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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 156 98 49
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 95 170 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 2.62% 5.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.22% 6.85% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 83 150 379
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £45,000
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
2251 2481 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.36% 38.25% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 2161 2843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -47 62 £35,000 - 18
Cheshire -15 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Lancashire -14 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Merseyside +1 6 £40,000 - 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (82.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 153 (62.45%) SQL
4 125 (51.02%) .NET
5 106 (43.27%) Microsoft
6 105 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 105 (42.86%) C#
7 89 (36.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (31.02%) HTML
9 75 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 71 (28.98%) CSS
11 69 (28.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 64 (26.12%) Finance
13 63 (25.71%) JavaScript
14 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET
15 57 (23.27%) MS Excel
15 57 (23.27%) MVC
16 56 (22.86%) WCF
16 56 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (22.04%) Windows
18 53 (21.63%) .NET Framework
19 51 (20.82%) SQL Server 2000
20 48 (19.59%) VB.NET
21 46 (18.78%) XML
22 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (13.88%) OO
24 33 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
25 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
25 30 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
25 30 (12.24%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (11.43%) IIS
2 26 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.27%) CMS
7 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 57 (23.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.82%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.35%) DNS
2 13 (5.31%) DHCP
3 11 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.45%) WAN
5 5 (2.04%) Internet
5 5 (2.04%) VPN
5 5 (2.04%) LAN
5 5 (2.04%) WLAN
6 4 (1.63%) SMTP
6 4 (1.63%) FTP
6 4 (1.63%) SAN
7 3 (1.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.41%) SSL
8 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (82.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (36.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (28.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (20.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 30 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (4.08%) OLTP
10 10 (4.08%) MS Access
11 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.67%) DTS
11 9 (3.67%) MySQL
11 9 (3.67%) OLAP
12 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.45%) Big Data
14 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.31%) NUnit
3 12 (4.90%) Moq
4 5 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (26.12%) Finance
2 18 (7.35%) Retail
3 6 (2.45%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Automotive
4 1 (0.41%) Back Office
4 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.41%) Local Government
4 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 102 (41.63%) Developer
2 57 (23.27%) .NET Developer
3 47 (19.18%) DBA
4 43 (17.55%) Analyst
5 33 (13.47%) SQL DBA
6 26 (10.61%) MI Analyst
6 26 (10.61%) Administrator
7 25 (10.20%) C# Developer
8 22 (8.98%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.57%) SQL Developer
10 18 (7.35%) Software Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Architect
12 14 (5.71%) Lead Architect
12 14 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (5.31%) Applications Architect
14 12 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (4.90%) .NET Architect
14 12 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
15 11 (4.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (51.02%) .NET
2 76 (31.02%) HTML
3 71 (28.98%) CSS
4 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET
5 56 (22.86%) WCF
6 53 (21.63%) .NET Framework
7 46 (18.78%) XML
8 33 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (11.43%) Ajax
10 27 (11.02%) WPF
11 25 (10.20%) jQuery
11 25 (10.20%) WinForms
12 23 (9.39%) Web Services
13 18 (7.35%) HTML5
14 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 17 (6.94%) LINQ
15 15 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.35%) Replication
3 15 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.90%) Physics
6 9 (3.67%) Data Extraction
6 9 (3.67%) NHS
7 8 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.04%) Clustering
9 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.41%) Handset
11 1 (0.41%) PACS
11 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.04%) Windows
2 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.49%) Windows 8
5 9 (3.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.82%) Linux
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.27%) MVC
2 56 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.88%) OO
5 30 (12.24%) OOD
6 27 (11.02%) TDD
7 25 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 16 (6.53%) Migration
8 16 (6.53%) ERP
8 16 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.31%) Scrum
11 13 (5.31%) UML
12 12 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.90%) Database Tuning
13 11 (4.49%) Web Application Development
14 10 (4.08%) Project Management
14 10 (4.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 153 (62.45%) SQL
2 105 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 105 (42.86%) C#
3 63 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.59%) VB.NET
5 20 (8.16%) VB
6 16 (6.53%) VBA
7 15 (6.12%) VB6
8 7 (2.86%) VBScript
9 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) Java
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (11.84%) Degree
2 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.86%) MCITP
5 6 (2.45%) MCPD
5 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (1.22%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.82%) MCP
8 2 (0.82%) MCTS
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.04%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.76%) Oracle
3 12 (4.90%) VMware
4 7 (2.86%) Cognos
5 6 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (2.45%) Sage
6 5 (2.04%) Open Text
6 5 (2.04%) Primavera
6 5 (2.04%) NetApp
7 4 (1.63%) SAP
7 4 (1.63%) HP
7 4 (1.63%) Dell
7 4 (1.63%) Intel
8 3 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.82%) Informatica
9 2 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.82%) Citrix
9 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.41%) Tableau
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Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Manchester
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31,000 - 33,494 per year + Attractive benefits
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Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Warrington
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