Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 258 339 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.07% 13.39% 11.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.26% 54.59% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 219 322 314
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% -3.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,650
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 570 621 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.88% 24.53% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 548 590
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.26% +3.87%
10th Percentile £31,700 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,875 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 126 (48.84%) C#
2 122 (47.29%) .NET
3 117 (45.35%) Microsoft
4 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
5 87 (33.72%) SQL
6 86 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (28.29%) HTML
8 68 (26.36%) CSS
9 65 (25.19%) AngularJS
10 64 (24.81%) ASP.NET
11 62 (24.03%) Oracle
12 61 (23.64%) Relational Database
13 58 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (22.09%) Software Engineering
15 54 (20.93%) Web Services
16 53 (20.54%) Java
16 53 (20.54%) MVC
16 53 (20.54%) Web Development
17 49 (18.99%) Windows
17 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
18 48 (18.60%) jQuery
18 48 (18.60%) MongoDB
19 47 (18.22%) Python
20 46 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (17.44%) Linux
21 45 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 42 (16.28%) OO
22 42 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
23 40 (15.50%) T-SQL
24 38 (14.73%) 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 25 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.81%) IIS
3 14 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.26%) nginx
4 11 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.49%) Apache
6 8 (3.10%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.55%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.55%) WordPress
10 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.55%) Magento
2 4 (1.55%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.39%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 86 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (12.79%) SaaS
4 18 (6.98%) GitHub
5 9 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.49%) Office 365
5 9 (3.49%) Serverless
6 8 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.10%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.55%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.55%) CloudFront
9 4 (1.55%) PaaS
9 4 (1.55%) Route 53
9 4 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.26%) Firewall
3 10 (3.88%) VPN
4 8 (3.10%) DNS
5 7 (2.71%) HTTP
6 6 (2.33%) SAN
7 5 (1.94%) Internet
8 4 (1.55%) DHCP
8 4 (1.55%) NAS
8 4 (1.55%) SNMP
9 3 (1.16%) SSL
9 3 (1.16%) VLAN
10 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.78%) Network Security
10 2 (0.78%) Wireless
11 1 (0.39%) FTP
11 1 (0.39%) LAN
11 1 (0.39%) Modbus
11 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 48 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 46 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (12.79%) NoSQL
7 32 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (12.02%) MySQL
9 28 (10.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (10.85%) RDBMS
10 25 (9.69%) Power BI
11 21 (8.14%) Big Data
12 20 (7.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (3.88%) Data Lake
15 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (2.71%) Redis
17 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.79%) Visual Studio
3 29 (11.24%) webpack
4 17 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.81%) Subversion
6 12 (4.65%) JIRA
7 10 (3.88%) Selenium
8 9 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.71%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.71%) gulp
10 6 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.94%) Appium
11 5 (1.94%) Babel
11 5 (1.94%) PyCharm
11 5 (1.94%) Robot Framework
11 5 (1.94%) Sikuli
11 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.94%) UI Automator
General
1 10 (3.88%) Finance
1 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.33%) Retail
3 5 (1.94%) Back Office
3 5 (1.94%) Publishing
4 4 (1.55%) Electronics
5 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.16%) Military
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 172 (66.67%) Developer
2 57 (22.09%) .NET Developer
3 50 (19.38%) Senior Developer
4 24 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 21 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 20 (7.75%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.98%) AWS Developer
7 18 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.59%) Analyst
8 17 (6.59%) Angular Developer
9 16 (6.20%) Linux Developer
9 16 (6.20%) NoSQL Developer
10 15 (5.81%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (5.81%) HTML Developer
10 15 (5.81%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (5.04%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (47.29%) .NET
2 73 (28.29%) HTML
3 68 (26.36%) CSS
4 65 (25.19%) AngularJS
5 64 (24.81%) ASP.NET
6 54 (20.93%) Web Services
7 48 (18.60%) jQuery
8 34 (13.18%) REST
9 31 (12.02%) .NET Framework
10 30 (11.63%) Node.js
11 28 (10.85%) XML
12 24 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (9.30%) RESTful
13 22 (8.53%) WCF
14 21 (8.14%) Spring
14 21 (8.14%) Vue.js
15 19 (7.36%) Angular 2
16 18 (6.98%) React
17 17 (6.59%) SOAP
18 16 (6.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.53%) Social Media
3 11 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.88%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.49%) User Experience
6 7 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.94%) Clustering
8 5 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.94%) NHS
8 5 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.94%) Xbox
9 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.16%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.99%) Windows
2 45 (17.44%) Linux
3 36 (13.95%) Unix
4 19 (7.36%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.94%) Android
8 5 (1.94%) CentOS
9 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.09%) Software Engineering
3 53 (20.54%) MVC
3 53 (20.54%) Web Development
4 42 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (16.28%) OO
5 34 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (12.40%) Unit Testing
8 28 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (10.47%) ETL
10 26 (10.08%) API Development
11 25 (9.69%) Test Automation
12 23 (8.91%) Data Modelling
12 23 (8.91%) OOA/OOD
13 22 (8.53%) Mobile Development
14 21 (8.14%) Multithreading
15 20 (7.75%) Microservices
15 20 (7.75%) TDD
16 19 (7.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 126 (48.84%) C#
2 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
3 87 (33.72%) SQL
4 53 (20.54%) Java
5 47 (18.22%) Python
6 40 (15.50%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.98%) Java 8
8 17 (6.59%) PHP
9 15 (5.81%) Ruby
9 15 (5.81%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.65%) Perl
11 11 (4.26%) C++
12 10 (3.88%) ES6
12 10 (3.88%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.10%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.94%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.94%) C
15 5 (1.94%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (13.57%) Degree
2 15 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCITP
7 1 (0.39%) RHCE
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.36%) QA
2 11 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.10%) Docker
5 6 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.94%) Firmware
6 5 (1.94%) HDFS
7 4 (1.55%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.55%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.16%) XenApp
8 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.78%) KVM
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
10 1 (0.39%) NDS
10 1 (0.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) vCloud
10 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) Ansible
1 10 (3.88%) Puppet
2 8 (3.10%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.33%) SCCM
4 4 (1.55%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (1.55%) Kibana
4 4 (1.55%) Mesos
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.55%) Nagios
4 4 (1.55%) Oozie
4 4 (1.55%) Rancher
4 4 (1.55%) Rundeck
4 4 (1.55%) Salt
4 4 (1.55%) Terraform
5 2 (0.78%) Grafana
5 2 (0.78%) Graylog
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 117 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.03%) Oracle
3 22 (8.53%) Tableau
3 22 (8.53%) VMware
4 9 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.10%) Hortonworks
5 8 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.71%) Citrix
6 7 (2.71%) SAP
7 5 (1.94%) Cisco
7 5 (1.94%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.94%) CommVault
8 4 (1.55%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.55%) IBM
9 3 (1.16%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.78%) NCR
10 2 (0.78%) VocaLink
10 2 (0.78%) webMethods