Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 303 268 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.13% 11.26% 11.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.77% 45.27% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 261 256 378
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 662 592 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.88% 24.86% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 568 508 717
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,900
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.06% +2.11%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 146 (48.18%) Microsoft
2 140 (46.20%) .NET
3 137 (45.21%) C#
4 116 (38.28%) SQL
5 99 (32.67%) JavaScript
6 97 (32.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 81 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (23.76%) Oracle
9 71 (23.43%) AngularJS
10 69 (22.77%) Windows
11 68 (22.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 68 (22.44%) Relational Database
12 66 (21.78%) CSS
13 65 (21.45%) HTML
13 65 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (20.79%) Software Engineering
15 62 (20.46%) T-SQL
16 61 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 58 (19.14%) Web Development
17 58 (19.14%) Web Services
18 55 (18.15%) ASP.NET
18 55 (18.15%) Linux
19 54 (17.82%) Java
20 50 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
21 48 (15.84%) Visual Studio
21 48 (15.84%) Degree
22 47 (15.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 47 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
23 46 (15.18%) Python
23 46 (15.18%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 27 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.61%) IIS
3 14 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.63%) nginx
4 11 (3.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.30%) Apache
5 10 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.97%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.64%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.32%) WordPress
10 2 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Magento
2 4 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.32%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.33%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 97 (32.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (12.54%) SaaS
4 19 (6.27%) GitHub
5 12 (3.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (3.63%) Office 365
7 8 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.65%) IaaS
9 5 (1.65%) PaaS
9 5 (1.65%) Serverless
10 4 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.32%) Route 53
10 4 (1.32%) Scribe Online
10 4 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.96%) DNS
2 12 (3.96%) Firewall
2 12 (3.96%) VPN
3 8 (2.64%) DHCP
4 7 (2.31%) HTTP
5 6 (1.98%) SAN
6 4 (1.32%) NAS
6 4 (1.32%) SNMP
7 3 (0.99%) Internet
7 3 (0.99%) Skype
7 3 (0.99%) SSL
8 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.66%) LAN
8 2 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.66%) VLAN
8 2 (0.66%) WAN
9 1 (0.33%) Modbus
9 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.44%) Relational Database
1 68 (22.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 61 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (15.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 41 (13.53%) Power BI
5 39 (12.87%) MongoDB
6 36 (11.88%) NoSQL
7 35 (11.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (11.22%) RDBMS
9 31 (10.23%) MySQL
10 26 (8.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (8.58%) Big Data
11 25 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (3.96%) Data Lake
14 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (3.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (15.84%) Visual Studio
2 36 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 35 (11.55%) webpack
4 18 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.62%) Subversion
7 12 (3.96%) JIRA
8 10 (3.30%) Selenium
9 8 (2.64%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.64%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.64%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.31%) gulp
11 6 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.65%) Babel
12 5 (1.65%) Maven
12 5 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.65%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (5.28%) Finance
2 8 (2.64%) Back Office
2 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.31%) Retail
4 6 (1.98%) Advertising
5 4 (1.32%) Automotive
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Billing
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 181 (59.74%) Developer
2 49 (16.17%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.54%) Analyst
3 38 (12.54%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.58%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.25%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.92%) AWS Developer
7 23 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 22 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (6.93%) Angular Developer
10 20 (6.60%) SQL Developer
11 19 (6.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Applications Support
12 17 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Linux Developer
13 15 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (4.95%) HTML CSS Developer
13 15 (4.95%) HTML Developer
13 15 (4.95%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (4.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (46.20%) .NET
2 71 (23.43%) AngularJS
3 66 (21.78%) CSS
4 65 (21.45%) HTML
5 58 (19.14%) Web Services
6 55 (18.15%) ASP.NET
7 44 (14.52%) REST
8 42 (13.86%) jQuery
9 30 (9.90%) Spring
10 28 (9.24%) .NET Framework
11 27 (8.91%) XML
12 23 (7.59%) Angular 2
12 23 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (7.26%) WCF
14 21 (6.93%) Node.js
15 20 (6.60%) RESTful
16 19 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (5.61%) JSON
18 16 (5.28%) SOAP
19 15 (4.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.24%) Social Media
3 20 (6.60%) Driving Licence
4 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.63%) User Experience
7 10 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.30%) NHS
8 8 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.31%) Clustering
9 7 (2.31%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.98%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.65%) Xbox
12 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.77%) Windows
2 55 (18.15%) Linux
3 33 (10.89%) Unix
4 28 (9.24%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.65%) Android
8 5 (1.65%) CentOS
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (20.79%) Software Engineering
4 58 (19.14%) Web Development
5 50 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (14.52%) MVC
7 41 (13.53%) OO
8 39 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (11.22%) API Development
9 34 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (10.56%) ETL
11 31 (10.23%) Unit Testing
12 29 (9.57%) Multithreading
13 28 (9.24%) Analytics
13 28 (9.24%) Mobile Development
13 28 (9.24%) Scrum
14 27 (8.91%) Migration
15 26 (8.58%) Data Modelling
16 24 (7.92%) Front End Development
16 24 (7.92%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 137 (45.21%) C#
2 116 (38.28%) SQL
3 99 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 62 (20.46%) T-SQL
5 54 (17.82%) Java
6 46 (15.18%) Python
7 24 (7.92%) Java 8
8 14 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.96%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.63%) PHP
10 11 (3.63%) Ruby
11 10 (3.30%) VBA
12 8 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.98%) C++
13 6 (1.98%) Perl
13 6 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.65%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.65%) ES6
15 4 (1.32%) C
15 4 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (15.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.97%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.97%) MCSE
6 6 (1.98%) MCSA
7 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.66%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) RHCE
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.28%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.62%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) WAI
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.29%) Docker
5 7 (2.31%) Firmware
5 7 (2.31%) HDFS
5 7 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.32%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.32%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.66%) KVM
7 2 (0.66%) NFS
7 2 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) NDS
8 1 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (3.63%) Ansible
2 10 (3.30%) Puppet
3 8 (2.64%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.65%) SCCM
5 4 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.32%) Kibana
5 4 (1.32%) Mesos
5 4 (1.32%) Nagios
5 4 (1.32%) Oozie
5 4 (1.32%) Rancher
5 4 (1.32%) Rundeck
5 4 (1.32%) Salt
5 4 (1.32%) Terraform
6 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.99%) Grafana
6 3 (0.99%) Graylog
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 146 (48.18%) Microsoft
2 72 (23.76%) Oracle
3 26 (8.58%) Tableau
3 26 (8.58%) VMware
4 10 (3.30%) SAP
5 9 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.64%) Hortonworks
7 7 (2.31%) Citrix
8 6 (1.98%) Cisco
8 6 (1.98%) Sybase
9 5 (1.65%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.65%) CommVault
9 5 (1.65%) IBM
10 4 (1.32%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.99%) Google
11 3 (0.99%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.66%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.66%) VocaLink