The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 319 182 120
Rank change year-on-year
-137 -62
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 385 870 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.78% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 5.72% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 332 767 960
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13589 15221 12707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.31% 31.10% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11644 13215 10998
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in London

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
City of London -57 110 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Croydon +16 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Canary Wharf +5 4 £85,000 +54.54%
Southwark - 4 £35,000 -
Brentford -1 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Uxbridge -7 2 £52,250 -16.40%
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £38,750 -
Harrow +9 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 906 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 721 (79.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 548 (60.49%) SQL
4 382 (42.16%) .NET
5 380 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 335 (36.98%) Finance
7 317 (34.99%) C#
8 312 (34.44%) Windows
9 282 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 264 (29.14%) T-SQL
11 258 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 250 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 205 (22.63%) ASP.NET
14 193 (21.30%) MS Excel
15 177 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 167 (18.43%) Business Intelligence
17 154 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 154 (17.00%) Oracle
18 153 (16.89%) WCF
19 148 (16.34%) IIS
20 145 (16.00%) Visual Studio
21 141 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
22 130 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
22 130 (14.35%) MVC
23 129 (14.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 128 (14.13%) HTML
25 127 (14.02%) SharePoint
26 126 (13.91%) Active Directory
27 125 (13.80%) JavaScript
28 123 (13.58%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 148 (16.34%) IIS
2 127 (14.02%) SharePoint
3 106 (11.70%) MS Exchange
4 80 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (5.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 39 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 37 (4.08%) Lync
9 30 (3.31%) Apache
10 26 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
12 22 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
13 20 (2.21%) WorkSite
14 19 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (1.77%) Tomcat
16 15 (1.66%) Apache Solr
17 13 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 193 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.50%) MS Office
3 9 (0.99%) PowerPivot
4 7 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.10%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.55%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 5 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.44%) Eikon
6 3 (0.33%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) HFM
7 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.54%) Office 365
2 21 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.32%) Mimecast
4 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.06%) SAN
2 58 (6.40%) DNS
3 56 (6.18%) DHCP
4 47 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.64%) Internet
6 30 (3.31%) Firewall
7 23 (2.54%) WAN
7 23 (2.54%) LAN
8 21 (2.32%) Intranet
9 16 (1.77%) VPN
10 12 (1.32%) SSL
11 8 (0.88%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.88%) SSH
12 7 (0.77%) VoIP
13 6 (0.66%) NAS
13 6 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.55%) VLAN
15 4 (0.44%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.44%) WebEx
15 4 (0.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 721 (79.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 282 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 258 (28.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 250 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 141 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
7 129 (14.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 106 (11.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 72 (7.95%) Oracle Database
10 60 (6.62%) MySQL
11 54 (5.96%) DTS
12 47 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 46 (5.08%) Relational Database
14 33 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (3.42%) OLAP
16 28 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 26 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (2.43%) QlikView
19 20 (2.21%) RDBMS
20 19 (2.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 145 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 83 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (5.96%) NUnit
4 49 (5.41%) Subversion
5 26 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 26 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 20 (2.21%) SpecFlow
7 16 (1.77%) Git (software)
7 16 (1.77%) MSTest
8 15 (1.66%) Moq
9 14 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.32%) CruiseControl
11 9 (0.99%) InstallShield
11 9 (0.99%) NuGet
12 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.33%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.33%) FrontPage
13 3 (0.33%) NSubstitute
13 3 (0.33%) MSBuild
General
1 335 (36.98%) Finance
2 73 (8.06%) Banking
3 62 (6.84%) Marketing
4 44 (4.86%) Legal
5 42 (4.64%) Retail
6 32 (3.53%) Law
7 28 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.87%) Advertising
9 23 (2.54%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.43%) Front Office
12 10 (1.10%) Publishing
13 9 (0.99%) Billing
14 8 (0.88%) Games
15 6 (0.66%) Back Office
16 2 (0.22%) Electronics
17 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (42.38%) Developer
2 160 (17.66%) DBA
3 146 (16.11%) Analyst
4 129 (14.24%) SQL DBA
5 113 (12.47%) .NET Developer
6 86 (9.49%) SQL Developer
7 76 (8.39%) Administrator
8 73 (8.06%) Consultant
9 65 (7.17%) SQL Server DBA
10 64 (7.06%) C# Developer
11 62 (6.84%) Senior Developer
12 58 (6.40%) Support Analyst
13 47 (5.19%) Applications Support
14 43 (4.75%) Oracle DBA
15 38 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
16 37 (4.08%) Technical Support
17 32 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 31 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
19 30 (3.31%) Architect
20 29 (3.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (42.16%) .NET
2 205 (22.63%) ASP.NET
3 153 (16.89%) WCF
4 128 (14.13%) HTML
5 121 (13.36%) Web Services
6 114 (12.58%) CSS
7 112 (12.36%) .NET Framework
8 101 (11.15%) XML
9 85 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (7.28%) Entity Framework
11 62 (6.84%) WinForms
12 58 (6.40%) Ajax
13 56 (6.18%) WPF
14 54 (5.96%) jQuery
15 42 (4.64%) HTML5
16 38 (4.19%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 35 (3.86%) Backbone.js
18 33 (3.64%) NHibernate
19 31 (3.42%) Silverlight
19 31 (3.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.82%) Clustering
2 73 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.97%) Replication
4 29 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.43%) Data Integration
6 22 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.88%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.66%) Statistics
9 15 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.55%) Derivative
11 13 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.88%) User Experience
13 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.77%) Social Media
14 6 (0.66%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.55%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 312 (34.44%) Windows
2 177 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 95 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (6.29%) UNIX
6 55 (6.07%) Linux
7 28 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.77%) Android
9 14 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (1.55%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.43%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.21%) Solaris
12 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.22%) CentOS
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (18.43%) Business Intelligence
2 130 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (14.35%) MVC
3 122 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
4 111 (12.25%) ETL
5 80 (8.83%) OO
6 69 (7.62%) Unit Testing
6 69 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 68 (7.51%) TDD
8 61 (6.73%) Migration
9 59 (6.51%) CRM
10 57 (6.29%) ITIL
11 50 (5.52%) Scrum
12 48 (5.30%) Web Development
12 48 (5.30%) Change Management
13 47 (5.19%) High Availability
14 43 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (4.64%) SOA
16 41 (4.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 548 (60.49%) SQL
2 317 (34.99%) C#
3 264 (29.14%) T-SQL
4 125 (13.80%) JavaScript
5 50 (5.52%) VB.NET
6 44 (4.86%) VB
7 38 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 28 (3.09%) VBA
9 27 (2.98%) Java
10 24 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.88%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.55%) VBScript
13 14 (1.55%) ActionScript
14 11 (1.21%) PHP
15 8 (0.88%) XAML
16 7 (0.77%) VB6
17 6 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
17 6 (0.66%) Python
18 4 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (10.71%) Degree
3 47 (5.19%) MCSE
4 34 (3.75%) MCITP
5 31 (3.42%) MCP
6 23 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.43%) MCTS
8 16 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.77%) MCDBA
9 14 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.10%) HND
11 9 (0.99%) MCSD
12 6 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.44%) CCNA
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.33%) MCSA
14 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.29%) SLA
2 53 (5.85%) QA
3 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (13.91%) Active Directory
2 92 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (6.62%) vSphere
4 57 (6.29%) Hyper-V
5 37 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
6 27 (2.98%) VMware ESX
7 25 (2.76%) XenApp
7 25 (2.76%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.66%) Firmware
10 6 (0.66%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (0.55%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.44%) XenServer
13 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.22%) UAG
14 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 52 (5.74%) SCCM
2 40 (4.42%) Data Guard
3 25 (2.76%) SCOM
4 21 (2.32%) Nagios
5 19 (2.10%) Opsview
6 16 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.88%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.66%) WSUS
9 6 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
11 4 (0.44%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.44%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.44%) WMI
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.44%) Control-M
11 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.33%) AppManager
Vendors
1 380 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 154 (17.00%) Oracle
3 123 (13.58%) VMware
4 92 (10.15%) Citrix
5 52 (5.74%) Cisco
5 52 (5.74%) HP
6 40 (4.42%) SAP
7 33 (3.64%) NetApp
8 31 (3.42%) Informatica
9 30 (3.31%) Dell
10 28 (3.09%) Business Objects
11 24 (2.65%) Veeam
12 21 (2.32%) IBM
13 19 (2.10%) CommVault
13 19 (2.10%) Huawei
14 16 (1.77%) OpenText
15 15 (1.66%) Cognos
16 14 (1.55%) Red Hat
16 14 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
17 12 (1.32%) Avaya
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Lambeth, London
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25700 - £27400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Royal Veterinary College
Salary: From £42,200 to £54,300 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago