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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 261 364 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.89% 16.05% 17.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.70% 61.59% 62.97%
Number of salaries quoted 239 313 307
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
486 591 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.28% 26.06% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 417 473 485
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 258 (53.53%) .NET
2 238 (49.38%) Microsoft
3 237 (49.17%) C#
4 219 (45.44%) SQL
5 189 (39.21%) ASP.NET
6 144 (29.88%) MVC
7 139 (28.84%) Windows
8 138 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (24.48%) MS Excel
10 108 (22.41%) HTML
11 107 (22.20%) JavaScript
12 106 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 102 (21.16%) Oracle
14 87 (18.05%) jQuery
15 86 (17.84%) CSS
16 85 (17.63%) .NET Framework
17 83 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 83 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
18 78 (16.18%) WCF
19 75 (15.56%) Degree
20 73 (15.15%) SharePoint
21 70 (14.52%) Visual Studio
21 70 (14.52%) Web Services
22 64 (13.28%) Scrum
22 64 (13.28%) T-SQL
22 64 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 62 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
24 59 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
25 57 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 56 (11.62%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 73 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 45 (9.34%) IIS
3 20 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.90%) Apache
6 12 (2.49%) JBoss
7 11 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.87%) CMS
10 8 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.45%) Lync
12 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 118 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.73%) MS Office
3 8 (1.66%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.02%) SaaS
2 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.66%) Office 365
4 7 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.24%) PaaS
6 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.77%) SAN
2 16 (3.32%) Firewall
2 16 (3.32%) HTTP
3 14 (2.90%) WAAS
3 14 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.49%) NAS
4 12 (2.49%) HTTPS
5 11 (2.28%) LAN
6 10 (2.07%) WAN
7 9 (1.87%) Internet
8 7 (1.45%) LDAP
8 7 (1.45%) SMTP
9 6 (1.24%) VPN
9 6 (1.24%) DNS
10 4 (0.83%) NetScreen
10 4 (0.83%) Wireless
10 4 (0.83%) DHCP
10 4 (0.83%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (11.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (9.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (7.05%) Relational Database
9 29 (6.02%) MySQL
10 22 (4.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.70%) Adabas
14 11 (2.28%) MS Access
15 10 (2.07%) RavenDB
15 10 (2.07%) DB2
15 10 (2.07%) QlikView
16 9 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Power View
17 8 (1.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.32%) Subversion
3 16 (3.32%) NUnit
4 14 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (2.70%) Moq
6 11 (2.28%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.83%) MSTest
10 4 (0.83%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.83%) PeopleTools
10 4 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.62%) Selenium
11 3 (0.62%) ReSharper
General
1 49 (10.17%) Finance
2 18 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.66%) Marketing
4 7 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.83%) Law
5 4 (0.83%) Banking
6 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Local Government
7 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 211 (43.78%) Developer
2 133 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 67 (13.90%) Consultant
4 52 (10.79%) C# Developer
5 48 (9.96%) Analyst
6 45 (9.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (7.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (7.05%) DBA
9 31 (6.43%) SQL Server Consultant
9 31 (6.43%) SQL DBA
10 28 (5.81%) Junior
11 26 (5.39%) Junior Developer
12 25 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
13 24 (4.98%) Web Developer
13 24 (4.98%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.98%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.98%) Support Engineer
14 21 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 21 (4.36%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (53.53%) .NET
2 189 (39.21%) ASP.NET
3 108 (22.41%) HTML
4 106 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 87 (18.05%) jQuery
6 86 (17.84%) CSS
7 85 (17.63%) .NET Framework
8 78 (16.18%) WCF
9 70 (14.52%) Web Services
10 55 (11.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 42 (8.71%) XML
12 37 (7.68%) WPF
13 33 (6.85%) AngularJS
14 31 (6.43%) KnockoutJS
15 30 (6.22%) HTML5
15 30 (6.22%) Ajax
16 24 (4.98%) WinForms
16 24 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.22%) Clustering
2 27 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.56%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (2.49%) Streaming Music
6 11 (2.28%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.66%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.66%) Celerra
9 7 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.24%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.83%) NHS
11 4 (0.83%) Replication
11 4 (0.83%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.83%) Tandem
12 3 (0.62%) PKI
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (28.84%) Windows
2 33 (6.85%) UNIX
3 31 (6.43%) Linux
4 27 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.90%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.45%) Android
10 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.04%) CentOS
11 5 (1.04%) AIX
11 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.83%) Solaris
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.88%) MVC
2 138 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (13.28%) Scrum
5 50 (10.37%) TDD
6 48 (9.96%) Migration
7 38 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (7.05%) BDD
9 31 (6.43%) Web Development
10 30 (6.22%) Software Engineering
11 26 (5.39%) ETL
11 26 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.56%) SOA
13 21 (4.36%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.15%) OO
15 19 (3.94%) Project Management
15 19 (3.94%) Workflow
16 18 (3.73%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.73%) Web Application Development
16 18 (3.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 237 (49.17%) C#
2 219 (45.44%) SQL
3 107 (22.20%) JavaScript
4 64 (13.28%) T-SQL
5 48 (9.96%) VB.NET
6 29 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.60%) Java
8 24 (4.98%) C++
9 14 (2.90%) C
9 14 (2.90%) VB
10 13 (2.70%) NATURAL
11 10 (2.07%) Perl
12 8 (1.66%) PHP
12 8 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.45%) Python
14 6 (1.24%) VBScript
15 4 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.83%) XPath
16 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (15.56%) Degree
2 43 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.56%) MCSE
4 17 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (2.90%) VTSP
5 14 (2.90%) NCDA
5 14 (2.90%) NCIE
5 14 (2.90%) CCA
5 14 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (2.90%) MCITP
6 11 (2.28%) ISEB
7 10 (2.07%) MCP
7 10 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.07%) MCTS
8 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 8 (1.66%) CCIA
9 8 (1.66%) VCAP
9 8 (1.66%) CCEA
9 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.90%) vCloud
6 10 (2.07%) vSphere
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.62%) XenApp
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Nmap
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (2.28%) SCCM
2 9 (1.87%) SCOM
3 7 (1.45%) Puppet
3 7 (1.45%) OpenAM
4 5 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.62%) Netcool
5 3 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.41%) WSUS
7 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 238 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.16%) Oracle
3 44 (9.13%) VMware
4 25 (5.19%) Citrix
4 25 (5.19%) HP
5 24 (4.98%) Cisco
6 23 (4.77%) EMC
7 18 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.53%) NetApp
9 13 (2.70%) IBM
10 12 (2.49%) Business Objects
11 11 (2.28%) Informatica
11 11 (2.28%) Sitecore
12 10 (2.07%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.07%) Tableau
12 10 (2.07%) SAP
13 6 (1.24%) Red Gate
13 6 (1.24%) EPiServer
14 5 (1.04%) Juniper
14 5 (1.04%) Teradata
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