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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 134 97 41
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -56
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 123 170 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 2.50% 5.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 6.61% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99 157 424
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2410 2573 3188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.71% 37.88% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2098 2245 2915
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -9 86 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Cheshire -38 13 £37,500 -
Merseyside +11 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Lancashire -20 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 279 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 242 (86.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 167 (59.86%) SQL
4 141 (50.54%) .NET
5 127 (45.52%) C#
6 124 (44.44%) T-SQL
7 99 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 96 (34.41%) Microsoft
9 86 (30.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 86 (30.82%) HTML
10 81 (29.03%) CSS
10 81 (29.03%) Finance
11 72 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 72 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 70 (25.09%) WCF
13 69 (24.73%) MVC
14 68 (24.37%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (24.01%) .NET Framework
15 67 (24.01%) JavaScript
16 62 (22.22%) MS Excel
17 58 (20.79%) XML
18 57 (20.43%) VB.NET
19 55 (19.71%) Windows
20 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
21 45 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
22 44 (15.77%) Data Warehouse
23 42 (15.05%) OO
24 39 (13.98%) Degree
25 37 (13.26%) WPF
25 37 (13.26%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (10.75%) IIS
2 23 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.87%) CMS
7 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 62 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.72%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.09%) DNS
2 13 (4.66%) SAN
2 13 (4.66%) DHCP
3 9 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.79%) WAN
4 5 (1.79%) Internet
5 4 (1.43%) SMTP
5 4 (1.43%) LAN
5 4 (1.43%) WLAN
5 4 (1.43%) VPN
5 4 (1.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 242 (86.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (30.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 44 (15.77%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.94%) DTS
9 11 (3.94%) OLTP
10 10 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (3.58%) MS Access
10 10 (3.58%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.23%) MySQL
11 9 (3.23%) OLAP
12 6 (2.15%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.15%) Big Data
12 6 (2.15%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (6.45%) NUnit
2 17 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.09%) Moq
3 7 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) FxCop
5 1 (0.36%) StyleCop
General
1 81 (29.03%) Finance
2 21 (7.53%) Retail
3 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.36%) Military
4 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.36%) Electronics
4 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 129 (46.24%) Developer
2 59 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 55 (19.71%) DBA
4 54 (19.35%) Analyst
5 43 (15.41%) SQL DBA
6 41 (14.70%) C# Developer
7 31 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 29 (10.39%) Software Developer
9 25 (8.96%) MI Analyst
10 23 (8.24%) Administrator
11 22 (7.89%) SQL Developer
12 19 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (6.09%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
15 16 (5.73%) Architect
16 15 (5.38%) SQL Server DBA
17 14 (5.02%) Server Analyst
17 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Analyst
17 14 (5.02%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (50.54%) .NET
2 86 (30.82%) HTML
3 81 (29.03%) CSS
4 72 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 70 (25.09%) WCF
6 67 (24.01%) .NET Framework
7 58 (20.79%) XML
8 37 (13.26%) WPF
9 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (12.19%) WinForms
9 34 (12.19%) Ajax
10 32 (11.47%) jQuery
11 28 (10.04%) Web Services
12 22 (7.89%) LINQ
13 20 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (6.45%) HTML5
15 17 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 17 (6.09%) ADO.NET
16 15 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.39%) Replication
3 19 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.73%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.73%) Physics
4 16 (5.73%) Clustering
5 15 (5.38%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (5.02%) Data Extraction
6 14 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.51%) NHS
8 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Handset
10 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.71%) Windows
2 18 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.51%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.08%) Android
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.73%) MVC
2 68 (24.37%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.05%) OO
5 37 (13.26%) OOD
6 30 (10.75%) Mentoring
7 28 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (10.04%) TDD
8 27 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.89%) Migration
10 17 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.73%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (5.38%) Data Migration
12 15 (5.38%) Scrum
13 11 (3.94%) Data Reconciliation
13 11 (3.94%) Database Security
14 10 (3.58%) UML
14 10 (3.58%) Project Management
14 10 (3.58%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 167 (59.86%) SQL
2 127 (45.52%) C#
3 124 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 67 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 57 (20.43%) VB.NET
6 24 (8.60%) VBA
7 13 (4.66%) VB
8 8 (2.87%) VB6
9 6 (2.15%) VBScript
10 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) Java
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (13.98%) Degree
2 15 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.15%) MCPD
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.43%) MCITP
6 2 (0.72%) MCP
6 2 (0.72%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.79%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.87%) LiteSpeed
2 8 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 96 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.53%) Oracle
3 14 (5.02%) VMware
4 7 (2.51%) Cognos
5 6 (2.15%) Sage
5 6 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.79%) Primavera
6 5 (1.79%) Open Text
6 5 (1.79%) NetApp
7 4 (1.43%) SAP
7 4 (1.43%) HP
7 4 (1.43%) Dell
7 4 (1.43%) Intel
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) Informatica
8 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Very rare, Exceptional Opportunity
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago