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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 145 85 53
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 104 215 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 3.06% 4.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 8.04% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 93 195 291
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
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
2215 2675 2946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.61% 38.09% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 2331 2563
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -50 62 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Cheshire -17 21 £38,500 +18.46% 3
Lancashire -12 12 £30,000 -9.77% 1
Merseyside +8 8 £40,000 +23.07%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 203 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (76.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (67.98%) SQL
4 100 (49.26%) Microsoft
5 83 (40.89%) .NET
6 79 (38.92%) T-SQL
7 69 (33.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 65 (32.02%) C#
10 64 (31.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (28.08%) Windows
12 56 (27.59%) MS Excel
13 53 (26.11%) HTML
14 52 (25.62%) Finance
15 45 (22.17%) SQL Server 2000
16 44 (21.67%) CSS
17 40 (19.70%) ASP.NET
18 35 (17.24%) JavaScript
19 33 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (16.26%) WCF
20 30 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (13.79%) VB.NET
22 25 (12.32%) Web Services
22 25 (12.32%) DNS
23 24 (11.82%) XML
23 24 (11.82%) Degree
23 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
24 23 (11.33%) jQuery
24 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 20 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.36%) IIS
3 18 (8.87%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.46%) CMS
7 5 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.46%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.48%) Apache
8 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle 9iAS
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.99%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.32%) DNS
2 17 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.88%) DHCP
4 11 (5.42%) WAN
4 11 (5.42%) Internet
5 10 (4.93%) VPN
5 10 (4.93%) LAN
5 10 (4.93%) WLAN
6 6 (2.96%) SAN
6 6 (2.96%) Firewall
7 5 (2.46%) FTP
8 3 (1.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (76.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (33.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (31.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (22.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.43%) DTS
9 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.97%) MySQL
12 4 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.99%) QlikView
14 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.48%) NUnit
4 2 (0.99%) Moq
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.49%) ERwin
General
1 52 (25.62%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.43%) Retail
3 6 (2.96%) Legal
4 4 (1.97%) Games
4 4 (1.97%) Advertising
4 4 (1.97%) Automotive
5 3 (1.48%) Local Government
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (33.00%) Developer
2 48 (23.65%) DBA
3 43 (21.18%) .NET Developer
4 38 (18.72%) Analyst
5 35 (17.24%) Administrator
6 33 (16.26%) SQL DBA
7 18 (8.87%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.87%) MI Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Consultant
10 12 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.42%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) IT Support
13 9 (4.43%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.43%) Technical Support
13 9 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.94%) Implementation Consultant
15 7 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (40.89%) .NET
2 53 (26.11%) HTML
3 44 (21.67%) CSS
4 40 (19.70%) ASP.NET
5 33 (16.26%) WCF
6 25 (12.32%) Web Services
7 24 (11.82%) XML
8 23 (11.33%) jQuery
9 20 (9.85%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.88%) Ajax
11 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (5.91%) HTML5
13 11 (5.42%) XHTML
13 11 (5.42%) WPF
14 8 (3.94%) LINQ
15 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (3.45%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.45%) ADO.NET
16 6 (2.96%) WinForms
16 6 (2.96%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.85%) Replication
3 11 (5.42%) NHS
4 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.45%) Clustering
6 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.97%) User Experience
9 3 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.99%) Physics
10 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.99%) Open Source
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.49%) Handset
11 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.08%) Windows
2 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (8.37%) Windows XP
5 14 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.46%) Android
8 4 (1.97%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.97%) Linux
8 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) UNIX
10 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.33%) ERP
3 22 (10.84%) MVC
4 13 (6.40%) Project Management
5 12 (5.91%) Data Management
6 11 (5.42%) OO
7 10 (4.93%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.93%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.43%) Web Application Development
9 8 (3.94%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.94%) OOD
9 8 (3.94%) Database Tuning
9 8 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.45%) UML
10 7 (3.45%) ITIL
10 7 (3.45%) TDD
10 7 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (67.98%) SQL
2 79 (38.92%) T-SQL
3 65 (32.02%) C#
4 35 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.36%) VB
7 14 (6.90%) VBA
8 13 (6.40%) VB6
9 9 (4.43%) VBScript
10 8 (3.94%) Java
11 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.99%) PHP
13 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.82%) Degree
3 14 (6.90%) MCITP
4 9 (4.43%) MCDBA
5 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (2.46%) MCPD
7 5 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) SRDF
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 100 (49.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.91%) Oracle
3 8 (3.94%) VMware
4 7 (3.45%) Adobe
5 5 (2.46%) Intel
5 5 (2.46%) HP
5 5 (2.46%) Dell
5 5 (2.46%) Cisco
6 3 (1.48%) Ektron
7 2 (0.99%) Mitel
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) Informatica
7 2 (0.99%) Cognos
7 2 (0.99%) SYSPRO
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.49%) Remedy
8 1 (0.49%) NetApp
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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