The table below looks at the statistics for DTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DTS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS)
Rank 236 203 257
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +54
Permanent jobs citing DTS 19 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 1.32% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 13
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
DTS
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2421 2578 3188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.74% 37.92% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2113 2247 2915
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DTS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DTS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DTS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DTS across the North West region.

DTS Salary Trend in the North West

DTS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DTS within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Manchester -20 11 £38,500 +2.66%
Cheshire -10 7 £37,500 -
Lancashire -13 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
DTS
England

DTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DTS 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 DTS.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (90.91%) SQL
3 38 (86.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 24 (54.55%) Migration
6 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (47.73%) Windows
8 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 16 (36.36%) .NET
8 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.82%) C#
9 14 (31.82%) Replication
10 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (27.27%) Data Transformation
11 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (27.27%) Web Services
11 12 (27.27%) Clustering
12 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (22.73%) LINQ
13 10 (22.73%) Retail
13 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (22.73%) WinForms
14 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2000

DTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DTS 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 DTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Wireless
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (86.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (11.36%) MySQL
10 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
11 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Retail
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 8 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) DBA
2 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) SQL DBA
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Administrator
5 7 (15.91%) Server Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 10 (22.73%) LINQ
3 10 (22.73%) WinForms
3 10 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (18.18%) WCF
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
5 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.36%) XML
7 2 (4.55%) XSLT
7 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.55%) COM+
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) Ajax
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) JSON
7 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Replication
2 12 (27.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Migration
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (27.27%) Data Transformation
5 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (20.45%) Change Management
7 9 (20.45%) OO
7 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
9 7 (15.91%) ETL
10 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (2.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) SQL
2 33 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (31.82%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle