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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 115 101 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 72 101 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 2.44% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.91% 6.74% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 115
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £21,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1219 1498 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.65% 36.25% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1256 1225
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Altrincham +8 4 £40,000 +75.82%
Bolton +12 3 £22,200 -36.57% 1
Oldham - 3 £40,000 -
Wigan +1 2 £37,750 -11.17%
Stockport -8 1 £37,500 +3.44%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 119 (90.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (67.18%) SQL
4 53 (40.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (39.69%) .NET
6 50 (38.17%) T-SQL
6 50 (38.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
8 42 (32.06%) C#
9 40 (30.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (25.19%) ASP.NET
12 31 (23.66%) XML
13 27 (20.61%) .NET Framework
14 26 (19.85%) HTML
15 25 (19.08%) ETL
15 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (18.32%) Windows
17 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
18 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (15.27%) Finance
19 19 (14.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 19 (14.50%) Mercurial
19 19 (14.50%) Continuous Improvement
20 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (12.21%) Web Services
22 15 (11.45%) Degree
23 14 (10.69%) CSS
23 14 (10.69%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (7.63%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (5.34%) IIS
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.29%) Apache
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.76%) Line 500
2 1 (0.76%) Agresso
2 1 (0.76%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) DNS
2 9 (6.87%) SAN
2 9 (6.87%) Internet
3 6 (4.58%) LAN
3 6 (4.58%) WAN
3 6 (4.58%) DHCP
3 6 (4.58%) FTP
3 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.82%) VPN
4 5 (3.82%) Intranet
4 5 (3.82%) WLAN
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.76%) Telnet
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 119 (90.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (40.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (38.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (30.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.34%) OLAP
8 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.34%) DTS
8 7 (5.34%) OLTP
9 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.53%) MySQL
10 2 (1.53%) Big Data
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.50%) Mercurial
2 19 (14.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.76%) ERwin
6 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) SQL Developer
3 30 (22.90%) Senior Developer
4 25 (19.08%) Analyst
5 19 (14.50%) C# Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Technical Leader
7 15 (11.45%) Senior SQL Developer
8 14 (10.69%) .NET Developer
9 13 (9.92%) DBA
10 11 (8.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (7.63%) SQL DBA
11 10 (7.63%) Consultant
12 8 (6.11%) Support Analyst
12 8 (6.11%) Administrator
12 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.34%) MI Analyst
14 6 (4.58%) Windows Server Engineer
14 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) .NET
2 33 (25.19%) ASP.NET
3 31 (23.66%) XML
4 27 (20.61%) .NET Framework
5 26 (19.85%) HTML
6 16 (12.21%) Web Services
7 14 (10.69%) CSS
8 13 (9.92%) XHTML
9 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.87%) jQuery
11 8 (6.11%) WCF
12 7 (5.34%) Ajax
13 4 (3.05%) XSLT
13 4 (3.05%) ADO.NET
13 4 (3.05%) CAML
13 4 (3.05%) REST
14 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (2.29%) Entity Framework
14 3 (2.29%) COM
14 3 (2.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) NHS
3 7 (5.34%) Replication
3 7 (5.34%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.58%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.08%) ETL
1 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (14.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (9.16%) Web Development
4 12 (9.16%) SDLC
4 12 (9.16%) MVC
5 11 (8.40%) Project Management
6 10 (7.63%) Data Management
7 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.11%) Time Management
7 8 (6.11%) ITIL
8 7 (5.34%) CRM
8 7 (5.34%) ERP
8 7 (5.34%) Content Management
8 7 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.58%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (67.18%) SQL
2 50 (38.17%) T-SQL
3 42 (32.06%) C#
4 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.11%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.34%) VBA
7 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.82%) Java
8 3 (2.29%) PHP
8 3 (2.29%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.34%) MCITP
4 6 (4.58%) MCPD
4 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) HL7
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) SRDF
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.76%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) VMware
3 7 (5.34%) HP
4 6 (4.58%) Dell
4 6 (4.58%) Intel
5 3 (2.29%) Citrix
5 3 (2.29%) Adobe
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle
5 3 (2.29%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.53%) NetApp
6 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 2 (1.53%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Sophos
7 1 (0.76%) QAD
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
7 1 (0.76%) Avaya
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) Sage
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago