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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 258 151 108
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -43
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 492 867 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.95% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 6.49% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 447 802 1220
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
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
13887 13369 14246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.15% 30.03% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12105 11622 12592
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 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 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 19 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 -40 167 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Bromley -1 11 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Croydon -2 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Sidcup - 6 £41,500 -
Enfield - 5 £42,500 - 1
Uxbridge +4 3 £62,500 +4.16%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Wimbledon -8 1 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 1322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1090 (82.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 890 (67.32%) SQL
4 572 (43.27%) .NET
5 517 (39.11%) Microsoft
6 504 (38.12%) T-SQL
7 486 (36.76%) C#
8 439 (33.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 416 (31.47%) Windows
10 379 (28.67%) Finance
11 365 (27.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 316 (23.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 287 (21.71%) MS Excel
14 280 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
15 263 (19.89%) ASP.NET
16 254 (19.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 247 (18.68%) HTML
18 230 (17.40%) JavaScript
19 228 (17.25%) XML
19 228 (17.25%) Performance Tuning
20 227 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 217 (16.41%) Web Services
22 216 (16.34%) ETL
22 216 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
23 208 (15.73%) MVC
24 203 (15.36%) CSS
25 200 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
26 193 (14.60%) SharePoint
27 186 (14.07%) SQL Server 2000
28 180 (13.62%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 193 (14.60%) SharePoint
2 172 (13.01%) IIS
3 106 (8.02%) MS Exchange
4 87 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 57 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
7 46 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 34 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
10 31 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (2.04%) CMS
12 17 (1.29%) Umbraco
13 16 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.98%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.76%) Apache
17 7 (0.53%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 287 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 109 (8.25%) MS Office
3 17 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (1.13%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.076%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 27 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.91%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.38%) SAP R/3
3 5 (0.38%) SAP Retail
4 4 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.30%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.076%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.076%) Maximo
7 1 (0.076%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.076%) Magento
7 1 (0.076%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.076%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.076%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.29%) Office 365
5 11 (0.83%) IaaS
6 10 (0.76%) PaaS
7 6 (0.45%) GitHub
8 5 (0.38%) SaaS
9 4 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.23%) Force.com
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.076%) Heroku
11 1 (0.076%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 96 (7.26%) DNS
3 95 (7.19%) SAN
4 56 (4.24%) DHCP
5 47 (3.56%) LAN
6 43 (3.25%) Internet
7 40 (3.03%) WAN
8 37 (2.80%) Firewall
9 36 (2.72%) VPN
10 30 (2.27%) Intranet
11 24 (1.82%) NAS
12 23 (1.74%) HTTP
13 17 (1.29%) FTP
13 17 (1.29%) SSL
14 14 (1.06%) LDAP
15 11 (0.83%) VoIP
15 11 (0.83%) SSH
16 9 (0.68%) DSL
16 9 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1090 (82.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 439 (33.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 365 (27.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 316 (23.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 254 (19.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 186 (14.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 137 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
9 97 (7.34%) Relational Database
10 91 (6.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 91 (6.88%) OLAP
11 88 (6.66%) DTS
12 83 (6.28%) MySQL
13 66 (4.99%) Oracle Database
14 48 (3.63%) MS Access
15 46 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
16 44 (3.33%) RDBMS
17 40 (3.03%) OLTP
18 37 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
19 24 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 170 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 76 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (2.95%) Subversion
4 30 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 29 (2.19%) NUnit
6 25 (1.89%) MSTest
7 24 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.82%) ReSharper
8 14 (1.06%) Expression Web
9 13 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (0.91%) Selenium
11 11 (0.83%) FrontPage
12 10 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 10 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
13 9 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.53%) JIRA
15 6 (0.45%) JUnit
15 6 (0.45%) TestComplete
16 5 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 379 (28.67%) Finance
2 94 (7.11%) Banking
3 72 (5.45%) Marketing
4 55 (4.16%) Retail
5 47 (3.56%) Law
6 40 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.65%) Advertising
8 31 (2.34%) Front Office
9 24 (1.82%) Back Office
10 20 (1.51%) Legal
11 19 (1.44%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.98%) Publishing
14 9 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.53%) Games
17 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.30%) Billing
19 3 (0.23%) Electronics
20 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 589 (44.55%) Developer
2 286 (21.63%) DBA
3 247 (18.68%) SQL DBA
4 169 (12.78%) Analyst
5 165 (12.48%) Administrator
6 156 (11.80%) C# Developer
7 153 (11.57%) .NET Developer
8 132 (9.98%) Senior Developer
9 122 (9.23%) SQL Developer
10 117 (8.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 96 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 58 (4.39%) Support Analyst
13 57 (4.31%) Applications Support
13 57 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
14 56 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 54 (4.08%) Senior DBA
16 52 (3.93%) Agile C# Developer
17 50 (3.78%) Consultant
18 42 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 40 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (43.27%) .NET
2 263 (19.89%) ASP.NET
3 247 (18.68%) HTML
4 228 (17.25%) XML
5 217 (16.41%) Web Services
6 203 (15.36%) CSS
7 180 (13.62%) WCF
8 167 (12.63%) .NET Framework
9 136 (10.29%) jQuery
10 101 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (7.64%) Ajax
11 80 (6.05%) WPF
12 55 (4.16%) XSLT
13 54 (4.08%) MDX
14 50 (3.78%) WinForms
15 48 (3.63%) HTML5
16 45 (3.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 40 (3.03%) REST
18 34 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 32 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (7.26%) Replication
3 93 (7.03%) Clustering
4 62 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 34 (2.57%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.66%) Derivative
9 22 (1.66%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.98%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.91%) Data Extraction
16 11 (0.83%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.83%) PMI
17 10 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 416 (31.47%) Windows
2 227 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 216 (16.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (6.96%) Linux
5 85 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (2.87%) UNIX
7 37 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 23 (1.74%) Solaris
10 13 (0.98%) Android
11 12 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.45%) Debian
15 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (17.25%) Performance Tuning
3 216 (16.34%) ETL
4 208 (15.73%) MVC
5 200 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
6 168 (12.71%) TDD
7 137 (10.36%) OO
8 124 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 116 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (6.43%) Software Engineering
11 79 (5.98%) Scrum
12 69 (5.22%) ITIL
13 59 (4.46%) Data Modelling
14 57 (4.31%) CRM
15 56 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 54 (4.08%) SOA
17 51 (3.86%) Data Analysis
18 50 (3.78%) BDD
19 47 (3.56%) Project Management
20 46 (3.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 890 (67.32%) SQL
2 504 (38.12%) T-SQL
3 486 (36.76%) C#
4 230 (17.40%) JavaScript
5 103 (7.79%) Java
6 83 (6.28%) VB
7 81 (6.13%) VB.NET
8 74 (5.60%) VBA
9 56 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 51 (3.86%) PL/SQL
11 45 (3.40%) VBScript
12 36 (2.72%) PHP
13 33 (2.50%) XPath
14 26 (1.97%) Ruby
15 22 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.21%) Perl
17 14 (1.06%) VB6
18 13 (0.98%) C++
19 10 (0.76%) Tcl
20 9 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 133 (10.06%) Degree
2 123 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (3.63%) MCTS
3 48 (3.63%) MCITP
4 46 (3.48%) MCSE
5 37 (2.80%) MCDBA
6 17 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (1.13%) MCSA
8 12 (0.91%) MCP
8 12 (0.91%) ISEB
8 12 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.68%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.30%) MCSD
12 3 (0.23%) CNE
12 3 (0.23%) Novell Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MCAD
13 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.15%) HP APS
13 2 (0.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.78%) QA
2 28 (2.12%) SLA
3 10 (0.76%) HL7
4 4 (0.30%) Basel III
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 96 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.56%) XenApp
5 44 (3.33%) vSphere
6 37 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 22 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.91%) XenServer
9 11 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.61%) MetaFrame
12 7 (0.53%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.23%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.15%) Varnish
16 2 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
16 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (3.03%) SCCM
2 21 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.21%) NetBackup
4 14 (1.06%) WSUS
4 14 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (0.98%) HP SIM
6 12 (0.91%) SCOM
7 10 (0.76%) Nagios
8 8 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.23%) OpenView
10 3 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.23%) Control-M
10 3 (0.23%) OVSD
10 3 (0.23%) Puppet
10 3 (0.23%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 517 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 165 (12.48%) Oracle
3 160 (12.10%) VMware
4 80 (6.05%) Citrix
5 73 (5.52%) HP
6 55 (4.16%) Business Objects
7 54 (4.08%) Sybase
8 53 (4.01%) Cisco
9 45 (3.40%) NetApp
10 33 (2.50%) Symantec
11 32 (2.42%) Informatica
12 25 (1.89%) Dell
12 25 (1.89%) SAP
13 20 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.36%) Sophos
15 16 (1.21%) CODA
15 16 (1.21%) Sun
15 16 (1.21%) Trillium
15 16 (1.21%) DataFlux
16 15 (1.13%) IBM
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago