Period
to 20 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 519 887 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.46% 14.41% 13.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.32% 46.88% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 475 722 785
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1,256 1,892 1,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.90% 30.73% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,446 1,577
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -2.06%
10th Percentile £33,400 £32,500 £28,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 -12 208 £49,750 +10.56% 58
Slough +20 85 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Bracknell +2 75 £57,500 +4.55% 14
Maidenhead -16 46 £45,000 - 13
Newbury -6 40 £43,500 +2.35% 12
Ascot -3 10 £41,202 +17.72%
Wokingham -20 8 £60,000 +33.33% 11
Windsor -1 4 £75,000 +53.06% 1
Hungerford 0 2 £55,000 +22.22% 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 266 (51.25%) SQL
2 220 (42.39%) .NET
3 184 (35.45%) C#
4 174 (33.53%) Microsoft
5 155 (29.87%) Azure
6 145 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 135 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (25.05%) ASP.NET
9 114 (21.97%) HTML
10 99 (19.08%) Windows
11 98 (18.88%) CSS
12 95 (18.30%) Web Services
13 94 (18.11%) T-SQL
14 92 (17.73%) Java
15 89 (17.15%) Oracle
16 88 (16.96%) MVC
17 83 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (15.41%) AWS
19 79 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 77 (14.84%) Degree
20 77 (14.84%) Linux
20 77 (14.84%) DevOps
21 76 (14.64%) Relational Database
22 73 (14.07%) jQuery
23 67 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
25 61 (11.75%) Windows Server
26 60 (11.56%) Mentoring
27 59 (11.37%) MySQL
28 57 (10.98%) Data Warehouse

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 49 (9.44%) Tomcat
2 45 (8.67%) JBoss
3 25 (4.82%) IIS
4 23 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.31%) CMS
8 10 (1.93%) Apache
9 9 (1.73%) Confluence
10 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.16%) EPiServer
12 6 (1.16%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.96%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.96%) nginx
14 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.58%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.58%) Sketch
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 155 (29.87%) Azure
2 80 (15.41%) AWS
3 46 (8.86%) SaaS
4 44 (8.48%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.85%) PaaS
6 15 (2.89%) GitHub
7 13 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (2.12%) IaaS
8 11 (2.12%) Office 365
9 10 (1.93%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.73%) GCP
11 7 (1.35%) Serverless
12 6 (1.16%) Azure Stack
13 5 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.77%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Flow
14 4 (0.77%) PowerApps
15 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
16 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.85%) Firewall
3 15 (2.89%) Internet
4 14 (2.70%) SAN
5 11 (2.12%) NAS
6 10 (1.93%) DNS
7 9 (1.73%) VPN
8 7 (1.35%) DHCP
8 7 (1.35%) LAN
8 7 (1.35%) SSL
8 7 (1.35%) WAN
9 4 (0.77%) VLAN
10 3 (0.58%) SMTP
11 2 (0.39%) VSAN
12 1 (0.19%) HTTP
12 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (14.64%) Relational Database
3 59 (11.37%) MySQL
4 57 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (8.48%) Power BI
7 39 (7.51%) RDBMS
8 33 (6.36%) NoSQL
9 28 (5.39%) MongoDB
10 23 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (3.66%) Star Schema
12 17 (3.28%) Oracle Database
12 17 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (2.89%) Big Data
13 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 54 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.39%) JIRA
3 20 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (2.70%) Subversion
6 13 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.93%) Selenium
8 10 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.73%) Maven
10 8 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.96%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.96%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.96%) GitLab
13 5 (0.96%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.96%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (5.78%) Finance
2 24 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.05%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.47%) Retail
5 15 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.73%) Marketing
7 8 (1.54%) Back Office
8 6 (1.16%) Automotive
8 6 (1.16%) Electronics
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
9 4 (0.77%) German Language
9 4 (0.77%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 277 (53.37%) Developer
2 114 (21.97%) .NET Developer
3 75 (14.45%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.25%) Software Developer
5 39 (7.51%) Analyst
6 38 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 35 (6.74%) SQL Developer
9 32 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (5.59%) Architect
11 27 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.43%) .NET Software Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.24%) Web Developer
14 21 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
14 21 (4.05%) Consultant
15 20 (3.85%) Applications Developer
15 20 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
16 19 (3.66%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (42.39%) .NET
2 130 (25.05%) ASP.NET
3 114 (21.97%) HTML
4 98 (18.88%) CSS
5 95 (18.30%) Web Services
6 73 (14.07%) jQuery
7 50 (9.63%) SOAP
8 47 (9.06%) .NET Core
8 47 (9.06%) Ajax
9 46 (8.86%) AngularJS
10 43 (8.29%) .NET Framework
11 41 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (6.94%) Spring
13 35 (6.74%) XML
14 34 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (6.36%) HTML5
15 33 (6.36%) REST
16 31 (5.97%) J2EE
17 28 (5.39%) RESTful
18 27 (5.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.47%) Virtual Team
6 17 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.70%) Clustering
7 14 (2.70%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.54%) Replication
11 7 (1.35%) Blog
11 7 (1.35%) FMCG
11 7 (1.35%) NHS
11 7 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.35%) Social Media
12 4 (0.77%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.08%) Windows
2 77 (14.84%) Linux
3 61 (11.75%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.82%) Unix
5 20 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.66%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.47%) Android
8 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.96%) VMS
12 4 (0.77%) CentOS
13 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.96%) MVC
3 83 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (14.84%) DevOps
5 66 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (11.56%) Mentoring
7 51 (9.83%) ETL
8 48 (9.25%) TDD
9 45 (8.67%) Analytics
10 44 (8.48%) Data Modelling
11 43 (8.29%) Computer Science
11 43 (8.29%) Web Development
12 41 (7.90%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.71%) OO
14 36 (6.94%) Migration
15 34 (6.55%) Unit Testing
16 30 (5.78%) ITIL
17 29 (5.59%) Project Management
18 28 (5.39%) Test Automation
19 26 (5.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 266 (51.25%) SQL
2 184 (35.45%) C#
3 145 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 94 (18.11%) T-SQL
5 92 (17.73%) Java
6 50 (9.63%) Python
7 43 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 40 (7.71%) PHP
9 30 (5.78%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.43%) Perl
10 23 (4.43%) Scala
11 22 (4.24%) Ruby
12 20 (3.85%) TypeScript
13 16 (3.08%) Apple Swift
13 16 (3.08%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.35%) Java 8
17 6 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (14.84%) Degree
2 20 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.16%) MCSE
4 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.77%) MCP
5 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) MCITP
7 2 (0.39%) CCNA
7 2 (0.39%) CCNP
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.39%) MCTS
7 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.19%) MCSA
8 1 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.51%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.85%) QA
3 15 (2.89%) PMO
4 10 (1.93%) SLA
5 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 56 (10.79%) Docker
2 31 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.39%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.77%) NFS
6 4 (0.77%) vSphere
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) vCloud
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (8.09%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.24%) Ansible
3 17 (3.28%) Puppet
4 16 (3.08%) Terraform
5 14 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.12%) SCCM
6 11 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (1.35%) SCOM
10 5 (0.96%) Grafana
10 5 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.58%) Kibana
12 3 (0.58%) logstash
12 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.58%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.39%) MIIS
Vendors
1 174 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 89 (17.15%) Oracle
3 36 (6.94%) SAP
4 33 (6.36%) VMware
5 16 (3.08%) Telerik
6 14 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.50%) Tableau
8 12 (2.31%) HP
8 12 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.12%) Citrix
10 10 (1.93%) Remedy
10 10 (1.93%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.93%) Sun
11 7 (1.35%) Cognos
11 7 (1.35%) Google
11 7 (1.35%) Veeam
12 6 (1.16%) F5
12 6 (1.16%) NetApp
13 5 (0.96%) Zend