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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 298 271 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.84% 11.65% 17.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.18% 56.34% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 239 243 320
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
550 481 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.86% 20.68% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 448 410 559
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 307 (52.39%) SQL
2 306 (52.22%) .NET
3 288 (49.15%) C#
4 259 (44.20%) Microsoft
5 232 (39.59%) ASP.NET
6 174 (29.69%) Windows
7 153 (26.11%) JavaScript
8 136 (23.21%) MVC
9 132 (22.53%) MS Excel
10 126 (21.50%) HTML
11 123 (20.99%) CSS
12 121 (20.65%) jQuery
13 120 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 115 (19.62%) Oracle
15 98 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 95 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 86 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (13.65%) Degree
19 79 (13.48%) Active Directory
19 79 (13.48%) T-SQL
20 74 (12.63%) WCF
21 72 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 71 (12.12%) VB.NET
22 71 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
22 71 (12.12%) ETL
22 71 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
23 68 (11.60%) SharePoint
24 66 (11.26%) .NET Framework
25 65 (11.09%) Finance
26 64 (10.92%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 68 (11.60%) SharePoint
2 54 (9.22%) IIS
3 37 (6.31%) MS Exchange
4 30 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (3.24%) Lync
9 14 (2.39%) Node.js
10 13 (2.22%) Apache
11 12 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
12 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.85%) CMS
15 5 (0.85%) Documentum
15 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 132 (22.53%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.24%) SaaS
2 16 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.68%) Office 365
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.34%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.66%) SAN
2 24 (4.10%) LAN
2 24 (4.10%) WAN
3 23 (3.92%) DNS
4 21 (3.58%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.41%) Internet
6 19 (3.24%) Firewall
7 18 (3.07%) NAS
7 18 (3.07%) SMTP
8 17 (2.90%) IMAP
8 17 (2.90%) Wireshark
9 16 (2.73%) VPN
10 12 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (2.05%) WAAS
11 11 (1.88%) Wireless
11 11 (1.88%) DHCP
12 10 (1.71%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.37%) FTP
13 8 (1.37%) SSL
14 7 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 95 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 72 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.61%) MySQL
8 24 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.71%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.71%) DTS
13 7 (1.19%) IDOL
13 7 (1.19%) MS Access
14 6 (1.02%) Data Mart
14 6 (1.02%) OLAP
14 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (9.56%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (2.22%) WebLOAD
5 13 (2.22%) AQtime
6 11 (1.88%) Subversion
7 9 (1.54%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.37%) NUnit
9 7 (1.19%) MSTest
10 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.02%) Selenium
10 6 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.85%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.34%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.34%) Sinon.JS
12 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 65 (11.09%) Finance
2 39 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.88%) Automotive
3 11 (1.88%) Spanish Language
4 10 (1.71%) French Language
4 10 (1.71%) Marketing
5 9 (1.54%) Retail
6 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.02%) German Language
8 5 (0.85%) Games
8 5 (0.85%) Billing
8 5 (0.85%) Avionics
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
11 2 (0.34%) Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 294 (50.17%) Developer
2 162 (27.65%) .NET Developer
3 111 (18.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 107 (18.26%) C# Developer
5 99 (16.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 89 (15.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 62 (10.58%) Consultant
8 51 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 46 (7.85%) Senior Developer
9 46 (7.85%) Analyst
10 42 (7.17%) Web Developer
11 31 (5.29%) Software Developer
12 28 (4.78%) Support Engineer
13 27 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (3.58%) Architect
15 21 (3.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (3.41%) Designer
17 19 (3.24%) Technical Support
17 19 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (52.22%) .NET
2 232 (39.59%) ASP.NET
3 126 (21.50%) HTML
4 123 (20.99%) CSS
5 121 (20.65%) jQuery
6 98 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (12.63%) WCF
8 66 (11.26%) .NET Framework
9 54 (9.22%) Web Services
10 46 (7.85%) Ajax
11 39 (6.66%) XML
12 38 (6.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 32 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 23 (3.92%) WinForms
16 23 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (3.07%) RESTful
18 17 (2.90%) WPF
19 14 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.46%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.27%) Clustering
3 16 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (2.73%) iPhone
3 16 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.71%) Open Source
7 9 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.19%) Replication
8 7 (1.19%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.19%) Celerra
9 6 (1.02%) PKI
9 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.85%) Statistics
10 5 (0.85%) Derivative
10 5 (0.85%) IPTV
10 5 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 174 (29.69%) Windows
2 71 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (6.83%) Linux
5 33 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.61%) Android
6 27 (4.61%) UNIX
7 24 (4.10%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.19%) CentOS
11 7 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.85%) Debian
12 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.68%) VMS
14 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (23.21%) MVC
2 86 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (12.12%) ETL
4 64 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (8.02%) Scrum
6 43 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (6.31%) Migration
8 36 (6.14%) Unit Testing
9 31 (5.29%) Data Modelling
10 25 (4.27%) TDD
11 22 (3.75%) Data Migration
11 22 (3.75%) OO
12 21 (3.58%) Web Development
12 21 (3.58%) Analytics
13 20 (3.41%) Time Management
13 20 (3.41%) CRM
13 20 (3.41%) ITIL
14 19 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (3.24%) Software Engineering
15 18 (3.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 307 (52.39%) SQL
2 288 (49.15%) C#
3 153 (26.11%) JavaScript
4 79 (13.48%) T-SQL
5 71 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 33 (5.63%) Java
7 31 (5.29%) C++
8 22 (3.75%) VB
9 16 (2.73%) C
10 15 (2.56%) PHP
11 10 (1.71%) Ruby
12 9 (1.54%) Perl
13 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.02%) Python
15 6 (1.02%) VBScript
16 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.68%) X++
17 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (13.65%) Degree
2 59 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (5.97%) MCSE
3 35 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 27 (4.61%) MCITP
5 24 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.07%) MCTS
7 15 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.22%) CCA
8 13 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.05%) VTSP
9 12 (2.05%) NCDA
9 12 (2.05%) NCIE
10 11 (1.88%) MCP
11 10 (1.71%) ISTQB
11 10 (1.71%) ISEB
12 8 (1.37%) CCNA
13 7 (1.19%) CCEA
13 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.44%) QA
2 12 (2.05%) SLA
3 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.05%) vCloud
6 12 (2.05%) Terminal Server
7 9 (1.54%) vSphere
8 5 (0.85%) XenApp
9 3 (0.51%) Xen
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) Nmap
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.17%) UAG
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (4.78%) SCCM
2 15 (2.56%) SCOM
3 14 (2.39%) WSUS
4 8 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.02%) Netcool
6 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.85%) Puppet
6 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.34%) PureDisk
8 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.17%) MOM
9 1 (0.17%) Plesk
9 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 259 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 115 (19.62%) Oracle
3 52 (8.87%) VMware
4 30 (5.12%) EMC
5 29 (4.95%) Citrix
6 28 (4.78%) Cisco
7 18 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.73%) Teradata
9 15 (2.56%) NetApp
10 14 (2.39%) Business Objects
11 13 (2.22%) Cognos
12 12 (2.05%) Xamarin
12 12 (2.05%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.88%) Informatica
14 9 (1.54%) Meridio
15 8 (1.37%) Fujitsu
15 8 (1.37%) HP
16 7 (1.19%) Sage
16 7 (1.19%) IBM
16 7 (1.19%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago