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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 300 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.53% 14.33% 11.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.01% 48.08% 53.50%
Number of salaries quoted 111 269 262
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
317 624 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.69% 29.81% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 244 550 459
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,900 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 163 (49.10%) SQL
2 127 (38.25%) Microsoft
3 125 (37.65%) .NET
4 112 (33.73%) C#
5 106 (31.93%) Windows
6 86 (25.90%) ASP.NET
7 84 (25.30%) MVC
8 77 (23.19%) MS Excel
9 74 (22.29%) JavaScript
10 68 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 67 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (19.28%) T-SQL
12 64 (19.28%) VMware
13 61 (18.37%) Oracle
14 59 (17.77%) SharePoint
14 59 (17.77%) Linux
14 59 (17.77%) Windows Server
15 58 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (16.87%) Finance
17 55 (16.57%) Active Directory
18 51 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 50 (15.06%) IIS
19 50 (15.06%) CSS
20 48 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (13.55%) .NET Framework
21 45 (13.55%) SQL Server 2014
22 43 (12.95%) HTML
23 42 (12.65%) TCP/IP
23 42 (12.65%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (17.77%) SharePoint
2 50 (15.06%) IIS
3 31 (9.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (5.42%) MS Exchange
6 16 (4.82%) Apache
6 16 (4.82%) JBoss
7 14 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (4.22%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.92%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.31%) CMS
9 11 (3.31%) SAS
10 8 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.51%) Skype for Business
14 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 77 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.51%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.20%) MS Office
5 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.43%) SaaS
2 20 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.22%) Office 365
4 11 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.65%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.73%) DNS
3 23 (6.93%) Firewall
4 20 (6.02%) SAN
5 19 (5.72%) Intranet
6 15 (4.52%) DHCP
6 15 (4.52%) LDAP
7 14 (4.22%) HTTP
8 12 (3.61%) LAN
8 12 (3.61%) WAN
9 11 (3.31%) NAS
10 10 (3.01%) SMTP
11 7 (2.11%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.81%) Internet
12 6 (1.81%) Network Security
12 6 (1.81%) SSL
12 6 (1.81%) VLAN
12 6 (1.81%) VPN
13 5 (1.51%) BGP
13 5 (1.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (13.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 41 (12.35%) MySQL
5 40 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (10.84%) NoSQL
8 30 (9.04%) Relational Database
9 28 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (5.72%) Oracle Database
12 18 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (3.31%) Base SAS
13 11 (3.31%) Power BI
14 10 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (3.01%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (2.41%) OLAP
17 6 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (1.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.81%) Subversion
5 5 (1.51%) Ant
5 5 (1.51%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (1.51%) Gradle
5 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.51%) Maven
6 4 (1.20%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.20%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.90%) JIRA
7 3 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.60%) AQtime
9 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (16.87%) Finance
2 18 (5.42%) Advertising
3 17 (5.12%) Banking
4 10 (3.01%) German Language
4 10 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.41%) Retail
6 6 (1.81%) Games
6 6 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) French Language
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (43.37%) Developer
2 79 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 52 (15.66%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.75%) Administrator
5 35 (10.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (9.94%) SQL Developer
7 31 (9.34%) Software Developer
7 31 (9.34%) Support Engineer
8 28 (8.43%) Analyst
9 23 (6.93%) Senior Developer
10 22 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (6.63%) SharePoint Administrator
11 19 (5.72%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (5.42%) Consultant
12 18 (5.42%) Technical Support
13 17 (5.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (5.12%) Architect
13 17 (5.12%) DBA
14 16 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (4.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (37.65%) .NET
2 86 (25.90%) ASP.NET
3 50 (15.06%) CSS
4 48 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (13.55%) .NET Framework
6 43 (12.95%) HTML
7 42 (12.65%) AngularJS
8 37 (11.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 35 (10.54%) jQuery
11 31 (9.34%) Web Services
12 29 (8.73%) WCF
13 25 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (7.23%) Entity Framework
15 23 (6.93%) RESTful
16 21 (6.33%) Code First Entity Framework
16 21 (6.33%) Node.js
17 20 (6.02%) XML
18 18 (5.42%) HTML5
19 16 (4.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.54%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.23%) Clustering
4 21 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.41%) Replication
7 7 (2.11%) Life Science
7 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.51%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.51%) NHS
9 5 (1.51%) PKI
10 4 (1.20%) Fintech
10 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (31.93%) Windows
2 59 (17.77%) Linux
2 59 (17.77%) Windows Server
3 40 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (10.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.73%) Unix
5 29 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.11%) CentOS
9 5 (1.51%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.90%) Solaris
11 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.30%) MVC
2 67 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (10.84%) Web Development
5 35 (10.54%) TDD
6 31 (9.34%) Web Application Development
7 28 (8.43%) Document Management
7 28 (8.43%) Presales
8 27 (8.13%) SDLC
8 27 (8.13%) Validation
9 26 (7.83%) ETL
10 25 (7.53%) Migration
11 23 (6.93%) BDD
12 22 (6.63%) Project Management
13 17 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (5.12%) SOA
14 15 (4.52%) Load Balancing
14 15 (4.52%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.22%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 163 (49.10%) SQL
2 112 (33.73%) C#
3 74 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.28%) T-SQL
5 26 (7.83%) Java
6 23 (6.93%) VB.NET
7 22 (6.63%) Perl
8 21 (6.33%) Ruby
9 20 (6.02%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.52%) Python
11 10 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.41%) VB
13 7 (2.11%) C
14 6 (1.81%) PHP
15 5 (1.51%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.90%) Tcl
17 3 (0.90%) VBA
18 2 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (12.05%) Degree
2 34 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (6.63%) MCSE
4 11 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.01%) MCITP
5 10 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (2.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.41%) CCNA
7 8 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.51%) MCSA
8 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.20%) CCNP
10 3 (0.90%) MCP
11 2 (0.60%) CEH
11 2 (0.60%) CISSP
12 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.61%) SLA
2 7 (2.11%) GAMP
3 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) IFRS
5 2 (0.60%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.30%) CDISC
6 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 55 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (11.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.22%) vSphere
5 13 (3.92%) vCloud
6 11 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.71%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (2.11%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.90%) XenServer
12 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (5.12%) Puppet
2 9 (2.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (2.41%) OpenAM
3 8 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.41%) SCCM
4 7 (2.11%) Perfmon
5 6 (1.81%) Ansible
5 6 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.81%) WSUS
6 5 (1.51%) Salt
6 5 (1.51%) vMotion
7 4 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.60%) Nessus
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Nmap
10 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 127 (38.25%) Microsoft
2 64 (19.28%) VMware
3 61 (18.37%) Oracle
4 27 (8.13%) Red Hat
5 24 (7.23%) HP
6 18 (5.42%) Sybase
7 16 (4.82%) Cisco
8 15 (4.52%) Facebook
9 13 (3.92%) Veritas
10 12 (3.61%) EMC
11 11 (3.31%) Sun
12 8 (2.41%) NetApp
13 6 (1.81%) Google
13 6 (1.81%) Huawei
14 5 (1.51%) Juniper
14 5 (1.51%) Veeam
15 4 (1.20%) arcserve
15 4 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
15 4 (1.20%) Forcepoint
15 4 (1.20%) IBM
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