The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 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 SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 96 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 175 246 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 3.36% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.21% 9.21% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 155 219 315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2426 2671 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.45% 36.51% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2354 2568
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North West region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2005
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 SQL Server 2005 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -22 101 £35,000 - 12
Cheshire -19 51 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Lancashire +7 17 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Merseyside -4 9 £45,000 +12.50% 5
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 397 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 314 (79.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 260 (65.49%) SQL
4 214 (53.90%) .NET
5 179 (45.09%) C#
6 169 (42.57%) T-SQL
7 135 (34.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 124 (31.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 117 (29.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 113 (28.46%) Finance
10 113 (28.46%) ASP.NET
11 96 (24.18%) Microsoft
12 95 (23.93%) HTML
13 94 (23.68%) WCF
14 90 (22.67%) XML
15 87 (21.91%) MS Excel
16 82 (20.65%) CSS
17 80 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (19.90%) .NET Framework
19 77 (19.40%) VB.NET
20 72 (18.14%) JavaScript
21 71 (17.88%) Windows
22 69 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
22 69 (17.38%) jQuery
23 56 (14.11%) Degree
24 54 (13.60%) Web Services
25 52 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
26 51 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
27 47 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
28 43 (10.83%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 28 (7.05%) IIS
2 19 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.03%) CMS
4 11 (2.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.51%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.76%) Site Server
10 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.50%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 87 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.26%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.79%) SAN
2 9 (2.27%) DNS
3 7 (1.76%) Internet
4 6 (1.51%) NAS
5 5 (1.26%) DHCP
6 4 (1.01%) LAN
6 4 (1.01%) WAN
6 4 (1.01%) VPN
6 4 (1.01%) Firewall
7 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.50%) Intranet
8 2 (0.50%) HTTP
8 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) ADSL
9 1 (0.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) IPsec
9 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 314 (79.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 135 (34.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (31.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 117 (29.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 39 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (3.78%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (3.53%) MySQL
10 14 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.27%) DTS
12 11 (2.77%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.52%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.76%) OLTP
17 6 (1.51%) OLAP
17 6 (1.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (9.32%) NUnit
3 26 (6.55%) Moq
4 23 (5.79%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.51%) Subversion
7 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.01%) Selenium
9 3 (0.76%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.76%) FxCop
9 3 (0.76%) StyleCop
9 3 (0.76%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.50%) LLBLGen Pro
10 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 113 (28.46%) Finance
2 15 (3.78%) Retail
3 9 (2.27%) Legal
4 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.51%) Advertising
5 4 (1.01%) Marketing
6 3 (0.76%) Military
6 3 (0.76%) Back Office
6 3 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 208 (52.39%) Developer
2 99 (24.94%) .NET Developer
3 82 (20.65%) C# Developer
3 82 (20.65%) Analyst
4 70 (17.63%) DBA
5 60 (15.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (14.86%) SQL DBA
7 58 (14.61%) Software Developer
8 32 (8.06%) SQL Server DBA
9 30 (7.56%) Web Developer
10 28 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 28 (7.05%) C# Software Developer
11 27 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (6.80%) MI Analyst
12 26 (6.55%) Administrator
12 26 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (5.29%) SQL Developer
15 17 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (4.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (53.90%) .NET
2 113 (28.46%) ASP.NET
3 95 (23.93%) HTML
4 94 (23.68%) WCF
5 90 (22.67%) XML
6 82 (20.65%) CSS
7 79 (19.90%) .NET Framework
8 69 (17.38%) jQuery
9 54 (13.60%) Web Services
10 47 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (10.08%) LINQ
12 35 (8.82%) Ajax
13 32 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 27 (6.80%) SOAP
15 25 (6.30%) ADO.NET
16 24 (6.05%) WinForms
17 23 (5.79%) WPF
18 17 (4.28%) XSLT
18 17 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 14 (3.53%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.55%) Replication
3 24 (6.05%) Clustering
4 23 (5.79%) Mathematics
4 23 (5.79%) Physics
5 13 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.27%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.01%) NHS
8 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.50%) Online Games
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
10 1 (0.25%) PKI
10 1 (0.25%) AS400
10 1 (0.25%) Handset
10 1 (0.25%) FMCG
10 1 (0.25%) iSeries
10 1 (0.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.88%) Windows
2 27 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.76%) Android
5 6 (1.51%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.26%) Linux
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.76%) Solaris
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.50%) UNIX
8 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
4 43 (10.83%) MVC
5 38 (9.57%) OO
5 38 (9.57%) TDD
6 35 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 30 (7.56%) Unit Testing
8 29 (7.30%) OOD
8 29 (7.30%) Scrum
9 23 (5.79%) ETL
10 21 (5.29%) Software Engineering
11 18 (4.53%) SOA
12 17 (4.28%) Data Management
13 16 (4.03%) Automated Testing
13 16 (4.03%) Database Tuning
14 14 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.27%) ERP
15 13 (3.27%) Migration
15 13 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 260 (65.49%) SQL
2 179 (45.09%) C#
3 169 (42.57%) T-SQL
4 77 (19.40%) VB.NET
5 72 (18.14%) JavaScript
6 25 (6.30%) VBA
7 11 (2.77%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.27%) VB
9 7 (1.76%) C
10 3 (0.76%) VBScript
10 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.76%) VB6
10 3 (0.76%) Ruby
10 3 (0.76%) XPath
10 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.50%) XAML
12 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (14.11%) Degree
2 10 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.76%) MCTS
3 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.76%) CCNA
4 2 (0.50%) MCDBA
4 2 (0.50%) MCITP
4 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) MCSE
5 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.51%) SLA
1 6 (1.51%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.52%) LiteSpeed
4 9 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.26%) vSphere
7 4 (1.01%) XenApp
7 4 (1.01%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.76%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.02%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.51%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.50%) Legato
3 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.29%) Oracle
2 21 (5.29%) VMware
3 9 (2.27%) Citrix
4 6 (1.51%) HP
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco
5 3 (0.76%) IBM
5 3 (0.76%) Wonderware
5 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.76%) Sencha
6 2 (0.50%) Teradata
6 2 (0.50%) Symantec
6 2 (0.50%) Infor
6 2 (0.50%) Vertica
6 2 (0.50%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.50%) Dell
7 1 (0.25%) Sun
7 1 (0.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (0.25%) WatchGuard
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago