Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 22 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 319 210 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.11% 8.30% 13.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.55% 34.54% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 298 199 506
Reading median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,500 £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 657 608 1,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.00% 24.02% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 586 468 928
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -0.52%

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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 165 (51.72%) .NET
2 156 (48.90%) C#
3 132 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 122 (38.24%) SQL
5 94 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (25.08%) ASP.NET
7 77 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 75 (23.51%) MVC
9 69 (21.63%) Oracle
10 68 (21.32%) CSS
11 64 (20.06%) HTML
11 64 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 58 (18.18%) Windows
14 55 (17.24%) Software Engineering
15 54 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
16 53 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 52 (16.30%) T-SQL
17 52 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
18 51 (15.99%) Visual Studio
18 51 (15.99%) WCF
19 50 (15.67%) Web Services
19 50 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 47 (14.73%) MongoDB
21 46 (14.42%) Java
22 44 (13.79%) Relational Database
23 43 (13.48%) NoSQL
23 43 (13.48%) Unit Testing
23 43 (13.48%) Linux
24 42 (13.17%) jQuery

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 34 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (5.02%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.08%) JBoss
5 12 (3.76%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.82%) Apache
7 8 (2.51%) IIS
7 8 (2.51%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.88%) Confluence
8 6 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) Liferay
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (8.78%) SaaS
4 7 (2.19%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.88%) IaaS
5 6 (1.88%) Office 365
5 6 (1.88%) PaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.63%) npm
6 2 (0.63%) Serverless
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.45%) Firewall
3 10 (3.13%) NAS
3 10 (3.13%) SAN
4 8 (2.51%) HTTP
5 6 (1.88%) DNS
5 6 (1.88%) Internet
5 6 (1.88%) SMS
6 4 (1.25%) Skype
7 3 (0.94%) DHCP
7 3 (0.94%) Network Security
7 3 (0.94%) VPN
7 3 (0.94%) WAN
8 2 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.63%) LAN
8 2 (0.63%) SSL
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (14.73%) MongoDB
3 44 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 43 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 34 (10.66%) RDBMS
6 33 (10.34%) Power BI
7 31 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (8.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (7.21%) MySQL
13 18 (5.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (4.70%) QlikView
14 15 (4.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (15.99%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.13%) JIRA
5 8 (2.51%) webpack
6 5 (1.57%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.57%) Maven
7 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.94%) Selenium
8 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.63%) Appium
9 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.63%) Sahi
9 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 2 (0.63%) UI Automator
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (10.97%) Finance
2 9 (2.82%) Advertising
3 7 (2.19%) Billing
4 5 (1.57%) Automotive
4 5 (1.57%) Games
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
5 4 (1.25%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 178 (55.80%) Developer
2 87 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 48 (15.05%) Analyst
4 33 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 31 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 30 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.84%) AWS Developer
8 23 (7.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 22 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 21 (6.58%) SQL Analyst
11 19 (5.96%) SQL Developer
12 16 (5.02%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.70%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (4.70%) Consultant
14 14 (4.39%) Applications Support
14 14 (4.39%) Data Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Support Engineer
15 13 (4.08%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (51.72%) .NET
2 80 (25.08%) ASP.NET
3 68 (21.32%) CSS
4 64 (20.06%) HTML
5 53 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (15.99%) WCF
7 50 (15.67%) Web Services
8 42 (13.17%) jQuery
9 35 (10.97%) AngularJS
10 34 (10.66%) Spring
11 31 (9.72%) .NET Framework
12 30 (9.40%) REST
13 28 (8.78%) Node.js
14 25 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (7.84%) J2SE
15 24 (7.52%) WPF
16 22 (6.90%) Apache Flex
16 22 (6.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 14 (4.39%) Middleware
17 14 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.08%) Social Media
5 12 (3.76%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.25%) NHS
8 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.18%) Windows
2 43 (13.48%) Linux
3 23 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.25%) Android
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.51%) MVC
3 64 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 52 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 34 (10.66%) SOA
8 33 (10.34%) TDD
9 31 (9.72%) Multithreading
10 30 (9.40%) Migration
11 29 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 28 (8.78%) OO
13 26 (8.15%) Web Development
14 25 (7.84%) CRM
15 23 (7.21%) Analytics
15 23 (7.21%) Front End Development
16 22 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (6.58%) BDD
17 21 (6.58%) Data Modelling
18 20 (6.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 156 (48.90%) C#
2 122 (38.24%) SQL
3 77 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.30%) T-SQL
5 46 (14.42%) Java
6 32 (10.03%) Python
7 25 (7.84%) Java 8
8 22 (6.90%) C
9 15 (4.70%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.08%) VBA
11 11 (3.45%) Ruby
12 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.51%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.51%) X++
14 6 (1.88%) Perl
15 5 (1.57%) XAML
16 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.63%) C++
17 2 (0.63%) VB
18 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (9.09%) Degree
2 11 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.88%) MCSE
6 5 (1.57%) ISEB
6 5 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.57%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) MCSA
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.31%) CCNP
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.33%) QA
2 8 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) GCP
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.51%) Docker
3 8 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.94%) Firmware
5 3 (0.94%) HDFS
6 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.82%) Puppet
2 4 (1.25%) Ansible
2 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.31%) Grafana
4 1 (0.31%) Graylog
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.31%) Packer
4 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 132 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 69 (21.63%) Oracle
3 27 (8.46%) Capita
4 13 (4.08%) VMware
5 10 (3.13%) Sybase
6 6 (1.88%) Cisco
6 6 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.57%) IBM
7 5 (1.57%) SAP
7 5 (1.57%) Tableau
8 4 (1.25%) CommVault
9 3 (0.94%) Veeam
10 2 (0.63%) ATG
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix
10 2 (0.63%) Sage
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.63%) Telerik
10 2 (0.63%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.31%) HP