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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / North West
Rank 188 173 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 58 58 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.04% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 3.29% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 94
Median salary £40,750 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,750 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
2083 1764 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.00% 31.72% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1548 2007
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £52,600
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -30 35 £41,500 -4.04% 8
Cheshire +21 11 £39,000 -15.67% 2
Merseyside -2 6 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire -6 6 £37,500 +21.95%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (78.07%) SQL
3 87 (76.32%) Microsoft
4 67 (58.77%) .NET
5 63 (55.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (41.23%) T-SQL
7 44 (38.60%) C#
8 42 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (28.95%) MS Excel
11 32 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (25.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (23.68%) VB.NET
14 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET
14 25 (21.93%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (21.93%) Replication
15 24 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (21.05%) Web Services
16 22 (19.30%) MySQL
16 22 (19.30%) Finance
16 22 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (19.30%) High Availability
17 21 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
17 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (18.42%) Windows
18 20 (17.54%) Migration
18 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (15.79%) HTML

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 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) IaaS
2 7 (6.14%) PaaS
2 7 (6.14%) SaaS
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (55.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (25.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (21.93%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (19.30%) MySQL
8 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
9 17 (14.91%) Relational Database
10 15 (13.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (13.16%) MongoDB
11 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
14 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
15 4 (3.51%) OLAP
15 4 (3.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) NUnit
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
2 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (19.30%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Advertising
3 8 (7.02%) Legal
4 7 (6.14%) Multimedia
5 6 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (2.63%) Back Office
7 2 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Developer
2 35 (30.70%) DBA
2 35 (30.70%) SQL DBA
3 20 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.04%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.16%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 11 (9.65%) Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) Senior DBA
8 10 (8.77%) Senior SQL DBA
8 10 (8.77%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Applications Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 8 (7.02%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) C# Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) VB Analyst Programmer
10 8 (7.02%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (58.77%) .NET
2 25 (21.93%) ASP.NET
3 24 (21.05%) Web Services
4 18 (15.79%) HTML
5 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
5 17 (14.91%) XML
6 14 (12.28%) WCF
7 13 (11.40%) Ajax
7 13 (11.40%) CSS
8 8 (7.02%) RESTful
8 8 (7.02%) SOAP
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (4.39%) CSS3
9 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.39%) JSON
9 5 (4.39%) XHTML
10 3 (2.63%) WinForms
11 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Replication
2 16 (14.04%) Clustering
3 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.65%) Statistics
5 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.02%) AS400
6 8 (7.02%) iSeries
6 8 (7.02%) Mainframe
7 7 (6.14%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (6.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.75%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Unix
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.30%) High Availability
2 22 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
3 21 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (17.54%) Migration
5 15 (13.16%) Database Security
5 15 (13.16%) ETL
6 13 (11.40%) Business Continuity
7 11 (9.65%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.77%) MVC
8 10 (8.77%) SDLC
9 9 (7.89%) Database Optimisation
9 9 (7.89%) ITIL
10 7 (6.14%) Data Management
10 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.14%) ITIL V3
10 7 (6.14%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 89 (78.07%) SQL
2 47 (41.23%) T-SQL
3 44 (38.60%) C#
4 27 (23.68%) VB.NET
5 12 (10.53%) VB
6 11 (9.65%) VB6
7 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (2.63%) VBA
10 2 (1.75%) C
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.40%) Degree
3 7 (6.14%) MCSA
4 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) PCI DSS
1 7 (6.14%) QA
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 87 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) RedGate
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) NetApp
5 1 (0.88%) Pega
5 1 (0.88%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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