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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 94 86 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.90% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.42% 2.51% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 23
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £44,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,001 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
414 438 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.62% 35.87% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 312 291 254
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,880 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) Altiris
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
11 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) WinForms
7 1 (4.55%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
7 1 (4.55%) COM
7 1 (4.55%) XSD
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Altiris
2 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
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