Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 933 913 1,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.24% 11.79% 13.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.17% 47.50% 48.27%
Number of salaries quoted 840 846 1,355
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £68,750
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 1,937 1,922 3,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.57% 24.82% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,683 1,633 2,678
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £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 22 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 22 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 0 343 £42,500 -0.58% 41
Bracknell +23 164 £55,000 +13.40% 13
Wokingham +3 113 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Slough -1 85 £40,000 - 13
Maidenhead 0 83 £50,000 - 12
Newbury -22 35 £33,750 -15.63% 8
Windsor +20 17 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Hungerford +5 8 £35,000 - 1
Thatcham +2 4 £33,000 -16.98% 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 525 (56.27%) .NET
2 462 (49.52%) SQL
2 462 (49.52%) C#
3 374 (40.09%) Microsoft
4 366 (39.23%) ASP.NET
5 344 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (35.26%) JavaScript
7 326 (34.94%) MVC
8 266 (28.51%) Windows
9 265 (28.40%) HTML
10 255 (27.33%) CSS
11 240 (25.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 200 (21.44%) TDD
13 197 (21.11%) Windows Server
14 185 (19.83%) jQuery
15 171 (18.33%) BDD
16 169 (18.11%) WCF
17 162 (17.36%) Degree
18 155 (16.61%) Oracle
19 148 (15.86%) ASP.NET Web API
20 142 (15.22%) T-SQL
21 138 (14.79%) VMware
22 135 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 132 (14.15%) .NET Framework
24 129 (13.83%) Git (software)
25 125 (13.40%) OO
26 120 (12.86%) Web Development
27 115 (12.33%) Active Directory
27 115 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
27 115 (12.33%) 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
1 107 (11.47%) IIS
2 71 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 52 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 49 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.86%) CMS
6 30 (3.22%) Apache
7 27 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (1.71%) Confluence
9 16 (1.71%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.39%) JBoss
12 12 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.18%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.75%) Drupal
14 7 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.75%) WordPress
15 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.11%) Exstream
5 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 135 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.50%) Office 365
3 36 (3.86%) SaaS
4 11 (1.18%) PaaS
5 9 (0.96%) IaaS
6 8 (0.86%) Bluemix
6 8 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.54%) Route 53
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.43%) npm
9 4 (0.43%) Serverless
10 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.07%) Firewall
2 62 (6.65%) Internet
3 40 (4.29%) WAN
4 32 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.11%) LAN
6 23 (2.47%) DNS
7 20 (2.14%) Intranet
8 19 (2.04%) VPN
9 16 (1.71%) SAN
9 16 (1.71%) Skype
10 10 (1.07%) HTTP
10 10 (1.07%) VLAN
11 7 (0.75%) SSL
12 6 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.64%) DHCP
12 6 (0.64%) FTP
12 6 (0.64%) SNMP
12 6 (0.64%) Wireless
13 5 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (11.04%) NoSQL
2 90 (9.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 87 (9.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 86 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (4.93%) Oracle Database
9 43 (4.61%) MySQL
10 40 (4.29%) Relational Database
11 36 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (3.43%) Power BI
13 30 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (3.00%) MongoDB
15 22 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (2.04%) DB2
17 15 (1.61%) Big Data
18 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 12 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 129 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 115 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (8.36%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.22%) JIRA
5 22 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.93%) Selenium
7 15 (1.61%) MSTest
8 12 (1.29%) Jasmine
8 12 (1.29%) Maven
8 12 (1.29%) Subversion
9 11 (1.18%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.96%) Ant
11 7 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.54%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 105 (11.25%) Finance
2 44 (4.72%) Marketing
3 31 (3.32%) Games
4 24 (2.57%) Banking
5 23 (2.47%) Retail
6 18 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.71%) Advertising
7 16 (1.71%) Publishing
8 15 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.39%) Electronics
10 9 (0.96%) Billing
11 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 530 (56.81%) Developer
2 276 (29.58%) .NET Developer
3 158 (16.93%) C# Developer
4 130 (13.93%) Senior Developer
5 82 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (8.68%) Web Developer
7 78 (8.36%) Software Developer
8 75 (8.04%) Support Engineer
9 57 (6.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 55 (5.89%) Analyst
11 54 (5.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 54 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 54 (5.79%) C# Software Developer
12 49 (5.25%) SQL Developer
13 48 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
14 45 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 42 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
16 40 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (3.75%) DBA
18 34 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (56.27%) .NET
2 366 (39.23%) ASP.NET
3 265 (28.40%) HTML
4 255 (27.33%) CSS
5 240 (25.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 185 (19.83%) jQuery
7 169 (18.11%) WCF
8 148 (15.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 132 (14.15%) .NET Framework
10 115 (12.33%) Node.js
11 108 (11.58%) AngularJS
12 105 (11.25%) XML
13 104 (11.15%) RESTful
14 99 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 89 (9.54%) Web Services
16 80 (8.57%) HTML5
17 73 (7.82%) Ajax
18 50 (5.36%) JSON
19 46 (4.93%) WPF
20 44 (4.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.97%) Computer Science
2 65 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (4.29%) Clustering
5 37 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.64%) BBC
6 34 (3.64%) Social Media
7 21 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 21 (2.25%) RIA
8 16 (1.71%) Fintech
8 16 (1.71%) User Experience
9 13 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.96%) Replication
13 8 (0.86%) Life Science
14 6 (0.64%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 266 (28.51%) Windows
2 197 (21.11%) Windows Server
3 96 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (8.04%) Linux
5 52 (5.57%) Apple iOS
6 34 (3.64%) Android
6 34 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.32%) Windows 10
7 31 (3.32%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.07%) Unix
10 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.32%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (34.94%) MVC
3 200 (21.44%) TDD
4 171 (18.33%) BDD
5 125 (13.40%) OO
6 120 (12.86%) Web Development
7 110 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
8 107 (11.47%) Scrum
9 99 (10.61%) Web Application Development
10 94 (10.08%) Unit Testing
11 70 (7.50%) Project Management
12 69 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 63 (6.75%) ITIL
14 59 (6.32%) SDLC
15 54 (5.79%) Mathematics
16 49 (5.25%) Software Engineering
17 40 (4.29%) OOP
18 36 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
19 35 (3.75%) Test Automation
20 33 (3.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 462 (49.52%) C#
1 462 (49.52%) SQL
2 329 (35.26%) JavaScript
3 142 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 82 (8.79%) Ruby
5 79 (8.47%) PHP
6 54 (5.79%) Python
7 51 (5.47%) PowerShell
7 51 (5.47%) TypeScript
8 49 (5.25%) Java
9 40 (4.29%) VB
10 36 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 25 (2.68%) C++
12 16 (1.71%) C
13 11 (1.18%) X++
14 9 (0.96%) VBScript
14 9 (0.96%) XPath
14 9 (0.96%) XQuery
15 8 (0.86%) VBA
16 6 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 162 (17.36%) Degree
2 41 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (2.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (2.14%) MCSE
7 18 (1.93%) MCSA
8 14 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.29%) MCSD
10 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.64%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.32%) CCNP
15 3 (0.32%) MCP
16 2 (0.21%) HND
17 1 (0.11%) CCNA
17 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.75%) QA
2 27 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.29%) GAMP
4 10 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.75%) SLA
6 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.32%) PMO
8 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 115 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 77 (8.25%) Hyper-V
3 66 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.86%) Docker
7 6 (0.64%) 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%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.32%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (4.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 26 (2.79%) Backup Exec
3 24 (2.57%) vCenter Server
4 23 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 23 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (2.36%) SCCM
6 19 (2.04%) Ansible
7 11 (1.18%) SCOM
8 10 (1.07%) Puppet
9 7 (0.75%) Nagios
9 7 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.54%) OPNET
11 5 (0.54%) Opsview
12 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.43%) Oozie
13 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 374 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 155 (16.61%) Oracle
3 138 (14.79%) VMware
4 76 (8.15%) Cisco
5 49 (5.25%) Apple
6 48 (5.14%) Symantec
7 42 (4.50%) Google
8 34 (3.64%) Facebook
8 34 (3.64%) Sony
8 34 (3.64%) Yahoo!
9 27 (2.89%) Juniper
10 26 (2.79%) Xamarin
11 25 (2.68%) Capita
12 24 (2.57%) Forcepoint
12 24 (2.57%) Veritas
13 23 (2.47%) Altiris
13 23 (2.47%) F5
14 20 (2.14%) Citrix
15 17 (1.82%) SAP
16 13 (1.39%) Sitecore