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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 93 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 102 132 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 3.50% 6.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 10.18% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 93 123 239
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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
1500 1297 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.07% 34.37% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1148 1417
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 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 22 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 9 £37,500 +89.87% 2
Bolton +6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cheadle -1 1 - -
Altrincham -7 1 £20,000 -29.82% 1
Wigan - 1 £19,500 - 2
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (91.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (59.24%) SQL
4 112 (53.08%) .NET
5 106 (50.24%) C#
6 81 (38.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (35.55%) T-SQL
8 73 (34.60%) WCF
9 69 (32.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 69 (32.70%) VB.NET
9 69 (32.70%) Finance
10 68 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (31.28%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (29.86%) HTML
13 62 (29.38%) .NET Framework
14 60 (28.44%) CSS
14 60 (28.44%) MS Excel
15 59 (27.96%) Degree
15 59 (27.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (26.54%) XML
17 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
18 50 (23.70%) MVC
19 49 (23.22%) ASP.NET
20 47 (22.27%) LINQ
21 43 (20.38%) OO
22 42 (19.91%) OOD
23 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
23 39 (18.48%) NUnit
24 38 (18.01%) Data Warehouse
25 37 (17.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.00%) IIS
2 9 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.37%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) SAN
2 6 (2.84%) NAS
3 5 (2.37%) Internet
4 3 (1.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
6 1 (0.47%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) FTP
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (91.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (38.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (32.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (27.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (18.01%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (15.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (6.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.69%) DTS
10 6 (2.84%) OLAP
10 6 (2.84%) OLTP
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.95%) Xcelsius
14 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (18.48%) NUnit
2 34 (16.11%) Moq
3 12 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.42%) Selenium
6 2 (0.95%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.95%) FxCop
6 2 (0.95%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.95%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.95%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (32.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Retail
3 3 (1.42%) Advertising
4 2 (0.95%) Electronics
4 2 (0.95%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (52.13%) Developer
2 68 (32.23%) C# Developer
3 64 (30.33%) .NET Developer
4 55 (26.07%) Software Developer
5 54 (25.59%) Analyst
6 48 (22.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (15.17%) C# Software Developer
7 32 (15.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (13.27%) Senior Developer
9 25 (11.85%) DBA
10 21 (9.95%) SQL DBA
11 20 (9.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 18 (8.53%) MI Analyst
13 15 (7.11%) Software Engineer
13 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Analyst
13 15 (7.11%) Server Analyst
14 14 (6.64%) Technical Leader
15 11 (5.21%) Report Analyst
15 11 (5.21%) Report Writer
15 11 (5.21%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (53.08%) .NET
2 73 (34.60%) WCF
3 63 (29.86%) HTML
4 62 (29.38%) .NET Framework
5 60 (28.44%) CSS
6 56 (26.54%) XML
7 49 (23.22%) ASP.NET
8 47 (22.27%) LINQ
9 37 (17.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (15.17%) ADO.NET
11 28 (13.27%) WinForms
11 28 (13.27%) WPF
12 27 (12.80%) jQuery
13 24 (11.37%) Web Services
14 23 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (9.48%) Ajax
16 13 (6.16%) Ninject
17 8 (3.79%) SOAP
18 7 (3.32%) KnockoutJS
18 7 (3.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.17%) Mathematics
2 32 (15.17%) Physics
2 32 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.11%) Data Extraction
4 11 (5.21%) Clustering
5 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.32%) Replication
7 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.95%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.69%) Windows
2 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (1.42%) Linux
5 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.28%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (23.70%) MVC
4 43 (20.38%) OO
5 42 (19.91%) OOD
6 36 (17.06%) Business Analysis
7 32 (15.17%) TDD
7 32 (15.17%) Unit Testing
8 19 (9.00%) Migration
9 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.11%) Data Migration
10 15 (7.11%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.11%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.16%) SOA
11 13 (6.16%) Scrum
11 13 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.27%) Project Management
13 9 (4.27%) ERP
14 8 (3.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (59.24%) SQL
2 106 (50.24%) C#
3 75 (35.55%) T-SQL
4 69 (32.70%) VB.NET
5 31 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 29 (13.74%) VBA
7 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.42%) C
9 2 (0.95%) Ruby
9 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) Java
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (27.96%) Degree
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.42%) MCTS
3 3 (1.42%) MCPD
4 2 (0.95%) MCITP
4 2 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.37%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.37%) vSphere
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.42%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.64%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) VMware
4 3 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) Wonderware
5 2 (0.95%) HP
5 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
6 1 (0.47%) NetApp
6 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.47%) Dell
6 1 (0.47%) Intel
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco
6 1 (0.47%) Fortinet
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