Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 261 409 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.24% 11.80% 11.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.08% 49.70% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 250 374 487
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £31,400
90th Percentile £62,750 £61,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 579 823 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.94% 23.75% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 496 707 1109
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +9.20%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 156 (59.77%) SQL
2 140 (53.64%) .NET
3 130 (49.81%) C#
4 103 (39.46%) Microsoft
5 86 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (32.18%) MVC
7 77 (29.50%) ASP.NET
8 75 (28.74%) HTML
9 73 (27.97%) JavaScript
10 67 (25.67%) CSS
11 63 (24.14%) Windows
12 52 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (18.77%) WCF
15 47 (18.01%) Git (software)
16 44 (16.86%) jQuery
16 44 (16.86%) TDD
17 42 (16.09%) Finance
17 42 (16.09%) Windows Server
18 41 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 38 (14.56%) RESTful
20 37 (14.18%) ASP.NET Web API
21 36 (13.79%) .NET Framework
22 35 (13.41%) BDD
22 35 (13.41%) Web Services
23 34 (13.03%) Web Development
24 33 (12.64%) Linux
25 32 (12.26%) NoSQL
25 32 (12.26%) Node.js
26 31 (11.88%) T-SQL

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 29 (11.11%) IIS
2 27 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.98%) Apache
4 12 (4.60%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.60%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.45%) CMS
5 9 (3.45%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.07%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.53%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.53%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.53%) Kentico
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.77%) Confluence
11 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.53%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.21%) Office 365
4 8 (3.07%) SaaS
5 5 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.92%) IaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.77%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.38%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.51%) Firewall
2 14 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.98%) DNS
4 12 (4.60%) Skype
5 9 (3.45%) VLAN
5 9 (3.45%) WAN
6 7 (2.68%) LAN
6 7 (2.68%) SAN
7 6 (2.30%) BGP
8 5 (1.92%) Internet
9 4 (1.53%) VPN
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.15%) HTTP
10 3 (1.15%) SNMP
10 3 (1.15%) Wireless
11 2 (0.77%) DHCP
11 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.77%) SMTP
11 2 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.26%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (9.20%) MySQL
4 23 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.60%) DB2
5 12 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.45%) Cognos Impromptu
8 9 (3.45%) Power BI
9 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.92%) DTS
12 5 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (10.73%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.07%) JIRA
4 5 (1.92%) Android Studio
4 5 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.53%) Subversion
5 4 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.77%) MSTest
6 2 (0.77%) NUnit
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.77%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 42 (16.09%) Finance
2 11 (4.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.07%) Billing
3 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.92%) Retail
6 4 (1.53%) Electronics
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 136 (52.11%) Developer
2 75 (28.74%) .NET Developer
3 39 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 29 (11.11%) Analyst
5 24 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (8.05%) Web Developer
7 18 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.51%) Applications Support
8 17 (6.51%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Junior
9 15 (5.75%) Support Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (4.98%) Administrator
11 13 (4.98%) DBA
11 13 (4.98%) SQL DBA
12 12 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
13 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.83%) Support Analyst
15 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (53.64%) .NET
2 77 (29.50%) ASP.NET
3 75 (28.74%) HTML
4 67 (25.67%) CSS
5 50 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (18.77%) WCF
7 44 (16.86%) jQuery
8 38 (14.56%) RESTful
9 37 (14.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 35 (13.41%) Web Services
12 32 (12.26%) Node.js
13 26 (9.96%) HTML5
14 25 (9.58%) XML
15 22 (8.43%) AngularJS
16 20 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 19 (7.28%) WPF
18 17 (6.51%) CSS3
19 14 (5.36%) SOAP
20 13 (4.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.83%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.07%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.68%) Clustering
5 7 (2.68%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.92%) PMI
6 5 (1.92%) Replication
6 5 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) Fintech
8 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.14%) Windows
2 42 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (12.64%) Linux
4 16 (6.13%) Android
5 15 (5.75%) Apple iOS
6 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.92%) Unix
8 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.77%) CentOS
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) Fedora
10 1 (0.38%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.18%) MVC
3 52 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (16.86%) TDD
5 35 (13.41%) BDD
6 34 (13.03%) Web Development
7 27 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 26 (9.96%) SDLC
9 24 (9.20%) OO
10 22 (8.43%) Scrum
11 20 (7.66%) Test Automation
11 20 (7.66%) Web Application Development
12 18 (6.90%) OOP
13 17 (6.51%) ITIL
14 16 (6.13%) Data Protection
15 15 (5.75%) ETL
16 12 (4.60%) High Availability
16 12 (4.60%) Mathematics
16 12 (4.60%) Project Management
17 10 (3.83%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 156 (59.77%) SQL
2 130 (49.81%) C#
3 73 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.88%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.66%) Ruby
6 17 (6.51%) Java
7 15 (5.75%) Python
8 14 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.21%) VB
11 10 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.07%) PHP
12 8 (3.07%) X++
13 5 (1.92%) VBA
14 4 (1.53%) Perl
14 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.15%) C
15 3 (1.15%) VB6
16 2 (0.77%) C++
17 1 (0.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.58%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.15%) HND
8 3 (1.15%) MCSE
9 2 (0.77%) CCNP
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.77%) MCP
9 2 (0.77%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.38%) ISEB
10 1 (0.38%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 8 (3.07%) SLA
3 6 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.53%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.92%) Docker
5 4 (1.53%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.53%) HDFS
5 4 (1.53%) vSphere
6 3 (1.15%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.77%) KVM
7 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.38%) vCloud
8 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.07%) SCCM
2 5 (1.92%) Nagios
2 5 (1.92%) WSUS
3 4 (1.53%) Oozie
4 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.15%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.15%) Opsview
4 3 (1.15%) SCOM
4 3 (1.15%) vMotion
4 3 (1.15%) WMI
5 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
5 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.38%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) cPanel
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 103 (39.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.11%) Oracle
3 24 (9.20%) VMware
4 11 (4.21%) Xamarin
5 10 (3.83%) RedGate
5 10 (3.83%) Telerik
6 8 (3.07%) Sybase
7 7 (2.68%) Capita
7 7 (2.68%) Cisco
7 7 (2.68%) HP
7 7 (2.68%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.30%) Juniper
8 6 (2.30%) Tableau
9 5 (1.92%) Citrix
9 5 (1.92%) SAP
10 4 (1.53%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.53%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.15%) Google
11 3 (1.15%) Veeam