Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 595 956 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.33% 14.10% 11.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.12% 48.33% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 525 775 716
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 1,483 1,978 1,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.74% 29.17% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,241 1,621 1,441
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -7 233 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Bracknell 0 98 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Slough +3 74 £56,250 +18.42% 6
Newbury -2 62 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Maidenhead -28 55 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Wokingham -9 27 £62,000 +55.00% 3
Hungerford +1 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Windsor -7 2 - - 1
Ascot +11 1 £66,900 +78.40%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 294 (49.41%) SQL
2 282 (47.39%) JavaScript
3 267 (44.87%) .NET
4 248 (41.68%) C#
5 208 (34.96%) HTML
6 182 (30.59%) Microsoft
7 180 (30.25%) ASP.NET
8 171 (28.74%) CSS
9 167 (28.07%) MVC
10 160 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
11 141 (23.70%) Java
12 136 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 118 (19.83%) Windows
14 113 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
15 111 (18.66%) Oracle
16 108 (18.15%) Degree
17 106 (17.82%) Relational Database
18 105 (17.65%) jQuery
19 104 (17.48%) Web Services
20 103 (17.31%) .NET Framework
21 99 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
22 90 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 89 (14.96%) Git (software)
24 84 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
25 82 (13.78%) AngularJS
26 81 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
27 78 (13.11%) T-SQL
28 74 (12.44%) Linux
28 74 (12.44%) Python
29 72 (12.10%) SaaS

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 69 (11.60%) Tomcat
2 53 (8.91%) IIS
3 51 (8.57%) JBoss
4 33 (5.55%) WebLogic
5 28 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.19%) Apache
7 16 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.18%) Confluence
9 11 (1.85%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.34%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.84%) nginx
14 4 (0.67%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.67%) CMS
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 44 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 136 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (12.10%) SaaS
4 29 (4.87%) Office 365
4 29 (4.87%) Power Platform
5 21 (3.53%) PaaS
6 20 (3.36%) IaaS
7 17 (2.86%) OpenShift
8 13 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.68%) Serverless
11 9 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.01%) OneDrive
13 6 (1.01%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.56%) Firewall
2 31 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.37%) Internet
4 20 (3.36%) VPN
5 13 (2.18%) DNS
6 11 (1.85%) DHCP
7 10 (1.68%) SAN
8 8 (1.34%) Network Security
8 8 (1.34%) Skype
8 8 (1.34%) WAN
9 7 (1.18%) HTTP
9 7 (1.18%) LAN
9 7 (1.18%) NAS
10 5 (0.84%) SSL
11 4 (0.67%) SMTP
11 4 (0.67%) SNMP
12 3 (0.50%) VoIP
12 3 (0.50%) Wireless
13 2 (0.34%) Broadband
13 2 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.82%) Relational Database
2 72 (12.10%) MongoDB
3 71 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (10.25%) MySQL
7 44 (7.39%) NoSQL
7 44 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (7.39%) RDBMS
8 36 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (4.87%) Power BI
12 27 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (3.53%) Big Data
15 18 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 13 (2.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.71%) JIRA
4 25 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.19%) Maven
5 19 (3.19%) Subversion
6 16 (2.69%) Selenium
7 12 (2.02%) JUnit
8 11 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.51%) Gradle
9 9 (1.51%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.34%) NUnit
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.18%) Bower
11 7 (1.18%) Grunt
12 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (7.39%) Finance
2 21 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.36%) Marketing
4 11 (1.85%) Law
5 10 (1.68%) Retail
6 9 (1.51%) Publishing
7 6 (1.01%) Automotive
8 4 (0.67%) Back Office
8 4 (0.67%) Banking
8 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 354 (59.50%) Developer
2 148 (24.87%) .NET Developer
3 89 (14.96%) Senior Developer
4 71 (11.93%) Software Developer
5 68 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 59 (9.92%) Analyst
7 46 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 35 (5.88%) Applications Support
10 33 (5.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 31 (5.21%) Support Analyst
12 30 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
13 28 (4.71%) Consultant
13 28 (4.71%) Java Developer
14 27 (4.54%) Applications Support Analyst
15 26 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (4.20%) Web Developer
17 24 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
17 24 (4.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (44.87%) .NET
2 208 (34.96%) HTML
3 180 (30.25%) ASP.NET
4 171 (28.74%) CSS
5 105 (17.65%) jQuery
6 104 (17.48%) Web Services
7 103 (17.31%) .NET Framework
8 90 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 82 (13.78%) AngularJS
10 56 (9.41%) SOAP
11 54 (9.08%) XML
12 53 (8.91%) Spring
13 50 (8.40%) Entity Framework
14 45 (7.56%) .NET Core
14 45 (7.56%) Node.js
14 45 (7.56%) WCF
15 42 (7.06%) HTML5
16 40 (6.72%) Hibernate
16 40 (6.72%) React
17 35 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (10.92%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.19%) Private Cloud
5 16 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.51%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.34%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.34%) Robotics
9 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.01%) Clustering
10 6 (1.01%) Replication
10 6 (1.01%) User Experience
11 5 (0.84%) e-Health
11 5 (0.84%) RIA
11 5 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.83%) Windows
2 74 (12.44%) Linux
3 53 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.36%) Android
6 20 (3.36%) Unix
7 19 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 19 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.69%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.51%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.67%) AIX
12 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.34%) HPUX
14 2 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (28.07%) MVC
2 160 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (11.76%) Analytics
6 68 (11.43%) Scrum
7 65 (10.92%) DevOps
8 64 (10.76%) TDD
8 64 (10.76%) Unit Testing
9 62 (10.42%) Project Management
10 59 (9.92%) Mentoring
11 56 (9.41%) Web Development
12 54 (9.08%) ETL
13 51 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 48 (8.07%) Data Modelling
15 47 (7.90%) Computer Science
16 43 (7.23%) Mathematics
17 42 (7.06%) OO
18 38 (6.39%) BDD
19 37 (6.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 294 (49.41%) SQL
2 282 (47.39%) JavaScript
3 248 (41.68%) C#
4 141 (23.70%) Java
5 78 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 74 (12.44%) Python
7 56 (9.41%) PHP
8 42 (7.06%) Bash Shell
9 41 (6.89%) PowerShell
10 38 (6.39%) Perl
11 30 (5.04%) Scala
12 27 (4.54%) Ruby
13 25 (4.20%) TypeScript
14 20 (3.36%) Apple Swift
14 20 (3.36%) Objective-C
15 12 (2.02%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.85%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.68%) C
17 10 (1.68%) C++
17 10 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (18.15%) Degree
2 35 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.37%) MCSA
4 16 (2.69%) CCENT
5 15 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.34%) MCSE
9 6 (1.01%) ISEB
10 5 (0.84%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) CCNA
12 2 (0.34%) CCNP
12 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.34%) MCITP
12 2 (0.34%) PMP
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.70%) QA
2 16 (2.69%) SLA
3 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.68%) GAMP
5 9 (1.51%) GDPR
5 9 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.67%) PMO
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (8.91%) Docker
2 26 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.67%) NFS
8 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (7.23%) Kubernetes
2 39 (6.55%) Puppet
3 27 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (4.37%) Ansible
5 10 (1.68%) Terraform
6 9 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.18%) SCCM
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.67%) Rancher
9 4 (0.67%) SCOM
10 3 (0.50%) Icinga
10 3 (0.50%) Nagios
11 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.34%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.17%) Grafana
12 1 (0.17%) Packer
12 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.17%) rkt
12 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 182 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 111 (18.66%) Oracle
3 24 (4.03%) Tableau
3 24 (4.03%) VMware
4 23 (3.87%) SAP
5 19 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.35%) Google
7 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.18%) Sun
8 10 (1.68%) HP
9 9 (1.51%) Cognos
10 8 (1.34%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.18%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.01%) OutSystems
13 5 (0.84%) Remedy
13 5 (0.84%) Telerik
14 4 (0.67%) Citrix
14 4 (0.67%) Informatica
14 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.67%) Teradata