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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 242 286 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.30% 11.53% 11.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.94% 53.66% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 218 224 236
Average salary £45,750 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,375
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
577 533 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.95% 21.48% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 480 422 399
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 286 (53.76%) .NET
2 284 (53.38%) SQL
3 274 (51.50%) C#
4 207 (38.91%) ASP.NET
5 200 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (35.15%) MVC
7 178 (33.46%) Microsoft
8 166 (31.20%) Windows
9 156 (29.32%) JavaScript
10 136 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 123 (23.12%) HTML
11 123 (23.12%) MS Excel
12 110 (20.68%) CSS
12 110 (20.68%) Scrum
13 109 (20.49%) T-SQL
14 107 (20.11%) jQuery
15 98 (18.42%) TDD
16 97 (18.23%) Degree
17 91 (17.11%) Oracle
18 89 (16.73%) AngularJS
19 86 (16.17%) ASP.NET Web API
20 80 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
20 80 (15.04%) Finance
21 78 (14.66%) Linux
22 73 (13.72%) WCF
23 71 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 70 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 68 (12.78%) Web Services
26 66 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
27 64 (12.03%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 64 (12.03%) IIS
2 39 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 37 (6.95%) Apache
4 26 (4.89%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.07%) JBoss
6 11 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.07%) Node.js
7 10 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.50%) Lync
9 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.32%) CMS
10 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.32%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 123 (23.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.38%) MS Office
3 8 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.02%) SaaS
2 35 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.88%) Office 365
5 8 (1.50%) GitHub
6 5 (0.94%) Taleo
7 4 (0.75%) PaaS
8 3 (0.56%) Force.com
9 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.95%) TCP/IP
2 31 (5.83%) LAN
3 30 (5.64%) WAN
4 27 (5.08%) SAN
5 23 (4.32%) DNS
6 21 (3.95%) Firewall
7 11 (2.07%) Internet
7 11 (2.07%) VoIP
8 10 (1.88%) DHCP
9 9 (1.69%) FTP
10 8 (1.50%) NAS
11 7 (1.32%) SMTP
12 5 (0.94%) VPN
12 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.94%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.94%) MPLS
12 5 (0.94%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.75%) HTTP
13 4 (0.75%) LDAP
14 2 (0.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 71 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (8.46%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.95%) MySQL
7 36 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (6.20%) MongoDB
9 29 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (5.26%) Relational Database
11 27 (5.08%) Oracle Database
12 22 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (3.20%) OLTP
14 14 (2.63%) SQL CLR
15 13 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (2.44%) CouchDB
16 12 (2.26%) RavenDB
16 12 (2.26%) Big Data
17 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (1.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.20%) Subversion
4 15 (2.82%) NUnit
4 15 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.63%) Selenium
6 13 (2.44%) MSTest
7 12 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (1.69%) Moq
10 8 (1.50%) Ant
11 7 (1.32%) JIRA
12 6 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.94%) NuGet
13 5 (0.94%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.94%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.94%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 80 (15.04%) Finance
2 25 (4.70%) Advertising
3 23 (4.32%) Legal
4 21 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.76%) Retail
6 18 (3.38%) Marketing
7 14 (2.63%) German Language
7 14 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.26%) Banking
9 10 (1.88%) Billing
9 10 (1.88%) French Language
10 6 (1.13%) Games
11 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 292 (54.89%) Developer
2 147 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 85 (15.98%) Software Developer
4 82 (15.41%) C# Developer
5 69 (12.97%) Senior Developer
6 63 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (8.83%) Analyst
8 41 (7.71%) DBA
9 34 (6.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (5.64%) Senior Software Developer
11 30 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 30 (5.64%) Support Engineer
11 30 (5.64%) Administrator
12 26 (4.89%) SQL DBA
13 25 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 25 (4.70%) Architect
13 25 (4.70%) C# Software Developer
14 23 (4.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (53.76%) .NET
2 207 (38.91%) ASP.NET
3 136 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 123 (23.12%) HTML
5 110 (20.68%) CSS
6 107 (20.11%) jQuery
7 89 (16.73%) AngularJS
8 86 (16.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 73 (13.72%) WCF
10 68 (12.78%) Web Services
11 64 (12.03%) .NET Framework
12 49 (9.21%) REST
13 40 (7.52%) XML
14 39 (7.33%) Entity Framework
15 38 (7.14%) WPF
15 38 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 35 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 32 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
19 31 (5.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.58%) Clustering
4 33 (6.20%) Replication
5 19 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (3.20%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.69%) Social Network
10 9 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.32%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.94%) Statistics
12 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.56%) GIS
13 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 166 (31.20%) Windows
2 78 (14.66%) Linux
3 33 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.89%) UNIX
5 21 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.82%) Android
7 13 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.88%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.56%) Solaris
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.38%) SUSE
15 2 (0.38%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (35.15%) MVC
3 110 (20.68%) Scrum
4 98 (18.42%) TDD
5 66 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (9.21%) ITIL
8 44 (8.27%) BDD
9 42 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 40 (7.52%) Web Application Development
11 38 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (7.14%) SDLC
11 38 (7.14%) OO
12 29 (5.45%) Project Management
12 29 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
13 28 (5.26%) Web Development
14 23 (4.32%) Migration
15 22 (4.14%) SOA
16 21 (3.95%) Unit Testing
17 19 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 284 (53.38%) SQL
2 274 (51.50%) C#
3 156 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 109 (20.49%) T-SQL
5 54 (10.15%) VB.NET
5 54 (10.15%) Java
6 30 (5.64%) VB
7 26 (4.89%) Ruby
8 25 (4.70%) PHP
9 22 (4.14%) VBScript
10 20 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.57%) C
12 15 (2.82%) C++
13 14 (2.63%) Python
13 14 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.94%) VBA
17 3 (0.56%) SOQL
17 3 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 97 (18.23%) Degree
2 35 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.32%) MCSE
5 18 (3.38%) MCITP
6 15 (2.82%) ISEB
6 15 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.69%) CEH
8 9 (1.69%) CISSP
9 8 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.32%) CCNA
11 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.94%) CCNP
11 5 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.75%) MCTS
13 3 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.21%) QA
2 14 (2.63%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) COBIT
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.46%) Active Directory
3 35 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.63%) vSphere
5 11 (2.07%) vCloud
6 8 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.32%) Xen
8 5 (0.94%) XenServer
8 5 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.63%) SCCM
2 12 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.69%) Puppet
3 9 (1.69%) Nmap
4 8 (1.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 178 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.11%) Oracle
3 59 (11.09%) VMware
4 37 (6.95%) HP
5 25 (4.70%) Cisco
5 25 (4.70%) Facebook
6 18 (3.38%) Xamarin
7 15 (2.82%) Twitter
8 14 (2.63%) Vertica
8 14 (2.63%) Tableau
9 12 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.07%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.88%) Veritas
12 9 (1.69%) Citrix
12 9 (1.69%) Juniper
13 8 (1.50%) EMC
14 7 (1.32%) EPiServer
14 7 (1.32%) Telerik
15 5 (0.94%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.94%) Symantec
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