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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 294 202 115
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -87
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1009 1572 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.47% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 4.73% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1412 2225
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
31178 33244 31419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.50% 31.03% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26594 28294 27407
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -70 376 £55,000 +10.00% 23
South East -59 232 £42,000 - 24
North West -46 97 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Yorkshire -30 88 £40,000 +3.89% 8
East of England -31 66 £45,000 - 8
South West -61 52 £40,000 +14.28% 14
West Midlands -72 38 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East Midlands -39 35 £39,500 -1.25% 3
Midlands +1 15 £55,000 +29.41%
North East +4 12 £30,000 -25.00% 2
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2188 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1570 (71.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1341 (61.29%) SQL
4 959 (43.83%) .NET
5 874 (39.95%) Microsoft
6 865 (39.53%) C#
7 823 (37.61%) Windows
8 793 (36.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 715 (32.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 682 (31.17%) T-SQL
11 584 (26.69%) ASP.NET
12 581 (26.55%) Finance
13 569 (26.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 494 (22.58%) HTML
15 477 (21.80%) JavaScript
16 462 (21.12%) CSS
17 448 (20.48%) MS Excel
18 403 (18.42%) MVC
19 344 (15.72%) .NET Framework
20 341 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 331 (15.13%) jQuery
22 325 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
23 315 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
24 309 (14.12%) SQL Server 2000
24 309 (14.12%) XML
25 307 (14.03%) Oracle
26 306 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 296 (13.53%) Web Services
28 275 (12.57%) IIS
28 275 (12.57%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 275 (12.57%) IIS
2 210 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 190 (8.68%) MS Exchange
4 136 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
7 52 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 40 (1.83%) CMS
9 38 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 38 (1.74%) Apache
9 38 (1.74%) Lync
10 36 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 34 (1.55%) Tomcat
12 30 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 23 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (0.87%) JBoss
15 19 (0.87%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 448 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 152 (6.95%) MS Office
3 15 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.41%) SPSS
5 9 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.23%) MS Project
8 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.14%) SAP Business One
3 21 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.73%) Sage 200
5 16 (0.73%) Pegasus Opera
6 15 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.50%) Changepoint
8 6 (0.27%) SunGard AvantGard
9 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.23%) Maximo
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.14%) Agresso
11 3 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.14%) Primavera
12 2 (0.091%) HFM
12 2 (0.091%) PORTIA
12 2 (0.091%) Line 500
12 2 (0.091%) Magento
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.06%) Office 365
2 39 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 22 (1.01%) SaaS
5 19 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.37%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.23%) Taleo
7 5 (0.23%) GitHub
8 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.046%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 146 (6.67%) SAN
2 113 (5.16%) DNS
3 95 (4.34%) DHCP
4 85 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 85 (3.88%) Firewall
5 72 (3.29%) Internet
6 58 (2.65%) VPN
7 57 (2.61%) LAN
8 52 (2.38%) WAN
9 42 (1.92%) Intranet
10 33 (1.51%) NAS
11 20 (0.91%) VoIP
11 20 (0.91%) Wireless
12 12 (0.55%) HTTP
13 10 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.41%) SSL
15 8 (0.37%) MPLS
15 8 (0.37%) PBX
15 8 (0.37%) VLAN
16 7 (0.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2188 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1570 (71.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 793 (36.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 715 (32.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 569 (26.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 309 (14.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 306 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 254 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
9 193 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 152 (6.95%) Oracle Database
11 81 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 78 (3.56%) MySQL
13 76 (3.47%) DTS
13 76 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 72 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 64 (2.93%) RDBMS
16 56 (2.56%) MS Access
17 55 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
18 51 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
19 45 (2.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 249 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 212 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 56 (2.56%) Subversion
5 52 (2.38%) NUnit
6 38 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 30 (1.37%) Moq
8 27 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 27 (1.23%) ERwin
9 21 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 18 (0.82%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.78%) ReSharper
12 16 (0.73%) SpecFlow
12 16 (0.73%) NuGet
13 15 (0.69%) MSTest
14 10 (0.46%) FitNesse
14 10 (0.46%) JIRA
14 10 (0.46%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.41%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.41%) InstallShield
General
1 581 (26.55%) Finance
2 94 (4.30%) Banking
3 85 (3.88%) Marketing
4 70 (3.20%) Retail
5 56 (2.56%) Legal
6 54 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.42%) Law
8 40 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.14%) Back Office
10 24 (1.10%) Advertising
11 23 (1.05%) Front Office
12 21 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.41%) Automotive
15 9 (0.41%) Publishing
16 7 (0.32%) Games
16 7 (0.32%) Local Government
17 6 (0.27%) Electronics
18 5 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 985 (45.02%) Developer
2 415 (18.97%) DBA
3 343 (15.68%) SQL DBA
4 316 (14.44%) .NET Developer
5 291 (13.30%) Analyst
6 232 (10.60%) Senior Developer
7 213 (9.73%) SQL Server DBA
8 198 (9.05%) Administrator
9 157 (7.18%) Support Analyst
10 156 (7.13%) C# Developer
10 156 (7.13%) SQL Developer
11 127 (5.80%) Software Developer
12 118 (5.39%) Web Developer
13 114 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 102 (4.66%) Applications Support
15 99 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 96 (4.39%) Consultant
17 82 (3.75%) Support Engineer
18 80 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
18 80 (3.66%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 959 (43.83%) .NET
2 584 (26.69%) ASP.NET
3 494 (22.58%) HTML
4 462 (21.12%) CSS
5 344 (15.72%) .NET Framework
6 331 (15.13%) jQuery
7 309 (14.12%) XML
8 296 (13.53%) Web Services
9 275 (12.57%) WCF
10 230 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 201 (9.19%) Ajax
12 173 (7.91%) Entity Framework
13 130 (5.94%) HTML5
14 124 (5.67%) SOAP
15 122 (5.58%) WinForms
16 111 (5.07%) XSLT
17 100 (4.57%) LINQ
18 82 (3.75%) XHTML
19 71 (3.24%) WPF
20 65 (2.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 213 (9.73%) Clustering
2 164 (7.50%) Replication
3 149 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.97%) Data Integration
7 41 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 31 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 26 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.05%) Statistics
13 21 (0.96%) Graphic Design
13 21 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 21 (0.96%) NHS
14 18 (0.82%) N-Tier
14 18 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.73%) User Experience
15 16 (0.73%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 823 (37.61%) Windows
2 341 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 315 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 171 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (5.16%) Linux
6 95 (4.34%) Windows XP
7 89 (4.07%) Windows 7
8 61 (2.79%) UNIX
9 31 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 29 (1.33%) Android
11 27 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 22 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 13 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.37%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
16 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.27%) Debian
17 3 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (18.42%) MVC
2 325 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
4 251 (11.47%) Performance Tuning
5 240 (10.97%) ETL
6 167 (7.63%) ITIL
7 143 (6.54%) Scrum
8 140 (6.40%) Migration
9 138 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 137 (6.26%) Mentoring
11 132 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 124 (5.67%) TDD
13 120 (5.48%) OO
14 117 (5.35%) Web Development
15 92 (4.20%) SDLC
16 86 (3.93%) Project Management
17 84 (3.84%) Unit Testing
18 70 (3.20%) SOA
18 70 (3.20%) Data Modelling
19 65 (2.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1341 (61.29%) SQL
2 865 (39.53%) C#
3 682 (31.17%) T-SQL
4 477 (21.80%) JavaScript
5 228 (10.42%) VB.NET
6 156 (7.13%) VB
7 131 (5.99%) PowerShell
8 77 (3.52%) VBA
9 72 (3.29%) Java
10 70 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 59 (2.70%) VBScript
11 59 (2.70%) VB6
12 44 (2.01%) PHP
13 39 (1.78%) C++
14 38 (1.74%) C
15 26 (1.19%) Ruby
16 14 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.55%) TypeScript
18 11 (0.50%) Perl
18 11 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 203 (9.28%) Degree
2 182 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (3.47%) MCITP
4 66 (3.02%) MCSE
5 45 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 39 (1.78%) MCTS
7 26 (1.19%) MCSA
7 26 (1.19%) MCP
8 25 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 23 (1.05%) MCDBA
10 22 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.87%) MCAD
13 15 (0.69%) MCSD
13 15 (0.69%) HND
14 11 (0.50%) CCNA
15 9 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (6.22%) QA
2 91 (4.16%) SLA
3 10 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (0.46%) SNOMED CT
4 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.27%) GPG13
7 5 (0.23%) GAMP
7 5 (0.23%) HL7
8 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 260 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 153 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (4.16%) vSphere
4 57 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 52 (2.38%) XenApp
7 33 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
7 33 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.73%) Firmware
9 14 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 9 (0.41%) XenServer
13 6 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.18%) NFS
15 4 (0.18%) PowerHA
15 4 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
16 3 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 89 (4.07%) SCCM
2 46 (2.10%) SCOM
3 37 (1.69%) Data Guard
4 27 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (0.64%) Opsview
9 11 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
10 10 (0.46%) Puppet
10 10 (0.46%) WSUS
11 9 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.41%) Nagios
12 7 (0.32%) MOM
13 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
13 6 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 874 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 307 (14.03%) Oracle
3 254 (11.61%) VMware
4 113 (5.16%) Citrix
5 69 (3.15%) Cisco
6 67 (3.06%) Cognos
7 64 (2.93%) HP
8 55 (2.51%) SAP
9 49 (2.24%) IBM
10 39 (1.78%) Google
11 37 (1.69%) Dell
12 36 (1.65%) NetApp
13 33 (1.51%) Avaya
14 31 (1.42%) Informatica
15 29 (1.33%) Symantec
16 22 (1.01%) CommVault
17 21 (0.96%) EMC
17 21 (0.96%) Sybase
18 20 (0.91%) Sitecore
19 19 (0.87%) Lotus
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £27,000-£31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Square One Resources
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Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
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