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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 143 119 84
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 204 258 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 2.15% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 7.57% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 181 242 399
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 £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £63,000
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
3418 3408 3660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.94% 28.43% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3063 3377
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 £35,805
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 1 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 1 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.

1 477 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 400 (83.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 323 (67.71%) SQL
4 210 (44.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (40.67%) .NET
6 190 (39.83%) T-SQL
7 174 (36.48%) C#
7 174 (36.48%) Finance
8 159 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 154 (32.29%) Microsoft
10 139 (29.14%) Windows
11 106 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 100 (20.96%) HTML
12 100 (20.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 99 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 98 (20.55%) ETL
15 93 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
16 91 (19.08%) Data Warehouse
17 89 (18.66%) CSS
18 86 (18.03%) JavaScript
18 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
19 84 (17.61%) Web Services
19 84 (17.61%) XML
20 81 (16.98%) ASP.NET
20 81 (16.98%) WCF
21 79 (16.56%) SharePoint
22 74 (15.51%) OO
23 72 (15.09%) MVC
24 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
24 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 62 (13.00%) IIS
3 33 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 17 (3.56%) CMS
6 17 (3.56%) Umbraco
7 16 (3.35%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.89%) Apache
12 8 (1.68%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
17 2 (0.42%) LiveLink
17 2 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 106 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.29%) MS Office
3 17 (3.56%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) SAP Business One
2 7 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.26%) Maximo
3 6 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.84%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.42%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Heroku
5 1 (0.21%) Pure360
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.29%) SAN
2 29 (6.08%) DNS
3 19 (3.98%) DHCP
3 19 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.35%) Intranet
5 11 (2.31%) Internet
6 10 (2.10%) FTP
7 9 (1.89%) LAN
8 8 (1.68%) WAN
8 8 (1.68%) Extranet
9 7 (1.47%) SSL
9 7 (1.47%) VPN
9 7 (1.47%) SSH
10 5 (1.05%) VoIP
11 4 (0.84%) HTTP
11 4 (0.84%) Wireless
12 2 (0.42%) IPsec
12 2 (0.42%) Firewall
12 2 (0.42%) LDAP
12 2 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 400 (83.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 210 (44.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (20.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 99 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 91 (19.08%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (10.69%) Relational Database
9 43 (9.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 32 (6.71%) DTS
10 32 (6.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 31 (6.50%) OLAP
12 22 (4.61%) Oracle Database
13 20 (4.19%) MS Access
14 19 (3.98%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.56%) MySQL
16 16 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (2.10%) OLTP
19 8 (1.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 36 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (6.08%) NUnit
4 14 (2.94%) Subversion
5 12 (2.52%) JIRA
6 10 (2.10%) MSTest
7 9 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.21%) Trac
12 1 (0.21%) Expression Web
12 1 (0.21%) Moq
12 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.21%) Selenium
12 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.21%) FrontPage
12 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
General
1 174 (36.48%) Finance
2 50 (10.48%) Banking
3 23 (4.82%) Retail
3 23 (4.82%) Advertising
4 20 (4.19%) Marketing
5 16 (3.35%) Back Office
6 15 (3.14%) Law
7 14 (2.94%) Front Office
7 14 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 229 (48.01%) Developer
2 93 (19.50%) Analyst
3 68 (14.26%) DBA
4 67 (14.05%) C# Developer
5 59 (12.37%) SQL DBA
6 54 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 49 (10.27%) SQL Developer
8 47 (9.85%) Administrator
9 35 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (7.13%) Support Analyst
11 32 (6.71%) .NET Developer
12 28 (5.87%) Applications Support
13 27 (5.66%) Consultant
14 23 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (4.19%) Agile C# Developer
16 19 (3.98%) SQL Server DBA
17 18 (3.77%) Web Developer
18 17 (3.56%) Applications Support Analyst
19 16 (3.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (40.67%) .NET
2 100 (20.96%) HTML
3 89 (18.66%) CSS
4 84 (17.61%) Web Services
4 84 (17.61%) XML
5 81 (16.98%) ASP.NET
5 81 (16.98%) WCF
6 54 (11.32%) .NET Framework
7 47 (9.85%) Ajax
8 41 (8.60%) WPF
9 36 (7.55%) jQuery
10 29 (6.08%) MDX
11 25 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (3.98%) HTML5
14 16 (3.35%) XSLT
15 12 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 11 (2.31%) XHTML
16 11 (2.31%) WinForms
17 10 (2.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.97%) Clustering
2 33 (6.92%) Replication
3 18 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.10%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.68%) Statistics
6 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.26%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.84%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.63%) Equities
9 3 (0.63%) PMI
10 2 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 139 (29.14%) Windows
2 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (6.29%) Linux
5 16 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.68%) UNIX
8 6 (1.26%) Android
9 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.84%) Solaris
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.55%) ETL
2 93 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.51%) OO
5 72 (15.09%) MVC
6 63 (13.21%) TDD
7 46 (9.64%) E-Commerce
8 44 (9.22%) SOA
8 44 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
10 37 (7.76%) Data Analysis
11 35 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 32 (6.71%) ITIL
13 29 (6.08%) Unit Testing
14 25 (5.24%) Release Management
14 25 (5.24%) Project Management
15 23 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (4.82%) Data Modelling
15 23 (4.82%) Scrum
16 22 (4.61%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 323 (67.71%) SQL
2 190 (39.83%) T-SQL
3 174 (36.48%) C#
4 86 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 40 (8.39%) VBA
6 36 (7.55%) Java
7 28 (5.87%) VB.NET
8 23 (4.82%) VB
9 22 (4.61%) XPath
10 17 (3.56%) VBScript
11 16 (3.35%) PHP
11 16 (3.35%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.52%) Perl
14 6 (1.26%) C++
14 6 (1.26%) VC++
15 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.84%) Tcl
16 4 (0.84%) F#
16 4 (0.84%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 48 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 48 (10.06%) Degree
2 32 (6.71%) MCITP
3 24 (5.03%) MCTS
4 14 (2.94%) MCSE
5 8 (1.68%) MCP
6 6 (1.26%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MCSA
9 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) HP APS
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.21%) MCAD
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.03%) QA
2 9 (1.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.84%) HL7
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Basel III
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.89%) XenApp
5 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.05%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.05%) vSphere
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.21%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.21%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.52%) SCCM
2 5 (1.05%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.84%) WSUS
3 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.63%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.42%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.42%) OVSD
5 2 (0.42%) OpenView
6 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.21%) Control-M
6 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) Plesk
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 154 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.00%) Oracle
3 48 (10.06%) VMware
4 23 (4.82%) Citrix
5 22 (4.61%) Informatica
6 18 (3.77%) SAP
7 17 (3.56%) Business Objects
8 16 (3.35%) Trillium
8 16 (3.35%) NetApp
8 16 (3.35%) DataFlux
9 14 (2.94%) IBM
9 14 (2.94%) Sun
10 13 (2.73%) Infor
11 11 (2.31%) HP
12 10 (2.10%) Cisco
12 10 (2.10%) FactSet
13 9 (1.89%) Cognos
14 8 (1.68%) Sybase
15 6 (1.26%) Sitecore
16 5 (1.05%) DevExpress
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