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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 1.98% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 7.23% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 25
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,000 £29,325
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
454 429 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.68% 27.39% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 369 395 543
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (16.67%) WCF
9 2 (16.67%) WPF
9 2 (16.67%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IPv4
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) DTS
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Database Security
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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