Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 889 837 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.46% 13.24% 12.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.06% 46.01% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 727 776 1,001
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,889 1,819 2,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.73% 28.77% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,454 1,567 1,876
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +4 315 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Maidenhead +7 203 £45,000 - 16
Bracknell -15 99 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Newbury +33 90 £42,500 +21.43% 13
Slough -16 71 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Wokingham -11 26 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Windsor +3 17 £49,000 -18.33% 2
Hungerford +4 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Crowthorne - 7 £22,000 -
Ascot +25 4 £35,000 -6.67%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 416 (46.79%) SQL
2 413 (46.46%) .NET
3 363 (40.83%) Microsoft
4 362 (40.72%) C#
5 329 (37.01%) JavaScript
6 249 (28.01%) Windows
7 245 (27.56%) ASP.NET
8 237 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (26.43%) CSS
10 231 (25.98%) HTML
11 213 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 201 (22.61%) MVC
13 175 (19.69%) AngularJS
14 172 (19.35%) IIS
15 170 (19.12%) T-SQL
16 161 (18.11%) Linux
17 159 (17.89%) jQuery
18 152 (17.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 149 (16.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 149 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
20 146 (16.42%) Oracle
20 146 (16.42%) Windows Server
21 142 (15.97%) Active Directory
22 130 (14.62%) Web Services
23 127 (14.29%) .NET Framework
24 120 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
25 119 (13.39%) Web Development
25 119 (13.39%) Java
26 114 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
27 111 (12.49%) Degree

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
1 172 (19.35%) IIS
2 50 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 47 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.36%) Apache
6 20 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.35%) nginx
10 11 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.79%) JBoss
12 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.56%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.45%) CMS
14 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.45%) WordPress
15 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.45%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.45%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (0.45%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 213 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (6.07%) SaaS
4 50 (5.62%) Office 365
5 19 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 19 (2.14%) GitHub
6 14 (1.57%) PaaS
7 9 (1.01%) IaaS
8 8 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.79%) Serverless
10 5 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.45%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.45%) npm
11 4 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.74%) Firewall
2 46 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.26%) WAN
4 28 (3.15%) LAN
5 27 (3.04%) VPN
6 21 (2.36%) DNS
7 16 (1.80%) DHCP
7 16 (1.80%) SAN
8 14 (1.57%) Internet
9 10 (1.12%) HTTP
9 10 (1.12%) Network Security
10 9 (1.01%) NAS
10 9 (1.01%) SNMP
11 7 (0.79%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.79%) Intranet
11 7 (0.79%) VoIP
12 6 (0.67%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.67%) RS-232
12 6 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 149 (16.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
5 92 (10.35%) Relational Database
6 74 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (8.21%) Power BI
8 59 (6.64%) MongoDB
9 57 (6.41%) MySQL
9 57 (6.41%) NoSQL
10 51 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (4.16%) RDBMS
12 36 (4.05%) Oracle Database
13 35 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (3.15%) Big Data
15 27 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 23 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 95 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 78 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (5.40%) Subversion
5 41 (4.61%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.27%) webpack
7 32 (3.60%) Selenium
8 28 (3.15%) Eclipse
8 28 (3.15%) JIRA
9 26 (2.92%) Maven
10 19 (2.14%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.57%) Gradle
11 14 (1.57%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.46%) CruiseControl
13 11 (1.24%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.01%) NUnit
14 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (1.01%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.90%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.90%) ReSharper
General
1 53 (5.96%) Finance
2 40 (4.50%) Advertising
3 22 (2.47%) Marketing
4 20 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.69%) Automotive
5 15 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.35%) Back Office
6 12 (1.35%) Retail
7 11 (1.24%) Electronics
8 9 (1.01%) Games
9 7 (0.79%) Banking
10 4 (0.45%) Legal
10 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Military
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 491 (55.23%) Developer
2 137 (15.41%) .NET Developer
3 104 (11.70%) C# Developer
4 100 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 90 (10.12%) Analyst
6 87 (9.79%) Senior Developer
7 76 (8.55%) DBA
8 74 (8.32%) SQL DBA
9 56 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 52 (5.85%) SQL Developer
11 51 (5.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 44 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 44 (4.95%) Web Developer
13 40 (4.50%) Java Developer
13 40 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
14 38 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
15 36 (4.05%) Angular Developer
15 36 (4.05%) Junior
16 34 (3.82%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (46.46%) .NET
2 245 (27.56%) ASP.NET
3 235 (26.43%) CSS
4 231 (25.98%) HTML
5 175 (19.69%) AngularJS
6 159 (17.89%) jQuery
7 130 (14.62%) Web Services
8 127 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 100 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 88 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (8.21%) XML
12 71 (7.99%) WCF
13 69 (7.76%) HTML5
14 63 (7.09%) Ajax
15 62 (6.97%) RESTful
16 60 (6.75%) REST
17 53 (5.96%) React
18 52 (5.85%) Entity Framework
19 51 (5.74%) Spring
20 50 (5.62%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.54%) Private Cloud
3 59 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 45 (5.06%) Driving Licence
6 34 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (3.49%) Social Media
8 30 (3.37%) User Experience
9 25 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 24 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.02%) Fintech
13 16 (1.80%) Clustering
13 16 (1.80%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.57%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.24%) NHS
16 9 (1.01%) Replication
17 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 6 (0.67%) CAN bus
18 6 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 249 (28.01%) Windows
2 161 (18.11%) Linux
3 146 (16.42%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (4.61%) Unix
5 36 (4.05%) Android
6 33 (3.71%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.91%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.69%) CentOS
11 9 (1.01%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (22.61%) MVC
3 149 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
5 119 (13.39%) Web Development
6 109 (12.26%) Scrum
7 102 (11.47%) Software Engineering
8 87 (9.79%) ETL
9 83 (9.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 79 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 78 (8.77%) OO
12 77 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
12 77 (8.66%) Problem Management
13 71 (7.99%) Logistics
14 69 (7.76%) Incident Management
15 68 (7.65%) Service Management
16 64 (7.20%) Test Automation
17 61 (6.86%) Project Management
18 60 (6.75%) Data Modelling
19 59 (6.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 416 (46.79%) SQL
2 362 (40.72%) C#
3 329 (37.01%) JavaScript
4 170 (19.12%) T-SQL
5 119 (13.39%) Java
6 54 (6.07%) Python
7 50 (5.62%) PHP
8 40 (4.50%) TypeScript
8 40 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 35 (3.94%) Java 8
10 32 (3.60%) C
11 31 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.14%) C++
12 19 (2.14%) VB
13 14 (1.57%) Ruby
14 13 (1.46%) VBA
15 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.90%) VBScript
17 7 (0.79%) XAML
18 5 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 111 (12.49%) Degree
2 19 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.46%) MCSA
6 11 (1.24%) MCSE
7 9 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.22%) CCNA
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.22%) RHCE
12 1 (0.11%) ACCA
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB
12 1 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 23 (2.59%) QA
3 22 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.24%) ISO 14001
6 9 (1.01%) SLA
7 6 (0.67%) WAI
8 3 (0.34%) GDPR
8 3 (0.34%) PMO
9 2 (0.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) GAMP
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 142 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 89 (10.01%) Hyper-V
3 83 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (2.81%) Docker
6 18 (2.02%) Firmware
7 17 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.79%) HDFS
9 5 (0.56%) XenApp
10 4 (0.45%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.22%) KVM
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.22%) NFS
12 2 (0.22%) vCloud
12 2 (0.22%) vSphere
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (4.05%) vCenter Server
2 29 (3.26%) Ansible
3 22 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.47%) SCOM
4 20 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (1.80%) Puppet
6 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.24%) Grafana
8 10 (1.12%) Nagios
8 10 (1.12%) SCCM
9 9 (1.01%) Kibana
9 9 (1.01%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.56%) Terraform
12 4 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.45%) Graylog
12 4 (0.45%) Icinga
12 4 (0.45%) Rancher
12 4 (0.45%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 363 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 146 (16.42%) Oracle
3 101 (11.36%) VMware
4 75 (8.44%) ServiceNow
5 56 (6.30%) BMC
6 45 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 39 (4.39%) Tableau
8 20 (2.25%) Riverbed
8 20 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.14%) SolarWinds
10 18 (2.02%) SAP
11 17 (1.91%) Cisco
12 15 (1.69%) Citrix
13 11 (1.24%) Telerik
14 9 (1.01%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.90%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.90%) Sage
15 8 (0.90%) Sybase
16 7 (0.79%) Dell
16 7 (0.79%) Google