Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 80 234 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 8.71% 9.60% 13.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.04% 40.34% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 208 325
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -3.06% +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 216 580 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.53% 23.79% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 182 495 575
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,625 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Reading

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Reading

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Reading over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 53 (66.25%) C#
2 42 (52.50%) SQL
3 40 (50.00%) .NET
4 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
5 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.50%) CSS
7 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 24 (30.00%) HTML
9 23 (28.75%) T-SQL
9 23 (28.75%) Degree
10 22 (27.50%) Visual Studio
11 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (26.25%) Azure
12 18 (22.50%) ETL
12 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (21.25%) MVC
13 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
14 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (20.00%) Web Services
15 15 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (17.50%) JIRA
16 14 (17.50%) Power BI
16 14 (17.50%) Power Platform
17 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
17 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
18 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (15.00%) Sprint Planning
18 12 (15.00%) Sprint Review
19 11 (13.75%) Oracle
19 11 (13.75%) Windows

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 9 (11.25%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 4 (5.00%) CloudStack
4 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Azure
2 14 (17.50%) Power Platform
3 10 (12.50%) SaaS
4 7 (8.75%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (8.75%) PaaS
5 3 (3.75%) AWS
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
1 4 (5.00%) SAN
1 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (17.50%) Power BI
5 10 (12.50%) MySQL
5 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.00%) Star Schema
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.50%) OLAP
10 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.25%) Big Data
11 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.25%) QlikView
11 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.50%) JIRA
3 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.50%) Grunt
4 6 (7.50%) gulp
4 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio Code
5 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.25%) Selenium
5 5 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.25%) Automake
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 57 (71.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) CRM Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Junior
7 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) CSS
3 24 (30.00%) HTML
4 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
5 16 (20.00%) Web Services
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
7 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (11.25%) Sass
9 7 (8.75%) .NET Core
9 7 (8.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 7 (8.75%) Reactive Extensions
9 7 (8.75%) SOAP
9 7 (8.75%) WCF
9 7 (8.75%) XML
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.50%) Node.js
11 5 (6.25%) WinForms
12 4 (5.00%) LAMP
13 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
14 2 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (22.50%) ETL
3 17 (21.25%) MVC
4 12 (15.00%) Sprint Planning
4 12 (15.00%) Sprint Review
5 10 (12.50%) Scrum
5 10 (12.50%) TDD
6 9 (11.25%) CRM
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 9 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (10.00%) Data Management
7 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.00%) MVVM
7 8 (10.00%) OO
7 8 (10.00%) SDLC
7 8 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (8.75%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) C#
2 42 (52.50%) SQL
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.75%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.75%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) X++
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) R
8 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.50%) MCITP
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) ISEB
4 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 4 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.50%) Tableau
5 5 (6.25%) HP
5 5 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.50%) Capita
7 2 (2.50%) Cognos
7 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.25%) Dataiku