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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 63 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.85% 1.82% 3.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 5.03% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 16
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £31,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £37,000
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
188 199 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.75% 36.25% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 165 166 154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram 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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 -1 2 £38,750 +38.39%
Preston -4 2 £25,750 -36.80%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) WCF
5 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
6 5 (20.83%) MVVM
6 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (12.50%) WinForms
8 3 (12.50%) Replication
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.17%) DTS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Junior
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior DBA
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) WPF
4 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) MVVM
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) E-business
4 1 (4.17%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Android Development
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle