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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 259 150 111
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 491 869 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.94% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 6.46% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 452 801 1212
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
13729 13458 14417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.99% 30.06% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11944 11731 12688
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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
City of London -38 158 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Bromley +6 12 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Enfield - 7 £42,500 - 1
Croydon -1 6 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Sidcup - 6 £41,000 -
Uxbridge +4 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Wimbledon -5 3 £44,250 +4.11%
Southwark - 2 £42,500 -
Barnet - 2 £62,500 - 2
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1047 (82.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 851 (67.17%) SQL
4 565 (44.59%) .NET
5 491 (38.75%) Microsoft
6 479 (37.81%) C#
7 477 (37.65%) T-SQL
8 412 (32.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 411 (32.44%) Windows
10 364 (28.73%) Finance
11 339 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 310 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 275 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
13 275 (21.70%) MS Excel
14 258 (20.36%) ASP.NET
15 237 (18.71%) HTML
15 237 (18.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 237 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 229 (18.07%) JavaScript
17 219 (17.28%) Performance Tuning
18 218 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 204 (16.10%) XML
20 202 (15.94%) MVC
21 201 (15.86%) Web Services
21 201 (15.86%) ETL
22 197 (15.55%) SharePoint
23 193 (15.23%) CSS
24 179 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
25 177 (13.97%) WCF
26 172 (13.58%) IIS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 197 (15.55%) SharePoint
2 172 (13.58%) IIS
3 109 (8.60%) MS Exchange
4 88 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
7 45 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 39 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 38 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
11 26 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (1.97%) CMS
13 15 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 14 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
14 14 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 14 (1.10%) Tomcat
15 13 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.79%) Apache
17 7 (0.55%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 275 (21.70%) MS Excel
2 106 (8.37%) MS Office
3 17 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (1.18%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.079%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 26 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.39%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.39%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.24%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 3 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.079%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.079%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.079%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.079%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.079%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.079%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 35 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.58%) Office 365
4 10 (0.79%) IaaS
5 9 (0.71%) PaaS
6 6 (0.47%) GitHub
7 5 (0.39%) SaaS
8 4 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.24%) Force.com
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.079%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.73%) SAN
2 91 (7.18%) DNS
3 90 (7.10%) TCP/IP
4 52 (4.10%) DHCP
5 43 (3.39%) Internet
6 39 (3.08%) LAN
7 37 (2.92%) VPN
8 34 (2.68%) WAN
8 34 (2.68%) Firewall
9 30 (2.37%) NAS
10 29 (2.29%) Intranet
11 21 (1.66%) HTTP
12 17 (1.34%) SSL
12 17 (1.34%) FTP
13 12 (0.95%) LDAP
14 11 (0.87%) VoIP
14 11 (0.87%) SSH
15 8 (0.63%) Wireless
15 8 (0.63%) Extranet
15 8 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1047 (82.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 412 (32.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 339 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 310 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 237 (18.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 172 (13.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 129 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (7.34%) Relational Database
10 85 (6.71%) OLAP
10 85 (6.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 84 (6.63%) MySQL
12 82 (6.47%) DTS
13 67 (5.29%) Oracle Database
14 46 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 42 (3.31%) RDBMS
16 39 (3.08%) MS Access
17 36 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 35 (2.76%) OLTP
19 20 (1.58%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 162 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 68 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (3.08%) Subversion
4 25 (1.97%) NUnit
4 25 (1.97%) MSTest
5 24 (1.89%) ReSharper
5 24 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.95%) Selenium
7 12 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
8 11 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.87%) Expression Web
9 10 (0.79%) FrontPage
10 8 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.55%) TestComplete
12 6 (0.47%) Moq
13 5 (0.39%) JUnit
14 4 (0.32%) Toad
14 4 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 364 (28.73%) Finance
2 94 (7.42%) Banking
3 71 (5.60%) Marketing
4 49 (3.87%) Law
5 48 (3.79%) Retail
6 38 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.60%) Advertising
8 32 (2.53%) Front Office
9 27 (2.13%) Back Office
10 19 (1.50%) Legal
11 16 (1.26%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.55%) Games
16 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.24%) Billing
19 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
20 1 (0.079%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 561 (44.28%) Developer
2 271 (21.39%) DBA
3 235 (18.55%) SQL DBA
4 168 (13.26%) Analyst
5 164 (12.94%) Administrator
6 151 (11.92%) C# Developer
7 148 (11.68%) .NET Developer
8 137 (10.81%) Senior Developer
9 117 (9.23%) SQL Developer
10 111 (8.76%) SQL Server DBA
11 94 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 62 (4.89%) Support Analyst
13 59 (4.66%) Applications Support
14 53 (4.18%) Agile C# Developer
15 51 (4.03%) Senior DBA
15 51 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
16 45 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 44 (3.47%) Consultant
18 42 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 41 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (44.59%) .NET
2 258 (20.36%) ASP.NET
3 237 (18.71%) HTML
4 204 (16.10%) XML
5 201 (15.86%) Web Services
6 193 (15.23%) CSS
7 177 (13.97%) WCF
8 164 (12.94%) .NET Framework
9 135 (10.66%) jQuery
10 99 (7.81%) Ajax
11 96 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 80 (6.31%) WPF
13 55 (4.34%) MDX
14 50 (3.95%) XSLT
15 48 (3.79%) HTML5
16 43 (3.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 42 (3.31%) WinForms
18 38 (3.00%) REST
19 34 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.05%) Replication
3 100 (7.89%) Clustering
4 57 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 28 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 27 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 23 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 22 (1.74%) Derivative
10 19 (1.50%) Credit Risk
11 18 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 12 (0.95%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.87%) PMI
15 10 (0.79%) Statistics
16 6 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 411 (32.44%) Windows
2 237 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 218 (17.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (6.24%) Linux
6 38 (3.00%) UNIX
7 37 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.50%) Solaris
10 13 (1.03%) Android
11 12 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.39%) Debian
14 5 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (17.28%) Performance Tuning
3 202 (15.94%) MVC
4 201 (15.86%) ETL
5 179 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
6 168 (13.26%) TDD
7 136 (10.73%) OO
8 119 (9.39%) E-Commerce
9 117 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (6.39%) Software Engineering
11 78 (6.16%) Scrum
12 73 (5.76%) ITIL
13 58 (4.58%) Data Modelling
14 55 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 54 (4.26%) CRM
16 51 (4.03%) Data Analysis
16 51 (4.03%) BDD
17 49 (3.87%) SOA
18 48 (3.79%) Mentoring
19 44 (3.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 851 (67.17%) SQL
2 479 (37.81%) C#
3 477 (37.65%) T-SQL
4 229 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 92 (7.26%) Java
6 83 (6.55%) VB
7 79 (6.24%) VB.NET
8 75 (5.92%) VBA
9 51 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 51 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.55%) VBScript
11 35 (2.76%) PHP
12 34 (2.68%) XPath
13 24 (1.89%) Ruby
14 21 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.34%) Perl
16 13 (1.03%) VB6
17 12 (0.95%) C++
18 10 (0.79%) VC++
19 8 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 118 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 118 (9.31%) Degree
2 47 (3.71%) MCTS
3 42 (3.31%) MCSE
4 41 (3.24%) MCITP
5 37 (2.92%) MCDBA
6 18 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (1.10%) MCP
8 13 (1.03%) MCSA
8 13 (1.03%) ISEB
8 13 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) VCAP
11 4 (0.32%) MCSD
12 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.24%) MCAD
12 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.16%) HP APS
13 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.03%) QA
2 31 (2.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.32%) HL7
3 4 (0.32%) Basel III
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 96 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.87%) vSphere
4 45 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 45 (3.55%) XenApp
5 39 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 22 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.71%) XenServer
9 6 (0.47%) MetaFrame
9 6 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.39%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (3.24%) SCCM
2 20 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 16 (1.26%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.10%) WSUS
5 14 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (1.03%) HP SIM
7 12 (0.95%) SCOM
8 11 (0.87%) Nagios
9 8 (0.63%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.39%) Dollar Universe
11 4 (0.32%) OVSD
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.32%) OpenView
12 3 (0.24%) Puppet
12 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.16%) Opsview
13 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 491 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.94%) VMware
3 160 (12.63%) Oracle
4 78 (6.16%) Citrix
5 73 (5.76%) HP
6 52 (4.10%) Cisco
7 49 (3.87%) Sybase
8 47 (3.71%) Business Objects
8 47 (3.71%) NetApp
9 33 (2.60%) Informatica
10 30 (2.37%) Symantec
11 27 (2.13%) Dell
12 22 (1.74%) SAP
13 18 (1.42%) Sophos
13 18 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.26%) Trillium
14 16 (1.26%) DataFlux
15 15 (1.18%) Sun
16 14 (1.10%) CODA
17 13 (1.03%) CA
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IPS
Salary: bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35,000-45,000 - DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Online Resourcing - Domestic & General
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Domestic and General Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45k - 47k per year + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago