The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 69 96 52
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 30 3 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.15% 0.24% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.52% 0.95% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 41
Average salary £41,250 £28,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
SQL Server 2005
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
399 317 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.56% 25.86% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 349 276 386
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Wales region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 18 £45,000 +31.38% 5
North Wales - 10 £35,500 -
West Wales +19 2 £18,500 -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (95.31%) SQL
3 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
4 51 (79.69%) T-SQL
5 48 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (65.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (60.94%) ETL
8 38 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (59.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (54.69%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (48.44%) Finance
12 28 (43.75%) OLTP
12 28 (43.75%) DTS
13 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
13 24 (37.50%) Cognos
14 20 (31.25%) Clustering
15 16 (25.00%) Mentoring
16 15 (23.44%) Kimball Methodology
17 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (17.19%) .NET
18 10 (15.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 9 (14.06%) Project Management
20 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
20 8 (12.50%) Banking
20 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
21 7 (10.94%) VB6
21 7 (10.94%) VB
21 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
22 6 (9.38%) Windows

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) Apache
1 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.69%) VPN
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (65.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (59.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (54.69%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (43.75%) DTS
6 28 (43.75%) OLTP
7 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (7.81%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) DBA
2 31 (48.44%) SQL DBA
3 29 (45.31%) Administrator
4 17 (26.56%) Developer
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Server Specialist
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET
3 4 (6.25%) WPF
4 3 (4.69%) jQuery
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.13%) COM
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 2 (3.13%) Ajax
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) CSS3
5 2 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) ETL
2 34 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (23.44%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (14.06%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Logistics
8 3 (4.69%) Web Development
9 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.56%) Data Mapping
10 1 (1.56%) ERP
10 1 (1.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) SQL
2 51 (79.69%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.94%) VB6
4 7 (10.94%) VB
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 3 (4.69%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) MCITP
2 3 (4.69%) MCSE
2 3 (4.69%) MCSA
2 3 (4.69%) MCDBA
2 3 (4.69%) CCNA
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) Cognos
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Apple
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
3 3 (4.69%) Veeam
4 1 (1.56%) Sage
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