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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 254 154 86
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -68
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1156 2129 3216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.93% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 6.11% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1893 2878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
31208 34869 32221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.71% 31.56% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26657 30219 28270
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 £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -128 376 £51,500 +13.18% 36
South East -82 233 £41,500 +3.75% 28
Yorkshire -7 149 £40,000 +6.66% 11
North West -60 85 £32,500 - 18
West Midlands -28 84 £37,500 +7.14% 16
East Midlands -6 82 £44,750 +14.74% 4
South West -27 76 £36,000 +2.85% 7
East of England -70 61 £50,000 +14.94% 9
North East -8 11 £26,250 -34.37% 1
Midlands - 11 £55,000 -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2512 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1854 (73.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1532 (60.99%) SQL
4 1156 (46.02%) .NET
5 1078 (42.91%) Microsoft
6 965 (38.42%) C#
7 920 (36.62%) Windows
8 791 (31.49%) T-SQL
9 776 (30.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 760 (30.25%) ASP.NET
11 741 (29.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 662 (26.35%) Finance
13 661 (26.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 563 (22.41%) HTML
15 547 (21.78%) MS Excel
16 540 (21.50%) JavaScript
17 521 (20.74%) CSS
18 448 (17.83%) MVC
19 408 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 406 (16.16%) Web Services
21 405 (16.12%) XML
22 403 (16.04%) .NET Framework
23 368 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
24 361 (14.37%) jQuery
25 349 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 349 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
26 341 (13.57%) IIS
27 339 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
28 327 (13.02%) WCF
29 320 (12.74%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 341 (13.57%) IIS
2 240 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 229 (9.12%) MS Exchange
4 164 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 134 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 76 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 72 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 62 (2.47%) Apache
9 58 (2.31%) Lync
10 55 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 48 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 48 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (1.67%) CMS
13 34 (1.35%) Tomcat
14 33 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
15 32 (1.27%) JBoss
16 28 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
17 24 (0.96%) WebSphere
18 23 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 547 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 163 (6.49%) MS Office
3 11 (0.44%) PowerPivot
4 9 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 30 (1.19%) SAP Business One
2 29 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 29 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.80%) Sage 200
4 20 (0.80%) Pegasus Opera
5 19 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 14 (0.56%) Changepoint
7 8 (0.32%) Maximo
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.28%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 5 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.16%) Eikon
10 4 (0.16%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.16%) SunGard AvantGard
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.12%) Infor CRM
11 3 (0.12%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.63%) SaaS
1 41 (1.63%) Office 365
2 30 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 22 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.040%) Taleo
7 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.040%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.040%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 209 (8.32%) SAN
2 129 (5.14%) TCP/IP
3 127 (5.06%) DNS
4 122 (4.86%) Firewall
5 96 (3.82%) DHCP
6 93 (3.70%) Internet
7 59 (2.35%) VPN
8 58 (2.31%) NAS
9 57 (2.27%) LAN
9 57 (2.27%) WAN
10 37 (1.47%) Intranet
11 22 (0.88%) Wireless
12 17 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.60%) VoIP
14 14 (0.56%) SSL
14 14 (0.56%) HTTP
14 14 (0.56%) VLAN
15 13 (0.52%) LDAP
16 10 (0.40%) WLAN
17 8 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2512 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1854 (73.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 776 (30.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 741 (29.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 661 (26.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 349 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 318 (12.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 285 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
9 232 (9.24%) Relational Database
10 154 (6.13%) Oracle Database
11 129 (5.14%) MySQL
12 107 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 83 (3.30%) DTS
14 79 (3.14%) RDBMS
15 78 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 75 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 75 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
17 43 (1.71%) OLAP
18 39 (1.55%) MS Access
19 37 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 302 (12.02%) Visual Studio
2 253 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (3.26%) NUnit
4 74 (2.95%) Subversion
5 68 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 54 (2.15%) Moq
7 50 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 36 (1.43%) SpecFlow
9 32 (1.27%) ReSharper
10 31 (1.23%) Git (software)
11 20 (0.80%) MSTest
12 19 (0.76%) NuGet
13 18 (0.72%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.56%) JUnit
14 14 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.56%) CruiseControl
15 11 (0.44%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.36%) InstallShield
17 8 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 662 (26.35%) Finance
2 130 (5.18%) Marketing
3 114 (4.54%) Banking
4 80 (3.18%) Retail
5 58 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.27%) Legal
7 48 (1.91%) Law
8 41 (1.63%) Advertising
8 41 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.23%) Back Office
10 29 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 23 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.84%) Publishing
13 18 (0.72%) Games
14 16 (0.64%) Front Office
15 14 (0.56%) Automotive
16 12 (0.48%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.40%) Billing
18 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1193 (47.49%) Developer
2 470 (18.71%) DBA
3 387 (15.41%) SQL DBA
4 367 (14.61%) .NET Developer
5 311 (12.38%) Analyst
6 252 (10.03%) Administrator
7 229 (9.12%) Senior Developer
8 224 (8.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 201 (8.00%) C# Developer
10 183 (7.29%) Software Developer
11 176 (7.01%) SQL Developer
12 154 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
13 142 (5.65%) Web Developer
14 136 (5.41%) Consultant
15 116 (4.62%) Server Administrator
16 109 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
17 107 (4.26%) Support Analyst
18 105 (4.18%) Support Engineer
19 98 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 96 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (46.02%) .NET
2 760 (30.25%) ASP.NET
3 563 (22.41%) HTML
4 521 (20.74%) CSS
5 406 (16.16%) Web Services
6 405 (16.12%) XML
7 403 (16.04%) .NET Framework
8 361 (14.37%) jQuery
9 327 (13.02%) WCF
10 288 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 252 (10.03%) Ajax
12 205 (8.16%) Entity Framework
13 155 (6.17%) WinForms
14 149 (5.93%) XSLT
15 146 (5.81%) LINQ
16 142 (5.65%) HTML5
17 119 (4.74%) SOAP
18 105 (4.18%) XHTML
19 100 (3.98%) WPF
20 86 (3.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.72%) Clustering
2 186 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (5.65%) Replication
4 62 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 60 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.03%) Data Integration
7 45 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 43 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 26 (1.04%) Statistics
11 25 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 24 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (0.88%) Visualisation
14 20 (0.80%) NHS
15 19 (0.76%) Mathematics
16 17 (0.68%) Graphic Design
16 17 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.68%) Digital Media
17 16 (0.64%) User Experience
18 15 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 920 (36.62%) Windows
2 408 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 368 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 190 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 185 (7.36%) Linux
6 124 (4.94%) UNIX
7 123 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 84 (3.34%) Windows XP
9 37 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 32 (1.27%) Android
11 25 (1.00%) Solaris
12 23 (0.92%) CentOS
13 21 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.72%) Windows 2000
15 17 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (0.64%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.44%) Debian
17 11 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (17.83%) MVC
2 349 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
4 272 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
5 259 (10.31%) ETL
6 180 (7.17%) ITIL
7 174 (6.93%) TDD
8 171 (6.81%) OO
9 156 (6.21%) Scrum
10 138 (5.49%) Migration
11 131 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 124 (4.94%) Web Development
13 116 (4.62%) Unit Testing
14 113 (4.50%) Mentoring
15 95 (3.78%) SDLC
16 91 (3.62%) SOA
17 88 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
18 87 (3.46%) CRM
19 84 (3.34%) Time Management
20 80 (3.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1532 (60.99%) SQL
2 965 (38.42%) C#
3 791 (31.49%) T-SQL
4 540 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 246 (9.79%) VB.NET
6 192 (7.64%) VB
7 121 (4.82%) Java
8 108 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 99 (3.94%) VB6
10 89 (3.54%) VBA
11 76 (3.03%) VBScript
12 73 (2.91%) PHP
13 61 (2.43%) PL/SQL
14 46 (1.83%) C++
15 40 (1.59%) Ruby
16 39 (1.55%) Perl
17 38 (1.51%) C
18 33 (1.31%) Python
19 22 (0.88%) Delphi
20 17 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 235 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (9.08%) Degree
3 92 (3.66%) MCITP
4 86 (3.42%) MCSE
5 65 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 53 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.79%) MCP
8 39 (1.55%) MCTS
9 30 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.19%) MCDBA
10 27 (1.07%) MCSA
11 21 (0.84%) HND
12 19 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.60%) MCSD
15 14 (0.56%) MCAD
16 12 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (0.44%) CCA
18 8 (0.32%) CISA
18 8 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.58%) SLA
2 88 (3.50%) QA
3 13 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 12 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.32%) GPG13
6 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.080%) GAMP
System Software
1 320 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 197 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (4.50%) vSphere
4 104 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 68 (2.71%) VMware ESX
6 53 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
7 47 (1.87%) XenApp
8 34 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.36%) XenServer
13 8 (0.32%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.24%) Firmware
15 5 (0.20%) NFS
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
15 5 (0.20%) PowerHA
16 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 86 (3.42%) SCCM
2 51 (2.03%) Data Guard
3 41 (1.63%) SCOM
4 31 (1.23%) Opsview
5 27 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.88%) Nagios
8 19 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.52%) Puppet
9 13 (0.52%) Plesk
9 13 (0.52%) cPanel
9 13 (0.52%) Webmin
10 11 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.40%) OpenAM
11 10 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.36%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.36%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.32%) SCDPM
13 8 (0.32%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1078 (42.91%) Microsoft
2 306 (12.18%) VMware
3 295 (11.74%) Oracle
4 161 (6.41%) Citrix
5 107 (4.26%) Cisco
6 81 (3.22%) HP
7 66 (2.63%) SAP
7 66 (2.63%) IBM
8 64 (2.55%) Cognos
9 59 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 59 (2.35%) NetApp
10 58 (2.31%) Dell
11 50 (1.99%) Business Objects
12 39 (1.55%) Symantec
13 35 (1.39%) Informatica
14 33 (1.31%) Google
14 33 (1.31%) Sage
14 33 (1.31%) EMC
15 31 (1.23%) CheckPoint
16 29 (1.15%) Veeam
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northumberland
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago