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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 155 95 68
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 80 189 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 2.71% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.59% 7.87% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 161 222
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2228 2403 2786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.77% 34.47% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 2018 2441
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 £29,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -39 51 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Cheshire -35 20 £42,500 +19.12%
Merseyside +4 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Lancashire -27 4 £36,500 +8.14% 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 187 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (75.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (71.12%) SQL
4 86 (45.99%) Microsoft
5 72 (38.50%) .NET
6 70 (37.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 67 (35.83%) T-SQL
8 65 (34.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (32.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (28.88%) C#
11 48 (25.67%) MS Excel
12 47 (25.13%) HTML
13 44 (23.53%) Windows
14 42 (22.46%) Finance
15 40 (21.39%) ASP.NET
15 40 (21.39%) SQL Server 2000
16 37 (19.79%) CSS
17 36 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (14.97%) .NET Framework
20 27 (14.44%) JavaScript
21 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
22 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (13.37%) Degree
23 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
23 23 (12.30%) jQuery
24 22 (11.76%) DNS
25 21 (11.23%) WCF
26 19 (10.16%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.95%) IIS
2 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (4.28%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle 9iAS
5 6 (3.21%) CMS
6 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) Apache
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (1.60%) Lync
9 2 (1.07%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (25.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) ProjectWise
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.60%) Primavera
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) DNS
2 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.95%) DHCP
2 13 (6.95%) Internet
3 9 (4.81%) WAN
3 9 (4.81%) LAN
4 8 (4.28%) SAN
5 6 (3.21%) FTP
6 5 (2.67%) WLAN
6 5 (2.67%) VPN
6 5 (2.67%) Firewall
7 2 (1.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (75.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (37.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (34.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (32.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (21.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 15 (8.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (8.02%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (5.35%) DTS
11 9 (4.81%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.67%) OLAP
14 4 (2.14%) OLTP
15 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.60%) MySQL
15 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.07%) Moq
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.07%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) ERwin
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.21%) Legal
4 4 (2.14%) Games
4 4 (2.14%) Automotive
5 3 (1.60%) Local Government
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (33.16%) Developer
2 46 (24.60%) DBA
3 34 (18.18%) Analyst
3 34 (18.18%) Administrator
3 34 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 26 (13.90%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.16%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.42%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) MI Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.35%) Consultant
9 9 (4.81%) Implementation Consultant
9 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) .NET
2 47 (25.13%) HTML
3 40 (21.39%) ASP.NET
4 37 (19.79%) CSS
5 28 (14.97%) .NET Framework
6 23 (12.30%) jQuery
7 21 (11.23%) WCF
8 19 (10.16%) Web Services
8 19 (10.16%) XML
9 13 (6.95%) Ajax
10 12 (6.42%) XHTML
11 10 (5.35%) HTML5
12 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.28%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.28%) LINQ
14 7 (3.74%) ADO.NET
15 6 (3.21%) EDI
16 4 (2.14%) Apache Flex
16 4 (2.14%) SOAP
16 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.63%) Replication
3 13 (6.95%) NHS
4 7 (3.74%) Clustering
4 7 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.21%) User Experience
5 6 (3.21%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.60%) Life Science
9 2 (1.07%) Physics
10 1 (0.53%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) DTV
10 1 (0.53%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.53%) Windows
2 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.81%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.21%) Android
8 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.14%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.14%) Linux
10 3 (1.60%) SUSE
10 3 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (9.63%) ERP
3 15 (8.02%) Project Management
4 14 (7.49%) MVC
5 12 (6.42%) Data Management
5 12 (6.42%) Web Development
5 12 (6.42%) SDLC
6 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (5.88%) ITIL
7 10 (5.35%) ETL
8 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.81%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.28%) CRM
9 8 (4.28%) Time Management
9 8 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.74%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.21%) OO
11 6 (3.21%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (71.12%) SQL
2 67 (35.83%) T-SQL
3 54 (28.88%) C#
4 27 (14.44%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.09%) VB
5 17 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.56%) VBA
7 9 (4.81%) VB6
8 8 (4.28%) Java
9 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.21%) VBScript
11 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.60%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.37%) Degree
3 19 (10.16%) MCITP
4 10 (5.35%) MCDBA
5 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 6 (3.21%) MCPD
6 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.60%) MCTS
7 3 (1.60%) OCP
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.07%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) HL7
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.07%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (3.21%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 86 (45.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (6.42%) VMware
4 7 (3.74%) Adobe
5 6 (3.21%) Intel
5 6 (3.21%) HP
5 6 (3.21%) Dell
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco
6 4 (2.14%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.60%) Citrix
7 3 (1.60%) CommVault
7 3 (1.60%) Ektron
8 2 (1.07%) SYSPRO
8 2 (1.07%) NetApp
8 2 (1.07%) SAP
8 2 (1.07%) Remedy
8 2 (1.07%) Mitel
9 1 (0.53%) Infor
9 1 (0.53%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
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