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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 321 227 163
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 383 669 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.39% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 4.51% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 326 601 731
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
13345 14841 12985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.17% 30.83% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11285 12932 11224
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 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
City of London -84 91 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Dagenham - 17 £60,000 -
Brentford - 7 £35,000 -
Uxbridge -3 4 £30,000 -52.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £46,250 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Southwark - 2 £35,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 870 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 649 (74.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 527 (60.57%) SQL
4 368 (42.30%) .NET
5 342 (39.31%) Finance
6 341 (39.20%) C#
7 318 (36.55%) Windows
7 318 (36.55%) Microsoft
8 246 (28.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 235 (27.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 218 (25.06%) T-SQL
11 206 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 205 (23.56%) Oracle
13 194 (22.30%) MS Excel
14 184 (21.15%) WCF
15 173 (19.89%) ASP.NET
16 155 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 147 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
18 141 (16.21%) MVC
19 140 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 127 (14.60%) HTML
20 127 (14.60%) CSS
21 126 (14.48%) IIS
22 123 (14.14%) Visual Studio
22 123 (14.14%) VMware
22 123 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
23 118 (13.56%) .NET Framework
23 118 (13.56%) JavaScript
24 108 (12.41%) SQL Server 2000
25 107 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 126 (14.48%) IIS
2 106 (12.18%) SharePoint
3 95 (10.92%) MS Exchange
4 74 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 30 (3.45%) Apache
9 29 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
10 26 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (2.99%) Lync
11 25 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (2.53%) Tomcat
13 16 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
14 13 (1.49%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.26%) WorkSite
15 11 (1.26%) Umbraco
15 11 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (1.15%) CMS
17 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 194 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 75 (8.62%) MS Office
3 13 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.57%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.15%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.34%) Eikon
4 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) PORTIA
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) HFM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.03%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.03%) SaaS
3 9 (1.03%) Office 365
4 3 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.01%) DHCP
1 61 (7.01%) DNS
2 44 (5.06%) SAN
3 41 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.10%) Internet
5 18 (2.07%) Firewall
6 17 (1.95%) Intranet
7 10 (1.15%) VoIP
8 9 (1.03%) WAN
8 9 (1.03%) LAN
9 7 (0.80%) VPN
10 6 (0.69%) SSL
10 6 (0.69%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.57%) SSH
11 5 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.57%) PBX
12 4 (0.46%) VLAN
12 4 (0.46%) Wireless
12 4 (0.46%) WebEx
13 3 (0.34%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 649 (74.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 246 (28.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 235 (27.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 206 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (12.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 107 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 98 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (9.66%) Oracle Database
10 51 (5.86%) Relational Database
11 50 (5.75%) MySQL
11 50 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 44 (5.06%) DTS
13 35 (4.02%) MS Access
14 32 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
15 31 (3.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
17 26 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 25 (2.87%) OLAP
19 21 (2.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 123 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 62 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (6.90%) NUnit
4 49 (5.63%) Subversion
5 29 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 20 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 17 (1.95%) SpecFlow
7 17 (1.95%) MSTest
8 15 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.61%) Moq
10 13 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (1.26%) NuGet
12 10 (1.15%) FitNesse
13 9 (1.03%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.03%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.80%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.46%) Toad
16 4 (0.46%) MorphX
16 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 342 (39.31%) Finance
2 76 (8.74%) Banking
3 51 (5.86%) Retail
4 47 (5.40%) Marketing
5 44 (5.06%) Law
6 43 (4.94%) Legal
7 28 (3.22%) Investment Banking
8 23 (2.64%) Advertising
9 20 (2.30%) Front Office
9 20 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.61%) Back Office
11 13 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.03%) Publishing
13 6 (0.69%) Games
14 5 (0.57%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 335 (38.51%) Developer
2 168 (19.31%) Analyst
3 167 (19.20%) DBA
4 134 (15.40%) SQL DBA
5 101 (11.61%) .NET Developer
6 87 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 82 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
8 74 (8.51%) Administrator
9 67 (7.70%) Applications Support
9 67 (7.70%) SQL Developer
10 55 (6.32%) Senior Developer
11 54 (6.21%) Consultant
12 49 (5.63%) C# Developer
13 38 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
14 37 (4.25%) Oracle DBA
15 35 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 33 (3.79%) Team Leader
17 31 (3.56%) Senior DBA
17 31 (3.56%) Wintel Engineer
18 28 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (42.30%) .NET
2 184 (21.15%) WCF
3 173 (19.89%) ASP.NET
4 127 (14.60%) HTML
4 127 (14.60%) CSS
5 118 (13.56%) .NET Framework
6 100 (11.49%) Web Services
7 77 (8.85%) Entity Framework
8 73 (8.39%) XML
9 72 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (7.36%) jQuery
11 61 (7.01%) WPF
12 54 (6.21%) Ajax
13 53 (6.09%) WinForms
14 47 (5.40%) NHibernate
15 41 (4.71%) SOAP
16 34 (3.91%) HTML5
17 32 (3.68%) REST
18 29 (3.33%) Backbone.js
19 27 (3.10%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.15%) Clustering
2 69 (7.93%) Replication
3 57 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 33 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.18%) Statistics
9 18 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.72%) Data Integration
11 12 (1.38%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.26%) Derivative
12 11 (1.26%) User Experience
13 10 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.92%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.92%) Social Media
15 7 (0.80%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 318 (36.55%) Windows
2 155 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (5.52%) UNIX
6 43 (4.94%) Linux
7 25 (2.87%) Windows XP
8 20 (2.30%) Windows Vista
9 15 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.61%) Android
11 8 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.57%) Solaris
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.23%) CentOS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.21%) MVC
3 123 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
4 98 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
5 90 (10.34%) ETL
6 71 (8.16%) Migration
7 68 (7.82%) TDD
8 66 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 65 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 64 (7.36%) OO
11 61 (7.01%) Scrum
12 55 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
13 51 (5.86%) High Availability
14 50 (5.75%) SOA
15 49 (5.63%) CRM
16 48 (5.52%) ITIL
17 42 (4.83%) Project Management
18 40 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (4.37%) Web Development
19 38 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 527 (60.57%) SQL
2 341 (39.20%) C#
3 218 (25.06%) T-SQL
4 118 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 55 (6.32%) VB
6 51 (5.86%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 41 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 38 (4.37%) VBA
10 23 (2.64%) Java
11 16 (1.84%) PHP
11 16 (1.84%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.72%) VBScript
13 13 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.03%) ActionScript
14 9 (1.03%) C++
15 8 (0.92%) VB6
15 8 (0.92%) Python
16 6 (0.69%) X++
16 6 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 105 (12.07%) Degree
2 102 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (5.06%) MCSE
4 41 (4.71%) MCITP
5 25 (2.87%) MCTS
5 25 (2.87%) MCP
6 22 (2.53%) MCDBA
7 16 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.49%) MCSD
9 10 (1.15%) MCSA
9 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.15%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.92%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.92%) HND
11 6 (0.69%) CCNA
12 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.34%) CCNP
14 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.38%) QA
2 40 (4.60%) SLA
3 9 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 70 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.32%) vSphere
4 38 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 35 (4.02%) VMware ESX
6 33 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (2.30%) XenApp
8 18 (2.07%) Firmware
9 15 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.69%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.57%) PowerHA
13 5 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (0.46%) UAG
15 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.23%) XenServer
16 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.23%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (5.63%) SCCM
2 36 (4.14%) Data Guard
3 28 (3.22%) SCOM
4 17 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
6 12 (1.38%) Nagios
7 10 (1.15%) Opsview
8 9 (1.03%) WSUS
9 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.80%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.57%) MOM
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Flashback
12 4 (0.46%) Puppet
12 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.46%) Control-M
12 4 (0.46%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.34%) AppManager
13 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 318 (36.55%) Microsoft
2 205 (23.56%) Oracle
3 123 (14.14%) VMware
4 67 (7.70%) Citrix
5 49 (5.63%) HP
6 39 (4.48%) Cisco
7 35 (4.02%) SAP
8 28 (3.22%) Informatica
9 24 (2.76%) NetApp
10 21 (2.41%) Sybase
11 18 (2.07%) IBM
12 15 (1.72%) Dell
12 15 (1.72%) Veeam
13 14 (1.61%) Red Gate
13 14 (1.61%) DataFlux
13 14 (1.61%) Trillium
13 14 (1.61%) CommVault
14 13 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
15 12 (1.38%) BMC
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 20% Bonus & Excellent Benefits Pac
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits and up to 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago