The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 109 119 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -47
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 4 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.23% 2.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 0.78% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 42
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £28,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £34,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
392 513 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.98% 28.93% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 364 441 531
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco