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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 63 55
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 2.28% 3.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.76% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 31
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
190 281 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.87% 33.65% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 259 367
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Xcelsius
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) RAD
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Kentico
4 1 (12.50%) Xbox

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Xcelsius
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Database Developer
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Developer
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) RAD
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft