Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 894 828
Rank change year-on-year +225 -66 -212
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 38 188 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.50% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 161 319
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £66,250 £67,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.05% -3.89%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 14,104 37,647 49,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.32% 27.06% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,748 30,738 40,369
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2005.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 10 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +252 38 £50,000 +5.26% 6
UK excluding London +233 23 £41,250 -8.33% 4
London +201 15 £50,000 +2.04% 2
South West +128 10 £41,250 -8.33% 1
South East +177 6 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Midlands +135 3 £50,750 +56.15% 1
West Midlands +103 3 £50,750 +56.15% 1
North of England +165 2 £55,000 +15.79%
East of England +134 2 £41,750 -16.50%
Yorkshire +107 2 £55,000 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (76.32%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) C#
4 27 (71.05%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) IIS
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
6 16 (42.11%) CSS
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) Ajax
6 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 15 (39.47%) JSON
8 13 (34.21%) XML
8 13 (34.21%) OO
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (31.58%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (31.58%) Change Control
9 12 (31.58%) OOD
9 12 (31.58%) CRM
9 12 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (31.58%) WinForms
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) SDLC
11 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
12 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
12 9 (23.68%) .NET Core
12 9 (23.68%) Fintech
12 9 (23.68%) Requirements Gathering
13 8 (21.05%) AngularJS

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (44.74%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (18.42%) Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) npm
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) RFID
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) IPv4
3 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
5 5 (13.16%) Redis
6 3 (7.89%) DTS
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.63%) DB2
8 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.63%) OLTP
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.26%) NUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) jspm
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (21.05%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
4 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (31.58%) CRM Developer
4 12 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) Ajax
3 16 (42.11%) CSS
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) jQuery
4 15 (39.47%) JSON
5 13 (34.21%) XML
6 12 (31.58%) WinForms
7 9 (23.68%) .NET Core
8 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
9 7 (18.42%) WCF
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (15.79%) REST
11 2 (5.26%) EDI
12 1 (2.63%) LDAP
12 1 (2.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) OO
2 12 (31.58%) Change Control
2 12 (31.58%) CRM
2 12 (31.58%) OOD
3 11 (28.95%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Fintech
5 9 (23.68%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) ERD
8 6 (15.79%) Microservices
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
8 6 (15.79%) SOLID
8 6 (15.79%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) C#
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 5 (13.16%) VB
7 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) VBScript
9 1 (2.63%) Java
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Civica
4 1 (2.63%) CommVault
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos