The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 731 714 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.10% 12.96% 19.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.97% 53.60% 62.36%
Number of salaries quoted 632 663 1048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1306 1332 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.40% 24.17% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1163 1627
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 301 £42,500 - 42
Bracknell +6 83 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Maidenhead +4 80 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Slough 0 67 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Newbury -14 38 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wokingham +5 21 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Windsor -10 10 £31,000 -31.11% 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 824 (52.85%) .NET
2 775 (49.71%) C#
3 774 (49.65%) SQL
4 652 (41.82%) Microsoft
5 617 (39.58%) ASP.NET
6 509 (32.65%) Windows
7 419 (26.88%) HTML
8 401 (25.72%) JavaScript
9 366 (23.48%) MS Excel
10 356 (22.84%) Oracle
11 346 (22.19%) MVC
12 339 (21.74%) CSS
13 335 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 245 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 241 (15.46%) jQuery
16 235 (15.07%) XML
17 234 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
18 229 (14.69%) SQL Server 2012
19 223 (14.30%) WCF
20 209 (13.41%) Degree
21 197 (12.64%) T-SQL
22 188 (12.06%) Linux
23 184 (11.80%) Web Services
24 182 (11.67%) IIS
25 179 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 174 (11.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 162 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
28 157 (10.07%) Java
29 155 (9.94%) Finance
30 153 (9.81%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 182 (11.67%) IIS
2 135 (8.66%) SharePoint
3 72 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 48 (3.08%) Apache
5 47 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 32 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (1.92%) CMS
10 28 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (1.54%) Node.js
13 23 (1.48%) Lync
13 23 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
16 12 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 366 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 91 (5.84%) MS Office
3 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.51%) Sage 200
6 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.19%) Agresso
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.064%) HFM
10 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.064%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.27%) SaaS
3 14 (0.90%) Office 365
4 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.45%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) Heroku
6 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.26%) Internet
2 63 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 61 (3.91%) DNS
4 58 (3.72%) SAN
5 50 (3.21%) Firewall
6 36 (2.31%) WAN
6 36 (2.31%) LAN
7 35 (2.25%) VPN
8 31 (1.99%) DHCP
9 22 (1.41%) LDAP
10 21 (1.35%) SMTP
11 20 (1.28%) HTTP
11 20 (1.28%) NAS
12 19 (1.22%) Wireless
13 18 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (1.15%) Wireshark
14 17 (1.09%) IMAP
14 17 (1.09%) FTP
14 17 (1.09%) VoIP
15 14 (0.90%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 229 (14.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 179 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 174 (11.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (8.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 139 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
7 115 (7.38%) Relational Database
8 113 (7.25%) MySQL
9 67 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 57 (3.66%) RDBMS
11 52 (3.34%) Oracle Database
12 48 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
13 31 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (1.92%) OLAP
15 28 (1.80%) DB2
15 28 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
15 28 (1.80%) NoSQL
16 24 (1.54%) Big Data
16 24 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
16 24 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 148 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 114 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (4.30%) Subversion
4 60 (3.85%) NUnit
5 52 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 40 (2.57%) Git (software)
7 35 (2.25%) MSTest
8 32 (2.05%) Moq
9 19 (1.22%) Selenium
10 16 (1.03%) JIRA
10 16 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (0.83%) AQtime
11 13 (0.83%) WebLOAD
12 11 (0.71%) LoadRunner
12 11 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 9 (0.58%) JUnit
14 8 (0.51%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 155 (9.94%) Finance
2 78 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.82%) Games
4 42 (2.69%) Retail
5 37 (2.37%) Marketing
6 32 (2.05%) French Language
7 21 (1.35%) German Language
8 20 (1.28%) Banking
9 19 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.90%) Legal
12 13 (0.83%) Automotive
13 11 (0.71%) Advertising
13 11 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.64%) Publishing
14 10 (0.64%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.45%) Electronics
16 5 (0.32%) Billing
16 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.32%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 832 (53.37%) Developer
2 420 (26.94%) .NET Developer
3 228 (14.62%) C# Developer
4 209 (13.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 201 (12.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 166 (10.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 165 (10.58%) Consultant
8 150 (9.62%) Software Developer
9 125 (8.02%) Senior Developer
10 108 (6.93%) Analyst
11 94 (6.03%) SQL Developer
12 91 (5.84%) Support Engineer
13 80 (5.13%) Web Developer
14 76 (4.87%) Technical Support
15 75 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
16 56 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
17 55 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
18 54 (3.46%) .NET Software Developer
19 53 (3.40%) Administrator
20 52 (3.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (52.85%) .NET
2 617 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 419 (26.88%) HTML
4 339 (21.74%) CSS
5 245 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 241 (15.46%) jQuery
7 235 (15.07%) XML
8 223 (14.30%) WCF
9 184 (11.80%) Web Services
10 144 (9.24%) Ajax
11 130 (8.34%) .NET Framework
12 84 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 81 (5.20%) WinForms
14 76 (4.87%) WPF
15 72 (4.62%) J2EE
16 68 (4.36%) LINQ
17 63 (4.04%) HTML5
18 62 (3.98%) SOAP
18 62 (3.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 53 (3.40%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.12%) Computer Science
2 80 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (3.01%) Clustering
4 44 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (2.44%) iPhone
6 32 (2.05%) Data Integration
7 30 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.86%) Replication
9 27 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.60%) Open Source
11 21 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.22%) Social Network
12 19 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.96%) Smartphone
14 12 (0.77%) IPTV
14 12 (0.77%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.71%) PKI
16 10 (0.64%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.64%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 509 (32.65%) Windows
2 188 (12.06%) Linux
3 145 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (7.57%) UNIX
5 104 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (3.27%) Android
7 51 (3.27%) Windows XP
8 32 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.80%) Windows 8
9 28 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
10 26 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.22%) CentOS
12 15 (0.96%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.51%) Debian
16 8 (0.51%) Solaris
17 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (22.19%) MVC
2 234 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
3 162 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (9.81%) TDD
5 145 (9.30%) ETL
6 140 (8.98%) Scrum
7 133 (8.53%) OO
8 97 (6.22%) Software Engineering
9 79 (5.07%) Migration
10 76 (4.87%) CRM
10 76 (4.87%) Web Application Development
11 71 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
12 67 (4.30%) Data Modelling
13 62 (3.98%) BDD
14 55 (3.53%) OOP
14 55 (3.53%) Analytics
15 53 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (3.34%) Web Development
17 50 (3.21%) ITIL
18 47 (3.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 775 (49.71%) C#
2 774 (49.65%) SQL
3 401 (25.72%) JavaScript
4 197 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 157 (10.07%) Java
6 141 (9.04%) VB.NET
7 72 (4.62%) C++
8 55 (3.53%) VB
9 46 (2.95%) PHP
10 35 (2.25%) Perl
11 33 (2.12%) C
12 30 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 29 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 28 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.80%) MUMPS
15 24 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.35%) Python
17 20 (1.28%) VBScript
18 18 (1.15%) VBA
19 17 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 209 (13.41%) Degree
2 140 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 55 (3.53%) MCSE
5 54 (3.46%) MCTS
6 49 (3.14%) MCP
7 45 (2.89%) MCITP
8 38 (2.44%) SC Cleared
9 29 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.73%) MCSD
11 22 (1.41%) ISEB
12 21 (1.35%) CCNA
13 19 (1.22%) MCAD
14 18 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 16 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.77%) MCSA
16 12 (0.77%) MCDBA
16 12 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.77%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.04%) SLA
2 56 (3.59%) QA
3 28 (1.80%) HL7
4 15 (0.96%) GAMP
5 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.064%) GPG13
8 1 (0.064%) BS25999
8 1 (0.064%) COBIT
System Software
1 151 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 112 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.18%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.48%) vSphere
6 17 (1.09%) Terminal Server
7 14 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.58%) XenApp
9 9 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.51%) vCloud
11 5 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.32%) UAG
11 5 (0.32%) Xen
12 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.26%) XenServer
13 3 (0.19%) KVM
13 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (2.37%) SCCM
2 22 (1.41%) SCOM
3 21 (1.35%) Puppet
4 20 (1.28%) WSUS
5 14 (0.90%) Nagios
6 13 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (0.71%) Netcool
7 11 (0.71%) Plesk
8 8 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (0.26%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.19%) Munin
13 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 652 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 356 (22.84%) Oracle
3 150 (9.62%) VMware
4 55 (3.53%) Cisco
5 53 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 52 (3.34%) Citrix
7 30 (1.92%) EMC
7 30 (1.92%) JBoss
8 29 (1.86%) Cognos
9 25 (1.60%) Business Objects
10 22 (1.41%) Teradata
11 21 (1.35%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.35%) SAP
12 18 (1.15%) Xamarin
12 18 (1.15%) Google
13 15 (0.96%) IBM
14 14 (0.90%) Sybase
14 14 (0.90%) Meridio
15 13 (0.83%) Fujitsu
15 13 (0.83%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rural Payments Agency
Salary: From £26,745 to £30,923 per annum Pay Award Pending
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ClickSoftware Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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
Reading, Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago