The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 31 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.38% 1.45% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.29% 4.76% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
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 Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
62 84 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.95% 30.55% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 110
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Croydon region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Croydon

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) ETL
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) Change Control
7 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (33.33%) EDI
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (33.33%) SQLPlus
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Toad
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Development DBA
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
1 4 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) ERD
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle