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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 101 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% 4.74% 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 11.90% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 54 21
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
424 479 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.74% 39.82% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 390 430 243
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
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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
Folkestone -9 2 £37,500 -
Maidstone -4 1 £41,000 -11.35%
Sittingbourne -11 1 £36,500 -2.66%
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Replication
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) DTS
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (26.67%) Java
9 4 (26.67%) VB
9 4 (26.67%) MS Office
9 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (26.67%) ISEB
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Selenium
9 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.67%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (33.33%) DTS
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) DB2
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
2 1 (6.67%) Flash
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (6.67%) DHTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle