The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 344 206 120
Rank change year-on-year
-138 -86
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 931 1645 2661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.57% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 5.09% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1450 2359
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32338 32339 33745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.86% 30.93% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27451 27751 28547
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
England -125 882 £44,000 +10.00% 120
London -128 318 £50,000 +5.26% 53
South East -51 215 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire -55 75 £37,750 +0.66% 9
Hampshire +15 66 £36,500 -6.41% 7
Surrey +1 65 £45,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands -61 65 £42,000 +5.00% 8
West Yorkshire -28 63 £38,000 +8.57% 7
City of London -45 62 £52,500 +10.52% 19
North West -39 59 £43,250 +23.57% 11
South West -42 56 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Manchester -2 45 £46,000 +31.42% 8
East Midlands -3 42 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Leeds -32 42 £35,000 - 5
East of England -70 34 £27,500 -38.88% 7
Birmingham -1 32 £42,000 +25.37% 3
Berkshire -25 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £42,500 - 4
Leicestershire +1 24 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Bristol +8 22 £40,000 +14.28%
Southampton +12 21 £36,500 +29.20%
Hertfordshire -31 21 £31,750 -39.52% 2
Scotland -39 19 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Bradford +4 16 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Borehamwood +2 14 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Wiltshire -8 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Isle of Man - 14 - -
Kent +18 13 £38,750 -11.42% 2
Woking +7 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Reading +2 13 £50,000 -16.66%

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 1931 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1374 (71.15%) SQL
3 1234 (63.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 811 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 728 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 720 (37.29%) T-SQL
7 714 (36.98%) Windows
8 698 (36.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 673 (34.85%) .NET
10 645 (33.40%) C#
11 610 (31.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 451 (23.36%) ASP.NET
13 420 (21.75%) MS Excel
14 418 (21.65%) Finance
15 379 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
16 358 (18.54%) JavaScript
17 346 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
18 342 (17.71%) HTML
19 341 (17.66%) Windows Server
20 311 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 310 (16.05%) MVC
22 304 (15.74%) XML
23 302 (15.64%) CSS
24 297 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 286 (14.81%) Active Directory
26 263 (13.62%) Oracle
27 260 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
28 258 (13.36%) ETL
29 248 (12.84%) IIS
30 245 (12.69%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 248 (12.84%) IIS
2 183 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 159 (8.23%) SharePoint
4 123 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 89 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 40 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (2.07%) CMS
8 40 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (1.35%) Lync
11 23 (1.19%) Apache
11 23 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.04%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.78%) JBoss
13 15 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
14 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.57%) Kentico
16 9 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 420 (21.75%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.19%) MS Office
3 32 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.47%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.47%) SPSS
6 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 18 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.16%) Magento
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.10%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.10%) Line 500
8 2 (0.10%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.052%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.052%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 86 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (2.43%) Office 365
3 21 (1.09%) Mimecast
4 16 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.52%) SaaS
7 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.21%) Yammer
8 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.10%) Taleo
10 1 (0.052%) GitHub
10 1 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (7.82%) SAN
2 103 (5.33%) DNS
3 99 (5.13%) Firewall
4 82 (4.25%) DHCP
5 79 (4.09%) TCP/IP
6 60 (3.11%) LAN
7 54 (2.80%) NAS
8 53 (2.74%) WAN
9 52 (2.69%) VPN
10 39 (2.02%) SSL
11 37 (1.92%) Internet
12 35 (1.81%) HTTP
13 23 (1.19%) Network Security
14 21 (1.09%) Intranet
15 19 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (0.73%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.73%) LDAP
16 14 (0.73%) NetScaler
16 14 (0.73%) VLAN
17 13 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1931 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1234 (63.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 728 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 698 (36.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 610 (31.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 297 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 260 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
8 245 (12.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 198 (10.25%) Relational Database
10 195 (10.10%) SQL Server 2014
11 119 (6.16%) Oracle Database
12 100 (5.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 89 (4.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 85 (4.40%) RDBMS
15 70 (3.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 65 (3.37%) OLAP
17 50 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
18 48 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
18 48 (2.49%) Oracle9i Database
19 47 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 203 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 159 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 57 (2.95%) Subversion
5 52 (2.69%) ERwin
6 38 (1.97%) Mercurial
7 32 (1.66%) Git (software)
8 26 (1.35%) NUnit
9 25 (1.29%) Selenium
9 25 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (1.19%) JIRA
11 18 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.78%) Moq
13 13 (0.67%) ReSharper
13 13 (0.67%) TestComplete
14 11 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.41%) JsTestDriver
15 8 (0.41%) MSTest
16 7 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 418 (21.65%) Finance
2 67 (3.47%) Marketing
3 57 (2.95%) Retail
4 52 (2.69%) Legal
5 43 (2.23%) Banking
6 41 (2.12%) Back Office
7 35 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.50%) Advertising
9 26 (1.35%) Law
9 26 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.83%) Billing
11 15 (0.78%) Electronics
12 14 (0.73%) Automotive
12 14 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.73%) Local Government
13 7 (0.36%) Front Office
14 6 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 878 (45.47%) Developer
2 361 (18.69%) SQL Developer
3 324 (16.78%) DBA
4 323 (16.73%) .NET Developer
5 304 (15.74%) SQL DBA
6 296 (15.33%) C# Developer
7 282 (14.60%) Analyst
8 198 (10.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 195 (10.10%) Administrator
10 182 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
11 173 (8.96%) Senior Developer
12 144 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 142 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 134 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
14 134 (6.94%) Support Analyst
15 113 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 102 (5.28%) SQL Analyst
17 99 (5.13%) Applications Support
18 90 (4.66%) Software Developer
19 83 (4.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (34.85%) .NET
2 451 (23.36%) ASP.NET
3 342 (17.71%) HTML
4 304 (15.74%) XML
5 302 (15.64%) CSS
6 232 (12.01%) .NET Framework
7 218 (11.29%) jQuery
8 205 (10.62%) Web Services
9 164 (8.49%) WCF
10 144 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 132 (6.84%) Ajax
12 116 (6.01%) Entity Framework
13 100 (5.18%) HTML5
14 61 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 58 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (3.00%) Middleware
16 57 (2.95%) WPF
17 50 (2.59%) XSLT
18 49 (2.54%) WinForms
19 47 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (8.91%) Clustering
3 161 (8.34%) Replication
4 70 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 66 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.49%) N-Tier
7 40 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 34 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 24 (1.24%) NHS
11 23 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 18 (0.93%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.88%) Smartcard
15 17 (0.88%) Statistics
16 15 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
18 11 (0.57%) Hedge funds
19 9 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 714 (36.98%) Windows
2 341 (17.66%) Windows Server
3 311 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 203 (10.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 191 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (5.28%) Linux
7 88 (4.56%) Windows 7
8 44 (2.28%) Windows XP
9 39 (2.02%) Unix
10 38 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.29%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.83%) Android
14 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.31%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.26%) Solaris
16 5 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.21%) CentOS
18 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
2 346 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (16.05%) MVC
4 258 (13.36%) ETL
5 209 (10.82%) Performance Tuning
6 206 (10.67%) ITIL
7 145 (7.51%) Scrum
8 136 (7.04%) High Availability
9 134 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 125 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 124 (6.42%) TDD
12 98 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 95 (4.92%) Project Management
14 85 (4.40%) OO
15 83 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
16 81 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
16 81 (4.19%) SDLC
17 71 (3.68%) Data Modelling
18 68 (3.52%) Web Development
19 67 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1374 (71.15%) SQL
2 720 (37.29%) T-SQL
3 645 (33.40%) C#
4 358 (18.54%) JavaScript
5 166 (8.60%) PowerShell
6 159 (8.23%) VB.NET
7 110 (5.70%) VB
8 92 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 66 (3.42%) VBA
10 61 (3.16%) Java
11 49 (2.54%) VBScript
12 44 (2.28%) VB6
13 24 (1.24%) PHP
14 20 (1.04%) COBOL
14 20 (1.04%) XPath
15 18 (0.93%) C++
15 18 (0.93%) Perl
16 14 (0.73%) C
17 10 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (10.88%) Degree
3 87 (4.51%) MCSE
4 68 (3.52%) MCSA
5 65 (3.37%) MCTS
6 58 (3.00%) MCITP
7 49 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 39 (2.02%) MCDBA
9 36 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.86%) MCP
10 32 (1.66%) SC Cleared
11 31 (1.61%) CCNA
12 30 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.98%) MCAD
14 18 (0.93%) MCSD
15 16 (0.83%) VCP5
16 15 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (0.73%) ISEB
18 13 (0.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.90%) QA
2 90 (4.66%) SLA
3 21 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.26%) HL7
6 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) GAMP
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.052%) EMIR
9 1 (0.052%) FISMA
System Software
1 286 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 139 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.61%) XenApp
4 71 (3.68%) vSphere
5 56 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 47 (2.43%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 32 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.26%) SRDF
13 5 (0.26%) Xen
13 5 (0.26%) XenServer
14 4 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (2.64%) SCCM
2 43 (2.23%) Tivoli
3 34 (1.76%) Backup Exec
4 31 (1.61%) SCOM
5 22 (1.14%) LiteSpeed
6 20 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (0.67%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (0.52%) Opsview
8 10 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
9 9 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.41%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.41%) Puppet
11 6 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.31%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 811 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 263 (13.62%) Oracle
3 238 (12.33%) VMware
4 173 (8.96%) Citrix
5 106 (5.49%) Cisco
6 89 (4.61%) HP
7 87 (4.51%) Cognos
8 48 (2.49%) IBM
8 48 (2.49%) NetApp
9 39 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 32 (1.66%) Symantec
11 29 (1.50%) SAP
12 27 (1.40%) McAfee
13 25 (1.29%) Sun
14 20 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.04%) EMC
15 19 (0.98%) Tableau
16 18 (0.93%) iManage
16 18 (0.93%) SolarWinds
17 17 (0.88%) SonicWALL
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum + £6500
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 26 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Consult Hyperion
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago