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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 212 164 119
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 59 173 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.64% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.00% 5.66% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 141 253
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
1969 3055 3727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.95% 28.98% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2660 3249
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (78.63%) SQL
3 89 (76.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (54.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
6 57 (48.72%) Finance
7 49 (41.88%) T-SQL
8 47 (40.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (27.35%) Windows
12 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
13 26 (22.22%) .NET
14 25 (21.37%) ITIL
14 25 (21.37%) XML
15 23 (19.66%) C#
15 23 (19.66%) MCTS
16 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (17.95%) MCDBA
17 21 (17.95%) MCSE
17 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
18 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
18 20 (17.09%) CSS
19 19 (16.24%) Web Services
19 19 (16.24%) MCSA
19 19 (16.24%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (16.24%) Data Protection
19 19 (16.24%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.84%) IIS
2 8 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.85%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) SAN
2 5 (4.27%) Firewall
3 4 (3.42%) SSL
4 3 (2.56%) DHCP
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.71%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) HTTP
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (76.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (54.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (40.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
8 19 (16.24%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (6.84%) QlikView
12 2 (1.71%) Big Data
12 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.71%) Power BI
13 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.84%) NUnit
4 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (48.72%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Law
3 11 (9.40%) Banking
4 9 (7.69%) Marketing
5 7 (5.98%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Advertising
7 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 3 (2.56%) Retail
8 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) DBA
2 48 (41.03%) SQL DBA
3 43 (36.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 40 (34.19%) Administrator
5 39 (33.33%) Developer
6 17 (14.53%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Architect
7 14 (11.97%) Senior Architect
8 13 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
8 13 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 13 (11.11%) Technical Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Senior DBA
9 11 (9.40%) Senior SQL DBA
10 10 (8.55%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 9 (7.69%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Development DBA
12 5 (4.27%) QlikView Developer
12 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) .NET
2 25 (21.37%) XML
3 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.09%) CSS
4 19 (16.24%) Web Services
5 18 (15.38%) WCF
6 16 (13.68%) HTML
6 16 (13.68%) jQuery
7 13 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (9.40%) DHTML
9 9 (7.69%) Ajax
9 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (6.84%) XForms
11 7 (5.98%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.13%) WPF
13 5 (4.27%) MDX
14 4 (3.42%) Software Packaging
15 3 (2.56%) XSLT
16 2 (1.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.11%) Clustering
2 13 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.84%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.98%) Replication
6 4 (3.42%) iPhone
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Windows
2 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.42%) Linux
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) ITIL
2 22 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.24%) Data Protection
4 18 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (14.53%) Database Theory
5 17 (14.53%) MVC
5 17 (14.53%) Relational Database Theory
6 15 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.97%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 14 (11.97%) OO
7 14 (11.97%) SOLID
8 13 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.55%) High Availability
9 10 (8.55%) Migration
10 9 (7.69%) CRM
11 8 (6.84%) BPR
11 8 (6.84%) SOA
11 8 (6.84%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (78.63%) SQL
2 49 (41.88%) T-SQL
3 23 (19.66%) C#
4 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.82%) VBA
6 8 (6.84%) VB
6 8 (6.84%) XPath
7 7 (5.98%) VBScript
8 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.71%) Java
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.85%) R
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (19.66%) MCTS
3 21 (17.95%) MCDBA
3 21 (17.95%) MCSE
4 19 (16.24%) MCITP
4 19 (16.24%) MCSA
5 18 (15.38%) Degree
6 17 (14.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.71%) MCAD
7 2 (1.71%) MCP
7 2 (1.71%) MCSD
7 2 (1.71%) VCP4
7 2 (1.71%) VCP5
7 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.85%) CCA
8 1 (0.85%) CCEA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) XenApp
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.71%) XenServer
5 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) SCOM
3 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.71%) SCSM
3 2 (1.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) VMware
3 6 (5.13%) HP
4 5 (4.27%) Citrix
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle
5 3 (2.56%) iManage
5 3 (2.56%) NetApp
5 3 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (1.71%) AppSense
6 2 (1.71%) EMC
6 2 (1.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.71%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.71%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.71%) RightFax
6 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.71%) Tableau
6 2 (1.71%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.85%) Sophos
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Incisive
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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harringtonstarr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago