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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 290 329 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.85% 13.43% 10.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.21% 61.27% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 249 291 212
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
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
656 537 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.07% 21.93% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 512 458 415
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 2 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 320 (55.08%) .NET
2 307 (52.84%) C#
3 301 (51.81%) SQL
4 239 (41.14%) ASP.NET
5 229 (39.41%) Microsoft
6 202 (34.77%) MVC
7 196 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
8 192 (33.05%) Windows
9 172 (29.60%) JavaScript
10 165 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 144 (24.78%) MS Excel
12 141 (24.27%) HTML
13 122 (21.00%) CSS
14 121 (20.83%) Scrum
15 120 (20.65%) jQuery
16 119 (20.48%) Oracle
17 109 (18.76%) AngularJS
18 106 (18.24%) Linux
19 104 (17.90%) TDD
20 103 (17.73%) Degree
20 103 (17.73%) T-SQL
21 84 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
22 83 (14.29%) WCF
23 80 (13.77%) Finance
24 78 (13.43%) Web Services
25 77 (13.25%) IIS
26 74 (12.74%) VMware
27 73 (12.56%) SQL Server 2012
28 72 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
29 70 (12.05%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 77 (13.25%) IIS
2 70 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 50 (8.61%) Apache
4 32 (5.51%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.93%) JBoss
6 14 (2.41%) Lync
7 13 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
10 10 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (1.72%) Node.js
10 10 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.38%) Umbraco
11 8 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 144 (24.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.93%) MS Office
3 12 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.57%) SaaS
2 38 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.41%) Office 365
6 9 (1.55%) PaaS
7 7 (1.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.34%) Force.com
8 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.98%) SAN
2 50 (8.61%) Firewall
3 46 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.99%) LAN
5 27 (4.65%) WAN
6 25 (4.30%) DNS
7 22 (3.79%) NAS
8 15 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (2.58%) NetScreen
8 15 (2.58%) HTTP
9 13 (2.24%) DHCP
10 11 (1.89%) LDAP
10 11 (1.89%) HTTPS
10 11 (1.89%) Internet
11 10 (1.72%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.38%) VPN
12 8 (1.38%) SMTP
13 7 (1.20%) VoIP
14 6 (1.03%) FTP
15 5 (0.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 73 (12.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (8.78%) MySQL
5 50 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (8.43%) NoSQL
7 39 (6.71%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.16%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.82%) Oracle Database
10 25 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (4.13%) CouchDB
12 22 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (2.41%) RavenDB
15 13 (2.24%) RDBMS
16 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (1.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 61 (10.50%) Visual Studio
1 61 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.79%) NUnit
3 20 (3.44%) Subversion
4 18 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (3.10%) Moq
5 13 (2.24%) MSTest
5 13 (2.24%) Selenium
6 12 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.38%) Ant
9 6 (1.03%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.03%) NuGet
9 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.86%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.86%) JIRA
11 4 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.69%) Log4j
General
1 80 (13.77%) Finance
2 25 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.79%) Legal
4 19 (3.27%) German Language
5 16 (2.75%) Advertising
6 15 (2.58%) Banking
6 15 (2.58%) Retail
7 14 (2.41%) French Language
8 13 (2.24%) Marketing
9 12 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.89%) Billing
11 10 (1.72%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.03%) Automotive
12 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.86%) Games
14 4 (0.69%) Law
15 3 (0.52%) Local Government
16 2 (0.34%) Electronics
17 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 313 (53.87%) Developer
2 165 (28.40%) .NET Developer
3 81 (13.94%) Software Developer
4 77 (13.25%) C# Developer
5 63 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 46 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (7.57%) Analyst
9 42 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (6.37%) Support Engineer
11 36 (6.20%) .NET Software Developer
12 34 (5.85%) Architect
13 32 (5.51%) DBA
14 29 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
15 28 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
16 27 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
17 25 (4.30%) Consultant
18 24 (4.13%) SQL Developer
19 23 (3.96%) SQL DBA
19 23 (3.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (55.08%) .NET
2 239 (41.14%) ASP.NET
3 165 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 141 (24.27%) HTML
5 122 (21.00%) CSS
6 120 (20.65%) jQuery
7 109 (18.76%) AngularJS
8 83 (14.29%) WCF
9 78 (13.43%) Web Services
10 72 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (11.70%) .NET Framework
12 55 (9.47%) WPF
13 51 (8.78%) Entity Framework
14 45 (7.75%) XML
15 43 (7.40%) KnockoutJS
16 40 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 40 (6.88%) REST
17 37 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (6.02%) HTML5
19 29 (4.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.78%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.06%) Clustering
4 27 (4.65%) Replication
4 27 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.93%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.55%) Social Network
9 9 (1.55%) Streaming Music
9 9 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.38%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.20%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 192 (33.05%) Windows
2 106 (18.24%) Linux
3 45 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (7.06%) UNIX
5 34 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.96%) Android
7 16 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.24%) CentOS
9 13 (2.24%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.03%) Solaris
12 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.69%) AIX
13 4 (0.69%) HPUX
13 4 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (34.77%) MVC
2 196 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (20.83%) Scrum
4 104 (17.90%) TDD
5 53 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (8.09%) BDD
8 46 (7.92%) Web Application Development
9 45 (7.75%) Software Engineering
10 42 (7.23%) ITIL
11 41 (7.06%) OO
12 37 (6.37%) Migration
13 36 (6.20%) Web Development
13 36 (6.20%) SDLC
14 35 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
15 26 (4.48%) Load Balancing
16 25 (4.30%) Unit Testing
16 25 (4.30%) SOA
17 24 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
18 23 (3.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (52.84%) C#
2 301 (51.81%) SQL
3 172 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 103 (17.73%) T-SQL
5 59 (10.15%) VB.NET
6 45 (7.75%) Java
7 35 (6.02%) PHP
8 31 (5.34%) VB
9 24 (4.13%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.10%) C++
11 17 (2.93%) VBScript
11 17 (2.93%) Ruby
12 15 (2.58%) C
13 12 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.07%) Python
13 12 (2.07%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.38%) Perl
15 6 (1.03%) XPath
16 4 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 103 (17.73%) Degree
2 39 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.13%) MCSE
4 23 (3.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.10%) ISEB
6 17 (2.93%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.75%) MCITP
8 15 (2.58%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.55%) CEH
11 9 (1.55%) CISSP
12 7 (1.20%) MCP
13 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.86%) CCNA
13 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.69%) MCPD
14 4 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.09%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) COBIT
3 9 (1.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (9.98%) Active Directory
3 50 (8.61%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.41%) vCloud
4 14 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (2.41%) vSphere
5 10 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.20%) Xen
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (2.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 14 (2.41%) SCCM
2 12 (2.07%) Puppet
3 9 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.55%) OpenAM
3 9 (1.55%) Nmap
4 6 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.34%) WSUS
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 229 (39.41%) Microsoft
2 119 (20.48%) Oracle
3 74 (12.74%) VMware
4 47 (8.09%) HP
5 40 (6.88%) Cisco
6 36 (6.20%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.48%) Juniper
8 21 (3.61%) Twitter
8 21 (3.61%) Xamarin
9 19 (3.27%) Facebook
10 16 (2.75%) Veritas
11 13 (2.24%) Sitecore
12 12 (2.07%) Tableau
12 12 (2.07%) F5
13 9 (1.55%) Vertica
13 9 (1.55%) Telerik
14 8 (1.38%) Citrix
14 8 (1.38%) EPiServer
15 7 (1.20%) EMC
16 6 (1.03%) Symantec
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