Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 926 925 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.25% 11.69% 13.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.13% 46.93% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 833 855 1,316
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,924 1,971 3,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.60% 24.91% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 1,673 2,639
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year - +1.95% +6.36%

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 January 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 January 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 0 341 £42,500 -1.16% 36
Bracknell +24 168 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Wokingham +5 111 £45,000 +19.43% 3
Slough -3 86 £40,000 - 14
Maidenhead -2 79 £50,000 - 11
Newbury -19 33 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Windsor +19 16 £38,750 +29.17% 5
Hungerford +2 9 £35,000 -
Thatcham +1 3 £35,000 -11.95% 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 527 (56.91%) .NET
2 464 (50.11%) C#
3 458 (49.46%) SQL
4 371 (40.06%) Microsoft
5 368 (39.74%) ASP.NET
6 345 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
7 332 (35.85%) JavaScript
8 327 (35.31%) MVC
9 266 (28.73%) HTML
10 264 (28.51%) Windows
11 258 (27.86%) CSS
12 239 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 198 (21.38%) TDD
14 194 (20.95%) Windows Server
15 189 (20.41%) jQuery
16 168 (18.14%) BDD
17 165 (17.82%) WCF
18 162 (17.49%) Degree
19 152 (16.41%) Oracle
20 147 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
21 141 (15.23%) T-SQL
22 134 (14.47%) VMware
23 132 (14.25%) .NET Framework
24 131 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
25 126 (13.61%) Git (software)
26 125 (13.50%) Web Development
27 123 (13.28%) OO
28 114 (12.31%) Active Directory
28 114 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
29 113 (12.20%) Node.js

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
1 104 (11.23%) IIS
2 71 (7.67%) MS Exchange
3 50 (5.40%) SharePoint
4 48 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.89%) CMS
6 28 (3.02%) Apache
7 26 (2.81%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (1.73%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.62%) Confluence
11 13 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (1.19%) EPiServer
13 11 (1.19%) JBoss
13 11 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.76%) Drupal
14 7 (0.76%) WordPress
15 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.65%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.11%) Exstream
5 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 131 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.32%) Office 365
4 37 (4.00%) SaaS
5 11 (1.19%) PaaS
6 9 (0.97%) IaaS
7 8 (0.86%) Bluemix
7 8 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.54%) Route 53
10 4 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.43%) npm
10 4 (0.43%) Serverless
11 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.24%) Firewall
2 64 (6.91%) Internet
3 37 (4.00%) WAN
4 31 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.02%) LAN
6 24 (2.59%) DNS
7 20 (2.16%) Intranet
7 20 (2.16%) VPN
8 16 (1.73%) SAN
8 16 (1.73%) Skype
9 11 (1.19%) VLAN
10 10 (1.08%) HTTP
11 8 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.76%) SSL
13 6 (0.65%) DHCP
13 6 (0.65%) FTP
13 6 (0.65%) SNMP
13 6 (0.65%) Wireless
14 5 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 89 (9.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 88 (9.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 86 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (4.64%) MySQL
8 43 (4.64%) Oracle Database
9 42 (4.54%) Relational Database
10 36 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (3.35%) Power BI
12 29 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (2.81%) MongoDB
14 22 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (2.05%) DB2
16 16 (1.73%) Big Data
17 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 114 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.24%) JIRA
5 22 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.94%) Selenium
7 14 (1.51%) MSTest
8 12 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 12 (1.30%) Maven
8 12 (1.30%) Subversion
9 11 (1.19%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.97%) Ant
11 7 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.76%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.54%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 100 (10.80%) Finance
2 43 (4.64%) Marketing
3 32 (3.46%) Games
4 25 (2.70%) Banking
5 22 (2.38%) Retail
6 18 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.73%) Publishing
7 16 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.62%) Advertising
9 13 (1.40%) Electronics
10 10 (1.08%) Billing
11 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 526 (56.80%) Developer
2 275 (29.70%) .NET Developer
3 159 (17.17%) C# Developer
4 128 (13.82%) Senior Developer
5 83 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 79 (8.53%) Software Developer
8 75 (8.10%) Support Engineer
9 57 (6.16%) Senior C# Developer
10 56 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 55 (5.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 54 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
13 52 (5.62%) Analyst
14 51 (5.51%) SQL Developer
15 48 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
16 46 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (4.54%) Senior Software Developer
18 41 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 35 (3.78%) Administrator
19 35 (3.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (56.91%) .NET
2 368 (39.74%) ASP.NET
3 266 (28.73%) HTML
4 258 (27.86%) CSS
5 239 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 189 (20.41%) jQuery
7 165 (17.82%) WCF
8 147 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 132 (14.25%) .NET Framework
10 113 (12.20%) Node.js
11 107 (11.56%) AngularJS
12 105 (11.34%) XML
13 102 (11.02%) RESTful
14 98 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 91 (9.83%) Web Services
16 81 (8.75%) HTML5
17 76 (8.21%) Ajax
18 50 (5.40%) JSON
19 45 (4.86%) Entity Framework
20 44 (4.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.91%) Computer Science
2 64 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (4.21%) Clustering
5 37 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.56%) BBC
6 33 (3.56%) Social Media
7 26 (2.81%) Driving Licence
8 22 (2.38%) RIA
9 16 (1.73%) Fintech
10 15 (1.62%) User Experience
11 14 (1.51%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.30%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.97%) Replication
15 8 (0.86%) Life Science
15 8 (0.86%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.76%) Data Centre
17 6 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 264 (28.51%) Windows
2 194 (20.95%) Windows Server
3 94 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (7.78%) Linux
5 52 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.56%) Android
6 33 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 30 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.76%) Unix
11 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (35.31%) MVC
3 198 (21.38%) TDD
4 168 (18.14%) BDD
5 125 (13.50%) Web Development
6 123 (13.28%) OO
7 110 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
8 106 (11.45%) Scrum
9 98 (10.58%) Web Application Development
10 92 (9.94%) Unit Testing
11 72 (7.78%) Project Management
12 66 (7.13%) Mentoring
13 60 (6.48%) ITIL
14 59 (6.37%) SDLC
15 55 (5.94%) Mathematics
16 47 (5.08%) Software Engineering
17 40 (4.32%) OOP
18 39 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
19 35 (3.78%) Test Automation
20 33 (3.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 464 (50.11%) C#
2 458 (49.46%) SQL
3 332 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 141 (15.23%) T-SQL
5 81 (8.75%) Ruby
6 80 (8.64%) PHP
7 53 (5.72%) Python
8 51 (5.51%) TypeScript
9 50 (5.40%) PowerShell
10 48 (5.18%) Java
11 40 (4.32%) VB
11 40 (4.32%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.81%) C++
13 16 (1.73%) C
14 11 (1.19%) X++
15 9 (0.97%) VBScript
16 8 (0.86%) VBA
16 8 (0.86%) XPath
16 8 (0.86%) XQuery
17 6 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 162 (17.49%) Degree
2 40 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (2.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (2.16%) MCSE
6 17 (1.84%) MCSA
7 15 (1.62%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.30%) MCSD
9 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.76%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.43%) CCNP
13 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.32%) MCP
15 2 (0.22%) HND
16 1 (0.11%) CCDP
16 1 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.78%) QA
2 33 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.30%) GAMP
5 7 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.54%) SLA
7 4 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) PMO
10 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 114 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 75 (8.10%) Hyper-V
3 65 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.86%) Docker
7 6 (0.65%) KVM
8 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.43%) HDFS
10 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.32%) vSphere
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.11%) Xen
12 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (4.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 26 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 24 (2.59%) vCenter Server
4 23 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 23 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (2.16%) SCCM
6 19 (2.05%) Ansible
7 10 (1.08%) Puppet
7 10 (1.08%) SCOM
8 7 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.65%) Nagios
9 6 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.54%) Opsview
11 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.43%) Oozie
11 4 (0.43%) OPNET
12 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 371 (40.06%) Microsoft
2 152 (16.41%) Oracle
3 134 (14.47%) VMware
4 80 (8.64%) Cisco
5 48 (5.18%) Apple
5 48 (5.18%) Symantec
6 41 (4.43%) Google
7 33 (3.56%) Facebook
7 33 (3.56%) Sony
7 33 (3.56%) Yahoo!
8 28 (3.02%) Juniper
9 26 (2.81%) Xamarin
10 24 (2.59%) Capita
10 24 (2.59%) Forcepoint
10 24 (2.59%) Veritas
11 23 (2.48%) Altiris
11 23 (2.48%) F5
12 20 (2.16%) Citrix
13 17 (1.84%) SAP
14 13 (1.40%) Sitecore