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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 110 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 164 217 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 3.17% 5.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.02% 8.59% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 143 203 360
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,150 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,900
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
2726 2526 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.64% 36.88% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2250 2479
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 £26,500 £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 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -22 98 £35,000 +5.26% 19
Cheshire -29 47 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Lancashire -2 14 £27,500 -23.07% 4
Merseyside +3 4 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 283 (81.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 221 (63.69%) SQL
4 178 (51.30%) .NET
5 163 (46.97%) C#
6 128 (36.89%) T-SQL
7 117 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (31.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 98 (28.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 96 (27.67%) HTML
11 94 (27.09%) Finance
11 94 (27.09%) WCF
12 90 (25.94%) CSS
13 86 (24.78%) ASP.NET
14 84 (24.21%) .NET Framework
15 83 (23.92%) XML
16 80 (23.05%) Microsoft
17 76 (21.90%) VB.NET
17 76 (21.90%) MS Excel
18 75 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
19 60 (17.29%) JavaScript
20 59 (17.00%) jQuery
21 57 (16.43%) Windows
22 56 (16.14%) Degree
23 53 (15.27%) OO
24 51 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
25 47 (13.54%) MVC
25 47 (13.54%) Web Services
26 46 (13.26%) SQL Server 2000
27 44 (12.68%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (8.07%) IIS
2 19 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.46%) CMS
4 10 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.86%) Site Server
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 76 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.19%) SAN
2 10 (2.88%) DNS
3 7 (2.02%) Internet
4 6 (1.73%) NAS
4 6 (1.73%) DHCP
5 4 (1.15%) VPN
5 4 (1.15%) Firewall
6 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.86%) LAN
6 3 (0.86%) WAN
7 2 (0.58%) HTTP
7 2 (0.58%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) IPsec
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) SSL
8 1 (0.29%) ADSL
8 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 283 (81.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 111 (31.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 98 (28.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (13.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 38 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (4.32%) DTS
9 15 (4.32%) MySQL
10 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.31%) OLTP
13 7 (2.02%) MS Access
14 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (1.15%) Big Data
16 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (10.95%) NUnit
2 31 (8.93%) Moq
3 24 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.59%) Subversion
6 4 (1.15%) Selenium
6 4 (1.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.86%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.58%) FxCop
8 2 (0.58%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.58%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.58%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (27.09%) Finance
2 14 (4.03%) Retail
3 7 (2.02%) Advertising
4 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (51.59%) Developer
2 83 (23.92%) .NET Developer
3 81 (23.34%) C# Developer
4 80 (23.05%) Analyst
5 62 (17.87%) Software Developer
5 62 (17.87%) DBA
6 58 (16.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (14.99%) SQL DBA
8 32 (9.22%) C# Software Developer
9 31 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (7.49%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.92%) Web Developer
11 24 (6.92%) SQL Server DBA
11 24 (6.92%) MI Analyst
12 22 (6.34%) Administrator
13 19 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.90%) Business Analyst
16 16 (4.61%) Junior
16 16 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (51.30%) .NET
2 96 (27.67%) HTML
3 94 (27.09%) WCF
4 90 (25.94%) CSS
5 86 (24.78%) ASP.NET
6 84 (24.21%) .NET Framework
7 83 (23.92%) XML
8 59 (17.00%) jQuery
9 47 (13.54%) Web Services
10 44 (12.68%) LINQ
11 39 (11.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 36 (10.37%) Ajax
13 31 (8.93%) WPF
14 30 (8.65%) ADO.NET
15 29 (8.36%) WinForms
16 26 (7.49%) SOAP
16 26 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (3.75%) Ninject
18 12 (3.46%) XSLT
19 9 (2.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.36%) Mathematics
2 29 (8.36%) Physics
3 26 (7.49%) Replication
4 22 (6.34%) Clustering
5 13 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.75%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.44%) NHS
6 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Handset
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.43%) Windows
2 24 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.02%) Android
5 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.86%) Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) UNIX
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (15.27%) OO
3 51 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (13.54%) MVC
5 43 (12.39%) OOD
5 43 (12.39%) Business Analysis
6 36 (10.37%) Unit Testing
7 33 (9.51%) TDD
7 33 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (6.92%) Scrum
9 19 (5.48%) Software Engineering
10 17 (4.90%) SOA
11 16 (4.61%) Migration
12 15 (4.32%) Automated Testing
13 13 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.75%) Data Migration
13 13 (3.75%) ETL
13 13 (3.75%) Database Security
14 12 (3.46%) ERP
15 11 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 221 (63.69%) SQL
2 163 (46.97%) C#
3 128 (36.89%) T-SQL
4 76 (21.90%) VB.NET
5 60 (17.29%) JavaScript
6 29 (8.36%) VBA
7 8 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.02%) C
9 5 (1.44%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) XPath
11 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) VB6
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
12 1 (0.29%) Java
12 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (16.14%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.86%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) MCP
5 2 (0.58%) MCTS
5 2 (0.58%) MCITP
5 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) MCPD
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) MCSA
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 15 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.88%) LiteSpeed
4 8 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.44%) vSphere
6 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.15%) XenApp
6 4 (1.15%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) SCCM
1 5 (1.44%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 80 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.20%) Oracle
3 20 (5.76%) VMware
4 9 (2.59%) Citrix
5 6 (1.73%) HP
6 5 (1.44%) Open Text
7 4 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.15%) Sage
8 3 (0.86%) Cognos
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Primavera
8 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.86%) Sencha
9 2 (0.58%) Vertica
9 2 (0.58%) Infor
9 2 (0.58%) Symantec
9 2 (0.58%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.29%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (0.29%) WatchGuard
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 6 days ago