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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 133 132 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 43 64 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.59% 2.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 4.89% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 102
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,375 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -0.32%
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
1008 1308 1438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.02% 32.55% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1144 1295
Average salary £42,500 £37,608 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% +0.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Bolton +14 2 £31,500 +0.80%
Cheadle - 2 £42,500 - 1
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (75.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (72.29%) SQL
4 52 (62.65%) T-SQL
5 42 (50.60%) .NET
6 38 (45.78%) Windows
7 35 (42.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (42.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (40.96%) C#
9 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (36.14%) Replication
11 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
13 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 27 (32.53%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (32.53%) PowerShell
15 23 (27.71%) High Availability
16 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (25.30%) SAN
18 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (22.89%) Capacity Planning
20 18 (21.69%) LiteSpeed
20 18 (21.69%) Performance Analysis
20 18 (21.69%) Performance Monitoring
20 18 (21.69%) DTS
21 14 (16.87%) Clustering
21 14 (16.87%) XML
21 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Kentico
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Line 500
1 2 (2.41%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.41%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.20%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) SAN
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) LAN
3 2 (2.41%) MPLS
3 2 (2.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) Telnet
3 2 (2.41%) VoIP
3 2 (2.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (75.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (42.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (42.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 27 (32.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (21.69%) DTS
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
9 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
9 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.41%) Big Data
10 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.41%) OLAP
10 2 (2.41%) OLTP
10 2 (2.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) Mercurial
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.20%) ERwin
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) DBA
1 31 (37.35%) SQL DBA
2 28 (33.73%) Developer
3 25 (30.12%) SQL Server DBA
4 22 (26.51%) Administrator
5 16 (19.28%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (18.07%) .NET Developer
7 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
8 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
8 13 (15.66%) Technical Leader
9 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (12.05%) SQL Developer
10 8 (9.64%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (8.43%) Consultant
12 6 (7.23%) Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
13 5 (6.02%) Senior SQL Developer
13 5 (6.02%) T-SQL Developer
13 5 (6.02%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) .NET
2 14 (16.87%) XML
3 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.84%) HTML
6 7 (8.43%) WinForms
7 6 (7.23%) Web Services
8 5 (6.02%) ADO.NET
8 5 (6.02%) LINQ
8 5 (6.02%) WCF
8 5 (6.02%) WPF
8 5 (6.02%) XHTML
9 2 (2.41%) CSS
10 1 (1.20%) Ajax
10 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.20%) CAML
10 1 (1.20%) HTML5
10 1 (1.20%) jQuery
10 1 (1.20%) REST
10 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Replication
2 14 (16.87%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Health Informatics
3 5 (6.02%) Informatics
4 4 (4.82%) Symmetrix
5 3 (3.61%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.41%) Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) High Availability
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.89%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (21.69%) Performance Analysis
4 18 (21.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.25%) ITIL
8 10 (12.05%) Change Management
9 9 (10.84%) Capacity Management
9 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
9 9 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) ETL
11 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.02%) Change Control
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.02%) Workflow
13 3 (3.61%) ERP
13 3 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (72.29%) SQL
2 52 (62.65%) T-SQL
3 34 (40.96%) C#
4 27 (32.53%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.84%) VB
7 7 (8.43%) VB6
8 3 (3.61%) VBScript
9 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.20%) MCITP
2 1 (1.20%) MCSE
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) HL7
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) SRDF
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Hitachi
3 4 (4.82%) EMC
3 4 (4.82%) Remedy
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Avaya
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Epicor
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Mitel
5 2 (2.41%) NetApp
5 2 (2.41%) NETGEAR
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) QAD
5 2 (2.41%) Sage
5 2 (2.41%) Sophos
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
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