Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 797 921 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.08% 14.22% 11.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.83% 48.07% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 653 833 851
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 1,739 1,916 1,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.73% 29.59% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 1,669 1,651
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.53%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -3 258 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Maidenhead +6 193 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Bracknell -14 97 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Newbury +32 81 £42,500 +25.93% 9
Slough -22 52 £55,750 +39.38% 9
Wokingham -3 46 £57,500 +27.78% 11
Windsor -3 11 £52,500 +35.48%
Crowthorne - 8 £22,000 - 1
Hungerford +5 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Ascot - 3 £35,000 - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 370 (46.42%) SQL
2 363 (45.55%) .NET
3 348 (43.66%) JavaScript
4 321 (40.28%) C#
5 291 (36.51%) Microsoft
6 239 (29.99%) CSS
7 231 (28.98%) HTML
8 227 (28.48%) ASP.NET
9 211 (26.47%) Windows
10 207 (25.97%) MVC
11 193 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
12 176 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 165 (20.70%) jQuery
14 160 (20.08%) Oracle
15 142 (17.82%) Java
16 138 (17.31%) IIS
17 135 (16.94%) AngularJS
18 134 (16.81%) Linux
19 131 (16.44%) Web Services
20 128 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 120 (15.06%) Windows Server
22 118 (14.81%) .NET Framework
23 111 (13.93%) Web Development
23 111 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
24 110 (13.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 109 (13.68%) Git (software)
26 108 (13.55%) Active Directory
27 106 (13.30%) T-SQL
28 103 (12.92%) Software Engineering
29 102 (12.80%) Project Management

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
1 138 (17.31%) IIS
2 51 (6.40%) Tomcat
3 47 (5.90%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.01%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.88%) Apache
7 13 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.38%) nginx
9 11 (1.38%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.00%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.00%) JBoss
11 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.50%) Confluence
14 4 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Magento
2 4 (0.50%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 176 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (9.28%) SaaS
4 54 (6.78%) Office 365
5 26 (3.26%) IaaS
6 22 (2.76%) PaaS
7 18 (2.26%) GitHub
8 10 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.25%) Serverless
9 9 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.13%) OneDrive
10 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.63%) npm
13 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.50%) Scribe Online
13 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.52%) Firewall
2 39 (4.89%) WAN
3 33 (4.14%) LAN
4 27 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.63%) Internet
6 20 (2.51%) DNS
7 18 (2.26%) SNMP
8 17 (2.13%) DHCP
9 14 (1.76%) VPN
10 13 (1.63%) SAN
11 11 (1.38%) Skype
12 9 (1.13%) HTTP
12 9 (1.13%) Network Security
13 5 (0.63%) NAS
13 5 (0.63%) VLAN
14 4 (0.50%) Wireless
15 3 (0.38%) GoToMeeting
15 3 (0.38%) SSL
15 3 (0.38%) WebEx
16 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 110 (13.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (12.30%) Relational Database
4 86 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 72 (9.03%) MongoDB
6 70 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
7 65 (8.16%) NoSQL
8 55 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (6.40%) MySQL
9 51 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (6.02%) Oracle Database
11 46 (5.77%) Power BI
12 35 (4.39%) RDBMS
13 29 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (3.26%) Big Data
14 26 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (1.88%) Data Lake
17 14 (1.76%) Amazon Aurora
18 12 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 109 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.39%) Subversion
5 32 (4.02%) webpack
6 31 (3.89%) Selenium
7 29 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 25 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 19 (2.38%) Maven
10 17 (2.13%) JIRA
11 16 (2.01%) IntelliJ
12 14 (1.76%) NUnit
13 13 (1.63%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.38%) Gradle
14 11 (1.38%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.25%) ReSharper
16 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.13%) JUnit
17 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.88%) Jasmine
General
1 33 (4.14%) Finance
2 26 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
3 12 (1.51%) Marketing
4 11 (1.38%) Advertising
5 10 (1.25%) Retail
6 9 (1.13%) Automotive
6 9 (1.13%) Back Office
6 9 (1.13%) Publishing
7 8 (1.00%) Electronics
8 5 (0.63%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 469 (58.85%) Developer
2 141 (17.69%) .NET Developer
3 107 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 106 (13.30%) C# Developer
5 100 (12.55%) Software Developer
6 87 (10.92%) DBA
7 78 (9.79%) SQL DBA
8 63 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 53 (6.65%) Analyst
11 49 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 48 (6.02%) Java Developer
13 44 (5.52%) Web Developer
14 43 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
15 41 (5.14%) HTML Developer
16 37 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 36 (4.52%) Support Engineer
18 35 (4.39%) HTML CSS Developer
19 34 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 32 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (45.55%) .NET
2 239 (29.99%) CSS
3 231 (28.98%) HTML
4 227 (28.48%) ASP.NET
5 165 (20.70%) jQuery
6 135 (16.94%) AngularJS
7 131 (16.44%) Web Services
8 118 (14.81%) .NET Framework
9 111 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (8.66%) HTML5
11 67 (8.41%) XML
12 63 (7.90%) Spring
13 62 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 61 (7.65%) Ajax
15 60 (7.53%) REST
16 56 (7.03%) Entity Framework
17 54 (6.78%) RESTful
18 52 (6.52%) React
19 51 (6.40%) WCF
20 42 (5.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (5.77%) Private Cloud
4 39 (4.89%) Driving Licence
5 27 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.76%) Social Media
7 22 (2.76%) User Experience
8 20 (2.51%) Fintech
8 20 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.63%) Replication
11 13 (1.63%) RIA
12 12 (1.51%) Clustering
12 12 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.38%) e-Health
14 10 (1.25%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (26.47%) Windows
2 134 (16.81%) Linux
3 120 (15.06%) Windows Server
4 52 (6.52%) Unix
5 39 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (3.51%) Android
7 23 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 18 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.63%) CentOS
10 13 (1.63%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.25%) Solaris
14 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (25.97%) MVC
2 193 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (13.93%) Web Development
4 103 (12.92%) Software Engineering
5 102 (12.80%) Project Management
6 101 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
6 101 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 85 (10.66%) Performance Tuning
8 77 (9.66%) Scrum
9 70 (8.78%) ETL
10 68 (8.53%) Logistics
11 64 (8.03%) OO
12 62 (7.78%) Mentoring
13 61 (7.65%) Service Management
14 60 (7.53%) Data Modelling
15 58 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
16 57 (7.15%) Incident Management
16 57 (7.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 56 (7.03%) Test Automation
18 54 (6.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 370 (46.42%) SQL
2 348 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 321 (40.28%) C#
4 142 (17.82%) Java
5 106 (13.30%) T-SQL
6 61 (7.65%) PHP
7 60 (7.53%) Python
8 44 (5.52%) TypeScript
9 39 (4.89%) VB.NET
10 26 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.14%) C
12 23 (2.89%) Java 8
13 17 (2.13%) C++
14 16 (2.01%) Scala
15 15 (1.88%) Ruby
16 12 (1.51%) Perl
16 12 (1.51%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.25%) ES6
18 9 (1.13%) Apple Swift
18 9 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (12.55%) Degree
2 20 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.01%) MCSA
5 13 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.88%) MCITP
8 6 (0.75%) MCTS
9 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.50%) MCSE
11 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.25%) ISEB
13 1 (0.13%) ACCA
13 1 (0.13%) CCNA
13 1 (0.13%) CIMA
13 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 30 (3.76%) QA
2 26 (3.26%) ISO 9001
3 24 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.26%) GAMP
5 15 (1.88%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.63%) ISO 14001
7 12 (1.51%) GDPR
7 12 (1.51%) PMO
8 6 (0.75%) SLA
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 108 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 75 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 65 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (3.39%) Docker
5 23 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.00%) Firmware
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.75%) XenApp
9 5 (0.63%) HDFS
9 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.25%) KVM
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) NDS
12 1 (0.13%) vCloud
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (3.64%) SCOM
2 26 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 24 (3.01%) SCCM
4 22 (2.76%) Ansible
5 21 (2.63%) vCenter Server
6 18 (2.26%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.01%) Puppet
9 10 (1.25%) Grafana
10 8 (1.00%) Data Guard
10 8 (1.00%) Nagios
11 7 (0.88%) Kibana
11 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.75%) Terraform
13 5 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.50%) Icinga
14 4 (0.50%) Mesos
14 4 (0.50%) Rancher
14 4 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 291 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 160 (20.08%) Oracle
3 77 (9.66%) VMware
4 60 (7.53%) ServiceNow
5 41 (5.14%) Red Hat
6 38 (4.77%) BMC
7 29 (3.64%) Tableau
8 26 (3.26%) Riverbed
9 19 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.01%) Cisco
11 13 (1.63%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.51%) SAP
13 11 (1.38%) Citrix
13 11 (1.38%) Google
14 10 (1.25%) Telerik
15 8 (1.00%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.88%) Xamarin
17 6 (0.75%) Cloudera
18 5 (0.63%) Dell
18 5 (0.63%) LogRhythm