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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 431 325 186
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -139
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 586 1000 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.94% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.95% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 486 888 1697
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £59,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
27427 33932 34671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.88% 31.92% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23500 28580 29593
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -91 554 £45,000 +5.88% 38
London -65 173 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South East -63 98 £42,500 +11.84% 8
North West +2 65 £39,000 -9.03% 5
Yorkshire -7 60 £38,000 +5.55% 8
East of England +40 59 £45,000 +24.13% 1
West Yorkshire +16 55 £40,250 +11.80% 8
West Midlands -32 47 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Leeds +16 42 £38,000 +7.04% 3
Manchester -5 36 £41,500 +0.60% 3
City of London +11 34 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +13 27 £45,000 +38.46%
South West -21 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Scotland +16 21 £41,750 -0.59%
Surrey -28 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Essex +35 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Glasgow +18 20 £46,000 +12.19%
Hampshire -77 20 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +52 17 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Staffordshire -5 17 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Birmingham -25 17 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Woking +1 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £32,500 -23.52%
East Midlands -23 15 £50,000 +21.95%
Cheshire +18 14 £39,000 -22.00%
Watford +6 14 £45,000 -2.70%
Devon -11 14 £28,750 -
St Albans - 14 £45,000 -
West Sussex +17 11 £37,500 - 1
Leicestershire -18 11 £52,500 +28.04%

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 948 (74.82%) SQL
3 887 (70.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 638 (50.36%) Microsoft
5 477 (37.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 464 (36.62%) Windows
7 439 (34.65%) .NET
8 436 (34.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 430 (33.94%) T-SQL
10 400 (31.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 378 (29.83%) C#
12 268 (21.15%) Windows Server
13 265 (20.92%) ASP.NET
14 252 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 240 (18.94%) Finance
16 237 (18.71%) MS Excel
17 213 (16.81%) HTML
18 202 (15.94%) Active Directory
19 197 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
20 192 (15.15%) MVC
21 191 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 186 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
23 177 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
24 176 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 173 (13.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 164 (12.94%) JavaScript
26 164 (12.94%) XML
27 161 (12.71%) MS Exchange
28 159 (12.55%) CSS
28 159 (12.55%) SQL Server 2000

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
1 161 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 153 (12.08%) IIS
3 141 (11.13%) SharePoint
4 114 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.13%) Apache
8 27 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (2.05%) JBoss
9 26 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 26 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 26 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.97%) CMS
10 25 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (1.82%) Skype for Business
12 20 (1.58%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 237 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 103 (8.13%) MS Office
3 19 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.63%) MS Project
5 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 3 (0.24%) Bankmaster
5 3 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.24%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.16%) Maximo
6 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 78 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (4.66%) Office 365
3 37 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.60%) SaaS
5 30 (2.37%) PaaS
6 10 (0.79%) IaaS
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.92%) Firewall
2 71 (5.60%) TCP/IP
3 67 (5.29%) SAN
4 65 (5.13%) DNS
5 58 (4.58%) DHCP
6 53 (4.18%) VPN
7 41 (3.24%) LAN
8 40 (3.16%) WAN
9 30 (2.37%) Internet
10 28 (2.21%) HTTP
11 22 (1.74%) NAS
12 17 (1.34%) Wireless
13 14 (1.10%) Network Security
14 13 (1.03%) Intranet
15 12 (0.95%) iSCSI
15 12 (0.95%) Skype
16 11 (0.87%) VoIP
17 10 (0.79%) SSL
18 8 (0.63%) IP Telephony
18 8 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 887 (70.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 477 (37.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 436 (34.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 400 (31.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 173 (13.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 159 (12.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 150 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
9 142 (11.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 118 (9.31%) Relational Database
11 73 (5.76%) MySQL
12 69 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 64 (5.05%) DTS
14 53 (4.18%) RDBMS
15 51 (4.03%) OLAP
16 40 (3.16%) Oracle Database
17 35 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
18 31 (2.45%) OLTP
19 26 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
19 26 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 137 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 61 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 20 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 20 (1.58%) NUnit
5 20 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (1.18%) Subversion
6 15 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.95%) Moq
8 11 (0.87%) Selenium
9 8 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (0.55%) JsTestDriver
10 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.39%) JIRA
11 5 (0.39%) MSTest
12 4 (0.32%) NuGet
13 3 (0.24%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (0.16%) Expression Web
14 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 240 (18.94%) Finance
2 66 (5.21%) Legal
3 54 (4.26%) Banking
4 42 (3.31%) Advertising
5 35 (2.76%) Marketing
6 34 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.60%) Law
8 24 (1.89%) Back Office
9 22 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.66%) Retail
11 12 (0.95%) Automotive
11 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.79%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.39%) Front Office
14 5 (0.39%) Games
14 5 (0.39%) Publishing
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
16 1 (0.079%) French Language
16 1 (0.079%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 520 (41.04%) Developer
2 272 (21.47%) DBA
3 241 (19.02%) SQL DBA
4 233 (18.39%) .NET Developer
5 219 (17.28%) SQL Developer
6 196 (15.47%) C# Developer
7 159 (12.55%) Analyst
8 153 (12.08%) Senior Developer
9 151 (11.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 99 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
11 98 (7.73%) SQL Server DBA
11 98 (7.73%) Support Engineer
12 95 (7.50%) Support Analyst
13 89 (7.02%) Administrator
14 83 (6.55%) Applications Support
15 81 (6.39%) Senior C# Developer
16 80 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
17 76 (6.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 73 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 69 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (34.65%) .NET
2 265 (20.92%) ASP.NET
3 213 (16.81%) HTML
4 164 (12.94%) XML
5 159 (12.55%) CSS
6 154 (12.15%) Web Services
7 121 (9.55%) .NET Framework
8 119 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 116 (9.16%) jQuery
10 87 (6.87%) WCF
11 85 (6.71%) Ajax
12 66 (5.21%) SOAP
13 51 (4.03%) XSLT
14 43 (3.39%) Entity Framework
14 43 (3.39%) XHTML
15 38 (3.00%) AngularJS
16 34 (2.68%) WPF
17 33 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (2.60%) MDX
18 30 (2.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 151 (11.92%) Replication
2 127 (10.02%) Clustering
3 86 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 19 (1.50%) Statistics
8 16 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.10%) iPad
10 14 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.03%) Data Extraction
11 13 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.87%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.71%) Reinsurance
15 8 (0.63%) New Media
15 8 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 464 (36.62%) Windows
2 268 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 252 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 191 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 73 (5.76%) Linux
7 63 (4.97%) Windows 7
8 50 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 46 (3.63%) Unix
10 43 (3.39%) Windows 8
11 31 (2.45%) Solaris
12 28 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (1.58%) Windows 10
14 19 (1.50%) Windows Vista
15 16 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.47%) Android
16 6 (0.47%) CentOS
17 5 (0.39%) AIX
18 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
2 192 (15.15%) MVC
3 186 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (10.18%) Performance Tuning
5 118 (9.31%) ETL
6 114 (9.00%) ITIL
7 102 (8.05%) High Availability
8 92 (7.26%) Migration
9 86 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 69 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 61 (4.81%) Scrum
12 60 (4.74%) SDLC
13 57 (4.50%) Change Management
14 56 (4.42%) Service Delivery
15 49 (3.87%) OO
16 45 (3.55%) Data Modelling
16 45 (3.55%) Project Management
17 44 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
17 44 (3.47%) Change Control
17 44 (3.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 948 (74.82%) SQL
2 430 (33.94%) T-SQL
3 378 (29.83%) C#
4 164 (12.94%) JavaScript
5 127 (10.02%) VB.NET
6 86 (6.79%) VB
7 77 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 35 (2.76%) VBScript
9 21 (1.66%) Java
10 18 (1.42%) VBA
11 17 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.10%) C
13 12 (0.95%) C++
13 12 (0.95%) X++
14 11 (0.87%) PHP
14 11 (0.87%) VB6
15 6 (0.47%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.47%) Python
15 6 (0.47%) XPath
16 5 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 176 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (11.37%) Degree
3 57 (4.50%) MCSA
4 50 (3.95%) MCITP
5 40 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 38 (3.00%) MCSE
7 37 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 34 (2.68%) MCTS
9 21 (1.66%) MCP
10 18 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.26%) CISSP
12 14 (1.10%) CCNA
13 13 (1.03%) CISA
14 11 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.71%) CEH
16 8 (0.63%) GCIH
16 8 (0.63%) MCAD
16 8 (0.63%) MCSD
17 7 (0.55%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.08%) SLA
2 15 (1.18%) QA
3 12 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.47%) WAI
5 6 (0.47%) WCAG
6 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 202 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 95 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.71%) VMware ESX
4 46 (3.63%) XenApp
5 45 (3.55%) vSphere
6 34 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (2.37%) Hyper-V
8 16 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.63%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.32%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.24%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (4.74%) SCCM
2 23 (1.82%) SCOM
3 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 18 (1.42%) Perfmon
5 16 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.79%) WSUS
8 9 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.63%) Nessus
10 7 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.55%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.47%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
13 4 (0.32%) DameWare
13 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.24%) Simpana
15 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 638 (50.36%) Microsoft
2 154 (12.15%) VMware
3 125 (9.87%) Oracle
4 91 (7.18%) Citrix
5 80 (6.31%) Cisco
6 43 (3.39%) HP
7 28 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 26 (2.05%) Sybase
9 20 (1.58%) EMC
9 20 (1.58%) Symantec
10 19 (1.50%) Dell
11 18 (1.42%) Sophos
11 18 (1.42%) Veritas
12 17 (1.34%) NetApp
12 17 (1.34%) SAP
13 16 (1.26%) IBM
13 16 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (1.18%) Avaya
14 15 (1.18%) Cognos
14 15 (1.18%) Kaspersky
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Montash
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £52.5k - 75k per year + Pension, Medical + 36 hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East Sussex
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Huddersfield
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Wetherby
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Dewsbury
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago