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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 204 124 72
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1508 2387 3998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.45% 2.35% 3.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.85% 7.24% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 2137 3668
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 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £57,500 £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
31076 32965 35730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.81% 32.40% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26860 28266 32112
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -56 560 £47,500 - 47
South East -85 307 £43,000 +4.87% 25
Yorkshire -83 145 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Midlands -26 132 £40,000 +17.64% 10
North West -38 123 £35,000 -3.44% 7
East of England -34 112 £43,500 +2.35% 11
South West -54 66 £35,500 +1.42% 13
East Midlands -53 57 £39,500 +3.94% 7
North East -7 12 £27,500 - 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2996 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2295 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1842 (61.48%) SQL
4 1444 (48.20%) .NET
5 1343 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 1234 (41.19%) C#
7 1053 (35.15%) Windows
8 955 (31.88%) T-SQL
9 897 (29.94%) ASP.NET
10 837 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 790 (26.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 736 (24.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 693 (23.13%) HTML
14 641 (21.40%) MS Excel
15 626 (20.89%) JavaScript
16 618 (20.63%) Finance
17 584 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 577 (19.26%) CSS
19 559 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
20 538 (17.96%) XML
20 538 (17.96%) MVC
21 523 (17.46%) Web Services
22 510 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
23 503 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
24 481 (16.05%) .NET Framework
25 460 (15.35%) jQuery
26 443 (14.79%) WCF
27 428 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 427 (14.25%) IIS
29 421 (14.05%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 427 (14.25%) IIS
2 421 (14.05%) SharePoint
3 296 (9.88%) MS Exchange
4 227 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 188 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 103 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 76 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 65 (2.17%) Apache
8 65 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 64 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 57 (1.90%) JBoss
11 56 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
12 55 (1.84%) Office Communications Server
12 55 (1.84%) Tomcat
13 43 (1.44%) CMS
14 42 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
15 31 (1.03%) Lync
16 27 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
17 23 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 20 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 641 (21.40%) MS Excel
2 232 (7.74%) MS Office
3 25 (0.83%) PowerPivot
4 21 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.27%) MS Project
8 6 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.033%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 46 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 43 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.60%) Agresso
7 14 (0.47%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 9 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.30%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.20%) SalesLogix
10 5 (0.17%) Summit
10 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.13%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.13%) GoldMine
11 4 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
12 3 (0.10%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.10%) SAP Retail
12 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.44%) Office 365
2 34 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.90%) SaaS
5 21 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.23%) GitHub
7 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.033%) IaaS
10 1 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.033%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 298 (9.95%) SAN
2 211 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 198 (6.61%) DNS
4 153 (5.11%) DHCP
5 148 (4.94%) Firewall
6 136 (4.54%) Internet
7 134 (4.47%) WAN
8 130 (4.34%) LAN
9 111 (3.70%) VPN
10 93 (3.10%) NAS
11 60 (2.00%) Intranet
12 58 (1.94%) HTTP
13 53 (1.77%) SSL
14 40 (1.34%) VLAN
15 30 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (0.90%) FTP
17 26 (0.87%) iSCSI
18 21 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (0.53%) Wireless
19 16 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2996 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2295 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 837 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 790 (26.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 736 (24.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 428 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 340 (11.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 336 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
9 206 (6.88%) Relational Database
10 199 (6.64%) Oracle Database
11 158 (5.27%) MySQL
12 148 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 146 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 123 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 122 (4.07%) OLAP
16 109 (3.64%) RDBMS
17 84 (2.80%) DTS
18 65 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
19 61 (2.04%) MS Access
20 42 (1.40%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 330 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 187 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 128 (4.27%) Subversion
4 90 (3.00%) NUnit
5 70 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 53 (1.77%) Moq
7 45 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 45 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 31 (1.03%) SpecFlow
8 31 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
9 29 (0.97%) MSTest
10 25 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
10 25 (0.83%) ReSharper
11 23 (0.77%) Selenium
11 23 (0.77%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 22 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 13 (0.43%) FitNesse
15 11 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 618 (20.63%) Finance
2 146 (4.87%) Marketing
3 105 (3.50%) Banking
4 87 (2.90%) Retail
5 72 (2.40%) Law
6 56 (1.87%) Legal
7 51 (1.70%) Advertising
8 48 (1.60%) Back Office
