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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 95 91 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 110 96 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.58% 2.51% 6.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.27% 7.00% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 247
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,100 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,400 £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
1513 1371 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.54% 35.82% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1214 1624
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +16 22 £43,750 +6.06% 1
Altrincham +3 4 £25,000 -15.96% 2
Bolton +10 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Oldham - 2 £33,750 -
Wigan -9 1 £19,500 -40.00% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 206 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 189 (91.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (59.22%) SQL
4 112 (54.37%) .NET
5 99 (48.06%) C#
6 92 (44.66%) T-SQL
7 85 (41.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 80 (38.83%) Finance
9 77 (37.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (32.52%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (31.55%) HTML
12 64 (31.07%) Microsoft
12 64 (31.07%) MVC
13 61 (29.61%) MS Excel
13 61 (29.61%) ASP.NET
14 60 (29.13%) CSS
15 55 (26.70%) XML
16 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (26.21%) .NET Framework
17 53 (25.73%) VB.NET
18 52 (25.24%) WCF
19 51 (24.76%) JavaScript
20 47 (22.82%) SQL Server 2012
21 45 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
22 43 (20.87%) Degree
23 39 (18.93%) Windows
23 39 (18.93%) SQL Server 2000
24 35 (16.99%) OO
25 34 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
26 33 (16.02%) OOD

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (10.19%) IIS
2 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (29.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) SAN
2 6 (2.91%) DNS
3 3 (1.46%) DHCP
3 3 (1.46%) FTP
4 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) WLAN
5 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 189 (91.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (41.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (37.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (22.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (18.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.85%) OLTP
9 10 (4.85%) OLAP
10 9 (4.37%) DTS
11 8 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.43%) Big Data
12 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (10.68%) NUnit
2 19 (9.22%) Moq
3 17 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.97%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.97%) FxCop
5 2 (0.97%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.49%) Selenium
6 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 80 (38.83%) Finance
2 21 (10.19%) Retail
3 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.97%) Military
3 2 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (44.17%) Developer
2 52 (25.24%) Analyst
3 48 (23.30%) .NET Developer
4 42 (20.39%) C# Developer
5 35 (16.99%) Senior Developer
6 29 (14.08%) DBA
7 28 (13.59%) Software Developer
8 23 (11.17%) MI Analyst
9 22 (10.68%) SQL DBA
10 21 (10.19%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (8.74%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (7.77%) Server Analyst
14 16 (7.77%) SQL Server Analyst
15 15 (7.28%) Technical Leader
16 14 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (6.80%) Administrator
17 12 (5.83%) SQL Developer
17 12 (5.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (54.37%) .NET
2 65 (31.55%) HTML
3 61 (29.61%) ASP.NET
4 60 (29.13%) CSS
5 55 (26.70%) XML
6 54 (26.21%) .NET Framework
7 52 (25.24%) WCF
8 32 (15.53%) WinForms
8 32 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (13.11%) WPF
10 24 (11.65%) Ajax
11 23 (11.17%) LINQ
11 23 (11.17%) jQuery
12 20 (9.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (8.74%) ADO.NET
14 12 (5.83%) HTML5
14 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.25%) Mathematics
3 17 (8.25%) Physics
4 16 (7.77%) Data Extraction
5 12 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.40%) Replication
7 7 (3.40%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.46%) NHS
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.49%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.49%) Handset
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.93%) Windows
2 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.94%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.46%) Linux
6 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.52%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (31.07%) MVC
3 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.99%) OO
5 33 (16.02%) OOD
6 32 (15.53%) Mentoring
7 31 (15.05%) Business Analysis
8 29 (14.08%) TDD
9 19 (9.22%) Migration
9 19 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.25%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.77%) Data Migration
12 15 (7.28%) Scrum
13 14 (6.80%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (5.34%) Data Reconciliation
15 11 (5.34%) Database Tuning
16 8 (3.88%) UML
16 8 (3.88%) Project Management
17 6 (2.91%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 122 (59.22%) SQL
2 99 (48.06%) C#
3 92 (44.66%) T-SQL
4 53 (25.73%) VB.NET
5 51 (24.76%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.11%) VBA
7 8 (3.88%) VB
8 6 (2.91%) VB6
8 6 (2.91%) VBScript
9 3 (1.46%) Ruby
10 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.97%) Java
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 43 (20.87%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.43%) MCPD
4 4 (1.94%) MCITP
5 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.46%) MCTS
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (0.97%) MCP
6 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.83%) Oracle
2 12 (5.83%) VMware
3 5 (2.43%) NetApp
4 4 (1.94%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) HP
5 3 (1.46%) Dell
5 3 (1.46%) Intel
6 2 (0.97%) Citrix
6 2 (0.97%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.97%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago