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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 151 127 88
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 1.09% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 3.53% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 56
Average salary £42,500 £38,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £24,900 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1047 1134 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.66% 30.82% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 668 737 715
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -11 10 £42,500 - 5
Edinburgh -11 3 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Moray - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (20.00%) Change Management
8 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (10.00%) OLAP
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) DTS
7 2 (10.00%) OLTP
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Database Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Trainee
5 1 (5.00%) Development DBA
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) WSH
2 2 (10.00%) OC4J
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.00%) DTV
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Tru64
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (5.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ABAP
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
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