Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 96 316 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 11.91% 14.25% 18.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.52% 29.42% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 96 280 330
Median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,738 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,125 £73,750 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 446 1,074 1,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 55.33% 48.44% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 400 878 932
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Reading over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) Azure
3 36 (37.50%) .NET
4 34 (35.42%) C#
5 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.04%) Java
7 24 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.92%) Telecoms
9 21 (21.88%) SaaS
10 20 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
11 19 (19.79%) Python
11 19 (19.79%) .NET Core
12 18 (18.75%) MuleSoft
12 18 (18.75%) JUnit
12 18 (18.75%) Scrum
12 18 (18.75%) Cucumber
12 18 (18.75%) Mule
13 17 (17.71%) Multithreading
13 17 (17.71%) JBehave
14 15 (15.63%) TDD
14 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (15.63%) Middleware
15 14 (14.58%) HTML
16 13 (13.54%) AWS
16 13 (13.54%) React
17 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (11.46%) Machine Learning
18 11 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence

SQL
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 18 (18.75%) Mule
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (40.63%) Azure
2 21 (21.88%) SaaS
3 13 (13.54%) AWS
4 8 (8.33%) Power Platform
5 7 (7.29%) IaaS
5 7 (7.29%) Office 365
6 6 (6.25%) GCP
7 3 (3.13%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) MPLS
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
1 4 (4.17%) VLAN
2 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) DHCP
3 1 (1.04%) ICMP
3 1 (1.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) Skype
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Power BI
3 7 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.13%) MS Access
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.08%) Presto
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Cucumber
1 18 (18.75%) JUnit
2 17 (17.71%) JBehave
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Hudson
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Ant
5 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.04%) JMeter
5 1 (1.04%) NUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) C# Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) MuleSoft Developer
4 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Consultant
4 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Azure Developer
6 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Python Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 19 (19.79%) .NET Core
3 15 (15.63%) Middleware
4 14 (14.58%) HTML
5 13 (13.54%) React
6 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.42%) CSS
8 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.21%) YAML
10 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.17%) CSS3
10 4 (4.17%) HTML5
10 4 (4.17%) jQuery
11 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.13%) Django
11 3 (3.13%) Flask
11 3 (3.13%) RESTful
11 3 (3.13%) Web Services
12 2 (2.08%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.08%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Unix
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 20 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
5 17 (17.71%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.63%) TDD
7 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (11.46%) Machine Learning
8 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.42%) DevOps
10 9 (9.38%) Creative Thinking
11 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (8.33%) MVC
12 7 (7.29%) Analytics
12 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
12 7 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.29%) ITIL
12 7 (7.29%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) C#
2 25 (26.04%) Java
3 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.79%) Python
5 8 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.17%) PHP
6 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.13%) VBA
8 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) CCNA
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.25%) MCSE
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CISA
5 1 (1.04%) GIAC
5 1 (1.04%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.33%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.25%) Terraform
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) SCSM
6 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) MuleSoft
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Veeam
4 4 (4.17%) Symantec
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) ESRI
6 1 (1.04%) Remedy
6 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds