Period
to 25 April 2019

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 42 85 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.94% 17.10% 16.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.09% 52.15% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 83 98
Slough median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.51% +8.82%
10th Percentile £36,750 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £60,000 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 161 163 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.26% 32.80% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 99 149 174
Slough median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.58% +19.44%
10th Percentile £37,000 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) .NET
3 18 (42.86%) C#
3 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (35.71%) MVC
6 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
9 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
10 11 (26.19%) Analytics
11 9 (21.43%) BDD
11 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (21.43%) Degree
11 9 (21.43%) CSS
12 8 (19.05%) OOD
12 8 (19.05%) IIS
12 8 (19.05%) Web Development
12 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (19.05%) HTML5
12 8 (19.05%) Web Application Development
12 8 (19.05%) Sass
12 8 (19.05%) AngularJS

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 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.38%) Documentum
5 1 (2.38%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) NuGet
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) ISDN
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Power BI
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.14%) ArangoDB
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) MS Access
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) NUnit
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Moq
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 12 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) DBA
7 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 8 (19.05%) Angular 2
6 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) HTML5
6 8 (19.05%) Sass
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
7 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Core
9 4 (9.52%) LINQ
9 4 (9.52%) SOAP
9 4 (9.52%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) EDI
10 3 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Fintech
3 5 (11.90%) Virtual Team
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) CCTV
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Handset
5 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) PDA
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) Analytics
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 8 (19.05%) OOD
7 8 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 7 (16.67%) Workflow
9 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Workflow Management
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.52%) QMS
10 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) C#
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) TypeScript
5 5 (11.90%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) Tableau
3 4 (9.52%) Google
3 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) Altova
5 1 (2.38%) Genesys
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Nintex
5 1 (2.38%) Siebel
5 1 (2.38%) VMware