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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 230 135 81
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -54
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1335 2394 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.29% 2.14% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 6.78% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 2086 3160
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £57,500 £57,500
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
32024 35327 33692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.58% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27346 30223 29513
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 -93 484 £50,000 +11.11% 40
South East -87 258 £42,375 +13.00% 17
Yorkshire -25 164 £37,500 +7.14% 14
North West -59 104 £32,932 -4.54% 21
West Midlands -39 98 £36,500 -2.66% 10
East Midlands +1 85 £43,000 +7.50% 8
East of England -69 76 £50,000 +11.11% 12
South West -56 66 £35,000 +4.47% 10
North East -16 10 £28,500 -24.00% 3
Midlands - 2 £44,000 -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2680 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1976 (73.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1620 (60.45%) SQL
4 1228 (45.82%) .NET
5 1184 (44.18%) Microsoft
6 1021 (38.10%) C#
7 983 (36.68%) Windows
8 827 (30.86%) T-SQL
9 786 (29.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 784 (29.25%) ASP.NET
10 784 (29.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 708 (26.42%) Finance
12 693 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 577 (21.53%) HTML
14 565 (21.08%) JavaScript
14 565 (21.08%) MS Excel
15 516 (19.25%) CSS
16 476 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 448 (16.72%) MVC
18 431 (16.08%) Web Services
18 431 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
19 428 (15.97%) .NET Framework
20 421 (15.71%) XML
21 415 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
22 389 (14.51%) IIS
23 386 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
24 376 (14.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 365 (13.62%) WCF
26 364 (13.58%) Active Directory
27 361 (13.47%) jQuery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 389 (14.51%) IIS
2 283 (10.56%) SharePoint
3 258 (9.63%) MS Exchange
4 189 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 164 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 81 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 76 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
8 70 (2.61%) Apache
9 64 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 59 (2.20%) Lync
11 55 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 52 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 42 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
14 37 (1.38%) CMS
15 36 (1.34%) JBoss
16 35 (1.31%) Tomcat
16 35 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
17 31 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 28 (1.04%) WebSphere
19 26 (0.97%) WorkSite
Applications
1 565 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 193 (7.20%) MS Office
3 13 (0.49%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.30%) MS Project
6 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 33 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.86%) SAP Business One
3 23 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.60%) Sage 200
4 16 (0.60%) Pegasus Opera
5 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.37%) Changepoint
5 10 (0.37%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 8 (0.30%) Agresso
6 8 (0.30%) Maximo
7 7 (0.26%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.15%) Eikon
10 4 (0.15%) Infor CRM
10 4 (0.15%) MFGPRO
11 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.11%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.75%) SaaS
2 45 (1.68%) Office 365
3 28 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.075%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.037%) Taleo
9 1 (0.037%) GitHub
9 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.037%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 228 (8.51%) SAN
2 161 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 153 (5.71%) Firewall
4 140 (5.22%) DNS
5 113 (4.22%) Internet
6 107 (3.99%) DHCP
7 92 (3.43%) WAN
8 91 (3.40%) LAN
9 82 (3.06%) VPN
10 70 (2.61%) NAS
11 33 (1.23%) Intranet
12 25 (0.93%) HTTP
13 24 (0.90%) Wireless
14 22 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (0.71%) LDAP
16 18 (0.67%) VLAN
17 14 (0.52%) SSL
18 13 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (0.45%) FTP
20 11 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2680 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1976 (73.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 786 (29.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 784 (29.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 693 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 376 (14.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 317 (11.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 315 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
9 226 (8.43%) Relational Database
10 148 (5.52%) Oracle Database
11 138 (5.15%) MySQL
12 106 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 88 (3.28%) RDBMS
14 87 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 85 (3.17%) DTS
16 78 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 76 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
18 57 (2.13%) OLAP
19 39 (1.46%) MS Access
20 33 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 313 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 235 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (3.58%) NUnit
4 83 (3.10%) Subversion
5 61 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 54 (2.01%) Moq
7 47 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 45 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 39 (1.46%) Git (software)
10 31 (1.16%) ReSharper
11 30 (1.12%) MSTest
12 18 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.60%) NuGet
14 15 (0.56%) CruiseControl
15 14 (0.52%) JUnit
15 14 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 11 (0.41%) InstallShield
16 11 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 708 (26.42%) Finance
2 140 (5.22%) Marketing
3 122 (4.55%) Banking
4 85 (3.17%) Retail
5 59 (2.20%) Legal
5 59 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 52 (1.94%) Law
7 44 (1.64%) Advertising
8 42 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.57%) Back Office
9 32 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.78%) Publishing
12 19 (0.71%) Front Office
13 18 (0.67%) Games
14 14 (0.52%) Billing
14 14 (0.52%) Automotive
15 12 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.19%) Electronics
17 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1256 (46.87%) Developer
2 466 (17.39%) DBA
3 411 (15.34%) .NET Developer
4 382 (14.25%) SQL DBA
5 361 (13.47%) Analyst
6 262 (9.78%) Administrator
7 236 (8.81%) C# Developer
8 225 (8.40%) SQL Server DBA
9 220 (8.21%) Senior Developer
10 199 (7.43%) SQL Developer
11 181 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 170 (6.34%) Software Developer
13 144 (5.37%) Consultant
14 128 (4.78%) Support Analyst
15 125 (4.66%) Web Developer
16 120 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 118 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
18 117 (4.37%) Support Engineer
19 109 (4.07%) Server Administrator
20 104 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1228 (45.82%) .NET
2 784 (29.25%) ASP.NET
3 577 (21.53%) HTML
4 516 (19.25%) CSS
5 431 (16.08%) Web Services
6 428 (15.97%) .NET Framework
7 421 (15.71%) XML
8 365 (13.62%) WCF
9 361 (13.47%) jQuery
10 301 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 254 (9.48%) Ajax
12 206 (7.69%) Entity Framework
13 168 (6.27%) WinForms
14 155 (5.78%) XSLT
15 149 (5.56%) LINQ
16 133 (4.96%) HTML5
17 131 (4.89%) WPF
18 112 (4.18%) SOAP
19 111 (4.14%) XHTML
20 83 (3.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 223 (8.32%) Clustering
2 218 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (5.37%) Replication
4 63 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 63 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.98%) Data Integration
7 32 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 30 (1.12%) Statistics
9 28 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 25 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 20 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 20 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 16 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.52%) NHS
15 14 (0.52%) Derivative
16 13 (0.49%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 983 (36.68%) Windows
2 476 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 431 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 225 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 203 (7.57%) Linux
6 130 (4.85%) UNIX
7 129 (4.81%) Windows 7
8 90 (3.36%) Windows XP
9 51 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 42 (1.57%) Android
11 37 (1.38%) Solaris
12 30 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (1.04%) CentOS
14 25 (0.93%) Windows Vista
15 22 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 21 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 16 (0.60%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.41%) Debian
18 11 (0.41%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (16.72%) MVC
2 415 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
3 386 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
4 287 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 285 (10.63%) ETL
6 210 (7.84%) OO
7 208 (7.76%) TDD
8 205 (7.65%) ITIL
9 174 (6.49%) Scrum
10 144 (5.37%) Migration
11 134 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 124 (4.63%) Web Development
13 120 (4.48%) Mentoring
14 116 (4.33%) Unit Testing
15 105 (3.92%) Time Management
16 101 (3.77%) CRM
17 91 (3.40%) Software Engineering
18 88 (3.28%) SOA
19 86 (3.21%) ERP
20 85 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1620 (60.45%) SQL
2 1021 (38.10%) C#
3 827 (30.86%) T-SQL
4 565 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 273 (10.19%) VB.NET
6 189 (7.05%) VB
7 122 (4.55%) Java
8 100 (3.73%) VB6
9 88 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 86 (3.21%) VBA
11 73 (2.72%) PHP
12 72 (2.69%) VBScript
13 57 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.34%) Perl
14 36 (1.34%) C++
14 36 (1.34%) C
15 34 (1.27%) Python
15 34 (1.27%) Ruby
16 28 (1.04%) Delphi
17 16 (0.60%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 263 (9.81%) Degree
2 236 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (3.66%) MCITP
4 91 (3.40%) MCSE
5 71 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 60 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 50 (1.87%) MCP
8 38 (1.42%) MCSA
8 38 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (1.42%) MCTS
9 36 (1.34%) MCDBA
10 19 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.60%) HND
13 14 (0.52%) MCSD
14 12 (0.45%) CCA
14 12 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (0.45%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.30%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.70%) SLA
2 84 (3.13%) QA
3 13 (0.49%) ISO 8583
4 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.30%) GPG13
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.075%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.037%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.037%) GAMP
9 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.037%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 364 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 221 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (4.78%) vSphere
4 127 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.65%) VMware ESX
6 60 (2.24%) XenApp
7 44 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
8 40 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.45%) XenServer
11 10 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.22%) Firmware
14 5 (0.19%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (0.15%) NFS
16 3 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.075%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 97 (3.62%) SCCM
2 51 (1.90%) SCOM
3 41 (1.53%) Data Guard
4 39 (1.46%) Opsview
5 38 (1.42%) Backup Exec
6 32 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (1.04%) Nagios
8 21 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.52%) Puppet
10 13 (0.49%) Plesk
10 13 (0.49%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.49%) cPanel
10 13 (0.49%) Webmin
11 11 (0.41%) SCDPM
11 11 (0.41%) OpenAM
12 9 (0.34%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.34%) MOM
12 9 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.34%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1184 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 338 (12.61%) VMware
3 289 (10.78%) Oracle
4 199 (7.43%) Citrix
5 144 (5.37%) Cisco
6 88 (3.28%) HP
7 75 (2.80%) NetApp
8 67 (2.50%) Dell
9 66 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 61 (2.28%) Cognos
11 59 (2.20%) IBM
11 59 (2.20%) SAP
12 48 (1.79%) Symantec
13 46 (1.72%) Business Objects
14 36 (1.34%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.27%) Veeam
16 33 (1.23%) CommVault
16 33 (1.23%) Informatica
17 32 (1.19%) EMC
17 32 (1.19%) Sage
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northumberland
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: Yesterday