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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 89 52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.81% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.68% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 44
Median salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
197 298 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.23% 30.28% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 169 262 343
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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