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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 283 296 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.34% 12.64% 11.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.29% 60.66% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 237 265 224
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
586 488 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.54% 20.85% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 489 412 443
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,600 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 26 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 304 (55.58%) .NET
2 287 (52.47%) C#
3 258 (47.17%) SQL
4 255 (46.62%) Microsoft
5 229 (41.86%) ASP.NET
6 196 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
7 194 (35.47%) Windows
8 192 (35.10%) MVC
9 158 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 150 (27.42%) JavaScript
11 144 (26.33%) MS Excel
12 138 (25.23%) HTML
13 121 (22.12%) Scrum
14 118 (21.57%) CSS
15 116 (21.21%) Oracle
16 110 (20.11%) jQuery
17 98 (17.92%) TDD
18 96 (17.55%) AngularJS
19 95 (17.37%) Degree
19 95 (17.37%) Linux
20 94 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
21 86 (15.72%) Web Services
22 81 (14.81%) SharePoint
23 80 (14.63%) WCF
23 80 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
24 75 (13.71%) T-SQL
24 75 (13.71%) VMware
25 74 (13.53%) Visual Studio
26 72 (13.16%) IIS
27 67 (12.25%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 72 (13.16%) IIS
3 39 (7.13%) Apache
4 33 (6.03%) MS Exchange
5 22 (4.02%) JBoss
6 20 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 19 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (2.74%) Lync
10 14 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
13 10 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.28%) CMS
15 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 144 (26.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.02%) MS Office
3 14 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.50%) SaaS
2 36 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.56%) Office 365
6 8 (1.46%) GitHub
6 8 (1.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) Taleo
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.88%) SAN
2 48 (8.78%) Firewall
3 46 (8.41%) TCP/IP
4 28 (5.12%) NAS
5 25 (4.57%) LAN
6 24 (4.39%) DNS
7 23 (4.20%) WAN
8 20 (3.66%) HTTP
9 15 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (2.74%) NetScreen
10 14 (2.56%) HTTPS
10 14 (2.56%) DHCP
10 14 (2.56%) LDAP
11 10 (1.83%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.65%) Internet
12 9 (1.65%) SMTP
13 8 (1.46%) VPN
14 7 (1.28%) VoIP
15 5 (0.91%) MPLS
15 5 (0.91%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 80 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (8.59%) MySQL
4 45 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (7.13%) Relational Database
7 38 (6.95%) NoSQL
8 29 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (4.75%) CouchDB
10 24 (4.39%) MongoDB
10 24 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (3.84%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.93%) RavenDB
12 16 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.83%) MS Access
14 10 (1.83%) DB2
14 10 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (13.53%) Visual Studio
2 61 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.94%) NUnit
4 24 (4.39%) Moq
5 23 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (3.29%) Subversion
7 13 (2.38%) MSTest
8 12 (2.19%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.19%) Selenium
9 11 (2.01%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.10%) JIRA
12 5 (0.91%) Ant
12 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.73%) Maven
13 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.73%) PeopleTools
General
1 62 (11.33%) Finance
2 23 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.93%) Retail
3 16 (2.93%) German Language
4 14 (2.56%) Legal
5 13 (2.38%) French Language
6 11 (2.01%) Banking
7 10 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.83%) Billing
8 9 (1.65%) Advertising
9 8 (1.46%) Marketing
10 6 (1.10%) Automotive
10 6 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.91%) Law
12 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 274 (50.09%) Developer
2 160 (29.25%) .NET Developer
3 71 (12.98%) C# Developer
4 57 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (10.24%) Software Developer
6 49 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 42 (7.68%) Analyst
7 42 (7.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (7.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (6.76%) Support Engineer
10 33 (6.03%) Consultant
11 32 (5.85%) Architect
12 28 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (4.94%) DBA
13 27 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
14 26 (4.75%) Junior
14 26 (4.75%) SQL DBA
15 25 (4.57%) Software Engineer
16 22 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
16 22 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (55.58%) .NET
2 229 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 158 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 138 (25.23%) HTML
5 118 (21.57%) CSS
6 110 (20.11%) jQuery
7 96 (17.55%) AngularJS
8 86 (15.72%) Web Services
9 80 (14.63%) WCF
10 67 (12.25%) .NET Framework
11 61 (11.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 55 (10.05%) WPF
13 54 (9.87%) Entity Framework
14 42 (7.68%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (7.68%) XML
15 40 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 35 (6.40%) HTML5
17 33 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (5.67%) WinForms
18 31 (5.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 38 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.22%) Clustering
4 31 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.56%) Replication
8 14 (2.56%) Streaming Music
9 11 (2.01%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.65%) Social Network
11 7 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.91%) Statistics
13 5 (0.91%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.73%) Tandem
14 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 194 (35.47%) Windows
2 95 (17.37%) Linux
3 47 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (7.68%) UNIX
5 38 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.74%) Android
8 13 (2.38%) CentOS
9 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.65%) Solaris
12 5 (0.91%) AIX
12 5 (0.91%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.73%) HPUX
13 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (35.10%) MVC
3 121 (22.12%) Scrum
4 98 (17.92%) TDD
5 49 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 46 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (8.04%) Web Application Development
8 42 (7.68%) BDD
8 42 (7.68%) ITIL
8 42 (7.68%) Migration
9 39 (7.13%) Web Development
10 35 (6.40%) OO
11 31 (5.67%) SDLC
12 28 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (4.94%) Unit Testing
14 26 (4.75%) Load Balancing
15 25 (4.57%) Kanban
16 24 (4.39%) Project Management
17 23 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 287 (52.47%) C#
2 258 (47.17%) SQL
3 150 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 75 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 42 (7.68%) VB.NET
6 40 (7.31%) Java
7 26 (4.75%) PHP
7 26 (4.75%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.29%) VB
9 13 (2.38%) C++
10 12 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.19%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.01%) Perl
12 8 (1.46%) C
13 6 (1.10%) VBScript
13 6 (1.10%) XPath
14 5 (0.91%) Ruby
14 5 (0.91%) Python
15 4 (0.73%) XQuery
15 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (17.37%) Degree
2 42 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.20%) MCSE
4 18 (3.29%) ISEB
5 17 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.74%) MCITP
7 14 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.28%) MCP
11 6 (1.10%) CISSP
11 6 (1.10%) CEH
11 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.91%) CCNA
12 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.73%) MCTS
13 4 (0.73%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.76%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) COBIT
3 8 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (10.79%) Active Directory
3 50 (9.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (2.56%) vSphere
4 14 (2.56%) vCloud
5 10 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.73%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.74%) SCCM
1 15 (2.74%) Puppet
2 14 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (2.19%) OpenAM
4 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.10%) Nmap
6 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.55%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
8 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.37%) vMotion
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 255 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 116 (21.21%) Oracle
3 75 (13.71%) VMware
4 40 (7.31%) HP
5 39 (7.13%) Cisco
6 38 (6.95%) Red Hat
7 25 (4.57%) Juniper
8 21 (3.84%) Twitter
9 16 (2.93%) Veritas
10 15 (2.74%) Xamarin
11 14 (2.56%) Facebook
12 12 (2.19%) F5
13 11 (2.01%) Citrix
14 9 (1.65%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.46%) Telerik
16 7 (1.28%) EMC
16 7 (1.28%) IBM
17 6 (1.10%) Symantec
17 6 (1.10%) Tableau
18 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
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