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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 186 129 93
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 118 264 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 2.09% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 6.97% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 224 290
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
2947 3788 3125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.36% 29.98% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2560 3296 2744
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 283 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 247 (87.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 186 (65.72%) SQL
4 127 (44.88%) Finance
5 119 (42.05%) .NET
6 118 (41.70%) Microsoft
7 103 (36.40%) C#
8 99 (34.98%) Windows
9 94 (33.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 89 (31.45%) T-SQL
11 87 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 75 (26.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 66 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 60 (21.20%) Visual Studio
15 57 (20.14%) ASP.NET
16 55 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 51 (18.02%) Oracle
18 48 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (15.90%) HTML
20 44 (15.55%) WCF
21 43 (15.19%) MS Excel
21 43 (15.19%) Active Directory
22 42 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
23 41 (14.49%) Web Services
23 41 (14.49%) ETL
24 40 (14.13%) Clustering
25 39 (13.78%) CSS
25 39 (13.78%) JavaScript
26 38 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
26 38 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (11.66%) IIS
2 32 (11.31%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.83%) SharePoint
4 24 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (4.95%) WorkSite
8 13 (4.59%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.77%) Apache
13 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Foundation
14 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.71%) Documentum
Applications
1 43 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.42%) MS Office
3 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.53%) SAP Business One
2 6 (2.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 4 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.89%) Mimecast
2 6 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.36%) DNS
1 18 (6.36%) DHCP
2 16 (5.65%) SAN
3 13 (4.59%) Firewall
4 12 (4.24%) LAN
4 12 (4.24%) WAN
5 10 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.47%) VPN
7 6 (2.12%) SSL
7 6 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.77%) Intranet
8 5 (1.77%) Internet
9 3 (1.06%) SSH
10 2 (0.71%) Wireless
11 1 (0.35%) ADSL
11 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 247 (87.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (33.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (26.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (9.54%) Oracle Database
8 25 (8.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (8.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (7.77%) DTS
11 21 (7.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (5.30%) MySQL
13 11 (3.89%) SSDT
14 9 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (2.12%) MS Access
17 5 (1.77%) DB2
18 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
18 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 4 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 60 (21.20%) Visual Studio
2 38 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (4.59%) Subversion
5 10 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.77%) NuGet
7 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.71%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.71%) NUnit
8 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.35%) MSTest
General
1 127 (44.88%) Finance
2 28 (9.89%) Banking
3 23 (8.13%) Legal
4 20 (7.07%) Retail
5 16 (5.65%) Marketing
6 14 (4.95%) Advertising
7 12 (4.24%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.06%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Front Office
11 2 (0.71%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (42.05%) Developer
2 52 (18.37%) Analyst
2 52 (18.37%) DBA
3 38 (13.43%) SQL DBA
4 29 (10.25%) Technical Support
5 25 (8.83%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.48%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.77%) Administrator
8 21 (7.42%) Consultant
8 21 (7.42%) SQL Developer
8 21 (7.42%) Oracle DBA
9 19 (6.71%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Programmer
10 18 (6.36%) .NET Developer
10 18 (6.36%) SQL Server DBA
11 17 (6.01%) Technical Analyst
11 17 (6.01%) Applications Support
11 17 (6.01%) AWS Developer
12 16 (5.65%) Technical Support Analyst
13 14 (4.95%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.05%) .NET
2 57 (20.14%) ASP.NET
3 45 (15.90%) HTML
4 44 (15.55%) WCF
5 41 (14.49%) Web Services
6 39 (13.78%) CSS
7 29 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (8.83%) HTML5
9 24 (8.48%) .NET Framework
10 18 (6.36%) XML
11 16 (5.65%) Entity Framework
12 15 (5.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 15 (5.30%) Backbone.js
13 13 (4.59%) REST
14 12 (4.24%) AngularJS
14 12 (4.24%) Silverlight
14 12 (4.24%) NHibernate
15 10 (3.53%) Ember.js
15 10 (3.53%) CSS3
15 10 (3.53%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.13%) Clustering
2 23 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.53%) Replication
4 7 (2.47%) Statistics
5 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.77%) HACMP
6 5 (1.77%) CMDB
6 5 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.06%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.98%) Windows
2 66 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.42%) Linux
6 15 (5.30%) UNIX
7 13 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.53%) Android
9 8 (2.83%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (14.49%) ETL
3 37 (13.07%) Performance Tuning
4 33 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.31%) MVC
6 31 (10.95%) Change Management
7 28 (9.89%) ITIL
8 27 (9.54%) Migration
9 23 (8.13%) TDD
10 21 (7.42%) SOA
11 20 (7.07%) OO
11 20 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.71%) Dimensional Modelling
12 19 (6.71%) Data Analysis
13 15 (5.30%) CRM
13 15 (5.30%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.95%) High Availability
14 14 (4.95%) BDD
15 13 (4.59%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (65.72%) SQL
2 103 (36.40%) C#
3 89 (31.45%) T-SQL
4 39 (13.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.83%) VBA
6 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.47%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.77%) PHP
7 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.77%) Java
7 5 (1.77%) Python
8 4 (1.41%) VBScript
9 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) XPath
11 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.65%) Degree
3 15 (5.30%) MCITP
4 14 (4.95%) MCSE
5 7 (2.47%) MCDBA
5 7 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.12%) MCTS
6 6 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) MCP
8 2 (0.71%) MCSA
9 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.89%) QA
2 8 (2.83%) SLA
3 4 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.01%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (4.95%) vSphere
6 6 (2.12%) XenApp
7 5 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.77%) PowerHA
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.41%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.71%) XenServer
11 1 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (6.01%) Data Guard
2 9 (3.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.77%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (1.41%) WMI
5 3 (1.06%) SCCM
6 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 118 (41.70%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.02%) Oracle
3 30 (10.60%) Citrix
4 29 (10.25%) VMware
5 25 (8.83%) SAP
6 20 (7.07%) NetApp
6 20 (7.07%) Cisco
7 13 (4.59%) HP
8 11 (3.89%) Avaya
9 10 (3.53%) Infor
9 10 (3.53%) Sun
10 6 (2.12%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.77%) Veritas
11 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.77%) Sybase
11 5 (1.77%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.41%) BMC
12 4 (1.41%) Remedy
13 3 (1.06%) IBM
13 3 (1.06%) Informatica
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