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 25 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 401 686 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.86% 13.97% 12.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.52% 54.23% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 359 620 569
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 881 1265 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 26.07% 25.76% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 710 1108 1093
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 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 25 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 -13 115 £45,000 - 16
Slough +2 59 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Wokingham +1 42 £36,500 -27.00% 5
Maidenhead 0 42 £42,925 +1.00% 6
Bracknell +15 40 £48,750 +13.37% 7
Windsor -5 22 £57,500 +59.72% 1
Newbury -4 14 £42,500 - 2
Hungerford - 4 - -
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 404 (47.14%) SQL
2 368 (42.94%) .NET
3 355 (41.42%) Microsoft
4 320 (37.34%) C#
5 303 (35.36%) Windows
6 253 (29.52%) ASP.NET
7 248 (28.94%) JavaScript
7 248 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (25.90%) MVC
9 192 (22.40%) Windows Server
10 184 (21.47%) HTML
11 176 (20.54%) Active Directory
12 167 (19.49%) CSS
13 158 (18.44%) Linux
14 149 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 141 (16.45%) Oracle
16 140 (16.34%) Degree
17 129 (15.05%) T-SQL
18 124 (14.47%) jQuery
19 120 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
20 115 (13.42%) Web Services
20 115 (13.42%) Scrum
21 112 (13.07%) Finance
22 109 (12.72%) AngularJS
23 107 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 104 (12.14%) OO
25 103 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
26 102 (11.90%) Web Development
27 100 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
28 98 (11.44%) SQL Server 2012

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 71 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 64 (7.47%) IIS
4 45 (5.25%) SharePoint
5 41 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (3.50%) Apache
8 27 (3.15%) CMS
8 27 (3.15%) Skype for Business
9 24 (2.80%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (2.10%) EPiServer
12 17 (1.98%) SAS
13 16 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (1.63%) Confluence
15 14 (1.63%) WebLogic
16 12 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.45%) 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 82 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (5.95%) Office 365
4 38 (4.43%) SaaS
5 13 (1.52%) IaaS
6 11 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.05%) PaaS
8 8 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.82%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.58%) 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 90 (10.50%) Firewall
2 76 (8.87%) TCP/IP
3 62 (7.23%) DNS
4 47 (5.48%) SAN
5 43 (5.02%) DHCP
6 38 (4.43%) LAN
6 38 (4.43%) WAN
7 32 (3.73%) NAS
8 28 (3.27%) HTTP
9 23 (2.68%) Network Security
10 20 (2.33%) VPN
11 19 (2.22%) VoIP
12 18 (2.10%) SMTP
12 18 (2.10%) VLAN
13 16 (1.87%) Intranet
14 14 (1.63%) Internet
15 13 (1.52%) SNMP
16 11 (1.28%) Skype
16 11 (1.28%) SSL
17 9 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 103 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (11.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 96 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (10.39%) NoSQL
6 81 (9.45%) MySQL
6 81 (9.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 71 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (6.30%) Relational Database
9 48 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (3.38%) Oracle Database
12 26 (3.03%) MongoDB
13 19 (2.22%) Big Data
14 17 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.98%) Power BI
15 16 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.63%) InfluxDB
17 13 (1.52%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 100 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 84 (9.80%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.08%) Subversion
5 23 (2.68%) JIRA
6 20 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.75%) Selenium
9 13 (1.52%) Ant
9 13 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
9 13 (1.52%) Gradle
9 13 (1.52%) Maven
9 13 (1.52%) NuGet
9 13 (1.52%) Toad
10 12 (1.40%) MSTest
11 11 (1.28%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.28%) WinDbg
12 10 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.05%) Bugzilla
13 9 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 112 (13.07%) Finance
2 42 (4.90%) Games
3 29 (3.38%) German Language
4 28 (3.27%) Banking
4 28 (3.27%) Marketing
5 26 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.98%) Automotive
7 16 (1.87%) Advertising
8 14 (1.63%) French Language
9 13 (1.52%) Back Office
10 11 (1.28%) 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
1 408 (47.61%) Developer
2 176 (20.54%) .NET Developer
3 125 (14.59%) C# Developer
4 88 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 85 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 84 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 78 (9.10%) Analyst
8 73 (8.52%) SQL Developer
9 62 (7.23%) Software Developer
10 57 (6.65%) Web Developer
11 56 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 55 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 51 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 45 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 40 (4.67%) Senior Web Developer
16 39 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 38 (4.43%) Applications Support
17 38 (4.43%) Consultant
18 37 (4.32%) Administrator
19 36 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (42.94%) .NET
2 253 (29.52%) ASP.NET
3 184 (21.47%) HTML
4 167 (19.49%) CSS
5 149 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 124 (14.47%) jQuery
7 115 (13.42%) Web Services
8 109 (12.72%) AngularJS
9 98 (11.44%) XML
10 92 (10.74%) .NET Framework
11 80 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 79 (9.22%) Ajax
13 78 (9.10%) WCF
14 57 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 54 (6.30%) HTML5
16 51 (5.95%) JSON
17 42 (4.90%) Node.js
18 35 (4.08%) RESTful
19 34 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
20 33 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.15%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.92%) Clustering
8 21 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.22%) Social Media
11 18 (2.10%) BBC
12 13 (1.52%) User Experience
13 12 (1.40%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.40%) FMCG
14 11 (1.28%) FlexPod
14 11 (1.28%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.05%) Fintech
15 9 (1.05%) Life Science
16 8 (0.93%) NHS
16 8 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 303 (35.36%) Windows
2 192 (22.40%) Windows Server
3 158 (18.44%) Linux
4 94 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (6.77%) Unix
7 40 (4.67%) Android
8 39 (4.55%) CentOS
9 33 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.57%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.33%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.93%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.70%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.70%) Solaris
16 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (25.90%) MVC
3 120 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (13.42%) Scrum
5 104 (12.14%) OO
6 102 (11.90%) Web Development
7 91 (10.62%) ETL
8 88 (10.27%) SDLC
9 84 (9.80%) TDD
10 62 (7.23%) Project Management
11 61 (7.12%) Data Modelling
12 59 (6.88%) Software Engineering
13 57 (6.65%) SOA
14 54 (6.30%) DevOps
14 54 (6.30%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.18%) BDD
16 51 (5.95%) Analytics
17 45 (5.25%) Web Application Development
18 39 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (4.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 404 (47.14%) SQL
2 320 (37.34%) C#
3 248 (28.94%) JavaScript
4 129 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 82 (9.57%) Java
6 54 (6.30%) VB.NET
7 41 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 40 (4.67%) Python
9 34 (3.97%) PHP
10 32 (3.73%) Perl
11 31 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.62%) Ruby
12 22 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.57%) TypeScript
13 20 (2.33%) C
14 18 (2.10%) VB
15 16 (1.87%) VBA
16 14 (1.63%) VBScript
17 13 (1.52%) C++
18 7 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 140 (16.34%) Degree
2 57 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (5.37%) MCSE
4 42 (4.90%) CISSP
5 29 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.68%) CEH
7 18 (2.10%) CCNA
7 18 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.98%) GCIA
9 16 (1.87%) CCNP
10 14 (1.63%) MCP
10 14 (1.63%) MCSA
10 14 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.28%) CCVP
12 9 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (0.93%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.25%) QA
2 23 (2.68%) SLA
3 19 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.98%) 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 1 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 176 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.52%) Hyper-V
3 62 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.52%) XenApp
6 12 (1.40%) Docker
7 11 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 9 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.05%) 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 (0.58%) 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 (3.27%) Puppet
1 28 (3.27%) SCCM
2 21 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.63%) Ansible
3 14 (1.63%) Grafana
4 13 (1.52%) Kibana
4 13 (1.52%) Salt
5 11 (1.28%) WSUS
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.05%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.93%) Graphite
7 8 (0.93%) logstash
7 8 (0.93%) 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 (0.58%) cPanel
10 5 (0.58%) Plesk
10 5 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 355 (41.42%) Microsoft
2 141 (16.45%) Oracle
3 87 (10.15%) VMware
4 47 (5.48%) Cisco
5 44 (5.13%) HP
6 43 (5.02%) Google
7 36 (4.20%) Apple
8 28 (3.27%) Dell
9 25 (2.92%) SAP
10 23 (2.68%) Facebook
11 22 (2.57%) NetApp
12 21 (2.45%) IBM
12 21 (2.45%) Red Hat
12 21 (2.45%) Xamarin
13 19 (2.22%) Sybase
14 17 (1.98%) Sony
14 17 (1.98%) Yahoo!
15 16 (1.87%) Citrix
15 16 (1.87%) LogRhythm
15 16 (1.87%) Tableau
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7% pension / Private Health 25 - 3
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + VERY GOOD BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum GBP 45 - 52K +Many Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum x3 Bonus (c£100,000 Package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago