The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 52 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.75% 4.49% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.52% 15.69% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 17
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
SQL Server 2005
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
133 153 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.25% 28.60% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 114 141 172
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) MySQL
5 15 (46.88%) IIS
6 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (40.63%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Apache
6 13 (40.63%) Plesk
6 13 (40.63%) cPanel
6 13 (40.63%) Webmin
7 12 (37.50%) MDX
8 11 (34.38%) PHP
9 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 10 (31.25%) Windows
10 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
10 9 (28.13%) VMware
10 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
10 9 (28.13%) CentOS
11 8 (25.00%) nginx
11 8 (25.00%) vSphere
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (25.00%) ETL
11 8 (25.00%) Python
11 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (25.00%) Perl

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (46.88%) IIS
2 13 (40.63%) Apache
3 8 (25.00%) nginx
4 5 (15.63%) CMS
4 5 (15.63%) Drupal
4 5 (15.63%) Alfresco
4 5 (15.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VoIP
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
1 3 (9.38%) Wireless
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) MySQL
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) OLAP
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Report Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Database Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) MDX
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSL
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) DHTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
3 9 (28.13%) CentOS
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Logistics
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) vSphere
1 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Plesk
1 13 (40.63%) cPanel
1 13 (40.63%) Webmin
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Tableau
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle