The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 71 80 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 30 7 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.54% 0.79% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.54% 3.48% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 35
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £32,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
398 201 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.73% 22.56% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 375 188 288
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Cardiff +7 25 £39,750 +20.45%
Newport +7 5 £42,500 +32.81%
SQL Server 2005
Wales

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (89.36%) SQL
3 38 (80.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
5 35 (74.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (72.34%) T-SQL
7 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (61.70%) ETL
10 25 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (42.55%) OLTP
12 20 (42.55%) DTS
13 18 (38.30%) Clustering
14 17 (36.17%) Finance
14 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
14 17 (36.17%) Cognos
15 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
16 12 (25.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (23.40%) Project Management
18 10 (21.28%) Banking
18 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
19 6 (12.77%) Migration
19 6 (12.77%) Replication
19 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
19 6 (12.77%) Kimball Methodology
19 6 (12.77%) Data Transformation
20 5 (10.64%) SAN
21 4 (8.51%) .NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (80.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (74.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (42.55%) DTS
7 20 (42.55%) OLTP
8 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.13%) Ingres
11 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) DBA
2 20 (42.55%) SQL DBA
3 15 (31.91%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 1 (2.13%) Server Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) COM
2 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) ETL
2 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
4 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (12.77%) Data Transformation
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.13%) BDD
8 1 (2.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) SQL
2 34 (72.34%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Cognos
3 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle