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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 192 146 87
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 34 106 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.74% 2.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 4.85% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 93 187
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1723 2184 2579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.45% 35.81% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 1844 2227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -37 23 £48,750 +53.54% 7
Cheshire +5 5 £31,250 -21.87%
Merseyside +1 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Lancashire -3 2 £31,500 +5.00%
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (83.52%) SQL
3 61 (67.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (59.34%) T-SQL
5 46 (50.55%) .NET
6 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
7 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (38.46%) Windows
9 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
9 31 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (32.97%) C#
10 30 (32.97%) Replication
11 28 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (29.67%) High Availability
12 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2014
13 26 (28.57%) Finance
14 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2000
16 21 (23.08%) SAN
16 21 (23.08%) DTS
17 20 (21.98%) Performance Analysis
17 20 (21.98%) Performance Monitoring
18 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
20 17 (18.68%) Clustering
20 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (18.68%) LiteSpeed
20 17 (18.68%) VB
21 16 (17.58%) NoSQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.79%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Kentico
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) DHCP
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (67.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (23.08%) DTS
8 16 (17.58%) NoSQL
9 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
13 9 (9.89%) QlikView
13 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
14 6 (6.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
14 6 (6.59%) MySQL
14 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) ERwin
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Legal
3 8 (8.79%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) DBA
1 38 (41.76%) SQL DBA
2 37 (40.66%) Developer
3 30 (32.97%) SQL Server DBA
4 21 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 18 (19.78%) .NET Developer
6 15 (16.48%) Administrator
7 11 (12.09%) Technical Leader
8 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.79%) Senior DBA
9 8 (8.79%) Senior SQL DBA
9 8 (8.79%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (6.59%) Excel Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Analyst
12 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
12 5 (5.49%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (4.40%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.55%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.69%) WinForms
4 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
4 4 (4.40%) LINQ
4 4 (4.40%) WCF
4 4 (4.40%) WPF
5 2 (2.20%) ADO
5 2 (2.20%) DAO
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) CSS3
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) HTML5
6 1 (1.10%) MDX
6 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.97%) Replication
2 17 (18.68%) Clustering
3 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.69%) Symmetrix
5 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.40%) Health Informatics
6 4 (4.40%) Informatics
6 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.30%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.30%) IBM XIV
8 2 (2.20%) iPad
9 1 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 27 (29.67%) High Availability
3 20 (21.98%) Performance Analysis
3 20 (21.98%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.69%) Change Control
8 6 (6.59%) Database Optimisation
8 6 (6.59%) Database Security
8 6 (6.59%) ETL
8 6 (6.59%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Workflow
11 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.30%) ITIL
12 2 (2.20%) Time Management
13 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (83.52%) SQL
2 54 (59.34%) T-SQL
3 30 (32.97%) C#
4 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
5 17 (18.68%) VB
6 15 (16.48%) VB.NET
7 13 (14.29%) VBA
8 12 (13.19%) VBScript
9 7 (7.69%) VB6
10 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) CCA
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCITP
4 1 (1.10%) MCSA
4 1 (1.10%) MCSD
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) SRDF
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) EMC
4 6 (6.59%) Cognos
4 6 (6.59%) RedGate
5 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 4 (4.40%) Remedy
5 4 (4.40%) VMware
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) Avaya
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) Tableau
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