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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 272 167 111
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -56
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 466 912 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.86% 2.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 6.00% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 407 777 1113
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
13732 15199 13553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.79% 30.99% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11793 12992 11741
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -33 150 £50,000 +6.95% 14
Croydon +11 11 £60,000 +40.35%
Chiswick - 6 £38,750 -
Canary Wharf +5 4 £85,000 +54.54%
Brentford -8 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Southwark - 3 £35,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £52,250 -
Harrow +8 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 967 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 769 (79.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 586 (60.60%) SQL
4 420 (43.43%) Microsoft
5 408 (42.19%) .NET
6 362 (37.44%) Finance
7 345 (35.68%) Windows
8 342 (35.37%) C#
9 311 (32.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 288 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 286 (29.58%) T-SQL
12 262 (27.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 219 (22.65%) ASP.NET
14 216 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 209 (21.61%) MS Excel
16 197 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
17 183 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 166 (17.17%) IIS
19 162 (16.75%) WCF
20 160 (16.55%) Data Warehouse
21 151 (15.62%) Active Directory
22 146 (15.10%) Visual Studio
22 146 (15.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 141 (14.58%) JavaScript
23 141 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
24 138 (14.27%) SharePoint
25 137 (14.17%) HTML
26 136 (14.06%) MVC
27 135 (13.96%) VMware
27 135 (13.96%) Oracle

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 166 (17.17%) IIS
2 138 (14.27%) SharePoint
3 117 (12.10%) MS Exchange
4 94 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 42 (4.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (4.24%) Lync
9 33 (3.41%) Apache
10 28 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
11 27 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (2.38%) WorkSite
13 22 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
14 21 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (1.86%) Oracle Coherence
16 17 (1.76%) Apache Solr
17 15 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (1.34%) Tomcat
19 10 (1.03%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 209 (21.61%) MS Excel
2 87 (9.00%) MS Office
3 11 (1.14%) PowerPivot
4 9 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.62%) MS Project
7 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 8 (0.83%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.41%) Eikon
6 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.31%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.10%) HFM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.69%) Office 365
2 21 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.34%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.27%) SAN
2 65 (6.72%) DNS
3 64 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 63 (6.51%) DHCP
5 50 (5.17%) Internet
6 37 (3.83%) Firewall
7 33 (3.41%) LAN
7 33 (3.41%) WAN
8 27 (2.79%) VPN
9 19 (1.96%) Intranet
10 12 (1.24%) SSL
11 9 (0.93%) NAS
11 9 (0.93%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.72%) HTTP
13 7 (0.72%) SSH
14 5 (0.52%) FTP
14 5 (0.52%) ADSL
14 5 (0.52%) VLAN
14 5 (0.52%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 769 (79.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 311 (32.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 288 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 262 (27.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 160 (16.55%) Data Warehouse
7 146 (15.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 118 (12.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 69 (7.14%) MySQL
10 62 (6.41%) Oracle Database
11 57 (5.89%) DTS
12 40 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (3.93%) Relational Database
13 38 (3.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 35 (3.62%) OLAP
15 30 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
16 23 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (2.38%) QlikView
17 18 (1.86%) Data Mining
18 17 (1.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 146 (15.10%) Visual Studio
2 81 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (5.58%) Subversion
4 52 (5.38%) NUnit
5 24 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 23 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 22 (2.28%) SpecFlow
8 19 (1.96%) MSTest
9 17 (1.76%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.65%) Git (software)
11 15 (1.55%) Moq
12 12 (1.24%) CruiseControl
13 9 (0.93%) InstallShield
13 9 (0.93%) NuGet
14 5 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
14 5 (0.52%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.31%) FrontPage
16 3 (0.31%) FitNesse
16 3 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 362 (37.44%) Finance
2 75 (7.76%) Banking
3 71 (7.34%) Marketing
4 47 (4.86%) Legal
5 38 (3.93%) Retail
6 34 (3.52%) Law
7 31 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.79%) Advertising
9 23 (2.38%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.96%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.65%) Front Office
12 15 (1.55%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.14%) Billing
14 10 (1.03%) Publishing
15 8 (0.83%) Games
16 7 (0.72%) Back Office
17 2 (0.21%) Electronics
18 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 418 (43.23%) Developer
2 158 (16.34%) Analyst
2 158 (16.34%) DBA
3 131 (13.55%) SQL DBA
4 124 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 102 (10.55%) SQL Developer
6 77 (7.96%) C# Developer
7 74 (7.65%) Consultant
8 73 (7.55%) Administrator
9 67 (6.93%) Senior Developer
9 67 (6.93%) SQL Server DBA
10 65 (6.72%) Support Analyst
11 48 (4.96%) Applications Support
11 48 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 42 (4.34%) Technical Support
13 36 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 35 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
15 33 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
16 32 (3.31%) Applications Support Analyst
17 29 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (42.19%) .NET
2 219 (22.65%) ASP.NET
3 162 (16.75%) WCF
4 137 (14.17%) HTML
5 125 (12.93%) Web Services
6 121 (12.51%) .NET Framework
7 114 (11.79%) CSS
8 103 (10.65%) XML
9 85 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (6.51%) Entity Framework
11 62 (6.41%) WinForms
11 62 (6.41%) WPF
12 61 (6.31%) Ajax
13 58 (6.00%) jQuery
14 44 (4.55%) HTML5
15 38 (3.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 37 (3.83%) Silverlight
16 37 (3.83%) Backbone.js
17 34 (3.52%) XSLT
18 32 (3.31%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.27%) Clustering
2 92 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.76%) Replication
4 27 (2.79%) Blackberry
5 25 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.07%) Digital Media
6 20 (2.07%) Data Integration
7 18 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.45%) Derivative
11 13 (1.34%) Statistics
12 8 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.83%) User Experience
13 7 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.72%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.62%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.52%) HACMP
15 5 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 345 (35.68%) Windows
2 216 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 183 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 111 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (6.31%) Linux
6 50 (5.17%) UNIX
7 36 (3.72%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 19 (1.96%) Windows Vista
10 15 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 15 (1.55%) Android
11 14 (1.45%) Solaris
12 13 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.34%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.72%) CentOS
14 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.10%) VMS
15 1 (0.10%) Debian
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
2 141 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (14.06%) MVC
4 133 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
5 116 (12.00%) ETL
6 87 (9.00%) OO
7 82 (8.48%) TDD
8 71 (7.34%) CRM
9 70 (7.24%) ITIL
10 66 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (6.62%) Unit Testing
12 60 (6.20%) Scrum
13 59 (6.10%) Change Management
14 56 (5.79%) Migration
15 55 (5.69%) Web Development
16 50 (5.17%) Time Management
16 50 (5.17%) High Availability
17 46 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (4.65%) Data Management
19 44 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 586 (60.60%) SQL
2 342 (35.37%) C#
3 286 (29.58%) T-SQL
4 141 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 60 (6.20%) VB.NET
6 45 (4.65%) VB
7 39 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.90%) Java
9 26 (2.69%) VBA
10 18 (1.86%) VBScript
11 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.55%) PHP
12 15 (1.55%) ActionScript
12 15 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.83%) XAML
14 8 (0.83%) VB6
15 6 (0.62%) Python
16 5 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (12.00%) Degree
2 107 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (5.07%) MCSE
4 40 (4.14%) MCITP
5 38 (3.93%) MCP
6 27 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.48%) MCTS
8 20 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 19 (1.96%) MCDBA
10 18 (1.86%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.24%) MCSD
12 9 (0.93%) HND
13 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.62%) PMP
15 4 (0.41%) CCNA
15 4 (0.41%) MCSA
16 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.89%) SLA
2 54 (5.58%) QA
3 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (15.62%) Active Directory
2 100 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 67 (6.93%) vSphere
5 30 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 27 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (2.69%) XenApp
8 26 (2.69%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.72%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.62%) Firmware
12 5 (0.52%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.41%) XenServer
14 2 (0.21%) UAG
14 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 57 (5.89%) SCCM
2 33 (3.41%) Data Guard
3 32 (3.31%) SCOM
4 25 (2.59%) Nagios
5 23 (2.38%) Opsview
6 17 (1.76%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.62%) WSUS
9 6 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.52%) WMI
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
11 4 (0.41%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.41%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.41%) Control-M
11 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.31%) AppManager
Vendors
1 420 (43.43%) Microsoft
2 135 (13.96%) VMware
2 135 (13.96%) Oracle
3 102 (10.55%) Citrix
4 66 (6.83%) Cisco
5 56 (5.79%) HP
6 34 (3.52%) SAP
6 34 (3.52%) NetApp
6 34 (3.52%) Dell
7 31 (3.21%) Informatica
8 27 (2.79%) Veeam
9 25 (2.59%) Business Objects
10 23 (2.38%) CommVault
10 23 (2.38%) Huawei
11 18 (1.86%) Cognos
11 18 (1.86%) IBM
12 17 (1.76%) OpenText
13 16 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (1.45%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.45%) Avaya
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 7 days ago