The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.31% 0.91% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 2.56% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +57.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 35 39 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 28.93% 35.45% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 40
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £33,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,250 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) NuGet
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) NuGet
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#