Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 379 680 939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.33% 12.04% 13.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.49% 42.88% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 321 588 830
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,125 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,011 1,586 2,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.22% 28.08% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1,270 1,675
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,600
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -2 172 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Slough +20 49 £42,500 -26.09% 8
Bracknell -12 49 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Maidenhead -17 15 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Newbury -20 15 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Ascot 0 14 £55,000 +59.42%
Wokingham -16 11 £62,500 +0.81% 4
Windsor +5 6 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Hungerford +2 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Thatcham - 3 £22,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 204 (53.83%) SQL
2 174 (45.91%) .NET
3 140 (36.94%) C#
4 136 (35.88%) Microsoft
5 117 (30.87%) JavaScript
6 105 (27.70%) Azure
7 102 (26.91%) HTML
8 101 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (24.80%) CSS
10 82 (21.64%) Web Services
11 78 (20.58%) ASP.NET
12 74 (19.53%) T-SQL
13 69 (18.21%) MVC
14 68 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (16.36%) Windows
17 58 (15.30%) Oracle
18 54 (14.25%) Java
19 52 (13.72%) ETL
20 49 (12.93%) MySQL
20 49 (12.93%) OO
20 49 (12.93%) Web Development
20 49 (12.93%) Degree
20 49 (12.93%) Power BI
20 49 (12.93%) Power Platform
21 48 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 48 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
23 44 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
24 43 (11.35%) AngularJS

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 41 (10.82%) IIS
2 17 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.90%) JBoss
3 11 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.64%) Apache
4 10 (2.64%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.11%) CMS
6 8 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.85%) Confluence
7 7 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.85%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.06%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.79%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Exchequer
1 5 (1.32%) Line 50
1 5 (1.32%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (1.32%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 105 (27.70%) Azure
2 49 (12.93%) Power Platform
3 39 (10.29%) AWS
4 23 (6.07%) SaaS
5 19 (5.01%) PaaS
6 8 (2.11%) GCP
7 7 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.32%) Office 365
9 4 (1.06%) IaaS
10 3 (0.79%) GitHub
10 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.53%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.53%) Zapier
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.01%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.22%) Internet
3 14 (3.69%) SAN
4 13 (3.43%) Firewall
4 13 (3.43%) WAN
5 11 (2.90%) DNS
5 11 (2.90%) LAN
6 10 (2.64%) DHCP
7 8 (2.11%) VPN
8 6 (1.58%) NAS
8 6 (1.58%) VLAN
9 3 (0.79%) Skype
9 3 (0.79%) SMTP
10 2 (0.53%) DOCSIS
10 2 (0.53%) HTTP
10 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.53%) SSL
10 2 (0.53%) VSAN
10 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 49 (12.93%) MySQL
2 49 (12.93%) Power BI
3 48 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (3.43%) Sisense
9 13 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.17%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.90%) Big Data
11 11 (2.90%) Star Schema
12 10 (2.64%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.11%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.60%) JIRA
3 19 (5.01%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.75%) Subversion
5 16 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.11%) Selenium
7 6 (1.58%) Maven
7 6 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.06%) Ant
9 4 (1.06%) JProfiler
9 4 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.79%) Grunt
10 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (5.54%) Finance
2 17 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.22%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.90%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) Back Office
5 5 (1.32%) German Language
6 4 (1.06%) Games
7 3 (0.79%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Billing
7 3 (0.79%) Law
7 3 (0.79%) Local Government
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 205 (54.09%) Developer
2 81 (21.37%) .NET Developer
3 54 (14.25%) Analyst
4 46 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 32 (8.44%) C# Developer
6 28 (7.39%) PHP Developer
7 26 (6.86%) Architect
8 24 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 23 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 22 (5.80%) SQL Developer
11 21 (5.54%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
13 17 (4.49%) Web Developer
14 16 (4.22%) .NET Software Engineer
15 15 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
15 15 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (45.91%) .NET
2 102 (26.91%) HTML
3 94 (24.80%) CSS
4 82 (21.64%) Web Services
5 78 (20.58%) ASP.NET
6 44 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (11.35%) AngularJS
8 40 (10.55%) .NET Core
9 28 (7.39%) RESTful
10 26 (6.86%) CodeIgniter
10 26 (6.86%) React Native
11 25 (6.60%) jQuery
12 22 (5.80%) HTML5
12 22 (5.80%) XML
13 21 (5.54%) .NET Framework
13 21 (5.54%) REST
14 20 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (5.01%) JSON
15 19 (5.01%) Node.js
15 19 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.90%) User Experience
4 10 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (2.11%) Social Media
6 7 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.85%) NHS
7 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.06%) Robotics
9 3 (0.79%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.53%) Life Science
10 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.26%) BBC
11 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.36%) Windows
2 39 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 38 (10.03%) Linux
4 32 (8.44%) Android
5 28 (7.39%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.43%) Unix
7 10 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.79%) CentOS
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.26%) Solaris
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.21%) MVC
3 68 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (13.72%) ETL
5 49 (12.93%) OO
5 49 (12.93%) Web Development
6 47 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (9.76%) DevOps
8 33 (8.71%) Analytics
9 31 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 30 (7.92%) Computer Science
10 30 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 29 (7.65%) OOP
12 28 (7.39%) Android Development
12 28 (7.39%) TDD
13 27 (7.12%) Mobile Development
13 27 (7.12%) Scrum
14 26 (6.86%) iOS Development
15 25 (6.60%) Data Cleansing
16 24 (6.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 204 (53.83%) SQL
2 140 (36.94%) C#
3 117 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 74 (19.53%) T-SQL
5 54 (14.25%) Java
6 34 (8.97%) PHP
7 31 (8.18%) VB.NET
8 28 (7.39%) Python
9 26 (6.86%) Apple Swift
9 26 (6.86%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.22%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.17%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.37%) Perl
13 9 (2.37%) Ruby
14 6 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (1.32%) Java 8
15 5 (1.32%) R
15 5 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (12.93%) Degree
2 19 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.79%) MCSE
7 2 (0.53%) ISEB
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.53%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.53%) MCITP
7 2 (0.53%) MCTS
8 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) NIST
System Software
1 28 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.12%) Docker
3 20 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.06%) XenApp
8 3 (0.79%) NFS
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.79%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.26%) Samba
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.26%) vCloud
9 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (5.54%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.37%) SCCM
3 8 (2.11%) Terraform
4 7 (1.85%) Puppet
5 6 (1.58%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.32%) WSUS
7 4 (1.06%) Ansible
8 3 (0.79%) Kibana
8 3 (0.79%) logstash
9 2 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.53%) Icinga
9 2 (0.53%) MIIS
9 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.53%) vRealize
10 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) MOM
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 136 (35.88%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.30%) Oracle
3 29 (7.65%) VMware
4 28 (7.39%) Tableau
5 13 (3.43%) Citrix
6 10 (2.64%) F5
6 10 (2.64%) HP
6 10 (2.64%) NetApp
7 9 (2.37%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.11%) Zend
9 7 (1.85%) Dell
9 7 (1.85%) EMC
9 7 (1.85%) Remedy
10 6 (1.58%) Google
10 6 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.32%) Pegasus
11 5 (1.32%) Sage
12 3 (0.79%) Sun