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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 255 176 99
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -77
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1178 1890 2847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.71% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.60% 5.46% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1686 2552
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 £31,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
32702 34623 32023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.68% 31.37% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27899 29971 28063
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -107 390 £55,000 +10.00% 48
South East -49 240 £42,000 +5.00% 17
Yorkshire -1 154 £40,000 +6.66% 14
North West -77 84 £37,500 +7.14% 9
South West -2 80 £37,000 +5.71% 9
East of England -49 75 £47,500 +10.46% 7
West Midlands -42 74 £37,500 - 14
East Midlands -23 62 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Midlands +6 16 £55,000 +29.41%
North East -5 12 £25,000 -37.50%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2559 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1875 (73.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1520 (59.40%) SQL
4 1196 (46.74%) .NET
5 1059 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 1024 (40.02%) C#
7 930 (36.34%) Windows
8 834 (32.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 774 (30.25%) T-SQL
10 757 (29.58%) ASP.NET
11 743 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 695 (27.16%) Finance
13 631 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 586 (22.90%) HTML
15 568 (22.20%) JavaScript
16 549 (21.45%) CSS
17 541 (21.14%) MS Excel
18 478 (18.68%) MVC
19 433 (16.92%) .NET Framework
20 411 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
21 397 (15.51%) Web Services
22 385 (15.04%) XML
23 382 (14.93%) jQuery
24 378 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
25 366 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
26 346 (13.52%) WCF
26 346 (13.52%) SQL Server 2000
27 342 (13.36%) IIS
28 331 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 322 (12.58%) Oracle

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 342 (13.36%) IIS
2 239 (9.34%) SharePoint
3 232 (9.07%) MS Exchange
4 170 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 130 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 78 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
7 65 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 56 (2.19%) Apache
9 51 (1.99%) Lync
10 50 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 46 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 42 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 39 (1.52%) CMS
14 37 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
15 34 (1.33%) Tomcat
15 34 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 29 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
17 28 (1.09%) JBoss
18 24 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
19 23 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 541 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 177 (6.92%) MS Office
3 11 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) MS Project
9 2 (0.078%) SPSS
9 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (1.21%) SAP Business One
2 30 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 28 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.78%) Pegasus Opera
5 20 (0.78%) Sage 200
6 18 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 16 (0.63%) Changepoint
8 6 (0.23%) SunGard AvantGard
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.23%) Maximo
9 5 (0.20%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.16%) Eikon
10 4 (0.16%) MFGPRO
11 3 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.12%) Primavera
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.078%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.64%) Office 365
2 35 (1.37%) SaaS
3 30 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 28 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.078%) GitHub
6 2 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.039%) Taleo
7 1 (0.039%) Route 53
7 1 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (7.27%) SAN
2 129 (5.04%) DNS
3 114 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 110 (4.30%) Firewall
5 100 (3.91%) DHCP
6 87 (3.40%) Internet
7 60 (2.34%) VPN
8 56 (2.19%) LAN
9 55 (2.15%) WAN
10 46 (1.80%) NAS
11 39 (1.52%) Intranet
12 19 (0.74%) Wireless
13 16 (0.63%) VoIP
14 13 (0.51%) VLAN
15 11 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.43%) HTTP
16 10 (0.39%) LDAP
17 9 (0.35%) MPLS
18 8 (0.31%) SSL
18 8 (0.31%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2559 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1875 (73.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 834 (32.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 743 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 631 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 346 (13.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 331 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 265 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
9 218 (8.52%) Relational Database
10 168 (6.57%) Oracle Database
11 121 (4.73%) MySQL
12 104 (4.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 91 (3.56%) DTS
14 73 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 71 (2.77%) RDBMS
16 66 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
16 66 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 45 (1.76%) MS Access
18 42 (1.64%) OLAP
19 40 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 318 (12.43%) Visual Studio
2 269 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (3.36%) NUnit
4 74 (2.89%) Subversion
5 68 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 48 (1.88%) Moq
6 48 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 31 (1.21%) SpecFlow
8 28 (1.09%) ReSharper
9 26 (1.02%) Git (software)
10 24 (0.94%) NuGet
11 19 (0.74%) MSTest
11 19 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.47%) CruiseControl
13 11 (0.43%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.35%) InstallShield
14 9 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.35%) JIRA
15 8 (0.31%) FitNesse
15 8 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 695 (27.16%) Finance
2 120 (4.69%) Marketing
3 111 (4.34%) Banking
4 97 (3.79%) Retail
5 63 (2.46%) Legal
6 58 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 53 (2.07%) Law
8 44 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.45%) Advertising
10 31 (1.21%) Back Office
11 27 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.70%) Front Office
13 17 (0.66%) Publishing
14 15 (0.59%) Automotive
15 13 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.51%) Games
16 12 (0.47%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.35%) Billing
18 5 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1186 (46.35%) Developer
2 491 (19.19%) DBA
3 403 (15.75%) SQL DBA
4 384 (15.01%) .NET Developer
5 329 (12.86%) Analyst
6 250 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 247 (9.65%) SQL Server DBA
8 238 (9.30%) Administrator
9 198 (7.74%) C# Developer
10 180 (7.03%) Software Developer
11 161 (6.29%) SQL Developer
12 146 (5.71%) Web Developer
13 144 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 134 (5.24%) Support Analyst
15 127 (4.96%) Consultant
16 111 (4.34%) Server Administrator
17 103 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
18 102 (3.99%) Support Engineer
19 100 (3.91%) Applications Support
20 98 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1196 (46.74%) .NET
2 757 (29.58%) ASP.NET
3 586 (22.90%) HTML
4 549 (21.45%) CSS
5 433 (16.92%) .NET Framework
6 397 (15.51%) Web Services
7 385 (15.04%) XML
8 382 (14.93%) jQuery
9 346 (13.52%) WCF
10 281 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 253 (9.89%) Ajax
12 216 (8.44%) Entity Framework
13 161 (6.29%) WinForms
14 159 (6.21%) HTML5
15 155 (6.06%) XSLT
16 145 (5.67%) LINQ
17 130 (5.08%) SOAP
18 101 (3.95%) XHTML
19 95 (3.71%) WPF
20 79 (3.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 236 (9.22%) Clustering
2 180 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (6.21%) Replication
4 64 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 56 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.84%) Data Integration
8 38 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 32 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 28 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.02%) NHS
12 25 (0.98%) Statistics
12 25 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 21 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 21 (0.82%) Graphic Design
14 19 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.74%) User Experience
15 18 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 930 (36.34%) Windows
2 411 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 378 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 192 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (6.21%) Linux
6 118 (4.61%) UNIX
7 110 (4.30%) Windows 7
8 81 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 37 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 33 (1.29%) Android
11 22 (0.86%) Windows 2000
12 19 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 17 (0.66%) Solaris
13 17 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.47%) CentOS
16 9 (0.35%) Debian
17 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (18.68%) MVC
2 366 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
4 276 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
5 251 (9.81%) ETL
6 179 (6.99%) ITIL
7 172 (6.72%) Scrum
8 171 (6.68%) TDD
9 162 (6.33%) OO
10 152 (5.94%) Migration
11 137 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 136 (5.31%) Mentoring
13 130 (5.08%) Web Development
14 120 (4.69%) Unit Testing
15 112 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
16 104 (4.06%) SDLC
17 102 (3.99%) SOA
18 86 (3.36%) CRM
19 80 (3.13%) Project Management
20 79 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1520 (59.40%) SQL
2 1024 (40.02%) C#
3 774 (30.25%) T-SQL
4 568 (22.20%) JavaScript
5 274 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 188 (7.35%) VB
7 120 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 110 (4.30%) Java
9 97 (3.79%) VB6
10 91 (3.56%) VBA
11 72 (2.81%) VBScript
12 68 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 65 (2.54%) PHP
14 54 (2.11%) C++
15 42 (1.64%) C
16 39 (1.52%) Ruby
17 29 (1.13%) Perl
18 23 (0.90%) Python
19 18 (0.70%) TypeScript
20 16 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (9.26%) Degree
2 230 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (3.67%) MCITP
4 84 (3.28%) MCSE
5 57 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 45 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 41 (1.60%) MCP
8 38 (1.48%) MCTS
9 32 (1.25%) MCDBA
10 28 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (0.98%) HND
12 24 (0.94%) MCSA
13 21 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.70%) MCAD
15 18 (0.70%) MCSD
16 9 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.31%) CISSP
17 8 (0.31%) CISA
18 7 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.65%) QA
2 117 (4.57%) SLA
3 13 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.39%) SNOMED CT
6 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.31%) GPG13
7 7 (0.27%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.20%) HL7
9 4 (0.16%) GAMP
10 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 314 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 187 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (4.30%) vSphere
4 84 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 68 (2.66%) VMware ESX
6 57 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
7 55 (2.15%) XenApp
8 34 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.55%) Firmware
11 13 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.39%) XenServer
13 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.31%) NFS
14 8 (0.31%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.20%) PowerHA
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
16 3 (0.12%) UAG
16 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 93 (3.63%) SCCM
2 59 (2.31%) Data Guard
3 48 (1.88%) SCOM
4 28 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 28 (1.09%) Opsview
5 23 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 20 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (0.74%) Nagios
8 11 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
8 11 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.39%) Puppet
10 9 (0.35%) WSUS
11 8 (0.31%) Plesk
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.31%) cPanel
11 8 (0.31%) Webmin
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
12 7 (0.27%) OpenAM
12 7 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 1059 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 322 (12.58%) Oracle
3 306 (11.96%) VMware
4 157 (6.14%) Citrix
5 92 (3.60%) Cisco
6 78 (3.05%) HP
7 64 (2.50%) SAP
8 57 (2.23%) IBM
9 54 (2.11%) Dell
9 54 (2.11%) NetApp
10 51 (1.99%) Cognos
10 51 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 40 (1.56%) Symantec
12 38 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 38 (1.48%) Google
13 33 (1.29%) Sage
14 27 (1.06%) CheckPoint
14 27 (1.06%) EMC
15 25 (0.98%) Veeam
16 23 (0.90%) Sybase
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, benefits, training
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North London
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
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Salary: 27-30k
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £42000 Per Annum
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West Sussex
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus Bens
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