The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 62 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.87% 3.02% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.34% 7.63% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 26
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
262 380 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.93% 39.62% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 243 337 224
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2005
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
3 48 (87.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (85.45%) .NET
5 46 (83.64%) SQL
6 31 (56.36%) C#
6 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
7 30 (54.55%) MVC
8 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
11 17 (30.91%) PHP
11 17 (30.91%) C++
11 17 (30.91%) Java
11 17 (30.91%) TDD
11 17 (30.91%) Android
11 17 (30.91%) BDD
11 17 (30.91%) Apple iOS
11 17 (30.91%) Mobile App
11 17 (30.91%) Mobile Application Development
11 17 (30.91%) Android Development
11 17 (30.91%) iOS Development
12 14 (25.45%) Migration
12 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
13 13 (23.64%) Data Migration
14 12 (21.82%) HTML
15 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 10 (18.18%) CSS
16 9 (16.36%) MS Access
16 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) VoIP
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (87.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (16.36%) MS Access
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Billing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 20 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
3 20 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 17 (30.91%) Software Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Web Developer
4 17 (30.91%) C# Web Developer
4 17 (30.91%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Data Consultant
6 9 (16.36%) Data Migration Consultant
6 9 (16.36%) Consultant
6 9 (16.36%) Support Consultant
6 9 (16.36%) Migration Consultant
7 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
7 8 (14.55%) DBA
7 8 (14.55%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) .NET
2 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
3 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.82%) HTML
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) jQuery
7 4 (7.27%) WCF
8 3 (5.45%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) WSDL
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
9 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Android
1 17 (30.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) MVC
2 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 17 (30.91%) BDD
3 17 (30.91%) Mobile Application Development
3 17 (30.91%) Android Development
3 17 (30.91%) iOS Development
3 17 (30.91%) TDD
4 14 (25.45%) Migration
5 13 (23.64%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Kanban
7 3 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) SQL
2 31 (56.36%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) C++
3 17 (30.91%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) PHP
4 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
7 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle