Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 447 495 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.27% 17.00% 17.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.31% 38.55% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 401 415 731
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,303 1,284 1,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.35% 44.09% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 1,073 1,676
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Reading over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 164 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (35.79%) SQL Server
3 131 (29.31%) .NET
4 119 (26.62%) C#
5 113 (25.28%) JavaScript
6 100 (22.37%) HTML
7 92 (20.58%) Python
8 89 (19.91%) Microsoft
9 87 (19.46%) Java
9 87 (19.46%) MVC
10 85 (19.02%) CSS
11 79 (17.67%) Linux
12 74 (16.55%) Windows
13 72 (16.11%) Finance
14 71 (15.88%) Oracle
15 70 (15.66%) ASP.NET
16 68 (15.21%) Unix
17 64 (14.32%) Web Services
18 60 (13.42%) Degree
19 58 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
20 57 (12.75%) Scrum
20 57 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
21 56 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
21 56 (12.53%) NoSQL
22 53 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (11.19%) AngularJS
23 50 (11.19%) Capita
24 49 (10.96%) Computer Science
25 42 (9.40%) MySQL
26 40 (8.95%) SOAP

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 26 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.80%) IIS
2 17 (3.80%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.58%) SAS
3 16 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.46%) JBoss
6 10 (2.24%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.01%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.57%) Confluence
9 6 (1.34%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.89%) Apache
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 10 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.89%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.92%) SaaS
4 11 (2.46%) FinancialForce
5 10 (2.24%) GitHub
6 8 (1.79%) Office 365
7 6 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.34%) Serverless
8 5 (1.12%) IaaS
9 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.13%) Internet
2 12 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.01%) LAN
3 9 (2.01%) WAN
4 7 (1.57%) Firewall
5 6 (1.34%) AMQP
5 6 (1.34%) DNS
6 5 (1.12%) DHCP
6 5 (1.12%) RFID
6 5 (1.12%) WLAN
7 4 (0.89%) BGP
7 4 (0.89%) EIGRP
7 4 (0.89%) MPLS
7 4 (0.89%) OSPF
7 4 (0.89%) RIP
7 4 (0.89%) Skype
8 3 (0.67%) SMTP
9 2 (0.45%) SAN
9 2 (0.45%) VPN
10 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.53%) NoSQL
3 42 (9.40%) MySQL
4 29 (6.49%) Hadoop
5 28 (6.26%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.59%) Big Data
7 23 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (3.80%) Power BI
10 17 (3.80%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (3.36%) Apache Hive
12 15 (3.36%) HBase
12 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (2.68%) QlikView
15 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (2.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.15%) JIRA
5 17 (3.80%) Selenium
6 13 (2.91%) Bitbucket
6 13 (2.91%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.68%) Subversion
8 11 (2.46%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.79%) Ant
11 7 (1.57%) JUnit
12 6 (1.34%) NUnit
12 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (1.12%) Maven
13 5 (1.12%) MSTest
14 4 (0.89%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (16.11%) Finance
2 18 (4.03%) Billing
3 10 (2.24%) Back Office
3 10 (2.24%) Retail
4 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.34%) Banking
5 6 (1.34%) Games
5 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.34%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Advertising
6 5 (1.12%) Automotive
6 5 (1.12%) Law
7 4 (0.89%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 192 (42.95%) Developer
2 75 (16.78%) Analyst
3 58 (12.98%) .NET Developer
4 46 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 39 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.16%) Administrator
6 32 (7.16%) Consultant
7 31 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.49%) SQL Developer
9 26 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.59%) Web Developer
11 24 (5.37%) DBA
11 24 (5.37%) PHP Developer
12 21 (4.70%) Lead Developer
13 19 (4.25%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.80%) SQL DBA
15 16 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (3.58%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (29.31%) .NET
2 100 (22.37%) HTML
3 85 (19.02%) CSS
4 70 (15.66%) ASP.NET
5 64 (14.32%) Web Services
6 50 (11.19%) AngularJS
7 40 (8.95%) SOAP
7 40 (8.95%) Spring
8 38 (8.50%) jQuery
9 34 (7.61%) XML
10 29 (6.49%) REST
11 28 (6.26%) .NET Framework
11 28 (6.26%) WCF
12 26 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (5.37%) RESTful
14 23 (5.15%) Laravel
15 22 (4.92%) Node.js
16 21 (4.70%) JSON
16 21 (4.70%) WPF
17 20 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.57%) Social Media
9 6 (1.34%) Fintech
10 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.89%) Clustering
11 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.89%) PMI
11 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.89%) Replication
11 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.67%) Linux
2 74 (16.55%) Windows
3 68 (15.21%) Unix
4 26 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.58%) Android
5 16 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.46%) CentOS
8 9 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.67%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.46%) MVC
3 58 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (12.75%) Scrum
5 40 (8.95%) TDD
6 38 (8.50%) High Availability
6 38 (8.50%) SDLC
6 38 (8.50%) Test Automation
7 36 (8.05%) DevOps
8 35 (7.83%) Web Development
9 33 (7.38%) OO
10 31 (6.94%) OOP
11 29 (6.49%) Mathematics
12 27 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (5.82%) Analytics
13 26 (5.82%) Software Engineering
14 25 (5.59%) BDD
14 25 (5.59%) ITIL
14 25 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 25 (5.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (26.62%) C#
2 113 (25.28%) JavaScript
3 92 (20.58%) Python
4 87 (19.46%) Java
5 38 (8.50%) Bash Shell
6 37 (8.28%) T-SQL
7 27 (6.04%) PHP
8 22 (4.92%) R
9 19 (4.25%) Perl
9 19 (4.25%) VBA
10 18 (4.03%) Scala
11 17 (3.80%) C++
11 17 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.36%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.13%) C
14 12 (2.68%) X++
15 11 (2.46%) VB
16 10 (2.24%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (13.42%) Degree
2 27 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.03%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.34%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.12%) ACCA
8 5 (1.12%) CIMA
9 4 (0.89%) MBA
9 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.67%) APMP
11 2 (0.45%) ISEB
12 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.37%) QA
2 7 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.12%) GAAP
3 5 (1.12%) SLA
4 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.89%) PMO
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 20 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.13%) HDFS
4 11 (2.46%) Docker
4 11 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.24%) Apache Flume
6 9 (2.01%) vSphere
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.89%) SAP ITS
8 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.45%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
10 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.46%) HP ALM
1 11 (2.46%) Puppet
2 8 (1.79%) Ansible
2 8 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.79%) Nagios
2 8 (1.79%) Oozie
2 8 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.34%) SCCM
4 5 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.89%) Salt
5 4 (0.89%) Terraform
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.88%) Oracle
3 50 (11.19%) Capita
4 28 (6.26%) VMware
5 18 (4.03%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.36%) SAP
7 13 (2.91%) HP
7 13 (2.91%) Sage
7 13 (2.91%) Tableau
7 13 (2.91%) Xero
8 11 (2.46%) Cassiopae
8 11 (2.46%) NETSOL
8 11 (2.46%) White Clarke
9 9 (2.01%) RedGate
9 9 (2.01%) Zend
10 6 (1.34%) Linedata
10 6 (1.34%) Telerik
11 5 (1.12%) Citrix
11 5 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com