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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 137 85 47
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 33 72 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 2.33% 4.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 6.50% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 61
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
1102 1107 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.38% 35.86% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 706 720 689
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,709 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Glasgow -34 24 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh -20 8 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Fife +5 1 £40,000 +66.66%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (75.31%) C#
3 57 (70.37%) .NET
4 41 (50.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET
6 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
7 27 (33.33%) SQL
8 26 (32.10%) jQuery
9 25 (30.86%) HTML
9 25 (30.86%) CSS
10 24 (29.63%) Windows
10 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
12 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (23.46%) WCF
14 17 (20.99%) OO
15 15 (18.52%) OOP
15 15 (18.52%) MVC
16 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio
16 14 (17.28%) XML
16 14 (17.28%) Degree
16 14 (17.28%) HTML5
16 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (16.05%) Web Services
17 13 (16.05%) Oracle
17 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
18 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
18 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.94%) Intranet
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (50.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.47%) QlikView
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) NCrunch
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (76.54%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 17 (20.99%) C# Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Support
10 2 (2.47%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (70.37%) .NET
2 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET
3 26 (32.10%) jQuery
4 25 (30.86%) HTML
4 25 (30.86%) CSS
5 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
6 19 (23.46%) WCF
7 14 (17.28%) XML
7 14 (17.28%) HTML5
8 13 (16.05%) Web Services
9 12 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.41%) DHTML
11 6 (7.41%) XSL
11 6 (7.41%) Ajax
11 6 (7.41%) WinForms
12 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (4.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) EPoS
2 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) OO
3 15 (18.52%) OOP
3 15 (18.52%) MVC
4 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.88%) Pair Programming
5 8 (9.88%) OOD
6 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.17%) RAD
8 4 (4.94%) CRM
9 3 (3.70%) Scrum
9 3 (3.70%) Data Management
9 3 (3.70%) TDD
9 3 (3.70%) ITIL
10 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.47%) Database Security
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (75.31%) C#
2 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.41%) VBScript
6 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) OCP
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) CEH
4 1 (1.23%) SSCP
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.94%) Sybase
3 4 (4.94%) Altiris
4 2 (2.47%) Telerik
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Avaya
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Red Gate
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