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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 42 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.85% 1.01% 2.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.89% 4.12% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 13
Average salary £39,750 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,400 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
180 97 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.73% 24.49% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 92 158
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (100.00%) SQL
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (84.85%) ETL
4 27 (81.82%) T-SQL
4 27 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (75.76%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (60.61%) OLTP
7 20 (60.61%) DTS
7 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (51.52%) Cognos
9 15 (45.45%) Finance
10 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
11 12 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 12 (36.36%) Clustering
11 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (33.33%) Project Management
13 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
13 10 (30.30%) Banking
14 6 (18.18%) Migration
14 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
14 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
15 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
15 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (75.76%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (60.61%) DTS
5 20 (60.61%) OLTP
5 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) DBA
2 16 (48.48%) SQL DBA
3 10 (30.30%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) ETL
2 22 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
4 11 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) HND
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle