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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 109 135 118
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 53 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.04% 1.45% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 3.92% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 69
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £31,100 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 825 1225 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 31.78% 37.11% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 744 987 1002
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (65.22%) SQL
3 56 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 47 (51.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (39.13%) IIS
7 33 (35.87%) Windows
8 31 (33.70%) .NET
8 31 (33.70%) C#
9 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
11 28 (30.43%) MS Excel
12 26 (28.26%) MVC
12 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
13 25 (27.17%) VMware
14 24 (26.09%) CSS
14 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
14 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
15 23 (25.00%) Citrix
15 23 (25.00%) HTML
16 21 (22.83%) Web Services
17 20 (21.74%) VPN
17 20 (21.74%) .NET Framework
18 18 (19.57%) SAN
18 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
19 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
19 17 (18.48%) Degree
19 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 36 (39.13%) IIS
2 24 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.13%) CMS
5 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.78%) Skype for Business
6 8 (8.70%) Mule
7 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (7.61%) Umbraco
8 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) VPN
2 18 (19.57%) SAN
3 14 (15.22%) NAS
4 9 (9.78%) ISDN
4 9 (9.78%) VoIP
5 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.26%) DHCP
6 3 (3.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.26%) Firewall
6 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (51.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.43%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) .NET Developer
1 28 (30.43%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 23 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (16.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Active Directory Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Exchange Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) SAN Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Data Manager
6 10 (10.87%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.09%) CSS
4 23 (25.00%) HTML
5 21 (22.83%) Web Services
6 20 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (17.39%) WCF
9 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (16.30%) WinForms
10 14 (15.22%) Entity Framework
10 14 (15.22%) jQuery
11 10 (10.87%) HTML5
12 8 (8.70%) RESTful
12 8 (8.70%) XHTML
12 8 (8.70%) XML
12 8 (8.70%) XSD
12 8 (8.70%) XSLT
13 7 (7.61%) LESS
13 7 (7.61%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.30%) Clustering
3 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.43%) New Media
6 3 (3.26%) Celerra
6 3 (3.26%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.26%) iPad
6 3 (3.26%) iPhone
7 2 (2.17%) Replication
8 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.30%) Linux
4 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.22%) Unix
6 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) MVC
2 15 (16.30%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.22%) Change Control
4 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 12 (13.04%) Migration
6 9 (9.78%) ITIL
6 9 (9.78%) Presales
6 9 (9.78%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.61%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.61%) Project Management
8 7 (7.61%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) TDD
9 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Coaching
10 5 (5.43%) Content Management
10 5 (5.43%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.43%) Web Development
11 4 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.22%) SQL
2 31 (33.70%) C#
3 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) MCSE
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
1 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (18.48%) XenApp
2 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (5.43%) Opsview
2 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.17%) VMware
3 23 (25.00%) Citrix
4 16 (17.39%) NetApp
5 14 (15.22%) Dell Compellent
6 9 (9.78%) Cisco
6 9 (9.78%) Civica
6 9 (9.78%) CommVault
6 9 (9.78%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (6.52%) Sitecore
8 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.43%) HP
8 5 (5.43%) Kaspersky
8 5 (5.43%) Symantec
9 3 (3.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.26%) Avaya
9 3 (3.26%) Dell
9 3 (3.26%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) iManage
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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