The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 44 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.91% 8.75% 8.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 21.90% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 28
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £30,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
100 137 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 29.07% 39.94% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 136 142
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (97.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (79.41%) .NET
3 27 (79.41%) C#
4 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
5 21 (61.76%) Web Services
5 21 (61.76%) WCF
6 19 (55.88%) Windows
7 18 (52.94%) SQL
8 17 (50.00%) VB.NET
9 15 (44.12%) MVC
9 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
9 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (38.24%) jQuery
11 13 (38.24%) HTML
11 13 (38.24%) CSS
12 11 (32.35%) C
12 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
13 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
13 10 (29.41%) TDD
13 10 (29.41%) Subversion
13 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
13 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 9 (26.47%) WSDL
14 9 (26.47%) XML
14 9 (26.47%) XSLT
14 9 (26.47%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (26.47%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (97.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 6 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
2 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 10 (29.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (26.47%) Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Junior DBA
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 21 (61.76%) Web Services
3 21 (61.76%) WCF
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 9 (26.47%) WSDL
6 9 (26.47%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) XSLT
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (11.76%) NHibernate
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (8.82%) JSP
9 3 (8.82%) WinForms
10 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) MVC
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) ETL
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.65%) B2B
7 6 (17.65%) BCP
7 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) B2C
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
9 3 (8.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) C
6 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
7 7 (20.59%) VB
8 6 (17.65%) VB6
9 5 (14.71%) Groovy
10 3 (8.82%) PHP
10 3 (8.82%) Java
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) XMPie