The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 78 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 3.79% 3.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 9.58% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 34
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
223 313 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.46% 39.57% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 204 272 372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (16.67%) RAD
7 2 (16.67%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) Open Text
7 2 (16.67%) Sage
7 2 (16.67%) Primavera
7 2 (16.67%) MS Access
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Xcelsius

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) MS Access
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Xcelsius
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) jQuery
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) RAD
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (16.67%) Open Text
3 2 (16.67%) Sage
3 2 (16.67%) Primavera
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos