The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -13 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.19% 1.30% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 3.59% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Median salary - £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 213 167 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.74% 36.07% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 170 133 162
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Liverpool -3 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (50.00%) Database Security
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) RedGate
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) iPad

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Production DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Database Security
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) J#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) RedGate
3 2 (25.00%) Sage