The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 59 88 75
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.12% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 0.46% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 18
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +43.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 171 218 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.51% 26.95% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 146 184 238
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +6 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Dunstable - 3 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft