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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 88 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 1.68% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 4.45% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
445 427 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.57% 37.75% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 412 390 368
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 - 9 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks -5 3 £35,000 -30.00%
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) OOD
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) VB
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) TDD
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (13.33%) RESTful
10 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
10 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Junior
7 1 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
1 7 (46.67%) OOD
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) DSDM
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) VMware