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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 86 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.99% 3.11% 5.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.93% 7.89% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 43
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £31,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,750
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
341 431 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.70% 39.36% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 279 374 282
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells +24 2 £55,000 -
Maidstone -14 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Chatham -5 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (77.78%) SQL
4 26 (72.22%) T-SQL
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 10 (27.78%) C#
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (16.67%) Replication
11 6 (16.67%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
12 5 (13.89%) Windows
12 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (13.89%) MVC
12 5 (13.89%) jQuery
12 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
13 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (11.11%) High Availability
13 4 (11.11%) Database Security
13 4 (11.11%) Marketing
13 4 (11.11%) TDD
14 3 (8.33%) Clustering

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.78%) DNN
1 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) DMZ
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.56%) MySQL
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.78%) BODI
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DBA
2 19 (52.78%) SQL DBA
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server DBA
4 11 (30.56%) Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Server Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) Ajax
5 3 (8.33%) XHTML
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) JSF
7 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.78%) WCF
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.78%) JAX-WS
7 1 (2.78%) WSDL
7 1 (2.78%) Flash
7 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.78%) JAXB
7 1 (2.78%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.56%) Blog
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Tandem
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) High Availability
3 4 (11.11%) Database Security
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) BCP
4 3 (8.33%) UML
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.56%) BDD
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
2 3 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos