The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 81 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 225 352 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.13% 4.80% 5.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.14% 11.99% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 204 309 376
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2765 2936 2904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.49% 40.00% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2423 2558 2609
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 146 £35,000 - 15
Cheshire -44 40 £31,000 -22.50% 5
Lancashire +5 27 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Merseyside -34 12 £35,000 -6.66% 6
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 392 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 280 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 265 (67.60%) SQL
4 212 (54.08%) .NET
5 168 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 167 (42.60%) C#
7 139 (35.46%) Microsoft
8 136 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 130 (33.16%) ASP.NET
10 128 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 120 (30.61%) Finance
12 103 (26.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 91 (23.21%) Windows
14 90 (22.96%) WCF
15 88 (22.45%) MS Excel
16 76 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
17 73 (18.62%) JavaScript
18 70 (17.86%) VB.NET
19 68 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
19 68 (17.35%) HTML
19 68 (17.35%) SQL Server 2000
20 67 (17.09%) XML
20 67 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 65 (16.58%) jQuery
22 59 (15.05%) Degree
23 56 (14.29%) .NET Framework
24 51 (13.01%) CSS
25 48 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
26 42 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
26 42 (10.71%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (8.16%) IIS
2 27 (6.89%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.12%) CMS
4 21 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.77%) Site Server
11 3 (0.77%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.51%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 88 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.51%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.55%) SAN
2 8 (2.04%) DNS
3 7 (1.79%) LAN
3 7 (1.79%) WAN
3 7 (1.79%) Firewall
4 6 (1.53%) DHCP
4 6 (1.53%) VPN
4 6 (1.53%) Internet
5 5 (1.28%) Intranet
6 4 (1.02%) NAS
6 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.77%) IPsec
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.26%) VoIP
9 1 (0.26%) ADSL
9 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.26%) VLAN
9 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 280 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 136 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (26.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (17.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 35 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (5.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (5.10%) Oracle Database
10 19 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (4.59%) MySQL
12 16 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.57%) RDBMS
13 14 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.55%) NoSQL
14 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (2.30%) DTS
15 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
16 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 48 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (7.91%) NUnit
3 30 (7.65%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.81%) Moq
5 8 (2.04%) Selenium
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.53%) Subversion
7 6 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.77%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.51%) LLBLGen Pro
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.26%) FxCop
10 1 (0.26%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.26%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) MorphX
General
1 120 (30.61%) Finance
2 13 (3.32%) Legal
3 11 (2.81%) Retail
4 4 (1.02%) Marketing
5 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Banking
6 2 (0.51%) Games
6 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 197 (50.26%) Developer
2 100 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 69 (17.60%) Analyst
4 66 (16.84%) DBA
5 60 (15.31%) C# Developer
6 55 (14.03%) SQL DBA
7 51 (13.01%) Software Developer
8 45 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (9.69%) MI Analyst
10 32 (8.16%) Senior Developer
10 32 (8.16%) Administrator
11 28 (7.14%) SQL Developer
11 28 (7.14%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.87%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (5.61%) SQL Server DBA
14 20 (5.10%) Report Analyst
14 20 (5.10%) Report Writer
15 19 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (54.08%) .NET
2 130 (33.16%) ASP.NET
3 90 (22.96%) WCF
4 68 (17.35%) HTML
5 67 (17.09%) XML
5 67 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (16.58%) jQuery
7 56 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 51 (13.01%) CSS
9 42 (10.71%) Web Services
10 27 (6.89%) LINQ
11 25 (6.38%) MSMQ
11 25 (6.38%) WPF
11 25 (6.38%) NHibernate
12 23 (5.87%) Ajax
13 20 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 17 (4.34%) ADO.NET
14 17 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (4.08%) SOAP
16 14 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.14%) Replication
2 23 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.55%) Mathematics
3 10 (2.55%) Physics
3 10 (2.55%) Clustering
3 10 (2.55%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.04%) Biometrics
5 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.77%) NHS
7 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.51%) Online Games
8 2 (0.51%) FMCG
8 2 (0.51%) Statistics
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) AS400
9 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.26%) Open Source
9 1 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.21%) Windows
2 33 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.77%) Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) UNIX
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 42 (10.71%) TDD
4 34 (8.67%) MVC
5 28 (7.14%) Scrum
6 25 (6.38%) Database Tuning
7 22 (5.61%) OO
8 19 (4.85%) OOD
9 17 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (4.08%) Project Management
10 16 (4.08%) ITIL
11 15 (3.83%) ETL
11 15 (3.83%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.57%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.57%) Data Management
13 13 (3.32%) UML
13 13 (3.32%) Workflow
14 12 (3.06%) Web Development
14 12 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (67.60%) SQL
2 168 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 167 (42.60%) C#
4 73 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 70 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.34%) VB
7 14 (3.57%) VBA
7 14 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.06%) Java
9 10 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.79%) XAML
11 6 (1.53%) C++
12 5 (1.28%) PHP
12 5 (1.28%) VBScript
13 3 (0.77%) C
13 3 (0.77%) PowerHouse
13 3 (0.77%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) Ruby
15 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (15.05%) Degree
2 16 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.53%) MCTS
5 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.02%) MCITP
5 4 (1.02%) MCPD
5 4 (1.02%) MCP
5 4 (1.02%) MCSA
6 3 (0.77%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) CCA
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.55%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.04%) XenApp
6 5 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.02%) vSphere
7 4 (1.02%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) XenServer
10 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) Legato
2 8 (2.04%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.79%) SCCM
4 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.77%) SCOM
5 2 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.51%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 139 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.65%) Oracle
3 28 (7.14%) VMware
4 17 (4.34%) Citrix
5 10 (2.55%) Teradata
5 10 (2.55%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.04%) SAP
7 7 (1.79%) HP
8 6 (1.53%) Cisco
9 5 (1.28%) Dell
9 5 (1.28%) Jaspersoft
10 4 (1.02%) Sencha
10 4 (1.02%) Cognos
11 3 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.77%) Sage
11 3 (0.77%) Primavera
11 3 (0.77%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.77%) Open Text
12 2 (0.51%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.51%) Infor
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Ventures
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + £3k Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lloyds IP
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago