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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 390 221 126
Rank change year-on-year
-169 -95
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 724 1528 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.75% 1.48% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 4.62% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 627 1355 2453
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 £29,600 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
29576 33048 36375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.57% 31.90% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25547 28195 31148
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 -121 297 £50,000 - 39
South East -67 162 £42,500 +2.40% 15
Yorkshire -59 78 £39,500 +5.33% 14
West Midlands -65 58 £37,500 +7.14% 8
East Midlands -47 43 £39,000 -9.30% 3
North West -76 31 £40,000 +19.89% 7
East of England -62 28 £31,750 -33.15%
South West -68 18 £39,500 +12.85% 3
North East -8 9 £31,000 -3.12% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1616 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1147 (70.98%) SQL
3 1057 (65.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 734 (45.42%) Microsoft
5 629 (38.92%) Windows
6 604 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 581 (35.95%) .NET
8 565 (34.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 553 (34.22%) T-SQL
10 545 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 511 (31.62%) C#
12 418 (25.87%) MS Excel
13 361 (22.34%) Finance
14 345 (21.35%) ASP.NET
15 327 (20.24%) Windows Server
16 307 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 296 (18.32%) JavaScript
18 293 (18.13%) Active Directory
19 292 (18.07%) HTML
20 286 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
21 275 (17.02%) XML
22 250 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
23 247 (15.28%) MVC
24 246 (15.22%) CSS
25 243 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 233 (14.42%) ETL
27 230 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
28 226 (13.99%) VMware
29 209 (12.93%) Web Services
30 208 (12.87%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 197 (12.19%) IIS
2 176 (10.89%) MS Exchange
3 135 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 135 (8.35%) SharePoint
4 81 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 19 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.18%) CMS
12 18 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.05%) JBoss
14 16 (0.99%) Apache
15 14 (0.87%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 8 (0.50%) Kentico
18 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 418 (25.87%) MS Excel
2 116 (7.18%) MS Office
3 33 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.37%) Bankmaster
3 6 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.37%) Misys Opics
4 5 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (0.19%) Maximo
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.062%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.062%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.16%) Office 365
3 20 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.11%) Mimecast
5 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.50%) SaaS
6 6 (0.37%) OneDrive
6 6 (0.37%) PaaS
6 6 (0.37%) Yammer
7 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) IaaS
9 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.062%) GitHub
10 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 162 (10.02%) SAN
2 136 (8.42%) Firewall
3 98 (6.06%) DNS
4 87 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 79 (4.89%) DHCP
6 61 (3.77%) NAS
7 57 (3.53%) LAN
8 56 (3.47%) WAN
9 54 (3.34%) VPN
10 46 (2.85%) SSL
11 30 (1.86%) Internet
12 27 (1.67%) VLAN
13 24 (1.49%) HTTP
13 24 (1.49%) Intranet
14 21 (1.30%) LDAP
15 18 (1.11%) NetScaler
16 16 (0.99%) Network Security
17 14 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (0.68%) BGP
18 11 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1616 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1057 (65.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 604 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 565 (34.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 545 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 243 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 208 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
8 187 (11.57%) Relational Database
9 166 (10.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 162 (10.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 67 (4.15%) RDBMS
12 64 (3.96%) Oracle Database
13 60 (3.71%) OLAP
14 48 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 47 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 40 (2.48%) QlikView
17 37 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
19 35 (2.17%) Big Data
20 34 (2.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 143 (8.85%) Visual Studio
2 130 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 40 (2.48%) Subversion
5 38 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 30 (1.86%) Mercurial
6 30 (1.86%) NUnit
7 23 (1.42%) Git (software)
8 15 (0.93%) Selenium
9 13 (0.80%) Moq
10 10 (0.62%) MSTest
11 8 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.37%) ReSharper
14 5 (0.31%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.31%) Xcode
15 4 (0.25%) ERwin
15 4 (0.25%) JsTestDriver
15 4 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
15 4 (0.25%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 361 (22.34%) Finance
2 62 (3.84%) Banking
2 62 (3.84%) Marketing
3 50 (3.09%) Retail
4 49 (3.03%) Legal
5 38 (2.35%) Back Office
5 38 (2.35%) Law
6 34 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.55%) Advertising
9 16 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.93%) Electronics
11 11 (0.68%) Billing
12 10 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.43%) Automotive
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.37%) Local Government
16 5 (0.31%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 755 (46.72%) Developer
2 327 (20.24%) SQL Developer
3 310 (19.18%) DBA
4 297 (18.38%) SQL DBA
5 275 (17.02%) .NET Developer
6 247 (15.28%) C# Developer
7 199 (12.31%) Administrator
8 187 (11.57%) Analyst
9 184 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 177 (10.95%) SQL Server DBA
11 153 (9.47%) Senior Developer
12 145 (8.97%) SQL Server Developer
13 134 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 120 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
15 110 (6.81%) SSIS Developer
16 107 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 87 (5.38%) Support Engineer
18 84 (5.20%) Support Analyst
19 81 (5.01%) Applications Support
20 76 (4.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (35.95%) .NET
2 345 (21.35%) ASP.NET
3 292 (18.07%) HTML
4 275 (17.02%) XML
5 246 (15.22%) CSS
6 209 (12.93%) Web Services
7 172 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 161 (9.96%) jQuery
9 123 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 123 (7.61%) WCF
10 102 (6.31%) Entity Framework
11 94 (5.82%) Ajax
12 85 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 75 (4.64%) HTML5
14 58 (3.59%) XSLT
15 49 (3.03%) WinForms
16 48 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (2.85%) WPF
18 45 (2.78%) MDX
19 35 (2.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (9.53%) Replication
3 123 (7.61%) Clustering
4 60 (3.71%) N-Tier
5 52 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 49 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 40 (2.48%) Blackberry
9 31 (1.92%) Smartcard
10 26 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 20 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.18%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.18%) Statistics
14 18 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.05%) NHS
16 14 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
16 14 (0.87%) iPhone
17 12 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 629 (38.92%) Windows
2 327 (20.24%) Windows Server
3 307 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 230 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 194 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (7.12%) Windows 7
7 111 (6.87%) Linux
8 46 (2.85%) Unix
9 44 (2.72%) Windows 8
10 33 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 33 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 27 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.36%) Android
13 14 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.74%) Solaris
14 12 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.31%) AIX
17 4 (0.25%) CentOS
17 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
2 250 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (15.28%) MVC
4 233 (14.42%) ETL
5 206 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
6 130 (8.04%) High Availability
7 129 (7.98%) ITIL
8 115 (7.12%) Mentoring
9 107 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 93 (5.75%) Web Development
11 91 (5.63%) OO
11 91 (5.63%) TDD
12 90 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
13 78 (4.83%) Scrum
14 76 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 66 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
16 65 (4.02%) Migration
17 64 (3.96%) Data Modelling
18 61 (3.77%) Project Management
19 60 (3.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1147 (70.98%) SQL
2 553 (34.22%) T-SQL
3 511 (31.62%) C#
4 296 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 145 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 137 (8.48%) VB.NET
7 116 (7.18%) VB
8 89 (5.51%) VBA
9 58 (3.59%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.03%) Java
11 40 (2.48%) VB6
11 40 (2.48%) VBScript
12 32 (1.98%) Perl
13 28 (1.73%) XPath
14 21 (1.30%) C
15 17 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.87%) C++
16 14 (0.87%) PHP
17 6 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 182 (11.26%) Degree
2 173 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (4.70%) MCSE
4 68 (4.21%) MCSA
5 62 (3.84%) MCTS
6 48 (2.97%) MCITP
7 46 (2.85%) Security Cleared
8 44 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 41 (2.54%) MCDBA
10 37 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (1.86%) CCNA
12 24 (1.49%) MCP
13 22 (1.36%) SC Cleared
14 21 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (1.18%) CCNP
16 17 (1.05%) MCPD
17 16 (0.99%) VCP5
18 11 (0.68%) CCDA
18 11 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
19 10 (0.62%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.06%) SLA
2 65 (4.02%) QA
3 19 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.05%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.31%) COBIT
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.19%) GAMP
8 1 (0.062%) FISMA
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 293 (18.13%) Active Directory
2 160 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (5.32%) XenApp
4 82 (5.07%) vSphere
5 56 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 38 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 35 (2.17%) Terminal Services
8 32 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
9 28 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.62%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.56%) Xen
12 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.37%) SRDF
13 6 (0.37%) XenServer
14 3 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.19%) vCloud
15 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.062%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (2.54%) SCCM
2 36 (2.23%) Backup Exec
3 22 (1.36%) LiteSpeed
4 16 (0.99%) Data Guard
4 16 (0.99%) WSUS
5 15 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 10 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.56%) Opsview
10 9 (0.56%) SCOM
11 8 (0.50%) OpenAM
11 8 (0.50%) Perfmon
12 7 (0.43%) Puppet
13 6 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.25%) DameWare
16 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 734 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 226 (13.99%) VMware
3 165 (10.21%) Oracle
4 133 (8.23%) Citrix
5 91 (5.63%) HP
6 84 (5.20%) Cisco
7 40 (2.48%) Cognos
8 38 (2.35%) NetApp
9 37 (2.29%) IBM
10 36 (2.23%) Symantec
11 33 (2.04%) Dell
12 29 (1.79%) SonicWALL
13 26 (1.61%) Apple
13 26 (1.61%) Sun
14 25 (1.55%) EMC
14 25 (1.55%) Intel Security
15 21 (1.30%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.24%) Fujitsu
17 17 (1.05%) iManage
18 16 (0.99%) Tableau
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
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Salary: From £30,178 to £32,778 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £33k - 38k per year
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London
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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