The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 52 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 42 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.26% 8.99% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 14.58% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 41 8
Average salary - £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
141 288 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 36.72% 61.67% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 128 258 128
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (90.91%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
5 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (63.64%) .NET
6 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (59.09%) XML
7 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
8 12 (54.55%) Ajax
8 12 (54.55%) XSD
8 12 (54.55%) XSLT
8 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
8 12 (54.55%) CSS
8 12 (54.55%) SOAP
8 12 (54.55%) Web Services
8 12 (54.55%) C#
8 12 (54.55%) HTML
8 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
8 12 (54.55%) XHTML
8 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (54.55%) LINQ
8 12 (54.55%) jQuery
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
10 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (18.18%) MCSM
11 4 (18.18%) High Availability

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Web Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) DBA
3 6 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 12 (54.55%) LINQ
3 12 (54.55%) jQuery
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) XSD
3 12 (54.55%) XSLT
3 12 (54.55%) XHTML
3 12 (54.55%) Ajax
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) SOAP
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 12 (54.55%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 4 (18.18%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Altiris
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle