The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 107 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 63 152 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 4.45% 6.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 13.35% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 139 170
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1183 1139 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 33.04% 33.38% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 993 948 808
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 130 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (86.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (56.15%) Microsoft
4 67 (51.54%) Windows
5 63 (48.46%) SQL
6 57 (43.85%) .NET
7 54 (41.54%) C#
8 46 (35.38%) T-SQL
9 44 (33.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (29.23%) UNIX
11 36 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (26.15%) ITIL
12 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
13 33 (25.38%) Active Directory
13 33 (25.38%) VMware
13 33 (25.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (24.62%) Clustering
15 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
15 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (23.08%) MVC
17 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (22.31%) Citrix
17 29 (22.31%) NAS
17 29 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (20.77%) NetApp
18 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
19 26 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (20.00%) SAN

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.08%) IIS
4 16 (12.31%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.23%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.08%) Mule
7 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.54%) CMS
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MS Office
2 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.31%) NAS
2 26 (20.00%) SAN
3 16 (12.31%) VPN
4 8 (6.15%) Internet
5 5 (3.85%) DNS
6 4 (3.08%) Firewall
7 3 (2.31%) WAAS
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.31%) DHCP
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
8 2 (1.54%) VLAN
9 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.77%) LAN
9 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (86.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (33.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (25.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (9.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.54%) DTS
13 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Subversion
2 15 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.00%) NUnit
3 13 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 13 (10.00%) MSTest
4 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (2.31%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) DBA
3 26 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 22 (16.92%) .NET Developer
5 18 (13.85%) SQL Server DBA
5 18 (13.85%) Applications Support
6 16 (12.31%) Analyst
6 16 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 16 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (10.77%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (10.77%) Support Analyst
7 14 (10.77%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 13 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (9.23%) Agile C# Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Architect
10 10 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (43.85%) .NET
2 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
3 29 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (14.62%) CSS
4 19 (14.62%) Web Services
4 19 (14.62%) XML
4 19 (14.62%) HTML
5 18 (13.85%) WinForms
5 18 (13.85%) jQuery
6 15 (11.54%) XHTML
7 14 (10.77%) WCF
7 14 (10.77%) WPF
7 14 (10.77%) Ajax
7 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
7 14 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 13 (10.00%) MSMQ
9 12 (9.23%) Silverlight
10 10 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Clustering
2 14 (10.77%) Statistics
3 11 (8.46%) Replication
4 5 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) Celerra
6 3 (2.31%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.54%) New Media
7 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 38 (29.23%) UNIX
3 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (18.46%) Linux
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) ITIL
2 30 (23.08%) MVC
3 26 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.69%) Change Control
5 21 (16.15%) ETL
6 13 (10.00%) TDD
6 13 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.92%) OO
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.62%) Migration
12 4 (3.08%) OOD
12 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.08%) Web Development
12 4 (3.08%) Release Management
12 4 (3.08%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.08%) Coaching
13 3 (2.31%) Line Management
13 3 (2.31%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.46%) SQL
2 54 (41.54%) C#
3 46 (35.38%) T-SQL
4 16 (12.31%) VB
4 16 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.00%) Delphi
6 8 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.38%) VBA
8 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.54%) Degree
3 6 (4.62%) VCP4
4 5 (3.85%) MCTS
4 5 (3.85%) MCITP
4 5 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (2.31%) CCA
5 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.31%) CCEA
5 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.31%) NCDA
5 3 (2.31%) NCIE
5 3 (2.31%) VCAP
5 3 (2.31%) VTSP
5 3 (2.31%) CCIA
6 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (25.38%) Active Directory
1 33 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.69%) XenApp
3 12 (9.23%) XenServer
4 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.38%) vSphere
6 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.31%) vCloud
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.92%) Opsview
3 7 (5.38%) SCCM
3 7 (5.38%) SCOM
4 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.54%) WSUS
6 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (56.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.38%) VMware
3 29 (22.31%) Citrix
4 27 (20.77%) NetApp
5 26 (20.00%) Oracle
6 15 (11.54%) Symantec
7 14 (10.77%) CommVault
8 12 (9.23%) AppSense
9 11 (8.46%) Kaspersky
10 9 (6.92%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.38%) EMC
12 4 (3.08%) Intel
12 4 (3.08%) Cisco
12 4 (3.08%) IBM
13 3 (2.31%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.54%) Twitter
14 2 (1.54%) Lotus
15 1 (0.77%) Remedy
15 1 (0.77%) Capita
15 1 (0.77%) Google
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