Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 402 736 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.21% 13.09% 13.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.40% 43.45% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 336 609 819
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1,075 1,694 1,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.97% 30.12% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,309 1,683
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 -7 175 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Bracknell -7 58 £57,500 - 12
Slough +26 51 £42,500 -23.77% 12
Newbury -14 21 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Maidenhead -27 18 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Ascot -1 12 £41,202 -7.93% 2
Wokingham -18 11 £58,750 -5.24% 6
Windsor +3 6 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Hungerford -1 4 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Thatcham - 2 £21,500 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 223 (55.47%) SQL
2 164 (40.80%) .NET
3 156 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 126 (31.34%) C#
5 113 (28.11%) Azure
6 101 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (23.38%) JavaScript
8 84 (20.90%) Web Services
9 80 (19.90%) Windows
10 78 (19.40%) HTML
11 77 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 75 (18.66%) T-SQL
13 74 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (17.66%) CSS
15 67 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 65 (16.17%) Oracle
17 59 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (13.43%) Java
18 54 (13.43%) ETL
19 51 (12.69%) Degree
20 50 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
20 50 (12.44%) MVC
20 50 (12.44%) Power Platform
20 50 (12.44%) DevOps
20 50 (12.44%) Power BI
20 50 (12.44%) Windows Server
21 49 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (11.94%) MySQL
23 47 (11.69%) Linux
24 44 (10.95%) AWS

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 40 (9.95%) IIS
2 18 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.23%) JBoss
3 17 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.74%) Apache
6 8 (1.99%) Confluence
6 8 (1.99%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.74%) CMS
8 6 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.24%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.00%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.75%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.75%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.75%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Exchequer
2 5 (1.24%) Line 50
2 5 (1.24%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 113 (28.11%) Azure
2 50 (12.44%) Power Platform
3 44 (10.95%) AWS
4 26 (6.47%) SaaS
5 14 (3.48%) PaaS
6 9 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (2.24%) GCP
7 8 (1.99%) GitHub
8 7 (1.74%) Office 365
9 5 (1.24%) Azure Stack
10 4 (1.00%) IaaS
11 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.75%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.50%) Zapier
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.25%) Google Play
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.23%) Internet
3 13 (3.23%) DNS
4 12 (2.99%) DHCP
4 12 (2.99%) Firewall
4 12 (2.99%) SAN
4 12 (2.99%) VPN
5 11 (2.74%) WAN
6 10 (2.49%) LAN
7 6 (1.49%) NAS
7 6 (1.49%) VLAN
8 3 (0.75%) SMTP
8 3 (0.75%) SSL
9 2 (0.50%) DOCSIS
9 2 (0.50%) HTTP
9 2 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.50%) Skype
9 2 (0.50%) VSAN
10 1 (0.25%) Extranet
10 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (12.44%) Power BI
3 48 (11.94%) MySQL
4 43 (10.70%) Relational Database
5 41 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (3.73%) Big Data
9 15 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (3.23%) Star Schema
11 12 (2.99%) Sisense
12 11 (2.74%) MongoDB
13 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.48%) JIRA
3 16 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.98%) Subversion
4 8 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.49%) Maven
6 6 (1.49%) Selenium
6 6 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.00%) Ant
8 4 (1.00%) JProfiler
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.72%) Finance
2 23 (5.72%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.23%) Retail
4 10 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.49%) Back Office
5 6 (1.49%) German Language
6 5 (1.24%) Electronics
6 5 (1.24%) Marketing
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Automotive
7 4 (1.00%) Games
7 4 (1.00%) Local Government
8 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 189 (47.01%) Developer
2 78 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 58 (14.43%) Analyst
4 41 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 25 (6.22%) Architect
5 25 (6.22%) C# Developer
5 25 (6.22%) Software Engineer
5 25 (6.22%) SQL Developer
6 24 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (5.47%) PHP Developer
8 20 (4.98%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
10 18 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 18 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (4.23%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.98%) .NET Software Engineer
13 14 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (40.80%) .NET
2 84 (20.90%) Web Services
3 78 (19.40%) HTML
4 77 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 71 (17.66%) CSS
6 41 (10.20%) .NET Core
7 35 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (7.96%) jQuery
9 29 (7.21%) AngularJS
10 25 (6.22%) RESTful
11 24 (5.97%) Ajax
12 22 (5.47%) HTML5
12 22 (5.47%) XML
13 21 (5.22%) .NET Framework
13 21 (5.22%) CodeIgniter
14 20 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (4.98%) React Native
14 20 (4.98%) REST
14 20 (4.98%) SOAP
15 17 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.24%) NHS
7 8 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.99%) Social Media
8 7 (1.74%) User Experience
9 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.24%) Clustering
10 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.00%) Blog
11 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Replication
11 4 (1.00%) Robotics
12 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.90%) Windows
2 50 (12.44%) Windows Server
3 47 (11.69%) Linux
4 25 (6.22%) Android
5 22 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.23%) Unix
7 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.24%) CentOS
10 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.25%) Solaris
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.25%) VMS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (13.43%) ETL
5 50 (12.44%) DevOps
5 50 (12.44%) MVC
6 40 (9.95%) OO
7 39 (9.70%) Analytics
8 38 (9.45%) Computer Science
8 38 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 37 (9.20%) Web Development
10 35 (8.71%) Data Modelling
11 32 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 28 (6.97%) TDD
13 26 (6.47%) ITIL
14 25 (6.22%) Scrum
15 24 (5.97%) Migration
16 23 (5.72%) OOP
17 22 (5.47%) Test Automation
17 22 (5.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 223 (55.47%) SQL
2 126 (31.34%) C#
3 94 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.66%) T-SQL
5 54 (13.43%) Java
6 32 (7.96%) PHP
6 32 (7.96%) Python
7 26 (6.47%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.97%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.98%) Apple Swift
9 20 (4.98%) Objective-C
10 17 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.48%) Perl
13 11 (2.74%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.49%) Ruby
15 9 (2.24%) Scala
16 7 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (1.49%) Java 8
18 4 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (12.69%) Degree
2 23 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.24%) MCSE
5 5 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.75%) MCP
7 2 (0.50%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.50%) MCITP
7 2 (0.50%) MCTS
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.25%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.72%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.99%) QA
3 11 (2.74%) SLA
4 6 (1.49%) PMO
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) NIST
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (10.20%) Docker
2 31 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.72%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.00%) vSphere
7 4 (1.00%) XenApp
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.75%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (7.96%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.23%) Terraform
3 10 (2.49%) Ansible
4 9 (2.24%) SCCM
5 8 (1.99%) Puppet
6 7 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.00%) WSUS
10 3 (0.75%) Grafana
10 3 (0.75%) Kibana
10 3 (0.75%) logstash
10 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.50%) Icinga
11 2 (0.50%) MIIS
11 2 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 156 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.17%) Oracle
3 33 (8.21%) VMware
4 24 (5.97%) Tableau
5 13 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.74%) Citrix
6 11 (2.74%) F5
6 11 (2.74%) SAP
7 9 (2.24%) NetApp
8 7 (1.74%) EMC
8 7 (1.74%) HP
8 7 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.49%) Dell
9 6 (1.49%) Google
9 6 (1.49%) Remedy
9 6 (1.49%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.24%) Pegasus
10 5 (1.24%) Sage
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco