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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 393 679 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.69% 13.88% 11.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.71% 54.06% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 351 614 551
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 879 1256 1308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 26.15% 25.67% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 707 1102 1067
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 111 £45,000 - 18
Slough +1 58 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Maidenhead +1 43 £42,925 +1.00% 5
Wokingham +1 42 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Bracknell +16 37 £50,000 +20.48% 10
Windsor -5 22 £57,500 +59.72% 2
Newbury -3 14 £42,500 - 2
Hungerford - 4 - -
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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.

1 396 (46.48%) SQL
2 365 (42.84%) .NET
3 353 (41.43%) Microsoft
4 319 (37.44%) C#
5 303 (35.56%) Windows
6 253 (29.69%) ASP.NET
7 248 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 248 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (26.06%) MVC
9 193 (22.65%) Windows Server
10 184 (21.60%) HTML
11 175 (20.54%) Active Directory
12 167 (19.60%) CSS
13 158 (18.54%) Linux
14 150 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 141 (16.55%) Degree
16 140 (16.43%) Oracle
17 128 (15.02%) T-SQL
18 124 (14.55%) jQuery
19 118 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
20 116 (13.62%) Scrum
21 115 (13.50%) Web Services
22 111 (13.03%) Finance
22 111 (13.03%) AngularJS
23 107 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 103 (12.09%) OO
25 102 (11.97%) Web Development
25 102 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
26 100 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
27 98 (11.50%) XML

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 70 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (7.75%) MS Exchange
3 63 (7.39%) IIS
4 45 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 40 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (3.40%) Apache
8 28 (3.29%) CMS
9 27 (3.17%) Skype for Business
10 23 (2.70%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (2.11%) EPiServer
13 17 (2.00%) SAS
13 17 (2.00%) WebSphere
14 16 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (1.64%) Confluence
16 14 (1.64%) WebLogic
17 12 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
18 11 (1.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (0.82%) SAP FSCM
1 7 (0.82%) SAP MM
1 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.82%) SAP PS
1 7 (0.82%) SAP SD
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.35%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) FastStats
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (5.87%) Office 365
4 38 (4.46%) SaaS
5 13 (1.53%) IaaS
6 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.06%) PaaS
8 8 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.82%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.59%) Yammer
11 4 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.47%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.35%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.45%) Firewall
2 77 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 63 (7.39%) DNS
4 47 (5.52%) SAN
5 43 (5.05%) DHCP
6 38 (4.46%) LAN
6 38 (4.46%) WAN
7 32 (3.76%) NAS
8 28 (3.29%) HTTP
9 23 (2.70%) Network Security
10 20 (2.35%) VPN
11 19 (2.23%) VoIP
12 18 (2.11%) SMTP
12 18 (2.11%) VLAN
13 16 (1.88%) Intranet
14 14 (1.64%) Internet
15 13 (1.53%) SNMP
16 12 (1.41%) SSL
17 10 (1.17%) Skype
18 9 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 102 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 96 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (10.33%) NoSQL
5 82 (9.62%) MySQL
6 80 (9.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 69 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (6.34%) Relational Database
9 48 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (3.52%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.93%) MongoDB
13 18 (2.11%) Big Data
13 18 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (2.00%) Power BI
15 15 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (1.64%) InfluxDB
16 14 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (10.80%) Git (software)
3 82 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.11%) Subversion
5 23 (2.70%) JIRA
6 20 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.76%) Selenium
9 14 (1.64%) NuGet
10 13 (1.53%) Ant
10 13 (1.53%) Apache Ivy
10 13 (1.53%) Gradle
10 13 (1.53%) Maven
11 12 (1.41%) Toad
12 11 (1.29%) MSTest
12 11 (1.29%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.29%) WinDbg
13 9 (1.06%) Bugzilla
13 9 (1.06%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 111 (13.03%) Finance
2 42 (4.93%) Games
3 29 (3.40%) German Language
4 28 (3.29%) Banking
4 28 (3.29%) Marketing
5 26 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.00%) Automotive
7 15 (1.76%) Advertising
8 14 (1.64%) French Language
9 13 (1.53%) Back Office
10 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.17%) Retail
12 7 (0.82%) Electronics
13 6 (0.70%) Legal
13 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.47%) Billing
14 4 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 407 (47.77%) Developer
2 177 (20.77%) .NET Developer
3 125 (14.67%) C# Developer
4 88 (10.33%) Support Engineer
5 85 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (9.98%) Senior Developer
6 76 (8.92%) Analyst
7 74 (8.69%) SQL Developer
8 62 (7.28%) Software Developer
9 57 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 56 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 55 (6.46%) Web Developer
12 51 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 46 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 39 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 39 (4.58%) Senior Web Developer
15 38 (4.46%) Applications Support
15 38 (4.46%) Consultant
16 36 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
16 36 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (42.84%) .NET
2 253 (29.69%) ASP.NET
3 184 (21.60%) HTML
4 167 (19.60%) CSS
5 150 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 124 (14.55%) jQuery
7 115 (13.50%) Web Services
8 111 (13.03%) AngularJS
9 98 (11.50%) XML
10 94 (11.03%) .NET Framework
11 80 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 78 (9.15%) Ajax
13 75 (8.80%) WCF
14 57 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 54 (6.34%) HTML5
16 53 (6.22%) JSON
17 42 (4.93%) Node.js
18 35 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
18 35 (4.11%) RESTful
19 33 (3.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.93%) Clustering
8 21 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.23%) Social Media
10 18 (2.11%) BBC
11 14 (1.64%) User Experience
12 12 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.41%) FMCG
13 11 (1.29%) FlexPod
13 11 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.06%) Fintech
14 9 (1.06%) Life Science
15 8 (0.94%) NHS
15 8 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 303 (35.56%) Windows
2 193 (22.65%) Windows Server
3 158 (18.54%) Linux
4 94 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (6.92%) Unix
7 40 (4.69%) Android
8 39 (4.58%) CentOS
9 33 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.58%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.35%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.70%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.70%) Solaris
16 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (26.06%) MVC
3 118 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (13.62%) Scrum
5 103 (12.09%) OO
6 102 (11.97%) Web Development
7 90 (10.56%) ETL
8 89 (10.45%) SDLC
9 85 (9.98%) TDD
10 62 (7.28%) Data Modelling
11 61 (7.16%) Project Management
12 60 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 57 (6.69%) SOA
14 54 (6.34%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.22%) BDD
15 53 (6.22%) DevOps
16 51 (5.99%) Analytics
17 45 (5.28%) Web Application Development
18 40 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (4.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 396 (46.48%) SQL
2 319 (37.44%) C#
3 248 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 128 (15.02%) T-SQL
5 80 (9.39%) Java
6 54 (6.34%) VB.NET
7 40 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 40 (4.69%) Python
8 33 (3.87%) PHP
9 32 (3.76%) Perl
10 31 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 31 (3.64%) Ruby
11 22 (2.58%) TypeScript
12 21 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.35%) C
14 16 (1.88%) VB
15 15 (1.76%) VBA
16 14 (1.64%) VBScript
17 13 (1.53%) C++
18 7 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (16.55%) Degree
2 57 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (5.40%) MCSE
4 42 (4.93%) CISSP
5 29 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.70%) CEH
7 18 (2.11%) CCNA
7 18 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 17 (2.00%) GCIA
9 16 (1.88%) CCNP
10 14 (1.64%) MCP
10 14 (1.64%) MCSA
10 14 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.29%) CCVP
12 9 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (0.94%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.28%) QA
2 23 (2.70%) SLA
3 19 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.82%) GAMP
6 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.47%) GPG13
8 3 (0.35%) IFRS
8 3 (0.35%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.23%) HL7
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 175 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 62 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.53%) XenApp
6 12 (1.41%) Docker
7 11 (1.29%) ISA Server
8 9 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.82%) Varnish
9 7 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.59%) XenServer
12 4 (0.47%) KVM
12 4 (0.47%) Samba
12 4 (0.47%) vSphere
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (3.29%) Puppet
1 28 (3.29%) SCCM
2 21 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.64%) Ansible
3 14 (1.64%) Grafana
4 13 (1.53%) Kibana
4 13 (1.53%) Salt
5 11 (1.29%) WSUS
6 9 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.06%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.94%) Graphite
7 8 (0.94%) logstash
7 8 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.82%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.82%) SCOM
9 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.59%) cPanel
10 5 (0.59%) Plesk
10 5 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 353 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 140 (16.43%) Oracle
3 87 (10.21%) VMware
4 46 (5.40%) Cisco
5 44 (5.16%) HP
6 43 (5.05%) Google
7 36 (4.23%) Apple
8 28 (3.29%) Dell
9 25 (2.93%) SAP
10 23 (2.70%) Facebook
11 22 (2.58%) IBM
11 22 (2.58%) NetApp
12 21 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 21 (2.46%) Xamarin
13 19 (2.23%) Sybase
14 17 (2.00%) Sony
14 17 (2.00%) Yahoo!
15 16 (1.88%) Citrix
15 16 (1.88%) LogRhythm
16 15 (1.76%) Tableau
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 42k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25 days + pension + life assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, car allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7% pension / Private Health 25 - 3
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + VERY GOOD BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago