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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 54 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.93% 8.57% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 14.73% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 9
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
166 224 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.43% 58.18% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 153 204 153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,000
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 15 September 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (97.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (80.00%) SQL
4 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
5 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
5 29 (72.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (62.50%) .NET
6 25 (62.50%) XML
7 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 24 (60.00%) CSS
7 24 (60.00%) C#
7 24 (60.00%) HTML
7 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 24 (60.00%) .NET Framework
8 23 (57.50%) LINQ
8 23 (57.50%) jQuery
8 23 (57.50%) Ajax
8 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (57.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 23 (57.50%) SOAP
8 23 (57.50%) Web Services
8 23 (57.50%) XSD
8 23 (57.50%) XSLT
8 23 (57.50%) XHTML
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) VMware
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (97.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (72.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) OLAP
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) OLTP
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Web Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) DBA
6 6 (15.00%) SQL DBA
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Server Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
1 25 (62.50%) XML
2 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (60.00%) CSS
2 24 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 23 (57.50%) LINQ
3 23 (57.50%) jQuery
3 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (57.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 23 (57.50%) SOAP
3 23 (57.50%) Web Services
3 23 (57.50%) XSD
3 23 (57.50%) XSLT
3 23 (57.50%) XHTML
3 23 (57.50%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) High Availability
3 4 (10.00%) ETL
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) OOD
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) OO
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
3 24 (60.00%) C#
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) VBScript
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (10.00%) MCSM
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) XenApp
1 6 (15.00%) vSphere
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Dell
4 5 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle