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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 42 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.44% 2.46% 4.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.46% 6.34% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 16
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
112 205 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.28% 38.83% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 191 174
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016. 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
Chorley - 4 £31,500 -
Preston +6 1 £30,000 -3.22%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) VB6
6 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) VBA
6 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (25.00%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) HTML

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Report Writer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) VB Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WF
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft