The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 164 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 96 196 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 2.74% 3.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.10% 8.27% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 91 190 288
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2343 2370 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.11% 33.12% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2090 2474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 East of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -8 44 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Cambridgeshire -27 24 £43,500 +11.53% 2
Hertfordshire -44 15 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Essex -12 12 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Suffolk -3 2 £36,250 -3.33%
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 264 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (85.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (62.50%) SQL
4 153 (57.95%) .NET
5 136 (51.52%) C#
6 121 (45.83%) Windows
7 117 (44.32%) ASP.NET
8 97 (36.74%) Microsoft
9 95 (35.98%) Web Services
10 86 (32.58%) WCF
11 74 (28.03%) T-SQL
12 73 (27.65%) JavaScript
13 69 (26.14%) MS Excel
14 62 (23.48%) SharePoint
15 58 (21.97%) CSS
15 58 (21.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (21.21%) HTML
16 56 (21.21%) VB.NET
17 54 (20.45%) OO
17 54 (20.45%) XML
17 54 (20.45%) MVC
17 54 (20.45%) jQuery
18 52 (19.70%) Scrum
19 51 (19.32%) Relational Database
20 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
20 50 (18.94%) WinForms
21 48 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 47 (17.80%) TDD
22 47 (17.80%) Visual Studio
23 43 (16.29%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 62 (23.48%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.71%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.44%) CMS
6 15 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (5.68%) WebSphere
7 13 (4.92%) IIS
8 10 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.79%) Lync
9 8 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.89%) Drupal
11 3 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 69 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.03%) GitHub
2 7 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.58%) Internet
2 16 (6.06%) DHCP
2 16 (6.06%) DNS
3 15 (5.68%) Firewall
4 11 (4.17%) SAN
5 9 (3.41%) HTTP
5 9 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.65%) VoIP
7 3 (1.14%) Network Security
7 3 (1.14%) LAN
7 3 (1.14%) NAS
8 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.76%) WAN
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) IPv4
9 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (85.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (21.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (19.32%) Relational Database
5 48 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (7.95%) RDBMS
7 21 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (6.82%) Oracle Database
9 15 (5.68%) DB2
10 13 (4.92%) MySQL
10 13 (4.92%) DTS
10 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (17.80%) Visual Studio
2 38 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (12.88%) Subversion
4 19 (7.20%) Moq
5 18 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 16 (6.06%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.68%) MyEclipse
8 9 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (3.03%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.52%) NUnit
11 3 (1.14%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.38%) JIRA
13 1 (0.38%) Selenium
13 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.38%) MSI
13 1 (0.38%) PVCS
General
1 29 (10.98%) Finance
2 5 (1.89%) Automotive
3 4 (1.52%) Retail
3 4 (1.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.14%) Advertising
4 3 (1.14%) Games
4 3 (1.14%) Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 155 (58.71%) Developer
2 84 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 43 (16.29%) DBA
4 42 (15.91%) SQL DBA
5 30 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 28 (10.61%) Senior Developer
7 26 (9.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 24 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (7.95%) Java Developer
10 19 (7.20%) Analyst
11 18 (6.82%) Lead Developer
12 17 (6.44%) SQL Server DBA
13 16 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (5.68%) Software Developer
14 15 (5.68%) Web Developer
15 14 (5.30%) Administrator
15 14 (5.30%) Technical Leader
15 14 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.92%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (57.95%) .NET
2 117 (44.32%) ASP.NET
3 95 (35.98%) Web Services
4 86 (32.58%) WCF
5 58 (21.97%) CSS
6 56 (21.21%) HTML
7 54 (20.45%) XML
7 54 (20.45%) jQuery
8 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
8 50 (18.94%) WinForms
9 38 (14.39%) Ajax
10 35 (13.26%) WPF
11 26 (9.85%) JSP
12 23 (8.71%) Silverlight
13 21 (7.95%) HTML5
14 20 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (7.58%) Struts
15 18 (6.82%) LINQ
16 17 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (6.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.50%) Clustering
2 32 (12.12%) N-Tier
3 26 (9.85%) Replication
4 7 (2.65%) CLARiiON
4 7 (2.65%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.65%) FlexPod
5 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.76%) iSeries
9 1 (0.38%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 121 (45.83%) Windows
2 24 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (8.33%) UNIX
4 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.68%) Linux
5 15 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.45%) OO
1 54 (20.45%) MVC
2 52 (19.70%) Scrum
3 47 (17.80%) TDD
4 43 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.88%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.09%) Migration
7 22 (8.33%) OOD
8 20 (7.58%) Web Development
9 19 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.20%) Waterfall
9 19 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (6.82%) Multithreading
11 17 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (6.06%) ETL
12 16 (6.06%) RAD
13 15 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (5.30%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 165 (62.50%) SQL
2 136 (51.52%) C#
3 74 (28.03%) T-SQL
4 73 (27.65%) JavaScript
5 56 (21.21%) VB.NET
6 41 (15.53%) Java
7 33 (12.50%) VB
8 17 (6.44%) PHP
8 17 (6.44%) C
9 10 (3.79%) C++
10 9 (3.41%) VBA
11 8 (3.03%) Groovy
12 7 (2.65%) VB6
13 5 (1.89%) F#
14 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 3 (1.14%) Perl
16 2 (0.76%) COBOL
17 1 (0.38%) VBScript
17 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (8.33%) Degree
2 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.41%) MCITP
4 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.52%) MCDBA
4 4 (1.52%) CCNA
5 3 (1.14%) MCP
5 3 (1.14%) MCSE
5 3 (1.14%) MCSA
5 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.76%) MCTS
6 2 (0.76%) VCP4
6 2 (0.76%) VCP5
7 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCA
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.79%) VMware ESX
3 10 (3.79%) XenApp
3 10 (3.79%) XenDesktop
4 9 (3.41%) vSphere
5 6 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.14%) HDFS
6 3 (1.14%) XenServer
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.17%) MOM
2 7 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.98%) VMware
3 28 (10.61%) Oracle
4 15 (5.68%) JBoss
4 15 (5.68%) Cisco
5 11 (4.17%) Citrix
6 9 (3.41%) CommVault
6 9 (3.41%) EMC
7 8 (3.03%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.03%) Red Gate
8 7 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.65%) Symantec
8 7 (2.65%) NetApp
8 7 (2.65%) Adobe
9 4 (1.52%) Cognos
9 4 (1.52%) HP
9 4 (1.52%) XMPie
9 4 (1.52%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.14%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.14%) EPiServer
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