10 26 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.42%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 17 (1.27%) Solaris
13 10 (0.75%) AIX
14 8 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.45%) SUSE
16 5 (0.37%) Debian
16 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (23.91%) MVC
3 208 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (9.00%) Scrum
5 107 (8.02%) OO
6 100 (7.50%) ETL
6 100 (7.50%) TDD
7 89 (6.67%) Migration
8 84 (6.30%) Software Engineering
9 72 (5.40%) Project Management
10 65 (4.87%) Web Development
11 60 (4.50%) ITIL
12 59 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
13 57 (4.27%) BDD
13 57 (4.27%) Web Application Development
14 46 (3.45%) CRM
15 44 (3.30%) Data Modelling
16 39 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (2.85%) SOA
18 37 (2.77%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 664 (49.78%) SQL
2 560 (41.98%) C#
3 342 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 143 (10.72%) T-SQL
5 126 (9.45%) Java
6 105 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 70 (5.25%) C++
8 52 (3.90%) PHP
9 39 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.10%) VB
12 25 (1.87%) Python
13 23 (1.72%) C
14 19 (1.42%) Perl
14 19 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.27%) Ruby
16 13 (0.97%) VC++
16 13 (0.97%) NATURAL
16 13 (0.97%) VBScript
17 10 (0.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 179 (13.42%) Degree
2 89 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 53 (3.97%) MCSE
6 37 (2.77%) ISEB
7 33 (2.47%) ISTQB
8 32 (2.40%) MCITP
9 29 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (2.10%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.95%) MCTS
12 23 (1.72%) CCA
12 23 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (1.65%) MCP
13 22 (1.65%) NCDA
13 22 (1.65%) NCIE
13 22 (1.65%) VTSP
14 18 (1.35%) CISSP
15 17 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.57%) QA
2 26 (1.95%) SLA
3 19 (1.42%) GAMP
4 13 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.52%) GPG13
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 155 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 140 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.55%) VMware ESX
5 25 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 22 (1.65%) vCloud
7 20 (1.50%) vSphere
8 14 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.75%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.45%) 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 (2.70%) SCCM
2 25 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.12%) SCOM
3 15 (1.12%) Netcool
3 15 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 12 (0.90%) Unicenter
6 11 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.82%) WSUS
7 10 (0.75%) 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
10 3 (0.22%) Puppet
11 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 555 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 385 (28.86%) Oracle
3 159 (11.92%) VMware
4 60 (4.50%) Citrix
5 52 (3.90%) Cisco
6 49 (3.67%) EMC
7 45 (3.37%) HP
8 38 (2.85%) SAP
9 35 (2.62%) Business Objects
9 35 (2.62%) NetApp
10 32 (2.40%) Informatica
10 32 (2.40%) Sitecore
11 30 (2.25%) Red Hat
12 25 (1.87%) IBM
13 24 (1.80%) Sybase
14 20 (1.50%) EPiServer
14 20 (1.50%) Telerik
15 18 (1.35%) Teradata
15 18 (1.35%) Veritas
16 16 (1.20%) Fujitsu
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago