Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 970 791 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.82% 12.64% 13.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.82% 43.94% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 803 735 1,116
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,947 1,800 2,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.75% 28.77% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 1,505 1,966
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,200 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 339 £45,000 +4.65% 43
Maidenhead +3 219 £50,000 +14.29% 18
Bracknell -14 95 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Slough -2 89 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Newbury +24 74 £40,000 - 12
Windsor +5 48 £49,000 -10.91% 1
Wokingham -9 36 £51,500 +21.18% 5
Ascot +12 6 £37,500 -9.09%
Hungerford +6 6 £46,250 +32.14%
Crowthorne - 6 £22,000 - 1
Thatcham - 5 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 459 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 458 (47.22%) SQL
3 450 (46.39%) .NET
4 399 (41.13%) C#
5 332 (34.23%) JavaScript
6 273 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (26.60%) ASP.NET
7 258 (26.60%) Windows
8 245 (25.26%) HTML
9 244 (25.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 237 (24.43%) CSS
11 221 (22.78%) T-SQL
12 208 (21.44%) MVC
13 172 (17.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 162 (16.70%) IIS
15 161 (16.60%) Oracle
15 161 (16.60%) Windows Server
16 153 (15.77%) Active Directory
17 152 (15.67%) jQuery
18 151 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 151 (15.57%) Linux
19 149 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
20 147 (15.15%) AngularJS
21 135 (13.92%) Web Services
22 130 (13.40%) .NET Framework
23 127 (13.09%) Scrum
24 125 (12.89%) Web Development
25 116 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 114 (11.75%) Visual Studio
27 113 (11.65%) VMware

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 162 (16.70%) IIS
2 44 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 21 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.06%) Apache
7 16 (1.65%) JBoss
8 15 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (1.24%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.13%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.03%) CMS
12 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 41 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.52%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.41%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.41%) Scribe Insight
5 4 (0.41%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.10%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.10%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 244 (25.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (6.19%) Office 365
4 49 (5.05%) SaaS
5 25 (2.58%) PaaS
6 16 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (1.03%) IaaS
9 9 (0.93%) GitHub
10 6 (0.62%) npm
11 5 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.41%) Scribe Online
12 4 (0.41%) Serverless
13 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.31%) NuGet
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon SageMaker
14 2 (0.21%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.21%) Google Play
15 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 50 (5.15%) Firewall
3 32 (3.30%) WAN
4 31 (3.20%) LAN
5 29 (2.99%) Internet
6 25 (2.58%) DNS
7 23 (2.37%) DHCP
8 22 (2.27%) Intranet
8 22 (2.27%) VPN
9 17 (1.75%) SAN
10 13 (1.34%) Network Security
11 12 (1.24%) NAS
12 9 (0.93%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.82%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.82%) RS-232
13 8 (0.82%) SMS
13 8 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.72%) VoIP
15 6 (0.62%) Broadband
15 6 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (17.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 151 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 100 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
5 93 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 80 (8.25%) Power BI
7 76 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 76 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 65 (6.70%) NoSQL
9 61 (6.29%) MongoDB
10 46 (4.74%) Oracle Database
11 41 (4.23%) MySQL
12 37 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 31 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 30 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (2.99%) RDBMS
16 25 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 114 (11.75%) Visual Studio
2 105 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.30%) webpack
6 31 (3.20%) Subversion
7 27 (2.78%) JIRA
8 22 (2.27%) Maven
9 20 (2.06%) Selenium
10 17 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.34%) Gradle
12 13 (1.34%) IntelliJ
13 12 (1.24%) CruiseControl
14 11 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (1.13%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.72%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.72%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.62%) JUnit
16 6 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (9.59%) Finance
2 47 (4.85%) Advertising
3 28 (2.89%) Marketing
4 26 (2.68%) Banking
5 23 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.16%) Publishing
7 19 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.86%) Automotive
9 15 (1.55%) Electronics
10 14 (1.44%) Games
11 12 (1.24%) Retail
12 10 (1.03%) Back Office
13 9 (0.93%) German Language
14 7 (0.72%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.52%) Billing
16 4 (0.41%) Legal
17 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.31%) Law
17 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 508 (52.37%) Developer
2 156 (16.08%) .NET Developer
3 109 (11.24%) C# Developer
4 107 (11.03%) Analyst
5 96 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 85 (8.76%) Software Developer
7 74 (7.63%) DBA
7 74 (7.63%) SQL DBA
8 73 (7.53%) SQL Developer
9 60 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 53 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (4.74%) Consultant
11 46 (4.74%) Java Developer
12 45 (4.64%) Administrator
12 45 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 44 (4.54%) Web Developer
14 42 (4.33%) Support Engineer
15 39 (4.02%) Angular Developer
15 39 (4.02%) SQL Server Developer
16 38 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (46.39%) .NET
2 258 (26.60%) ASP.NET
3 245 (25.26%) HTML
4 237 (24.43%) CSS
5 152 (15.67%) jQuery
6 147 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 135 (13.92%) Web Services
8 130 (13.40%) .NET Framework
9 116 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 90 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 79 (8.14%) WCF
12 75 (7.73%) HTML5
13 67 (6.91%) REST
14 60 (6.19%) XML
15 57 (5.88%) Ajax
16 55 (5.67%) Angular 2
17 52 (5.36%) Spring
18 45 (4.64%) Middleware
19 41 (4.23%) RESTful
20 34 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
3 70 (7.22%) Private Cloud
4 45 (4.64%) Driving Licence
4 45 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.71%) Social Media
7 30 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.86%) Clustering
11 15 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.44%) Fintech
12 14 (1.44%) User Experience
13 13 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.24%) Life Science
15 10 (1.03%) NHS
16 8 (0.82%) CAN bus
16 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 258 (26.60%) Windows
2 161 (16.60%) Windows Server
3 151 (15.57%) Linux
4 32 (3.30%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (2.89%) Android
5 28 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.58%) Windows 10
7 21 (2.16%) Unix
7 21 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.72%) CentOS
10 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (21.44%) MVC
3 149 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (13.09%) Scrum
5 125 (12.89%) Web Development
6 109 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 104 (10.72%) OO
8 100 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (9.59%) Migration
10 89 (9.18%) ETL
10 89 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 76 (7.84%) Logistics
11 76 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
11 76 (7.84%) Problem Management
12 75 (7.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 74 (7.63%) TDD
14 67 (6.91%) CRM
15 65 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 61 (6.29%) Mentoring
17 59 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 458 (47.22%) SQL
2 399 (41.13%) C#
3 332 (34.23%) JavaScript
4 221 (22.78%) T-SQL
5 104 (10.72%) Java
6 56 (5.77%) Python
7 50 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 45 (4.64%) VB.NET
9 39 (4.02%) PHP
10 38 (3.92%) C
10 38 (3.92%) Java 8
10 38 (3.92%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.16%) VB
12 15 (1.55%) VBA
13 14 (1.44%) C++
13 14 (1.44%) XAML
14 10 (1.03%) Ruby
15 9 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.82%) VBScript
17 6 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (10.41%) Degree
2 43 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.92%) MCSE
4 19 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.86%) MCSA
6 12 (1.24%) MCSD
6 12 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.03%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.52%) MCITP
9 5 (0.52%) MCP
9 5 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) RHCE
12 2 (0.21%) ISEB
12 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.75%) QA
4 12 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.62%) SLA
6 6 (0.62%) WAI
7 5 (0.52%) GAMP
7 5 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) GDPR
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 153 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 113 (11.65%) Hyper-V
3 99 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (3.20%) Docker
6 22 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.75%) Firmware
8 8 (0.82%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.41%) HDFS
10 3 (0.31%) vCloud
10 3 (0.31%) vSphere
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.10%) XenApp
11 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (4.33%) Ansible
2 37 (3.81%) vCenter Server
3 22 (2.27%) SCOM
4 18 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (1.34%) SCCM
7 10 (1.03%) Puppet
8 7 (0.72%) Grafana
9 6 (0.62%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.62%) Nagios
9 6 (0.62%) OPNET
10 4 (0.41%) Icinga
10 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.31%) Graylog
12 2 (0.21%) Kibana
12 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 459 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 161 (16.60%) Oracle
3 113 (11.65%) VMware
4 70 (7.22%) ServiceNow
5 54 (5.57%) BMC
6 42 (4.33%) Capita
7 39 (4.02%) Red Hat
8 34 (3.51%) Tableau
9 24 (2.47%) SolarWinds
10 23 (2.37%) SAP
11 22 (2.27%) Riverbed
12 20 (2.06%) Citrix
13 17 (1.75%) IBM
14 15 (1.55%) Cisco
14 15 (1.55%) Xamarin
15 14 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.03%) Telerik
17 9 (0.93%) Sybase
18 8 (0.82%) Google
18 8 (0.82%) Sage