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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 312 242 156
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -86
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 376 565 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 1.22% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 3.98% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 332 508 774
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £31,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
12945 14191 13223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.32% 30.58% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10981 12365 11455
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 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -82 79 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Dagenham - 19 £60,000 -
Brentford - 5 £35,000 -
Uxbridge +1 4 £30,000 -52.00%
New Malden - 2 - -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Southwark - 1 £36,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 761 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 549 (72.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 488 (64.13%) SQL
4 310 (40.74%) Finance
5 296 (38.90%) .NET
6 294 (38.63%) C#
7 292 (38.37%) Windows
8 288 (37.84%) Microsoft
9 224 (29.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 218 (28.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 199 (26.15%) Oracle
12 194 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 193 (25.36%) T-SQL
14 178 (23.39%) MS Excel
15 153 (20.11%) WCF
16 147 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
17 140 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 129 (16.95%) ASP.NET
19 127 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 122 (16.03%) MVC
21 114 (14.98%) VMware
22 109 (14.32%) IIS
22 109 (14.32%) Performance Tuning
23 108 (14.19%) HTML
24 107 (14.06%) CSS
25 105 (13.80%) QA
26 104 (13.67%) .NET Framework
27 101 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 100 (13.14%) JavaScript
29 98 (12.88%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 109 (14.32%) IIS
2 89 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 84 (11.04%) MS Exchange
4 66 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (3.15%) Apache
8 23 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (2.89%) Lync
10 21 (2.76%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.45%) CMS
14 10 (1.31%) Umbraco
15 9 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (1.18%) MS Project Server
15 9 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (1.05%) DNN
16 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 178 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 60 (7.88%) MS Office
3 13 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.05%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.26%) PORTIA
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.18%) Office 365
3 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.05%) Mimecast
4 7 (0.92%) SaaS
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) GitHub
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.23%) DHCP
1 55 (7.23%) DNS
2 39 (5.12%) SAN
3 33 (4.34%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.29%) Internet
5 15 (1.97%) Firewall
5 15 (1.97%) Intranet
6 11 (1.45%) VoIP
7 7 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.92%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.79%) SSL
9 5 (0.66%) SSH
9 5 (0.66%) NAS
9 5 (0.66%) WebEx
9 5 (0.66%) LAN
9 5 (0.66%) PBX
9 5 (0.66%) Wireless
10 4 (0.53%) WAN
10 4 (0.53%) SMTP
11 3 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 549 (72.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 224 (29.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 218 (28.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 194 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 98 (12.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 98 (12.88%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (10.38%) Oracle Database
9 58 (7.62%) Relational Database
10 45 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 37 (4.86%) MS Access
12 35 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
12 35 (4.60%) MySQL
13 32 (4.20%) DTS
14 30 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
16 25 (3.29%) RDBMS
16 25 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (2.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 96 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 44 (5.78%) NUnit
2 44 (5.78%) Subversion
3 39 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (3.02%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.97%) MSTest
7 13 (1.71%) Moq
7 13 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.58%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (1.31%) FitNesse
11 9 (1.18%) InstallShield
11 9 (1.18%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.92%) NuGet
12 7 (0.92%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.79%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.53%) Toad
14 4 (0.53%) MorphX
General
1 310 (40.74%) Finance
2 70 (9.20%) Banking
3 42 (5.52%) Law
4 39 (5.12%) Retail
5 38 (4.99%) Legal
6 31 (4.07%) Marketing
7 22 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.76%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.63%) Front Office
10 16 (2.10%) Advertising
11 15 (1.97%) Back Office
11 15 (1.97%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.92%) Publishing
13 5 (0.66%) Games
14 4 (0.53%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (37.19%) Developer
2 155 (20.37%) Analyst
3 149 (19.58%) DBA
4 117 (15.37%) SQL DBA
5 89 (11.70%) Support Analyst
6 84 (11.04%) .NET Developer
7 74 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
8 66 (8.67%) Applications Support
9 62 (8.15%) Administrator
10 60 (7.88%) SQL Developer
11 46 (6.04%) Consultant
12 43 (5.65%) Senior Developer
13 41 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 40 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
15 38 (4.99%) C# Developer
16 32 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
16 32 (4.20%) Team Leader
17 31 (4.07%) Senior DBA
18 28 (3.68%) SQL Server Developer
19 26 (3.42%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (38.90%) .NET
2 153 (20.11%) WCF
3 129 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 108 (14.19%) HTML
5 107 (14.06%) CSS
6 104 (13.67%) .NET Framework
7 70 (9.20%) Entity Framework
8 69 (9.07%) Web Services
9 67 (8.80%) XML
10 61 (8.02%) jQuery
11 52 (6.83%) Ajax
12 48 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (6.18%) WPF
14 45 (5.91%) SOAP
15 37 (4.86%) WinForms
15 37 (4.86%) NHibernate
16 33 (4.34%) REST
17 19 (2.50%) RESTful
17 19 (2.50%) HTML5
18 18 (2.37%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.51%) Clustering
2 68 (8.94%) Replication
3 41 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.81%) Blackberry
7 23 (3.02%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.10%) Statistics
10 13 (1.71%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.31%) User Experience
11 10 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.05%) Social Media
13 6 (0.79%) Derivative
13 6 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 292 (38.37%) Windows
2 140 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (4.73%) Linux
6 34 (4.47%) UNIX
7 30 (3.94%) Windows XP
8 21 (2.76%) Windows Vista
9 9 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.05%) Android
11 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (16.03%) MVC
3 109 (14.32%) Performance Tuning
4 90 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (11.04%) ETL
6 66 (8.67%) Scrum
7 64 (8.41%) Migration
8 59 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (6.57%) OO
10 49 (6.44%) TDD
10 49 (6.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 49 (6.44%) Unit Testing
11 44 (5.78%) Project Management
12 43 (5.65%) ITIL
13 40 (5.26%) High Availability
14 38 (4.99%) Mentoring
15 34 (4.47%) SOA
16 33 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (4.20%) CRM
18 30 (3.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 488 (64.13%) SQL
2 294 (38.63%) C#
3 193 (25.36%) T-SQL
4 100 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.49%) VB
6 55 (7.23%) PL/SQL
7 50 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 39 (5.12%) VBA
9 34 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.10%) Java
11 14 (1.84%) PHP
11 14 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.71%) VBScript
13 12 (1.58%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.45%) VB6
15 9 (1.18%) C++
16 6 (0.79%) C
16 6 (0.79%) VC++
16 6 (0.79%) Python
16 6 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (11.56%) Degree
2 77 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.73%) MCITP
4 33 (4.34%) MCSE
5 22 (2.89%) MCTS
6 17 (2.23%) MCP
7 15 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.71%) MCDBA
9 11 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.31%) MCSD
11 9 (1.18%) MCSA
11 9 (1.18%) CCNA
12 7 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.92%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.53%) HND
15 3 (0.39%) CCNP
16 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (13.80%) QA
2 34 (4.47%) SLA
3 9 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 64 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.57%) vSphere
4 32 (4.20%) VMware ESX
5 30 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 26 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (2.10%) Firmware
7 16 (2.10%) XenApp
8 11 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.53%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.39%) UAG
13 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.26%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (5.39%) SCCM
2 29 (3.81%) Data Guard
3 24 (3.15%) SCOM
4 18 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (1.18%) WSUS
7 8 (1.05%) Nagios
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.79%) Opsview
9 5 (0.66%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.66%) MOM
9 5 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.53%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Flashback
10 4 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.53%) Puppet
11 3 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 288 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 199 (26.15%) Oracle
3 114 (14.98%) VMware
4 50 (6.57%) Citrix
5 38 (4.99%) HP
6 34 (4.47%) Cisco
7 30 (3.94%) Informatica
8 26 (3.42%) SAP
9 22 (2.89%) NetApp
10 21 (2.76%) Sybase
11 16 (2.10%) IBM
11 16 (2.10%) Trillium
11 16 (2.10%) DataFlux
12 15 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.84%) Red Gate
14 13 (1.71%) Google
14 13 (1.71%) CommVault
15 10 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
15 10 (1.31%) Dell
15 10 (1.31%) Avaya
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kite Consulting Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive Base and Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45862.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45862.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Ripe4
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago