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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 310 203 150
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -53
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 390 751 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.53% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 4.93% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 338 665 790
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
13886 15220 12849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.15% 31.07% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11789 13286 11179
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 £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
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 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 3 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 3 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 -86 92 £56,250 +12.50% 18
Dagenham - 14 £60,000 -
Croydon +7 8 £61,500 +64.00%
Brentford - 7 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 3 £85,000 +54.54%
Southwark - 3 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £46,250 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 904 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 708 (78.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 534 (59.07%) SQL
4 384 (42.48%) .NET
5 353 (39.05%) Finance
6 351 (38.83%) Microsoft
7 335 (37.06%) C#
8 318 (35.18%) Windows
9 256 (28.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 253 (27.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 227 (25.11%) T-SQL
12 218 (24.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 192 (21.24%) ASP.NET
13 192 (21.24%) MS Excel
14 189 (20.91%) Oracle
15 179 (19.80%) WCF
16 163 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 151 (16.70%) Windows Server 2003
18 146 (16.15%) Visual Studio
19 144 (15.93%) MVC
20 142 (15.71%) IIS
21 139 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
22 131 (14.49%) HTML
23 125 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
24 124 (13.72%) JavaScript
24 124 (13.72%) CSS
24 124 (13.72%) .NET Framework
24 124 (13.72%) VMware
25 122 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
26 114 (12.61%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 142 (15.71%) IIS
2 114 (12.61%) SharePoint
3 100 (11.06%) MS Exchange
4 80 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (4.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 32 (3.54%) Apache
8 32 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (3.43%) Lync
10 26 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
11 24 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (1.99%) Tomcat
13 16 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
14 15 (1.66%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.66%) WorkSite
15 13 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 192 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.52%) MS Office
3 9 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.11%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.44%) Eikon
6 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) HFM
7 2 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) PORTIA
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.33%) Office 365
3 11 (1.22%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.00%) SaaS
5 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.53%) DNS
2 58 (6.42%) DHCP
3 54 (5.97%) SAN
4 44 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 34 (3.76%) Internet
6 20 (2.21%) Firewall
7 18 (1.99%) Intranet
8 12 (1.33%) LAN
8 12 (1.33%) WAN
9 8 (0.88%) VoIP
9 8 (0.88%) VPN
10 7 (0.77%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.55%) VLAN
11 5 (0.55%) SSL
11 5 (0.55%) PBX
12 4 (0.44%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.44%) MPLS
12 4 (0.44%) WebEx
12 4 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 904 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 708 (78.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 256 (28.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 253 (27.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 218 (24.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 113 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 109 (12.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 87 (9.62%) Oracle Database
10 59 (6.53%) MySQL
11 55 (6.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 52 (5.75%) DTS
12 52 (5.75%) Relational Database
13 30 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
14 27 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (2.65%) Data Mining
15 24 (2.65%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.65%) OLAP
15 24 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (1.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 146 (16.15%) Visual Studio
2 74 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (7.19%) NUnit
4 51 (5.64%) Subversion
5 31 (3.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (2.10%) SpecFlow
7 18 (1.99%) Git (software)
8 16 (1.77%) MSTest
8 16 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.55%) Moq
10 11 (1.22%) NuGet
10 11 (1.22%) CruiseControl
11 9 (1.00%) InstallShield
12 8 (0.88%) FitNesse
13 7 (0.77%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.33%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.33%) Expression Web
15 3 (0.33%) NSubstitute
General
1 353 (39.05%) Finance
2 76 (8.41%) Banking
3 54 (5.97%) Marketing
4 52 (5.75%) Retail
5 49 (5.42%) Legal
6 39 (4.31%) Law
7 27 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.77%) Advertising
9 16 (1.77%) Front Office
10 15 (1.66%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.44%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.33%) Back Office
12 12 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.00%) Publishing
14 8 (0.88%) Billing
15 6 (0.66%) Games
16 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 358 (39.60%) Developer
2 178 (19.69%) DBA
3 161 (17.81%) Analyst
4 145 (16.04%) SQL DBA
5 109 (12.06%) .NET Developer
6 88 (9.73%) SQL Server DBA
7 78 (8.63%) Support Analyst
8 74 (8.19%) SQL Developer
9 73 (8.08%) Administrator
10 66 (7.30%) Consultant
11 62 (6.86%) Applications Support
12 61 (6.75%) Senior Developer
13 55 (6.08%) C# Developer
14 48 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
15 35 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
16 33 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 30 (3.32%) Wintel Engineer
17 30 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
18 28 (3.10%) Server Administrator
18 28 (3.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (42.48%) .NET
2 192 (21.24%) ASP.NET
3 179 (19.80%) WCF
4 131 (14.49%) HTML
5 124 (13.72%) CSS
5 124 (13.72%) .NET Framework
6 112 (12.39%) Web Services
7 88 (9.73%) XML
8 79 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (8.74%) Entity Framework
9 62 (6.86%) jQuery
10 61 (6.75%) WPF
11 59 (6.53%) Ajax
11 59 (6.53%) WinForms
12 47 (5.20%) NHibernate
13 40 (4.42%) HTML5
14 35 (3.87%) SOAP
15 34 (3.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 33 (3.65%) Backbone.js
17 32 (3.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.62%) Clustering
2 64 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (6.86%) Replication
4 35 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 25 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.77%) Hedge funds
6 24 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.10%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.88%) Derivative
9 17 (1.88%) Statistics
10 12 (1.33%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.22%) User Experience
12 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.88%) Social Media
14 7 (0.77%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 318 (35.18%) Windows
2 163 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (16.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (7.08%) UNIX
6 50 (5.53%) Linux
7 20 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 15 (1.66%) Android
10 14 (1.55%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.00%) Solaris
13 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.22%) CentOS
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.93%) MVC
2 139 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
4 122 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
5 101 (11.17%) ETL
6 74 (8.19%) Migration
7 73 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (8.08%) Unit Testing
8 68 (7.52%) OO
9 67 (7.41%) TDD
10 61 (6.75%) Scrum
11 59 (6.53%) High Availability
12 51 (5.64%) CRM
13 50 (5.53%) ITIL
14 48 (5.31%) SOA
14 48 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
15 45 (4.98%) Web Development
16 43 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (4.20%) Mentoring
18 36 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 534 (59.07%) SQL
2 335 (37.06%) C#
3 227 (25.11%) T-SQL
4 124 (13.72%) JavaScript
5 46 (5.09%) PowerShell
6 42 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 37 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 35 (3.87%) VB
9 29 (3.21%) Java
10 24 (2.65%) VBA
11 18 (1.99%) TypeScript
12 16 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.77%) PHP
13 14 (1.55%) VBScript
14 11 (1.22%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.00%) C++
16 8 (0.88%) Python
17 7 (0.77%) VB6
18 6 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
18 6 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 102 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (10.84%) Degree
3 44 (4.87%) MCSE
4 37 (4.09%) MCITP
5 29 (3.21%) MCP
6 23 (2.54%) MCTS
7 19 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.99%) MCDBA
9 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.44%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.33%) HND
12 11 (1.22%) MCSD
13 6 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.55%) MCSA
15 4 (0.44%) CCNA
15 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
16 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 2 (0.22%) ISEB
17 2 (0.22%) CCNP
17 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.73%) QA
2 50 (5.53%) SLA
3 9 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 77 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.31%) vSphere
4 47 (5.20%) Hyper-V
5 44 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
6 32 (3.54%) VMware ESX
7 21 (2.32%) XenApp
7 21 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.55%) Firmware
10 13 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.55%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.33%) UAG
14 2 (0.22%) XenServer
14 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.22%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (5.75%) SCCM
2 47 (5.20%) Data Guard
3 30 (3.32%) SCOM
4 17 (1.88%) Nagios
4 17 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (1.66%) Opsview
6 11 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
7 9 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.00%) WSUS
8 7 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
9 5 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.44%) MOM
10 4 (0.44%) Control-M
10 4 (0.44%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 351 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 189 (20.91%) Oracle
3 124 (13.72%) VMware
4 81 (8.96%) Citrix
5 53 (5.86%) HP
6 42 (4.65%) Cisco
7 37 (4.09%) SAP
8 30 (3.32%) Business Objects
8 30 (3.32%) NetApp
9 22 (2.43%) Dell
10 21 (2.32%) Veeam
11 20 (2.21%) IBM
12 19 (2.10%) Sybase
13 16 (1.77%) CommVault
13 16 (1.77%) Informatica
14 15 (1.66%) Huawei
15 14 (1.55%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
17 11 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.22%) Sun
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