Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 141 387 467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 15.36% 15.87% 19.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.94% 32.17% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 330 446
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,575 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -4.04% +4.21%

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 471 1,203 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.31% 49.34% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 407 1,071 1,108
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,000 £29,750 £32,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Trend in Reading

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Reading over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 58 (41.13%) C#
2 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 44 (31.21%) .NET
5 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
6 41 (29.08%) Azure
7 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
8 27 (19.15%) T-SQL
9 25 (17.73%) HTML
10 24 (17.02%) CSS
10 24 (17.02%) SaaS
11 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (16.31%) Java
12 22 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (14.18%) VMware
14 19 (13.48%) XML
14 19 (13.48%) Linux
15 18 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 18 (12.77%) TDD
15 18 (12.77%) Sprint Planning
16 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
16 17 (12.06%) Web Services
17 16 (11.35%) Degree
18 15 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
18 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
18 15 (10.64%) VB.NET
18 15 (10.64%) CRM
18 15 (10.64%) ETL

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 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Fuse
2 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.71%) Maximo
3 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.71%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.08%) Azure
2 24 (17.02%) SaaS
3 12 (8.51%) PaaS
4 11 (7.80%) Power Platform
5 9 (6.38%) AWS
5 9 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.26%) IaaS
7 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.13%) Office 365
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.71%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) LAN
1 15 (10.64%) WAN
2 6 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (1.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.80%) Power BI
6 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.26%) DB2
7 6 (4.26%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.26%) Spatial Data
8 4 (2.84%) MySQL
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.84%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.42%) OLAP
10 2 (1.42%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.67%) Maven
3 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.42%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.42%) jMock
5 2 (1.42%) JUnit
5 2 (1.42%) Mockito
5 2 (1.42%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 4 (2.84%) Back Office
2 3 (2.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Local Government
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (46.10%) Developer
2 21 (14.89%) Software Developer
3 15 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.93%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 14 (9.93%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 14 (9.93%) Team Leader
5 12 (8.51%) Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Consultant
7 9 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Development Manager
9 7 (4.96%) Integration Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Software Development Manager
9 7 (4.96%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Geospatial Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) Spatial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.21%) .NET
2 25 (17.73%) HTML
3 24 (17.02%) CSS
4 19 (13.48%) XML
5 17 (12.06%) Web Services
6 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
7 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.80%) .NET Core
8 11 (7.80%) REST
9 10 (7.09%) SOAP
10 9 (6.38%) Spring
10 9 (6.38%) WCF
11 8 (5.67%) HTML5
12 7 (4.96%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (4.96%) CSS3
12 7 (4.96%) React
13 6 (4.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (4.26%) Reactive Extensions
13 6 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) User Experience
5 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) Blog
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 7 (4.96%) Debian
4 2 (1.42%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (12.77%) Sprint Planning
3 18 (12.77%) TDD
4 15 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (10.64%) CRM
4 15 (10.64%) ETL
4 15 (10.64%) Migration
5 14 (9.93%) ITIL
5 14 (9.93%) Scrum
5 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.51%) Analytics
6 12 (8.51%) SDLC
7 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.09%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.09%) ERP
8 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.09%) OO
8 10 (7.09%) Sprint Retrospective
8 10 (7.09%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) C#
2 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.15%) T-SQL
4 23 (16.31%) Java
5 15 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 13 (9.22%) Python
7 6 (4.26%) Java 8
7 6 (4.26%) SOQL
8 4 (2.84%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.13%) R
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) Degree
3 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.26%) MCITP
6 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.71%) CISA
8 1 (0.71%) GIAC
8 1 (0.71%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 14 (9.93%) SLA
2 6 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) KVM
3 1 (0.71%) Postfix
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) SCCM
1 14 (9.93%) SCOM
1 14 (9.93%) WSUS
2 1 (0.71%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.18%) VMware
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle
3 8 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.26%) Tableau
5 3 (2.13%) Capita
5 3 (2.13%) Cognos
6 2 (1.42%) Informatica
6 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.42%) Talend
6 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.71%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.71%) Plumtree
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) SAP