The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 250 294 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.20% 12.68% 14.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.33% 47.96% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 215 248 303
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
487 613 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.67% 26.45% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 430 512 453
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Reading region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 289 (53.03%) SQL
2 262 (48.07%) .NET
3 231 (42.39%) C#
4 187 (34.31%) Oracle
5 176 (32.29%) Windows
6 171 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (30.46%) Microsoft
8 140 (25.69%) JavaScript
9 135 (24.77%) HTML
10 123 (22.57%) ASP.NET
11 114 (20.92%) CSS
12 110 (20.18%) MVC
13 107 (19.63%) Degree
14 98 (17.98%) Web Services
15 95 (17.43%) Linux
15 95 (17.43%) Relational Database
16 90 (16.51%) MS Excel
17 89 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (16.15%) Java
19 80 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 80 (14.68%) MySQL
20 79 (14.50%) Finance
21 73 (13.39%) Unix
22 71 (13.03%) jQuery
23 70 (12.84%) Windows Server
24 69 (12.66%) Scrum
25 68 (12.48%) IIS
26 67 (12.29%) XML
26 67 (12.29%) Computer Science
27 66 (12.11%) TCP/IP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (12.48%) IIS
2 60 (11.01%) Apache
3 52 (9.54%) Tomcat
4 46 (8.44%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (7.71%) JBoss
6 40 (7.34%) WebSphere
7 39 (7.16%) SharePoint
8 37 (6.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 27 (4.95%) Node.js
10 24 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (4.22%) WebLogic
12 17 (3.12%) Apache Spark
13 13 (2.39%) MS Exchange
14 11 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (2.02%) Skype for Business
15 8 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (1.28%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) GIMP
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.37%) MoSes
5 1 (0.18%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.56%) SaaS
2 44 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.85%) Google Play
4 9 (1.65%) Office 365
5 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.11%) TCP/IP
2 65 (11.93%) Firewall
3 58 (10.64%) SAN
4 50 (9.17%) NAS
5 42 (7.71%) HTTP
6 40 (7.34%) LDAP
7 23 (4.22%) DNS
8 20 (3.67%) SMTP
9 16 (2.94%) Wireshark
10 12 (2.20%) DHCP
10 12 (2.20%) IMAP
10 12 (2.20%) LAN
10 12 (2.20%) WAN
11 11 (2.02%) SSL
11 11 (2.02%) VPN
12 9 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.65%) FTP
12 9 (1.65%) Network Security
13 7 (1.28%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.43%) Relational Database
2 80 (14.68%) MySQL
3 64 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (10.09%) RDBMS
6 51 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (6.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (5.32%) QlikView
11 26 (4.77%) Big Data
11 26 (4.77%) NoSQL
12 18 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (3.12%) Apache Hive
13 17 (3.12%) Hadoop
13 17 (3.12%) HBase
13 17 (3.12%) Oracle Database
14 16 (2.94%) Data Mining
15 15 (2.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (7.16%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.50%) Subversion
4 25 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 24 (4.40%) Artifactory
6 22 (4.04%) JIRA
7 16 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 14 (2.57%) WebLOAD
9 13 (2.39%) AQtime
10 11 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.02%) NetBeans
11 9 (1.65%) NUnit
11 9 (1.65%) Toad
12 8 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 7 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.73%) MSTest
14 4 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
14 4 (0.73%) Selenium
15 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
16 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (14.50%) Finance
2 23 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.04%) Games
3 22 (4.04%) Retail
4 18 (3.30%) Banking
5 9 (1.65%) Legal
6 8 (1.47%) Automotive
6 8 (1.47%) German Language
7 5 (0.92%) Marketing
8 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) French Language
9 3 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.37%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 247 (45.32%) Developer
2 126 (23.12%) .NET Developer
3 115 (21.10%) C# Developer
4 84 (15.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (12.84%) Software Developer
6 69 (12.66%) SQL Developer
7 58 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
8 52 (9.54%) Analyst
9 49 (8.99%) Applications Support
10 48 (8.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 48 (8.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (8.07%) Support Engineer
12 41 (7.52%) .NET Software Developer
13 40 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 30 (5.50%) Linux Support
14 30 (5.50%) Senior Developer
15 27 (4.95%) SSIS Developer
16 26 (4.77%) Administrator
16 26 (4.77%) Web Applications Support
17 25 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (48.07%) .NET
2 135 (24.77%) HTML
3 123 (22.57%) ASP.NET
4 114 (20.92%) CSS
5 98 (17.98%) Web Services
6 80 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (13.03%) jQuery
8 67 (12.29%) XML
9 42 (7.71%) KnockoutJS
9 42 (7.71%) WCF
10 37 (6.79%) .NET Framework
10 37 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 31 (5.69%) LAMP
11 31 (5.69%) SOAP
12 30 (5.50%) HTML5
13 29 (5.32%) JSON
14 27 (4.95%) AngularJS
15 25 (4.59%) REST
16 21 (3.85%) Ninject
17 20 (3.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 33 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.40%) Client/Server
5 23 (4.22%) Algorithms
6 21 (3.85%) iPhone
7 18 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.12%) Clustering
9 14 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.57%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.20%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.02%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.65%) Replication
13 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.47%) W3C
14 6 (1.10%) Data Extraction
14 6 (1.10%) User Experience
15 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (32.29%) Windows
2 95 (17.43%) Linux
3 73 (13.39%) Unix
4 70 (12.84%) Windows Server
5 49 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (5.32%) Android
7 26 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.20%) CentOS
10 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.73%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.55%) Debian
12 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (20.18%) MVC
3 89 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (12.66%) Scrum
5 61 (11.19%) SOA
6 57 (10.46%) ETL
6 57 (10.46%) TDD
7 55 (10.09%) Analytics
8 52 (9.54%) SDLC
9 51 (9.36%) Project Management
10 39 (7.16%) Software Engineering
11 35 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (6.24%) ITIL
12 34 (6.24%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (6.06%) Web Operations
14 31 (5.69%) ERP
14 31 (5.69%) Unit Testing
15 30 (5.50%) CRM
15 30 (5.50%) Domain-Driven Design
15 30 (5.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 289 (53.03%) SQL
2 231 (42.39%) C#
3 140 (25.69%) JavaScript
4 88 (16.15%) Java
5 54 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 53 (9.72%) C++
7 40 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 37 (6.79%) Perl
9 35 (6.42%) VB.NET
10 33 (6.06%) VB
11 29 (5.32%) PHP
12 13 (2.39%) C
13 11 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.83%) XPath
15 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.47%) VB6
17 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.73%) Python
19 3 (0.55%) VBA
20 2 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (19.63%) Degree
2 21 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.65%) MCSE
5 9 (1.65%) PhD
6 7 (1.28%) CISSP
7 5 (0.92%) CCNA
8 4 (0.73%) CCIE
8 4 (0.73%) CCNP
8 4 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (0.55%) CEH
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.18%) MCITP
10 1 (0.18%) RHCE
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.40%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) HL7
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 59 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.61%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.12%) HDFS
5 15 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.73%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.73%) NDS
7 4 (0.73%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.73%) Squid
7 4 (0.73%) XenServer
8 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) iptables
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (6.06%) OpenAM
2 32 (5.87%) Puppet
3 13 (2.39%) Perfmon
4 9 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.92%) Legato
5 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.92%) Simpana
6 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.73%) SCOM
7 3 (0.55%) Nmap
7 3 (0.55%) SCCM
7 3 (0.55%) WSUS
8 2 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 187 (34.31%) Oracle
2 166 (30.46%) Microsoft
3 63 (11.56%) VMware
4 58 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 36 (6.61%) Sun
6 31 (5.69%) Informatica
7 26 (4.77%) Cisco
8 25 (4.59%) HP
9 21 (3.85%) Google
10 10 (1.83%) EMC
11 9 (1.65%) Citrix
11 9 (1.65%) Forcepoint
11 9 (1.65%) SAP
12 8 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.47%) Sybase
12 8 (1.47%) Veeam
13 7 (1.28%) Zend
14 6 (1.10%) CommVault
14 6 (1.10%) IFS
14 6 (1.10%) Symantec
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