The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 99 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 3.46% 4.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.48% 10.11% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 59
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
444 376 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.78% 34.24% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 321 237 377
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
11 5 (19.23%) OLAP
11 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
11 5 (19.23%) ETL
11 5 (19.23%) MDX
11 5 (19.23%) Altiris
11 5 (19.23%) Analytics
11 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
11 5 (19.23%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (11.54%) Migration

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (19.23%) OLAP
7 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (11.54%) DTS
9 2 (7.69%) QlikView
9 2 (7.69%) MySQL
10 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (3.85%) DB2
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Business Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 4 (15.38%) Server Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) MDX
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms
6 1 (3.85%) XSD
6 1 (3.85%) XSLT
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
2 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
3 5 (19.23%) Altiris
3 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos