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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 217 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 92 262 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 2.07% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 6.87% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72 222 225
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £31,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2984 3816 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.79% 30.16% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3309 2841
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 £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 223 (86.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 156 (60.23%) SQL
4 129 (49.81%) Finance
5 112 (43.24%) .NET
6 101 (39.00%) Microsoft
7 100 (38.61%) C#
8 88 (33.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 83 (32.05%) Windows
10 71 (27.41%) T-SQL
11 66 (25.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (23.17%) Oracle
13 58 (22.39%) ASP.NET
14 57 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 55 (21.24%) Visual Studio
16 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 48 (18.53%) WCF
18 46 (17.76%) MS Excel
18 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (17.37%) HTML
20 42 (16.22%) JavaScript
20 42 (16.22%) CSS
21 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (15.44%) Clustering
22 38 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
23 35 (13.51%) Migration
24 34 (13.13%) MVC
24 34 (13.13%) Web Services
25 33 (12.74%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.88%) IIS
3 22 (8.49%) SharePoint
4 21 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.18%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (5.41%) WorkSite
8 13 (5.02%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.93%) Apache
10 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.54%) CMS
11 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.77%) Kentico
12 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.77%) Documentum
12 2 (0.77%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 46 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.39%) Eikon
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.25%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) GitHub
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.02%) DHCP
1 13 (5.02%) DNS
2 12 (4.63%) SAN
3 8 (3.09%) Firewall
4 6 (2.32%) Intranet
5 5 (1.93%) LAN
5 5 (1.93%) WAN
6 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.16%) SSH
7 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.77%) Internet
8 2 (0.77%) VPN
9 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 223 (86.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (33.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (25.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (12.36%) Oracle Database
7 28 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 27 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (9.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (6.56%) DTS
11 16 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (5.79%) MySQL
13 14 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (3.86%) SSDT
15 9 (3.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 9 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (3.47%) Xcelsius
16 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (2.32%) MS Access
17 6 (2.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (21.24%) Visual Studio
2 33 (12.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (3.09%) Subversion
5 6 (2.32%) NuGet
6 5 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.16%) NUnit
8 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.39%) MorphX
8 1 (0.39%) MSTest
8 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 129 (49.81%) Finance
2 30 (11.58%) Banking
3 22 (8.49%) Retail
3 22 (8.49%) Legal
4 14 (5.41%) Marketing
5 11 (4.25%) Advertising
6 9 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (38.61%) Developer
2 62 (23.94%) DBA
3 50 (19.31%) Analyst
4 44 (16.99%) SQL DBA
5 26 (10.04%) SQL Server DBA
5 26 (10.04%) Oracle DBA
6 24 (9.27%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.88%) Support Analyst
7 23 (8.88%) Administrator
8 22 (8.49%) Technical Support
8 22 (8.49%) .NET Developer
9 20 (7.72%) Consultant
10 19 (7.34%) Software Developer
11 16 (6.18%) Programmer
12 15 (5.79%) SQL Developer
13 14 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
14 13 (5.02%) Senior DBA
14 13 (5.02%) Applications Support
15 12 (4.63%) Support Consultant
15 12 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (43.24%) .NET
2 58 (22.39%) ASP.NET
3 48 (18.53%) WCF
4 45 (17.37%) HTML
5 42 (16.22%) CSS
6 34 (13.13%) Web Services
7 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.72%) HTML5
9 20 (7.72%) Entity Framework
10 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 15 (5.79%) XML
11 13 (5.02%) WPF
11 13 (5.02%) Backbone.js
12 12 (4.63%) Silverlight
12 12 (4.63%) NHibernate
13 11 (4.25%) DHTML
14 10 (3.86%) REST
14 10 (3.86%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.44%) Clustering
2 21 (8.11%) Replication
3 19 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.70%) Statistics
5 5 (1.93%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.93%) User Experience
5 5 (1.93%) HACMP
5 5 (1.93%) CMDB
5 5 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.54%) Derivative
7 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.39%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.05%) Windows
2 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.49%) Linux
6 20 (7.72%) UNIX
7 8 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.70%) Android
8 7 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.32%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
3 35 (13.51%) Migration
4 34 (13.13%) MVC
5 32 (12.36%) ETL
6 29 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (9.65%) High Availability
8 25 (9.65%) TDD
9 24 (9.27%) OO
10 23 (8.88%) ITIL
11 22 (8.49%) SOA
12 21 (8.11%) Data Analysis
13 17 (6.56%) Change Management
14 15 (5.79%) Scrum
14 15 (5.79%) Data Transformation
14 15 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 14 (5.41%) CRM
16 13 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 13 (5.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 156 (60.23%) SQL
2 100 (38.61%) C#
3 71 (27.41%) T-SQL
4 42 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.02%) VBA
6 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.09%) Java
7 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.93%) Python
9 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.54%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) VBScript
10 3 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.77%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
12 1 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.56%) MCITP
3 15 (5.79%) Degree
4 14 (5.41%) MCSE
5 11 (4.25%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.32%) MCP
7 5 (1.93%) MCSD
8 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.54%) MCTS
8 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.77%) MCSA
10 1 (0.39%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) SLA
2 10 (3.86%) QA
3 9 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.49%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (7.72%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.41%) vSphere
6 6 (2.32%) XenApp
7 5 (1.93%) PowerHA
7 5 (1.93%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.77%) XenServer
11 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (8.49%) Data Guard
2 10 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.93%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.93%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.16%) WMI
5 3 (1.16%) SCCM
6 2 (0.77%) SCOM
6 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 101 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.17%) Oracle
3 30 (11.58%) Citrix
4 28 (10.81%) SAP
5 25 (9.65%) VMware
6 18 (6.95%) NetApp
7 17 (6.56%) Cisco
8 11 (4.25%) Avaya
8 11 (4.25%) Business Objects
9 10 (3.86%) Infor
9 10 (3.86%) Sybase
9 10 (3.86%) Sun
9 10 (3.86%) HP
10 6 (2.32%) WorldPay
11 5 (1.93%) Veritas
11 5 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.54%) IBM
13 3 (1.16%) Remedy
13 3 (1.16%) BMC
14 2 (0.77%) Symantec
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
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