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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 274 371 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 16.57% 18.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.04% 63.64% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 250 326 338
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
507 583 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.56% 26.04% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 439 472 525
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 278 (54.19%) .NET
2 256 (49.90%) Microsoft
3 252 (49.12%) C#
4 230 (44.83%) SQL
5 205 (39.96%) ASP.NET
6 161 (31.38%) Windows
7 158 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (30.60%) MVC
9 134 (26.12%) MS Excel
10 124 (24.17%) HTML
11 120 (23.39%) JavaScript
11 120 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 107 (20.86%) Oracle
13 98 (19.10%) CSS
14 93 (18.13%) jQuery
15 86 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 81 (15.79%) .NET Framework
16 81 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (15.79%) Scrum
17 78 (15.20%) SharePoint
17 78 (15.20%) Degree
18 77 (15.01%) Visual Studio
19 74 (14.42%) WCF
20 73 (14.23%) SQL Server 2012
21 72 (14.04%) Web Services
22 66 (12.87%) TDD
23 59 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 58 (11.31%) IIS
25 57 (11.11%) T-SQL
25 57 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 78 (15.20%) SharePoint
2 58 (11.31%) IIS
3 26 (5.07%) Apache
4 25 (4.87%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.12%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.12%) JBoss
7 15 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.14%) Lync
9 11 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.56%) CMS
12 7 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (1.36%) Umbraco
12 7 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 134 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.70%) MS Office
3 8 (1.56%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.24%) SaaS
2 24 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.56%) Office 365
3 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.58%) SAN
2 33 (6.43%) Firewall
3 22 (4.29%) NAS
4 21 (4.09%) HTTP
4 21 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.73%) NetScreen
5 14 (2.73%) HTTPS
5 14 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (2.34%) LAN
7 11 (2.14%) LDAP
7 11 (2.14%) DNS
8 10 (1.95%) WAN
8 10 (1.95%) WAAS
8 10 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.56%) Internet
10 7 (1.36%) SMTP
10 7 (1.36%) DHCP
11 6 (1.17%) VPN
12 5 (0.97%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 73 (14.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 59 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (10.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 44 (8.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (8.19%) MySQL
9 38 (7.41%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.09%) NoSQL
11 20 (3.90%) CouchDB
12 19 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.53%) MS Access
14 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.34%) RavenDB
15 12 (2.34%) DB2
15 12 (2.34%) RDBMS
16 11 (2.14%) QlikView
17 9 (1.75%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 77 (15.01%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (3.31%) Moq
4 17 (3.31%) NUnit
5 16 (3.12%) Subversion
6 8 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.78%) NuGet
9 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.78%) Selenium
9 4 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.78%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.78%) PeopleTools
10 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.58%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 50 (9.75%) Finance
2 18 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.14%) Retail
4 9 (1.75%) Marketing
5 7 (1.36%) Banking
6 5 (0.97%) French Language
6 5 (0.97%) German Language
6 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
6 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.78%) Law
7 4 (0.78%) Local Government
8 3 (0.58%) Billing
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 226 (44.05%) Developer
2 141 (27.49%) .NET Developer
3 57 (11.11%) Consultant
4 51 (9.94%) C# Developer
5 44 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (8.19%) Analyst
7 38 (7.41%) DBA
7 38 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (6.82%) SQL DBA
8 35 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (5.85%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.65%) Architect
10 29 (5.65%) Junior
10 29 (5.65%) SQL Server Consultant
11 28 (5.46%) Software Developer
12 27 (5.26%) Junior Developer
13 25 (4.87%) SQL Server DBA
13 25 (4.87%) Support Engineer
14 23 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (54.19%) .NET
2 205 (39.96%) ASP.NET
3 124 (24.17%) HTML
4 120 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (19.10%) CSS
6 93 (18.13%) jQuery
7 81 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 74 (14.42%) WCF
9 72 (14.04%) Web Services
10 54 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 54 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 41 (7.99%) WPF
12 39 (7.60%) XML
13 37 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
14 35 (6.82%) HTML5
15 31 (6.04%) Ajax
15 31 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (4.87%) WinForms
17 22 (4.29%) NHibernate
18 20 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.02%) Clustering
2 33 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (3.12%) Streaming Music
6 12 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.17%) Replication
10 5 (0.97%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.97%) Celerra
10 5 (0.97%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.78%) Tandem
11 4 (0.78%) NHS
12 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 161 (31.38%) Windows
2 56 (10.92%) Linux
3 38 (7.41%) UNIX
4 34 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.53%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.53%) CentOS
8 12 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.34%) Android
9 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.56%) AIX
11 7 (1.36%) Solaris
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.58%) HPUX
14 2 (0.39%) SUSE
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (30.60%) MVC
3 81 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 81 (15.79%) Scrum
4 66 (12.87%) TDD
5 52 (10.14%) Migration
6 41 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.41%) BDD
8 35 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 33 (6.43%) Web Development
10 28 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (5.07%) Web Application Development
12 24 (4.68%) Project Management
13 22 (4.29%) SOA
13 22 (4.29%) OO
14 21 (4.09%) Workflow
15 20 (3.90%) ETL
16 19 (3.70%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.51%) ITIL
17 18 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 252 (49.12%) C#
2 230 (44.83%) SQL
3 120 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 57 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 50 (9.75%) VB.NET
6 33 (6.43%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.26%) Java
8 23 (4.48%) C++
9 17 (3.31%) PHP
10 14 (2.73%) VB
11 13 (2.53%) Perl
12 12 (2.34%) C
13 10 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.75%) NATURAL
15 7 (1.36%) Python
16 6 (1.17%) VBScript
16 6 (1.17%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.78%) XPath
18 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
19 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 78 (15.20%) Degree
2 46 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.29%) MCSE
3 22 (4.29%) VCP4
4 17 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (2.92%) ISEB
6 14 (2.73%) MCITP
6 14 (2.73%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.14%) MCP
8 10 (1.95%) CCA
8 10 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.95%) NCDA
8 10 (1.95%) NCIE
8 10 (1.95%) VTSP
9 9 (1.75%) MCTS
10 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (0.97%) CCEE
11 5 (0.97%) CCIA
11 5 (0.97%) VCAP
11 5 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.58%) COBIT
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.53%) XenDesktop
4 13 (2.53%) vCloud
5 11 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.95%) vSphere
7 6 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.58%) XenApp
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (2.34%) OpenAM
2 11 (2.14%) Puppet
3 9 (1.75%) SCCM
4 7 (1.36%) SCOM
5 6 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.58%) Netcool
7 3 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 256 (49.90%) Microsoft
2 107 (20.86%) Oracle
3 56 (10.92%) VMware
4 35 (6.82%) HP
5 34 (6.63%) Red Hat
6 31 (6.04%) Cisco
7 20 (3.90%) Citrix
8 17 (3.31%) Juniper
9 16 (3.12%) EMC
10 12 (2.34%) NetApp
11 11 (2.14%) IBM
11 11 (2.14%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.95%) Tableau
13 9 (1.75%) SAP
14 8 (1.56%) Sitecore
15 7 (1.36%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.36%) EPiServer
15 7 (1.36%) F5
15 7 (1.36%) Xamarin
16 6 (1.17%) Twitter
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