The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 42 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.88% 3.77% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 8.53% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 14
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
77 129 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.77% 44.18% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 68 126 119
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Ipswich region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Replication
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) MySQL
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) WPF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (10.00%) OLTP
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) NCover
1 1 (10.00%) FxCop
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) SQL DBA
1 8 (80.00%) DBA
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) WF
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) VMware