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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 68 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.16% 0.62% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 2.03% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +71.42%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 196 197 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 28.32% 30.31% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 185 173 218
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) Marketing
4 5 (62.50%) Content Management
4 5 (62.50%) CMS
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) New Media
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) HTML Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) New Media
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft