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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 410 254 168
Rank change year-on-year
-156 -86
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 676 1386 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 3.97% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 592 1212 1950
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
29124 34912 37414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.74% 31.81% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24743 29407 31937
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -150 647 £47,500 +11.76% 79
London -65 260 £52,500 -4.54% 19
South East -126 96 £47,500 +13.09% 13
Yorkshire -18 88 £38,500 +4.35% 11
West Yorkshire +7 75 £39,000 +4.00% 9
City of London +10 65 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West -17 65 £41,750 +4.37% 11
Leeds +24 56 £38,500 +7.69% 8
Manchester -23 40 £41,750 +4.37% 8
West Midlands -52 37 £37,500 +2.73% 7
East Midlands -17 36 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East of England -26 36 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Surrey -12 23 £54,000 +27.05% 2
Hampshire -31 21 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Leicestershire -3 19 £52,500 +19.31% 4
Essex -22 19 £37,000 -17.77%
Leicester -2 16 £52,500 +18.64% 3
Birmingham -16 16 £36,000 -8.86% 4
West Sussex -18 14 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Chelmsford +4 13 £37,000 -15.90%
Bradford -9 13 £45,000 -
South West -64 13 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Cheshire +27 12 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £48,750 +34.48% 2
Hertfordshire +3 12 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Tyne and Wear +1 12 £40,500 +35.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 12 £40,500 +42.10% 1
North East -1 12 £40,500 +62.00% 2
Staffordshire -10 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Sussex -15 11 £41,127 -2.07% 1

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1421 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1069 (75.23%) SQL
3 1010 (71.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 678 (47.71%) Microsoft
5 566 (39.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 542 (38.14%) Windows
7 531 (37.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 486 (34.20%) T-SQL
9 477 (33.57%) .NET
10 457 (32.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 406 (28.57%) C#
12 363 (25.55%) MS Excel
13 344 (24.21%) Finance
14 293 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 290 (20.41%) Windows Server
16 261 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
17 251 (17.66%) ASP.NET
17 251 (17.66%) Active Directory
18 247 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 228 (16.05%) HTML
20 224 (15.76%) XML
21 220 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
22 207 (14.57%) JavaScript
23 204 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
24 203 (14.29%) VMware
25 196 (13.79%) ETL
26 195 (13.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 193 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
28 191 (13.44%) MVC
29 184 (12.95%) 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
1 173 (12.17%) MS Exchange
2 146 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (9.57%) IIS
4 113 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 55 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 49 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
8 34 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 33 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (2.25%) JBoss
10 32 (2.25%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.83%) Apache
12 23 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 19 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.70%) CMS
16 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.56%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 363 (25.55%) MS Excel
2 120 (8.44%) MS Office
3 16 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.63%) Misys Opics
4 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.28%) Bankmaster
7 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.14%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.14%) Maximo
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.070%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.070%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.29%) Office 365
3 31 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.99%) PaaS
5 13 (0.91%) SaaS
6 9 (0.63%) IaaS
7 6 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.14%) Yammer
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.070%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (10.13%) SAN
2 100 (7.04%) Firewall
3 82 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 69 (4.86%) DNS
5 58 (4.08%) DHCP
6 54 (3.80%) LAN
7 53 (3.73%) NAS
8 51 (3.59%) VPN
9 50 (3.52%) WAN
10 33 (2.32%) HTTP
11 32 (2.25%) VLAN
12 31 (2.18%) Internet
13 24 (1.69%) Skype
14 23 (1.62%) Intranet
15 20 (1.41%) SSL
16 16 (1.13%) VoIP
16 16 (1.13%) Wireless
17 14 (0.99%) LDAP
18 10 (0.70%) FTP
19 8 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1421 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1010 (71.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 566 (39.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 531 (37.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 457 (32.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 220 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
7 195 (13.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 184 (12.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 156 (10.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 146 (10.27%) Relational Database
11 64 (4.50%) MySQL
11 64 (4.50%) Oracle Database
12 55 (3.87%) OLAP
13 53 (3.73%) RDBMS
14 50 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
15 46 (3.24%) QlikView
16 43 (3.03%) DTS
17 37 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 37 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (2.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 140 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 114 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (3.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 49 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 37 (2.60%) Mercurial
6 21 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.48%) NUnit
7 14 (0.99%) Subversion
8 13 (0.91%) Selenium
9 11 (0.77%) Moq
10 10 (0.70%) MSTest
11 7 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 7 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.21%) JsTestDriver
12 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.21%) Xcode
13 2 (0.14%) ERwin
13 2 (0.14%) JIRA
13 2 (0.14%) StyleCop
General
1 344 (24.21%) Finance
2 98 (6.90%) Banking
3 66 (4.64%) Legal
4 37 (2.60%) Law
5 32 (2.25%) Retail
6 31 (2.18%) Marketing
7 29 (2.04%) Back Office
8 25 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.69%) Advertising
9 24 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.70%) Electronics
13 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.42%) Publishing
15 4 (0.28%) Automotive
15 4 (0.28%) French Language
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 625 (43.98%) Developer
2 305 (21.46%) DBA
3 290 (20.41%) SQL Developer
4 272 (19.14%) SQL DBA
5 238 (16.75%) .NET Developer
6 201 (14.14%) C# Developer
7 179 (12.60%) Analyst
8 157 (11.05%) SQL Server DBA
9 150 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 149 (10.49%) Administrator
11 135 (9.50%) SQL Server Developer
12 122 (8.59%) Senior Developer
13 114 (8.02%) SSIS Developer
14 100 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 86 (6.05%) Support Engineer
16 83 (5.84%) Support Analyst
17 80 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
18 76 (5.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 76 (5.35%) Senior C# Developer
19 73 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (33.57%) .NET
2 251 (17.66%) ASP.NET
3 228 (16.05%) HTML
4 224 (15.76%) XML
5 172 (12.10%) CSS
6 165 (11.61%) Web Services
7 127 (8.94%) .NET Framework
8 119 (8.37%) jQuery
9 107 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (5.21%) Entity Framework
11 73 (5.14%) WCF
12 70 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 68 (4.79%) Ajax
14 55 (3.87%) XSLT
15 52 (3.66%) SOAP
16 47 (3.31%) HTML5
17 43 (3.03%) MDX
18 33 (2.32%) WinForms
19 30 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
20 29 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.61%) Replication
2 116 (8.16%) Clustering
3 101 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.10%) N-Tier
7 33 (2.32%) Data Centre
8 32 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 21 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.34%) Data Integration
11 19 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.27%) Smartcard
13 14 (0.99%) Statistics
14 13 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.91%) User Experience
15 12 (0.84%) iPhone
16 11 (0.77%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 542 (38.14%) Windows
2 293 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 290 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 247 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 121 (8.52%) Linux
7 95 (6.69%) Windows 7
8 64 (4.50%) Unix
9 35 (2.46%) Windows XP
10 31 (2.18%) Solaris
11 29 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 25 (1.76%) Android
13 24 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (1.62%) Windows 10
15 19 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (1.13%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.70%) AIX
17 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.63%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
2 204 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (13.79%) ETL
4 191 (13.44%) MVC
5 166 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
6 116 (8.16%) ITIL
7 112 (7.88%) High Availability
8 103 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 95 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
10 94 (6.62%) Scrum
11 83 (5.84%) Migration
12 79 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 76 (5.35%) OO
14 70 (4.93%) Web Development
15 62 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (3.94%) Data Modelling
16 56 (3.94%) TDD
17 55 (3.87%) Data Analysis
18 53 (3.73%) Project Management
19 49 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1069 (75.23%) SQL
2 486 (34.20%) T-SQL
3 406 (28.57%) C#
4 207 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 138 (9.71%) VB.NET
6 106 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 105 (7.39%) VB
8 63 (4.43%) VBA
9 44 (3.10%) VBScript
10 38 (2.67%) Java
11 37 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.55%) C
13 21 (1.48%) VB6
14 20 (1.41%) Perl
15 18 (1.27%) XPath
16 11 (0.77%) C++
17 10 (0.70%) PHP
17 10 (0.70%) X++
18 8 (0.56%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 170 (11.96%) Degree
2 163 (11.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (5.07%) MCSE
4 53 (3.73%) MCSA
5 51 (3.59%) MCITP
5 51 (3.59%) MCTS
6 37 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 35 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (1.83%) MCDBA
9 25 (1.76%) MCP
10 23 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 18 (1.27%) CCNA
12 18 (1.27%) MCPD
13 13 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.84%) CCNP
15 9 (0.63%) CCA
15 9 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.69%) SLA
2 29 (2.04%) QA
3 19 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.77%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.28%) GAMP
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.070%) WAI
7 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 251 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 151 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (4.79%) vSphere
4 49 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (3.38%) XenApp
6 46 (3.24%) Hyper-V
7 36 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (2.25%) VMware ESX
9 30 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 19 (1.34%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.70%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.63%) vCloud
13 9 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.42%) XenServer
15 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.35%) Xen
16 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (3.45%) SCCM
2 33 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 24 (1.69%) WSUS
4 16 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 16 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (1.06%) Perfmon
6 13 (0.91%) SCOM
7 12 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 11 (0.77%) DameWare
8 11 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.70%) LiteSpeed
9 10 (0.70%) OpenAM
10 9 (0.63%) Nagios
10 9 (0.63%) vMotion
11 6 (0.42%) Opsview
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 678 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 203 (14.29%) VMware
3 155 (10.91%) Oracle
4 104 (7.32%) Citrix
5 83 (5.84%) Cisco
6 66 (4.64%) HP
7 43 (3.03%) Dell
8 37 (2.60%) NetApp
9 34 (2.39%) Symantec
10 29 (2.04%) Avaya
11 27 (1.90%) IBM
12 26 (1.83%) EMC
13 23 (1.62%) Cognos
13 23 (1.62%) Sybase
14 19 (1.34%) RedGate
15 18 (1.27%) SAP
16 17 (1.20%) Veeam
16 17 (1.20%) Veritas
17 16 (1.13%) SonicWALL
17 16 (1.13%) Tableau
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 35K +Outstanding Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-37k
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per month
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 250000 - 35000
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago