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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 251 368 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.67% 14.45% 17.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.15% 57.05% 65.48%
Number of salaries quoted 217 319 344
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
447 645 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.22% 25.32% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 367 527 520
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 255 (50.30%) Microsoft
2 250 (49.31%) .NET
3 248 (48.92%) SQL
4 232 (45.76%) C#
5 177 (34.91%) ASP.NET
6 162 (31.95%) Windows
7 140 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (25.25%) MVC
9 127 (25.05%) MS Excel
10 107 (21.10%) JavaScript
11 99 (19.53%) Oracle
12 96 (18.93%) HTML
13 95 (18.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 94 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 93 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (17.36%) jQuery
16 88 (17.36%) .NET Framework
17 83 (16.37%) CSS
18 77 (15.19%) SharePoint
18 77 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 73 (14.40%) Web Services
19 73 (14.40%) Degree
20 72 (14.20%) WCF
21 71 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
22 70 (13.81%) T-SQL
23 69 (13.61%) Visual Studio
24 65 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 65 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
25 62 (12.23%) Active Directory
26 60 (11.83%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 60 (11.83%) IIS
3 24 (4.73%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.17%) Apache
7 11 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.78%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (1.58%) Documentum
10 8 (1.58%) JBoss
10 8 (1.58%) CMS
10 8 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.18%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 127 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.35%) MS Office
3 8 (1.58%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) FRx
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.33%) SaaS
2 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.72%) SAN
2 18 (3.55%) WAAS
2 18 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (3.35%) WAN
3 17 (3.35%) LAN
4 16 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.16%) NAS
5 14 (2.76%) DNS
6 11 (2.17%) SMTP
7 10 (1.97%) HTTP
7 10 (1.97%) iSCSI
8 9 (1.78%) VPN
8 9 (1.78%) Internet
9 8 (1.58%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.58%) Wireshark
9 8 (1.58%) Firewall
10 7 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.18%) IMAP
12 5 (0.99%) DHCP
13 4 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (11.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (10.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (5.33%) MySQL
8 26 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (3.16%) MS Access
11 13 (2.56%) Adabas
12 12 (2.37%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (2.17%) OLAP
13 11 (2.17%) QlikView
14 9 (1.78%) DB2
14 9 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.58%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 69 (13.61%) Visual Studio
2 58 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.56%) NUnit
4 13 (2.56%) Subversion
5 11 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.58%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.38%) MSTest
9 6 (1.18%) Moq
9 6 (1.18%) AQtime
9 6 (1.18%) WebLOAD
10 5 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.79%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.79%) Selenium
11 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.79%) PeopleTools
General
1 52 (10.26%) Finance
2 21 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.58%) Marketing
4 7 (1.38%) Spanish Language
4 7 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.39%) Local Government
5 2 (0.39%) Games
5 2 (0.39%) Avionics
5 2 (0.39%) Advertising
5 2 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.20%) Law
6 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.20%) Electronics
6 1 (0.20%) French Language
6 1 (0.20%) German Language
6 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (42.80%) Developer
2 122 (24.06%) .NET Developer
3 62 (12.23%) Consultant
4 58 (11.44%) C# Developer
5 55 (10.85%) Analyst
6 52 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (6.31%) Web Developer
10 31 (6.11%) Support Engineer
11 30 (5.92%) DBA
12 28 (5.52%) Programmer
13 25 (4.93%) SQL DBA
14 24 (4.73%) SQL Server Consultant
15 22 (4.34%) Software Engineer
16 21 (4.14%) Architect
17 20 (3.94%) Software Developer
17 20 (3.94%) Technical Support
17 20 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 20 (3.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (49.31%) .NET
2 177 (34.91%) ASP.NET
3 96 (18.93%) HTML
4 94 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 88 (17.36%) jQuery
5 88 (17.36%) .NET Framework
6 83 (16.37%) CSS
7 73 (14.40%) Web Services
8 72 (14.20%) WCF
9 49 (9.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 41 (8.09%) XML
11 31 (6.11%) Ajax
12 29 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (5.33%) HTML5
14 26 (5.13%) WPF
14 26 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (4.54%) WinForms
16 20 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 15 (2.96%) CSS3
17 15 (2.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.92%) Clustering
3 20 (3.94%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (2.76%) Mathematics
4 14 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.37%) CLARiiON
6 12 (2.37%) Celerra
7 9 (1.78%) Open Source
8 6 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.18%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.18%) Streaming Music
9 5 (0.99%) Replication
9 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.79%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 162 (31.95%) Windows
2 45 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (6.51%) UNIX
4 31 (6.11%) Linux
5 28 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.16%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.78%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.78%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.58%) Android
11 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.99%) Solaris
11 5 (0.99%) AIX
12 3 (0.59%) VMS
12 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.39%) CentOS
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
13 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (25.25%) MVC
3 93 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (11.44%) Scrum
5 44 (8.68%) Migration
6 35 (6.90%) TDD
7 34 (6.71%) ETL
8 31 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (5.72%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.72%) Unit Testing
11 27 (5.33%) Web Development
12 23 (4.54%) ITIL
13 22 (4.34%) SOA
14 21 (4.14%) BDD
15 19 (3.75%) Project Management
16 17 (3.35%) OO
17 15 (2.96%) Kimball Methodology
18 14 (2.76%) Waterfall
18 14 (2.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 248 (48.92%) SQL
2 232 (45.76%) C#
3 107 (21.10%) JavaScript
4 70 (13.81%) T-SQL
5 49 (9.66%) VB.NET
6 33 (6.51%) Java
7 27 (5.33%) C++
8 20 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.76%) VB
10 13 (2.56%) NATURAL
11 12 (2.37%) PHP
12 10 (1.97%) Perl
12 10 (1.97%) C
12 10 (1.97%) Python
13 6 (1.18%) VBScript
13 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.79%) X++
14 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.39%) R
15 2 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 73 (14.40%) Degree
2 57 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.11%) MCSE
4 22 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (4.14%) MCITP
6 18 (3.55%) CCA
6 18 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (3.55%) NCDA
6 18 (3.55%) NCIE
6 18 (3.55%) VTSP
7 15 (2.96%) MCTS
8 13 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.37%) VCAP
9 12 (2.37%) CCIA
9 12 (2.37%) CCEA
10 11 (2.17%) MCP
11 10 (1.97%) ISEB
12 9 (1.78%) ISTQB
12 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.94%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.54%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.34%) XenDesktop
5 18 (3.55%) vCloud
6 14 (2.76%) vSphere
7 12 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.79%) XenApp
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.39%) Nmap
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.16%) SCCM
2 11 (2.17%) SCOM
3 8 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.18%) WSUS
5 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.59%) Netcool
5 3 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.59%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.20%) Plesk
7 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 255 (50.30%) Microsoft
2 99 (19.53%) Oracle
3 58 (11.44%) VMware
4 32 (6.31%) EMC
4 32 (6.31%) Citrix
5 25 (4.93%) Cisco
6 23 (4.54%) HP
6 23 (4.54%) NetApp
7 14 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.76%) Sitecore
7 14 (2.76%) 3PAR
8 13 (2.56%) IBM
9 12 (2.37%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.17%) Informatica
11 10 (1.97%) Tableau
12 9 (1.78%) SAP
13 6 (1.18%) Red Gate
13 6 (1.18%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.99%) Symantec
14 5 (0.99%) Teradata
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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