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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 400 299 198
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -101
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 689 1134 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 1.03% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 3.35% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 608 1011 1655
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,050 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
27922 33810 35801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.60% 30.82% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23767 28606 30042
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 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -101 659 £45,000 - 80
London -84 226 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South East -77 108 £47,500 +13.09% 13
Yorkshire +7 75 £42,500 +14.86% 11
West Midlands +21 74 £37,500 - 9
West Yorkshire +6 62 £42,500 +14.86% 8
City of London +39 61 £60,000 +11.62% 5
North West -27 58 £38,500 -14.44% 11
East of England +5 57 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Leeds +22 52 £40,500 +9.45% 6
Birmingham +3 31 £38,000 +5.55% 3
Manchester -48 31 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +8 29 £52,500 +55.55% 4
Hampshire -16 28 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Staffordshire +12 27 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +17 24 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Essex +8 24 £40,000 - 5
Leicestershire +12 23 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Berkshire +25 22 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £35,000 -6.66% 5
South West -32 20 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex +2 18 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Cheshire +35 17 £32,000 -30.43% 1
Leicester +4 17 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Maidenhead +12 16 £55,000 +139.13%
Tamworth +9 11 £22,000 -35.29%
Watford +12 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Chelmsford -1 10 £51,000 +26.70%
Surrey -43 10 £62,000 +45.88% 1
Crewe - 10 £30,000 -

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1351 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1026 (75.94%) SQL
3 964 (71.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 649 (48.04%) Microsoft
5 540 (39.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 493 (36.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 482 (35.68%) Windows
8 463 (34.27%) T-SQL
9 462 (34.20%) .NET
10 426 (31.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 401 (29.68%) C#
12 309 (22.87%) MS Excel
13 299 (22.13%) Finance
14 278 (20.58%) Windows Server
15 272 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 265 (19.62%) ASP.NET
17 255 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
18 225 (16.65%) HTML
19 218 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
20 217 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
21 212 (15.69%) Active Directory
22 207 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
23 199 (14.73%) JavaScript
23 199 (14.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 190 (14.06%) XML
25 187 (13.84%) MVC
26 186 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
27 180 (13.32%) VMware
28 174 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
29 172 (12.73%) Degree

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
1 165 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 127 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (9.03%) IIS
4 116 (8.59%) SharePoint
5 56 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
8 36 (2.66%) JBoss
8 36 (2.66%) Tomcat
9 35 (2.59%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.00%) Apache
11 26 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 16 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.18%) Skype for Business
13 15 (1.11%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 309 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 91 (6.74%) MS Office
3 18 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.59%) Misys Opics
4 4 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.15%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.15%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.074%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.074%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.074%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (4.44%) Office 365
3 36 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.48%) SaaS
5 15 (1.11%) PaaS
6 9 (0.67%) IaaS
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.074%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 111 (8.22%) SAN
2 80 (5.92%) Firewall
3 68 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 65 (4.81%) DNS
5 61 (4.52%) DHCP
6 49 (3.63%) VPN
7 45 (3.33%) LAN
8 42 (3.11%) WAN
9 37 (2.74%) NAS
10 33 (2.44%) HTTP
11 25 (1.85%) Internet
12 22 (1.63%) Skype
13 14 (1.04%) VLAN
14 13 (0.96%) Network Security
15 11 (0.81%) IP Telephony
15 11 (0.81%) VoIP
15 11 (0.81%) Wireless
16 10 (0.74%) Intranet
16 10 (0.74%) SSL
17 8 (0.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1351 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 964 (71.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 540 (39.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 493 (36.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 426 (31.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 217 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
7 199 (14.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 164 (12.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 161 (11.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 125 (9.25%) Relational Database
11 79 (5.85%) MySQL
12 66 (4.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 56 (4.15%) DTS
14 49 (3.63%) OLAP
15 46 (3.40%) Oracle Database
15 46 (3.40%) RDBMS
16 38 (2.81%) QlikView
17 34 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
18 29 (2.15%) MongoDB
19 28 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 149 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 101 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 40 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (2.59%) Mercurial
6 30 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 25 (1.85%) NUnit
8 17 (1.26%) Selenium
8 17 (1.26%) Subversion
9 16 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.04%) Moq
11 8 (0.59%) MSTest
12 7 (0.52%) JsTestDriver
13 6 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.37%) JIRA
15 3 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
16 2 (0.15%) JMeter
16 2 (0.15%) NuGet
16 2 (0.15%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 299 (22.13%) Finance
2 86 (6.37%) Banking
3 83 (6.14%) Legal
4 35 (2.59%) Law
5 33 (2.44%) Back Office
6 30 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.00%) Marketing
7 27 (2.00%) Retail
8 25 (1.85%) Advertising
9 20 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.67%) Automotive
12 7 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.44%) Front Office
13 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.44%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) French Language
14 4 (0.30%) Games
14 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 581 (43.01%) Developer
2 275 (20.36%) DBA
3 255 (18.87%) SQL Developer
4 242 (17.91%) .NET Developer
5 240 (17.76%) SQL DBA
6 199 (14.73%) C# Developer
7 175 (12.95%) Analyst
8 151 (11.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 132 (9.77%) Senior Developer
10 124 (9.18%) SQL Server DBA
11 104 (7.70%) Administrator
12 102 (7.55%) SQL Server Developer
13 94 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
13 94 (6.96%) SSIS Developer
14 93 (6.88%) Support Engineer
15 92 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
16 87 (6.44%) Senior C# Developer
17 84 (6.22%) Support Analyst
18 83 (6.14%) Applications Support
19 82 (6.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (34.20%) .NET
2 265 (19.62%) ASP.NET
3 225 (16.65%) HTML
4 190 (14.06%) XML
5 170 (12.58%) CSS
6 151 (11.18%) Web Services
7 136 (10.07%) .NET Framework
8 128 (9.47%) jQuery
9 115 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 79 (5.85%) Ajax
11 73 (5.40%) WCF
12 63 (4.66%) SOAP
13 57 (4.22%) Entity Framework
14 53 (3.92%) XSLT
15 42 (3.11%) MDX
16 41 (3.03%) AngularJS
17 40 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 39 (2.89%) HTML5
19 35 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (2.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (11.32%) Replication
2 112 (8.29%) Clustering
3 87 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 27 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.18%) Statistics
10 15 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.11%) Data Extraction
10 15 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 13 (0.96%) iPad
12 12 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (0.67%) iPhone
13 9 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 482 (35.68%) Windows
2 278 (20.58%) Windows Server
3 272 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 207 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 186 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (7.11%) Linux
7 68 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 58 (4.29%) Unix
9 32 (2.37%) Solaris
9 32 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 29 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 23 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.48%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.96%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.44%) AIX
14 6 (0.44%) Android
14 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
2 218 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (13.84%) MVC
4 165 (12.21%) ETL
5 129 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
6 109 (8.07%) ITIL
7 92 (6.81%) Scrum
8 90 (6.66%) Migration
9 86 (6.37%) Mentoring
10 82 (6.07%) High Availability
11 72 (5.33%) OO
12 71 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
13 68 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 62 (4.59%) SDLC
15 55 (4.07%) Data Analysis
16 53 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (3.92%) Web Development
17 52 (3.85%) TDD
18 51 (3.77%) Data Modelling
18 51 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1026 (75.94%) SQL
2 463 (34.27%) T-SQL
3 401 (29.68%) C#
4 199 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 148 (10.95%) VB.NET
6 103 (7.62%) VB
7 82 (6.07%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.52%) VBA
9 32 (2.37%) VBScript
10 31 (2.29%) Java
11 22 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.26%) C++
13 15 (1.11%) C
14 14 (1.04%) VB6
14 14 (1.04%) X++
15 10 (0.74%) PHP
15 10 (0.74%) XPath
16 8 (0.59%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.52%) Python
18 6 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 174 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 172 (12.73%) Degree
3 61 (4.52%) MCITP
4 58 (4.29%) MCSE
5 47 (3.48%) MCSA
6 44 (3.26%) MCTS
7 42 (3.11%) Security Cleared
8 31 (2.29%) SC Cleared
9 29 (2.15%) MCP
10 27 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (1.18%) MCDBA
13 15 (1.11%) CCNA
14 14 (1.04%) CISSP
14 14 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.81%) CCA
16 11 (0.81%) CISA
16 11 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.81%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.07%) SLA
2 16 (1.18%) QA
3 15 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.30%) WAI
5 4 (0.30%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) GAMP
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 212 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 124 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (5.18%) vSphere
4 53 (3.92%) XenApp
5 45 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (2.74%) VMware ESX
7 29 (2.15%) Hyper-V
8 27 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.92%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (0.67%) vCloud
11 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.52%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.52%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.44%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.30%) XenServer
15 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 68 (5.03%) SCCM
2 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 22 (1.63%) WSUS
4 21 (1.55%) Perfmon
5 20 (1.48%) SCOM
6 14 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.74%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.67%) Nagios
9 9 (0.67%) vMotion
10 8 (0.59%) DameWare
11 6 (0.44%) LiteSpeed
11 6 (0.44%) Nessus
11 6 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 649 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 180 (13.32%) VMware
3 143 (10.58%) Oracle
4 99 (7.33%) Citrix
5 90 (6.66%) Cisco
6 44 (3.26%) HP
7 33 (2.44%) NetApp
8 29 (2.15%) Avaya
9 28 (2.07%) Dell
10 27 (2.00%) EMC
11 24 (1.78%) Sybase
11 24 (1.78%) Symantec
12 23 (1.70%) Tableau
13 21 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.55%) RedGate
14 18 (1.33%) IBM
14 18 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
14 18 (1.33%) Veritas
15 15 (1.11%) Remedy
15 15 (1.11%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + on call, allowances
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
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: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 250000 - 35000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,500 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago