The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 37 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.97% 6.30% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.50% 17.98% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 4
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +40.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 45.72% 35.04% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 70 65
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £57,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) OLTP
6 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Android Development
7 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 4 (22.22%) Big Data
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) HP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Site Server
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) OLTP
4 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
8 1 (5.56%) VLDB
8 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Server Support
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Android Development
2 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Vertica
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Dell