Period
to 21 November 2017

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 453 572 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.98% 16.40% 15.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.13% 39.58% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 396 506 666
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 1220 1445 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.11% 41.43% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1275 1610
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 161 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 147 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (30.68%) C#
4 130 (28.70%) .NET
5 126 (27.81%) JavaScript
6 112 (24.72%) Java
7 111 (24.50%) HTML
8 108 (23.84%) Microsoft
9 91 (20.09%) Python
10 85 (18.76%) Linux
11 83 (18.32%) CSS
11 83 (18.32%) Finance
12 81 (17.88%) Windows
13 77 (17.00%) MVC
14 70 (15.45%) Web Services
14 70 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 61 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
16 60 (13.25%) Degree
17 59 (13.02%) Computer Science
17 59 (13.02%) Test Automation
18 57 (12.58%) Oracle
19 55 (12.14%) ASP.NET
19 55 (12.14%) Unix
19 55 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
20 52 (11.48%) AngularJS
21 48 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
21 48 (10.60%) Scrum
22 47 (10.38%) SDLC
23 46 (10.15%) XML
23 46 (10.15%) jQuery

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 (5.74%) IIS
2 23 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.19%) Apache
3 19 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.87%) CMS
5 13 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.87%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.99%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.55%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.55%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.10%) JBoss
10 5 (1.10%) SAS
11 4 (0.88%) EPiServer
Applications
1 29 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.87%) SAP S/4HANA
1 13 (2.87%) Unit4 Business World
2 9 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.99%) SAP ERP
3 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.10%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Exstream
7 1 (0.22%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.96%) SaaS
4 15 (3.31%) Office 365
5 13 (2.87%) FinancialForce
6 8 (1.77%) IaaS
7 7 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.32%) GitHub
9 5 (1.10%) Force.com
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (0.66%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.19%) Internet
3 18 (3.97%) DNS
4 17 (3.75%) Firewall
5 10 (2.21%) DHCP
5 10 (2.21%) LAN
5 10 (2.21%) WAN
6 8 (1.77%) BGP
7 7 (1.55%) SAN
8 6 (1.32%) HTTP
8 6 (1.32%) SMTP
9 5 (1.10%) LDAP
9 5 (1.10%) OSPF
9 5 (1.10%) Skype
9 5 (1.10%) VLAN
10 4 (0.88%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.88%) MPLS
10 4 (0.88%) RFID
10 4 (0.88%) RIP
10 4 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 32 (7.06%) Hadoop
3 32 (7.06%) MySQL
4 28 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.52%) Big Data
6 17 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.87%) Impala
8 12 (2.65%) DB2
8 12 (2.65%) Power BI
9 11 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.21%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.21%) Cognos Impromptu
10 10 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.99%) Redis
11 9 (1.99%) SQLPlus
12 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.96%) Selenium
3 24 (5.30%) JIRA
4 23 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 22 (4.86%) HP UFT
6 21 (4.64%) WebDriver
7 19 (4.19%) LoadRunner
7 19 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.09%) SoapUI
9 13 (2.87%) JUnit
10 12 (2.65%) Subversion
11 11 (2.43%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.99%) eggPlant
12 9 (1.99%) LoadUI
12 9 (1.99%) Maven
12 9 (1.99%) TestNG
12 9 (1.99%) Toad
13 6 (1.32%) Android Studio
13 6 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 83 (18.32%) Finance
2 23 (5.08%) Banking
3 16 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.87%) Billing
5 12 (2.65%) Retail
6 11 (2.43%) Marketing
7 10 (2.21%) Advertising
8 9 (1.99%) Publishing
9 5 (1.10%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.88%) Electronics
10 4 (0.88%) Front Office
10 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 152 (33.55%) Developer
2 76 (16.78%) Analyst
3 58 (12.80%) .NET Developer
4 38 (8.39%) Consultant
5 36 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.52%) Web Developer
8 24 (5.30%) Applications Support
8 24 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 22 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.64%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.42%) DBA
12 19 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.19%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
13 18 (3.97%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.75%) Test Analyst
15 16 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.53%) Software Consultant
16 15 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (28.70%) .NET
2 111 (24.50%) HTML
3 83 (18.32%) CSS
4 70 (15.45%) Web Services
5 55 (12.14%) ASP.NET
6 52 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 46 (10.15%) jQuery
7 46 (10.15%) XML
8 36 (7.95%) SOAP
9 33 (7.28%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.86%) WCF
11 21 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (4.64%) HTML5
11 21 (4.64%) Node.js
11 21 (4.64%) REST
11 21 (4.64%) Spring
12 20 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (4.42%) RESTful
13 19 (4.19%) JSON
14 18 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (13.02%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.87%) Clustering
5 12 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.99%) Replication
8 8 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.55%) Life Science
9 7 (1.55%) Social Media
10 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.10%) PMI
10 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.10%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.88%) Fintech
11 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (18.76%) Linux
2 81 (17.88%) Windows
3 55 (12.14%) Unix
4 39 (8.61%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.86%) Android
6 18 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.97%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.75%) CentOS
8 10 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.66%) Debian
11 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) HPUX
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.00%) MVC
3 59 (13.02%) Test Automation
4 55 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (10.60%) Scrum
6 47 (10.38%) SDLC
7 42 (9.27%) TDD
8 40 (8.83%) Test Scripting
9 39 (8.61%) Mathematics
9 39 (8.61%) Web Development
10 37 (8.17%) Software Engineering
11 33 (7.28%) BDD
12 32 (7.06%) DevOps
12 32 (7.06%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.84%) CRM
14 30 (6.62%) OOP
15 29 (6.40%) Data Protection
15 29 (6.40%) High Availability
16 28 (6.18%) OO
17 27 (5.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 139 (30.68%) C#
2 126 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 112 (24.72%) Java
4 91 (20.09%) Python
5 42 (9.27%) T-SQL
6 40 (8.83%) Bash Shell
7 33 (7.28%) PHP
8 29 (6.40%) Perl
9 24 (5.30%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.42%) R
10 20 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.42%) VB
11 19 (4.19%) Scala
12 16 (3.53%) C
13 12 (2.65%) C++
13 12 (2.65%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.43%) VBA
15 9 (1.99%) X++
16 5 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (13.25%) Degree
2 35 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (5.30%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.87%) ACCA
6 12 (2.65%) CIMA
6 12 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.88%) MBA
11 3 (0.66%) HND
11 3 (0.66%) MCP
11 3 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.66%) PhD
12 2 (0.44%) MCSE
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.73%) QA
2 12 (2.65%) GAAP
3 11 (2.43%) SLA
4 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.88%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 25 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.97%) Docker
3 14 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.65%) HDFS
5 12 (2.65%) vSphere
6 7 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.32%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.88%) SAP ITS
9 3 (0.66%) KVM
10 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) NFS
11 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (5.30%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.87%) Puppet
3 12 (2.65%) Ansible
3 12 (2.65%) Nagios
3 12 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.65%) SCCM
4 9 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.55%) Terraform
6 6 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.88%) Oozie
8 4 (0.88%) Salt
8 4 (0.88%) WSUS
8 4 (0.88%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.66%) Icinga
9 3 (0.66%) Kibana
9 3 (0.66%) Opsview
9 3 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 108 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.58%) Oracle
3 31 (6.84%) SAP
4 28 (6.18%) HP
4 28 (6.18%) VMware
5 19 (4.19%) Capita
5 19 (4.19%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.87%) Cassiopae
6 13 (2.87%) NETSOL
6 13 (2.87%) Sage
6 13 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.87%) White Clarke
6 13 (2.87%) Xero
7 11 (2.43%) RedGate
8 10 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.21%) Tableau
9 9 (1.99%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.77%) Sybase
10 8 (1.77%) Telerik
10 8 (1.77%) Veeam