The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 164 130 101
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 69 99 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.71% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.81% 5.28% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 91 120
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1810 1875 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.99% 32.45% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1641 1609
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +15 19 £36,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire -7 19 £35,000 +25.00% 4
Dorset -8 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bristol -18 10 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Devon -14 4 £32,000 -4.47% 2
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (71.85%) SQL
3 80 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (51.11%) C#
5 68 (50.37%) .NET
6 66 (48.89%) Windows
7 61 (45.19%) HTML
8 60 (44.44%) ASP.NET
9 51 (37.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (36.30%) IIS
11 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (34.07%) Finance
12 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (31.11%) jQuery
13 42 (31.11%) MVC
14 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
15 35 (25.93%) CSS
16 33 (24.44%) Web Services
17 32 (23.70%) T-SQL
17 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
19 24 (17.78%) C++
20 23 (17.04%) Banking
20 23 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (17.04%) Degree
21 22 (16.30%) HTML5
21 22 (16.30%) SAN
21 22 (16.30%) XML
21 22 (16.30%) Performance Tuning
22 21 (15.56%) CSS3

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 49 (36.30%) IIS
2 20 (14.81%) NServiceBus
3 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.96%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.48%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) SAN
2 8 (5.93%) Internet
3 6 (4.44%) NAS
4 5 (3.70%) WAN
4 5 (3.70%) Firewall
4 5 (3.70%) LAN
5 4 (2.96%) PSTN
5 4 (2.96%) GPRS
5 4 (2.96%) GSM
5 4 (2.96%) 3G
5 4 (2.96%) SS7
5 4 (2.96%) DHCP
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.96%) LTE
6 3 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (37.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.19%) MySQL
9 3 (2.22%) OLTP
9 3 (2.22%) MS Access
9 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.48%) OLAP
10 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) NUnit
2 20 (14.81%) SpecFlow
3 15 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (34.07%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.44%) Advertising
5 5 (3.70%) Publishing
6 4 (2.96%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (51.85%) Developer
2 26 (19.26%) Web Developer
3 25 (18.52%) DBA
4 23 (17.04%) Support Engineer
5 21 (15.56%) SQL DBA
5 21 (15.56%) Applications Developer
5 21 (15.56%) Web Applications Developer
6 19 (14.07%) .NET Developer
7 18 (13.33%) C# Developer
8 16 (11.85%) Administrator
9 13 (9.63%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (9.63%) Software Developer
10 11 (8.15%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (8.15%) Installations Engineer
10 11 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (6.67%) Systems Support
12 9 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (50.37%) .NET
2 61 (45.19%) HTML
3 60 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 42 (31.11%) jQuery
5 35 (25.93%) CSS
6 33 (24.44%) Web Services
7 22 (16.30%) XML
7 22 (16.30%) HTML5
8 21 (15.56%) CSS3
9 20 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (14.81%) MonoRail
9 20 (14.81%) NHibernate
9 20 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
10 19 (14.07%) .NET Framework
10 19 (14.07%) XHTML
10 19 (14.07%) WSDL
11 18 (13.33%) XSLT
12 14 (10.37%) Ajax
13 13 (9.63%) LINQ
14 12 (8.89%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Clustering
2 6 (4.44%) Replication
3 4 (2.96%) Photography
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.89%) Windows
2 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.59%) Linux
5 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.15%) Windows 2000
7 11 (8.15%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.44%) Debian
8 6 (4.44%) CentOS
9 4 (2.96%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) UNIX
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) MVC
2 22 (16.30%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 12 (8.89%) Performance Testing
3 12 (8.89%) Load Testing
4 11 (8.15%) Performance Improvement
4 11 (8.15%) Coaching
4 11 (8.15%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.19%) Change Management
7 7 (5.19%) ETL
7 7 (5.19%) Data Transformation
8 6 (4.44%) Analytics
8 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.70%) Change Control
10 4 (2.96%) Project Management
10 4 (2.96%) Network Design
10 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 97 (71.85%) SQL
2 69 (51.11%) C#
3 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (23.70%) T-SQL
5 24 (17.78%) C++
6 20 (14.81%) PHP
7 15 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 13 (9.63%) VB
9 11 (8.15%) VB6
10 8 (5.93%) C
11 4 (2.96%) VBA
12 3 (2.22%) VBScript
12 3 (2.22%) Java
13 2 (1.48%) R
14 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) MCSE
4 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) MCTS
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.15%) VMware ESX
2 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.33%) VMware
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Dell
4 6 (4.44%) Wind River
4 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.70%) Cisco
5 5 (3.70%) Citrix
5 5 (3.70%) HP
6 4 (2.96%) EMC
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (1.48%) Sage
9 1 (0.74%) McAfee
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago