The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 56 56 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.07% 1.02% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 5.00% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +51.35%  
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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 105 120 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 18.68% 20.48% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 135
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Watford

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Watford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Watford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (94.44%) SharePoint
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
2 17 (94.44%) Web Application Development
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (94.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) iPhone
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) MS Office
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (94.44%) SharePoint
1 17 (94.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) SharePoint Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (94.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) MVC
1 17 (94.44%) Web Application Development
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft