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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 128 112 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 26 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.58% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 5.16% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -11.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
854 1028 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.67% 30.70% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 553 689 612
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Glasgow -6 20 £40,000 +2.89% 1
Edinburgh +1 4 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Aberdeen +9 1 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (68.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (57.38%) .NET
4 32 (52.46%) C#
5 29 (47.54%) SQL
6 27 (44.26%) Windows
7 24 (39.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
8 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (32.79%) jQuery
9 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
10 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
11 18 (29.51%) HTML
11 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
12 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
13 15 (24.59%) MVC
14 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
15 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (21.31%) IIS
16 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.03%) Banking
17 11 (18.03%) Web Development
17 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
17 11 (18.03%) WCF
17 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (18.03%) Web Services
17 11 (18.03%) VBScript
17 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 13 (21.31%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) DHCP
1 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) SAN
3 5 (8.20%) Intranet
3 5 (8.20%) IPv4
4 1 (1.64%) Extranet
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (68.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (39.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (11.48%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.84%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (8.20%) MS Access
9 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (8.20%) Informix
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.28%) QlikView
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.64%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.20%) NCrunch
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Marketing
4 6 (9.84%) Back Office
4 6 (9.84%) Retail
5 4 (6.56%) Local Government
6 3 (4.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) C# Developer
3 17 (27.87%) .NET Developer
4 14 (22.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) DBA
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Business Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Business Objects Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
2 20 (32.79%) jQuery
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 11 (18.03%) WCF
4 11 (18.03%) Web Services
5 10 (16.39%) CSS
5 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (14.75%) XML
6 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.84%) CGI
9 5 (8.20%) LAMP
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (4.92%) HTML5
11 1 (1.64%) JSON
11 1 (1.64%) WPF
11 1 (1.64%) WF
11 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 6 (9.84%) Replication
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.84%) Windows NT
4 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) MVC
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.03%) Web Development
4 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.11%) OO
5 8 (13.11%) CRM
5 8 (13.11%) Time Management
5 8 (13.11%) Pair Programming
6 7 (11.48%) OOP
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) ETL
7 6 (9.84%) Release Management
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.03%) VBScript
5 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) MCP
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
2 5 (8.20%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) XenApp
3 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
1 5 (8.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) VMware
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Sybase
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 5 (8.20%) Netezza
4 5 (8.20%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Compaq
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
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