The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 72 78 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.27% 0.51% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.83% 2.44% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +59.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.21% 21.03% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 133 89 102
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (66.67%) Capacity Management
5 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 8 (66.67%) IBM
5 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (66.67%) Maximo
5 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (66.67%) IIS
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (33.33%) CA PPM
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (33.33%) Service Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (66.67%) IIS
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Maximo
2 4 (33.33%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Facility Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin