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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 330 205 119
Rank change year-on-year
-125 -86
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 882 1526 2503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.56% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.92% 5.07% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1352 2238
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
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
30214 30118 31747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.91% 30.88% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25997 26040 27068
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -128 318 £50,000 +5.26% 53
South East -51 215 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire -55 75 £37,750 +0.66% 9
West Midlands -61 65 £42,000 +5.00% 8
North West -39 59 £43,250 +23.57% 11
South West -42 56 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East Midlands -3 42 £41,000 +2.50% 3
East of England -70 34 £27,500 -38.88% 7
Midlands +24 12 £55,000 +15.78%
North East -30 6 £23,750 -24.60% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1830 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1307 (71.42%) SQL
3 1179 (64.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 759 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 705 (38.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 688 (37.60%) T-SQL
7 670 (36.61%) Windows
8 664 (36.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 639 (34.92%) .NET
10 607 (33.17%) C#
11 588 (32.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 424 (23.17%) ASP.NET
13 409 (22.35%) MS Excel
14 400 (21.86%) Finance
15 365 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
16 348 (19.02%) JavaScript
17 326 (17.81%) Windows Server
18 323 (17.65%) HTML
19 321 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
20 298 (16.28%) XML
21 294 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
22 289 (15.79%) MVC
23 286 (15.63%) CSS
24 283 (15.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 261 (14.26%) Active Directory
26 256 (13.99%) Oracle
27 247 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
28 244 (13.33%) ETL
29 243 (13.28%) IIS
30 235 (12.84%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 243 (13.28%) IIS
2 175 (9.56%) MS Exchange
3 154 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 117 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 40 (2.19%) CMS
8 40 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (1.26%) Lync
11 23 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (1.20%) Apache
13 20 (1.09%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.82%) JBoss
15 14 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.60%) Kentico
17 9 (0.49%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 409 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.37%) MS Office
3 32 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.49%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.49%) SPSS
6 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.055%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 18 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.27%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) Maximo
7 2 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.11%) Line 500
7 2 (0.11%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.055%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.055%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.30%) Office 365
3 21 (1.15%) Mimecast
4 16 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.55%) SaaS
7 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.22%) Yammer
8 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.11%) Taleo
10 1 (0.055%) GitHub
10 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (7.70%) SAN
2 97 (5.30%) Firewall
3 92 (5.03%) DNS
4 73 (3.99%) TCP/IP
5 71 (3.88%) DHCP
6 58 (3.17%) LAN
7 52 (2.84%) NAS
8 51 (2.79%) WAN
9 47 (2.57%) VPN
10 39 (2.13%) SSL
11 36 (1.97%) Internet
12 35 (1.91%) HTTP
13 23 (1.26%) Network Security
14 21 (1.15%) Intranet
15 19 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (0.77%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.77%) NetScaler
17 13 (0.71%) FTP
17 13 (0.71%) VLAN
18 12 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1830 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1179 (64.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 705 (38.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 664 (36.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 588 (32.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 283 (15.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 247 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
8 235 (12.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 194 (10.60%) Relational Database
10 189 (10.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 114 (6.23%) Oracle Database
12 96 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 85 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 85 (4.64%) RDBMS
14 70 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 60 (3.28%) OLAP
16 48 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
17 46 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
18 45 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
19 44 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 179 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 153 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (3.11%) Subversion
4 55 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 52 (2.84%) ERwin
6 38 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 32 (1.75%) Git (software)
8 25 (1.37%) NUnit
8 25 (1.37%) Selenium
8 25 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.77%) Moq
11 13 (0.71%) ReSharper
11 13 (0.71%) TestComplete
12 12 (0.66%) JIRA
13 11 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
14 8 (0.44%) JsTestDriver
15 7 (0.38%) MSTest
15 7 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 400 (21.86%) Finance
2 61 (3.33%) Marketing
3 57 (3.11%) Retail
4 51 (2.79%) Legal
5 42 (2.30%) Banking
6 37 (2.02%) Back Office
7 30 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.53%) Advertising
9 26 (1.42%) Law
10 21 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.87%) Billing
12 14 (0.77%) Automotive
12 14 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.77%) Local Government
13 10 (0.55%) Electronics
13 10 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.38%) Front Office
15 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 841 (45.96%) Developer
2 352 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 306 (16.72%) .NET Developer
4 297 (16.23%) DBA
5 291 (15.90%) C# Developer
6 278 (15.19%) SQL DBA
7 270 (14.75%) Analyst
8 196 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 190 (10.38%) Administrator
10 170 (9.29%) SQL Server DBA
11 166 (9.07%) Senior Developer
12 141 (7.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 141 (7.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 133 (7.27%) Support Analyst
14 127 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
15 112 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 101 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
17 98 (5.36%) Applications Support
18 88 (4.81%) Software Developer
19 77 (4.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (34.92%) .NET
2 424 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 323 (17.65%) HTML
4 298 (16.28%) XML
5 286 (15.63%) CSS
6 219 (11.97%) .NET Framework
7 213 (11.64%) jQuery
8 197 (10.77%) Web Services
9 161 (8.80%) WCF
10 142 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (7.16%) Ajax
12 111 (6.07%) Entity Framework
13 97 (5.30%) HTML5
14 59 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 57 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (3.06%) Middleware
17 53 (2.90%) WPF
18 49 (2.68%) WinForms
18 49 (2.68%) XSLT
19 45 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (8.63%) Replication
3 152 (8.31%) Clustering
4 69 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.51%) N-Tier
7 35 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 34 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 23 (1.26%) NHS
11 22 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 20 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 15 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.82%) Smartcard
14 15 (0.82%) Statistics
15 14 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.60%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 670 (36.61%) Windows
2 326 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 294 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 195 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 180 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (5.14%) Linux
7 83 (4.54%) Windows 7
8 44 (2.40%) Windows XP
9 39 (2.13%) Unix
10 38 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.82%) Android
14 6 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.33%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.27%) Solaris
15 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.055%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
2 321 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (15.79%) MVC
4 244 (13.33%) ETL
5 199 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 194 (10.60%) ITIL
7 130 (7.10%) High Availability
7 130 (7.10%) Scrum
8 121 (6.61%) Mentoring
9 119 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 108 (5.90%) TDD
11 92 (5.03%) Project Management
12 90 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 82 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
14 81 (4.43%) OO
15 79 (4.32%) SDLC
16 76 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
17 67 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (3.66%) Data Modelling
17 67 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1307 (71.42%) SQL
2 688 (37.60%) T-SQL
3 607 (33.17%) C#
4 348 (19.02%) JavaScript
5 153 (8.36%) PowerShell
6 142 (7.76%) VB.NET
7 96 (5.25%) VB
8 92 (5.03%) PL/SQL
9 66 (3.61%) VBA
10 61 (3.33%) Java
11 44 (2.40%) VB6
12 41 (2.24%) VBScript
13 23 (1.26%) PHP
14 20 (1.09%) COBOL
14 20 (1.09%) XPath
15 18 (0.98%) C++
15 18 (0.98%) Perl
16 13 (0.71%) C
17 10 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 196 (10.71%) Degree
2 195 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (4.15%) MCSE
4 65 (3.55%) MCSA
5 60 (3.28%) MCTS
6 52 (2.84%) MCITP
7 48 (2.62%) Security Cleared
8 36 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (1.97%) MCDBA
9 31 (1.69%) CCNA
9 31 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 30 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.58%) MCP
11 29 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.04%) MCAD
13 18 (0.98%) MCSD
14 16 (0.87%) VCP5
15 14 (0.77%) ISEB
15 14 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.71%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.23%) QA
2 88 (4.81%) SLA
3 21 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.27%) HL7
6 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) GAMP
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.055%) EMIR
9 1 (0.055%) FISMA
System Software
1 261 (14.26%) Active Directory
2 132 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (4.54%) XenApp
4 70 (3.83%) vSphere
5 48 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 44 (2.40%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 25 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.20%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.27%) SRDF
12 5 (0.27%) Xen
12 5 (0.27%) XenServer
13 4 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.22%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (2.35%) SCCM
1 43 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 34 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 24 (1.31%) SCOM
4 22 (1.20%) LiteSpeed
5 19 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.71%) SCOrch
7 10 (0.55%) Opsview
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
9 8 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.44%) Puppet
10 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.33%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 759 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 256 (13.99%) Oracle
3 221 (12.08%) VMware
4 157 (8.58%) Citrix
5 94 (5.14%) Cisco
6 85 (4.64%) Cognos
6 85 (4.64%) HP
7 46 (2.51%) NetApp
8 45 (2.46%) IBM
9 39 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 29 (1.58%) Symantec
11 25 (1.37%) Sun
12 24 (1.31%) SAP
13 23 (1.26%) McAfee
14 19 (1.04%) Tableau
15 18 (0.98%) iManage
15 18 (0.98%) SolarWinds
16 17 (0.93%) CheckPoint
16 17 (0.93%) EMC
16 17 (0.93%) SonicWALL
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum + £6500
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 26 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Consult Hyperion
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago