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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 154 127 89
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 1.33% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 4.21% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 57
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1050 1165 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.16% 31.67% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 679 778 784
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 31 July 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 -14 5 £42,500 +4.29% 2
Edinburgh -9 2 £43,250 +44.16%
Moray - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Clustering
6 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) Replication
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (33.33%) Banking
10 6 (28.57%) Web Development
10 6 (28.57%) Release Management
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (28.57%) Validation
10 6 (28.57%) CGI
10 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
10 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
10 6 (28.57%) VBScript
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DAB
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (9.52%) OLAP
9 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.52%) DTS
9 2 (9.52%) OLTP
9 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (9.52%) MySQL
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) DBA
2 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Database Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development DBA
5 1 (4.76%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) XML
1 6 (28.57%) CGI
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) OC4J
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
2 8 (38.10%) Replication
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
2 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Tru64
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
2 6 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Database Security
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco