The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 / Hertfordshire
Rank 135 135 104
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.93% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 3.56% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 35
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -22.72%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 608 674 827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 27.75% 26.26% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 513 552 654
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Watford -4 6 £60,000 -14.28%
Rickmansworth - 5 £60,000 -
St Albans - 5 £60,000 -
Borehamwood -8 1 £45,000 +45.16%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
4 17 (62.96%) C#
4 17 (62.96%) MVC
4 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) jQuery
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (62.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (62.96%) Web Application Development
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Migration
8 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) MDX
11 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.11%) Physics
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (11.11%) Billing
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
1 17 (62.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) DTS
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) OLAP
5 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) DBA
5 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (62.96%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (62.96%) MVC
1 17 (62.96%) Web Application Development
2 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (11.11%) Physics
3 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) R
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) Veeam
2 1 (3.70%) VMware