The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
London / City of London
Rank 207 211 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 -64  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 59 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.84% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 2.94% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 58 159
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,550 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1615 2008 2802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 32.24% 28.57% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1779 2455
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (61.90%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (33.33%) .NET
8 14 (33.33%) Finance
9 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
9 13 (30.95%) Windows
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (26.19%) Degree
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle
12 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (19.05%) CMS
13 8 (19.05%) ETL
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
13 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 8 (19.05%) High Availability
14 7 (16.67%) CSS
14 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (16.67%) HTML
14 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (7.14%) OLAP
12 3 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (7.14%) QlikView
13 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (2.38%) Essbase
14 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (19.05%) SSAS Developer
3 8 (19.05%) SSIS Developer
3 8 (19.05%) SSRS Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (14.29%) DBA
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) HTML Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.90%) HTML5
4 5 (11.90%) HTML5 Canvas
4 5 (11.90%) jQuery
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) XHTML
5 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) New Media
1 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
3 8 (19.05%) ETL
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Content Management
5 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Auditing
6 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCT
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.38%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) AppDynamics
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.76%) Reuters
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) Acronis
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
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