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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK
Rank 464 350 207
Rank change year-on-year
-114 -143
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 433 896 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.88% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 2.77% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 347 792 1482
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%

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
25165 32309 33175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 31.58% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21454 27397 28415
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,150
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -110 396 £42,500 -1.16% 42
London -126 93 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +39 79 £37,500 -0.66% 6
South East -47 71 £37,500 -7.97% 12
West Yorkshire +39 69 £40,000 +5.26% 6
Leeds +37 51 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East of England +35 47 £45,000 +45.16% 1
North West -20 46 £41,500 -4.04% 4
Manchester -39 29 £41,500 -5.94% 3
West Midlands -11 28 £43,000 +4.55% 3
Scotland +37 25 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Suffolk - 24 £43,000 -
Berkshire +42 21 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Glasgow +33 17 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Reading +39 15 £39,750 -16.31% 1
Surrey +6 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West -7 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Midlands -12 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hampshire -21 14 £37,500 +2.73% 2
City of London -5 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex +28 10 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £60,000 +93.54%
Wales +15 9 £36,500 +25.32% 1
Merseyside +9 9 £50,000 -
Watford +8 9 £60,000 +14.28%
Woking +7 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Liverpool +15 8 £51,250 -
Solihull +5 8 £34,000 -29.16% 1
Rickmansworth - 8 £60,000 -
St Albans - 8 £60,000 -

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1051 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 745 (70.88%) SQL
3 706 (67.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 534 (50.81%) Microsoft
5 399 (37.96%) Windows
6 372 (35.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 371 (35.30%) .NET
8 347 (33.02%) T-SQL
9 332 (31.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 319 (30.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 319 (30.35%) C#
11 250 (23.79%) ASP.NET
12 242 (23.03%) Windows Server
13 198 (18.84%) MS Excel
14 197 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
15 195 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 184 (17.51%) MVC
17 175 (16.65%) Business Intelligence
18 172 (16.37%) Finance
19 166 (15.79%) HTML
20 164 (15.60%) Active Directory
21 163 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
22 159 (15.13%) SharePoint
23 147 (13.99%) MS Exchange
24 143 (13.61%) VMware
25 142 (13.51%) IIS
26 141 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
27 140 (13.32%) Web Services
28 136 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
28 136 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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
1 159 (15.13%) SharePoint
2 147 (13.99%) MS Exchange
3 142 (13.51%) IIS
4 114 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (3.52%) CMS
7 34 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (2.85%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.05%) Apache
13 10 (0.95%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.86%) JBoss
14 9 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 198 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 91 (8.66%) MS Office
3 15 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.43%) MS Project
4 13 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.57%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.57%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 3 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.19%) Maximo
7 2 (0.19%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.19%) Softmar
7 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.095%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.095%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 85 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (5.61%) Office 365
3 30 (2.85%) SaaS
4 28 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (2.28%) PaaS
6 14 (1.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Asana
7 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.28%) Firewall
2 65 (6.18%) TCP/IP
3 64 (6.09%) DNS
4 60 (5.71%) SAN
5 53 (5.04%) DHCP
6 52 (4.95%) VPN
7 38 (3.62%) LAN
8 35 (3.33%) WAN
9 27 (2.57%) Intranet
10 26 (2.47%) VoIP
11 24 (2.28%) NAS
12 21 (2.00%) Internet
13 20 (1.90%) Wireless
14 14 (1.33%) Network Security
15 13 (1.24%) DMZ
15 13 (1.24%) LDAP
16 12 (1.14%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.05%) Unified Communications
18 10 (0.95%) Ethernet
18 10 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 706 (67.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (35.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 332 (31.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 319 (30.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 116 (11.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 109 (10.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 104 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (7.80%) Relational Database
11 64 (6.09%) OLAP
12 53 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 53 (5.04%) MySQL
13 47 (4.47%) DTS
14 35 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
15 34 (3.24%) RDBMS
16 32 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
17 27 (2.57%) Oracle Database
18 26 (2.47%) OLTP
19 21 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 121 (11.51%) Visual Studio
2 45 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 24 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (1.71%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.62%) NUnit
7 15 (1.43%) Subversion
8 13 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.95%) Selenium
10 9 (0.86%) Moq
10 9 (0.86%) NuGet
11 7 (0.67%) JsTestDriver
11 7 (0.67%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.48%) JIRA
14 3 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
15 2 (0.19%) Expression Web
15 2 (0.19%) MSTest
15 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 172 (16.37%) Finance
2 43 (4.09%) Advertising
3 34 (3.24%) Legal
4 33 (3.14%) Marketing
5 27 (2.57%) Banking
6 23 (2.19%) Law
7 22 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.00%) Back Office
9 18 (1.71%) Retail
10 14 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.33%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.57%) Automotive
11 6 (0.57%) Local Government
11 6 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.095%) Military
Job Titles
1 422 (40.15%) Developer
2 217 (20.65%) DBA
3 201 (19.12%) SQL DBA
4 188 (17.89%) .NET Developer
5 155 (14.75%) C# Developer
6 140 (13.32%) SQL Developer
7 136 (12.94%) Senior Developer
8 122 (11.61%) Analyst
9 109 (10.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 76 (7.23%) SQL Server DBA
11 73 (6.95%) Administrator
12 68 (6.47%) Support Analyst
13 67 (6.37%) Senior .NET Developer
14 65 (6.18%) Support Engineer
15 53 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 52 (4.95%) Applications Support
17 50 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
17 50 (4.76%) Software Developer
18 49 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 46 (4.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (35.30%) .NET
2 250 (23.79%) ASP.NET
3 166 (15.79%) HTML
4 140 (13.32%) Web Services
5 130 (12.37%) CSS
6 120 (11.42%) XML
7 117 (11.13%) WCF
8 111 (10.56%) .NET Framework
9 107 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 93 (8.85%) jQuery
11 67 (6.37%) Ajax
12 48 (4.57%) SOAP
13 40 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (3.81%) Entity Framework
14 38 (3.62%) XHTML
15 33 (3.14%) WPF
15 33 (3.14%) XSLT
16 30 (2.85%) HTML5
17 29 (2.76%) AngularJS
18 25 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.46%) Clustering
2 109 (10.37%) Replication
3 78 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.95%) Data Centre
5 31 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 23 (2.19%) Statistics
8 19 (1.81%) iPad
9 17 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.43%) Data Extraction
12 13 (1.24%) New Media
13 11 (1.05%) iPhone
14 9 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.86%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.86%) Reinsurance
15 8 (0.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 399 (37.96%) Windows
2 242 (23.03%) Windows Server
3 195 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 163 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (4.95%) Linux
7 51 (4.85%) Windows 7
8 46 (4.38%) Windows XP
9 39 (3.71%) Windows 8
10 33 (3.14%) Unix
11 19 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 15 (1.43%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.24%) Solaris
14 10 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.76%) Android
15 8 (0.76%) CentOS
16 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (17.51%) MVC
3 175 (16.65%) Business Intelligence
4 131 (12.46%) Performance Tuning
5 116 (11.04%) ITIL
6 105 (9.99%) High Availability
7 99 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 95 (9.04%) ETL
9 79 (7.52%) Migration
10 56 (5.33%) Project Management
11 55 (5.23%) Service Delivery
12 51 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 51 (4.85%) SDLC
13 47 (4.47%) Scrum
14 44 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
15 41 (3.90%) Change Management
15 41 (3.90%) Data Analysis
15 41 (3.90%) Software Engineering
16 40 (3.81%) Change Control
17 39 (3.71%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 745 (70.88%) SQL
2 347 (33.02%) T-SQL
3 319 (30.35%) C#
4 115 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 83 (7.90%) VB.NET
6 64 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 58 (5.52%) VB
8 39 (3.71%) VBScript
9 18 (1.71%) VBA
10 16 (1.52%) C
11 12 (1.14%) VB6
12 11 (1.05%) Java
12 11 (1.05%) PHP
13 10 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.76%) C++
15 6 (0.57%) R
16 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.38%) Python
16 4 (0.38%) X++
17 3 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 136 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (12.18%) Degree
3 48 (4.57%) MCSA
4 40 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 37 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 33 (3.14%) MCITP
7 31 (2.95%) MCSE
8 18 (1.71%) MCP
9 17 (1.62%) MCTS
10 16 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.24%) CISSP
12 12 (1.14%) CISA
13 11 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.76%) CCNA
14 8 (0.76%) CEH
14 8 (0.76%) GCIH
15 7 (0.67%) MCDBA
16 3 (0.29%) HND
16 3 (0.29%) MCT
16 3 (0.29%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.14%) SLA
2 16 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.52%) QA
3 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.48%) WAI
4 5 (0.48%) WCAG
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 164 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 100 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.85%) XenApp
4 40 (3.81%) VMware ESX
5 38 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.85%) vSphere
7 17 (1.62%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.76%) ProxySG
12 7 (0.67%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.38%) XenServer
15 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (4.38%) SCCM
2 17 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
4 14 (1.33%) Perfmon
4 14 (1.33%) SCOM
5 8 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.76%) Nessus
6 7 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.57%) Puppet
7 6 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.57%) WSUS
8 5 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.38%) DameWare
9 4 (0.38%) SCSM
10 3 (0.29%) Ansible
10 3 (0.29%) Opsview
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 534 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.61%) VMware
3 91 (8.66%) Oracle
4 73 (6.95%) Citrix
5 61 (5.80%) Cisco
6 34 (3.24%) HP
7 22 (2.09%) IBM
8 21 (2.00%) NetApp
9 17 (1.62%) Dell
10 16 (1.52%) Avaya
10 16 (1.52%) Cognos
10 16 (1.52%) EMC
11 15 (1.43%) Dell Compellent
11 15 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.33%) Sophos
13 13 (1.24%) CommVault
13 13 (1.24%) Sybase
13 13 (1.24%) Symantec
14 12 (1.14%) Intel Security
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