Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 336 227 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.69% 9.64% 12.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.70% 38.22% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 315 222 407
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 676 594 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.55% 25.23% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 592 491 732
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £29,075
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 178 (52.98%) .NET
2 173 (51.49%) Microsoft
3 172 (51.19%) C#
4 125 (37.20%) SQL
5 105 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 99 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 94 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (25.60%) CSS
9 78 (23.21%) ASP.NET
10 77 (22.92%) T-SQL
10 77 (22.92%) HTML
11 76 (22.62%) Software Engineering
12 74 (22.02%) Web Services
13 73 (21.73%) AngularJS
14 72 (21.43%) Visual Studio
15 70 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 67 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (19.05%) Oracle
17 64 (19.05%) MVC
18 62 (18.45%) Windows
19 57 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 57 (16.96%) Web Development
19 57 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
20 53 (15.77%) REST
21 49 (14.58%) Relational Database
22 47 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 47 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (13.99%) SaaS
22 47 (13.99%) Power BI
23 46 (13.69%) API Development

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 24 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.87%) IIS
4 9 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.49%) JBoss
6 5 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.19%) Apache
7 4 (1.19%) Appian
7 4 (1.19%) Liferay
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.19%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.30%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 99 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (13.99%) SaaS
3 12 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (2.98%) Office 365
4 10 (2.98%) PaaS
5 9 (2.68%) IaaS
6 8 (2.38%) GitHub
7 5 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.19%) Scribe Online
9 3 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.89%) npm
10 2 (0.60%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.60%) Serverless
11 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.38%) DNS
3 7 (2.08%) DHCP
3 7 (2.08%) VPN
4 5 (1.49%) Firewall
4 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 5 (1.49%) Network Security
5 4 (1.19%) SMS
6 3 (0.89%) SAN
6 3 (0.89%) Skype
7 2 (0.60%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.60%) LAN
7 2 (0.60%) NAS
7 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.60%) SSL
7 2 (0.60%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.30%) Modbus
8 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 57 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 47 (13.99%) Power BI
4 47 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (12.80%) MongoDB
6 42 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (10.12%) NoSQL
8 29 (8.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 28 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (8.04%) RDBMS
11 18 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (5.36%) MySQL
12 17 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (4.76%) Big Data
13 16 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (3.87%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (3.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 72 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 34 (10.12%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.82%) webpack
4 17 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.38%) JIRA
6 7 (2.08%) Maven
7 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.49%) Selenium
7 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.19%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.19%) Subversion
8 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.89%) Sahi
9 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (8.93%) Finance
2 10 (2.98%) Advertising
3 9 (2.68%) Back Office
4 8 (2.38%) Retail
5 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Automotive
6 5 (1.49%) Billing
7 4 (1.19%) Games
7 4 (1.19%) Legal
8 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.89%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 200 (59.52%) Developer
2 76 (22.62%) .NET Developer
3 40 (11.90%) Analyst
4 39 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 35 (10.42%) C# Developer
6 28 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 27 (8.04%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.74%) Angular Developer
9 25 (7.44%) AWS Developer
9 25 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (6.85%) SQL Developer
11 22 (6.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (5.95%) Consultant
13 18 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (5.36%) Software Engineer
14 17 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (5.06%) C# Software Engineer
14 17 (5.06%) HTML CSS Developer
14 17 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (52.98%) .NET
2 86 (25.60%) CSS
3 78 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 77 (22.92%) HTML
5 74 (22.02%) Web Services
6 73 (21.73%) AngularJS
7 53 (15.77%) REST
8 46 (13.69%) jQuery
9 41 (12.20%) .NET Framework
10 38 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (10.12%) WCF
12 32 (9.52%) Angular 2
13 30 (8.93%) Spring
14 26 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (6.85%) Node.js
16 20 (5.95%) Vue.js
17 18 (5.36%) XML
18 17 (5.06%) SOAP
19 16 (4.76%) J2SE
20 15 (4.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.71%) Social Media
3 23 (6.85%) Driving Licence
4 14 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.98%) NHS
7 7 (2.08%) Clustering
7 7 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.79%) User Experience
9 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
13 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.45%) Windows
2 41 (12.20%) Linux
3 26 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.06%) Unix
5 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.19%) Android
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (22.62%) Software Engineering
3 67 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (19.05%) MVC
5 57 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (16.96%) Web Development
6 46 (13.69%) API Development
6 46 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (13.39%) Unit Testing
8 43 (12.80%) OO
9 40 (11.90%) Front End Development
10 39 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (11.01%) OOA/OOD
12 36 (10.71%) Mobile Development
13 35 (10.42%) Migration
14 32 (9.52%) ETL
15 30 (8.93%) Analytics
15 30 (8.93%) Multithreading
16 26 (7.74%) SOA
17 25 (7.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 172 (51.19%) C#
2 125 (37.20%) SQL
3 105 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 77 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 46 (13.69%) Java
6 33 (9.82%) Python
7 25 (7.44%) Java 8
8 18 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.87%) VBA
10 12 (3.57%) C
10 12 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.19%) XAML
13 3 (0.89%) Ruby
13 3 (0.89%) X++
14 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.30%) ES6
15 1 (0.30%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.30%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (12.20%) Degree
2 11 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.98%) Master's Degree
3 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.68%) MCSE
4 9 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.79%) MCSA
6 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.60%) MCITP
8 2 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) COBIT
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) WAI
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.46%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.68%) Docker
5 7 (2.08%) Firmware
6 4 (1.19%) HDFS
7 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) vCloud
8 2 (0.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
9 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) Ansible
2 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.89%) Grafana
4 3 (0.89%) Graylog
4 3 (0.89%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 173 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 64 (19.05%) Oracle
3 20 (5.95%) VMware
4 18 (5.36%) Tableau
5 11 (3.27%) SAP
6 8 (2.38%) Cisco
6 8 (2.38%) IBM
6 8 (2.38%) Sybase
7 5 (1.49%) Citrix
7 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.19%) Telerik
9 3 (0.89%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.89%) Google
9 3 (0.89%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.89%) Veeam
10 2 (0.60%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) Sage
10 2 (0.60%) Sitecore