Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 800 1,097 1,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.28% 19.28% 19.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.87% 39.52% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 671 895 1,136
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,294 2,776 3,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 46.68% 48.78% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,923 2,427 2,985
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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 +3 321 £52,500 +16.67% 56
Slough +4 130 £52,500 - 11
Bracknell 0 117 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Maidenhead -4 64 £48,750 +21.88% 11
Newbury -1 44 £45,000 - 14
Wokingham +5 34 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Thatcham - 6 £35,000 - 2
Crowthorne 0 3 - -
Hungerford - 2 £44,500 -
Windsor -4 1 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Ascot -11 1 £62,500 +13.64%
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 256 (32.00%) C#
2 247 (30.88%) Microsoft
3 238 (29.75%) .NET
4 225 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 208 (26.00%) JavaScript
6 190 (23.75%) Azure
7 181 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
8 171 (21.38%) Java
9 138 (17.25%) Oracle
10 134 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
11 132 (16.50%) Python
12 125 (15.63%) HTML
13 123 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 122 (15.25%) Degree
15 117 (14.63%) ASP.NET
16 116 (14.50%) Linux
17 112 (14.00%) CSS
18 111 (13.88%) T-SQL
19 95 (11.88%) Windows
19 95 (11.88%) AWS
20 90 (11.25%) MVC
21 88 (11.00%) ETL
22 86 (10.75%) QA
23 85 (10.63%) Web Services
23 85 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
24 84 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 83 (10.38%) PL/SQL
26 81 (10.13%) Finance
27 79 (9.88%) Power BI
27 79 (9.88%) Power Platform

SQL
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 48 (6.00%) IIS
2 31 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 21 (2.63%) Apache
5 20 (2.50%) JBoss
6 19 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (1.75%) SAS
9 13 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (1.38%) Confluence
11 10 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.00%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.88%) CICS
14 7 (0.88%) CMS
15 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.50%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.38%) Sketch
7 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.13%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.13%) InVision
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.63%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.13%) Line 50
9 1 (0.13%) Magento
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 190 (23.75%) Azure
2 95 (11.88%) AWS
3 79 (9.88%) Power Platform
4 77 (9.63%) SaaS
5 42 (5.25%) PaaS
6 34 (4.25%) IaaS
7 30 (3.75%) Office 365
8 25 (3.13%) GitHub
9 24 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.75%) G Suite
12 5 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 5 (0.63%) Azure LUIS
12 5 (0.63%) Azure Stack
12 5 (0.63%) Boomi
12 5 (0.63%) Dialogflow
12 5 (0.63%) GCP
12 5 (0.63%) Sage Pay
12 5 (0.63%) Tricentis Tosca
13 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.13%) DNS
2 21 (2.63%) Internet
2 21 (2.63%) WAN
3 20 (2.50%) DHCP
3 20 (2.50%) LAN
3 20 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.63%) Firewall
4 13 (1.63%) SAN
5 12 (1.50%) SSL
6 11 (1.38%) NAS
6 11 (1.38%) VPN
7 10 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (1.25%) iSCSI
7 10 (1.25%) Wireless
8 9 (1.13%) HTTP
9 7 (0.88%) SSH
10 6 (0.75%) MPLS
11 5 (0.63%) DMZ
12 4 (0.50%) Broadband
12 4 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (9.88%) Power BI
4 74 (9.25%) Relational Database
5 64 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (6.75%) MySQL
8 51 (6.38%) NoSQL
9 38 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (4.38%) MongoDB
11 33 (4.13%) Oracle Database
12 32 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (3.75%) DB2
14 26 (3.25%) Hadoop
15 24 (3.00%) Big Data
16 21 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (2.00%) MS Access
18 15 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
18 15 (1.88%) RDBMS
19 14 (1.75%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 62 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.00%) Selenium
3 40 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 34 (4.25%) JIRA
5 30 (3.75%) Subversion
6 27 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 24 (3.00%) SoapUI
8 18 (2.25%) Maven
9 14 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.50%) Ant
10 12 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.00%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.00%) JMeter
14 7 (0.88%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 81 (10.13%) Finance
2 51 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.88%) Marketing
4 28 (3.50%) Retail
5 22 (2.75%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.00%) Automotive
7 12 (1.50%) German Language
7 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.25%) Games
9 9 (1.13%) Back Office
9 9 (1.13%) Dutch Language
9 9 (1.13%) French Language
10 8 (1.00%) Banking
10 8 (1.00%) Electronics
10 8 (1.00%) Publishing
11 6 (0.75%) Local Government
12 5 (0.63%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 365 (45.63%) Developer
2 116 (14.50%) Analyst
3 109 (13.63%) .NET Developer
4 100 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 76 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 60 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 53 (6.63%) Software Engineer
8 51 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 42 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 39 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
11 37 (4.63%) Senior Software Developer
12 33 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
13 31 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 31 (3.88%) SQL Developer
14 29 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.38%) Consultant
16 26 (3.25%) Azure Engineer
16 26 (3.25%) C# Software Developer
17 25 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
17 25 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (29.75%) .NET
2 125 (15.63%) HTML
3 117 (14.63%) ASP.NET
4 112 (14.00%) CSS
5 85 (10.63%) Web Services
6 51 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (6.25%) .NET Core
7 50 (6.25%) J2EE
8 47 (5.88%) jQuery
9 45 (5.63%) XML
10 38 (4.75%) HTML5
11 37 (4.63%) Spring
12 35 (4.38%) Ajax
13 34 (4.25%) JSON
13 34 (4.25%) RESTful
14 33 (4.13%) SOAP
15 32 (4.00%) AngularJS
16 30 (3.75%) REST
17 28 (3.50%) .NET Framework
18 26 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.63%) Data Centre
2 37 (4.63%) Private Cloud
3 29 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.75%) Mainframe
7 17 (2.13%) User Experience
8 16 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 14 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.75%) Robotics
10 13 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.38%) Clustering
11 11 (1.38%) Social Media
12 10 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.50%) Linux
2 95 (11.88%) Windows
3 61 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 44 (5.50%) Unix
5 10 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.00%) Debian
8 6 (0.75%) Android
8 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
3 123 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 90 (11.25%) MVC
5 88 (11.00%) ETL
6 74 (9.25%) Analytics
6 74 (9.25%) Computer Science
7 71 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 64 (8.00%) TDD
9 59 (7.38%) DevOps
10 58 (7.25%) Data Modelling
10 58 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 56 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 51 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 51 (6.38%) Scrum
13 49 (6.13%) SDLC
14 46 (5.75%) ERP
15 41 (5.13%) Project Management
15 41 (5.13%) Visualisation
16 40 (5.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 256 (32.00%) C#
2 208 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 171 (21.38%) Java
4 132 (16.50%) Python
5 111 (13.88%) T-SQL
6 83 (10.38%) PL/SQL
7 41 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 39 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 35 (4.38%) C++
10 33 (4.13%) PHP
11 28 (3.50%) Bash Shell
12 26 (3.25%) Perl
13 23 (2.88%) C
14 22 (2.75%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 17 (2.13%) Java 8
15 17 (2.13%) Ruby
15 17 (2.13%) Scala
16 16 (2.00%) R
17 7 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 122 (15.25%) Degree
2 52 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.63%) ISEB
6 12 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.75%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.50%) MCSE
12 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.38%) Dell Certification
12 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.25%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.25%) MCITP
13 2 (0.25%) MCTS
13 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.75%) QA
2 24 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 22 (2.75%) SLA
4 10 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.13%) Docker
2 33 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.25%) Firmware
6 7 (0.88%) iptables
7 4 (0.50%) NFS
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.38%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (4.38%) Puppet
2 31 (3.88%) Ansible
3 24 (3.00%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.88%) SCCM
5 19 (2.38%) WSUS
6 11 (1.38%) Terraform
7 10 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.13%) SCOM
9 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.75%) Salt
12 5 (0.63%) MIIS
13 4 (0.50%) Grafana
14 3 (0.38%) Kibana
14 3 (0.38%) logstash
15 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
15 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
15 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
15 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 247 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 138 (17.25%) Oracle
3 46 (5.75%) Tableau
4 45 (5.63%) VMware
5 35 (4.38%) IBM
6 21 (2.63%) SAP
7 17 (2.13%) Google
8 14 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.63%) Cisco
9 13 (1.63%) HP
10 12 (1.50%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.25%) Arista
11 10 (1.25%) Brocade
11 10 (1.25%) Dell
11 10 (1.25%) Emulex
11 10 (1.25%) Sun
12 8 (1.00%) F5
12 8 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.00%) Splunk
13 6 (0.75%) Northgate