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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 227 157 97
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -60
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 597 830 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.84% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.16% 6.23% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 536 765 1326
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
14352 13318 14870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.66% 29.57% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12490 11547 13167
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 229 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Uxbridge - 7 £62,500 -
Croydon -2 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Bromley -7 5 £40,000 -4.76%
Sidcup - 4 £41,500 -
Wimbledon -10 3 £42,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £32,500 -
Enfield - 1 £42,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1497 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1215 (81.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1011 (67.54%) SQL
4 624 (41.68%) .NET
5 611 (40.81%) Microsoft
6 564 (37.68%) T-SQL
7 530 (35.40%) C#
8 496 (33.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 486 (32.46%) Windows
10 449 (29.99%) Finance
11 419 (27.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 356 (23.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 318 (21.24%) MS Excel
14 306 (20.44%) ASP.NET
15 281 (18.77%) HTML
16 279 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 265 (17.70%) JavaScript
17 265 (17.70%) XML
18 253 (16.90%) Web Services
19 252 (16.83%) Performance Tuning
20 242 (16.17%) MVC
21 236 (15.76%) CSS
22 233 (15.56%) ETL
22 233 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
23 231 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
24 219 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
25 205 (13.69%) IIS
25 205 (13.69%) WCF
26 201 (13.43%) Visual Studio
27 194 (12.96%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 205 (13.69%) IIS
2 185 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 112 (7.48%) MS Exchange
4 94 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
7 53 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 41 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 35 (2.34%) CMS
10 33 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
12 22 (1.47%) Umbraco
13 21 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (1.34%) Tomcat
15 15 (1.00%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.80%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.67%) Apache
19 9 (0.60%) WorkSite
20 8 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 318 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 122 (8.15%) MS Office
3 18 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.067%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 36 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.00%) SAP Business One
3 10 (0.67%) Maximo
4 8 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.33%) SAP Retail
6 5 (0.33%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.27%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.20%) Misys Opics
9 2 (0.13%) TrackWise
10 1 (0.067%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.067%) ZaiNet
10 1 (0.067%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.067%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.94%) Office 365
5 12 (0.80%) IaaS
6 11 (0.73%) PaaS
7 7 (0.47%) SaaS
8 5 (0.33%) GitHub
9 4 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.20%) Force.com
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.067%) Heroku
11 1 (0.067%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.28%) TCP/IP
1 94 (6.28%) DNS
1 94 (6.28%) SAN
2 55 (3.67%) DHCP
3 49 (3.27%) LAN
4 44 (2.94%) Internet
5 40 (2.67%) WAN
6 32 (2.14%) VPN
7 29 (1.94%) HTTP
8 28 (1.87%) Firewall
9 25 (1.67%) Intranet
10 19 (1.27%) NAS
11 17 (1.14%) LDAP
12 16 (1.07%) SSL
13 13 (0.87%) VoIP
13 13 (0.87%) FTP
14 10 (0.67%) Wireless
14 10 (0.67%) SSH
15 8 (0.53%) Extranet
15 8 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1497 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1215 (81.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 496 (33.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 419 (27.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 356 (23.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 279 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 192 (12.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 168 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
9 115 (7.68%) DTS
10 110 (7.35%) Relational Database
11 99 (6.61%) OLAP
12 93 (6.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 84 (5.61%) Oracle Database
14 75 (5.01%) MySQL
15 61 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 59 (3.94%) MS Access
17 53 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
18 52 (3.47%) RDBMS
19 49 (3.27%) OLTP
20 32 (2.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 201 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 99 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (3.14%) Subversion
4 43 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 42 (2.81%) NUnit
6 28 (1.87%) Cucumber
7 27 (1.80%) ReSharper
8 24 (1.60%) MSTest
9 20 (1.34%) Expression Web
9 20 (1.34%) Selenium
10 16 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (1.07%) JIRA
11 15 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (0.94%) FrontPage
13 13 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (0.60%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 8 (0.53%) JUnit
16 7 (0.47%) TestComplete
16 7 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 449 (29.99%) Finance
2 101 (6.75%) Banking
3 67 (4.48%) Retail
4 65 (4.34%) Marketing
5 48 (3.21%) Law
6 42 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.40%) Front Office
8 34 (2.27%) Advertising
9 26 (1.74%) Back Office
9 26 (1.74%) Legal
10 21 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.34%) Publishing
12 13 (0.87%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.47%) Games
15 6 (0.40%) Electronics
16 4 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 666 (44.49%) Developer
2 314 (20.98%) DBA
3 274 (18.30%) SQL DBA
4 204 (13.63%) Analyst
5 178 (11.89%) .NET Developer
6 177 (11.82%) C# Developer
7 174 (11.62%) Administrator
8 151 (10.09%) SQL Developer
9 130 (8.68%) SQL Server DBA
10 129 (8.62%) Senior Developer
11 99 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 83 (5.54%) Support Analyst
13 75 (5.01%) Applications Support
14 66 (4.41%) Consultant
15 59 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 54 (3.61%) Senior DBA
17 52 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
18 49 (3.27%) Software Developer
18 49 (3.27%) SQL Server Developer
19 45 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (41.68%) .NET
2 306 (20.44%) ASP.NET
3 281 (18.77%) HTML
4 265 (17.70%) XML
5 253 (16.90%) Web Services
6 236 (15.76%) CSS
7 205 (13.69%) WCF
8 194 (12.96%) .NET Framework
9 163 (10.89%) jQuery
10 120 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 103 (6.88%) Ajax
12 88 (5.88%) WPF
13 72 (4.81%) XSLT
14 68 (4.54%) WinForms
15 57 (3.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 56 (3.74%) HTML5
17 53 (3.54%) MDX
18 49 (3.27%) REST
19 44 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 36 (2.40%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.88%) Replication
2 101 (6.75%) Clustering
3 69 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.21%) Blackberry
5 39 (2.61%) Hedge funds
6 30 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 28 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.80%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.47%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.34%) Derivative
12 18 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (1.00%) Data Extraction
15 13 (0.87%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.73%) Statistics
17 8 (0.53%) N-Tier
18 7 (0.47%) NHS
18 7 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 486 (32.46%) Windows
2 233 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 219 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 112 (7.48%) Linux
5 91 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (3.34%) Windows 7
7 44 (2.94%) UNIX
8 41 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 21 (1.40%) Solaris
10 14 (0.94%) Android
11 10 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.53%) Debian
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (16.83%) Performance Tuning
2 242 (16.17%) MVC
3 233 (15.56%) ETL
4 231 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
5 177 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
6 171 (11.42%) TDD
7 157 (10.49%) OO
8 130 (8.68%) E-Commerce
9 111 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 94 (6.28%) Scrum
12 85 (5.68%) SOA
13 84 (5.61%) ITIL
14 70 (4.68%) CRM
15 67 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 65 (4.34%) Data Modelling
17 61 (4.07%) Dimensional Modelling
18 57 (3.81%) Unit Testing
19 54 (3.61%) BDD
20 53 (3.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1011 (67.54%) SQL
2 564 (37.68%) T-SQL
3 530 (35.40%) C#
4 265 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 119 (7.95%) Java
6 89 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 87 (5.81%) VB
8 78 (5.21%) VBA
9 63 (4.21%) PL/SQL
10 62 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 45 (3.01%) PHP
11 45 (3.01%) VBScript
12 34 (2.27%) Ruby
13 25 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.67%) XPath
14 22 (1.47%) C++
15 21 (1.40%) VB6
16 15 (1.00%) Perl
17 13 (0.87%) Tcl
18 12 (0.80%) VC++
Qualifications
1 160 (10.69%) Degree
2 130 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.14%) MCITP
4 50 (3.34%) MCSE
5 46 (3.07%) MCTS
6 35 (2.34%) MCDBA
7 17 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.00%) MCSA
8 15 (1.00%) ISEB
9 11 (0.73%) MCP
10 7 (0.47%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.40%) CNE
11 6 (0.40%) Novell Certification
12 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.20%) MCAD
13 3 (0.20%) MCSD
14 2 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.48%) QA
2 25 (1.67%) SLA
3 13 (0.87%) HL7
4 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.27%) Basel III
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 186 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.87%) vSphere
5 42 (2.81%) XenApp
6 35 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 25 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.80%) XenServer
9 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
12 6 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.27%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.20%) Xen
16 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 42 (2.81%) SCCM
2 20 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 17 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (1.14%) SCOM
5 16 (1.07%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.87%) HP SIM
6 13 (0.87%) WSUS
7 9 (0.60%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.53%) Nagios
9 7 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
11 4 (0.27%) Control-M
12 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.13%) OVSD
13 2 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 611 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 189 (12.63%) Oracle
3 174 (11.62%) VMware
4 85 (5.68%) Citrix
5 67 (4.48%) Business Objects
5 67 (4.48%) HP
6 63 (4.21%) Sybase
7 49 (3.27%) Cisco
8 47 (3.14%) NetApp
9 34 (2.27%) Symantec
10 33 (2.20%) Informatica
11 30 (2.00%) SAP
12 29 (1.94%) IBM
13 26 (1.74%) Sun
14 25 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.20%) Infor
15 18 (1.20%) Dell
16 17 (1.14%) Sophos
17 16 (1.07%) Trillium
17 16 (1.07%) DataFlux
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38000 - 45000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 38000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago