The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 9 14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 7.32% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 50.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,001 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 42.50% 14.63% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 4
Average salary £77,500 £72,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2005
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AppFabric

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) AppFabric
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#