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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 418 251 153
Rank change year-on-year
-167 -98
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 671 1435 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 1.31% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 4.02% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 586 1258 2209
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
29535 35703 38806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.00% 32.63% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25184 30126 33344
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -158 650 £47,500 +11.76% 61
London -60 278 £52,500 -4.54% 15
South East -94 108 £47,000 +17.50% 13
Yorkshire -42 89 £38,500 -0.64% 5
West Yorkshire -8 78 £40,000 - 4
City of London +13 57 £61,250 +16.66% 4
Leeds +18 56 £38,500 +5.47% 2
North West -29 54 £42,500 +13.33% 13
East Midlands -17 42 £41,500 -7.77% 4
Surrey -1 37 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester -23 35 £47,500 +46.15% 8
West Midlands -71 31 £37,500 - 5
East of England -39 20 £37,000 -17.77% 3
South West -61 17 £38,000 +5.55% 1
Hampshire -42 16 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Berkshire -6 15 £47,500 - 3
Bradford -8 15 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -27 14 £41,250 +5.76%
Leicestershire -27 13 £55,000 +23.59% 2
Milton Keynes +20 12 £38,250 -1.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £38,250 -4.37% 3
Leicester -9 12 £57,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -24 12 £36,000 -8.86% 2
Derbyshire +7 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Tamworth +5 10 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Tyne and Wear +4 10 £40,500 +35.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 10 £40,500 +42.10% 2
North East -2 10 £40,500 +62.00% 2
Hertfordshire -9 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Staffordshire -14 10 £37,500 -9.63% 1

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1511 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1089 (72.07%) SQL
3 1053 (69.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 711 (47.05%) Microsoft
5 601 (39.77%) Windows
6 580 (38.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 567 (37.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 524 (34.68%) T-SQL
9 517 (34.22%) .NET
10 496 (32.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 436 (28.86%) C#
12 408 (27.00%) MS Excel
13 372 (24.62%) Finance
14 313 (20.71%) Windows Server
15 304 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 288 (19.06%) Active Directory
16 288 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
17 281 (18.60%) ASP.NET
18 261 (17.27%) HTML
19 249 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
20 241 (15.95%) JavaScript
21 239 (15.82%) XML
22 236 (15.62%) Data Warehouse
22 236 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
23 222 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 218 (14.43%) ETL
25 216 (14.30%) VMware
26 208 (13.77%) MVC
27 200 (13.24%) CSS
28 196 (12.97%) Web 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
1 193 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 158 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (10.26%) IIS
4 119 (7.88%) SharePoint
5 73 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 66 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.72%) JBoss
10 26 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.26%) Apache
13 16 (1.06%) Skype for Business
14 13 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.79%) CMS
16 6 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
17 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 408 (27.00%) MS Excel
2 123 (8.14%) MS Office
3 24 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.46%) Misys Opics
4 6 (0.40%) Bankmaster
4 6 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Changepoint
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.066%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.066%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.066%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (4.17%) Office 365
3 26 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.73%) Mimecast
5 10 (0.66%) PaaS
6 9 (0.60%) IaaS
6 9 (0.60%) SaaS
7 6 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.40%) Yammer
8 1 (0.066%) GitHub
8 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 163 (10.79%) SAN
2 117 (7.74%) Firewall
3 90 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 86 (5.69%) DNS
5 75 (4.96%) DHCP
6 60 (3.97%) NAS
7 52 (3.44%) VPN
8 51 (3.38%) LAN
9 47 (3.11%) WAN
10 35 (2.32%) VLAN
11 31 (2.05%) SSL
12 28 (1.85%) Internet
13 27 (1.79%) HTTP
14 24 (1.59%) Intranet
15 20 (1.32%) Skype
16 19 (1.26%) LDAP
17 17 (1.13%) VoIP
18 13 (0.86%) Wireless
19 10 (0.66%) FTP
19 10 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1511 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1053 (69.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 580 (38.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 567 (37.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 496 (32.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 236 (15.62%) Data Warehouse
7 222 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 180 (11.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 161 (10.66%) Relational Database
10 157 (10.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 69 (4.57%) Oracle Database
12 62 (4.10%) OLAP
13 59 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
14 58 (3.84%) RDBMS
15 55 (3.64%) QlikView
16 53 (3.51%) MySQL
17 47 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
18 38 (2.51%) DTS
19 37 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 36 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 132 (8.74%) Visual Studio
2 123 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 50 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (2.32%) Mercurial
6 25 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 25 (1.65%) Subversion
7 22 (1.46%) NUnit
8 15 (0.99%) Selenium
9 12 (0.79%) Moq
9 12 (0.79%) MSTest
10 8 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 7 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.20%) ERwin
13 3 (0.20%) JsTestDriver
13 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (0.20%) Xcode
14 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 372 (24.62%) Finance
2 89 (5.89%) Banking
3 66 (4.37%) Legal
4 39 (2.58%) Marketing
5 37 (2.45%) Back Office
6 34 (2.25%) Retail
7 33 (2.18%) Law
8 28 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.59%) Advertising
10 22 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.73%) Electronics
13 11 (0.73%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.53%) Publishing
15 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.40%) Automotive
17 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.26%) French Language
18 4 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 686 (45.40%) Developer
2 312 (20.65%) DBA
3 308 (20.38%) SQL Developer
4 287 (18.99%) SQL DBA
5 254 (16.81%) .NET Developer
6 219 (14.49%) C# Developer
7 183 (12.11%) Analyst
8 179 (11.85%) Administrator
9 170 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
10 161 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 147 (9.73%) SQL Server Developer
12 132 (8.74%) Senior Developer
13 128 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 119 (7.88%) SSIS Developer
15 90 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 83 (5.49%) Support Analyst
18 81 (5.36%) Support Engineer
19 78 (5.16%) Senior C# Developer
20 68 (4.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (34.22%) .NET
2 281 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 261 (17.27%) HTML
4 239 (15.82%) XML
5 200 (13.24%) CSS
6 196 (12.97%) Web Services
7 148 (9.79%) .NET Framework
8 129 (8.54%) jQuery
9 119 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 92 (6.09%) Entity Framework
11 89 (5.89%) WCF
12 78 (5.16%) Ajax
13 76 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 64 (4.24%) HTML5
15 59 (3.90%) XSLT
16 50 (3.31%) SOAP
17 45 (2.98%) MDX
17 45 (2.98%) WinForms
18 34 (2.25%) AngularJS
19 32 (2.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 175 (11.58%) Replication
2 129 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (8.54%) Clustering
3 53 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 45 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.91%) N-Tier
6 38 (2.51%) Blackberry
6 38 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 28 (1.85%) Smartcard
8 27 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 25 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.13%) Statistics
13 14 (0.93%) PKI
14 13 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.86%) iPhone
15 12 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 601 (39.77%) Windows
2 313 (20.71%) Windows Server
3 304 (20.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 249 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 196 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (8.27%) Linux
7 118 (7.81%) Windows 7
8 57 (3.77%) Unix
9 39 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.32%) Windows XP
11 32 (2.12%) Windows 10
12 27 (1.79%) Android
13 24 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (1.26%) Solaris
15 17 (1.13%) Apple iOS
16 16 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (0.73%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.60%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.53%) Windows 2000
20 7 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
2 236 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (14.43%) ETL
4 208 (13.77%) MVC
5 170 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
6 132 (8.74%) High Availability
7 131 (8.67%) ITIL
8 117 (7.74%) Mentoring
9 99 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
10 97 (6.42%) Scrum
11 83 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 80 (5.29%) Web Development
13 79 (5.23%) OO
14 70 (4.63%) TDD
15 68 (4.50%) Migration
16 65 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (4.10%) Data Modelling
18 59 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
18 59 (3.90%) SDLC
19 58 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1089 (72.07%) SQL
2 524 (34.68%) T-SQL
3 436 (28.86%) C#
4 241 (15.95%) JavaScript
5 145 (9.60%) VB.NET
6 131 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 122 (8.07%) VB
8 80 (5.29%) VBA
9 51 (3.38%) VBScript
10 46 (3.04%) Java
11 41 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 33 (2.18%) VB6
13 25 (1.65%) C
13 25 (1.65%) Perl
14 20 (1.32%) XPath
15 16 (1.06%) C++
16 11 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.73%) PHP
17 8 (0.53%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 178 (11.78%) Degree
2 166 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (5.10%) MCSE
4 57 (3.77%) MCSA
5 52 (3.44%) MCTS
6 43 (2.85%) MCITP
7 39 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 33 (2.18%) MCDBA
10 30 (1.99%) MCP
11 29 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (1.46%) CCNA
13 20 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (1.19%) MCPD
15 15 (0.99%) CCNP
15 15 (0.99%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.66%) CCA
18 10 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.55%) SLA
2 38 (2.51%) QA
3 23 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.99%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.33%) GAMP
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.066%) FISMA
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 288 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 158 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (5.63%) vSphere
4 68 (4.50%) XenApp
5 48 (3.18%) Hyper-V
6 40 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
7 35 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (2.18%) XenDesktop
10 31 (2.05%) VMware ESX
11 24 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.73%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.60%) vCloud
15 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.40%) SRDF
15 6 (0.40%) Xen
15 6 (0.40%) XenServer
16 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 46 (3.04%) SCCM
2 31 (2.05%) Backup Exec
3 30 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (1.39%) WSUS
5 18 (1.19%) LiteSpeed
6 15 (0.99%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.93%) Perfmon
8 10 (0.66%) DameWare
9 9 (0.60%) Nagios
9 9 (0.60%) Opsview
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (0.60%) vMotion
10 8 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.53%) SCOM
11 7 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.46%) OpenAM
12 6 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 711 (47.05%) Microsoft
2 216 (14.30%) VMware
3 162 (10.72%) Oracle
4 120 (7.94%) Citrix
5 85 (5.63%) Cisco
6 70 (4.63%) HP
7 40 (2.65%) Dell
7 40 (2.65%) IBM
8 33 (2.18%) NetApp
8 33 (2.18%) Symantec
9 31 (2.05%) EMC
10 28 (1.85%) Avaya
11 25 (1.65%) Cognos
12 20 (1.32%) SonicWALL
13 18 (1.19%) Apple
13 18 (1.19%) Intel Security
13 18 (1.19%) Tableau
14 17 (1.13%) RedGate
14 17 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.13%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + £7.2K Car,10% Bonus,Stock,Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago