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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 222 147 125
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 79 210 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.77% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 6.06% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 187 240
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
2719 3464 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.05% 29.13% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 3022 3036
Average salary £57,500 £54,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.99% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 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 1 September 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.

1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (77.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 130 (70.27%) SQL
4 106 (57.30%) Finance
5 66 (35.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 63 (34.05%) Microsoft
7 60 (32.43%) C#
8 57 (30.81%) T-SQL
9 56 (30.27%) .NET
10 52 (28.11%) Oracle
11 51 (27.57%) Windows
11 51 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (23.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (17.84%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET
15 33 (17.84%) CSS
16 31 (16.76%) HTML
16 31 (16.76%) Banking
16 31 (16.76%) Replication
16 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (16.22%) Clustering
18 28 (15.14%) Migration
19 27 (14.59%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (14.59%) WCF
20 26 (14.05%) Performance Tuning
20 26 (14.05%) Visual Studio
21 25 (13.51%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (8.65%) SharePoint
1 16 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.03%) IIS
3 12 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.24%) WorkSite
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (2.16%) Apache
7 3 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.62%) CMS
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) Kentico
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Lync
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) GitHub
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) DHCP
1 10 (5.41%) DNS
2 8 (4.32%) SAN
3 6 (3.24%) Intranet
4 5 (2.70%) SSL
4 5 (2.70%) SSH
4 5 (2.70%) Firewall
5 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.08%) LAN
5 2 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (77.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (35.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (27.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (23.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (17.84%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 19 (10.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (9.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (9.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (7.03%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (5.95%) DTS
11 11 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (4.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 9 (4.86%) Xcelsius
13 7 (3.78%) MySQL
13 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.62%) NuGet
4 3 (1.62%) NUnit
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.54%) MSTest
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) MorphX
6 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
General
1 106 (57.30%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Banking
3 14 (7.57%) Retail
4 13 (7.03%) Legal
5 11 (5.95%) Marketing
6 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.24%) Advertising
8 5 (2.70%) Front Office
9 4 (2.16%) Back Office
9 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.16%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (32.43%) Developer
2 59 (31.89%) DBA
3 41 (22.16%) SQL DBA
4 36 (19.46%) Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) SQL Server DBA
5 21 (11.35%) Oracle DBA
6 19 (10.27%) .NET Developer
6 19 (10.27%) Senior DBA
7 18 (9.73%) Senior SQL DBA
7 18 (9.73%) Administrator
8 17 (9.19%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.11%) Technical Support
10 14 (7.57%) SQL Developer
11 12 (6.49%) Consultant
12 11 (5.95%) Programmer
12 11 (5.95%) Senior SQL Server DBA
13 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (4.86%) Applications Support
15 8 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.27%) .NET
2 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET
2 33 (17.84%) CSS
3 31 (16.76%) HTML
4 27 (14.59%) WCF
5 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (7.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (7.03%) Web Services
8 11 (5.95%) Entity Framework
8 11 (5.95%) WPF
8 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 8 (4.32%) XML
10 7 (3.78%) DHTML
10 7 (3.78%) NHibernate
10 7 (3.78%) HTML5
11 6 (3.24%) WinForms
11 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.70%) Ajax
12 5 (2.70%) ADO.NET
12 5 (2.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.76%) Replication
2 30 (16.22%) Clustering
3 6 (3.24%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.70%) Derivative
4 5 (2.70%) Statistics
5 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.62%) HACMP
6 3 (1.62%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.62%) CMDB
7 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
7 2 (1.08%) Equities
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.57%) Windows
2 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (14.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.73%) Linux
6 11 (5.95%) UNIX
7 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.14%) Migration
3 26 (14.05%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (13.51%) ETL
5 24 (12.97%) MVC
6 22 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (11.35%) High Availability
8 20 (10.81%) OO
9 18 (9.73%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.65%) Scrum
11 14 (7.57%) TDD
12 13 (7.03%) Data Transformation
13 12 (6.49%) ITIL
14 10 (5.41%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (5.41%) Database Mirroring
14 10 (5.41%) SDLC
15 9 (4.86%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 130 (70.27%) SQL
2 60 (32.43%) C#
3 57 (30.81%) T-SQL
4 25 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.49%) VBA
6 9 (4.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.16%) Java
8 4 (2.16%) VB
9 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.62%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.62%) Python
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.11%) MCITP
3 11 (5.95%) MCSE
4 9 (4.86%) Degree
5 8 (4.32%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.70%) MCP
6 5 (2.70%) MCSD
7 4 (2.16%) MCTS
7 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) MCSA
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.54%) CCNA
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) SLA
2 9 (4.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) Oracle RAC
1 14 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.86%) vSphere
4 3 (1.62%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.62%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.57%) Data Guard
2 9 (4.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (34.05%) Microsoft
2 52 (28.11%) Oracle
3 18 (9.73%) SAP
4 17 (9.19%) Citrix
5 16 (8.65%) VMware
6 10 (5.41%) Sybase
7 9 (4.86%) Cisco
7 9 (4.86%) NetApp
8 8 (4.32%) Sun
8 8 (4.32%) Infor
9 7 (3.78%) WorldPay
10 6 (3.24%) Avaya
11 5 (2.70%) IBM
12 4 (2.16%) HP
12 4 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.62%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.08%) Informatica
14 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.08%) Google
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