The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 159 155
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Median salary £72,500 £33,155 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +118.67% -27.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 987 911 1061
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.02% 31.86% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 625 432 673
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Glasgow +14 4 - -
Edinburgh -7 2 £72,500 +52.63%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
4 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
10 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.59%) Citrix
10 7 (20.59%) CA
10 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) DHCP
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
10 7 (20.59%) Symantec
10 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
10 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
1 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (8.82%) OLAP
7 3 (8.82%) OLTP
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (5.88%) DTS
9 1 (2.94%) Big Data
9 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Grunt
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Senior Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Senior SQL Developer
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) DBA
6 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.65%) ETL
2 6 (17.65%) Investment Management
2 6 (17.65%) IT Strategy
2 6 (17.65%) MVC
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (8.82%) ETL Development
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 8 (23.53%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) R
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.59%) XenApp
1 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
1 7 (20.59%) SCOM
1 7 (20.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 7 (20.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) CA
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix
2 7 (20.59%) Symantec
2 7 (20.59%) Varonis
2 7 (20.59%) VMware