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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 125 73 42
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 154 231 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.08% 3.38% 5.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 9.17% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 139 215 393
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
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
2750 2519 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.22% 36.90% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2228 2497
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -24 102 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Cheshire -45 39 £37,500 +6.38% 7
Lancashire -4 7 £27,500 -25.67% 1
Merseyside +2 3 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 345 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 284 (82.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 216 (62.61%) SQL
4 173 (50.14%) .NET
5 162 (46.96%) C#
6 123 (35.65%) T-SQL
7 112 (32.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (31.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 102 (29.57%) HTML
10 97 (28.12%) CSS
11 96 (27.83%) WCF
12 93 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 89 (25.80%) .NET Framework
14 88 (25.51%) Finance
15 86 (24.93%) Microsoft
16 85 (24.64%) ASP.NET
16 85 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
17 83 (24.06%) XML
18 81 (23.48%) VB.NET
19 77 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
20 75 (21.74%) MS Excel
21 62 (17.97%) JavaScript
21 62 (17.97%) Degree
22 60 (17.39%) Windows
23 59 (17.10%) MVC
24 58 (16.81%) OO
25 54 (15.65%) jQuery
26 47 (13.62%) LINQ
26 47 (13.62%) Data Warehouse
26 47 (13.62%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (8.99%) IIS
2 23 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.48%) CMS
5 8 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.87%) Site Server
10 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.51%) SAN
2 13 (3.77%) DNS
3 8 (2.32%) DHCP
4 7 (2.03%) Internet
5 6 (1.74%) NAS
6 5 (1.45%) Firewall
7 4 (1.16%) VPN
8 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.87%) LAN
8 3 (0.87%) WAN
9 2 (0.58%) Intranet
9 2 (0.58%) HTTP
9 2 (0.58%) SSL
10 1 (0.29%) IPsec
10 1 (0.29%) LDAP
10 1 (0.29%) ADSL
10 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.29%) FTP
10 1 (0.29%) VoIP
10 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 284 (82.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (32.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (31.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 93 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (13.62%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 22 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.64%) DTS
10 12 (3.48%) MS Access
10 12 (3.48%) MySQL
10 12 (3.48%) OLTP
11 11 (3.19%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.74%) OLAP
15 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (11.59%) NUnit
2 34 (9.86%) Moq
3 18 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.48%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.03%) Subversion
6 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.87%) Selenium
8 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.58%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (0.58%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.58%) FxCop
8 2 (0.58%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.58%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (25.51%) Finance
2 13 (3.77%) Retail
3 7 (2.03%) Advertising
4 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 2 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 177 (51.30%) Developer
2 83 (24.06%) .NET Developer
3 81 (23.48%) C# Developer
4 75 (21.74%) Analyst
5 61 (17.68%) Software Developer
6 59 (17.10%) DBA
7 56 (16.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (13.62%) SQL DBA
9 33 (9.57%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (9.57%) .NET Software Developer
10 30 (8.70%) Senior Developer
11 22 (6.38%) Administrator
11 22 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (5.51%) SQL Developer
13 18 (5.22%) Junior
13 18 (5.22%) Web Developer
13 18 (5.22%) MI Analyst
13 18 (5.22%) SQL Server DBA
14 17 (4.93%) Business Analyst
15 15 (4.35%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (50.14%) .NET
2 102 (29.57%) HTML
3 97 (28.12%) CSS
4 96 (27.83%) WCF
5 89 (25.80%) .NET Framework
6 85 (24.64%) ASP.NET
7 83 (24.06%) XML
8 54 (15.65%) jQuery
9 47 (13.62%) LINQ
10 45 (13.04%) Web Services
11 42 (12.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 38 (11.01%) Ajax
13 33 (9.57%) ADO.NET
13 33 (9.57%) WPF
14 32 (9.28%) WinForms
15 26 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (6.96%) SOAP
17 13 (3.77%) Ninject
18 11 (3.19%) XSLT
19 9 (2.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.28%) Mathematics
3 32 (9.28%) Physics
4 26 (7.54%) Replication
5 21 (6.09%) Clustering
6 15 (4.35%) Data Extraction
7 13 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.03%) NHS
9 6 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.58%) User Experience
11 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.29%) Handset
12 1 (0.29%) AS400
12 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.29%) PKI
12 1 (0.29%) CMDB
12 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.39%) Windows
2 29 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.03%) Android
4 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.87%) Linux
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.58%) UNIX
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (17.10%) MVC
4 58 (16.81%) OO
5 47 (13.62%) OOD
6 45 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 37 (10.72%) TDD
7 37 (10.72%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (6.67%) Scrum
10 21 (6.09%) Migration
11 20 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.93%) SOA
13 16 (4.64%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.35%) Automated Testing
15 13 (3.77%) Project Management
15 13 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.77%) Database Security
16 12 (3.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 216 (62.61%) SQL
2 162 (46.96%) C#
3 123 (35.65%) T-SQL
4 81 (23.48%) VB.NET
5 62 (17.97%) JavaScript
6 34 (9.86%) VBA
7 8 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.03%) C
9 5 (1.45%) VB
10 3 (0.87%) XPath
11 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) VB6
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (17.97%) Degree
2 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) MCP
5 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.87%) CCNA
5 3 (0.87%) MCPD
5 3 (0.87%) MCTS
5 3 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) MCSA
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.90%) LiteSpeed
4 8 (2.32%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.45%) vSphere
5 5 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.16%) XenApp
6 4 (1.16%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) SCCM
1 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 86 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.83%) Oracle
3 22 (6.38%) VMware
4 10 (2.90%) Citrix
5 7 (2.03%) HP
6 6 (1.74%) Sage
6 6 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.45%) Open Text
7 5 (1.45%) Cognos
7 5 (1.45%) Primavera
8 4 (1.16%) Cisco
9 3 (0.87%) SAP
9 3 (0.87%) IBM
9 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.58%) Vertica
10 2 (0.58%) Infor
10 2 (0.58%) Wonderware
10 2 (0.58%) Symantec
10 2 (0.58%) Dell
10 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
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