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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 113 74 43
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 162 218 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 3.17% 5.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.96% 8.54% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 143 203 361
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 £23,100 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2720 2552 2731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.92% 37.09% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 2268 2456
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 3 September 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 3 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
Manchester -29 98 £35,000 +6.06% 21
Cheshire -35 45 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Lancashire +6 13 £27,500 -23.07% 3
Merseyside -1 4 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 354 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (81.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 224 (63.28%) SQL
4 180 (50.85%) .NET
5 165 (46.61%) C#
6 129 (36.44%) T-SQL
7 118 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 112 (31.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 99 (27.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 98 (27.68%) HTML
11 95 (26.84%) WCF
12 94 (26.55%) Finance
13 92 (25.99%) CSS
14 88 (24.86%) ASP.NET
15 86 (24.29%) .NET Framework
16 84 (23.73%) XML
17 83 (23.45%) Microsoft
18 78 (22.03%) MS Excel
19 76 (21.47%) VB.NET
19 76 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
20 62 (17.51%) JavaScript
21 60 (16.95%) jQuery
22 58 (16.38%) Windows
23 56 (15.82%) Degree
24 53 (14.97%) OO
25 52 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
26 49 (13.84%) MVC
27 47 (13.28%) Web Services
27 47 (13.28%) SQL Server 2000
28 44 (12.43%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (8.47%) IIS
2 21 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.95%) CMS
4 11 (3.11%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.85%) Site Server
9 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 78 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.08%) SAN
2 11 (3.11%) DNS
3 7 (1.98%) DHCP
3 7 (1.98%) Internet
4 6 (1.69%) NAS
5 5 (1.41%) Firewall
6 4 (1.13%) VPN
7 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.85%) LAN
7 3 (0.85%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) HTTP
8 2 (0.56%) Intranet
9 1 (0.28%) IPsec
9 1 (0.28%) VLAN
9 1 (0.28%) SSL
9 1 (0.28%) ADSL
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (81.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (31.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 99 (27.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (13.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 39 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (4.24%) DTS
9 15 (4.24%) MySQL
10 11 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.54%) OLTP
11 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.54%) MS Access
11 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.69%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.13%) Big Data
14 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (10.73%) NUnit
2 31 (8.76%) Moq
3 24 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.54%) Subversion
6 4 (1.13%) Selenium
6 4 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.85%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.56%) FxCop
8 2 (0.56%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.56%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.56%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (26.55%) Finance
2 14 (3.95%) Retail
3 7 (1.98%) Advertising
4 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.13%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (51.13%) Developer
2 83 (23.45%) .NET Developer
3 81 (22.88%) C# Developer
3 81 (22.88%) Analyst
4 64 (18.08%) DBA
5 62 (17.51%) Software Developer
6 57 (16.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (14.69%) SQL DBA
8 32 (9.04%) C# Software Developer
9 31 (8.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 28 (7.91%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
11 24 (6.78%) MI Analyst
12 23 (6.50%) Web Developer
13 22 (6.21%) Administrator
14 20 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.80%) Business Analyst
15 17 (4.80%) Junior
16 15 (4.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (50.85%) .NET
2 98 (27.68%) HTML
3 95 (26.84%) WCF
4 92 (25.99%) CSS
5 88 (24.86%) ASP.NET
6 86 (24.29%) .NET Framework
7 84 (23.73%) XML
8 60 (16.95%) jQuery
9 47 (13.28%) Web Services
10 44 (12.43%) LINQ
11 39 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 37 (10.45%) Ajax
13 31 (8.76%) WPF
14 30 (8.47%) ADO.NET
15 29 (8.19%) WinForms
16 27 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (7.34%) SOAP
18 13 (3.67%) Ninject
19 12 (3.39%) XSLT
20 9 (2.54%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.19%) Mathematics
2 29 (8.19%) Physics
3 26 (7.34%) Replication
4 22 (6.21%) Clustering
5 13 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.67%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.69%) NHS
7 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) iSeries
10 1 (0.28%) CMDB
10 1 (0.28%) AS400
10 1 (0.28%) Handset
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.38%) Windows
2 25 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.98%) Android
5 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.85%) Linux
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) AIX
9 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) UNIX
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (14.97%) OO
3 52 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.84%) MVC
5 43 (12.15%) OOD
5 43 (12.15%) Business Analysis
6 36 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 35 (9.89%) TDD
8 33 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (7.06%) Scrum
10 19 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.80%) SOA
12 16 (4.52%) Migration
13 15 (4.24%) Automated Testing
14 13 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.67%) Data Migration
14 13 (3.67%) ETL
14 13 (3.67%) Database Security
14 13 (3.67%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (63.28%) SQL
2 165 (46.61%) C#
3 129 (36.44%) T-SQL
4 76 (21.47%) VB.NET
5 62 (17.51%) JavaScript
6 29 (8.19%) VBA
7 8 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.98%) C
9 5 (1.41%) VB
10 3 (0.85%) XPath
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) VB6
11 2 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) Java
12 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (15.82%) Degree
2 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.85%) CCNA
5 2 (0.56%) MCP
5 2 (0.56%) MCTS
5 2 (0.56%) MCITP
6 1 (0.28%) MCPD
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 15 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.82%) LiteSpeed
4 8 (2.26%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.41%) vSphere
6 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.13%) XenApp
6 4 (1.13%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) SCCM
1 5 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.63%) Oracle
3 21 (5.93%) VMware
4 10 (2.82%) Citrix
5 6 (1.69%) Sage
5 6 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (1.69%) HP
6 5 (1.41%) Cognos
6 5 (1.41%) Primavera
6 5 (1.41%) Open Text
7 4 (1.13%) Cisco
8 3 (0.85%) IBM
8 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.85%) Sencha
9 2 (0.56%) Vertica
9 2 (0.56%) Infor
9 2 (0.56%) Symantec
9 2 (0.56%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (0.28%) Fortinet
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago