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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 203 118 73
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1572 2576 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.47% 2.49% 3.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.95% 7.69% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 2325 3350
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 £28,175 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
31775 33507 33157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.70% 32.42% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27299 29118 29564
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 £65,000 £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 21 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 21 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 -86 529 £47,500 -5.00% 47
South East -71 343 £43,750 +6.70% 25
Yorkshire -71 174 £36,000 +7.46% 17
North West -42 159 £35,000 -4.10% 29
West Midlands -17 140 £39,000 +11.42% 19
East of England -50 104 £43,500 +8.75% 10
South West -48 72 £35,000 - 16
East Midlands -63 58 £36,750 -3.28% 8
North East -8 8 £27,500 -16.66% 2
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 3210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2471 (76.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1983 (61.78%) SQL
4 1615 (50.31%) .NET
5 1384 (43.12%) C#
6 1355 (42.21%) Microsoft
7 1101 (34.30%) Windows
8 1058 (32.96%) T-SQL
9 989 (30.81%) ASP.NET
10 894 (27.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 818 (25.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 812 (25.30%) HTML
13 766 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 728 (22.68%) JavaScript
15 682 (21.25%) MS Excel
16 665 (20.72%) CSS
17 653 (20.34%) Finance
18 640 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
19 626 (19.50%) XML
20 607 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 595 (18.54%) MVC
22 587 (18.29%) Web Services
23 544 (16.95%) .NET Framework
24 525 (16.36%) jQuery
25 522 (16.26%) Windows Server 2003
26 495 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
27 484 (15.08%) WCF
28 454 (14.14%) IIS
29 439 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 419 (13.05%) Oracle

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 454 (14.14%) IIS
2 418 (13.02%) SharePoint
3 291 (9.07%) MS Exchange
4 227 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 183 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 90 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 76 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 70 (2.18%) Apache
9 64 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 63 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 56 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
11 56 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 53 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
12 53 (1.65%) JBoss
13 52 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.25%) CMS
15 30 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
16 25 (0.78%) Lync
17 24 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 682 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 244 (7.60%) MS Office
3 29 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.62%) Fireworks
5 19 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 14 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.19%) MS Project
8 6 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.031%) FastStats
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (1.40%) 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 16 (0.50%) 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 (0.12%) GoldMine
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
12 4 (0.12%) SAP R/3
13 2 (0.062%) Tridion
13 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.062%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 35 (1.09%) Office 365
3 28 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.59%) SaaS
6 11 (0.34%) GitHub
7 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.031%) Heroku
11 1 (0.031%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (8.79%) SAN
2 193 (6.01%) DNS
3 191 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 139 (4.33%) DHCP
4 139 (4.33%) Internet
5 129 (4.02%) Firewall
6 124 (3.86%) WAN
7 120 (3.74%) LAN
8 109 (3.40%) VPN
9 89 (2.77%) NAS
10 69 (2.15%) HTTP
11 66 (2.06%) Intranet
12 50 (1.56%) SSL
13 37 (1.15%) VLAN
14 28 (0.87%) FTP
15 27 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (0.75%) iSCSI
17 18 (0.56%) Wireless
18 17 (0.53%) Extranet
19 16 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2471 (76.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 894 (27.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 818 (25.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 766 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 439 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 386 (12.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 316 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
9 212 (6.60%) Oracle Database
10 202 (6.29%) Relational Database
11 173 (5.39%) MySQL
12 151 (4.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 149 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 128 (3.99%) Oracle Database 10g
15 122 (3.80%) OLAP
16 118 (3.68%) DTS
17 105 (3.27%) RDBMS
18 74 (2.31%) MS Access
19 51 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
20 42 (1.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 361 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 205 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (4.21%) Subversion
4 104 (3.24%) NUnit
5 67 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 52 (1.62%) Moq
7 46 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 38 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 34 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
10 30 (0.93%) MSTest
10 30 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
11 29 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 28 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 28 (0.87%) ReSharper
13 27 (0.84%) Selenium
14 19 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 14 (0.44%) FitNesse
17 13 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 653 (20.34%) Finance
2 141 (4.39%) Marketing
3 118 (3.68%) Banking
4 103 (3.21%) Retail
5 72 (2.24%) Law
6 61 (1.90%) Legal
7 59 (1.84%) Advertising
8 51 (1.59%) Back Office
9 41 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 31 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 26 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 24 (0.75%) Front Office
13 14 (0.44%) Automotive
14 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.22%) Publishing
15 7 (0.22%) Billing
16 5 (0.16%) Games
17 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1588 (49.47%) Developer
2 538 (16.76%) .NET Developer
3 503 (15.67%) DBA
4 453 (14.11%) Analyst
5 410 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 405 (12.62%) SQL DBA
7 307 (9.56%) Senior Developer
8 293 (9.13%) Administrator
9 291 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 284 (8.85%) SQL Developer
11 188 (5.86%) SQL Server DBA
12 174 (5.42%) Software Developer
13 173 (5.39%) Support Analyst
14 159 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 154 (4.80%) Web Developer
16 139 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 138 (4.30%) Applications Support
18 129 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
19 109 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
20 107 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1615 (50.31%) .NET
2 989 (30.81%) ASP.NET
3 812 (25.30%) HTML
4 665 (20.72%) CSS
5 626 (19.50%) XML
6 587 (18.29%) Web Services
7 544 (16.95%) .NET Framework
8 525 (16.36%) jQuery
9 484 (15.08%) WCF
10 364 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 344 (10.72%) Ajax
12 222 (6.92%) WinForms
13 221 (6.88%) HTML5
14 207 (6.45%) WPF
15 179 (5.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 172 (5.36%) SOAP
17 160 (4.98%) LINQ
18 147 (4.58%) XSLT
19 139 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 111 (3.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 330 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 296 (9.22%) Clustering
3 238 (7.41%) Replication
4 126 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 104 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 95 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 56 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 38 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 36 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.09%) Statistics
12 27 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 26 (0.81%) Data Extraction
13 26 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
14 25 (0.78%) Blackberry
15 24 (0.75%) Physics
16 18 (0.56%) NHS
16 18 (0.56%) W3C
16 18 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1101 (34.30%) Windows
2 607 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 522 (16.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 244 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (6.26%) Linux
6 122 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 109 (3.40%) UNIX
8 70 (2.18%) Windows XP
9 45 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 43 (1.34%) Android
11 40 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (1.09%) 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
1 640 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (18.54%) MVC
3 495 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
4 370 (11.53%) Performance Tuning
5 339 (10.56%) ETL
6 317 (9.88%) OO
7 313 (9.75%) TDD
8 254 (7.91%) Scrum
9 217 (6.76%) ITIL
10 202 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 170 (5.30%) Mentoring
12 153 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (4.67%) Migration
14 149 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 133 (4.14%) Data Modelling
16 131 (4.08%) Web Development
17 119 (3.71%) Unit Testing
18 112 (3.49%) SOA
19 110 (3.43%) OOD
20 98 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1983 (61.78%) SQL
2 1384 (43.12%) C#
3 1058 (32.96%) T-SQL
4 728 (22.68%) JavaScript
5 382 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 232 (7.23%) VB
7 197 (6.14%) Java
8 158 (4.92%) VBA
9 100 (3.12%) VBScript
10 84 (2.62%) PL/SQL
11 82 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 67 (2.09%) VB6
12 67 (2.09%) PHP
13 40 (1.25%) XPath
14 24 (0.75%) Delphi
15 23 (0.72%) C
15 23 (0.72%) C++
16 20 (0.62%) Perl
16 20 (0.62%) Ruby
16 20 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 345 (10.75%) Degree
2 257 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (2.90%) MCSE
4 85 (2.65%) MCITP
5 76 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.90%) MCTS
7 47 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 39 (1.21%) MCP
10 38 (1.18%) MCDBA
11 35 (1.09%) 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 (0.65%) ISEB
16 16 (0.50%) MCSD
17 15 (0.47%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.39%) SLA
2 67 (2.09%) QA
3 20 (0.62%) WCAG
3 20 (0.62%) WAI
4 14 (0.44%) GAMP
5 12 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.12%) HL7
10 2 (0.062%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.062%) Basel III
10 2 (0.062%) EMIR
11 1 (0.031%) GPG13
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 393 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 238 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (3.96%) vSphere
4 122 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 107 (3.33%) XenApp
6 84 (2.62%) VMware ESX
7 44 (1.37%) XenServer
8 41 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (0.37%) vCloud
14 11 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.34%) DFS Replication
15 10 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
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 97 (3.02%) SCCM
2 42 (1.31%) SCOM
2 42 (1.31%) Backup Exec
3 40 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 28 (0.87%) Nagios
6 27 (0.84%) 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 (0.40%) 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 1355 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 419 (13.05%) Oracle
3 395 (12.31%) VMware
4 227 (7.07%) Citrix
5 141 (4.39%) Cisco
6 136 (4.24%) HP
7 131 (4.08%) NetApp
8 80 (2.49%) Dell
9 62 (1.93%) CommVault
10 60 (1.87%) Cognos
11 51 (1.59%) Business Objects
11 51 (1.59%) Symantec
12 50 (1.56%) IBM
13 44 (1.37%) AppSense
13 44 (1.37%) Telerik
14 39 (1.21%) SAP
15 36 (1.12%) Adobe
15 36 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 35 (1.09%) Sybase
17 32 (1.00%) EMC
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago