Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,287 1,130 1,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.79% 17.90% 17.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.16% 36.87% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 958 1,401
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,650 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 3,205 3,065 3,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.29% 48.55% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,806 2,631 3,346
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 +1 470 £50,000 +11.11% 55
Maidenhead -8 171 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Slough +3 146 £45,000 - 26
Bracknell 0 138 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Newbury +2 92 £36,000 +20.00% 17
Wokingham +2 56 £40,000 - 8
Windsor +9 54 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Crowthorne - 7 £22,000 - 1
Ascot +12 4 £37,500 -9.09% 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 447 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 445 (34.58%) Microsoft
3 375 (29.14%) C#
4 364 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
5 318 (24.71%) .NET
6 307 (23.85%) JavaScript
7 252 (19.58%) Java
8 233 (18.10%) T-SQL
9 232 (18.03%) Windows
10 227 (17.64%) HTML
11 224 (17.40%) Business Intelligence
12 223 (17.33%) Finance
13 212 (16.47%) Linux
14 201 (15.62%) CSS
15 200 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 189 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 187 (14.53%) Degree
18 184 (14.30%) ASP.NET
19 165 (12.82%) MVC
19 165 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
20 161 (12.51%) Python
21 160 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
22 158 (12.28%) Oracle
23 154 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 151 (11.73%) Software Engineering
25 140 (10.88%) Web Services
26 131 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
27 130 (10.10%) Scrum
28 124 (9.63%) Power BI
29 118 (9.17%) TDD

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
1 102 (7.93%) IIS
2 50 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 46 (3.57%) Apache
4 34 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 32 (2.49%) Apache Spark
6 25 (1.94%) CMS
7 22 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 21 (1.63%) Confluence
9 18 (1.40%) SAS
10 17 (1.32%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 14 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.93%) Drupal
15 11 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.78%) NServiceBus
17 9 (0.70%) JBoss
18 6 (0.47%) EPiServer
18 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 74 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.47%) SPSS
4 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 20 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
6 14 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.39%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 200 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (5.13%) Office 365
4 23 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (1.55%) Serverless
6 18 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (1.32%) SaaS
8 16 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (1.24%) PaaS
9 15 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 15 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.17%) IaaS
10 14 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (1.09%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.09%) GitHub
11 13 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
12 12 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.49%) Firewall
2 31 (2.41%) Intranet
3 18 (1.40%) Network Security
4 15 (1.17%) Broadband
4 15 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.17%) Wireless
5 14 (1.09%) SAN
5 14 (1.09%) WAN
6 11 (0.85%) DNS
6 11 (0.85%) Internet
7 10 (0.78%) LAN
8 9 (0.70%) VPN
9 8 (0.62%) NAS
10 6 (0.47%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.39%) PPP
11 5 (0.39%) SSL
11 5 (0.39%) VoIP
12 4 (0.31%) AMQP
12 4 (0.31%) HTTP
12 4 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 189 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 154 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
5 124 (9.63%) Power BI
6 102 (7.93%) NoSQL
6 102 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (7.77%) Relational Database
7 100 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 96 (7.46%) MySQL
9 62 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (4.35%) Big Data
11 44 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (3.34%) Hadoop
13 41 (3.19%) Oracle Database
14 33 (2.56%) RDBMS
15 30 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 23 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (1.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 108 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 55 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 51 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 38 (2.95%) JIRA
7 34 (2.64%) Subversion
8 21 (1.63%) Maven
9 18 (1.40%) Selenium
10 12 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 11 (0.85%) JUnit
11 11 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.70%) NUnit
13 9 (0.70%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.62%) IntelliJ
14 8 (0.62%) ReSharper
14 8 (0.62%) Toad
15 7 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 223 (17.33%) Finance
2 78 (6.06%) Marketing
3 70 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 64 (4.97%) Advertising
5 47 (3.65%) Retail
6 41 (3.19%) Banking
7 36 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.86%) Automotive
9 18 (1.40%) Games
10 16 (1.24%) Electronics
11 12 (0.93%) German Language
12 6 (0.47%) Legal
13 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.31%) Billing
14 4 (0.31%) Front Office
15 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.078%) Back Office
17 1 (0.078%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.078%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 542 (42.11%) Developer
2 188 (14.61%) Analyst
3 115 (8.94%) C# Developer
4 102 (7.93%) Java Developer
5 99 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 92 (7.15%) Software Engineer
6 92 (7.15%) SQL Developer
7 78 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 76 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 72 (5.59%) Consultant
9 72 (5.59%) DBA
9 72 (5.59%) SQL DBA
10 59 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (4.51%) Graduate
12 55 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
13 53 (4.12%) Support Engineer
14 52 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 46 (3.57%) Data Analyst
15 46 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 45 (3.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (24.71%) .NET
2 227 (17.64%) HTML
3 201 (15.62%) CSS
4 184 (14.30%) ASP.NET
5 140 (10.88%) Web Services
6 104 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 103 (8.00%) jQuery
8 99 (7.69%) XML
9 94 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 81 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (6.29%) Spring
11 78 (6.06%) HTML5
12 72 (5.59%) .NET Framework
12 72 (5.59%) REST
13 64 (4.97%) Node.js
14 56 (4.35%) STL
15 55 (4.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 51 (3.96%) RESTful
17 46 (3.57%) Ajax
18 45 (3.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.81%) Fintech
5 42 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 31 (2.41%) Private Cloud
9 29 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.63%) Driving Licence
12 20 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.40%) Clustering
13 18 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (1.32%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.32%) User Experience
15 16 (1.24%) Social Media
15 16 (1.24%) Social Network
16 11 (0.85%) Replication
17 10 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 232 (18.03%) Windows
2 212 (16.47%) Linux
3 93 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.20%) Unix
5 34 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.63%) Android
8 18 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.78%) CentOS
12 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.078%) AIX
16 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (17.40%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (12.82%) MVC
3 165 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (11.73%) Software Engineering
5 130 (10.10%) Scrum
6 118 (9.17%) TDD
7 115 (8.94%) ETL
8 112 (8.70%) Analytics
9 102 (7.93%) SDLC
10 90 (6.99%) CRM
11 85 (6.60%) Migration
12 81 (6.29%) DevOps
13 78 (6.06%) Visualisation
14 76 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 73 (5.67%) OO
16 68 (5.28%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.21%) Data Analysis
17 67 (5.21%) ITIL
18 63 (4.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 375 (29.14%) C#
2 307 (23.85%) JavaScript
3 252 (19.58%) Java
4 233 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 161 (12.51%) Python
6 96 (7.46%) C
7 75 (5.83%) C++
8 58 (4.51%) PHP
9 53 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 42 (3.26%) R
12 36 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 35 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 33 (2.56%) Java 8
15 26 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.02%) VBA
16 22 (1.71%) Scala
17 17 (1.32%) Embedded C++
18 11 (0.85%) VB
19 9 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 187 (14.53%) Degree
2 36 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.48%) MCSE
6 18 (1.40%) MCSA
7 14 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.47%) PhD
11 5 (0.39%) Analytics IQ
11 5 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCP
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB
14 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
15 1 (0.078%) ACCA
15 1 (0.078%) CIMA
15 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.03%) QA
2 33 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.01%) SLA
4 6 (0.47%) WAI
5 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) PMO
7 3 (0.23%) GDPR
8 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.078%) HL7
9 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 117 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.20%) Docker
3 43 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.70%) HDFS
7 8 (0.62%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.47%) XenServer
9 4 (0.31%) KVM
9 4 (0.31%) Xen
10 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.16%) Varnish
12 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (4.51%) Ansible
2 47 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (3.19%) SCCM
4 40 (3.11%) Puppet
5 18 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (0.93%) SCOM
8 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (0.85%) Terraform
9 6 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.47%) Nagios
10 5 (0.39%) Grafana
10 5 (0.39%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.39%) Kibana
10 5 (0.39%) OPNET
11 4 (0.31%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.31%) Icinga
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 445 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 158 (12.28%) Oracle
3 57 (4.43%) VMware
4 49 (3.81%) SAP
4 49 (3.81%) Tableau
5 41 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 35 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.94%) Google
8 23 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.55%) Citrix
10 18 (1.40%) Informatica
11 17 (1.32%) BMC
12 15 (1.17%) Sage
13 14 (1.09%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.01%) Cisco
15 11 (0.85%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.78%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.78%) Sybase
17 9 (0.70%) HP
17 9 (0.70%) Xamarin