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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 83 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.23% 3.90% 5.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 12.50% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £32,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
326 360 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.93% 31.20% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 290 326 332
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Luton -11 6 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle
5 12 (42.86%) Migration
6 11 (39.29%) Degree
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (35.71%) Clustering
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) SAN
8 9 (32.14%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) .NET
9 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 8 (28.57%) MCSE
9 8 (28.57%) XML
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.00%) High Availability
10 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (25.00%) Performance Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) NUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.14%) Moq
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) DBA
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) WCF
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
6 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) Flash
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
1 12 (42.86%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) BCP
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) FalconStor
5 1 (3.57%) Nintex
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault