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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 119 76 36
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 151 220 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 3.26% 6.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.54% 8.72% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 129 205 431
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
2727 2524 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.40% 37.37% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 2214 2450
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -17 112 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Cheshire -57 26 £38,750 +6.89% 5
Merseyside +17 7 £22,500 -47.05% 2
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 -
Lancashire -14 1 £40,000 +23.07%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 273 (83.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 202 (61.77%) SQL
4 164 (50.15%) .NET
5 152 (46.48%) C#
6 132 (40.37%) T-SQL
7 114 (34.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 98 (29.97%) HTML
9 96 (29.36%) CSS
10 94 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 90 (27.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 87 (26.61%) ASP.NET
13 86 (26.30%) .NET Framework
14 85 (25.99%) Microsoft
14 85 (25.99%) Finance
15 84 (25.69%) WCF
16 78 (23.85%) XML
17 77 (23.55%) Business Intelligence
18 73 (22.32%) MS Excel
19 71 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
20 70 (21.41%) MVC
20 70 (21.41%) JavaScript
21 69 (21.10%) VB.NET
22 60 (18.35%) Windows
23 53 (16.21%) OO
24 51 (15.60%) Degree
25 49 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
26 48 (14.68%) jQuery
27 46 (14.07%) SQL Server 2000
27 46 (14.07%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (8.26%) IIS
2 22 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.06%) CMS
5 9 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 73 (22.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.61%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.12%) SAN
2 10 (3.06%) DNS
3 7 (2.14%) Internet
4 5 (1.53%) DHCP
4 5 (1.53%) NAS
5 3 (0.92%) FTP
6 2 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 273 (83.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (34.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (27.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (14.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (7.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (4.59%) DTS
9 15 (4.59%) MySQL
10 14 (4.28%) OLTP
11 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database
12 11 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (3.06%) MS Access
14 9 (2.75%) MongoDB
15 8 (2.45%) OLAP
16 7 (2.14%) Big Data
16 7 (2.14%) Relational Database
17 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (9.17%) NUnit
2 26 (7.95%) Moq
3 17 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.98%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.83%) Subversion
6 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.61%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.61%) FxCop
7 2 (0.61%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 85 (25.99%) Finance
2 17 (5.20%) Retail
3 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.53%) Advertising
4 3 (0.92%) Back Office
4 3 (0.92%) Marketing
5 2 (0.61%) Electronics
5 2 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 160 (48.93%) Developer
2 70 (21.41%) .NET Developer
3 68 (20.80%) Analyst
4 66 (20.18%) C# Developer
5 60 (18.35%) DBA
6 49 (14.98%) SQL DBA
7 47 (14.37%) Software Developer
8 40 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (10.70%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.65%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
11 24 (7.34%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (6.42%) Administrator
13 19 (5.81%) SQL Developer
14 18 (5.50%) SQL Server Analyst
14 18 (5.50%) SQL Server DBA
14 18 (5.50%) MI Analyst
14 18 (5.50%) Server Analyst
15 16 (4.89%) Technical Leader
16 15 (4.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (50.15%) .NET
2 98 (29.97%) HTML
3 96 (29.36%) CSS
4 87 (26.61%) ASP.NET
5 86 (26.30%) .NET Framework
6 84 (25.69%) WCF
7 78 (23.85%) XML
8 48 (14.68%) jQuery
9 40 (12.23%) Ajax
10 38 (11.62%) Web Services
11 37 (11.31%) WinForms
11 37 (11.31%) LINQ
12 36 (11.01%) WPF
13 33 (10.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (7.34%) ADO.NET
15 24 (7.34%) SOAP
16 15 (4.59%) HTML5
17 14 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 11 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.26%) Replication
4 24 (7.34%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.34%) Physics
5 21 (6.42%) Clustering
6 18 (5.50%) Data Extraction
7 13 (3.98%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (2.14%) NHS
10 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.61%) User Experience
12 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.31%) PKI
13 1 (0.31%) Handset
13 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.31%) CMDB
13 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.35%) Windows
2 24 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.83%) Android
5 5 (1.53%) Windows Vista
5 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.92%) Linux
6 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) UNIX
7 2 (0.61%) AIX
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.55%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (21.41%) MVC
4 53 (16.21%) OO
5 46 (14.07%) Business Analysis
6 42 (12.84%) OOD
7 35 (10.70%) TDD
8 30 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (8.87%) Unit Testing
10 25 (7.65%) Migration
11 23 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.12%) Scrum
13 19 (5.81%) Data Migration
14 13 (3.98%) Project Management
14 13 (3.98%) SOA
14 13 (3.98%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (3.98%) Database Security
15 12 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (3.67%) ETL
15 12 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 202 (61.77%) SQL
2 152 (46.48%) C#
3 132 (40.37%) T-SQL
4 70 (21.41%) JavaScript
5 69 (21.10%) VB.NET
6 33 (10.09%) VBA
7 9 (2.75%) VB
8 8 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.22%) VB6
9 4 (1.22%) C
10 3 (0.92%) VBScript
10 3 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.61%) XPath
11 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 51 (15.60%) Degree
2 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) MCPD
5 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) MCITP
6 3 (0.92%) MCP
6 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.92%) MCTS
6 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.98%) Active Directory
1 13 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.06%) LiteSpeed
3 7 (2.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 85 (25.99%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.87%) Oracle
3 19 (5.81%) VMware
4 6 (1.83%) Sage
4 6 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.53%) Cognos
5 5 (1.53%) HP
5 5 (1.53%) Primavera
5 5 (1.53%) Open Text
6 4 (1.22%) Dell
6 4 (1.22%) Citrix
6 4 (1.22%) SAP
7 3 (0.92%) NetApp
7 3 (0.92%) Intel
8 2 (0.61%) Vertica
8 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.61%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.61%) Symantec
8 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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