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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 55 59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.31% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.03% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
125 165 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.89% 43.31% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 126 90
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Macromedia
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds