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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 204 118 73
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1559 2570 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.46% 2.48% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 7.67% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 2317 3506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,475 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £55,000
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
31702 33516 34693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.68% 32.38% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27243 29115 31000
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 £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -83 524 £47,500 -1.55% 48
South East -66 339 £43,500 +6.09% 22
Yorkshire -73 173 £37,500 +10.29% 19
North West -39 156 £35,000 -4.10% 27
West Midlands -12 142 £39,000 +11.42% 17
East of England -52 104 £43,500 +8.75% 12
South West -45 70 £35,000 - 14
East Midlands -55 58 £37,500 -1.31% 6
North East -8 8 £27,500 -28.57% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2460 (77.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1975 (61.82%) SQL
4 1606 (50.27%) .NET
5 1375 (43.04%) C#
6 1348 (42.19%) Microsoft
7 1094 (34.24%) Windows
8 1049 (32.83%) T-SQL
9 982 (30.74%) ASP.NET
10 890 (27.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 820 (25.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 810 (25.35%) HTML
13 765 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 727 (22.75%) JavaScript
15 677 (21.19%) MS Excel
16 664 (20.78%) CSS
17 650 (20.34%) Finance
18 637 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
19 618 (19.34%) XML
20 601 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
21 590 (18.47%) MVC
22 581 (18.18%) Web Services
23 543 (17.00%) .NET Framework
24 520 (16.28%) jQuery
25 515 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
26 493 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
27 482 (15.09%) WCF
28 450 (14.08%) IIS
29 437 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 418 (13.08%) Oracle

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 450 (14.08%) IIS
2 418 (13.08%) SharePoint
3 288 (9.01%) MS Exchange
4 224 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 181 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 90 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 76 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 69 (2.16%) Apache
9 63 (1.97%) Tomcat
10 62 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 56 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 55 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
13 54 (1.69%) JBoss
14 53 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
15 52 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
16 39 (1.22%) CMS
17 30 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
18 24 (0.75%) Lync
18 24 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 21 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 677 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 245 (7.67%) MS Office
3 29 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 20 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 13 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.19%) MS Project
7 6 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.031%) FastStats
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 41 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.53%) Agresso
7 10 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 10 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.28%) SAP Business One
9 7 (0.22%) Summit
10 6 (0.19%) Magento
11 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.16%) SalesLogix
12 4 (0.13%) GoldMine
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Retail
12 4 (0.13%) SAP R/3
13 2 (0.063%) Tridion
13 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.063%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 35 (1.10%) Office 365
3 27 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.59%) SaaS
6 10 (0.31%) GitHub
7 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.094%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.031%) Heroku
11 1 (0.031%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (8.70%) SAN
2 192 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 192 (6.01%) DNS
3 139 (4.35%) DHCP
3 139 (4.35%) Internet
4 129 (4.04%) Firewall
5 124 (3.88%) WAN
6 120 (3.76%) LAN
7 108 (3.38%) VPN
8 88 (2.75%) NAS
9 68 (2.13%) HTTP
10 66 (2.07%) Intranet
11 50 (1.56%) SSL
12 37 (1.16%) VLAN
13 28 (0.88%) FTP
14 27 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (0.75%) iSCSI
16 18 (0.56%) Wireless
17 17 (0.53%) Extranet
18 16 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2460 (77.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 890 (27.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 820 (25.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 765 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 437 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 378 (11.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 316 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
9 213 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 201 (6.29%) Relational Database
11 171 (5.35%) MySQL
12 150 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 149 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 127 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 122 (3.82%) OLAP
16 114 (3.57%) DTS
17 105 (3.29%) RDBMS
18 74 (2.32%) MS Access
19 51 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
20 41 (1.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 357 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 205 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (4.23%) Subversion
4 103 (3.22%) NUnit
5 65 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 52 (1.63%) Moq
7 46 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 38 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 34 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
10 30 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
11 29 (0.91%) SpecFlow
11 29 (0.91%) MSTest
12 28 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 27 (0.85%) Selenium
14 26 (0.81%) ReSharper
15 20 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
16 19 (0.59%) Eclipse
17 15 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 14 (0.44%) FitNesse
19 13 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 650 (20.34%) Finance
2 141 (4.41%) Marketing
3 119 (3.72%) Banking
4 104 (3.26%) Retail
5 71 (2.22%) Law
6 61 (1.91%) Legal
7 59 (1.85%) Advertising
8 51 (1.60%) Back Office
9 41 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 25 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 24 (0.75%) Front Office
13 14 (0.44%) Automotive
14 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.25%) Publishing
15 7 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.22%) Billing
16 5 (0.16%) Games
17 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1582 (49.51%) Developer
2 533 (16.68%) .NET Developer
3 499 (15.62%) DBA
4 448 (14.02%) Analyst
5 409 (12.80%) C# Developer
6 401 (12.55%) SQL DBA
7 305 (9.55%) Senior Developer
8 290 (9.08%) Administrator
8 290 (9.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 284 (8.89%) SQL Developer
10 187 (5.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 173 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 173 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 158 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 153 (4.79%) Web Developer
14 141 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 139 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 127 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
17 108 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
18 106 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1606 (50.27%) .NET
2 982 (30.74%) ASP.NET
3 810 (25.35%) HTML
4 664 (20.78%) CSS
5 618 (19.34%) XML
6 581 (18.18%) Web Services
7 543 (17.00%) .NET Framework
8 520 (16.28%) jQuery
9 482 (15.09%) WCF
10 359 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 344 (10.77%) Ajax
12 219 (6.85%) WinForms
12 219 (6.85%) HTML5
13 204 (6.38%) WPF
14 178 (5.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 172 (5.38%) SOAP
16 159 (4.98%) LINQ
17 145 (4.54%) XSLT
18 137 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 111 (3.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 329 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 293 (9.17%) Clustering
3 235 (7.36%) Replication
4 127 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 104 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 97 (3.04%) N-Tier
7 56 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 37 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 36 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.10%) Statistics
12 27 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 26 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
13 26 (0.81%) Data Extraction
14 25 (0.78%) Physics
14 25 (0.78%) Blackberry
15 19 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.56%) W3C
17 17 (0.53%) NHS
17 17 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1094 (34.24%) Windows
2 601 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 515 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 243 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (6.29%) Linux
6 122 (3.82%) Windows 7
7 109 (3.41%) UNIX
8 69 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 46 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 43 (1.35%) Android
11 40 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (1.10%) CentOS
13 25 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 25 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 23 (0.72%) Solaris
15 19 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.44%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.28%) Debian
19 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (18.47%) MVC
3 493 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
4 366 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
5 337 (10.55%) ETL
6 318 (9.95%) OO
7 311 (9.73%) TDD
8 256 (8.01%) Scrum
9 216 (6.76%) ITIL
10 202 (6.32%) E-Commerce
11 171 (5.35%) Mentoring
12 151 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 149 (4.66%) Migration
15 132 (4.13%) Data Modelling
16 131 (4.10%) Web Development
17 118 (3.69%) Unit Testing
18 112 (3.51%) SOA
19 109 (3.41%) OOD
20 97 (3.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1975 (61.82%) SQL
2 1375 (43.04%) C#
3 1049 (32.83%) T-SQL
4 727 (22.75%) JavaScript
5 378 (11.83%) VB.NET
6 232 (7.26%) VB
7 198 (6.20%) Java
8 158 (4.95%) VBA
9 98 (3.07%) VBScript
10 84 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 79 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 68 (2.13%) VB6
13 66 (2.07%) PHP
14 40 (1.25%) XPath
15 25 (0.78%) Delphi
16 23 (0.72%) C
16 23 (0.72%) C++
17 20 (0.63%) Perl
17 20 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 345 (10.80%) Degree
2 252 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (2.88%) MCSE
4 84 (2.63%) MCITP
5 76 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 60 (1.88%) MCTS
7 47 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 39 (1.22%) MCP
10 36 (1.13%) MCDBA
11 35 (1.10%) MCSA
12 24 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (0.72%) VCAP
14 22 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 22 (0.69%) CCA
14 22 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (0.66%) ISEB
16 16 (0.50%) MCSD
17 15 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.35%) SLA
2 67 (2.10%) QA
3 20 (0.63%) WCAG
3 20 (0.63%) WAI
4 14 (0.44%) GAMP
5 12 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 2 (0.063%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.063%) Basel III
10 2 (0.063%) EMIR
11 1 (0.031%) GPG13
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 389 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 237 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (3.97%) vSphere
4 121 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 104 (3.26%) XenApp
6 84 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 43 (1.35%) XenServer
8 40 (1.25%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (0.38%) vCloud
14 11 (0.34%) DFS Replication
15 10 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
15 10 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.22%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.19%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.19%) Terminal Server
17 6 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (2.97%) SCCM
2 41 (1.28%) SCOM
2 41 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 40 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 28 (0.88%) Nagios
6 26 (0.81%) WSUS
7 25 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 19 (0.59%) MOM
9 14 (0.44%) SCVMM
9 14 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.44%) Opsview
10 13 (0.41%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.31%) SCDPM
12 8 (0.25%) Foglight
13 6 (0.19%) Puppet
13 6 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
14 5 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1348 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 418 (13.08%) Oracle
3 392 (12.27%) VMware
4 225 (7.04%) Citrix
5 141 (4.41%) Cisco
6 135 (4.23%) HP
7 129 (4.04%) NetApp
8 80 (2.50%) Dell
9 61 (1.91%) CommVault
10 60 (1.88%) Cognos
11 51 (1.60%) Business Objects
12 50 (1.56%) IBM
12 50 (1.56%) Symantec
13 44 (1.38%) Telerik
14 43 (1.35%) AppSense
15 39 (1.22%) SAP
16 36 (1.13%) Sybase
16 36 (1.13%) Adobe
16 36 (1.13%) Red Hat
17 32 (1.00%) EMC
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Plc - Queen Mary, University of London
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago