The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 101 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.27% 0.22% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.74% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 26
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -19.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 371 408 408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 33.94% 30.36% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 306 355 351
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
South Wales +7 3 £36,500 +12.30%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Veeam
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) Power BI
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) ERP
7 3 (25.00%) ETL
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Ajax
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) Power BI
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Veeam
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco