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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 214 118 77
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1508 2402 3798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.41% 2.41% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 7.66% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 2193 3526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
32791 31355 34274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.64% 31.50% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27898 27426 30397
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 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
London -100 513 £50,000 - 39
South East -69 344 £42,000 +7.69% 36
North West -38 160 £35,000 - 32
Yorkshire -89 143 £38,500 +16.66% 24
West Midlands -13 115 £35,000 -12.50% 11
East of England -59 97 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West -22 90 £35,000 +7.69% 13
East Midlands -41 65 £40,000 +6.66% 4
North East -26 4 £40,000 +14.28%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 3632 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2876 (79.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2315 (63.74%) SQL
4 1876 (51.65%) .NET
5 1579 (43.47%) C#
6 1491 (41.05%) Microsoft
7 1287 (35.44%) T-SQL
8 1166 (32.10%) ASP.NET
9 1158 (31.88%) Windows
10 1087 (29.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 955 (26.29%) HTML
12 951 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 893 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 819 (22.55%) JavaScript
15 804 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
16 802 (22.08%) XML
17 788 (21.70%) CSS
18 770 (21.20%) MS Excel
19 745 (20.51%) Finance
20 719 (19.80%) Web Services
21 718 (19.77%) MVC
22 639 (17.59%) .NET Framework
23 620 (17.07%) jQuery
24 558 (15.36%) WCF
25 536 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
26 531 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 531 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
27 489 (13.46%) IIS
28 474 (13.05%) Windows Server 2003
29 462 (12.72%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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
1 489 (13.46%) IIS
2 414 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 257 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 202 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 152 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 103 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 101 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
8 87 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 79 (2.18%) CMS
10 68 (1.87%) Tomcat
11 63 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
12 56 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 53 (1.46%) Apache
14 47 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
15 43 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 39 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
17 35 (0.96%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.74%) Umbraco
18 27 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
18 27 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 770 (21.20%) MS Excel
2 250 (6.88%) MS Office
3 34 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 27 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.58%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.47%) PowerPivot
7 14 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.11%) MS Project
11 2 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.028%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.028%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 38 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.19%) Summit
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 5 (0.14%) nopCommerce
8 5 (0.14%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.14%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.083%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.083%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.083%) Maximo
11 2 (0.055%) TrackWise
11 2 (0.055%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (0.85%) Office 365
5 15 (0.41%) GitHub
6 12 (0.33%) IaaS
7 11 (0.30%) PaaS
8 10 (0.28%) SaaS
9 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.083%) Force.com
13 1 (0.028%) Heroku
13 1 (0.028%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 245 (6.75%) SAN
2 194 (5.34%) DNS
3 184 (5.07%) TCP/IP
4 145 (3.99%) Internet
5 125 (3.44%) DHCP
6 106 (2.92%) Firewall
7 95 (2.62%) LAN
8 86 (2.37%) WAN
9 85 (2.34%) NAS
10 82 (2.26%) VPN
11 76 (2.09%) Intranet
12 69 (1.90%) HTTP
13 46 (1.27%) SSL
14 34 (0.94%) LDAP
15 27 (0.74%) FTP
16 25 (0.69%) Extranet
17 24 (0.66%) VoIP
17 24 (0.66%) iSCSI
18 19 (0.52%) Network Security
19 18 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3632 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2876 (79.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1087 (29.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 951 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 893 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 531 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 462 (12.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 357 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
9 248 (6.83%) Relational Database
10 199 (5.48%) Oracle Database
11 198 (5.45%) DTS
12 172 (4.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 165 (4.54%) OLAP
14 155 (4.27%) MySQL
15 128 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 110 (3.03%) RDBMS
17 109 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
18 79 (2.18%) MS Access
19 70 (1.93%) OLTP
20 54 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 441 (12.14%) Visual Studio
2 279 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 145 (3.99%) Subversion
4 132 (3.63%) NUnit
5 63 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 60 (1.65%) Moq
7 54 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 48 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 37 (1.02%) Selenium
10 35 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
11 32 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 32 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 29 (0.80%) MSTest
13 27 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 27 (0.74%) ReSharper
14 20 (0.55%) Jenkins
15 19 (0.52%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.47%) MyEclipse
17 16 (0.44%) FitNesse
18 14 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 745 (20.51%) Finance
2 143 (3.94%) Banking
3 113 (3.11%) Marketing
4 103 (2.84%) Retail
5 58 (1.60%) Advertising
6 54 (1.49%) Law
7 49 (1.35%) Legal
8 45 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.24%) Back Office
9 41 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 37 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.83%) Front Office
12 27 (0.74%) Automotive
13 21 (0.58%) Games
14 20 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.44%) Publishing
16 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.28%) Electronics
16 10 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1955 (53.83%) Developer
2 680 (18.72%) .NET Developer
3 616 (16.96%) DBA
4 523 (14.40%) SQL DBA
5 502 (13.82%) C# Developer
6 421 (11.59%) Analyst
7 348 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 340 (9.36%) Senior Developer
9 334 (9.20%) SQL Developer
10 314 (8.65%) Administrator
11 274 (7.54%) Software Developer
12 241 (6.64%) SQL Server DBA
13 231 (6.36%) Web Developer
14 173 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
15 151 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 141 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 138 (3.80%) Support Analyst
18 127 (3.50%) SQL Server Developer
19 122 (3.36%) Applications Support
20 121 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1876 (51.65%) .NET
2 1166 (32.10%) ASP.NET
3 955 (26.29%) HTML
4 802 (22.08%) XML
5 788 (21.70%) CSS
6 719 (19.80%) Web Services
7 639 (17.59%) .NET Framework
8 620 (17.07%) jQuery
9 558 (15.36%) WCF
10 436 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 390 (10.74%) Ajax
12 247 (6.80%) WinForms
13 224 (6.17%) HTML5
14 219 (6.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 210 (5.78%) XSLT
16 209 (5.75%) SOAP
17 202 (5.56%) LINQ
18 186 (5.12%) WPF
19 162 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 140 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 303 (8.34%) Clustering
2 295 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 294 (8.09%) Replication
4 166 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 93 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 87 (2.40%) N-Tier
7 85 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 57 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 57 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 48 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 46 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 40 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 36 (0.99%) NHS
13 36 (0.99%) Physics
14 30 (0.83%) Data Extraction
15 24 (0.66%) Fat Client
15 24 (0.66%) Statistics
15 24 (0.66%) Thin Client
16 23 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1158 (31.88%) Windows
2 531 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 474 (13.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 241 (6.64%) Linux
5 182 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (3.39%) UNIX
7 116 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 73 (2.01%) Windows XP
9 44 (1.21%) Android
10 32 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.83%) Solaris
12 29 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 27 (0.74%) CentOS
13 27 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 26 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.50%) Debian
16 15 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
18 12 (0.33%) Windows Vista
19 11 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (19.77%) MVC
3 536 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
4 446 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
5 406 (11.18%) TDD
6 380 (10.46%) ETL
7 376 (10.35%) OO
8 310 (8.54%) Scrum
9 269 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 207 (5.70%) Software Engineering
11 201 (5.53%) ITIL
12 188 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (5.07%) Data Modelling
14 182 (5.01%) Unit Testing
15 160 (4.41%) Web Development
16 155 (4.27%) Mentoring
17 146 (4.02%) SOA
18 141 (3.88%) Migration
19 130 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
20 121 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2315 (63.74%) SQL
2 1579 (43.47%) C#
3 1287 (35.44%) T-SQL
4 819 (22.55%) JavaScript
5 401 (11.04%) VB.NET
6 263 (7.24%) Java
7 231 (6.36%) VB
8 154 (4.24%) VBA
9 127 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 99 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 97 (2.67%) VBScript
12 95 (2.62%) PHP
13 58 (1.60%) VB6
14 56 (1.54%) C++
15 43 (1.18%) XPath
16 41 (1.13%) C
17 32 (0.88%) Ruby
18 29 (0.80%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.55%) Perl
20 14 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 395 (10.88%) Degree
2 322 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (2.92%) MCSE
4 103 (2.84%) MCITP
5 85 (2.34%) MCTS
6 59 (1.62%) MCP
7 57 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 51 (1.40%) MCDBA
9 49 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (0.99%) MCAD
11 26 (0.72%) MCSA
12 24 (0.66%) ISEB
13 23 (0.63%) MCSD
14 22 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.61%) SC Cleared
15 21 (0.58%) CCNA
16 20 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (0.47%) CCA
17 17 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.39%) SLA
2 89 (2.45%) QA
3 20 (0.55%) WCAG
3 20 (0.55%) WAI
4 13 (0.36%) HL7
5 12 (0.33%) GAMP
6 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.11%) Basel III
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.055%) EMIR
11 1 (0.028%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 392 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 221 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (3.30%) XenApp
4 111 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 104 (2.86%) vSphere
6 87 (2.40%) VMware ESX
7 53 (1.46%) XenServer
8 48 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 22 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
12 19 (0.52%) Terminal Server
13 17 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
15 10 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.28%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.28%) vCloud
16 8 (0.22%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (2.31%) SCCM
2 40 (1.10%) SCOM
3 39 (1.07%) WSUS
4 38 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 37 (1.02%) Data Guard
6 27 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 25 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.44%) Nagios
9 14 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 13 (0.36%) HP SIM
11 12 (0.33%) MOM
11 12 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 9 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.17%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
16 4 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
16 4 (0.11%) Netcool
16 4 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1491 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 413 (11.37%) Oracle
3 371 (10.21%) VMware
4 212 (5.84%) Citrix
5 120 (3.30%) Cisco
6 116 (3.19%) HP
7 107 (2.95%) NetApp
8 77 (2.12%) Business Objects
9 61 (1.68%) Symantec
10 59 (1.62%) Sybase
11 57 (1.57%) Cognos
12 56 (1.54%) IBM
12 56 (1.54%) CommVault
13 49 (1.35%) JBoss
14 47 (1.29%) SAP
15 46 (1.27%) Dell
15 46 (1.27%) EMC
16 41 (1.13%) Adobe
17 37 (1.02%) AppSense
18 34 (0.94%) Red Hat
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + car allowance, pension..
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: Benchmark
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago