Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 423 571 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.30% 16.61% 15.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.03% 40.30% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 361 506 672
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 1174 1417 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.80% 41.23% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1267 1580
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 £30,975
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 133 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (30.97%) C#
3 130 (30.73%) SQL Server
4 128 (30.26%) Java
5 115 (27.19%) JavaScript
6 111 (26.24%) .NET
7 103 (24.35%) Microsoft
8 100 (23.64%) HTML
9 78 (18.44%) Finance
10 76 (17.97%) CSS
11 74 (17.49%) Linux
12 72 (17.02%) Test Automation
13 68 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (16.08%) Python
14 65 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 62 (14.66%) Windows
16 60 (14.18%) Oracle
17 58 (13.71%) Web Services
18 57 (13.48%) MVC
19 54 (12.77%) Scrum
19 54 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
19 54 (12.77%) Degree
20 53 (12.53%) XML
21 51 (12.06%) SDLC
22 48 (11.35%) AngularJS
22 48 (11.35%) Software Engineering
23 47 (11.11%) Computer Science
24 46 (10.87%) ASP.NET
25 45 (10.64%) Git (software)
26 43 (10.17%) T-SQL

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 25 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.96%) Apache
2 21 (4.96%) IIS
3 20 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.31%) CMS
4 14 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.36%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.89%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.65%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.95%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.71%) SAS
13 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.18%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Exstream
7 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (7.57%) SaaS
4 15 (3.55%) Office 365
5 11 (2.60%) FinancialForce
6 8 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.89%) Force.com
6 8 (1.89%) IaaS
7 6 (1.42%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (1.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 6 (1.42%) GitHub
8 5 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.44%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.73%) DNS
3 16 (3.78%) Firewall
3 16 (3.78%) Internet
4 11 (2.60%) DHCP
5 8 (1.89%) LAN
5 8 (1.89%) WAN
6 7 (1.65%) BGP
7 6 (1.42%) HTTP
7 6 (1.42%) SAN
8 5 (1.18%) Skype
8 5 (1.18%) SMTP
8 5 (1.18%) VLAN
9 4 (0.95%) OSPF
10 3 (0.71%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.71%) FTP
10 3 (0.71%) MPLS
10 3 (0.71%) RIP
10 3 (0.71%) SNMP
11 2 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (30.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 34 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 34 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.91%) Big Data
6 23 (5.44%) MySQL
7 21 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.78%) Power BI
9 15 (3.55%) Impala
10 14 (3.31%) DB2
11 13 (3.07%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.36%) Cognos Impromptu
14 10 (2.36%) Redis
15 9 (2.13%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.13%) SQLPlus
16 8 (1.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.04%) Selenium
3 29 (6.86%) JIRA
4 28 (6.62%) WebDriver
5 27 (6.38%) HP UFT
6 24 (5.67%) LoadRunner
7 19 (4.49%) Visual Studio
8 16 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.07%) Jenkins
9 13 (3.07%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.84%) JUnit
11 11 (2.60%) JMeter
11 11 (2.60%) Maven
11 11 (2.60%) Subversion
12 9 (2.13%) eggPlant
12 9 (2.13%) LoadUI
12 9 (2.13%) TestNG
12 9 (2.13%) Toad
13 8 (1.89%) Gatling
14 7 (1.65%) Cucumber
General
1 78 (18.44%) Finance
2 23 (5.44%) Banking
3 17 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.60%) Advertising
5 10 (2.36%) Retail
6 9 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.13%) Front Office
6 9 (2.13%) Marketing
6 9 (2.13%) Publishing
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 4 (0.95%) Digital Economy
7 4 (0.95%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.71%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (28.84%) Developer
2 65 (15.37%) Analyst
3 48 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 47 (11.11%) Consultant
5 39 (9.22%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.67%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.44%) Software Developer
8 21 (4.96%) Tester
9 20 (4.73%) Applications Support
9 20 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
10 19 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.26%) Software Consultant
12 17 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 17 (4.02%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.78%) Business Consultant
13 16 (3.78%) Data Analyst
13 16 (3.78%) Senior Tester
13 16 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (26.24%) .NET
2 100 (23.64%) HTML
3 76 (17.97%) CSS
4 58 (13.71%) Web Services
5 53 (12.53%) XML
6 48 (11.35%) AngularJS
7 46 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 40 (9.46%) jQuery
9 31 (7.33%) .NET Framework
10 29 (6.86%) SOAP
11 23 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (4.96%) Spring
13 20 (4.73%) HTML5
13 20 (4.73%) WCF
14 19 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (4.26%) REST
16 17 (4.02%) RESTful
17 16 (3.78%) Ajax
17 16 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (3.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.31%) Clustering
4 11 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.13%) Replication
6 8 (1.89%) Fintech
7 7 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.65%) Life Science
8 5 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.18%) PMI
9 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.95%) iPad
9 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.95%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.49%) Linux
2 62 (14.66%) Windows
3 43 (10.17%) Unix
4 24 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 20 (4.73%) Android
6 18 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 17 (4.02%) CentOS
8 16 (3.78%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.71%) AIX
11 3 (0.71%) Debian
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.47%) HPUX
12 2 (0.47%) Solaris
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (17.02%) Test Automation
3 57 (13.48%) MVC
4 54 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (12.77%) Scrum
5 51 (12.06%) SDLC
6 48 (11.35%) Software Engineering
7 40 (9.46%) TDD
8 39 (9.22%) Test Scripting
9 35 (8.27%) Mentoring
10 33 (7.80%) Mathematics
11 32 (7.57%) BDD
11 32 (7.57%) Data Protection
12 31 (7.33%) DevOps
12 31 (7.33%) Test Strategy
13 30 (7.09%) CRM
14 28 (6.62%) Web Development
15 27 (6.38%) Scenario Testing
15 27 (6.38%) Test Management
16 25 (5.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 131 (30.97%) C#
2 128 (30.26%) Java
3 115 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 68 (16.08%) Python
5 43 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 36 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 30 (7.09%) Perl
8 28 (6.62%) PHP
9 27 (6.38%) PL/SQL
10 24 (5.67%) VB
11 23 (5.44%) C
12 21 (4.96%) Shell Script
13 20 (4.73%) Scala
14 13 (3.07%) C++
15 11 (2.60%) R
15 11 (2.60%) VB.NET
16 10 (2.36%) VBA
17 8 (1.89%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (12.77%) Degree
2 31 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.09%) ISTQB
4 28 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.49%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.55%) ACCA
7 14 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (3.07%) CIMA
9 10 (2.36%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.18%) MCP
11 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.95%) MBA
13 3 (0.71%) HND
13 3 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.71%) PhD
14 2 (0.47%) AAT
14 2 (0.47%) MCSE
15 1 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.98%) QA
2 12 (2.84%) GAAP
3 11 (2.60%) SLA
4 6 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.95%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.49%) Docker
3 13 (3.07%) HDFS
4 11 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.13%) vSphere
6 8 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.65%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.95%) SAP ITS
10 3 (0.71%) KVM
10 3 (0.71%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.24%) Firmware
11 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.24%) vCloud
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.84%) Nagios
3 11 (2.60%) Ansible
3 11 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.60%) Puppet
3 11 (2.60%) SCCM
4 8 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.42%) Terraform
7 5 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (1.18%) Kibana
7 5 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.95%) Oozie
8 4 (0.95%) Salt
8 4 (0.95%) WSUS
9 3 (0.71%) Icinga
9 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.71%) Opsview
9 3 (0.71%) vMotion
9 3 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.18%) Oracle
3 30 (7.09%) HP
4 29 (6.86%) SAP
5 24 (5.67%) VMware
6 16 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.07%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.60%) Cassiopae
8 11 (2.60%) NETSOL
8 11 (2.60%) Sage
8 11 (2.60%) White Clarke
8 11 (2.60%) Xero
9 10 (2.36%) RedGate
9 10 (2.36%) Tableau
9 10 (2.36%) Veeam
10 9 (2.13%) Sybase
10 9 (2.13%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.42%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.18%) IBM