The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 98 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.15% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 0.47% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 19
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 380 422 591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 35.02% 32.12% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 331 363 486
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +6 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warrington - 2 £38,500 -
Crewe - 1 £37,000 - 2
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2005
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) High Availability
7 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
8 6 (31.58%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) Advertising
9 5 (26.32%) Clustering
9 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
9 5 (26.32%) Replication
9 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (26.32%) C#
9 5 (26.32%) PHP
9 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) ETL
9 5 (26.32%) ETL Development
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (26.32%) Full Text Search
9 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Developer
3 5 (26.32%) DBA
3 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
2 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) ETL Development
2 5 (26.32%) Full Text Search
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Document Composition
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) NetApp
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
Crewe, Cheshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Morson International
Salary: £0.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits & flexible working hours
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago