Period
to 22 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 334 265 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.85% 9.84% 14.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.35% 39.91% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 315 246 531
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 638 664 1,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.54% 24.65% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 576 516 1,091
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 172 (51.50%) .NET
2 152 (45.51%) C#
3 145 (43.41%) SQL
4 138 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (31.44%) Microsoft
6 104 (31.14%) MVC
7 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
8 90 (26.95%) ASP.NET
9 77 (23.05%) HTML
10 74 (22.16%) Windows
11 70 (20.96%) Oracle
12 69 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (20.36%) TDD
14 67 (20.06%) WCF
15 66 (19.76%) CSS
16 61 (18.26%) BDD
16 61 (18.26%) NoSQL
17 58 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (17.07%) Node.js
19 51 (15.27%) Finance
20 49 (14.67%) Linux
20 49 (14.67%) Unit Testing
20 49 (14.67%) Git (software)
20 49 (14.67%) SQL Server 2016
21 46 (13.77%) jQuery
22 43 (12.87%) RESTful
22 43 (12.87%) Windows Server
23 42 (12.57%) .NET Framework
23 42 (12.57%) Java
24 41 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API

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 23 (6.89%) IIS
2 19 (5.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (5.69%) WebLogic
3 17 (5.09%) Confluence
3 17 (5.09%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.19%) Apache
5 10 (2.99%) JBoss
5 10 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.20%) CMS
10 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.60%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.20%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (5.39%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.69%) SaaS
4 7 (2.10%) Office 365
5 5 (1.50%) IaaS
5 5 (1.50%) PaaS
6 4 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.59%) SAN
3 11 (3.29%) NAS
4 10 (2.99%) Firewall
5 8 (2.40%) HTTP
6 7 (2.10%) Internet
7 5 (1.50%) DNS
7 5 (1.50%) SMS
8 4 (1.20%) WAN
8 4 (1.20%) Wireless
9 3 (0.90%) Skype
9 3 (0.90%) VLAN
10 2 (0.60%) BGP
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.60%) LAN
10 2 (0.60%) Network Security
10 2 (0.60%) SSL
10 2 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.26%) NoSQL
2 49 (14.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 36 (10.78%) MongoDB
4 34 (10.18%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.08%) MySQL
5 27 (8.08%) RDBMS
6 26 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (5.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.29%) QlikView
11 10 (2.99%) Power BI
11 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.80%) Big Data
14 6 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.29%) JIRA
5 11 (3.29%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.40%) MSTest
7 6 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.50%) Subversion
9 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.30%) Maven
11 1 (0.30%) Sahi
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
11 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (15.27%) Finance
2 15 (4.49%) Billing
3 14 (4.19%) Marketing
4 4 (1.20%) Banking
4 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.60%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Law
6 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Military
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 192 (57.49%) Developer
2 110 (32.93%) .NET Developer
3 35 (10.48%) Analyst
4 33 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 30 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 27 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 21 (6.29%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.99%) .NET Software Developer
9 19 (5.69%) DBA
9 19 (5.69%) SQL Developer
10 18 (5.39%) Software Developer
11 17 (5.09%) AWS Developer
11 17 (5.09%) SQL DBA
12 16 (4.79%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 15 (4.49%) Administrator
13 15 (4.49%) PHP Developer
13 15 (4.49%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (51.50%) .NET
2 90 (26.95%) ASP.NET
3 77 (23.05%) HTML
4 69 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (20.06%) WCF
6 66 (19.76%) CSS
7 57 (17.07%) Node.js
8 46 (13.77%) jQuery
9 43 (12.87%) RESTful
10 42 (12.57%) .NET Framework
11 41 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (11.38%) AngularJS
12 38 (11.38%) Web Services
13 33 (9.88%) WPF
14 32 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 31 (9.28%) Spring
16 23 (6.89%) Entity Framework
16 23 (6.89%) SOAP
17 19 (5.69%) HTML5
18 18 (5.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.50%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.50%) Fintech
6 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.20%) Clustering
6 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.30%) Handset
9 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.16%) Windows
2 49 (14.67%) Linux
3 43 (12.87%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) Android
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Unix
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (31.14%) MVC
3 68 (20.36%) TDD
4 61 (18.26%) BDD
5 58 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (14.67%) Unit Testing
7 39 (11.68%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (10.18%) OO
10 33 (9.88%) Web Application Development
11 29 (8.68%) Web Development
12 26 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 26 (7.78%) Scrum
13 23 (6.89%) OOP
13 23 (6.89%) SOA
14 20 (5.99%) DevOps
15 19 (5.69%) Multithreading
15 19 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (5.39%) CRM
16 18 (5.39%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 152 (45.51%) C#
2 145 (43.41%) SQL
3 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.57%) Java
5 37 (11.08%) Python
6 33 (9.88%) Ruby
7 31 (9.28%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.69%) PowerShell
9 18 (5.39%) X++
10 17 (5.09%) Java 8
11 15 (4.49%) C
11 15 (4.49%) PHP
12 13 (3.89%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.40%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.10%) Perl
16 4 (1.20%) C++
16 4 (1.20%) XAML
17 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (10.18%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.50%) ISEB
5 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) CCNP
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.79%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) GCP
3 2 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.79%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.10%) Docker
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.50%) KVM
6 2 (0.60%) Firmware
6 2 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.30%) NFS
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.59%) Puppet
2 7 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.80%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.80%) SCCM
4 4 (1.20%) Ansible
5 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) Packer
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (31.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (20.96%) Oracle
3 25 (7.49%) Capita
4 20 (5.99%) VMware
5 6 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.50%) Cisco
6 5 (1.50%) CommVault
6 5 (1.50%) Telerik
7 4 (1.20%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.20%) Teradata
7 4 (1.20%) Veeam
8 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.90%) HP
8 3 (0.90%) IBM
8 3 (0.90%) Proofpoint
8 3 (0.90%) RedGate
8 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix
9 2 (0.60%) Dell
9 2 (0.60%) Sybase