9 39 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 21 (0.70%) Front Office
12 19 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.40%) Publishing
15 9 (0.30%) Games
15 9 (0.30%) Automotive
16 7 (0.23%) Billing
17 4 (0.13%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.10%) German Language
19 2 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1436 (47.93%) Developer
2 467 (15.59%) .NET Developer
3 461 (15.39%) DBA
4 432 (14.42%) Analyst
5 361 (12.05%) SQL DBA
6 356 (11.88%) C# Developer
7 276 (9.21%) Senior Developer
8 262 (8.74%) Administrator
9 261 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 260 (8.68%) SQL Developer
11 179 (5.97%) SQL Server DBA
12 176 (5.87%) Support Analyst
13 158 (5.27%) Software Developer
14 156 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 138 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 134 (4.47%) Applications Support
17 133 (4.44%) Web Developer
18 118 (3.94%) Consultant
19 115 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
20 108 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1444 (48.20%) .NET
2 897 (29.94%) ASP.NET
3 693 (23.13%) HTML
4 577 (19.26%) CSS
5 538 (17.96%) XML
6 523 (17.46%) Web Services
7 481 (16.05%) .NET Framework
8 460 (15.35%) jQuery
9 443 (14.79%) WCF
10 339 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 311 (10.38%) Ajax
12 206 (6.88%) WinForms
13 188 (6.28%) WPF
14 181 (6.04%) HTML5
15 173 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 150 (5.01%) LINQ
17 149 (4.97%) SOAP
18 125 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 123 (4.11%) XSLT
20 101 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 316 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 287 (9.58%) Clustering
3 214 (7.14%) Replication
4 101 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 96 (3.20%) N-Tier
6 90 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 54 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 44 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.20%) Statistics
11 29 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 27 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
13 26 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.83%) Blackberry
15 23 (0.77%) Data Extraction
16 22 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.73%) Physics
17 18 (0.60%) W3C
18 17 (0.57%) Visualisation
19 15 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1053 (35.15%) Windows
2 584 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 503 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 263 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 197 (6.58%) Linux
6 117 (3.91%) Windows 7
7 108 (3.60%) UNIX
8 73 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 53 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 41 (1.37%) Android
10 41 (1.37%) CentOS
11 39 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 27 (0.90%) Solaris
14 26 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 13 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.37%) Debian
19 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (17.96%) MVC
3 510 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
4 346 (11.55%) Performance Tuning
5 325 (10.85%) ETL
6 299 (9.98%) OO
7 273 (9.11%) TDD
8 229 (7.64%) Scrum
9 217 (7.24%) ITIL
10 169 (5.64%) Mentoring
11 156 (5.21%) E-Commerce
12 151 (5.04%) Migration
13 134 (4.47%) Software Engineering
14 127 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
15 122 (4.07%) Web Development
16 110 (3.67%) OOD
17 104 (3.47%) CRM
18 101 (3.37%) Data Modelling
18 101 (3.37%) Unit Testing
19 100 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1842 (61.48%) SQL
2 1234 (41.19%) C#
3 955 (31.88%) T-SQL
4 626 (20.89%) JavaScript
5 331 (11.05%) VB.NET
6 202 (6.74%) VB
7 182 (6.07%) Java
8 139 (4.64%) VBA
9 91 (3.04%) PowerShell
10 88 (2.94%) VBScript
11 79 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 64 (2.14%) PHP
13 62 (2.07%) VB6
14 36 (1.20%) XPath
15 30 (1.00%) Delphi
16 20 (0.67%) C
17 17 (0.57%) C++
17 17 (0.57%) Perl
17 17 (0.57%) Python
17 17 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 307 (10.25%) Degree
2 238 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (2.97%) MCITP
4 83 (2.77%) MCSE
5 79 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 60 (2.00%) MCTS
7 50 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 41 (1.37%) MCSA
10 36 (1.20%) MCP
11 30 (1.00%) MCDBA
12 27 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 23 (0.77%) VCAP
15 22 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.73%) CCA
15 22 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (0.70%) ISEB
17 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
18 14 (0.47%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.54%) SLA
2 62 (2.07%) QA
3 14 (0.47%) GAMP
3 14 (0.47%) WCAG
3 14 (0.47%) WAI
4 13 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.067%) HL7
9 2 (0.067%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.033%) Basel III
10 1 (0.033%) GPG13
10 1 (0.033%) EMIR
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 402 (13.42%) Active Directory
2 247 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (4.71%) vSphere
4 137 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 98 (3.27%) XenApp
6 94 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 39 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 36 (1.20%) XenServer
9 28 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (0.37%) DFS Replication
13 11 (0.37%) vCloud
14 7 (0.23%) LiteSpeed
15 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.20%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (3.50%) SCCM
2 49 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 48 (1.60%) SCOM
4 41 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 34 (1.13%) Data Guard
6 32 (1.07%) Nagios
7 24 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 20 (0.67%) MOM
8 20 (0.67%) WSUS
9 18 (0.60%) Opsview
10 15 (0.50%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.47%) HP SIM
11 14 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (0.37%) SCDPM
13 8 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.27%) Puppet
13 8 (0.27%) Netcool
13 8 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (0.27%) Foglight
14 5 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1343 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 406 (13.55%) VMware
3 377 (12.58%) Oracle
4 226 (7.54%) Citrix
5 153 (5.11%) Cisco
6 139 (4.64%) HP
7 130 (4.34%) NetApp
8 88 (2.94%) Dell
9 82 (2.74%) Cognos
10 59 (1.97%) CommVault
11 52 (1.74%) IBM
12 47 (1.57%) Business Objects
12 47 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.57%) Symantec
13 46 (1.54%) Telerik
14 44 (1.47%) SAP
15 39 (1.30%) AppSense
16 32 (1.07%) EMC
16 32 (1.07%) Veeam
17 28 (0.93%) Sybase
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago