The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 98 66 32
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 46 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 2.93% 5.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 8.95% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 75
Average salary £28,576 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
544 514 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.48% 32.72% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 461 463 458
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bristol region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (59.09%) .NET
3 26 (59.09%) SQL
4 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
5 23 (52.27%) HTML
5 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
6 21 (47.73%) C#
7 20 (45.45%) CSS
8 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
9 15 (34.09%) MVC
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (34.09%) jQuery
10 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 12 (27.27%) VB
11 12 (27.27%) Web Services
11 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 11 (25.00%) XML
12 11 (25.00%) Oracle
12 11 (25.00%) Degree
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
13 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (22.73%) IIS
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (22.73%) XHTML
14 9 (20.45%) MS Office
14 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
14 9 (20.45%) Windows
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (18.18%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LAN
1 6 (13.64%) WAN
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (11.36%) DHCP
3 4 (9.09%) Intranet
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (9.09%) MS Access
9 4 (9.09%) DB2
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (4.55%) Informix
10 2 (4.55%) OLAP
10 2 (4.55%) MySQL
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.55%) ActiveReports
10 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.09%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 8 (18.18%) DBA
4 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Server Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
3 23 (52.27%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (34.09%) jQuery
6 12 (27.27%) Web Services
7 11 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (22.73%) XHTML
9 7 (15.91%) WCF
10 6 (13.64%) Classic ASP
10 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (11.36%) Silverlight
11 5 (11.36%) LINQ
11 5 (11.36%) Ajax
12 4 (9.09%) SOAP
12 4 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) W3C
4 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Scrum
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) OOD
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design
5 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Test Management
6 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.09%) Database Security
7 3 (6.82%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (27.27%) VB
6 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.09%) Java
7 4 (9.09%) VB6
8 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 2 (4.55%) XPath
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) MCSD
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) HNC
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) SAP
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Genesys
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat