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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 82 73 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 107 124 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 3.36% 6.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.05% 9.85% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 99 115 248
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
1518 1259 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.38% 34.12% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1103 1404
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +4 10 £43,750 +124.35% 2
Bolton +8 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Altrincham -8 1 £20,000 -29.82% 1
Wigan - 1 £19,500 - 1
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 215 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (90.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (58.60%) SQL
4 113 (52.56%) .NET
5 107 (49.77%) C#
6 83 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 76 (35.35%) T-SQL
8 72 (33.49%) WCF
9 71 (33.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (32.56%) Finance
11 68 (31.63%) VB.NET
12 66 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (29.30%) .NET Framework
14 62 (28.84%) HTML
15 59 (27.44%) CSS
16 58 (26.98%) MS Excel
16 58 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 57 (26.51%) XML
17 57 (26.51%) Degree
18 53 (24.65%) Microsoft
18 53 (24.65%) MVC
19 52 (24.19%) ASP.NET
20 44 (20.47%) LINQ
21 42 (19.53%) OO
22 41 (19.07%) OOD
23 39 (18.14%) Data Warehouse
24 37 (17.21%) Computer Science
24 37 (17.21%) NUnit
24 37 (17.21%) Business Analysis

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (8.84%) IIS
2 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.12%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.12%) SAN
2 6 (2.79%) NAS
3 5 (2.33%) Internet
4 4 (1.86%) DNS
5 2 (0.93%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) FTP
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
6 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (90.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (33.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (18.14%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (14.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.58%) DTS
10 6 (2.79%) OLTP
10 6 (2.79%) OLAP
10 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 37 (17.21%) NUnit
2 32 (14.88%) Moq
3 12 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.40%) Selenium
6 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.93%) FxCop
6 2 (0.93%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.93%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.93%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (32.56%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (0.93%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Military
3 2 (0.93%) Back Office
3 2 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) German Language
4 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (50.23%) Developer
2 66 (30.70%) C# Developer
3 62 (28.84%) .NET Developer
4 54 (25.12%) Analyst
5 52 (24.19%) Software Developer
6 45 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (13.95%) .NET Software Developer
7 30 (13.95%) C# Software Developer
7 30 (13.95%) Senior Developer
8 25 (11.63%) DBA
9 21 (9.77%) SQL DBA
9 21 (9.77%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (7.91%) MI Analyst
11 16 (7.44%) Server Analyst
11 16 (7.44%) Technical Leader
11 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Analyst
12 14 (6.51%) Software Engineer
13 11 (5.12%) SQL Developer
14 10 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (4.65%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (52.56%) .NET
2 72 (33.49%) WCF
3 63 (29.30%) .NET Framework
4 62 (28.84%) HTML
5 59 (27.44%) CSS
6 57 (26.51%) XML
7 52 (24.19%) ASP.NET
8 44 (20.47%) LINQ
9 36 (16.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (14.42%) WinForms
11 30 (13.95%) WPF
11 30 (13.95%) ADO.NET
12 26 (12.09%) jQuery
13 25 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (10.70%) Web Services
15 19 (8.84%) Ajax
16 12 (5.58%) Ninject
17 8 (3.72%) SOAP
18 7 (3.26%) NHibernate
18 7 (3.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.21%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.95%) Mathematics
2 30 (13.95%) Physics
2 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.44%) Data Extraction
4 11 (5.12%) Clustering
5 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.26%) Replication
7 5 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.74%) Windows
2 19 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.40%) Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.65%) MVC
3 42 (19.53%) OO
4 41 (19.07%) OOD
5 37 (17.21%) Business Analysis
6 31 (14.42%) TDD
7 30 (13.95%) Unit Testing
8 20 (9.30%) Migration
9 19 (8.84%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.44%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.51%) Automated Testing
11 14 (6.51%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.58%) Scrum
13 12 (5.58%) SOA
14 10 (4.65%) Project Management
15 9 (4.19%) ERP
15 9 (4.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (58.60%) SQL
2 107 (49.77%) C#
3 76 (35.35%) T-SQL
4 68 (31.63%) VB.NET
5 32 (14.88%) JavaScript
6 30 (13.95%) VBA
7 4 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.93%) Java
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) VB6
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (26.51%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.86%) MCPD
4 3 (1.40%) MCTS
4 3 (1.40%) MCITP
5 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.93%) MCP
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.33%) vSphere
4 4 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.40%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (24.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.98%) Oracle
3 13 (6.05%) VMware
4 4 (1.86%) SAP
5 3 (1.40%) HP
6 2 (0.93%) Dell
6 2 (0.93%) Intel
6 2 (0.93%) Citrix
6 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.93%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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