The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 127 80 50
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 62 101 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 2.74% 4.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.85% 7.32% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 92 192
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1278 1379 1779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.91% 37.44% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1247 1648
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport 0 10 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Oldham - 6 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 3 £31,750 - 1
Wigan -10 2 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Altrincham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 174 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 148 (85.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (58.62%) SQL
4 98 (56.32%) .NET
5 79 (45.40%) C#
6 72 (41.38%) T-SQL
7 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
7 71 (40.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (36.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (35.06%) HTML
10 60 (34.48%) Finance
11 56 (32.18%) CSS
12 52 (29.89%) JavaScript
13 50 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (28.74%) MVC
14 49 (28.16%) MS Excel
15 47 (27.01%) ASP.NET
16 43 (24.71%) .NET Framework
17 42 (24.14%) SQL Server 2000
17 42 (24.14%) Windows
18 40 (22.99%) XML
18 40 (22.99%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (20.69%) WCF
20 35 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (19.54%) VB.NET
22 30 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (16.67%) OO
23 29 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
24 28 (16.09%) OOD
24 28 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (10.92%) IIS
2 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (28.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) DNS
2 7 (4.02%) DHCP
3 6 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.87%) VPN
4 5 (2.87%) LAN
4 5 (2.87%) WLAN
4 5 (2.87%) WAN
5 4 (2.30%) FTP
5 4 (2.30%) SAN
6 2 (1.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) SSL
7 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 148 (85.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (40.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (36.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (24.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 40 (22.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (7.47%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (5.17%) OLAP
10 9 (5.17%) OLTP
11 5 (2.87%) DTS
11 5 (2.87%) Big Data
11 5 (2.87%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.87%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.72%) MySQL
12 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.47%) NUnit
3 12 (6.90%) Moq
4 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (34.48%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Retail
3 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (40.23%) Developer
2 44 (25.29%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.99%) Analyst
4 26 (14.94%) MI Analyst
5 25 (14.37%) C# Developer
6 22 (12.64%) Senior Developer
7 19 (10.92%) DBA
8 16 (9.20%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Administrator
10 13 (7.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (6.90%) SQL DBA
11 12 (6.90%) Applications Architect
11 12 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (6.90%) Lead Architect
11 12 (6.90%) .NET Architect
11 12 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (6.90%) Architect
12 10 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (5.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (56.32%) .NET
2 61 (35.06%) HTML
3 56 (32.18%) CSS
4 47 (27.01%) ASP.NET
5 43 (24.71%) .NET Framework
6 40 (22.99%) XML
7 36 (20.69%) WCF
8 28 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (14.37%) WinForms
10 21 (12.07%) Ajax
11 18 (10.34%) jQuery
12 15 (8.62%) LINQ
12 15 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (8.62%) WPF
13 13 (7.47%) ADO.NET
14 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (6.90%) HTML5
14 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.90%) Physics
3 12 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (5.17%) Data Extraction
5 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.87%) NHS
7 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.15%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.15%) Replication
8 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) Handset
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.57%) Statistics
9 1 (0.57%) PACS
9 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.14%) Windows
2 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.32%) Windows 8
3 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.17%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.74%) MVC
2 35 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.67%) OO
4 28 (16.09%) OOD
5 25 (14.37%) Mentoring
6 24 (13.79%) TDD
7 16 (9.20%) ERP
8 13 (7.47%) Scrum
8 13 (7.47%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (6.90%) Database Tuning
9 12 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.90%) UML
9 12 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.32%) Web Application Development
10 11 (6.32%) Migration
11 9 (5.17%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.17%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 102 (58.62%) SQL
2 79 (45.40%) C#
3 72 (41.38%) T-SQL
4 52 (29.89%) JavaScript
5 34 (19.54%) VB.NET
6 17 (9.77%) VB
7 15 (8.62%) VB6
8 12 (6.90%) VBA
9 6 (3.45%) VBScript
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (15.52%) Degree
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.45%) MCPD
4 4 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.30%) MCITP
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (1.15%) MCTS
5 2 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) HL7
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) VMware
3 8 (4.60%) Oracle
4 5 (2.87%) NetApp
5 4 (2.30%) HP
5 4 (2.30%) Dell
5 4 (2.30%) Intel
5 4 (2.30%) SAP
6 2 (1.15%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos
6 2 (1.15%) Informatica
6 2 (1.15%) Citrix
6 2 (1.15%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
7 1 (0.57%) Teradata
7 1 (0.57%) SYSPRO
7 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
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