The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 107 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 2.72% 4.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 7.40% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 69
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £50,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 662 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.07% 36.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 479 529 562
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 11 £38,250 +2.00%
Knutsford -4 4 £46,000 -8.00%
Macclesfield +8 1 £45,000 +56.52% 1
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (76.92%) SQL
3 29 (74.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) .NET
7 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (38.46%) C#
8 15 (38.46%) HTML
9 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
9 14 (35.90%) Finance
10 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle
12 10 (25.64%) CSS
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (25.64%) Internet
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
13 9 (23.08%) MCITP
14 8 (20.51%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 8 (20.51%) Oracle 9iAS
14 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
14 8 (20.51%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
15 7 (17.95%) Web Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle 9iAS
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Lync
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) Intranet
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (7.69%) MySQL
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) DBA
2 17 (43.59%) Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Administrator
4 9 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior DBA
8 3 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Database Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 7 (17.95%) HTML5
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.38%) XML
8 5 (12.82%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) XSLT
9 4 (10.26%) CAML
9 4 (10.26%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) WebCenter
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) LINQ
11 2 (5.13%) XHTML
11 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Life Science
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) SUSE
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITSM
6 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.95%) VB
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) Prolog
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) MCDBA
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) OCP
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCTS
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) CommVault
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Ektron
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
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