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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 286 313 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.94% 13.14% 13.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 61.86% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 243 285 264
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,750
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
572 506 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.87% 21.24% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 474 424 473
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 6 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 300 (55.15%) .NET
2 275 (50.55%) C#
3 261 (47.98%) Microsoft
4 247 (45.40%) SQL
5 229 (42.10%) ASP.NET
6 193 (35.48%) Windows
7 191 (35.11%) MVC
8 190 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (27.57%) JavaScript
9 150 (27.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 147 (27.02%) MS Excel
11 138 (25.37%) HTML
12 122 (22.43%) Oracle
13 119 (21.88%) CSS
14 110 (20.22%) Scrum
15 109 (20.04%) jQuery
16 93 (17.10%) Degree
16 93 (17.10%) AngularJS
17 92 (16.91%) Linux
18 91 (16.73%) SQL Server 2008
19 89 (16.36%) TDD
20 86 (15.81%) SQL Server 2012
21 84 (15.44%) SharePoint
22 80 (14.71%) Visual Studio
23 77 (14.15%) Web Services
24 76 (13.97%) WCF
25 73 (13.42%) VMware
26 72 (13.24%) .NET Framework
27 71 (13.05%) IIS
28 67 (12.32%) SAN

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 84 (15.44%) SharePoint
2 71 (13.05%) IIS
3 35 (6.43%) Apache
4 33 (6.07%) MS Exchange
5 23 (4.23%) JBoss
6 21 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.68%) WebSphere
8 17 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (2.94%) Lync
10 14 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (2.21%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.29%) CMS
14 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 147 (27.02%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.86%) MS Office
3 13 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.72%) SaaS
2 37 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.39%) Office 365
6 9 (1.65%) PaaS
7 7 (1.29%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Taleo
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.32%) SAN
2 47 (8.64%) Firewall
3 42 (7.72%) TCP/IP
4 30 (5.51%) NAS
5 23 (4.23%) DNS
6 22 (4.04%) HTTP
7 18 (3.31%) LAN
8 16 (2.94%) WAN
8 16 (2.94%) HTTPS
9 15 (2.76%) DHCP
9 15 (2.76%) LDAP
9 15 (2.76%) NetScreen
9 15 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (2.02%) SMTP
11 10 (1.84%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.47%) VPN
12 8 (1.47%) Internet
13 5 (0.92%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.92%) MPLS
14 4 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (16.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 86 (15.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (8.27%) MySQL
5 39 (7.17%) Relational Database
6 37 (6.80%) NoSQL
7 36 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (5.33%) CouchDB
9 28 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (4.60%) MongoDB
11 20 (3.68%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.31%) RavenDB
12 18 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.84%) MS Access
14 10 (1.84%) DB2
14 10 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 56 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.60%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (4.60%) NUnit
4 24 (4.41%) Moq
5 17 (3.13%) Subversion
6 12 (2.21%) Selenium
7 11 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.02%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.02%) MSTest
7 11 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.29%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.92%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.92%) JIRA
9 5 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.74%) PeopleTools
10 4 (0.74%) Ant
10 4 (0.74%) Log4j
10 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (10.66%) Finance
2 20 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.94%) Retail
4 14 (2.57%) German Language
5 12 (2.21%) Legal
6 11 (2.02%) French Language
7 10 (1.84%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.84%) Billing
8 8 (1.47%) Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Marketing
9 7 (1.29%) Advertising
10 6 (1.10%) Automotive
11 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.74%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 256 (47.06%) Developer
2 154 (28.31%) .NET Developer
3 65 (11.95%) C# Developer
4 56 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (8.82%) Analyst
5 48 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 47 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 40 (7.35%) Consultant
7 40 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.43%) Support Engineer
10 33 (6.07%) Architect
11 28 (5.15%) Junior
11 28 (5.15%) DBA
11 28 (5.15%) SQL DBA
11 28 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
12 23 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (4.04%) Junior Developer
14 21 (3.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (55.15%) .NET
2 229 (42.10%) ASP.NET
3 150 (27.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 138 (25.37%) HTML
5 119 (21.88%) CSS
6 109 (20.04%) jQuery
7 93 (17.10%) AngularJS
8 77 (14.15%) Web Services
9 76 (13.97%) WCF
10 72 (13.24%) .NET Framework
11 55 (10.11%) Entity Framework
12 53 (9.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (9.01%) WPF
14 47 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
15 39 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 39 (7.17%) XML
16 38 (6.99%) HTML5
17 32 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (5.70%) WinForms
19 30 (5.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.80%) Clustering
3 34 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
5 18 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.94%) Streaming Music
7 12 (2.21%) Replication
8 11 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.29%) Open Source
10 7 (1.29%) Social Network
11 6 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.92%) Statistics
12 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.74%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.48%) Windows
2 92 (16.91%) Linux
3 48 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (7.35%) UNIX
5 38 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.39%) CentOS
8 13 (2.39%) Android
9 12 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.84%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.65%) Solaris
13 7 (1.29%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.92%) AIX
15 4 (0.74%) HPUX
15 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (35.11%) MVC
2 190 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (20.22%) Scrum
4 89 (16.36%) TDD
5 61 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (9.38%) Migration
7 46 (8.46%) Software Engineering
8 41 (7.54%) ITIL
9 40 (7.35%) BDD
9 40 (7.35%) Web Application Development
10 35 (6.43%) Web Development
10 35 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (5.51%) OO
13 26 (4.78%) Load Balancing
14 25 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (4.60%) Kanban
15 23 (4.23%) MVVM
15 23 (4.23%) Project Management
15 23 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 275 (50.55%) C#
2 247 (45.40%) SQL
3 150 (27.57%) JavaScript
4 66 (12.13%) T-SQL
5 40 (7.35%) VB.NET
6 36 (6.62%) Java
7 29 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.04%) PHP
9 14 (2.57%) VB
10 12 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.21%) C++
11 11 (2.02%) Perl
11 11 (2.02%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.29%) C
13 6 (1.10%) XPath
14 5 (0.92%) Python
15 4 (0.74%) XQuery
15 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.74%) VBScript
16 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 93 (17.10%) Degree
2 44 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.04%) MCSE
4 20 (3.68%) ISEB
5 18 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.57%) MCITP
7 12 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.84%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.29%) MCP
10 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) MCPD
11 4 (0.74%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (0.74%) CISSP
11 4 (0.74%) MCTS
11 4 (0.74%) CEH
12 3 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.07%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) COBIT
3 8 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (10.66%) Active Directory
3 47 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (2.57%) vSphere
4 14 (2.57%) vCloud
5 11 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.76%) Puppet
2 14 (2.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 13 (2.39%) SCCM
3 13 (2.39%) OpenAM
4 8 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.74%) Nmap
6 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.55%) SCOM
7 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.37%) vMotion
8 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 261 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 122 (22.43%) Oracle
3 73 (13.42%) VMware
4 40 (7.35%) HP
5 39 (7.17%) Red Hat
6 35 (6.43%) Cisco
7 25 (4.60%) Juniper
8 18 (3.31%) Twitter
9 16 (2.94%) Veritas
10 12 (2.21%) F5
11 11 (2.02%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.84%) Facebook
12 10 (1.84%) Citrix
13 8 (1.47%) IBM
13 8 (1.47%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.47%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.29%) Symantec
15 6 (1.10%) EMC
15 6 (1.10%) Tableau
16 5 (0.92%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Hudson IT
Posted: Yesterday
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itecopeople
Posted: Yesterday
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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