The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.53% - 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% - 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 16
Median salary £36,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 188 191 204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.27% 28.98% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 158 164 163
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Veeam
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco