The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 185 146 94
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 59 107 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.55% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 4.69% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 96 161
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
SQL Server 2005
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
1801 2282 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.61% 33.02% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1991 2266
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 45 £46,000 +31.42% 8
Lancashire +11 5 £31,500 +5.00%
Cheshire +6 5 £37,500 - 2
Merseyside -13 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (76.67%) SQL
3 89 (74.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (57.50%) T-SQL
5 54 (45.00%) .NET
6 50 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (36.67%) C#
8 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 43 (35.83%) Windows
10 39 (32.50%) Replication
11 34 (28.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (25.83%) High Availability
13 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 27 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (18.33%) Clustering
16 22 (18.33%) Finance
17 21 (17.50%) SAN
17 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 20 (16.67%) ETL
18 20 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 20 (16.67%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (7.50%) IIS
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Kentico
6 1 (0.83%) Liferay
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Line 500
1 2 (1.67%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.83%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) SAN
2 5 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) Intranet
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.50%) VoIP
3 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) MPLS
4 2 (1.67%) NAS
4 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) Telnet
4 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (74.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (28.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (15.00%) DTS
8 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 9 (7.50%) OLAP
11 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (5.00%) QlikView
13 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.67%) Big Data
15 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.67%) MS Access
15 2 (1.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.67%) Selenium
4 2 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.83%) Capybara
5 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.83%) ERwin
5 1 (0.83%) JMeter
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Developer
2 42 (35.00%) DBA
2 42 (35.00%) SQL DBA
3 35 (29.17%) SQL Server DBA
4 26 (21.67%) SQL Developer
5 22 (18.33%) Administrator
6 21 (17.50%) .NET Developer
6 21 (17.50%) Senior Developer
7 18 (15.00%) C# Developer
8 16 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (11.67%) Technical Leader
10 13 (10.83%) Analyst
10 13 (10.83%) Senior SQL Developer
10 13 (10.83%) T-SQL Developer
11 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
13 7 (5.83%) Senior DBA
13 7 (5.83%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.00%) .NET
2 20 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 20 (16.67%) XML
3 17 (14.17%) .NET Framework
4 16 (13.33%) HTML
5 12 (10.00%) Web Services
6 9 (7.50%) CSS
7 8 (6.67%) WCF
8 7 (5.83%) jQuery
8 7 (5.83%) LINQ
8 7 (5.83%) WinForms
9 6 (5.00%) ADO.NET
10 5 (4.17%) Ajax
10 5 (4.17%) WPF
10 5 (4.17%) XHTML
11 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.50%) CAML
11 3 (2.50%) REST
11 3 (2.50%) XSLT
12 2 (1.67%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.50%) Replication
2 22 (18.33%) Clustering
3 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Health Informatics
4 5 (4.17%) Informatics
4 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.33%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.50%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) AS400
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) APACS
8 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) iSeries
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.17%) Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Unix
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) High Availability
2 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
3 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (16.67%) ETL
5 18 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
5 18 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (10.00%) ITIL
7 10 (8.33%) Change Management
7 10 (8.33%) Project Management
8 9 (7.50%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.50%) ETL Development
8 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.83%) Workflow
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (76.67%) SQL
2 69 (57.50%) T-SQL
3 44 (36.67%) C#
4 27 (22.50%) PowerShell
5 18 (15.00%) VB
6 15 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.33%) VB6
8 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.67%) VBA
8 8 (6.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) MCSD
4 2 (1.67%) MCSE
4 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) CCA
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) MCITP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) HL7
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.33%) SRDF
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Hitachi
3 5 (4.17%) Citrix
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) EMC
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (2.50%) Avaya
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.50%) SAP
5 3 (2.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.67%) Epicor
6 2 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Mitel
6 2 (1.67%) NetApp
6 2 (1.67%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.67%) QAD
6 2 (1.67%) Sage
6 2 (1.67%) Sophos
6 2 (1.67%) Symantec
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