Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 835 1064 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.33% 12.22% 13.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.23% 48.74% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1005 1287
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 1806 2183 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.84% 25.07% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1872 2566
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +9.20%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,525 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -4 261 £42,500 -4.49% 16
Bracknell +28 158 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Slough -1 106 £42,500 - 6
Wokingham +5 82 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Maidenhead 0 70 £45,000 - 2
Newbury -25 39 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Hungerford +14 22 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Windsor +14 9 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Thatcham -1 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Ascot -30 1 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 460 (55.09%) .NET
2 437 (52.34%) SQL
3 409 (48.98%) C#
4 326 (39.04%) Microsoft
5 311 (37.25%) ASP.NET
6 278 (33.29%) MVC
7 268 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 265 (31.74%) JavaScript
9 237 (28.38%) Windows
10 236 (28.26%) HTML
11 233 (27.90%) CSS
12 196 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 182 (21.80%) jQuery
14 158 (18.92%) Windows Server
15 152 (18.20%) TDD
16 135 (16.17%) T-SQL
17 134 (16.05%) WCF
18 129 (15.45%) Degree
19 120 (14.37%) .NET Framework
19 120 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
20 116 (13.89%) Web Development
21 115 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
22 114 (13.65%) XML
23 113 (13.53%) Active Directory
24 112 (13.41%) VMware
25 111 (13.29%) Finance
25 111 (13.29%) BDD
26 110 (13.17%) OO
27 109 (13.05%) Oracle
28 98 (11.74%) IIS

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 98 (11.74%) IIS
2 63 (7.54%) MS Exchange
3 46 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 40 (4.79%) Apache
5 35 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (3.47%) CMS
7 24 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (2.40%) Tomcat
9 17 (2.04%) Skype for Business
10 16 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.44%) EPiServer
12 12 (1.44%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.84%) Kentico
14 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.72%) Drupal
14 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.24%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.12%) Exstream
4 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.31%) SaaS
3 31 (3.71%) Office 365
4 30 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.96%) IaaS
6 7 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.72%) Route 53
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.60%) PaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.24%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.50%) Firewall
2 66 (7.90%) Internet
3 45 (5.39%) TCP/IP
4 38 (4.55%) DNS
5 32 (3.83%) VPN
6 26 (3.11%) VLAN
7 25 (2.99%) WAN
8 23 (2.75%) LAN
9 20 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.16%) SAN
11 17 (2.04%) DHCP
11 17 (2.04%) HTTP
11 17 (2.04%) Skype
12 15 (1.80%) Intranet
13 12 (1.44%) MPLS
14 10 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (1.08%) SNMP
16 8 (0.96%) IPsec
17 7 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 61 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (7.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (7.07%) MySQL
7 57 (6.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 45 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 26 (3.11%) Power BI
10 26 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.63%) DB2
12 22 (2.63%) MongoDB
13 21 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 120 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (11.50%) Git (software)
3 86 (10.30%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.59%) JIRA
5 16 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.92%) Selenium
6 12 (1.44%) Subversion
7 10 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 10 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.96%) Maven
9 7 (0.84%) Ant
9 7 (0.84%) MSTest
9 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.60%) Android Studio
11 5 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.60%) Toad
12 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 111 (13.29%) Finance
2 53 (6.35%) Games
3 36 (4.31%) Marketing
3 36 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.35%) Banking
6 25 (2.99%) Electronics
6 25 (2.99%) Retail
7 19 (2.28%) Advertising
8 16 (1.92%) Back Office
9 12 (1.44%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 456 (54.61%) Developer
2 242 (28.98%) .NET Developer
3 142 (17.01%) C# Developer
4 113 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 84 (10.06%) Web Developer
6 82 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 77 (9.22%) Support Engineer
8 67 (8.02%) Analyst
9 66 (7.90%) Software Developer
10 63 (7.54%) ASP.NET Developer
11 51 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 51 (6.11%) SQL Developer
12 49 (5.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 46 (5.51%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (4.91%) Administrator
14 41 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 39 (4.67%) .NET Web Developer
15 39 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 38 (4.55%) Applications Support
17 37 (4.43%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (55.09%) .NET
2 311 (37.25%) ASP.NET
3 236 (28.26%) HTML
4 233 (27.90%) CSS
5 196 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 182 (21.80%) jQuery
7 134 (16.05%) WCF
8 120 (14.37%) .NET Framework
9 114 (13.65%) XML
10 93 (11.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 78 (9.34%) Web Services
12 77 (9.22%) AngularJS
13 74 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 72 (8.62%) Ajax
15 69 (8.26%) HTML5
15 69 (8.26%) Node.js
16 63 (7.54%) RESTful
17 47 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 44 (5.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.91%) Clustering
6 30 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.11%) Driving Licence
8 22 (2.63%) BBC
8 22 (2.63%) Social Media
9 19 (2.28%) Fintech
10 17 (2.04%) RIA
11 15 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.56%) Replication
12 13 (1.56%) User Experience
13 12 (1.44%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.96%) Life Science
17 7 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 237 (28.38%) Windows
2 158 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 88 (10.54%) Linux
4 84 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (5.03%) Android
5 42 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.19%) Apple iOS
7 24 (2.87%) Windows 10
7 24 (2.87%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.20%) CentOS
10 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.08%) Unix
12 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.24%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.24%) Debian
13 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (33.29%) MVC
2 268 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (18.20%) TDD
4 116 (13.89%) Web Development
5 115 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (13.29%) BDD
7 110 (13.17%) OO
8 81 (9.70%) Scrum
9 79 (9.46%) Unit Testing
10 74 (8.86%) Web Application Development
11 62 (7.43%) Mentoring
12 61 (7.31%) Project Management
13 51 (6.11%) SDLC
14 47 (5.63%) ITIL
15 42 (5.03%) Mathematics
16 40 (4.79%) Software Engineering
17 39 (4.67%) ETL
18 37 (4.43%) E-Commerce
19 33 (3.95%) Waterfall
20 32 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 437 (52.34%) SQL
2 409 (48.98%) C#
3 265 (31.74%) JavaScript
4 135 (16.17%) T-SQL
5 60 (7.19%) PHP
6 50 (5.99%) Java
7 49 (5.87%) VB.NET
8 48 (5.75%) Ruby
9 40 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 40 (4.79%) TypeScript
10 37 (4.43%) Python
11 29 (3.47%) C
12 21 (2.51%) VB
13 20 (2.40%) C++
14 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.20%) VBA
15 8 (0.96%) Perl
15 8 (0.96%) X++
16 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 129 (15.45%) Degree
2 23 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.44%) CCNA
8 9 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.84%) MCSA
10 7 (0.84%) MCSE
11 5 (0.60%) MCP
11 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) CCNP
13 3 (0.36%) CISSP
13 3 (0.36%) HND
13 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.24%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (3.71%) QA
3 20 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.68%) SLA
5 12 (1.44%) GAMP
6 11 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.08%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.48%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.24%) GPG13
9 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 113 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.44%) KVM
7 10 (1.20%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.20%) XenApp
8 9 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (1.08%) XenServer
9 8 (0.96%) Docker
10 5 (0.60%) vSphere
10 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.48%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.48%) HDFS
11 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.36%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (3.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 29 (3.47%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.75%) vCenter Server
4 22 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 22 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (1.68%) WSUS
6 13 (1.56%) SCCM
7 10 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.96%) Puppet
9 7 (0.84%) Ansible
9 7 (0.84%) Nagios
10 6 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.60%) Opsview
11 5 (0.60%) SCOM
12 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.48%) Oozie
13 3 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 326 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 112 (13.41%) VMware
3 109 (13.05%) Oracle
4 77 (9.22%) Cisco
5 37 (4.43%) Symantec
6 35 (4.19%) Google
7 32 (3.83%) F5
8 30 (3.59%) Juniper
9 29 (3.47%) Apple
10 26 (3.11%) Citrix
10 26 (3.11%) SAP
11 23 (2.75%) Forcepoint
11 23 (2.75%) Veritas
12 22 (2.63%) Altiris
12 22 (2.63%) Facebook
12 22 (2.63%) Sony
12 22 (2.63%) Xamarin
12 22 (2.63%) Yahoo!
13 17 (2.04%) Tableau
14 16 (1.92%) Sitecore