The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 226 134 72
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -62
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1350 2174 3552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.36% 2.19% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 6.88% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1928 3259
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29946 31585 32579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.19% 31.81% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25754 26799 28818
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
London -52 525 £48,500 +6.59% 66
South East -84 263 £41,500 +3.75% 26
Yorkshire -71 142 £37,000 +1.36% 18
East of England -16 112 £45,000 +4.65% 10
West Midlands -34 106 £37,500 - 19
North West -69 91 £35,000 - 21
South West -67 60 £36,000 +7.46% 11
East Midlands -53 41 £40,000 +1.62% 6
North East -8 14 £28,000 -2.60%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2928 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2194 (74.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1780 (60.79%) SQL
4 1362 (46.52%) .NET
5 1324 (45.22%) Microsoft
6 1152 (39.34%) C#
7 1085 (37.06%) Windows
8 902 (30.81%) T-SQL
9 848 (28.96%) ASP.NET
10 833 (28.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 798 (27.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 706 (24.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 706 (24.11%) Finance
13 638 (21.79%) MS Excel
14 619 (21.14%) HTML
15 606 (20.70%) JavaScript
16 565 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 533 (18.20%) CSS
18 493 (16.84%) XML
18 493 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 485 (16.56%) Web Services
20 484 (16.53%) MVC
21 476 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
22 461 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
23 436 (14.89%) IIS
24 432 (14.75%) .NET Framework
25 412 (14.07%) WCF
25 412 (14.07%) Active Directory
26 399 (13.63%) VMware
27 395 (13.49%) jQuery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 436 (14.89%) IIS
2 362 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 313 (10.69%) MS Exchange
4 233 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 193 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 97 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 84 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 69 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 67 (2.29%) Apache
10 66 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
10 66 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 53 (1.81%) JBoss
12 52 (1.78%) Lync
13 49 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
14 47 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
15 35 (1.20%) CMS
16 33 (1.13%) WebSphere
17 31 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 29 (0.99%) Tomcat
19 26 (0.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 638 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 204 (6.97%) MS Office
3 19 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 10 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.34%) MS Project
5 9 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 40 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 31 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 18 (0.61%) Agresso
6 17 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.51%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 14 (0.48%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.44%) SAP Business One
10 11 (0.38%) Pegasus Opera
10 11 (0.38%) Sage 200
11 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.27%) SalesLogix
12 7 (0.24%) Maximo
12 7 (0.24%) Changepoint
12 7 (0.24%) CA PPM
13 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.17%) ReMetrica
15 4 (0.14%) Eikon
15 4 (0.14%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.71%) Office 365
2 46 (1.57%) SaaS
3 24 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.034%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 271 (9.26%) SAN
2 188 (6.42%) TCP/IP
3 177 (6.05%) Firewall
4 168 (5.74%) DNS
5 127 (4.34%) Internet
6 126 (4.30%) DHCP
7 122 (4.17%) WAN
8 114 (3.89%) LAN
9 112 (3.83%) VPN
10 91 (3.11%) NAS
11 43 (1.47%) Intranet
12 36 (1.23%) VLAN
13 33 (1.13%) HTTP
14 23 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (0.79%) SSL
15 21 (0.72%) LDAP
15 21 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (0.68%) FTP
17 17 (0.58%) Wireless
18 16 (0.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2928 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2194 (74.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 833 (28.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 798 (27.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 706 (24.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 387 (13.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 370 (12.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 308 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
9 219 (7.48%) Relational Database
10 182 (6.22%) Oracle Database
11 165 (5.64%) MySQL
12 135 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 101 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 99 (3.38%) RDBMS
15 95 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 89 (3.04%) OLAP
17 81 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
18 77 (2.63%) DTS
19 53 (1.81%) MS Access
20 38 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 328 (11.20%) Visual Studio
2 232 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (3.45%) NUnit
4 92 (3.14%) Subversion
5 57 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 54 (1.84%) Moq
7 51 (1.74%) Git (software)
8 45 (1.54%) SpecFlow
9 38 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 34 (1.16%) ReSharper
11 29 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 28 (0.96%) MSTest
13 26 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 24 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
15 17 (0.58%) CruiseControl
15 17 (0.58%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.51%) Selenium
17 14 (0.48%) JUnit
18 13 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
19 10 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 706 (24.11%) Finance
2 157 (5.36%) Marketing
3 110 (3.76%) Banking
4 95 (3.24%) Retail
5 62 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 60 (2.05%) Law
7 59 (2.02%) Legal
8 56 (1.91%) Back Office
9 53 (1.81%) Advertising
10 25 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.61%) Publishing
13 17 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.55%) Front Office
15 15 (0.51%) Games
16 11 (0.38%) Automotive
17 10 (0.34%) Billing
18 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.10%) Electronics
19 3 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1350 (46.11%) Developer
2 465 (15.88%) DBA
3 435 (14.86%) .NET Developer
4 433 (14.79%) Analyst
5 381 (13.01%) SQL DBA
6 309 (10.55%) C# Developer
7 268 (9.15%) Administrator
8 242 (8.27%) Senior Developer
9 232 (7.92%) SQL Developer
10 230 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 226 (7.72%) SQL Server DBA
12 163 (5.57%) Support Analyst
13 154 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 153 (5.23%) Software Developer
15 141 (4.82%) Consultant
16 129 (4.41%) Applications Support
17 126 (4.30%) Support Engineer
18 121 (4.13%) Web Developer
19 119 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
20 106 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1362 (46.52%) .NET
2 848 (28.96%) ASP.NET
3 619 (21.14%) HTML
4 533 (18.20%) CSS
5 493 (16.84%) XML
6 485 (16.56%) Web Services
7 432 (14.75%) .NET Framework
8 412 (14.07%) WCF
9 395 (13.49%) jQuery
10 319 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 287 (9.80%) Ajax
12 186 (6.35%) WinForms
12 186 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 169 (5.77%) WPF
14 152 (5.19%) LINQ
15 151 (5.16%) HTML5
16 132 (4.51%) XSLT
17 104 (3.55%) SOAP
18 93 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 92 (3.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 270 (9.22%) Clustering
2 266 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 172 (5.87%) Replication
4 94 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 72 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 71 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 35 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 32 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 31 (1.06%) Statistics
11 29 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
13 24 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 21 (0.72%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.61%) Data Extraction
16 18 (0.61%) W3C
17 17 (0.58%) Digital Media
18 16 (0.55%) Derivative
19 15 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1085 (37.06%) Windows
2 565 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 493 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 270 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 204 (6.97%) Linux
6 153 (5.23%) UNIX
7 123 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 84 (2.87%) Windows XP
9 62 (2.12%) Windows 8
10 50 (1.71%) Android
11 40 (1.37%) Solaris
12 35 (1.20%) Windows Vista
13 32 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.06%) CentOS
15 25 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 25 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 14 (0.48%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.31%) Debian
19 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (16.53%) MVC
2 476 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
4 306 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
5 301 (10.28%) ETL
6 267 (9.12%) OO
7 259 (8.85%) TDD
8 220 (7.51%) ITIL
9 219 (7.48%) Scrum
10 156 (5.33%) Migration
11 146 (4.99%) Mentoring
12 122 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 116 (3.96%) Web Development
14 112 (3.83%) Software Engineering
15 109 (3.72%) CRM
16 108 (3.69%) Time Management
17 105 (3.59%) OOD
18 100 (3.42%) Unit Testing
18 100 (3.42%) SOA
19 99 (3.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1780 (60.79%) SQL
2 1152 (39.34%) C#
3 902 (30.81%) T-SQL
4 606 (20.70%) JavaScript
5 308 (10.52%) VB.NET
6 209 (7.14%) VB
7 158 (5.40%) Java
8 113 (3.86%) VBA
9 96 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 95 (3.24%) VB6
11 87 (2.97%) VBScript
12 76 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 73 (2.49%) PHP
14 38 (1.30%) Delphi
15 34 (1.16%) Perl
16 33 (1.13%) Python
17 30 (1.02%) C++
18 26 (0.89%) Ruby
18 26 (0.89%) C
19 24 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 311 (10.62%) Degree
2 259 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (3.21%) MCITP
4 93 (3.18%) VCP4
5 90 (3.07%) MCSE
6 82 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 66 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 48 (1.64%) MCTS
9 47 (1.61%) MCP
9 47 (1.61%) MCSA
10 44 (1.50%) MCDBA
11 30 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (0.61%) CCA
13 18 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.48%) ISEB
16 13 (0.44%) HND
16 13 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.51%) SLA
2 73 (2.49%) QA
3 13 (0.44%) ISO 8583
4 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.10%) GPG13
9 2 (0.068%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.068%) HL7
9 2 (0.068%) GAMP
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.034%) WCAG
10 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 412 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 248 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 137 (4.68%) vSphere
5 101 (3.45%) XenApp
6 77 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 41 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
9 30 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.72%) XenServer
11 15 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.34%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.24%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.14%) vCloud
15 4 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.14%) Firmware
15 4 (0.14%) NFS
16 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 105 (3.59%) SCCM
2 56 (1.91%) SCOM
3 50 (1.71%) Backup Exec
4 43 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 39 (1.33%) Opsview
6 34 (1.16%) Data Guard
6 34 (1.16%) Nagios
7 17 (0.58%) SCVMM
7 17 (0.58%) SCDPM
8 15 (0.51%) MOM
9 14 (0.48%) Puppet
10 13 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.44%) WSUS
10 13 (0.44%) Plesk
10 13 (0.44%) cPanel
10 13 (0.44%) Webmin
11 11 (0.38%) OpenAM
12 9 (0.31%) Netcool
12 9 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1324 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 399 (13.63%) VMware
3 343 (11.71%) Oracle
4 254 (8.67%) Citrix
5 157 (5.36%) Cisco
6 115 (3.93%) HP
7 109 (3.72%) NetApp
8 89 (3.04%) Dell
9 69 (2.36%) Cognos
10 64 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 61 (2.08%) IBM
12 54 (1.84%) Symantec
13 53 (1.81%) CommVault
14 48 (1.64%) SAP
15 45 (1.54%) Veeam
16 40 (1.37%) Business Objects
17 37 (1.26%) CheckPoint
18 34 (1.16%) EMC
19 31 (1.06%) Sage
20 30 (1.02%) AppSense
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