Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 339 353 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.39% 11.67% 12.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.59% 50.28% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 322 314 491
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.73% -3.89% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 621 702 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.53% 23.20% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 548 590 1,104
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +3.87% -4.74%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%

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 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 193 (56.93%) .NET
2 175 (51.62%) SQL
2 175 (51.62%) C#
3 148 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (35.40%) MVC
5 114 (33.63%) Microsoft
6 103 (30.38%) JavaScript
7 101 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 94 (27.73%) HTML
9 86 (25.37%) CSS
10 81 (23.89%) TDD
11 77 (22.71%) WCF
12 76 (22.42%) BDD
13 73 (21.53%) Windows
14 71 (20.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 68 (20.06%) Git (software)
16 66 (19.47%) Node.js
17 64 (18.88%) RESTful
18 63 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (17.11%) NoSQL
20 56 (16.52%) SQL Server 2016
21 54 (15.93%) ASP.NET Web API
21 54 (15.93%) .NET Framework
22 53 (15.63%) jQuery
23 49 (14.45%) Windows Server
24 47 (13.86%) Finance
25 45 (13.27%) Unit Testing
26 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
26 44 (12.98%) Oracle
27 43 (12.68%) Web Services

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 (8.55%) IIS
2 26 (7.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.83%) Confluence
4 12 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.95%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.65%) Apache
7 6 (1.77%) CMS
8 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.18%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.72%) SaaS
4 9 (2.65%) Office 365
5 5 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.47%) IaaS
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.88%) PaaS
8 2 (0.59%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.29%) G Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.54%) Firewall
2 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.95%) Skype
4 8 (2.36%) DNS
5 7 (2.06%) VLAN
5 7 (2.06%) WAN
6 5 (1.47%) Internet
6 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 5 (1.47%) Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.18%) LAN
7 4 (1.18%) SAN
8 3 (0.88%) BGP
8 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.88%) MPLS
9 1 (0.29%) DHCP
9 1 (0.29%) FTP
9 1 (0.29%) IPsec
9 1 (0.29%) NAS
9 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 56 (16.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (6.49%) MySQL
3 22 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.24%) DB2
8 9 (2.65%) Cognos Impromptu
8 9 (2.65%) Power BI
9 8 (2.36%) Big Data
9 8 (2.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 8 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.36%) HBase
9 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.85%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.90%) JIRA
5 8 (2.36%) MSTest
6 7 (2.06%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.47%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.18%) Subversion
9 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.88%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.59%) NUnit
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.59%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.29%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 47 (13.86%) Finance
2 17 (5.01%) Marketing
3 9 (2.65%) Billing
4 7 (2.06%) Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Electronics
5 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Retail
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 199 (58.70%) Developer
2 110 (32.45%) .NET Developer
3 41 (12.09%) C# Developer
4 27 (7.96%) Analyst
4 27 (7.96%) Senior Developer
5 24 (7.08%) DBA
5 24 (7.08%) Web Developer
6 23 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (6.49%) SQL DBA
8 21 (6.19%) Administrator
9 20 (5.90%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.01%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (5.01%) Junior
11 15 (4.42%) PHP Developer
11 15 (4.42%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (4.13%) PHP Web Developer
12 14 (4.13%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (56.93%) .NET
2 101 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 94 (27.73%) HTML
4 86 (25.37%) CSS
5 77 (22.71%) WCF
6 71 (20.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (19.47%) Node.js
8 64 (18.88%) RESTful
9 54 (15.93%) .NET Framework
9 54 (15.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (15.63%) jQuery
11 43 (12.68%) AngularJS
11 43 (12.68%) Web Services
12 41 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 34 (10.03%) WPF
14 31 (9.14%) HTML5
15 26 (7.67%) Entity Framework
16 22 (6.49%) WinForms
17 21 (6.19%) CSS3
18 20 (5.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.95%) Driving Licence
3 10 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.65%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.47%) Clustering
6 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.47%) Fintech
6 5 (1.47%) PMI
6 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
8 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.59%) User Experience
8 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.53%) Windows
2 49 (14.45%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.03%) Linux
4 19 (5.60%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.72%) Android
6 10 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Unix
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (35.40%) MVC
3 81 (23.89%) TDD
4 76 (22.42%) BDD
5 63 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (13.27%) Unit Testing
7 41 (12.09%) Web Application Development
7 41 (12.09%) Web Development
8 35 (10.32%) Scrum
9 34 (10.03%) OO
10 28 (8.26%) OOP
10 28 (8.26%) SDLC
11 18 (5.31%) Mathematics
11 18 (5.31%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.01%) ITIL
12 17 (5.01%) Software Engineering
13 16 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.72%) Project Management
14 15 (4.42%) Data Protection
14 15 (4.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 175 (51.62%) C#
1 175 (51.62%) SQL
2 103 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 40 (11.80%) Ruby
4 36 (10.62%) T-SQL
5 26 (7.67%) Python
6 24 (7.08%) Java
7 16 (4.72%) PHP
8 14 (4.13%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.83%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.24%) VB
10 11 (3.24%) X++
11 10 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.18%) C
12 4 (1.18%) C++
12 4 (1.18%) VBA
13 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.88%) VB6
14 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (10.91%) Degree
2 13 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.88%) CCNP
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.59%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.29%) MCSA
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.60%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.77%) Docker
5 5 (1.47%) KVM
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.18%) HDFS
7 3 (0.88%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.59%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
9 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.65%) SCCM
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.18%) Nagios
2 4 (1.18%) Oozie
2 4 (1.18%) Puppet
3 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.88%) SCOM
3 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.98%) Oracle
3 23 (6.78%) VMware
4 20 (5.90%) Capita
5 12 (3.54%) RedGate
6 11 (3.24%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.95%) Telerik
8 7 (2.06%) Cisco
9 6 (1.77%) Citrix
9 6 (1.77%) HP
10 5 (1.47%) SAP
11 4 (1.18%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.18%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.18%) Google
11 4 (1.18%) Tableau
11 4 (1.18%) Teradata
12 3 (0.88%) Aruba
12 3 (0.88%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds