Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 788 1176 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.54% 13.28% 13.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.56% 52.31% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 730 1126 1176
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £63,750
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 1809 2248 2775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.79% 25.38% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1972 2267
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,525 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 21 September 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 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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 -10 229 £43,000 -2.27% 14
Bracknell +24 121 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Slough -5 117 £45,000 - 8
Maidenhead +2 85 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wokingham +3 67 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Newbury -18 39 £40,000 - 1
Hungerford - 22 £35,000 -
Windsor +16 19 £52,500 +38.16%
Ascot - 2 £41,250 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 412 (52.28%) .NET
2 366 (46.45%) C#
3 363 (46.07%) SQL
4 312 (39.59%) Microsoft
5 275 (34.90%) ASP.NET
6 250 (31.73%) JavaScript
7 240 (30.46%) Windows
7 240 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
8 238 (30.20%) MVC
9 223 (28.30%) HTML
10 218 (27.66%) CSS
11 169 (21.45%) jQuery
12 164 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 136 (17.26%) Windows Server
14 134 (17.01%) T-SQL
15 131 (16.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 124 (15.74%) Active Directory
17 122 (15.48%) TDD
18 121 (15.36%) Finance
19 115 (14.59%) .NET Framework
20 114 (14.47%) Degree
21 113 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
22 110 (13.96%) Linux
23 109 (13.83%) Oracle
23 109 (13.83%) Web Development
24 107 (13.58%) XML
25 101 (12.82%) Scrum
25 101 (12.82%) WCF
26 100 (12.69%) VMware
27 99 (12.56%) Web Services

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 81 (10.28%) IIS
2 60 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 51 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.35%) Apache
5 29 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 25 (3.17%) CMS
7 23 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (2.28%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.40%) EPiServer
12 11 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.27%) Umbraco
14 9 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.89%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.89%) Kentico
15 7 (0.89%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 55 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
1 7 (0.89%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (0.89%) SAP FSCM
1 7 (0.89%) SAP MM
1 7 (0.89%) SAP PS
1 7 (0.89%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Exstream
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 80 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (5.08%) SaaS
4 37 (4.70%) Office 365
5 10 (1.27%) IaaS
6 9 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (1.14%) SoftLayer
7 8 (1.02%) npm
8 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.76%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.76%) PaaS
10 5 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.63%) Route 53
11 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (11.29%) Firewall
2 69 (8.76%) TCP/IP
3 62 (7.87%) DNS
4 51 (6.47%) Internet
5 37 (4.70%) VPN
6 34 (4.31%) DHCP
6 34 (4.31%) VLAN
7 32 (4.06%) LAN
7 32 (4.06%) WAN
8 30 (3.81%) SAN
9 26 (3.30%) HTTP
10 25 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (2.28%) Skype
12 16 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (1.90%) MPLS
14 14 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (1.65%) SNMP
16 12 (1.52%) Intranet
16 12 (1.52%) SSL
16 12 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 76 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (7.87%) MySQL
5 49 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 48 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (3.30%) MongoDB
12 25 (3.17%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
15 19 (2.41%) DB2
16 17 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (2.16%) Power BI
17 15 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 131 (16.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 88 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 87 (11.04%) Git (software)
4 30 (3.81%) JIRA
5 24 (3.05%) Subversion
6 18 (2.28%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.78%) Selenium
8 12 (1.52%) gulp
9 10 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.14%) Maven
11 8 (1.02%) Ant
11 8 (1.02%) Bugzilla
11 8 (1.02%) NuGet
11 8 (1.02%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.02%) Trac
12 6 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.76%) MSTest
12 6 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 121 (15.36%) Finance
2 48 (6.09%) Games
3 45 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.33%) Marketing
5 32 (4.06%) Electronics
6 31 (3.93%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.30%) Back Office
7 26 (3.30%) Banking
8 15 (1.90%) Advertising
9 12 (1.52%) Retail
10 8 (1.02%) Billing
11 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 408 (51.78%) Developer
2 214 (27.16%) .NET Developer
3 132 (16.75%) C# Developer
4 104 (13.20%) Senior Developer
5 88 (11.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (10.28%) Analyst
7 77 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 71 (9.01%) Software Developer
9 66 (8.38%) Web Developer
10 61 (7.74%) SQL Developer
10 61 (7.74%) Support Engineer
11 51 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 50 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
14 42 (5.33%) Administrator
14 42 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
15 41 (5.20%) C# Software Developer
16 39 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
17 35 (4.44%) Agile Developer
17 35 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (52.28%) .NET
2 275 (34.90%) ASP.NET
3 223 (28.30%) HTML
4 218 (27.66%) CSS
5 169 (21.45%) jQuery
6 164 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 115 (14.59%) .NET Framework
8 107 (13.58%) XML
9 101 (12.82%) WCF
10 99 (12.56%) Web Services
11 88 (11.17%) AngularJS
12 69 (8.76%) Ajax
12 69 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (7.74%) HTML5
14 53 (6.73%) JSON
15 51 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 44 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 41 (5.20%) Node.js
18 40 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.57%) Clustering
4 33 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.81%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.28%) User Experience
9 16 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.65%) Fintech
11 12 (1.52%) BBC
11 12 (1.52%) Social Media
12 11 (1.40%) Replication
13 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.14%) RIA
15 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 240 (30.46%) Windows
2 136 (17.26%) Windows Server
3 110 (13.96%) Linux
4 81 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (5.58%) Android
7 21 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.66%) Windows 10
7 21 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (2.41%) Unix
10 15 (1.90%) CentOS
10 15 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (30.20%) MVC
3 122 (15.48%) TDD
4 113 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
5 109 (13.83%) Web Development
6 101 (12.82%) Scrum
7 96 (12.18%) OO
8 72 (9.14%) BDD
9 57 (7.23%) Project Management
9 57 (7.23%) Unit Testing
10 55 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 55 (6.98%) SDLC
11 52 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 46 (5.84%) DevOps
12 46 (5.84%) Web Application Development
13 45 (5.71%) ETL
14 44 (5.58%) Data Modelling
15 43 (5.46%) ITIL
16 38 (4.82%) Analytics
17 36 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 366 (46.45%) C#
2 363 (46.07%) SQL
3 250 (31.73%) JavaScript
4 134 (17.01%) T-SQL
5 64 (8.12%) Java
6 53 (6.73%) VB.NET
7 48 (6.09%) PowerShell
8 43 (5.46%) PHP
9 38 (4.82%) TypeScript
10 33 (4.19%) Python
11 26 (3.30%) C
12 25 (3.17%) Ruby
13 16 (2.03%) C++
14 13 (1.65%) Perl
14 13 (1.65%) VBA
15 12 (1.52%) VB
16 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.40%) XAML
17 8 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (14.47%) Degree
2 26 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.54%) CCNA
5 18 (2.28%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.16%) MCSE
7 14 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.14%) CISSP
10 9 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.02%) MCP
12 7 (0.89%) MCSA
13 6 (0.76%) CCNP
14 5 (0.63%) CCSP
14 5 (0.63%) CCVP
14 5 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.17%) QA
3 21 (2.66%) SLA
4 20 (2.54%) ISO 9001
5 16 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.40%) Data Quality
7 8 (1.02%) GAMP
8 5 (0.63%) GPG13
9 4 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.51%) HL7
9 4 (0.51%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 63 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (2.54%) XenApp
6 19 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.90%) KVM
7 15 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 14 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (1.78%) XenServer
9 13 (1.65%) Docker
10 7 (0.89%) vSphere
11 5 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.25%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.25%) Varnish
13 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (2.79%) WSUS
2 21 (2.66%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.28%) ZABBIX
4 16 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (1.65%) Puppet
6 13 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 11 (1.40%) SCCM
8 10 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.14%) Ansible
9 9 (1.14%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.76%) cPanel
10 6 (0.76%) Plesk
11 5 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.63%) Nagios
11 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.51%) Salt
12 4 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 312 (39.59%) Microsoft
2 109 (13.83%) Oracle
3 100 (12.69%) VMware
4 64 (8.12%) Cisco
5 43 (5.46%) SAP
6 28 (3.55%) F5
6 28 (3.55%) Google
7 27 (3.43%) Citrix
8 22 (2.79%) HP
9 21 (2.66%) IBM
9 21 (2.66%) Juniper
9 21 (2.66%) Symantec
10 19 (2.41%) McAfee
11 17 (2.16%) Apple
11 17 (2.16%) Xamarin
12 15 (1.90%) LogRhythm
12 15 (1.90%) Veritas
13 14 (1.78%) Dell
13 14 (1.78%) Forcepoint
13 14 (1.78%) Red Hat