The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 127 112 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 21 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 1.56% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 5.29% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 52
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
756 756 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.49% 29.44% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 619 669 521
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City -3 9 £50,000 -
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Watford -2 2 £46,250 +10.11%
St Albans - 2 £58,750 -
Hemel Hempstead -25 1 £50,000 +25.00%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (63.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (53.85%) SQL
4 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
5 31 (47.69%) Windows
6 29 (44.62%) .NET
7 25 (38.46%) VMware
8 23 (35.38%) T-SQL
9 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
9 22 (33.85%) XML
10 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (29.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
12 18 (27.69%) MVC
12 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (24.62%) Web Services
14 15 (23.08%) WSDL
14 15 (23.08%) SOAP
14 15 (23.08%) IIS
14 15 (23.08%) Java
14 15 (23.08%) Oracle
14 15 (23.08%) Scrum
14 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
15 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (20.00%) SAN
16 13 (20.00%) C#
16 13 (20.00%) Degree

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (23.08%) IIS
2 8 (12.31%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.77%) AquaLogic
3 7 (10.77%) JBoss
3 7 (10.77%) Tuxedo
3 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Maximo
2 5 (7.69%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (63.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (29.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
8 7 (10.77%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (10.77%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
10 4 (6.15%) Big Data
11 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.62%) DTS
12 2 (3.08%) OLAP
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) NuGet
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.54%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
2 8 (12.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Administrator
2 16 (24.62%) Server Administrator
3 15 (23.08%) DBA
4 14 (21.54%) SQL DBA
5 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) Head of Development
8 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Head of IT
9 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Development Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
12 1 (1.54%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) XML
3 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
4 16 (24.62%) Web Services
5 15 (23.08%) SOAP
5 15 (23.08%) WSDL
6 12 (18.46%) HTML
7 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
8 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.38%) Entity Framework
8 10 (15.38%) CSS
9 8 (12.31%) XSL
9 8 (12.31%) XSLT
9 8 (12.31%) jQuery
10 7 (10.77%) JAX-WS
10 7 (10.77%) JPA
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (10.77%) Spring
10 7 (10.77%) JSF
10 7 (10.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Replication
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) FMCG
2 7 (10.77%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.77%) EFT
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.77%) Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) MVC
2 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) Database Mirroring
6 9 (13.85%) Analytics
6 9 (13.85%) SOA
6 9 (13.85%) OO
7 8 (12.31%) TDD
7 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.77%) OOD
8 7 (10.77%) UML
8 7 (10.77%) BPEL
8 7 (10.77%) Business Development
8 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.77%) User Stories
8 7 (10.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) T-SQL
3 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.08%) Java
5 13 (20.00%) C#
6 8 (12.31%) VB
7 7 (10.77%) Python
7 7 (10.77%) VB6
7 7 (10.77%) COBOL
7 7 (10.77%) Delphi
7 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO 8583
2 6 (9.23%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) NFS
3 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (38.46%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) Micro Focus
4 7 (10.77%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) BEA
5 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter