The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 81 95 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.80% 0.24% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 0.79% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 29
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £32,500 £45,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 311 381 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 35.50% 30.93% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 261 324 340
Median salary £40,041 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.10% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales 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
Cardiff - 5 £36,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £36,500 -
SQL Server 2005
Wales

SQL Server 2005
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Veeam
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco