The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 166 141 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -69
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 161 219 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.89% 3.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.52% 6.52% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 151 200 376
Average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2916 3361 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.08% 29.00% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2942 3067
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (81.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 222 (69.38%) SQL
4 152 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 149 (46.56%) .NET
6 128 (40.00%) C#
7 116 (36.25%) Windows
8 112 (35.00%) T-SQL
9 104 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 96 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 86 (26.88%) Finance
12 84 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
14 78 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 68 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 67 (20.94%) ASP.NET
16 67 (20.94%) Web Services
16 67 (20.94%) Active Directory
17 64 (20.00%) ETL
18 63 (19.69%) SharePoint
19 62 (19.38%) CSS
20 61 (19.06%) MS Excel
21 60 (18.75%) IIS
22 57 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
23 56 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
23 56 (17.50%) WCF
24 54 (16.88%) HTML
25 47 (14.69%) ITIL
26 45 (14.06%) jQuery
26 45 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 63 (19.69%) SharePoint
2 60 (18.75%) IIS
3 26 (8.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (7.81%) MS Exchange
5 20 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.56%) Apache
12 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.94%) Node.js
14 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.31%) WordPress
15 1 (0.31%) nginx
15 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (19.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.13%) MS Office
3 7 (2.19%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 5 (1.56%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.56%) Office 365
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Heroku
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.94%) DNS
2 32 (10.00%) SAN
3 31 (9.69%) DHCP
4 22 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.88%) VPN
5 19 (5.94%) LAN
6 18 (5.63%) WAN
7 14 (4.38%) Firewall
8 8 (2.50%) Extranet
8 8 (2.50%) Intranet
9 7 (2.19%) Internet
10 5 (1.56%) Wireless
11 4 (1.25%) SSL
11 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.94%) LDAP
12 3 (0.94%) ADSL
13 2 (0.63%) FTP
13 2 (0.63%) HTTP
13 2 (0.63%) IPsec
13 2 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (81.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (17.81%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 19 (5.94%) Relational Database
10 17 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (4.69%) OLAP
12 14 (4.38%) DTS
13 13 (4.06%) MySQL
14 12 (3.75%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.81%) Oracle Database
16 7 (2.19%) QlikView
17 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (1.88%) OLAP Cube
18 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
18 5 (1.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.88%) Subversion
3 20 (6.25%) NUnit
4 15 (4.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.81%) MSTest
7 8 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.19%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.63%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.31%) JIRA
11 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.31%) GitLab
General
1 86 (26.88%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Banking
3 25 (7.81%) Marketing
4 20 (6.25%) Advertising
5 18 (5.63%) Retail
6 12 (3.75%) Law
6 12 (3.75%) Back Office
7 11 (3.44%) Front Office
8 9 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.56%) Legal
10 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 128 (40.00%) Developer
2 58 (18.13%) Analyst
3 40 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 32 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 31 (9.69%) Applications Support
5 31 (9.69%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.38%) DBA
6 30 (9.38%) Technical Support
7 28 (8.75%) Architect
8 25 (7.81%) C# Developer
9 24 (7.50%) Technical Architect
10 23 (7.19%) SQL DBA
11 22 (6.88%) Applications Support Analyst
12 20 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (6.25%) Administrator
13 19 (5.94%) Technical Support Analyst
14 18 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 16 (5.00%) Consultant
16 16 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (46.56%) .NET
2 67 (20.94%) ASP.NET
2 67 (20.94%) Web Services
3 62 (19.38%) CSS
4 56 (17.50%) WCF
5 54 (16.88%) HTML
6 45 (14.06%) jQuery
7 39 (12.19%) Ajax
8 35 (10.94%) XML
9 33 (10.31%) WPF
10 23 (7.19%) HTML5
11 20 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 16 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.69%) Silverlight
14 14 (4.38%) Backbone.js
14 14 (4.38%) Ember.js
15 13 (4.06%) MDX
16 10 (3.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 10 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.88%) Clustering
2 33 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 14 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.44%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.44%) Replication
6 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.50%) Statistics
7 5 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.25%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.94%) PMI
10 2 (0.63%) GIS
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 2 (0.63%) Open Source
10 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.31%) Equities
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 116 (36.25%) Windows
2 84 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.00%) Linux
7 14 (4.38%) Android
8 10 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.19%) UNIX
9 7 (2.19%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.94%) Solaris
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.00%) ETL
2 56 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (14.69%) ITIL
4 43 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (13.13%) OO
6 37 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (9.38%) MVC
8 27 (8.44%) TDD
8 27 (8.44%) E-Commerce
9 25 (7.81%) Change Management
9 25 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (6.88%) System Testing
11 22 (6.88%) Scrum
12 21 (6.56%) Release Management
13 19 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.63%) Dimensional Modelling
15 16 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.00%) Data Management
16 13 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (69.38%) SQL
2 128 (40.00%) C#
3 112 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.69%) VB.NET
6 23 (7.19%) XPath
7 20 (6.25%) PHP
8 19 (5.94%) VBA
9 18 (5.63%) Java
10 15 (4.69%) VB
11 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.81%) VBScript
12 7 (2.19%) Perl
13 5 (1.56%) C++
13 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.56%) VC++
13 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.63%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.31%) MCITP
3 16 (5.00%) Degree
4 11 (3.44%) MCTS
5 8 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.88%) MCSE
8 5 (1.56%) MCP
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.63%) HP APS
12 1 (0.31%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.31%) CISA
12 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.81%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.81%) vSphere
5 8 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.19%) XenApp
7 5 (1.56%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.50%) SCCM
2 5 (1.56%) WSUS
3 4 (1.25%) OpenView
3 4 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.25%) OVSD
3 4 (1.25%) WMI
3 4 (1.25%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.94%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.31%) Plesk
5 1 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.31%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 152 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.50%) VMware
3 20 (6.25%) NetApp
4 18 (5.63%) Oracle
4 18 (5.63%) HP
5 14 (4.38%) Cisco
6 13 (4.06%) Citrix
7 7 (2.19%) SAP
8 6 (1.88%) Sun
8 6 (1.88%) Dell
9 5 (1.56%) Sybase
9 5 (1.56%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.56%) Infor
10 4 (1.25%) Apple
10 4 (1.25%) Remedy
10 4 (1.25%) BMC
11 3 (0.94%) Informatica
11 3 (0.94%) Cognos
11 3 (0.94%) Veritas
11 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago