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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 107 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 61 170 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 5.13% 8.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 14.96% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 140 217
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £24,000
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
1062 1136 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.31% 34.29% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 876 923 915
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 £29,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 132 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 74 (56.06%) Windows
5 59 (44.70%) .NET
6 56 (42.42%) C#
6 56 (42.42%) SQL
7 46 (34.85%) Active Directory
8 44 (33.33%) UNIX
8 44 (33.33%) VMware
8 44 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (31.06%) MS Exchange
9 41 (31.06%) Citrix
10 39 (29.55%) T-SQL
10 39 (29.55%) NetApp
10 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 39 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 37 (28.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (27.27%) Clustering
13 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET
13 34 (25.76%) NAS
14 33 (25.00%) SAN
15 32 (24.24%) ITIL
15 32 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (23.48%) MS Office
16 31 (23.48%) Linux
17 30 (22.73%) MVC
17 30 (22.73%) Change Control
17 30 (22.73%) XenApp

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (31.06%) MS Exchange
2 39 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 39 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
4 16 (12.12%) IIS
5 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.52%) Mule
8 2 (1.52%) WordPress
8 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (23.48%) MS Office
2 23 (17.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.76%) NAS
2 33 (25.00%) SAN
3 18 (13.64%) VPN
4 8 (6.06%) WAAS
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (4.55%) DNS
6 4 (3.03%) Internet
6 4 (3.03%) Firewall
7 3 (2.27%) DHCP
8 2 (1.52%) Wireless
8 2 (1.52%) VLAN
9 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.76%) LAN
9 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database
8 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.52%) DTS
13 1 (0.76%) OLAP
13 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Subversion
2 16 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.61%) NUnit
3 14 (10.61%) MSTest
4 12 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
5 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.52%) NSubstitute
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 3 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.82%) Developer
2 21 (15.91%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.88%) Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) DBA
4 16 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 16 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 16 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (11.36%) Architect
6 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 13 (9.85%) Software Developer
8 12 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Designer
9 11 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (44.70%) .NET
2 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET
3 29 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (15.15%) CSS
4 20 (15.15%) HTML
5 19 (14.39%) jQuery
6 18 (13.64%) Web Services
7 17 (12.88%) XML
7 17 (12.88%) WinForms
8 16 (12.12%) XHTML
8 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
9 15 (11.36%) Ajax
9 15 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (10.61%) NHibernate
10 14 (10.61%) WCF
10 14 (10.61%) WPF
11 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (9.09%) Silverlight
12 12 (9.09%) MSMQ
13 9 (6.82%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.27%) Clustering
2 15 (11.36%) Statistics
3 9 (6.82%) Replication
4 8 (6.06%) CLARiiON
4 8 (6.06%) Celerra
5 7 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.27%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.52%) New Media
10 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.76%) W3C
10 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.76%) Physics
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (56.06%) Windows
2 44 (33.33%) UNIX
3 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (28.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (23.48%) Linux
6 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) ITIL
2 30 (22.73%) MVC
2 30 (22.73%) Change Control
3 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (11.36%) ETL
6 14 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.09%) TDD
9 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.30%) OO
11 6 (4.55%) Migration
12 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.79%) Release Management
12 5 (3.79%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.79%) Line Management
13 4 (3.03%) Coaching
14 3 (2.27%) Kimball Methodology
14 3 (2.27%) Web Development
14 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.42%) C#
1 56 (42.42%) SQL
2 39 (29.55%) T-SQL
3 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.36%) VB
5 14 (10.61%) Delphi
6 10 (7.58%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.06%) VBA
8 2 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) Java
9 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.88%) Degree
3 10 (7.58%) MCTS
3 10 (7.58%) MCITP
3 10 (7.58%) MCSE
4 8 (6.06%) CCA
4 8 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (6.06%) CCEA
4 8 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.06%) NCDA
4 8 (6.06%) NCIE
4 8 (6.06%) VCAP
4 8 (6.06%) VTSP
4 8 (6.06%) CCIA
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) MCP
6 2 (1.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.70%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.73%) XenApp
4 22 (16.67%) XenServer
5 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.58%) vSphere
7 8 (6.06%) vCloud
7 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (4.55%) Opsview
3 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.52%) WSUS
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 87 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.33%) VMware
3 41 (31.06%) Citrix
4 39 (29.55%) NetApp
5 29 (21.97%) Oracle
6 24 (18.18%) CommVault
7 22 (16.67%) AppSense
8 10 (7.58%) EMC
8 10 (7.58%) Symantec
9 9 (6.82%) Cisco
10 8 (6.06%) Kaspersky
10 8 (6.06%) 3PAR
11 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.27%) Cognos
13 2 (1.52%) IBM
13 2 (1.52%) Intel
13 2 (1.52%) Twitter
14 1 (0.76%) Splunk
14 1 (0.76%) Remedy
14 1 (0.76%) HP
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