The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 132 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2424 3534 4207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.14% 3.40% 3.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 10.58% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 3177 3893
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35651 33405 36036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.54% 32.10% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30505 29240 32160
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -65 928 £45,000 -10.00% 71
South East -36 469 £38,500 -3.75% 46
Yorkshire -54 241 £35,000 +6.87% 22
North West -30 225 £35,000 -6.66% 29
East of England -34 192 £44,500 +18.66% 17
West Midlands -32 130 £37,500 +7.14% 10
East Midlands -53 115 £40,000 +12.00% 7
South West -18 107 £33,500 -7.90% 12
North East -14 16 £37,500 -6.25% 6
SQL Server 2005
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4623 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3646 (78.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3017 (65.26%) SQL
4 2455 (53.10%) .NET
5 2075 (44.88%) Microsoft
6 2043 (44.19%) C#
7 1678 (36.30%) ASP.NET
8 1670 (36.12%) T-SQL
9 1549 (33.51%) Windows
10 1394 (30.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1390 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1112 (24.05%) MS Excel
13 1097 (23.73%) JavaScript
14 1057 (22.86%) HTML
15 992 (21.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 961 (20.79%) MVC
17 892 (19.29%) XML
18 887 (19.19%) CSS
19 870 (18.82%) Finance
20 827 (17.89%) jQuery
21 809 (17.50%) Web Services
22 782 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
23 751 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 729 (15.77%) .NET Framework
25 696 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
26 692 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
27 639 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
28 631 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
29 629 (13.61%) IIS
30 625 (13.52%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 629 (13.61%) IIS
2 423 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 304 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 208 (4.50%) CMS
5 192 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 168 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 125 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 111 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 84 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 82 (1.77%) Umbraco
11 75 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
12 70 (1.51%) Apache
13 66 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 51 (1.10%) WordPress
15 50 (1.08%) Tomcat
16 49 (1.06%) Drupal
16 49 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
17 47 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
18 44 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
19 43 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1112 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 213 (4.61%) MS Office
3 21 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.32%) MS Project
6 14 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.13%) FastStats
12 2 (0.043%) Maya
12 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 80 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 25 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.41%) SAP Business One
7 17 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.30%) Misys Opics
9 13 (0.28%) nopCommerce
9 13 (0.28%) Maximo
10 12 (0.26%) Visualfiles
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.17%) SalesLogix
12 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.15%) BPCS
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
13 5 (0.11%) Misys Midas
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (1.30%) SaaS
4 30 (0.65%) Office 365
5 29 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.26%) GitHub
6 12 (0.26%) IaaS
7 8 (0.17%) PaaS
8 3 (0.065%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 235 (5.08%) SAN
2 212 (4.59%) DNS
3 187 (4.04%) Firewall
4 181 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 145 (3.14%) Internet
6 141 (3.05%) DHCP
7 138 (2.99%) LAN
8 126 (2.73%) WAN
9 103 (2.23%) VPN
10 62 (1.34%) HTTP
11 59 (1.28%) Intranet
12 48 (1.04%) NAS
13 40 (0.87%) FTP
14 35 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (0.76%) LDAP
15 31 (0.67%) Wireless
16 29 (0.63%) iSCSI
17 24 (0.52%) NetScaler
18 20 (0.43%) VoIP
19 18 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4623 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3646 (78.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1394 (30.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1390 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 992 (21.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 751 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 584 (12.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 457 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
9 313 (6.77%) Relational Database
10 251 (5.43%) OLAP
11 216 (4.67%) DTS
12 206 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 196 (4.24%) Oracle Database
14 178 (3.85%) MySQL
15 132 (2.86%) RDBMS
16 123 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 121 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 95 (2.05%) MS Access
19 91 (1.97%) OLTP
20 73 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 621 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 434 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 186 (4.02%) NUnit
4 124 (2.68%) Subversion
5 96 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 73 (1.58%) Selenium
7 68 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 67 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 65 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 52 (1.12%) ReSharper
11 45 (0.97%) Moq
12 37 (0.80%) FitNesse
13 35 (0.76%) JIRA
14 34 (0.74%) MSTest
15 33 (0.71%) TeamCity
16 27 (0.58%) MyEclipse
16 27 (0.58%) Jasmine
17 26 (0.56%) Git (software)
18 20 (0.43%) Maven
19 19 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 870 (18.82%) Finance
2 141 (3.05%) Banking
3 119 (2.57%) Retail
4 110 (2.38%) Marketing
5 80 (1.73%) Law
5 80 (1.73%) Legal
6 67 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 42 (0.91%) Back Office
8 40 (0.87%) Advertising
9 39 (0.84%) Games
10 38 (0.82%) Front Office
11 37 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 37 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.58%) Automotive
13 23 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.48%) Publishing
14 22 (0.48%) Billing
15 11 (0.24%) Electronics
16 8 (0.17%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2458 (53.17%) Developer
2 905 (19.58%) .NET Developer
3 735 (15.90%) DBA
4 628 (13.58%) SQL DBA
5 606 (13.11%) C# Developer
6 501 (10.84%) Analyst
7 458 (9.91%) SQL Developer
8 409 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 370 (8.00%) Software Developer
10 362 (7.83%) Administrator
11 346 (7.48%) Senior Developer
12 325 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
13 319 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
14 286 (6.19%) Web Developer
15 280 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 193 (4.17%) Consultant
17 169 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 164 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
19 159 (3.44%) Support Analyst
20 149 (3.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2455 (53.10%) .NET
2 1678 (36.30%) ASP.NET
3 1057 (22.86%) HTML
4 892 (19.29%) XML
5 887 (19.19%) CSS
6 827 (17.89%) jQuery
7 809 (17.50%) Web Services
8 729 (15.77%) .NET Framework
9 696 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 625 (13.52%) WCF
11 566 (12.24%) Ajax
12 350 (7.57%) XSLT
13 280 (6.06%) LINQ
14 269 (5.82%) WinForms
15 227 (4.91%) SOAP
16 219 (4.74%) HTML5
17 205 (4.43%) WPF
18 202 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 201 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 169 (3.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 390 (8.44%) Replication
2 296 (6.40%) Clustering
3 220 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 125 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 101 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 73 (1.58%) Mathematics
8 69 (1.49%) NHS
9 67 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 67 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 62 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 47 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
12 37 (0.80%) DTV
13 35 (0.76%) Hedge funds
14 34 (0.74%) Data Integration
15 26 (0.56%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.43%) Statistics
17 19 (0.41%) Social Media
18 17 (0.37%) Data Extraction
18 17 (0.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1549 (33.51%) Windows
2 639 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 631 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 281 (6.08%) Linux
5 214 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (3.63%) UNIX
7 122 (2.64%) Windows 7
8 113 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 51 (1.10%) Android
10 47 (1.02%) Solaris
11 45 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 42 (0.91%) CentOS
13 39 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 37 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 35 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (0.71%) Windows 2000
17 18 (0.39%) Windows Vista
18 16 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.32%) Windows Phone
19 15 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (20.79%) MVC
2 782 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
3 692 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 542 (11.72%) Performance Tuning
5 478 (10.34%) OO
6 477 (10.32%) TDD
7 422 (9.13%) ETL
8 402 (8.70%) Scrum
9 304 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 301 (6.51%) Unit Testing
11 263 (5.69%) E-Commerce
12 252 (5.45%) ITIL
13 251 (5.43%) Web Development
14 220 (4.76%) SOA
15 218 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
16 213 (4.61%) Migration
17 173 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 173 (3.74%) BDD
18 161 (3.48%) Data Modelling
19 154 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3017 (65.26%) SQL
2 2043 (44.19%) C#
3 1670 (36.12%) T-SQL
4 1097 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 554 (11.98%) VB.NET
6 291 (6.29%) Java
7 253 (5.47%) VB
8 172 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 156 (3.37%) PHP
10 128 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 125 (2.70%) VBA
12 110 (2.38%) VBScript
13 106 (2.29%) C++
14 93 (2.01%) VB6
15 84 (1.82%) Ruby
16 77 (1.67%) C
17 70 (1.51%) XPath
18 44 (0.95%) Python
19 43 (0.93%) Perl
20 34 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 592 (12.81%) Degree
2 329 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (3.11%) MCITP
4 110 (2.38%) MCSE
5 86 (1.86%) MCTS
6 82 (1.77%) MCP
7 58 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 52 (1.12%) MCDBA
9 51 (1.10%) MCSA
10 36 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (0.58%) SC Cleared
11 27 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (0.58%) CCNA
12 20 (0.43%) MCPD
13 16 (0.35%) ISEB
13 16 (0.35%) CEH
14 15 (0.32%) MCAD
14 15 (0.32%) MCSD
15 14 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.15%) QA
2 123 (2.66%) SLA
3 31 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 23 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.24%) HL7
8 10 (0.22%) WCAG
8 10 (0.22%) WAI
9 6 (0.13%) GAMP
10 5 (0.11%) COREP
10 5 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.043%) COBIT
11 2 (0.043%) Dublin Core
11 2 (0.043%) GPG13
12 1 (0.022%) DICOM
12 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 443 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 277 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 136 (2.94%) XenApp
5 124 (2.68%) vSphere
6 95 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 56 (1.21%) XenServer
8 46 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 33 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 31 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
12 24 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 21 (0.45%) MetaFrame
13 21 (0.45%) Terminal Server
14 13 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.24%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.22%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 87 (1.88%) SCCM
2 54 (1.17%) Backup Exec
3 41 (0.89%) SCOM
4 39 (0.84%) Plesk
5 33 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (0.56%) WSUS
7 24 (0.52%) Nagios
8 19 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 18 (0.39%) Foglight
10 17 (0.37%) Control-M
11 13 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.19%) Legato
14 7 (0.15%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.15%) Netcool
14 7 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
15 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 2075 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 441 (9.54%) VMware
3 438 (9.47%) Oracle
4 224 (4.85%) Citrix
5 156 (3.37%) HP
6 143 (3.09%) Cisco
7 121 (2.62%) Business Objects
8 93 (2.01%) Cognos
9 92 (1.99%) IBM
10 77 (1.67%) Symantec
11 69 (1.49%) SAP
12 68 (1.47%) NetApp
12 68 (1.47%) Dell
13 61 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
14 49 (1.06%) Sybase
14 49 (1.06%) EMC
15 47 (1.02%) Sun
15 47 (1.02%) JBoss
16 39 (0.84%) Red Hat
17 36 (0.78%) CommVault
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CV Wow
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 60% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognitive Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday