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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 93 72 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 100 125 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.44% 3.12% 5.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.89% 8.85% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 118 200
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,001 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
1451 1412 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.35% 35.22% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1273 1349
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 7 £35,000 +77.21% 2
Altrincham +2 3 £25,500 -27.65% 3
Wigan -8 3 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Cheadle -3 2 - -
Rochdale -7 2 £25,000 -24.24%
Bolton +3 1 £37,500 -4.45%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 217 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (89.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 132 (60.83%) SQL
4 116 (53.46%) .NET
5 103 (47.47%) C#
6 85 (39.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (38.71%) T-SQL
8 79 (36.41%) Finance
9 72 (33.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 68 (31.34%) WCF
11 67 (30.88%) MS Excel
12 65 (29.95%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (29.49%) VB.NET
14 59 (27.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (25.81%) XML
16 55 (25.35%) HTML
17 54 (24.88%) Degree
18 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
18 51 (23.50%) Microsoft
19 50 (23.04%) CSS
19 50 (23.04%) .NET Framework
20 42 (19.35%) LINQ
20 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (17.05%) NUnit
21 37 (17.05%) OO
21 37 (17.05%) MVC
22 36 (16.59%) OOD
23 35 (16.13%) Computer Science
24 33 (15.21%) Business Analysis
24 33 (15.21%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (7.83%) IIS
2 7 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.30%) CMS
4 5 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (30.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.15%) SAN
2 6 (2.76%) NAS
3 5 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (89.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (39.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (33.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (27.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (15.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 28 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.61%) DTS
10 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.92%) MySQL
15 1 (0.46%) OLTP
15 1 (0.46%) OLAP
15 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (17.05%) NUnit
2 30 (13.82%) Moq
3 22 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.84%) Selenium
5 4 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.38%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.92%) FxCop
7 2 (0.92%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.92%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.92%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (36.41%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Retail
3 3 (1.38%) Legal
3 3 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (0.92%) Electronics
4 2 (0.92%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 113 (52.07%) Developer
2 68 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 65 (29.95%) C# Developer
4 59 (27.19%) Analyst
5 52 (23.96%) Software Developer
6 49 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 28 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
8 27 (12.44%) DBA
9 23 (10.60%) MI Analyst
9 23 (10.60%) Senior Developer
10 22 (10.14%) SQL DBA
11 16 (7.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (6.45%) Report Writer
12 14 (6.45%) Report Analyst
13 13 (5.99%) Software Engineer
14 12 (5.53%) Server Analyst
14 12 (5.53%) SQL Server Analyst
15 11 (5.07%) SQL Server DBA
15 11 (5.07%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (53.46%) .NET
2 68 (31.34%) WCF
3 56 (25.81%) XML
4 55 (25.35%) HTML
5 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
6 50 (23.04%) CSS
6 50 (23.04%) .NET Framework
7 42 (19.35%) LINQ
8 32 (14.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 30 (13.82%) jQuery
10 29 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (12.90%) ADO.NET
12 25 (11.52%) Web Services
13 24 (11.06%) WinForms
13 24 (11.06%) WPF
14 18 (8.29%) Ajax
15 13 (5.99%) Ninject
16 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (4.15%) NHibernate
18 7 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 28 (12.90%) Physics
3 12 (5.53%) Data Extraction
3 12 (5.53%) Clustering
4 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.46%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.29%) Windows
2 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.38%) Solaris
5 3 (1.38%) Linux
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.95%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.05%) OO
3 37 (17.05%) MVC
4 36 (16.59%) OOD
5 33 (15.21%) Business Analysis
6 30 (13.82%) TDD
7 28 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (6.91%) Automated Testing
10 14 (6.45%) Migration
11 13 (5.99%) Scrum
11 13 (5.99%) SOA
11 13 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.99%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.53%) Data Migration
13 11 (5.07%) Data Management
14 10 (4.61%) ERP
15 8 (3.69%) Change Management
15 8 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (60.83%) SQL
2 103 (47.47%) C#
3 84 (38.71%) T-SQL
4 64 (29.49%) VB.NET
5 27 (12.44%) JavaScript
6 26 (11.98%) VBA
7 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.38%) C
9 2 (0.92%) Ruby
9 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.92%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (24.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) MCTS
3 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.30%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.30%) vSphere
4 3 (1.38%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.92%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.37%) Oracle
3 8 (3.69%) VMware
4 2 (0.92%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
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