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 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 171 125 89
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 163 246 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 2.07% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.07% 7.28% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 150 231 374
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3216 3377 3589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.14% 28.45% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3025 3296
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 September 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 22 September 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.

1 443 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 375 (84.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 291 (65.69%) SQL
4 193 (43.57%) .NET
5 184 (41.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (39.05%) C#
7 170 (38.37%) T-SQL
8 164 (37.02%) Finance
9 139 (31.38%) Microsoft
10 132 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 126 (28.44%) Windows
12 106 (23.93%) MS Excel
13 99 (22.35%) HTML
14 97 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
15 96 (21.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 93 (20.99%) CSS
17 91 (20.54%) JavaScript
18 89 (20.09%) ETL
19 86 (19.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 85 (19.19%) Web Services
21 80 (18.06%) WCF
22 78 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
22 78 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
23 77 (17.38%) SharePoint
24 76 (17.16%) XML
24 76 (17.16%) ASP.NET
25 72 (16.25%) OO
26 69 (15.58%) MVC
27 65 (14.67%) TDD
28 63 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 77 (17.38%) SharePoint
2 51 (11.51%) IIS
3 29 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (4.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (4.06%) MS Exchange
6 17 (3.84%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (3.61%) Umbraco
7 16 (3.61%) CMS
8 15 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (2.93%) Tomcat
10 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.81%) Apache
12 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.45%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 106 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.32%) MS Office
3 17 (3.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.90%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Pure360
5 1 (0.23%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.55%) SAN
1 29 (6.55%) DNS
2 20 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.29%) DHCP
4 15 (3.39%) Intranet
5 11 (2.48%) Internet
6 10 (2.26%) FTP
7 9 (2.03%) LAN
8 8 (1.81%) Extranet
8 8 (1.81%) WAN
8 8 (1.81%) VPN
9 6 (1.35%) SSH
9 6 (1.35%) SSL
10 5 (1.13%) Wireless
11 4 (0.90%) VoIP
11 4 (0.90%) HTTP
12 3 (0.68%) Firewall
13 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.45%) VLAN
13 2 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 375 (84.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 184 (41.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 132 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (21.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 86 (19.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 78 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (10.84%) Relational Database
9 40 (9.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 32 (7.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 27 (6.09%) DTS
12 26 (5.87%) OLAP
13 19 (4.29%) MS Access
13 19 (4.29%) RDBMS
14 17 (3.84%) MySQL
14 17 (3.84%) Oracle Database
15 10 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.81%) OLTP
18 7 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (11.06%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.64%) NUnit
4 13 (2.93%) Subversion
5 10 (2.26%) MSTest
5 10 (2.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 9 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.58%) JIRA
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.23%) Trac
10 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.23%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 164 (37.02%) Finance
2 47 (10.61%) Banking
3 23 (5.19%) Marketing
4 22 (4.97%) Advertising
5 21 (4.74%) Retail
6 16 (3.61%) Back Office
7 14 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.93%) Law
8 13 (2.93%) Front Office
9 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.90%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 215 (48.53%) Developer
2 85 (19.19%) Analyst
3 66 (14.90%) C# Developer
4 63 (14.22%) DBA
5 58 (13.09%) Senior Developer
6 53 (11.96%) SQL DBA
7 45 (10.16%) Administrator
8 38 (8.58%) SQL Developer
9 32 (7.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 28 (6.32%) .NET Developer
11 27 (6.09%) Support Analyst
12 26 (5.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 25 (5.64%) Applications Support
14 23 (5.19%) Agile C# Developer
15 22 (4.97%) Consultant
15 22 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (4.29%) Architect
17 18 (4.06%) SQL Server DBA
18 17 (3.84%) Web Developer
19 15 (3.39%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (43.57%) .NET
2 99 (22.35%) HTML
3 93 (20.99%) CSS
4 85 (19.19%) Web Services
5 80 (18.06%) WCF
6 76 (17.16%) XML
6 76 (17.16%) ASP.NET
7 52 (11.74%) .NET Framework
8 51 (11.51%) Ajax
9 45 (10.16%) WPF
10 41 (9.26%) jQuery
11 25 (5.64%) MDX
12 20 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (4.29%) HTML5
13 19 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (3.16%) XSLT
15 11 (2.48%) Backbone.js
15 11 (2.48%) XHTML
16 10 (2.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 10 (2.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.45%) Clustering
3 30 (6.77%) Replication
4 19 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.81%) Statistics
7 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.35%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.68%) PMI
10 3 (0.68%) Equities
10 3 (0.68%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Open Source
11 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 126 (28.44%) Windows
2 63 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (5.19%) Linux
5 9 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 9 (2.03%) UNIX
5 9 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.58%) Android
7 5 (1.13%) Solaris
7 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.09%) ETL
3 78 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (16.25%) OO
5 69 (15.58%) MVC
6 65 (14.67%) TDD
7 50 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 39 (8.80%) SOA
10 37 (8.35%) Data Analysis
11 35 (7.90%) ITIL
12 34 (7.67%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (5.87%) Scrum
13 26 (5.87%) Release Management
14 24 (5.42%) Unit Testing
15 23 (5.19%) Project Management
15 23 (5.19%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (4.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 291 (65.69%) SQL
2 173 (39.05%) C#
3 170 (38.37%) T-SQL
4 91 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.26%) VBA
6 33 (7.45%) Java
7 28 (6.32%) VB.NET
8 24 (5.42%) XPath
9 21 (4.74%) VB
10 16 (3.61%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.61%) VBScript
10 16 (3.61%) PHP
11 13 (2.93%) Perl
12 7 (1.58%) VC++
12 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.58%) C++
13 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.90%) F#
14 4 (0.90%) IronPython
15 3 (0.68%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 46 (10.38%) Degree
2 44 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.32%) MCITP
4 22 (4.97%) MCTS
5 12 (2.71%) MCSE
6 8 (1.81%) MCP
7 6 (1.35%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.45%) HP APS
10 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSA
11 1 (0.23%) MCAD
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) CISM
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.19%) QA
2 9 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.03%) XenApp
5 6 (1.35%) vSphere
5 6 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.90%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.48%) SCCM
2 5 (1.13%) WSUS
2 5 (1.13%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.68%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.68%) OpenView
4 3 (0.68%) OVSD
5 2 (0.45%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.23%) Control-M
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 139 (31.38%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.29%) Oracle
3 46 (10.38%) VMware
4 22 (4.97%) Informatica
5 21 (4.74%) Citrix
6 16 (3.61%) DataFlux
6 16 (3.61%) NetApp
6 16 (3.61%) SAP
6 16 (3.61%) Business Objects
6 16 (3.61%) Trillium
7 13 (2.93%) Sun
8 12 (2.71%) HP
9 11 (2.48%) Infor
10 10 (2.26%) Cisco
11 9 (2.03%) FactSet
12 6 (1.35%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.35%) Sybase
13 5 (1.13%) Cognos
13 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
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