The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 70 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 0.62% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 2.33% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
223 172 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.67% 26.46% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 187 159 119
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
3 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (71.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (62.50%) Finance
5 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
7 17 (53.13%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (53.13%) ETL
8 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (46.88%) OLTP
9 15 (46.88%) DTS
10 14 (43.75%) Cognos
10 14 (43.75%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.88%) Line Management
12 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (18.75%) Degree
14 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (9.38%) C#
15 3 (9.38%) PHP
15 3 (9.38%) .NET
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle
15 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
15 3 (9.38%) MVC
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (71.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (53.13%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (46.88%) DTS
6 15 (46.88%) OLTP
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) DBA
2 24 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 19 (59.38%) Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (53.13%) ETL
3 14 (43.75%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (21.88%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Cognos
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp