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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 227 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 92 252 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 2.02% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 6.78% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 221 214
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2935 3719 3245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.94% 29.84% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2523 3214 2876
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 247 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 208 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 151 (61.13%) SQL
4 124 (50.20%) Finance
5 106 (42.91%) .NET
6 101 (40.89%) C#
7 88 (35.63%) Microsoft
8 83 (33.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 72 (29.15%) Windows
10 66 (26.72%) T-SQL
11 61 (24.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (23.89%) Oracle
13 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET
14 54 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (19.03%) WCF
16 46 (18.62%) Visual Studio
16 46 (18.62%) HTML
17 45 (18.22%) MS Excel
18 43 (17.41%) CSS
19 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
20 41 (16.60%) Clustering
20 41 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (14.98%) Performance Tuning
24 34 (13.77%) MVC
25 33 (13.36%) Migration
26 30 (12.15%) Web Services
26 30 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.10%) IIS
4 18 (7.29%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 11 (4.45%) WorkSite
9 8 (3.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.02%) Apache
11 4 (1.62%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.62%) CMS
12 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.81%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (0.81%) Kentico
13 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.40%) Documentum
14 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.05%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.05%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.86%) DNS
1 12 (4.86%) DHCP
2 8 (3.24%) SAN
3 6 (2.43%) Firewall
3 6 (2.43%) Intranet
4 4 (1.62%) SSH
4 4 (1.62%) SSL
5 3 (1.21%) LAN
5 3 (1.21%) WAN
6 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.81%) Internet
6 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.81%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 208 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (33.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 61 (24.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (11.34%) Oracle Database
7 27 (10.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 23 (9.31%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (8.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (6.07%) MySQL
12 14 (5.67%) DTS
13 12 (4.86%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 9 (3.64%) Xcelsius
16 7 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (2.83%) SSDT
17 6 (2.43%) MS Access
17 6 (2.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (18.62%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.83%) Subversion
5 6 (2.43%) NuGet
6 3 (1.21%) NUnit
7 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.40%) MSTest
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) MorphX
General
1 124 (50.20%) Finance
2 29 (11.74%) Banking
3 22 (8.91%) Retail
4 18 (7.29%) Legal
5 15 (6.07%) Marketing
6 11 (4.45%) Advertising
7 9 (3.64%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.02%) Front Office
10 4 (1.62%) Law
11 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.81%) Back Office
13 1 (0.40%) Electronics
13 1 (0.40%) Publishing
13 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (37.25%) Developer
2 65 (26.32%) DBA
3 46 (18.62%) SQL DBA
3 46 (18.62%) Analyst
4 28 (11.34%) SQL Server DBA
5 26 (10.53%) Administrator
6 24 (9.72%) Oracle DBA
7 22 (8.91%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.91%) .NET Developer
8 20 (8.10%) Technical Support
8 20 (8.10%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.88%) Consultant
9 17 (6.88%) Senior DBA
10 16 (6.48%) Senior SQL DBA
10 16 (6.48%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.48%) Programmer
11 15 (6.07%) SQL Developer
12 14 (5.67%) BizTalk Developer
13 11 (4.45%) Support Consultant
13 11 (4.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (42.91%) .NET
2 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET
3 47 (19.03%) WCF
4 46 (18.62%) HTML
5 43 (17.41%) CSS
6 30 (12.15%) Web Services
6 30 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 20 (8.10%) Entity Framework
9 17 (6.88%) HTML5
10 16 (6.48%) WPF
11 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 13 (5.26%) Backbone.js
13 12 (4.86%) Silverlight
13 12 (4.86%) XML
14 11 (4.45%) DHTML
14 11 (4.45%) NHibernate
15 10 (4.05%) AngularJS
16 9 (3.64%) WinForms
17 8 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.60%) Clustering
2 27 (10.93%) Replication
3 16 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.83%) Statistics
5 6 (2.43%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.02%) HACMP
6 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.02%) CMDB
6 5 (2.02%) Derivative
6 5 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.02%) User Experience
7 4 (1.62%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.21%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.81%) Equities
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 72 (29.15%) Windows
2 40 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (8.91%) Linux
4 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.88%) UNIX
6 7 (2.83%) Android
7 6 (2.43%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.98%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (13.77%) MVC
4 33 (13.36%) Migration
5 27 (10.93%) High Availability
5 27 (10.93%) ETL
6 26 (10.53%) TDD
7 24 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (9.31%) SOA
8 23 (9.31%) OO
9 22 (8.91%) Data Analysis
10 19 (7.69%) ITIL
11 15 (6.07%) CRM
11 15 (6.07%) Data Transformation
11 15 (6.07%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.67%) Scrum
13 13 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (4.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 151 (61.13%) SQL
2 101 (40.89%) C#
3 66 (26.72%) T-SQL
4 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.07%) VBA
6 8 (3.24%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.83%) Java
8 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.02%) Python
9 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.62%) VB
9 4 (1.62%) PHP
10 3 (1.21%) VBScript
10 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.21%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) X++
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.88%) MCITP
3 14 (5.67%) MCSE
4 13 (5.26%) Degree
5 12 (4.86%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.43%) MCP
7 5 (2.02%) MCSD
7 5 (2.02%) MCTS
8 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCSA
10 1 (0.40%) HND
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) SLA
2 9 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.10%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.26%) vSphere
5 6 (2.43%) XenApp
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle Clusterware
6 5 (2.02%) PowerHA
7 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.21%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.81%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (8.10%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (1.62%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.21%) WMI
6 2 (0.81%) SCCM
6 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.89%) Oracle
3 28 (11.34%) Citrix
4 27 (10.93%) SAP
5 22 (8.91%) VMware
6 14 (5.67%) NetApp
6 14 (5.67%) Cisco
7 10 (4.05%) Infor
7 10 (4.05%) Sybase
7 10 (4.05%) Sun
7 10 (4.05%) Avaya
8 8 (3.24%) HP
9 6 (2.43%) WorldPay
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.62%) Veritas
11 4 (1.62%) IBM
12 3 (1.21%) BMC
12 3 (1.21%) Remedy
13 2 (0.81%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.81%) AppSense
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