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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 114 76 38
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 46 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 2.71% 6.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 6.80% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 41 138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
546 676 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.48% 39.86% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 480 551 745
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Crewe +19 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Chester +16 4 £37,500 +4.16%
Warrington +2 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Macclesfield -22 2 £45,750 +22.00%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (86.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (75.00%) SQL
4 30 (57.69%) T-SQL
5 18 (34.62%) .NET
6 17 (32.69%) C#
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
7 16 (30.77%) CSS
8 15 (28.85%) Replication
8 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 11 (21.15%) Clustering
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (19.23%) WCF
11 10 (19.23%) jQuery
12 9 (17.31%) Ajax
12 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) Oracle
14 7 (13.46%) MS Access
14 7 (13.46%) OO
14 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (13.46%) Database Security
14 7 (13.46%) ETL
14 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (86.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (13.46%) MS Access
6 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.69%) DTS
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (7.69%) MySQL
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.85%) OLTP
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) DBA
3 15 (28.85%) SQL DBA
4 9 (17.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Access Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 10 (19.23%) WCF
4 10 (19.23%) jQuery
5 9 (17.31%) Ajax
6 7 (13.46%) Web Services
6 7 (13.46%) XML
7 5 (9.62%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) HTML5
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.77%) ADO
9 3 (5.77%) DAO
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Replication
2 11 (21.15%) Clustering
3 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.46%) Database Security
2 7 (13.46%) OO
2 7 (13.46%) ETL
2 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.54%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) OOD
5 4 (7.69%) Document Management
5 4 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 4 (7.69%) Web Development
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) T-SQL
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.77%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (5.77%) Cognos
3 3 (5.77%) Sage
3 3 (5.77%) Open Text
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Primavera
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau