Period
to 15 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 189 276 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.37% 13.53% 12.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.42% 44.09% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 177 237 286
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,350 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 519 626 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.00% 30.69% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 443 539 527
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 87 (46.03%) SQL
2 84 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 79 (41.80%) .NET
4 74 (39.15%) Azure
5 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (33.33%) C#
7 51 (26.98%) DevOps
8 50 (26.46%) AWS
8 50 (26.46%) Web Services
9 47 (24.87%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (23.28%) ASP.NET
11 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 41 (21.69%) Oracle
13 40 (21.16%) HTML
14 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
14 37 (19.58%) Docker
14 37 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (19.05%) Windows
16 34 (17.99%) Linux
16 34 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (17.46%) T-SQL
17 33 (17.46%) Relational Database
18 32 (16.93%) Python
18 32 (16.93%) ETL
19 31 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (15.34%) CSS
21 29 (15.34%) MVC
22 28 (14.81%) Data Modelling
22 28 (14.81%) Kubernetes

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 12 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.82%) CMS
2 11 (5.82%) JBoss
2 11 (5.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.23%) IIS
5 7 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.65%) Confluence
7 5 (2.65%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.65%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.12%) Apache
8 4 (2.12%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.59%) nginx
9 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.53%) Documentum
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Exchequer
2 3 (1.59%) Line 50
2 3 (1.59%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (1.59%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 74 (39.15%) Azure
2 50 (26.46%) AWS
3 25 (13.23%) Power Platform
4 24 (12.70%) SaaS
5 15 (7.94%) PaaS
6 11 (5.82%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (4.23%) OpenShift
8 7 (3.70%) GitHub
8 7 (3.70%) Office 365
9 6 (3.17%) GCP
10 5 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.65%) IaaS
10 5 (2.65%) Serverless
11 4 (2.12%) Azure Functions
11 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Flow
11 4 (2.12%) PowerApps
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.53%) Google Play
13 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.29%) Firewall
3 9 (4.76%) DNS
4 7 (3.70%) SAN
5 6 (3.17%) DHCP
6 5 (2.65%) NAS
6 5 (2.65%) VPN
7 3 (1.59%) Internet
7 3 (1.59%) SSL
8 2 (1.06%) HTTP
8 2 (1.06%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) DOCSIS
9 1 (0.53%) FTP
9 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (17.46%) Relational Database
3 30 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (13.23%) Power BI
5 19 (10.05%) MySQL
6 18 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 18 (9.52%) Star Schema
7 12 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (5.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (2.65%) Big Data
12 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.65%) Snowflake Schema
13 4 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.11%) JIRA
3 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.23%) Subversion
6 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.17%) Maven
9 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.12%) Ant
10 4 (2.12%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.12%) GitLab
10 4 (2.12%) JProfiler
10 4 (2.12%) MSTest
10 4 (2.12%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.12%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.12%) TestDirector
11 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (7.41%) Public Sector
2 12 (6.35%) Finance
3 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.17%) Electronics
4 6 (3.17%) Marketing
5 5 (2.65%) Back Office
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
7 2 (1.06%) Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (43.92%) Developer
2 41 (21.69%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (7.94%) Architect
8 14 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Analyst
10 11 (5.82%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.29%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (41.80%) .NET
2 50 (26.46%) Web Services
3 44 (23.28%) ASP.NET
4 40 (21.16%) HTML
5 29 (15.34%) CSS
6 23 (12.17%) AngularJS
7 22 (11.64%) REST
8 20 (10.58%) jQuery
9 19 (10.05%) .NET Framework
10 15 (7.94%) .NET Core
10 15 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (7.41%) RESTful
12 13 (6.88%) HTML5
12 13 (6.88%) Node.js
13 12 (6.35%) XML
14 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET Core
14 11 (5.82%) Vue.js
15 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (5.29%) SOAP
16 9 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.82%) Clustering
4 10 (5.29%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.70%) Social Media
6 5 (2.65%) Blog
6 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.59%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Xbox
10 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) iPhone
10 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.53%) Tandem
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.05%) Windows
2 34 (17.99%) Linux
3 19 (10.05%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.88%) Unix
5 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.59%) Android
7 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.98%) DevOps
3 47 (24.87%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (16.93%) ETL
5 31 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (15.34%) MVC
7 28 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 23 (12.17%) Software Engineering
9 20 (10.58%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.05%) TDD
11 18 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.99%) Scrum
13 16 (8.47%) OO
14 15 (7.94%) BDD
14 15 (7.94%) ITIL
15 14 (7.41%) Web Development
16 13 (6.88%) Analytics
16 13 (6.88%) Kanban
16 13 (6.88%) Presales
17 12 (6.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.03%) SQL
2 63 (33.33%) C#
3 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 32 (16.93%) Python
6 27 (14.29%) Java
7 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
8 20 (10.58%) Bash Shell
8 20 (10.58%) Perl
9 13 (6.88%) Ruby
10 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.23%) PHP
12 6 (3.17%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.17%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.65%) ABAP
14 4 (2.12%) Java 8
15 3 (1.59%) VBA
16 2 (1.06%) ES6
16 2 (1.06%) R
17 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) MCP
3 2 (1.06%) MCSD
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.05%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.82%) QA
3 9 (4.76%) SLA
4 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (19.58%) Docker
2 16 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.06%) NFS
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.53%) Samba
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.35%) Ansible
2 12 (6.35%) Puppet
3 11 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.29%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (5.29%) Terraform
5 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (4.23%) SCCM
7 7 (3.70%) SCOM
8 5 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (2.12%) Grafana
9 4 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.06%) WSUS
11 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.69%) Oracle
3 11 (5.82%) SAP
3 11 (5.82%) VMware
4 10 (5.29%) Remedy
5 9 (4.76%) HP
5 9 (4.76%) Sitecore
6 8 (4.23%) Sun
7 7 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.65%) Google
8 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.65%) Veeam
8 5 (2.65%) Zend
9 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.59%) Citrix
10 3 (1.59%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.59%) Sage
10 3 (1.59%) Tableau
11 2 (1.06%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.06%) LogRhythm