The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 177 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1865 2900 3995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 2.66% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.12% 8.49% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2589 3655
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,523 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36427 34168 36370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 31.32% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31229 29587 32180
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%

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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 2014. 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 -68 1787 £42,500 +6.25% 192
London -57 704 £50,000 +5.26% 54
South East -72 346 £40,000 +6.66% 43
City of London -12 251 £50,000 - 27
North West -26 182 £37,500 +4.16% 24
Yorkshire -79 148 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East of England -56 132 £43,500 +8.75% 14
West Midlands -39 109 £37,500 -2.59% 13
Manchester -17 106 £35,000 - 13
West Yorkshire -87 104 £39,500 +12.85% 9
East Midlands -37 92 £39,000 +2.63% 13
Leeds -76 92 £39,500 +12.85% 8
South West -46 82 £35,000 - 15
Surrey -57 72 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Oxfordshire -15 68 £37,500 -8.53% 9
Buckinghamshire -19 61 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -23 56 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Bedfordshire -6 53 £45,000 - 6
Cheshire -20 50 £37,500 +1.35% 6
Scotland -22 50 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Leicestershire -11 49 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Berkshire -65 40 £44,500 +11.25% 6
Hertfordshire -33 38 £40,000 +1.26% 5
Staffordshire -25 34 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Glasgow -28 31 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North Yorkshire +9 28 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Luton -17 25 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Leicester -20 25 £42,000 +10.52% 2
Birmingham -22 25 £32,250 -22.28% 4
Devon +2 24 £37,000 +64.44%

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4421 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3421 (77.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2835 (64.13%) SQL
4 2348 (53.11%) .NET
5 1963 (44.40%) C#
6 1870 (42.30%) Microsoft
7 1593 (36.03%) T-SQL
8 1492 (33.75%) ASP.NET
9 1448 (32.75%) Windows
10 1278 (28.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1141 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1102 (24.93%) HTML
13 1057 (23.91%) JavaScript
14 1044 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 997 (22.55%) MS Excel
16 949 (21.47%) XML
17 947 (21.42%) Finance
18 934 (21.13%) CSS
19 916 (20.72%) MVC
20 863 (19.52%) Web Services
21 799 (18.07%) jQuery
22 764 (17.28%) .NET Framework
23 656 (14.84%) WCF
24 650 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
25 615 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
26 614 (13.89%) IIS
27 602 (13.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 589 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
29 586 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
30 570 (12.89%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 614 (13.89%) IIS
2 428 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 272 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 208 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 142 (3.21%) CMS
6 139 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 120 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 107 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
9 79 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 74 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 59 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 58 (1.31%) Tomcat
13 50 (1.13%) Umbraco
14 49 (1.11%) Apache
15 48 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
16 44 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
16 44 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
17 38 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
17 38 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
18 31 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 997 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 233 (5.27%) MS Office
3 37 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 13 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.25%) MS Project
9 7 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.068%) FastStats
11 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 56 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 16 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.29%) Maximo
7 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.20%) nopCommerce
9 8 (0.18%) Misys Opics
10 7 (0.16%) Visualfiles
11 6 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
11 6 (0.14%) SalesLogix
12 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.090%) Summit
13 4 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.090%) Magento
14 3 (0.068%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (0.68%) SaaS
4 28 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.57%) Office 365
6 19 (0.43%) GitHub
7 13 (0.29%) IaaS
8 11 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.068%) Force.com
10 2 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.045%) Pure360
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 231 (5.23%) SAN
2 196 (4.43%) DNS
3 177 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 153 (3.46%) Internet
5 123 (2.78%) DHCP
6 122 (2.76%) Firewall
7 114 (2.58%) LAN
8 101 (2.28%) WAN
9 85 (1.92%) VPN
10 75 (1.70%) Intranet
11 70 (1.58%) HTTP
12 67 (1.52%) NAS
13 41 (0.93%) LDAP
14 32 (0.72%) FTP
15 29 (0.66%) Wireless
16 24 (0.54%) VoIP
16 24 (0.54%) iSCSI
17 23 (0.52%) SSL
18 21 (0.48%) Extranet
18 21 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4421 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3421 (77.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1278 (28.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1141 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1044 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 602 (13.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 534 (12.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 386 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
9 326 (7.37%) Relational Database
10 235 (5.32%) Oracle Database
10 235 (5.32%) DTS
11 176 (3.98%) OLAP
12 162 (3.66%) MySQL
13 161 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 147 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 143 (3.23%) RDBMS
15 143 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
16 93 (2.10%) OLTP
17 84 (1.90%) MS Access
18 66 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 570 (12.89%) Visual Studio
2 423 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 162 (3.66%) NUnit
4 140 (3.17%) Subversion
5 83 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 61 (1.38%) Selenium
6 61 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 58 (1.31%) Moq
8 53 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 46 (1.04%) ReSharper
10 44 (1.00%) Git (software)
11 43 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 37 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 32 (0.72%) MSTest
14 31 (0.70%) MyEclipse
15 26 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
16 24 (0.54%) JIRA
17 22 (0.50%) Jasmine
18 21 (0.48%) FitNesse
19 20 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 947 (21.42%) Finance
2 164 (3.71%) Banking
3 128 (2.90%) Retail
4 94 (2.13%) Marketing
5 79 (1.79%) Legal
6 62 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 61 (1.38%) Law
8 60 (1.36%) Advertising
9 57 (1.29%) Back Office
10 47 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 41 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.79%) Front Office
13 32 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.70%) Games
15 28 (0.63%) Publishing
15 28 (0.63%) Automotive
16 16 (0.36%) Electronics
16 16 (0.36%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2389 (54.04%) Developer
2 875 (19.79%) .NET Developer
3 733 (16.58%) DBA
4 639 (14.45%) SQL DBA
5 611 (13.82%) C# Developer
6 502 (11.35%) Analyst
7 421 (9.52%) SQL Developer
8 400 (9.05%) Senior Developer
9 393 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 373 (8.44%) Software Developer
11 362 (8.19%) Administrator
12 331 (7.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 295 (6.67%) Web Developer
14 263 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
15 205 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 182 (4.12%) Support Analyst
17 157 (3.55%) SQL Server Developer
17 157 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
18 154 (3.48%) Applications Support
19 147 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2348 (53.11%) .NET
2 1492 (33.75%) ASP.NET
3 1102 (24.93%) HTML
4 949 (21.47%) XML
5 934 (21.13%) CSS
6 863 (19.52%) Web Services
7 799 (18.07%) jQuery
8 764 (17.28%) .NET Framework
9 656 (14.84%) WCF
10 589 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 492 (11.13%) Ajax
12 293 (6.63%) WinForms
13 290 (6.56%) XSLT
14 260 (5.88%) LINQ
15 249 (5.63%) HTML5
16 246 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 227 (5.13%) SOAP
18 212 (4.80%) WPF
19 188 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 167 (3.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 365 (8.26%) Replication
2 339 (7.67%) Clustering
3 196 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 105 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 103 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 92 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 85 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 81 (1.83%) NHS
9 74 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 56 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 45 (1.02%) DTV
13 39 (0.88%) Hedge funds
14 37 (0.84%) Data Integration
15 29 (0.66%) Fixed Income
16 27 (0.61%) Data Extraction
16 27 (0.61%) Credit Risk
17 26 (0.59%) Fat Client
17 26 (0.59%) Thin Client
18 23 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1448 (32.75%) Windows
2 586 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 554 (12.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 287 (6.49%) Linux
5 208 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 162 (3.66%) UNIX
7 135 (3.05%) Windows 7
8 104 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 51 (1.15%) Android
10 42 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 38 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 36 (0.81%) Solaris
13 35 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 25 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.57%) CentOS
15 21 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (0.41%) Debian
16 18 (0.41%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
18 15 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (20.72%) MVC
2 650 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
4 536 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 475 (10.74%) TDD
6 471 (10.65%) OO
7 417 (9.43%) ETL
8 395 (8.93%) Scrum
9 294 (6.65%) E-Commerce
10 269 (6.08%) Software Engineering
11 253 (5.72%) Unit Testing
12 239 (5.41%) ITIL
13 230 (5.20%) Web Development
14 227 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
15 206 (4.66%) SOA
16 189 (4.28%) Data Modelling
17 187 (4.23%) Migration
18 176 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
19 156 (3.53%) BDD
20 118 (2.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2835 (64.13%) SQL
2 1963 (44.40%) C#
3 1593 (36.03%) T-SQL
4 1057 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 467 (10.56%) VB.NET
6 286 (6.47%) Java
7 254 (5.75%) VB
8 145 (3.28%) VBA
9 138 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 131 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 125 (2.83%) PHP
12 108 (2.44%) VBScript
13 86 (1.95%) C++
14 76 (1.72%) VB6
15 60 (1.36%) Ruby
16 57 (1.29%) C
17 40 (0.90%) XPath
18 39 (0.88%) Shell Script
19 30 (0.68%) Python
19 30 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 514 (11.63%) Degree
2 333 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 123 (2.78%) MCITP
4 114 (2.58%) MCSE
5 76 (1.72%) MCTS
6 71 (1.61%) MCP
7 56 (1.27%) MCDBA
8 48 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 37 (0.84%) MCAD
10 34 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (0.70%) MCSA
12 30 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (0.61%) CCNA
14 19 (0.43%) ISEB
14 19 (0.43%) MCSD
15 18 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.41%) SC Cleared
16 14 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
17 13 (0.29%) ISTQB
18 12 (0.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (3.64%) QA
2 110 (2.49%) SLA
3 17 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.32%) WCAG
4 14 (0.32%) WAI
5 13 (0.29%) HL7
5 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.11%) GAMP
8 4 (0.090%) Basel III
9 1 (0.023%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.023%) FATCA
9 1 (0.023%) EMIR
9 1 (0.023%) COREP
9 1 (0.023%) DICOM
System Software
1 407 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 238 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 120 (2.71%) XenApp
5 96 (2.17%) vSphere
6 75 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 47 (1.06%) XenServer
8 44 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 36 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
11 30 (0.68%) LiteSpeed
12 25 (0.57%) Terminal Server
13 24 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 19 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.25%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.23%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.23%) MetaFrame
18 8 (0.18%) VirtualBox
19 7 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 76 (1.72%) SCCM
2 41 (0.93%) SCOM
3 40 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 38 (0.86%) WSUS
5 27 (0.61%) Data Guard
6 23 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (0.36%) Nagios
8 16 (0.36%) Plesk
9 14 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (0.23%) MOM
13 9 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
14 8 (0.18%) Foglight
14 8 (0.18%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.16%) Netcool
15 7 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1870 (42.30%) Microsoft
2 480 (10.86%) Oracle
3 393 (8.89%) VMware
4 204 (4.61%) Citrix
5 126 (2.85%) HP
6 118 (2.67%) Cisco
7 93 (2.10%) Business Objects
8 80 (1.81%) IBM
9 78 (1.76%) NetApp
10 77 (1.74%) Sybase
11 71 (1.61%) Symantec
12 62 (1.40%) Cognos
13 54 (1.22%) JBoss
14 53 (1.20%) EMC
15 49 (1.11%) Dell
15 49 (1.11%) SAP
16 45 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
17 43 (0.97%) Sun
17 43 (0.97%) CommVault
18 42 (0.95%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42500.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
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Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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