The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 106 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.53% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 1.98% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
437 404 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.98% 26.93% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 292 302 276
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle