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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 275 307 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.40% 12.82% 10.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.83% 53.95% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 241 250 216
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
642 569 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.96% 23.77% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 511 464 399
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 292 (52.52%) .NET
2 287 (51.62%) SQL
3 283 (50.90%) C#
4 218 (39.21%) ASP.NET
5 204 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
6 194 (34.89%) Microsoft
7 186 (33.45%) MVC
8 185 (33.27%) Windows
9 163 (29.32%) JavaScript
10 149 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 140 (25.18%) MS Excel
12 127 (22.84%) HTML
13 120 (21.58%) Scrum
14 112 (20.14%) CSS
15 110 (19.78%) jQuery
16 103 (18.53%) TDD
17 102 (18.35%) T-SQL
18 101 (18.17%) Oracle
18 101 (18.17%) Linux
18 101 (18.17%) Degree
19 96 (17.27%) AngularJS
20 86 (15.47%) Finance
21 80 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
22 78 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
23 77 (13.85%) WCF
24 75 (13.49%) IIS
25 74 (13.31%) VMware
26 71 (12.77%) Web Services
27 70 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
28 66 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 75 (13.49%) IIS
2 52 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 48 (8.63%) Apache
4 33 (5.94%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.70%) JBoss
6 14 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.16%) Lync
7 12 (2.16%) Node.js
8 11 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
8 11 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
9 10 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.44%) CMS
10 8 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 140 (25.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.06%) MS Office
3 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.91%) SaaS
2 36 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.80%) Office 365
6 6 (1.08%) GitHub
7 4 (0.72%) PaaS
8 3 (0.54%) Taleo
8 3 (0.54%) Force.com
9 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.35%) SAN
2 42 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.65%) Firewall
4 29 (5.22%) LAN
5 28 (5.04%) WAN
6 27 (4.86%) DNS
7 19 (3.42%) NAS
8 12 (2.16%) Internet
8 12 (2.16%) DHCP
9 11 (1.98%) NetScreen
9 11 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.80%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.62%) FTP
11 9 (1.62%) HTTP
12 8 (1.44%) LDAP
12 8 (1.44%) VoIP
13 7 (1.26%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.26%) SMTP
14 5 (0.90%) BIG-IP
14 5 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 70 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 66 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (8.99%) NoSQL
6 48 (8.63%) MySQL
7 31 (5.58%) MongoDB
7 31 (5.58%) Relational Database
8 29 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (5.04%) Oracle Database
10 24 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (3.60%) CouchDB
13 17 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.52%) OLTP
15 13 (2.34%) SQL CLR
15 13 (2.34%) RavenDB
16 12 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 53 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (7.73%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.42%) Subversion
4 18 (3.24%) NUnit
5 16 (2.88%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.34%) MSTest
6 13 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (2.34%) Moq
6 13 (2.34%) Selenium
6 13 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.62%) Ant
8 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.08%) NuGet
8 6 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.90%) JUnit
9 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.90%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 86 (15.47%) Finance
2 26 (4.68%) Legal
3 23 (4.14%) Advertising
3 23 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.96%) Retail
5 19 (3.42%) German Language
6 18 (3.24%) Marketing
7 15 (2.70%) French Language
7 15 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.16%) Banking
9 11 (1.98%) Billing
10 10 (1.80%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.08%) Games
11 6 (1.08%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 299 (53.78%) Developer
2 151 (27.16%) .NET Developer
3 88 (15.83%) Software Developer
4 77 (13.85%) C# Developer
5 64 (11.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (11.33%) Senior Developer
7 47 (8.45%) Analyst
8 40 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (6.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 36 (6.47%) Support Engineer
10 35 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (6.12%) DBA
12 32 (5.76%) Senior Software Developer
13 30 (5.40%) Architect
14 28 (5.04%) Administrator
14 28 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
15 24 (4.32%) SQL Developer
16 23 (4.14%) SQL DBA
17 21 (3.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (52.52%) .NET
2 218 (39.21%) ASP.NET
3 149 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 127 (22.84%) HTML
5 112 (20.14%) CSS
6 110 (19.78%) jQuery
7 96 (17.27%) AngularJS
8 80 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 77 (13.85%) WCF
10 71 (12.77%) Web Services
11 59 (10.61%) .NET Framework
12 47 (8.45%) REST
13 44 (7.91%) WPF
14 42 (7.55%) XML
15 40 (7.19%) Entity Framework
16 36 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 34 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (6.12%) HTML5
18 32 (5.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.19%) Clustering
4 30 (5.40%) Replication
5 21 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (3.24%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.62%) Social Network
11 8 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.26%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.90%) Statistics
15 4 (0.72%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 185 (33.27%) Windows
2 101 (18.17%) Linux
3 38 (6.83%) UNIX
4 36 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.42%) Android
7 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.62%) CentOS
10 9 (1.62%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.08%) Solaris
12 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.72%) AIX
13 4 (0.72%) HPUX
13 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (33.45%) MVC
3 120 (21.58%) Scrum
4 103 (18.53%) TDD
5 59 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.63%) ITIL
8 45 (8.09%) BDD
8 45 (8.09%) Web Application Development
9 43 (7.73%) Software Engineering
10 38 (6.83%) OO
11 36 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (6.12%) SDLC
13 32 (5.76%) Web Development
14 29 (5.22%) Project Management
14 29 (5.22%) Dependency Injection
15 28 (5.04%) Migration
16 24 (4.32%) SOA
16 24 (4.32%) Load Balancing
17 23 (4.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (51.62%) SQL
2 283 (50.90%) C#
3 163 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 102 (18.35%) T-SQL
5 58 (10.43%) VB.NET
6 54 (9.71%) Java
7 33 (5.94%) PHP
7 33 (5.94%) VB
8 26 (4.68%) Ruby
9 23 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.78%) VBScript
11 16 (2.88%) C
11 16 (2.88%) C++
12 14 (2.52%) Python
12 14 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.44%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.90%) Perl
15 4 (0.72%) XQuery
15 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (18.17%) Degree
2 36 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.50%) MCSE
4 23 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.42%) ISEB
6 18 (3.24%) ISTQB
7 17 (3.06%) MCITP
8 14 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.62%) CEH
11 9 (1.62%) CISSP
12 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.08%) CCNA
13 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.72%) MCP
14 4 (0.72%) CCNP
15 2 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.35%) QA
2 13 (2.34%) SLA
3 10 (1.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (9.89%) Active Directory
3 46 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.88%) vSphere
5 14 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (2.52%) vCloud
6 10 (1.80%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.26%) Xen
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.54%) XenServer
10 2 (0.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 14 (2.52%) SCCM
2 11 (1.98%) Puppet
2 11 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.62%) Nmap
4 6 (1.08%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 194 (34.89%) Microsoft
2 101 (18.17%) Oracle
3 74 (13.31%) VMware
4 49 (8.81%) HP
5 37 (6.65%) Cisco
6 27 (4.86%) Red Hat
7 24 (4.32%) Facebook
8 22 (3.96%) Juniper
9 17 (3.06%) Twitter
9 17 (3.06%) Xamarin
10 16 (2.88%) Veritas
11 14 (2.52%) Tableau
12 13 (2.34%) Vertica
13 12 (2.16%) F5
13 12 (2.16%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.62%) Telerik
15 8 (1.44%) EPiServer
15 8 (1.44%) EMC
15 8 (1.44%) Citrix
16 5 (0.90%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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