The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 48 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.93% 5.08% 7.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 12.57% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 31
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £39,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
169 175 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.19% 40.42% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 156 165 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 4 £34,750 -
Burnley - 3 £25,000 -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) .NET
4 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) WCF
4 10 (55.56%) WPF
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) VBA
9 3 (16.67%) VBScript
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (16.67%) Games

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
1 14 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WPF Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) WCF
2 10 (55.56%) WPF
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
5 3 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat