The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 98 132 129
Rank change year-on-year +34 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 1.49% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.61%  
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 320 606 534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.70% 31.16% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 234 544 460
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Retail
10 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
10 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
10 5 (22.73%) High Availability
10 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) Power BI
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 5 (22.73%) .NET
10 5 (22.73%) OLAP
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (22.73%) DTS
9 5 (22.73%) OLAP
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (22.73%) Power BI
9 5 (22.73%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (22.73%) Star Schema
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (13.64%) OLTP
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (22.73%) DBA
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Senior DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Senior SQL DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Security Management
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam