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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 171 127 89
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 157 248 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 2.08% 2.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.96% 7.23% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 149 231 353
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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
3164 3431 3519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.23% 28.79% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2785 3088 3230
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 422 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 357 (84.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 274 (64.93%) SQL
4 191 (45.26%) .NET
5 171 (40.52%) C#
6 166 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 153 (36.26%) T-SQL
8 152 (36.02%) Finance
9 135 (31.99%) Microsoft
10 129 (30.57%) Windows
11 112 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 104 (24.64%) MS Excel
13 95 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (22.27%) HTML
15 92 (21.80%) JavaScript
15 92 (21.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 90 (21.33%) CSS
17 83 (19.67%) Web Services
17 83 (19.67%) ETL
18 78 (18.48%) WCF
19 76 (18.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 74 (17.54%) SharePoint
21 72 (17.06%) ASP.NET
22 69 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
23 68 (16.11%) OO
24 67 (15.88%) XML
24 67 (15.88%) Windows Server 2003
24 67 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 64 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
26 63 (14.93%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 54 (12.80%) IIS
3 24 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (4.03%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.08%) CMS
6 13 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.08%) Umbraco
7 12 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.90%) Apache
9 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.47%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 104 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.16%) MS Office
3 17 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.71%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (2.37%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.95%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (0.47%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.47%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.95%) Office 365
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.64%) DNS
1 28 (6.64%) SAN
2 20 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.27%) DHCP
4 13 (3.08%) Intranet
5 10 (2.37%) FTP
6 9 (2.13%) LAN
7 8 (1.90%) Extranet
7 8 (1.90%) VPN
7 8 (1.90%) WAN
8 7 (1.66%) Internet
9 5 (1.18%) Wireless
10 4 (0.95%) SSH
10 4 (0.95%) SSL
10 4 (0.95%) HTTP
11 3 (0.71%) VoIP
11 3 (0.71%) Firewall
12 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 357 (84.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (21.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (18.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (11.37%) Relational Database
9 37 (8.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 30 (7.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 25 (5.92%) DTS
12 22 (5.21%) OLAP
13 20 (4.74%) RDBMS
14 19 (4.50%) MS Access
15 17 (4.03%) Oracle Database
16 15 (3.55%) MySQL
17 11 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
20 6 (1.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.98%) NUnit
4 15 (3.55%) Subversion
5 11 (2.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 10 (2.37%) MSTest
7 8 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.71%) JIRA
10 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.24%) Trac
General
1 152 (36.02%) Finance
2 46 (10.90%) Banking
3 22 (5.21%) Marketing
4 20 (4.74%) Advertising
5 19 (4.50%) Back Office
5 19 (4.50%) Retail
6 14 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.32%) Front Office
7 12 (2.84%) Law
8 7 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 198 (46.92%) Developer
2 88 (20.85%) Analyst
3 61 (14.45%) C# Developer
3 61 (14.45%) DBA
4 60 (14.22%) Senior Developer
5 51 (12.09%) SQL DBA
6 45 (10.66%) Administrator
7 31 (7.35%) SQL Developer
7 31 (7.35%) Support Analyst
8 29 (6.87%) Applications Support
9 27 (6.40%) Senior C# Developer
10 25 (5.92%) .NET Developer
10 25 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (5.69%) Agile C# Developer
12 21 (4.98%) Architect
13 19 (4.50%) Consultant
14 17 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
14 17 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (3.79%) Technical Architect
16 15 (3.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (45.26%) .NET
2 94 (22.27%) HTML
3 90 (21.33%) CSS
4 83 (19.67%) Web Services
5 78 (18.48%) WCF
6 72 (17.06%) ASP.NET
7 67 (15.88%) XML
8 51 (12.09%) .NET Framework
9 47 (11.14%) WPF
9 47 (11.14%) Ajax
10 42 (9.95%) jQuery
11 21 (4.98%) MDX
12 19 (4.50%) HTML5
13 15 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (3.08%) XSLT
16 11 (2.61%) Backbone.js
17 10 (2.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 10 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 10 (2.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.58%) Clustering
3 29 (6.87%) Replication
4 20 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.61%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.90%) Statistics
7 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.42%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.71%) PMI
9 3 (0.71%) Equities
9 3 (0.71%) Derivative
10 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.47%) Open Source
10 2 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.47%) Life Science
10 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 129 (30.57%) Windows
2 67 (15.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 67 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (5.21%) Linux
5 13 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.13%) UNIX
6 9 (2.13%) Android
7 5 (1.18%) Solaris
7 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (19.67%) ETL
3 68 (16.11%) OO
4 64 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (14.93%) MVC
5 63 (14.93%) TDD
6 51 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (9.72%) E-Commerce
8 39 (9.24%) ITIL
9 37 (8.77%) SOA
9 37 (8.77%) Data Analysis
10 33 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 32 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (6.87%) Release Management
13 27 (6.40%) Scrum
14 23 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.21%) Data Modelling
16 20 (4.74%) Workflow
17 19 (4.50%) Project Management
17 19 (4.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 274 (64.93%) SQL
2 171 (40.52%) C#
3 153 (36.26%) T-SQL
4 92 (21.80%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.95%) VBA
6 29 (6.87%) Java
7 28 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 25 (5.92%) XPath
9 22 (5.21%) VB
10 17 (4.03%) PHP
11 16 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.79%) VBScript
12 14 (3.32%) Perl
13 8 (1.90%) VC++
13 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.90%) C++
14 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.71%) AWK
15 3 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 45 (10.66%) Degree
2 39 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.69%) MCITP
4 19 (4.50%) MCTS
5 11 (2.61%) MCSE
6 8 (1.90%) MCP
7 6 (1.42%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) HP APS
11 1 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCAD
11 1 (0.24%) CISA
11 1 (0.24%) CISM
11 1 (0.24%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.69%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 38 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.13%) XenApp
5 6 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.42%) vSphere
5 6 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.95%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (2.37%) SCCM
2 5 (1.18%) WSUS
2 5 (1.18%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.95%) OVSD
3 4 (0.95%) OpenView
4 3 (0.71%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.47%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.24%) Control-M
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.24%) Plesk
6 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 135 (31.99%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.14%) Oracle
3 44 (10.43%) VMware
4 22 (5.21%) Informatica
5 20 (4.74%) Citrix
6 16 (3.79%) DataFlux
6 16 (3.79%) Trillium
7 15 (3.55%) NetApp
7 15 (3.55%) Business Objects
8 14 (3.32%) SAP
9 13 (3.08%) HP
10 12 (2.84%) Sun
11 10 (2.37%) Infor
11 10 (2.37%) Cisco
12 9 (2.13%) FactSet
13 6 (1.42%) Sybase
14 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.95%) Red Gate
15 4 (0.95%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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