Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 343 447 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.94% 17.41% 16.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.27% 34.54% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 292 398 404
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.28% -0.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,825
90th Percentile £67,950 £65,750 £60,875
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 1,031 1,294 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.91% 50.41% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,153 1,058
Reading median annual salary £50,165 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.61% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 123 (35.86%) Microsoft
2 120 (34.99%) C#
3 109 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (31.49%) .NET
5 96 (27.99%) JavaScript
6 86 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 81 (23.62%) SQL Server
8 67 (19.53%) HTML
8 67 (19.53%) Java
9 66 (19.24%) CSS
9 66 (19.24%) Degree
10 61 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
12 58 (16.91%) Git (software)
12 58 (16.91%) Oracle
13 53 (15.45%) T-SQL
13 53 (15.45%) XML
14 52 (15.16%) ASP.NET
14 52 (15.16%) Linux
14 52 (15.16%) Python
15 51 (14.87%) TDD
16 50 (14.58%) MVC
17 45 (13.12%) Web Services
17 45 (13.12%) Test Automation
18 44 (12.83%) Scrum
18 44 (12.83%) AngularJS
18 44 (12.83%) DevOps
19 43 (12.54%) QA
20 41 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 41 (11.95%) Relational Database

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 (4.37%) Confluence
1 15 (4.37%) IIS
1 15 (4.37%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.21%) Anypoint
4 11 (3.21%) Apache
4 11 (3.21%) Mule
4 11 (3.21%) Mule ESB
5 10 (2.92%) CMS
5 10 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.62%) nginx
6 9 (2.62%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.46%) SAS
9 5 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.17%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) SPSS
3 1 (0.29%) InVision
3 1 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
3 1 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) HFM
5 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.25%) SaaS
4 13 (3.79%) PaaS
5 9 (2.62%) GitHub
6 8 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.33%) IaaS
6 8 (2.33%) Office 365
6 8 (2.33%) Serverless
7 6 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.17%) CloudFront
8 4 (1.17%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (1.17%) npm
8 4 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.00%) Firewall
2 12 (3.50%) VPN
3 9 (2.62%) DNS
4 7 (2.04%) HTTP
5 5 (1.46%) Internet
5 5 (1.46%) NAS
5 5 (1.46%) SAN
5 5 (1.46%) Skype
5 5 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.17%) SNMP
7 3 (0.87%) DHCP
7 3 (0.87%) VLAN
7 3 (0.87%) VoIP
7 3 (0.87%) Wireless
8 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.58%) LAN
8 2 (0.58%) SSL
8 2 (0.58%) WAN
9 1 (0.29%) Modbus
9 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.95%) Relational Database
2 41 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 38 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (9.33%) Big Data
4 32 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (7.00%) MySQL
7 19 (5.54%) Power BI
8 18 (5.25%) Data Lake
8 18 (5.25%) NoSQL
9 17 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (4.08%) MongoDB
11 12 (3.50%) Hadoop
12 11 (3.21%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (2.62%) Snowflake Schema
15 7 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 58 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.20%) JIRA
3 31 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 19 (5.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (5.25%) Eclipse
7 16 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.37%) Selenium
9 14 (4.08%) JUnit
10 13 (3.79%) Maven
11 12 (3.50%) Subversion
12 11 (3.21%) IntelliJ
12 11 (3.21%) Mockito
13 9 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (2.33%) Cucumber
15 7 (2.04%) NUnit
16 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (1.75%) Vagrant
17 5 (1.46%) Bitbucket
17 5 (1.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (9.33%) Finance
2 15 (4.37%) Marketing
2 15 (4.37%) Retail
3 11 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.75%) Automotive
4 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.46%) Games
6 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Advertising
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 3 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (44.02%) Developer
2 54 (15.74%) Analyst
3 39 (11.37%) .NET Developer
3 39 (11.37%) Senior Developer
4 36 (10.50%) Software Developer
5 22 (6.41%) Applications Support
6 19 (5.54%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.25%) Architect
8 16 (4.66%) C# Developer
8 16 (4.66%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (4.08%) Consultant
9 14 (4.08%) Lead Developer
9 14 (4.08%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.50%) Graduate
11 11 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (3.21%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.21%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (31.49%) .NET
2 67 (19.53%) HTML
3 66 (19.24%) CSS
4 53 (15.45%) XML
5 52 (15.16%) ASP.NET
6 45 (13.12%) Web Services
7 44 (12.83%) AngularJS
8 36 (10.50%) REST
9 34 (9.91%) Spring
10 33 (9.62%) .NET Framework
10 33 (9.62%) jQuery
11 28 (8.16%) RESTful
12 24 (7.00%) SOAP
13 23 (6.71%) React
14 22 (6.41%) Node.js
15 21 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (5.54%) HTML5
18 15 (4.37%) JSON
19 13 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.66%) Client/Server
3 13 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.04%) Fintech
6 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.17%) Social Media
8 4 (1.17%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.87%) EPoS
9 3 (0.87%) FMCG
9 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.87%) Robotics
9 3 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.16%) Linux
2 31 (9.04%) Windows
3 21 (6.12%) Unix
4 8 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.46%) CentOS
7 3 (0.87%) VMS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.87%) TDD
4 50 (14.58%) MVC
5 45 (13.12%) Test Automation
6 44 (12.83%) DevOps
6 44 (12.83%) Scrum
7 36 (10.50%) Analytics
8 34 (9.91%) Computer Science
8 34 (9.91%) ETL
9 32 (9.33%) Data Modelling
10 29 (8.45%) BDD
10 29 (8.45%) SDLC
11 28 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 24 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (7.00%) OO
13 24 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.71%) CRM
15 21 (6.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 120 (34.99%) C#
2 96 (27.99%) JavaScript
3 67 (19.53%) Java
4 53 (15.45%) T-SQL
5 52 (15.16%) Python
6 23 (6.71%) PHP
7 18 (5.25%) Java 8
7 18 (5.25%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.96%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.37%) Ruby
10 14 (4.08%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.21%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.92%) Perl
13 8 (2.33%) C
13 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.75%) R
15 5 (1.46%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.17%) C++
16 4 (1.17%) Scala
17 3 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 66 (19.24%) Degree
2 20 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.21%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.92%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.62%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.87%) CCENT
9 3 (0.87%) ISEB
9 3 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.58%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) CCNA
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) PhD
11 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.54%) QA
2 15 (4.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.87%) GDPR
4 3 (0.87%) HL7
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.58%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.54%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.79%) Docker
5 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.46%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.17%) HDFS
7 4 (1.17%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.87%) iptables
8 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.87%) Xen
8 3 (0.87%) XenApp
8 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (4.96%) Ansible
2 13 (3.79%) Puppet
3 11 (3.21%) CloudHub
3 11 (3.21%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.33%) Terraform
5 7 (2.04%) Kibana
5 7 (2.04%) Nagios
6 6 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.46%) SCCM
8 4 (1.17%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.17%) Mesos
8 4 (1.17%) Oozie
8 4 (1.17%) Rancher
8 4 (1.17%) Rundeck
8 4 (1.17%) Salt
9 3 (0.87%) Graphite
10 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 123 (35.86%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.91%) Oracle
3 25 (7.29%) VMware
4 21 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (5.54%) Tableau
6 14 (4.08%) SAP
7 13 (3.79%) MuleSoft
8 8 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.33%) Google
9 7 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.75%) Citrix
10 6 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.46%) IBM
12 4 (1.17%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.17%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.17%) Cognos
12 4 (1.17%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.17%) Teradata
13 3 (0.87%) Jitterbit