The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 144 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 1.83% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 5.93% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 60
Average salary £47,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,375 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -0.32%
SQL Server 2005
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
933 961 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.46% 30.93% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 604 647 721
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
Edinburgh -7 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Glasgow -50 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Lothian +7 2 £35,000 -6.66%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (77.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
4 27 (56.25%) Windows
5 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
7 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Clustering
9 16 (33.33%) Finance
10 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (29.17%) C#
10 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
12 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (22.92%) Citrix
13 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (20.83%) VMware
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (20.83%) .NET
15 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
16 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (16.67%) VBScript
16 8 (16.67%) MCSE
16 8 (16.67%) DHCP
16 8 (16.67%) DNS
17 7 (14.58%) Web Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DHCP
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (77.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.33%) SQLite
9 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.17%) QlikView
11 1 (2.08%) DTS
11 1 (2.08%) OLAP
11 1 (2.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
3 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.33%) Back Office
4 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) DBA
2 18 (37.50%) SQL DBA
3 13 (27.08%) Developer
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) iOS Developer
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) Web Services
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 2 (4.17%) WSH
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.50%) ETL
4 5 (10.42%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) OOD
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
5 8 (16.67%) VBScript
6 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) MCITP
5 2 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) XenApp
2 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Citrix
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) CA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Compaq
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec
5 3 (6.25%) Varonis
6 2 (4.17%) Cognos
7 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle