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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 197 132 80
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 31 130 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 2.03% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 5.72% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 118 211
Median salary £40,000 £33,432 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
1750 2271 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.00% 35.46% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1922 2364
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -45 28 £43,750 +36.71% 6
Lancashire -8 2 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Cheshire 0 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (82.42%) SQL
3 67 (73.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (60.44%) T-SQL
5 45 (49.45%) .NET
6 42 (46.15%) Windows
7 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
9 33 (36.26%) High Availability
9 33 (36.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (35.16%) C#
11 30 (32.97%) Replication
12 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (27.47%) SAN
16 24 (26.37%) DTS
16 24 (26.37%) Performance Analysis
16 24 (26.37%) Performance Monitoring
17 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
17 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
18 22 (24.18%) LiteSpeed
19 20 (21.98%) Finance
20 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (18.68%) VB
21 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
22 14 (15.38%) NoSQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.89%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Kentico
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) SAN
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) DHCP
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (73.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (36.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 24 (26.37%) DTS
7 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
11 8 (8.79%) QlikView
11 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
12 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (2.20%) MS Access
16 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
16 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.30%) ERwin
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Back Office
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) DBA
1 38 (41.76%) SQL DBA
2 36 (39.56%) Developer
3 32 (35.16%) SQL Server DBA
4 23 (25.27%) SQL Developer
5 19 (20.88%) Administrator
6 17 (18.68%) .NET Developer
7 14 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (12.09%) Technical Leader
9 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Excel Developer
11 4 (4.40%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 4 (4.40%) .NET Team Leader
11 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Software Development Team Leader
11 4 (4.40%) Software Team Leader
11 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.69%) WinForms
4 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET
4 5 (5.49%) LINQ
4 5 (5.49%) WCF
4 5 (5.49%) WPF
5 3 (3.30%) XML
6 2 (2.20%) ADO
6 2 (2.20%) DAO
7 1 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) CSS3
7 1 (1.10%) HTML
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
7 1 (1.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.97%) Replication
2 13 (14.29%) Clustering
3 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Symmetrix
5 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.49%) Health Informatics
5 5 (5.49%) Informatics
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.30%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.15%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.49%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) High Availability
2 26 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (26.37%) Performance Analysis
3 24 (26.37%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.99%) ETL
7 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.69%) Change Control
9 6 (6.59%) Workflow
10 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.40%) ITIL
12 2 (2.20%) Change Management
12 2 (2.20%) ETL Development
12 2 (2.20%) Migration
13 1 (1.10%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (1.10%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 75 (82.42%) SQL
2 55 (60.44%) T-SQL
3 32 (35.16%) C#
4 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
5 17 (18.68%) VB
6 12 (13.19%) VB.NET
6 12 (13.19%) VBA
7 11 (12.09%) VBScript
8 7 (7.69%) VB6
9 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) MCSE
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) CCA
3 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) MCSD
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) SRDF
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (24.18%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Cognos
2 6 (6.59%) EMC
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Remedy
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Avaya
6 1 (1.10%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
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