Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 219 606 975
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.62% 10.23% 14.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.10% 39.71% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 187 548 812
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,071 £31,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £68,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 624 1,526 2,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.71% 25.76% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 518 1,281 1,642
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,775 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Berkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 July 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 8 July 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 -2 102 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Bracknell -14 37 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Slough -2 34 £42,500 -20.93% 4
Ascot +11 7 £55,000 -17.79%
Wokingham +2 4 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Newbury -19 4 £45,000 +3.45% 2
Hungerford +4 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Maidenhead -6 3 £53,750 +25.00% 1
Thatcham - 3 £22,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 112 (51.14%) SQL
2 98 (44.75%) JavaScript
3 86 (39.27%) .NET
4 85 (38.81%) C#
4 85 (38.81%) HTML
5 83 (37.90%) Microsoft
6 82 (37.44%) CSS
7 62 (28.31%) Web Services
8 57 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (25.57%) Azure
10 45 (20.55%) Web Development
10 45 (20.55%) MySQL
11 40 (18.26%) Java
11 40 (18.26%) OO
11 40 (18.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (17.81%) T-SQL
13 38 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (16.89%) MVC
14 37 (16.89%) Windows
15 35 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (15.98%) AngularJS
16 34 (15.53%) Android
16 34 (15.53%) Degree
17 33 (15.07%) OOP
18 32 (14.61%) PHP
18 32 (14.61%) Android Development
19 31 (14.16%) iOS Development
19 31 (14.16%) Mobile Development
19 31 (14.16%) Apple Swift
19 31 (14.16%) React Native

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 21 (9.59%) IIS
2 13 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.11%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.83%) CloudStack
5 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.91%) Apache
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.46%) Line 50
3 1 (0.46%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.57%) Azure
2 25 (11.42%) Power Platform
3 13 (5.94%) SaaS
4 11 (5.02%) AWS
4 11 (5.02%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.65%) PaaS
6 5 (2.28%) Office 365
7 3 (1.37%) GCP
7 3 (1.37%) IaaS
8 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.48%) SAN
2 10 (4.57%) Firewall
3 9 (4.11%) WAN
4 8 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.74%) LAN
6 5 (2.28%) DHCP
7 4 (1.83%) Skype
8 3 (1.37%) DNS
8 3 (1.37%) Internet
9 2 (0.91%) NAS
9 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.46%) Broadband
10 1 (0.46%) Extranet
10 1 (0.46%) FTP
10 1 (0.46%) HTTP
10 1 (0.46%) Intranet
10 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) SSH
10 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.55%) MySQL
2 40 (18.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (11.42%) Power BI
5 14 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.65%) Big Data
10 6 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.28%) Sisense
12 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.83%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.37%) MS Access
14 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.22%) JIRA
4 12 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.57%) Subversion
6 6 (2.74%) Grunt
6 6 (2.74%) gulp
6 6 (2.74%) Selenium
6 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio Code
6 6 (2.74%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.28%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.28%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.46%) Appium
9 1 (0.46%) Automake
9 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.46%) MSTest
9 1 (0.46%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.46%) Sahi
9 1 (0.46%) UI Automator
General
1 13 (5.94%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Retail
3 6 (2.74%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.37%) Law
4 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
5 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
5 2 (0.91%) French Language
5 2 (0.91%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) German Language
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Military
5 2 (0.91%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (63.01%) Developer
2 38 (17.35%) Senior Developer
3 37 (16.89%) .NET Developer
4 31 (14.16%) PHP Developer
5 23 (10.50%) Analyst
6 18 (8.22%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Senior PHP Developer
8 13 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.11%) CRM Developer
12 9 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
13 8 (3.65%) Architect
13 8 (3.65%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.65%) Web Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Help Desk Manager
14 7 (3.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (39.27%) .NET
2 85 (38.81%) HTML
3 82 (37.44%) CSS
4 62 (28.31%) Web Services
5 35 (15.98%) AngularJS
6 31 (14.16%) CodeIgniter
6 31 (14.16%) React Native
7 30 (13.70%) ASP.NET
8 19 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (6.85%) Laravel
9 15 (6.85%) Symfony
10 14 (6.39%) .NET Core
10 14 (6.39%) XML
11 13 (5.94%) WCF
12 11 (5.02%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.02%) SOAP
13 10 (4.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 10 (4.57%) Node.js
13 10 (4.57%) Reactive Extensions
14 9 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.02%) User Experience
4 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.37%) Clustering
7 3 (1.37%) NHS
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.46%) e-Health
9 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.89%) Windows
2 34 (15.53%) Android
3 31 (14.16%) Apple iOS
4 19 (8.68%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.31%) Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.83%) Unix
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.55%) Web Development
3 40 (18.26%) OO
4 37 (16.89%) MVC
5 35 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (15.07%) OOP
7 32 (14.61%) Android Development
8 31 (14.16%) iOS Development
8 31 (14.16%) Mobile Development
9 29 (13.24%) ETL
10 24 (10.96%) TDD
11 19 (8.68%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (8.22%) Migration
12 18 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (8.22%) Scrum
13 17 (7.76%) Analytics
14 16 (7.31%) CRM
15 15 (6.85%) Sprint Planning
15 15 (6.85%) Sprint Review
15 15 (6.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 112 (51.14%) SQL
2 98 (44.75%) JavaScript
3 85 (38.81%) C#
4 40 (18.26%) Java
5 39 (17.81%) T-SQL
6 32 (14.61%) PHP
7 31 (14.16%) Apple Swift
7 31 (14.16%) Objective-C
8 26 (11.87%) VB.NET
9 11 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.74%) Python
12 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.83%) ES6
13 4 (1.83%) ES8
14 3 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.37%) R
14 3 (1.37%) VBScript
14 3 (1.37%) X++
15 2 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (15.53%) Degree
2 11 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.11%) MCITP
5 8 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.28%) ISEB
7 5 (2.28%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) NIST
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.28%) KVM
5 4 (1.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.91%) XenApp
8 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.46%) Docker
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) SCCM
2 5 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.83%) WSUS
4 2 (0.91%) Puppet
4 2 (0.91%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 83 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.79%) Oracle
3 17 (7.76%) VMware
4 15 (6.85%) Zend
5 14 (6.39%) Citrix
5 14 (6.39%) Tableau
6 10 (4.57%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.20%) HP
8 5 (2.28%) Dell
8 5 (2.28%) Remedy
8 5 (2.28%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.83%) NetApp
9 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.83%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.37%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco
11 2 (0.91%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.91%) F5
11 2 (0.91%) MicroStrategy