The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 63 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 35 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.20% 4.28% 5.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 11.08% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 49
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
340 361 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.11% 38.65% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 308 346 294
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Bedford +2 14 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Luton -22 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dunstable - 4 £39,000 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (97.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (70.37%) .NET
3 57 (70.37%) C#
4 55 (67.90%) ASP.NET
5 50 (61.73%) WCF
6 49 (60.49%) SQL
7 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (54.32%) Windows
9 40 (49.38%) Web Services
10 39 (48.15%) .NET Framework
11 37 (45.68%) MVC
12 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
13 34 (41.98%) SharePoint
14 32 (39.51%) Visual Studio
14 32 (39.51%) T-SQL
15 31 (38.27%) OO
15 31 (38.27%) TDD
16 30 (37.04%) Scrum
17 29 (35.80%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
19 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
19 26 (32.10%) VB.NET
19 26 (32.10%) jQuery
20 25 (30.86%) WinForms
20 25 (30.86%) Subversion
21 21 (25.93%) Moq
21 21 (25.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 21 (25.93%) LINQ
21 21 (25.93%) Multithreading

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 34 (41.98%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (12.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (12.35%) JBoss
3 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.47%) Lync
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) DHCP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (97.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
4 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (12.35%) DB2
6 6 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (39.51%) Visual Studio
2 29 (35.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (30.86%) Subversion
4 21 (25.93%) Moq
5 11 (13.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (12.35%) MyEclipse
6 10 (12.35%) TeamCity
6 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 41 (50.62%) .NET Developer
3 24 (29.63%) C# Developer
3 24 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (16.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (16.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) Technical Leader
8 9 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Technical Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Analyst
9 8 (9.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (9.88%) Programmer
9 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
10 6 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (70.37%) .NET
2 55 (67.90%) ASP.NET
3 50 (61.73%) WCF
4 40 (49.38%) Web Services
5 39 (48.15%) .NET Framework
6 26 (32.10%) jQuery
7 25 (30.86%) WinForms
8 21 (25.93%) WPF
8 21 (25.93%) LINQ
8 21 (25.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (22.22%) Silverlight
10 17 (20.99%) ADO.NET
11 16 (19.75%) CSS
11 16 (19.75%) HTML
12 14 (17.28%) JSP
13 13 (16.05%) Ajax
14 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (12.35%) ICEfaces
15 10 (12.35%) Java EE
15 10 (12.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 11 (13.58%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) MVC
3 31 (38.27%) OO
3 31 (38.27%) TDD
4 30 (37.04%) Scrum
5 21 (25.93%) OOD
5 21 (25.93%) Multithreading
6 15 (18.52%) Migration
7 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.35%) Web Development
8 10 (12.35%) RAD
9 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.41%) ETL
11 6 (7.41%) B2B
11 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 6 (7.41%) BCP
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
13 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) C#
2 49 (60.49%) SQL
3 32 (39.51%) T-SQL
4 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.10%) VB.NET
5 14 (17.28%) Java
6 11 (13.58%) VB
6 11 (13.58%) C
7 6 (7.41%) VB6
8 4 (4.94%) Groovy
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.23%) MCTS
3 1 (1.23%) MCITP
3 1 (1.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) CCA
3 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.47%) XenApp
1 2 (2.47%) XenServer
1 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) MOM
2 2 (2.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) EMC
5 2 (2.47%) AppSense
5 2 (2.47%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.47%) XMPie
5 2 (2.47%) CommVault
6 1 (1.23%) Nintex
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