The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 35 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.60% 8.16% 10.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 14.81% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Average salary £31,000 £34,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.79% +12.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 46.43% 55.10% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 50 34
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Preston region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Preston

SQL Server 2005
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat