Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 479 453 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.43% 18.57% 17.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.50% 36.21% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 429 377 575
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,600 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,375 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 1,244 1,251 1,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 53.05% 51.29% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,037 1,429
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 182 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 136 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (27.35%) SQL Server
4 128 (26.72%) C#
5 121 (25.26%) .NET
6 103 (21.50%) Java
7 89 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 86 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 81 (16.91%) Windows
10 76 (15.87%) Python
10 76 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 74 (15.45%) JavaScript
12 72 (15.03%) Finance
13 70 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (14.20%) Linux
15 66 (13.78%) T-SQL
16 63 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
17 60 (12.53%) Degree
17 60 (12.53%) Power BI
18 58 (12.11%) ASP.NET
19 57 (11.90%) Web Services
19 57 (11.90%) MVC
20 53 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
21 51 (10.65%) NoSQL
22 50 (10.44%) Spring
23 47 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 45 (9.39%) Scrum
25 41 (8.56%) Analytics
26 40 (8.35%) Data Analysis
27 39 (8.14%) Active Directory

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 15 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.92%) IIS
3 10 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.46%) Confluence
5 7 (1.46%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.25%) Apache
6 6 (1.25%) CMS
7 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.63%) JBoss
9 3 (0.63%) SAS
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.42%) Traffica
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.68%) Office 365
3 18 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (3.34%) IaaS
5 15 (3.13%) SaaS
6 12 (2.51%) PaaS
7 11 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.84%) GitHub
10 4 (0.84%) Serverless
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.67%) Firewall
2 7 (1.46%) VPN
3 4 (0.84%) DNS
4 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 3 (0.63%) Skype
4 3 (0.63%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) GPRS
5 2 (0.42%) GSM
5 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 2 (0.42%) LAN
5 2 (0.42%) LTE
5 2 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.42%) UMTS
5 2 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) 2G
6 1 (0.21%) 3G
6 1 (0.21%) 4G
6 1 (0.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 76 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (12.53%) Power BI
4 53 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (10.65%) NoSQL
6 47 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 34 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (5.64%) MySQL
9 26 (5.43%) Hadoop
10 25 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (5.01%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (4.38%) Big Data
13 16 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.71%) QlikView
15 12 (2.51%) Data Lake
15 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (2.09%) Cosmos DB
17 10 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.89%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.18%) JIRA
4 9 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.67%) Selenium
6 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.25%) NUnit
7 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.84%) ERwin
9 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.63%) Firebug
9 3 (0.63%) JMeter
9 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.42%) Hudson
10 2 (0.42%) Protractor
10 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (15.03%) Finance
2 19 (3.97%) Games
3 18 (3.76%) Advertising
4 12 (2.51%) Automotive
5 10 (2.09%) Billing
5 10 (2.09%) Retail
6 9 (1.88%) Marketing
7 8 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 185 (38.62%) Developer
2 92 (19.21%) Analyst
3 61 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 51 (10.65%) Java Developer
5 47 (9.81%) Consultant
6 43 (8.98%) SQL Developer
7 39 (8.14%) C# Developer
8 30 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (6.26%) Senior Developer
8 30 (6.26%) SQL Analyst
8 30 (6.26%) Test Analyst
9 28 (5.85%) Linux Developer
10 25 (5.22%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 25 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.59%) Backend Developer
12 21 (4.38%) Software Engineer
13 20 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 20 (4.18%) Data Analyst
13 20 (4.18%) Data Engineer
14 19 (3.97%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.26%) .NET
2 58 (12.11%) ASP.NET
3 57 (11.90%) Web Services
4 50 (10.44%) Spring
5 38 (7.93%) HTML
6 34 (7.10%) CSS
7 33 (6.89%) Node.js
8 32 (6.68%) REST
9 31 (6.47%) JMS
10 29 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (5.64%) AngularJS
12 26 (5.43%) WCF
13 25 (5.22%) XML
14 21 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (3.55%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.13%) React
17 14 (2.92%) jQuery
18 13 (2.71%) SOAP
19 11 (2.30%) Hibernate
20 8 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (5.85%) Fintech
4 15 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.51%) Clustering
6 12 (2.51%) Social Media
7 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.88%) NHS
9 6 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.84%) Replication
11 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.63%) PMI
11 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.91%) Windows
2 68 (14.20%) Linux
3 20 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.92%) Unix
5 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.42%) CentOS
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (11.90%) MVC
5 45 (9.39%) Scrum
6 41 (8.56%) Analytics
7 40 (8.35%) Data Analysis
8 36 (7.52%) ETL
9 34 (7.10%) Software Engineering
10 31 (6.47%) CRM
11 30 (6.26%) Migration
12 28 (5.85%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.85%) Presales
13 26 (5.43%) Data Modelling
13 26 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 26 (5.43%) Machine Learning
13 26 (5.43%) OO
13 26 (5.43%) Visualisation
14 25 (5.22%) SDLC
15 24 (5.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (26.72%) C#
2 103 (21.50%) Java
3 76 (15.87%) Python
4 74 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 66 (13.78%) T-SQL
6 22 (4.59%) Java 8
7 19 (3.97%) C
7 19 (3.97%) VBA
8 15 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.71%) Scala
11 12 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.30%) R
13 10 (2.09%) C++
14 9 (1.88%) X++
15 7 (1.46%) PHP
16 5 (1.04%) Groovy
16 5 (1.04%) Java 9
16 5 (1.04%) Perl
17 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (12.53%) Degree
2 19 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.76%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.67%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.25%) PhD
10 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.04%) MCSE
11 4 (0.84%) ISEB
11 4 (0.84%) MCP
11 4 (0.84%) MCSA
12 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.21%) ACCA
14 1 (0.21%) CCNA
14 1 (0.21%) CIMA
14 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.85%) QA
2 25 (5.22%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.46%) PMO
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.76%) Docker
3 13 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.67%) HDFS
5 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (5.85%) SCCM
2 15 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.88%) Puppet
5 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.25%) HP ALM
6 6 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.84%) SCOM
8 3 (0.63%) Kibana
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.63%) Terraform
9 2 (0.42%) Ansible
9 2 (0.42%) Nagios
9 2 (0.42%) Netcool
9 2 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.52%) Oracle
3 19 (3.97%) Capita
4 16 (3.34%) HP
5 14 (2.92%) VMware
6 12 (2.51%) Google
7 11 (2.30%) Sybase
8 10 (2.09%) Tableau
9 7 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.46%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.46%) SAP
9 7 (1.46%) Symantec
10 5 (1.04%) Citrix
11 4 (0.84%) Cisco
11 4 (0.84%) Informatica
11 4 (0.84%) Sage
11 4 (0.84%) Talend
12 3 (0.63%) Avaya
12 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.63%) ServiceNow