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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -21 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 97 241 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.48% 13.42% 13.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.77% 50.42% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 86 201 265
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 296 478 655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.84% 26.61% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 240 413 523
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 111 (50.23%) SQL
2 85 (38.46%) .NET
3 77 (34.84%) C#
3 77 (34.84%) Microsoft
4 64 (28.96%) Windows
5 58 (26.24%) MVC
6 53 (23.98%) Linux
7 52 (23.53%) Oracle
8 50 (22.62%) ASP.NET
9 49 (22.17%) JavaScript
10 42 (19.00%) T-SQL
11 41 (18.55%) HTML
12 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (16.29%) MySQL
14 36 (16.29%) Windows Server
15 35 (15.84%) Degree
15 35 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (15.38%) Git (software)
16 34 (15.38%) CSS
16 34 (15.38%) SharePoint
17 33 (14.93%) Java
18 32 (14.48%) Web Services
18 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (14.03%) IIS
20 30 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (13.57%) SaaS
20 30 (13.57%) jQuery
21 28 (12.67%) Finance
21 28 (12.67%) Active Directory

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 31 (14.03%) IIS
3 17 (7.69%) Apache
4 14 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.62%) CMS
6 8 (3.62%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.17%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.17%) nginx
7 7 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.71%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.26%) EPiServer
9 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.26%) Kentico
9 5 (2.26%) SAS
10 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.57%) SaaS
3 24 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (7.24%) Office 365
5 7 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.17%) Google App Engine
5 7 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.60%) Firewall
3 18 (8.14%) DNS
4 16 (7.24%) LAN
4 16 (7.24%) WAN
5 14 (6.33%) SAN
6 10 (4.52%) HTTP
7 9 (4.07%) VPN
8 8 (3.62%) Internet
9 7 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (3.17%) DHCP
9 7 (3.17%) OpenVPN
10 6 (2.71%) SSL
10 6 (2.71%) VoIP
11 4 (1.81%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.81%) Skype
11 4 (1.81%) SMTP
12 3 (1.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (16.29%) MySQL
3 26 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (9.95%) Relational Database
6 19 (8.60%) NoSQL
7 17 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (5.43%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.52%) Power BI
9 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.71%) GIS
12 5 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (2.26%) Base SAS
12 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.79%) Subversion
4 13 (5.88%) Ant
4 13 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (5.88%) Gradle
4 13 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.88%) Maven
5 11 (4.98%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.26%) JIRA
7 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.81%) MSTest
9 3 (1.36%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.90%) Selenium
11 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.45%) Sahi
General
1 28 (12.67%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Banking
3 8 (3.62%) Advertising
4 4 (1.81%) Billing
4 4 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.81%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) German Language
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 91 (41.18%) Developer
2 48 (21.72%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.57%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.86%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (10.41%) Software Developer
5 23 (10.41%) SQL Developer
6 21 (9.50%) Analyst
7 18 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (7.69%) Technical Support
9 16 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 14 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (5.43%) Release Engineer
13 11 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.98%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (38.46%) .NET
2 50 (22.62%) ASP.NET
3 41 (18.55%) HTML
4 34 (15.38%) CSS
5 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (14.48%) Web Services
6 30 (13.57%) jQuery
7 26 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 23 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (9.95%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.05%) XML
11 16 (7.24%) LINQ
12 14 (6.33%) WCF
13 13 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (5.88%) Spring
14 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (4.98%) HTML5
15 11 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (4.52%) Entity Framework
17 9 (4.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.52%) Clustering
6 8 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.71%) Fintech
8 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) e-Health
11 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) NHS
11 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.45%) Blog
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.96%) Windows
2 53 (23.98%) Linux
3 36 (16.29%) Windows Server
4 26 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (11.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (9.50%) Unix
8 11 (4.98%) CentOS
9 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.81%) Solaris
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.90%) Android
12 2 (0.90%) HPUX
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.24%) MVC
2 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.05%) DevOps
5 19 (8.60%) Web Development
6 16 (7.24%) ETL
6 16 (7.24%) Software Engineering
7 15 (6.79%) SOA
8 14 (6.33%) TDD
9 13 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 13 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 13 (5.88%) ITIL
9 13 (5.88%) Scrum
10 12 (5.43%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.43%) High Availability
11 11 (4.98%) Migration
12 10 (4.52%) Analytics
12 10 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.52%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.23%) SQL
2 77 (34.84%) C#
3 49 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 42 (19.00%) T-SQL
5 33 (14.93%) Java
6 25 (11.31%) Perl
7 23 (10.41%) Python
8 20 (9.05%) Bash Shell
8 20 (9.05%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.52%) VBA
10 8 (3.62%) VB
11 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.26%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.36%) PHP
13 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.90%) XPath
15 1 (0.45%) C++
15 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (15.84%) Degree
2 11 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.71%) MCSE
5 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.81%) MCP
7 3 (1.36%) CCNA
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) MCSA
8 2 (0.90%) HND
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.45%) HNC
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) MBCS
9 1 (0.45%) MCSD
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) IFRS
2 2 (0.90%) IFRS 9
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.95%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.17%) Docker
4 7 (3.17%) Varnish
5 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.81%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.90%) XenServer
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.41%) Puppet
2 15 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.88%) Ansible
3 13 (5.88%) Salt
4 9 (4.07%) ZABBIX
5 8 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (3.17%) HAProxy
6 7 (3.17%) Kibana
6 7 (3.17%) logstash
7 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.26%) WSUS
9 4 (1.81%) SCCM
10 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.36%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.90%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (34.84%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.53%) Oracle
3 21 (9.50%) VMware
4 16 (7.24%) HP
5 14 (6.33%) Sybase
6 13 (5.88%) New Relic
7 12 (5.43%) Cisco
7 12 (5.43%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.98%) Dell
9 10 (4.52%) EMC
10 9 (4.07%) Veeam
11 7 (3.17%) Sitecore
12 6 (2.71%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.71%) Dynatrace
12 6 (2.71%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.71%) Splunk
12 6 (2.71%) Veritas
13 5 (2.26%) Sun
14 4 (1.81%) arcserve
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