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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 82 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 44 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 3.82% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 12.22% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 44 57
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
287 360 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.86% 31.28% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 252 325 339
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 28 August 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 7 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Degree
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (38.10%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) Migration
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) Clustering
8 8 (38.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 7 (33.33%) High Availability
9 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (33.33%) MCSE
9 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) C#

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (9.52%) Moq
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DBA
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Release Manager
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) WinForms
5 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
5 2 (9.52%) LINQ
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Kanban
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) BCP
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Nintex