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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 231 362 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.95% 14.00% 16.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.78% 55.35% 62.52%
Number of salaries quoted 188 318 327
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £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
393 654 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.23% 25.30% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 314 552 515
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 265 (50.67%) SQL
2 257 (49.14%) .NET
2 257 (49.14%) Microsoft
3 238 (45.51%) C#
4 183 (34.99%) ASP.NET
5 182 (34.80%) Windows
6 132 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (25.05%) MS Excel
8 129 (24.67%) MVC
9 120 (22.94%) JavaScript
10 110 (21.03%) HTML
11 99 (18.93%) CSS
11 99 (18.93%) jQuery
12 96 (18.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 95 (18.16%) Oracle
14 89 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
16 80 (15.30%) .NET Framework
17 77 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 77 (14.72%) Active Directory
18 75 (14.34%) SharePoint
19 73 (13.96%) T-SQL
19 73 (13.96%) SQL Server 2012
20 71 (13.58%) Degree
20 71 (13.58%) WCF
21 68 (13.00%) Visual Studio
21 68 (13.00%) Web Services
22 67 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 62 (11.85%) VMware
23 62 (11.85%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 75 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 62 (11.85%) IIS
3 31 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 30 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.68%) Lync
9 13 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.29%) Apache
11 9 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
11 9 (1.72%) Documentum
12 8 (1.53%) CMS
12 8 (1.53%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.15%) Umbraco
14 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 131 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.06%) MS Office
3 8 (1.53%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.40%) SaaS
2 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.97%) SAN
2 22 (4.21%) WAAS
2 22 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (3.25%) WAN
3 17 (3.25%) LAN
4 15 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.87%) DNS
5 14 (2.68%) NAS
6 12 (2.29%) SMTP
7 11 (2.10%) Wireshark
8 10 (1.91%) iSCSI
8 10 (1.91%) VPN
9 9 (1.72%) IMAP
10 8 (1.53%) Firewall
10 8 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.53%) Internet
11 6 (1.15%) HTTP
12 5 (0.96%) DHCP
13 4 (0.76%) FTP
13 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (13.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (10.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 50 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (4.97%) MySQL
9 21 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (3.06%) MS Access
12 13 (2.49%) Adabas
13 11 (2.10%) OLAP
13 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (1.72%) QlikView
15 8 (1.53%) PerformancePoint
15 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Power View
15 8 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 60 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 13 (2.49%) Subversion
5 12 (2.29%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (1.72%) MSTest
7 9 (1.72%) AQtime
7 9 (1.72%) WebLOAD
7 9 (1.72%) NUnit
8 8 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.34%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.96%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) TestComplete
11 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.76%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.57%) NuGet
12 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (10.33%) Finance
2 23 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.29%) Marketing
4 8 (1.53%) Automotive
5 7 (1.34%) Spanish Language
6 5 (0.96%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Games
7 3 (0.57%) Avionics
8 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Banking
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 236 (45.12%) Developer
2 122 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 69 (13.19%) C# Developer
4 67 (12.81%) Consultant
5 62 (11.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (11.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (10.33%) Analyst
8 48 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (7.07%) Web Developer
10 33 (6.31%) Programmer
11 30 (5.74%) Support Engineer
12 28 (5.35%) SQL Developer
13 26 (4.97%) Software Developer
14 25 (4.78%) Senior Developer
15 22 (4.21%) DBA
16 20 (3.82%) Technical Support
16 20 (3.82%) Architect
16 20 (3.82%) Software Engineer
16 20 (3.82%) Administrator
17 18 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (49.14%) .NET
2 183 (34.99%) ASP.NET
3 110 (21.03%) HTML
4 99 (18.93%) CSS
4 99 (18.93%) jQuery
5 89 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (15.30%) .NET Framework
7 71 (13.58%) WCF
8 68 (13.00%) Web Services
9 46 (8.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 44 (8.41%) XML
11 35 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 31 (5.93%) Ajax
13 26 (4.97%) HTML5
14 25 (4.78%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (4.59%) WPF
15 24 (4.59%) WinForms
16 15 (2.87%) MDX
16 15 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 14 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.54%) Clustering
1 29 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.02%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (3.06%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.29%) CLARiiON
6 12 (2.29%) Celerra
7 10 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.91%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.72%) Open Source
9 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.96%) iPhone
10 5 (0.96%) Replication
10 5 (0.96%) Statistics
11 4 (0.76%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.76%) NHS
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.80%) Windows
2 60 (11.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (6.88%) UNIX
4 34 (6.50%) Linux
5 26 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.87%) Windows XP
8 12 (2.29%) Android
9 8 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.53%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.76%) AIX
12 3 (0.57%) VMS
12 3 (0.57%) Debian
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.38%) SUSE
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.67%) MVC
3 88 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (10.13%) Scrum
5 37 (7.07%) Migration
6 36 (6.88%) ETL
7 32 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 32 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (5.74%) Software Engineering
9 24 (4.59%) SOA
10 22 (4.21%) ITIL
10 22 (4.21%) TDD
10 22 (4.21%) Web Development
11 21 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.44%) Project Management
12 18 (3.44%) OO
13 15 (2.87%) CRM
14 14 (2.68%) Workflow
14 14 (2.68%) Kimball Methodology
15 13 (2.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 265 (50.67%) SQL
2 238 (45.51%) C#
3 120 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 73 (13.96%) T-SQL
5 56 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 31 (5.93%) Java
7 30 (5.74%) C++
8 16 (3.06%) PHP
9 15 (2.87%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.68%) C
10 14 (2.68%) VB
11 13 (2.49%) NATURAL
12 11 (2.10%) Python
13 8 (1.53%) Perl
14 6 (1.15%) VBScript
15 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.76%) X++
16 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.57%) PHP5
17 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (13.58%) Degree
2 56 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (6.69%) MCSE
4 26 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.59%) MCITP
6 23 (4.40%) CCA
6 23 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (4.21%) NCDA
7 22 (4.21%) NCIE
7 22 (4.21%) VTSP
8 18 (3.44%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.87%) MCTS
11 12 (2.29%) CCEA
11 12 (2.29%) MCP
11 12 (2.29%) VCAP
11 12 (2.29%) CCIA
12 10 (1.91%) CCEE
13 9 (1.72%) ISEB
13 9 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.02%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (14.72%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.78%) XenDesktop
5 22 (4.21%) vCloud
6 14 (2.68%) vSphere
7 13 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.53%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.57%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.38%) Nmap
10 2 (0.38%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (4.78%) SCCM
2 14 (2.68%) SCOM
3 11 (2.10%) WSUS
4 9 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.57%) Netcool
5 3 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Plesk
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 257 (49.14%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.16%) Oracle
3 62 (11.85%) VMware
4 37 (7.07%) EMC
4 37 (7.07%) Citrix
5 30 (5.74%) Cisco
6 26 (4.97%) NetApp
7 22 (4.21%) HP
8 16 (3.06%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.06%) Sitecore
9 13 (2.49%) 3PAR
10 11 (2.10%) Informatica
10 11 (2.10%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.91%) IBM
12 9 (1.72%) SAP
12 9 (1.72%) Tableau
13 7 (1.34%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.15%) EPiServer
14 6 (1.15%) Red Gate
15 5 (0.96%) Symantec
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