The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK
Rank 443 327 200
Rank change year-on-year
-116 -127
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 481 941 1721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.94% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.89% 2.93% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 374 830 1506
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25517 32124 32601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 32.14% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21941 27168 27990
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -111 449 £44,000 +3.52% 63
London -103 116 £55,000 +10.00% 14
South East -39 88 £40,000 - 13
Yorkshire +13 68 £39,000 +8.33% 9
West Yorkshire +29 65 £37,750 +4.86% 8
East of England +54 58 £45,000 +63.63% 2
North West -15 58 £40,750 -5.78% 11
Leeds +25 47 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Manchester -30 35 £41,500 -4.04% 8
Surrey -12 24 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -37 24 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Suffolk - 24 £43,000 - 1
Scotland +26 22 £40,000 -3.61% 2
South West -30 21 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +49 20 £37,000 -32.72% 2
City of London -12 20 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Glasgow +35 17 £46,000 +31.42% 1
Essex +35 17 £42,500 -
Woking +10 17 £50,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire -2 16 £60,000 +84.61%
Hampshire -46 15 £37,500 - 6
East Midlands -21 13 £47,500 +15.85% 4
Reading +40 12 £39,750 -27.72% 2
Cheshire +21 11 £39,000 -15.67% 2
St Albans - 11 £60,000 -
Watford - 11 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +29 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Rickmansworth +10 10 £60,000 +263.63%
West Sussex +9 10 £43,750 +17.44%
Devon +2 10 £35,000 -

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 1154 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 853 (73.92%) SQL
3 793 (68.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 572 (49.57%) Microsoft
5 423 (36.66%) Windows
6 418 (36.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 412 (35.70%) .NET
8 396 (34.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 395 (34.23%) T-SQL
10 366 (31.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 352 (30.50%) C#
12 263 (22.79%) ASP.NET
13 255 (22.10%) Windows Server
14 215 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 213 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
16 212 (18.37%) Finance
16 212 (18.37%) MS Excel
17 197 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
18 194 (16.81%) MVC
19 184 (15.94%) HTML
20 178 (15.42%) Active Directory
21 176 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
22 162 (14.04%) SharePoint
23 160 (13.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 152 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
25 150 (13.00%) IIS
26 149 (12.91%) Web Services
27 147 (12.74%) MS Exchange
28 146 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
28 146 (12.65%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 162 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 150 (13.00%) IIS
3 147 (12.74%) MS Exchange
4 108 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (2.43%) CMS
9 27 (2.34%) Skype for Business
10 17 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (1.30%) Apache
12 15 (1.30%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.21%) JBoss
13 14 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.13%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 212 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 96 (8.32%) MS Office
3 20 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.04%) MS Project
6 8 (0.69%) Fireworks
6 8 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 4 (0.35%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Bankmaster
5 3 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Maximo
6 2 (0.17%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (5.29%) Office 365
3 34 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.86%) SaaS
5 28 (2.43%) PaaS
6 14 (1.21%) IaaS
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.15%) DNS
2 70 (6.07%) TCP/IP
3 69 (5.98%) Firewall
4 62 (5.37%) DHCP
5 57 (4.94%) SAN
6 50 (4.33%) VPN
7 35 (3.03%) LAN
8 32 (2.77%) WAN
9 29 (2.51%) Intranet
10 26 (2.25%) Internet
11 22 (1.91%) NAS
12 21 (1.82%) VoIP
13 17 (1.47%) HTTP
14 16 (1.39%) Wireless
15 14 (1.21%) Network Security
16 12 (1.04%) iSCSI
17 11 (0.95%) IP Telephony
17 11 (0.95%) Skype
18 10 (0.87%) DMZ
18 10 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1154 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 793 (68.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 418 (36.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 396 (34.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 366 (31.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 160 (13.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
8 120 (10.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 119 (10.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 105 (9.10%) Relational Database
11 63 (5.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 63 (5.46%) OLAP
12 62 (5.37%) DTS
13 57 (4.94%) MySQL
14 43 (3.73%) RDBMS
15 34 (2.95%) Oracle Database
16 32 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
17 28 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (2.34%) OLTP
19 24 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 143 (12.39%) Visual Studio
2 50 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 24 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (1.73%) NUnit
6 19 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 15 (1.30%) Subversion
7 15 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.04%) Moq
8 12 (1.04%) Selenium
9 11 (0.95%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (0.69%) NuGet
10 8 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.61%) JsTestDriver
12 5 (0.43%) MSTest
13 4 (0.35%) JIRA
14 3 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
15 2 (0.17%) Expression Web
15 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 212 (18.37%) Finance
2 43 (3.73%) Banking
2 43 (3.73%) Legal
3 40 (3.47%) Advertising
4 37 (3.21%) Marketing
5 26 (2.25%) Law
6 25 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.99%) Back Office
8 21 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.73%) Retail
10 14 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.78%) Automotive
12 8 (0.69%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.52%) Games
14 5 (0.43%) Front Office
14 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.35%) Billing
15 4 (0.35%) Local Government
16 1 (0.087%) Military
16 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 476 (41.25%) Developer
2 236 (20.45%) DBA
3 214 (18.54%) SQL DBA
4 207 (17.94%) .NET Developer
5 175 (15.16%) SQL Developer
6 172 (14.90%) C# Developer
7 156 (13.52%) Senior Developer
8 137 (11.87%) Analyst
9 127 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 87 (7.54%) SQL Server DBA
11 84 (7.28%) Senior .NET Developer
12 81 (7.02%) Administrator
13 76 (6.59%) Support Analyst
14 74 (6.41%) Support Engineer
15 68 (5.89%) Senior C# Developer
16 65 (5.63%) Applications Support
17 64 (5.55%) ASP.NET Developer
18 63 (5.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 57 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 57 (4.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (35.70%) .NET
2 263 (22.79%) ASP.NET
3 184 (15.94%) HTML
4 149 (12.91%) Web Services
5 143 (12.39%) CSS
6 136 (11.79%) XML
7 116 (10.05%) .NET Framework
8 114 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 106 (9.19%) jQuery
10 104 (9.01%) WCF
11 78 (6.76%) Ajax
12 57 (4.94%) SOAP
13 41 (3.55%) Entity Framework
14 40 (3.47%) XSLT
15 39 (3.38%) AngularJS
16 38 (3.29%) XHTML
17 35 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (3.03%) WPF
18 32 (2.77%) HTML5
19 28 (2.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.92%) Clustering
2 121 (10.49%) Replication
3 90 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 25 (2.17%) Statistics
8 20 (1.73%) iPad
9 16 (1.39%) Data Extraction
9 16 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.95%) New Media
12 10 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.87%) iPhone
13 9 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 423 (36.66%) Windows
2 255 (22.10%) Windows Server
3 215 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 176 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 146 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (4.94%) Linux
7 52 (4.51%) Windows 7
8 45 (3.90%) Windows XP
9 43 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 38 (3.29%) Unix
11 23 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.82%) Solaris
13 18 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 16 (1.39%) Windows 10
15 13 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.61%) Android
16 7 (0.61%) CentOS
17 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 194 (16.81%) MVC
4 139 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
5 121 (10.49%) ITIL
6 110 (9.53%) High Availability
7 99 (8.58%) ETL
8 98 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 91 (7.89%) Migration
10 61 (5.29%) SDLC
11 59 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 56 (4.85%) Service Delivery
13 55 (4.77%) Project Management
14 54 (4.68%) Scrum
15 48 (4.16%) Change Management
16 47 (4.07%) OO
16 47 (4.07%) Software Engineering
17 46 (3.99%) Data Modelling
18 42 (3.64%) Data Analysis
19 41 (3.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 853 (73.92%) SQL
2 395 (34.23%) T-SQL
3 352 (30.50%) C#
4 137 (11.87%) JavaScript
5 99 (8.58%) VB.NET
6 74 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 73 (6.33%) VB
8 37 (3.21%) VBScript
9 17 (1.47%) Java
9 17 (1.47%) VBA
10 14 (1.21%) C
10 14 (1.21%) VB6
11 12 (1.04%) C++
11 12 (1.04%) PHP
11 12 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.61%) R
12 7 (0.61%) X++
13 6 (0.52%) Python
14 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 152 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (11.44%) Degree
3 54 (4.68%) MCSA
4 40 (3.47%) MCITP
5 38 (3.29%) Security Cleared
6 36 (3.12%) SC Cleared
7 30 (2.60%) MCSE
8 25 (2.17%) MCTS
9 18 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.47%) MCP
11 15 (1.30%) CISSP
12 14 (1.21%) CISA
13 13 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.78%) CCNA
15 8 (0.69%) CEH
15 8 (0.69%) GCIH
16 7 (0.61%) MCDBA
16 7 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.52%) OCP
18 5 (0.43%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.55%) SLA
2 16 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.39%) QA
3 8 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.52%) WAI
4 6 (0.52%) WCAG
5 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.51%) XenApp
4 42 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 36 (3.12%) vSphere
6 29 (2.51%) Hyper-V
7 20 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.78%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.69%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.26%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.26%) XenServer
15 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (4.16%) SCCM
2 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (1.56%) SCOM
3 17 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
4 15 (1.30%) Perfmon
5 12 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.69%) Nessus
6 8 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.69%) WSUS
7 7 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.26%) Puppet
10 3 (0.26%) Simpana
11 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.17%) Opsview
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 572 (49.57%) Microsoft
2 146 (12.65%) VMware
3 112 (9.71%) Oracle
4 81 (7.02%) Citrix
5 67 (5.81%) Cisco
6 38 (3.29%) HP
7 20 (1.73%) Sybase
8 19 (1.65%) Dell
8 19 (1.65%) EMC
8 19 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.65%) Sophos
9 16 (1.39%) Cognos
9 16 (1.39%) NetApp
10 15 (1.30%) Avaya
10 15 (1.30%) Intel Security
10 15 (1.30%) Symantec
11 14 (1.21%) CommVault
11 14 (1.21%) IBM
11 14 (1.21%) Kaspersky
11 14 (1.21%) Tableau
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onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £40-55K + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35 hour week, 4=24 days holiday, Pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 24 days holiday, flexible working, 3
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 75k per year + Amazing Bens!
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25000 to £30000 per annum, + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago