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 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 40 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.07% 5.38% 12.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.86% 16.30% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
79 135 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.37% 33.01% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 77 115 132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (63.64%) High Availability
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) BCP
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) BCP
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware