The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 87 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 4.42% 3.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 11.01% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 42 29
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
312 427 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.58% 40.13% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 251 381 264
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(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
Maidstone 0 3 £41,000 +6.49%
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 20 (74.07%) T-SQL
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) C#
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) .NET
10 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
12 4 (14.81%) HTML
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.81%) High Availability
12 4 (14.81%) TDD
13 3 (11.11%) Ajax
13 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 3 (11.11%) MCITP
13 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
13 3 (11.11%) Marketing
13 3 (11.11%) Selenium
13 3 (11.11%) QA
13 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) DNN
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) DMZ
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DBA
1 14 (51.85%) SQL DBA
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (29.63%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) XHTML
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.70%) DHTML
6 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) XSL
6 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Blog
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) BDD
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Database Security
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCDBA
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com