Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 966 869 1,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.70% 12.22% 14.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.28% 45.88% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 817 808 1,399
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £66,500
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 2,043 1,894 2,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.98% 26.63% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,704 1,588 2,535
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +1 334 £42,500 -5.56% 34
Maidenhead -1 177 £51,250 +13.89% 16
Bracknell +7 125 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Slough -3 88 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Wokingham -1 79 £45,000 +23.29% 8
Newbury -5 51 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Windsor +11 34 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Thatcham 0 10 £40,000 +0.63%
Hungerford +2 5 £40,000 +14.29%
Ascot -11 4 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 487 (50.41%) .NET
2 474 (49.07%) SQL
3 407 (42.13%) C#
4 394 (40.79%) Microsoft
5 366 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (36.65%) JavaScript
7 327 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 291 (30.12%) MVC
9 285 (29.50%) Windows
10 256 (26.50%) HTML
11 235 (24.33%) CSS
12 214 (22.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 204 (21.12%) Oracle
14 199 (20.60%) Windows Server
15 179 (18.53%) TDD
16 173 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
17 147 (15.22%) Git (software)
17 147 (15.22%) BDD
18 144 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 143 (14.80%) T-SQL
20 140 (14.49%) jQuery
21 134 (13.87%) WCF
22 133 (13.77%) Degree
23 129 (13.35%) OO
23 129 (13.35%) VMware
24 124 (12.84%) Scrum
25 122 (12.63%) .NET Framework
26 121 (12.53%) Active Directory
27 119 (12.32%) NoSQL
28 115 (11.90%) Finance

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 (11.08%) IIS
2 57 (5.90%) WebLogic
3 55 (5.69%) MS Exchange
4 43 (4.45%) WebSphere
5 42 (4.35%) Apache
6 40 (4.14%) SharePoint
7 37 (3.83%) JBoss
8 33 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (2.80%) CMS
10 24 (2.48%) Confluence
11 23 (2.38%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (1.04%) NServiceBus
16 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.10%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 173 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (6.73%) Office 365
4 42 (4.35%) SaaS
5 22 (2.28%) Bluemix
5 22 (2.28%) IBM Cloud
6 19 (1.97%) PaaS
7 12 (1.24%) npm
8 11 (1.14%) NuGet
9 7 (0.72%) IaaS
10 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.41%) Serverless
12 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.10%) G Suite
13 1 (0.10%) GitHub
13 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.25%) Firewall
2 61 (6.31%) WAN
3 50 (5.18%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.66%) Internet
5 41 (4.24%) LAN
6 29 (3.00%) DNS
7 23 (2.38%) Intranet
8 21 (2.17%) SAN
9 18 (1.86%) Wireshark
10 16 (1.66%) DHCP
11 13 (1.35%) NAS
11 13 (1.35%) SMS
12 10 (1.04%) HTTP
12 10 (1.04%) Network Security
13 7 (0.72%) VPN
14 6 (0.62%) VLAN
15 5 (0.52%) Extranet
15 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.52%) SSL
15 5 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.32%) NoSQL
2 97 (10.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (9.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 74 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (7.35%) Oracle Database
6 68 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 63 (6.52%) Relational Database
8 47 (4.87%) MySQL
9 45 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (4.45%) MongoDB
11 39 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 33 (3.42%) Power BI
15 30 (3.11%) RDBMS
16 25 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (2.07%) QlikView
19 18 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 147 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (6.42%) Visual Studio
4 39 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.90%) JIRA
6 20 (2.07%) Selenium
7 19 (1.97%) JUnit
8 16 (1.66%) Subversion
9 13 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.24%) Maven
11 11 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.14%) gulp
12 10 (1.04%) MSTest
13 9 (0.93%) Gatling
14 7 (0.72%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.62%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.52%) Ant
16 5 (0.52%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.52%) SonarQube
General
1 115 (11.90%) Finance
2 40 (4.14%) Marketing
3 34 (3.52%) Publishing
4 25 (2.59%) Banking
5 22 (2.28%) Games
6 19 (1.97%) Advertising
6 19 (1.97%) Retail
7 15 (1.55%) Billing
8 14 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) German Language
10 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.62%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Military
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 525 (54.35%) Developer
2 248 (25.67%) .NET Developer
3 125 (12.94%) C# Developer
4 116 (12.01%) Senior Developer
5 76 (7.87%) Analyst
6 67 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 60 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (6.00%) Support Engineer
9 57 (5.90%) Software Developer
9 57 (5.90%) SQL Developer
10 51 (5.28%) Architect
11 48 (4.97%) DBA
12 45 (4.66%) SQL DBA
13 42 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
13 42 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 40 (4.14%) Administrator
15 39 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
16 37 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
17 35 (3.62%) Cloud Architect
17 35 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (50.41%) .NET
2 327 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 256 (26.50%) HTML
4 235 (24.33%) CSS
5 214 (22.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 144 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 140 (14.49%) jQuery
8 134 (13.87%) WCF
9 122 (12.63%) .NET Framework
10 105 (10.87%) Node.js
11 103 (10.66%) AngularJS
12 95 (9.83%) Web Services
13 84 (8.70%) RESTful
14 82 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 80 (8.28%) XML
16 71 (7.35%) Ajax
17 65 (6.73%) Middleware
18 62 (6.42%) SOAP
19 59 (6.11%) REST
19 59 (6.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 60 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.80%) BBC
7 27 (2.80%) Social Media
8 21 (2.17%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.07%) Clustering
10 16 (1.66%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.45%) Fintech
12 11 (1.14%) Life Science
12 11 (1.14%) User Experience
13 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.83%) RIA
15 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 285 (29.50%) Windows
2 199 (20.60%) Windows Server
3 96 (9.94%) Linux
4 79 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 36 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 23 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.66%) Android
11 13 (1.35%) Unix
12 11 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.21%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (30.12%) MVC
3 179 (18.53%) TDD
4 147 (15.22%) BDD
5 129 (13.35%) OO
6 124 (12.84%) Scrum
7 114 (11.80%) Web Development
8 101 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
9 93 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (9.63%) Web Application Development
10 78 (8.07%) Mentoring
11 74 (7.66%) Unit Testing
12 73 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 68 (7.04%) Project Management
14 66 (6.83%) ITIL
15 63 (6.52%) DevOps
15 63 (6.52%) ERP
15 63 (6.52%) SDLC
16 54 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 52 (5.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 474 (49.07%) SQL
2 407 (42.13%) C#
3 354 (36.65%) JavaScript
4 143 (14.80%) T-SQL
5 92 (9.52%) Java
6 75 (7.76%) PHP
7 72 (7.45%) PowerShell
8 65 (6.73%) Ruby
9 64 (6.63%) Python
10 41 (4.24%) TypeScript
11 32 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 31 (3.21%) VB
13 23 (2.38%) C
14 18 (1.86%) X++
15 17 (1.76%) Java 8
16 16 (1.66%) C++
17 13 (1.35%) Perl
18 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.83%) VBScript
19 8 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (13.77%) Degree
2 70 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.45%) MCSE
4 32 (3.31%) MCSA
5 21 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.17%) MCSD
6 16 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (1.35%) MCTS
7 13 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.93%) MCITP
10 7 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.52%) ISEB
11 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.52%) MCP
12 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.38%) QA
2 30 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.93%) GAMP
4 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.52%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) PMO
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) GCP
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) COSHH
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 121 (12.53%) Active Directory
2 111 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 77 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (3.62%) Docker
5 23 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.62%) KVM
9 5 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.41%) vCloud
11 3 (0.31%) vSphere
12 2 (0.21%) Firmware
12 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.10%) NFS
13 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (4.24%) Ansible
2 38 (3.93%) SCCM
3 28 (2.90%) SCOM
4 27 (2.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 21 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 20 (2.07%) Backup Exec
7 18 (1.86%) OPNET
7 18 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 15 (1.55%) Puppet
9 13 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.93%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.62%) Opsview
14 5 (0.52%) WSUS
15 4 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.41%) WMI
16 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 394 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 204 (21.12%) Oracle
3 129 (13.35%) VMware
4 48 (4.97%) Cisco
5 41 (4.24%) Capita
6 37 (3.83%) Apple
7 32 (3.31%) Facebook
7 32 (3.31%) Google
8 31 (3.21%) Symantec
9 28 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 27 (2.80%) Sony
10 27 (2.80%) Yahoo!
11 26 (2.69%) Riverbed
11 26 (2.69%) SAP
12 20 (2.07%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.97%) Concur
14 18 (1.86%) Dynatrace
14 18 (1.86%) IBM
15 15 (1.55%) Xamarin
16 14 (1.45%) Veritas