Period
to 16 August 2018

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 88 128 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.99% 18.52% 16.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.11% 52.46% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 122 160
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -18.98%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,075 £32,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,225 £61,375
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 144 244 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.80% 35.31% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 131 222 262
Slough median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 61 (69.32%) C#
1 61 (69.32%) .NET
2 55 (62.50%) SQL
3 54 (61.36%) ASP.NET
4 48 (54.55%) MVC
5 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (45.45%) OO
7 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (42.05%) JavaScript
8 37 (42.05%) HTML
8 37 (42.05%) TDD
9 35 (39.77%) BDD
10 33 (37.50%) Web Application Development
10 33 (37.50%) CSS
11 32 (36.36%) T-SQL
12 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
13 27 (30.68%) HTML5
13 27 (30.68%) AngularJS
13 27 (30.68%) IIS
14 26 (29.55%) Web Development
14 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 23 (26.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (25.00%) WCF
16 22 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (23.86%) Scrum
18 20 (22.73%) Sass
18 20 (22.73%) TypeScript
19 19 (21.59%) Ansible
19 19 (21.59%) OOD
19 19 (21.59%) Microsoft

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 27 (30.68%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) Broadband
3 5 (5.68%) Intranet
4 3 (3.41%) NAS
4 3 (3.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) 4G
6 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.14%) Firewall
6 1 (1.14%) FTP
6 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
3 16 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.41%) MySQL
10 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.27%) Power BI
10 2 (2.27%) QlikView
10 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.14%) Big Data
11 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Moq
4 2 (2.27%) NUnit
4 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.05%) Games
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 26 (29.55%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Angular Developer
5 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.55%) ERP Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Sage Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) IT Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) IT Support
10 3 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) .NET
2 54 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (42.05%) HTML
5 33 (37.50%) CSS
6 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
7 27 (30.68%) AngularJS
7 27 (30.68%) HTML5
8 22 (25.00%) WCF
9 20 (22.73%) Sass
10 18 (20.45%) Angular 2
10 18 (20.45%) XML
11 16 (18.18%) Web Services
11 16 (18.18%) XSLT
12 15 (17.05%) XSD
13 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (14.77%) Silverlight
14 10 (11.36%) jQuery
14 10 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.77%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.95%) Fintech
4 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.55%) Android
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) MVC
2 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (45.45%) OO
4 37 (42.05%) TDD
5 35 (39.77%) BDD
6 33 (37.50%) Web Application Development
7 26 (29.55%) Web Development
8 22 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (23.86%) Scrum
10 19 (21.59%) OOD
11 15 (17.05%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (17.05%) Performance Testing
12 13 (14.77%) CQRS
12 13 (14.77%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (10.23%) Multithreading
14 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 6 (6.82%) ERP
15 6 (6.82%) ITIL
15 6 (6.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) C#
2 55 (62.50%) SQL
3 37 (42.05%) JavaScript
4 32 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 20 (22.73%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.68%) C
7 4 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Java
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.41%) VBA
9 2 (2.27%) F#
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) APMP
2 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.41%) vCloud
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (21.59%) Ansible
2 18 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.55%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.41%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.27%) Kibana
6 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Sage
4 3 (3.41%) Citrix
4 3 (3.41%) EMC
4 3 (3.41%) NetApp
4 3 (3.41%) Remedy
4 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.41%) Symantec
4 3 (3.41%) Veeam
4 3 (3.41%) Zerto
5 2 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Telerik