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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 141 118 81
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 209 255 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.78% 2.16% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.14% 7.61% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 186 239 400
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 £62,750
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
3404 3352 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.05% 28.35% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2972 3015 3375
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 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 August 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 28 August 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.

1 480 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 401 (83.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 324 (67.50%) SQL
4 210 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 196 (40.83%) .NET
6 189 (39.38%) T-SQL
7 176 (36.67%) C#
8 175 (36.46%) Finance
9 159 (33.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 157 (32.71%) Microsoft
11 142 (29.58%) Windows
12 105 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 102 (21.25%) HTML
14 100 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 98 (20.42%) ETL
15 98 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 93 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (18.96%) Data Warehouse
18 89 (18.54%) CSS
19 88 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
20 87 (18.13%) JavaScript
21 85 (17.71%) XML
22 84 (17.50%) Web Services
23 83 (17.29%) ASP.NET
24 81 (16.88%) WCF
25 78 (16.25%) SharePoint
26 76 (15.83%) OO
27 74 (15.42%) MVC
28 65 (13.54%) IIS
29 64 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 65 (13.54%) IIS
3 33 (6.88%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.96%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.75%) CMS
5 18 (3.75%) Umbraco
6 17 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.88%) Apache
10 8 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 105 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.25%) MS Office
3 17 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) FastStats
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.71%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.46%) Maximo
4 6 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.83%) nopCommerce
6 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.42%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.83%) Office 365
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Pure360
5 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.04%) DNS
1 29 (6.04%) SAN
2 19 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.96%) DHCP
3 16 (3.33%) Intranet
4 12 (2.50%) Internet
5 10 (2.08%) FTP
6 9 (1.88%) LAN
7 8 (1.67%) WAN
7 8 (1.67%) Extranet
8 7 (1.46%) SSH
8 7 (1.46%) VPN
8 7 (1.46%) SSL
9 5 (1.04%) VoIP
10 4 (0.83%) HTTP
10 4 (0.83%) Wireless
11 2 (0.42%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.42%) LDAP
11 2 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 401 (83.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 210 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (33.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 98 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 91 (18.96%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (10.83%) Relational Database
9 43 (8.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 32 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 32 (6.67%) DTS
11 31 (6.46%) OLAP
12 23 (4.79%) Oracle Database
13 20 (4.17%) MS Access
14 19 (3.96%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (3.54%) MySQL
16 15 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (2.08%) OLTP
18 8 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (6.25%) NUnit
4 15 (3.13%) Subversion
5 14 (2.92%) JIRA
6 10 (2.08%) MSTest
7 9 (1.88%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 7 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.21%) Expression Web
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium
11 1 (0.21%) FrontPage
11 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.21%) Moq
11 1 (0.21%) Trac
General
1 175 (36.46%) Finance
2 50 (10.42%) Banking
3 23 (4.79%) Advertising
3 23 (4.79%) Retail
4 20 (4.17%) Marketing
5 16 (3.33%) Law
6 15 (3.13%) Back Office
7 14 (2.92%) Front Office
7 14 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 231 (48.13%) Developer
2 94 (19.58%) Analyst
3 68 (14.17%) C# Developer
4 67 (13.96%) DBA
5 58 (12.08%) SQL DBA
6 55 (11.46%) Senior Developer
7 49 (10.21%) SQL Developer
8 46 (9.58%) Administrator
9 35 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 35 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (6.67%) .NET Developer
11 29 (6.04%) Applications Support
12 27 (5.63%) Consultant
13 23 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
15 19 (3.96%) SQL Server DBA
15 19 (3.96%) Web Developer
16 18 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
17 16 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (40.83%) .NET
2 102 (21.25%) HTML
3 89 (18.54%) CSS
4 85 (17.71%) XML
5 84 (17.50%) Web Services
6 83 (17.29%) ASP.NET
7 81 (16.88%) WCF
8 55 (11.46%) .NET Framework
9 47 (9.79%) Ajax
10 40 (8.33%) WPF
11 35 (7.29%) jQuery
12 29 (6.04%) MDX
13 26 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (3.96%) HTML5
16 17 (3.54%) XSLT
17 13 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
18 11 (2.29%) WinForms
18 11 (2.29%) XHTML
19 10 (2.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.71%) Clustering
2 33 (6.88%) Replication
3 18 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.67%) Statistics
6 7 (1.46%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.25%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.25%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.83%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.63%) Equities
10 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.63%) PMI
11 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 142 (29.58%) Windows
2 64 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 64 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (6.46%) Linux
5 18 (3.75%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.67%) UNIX
8 6 (1.25%) Android
9 4 (0.83%) Solaris
9 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.42%) ETL
2 93 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (15.83%) OO
5 74 (15.42%) MVC
6 63 (13.13%) TDD
7 47 (9.79%) E-Commerce
8 46 (9.58%) SOA
9 43 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (7.71%) Data Analysis
10 37 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 31 (6.46%) ITIL
13 30 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 25 (5.21%) Release Management
14 25 (5.21%) Project Management
15 24 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (4.79%) Scrum
16 23 (4.79%) Data Modelling
17 22 (4.58%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 324 (67.50%) SQL
2 189 (39.38%) T-SQL
3 176 (36.67%) C#
4 87 (18.13%) JavaScript
5 39 (8.13%) VBA
6 36 (7.50%) Java
7 28 (5.83%) VB.NET
8 23 (4.79%) VB
9 22 (4.58%) XPath
10 17 (3.54%) VBScript
11 16 (3.33%) PHP
11 16 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.92%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.50%) Perl
14 6 (1.25%) VC++
14 6 (1.25%) C++
15 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.83%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 4 (0.83%) Tcl
16 4 (0.83%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 49 (10.21%) Degree
2 47 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.46%) MCITP
4 23 (4.79%) MCTS
5 14 (2.92%) MCSE
6 8 (1.67%) MCP
7 6 (1.25%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) MCSA
10 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) HP APS
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.21%) MCAD
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.21%) QA
2 9 (1.88%) SLA
3 4 (0.83%) HL7
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Basel III
System Software
1 44 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.88%) XenApp
5 6 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.04%) vSphere
6 5 (1.04%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.21%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.50%) SCCM
2 5 (1.04%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.83%) WSUS
3 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.63%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.42%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.42%) OpenView
5 2 (0.42%) OVSD
6 1 (0.21%) Plesk
6 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.21%) Control-M
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 157 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.13%) Oracle
3 49 (10.21%) VMware
4 24 (5.00%) Citrix
5 22 (4.58%) Informatica
6 18 (3.75%) SAP
7 17 (3.54%) Business Objects
8 16 (3.33%) Trillium
8 16 (3.33%) NetApp
8 16 (3.33%) DataFlux
9 15 (3.13%) IBM
10 14 (2.92%) Sun
11 13 (2.71%) Infor
12 11 (2.29%) HP
12 11 (2.29%) Cisco
13 10 (2.08%) FactSet
14 9 (1.88%) Cognos
15 8 (1.67%) Sybase
16 6 (1.25%) Sitecore
17 5 (1.04%) DevExpress
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
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JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £75000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + Package
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