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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 156 103 78
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 99 160 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 2.28% 3.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 7.17% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 88 158 300
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
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
2241 2232 3076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.16% 31.85% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1891 1980 2666
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -23 42 £45,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -6 26 £43,500 +24.28%
Essex -10 17 £35,000 -24.73% 2
Hertfordshire -43 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Suffolk +2 2 £33,750 +8.00% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (90.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (61.00%) SQL
4 133 (55.19%) .NET
5 116 (48.13%) C#
6 106 (43.98%) ASP.NET
7 104 (43.15%) Windows
8 89 (36.93%) Microsoft
9 86 (35.68%) Web Services
10 82 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (32.78%) WCF
12 71 (29.46%) T-SQL
13 65 (26.97%) SharePoint
14 61 (25.31%) MS Excel
15 59 (24.48%) JavaScript
16 54 (22.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 53 (21.99%) MVC
18 50 (20.75%) OO
19 47 (19.50%) Java
19 47 (19.50%) VB.NET
19 47 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 47 (19.50%) jQuery
19 47 (19.50%) Relational Database
20 46 (19.09%) WinForms
20 46 (19.09%) Scrum
21 45 (18.67%) CSS
21 45 (18.67%) .NET Framework
22 43 (17.84%) Visual Studio
22 43 (17.84%) TDD
23 40 (16.60%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 65 (26.97%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.05%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (5.39%) CMS
5 13 (5.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (5.39%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.15%) IIS
8 9 (3.73%) Lync
9 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.07%) Drupal
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.66%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.66%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (25.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.39%) MS Office
3 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.07%) GitHub
3 2 (0.83%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.88%) Internet
2 11 (4.56%) DHCP
2 11 (4.56%) DNS
3 10 (4.15%) SAN
4 9 (3.73%) Firewall
5 6 (2.49%) HTTP
6 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.07%) VoIP
7 3 (1.24%) WAN
7 3 (1.24%) LAN
7 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.24%) NAS
8 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 2 (0.83%) Intranet
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.41%) DMZ
9 1 (0.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (90.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (22.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (19.50%) Relational Database
5 23 (9.54%) Oracle Database
6 21 (8.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (7.88%) RDBMS
7 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (5.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (5.39%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (5.39%) DB2
10 10 (4.15%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.32%) MySQL
13 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.49%) DTS
15 4 (1.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (17.84%) Visual Studio
2 38 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (13.69%) Subversion
4 19 (7.88%) Moq
5 17 (7.05%) TeamCity
6 13 (5.39%) MyEclipse
6 13 (5.39%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.07%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.83%) NUnit
11 2 (0.83%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.41%) JIRA
12 1 (0.41%) MSI
12 1 (0.41%) PVCS
12 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (12.03%) Finance
2 5 (2.07%) Automotive
3 4 (1.66%) Banking
3 4 (1.66%) Marketing
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (61.41%) Developer
2 75 (31.12%) .NET Developer
3 31 (12.86%) C# Developer
3 31 (12.86%) SQL DBA
3 31 (12.86%) DBA
4 30 (12.45%) Senior Developer
5 28 (11.62%) Analyst
6 27 (11.20%) Java Developer
7 24 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (9.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (9.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (5.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (5.39%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.98%) Lead Developer
10 12 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (4.56%) Administrator
11 11 (4.56%) Analyst Programmer
11 11 (4.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (55.19%) .NET
2 106 (43.98%) ASP.NET
3 86 (35.68%) Web Services
4 79 (32.78%) WCF
5 47 (19.50%) jQuery
6 46 (19.09%) WinForms
7 45 (18.67%) .NET Framework
7 45 (18.67%) CSS
8 40 (16.60%) HTML
9 39 (16.18%) XML
10 30 (12.45%) Ajax
11 29 (12.03%) WPF
12 24 (9.96%) JSP
13 22 (9.13%) Struts
14 20 (8.30%) Spring
14 20 (8.30%) Silverlight
14 20 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (7.88%) LINQ
16 18 (7.47%) HTML5
17 17 (7.05%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.03%) N-Tier
1 29 (12.03%) Clustering
2 18 (7.47%) Replication
3 17 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.90%) FlexPod
4 7 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.90%) CLARiiON
4 7 (2.90%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.24%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.83%) iSeries
6 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 104 (43.15%) Windows
2 22 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.64%) UNIX
4 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.22%) Linux
6 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.99%) MVC
3 50 (20.75%) OO
4 46 (19.09%) Scrum
5 43 (17.84%) TDD
6 27 (11.20%) E-Commerce
7 25 (10.37%) Migration
8 23 (9.54%) OOD
9 20 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.88%) Multithreading
11 18 (7.47%) ETL
12 15 (6.22%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.81%) RAD
13 14 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (5.81%) Web Development
14 13 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.56%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 147 (61.00%) SQL
2 116 (48.13%) C#
3 71 (29.46%) T-SQL
4 59 (24.48%) JavaScript
5 47 (19.50%) Java
5 47 (19.50%) VB.NET
6 34 (14.11%) VB
7 14 (5.81%) C
8 13 (5.39%) PHP
9 11 (4.56%) VB6
10 10 (4.15%) C++
11 7 (2.90%) Groovy
12 6 (2.49%) COBOL
13 5 (2.07%) F#
14 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.66%) Delphi
14 4 (1.66%) VBA
14 4 (1.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 3 (1.24%) Perl
16 1 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.56%) Degree
3 9 (3.73%) MCITP
4 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.66%) CCNA
4 4 (1.66%) MCSA
5 3 (1.24%) MCP
6 2 (0.83%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.41%) VCP4
7 1 (0.41%) VCP5
7 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.41%) CCA
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) HL7
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.15%) VMware ESX
2 10 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.73%) XenApp
3 9 (3.73%) XenDesktop
4 8 (3.32%) vSphere
5 7 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.24%) HDFS
7 2 (0.83%) XenServer
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) MOM
2 7 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.83%) WSUS
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 89 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.86%) VMware
3 26 (10.79%) Oracle
4 17 (7.05%) JBoss
5 16 (6.64%) Citrix
6 13 (5.39%) Cisco
7 10 (4.15%) DevExpress
8 9 (3.73%) EMC
8 9 (3.73%) CommVault
9 7 (2.90%) NetApp
9 7 (2.90%) Symantec
9 7 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.49%) Adobe
11 4 (1.66%) HP
11 4 (1.66%) BEA
11 4 (1.66%) Red Gate
11 4 (1.66%) Micro Focus
11 4 (1.66%) XMPie
12 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
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