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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 99 99 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.67% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 2.48% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 28
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
362 443 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.33% 26.80% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 239 321 237
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 8 (72.73%) CRM
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Marketing
4 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) B2B
6 5 (45.45%) B2C
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) LAMP
6 5 (45.45%) Back Office
6 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Web Development
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (45.45%) User Experience
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) B2B
3 5 (45.45%) B2C
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Practice Management
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Red Gate
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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