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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 18 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 125 292 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.20% 15.01% 11.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.81% 48.67% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 108 266 256
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 314 600 551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.63% 30.83% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 230 539 476
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 141 (47.64%) SQL
2 120 (40.54%) .NET
3 106 (35.81%) Microsoft
4 105 (35.47%) C#
5 83 (28.04%) Windows
6 81 (27.36%) MVC
7 78 (26.35%) ASP.NET
8 72 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 65 (21.96%) MS Excel
10 64 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (19.93%) T-SQL
11 59 (19.93%) Oracle
12 56 (18.92%) Linux
13 55 (18.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 54 (18.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 49 (16.55%) SharePoint
16 48 (16.22%) MySQL
17 46 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (15.54%) Windows Server
18 44 (14.86%) AngularJS
19 43 (14.53%) CSS
20 42 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (14.19%) Degree
21 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
21 41 (13.85%) VMware
22 40 (13.51%) Finance
22 40 (13.51%) IIS
22 40 (13.51%) HTML
22 40 (13.51%) .NET Framework
23 39 (13.18%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server
Top Related 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 49 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 40 (13.51%) IIS
3 23 (7.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (5.41%) Apache
4 16 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 15 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (3.38%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.04%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.04%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.70%) SAS
10 7 (2.36%) JBoss
10 7 (2.36%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.69%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.69%) CMS
11 5 (1.69%) nginx
11 5 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 65 (21.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.49%) SaaS
2 28 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.07%) Office 365
5 8 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.69%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.35%) IaaS
8 3 (1.01%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.12%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.77%) Firewall
3 16 (5.41%) DNS
4 15 (5.07%) Intranet
4 15 (5.07%) LAN
4 15 (5.07%) WAN
5 14 (4.73%) SAN
6 11 (3.72%) HTTP
7 9 (3.04%) VPN
8 8 (2.70%) DHCP
8 8 (2.70%) LDAP
9 7 (2.36%) NAS
10 6 (2.03%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.03%) SMTP
10 6 (2.03%) SSL
11 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (1.69%) OpenVPN
11 5 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (18.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (16.22%) MySQL
4 39 (13.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (11.49%) NoSQL
8 22 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (7.43%) Relational Database
9 21 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (4.39%) Oracle Database
12 12 (4.05%) MongoDB
13 10 (3.38%) Power BI
14 8 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.70%) Base SAS
14 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (2.36%) OLAP
16 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.38%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.04%) Ant
5 9 (3.04%) Apache Ivy
5 9 (3.04%) Gradle
5 9 (3.04%) Maven
5 9 (3.04%) Subversion
6 5 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.35%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.35%) WebLOAD
8 3 (1.01%) JIRA
8 3 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.68%) AQtime
9 2 (0.68%) MSTest
9 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium IDE
General
1 40 (13.51%) Finance
2 16 (5.41%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Advertising
4 9 (3.04%) German Language
5 6 (2.03%) Games
5 6 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.03%) Retail
5 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Billing
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (43.24%) Developer
2 68 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 43 (14.53%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.16%) Administrator
5 30 (10.14%) Software Developer
6 28 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (9.46%) SQL Developer
7 24 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 22 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (7.09%) Analyst
9 21 (7.09%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.74%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (5.74%) DBA
11 15 (5.07%) SharePoint Administrator
11 15 (5.07%) SQL DBA
11 15 (5.07%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.73%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (4.73%) Consultant
13 13 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (40.54%) .NET
2 78 (26.35%) ASP.NET
3 46 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (14.86%) AngularJS
5 43 (14.53%) CSS
6 40 (13.51%) .NET Framework
6 40 (13.51%) HTML
7 34 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (11.15%) jQuery
9 30 (10.14%) Web Services
10 29 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 25 (8.45%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (8.45%) WCF
12 21 (7.09%) XML
13 20 (6.76%) Entity Framework
14 18 (6.08%) RESTful
15 16 (5.41%) Code First Entity Framework
15 16 (5.41%) HTML5
15 16 (5.41%) Node.js
16 15 (5.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (7.09%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.08%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.73%) Clustering
6 8 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.03%) Fintech
8 6 (2.03%) Replication
9 5 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.69%) Life Science
9 5 (1.69%) NHS
10 4 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) e-Health
13 1 (0.34%) FMCG
13 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.04%) Windows
2 56 (18.92%) Linux
3 46 (15.54%) Windows Server
4 33 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (10.14%) Unix
6 24 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.05%) CentOS
8 11 (3.72%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.35%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.01%) Solaris
11 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.36%) MVC
2 64 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (12.16%) Web Development
5 27 (9.12%) TDD
6 26 (8.78%) Web Application Development
7 23 (7.77%) ETL
7 23 (7.77%) SDLC
8 22 (7.43%) Document Management
9 21 (7.09%) Migration
10 18 (6.08%) High Availability
10 18 (6.08%) SOA
11 17 (5.74%) BDD
11 17 (5.74%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.07%) Presales
12 15 (5.07%) Scrum
12 15 (5.07%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.07%) Validation
13 14 (4.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (47.64%) SQL
2 105 (35.47%) C#
3 72 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 59 (19.93%) T-SQL
5 33 (11.15%) Java
6 25 (8.45%) Perl
7 23 (7.77%) Bash Shell
7 23 (7.77%) VB.NET
8 22 (7.43%) Python
9 16 (5.41%) Ruby
10 9 (3.04%) VB
11 7 (2.36%) PHP
12 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.35%) VBA
14 3 (1.01%) C
14 3 (1.01%) C++
14 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (14.19%) Degree
2 27 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.07%) MCSE
4 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.36%) CCNA
5 7 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.69%) MCSA
6 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.35%) CCNP
7 4 (1.35%) MCITP
7 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.01%) MCP
8 3 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) CEH
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) HNC
9 1 (0.34%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.04%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.69%) GAMP
2 5 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) IFRS
4 2 (0.68%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) CDISC
5 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
System Software
1 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.47%) Hyper-V
2 31 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.69%) Docker
4 5 (1.69%) Varnish
4 5 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.35%) vSphere
6 3 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.01%) vCloud
6 3 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.01%) XenServer
7 1 (0.34%) KVM
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (7.43%) Puppet
2 12 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.38%) Ansible
4 9 (3.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (3.04%) Salt
4 9 (3.04%) SCCM
5 7 (2.36%) WSUS
6 5 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.69%) HAProxy
6 5 (1.69%) Kibana
6 5 (1.69%) logstash
6 5 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.35%) OpenAM
7 4 (1.35%) Perfmon
7 4 (1.35%) vMotion
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (35.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.93%) Oracle
3 41 (13.85%) VMware
4 21 (7.09%) HP
5 20 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 18 (6.08%) Sybase
7 14 (4.73%) Cisco
8 11 (3.72%) New Relic
9 10 (3.38%) EMC
9 10 (3.38%) Facebook
10 9 (3.04%) NetApp
10 9 (3.04%) Veritas
11 8 (2.70%) Dell
11 8 (2.70%) Sun
12 6 (2.03%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.03%) Dynatrace
12 6 (2.03%) Google
12 6 (2.03%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.03%) Splunk
13 5 (1.69%) Veeam
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