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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 163 107 74
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 85 169 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 2.36% 3.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.82% 6.73% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 150 213
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2228 2511 2658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.22% 35.02% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 2098 2341
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 £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -22 63 £42,250 +20.71% 10
Cheshire -36 15 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Merseyside +8 3 £39,000 -5.45% 2
Lancashire -16 3 £31,500 +10.52% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 190 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 153 (80.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 134 (70.53%) SQL
4 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
5 76 (40.00%) .NET
6 72 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (37.37%) T-SQL
8 69 (36.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 69 (36.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 62 (32.63%) C#
10 50 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 48 (25.26%) HTML
12 47 (24.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
14 37 (19.47%) Finance
15 36 (18.95%) CSS
16 33 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
18 31 (16.32%) Windows
19 30 (15.79%) XML
20 29 (15.26%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
22 26 (13.68%) jQuery
23 25 (13.16%) ETL
24 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
25 23 (12.11%) Degree
26 22 (11.58%) Web Services
27 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
27 20 (10.53%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (6.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (6.84%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (6.84%) IIS
3 13 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (4.21%) Oracle 9iAS
6 6 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.16%) CMS
7 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.58%) Apache
9 3 (1.58%) Lync
10 2 (1.05%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) ProjectWise
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.58%) Primavera
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.53%) DNS
1 20 (10.53%) Internet
2 12 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.32%) DHCP
3 9 (4.74%) LAN
3 9 (4.74%) SAN
3 9 (4.74%) WAN
4 8 (4.21%) Intranet
5 6 (3.16%) FTP
6 5 (2.63%) WLAN
6 5 (2.63%) VPN
7 4 (2.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 153 (80.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (36.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (36.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (24.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.26%) DTS
8 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (4.21%) OLAP
9 8 (4.21%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (3.68%) OLTP
11 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.63%) MySQL
13 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (7.37%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) ERwin
General
1 37 (19.47%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.16%) Legal
4 5 (2.63%) Marketing
5 4 (2.11%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (44.21%) Developer
2 39 (20.53%) DBA
3 33 (17.37%) Analyst
4 29 (15.26%) Administrator
4 29 (15.26%) SQL Developer
5 27 (14.21%) SQL DBA
6 23 (12.11%) .NET Developer
6 23 (12.11%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.53%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Technical Leader
8 11 (5.79%) Senior SQL Developer
9 10 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.74%) MI Analyst
11 8 (4.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.00%) .NET
2 50 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 48 (25.26%) HTML
4 36 (18.95%) CSS
5 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
6 30 (15.79%) XML
7 26 (13.68%) jQuery
8 22 (11.58%) Web Services
9 17 (8.95%) WCF
10 16 (8.42%) Ajax
11 13 (6.84%) XHTML
12 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (5.26%) HTML5
13 8 (4.21%) XSLT
14 7 (3.68%) CAML
14 7 (3.68%) REST
15 6 (3.16%) LINQ
15 6 (3.16%) Entity Framework
16 5 (2.63%) ADO.NET
17 4 (2.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.42%) Replication
3 11 (5.79%) NHS
4 10 (5.26%) Clustering
5 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.16%) User Experience
6 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.58%) Life Science
10 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.53%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.53%) DTV
11 1 (0.53%) Statistics
11 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Windows
2 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.16%) Android
6 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.05%) Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) UNIX
9 1 (0.53%) SUSE
9 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.26%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.16%) ETL
4 19 (10.00%) Web Development
5 17 (8.95%) SDLC
6 15 (7.89%) MVC
7 14 (7.37%) Project Management
7 14 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (6.84%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.32%) Data Management
9 12 (6.32%) ITIL
9 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.79%) Time Management
10 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.79%) Content Management
11 9 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.68%) CRM
12 7 (3.68%) ERP
12 7 (3.68%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (70.53%) SQL
2 71 (37.37%) T-SQL
3 62 (32.63%) C#
4 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.89%) VBA
6 11 (5.79%) VB
7 9 (4.74%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.21%) Java
9 5 (2.63%) VBScript
9 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.58%) Prolog
11 3 (1.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.11%) Degree
3 16 (8.42%) MCITP
4 8 (4.21%) MCDBA
5 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.16%) MCPD
5 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) MCTS
7 3 (1.58%) OCP
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.05%) ISEB
8 2 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) HL7
2 4 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) SRDF
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.32%) Oracle
3 11 (5.79%) VMware
4 7 (3.68%) Adobe
5 6 (3.16%) Intel
5 6 (3.16%) Citrix
5 6 (3.16%) HP
5 6 (3.16%) Dell
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco
6 3 (1.58%) CommVault
6 3 (1.58%) Ektron
7 2 (1.05%) NetApp
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.05%) Remedy
7 2 (1.05%) Mitel
8 1 (0.53%) Infor
8 1 (0.53%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) Sage
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