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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 407 274 184
Rank change year-on-year
-133 -90
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 668 1262 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 1.15% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 3.71% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 582 1118 1780
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
28557 33983 36855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 31.07% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24391 28689 31045
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 2016 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 28 August 2016. 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 trends)
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 -133 637 £45,000 +2.27% 84
London -91 222 £50,000 -9.09% 15
South East -121 95 £47,500 +13.09% 16
Yorkshire -3 85 £42,500 +14.86% 15
West Yorkshire +3 69 £42,500 +14.86% 12
North West -21 69 £38,424 -9.59% 14
West Midlands +2 58 £37,500 - 8
City of London +20 57 £59,500 +8.18% 7
Leeds +31 53 £42,500 +18.05% 9
East of England -33 44 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester -42 41 £47,500 +11.76% 9
East Midlands +2 34 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Essex -7 27 £40,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -8 27 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire -11 25 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Leicestershire +17 21 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Cheshire +31 17 £31,000 -31.11% 4
West Sussex -13 17 £52,500 +25.00%
Staffordshire +2 16 £37,500 +3.44% 5
Leicester +2 16 £52,500 +44.82% 2
Chelmsford 0 16 £37,000 -15.90%
Berkshire -11 16 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Surrey -26 15 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South West -46 15 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Tyne and Wear +5 12 £40,500 +15.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 12 £40,500 +2.53% 1
North East +2 12 £40,500 +47.27% 2
Bradford -17 12 £45,000 - 1
Crewe - 12 £30,000 - 1

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 1371 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1047 (76.37%) SQL
3 976 (71.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 642 (46.83%) Microsoft
5 565 (41.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 517 (37.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 504 (36.76%) Windows
8 479 (34.94%) T-SQL
9 456 (33.26%) .NET
10 430 (31.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 396 (28.88%) C#
12 335 (24.43%) MS Excel
13 324 (23.63%) Finance
14 279 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 279 (20.35%) Windows Server
15 250 (18.23%) ASP.NET
16 249 (18.16%) Business Intelligence
17 231 (16.85%) Active Directory
18 225 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 219 (15.97%) HTML
20 218 (15.90%) Data Warehouse
21 206 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
22 198 (14.44%) XML
23 195 (14.22%) JavaScript
24 189 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 186 (13.57%) VMware
26 182 (13.27%) MVC
26 182 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
27 178 (12.98%) ETL
28 176 (12.84%) SQL Server 2014

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
1 163 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 132 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (9.12%) IIS
4 110 (8.02%) SharePoint
5 49 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 41 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
8 35 (2.55%) JBoss
8 35 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 34 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.90%) Apache
12 23 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (0.88%) Skype for Business
16 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.66%) CMS
17 9 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 335 (24.43%) MS Excel
2 99 (7.22%) MS Office
3 17 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.66%) Misys Opics
4 6 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.22%) Bankmaster
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.15%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.073%) Maximo
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.073%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (4.60%) Office 365
3 32 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.17%) SaaS
5 13 (0.95%) PaaS
6 9 (0.66%) IaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.073%) GitHub
9 1 (0.073%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 125 (9.12%) SAN
2 86 (6.27%) Firewall
3 73 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 64 (4.67%) DNS
5 58 (4.23%) DHCP
6 46 (3.36%) LAN
6 46 (3.36%) VPN
7 43 (3.14%) NAS
8 42 (3.06%) WAN
9 32 (2.33%) HTTP
10 28 (2.04%) Internet
11 25 (1.82%) Skype
12 21 (1.53%) VLAN
13 13 (0.95%) Intranet
13 13 (0.95%) VoIP
13 13 (0.95%) Wireless
14 12 (0.88%) SSL
15 10 (0.73%) IP Telephony
15 10 (0.73%) LDAP
16 8 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1371 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 976 (71.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 565 (41.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 517 (37.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 430 (31.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 218 (15.90%) Data Warehouse
7 189 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 176 (12.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 156 (11.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 127 (9.26%) Relational Database
11 74 (5.40%) MySQL
12 57 (4.16%) Oracle Database
13 53 (3.87%) DTS
14 49 (3.57%) RDBMS
15 48 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 40 (2.92%) QlikView
17 38 (2.77%) OLAP
18 34 (2.48%) Big Data
18 34 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 141 (10.28%) Visual Studio
2 102 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 44 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 38 (2.77%) Mercurial
6 25 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 21 (1.53%) NUnit
8 14 (1.02%) Selenium
8 14 (1.02%) Subversion
9 10 (0.73%) Moq
9 10 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.66%) MSTest
11 4 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.15%) Grunt
13 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.15%) JIRA
13 2 (0.15%) JsTestDriver
13 2 (0.15%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.15%) StyleCop
General
1 324 (23.63%) Finance
2 98 (7.15%) Banking
3 79 (5.76%) Legal
4 36 (2.63%) Law
5 30 (2.19%) Back Office
5 30 (2.19%) Marketing
6 29 (2.12%) Retail
7 28 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.60%) Advertising
9 21 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.51%) Automotive
12 7 (0.51%) Electronics
12 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.36%) Front Office
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 587 (42.82%) Developer
2 297 (21.66%) DBA
3 270 (19.69%) SQL Developer
4 265 (19.33%) SQL DBA
5 232 (16.92%) .NET Developer
6 199 (14.51%) C# Developer
7 177 (12.91%) Analyst
8 152 (11.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 145 (10.58%) SQL Server DBA
10 126 (9.19%) Administrator
11 122 (8.90%) Senior Developer
12 121 (8.83%) SQL Server Developer
13 105 (7.66%) SSIS Developer
14 89 (6.49%) Support Engineer
15 88 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 84 (6.13%) Support Analyst
18 82 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 82 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
19 79 (5.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (33.26%) .NET
2 250 (18.23%) ASP.NET
3 219 (15.97%) HTML
4 198 (14.44%) XML
5 169 (12.33%) CSS
6 152 (11.09%) Web Services
7 129 (9.41%) .NET Framework
8 120 (8.75%) jQuery
9 107 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (4.89%) Entity Framework
11 65 (4.74%) Ajax
12 63 (4.60%) WCF
13 57 (4.16%) SOAP
14 54 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 49 (3.57%) XSLT
16 43 (3.14%) HTML5
17 36 (2.63%) AngularJS
18 35 (2.55%) MDX
19 33 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.45%) Replication
2 118 (8.61%) Clustering
3 95 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.06%) N-Tier
6 40 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 22 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 20 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 16 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.02%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.95%) iPad
13 13 (0.95%) iPhone
13 13 (0.95%) Statistics
14 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.73%) Data Extraction
15 10 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 504 (36.76%) Windows
2 279 (20.35%) Windows Server
2 279 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 225 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 182 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (8.17%) Linux
6 81 (5.91%) Windows 7
7 63 (4.60%) Unix
8 37 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 32 (2.33%) Solaris
10 29 (2.12%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (1.46%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.31%) Android
15 11 (0.80%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.73%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.66%) AIX
18 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (18.16%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (13.27%) MVC
4 178 (12.98%) ETL
5 147 (10.72%) Performance Tuning
6 109 (7.95%) ITIL
7 102 (7.44%) High Availability
8 93 (6.78%) Scrum
9 91 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 88 (6.42%) Migration
11 80 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
12 71 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 71 (5.18%) OO
13 58 (4.23%) Web Development
14 56 (4.08%) SDLC
15 55 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (3.79%) Data Analysis
16 52 (3.79%) Project Management
17 51 (3.72%) Data Modelling
17 51 (3.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1047 (76.37%) SQL
2 479 (34.94%) T-SQL
3 396 (28.88%) C#
4 195 (14.22%) JavaScript
5 139 (10.14%) VB.NET
6 108 (7.88%) VB
7 96 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 43 (3.14%) VBA
9 36 (2.63%) Java
10 35 (2.55%) VBScript
11 21 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.39%) VB6
13 16 (1.17%) C
14 15 (1.09%) C++
15 14 (1.02%) Perl
15 14 (1.02%) XPath
16 12 (0.88%) X++
17 11 (0.80%) PHP
18 8 (0.58%) Bourne shell
19 7 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 170 (12.40%) Degree
2 163 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (4.45%) MCSE
4 55 (4.01%) MCITP
5 48 (3.50%) MCSA
5 48 (3.50%) MCTS
6 38 (2.77%) Security Cleared
7 29 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (1.75%) MCP
9 23 (1.68%) SC Cleared
10 22 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.60%) MCDBA
11 18 (1.31%) CCNA
12 15 (1.09%) MCPD
13 13 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.80%) CCNP
14 11 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.66%) CCA
15 9 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.78%) SLA
2 19 (1.39%) QA
3 15 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.22%) GAMP
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.073%) COBIT
7 1 (0.073%) WAI
7 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 231 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 135 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (5.11%) vSphere
4 48 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
5 46 (3.36%) XenApp
6 38 (2.77%) Hyper-V
7 37 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 32 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (0.66%) vCloud
13 7 (0.51%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.44%) XenServer
15 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.15%) SRDF
16 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (4.38%) SCCM
2 26 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 24 (1.75%) WSUS
4 21 (1.53%) SCOM
5 17 (1.24%) Perfmon
6 14 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 13 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.73%) DameWare
9 10 (0.73%) OpenAM
10 9 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (0.66%) Nagios
10 9 (0.66%) vMotion
11 8 (0.58%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.58%) LiteSpeed
12 6 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 642 (46.83%) Microsoft
2 186 (13.57%) VMware
3 146 (10.65%) Oracle
4 95 (6.93%) Citrix
5 83 (6.05%) Cisco
6 51 (3.72%) HP
7 36 (2.63%) Dell
8 32 (2.33%) NetApp
9 30 (2.19%) EMC
10 29 (2.12%) Avaya
11 27 (1.97%) Symantec
12 25 (1.82%) Sybase
13 23 (1.68%) IBM
14 22 (1.60%) Tableau
15 21 (1.53%) RedGate
16 18 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
16 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.31%) Veritas
17 15 (1.09%) SAP
17 15 (1.09%) Sophos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + On call allowance up to £8k
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c40-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £42.5k - 75k per year + Pension, Medical + 36 hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago