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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 270 191 106
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -85
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1100 1721 2641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.57% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.47% 5.04% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1552 2393
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 £29,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
31722 34143 31907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.02% 31.22% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27005 29400 27820
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 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 31 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 -94 383 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South East -62 231 £42,000 -1.17% 23
Yorkshire -12 122 £40,000 +6.66% 11
North West -58 85 £40,000 +6.66% 19
East of England -33 75 £45,000 +4.65% 3
South West -38 65 £37,500 +7.14% 13
West Midlands -54 62 £36,500 +4.28% 11
East Midlands -29 53 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +4 17 £55,000 +29.41%
North East +1 12 £25,000 -37.50% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 2448 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1770 (72.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1463 (59.76%) SQL
4 1139 (46.53%) .NET
5 994 (40.60%) C#
6 972 (39.71%) Microsoft
7 901 (36.81%) Windows
8 828 (33.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 745 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 730 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 697 (28.47%) ASP.NET
12 655 (26.76%) Finance
13 600 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 561 (22.92%) HTML
15 543 (22.18%) JavaScript
16 534 (21.81%) CSS
17 504 (20.59%) MS Excel
18 451 (18.42%) MVC
19 396 (16.18%) .NET Framework
20 382 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
21 377 (15.40%) jQuery
22 362 (14.79%) Web Services
22 362 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
23 350 (14.30%) SQL Server 2000
23 350 (14.30%) XML
24 349 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
25 333 (13.60%) WCF
26 320 (13.07%) IIS
27 316 (12.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 315 (12.87%) Oracle

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 320 (13.07%) IIS
2 236 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 213 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 148 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 105 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 81 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
7 61 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 49 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 49 (2.00%) Apache
9 45 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
10 43 (1.76%) Lync
11 38 (1.55%) CMS
12 37 (1.51%) Tomcat
13 34 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
16 24 (0.98%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.86%) JBoss
17 21 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 504 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 176 (7.19%) MS Office
3 16 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.20%) MS Project
8 5 (0.20%) SPSS
8 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 29 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.14%) SAP Business One
3 26 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.69%) Pegasus Opera
5 17 (0.69%) Sage 200
6 16 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.45%) Changepoint
8 8 (0.33%) Maximo
9 6 (0.25%) SunGard AvantGard
10 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.16%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.16%) CA PPM
11 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.12%) Eikon
11 3 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.12%) Primavera
12 2 (0.082%) Agresso
12 2 (0.082%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.04%) Office 365
2 33 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.23%) SaaS
4 29 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 26 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.37%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.20%) GitHub
8 3 (0.12%) Taleo
9 2 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.041%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 164 (6.70%) SAN
2 126 (5.15%) DNS
3 103 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 103 (4.21%) Firewall
4 102 (4.17%) DHCP
5 85 (3.47%) Internet
6 61 (2.49%) VPN
7 57 (2.33%) LAN
8 56 (2.29%) WAN
9 44 (1.80%) Intranet
10 39 (1.59%) NAS
11 21 (0.86%) Wireless
12 17 (0.69%) VoIP
13 10 (0.41%) VLAN
14 9 (0.37%) HTTP
14 9 (0.37%) MPLS
14 9 (0.37%) SSL
15 8 (0.33%) PBX
16 7 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2448 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1770 (72.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 828 (33.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 730 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 600 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 350 (14.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 316 (12.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 251 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
9 201 (8.21%) Relational Database
10 149 (6.09%) Oracle Database
11 104 (4.25%) MySQL
12 91 (3.72%) DTS
13 82 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 73 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 65 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 58 (2.37%) MS Access
16 58 (2.37%) RDBMS
17 56 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
18 51 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
19 47 (1.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 294 (12.01%) Visual Studio
2 256 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 73 (2.98%) NUnit
5 65 (2.66%) Subversion
6 43 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 40 (1.63%) Moq
8 29 (1.18%) Git (software)
9 25 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 24 (0.98%) NuGet
11 22 (0.90%) ReSharper
12 20 (0.82%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.74%) MSTest
14 15 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.41%) FitNesse
16 9 (0.37%) JIRA
16 9 (0.37%) ERwin
16 9 (0.37%) InstallShield
16 9 (0.37%) Toad
16 9 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 655 (26.76%) Finance
2 104 (4.25%) Banking
2 104 (4.25%) Marketing
3 84 (3.43%) Retail
4 58 (2.37%) Law
5 57 (2.33%) Legal
6 54 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 48 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.35%) Back Office
9 28 (1.14%) Advertising
9 28 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 23 (0.94%) Front Office
11 15 (0.61%) Automotive
12 14 (0.57%) Publishing
13 13 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.49%) Games
15 10 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1133 (46.28%) Developer
2 453 (18.50%) DBA
3 376 (15.36%) SQL DBA
4 358 (14.62%) .NET Developer
5 325 (13.28%) Analyst
6 243 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 229 (9.35%) SQL Server DBA
8 221 (9.03%) Administrator
9 175 (7.15%) C# Developer
10 167 (6.82%) SQL Developer
11 165 (6.74%) Software Developer
12 153 (6.25%) Support Analyst
13 136 (5.56%) Web Developer
14 128 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 109 (4.45%) Consultant
16 107 (4.37%) Applications Support
17 103 (4.21%) Support Engineer
18 100 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 94 (3.84%) Server Administrator
19 94 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1139 (46.53%) .NET
2 697 (28.47%) ASP.NET
3 561 (22.92%) HTML
4 534 (21.81%) CSS
5 396 (16.18%) .NET Framework
6 377 (15.40%) jQuery
7 362 (14.79%) Web Services
8 350 (14.30%) XML
9 333 (13.60%) WCF
10 272 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 235 (9.60%) Ajax
12 201 (8.21%) Entity Framework
13 150 (6.13%) HTML5
14 149 (6.09%) WinForms
15 146 (5.96%) XSLT
16 134 (5.47%) SOAP
17 123 (5.02%) LINQ
18 94 (3.84%) XHTML
19 88 (3.59%) WPF
20 77 (3.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.23%) Clustering
2 168 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (6.45%) Replication
4 63 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 46 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 37 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 29 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 27 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.02%) NHS
12 25 (1.02%) Statistics
13 22 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 22 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 21 (0.86%) Graphic Design
14 21 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 19 (0.78%) User Experience
16 17 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 901 (36.81%) Windows
2 382 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 362 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 182 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (5.43%) Linux
6 106 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 93 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 82 (3.35%) UNIX
9 35 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 34 (1.39%) Android
11 29 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 21 (0.86%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.33%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.29%) Debian
17 7 (0.29%) Solaris
18 6 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
19 3 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (18.42%) MVC
2 349 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
4 258 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
5 238 (9.72%) ETL
6 171 (6.99%) ITIL
7 159 (6.50%) TDD
7 159 (6.50%) Scrum
8 152 (6.21%) OO
9 144 (5.88%) Migration
10 135 (5.51%) Mentoring
11 133 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 132 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 130 (5.31%) Web Development
14 108 (4.41%) SDLC
15 106 (4.33%) Unit Testing
16 97 (3.96%) SOA
17 91 (3.72%) Project Management
18 82 (3.35%) CRM
19 72 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1463 (59.76%) SQL
2 994 (40.60%) C#
3 745 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 543 (22.18%) JavaScript
5 263 (10.74%) VB.NET
6 193 (7.88%) VB
7 127 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 94 (3.84%) Java
9 93 (3.80%) VBA
10 79 (3.23%) VB6
11 67 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 65 (2.66%) VBScript
13 52 (2.12%) PHP
14 45 (1.84%) C++
15 42 (1.72%) C
16 35 (1.43%) Ruby
17 18 (0.74%) Perl
18 17 (0.69%) Python
19 16 (0.65%) TypeScript
20 13 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 232 (9.48%) Degree
2 220 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (3.72%) MCITP
4 85 (3.47%) MCSE
5 50 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 38 (1.55%) MCTS
7 36 (1.47%) MCDBA
8 35 (1.43%) MCP
9 32 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 29 (1.18%) MCSA
11 25 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.82%) MCSD
13 20 (0.82%) HND
14 19 (0.78%) MCAD
14 19 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.37%) CCNA
16 9 (0.37%) CCA
17 8 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.39%) QA
2 108 (4.41%) SLA
3 11 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.41%) SNOMED CT
4 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.33%) GPG13
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.20%) GAMP
7 5 (0.20%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 299 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 170 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (4.25%) vSphere
4 64 (2.61%) VMware ESX
5 63 (2.57%) Hyper-V
6 56 (2.29%) XenApp
7 44 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
8 37 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.74%) Firmware
10 17 (0.69%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.37%) XenServer
12 9 (0.37%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.33%) NFS
13 8 (0.33%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.20%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (0.16%) UAG
16 3 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 101 (4.13%) SCCM
2 49 (2.00%) SCOM
3 46 (1.88%) Data Guard
4 28 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 23 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (0.74%) Opsview
7 16 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
8 13 (0.53%) Nagios
9 12 (0.49%) Puppet
10 10 (0.41%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.37%) WSUS
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.37%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.29%) MOM
12 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle Flashback
13 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.20%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 972 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 315 (12.87%) Oracle
3 288 (11.76%) VMware
4 141 (5.76%) Citrix
5 78 (3.19%) Cisco
6 71 (2.90%) HP
7 62 (2.53%) SAP
8 55 (2.25%) IBM
9 52 (2.12%) Cognos
10 41 (1.67%) Dell
11 39 (1.59%) NetApp
11 39 (1.59%) Google
12 33 (1.35%) Symantec
12 33 (1.35%) Avaya
13 30 (1.23%) Informatica
14 28 (1.14%) Sage
15 25 (1.02%) EMC
16 23 (0.94%) Sybase
17 21 (0.86%) Lotus
17 21 (0.86%) CheckPoint
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