Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,406 1,252 1,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.96% 17.77% 19.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.88% 38.49% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,092 1,813
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,950
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3,616 3,253 4,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 51.33% 46.17% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,158 2,762 3,816
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 461 £45,000 -5.26% 69
Maidenhead 0 185 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Slough +1 149 £39,750 -20.50% 22
Newbury -3 148 £40,500 +1.25% 13
Bracknell 0 136 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Wokingham -9 47 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Windsor +33 44 £53,750 +16.22% 7
Ascot -5 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Thatcham -9 4 £31,000 -40.95%
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 477 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 413 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (27.67%) C#
4 381 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 375 (26.67%) .NET
6 348 (24.75%) HTML
7 345 (24.54%) Microsoft
8 340 (24.18%) Windows
9 317 (22.55%) CSS
10 306 (21.76%) Finance
11 260 (18.49%) Oracle
12 250 (17.78%) Java
13 223 (15.86%) Linux
14 218 (15.50%) MVC
15 211 (15.01%) ASP.NET
16 207 (14.72%) Degree
17 180 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
18 173 (12.30%) Windows Server
18 173 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 168 (11.95%) XML
20 158 (11.24%) T-SQL
20 158 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
21 153 (10.88%) Web Services
21 153 (10.88%) Python
22 151 (10.74%) Web Development
23 149 (10.60%) MySQL
24 147 (10.46%) Scrum
25 142 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
26 140 (9.96%) Unix
27 134 (9.53%) AngularJS

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 90 (6.40%) IIS
2 70 (4.98%) Apache
3 58 (4.13%) WebSphere
4 57 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 51 (3.63%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.77%) JBoss
7 36 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 34 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (2.35%) CMS
10 30 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 30 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.85%) SAS
12 23 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (1.28%) Confluence
13 18 (1.28%) EPiServer
14 17 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.92%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.78%) Skype for Business
17 10 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 83 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.21%) SPSS
8 1 (0.071%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.85%) NetSuite
3 15 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.57%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.43%) Epicor Tropos
9 6 (0.43%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.36%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 173 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (4.13%) Office 365
4 36 (2.56%) SaaS
5 17 (1.21%) IaaS
5 17 (1.21%) PaaS
6 15 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.78%) npm
7 11 (0.78%) NuGet
8 9 (0.64%) Bluemix
8 9 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
9 8 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.50%) GitHub
11 6 (0.43%) Serverless
12 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.06%) WAN
3 40 (2.84%) Firewall
4 37 (2.63%) Intranet
5 31 (2.20%) LAN
6 25 (1.78%) Internet
7 18 (1.28%) Wireshark
8 17 (1.21%) Broadband
8 17 (1.21%) Wireless
9 14 (1.00%) DNS
10 10 (0.71%) FTP
10 10 (0.71%) VPN
11 9 (0.64%) SMS
12 8 (0.57%) AMQP
12 8 (0.57%) HTTP
12 8 (0.57%) Network Security
12 8 (0.57%) Skype
12 8 (0.57%) VoIP
13 7 (0.50%) LTE
13 7 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 149 (10.60%) MySQL
3 119 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (7.97%) NoSQL
5 109 (7.75%) Relational Database
6 87 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (4.69%) Oracle Database
9 50 (3.56%) QlikView
10 49 (3.49%) Power BI
11 43 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 40 (2.84%) Hadoop
12 40 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 34 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (2.20%) Big Data
14 31 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (2.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 63 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 57 (4.05%) Selenium
5 53 (3.77%) Subversion
5 53 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (2.77%) Eclipse
6 39 (2.77%) JIRA
7 33 (2.35%) Maven
8 29 (2.06%) SoapUI
9 17 (1.21%) SpecFlow
10 16 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 13 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.85%) Ant
12 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.85%) IntelliJ
12 12 (0.85%) JUnit
13 11 (0.78%) gulp
14 9 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 306 (21.76%) Finance
2 91 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 74 (5.26%) Marketing
4 50 (3.56%) Retail
5 45 (3.20%) Banking
6 42 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.63%) Advertising
8 25 (1.78%) Billing
9 17 (1.21%) Games
10 16 (1.14%) Automotive
11 11 (0.78%) Back Office
12 10 (0.71%) Electronics
13 9 (0.64%) German Language
14 7 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.36%) Law
16 5 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 616 (43.81%) Developer
2 264 (18.78%) Analyst
3 157 (11.17%) .NET Developer
4 139 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 117 (8.32%) Java Developer
6 90 (6.40%) Senior Developer
7 87 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 78 (5.55%) SQL Developer
9 73 (5.19%) Consultant
10 72 (5.12%) Software Developer
11 67 (4.77%) Administrator
12 60 (4.27%) Web Developer
13 59 (4.20%) Software Engineer
14 53 (3.77%) Applications Support
15 52 (3.70%) DBA
16 50 (3.56%) Support Engineer
17 47 (3.34%) PHP Developer
18 46 (3.27%) SQL DBA
19 43 (3.06%) Test Analyst
20 40 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (26.67%) .NET
2 348 (24.75%) HTML
3 317 (22.55%) CSS
4 211 (15.01%) ASP.NET
5 168 (11.95%) XML
6 153 (10.88%) Web Services
7 134 (9.53%) AngularJS
8 116 (8.25%) jQuery
9 112 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 111 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 106 (7.54%) SOAP
12 96 (6.83%) Spring
13 88 (6.26%) REST
14 76 (5.41%) Ajax
15 69 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 68 (4.84%) Middleware
17 57 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
17 57 (4.05%) WCF
18 55 (3.91%) Node.js
18 55 (3.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 180 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 81 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 34 (2.42%) Fintech
9 30 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 29 (2.06%) Mainframe
11 26 (1.85%) Clustering
11 26 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 21 (1.49%) User Experience
13 15 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.07%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.85%) iSeries
16 11 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.78%) Replication
17 10 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 340 (24.18%) Windows
2 223 (15.86%) Linux
3 173 (12.30%) Windows Server
4 140 (9.96%) Unix
5 50 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 30 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.99%) Android
9 24 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.78%) Debian
14 9 (0.64%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.57%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.50%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.43%) CentOS
17 6 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (15.50%) MVC
3 158 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (10.74%) Web Development
5 147 (10.46%) Scrum
6 142 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
7 133 (9.46%) ITIL
8 127 (9.03%) TDD
9 121 (8.61%) SDLC
10 109 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 99 (7.04%) ERP
12 97 (6.90%) DevOps
12 97 (6.90%) OO
13 92 (6.54%) Test Automation
14 78 (5.55%) Analytics
15 70 (4.98%) High Availability
15 70 (4.98%) Unit Testing
16 68 (4.84%) ETL
17 67 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (4.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 389 (27.67%) C#
2 381 (27.10%) JavaScript
3 250 (17.78%) Java
4 158 (11.24%) T-SQL
5 153 (10.88%) Python
6 94 (6.69%) PHP
7 64 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 63 (4.48%) C++
9 58 (4.13%) PowerShell
10 54 (3.84%) C
11 37 (2.63%) R
12 35 (2.49%) Java 8
13 32 (2.28%) VB
14 31 (2.20%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.92%) Scala
16 25 (1.78%) TypeScript
17 24 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.71%) VBA
18 23 (1.64%) Perl
19 21 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 207 (14.72%) Degree
2 57 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.42%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.14%) MCSA
8 14 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (0.92%) MCTS
10 12 (0.85%) ISEB
10 12 (0.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.64%) MCITP
13 8 (0.57%) MCSE
14 4 (0.28%) MBA
14 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.83%) QA
2 18 (1.28%) SLA
3 17 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.85%) PMO
5 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.071%) COSHH
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 43 (3.06%) Docker
4 20 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.71%) HDFS
8 7 (0.50%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.36%) vSphere
10 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.28%) SAP ITS
10 4 (0.28%) vCloud
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.21%) NDS
11 3 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.21%) XenApp
12 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.071%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (3.49%) SCCM
2 35 (2.49%) Ansible
3 31 (2.20%) SCOM
4 30 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 27 (1.92%) Puppet
6 18 (1.28%) OPNET
7 17 (1.21%) vCenter Server
8 14 (1.00%) HP ALM
8 14 (1.00%) Kubernetes
8 14 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (0.85%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
13 6 (0.43%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 345 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 260 (18.49%) Oracle
3 81 (5.76%) VMware
4 69 (4.91%) Capita
5 53 (3.77%) SAP
6 40 (2.84%) IFS
7 37 (2.63%) Symantec
8 36 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (2.20%) HP
10 30 (2.13%) Google
11 26 (1.85%) Cisco
11 26 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 26 (1.85%) SolarWinds
12 25 (1.78%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.71%) IBM
14 23 (1.64%) Citrix
15 19 (1.35%) RedPrairie
16 18 (1.28%) Dynatrace
17 17 (1.21%) TIBCO
18 16 (1.14%) Tableau