Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 110 122 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.67% 14.91% 11.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.61% 57.28% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 107 118 148
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,800 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,625 £71,625
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 236 213 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.62% 26.04% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 189 271
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +7.95%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Slough.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Slough over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 69 (62.73%) .NET
2 62 (56.36%) C#
3 61 (55.45%) SQL
4 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (44.55%) TDD
5 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (40.00%) MVC
6 42 (38.18%) BDD
7 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
8 38 (34.55%) Windows
8 38 (34.55%) OO
9 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (30.00%) Games
10 33 (30.00%) Internet
10 33 (30.00%) XML
11 31 (28.18%) .NET Framework
12 30 (27.27%) WCF
13 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2016
13 29 (26.36%) Greenfield Project
14 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 28 (25.45%) CQRS
14 28 (25.45%) Web Application Development
14 28 (25.45%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (23.64%) HTML
15 26 (23.64%) Scrum
16 25 (22.73%) CSS
17 24 (21.82%) IIS
18 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
18 21 (19.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (19.09%) Windows Server

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 24 (21.82%) IIS
2 10 (9.09%) Apache
2 10 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.00%) Internet
2 12 (10.91%) DNS
3 10 (9.09%) HTTP
4 9 (8.18%) LAN
4 9 (8.18%) WAN
5 8 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (7.27%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (7.27%) DHCP
5 8 (7.27%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) MPLS
5 8 (7.27%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.27%) VLAN
5 8 (7.27%) VPN
6 2 (1.82%) Intranet
6 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.82%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) WebEx
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2016
2 21 (19.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.73%) MySQL
4 11 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.73%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.73%) QlikView
8 3 (2.73%) Redis
8 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.82%) DB2
9 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (30.00%) Games
2 8 (7.27%) Back Office
2 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.36%) Electronics
3 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (61.82%) Developer
2 36 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Applications Support
5 13 (11.82%) Analyst
5 13 (11.82%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.82%) SQL Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Administrator
7 11 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Agile Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (8.18%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Linux Support
10 8 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Senior Support Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Support Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (62.73%) .NET
2 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
3 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (30.00%) XML
5 31 (28.18%) .NET Framework
6 30 (27.27%) WCF
7 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (23.64%) HTML
9 25 (22.73%) CSS
10 16 (14.55%) XSD
10 16 (14.55%) XSLT
11 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.91%) Middleware
13 11 (10.00%) jQuery
13 11 (10.00%) JSON
14 10 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (7.27%) LESS
16 7 (6.36%) Ajax
16 7 (6.36%) D3.js
16 7 (6.36%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.18%) Fintech
5 3 (2.73%) Clustering
5 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) FMCG
6 2 (1.82%) RIA
7 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.55%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 17 (15.45%) Linux
4 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.91%) Android
6 12 (10.91%) Apple iOS
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) CentOS
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (44.55%) TDD
2 44 (40.00%) MVC
3 42 (38.18%) BDD
4 38 (34.55%) OO
5 28 (25.45%) CQRS
5 28 (25.45%) Domain-Driven Design
5 28 (25.45%) Web Application Development
6 26 (23.64%) Scrum
7 17 (15.45%) System Testing
8 16 (14.55%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.91%) ERP
10 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.91%) Web Development
11 10 (9.09%) B2B
11 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.18%) DevOps
13 7 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (6.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.36%) C#
2 61 (55.45%) SQL
3 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.36%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.82%) Perl
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) CCNA
2 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.82%) MCSA
4 2 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
1 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.09%) KVM
4 8 (7.27%) Terminal Services
4 8 (7.27%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (7.27%) XenApp
4 8 (7.27%) XenServer
5 5 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) WSUS
1 8 (7.27%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.82%) Ansible
2 2 (1.82%) cPanel
2 2 (1.82%) Nagios
2 2 (1.82%) Plesk
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.36%) VMware
3 14 (12.73%) Cisco
4 8 (7.27%) Citrix
4 8 (7.27%) F5
4 8 (7.27%) McAfee
5 7 (6.36%) SAP
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle
7 3 (2.73%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.82%) Cognos
8 2 (1.82%) Dell
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) Juniper
8 2 (1.82%) Paxata
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Splunk
8 2 (1.82%) Tableau
9 1 (0.91%) Apple
9 1 (0.91%) Google