Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 444 603 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.43% 16.83% 15.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.81% 39.18% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 369 565 644
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 1240 1539 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.47% 42.95% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1407 1428
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £29,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +10.59%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 157 (35.36%) Java
2 129 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.03%) C#
4 114 (25.68%) Microsoft
5 110 (24.77%) .NET
6 108 (24.32%) SQL Server
7 103 (23.20%) JavaScript
8 97 (21.85%) HTML
9 92 (20.72%) Oracle
10 88 (19.82%) Linux
11 84 (18.92%) Finance
12 76 (17.12%) CSS
13 74 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 70 (15.77%) Software Engineering
15 69 (15.54%) Windows
16 67 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
17 66 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 64 (14.41%) XML
19 62 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (13.96%) Scrum
20 61 (13.74%) Python
20 61 (13.74%) Degree
21 52 (11.71%) MVC
22 48 (10.81%) Web Services
22 48 (10.81%) Computer Science
22 48 (10.81%) Selenium
22 48 (10.81%) Test Scripting
22 48 (10.81%) AngularJS
23 46 (10.36%) .NET Framework
24 45 (10.14%) 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 27 (6.08%) Apache
2 24 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.60%) IIS
6 15 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.93%) CMS
8 12 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 11 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (2.25%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.80%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.35%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.13%) JBoss
14 4 (0.90%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.90%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 9 (2.03%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.35%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.45%) FastStats
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Exstream
6 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (9.23%) SaaS
3 38 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.73%) Office 365
5 13 (2.93%) Force.com
6 8 (1.80%) IaaS
7 7 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 5 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.68%) PaaS
12 2 (0.45%) FinancialForce.com
12 2 (0.45%) GitHub
13 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Responsys
13 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.86%) DNS
2 24 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.28%) Internet
4 12 (2.70%) Firewall
5 11 (2.48%) DHCP
5 11 (2.48%) HTTP
6 7 (1.58%) SMTP
7 6 (1.35%) LAN
7 6 (1.35%) WAN
8 5 (1.13%) SAN
8 5 (1.13%) SSL
9 4 (0.90%) BGP
9 4 (0.90%) SNMP
9 4 (0.90%) VLAN
10 3 (0.68%) Skype
10 3 (0.68%) SMS
11 2 (0.45%) ATM
11 2 (0.45%) FTP
11 2 (0.45%) VoIP
12 1 (0.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.31%) MySQL
6 25 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (4.28%) Big Data
7 19 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.48%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.48%) DB2
9 11 (2.48%) Power BI
9 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.25%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (2.03%) HBase
11 9 (2.03%) Redis
11 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 48 (10.81%) Selenium
2 44 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.91%) WebDriver
3 34 (7.66%) JIRA
4 26 (5.86%) HP UFT
5 24 (5.41%) LoadRunner
6 23 (5.18%) Visual Studio
7 22 (4.95%) JMeter
8 19 (4.28%) Jenkins
9 18 (4.05%) Gatling
10 17 (3.83%) Maven
11 16 (3.60%) Subversion
12 12 (2.70%) JUnit
12 12 (2.70%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 10 (2.25%) Ant
15 9 (2.03%) Cucumber
15 9 (2.03%) TestNG
15 9 (2.03%) Toad
General
1 84 (18.92%) Finance
2 29 (6.53%) Banking
3 18 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 16 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.70%) Advertising
6 11 (2.48%) Front Office
7 9 (2.03%) Publishing
8 8 (1.80%) Marketing
9 5 (1.13%) Retail
10 4 (0.90%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.68%) Electronics
11 3 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Legal
12 2 (0.45%) Military
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 120 (27.03%) Developer
2 68 (15.32%) Analyst
3 56 (12.61%) .NET Developer
4 48 (10.81%) Consultant
5 44 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 34 (7.66%) Software Engineer
7 31 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 28 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.31%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.31%) Tester
9 24 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 20 (4.50%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.50%) Java Software Developer
12 20 (4.50%) Technical Consultant
13 19 (4.28%) SQL Analyst
13 19 (4.28%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.05%) Data Analyst
15 17 (3.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (24.77%) .NET
2 97 (21.85%) HTML
3 76 (17.12%) CSS
4 64 (14.41%) XML
5 48 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 48 (10.81%) Web Services
6 46 (10.36%) .NET Framework
7 45 (10.14%) jQuery
8 40 (9.01%) ASP.NET
9 34 (7.66%) SOAP
10 29 (6.53%) Ajax
11 24 (5.41%) Spring
12 21 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (4.73%) HTML5
13 20 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (4.05%) REST
15 16 (3.60%) Node.js
16 15 (3.38%) Backbone.js
16 15 (3.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.41%) Clustering
4 18 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (4.05%) Social Media
5 17 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.25%) Fintech
6 10 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.03%) iPad
7 9 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.58%) Life Science
9 6 (1.35%) Replication
10 5 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.82%) Linux
2 69 (15.54%) Windows
3 34 (7.66%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.76%) Unix
5 14 (3.15%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.70%) CentOS
6 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.48%) Android
7 11 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.68%) AIX
11 3 (0.68%) Solaris
11 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.45%) HPUX
12 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.23%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 70 (15.77%) Software Engineering
4 62 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (13.96%) Scrum
5 52 (11.71%) MVC
6 48 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 40 (9.01%) Test Strategy
8 37 (8.33%) SDLC
8 37 (8.33%) TDD
9 36 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 30 (6.76%) CRM
11 28 (6.31%) DevOps
12 26 (5.86%) ETL
12 26 (5.86%) OO
13 25 (5.63%) Analytics
13 25 (5.63%) Scenario Testing
13 25 (5.63%) Test Management
13 25 (5.63%) Web Application Development
13 25 (5.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.36%) Java
2 120 (27.03%) C#
3 103 (23.20%) JavaScript
4 61 (13.74%) Python
5 45 (10.14%) Perl
6 41 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 35 (7.88%) PHP
8 34 (7.66%) Bash Shell
8 34 (7.66%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.73%) C
10 19 (4.28%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.83%) VB
12 14 (3.15%) Apex Code
12 14 (3.15%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.70%) C++
14 11 (2.48%) Scala
15 8 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.58%) VBA
17 4 (0.90%) R
18 3 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (13.74%) Degree
2 33 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.76%) ISTQB
4 26 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.28%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.25%) ACCA
8 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.80%) CIMA
10 7 (1.58%) Master's Degree
11 5 (1.13%) MCP
12 4 (0.90%) MCSE
13 3 (0.68%) HND
13 3 (0.68%) MCSA
14 2 (0.45%) AAT
14 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.45%) PhD
15 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.91%) QA
2 9 (2.03%) SLA
3 7 (1.58%) GAAP
4 4 (0.90%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.38%) Docker
3 8 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.35%) KVM
4 6 (1.35%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.90%) vSphere
7 3 (0.68%) HDFS
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (4.50%) SCCM
3 19 (4.28%) Puppet
4 16 (3.60%) Backup Exec
5 15 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.15%) Ansible
7 9 (2.03%) Salt
8 6 (1.35%) WSUS
9 5 (1.13%) Kibana
9 5 (1.13%) Nagios
9 5 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.68%) Icinga
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.68%) Opsview
10 3 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.68%) Terraform
10 3 (0.68%) vMotion
10 3 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 114 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 92 (20.72%) Oracle
3 30 (6.76%) HP
3 30 (6.76%) VMware
4 21 (4.73%) SAP
5 17 (3.83%) Veeam
6 13 (2.93%) Telerik
7 12 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.48%) DevExpress
8 11 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.48%) Sitecore
9 10 (2.25%) Sybase
10 9 (2.03%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.35%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.13%) Tableau
13 4 (0.90%) IBM
13 4 (0.90%) PayPal
13 4 (0.90%) RedGate
14 3 (0.68%) Cisco