Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 970 784 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.33% 11.77% 14.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.26% 43.87% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 783 738 1,279
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 1,969 1,787 2,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.08% 26.82% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,480 2,196
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +11 317 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Maidenhead +5 232 £50,000 +17.06% 11
Bracknell -7 93 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Slough -3 85 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Newbury +17 77 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Windsor +10 50 £49,000 -14.78% 3
Wokingham -10 43 £51,500 +41.10% 5
Thatcham - 8 £45,000 -
Hungerford +6 6 £40,000 +8.11% 2
Ascot -3 5 £37,500 -9.09% 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 455 (46.91%) SQL
2 450 (46.39%) .NET
3 424 (43.71%) Microsoft
4 389 (40.10%) C#
5 320 (32.99%) JavaScript
6 310 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
7 273 (28.14%) ASP.NET
8 257 (26.49%) Windows
9 229 (23.61%) MVC
10 226 (23.30%) HTML
11 215 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 210 (21.65%) CSS
13 197 (20.31%) T-SQL
14 191 (19.69%) Oracle
15 158 (16.29%) Windows Server
16 152 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 138 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 137 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
19 136 (14.02%) Active Directory
20 133 (13.71%) Git (software)
21 128 (13.20%) Scrum
22 127 (13.09%) Linux
23 125 (12.89%) jQuery
24 119 (12.27%) IIS
25 116 (11.96%) Java
26 111 (11.44%) Finance
26 111 (11.44%) .NET Framework
27 110 (11.34%) TDD
27 110 (11.34%) OO
28 109 (11.24%) Web Services

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
1 119 (12.27%) IIS
2 46 (4.74%) WebLogic
3 39 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 37 (3.81%) JBoss
5 36 (3.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 33 (3.40%) SharePoint
7 32 (3.30%) Apache
8 28 (2.89%) Tomcat
9 23 (2.37%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (1.65%) NServiceBus
11 16 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
12 14 (1.44%) CMS
13 11 (1.13%) Confluence
14 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.41%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.41%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 215 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (6.39%) Office 365
4 40 (4.12%) SaaS
5 26 (2.68%) PaaS
6 20 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (0.93%) npm
9 8 (0.82%) IaaS
10 7 (0.72%) NuGet
11 4 (0.41%) GitHub
11 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.31%) Serverless
13 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.91%) Firewall
2 63 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 47 (4.85%) WAN
4 39 (4.02%) Internet
5 36 (3.71%) LAN
6 30 (3.09%) DNS
7 24 (2.47%) DHCP
7 24 (2.47%) Intranet
8 23 (2.37%) SAN
9 20 (2.06%) NAS
10 17 (1.75%) VPN
11 15 (1.55%) Network Security
11 15 (1.55%) SMS
11 15 (1.55%) Wireshark
12 9 (0.93%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.93%) HTTP
12 9 (0.93%) VoIP
13 8 (0.82%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.82%) RS-232
13 8 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 108 (11.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (9.69%) NoSQL
4 89 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 78 (8.04%) Relational Database
7 74 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 67 (6.91%) Power BI
9 66 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (6.49%) MongoDB
11 60 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 59 (6.08%) Oracle Database
13 49 (5.05%) MySQL
14 38 (3.92%) RDBMS
15 33 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
16 29 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 29 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 23 (2.37%) QlikView
19 21 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 133 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.07%) Visual Studio
3 53 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.30%) JIRA
6 28 (2.89%) Subversion
7 25 (2.58%) Selenium
8 19 (1.96%) JUnit
8 19 (1.96%) Maven
9 18 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.13%) Gradle
11 10 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.93%) Gatling
13 8 (0.82%) webpack
14 7 (0.72%) Bugzilla
14 7 (0.72%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.72%) gulp
14 7 (0.72%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 111 (11.44%) Finance
2 49 (5.05%) Advertising
3 33 (3.40%) Banking
4 31 (3.20%) Marketing
5 28 (2.89%) Publishing
6 24 (2.47%) Games
7 16 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.55%) German Language
9 11 (1.13%) Automotive
9 11 (1.13%) Electronics
9 11 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.93%) Retail
11 8 (0.82%) Billing
12 7 (0.72%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.52%) Back Office
14 4 (0.41%) Law
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Legal
15 3 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (51.24%) Developer
2 183 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 117 (12.06%) Analyst
4 97 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 90 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 75 (7.73%) SQL Developer
7 63 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 56 (5.77%) DBA
8 56 (5.77%) SQL DBA
9 50 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 47 (4.85%) Consultant
11 46 (4.74%) Architect
12 45 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 44 (4.54%) SQL Server Developer
14 43 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 41 (4.23%) Software Engineer
17 40 (4.12%) Administrator
18 39 (4.02%) Support Engineer
19 37 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (46.39%) .NET
2 273 (28.14%) ASP.NET
3 226 (23.30%) HTML
4 210 (21.65%) CSS
5 152 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 125 (12.89%) jQuery
7 111 (11.44%) .NET Framework
8 109 (11.24%) Web Services
9 107 (11.03%) AngularJS
10 103 (10.62%) WCF
11 100 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 69 (7.11%) REST
13 67 (6.91%) HTML5
13 67 (6.91%) Spring
14 58 (5.98%) Node.js
15 56 (5.77%) XML
16 55 (5.67%) Middleware
16 55 (5.67%) RESTful
17 54 (5.57%) Ajax
18 44 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (4.74%) Private Cloud
5 45 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.37%) Driving Licence
9 22 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 22 (2.27%) Social Media
10 14 (1.44%) Life Science
11 13 (1.34%) Clustering
12 12 (1.24%) User Experience
13 9 (0.93%) BBC
14 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.82%) CAN bus
14 8 (0.82%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.82%) Robotics
15 6 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 257 (26.49%) Windows
2 158 (16.29%) Windows Server
3 127 (13.09%) Linux
4 38 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.47%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.37%) Android
10 21 (2.16%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.93%) Unix
13 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.41%) CentOS
14 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (23.61%) MVC
3 137 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (13.20%) Scrum
5 110 (11.34%) OO
5 110 (11.34%) TDD
6 109 (11.24%) Web Development
7 108 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
8 94 (9.69%) Software Engineering
9 89 (9.18%) Migration
10 80 (8.25%) BDD
11 77 (7.94%) ETL
12 76 (7.84%) Web Application Development
13 70 (7.22%) Mentoring
13 70 (7.22%) Test Automation
14 67 (6.91%) SDLC
15 66 (6.80%) DevOps
16 61 (6.29%) CRM
16 61 (6.29%) Logistics
17 59 (6.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 455 (46.91%) SQL
2 389 (40.10%) C#
3 320 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 197 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 116 (11.96%) Java
6 63 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 59 (6.08%) Python
8 45 (4.64%) PHP
9 42 (4.33%) C
10 32 (3.30%) Java 8
10 32 (3.30%) TypeScript
11 31 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 28 (2.89%) Ruby
13 19 (1.96%) VB
14 18 (1.86%) C++
15 17 (1.75%) VBA
16 13 (1.34%) XAML
17 10 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 8 (0.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 97 (10.00%) Degree
2 65 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (5.15%) MCSE
4 29 (2.99%) MCSA
5 17 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.65%) MCSD
7 12 (1.24%) MCTS
8 10 (1.03%) MCITP
8 10 (1.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.62%) MCP
12 5 (0.52%) ISEB
12 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.30%) QA
2 24 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.82%) GAMP
3 8 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) GCP
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) COSHH
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 108 (11.13%) Hyper-V
3 86 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (4.85%) Docker
5 31 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.34%) Firmware
8 8 (0.82%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.62%) vCloud
11 5 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.41%) vSphere
13 3 (0.31%) HDFS
14 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (4.85%) Ansible
2 30 (3.09%) SCOM
3 26 (2.68%) SCCM
4 22 (2.27%) vCenter Server
5 21 (2.16%) Kubernetes
6 18 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.55%) OPNET
7 15 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (1.24%) Puppet
9 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.41%) Nagios
11 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.41%) WMI
11 4 (0.41%) WSUS
12 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 424 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 191 (19.69%) Oracle
3 101 (10.41%) VMware
4 43 (4.43%) ServiceNow
5 40 (4.12%) Capita
6 32 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 30 (3.09%) Riverbed
7 30 (3.09%) SolarWinds
8 28 (2.89%) SAP
9 25 (2.58%) BMC
10 19 (1.96%) IBM
11 18 (1.86%) Concur
12 17 (1.75%) Tableau
13 16 (1.65%) Dynatrace
13 16 (1.65%) Facebook
14 15 (1.55%) Google
15 14 (1.44%) Citrix
15 14 (1.44%) Sybase
15 14 (1.44%) Xamarin
16 9 (0.93%) Cisco