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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 226 132 73
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1338 2312 3572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.33% 2.22% 3.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.39% 7.00% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 2026 3259
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
30498 33025 33024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.39% 31.69% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26143 28141 28996
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -74 498 £50,000 +11.11% 50
South East -81 258 £41,500 +3.75% 28
Yorkshire -44 154 £37,500 +2.73% 16
West Midlands -26 106 £36,000 -10.00% 12
North West -67 98 £33,500 -4.28% 20
East of England -46 89 £50,000 +11.73% 6
East Midlands -24 66 £41,500 +3.75% 8
South West -69 63 £35,000 +6.06% 13
North East +1 13 £28,000 -14.50% 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2792 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2064 (73.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1709 (61.21%) SQL
4 1284 (45.99%) .NET
5 1251 (44.81%) Microsoft
6 1080 (38.68%) C#
7 1038 (37.18%) Windows
8 873 (31.27%) T-SQL
9 817 (29.26%) ASP.NET
10 809 (28.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 781 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 702 (25.14%) Finance
13 677 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 603 (21.60%) HTML
15 599 (21.45%) MS Excel
16 596 (21.35%) JavaScript
17 529 (18.95%) CSS
18 528 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 466 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 457 (16.37%) MVC
21 451 (16.15%) XML
22 449 (16.08%) Web Services
23 429 (15.37%) .NET Framework
24 427 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
25 420 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
26 415 (14.86%) IIS
27 394 (14.11%) WCF
28 391 (14.00%) Active Directory
29 379 (13.57%) jQuery
30 372 (13.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 415 (14.86%) IIS
2 320 (11.46%) SharePoint
3 281 (10.06%) MS Exchange
4 209 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 177 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 87 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 74 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 73 (2.61%) Apache
9 68 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
10 62 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 61 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 58 (2.08%) Lync
13 43 (1.54%) JBoss
14 41 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
15 39 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
16 37 (1.33%) Tomcat
17 34 (1.22%) CMS
18 30 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 28 (1.00%) WorkSite
20 27 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 599 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 200 (7.16%) MS Office
3 13 (0.47%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.32%) MS Project
6 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 35 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 19 (0.68%) SAP Business One
6 14 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 14 (0.50%) Sage 200
6 14 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.50%) Pegasus Opera
6 14 (0.50%) Agresso
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.29%) SalesLogix
10 7 (0.25%) Changepoint
10 7 (0.25%) Maximo
10 7 (0.25%) CA PPM
11 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.18%) ReMetrica
13 4 (0.14%) Eikon
13 4 (0.14%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.86%) SaaS
2 46 (1.65%) Office 365
3 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.072%) GitHub
8 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.036%) Taleo
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 250 (8.95%) SAN
2 177 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 172 (6.16%) Firewall
4 163 (5.84%) DNS
5 124 (4.44%) DHCP
6 118 (4.23%) WAN
7 114 (4.08%) Internet
8 113 (4.05%) LAN
9 102 (3.65%) VPN
10 74 (2.65%) NAS
11 30 (1.07%) HTTP
12 29 (1.04%) Intranet
13 28 (1.00%) VLAN
14 27 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (0.79%) Wireless
16 19 (0.68%) LDAP
16 19 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (0.57%) FTP
18 15 (0.54%) SMTP
18 15 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2792 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2064 (73.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 809 (28.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 781 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 677 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 372 (13.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 343 (12.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 304 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
9 222 (7.95%) Relational Database
10 167 (5.98%) Oracle Database
11 156 (5.59%) MySQL
12 121 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 95 (3.40%) RDBMS
14 90 (3.22%) Oracle Database 10g
15 88 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 80 (2.87%) DTS
17 75 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
18 69 (2.47%) OLAP
19 46 (1.65%) MS Access
20 34 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 324 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 234 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (3.65%) NUnit
4 87 (3.12%) Subversion
5 56 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 51 (1.83%) Moq
7 50 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 45 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 43 (1.54%) Git (software)
10 35 (1.25%) ReSharper
11 27 (0.97%) MSTest
12 23 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
13 22 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (0.68%) Eclipse
15 17 (0.61%) CruiseControl
15 17 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.54%) NuGet
17 14 (0.50%) JUnit
18 12 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
19 11 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 702 (25.14%) Finance
2 146 (5.23%) Marketing
3 121 (4.33%) Banking
4 97 (3.47%) Retail
5 62 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.08%) Law
7 57 (2.04%) Legal
8 52 (1.86%) Advertising
9 51 (1.83%) Back Office
10 35 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 23 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.72%) Publishing
13 18 (0.64%) Front Office
14 17 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.61%) Games
15 14 (0.50%) Automotive
16 10 (0.36%) Billing
17 9 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.11%) Electronics
18 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1278 (45.77%) Developer
2 470 (16.83%) DBA
3 426 (15.26%) .NET Developer
4 406 (14.54%) Analyst
5 383 (13.72%) SQL DBA
6 271 (9.71%) Administrator
7 270 (9.67%) C# Developer
8 231 (8.27%) Senior Developer
9 230 (8.24%) SQL Server DBA
10 211 (7.56%) SQL Developer
11 201 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 159 (5.69%) Support Analyst
12 159 (5.69%) Software Developer
13 140 (5.01%) Consultant
14 134 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 125 (4.48%) Web Developer
16 119 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
17 118 (4.23%) Support Engineer
18 116 (4.15%) Applications Support
19 99 (3.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1284 (45.99%) .NET
2 817 (29.26%) ASP.NET
3 603 (21.60%) HTML
4 529 (18.95%) CSS
5 451 (16.15%) XML
6 449 (16.08%) Web Services
7 429 (15.37%) .NET Framework
8 394 (14.11%) WCF
9 379 (13.57%) jQuery
10 314 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 282 (10.10%) Ajax
12 194 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 180 (6.45%) WinForms
14 146 (5.23%) LINQ
14 146 (5.23%) WPF
15 144 (5.16%) HTML5
16 135 (4.84%) XSLT
17 109 (3.90%) SOAP
18 98 (3.51%) XHTML
19 88 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 247 (8.85%) Clustering
2 245 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (5.55%) Replication
4 82 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 74 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 44 (1.58%) Data Integration
8 33 (1.18%) Statistics
9 32 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 32 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 24 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 19 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 19 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 19 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 18 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
13 16 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.54%) Data Extraction
14 15 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1038 (37.18%) Windows
2 528 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 466 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 257 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 204 (7.31%) Linux
6 136 (4.87%) UNIX
7 127 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 86 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 57 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 47 (1.68%) Android
11 37 (1.33%) Solaris
12 34 (1.22%) Windows Vista
13 32 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (1.04%) CentOS
15 26 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
16 22 (0.79%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.39%) Debian
18 11 (0.39%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (16.37%) MVC
2 427 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
3 420 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
5 278 (9.96%) ETL
6 233 (8.35%) OO
7 229 (8.20%) TDD
8 219 (7.84%) ITIL
9 200 (7.16%) Scrum
10 144 (5.16%) Migration
11 129 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 125 (4.48%) Mentoring
13 123 (4.41%) Web Development
14 109 (3.90%) CRM
15 107 (3.83%) Unit Testing
16 105 (3.76%) Time Management
17 103 (3.69%) SOA
18 92 (3.30%) OOD
19 91 (3.26%) Software Engineering
20 88 (3.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1709 (61.21%) SQL
2 1080 (38.68%) C#
3 873 (31.27%) T-SQL
4 596 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 290 (10.39%) VB.NET
6 215 (7.70%) VB
7 138 (4.94%) Java
8 100 (3.58%) VB6
9 93 (3.33%) VBA
10 89 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 80 (2.87%) VBScript
12 72 (2.58%) PHP
13 69 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 35 (1.25%) Delphi
14 35 (1.25%) Python
15 33 (1.18%) Perl
16 31 (1.11%) C
16 31 (1.11%) Ruby
17 30 (1.07%) C++
18 20 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 287 (10.28%) Degree
2 239 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (3.37%) MCSE
4 93 (3.33%) MCITP
5 79 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 65 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.68%) MCP
8 43 (1.54%) MCSA
9 42 (1.50%) MCDBA
10 37 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (1.33%) MCTS
11 20 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.54%) CCA
13 15 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (0.47%) MCSD
14 13 (0.47%) HND
14 13 (0.47%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.43%) PMP
15 12 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.62%) SLA
2 74 (2.65%) QA
3 13 (0.47%) ISO 8583
3 13 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.21%) GPG13
7 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.036%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.036%) GAMP
8 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 391 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 236 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 130 (4.66%) vSphere
5 81 (2.90%) XenApp
6 72 (2.58%) VMware ESX
7 43 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
9 29 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.61%) XenServer
11 9 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.25%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.21%) Firmware
14 5 (0.18%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (0.14%) NFS
16 3 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 104 (3.72%) SCCM
2 55 (1.97%) SCOM
3 42 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 41 (1.47%) Opsview
5 39 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 37 (1.33%) Data Guard
7 32 (1.15%) Nagios
8 19 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.50%) Puppet
9 14 (0.50%) SCDPM
10 13 (0.47%) cPanel
10 13 (0.47%) Webmin
10 13 (0.47%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.47%) Plesk
10 13 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.39%) MOM
11 11 (0.39%) OpenAM
12 10 (0.36%) Netcool
12 10 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1251 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 369 (13.22%) VMware
3 316 (11.32%) Oracle
4 232 (8.31%) Citrix
5 154 (5.52%) Cisco
6 98 (3.51%) HP
7 95 (3.40%) NetApp
8 72 (2.58%) Dell
9 65 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 61 (2.18%) Cognos
11 56 (2.01%) IBM
12 55 (1.97%) SAP
13 51 (1.83%) Symantec
14 44 (1.58%) Business Objects
15 43 (1.54%) CommVault
16 39 (1.40%) CheckPoint
17 38 (1.36%) Veeam
18 31 (1.11%) Sage
19 28 (1.00%) EMC
20 26 (0.93%) Informatica
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
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Salary: Negotiable
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £23,000 to £32,000 per annum £23k - £33k + Benefits
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